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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Gables Cottage, Southra , Dinas Powys, The Vale Of Glamorgan CF64 4DL

Sold STC £645,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period property
  • Significantly upgraded & refurbished
  • 4 / 5 bedrooms
  • 4 formal reception rooms
  • Hi-spec kitchen / breakfast room
  • Master bedroom with stunning en-suite
  • Landscaped grounds
  • Driveway, car-port & garage
  • Superb location fronting the common
  • Close to the village square

Full description


Gables Cottage is situated in a superb location, overlooking the village Common and within close proximity of the Square where local amenities include a post office, village store, bank, public houses and restaurant.

Dinas Powys is just 5 miles south west of the Capital City and provides easy access to the A4232 (link road) and Junction 33 of the M4 motorway.

2 railway stations, Eastbrook and Dinas Powys, offer regular services (4 per hour) to Cardiff Central with an approximate journey time of just 15 minutes.

Excellent schools include Dinas Powys Infants, Murch Junior School and St Andrew's Major Church in Wales Primary.

In addition to the large village common with children's play area, Dinas Powys has tennis, bowls, rugby, golf and cricket clubs which cater for all ages.

The distinctive property sits behind electronically operated gates and natural stone walling which offer privacy and screening.

An entrance porch with double hardwood doors and marble floor leads to the inner hallway, again with beautiful marble floor and striking staircase.

The comprehensively fitted kitchen also features a marble floor together with granite work surfaces, built in wine rack and a wide range of floor and eye level units.

The adjoining and sizeable utility room is fitted with a ceramic 'Belfast' sink and has generous space for appliances.

The formal dining room with imposing 'atrium' ceiling sits adjacent to the exceptionally well proportioned principal reception room which features French doors, maple flooring, period cornicing and an ornate, white, marble fireplace.

The sitting room has exposed ceiling beams, an open fireplace with cast iron stove and wrought iron spiral staircase rising to the fifth bedroom / home office.

A fourth reception room with dual aspect, built in alcove shelving and 'Kardean' flooring completes the versatile and extensive ground floor accommodation.

The first floor landing serves the main four bedrooms, the master of which boasts fitted wardrobes, private roof terrace, arched opening to an impressive en-suite and views across the Common.

The family bathroom, with Travertine tiling throughout, completes the first floor accommodation.

The property is entered via electronically operated, double swing gates and a generous driveway sweeps towards a large, double car-port which and integral garage.

The garden enjoys a sunny, westerly aspect and has been meticulously landscaped to offer a sculptured lawn, slate paving and elevated slate terrace with stylish steel and glass balustrade.

The grounds also incorporate a substantial Koi carp pond with pergola and filtration system.

From the offices of Burnett Davies with Easton, continue along Station Road towards Cardiff Road, past The Mount and take the next turning on the right hand side.

The property can be found approximately two hundred yards up on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 April 2015

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