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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Thira Cottage, Cowbridge, Vale Of Glamorgan, CF71 7AR

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Cottage
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Open Plan Living / Dining Room
  • Private Garden To The Rear
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

A charming detached mainly stone built character cottage located near the centre of this historic market town. Accommodation briefly comprises: Through sitting/dining room with front bay window and fireplace, study, rear hall, cloakroom, fitted dining/kitchen, 2 double bedrooms (scope fro attic extension, subject to planning) bathroom and toilet with shower. South facing, sheltered and enclosed garden with side pedestrian path. 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION An attractively presented, detached, character cottage with side path to rear. The front is pointed natural stone with brick dressings to first floor windows under a slate roof. Accommodation briefly comprises a sizeable through sitting/dining room with front bay window and fireplace, study, rear hall, cloakroom, attractively fitted dining/kitchen with French doors to south facing patio with sun canopy above, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

SITUATION Situated in Westgate, the main road through the historic market town of Cowbridge, which has a range of quality individual shops and services including health centre, leisure centre, various sporting clubs, public library, quality restaurants and Old Hall Community Centre. An easy pavement walk to the shops and local amenities and is close to a bus stop and playing fields. There are also local primary and secondary schools within Cowbridge. Access both east and west is via the A48, which by-passes the town. The city of Cardiff, which has the usual amenities of a capital city, lies some 13 miles to the east with a main line rail connection to London in around two hours. The M4 motorway lies to the north of Cowbridge and junctions 33, 34 and 35 service “The Vale”. There are several golf courses within the area and the heritage coast with its cliff-top walks and mixture of sandy and stony beaches lies to the south and west.

ACCOMMODATION Fitted carpets, as seen, are included in the guide price. The accommodation, with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises;-

A six panel front door with brass furniture opens to:

Sitting/Dining Room 23' 6" x 14' 7" (7.17m x 4.46m) This most appealing room, having a bay window to the front with sash windows. Fireplace at the sitting room end with a further fireplace recess at the dining end. Pine staircase to first floor. Recessed book shelves and display. Wood beam over fireplace which is in pointed natural stone. The matching recess to the rear has a brick arch. Under-stairs storage cupboard with pine door. Rear window. Two ceiling lights. Electric meter cupboard. Square arch opening which could accommodate a door opens to:-

Study 17' 0" x 6' 9" (5.19m x 2.08m) Two windows to the side. Fitted shelves. On-line computer and telephone.

Rear Hall Stable style door to outside. Ceramic tiled floor in a quarry tile look. Hat and coat rail. Down lighters.


Cloakroom 7' 2" x 3' 10" (2.20m x 1.17m) A white suite with wooden seat. Decorative hand basin. Storage shelves. Tiled floor. Extractor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 15' 9" x 12' 0" (4.81m x 3.66m) A fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Riven edge quarry tile look. Panelled cream units with white ceramic knobs. Beech look work surfaces. Plumbing for washing machine and dryer under work top. Space for dining table. Wall cupboards. Refrigerator with cupboard below. Space for freezer. Dishwasher. Neff halogen hob with extractor canopy over. Stainless steel splashback. Double electric Neff electric oven. Inset two bowl sink and drainer. Double white PVC French doors with side windows opening to paved rear patio. Tiled splashback to kitchen co-ordinating with the floor tiles. Window with Roman shades.

Dog-leg stairs from the front sitting/dining room with pine spindled banisters.

Landing Small stained glass window with picture of kingfisher. Small pointed stone wall. Roof access door with wooden ladder.  

Bedroom 1 11' 1" x 14' 6" (3.38m x 4.44m) A double bedroom with two low silled windows to Westgate. Two mirror door wardrobes. Generous hanging space. Also, deep pine door single wardrobe.


Bedroom 2 17' 0" x 6' 11" (5.19m x 2.13m) A rear double bedroom with sloping ceiling. Three windows to the side, two of which are frosted glass.

Bathroom 8' 7" x 8' 11" (2.62m x 2.72m) Large walk-in shower. White panelled bath. Electric heated towel rail. Walls mainly half tiled. Pedestal wash hand basin. W.C with wooden seat. PVC obscured glass window to rear. Vinyl tiled floor. Two medicine cupboards. Extractor fan. Down lighters.

OUTSIDE From the front, a side pedestrian path with wrought iron gate and tall wooden gate adjacent to the rear garden. Paved patio with path. Lawn with side shrub and flower borders. Mature trees. Shrubs include a fig tree, magnolia, hydrangeas, forsythia, copper leaf plants etc. Sun canopy over the French doors. Electric lights and stained glass shaded either side. Rotary clothes line. Metal arch with side. Boundaries are low stone with wooden fence above. At the end of the garden is a gravel path leading to a wooden shed which has a side window. A door form the garden to the market theatre area is an unofficial opening. On-street car parking a short distance from the property.


SERVICES Gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage.

COUNCIL TAX BAND Band ‘G’. – Community charge payable for 2011 to March 2012.


TENURE Freehold.


DIRECTIONS From our Cowbridge office proceed in a westerly direction from High Street into Westgate and Thira cottage is on the left hand side next to the Cowbridge police station.


VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the selling Agents at their Cowbridge Office. Telephone Number (01446) 773500.


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13 January 2012

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