7 bedroom detached house for saleWestaway Drive, Hakin, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, SA73
Guide Price £795,000
- Superb Arts & Crafts House
- Grade II Listed. Estuary views
- 4/5 reception rooms, 5/6 beds.
- 1 bedroom apartment
- Potential for 8/9 bedrooms
- Coach House & Stables with
- planning consent (3 bed house)
- Delightful landscaped grounds
- Rare opportunity to purchase
Enviably located in the small coastal town of Hakin just to the west of the larger town of Milford Haven commanding excellent views across the Milford Haven estuary. The estuary forms a natural harbour and has been used as a port since the Middle Ages. The marina is within walking distance and is a centre for nautical activities with around 328 berths and the Pembrokeshire Yacht Club at Gelliswick. It also provides quality boutique style shops, pubs and restaurants. For golfing enthusiasts there is an 18 hole golf club on the near Westaway with estuary views. Pembrokeshire is famous for its 44 beaches and water sports, its 420km of coastline from sweeping beaches to majestic cliffs and quiet coves, its 299 km National Park Coastal Path, sea and land birds and flora and fauna. Its unspoilt wildlife rich environment is world famous. The property is close to schools, college, bus, train and ferry links.
Westaway is a Grade II listed coastal residence described by CADW as 'one of the most distinctive Arts and Crafts houses in West Wales'. It was built in 1904 for a Thomas Morley who had moved his family from Ireland. Morely was a ship-owner and owned Ice Factories at Milford Haven Docks and was involved in the Neyland to Waterford Ferry. Live-in servants were required and daily housemaids, scullery maids, cooks and a governess, together with many gardeners. Original Blue prints still survive, showing servants quarters, drawing room, billiard room, day Nursery, night Nursery, school room, scullery, etc. It is an imposing property offering substantial and flexible living accommodation. Perfect for a large or extended family with its self-contained apartment (that is easily opened up to the main house if required). Retaining many original features including its complex gabled roof, chimneys, stairs, fireplaces, sash windows, built in original kitchen dresser, wardrobes & cupboards, arched door and large light rooms of Edwardian proportions. The accommodation has been sympathetically improved with quality contemporary bathrooms, contemporary sinks in most bedrooms, kitchen fittings etc.
Main House Ground Floor
An impressive arched door leads through a lobby area to the large reception hall with cloakroom off and access to all of the principal reception rooms. On the left is the grand billiard room with bay window (with window seat) enjoying uninterrupted views of the estuary together with a multi-fuel stove and French door to the veranda. The drawing room lies in the centre of the house with exposed wood flooring, a raised seating area to enjoy the views and multi-fuel stove providing a warm focal point. Further along the inner hall is the sitting room with corner fireplace and estuary views. Adjacent is a useful study. The main kitchen breakfast room lies in the north wing of the house and features attractive fitted units and a large dresser. Doors lead off to a utility room and a side hall with door to outside. Off the side hall (that is also the entrance for the self-contained apartment) is a useful second study/ bedroom and separate downstairs shower room that is for the apartment.
The main staircase rises up from the reception hall to the first floor accommodation. At the far end of the house is the master bedroom with multi-fuel stove and en suite bathroom with shower (that also has a separate door to the first floor). The first floor area of the main part of the house is completed by a further 4 bedrooms and a second bathroom with shower. A door opens up on the landing to the first floor of the self-contained apartment area of the house.
Self-contained A partment
Access is via the side hall entrance with a downstairs shower room. Stairs rise to the first floor where there is a living room, separate fitted kitchen and a bedroom. This apartment area could easily be used as part of the main house providing further bedroom accommodation.
The property sits in about 1.75 acres (subject to measured survey) of landscaped grounds and gardens including the driveway, large forecourt with ample parking, well established shrubs and trees, lawns, orchard, small spinney, an old lawn tennis court and seating areas off a delightful veranda commanding superb views of the estuary.
Coach House & Stable with Tack Room
This detached building benefits from outline planning permission for a 3 bedroom house conversion, (Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for coach house granted 26/11/2008 for 5 years). There is also a brick built garden shed in the garden.
Square Footage: 4,697 sq ft
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