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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Causeway Hill, Llanblethian

Sold STC £699,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Traditional four bed, two bath, three reception, detached enjoying an elevated position with countryside views in the heart of this most popular village close to Cowbridge and set in about 0.6 acre of garden with potential for development. All mains services.

Natural gas central heating. Double glazed. Garage and car port. Freehold. Immediately available.

DIRECTIONS: Head up Cowbridge High Street to the traffic lights and turn right on to the St Athan Road and then immediately right into Broadway. Drop down the hill and across the river Thaw into Bridge Road and at the end continue straight on into Factory Road. Go round the bend, across the small ford and into Causeway Hill and the entrance to Causeway House is a short distance up on your right hand side with a David Birt & Company board outside. Alternatively you can approach the property by taking the Llantwit Major Road out of Cowbridge and turning left at the Cross Inn into Church Road. Turn second right into Causeway Hill (easy turning to miss) and Causeway House is a short distance down on your left hand side.

INTRODUCTION: A traditional detached house offering good size family accommodation. Upstairs there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. Downstairs there is a good size hall with cloakroom off, living room, dining room open-plan to the kitchen and utility room. There is an additional good size ground floor room designed to be used as a bed-sitting room with a large wet room off. This could provide a fifth bedroom or a third reception depending on individual requirement. There is plenty of space around the property to extend subject to any necessary consents being obtained. The property enjoys the benefit of all mains services including full gas fired central heating and is uPVC double glazed. Causeway House enjoys a southerly outlook from an elevated position looking out over its extensive garden, the surrounding village and the countryside beyond. We estimate the total plot area, including the house, to be about 0.6 acre. There is plenty of room for additional residential development to take place within the grounds subject to any necessary consents being obtained. This is a delightful part of Llanblethian with its narrow winding lanes and within easy access to the village facilities of the Cross Inn, parish church and village hall. Llanblethian has long been regarded as one of the most desirable villages in the Vale and is literally within walking distance of the market town of Cowbridge and its excellent facilities. These include a wide range of shops both national and local, schooling of excellent reputation for all ages, recently refurbished library, new state-of-the-art health centre, sporting and recreational facilities including leisure centre, cricket club, tennis club, squash club, bowls, etc. Llanblethian is situated in the heart of the rural Vale of Glamorgan with the Heritage Coastline just a few miles to the south. The good local road network brings major centres including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, Llantrisant, Barry, etc all within comfortable commuting distance.


ENTRANCE PORCH: Fully enclosed. uPVC storm doorway with matching opaque glazed side panel.

RECEPTION HALL: 17'9" x 9'. Glazed inner doorway. Gentle double turn stairway with stair lift to first floor. Two windows on mezzanine. Useful storage cupboard.

CLOAKROOM: Suite in white comprising wc and wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Opaque glazed window.

LIVING ROOM: 18' x 12'. An attractive through room with picture window to the rear and front picture window enjoying wide ranging views of the delightful garden. Five wall light points. Tiled fireplace and hearth.

INNER HALL: Archway through from living room. Window enjoying front view.

BEDROOM 5/SITTING ROOM: 18' x 12'. End wall almost entirely in glass with french doors leading out to the front terrace and enjoying delightful garden view. Further window to rear. Two wall light points. Cupboard housing the Ferroli combi boiler which serves this room and the en-suite bathroom 2/wet room.

BATHROOM 2: 13'6" x 6'3". Fitted out in wet room style with sealed floor and featuring Mira shower and white suite of low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Walls mostly tiled. Tall mounted chrome radiator/towel rail. Opaque glazed window.

DINING ROOM: 12' x 9'. Big picture window enjoying front garden view. Sliding double doors through to kitchen.

KITCHEN: 12' x 8'9". Fitted with a range of units in white comprising peninsular base unit with work surfaces over and extensive range of wall cupboards. Features include stainless steel single drainer single bowl sink unit, space for cooker with extractor over. Ideal Mexico 2 gas fired boiler which heats the central heating system and domestic hot water supply for the main house. Window overlooking the rear garden. Good size walk-in shelved pantry with electric light and power and single glazed window.

UTILITY ROOM: 9'3" x 7'9". Windows to front and rear. Doorway to front. Belfast sink on floor with hot and cold. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Double base unit. Double wall cupboard.


LANDING: Gentle double turn stairway with stair lift. Good size square landing with window overlooking the rear garden.

BEDROOM 1: 12' x 9'6". Delightful front garden view. Built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM 2: 12' x 8'3". Views over the rear garden. Built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM 3: 11'9" x 10'6" max including range of built-in bedroom furniture comprising space for double bed flanked by wardrobes with top cupboards over mirror, further glazed double floor to ceiling fitted wardrobe. White wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Lovely garden view.

BEDROOM 4: 9' x 8'9". Fitted cupboards. Front garden view.

BATHROOM 1: Suite in white comprising panelled bath with hand shower over, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Walls part tiled. Shelved airing cupboard. Opaque glazed window. Access to roof storage space.


Frontage to The Causeway is about 200' with natural stone wall and the garden set above. Two gated access points. Stone wall to Causeway Hill with driveway entrance to extensive parking area for numerous cars and front terrace. GARAGE (19'6" x 10'). Pitched roof. Roller shutter door. Single glazed windows to side and rear. Electric light and power. Internal doorway to utility room. Sizeable CAR PORT alongside the garage. Two GREENHOUSES. Rockery style rear garden with numerous rose beds. Lawned side garden. Attractive decked terrace (about 20' x 15') with rail around. A delightful spot to sit and enjoy the delightful aspect over the main garden which is to the front and south side of the house. This substantial garden is laid principally to lawn with mature trees and shrubs including copper beech, conker tree, apple tree, etc. Various ponds including an attractive cascade. Large TIMBER GARDEN SHED.

Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Central heating by mains gas. Ideal Mexico 2 heats all of the house with the exception of the ground floor bedroom and bathroom which is served by the Ferroli combi boiler. All main windows uPVC double glazed except pantry.

PLANNING: Causeway House is sold without the benefit of any planning consent although in our view there is potential for development in the garden. A copy of the pre application advice dated January 2010 from the Vale of Glamorgan Council Planning Department is available on request but prospective purchasers must make their own enquiries of the Planning Authority under Ref. 2009/00416/PRE.


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24 August 2011


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