12 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
Cathedral Road, Pontcanna
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- WITH PERMISSION TO CONVERT TO SIX FLATS!
- Permission also for gym/games room
- Exceptional period residence
- Four large reception rooms
- Twelve bedrooms over three floors
- Twelve bathrooms
- Fantastic original sash windows
- Cellar, storage & utility rooms
- Large enclosed rear garden
- Stunning curb appeal!
Located on one of Cardiff’s finest streets in fashionable Pontcanna, this property offers a unique acquire a prestigious address close to Sophia Gardens, local shops, bars and restaurants, and the extensive amenities available across Cardiff City Centre. With separate staircases at the front and rear of the property, four large reception rooms, twelve bedrooms with the majority having en-suite bathrooms, as well as a good size main kitchen, utility room and cellars, you can really let you imagination run wild.
The current planning permission (plans available from Cardiff Homes) has been granted to provide a total of 6 self-contained apartments (four 2-beds plus two 1-beds) with parking, together with the erection of a new building for use as a gym/games room.
Separated from the street by a low-level stone wall with iron railings and set back with access over generous garden frontage, mainly stone paved with brick path and planted areas. The entrance has a high vestibule recessed under sandstone portico with original Victorian black and white marble floor tiles, original half-height wall tiles, hardwood door with inset etched glazed pane, side panes and fanlights.
The hallway displays high skirting boards, picture and dado rails, coving, ornate main staircase serving the two upper floors, two ceiling lights plus emergency lighting, socket, thermostat, radiator, and carpet laid to floor.
4.47m x 4.65m (14’ 05” x 15’ 03”) plus bay
Generous bay-fronted first reception room, with original sash windows, original fire surround (now fitted with a gas fire), ornate cowing and cornicing, picture and dado rails, ceiling lights, sockets, double radiator, TV and telephone points, plus carpet laid to floor.
4.72m x 4.15m (15’ 06” x 13’ 07”)
Featuring a stunning fireplace with marble surround and ornate hearth, the room has two windows to side aspect, rear patio doors, radiator, original coving, carpeted floor and doorway leading to:
BATHROOM OFF RECEPTION TWO
2.00m x 1.72m (6’ 06” x 5’ 07”)
A useful bathroom on the ground floor, with corner bath, electric shower, WC and basin, opaque glazed window to side, coving and ceiling light.
Runs from the main hall serving Receptions 3, 4 and basement; comprising ceiling lights plus emergency lighting, high skirting boards, dado rail, internal window to Reception 2, phone point, alarm panel.
4.36m x 4.03m (14’ 03” x 13’ 02”)
Another large room, with two double glazed windows to side aspect, coving, picture rail, ceiling light, sockets, radiator, chimney breast, carpet laid to floor, and door to another shower room consisting; shower, WC and basin.
5.80m x 3.95m (19’ 10” x 12’ 11”)
If you still need space you have it here! With a sizeable and original Welsh dresser, two double glazed windows to side, plus ceiling light with rose, cupboard in chimney housing central heating boiler, dado rail and coving, high skirting boards, TV point, wall lights, fire/smoke alarms and doorway to:
With service stairs to the first floor, external door to side return, door to kitchen, vinyl flooring, fire alarm and emergency lights, understairs storage, sockets and radiator.
3.97m x 2.65m (13’ 00 x 8’ 08”)
Fully tiled and fitted with a range of base and wall units, double oven, large gas grill, space for dishwasher, extractor, window to side and door leading to:
2.65m x 1.66m (8’ 08” x 5’ 05”)
Tiled floor, radiator, windows and door to rear, lighting and sockets.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With wall and ceiling lighting, carpet laid to floor, emergency lighting, fire alarm, smoke detectors, and internal fire door with fan light above with stairs to second floor.
FIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS
To the first floor are a total of SIX BEDROOMS (FIVE WITH EN-SUITES) plus ADDITIONAL BATHROOM and STORAGE ROOM, approximate dimensions as follows:
Bedroom 1: - 4.63m x 3.80m (15’ 02” x 12’ 05”) inclusive of en-suite, excluding bay
Bedroom 2: - 4.37m x 2.26m (14’ 04” x 7’ 05”) inclusive of en-suite
Bedroom 3: - 4.73m x 4.18m (15’ 06” x 13’ 08”) inclusive of inner hallway and en-suite
Bedroom 4: - 3.43m x 2.95m (11’ 03” x 9’ 08”) inclusive of en-suite
Bedroom 5: - 3.04m x 2.60m (9’ 11” x 8’ 06”)
Bedroom 6: - 3.56m x 3.06m (11’ 08” x 10’ 00”) inclusive of en-suite
SECOND FLOOR BEDROOMS
A further SIX BEDROOMS (FIVE WITH EN-SUITES) plus AIRINGCUPBOARD and ATTIC STORAGE, approximate dimensions as follows:
Bedroom 7: - 4.71m x 3.48m (15’ 05” x 11’ 05”) inclusive of en-suite
Bedroom 8: - 3.39m x 2.38m (11’ 01” x 7’ 10”)
Bedroom 9: - 4.75m x 4.02m (15’ 07” x 13’ 02”) inclusive of en-suite
Bedroom 10: -3.06m x 2.94m (10’ 00” x 9’ 07”) inclusive of en-suite
Bedroom 11: - 2.94m x 2.67m (9’ 07” x 8’ 09”) excluding en-suite
Bedroom 12: - 5.35m x 2.30m (17’ 06” x 7’ 06”) excluding en-suite and storage area
BASEMENT CELLAR ROOMS
Very useful cellar rooms beneath Receptions 2 & 3, offering excellent storage or potential for further development. Currently in use as a workshop and store room, fitted with lighting and sockets, with partly boarded ceilings.
REAR GARDEN AND PARKING
The current planning permission includes provision for the erection of a new building, spanning the width of the garden and with internal width approximately equal to the main house’s rear annexe and double the length, including a covered driveway for parking access and full width loft storage area. This leaves additional parking and garden area.
The long rear garden is currently mainly paved/concreted, accessed via roller shutter from the rear lane and with stone boundary walls.
We are advised that the tenure is FREEHOLD, but Cardiff Homes has not inspected supporting paperwork.
The current council tax band is BAND I.
Strictly by appointment.
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