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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Lon-y-Goch, Pentyrch, Cardiff, CF15 9LG

Guide Price £799,000

Property Description

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A spacious family house in a sought after rural location.



Foxlea is situated close to the village of Pentyrch, approximately 7 miles north west of the capital City. The village is served by a group of local shops which includes a supermarket, butcher, post office and newsagents. There are two public houses and a surgery. The village of Creigiau is also nearby with a supermarket, post office and public house. There are a wide range of local organisations and sporting activities include rugby, bowls, tennis and cricket. There are bridle paths and footpaths on the doorstep.

The Property

Foxlea is a beautifully presented house built to a high specification by the owners approximately six years ago and offers a well designed large family house set in an elevated position with panoramic views across the Vale of Glamorgan to the coast at Penarth Head. There are three formal reception rooms and a large living area incorporating an open plan kitchen/breakfast room with steps down to a garden room encapsulating the panoramic views. A cloakroom, utility room and pantry are adjacent to the kitchen. On the first floor is a galleried landing, four double bedrooms, the principal bedroom with en suite shower room and walk in wardrobe, bedroom two with en suite shower room and a family bathroom. A large attic space offers potential for conversion into further accommodation.

Foxlea is approached from a country lane with a wide entrance into the private drive offering parking for several cars and leading to the front door and garage. Mature landscaped gardens surround the property with a large south facing terrace for al fresco dining.

A brick pavior path leads from the drive to a large covered porch accessing double timber entrance doors with glazed inserts, opening into:

Entrance hall

A large hall accessing all the principal reception rooms with central feature timber staircase leading up to a galleried landing.

Sitting room

Accessed via double half glazed light oak doors, French doors with dual aspect opening onto the paved south facing terrace, a further window faces due west, stone feature fireplace and ornate coving.

Dining room

Accessed via half glazed light-oak door, bay window overlooking the
drive and front garden, ornate coving.


With bay window overlooking the drive and garden.

Kitchen/breakfast room

A spacious room with a comprehensive range of bespoke hand painted off white kitchen units with wall and floor units by the Wooden Kitchen Company, granite work surfaces with tiled splash backs and integral de Dietrich appliances comprising, electric hob with extractor above, Piro Clean oven, combination microwave oven, dishwasher and Bosch fridge, 1 sink with integrated granite drainer. Central Island unit with matching granite work surface and sink, vegetable wicker baskets and base cupboards providing additional storage, ceramic tiled floor, recessed ceiling lights, coved ceiling and south facing picture windows overlooking the garden and adjacent countryside. Open plan to breakfast area, further opening and steps down to:

Garden room

With ceramic tiled floor and exposed brick walls. Triple aspect with picture windows overlooking the gardens and surrounding countryside with panoramic views. Patio doors open onto a south facing paved terrace.

Utility room

With ceramic tiled floor and work surface with sink and tiled splash backs, space for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. A south facing window and door open onto the rear garden. A further door opens into large walk-in pantry with ceramic tiled floor and shelving. A further door opens into a garage with windows to the rear, electric up and over door and power floated concrete floor.


A white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level wc, extractor fan and tiled floor.

The staircase rises from the entrance hall and turns, leading to a galleried landing with picture window overlooking the drive and front garden.

Principal bedroom:

With French doors opening onto a Juliet balcony providing panoramic views overlooking Cardiff Bay and the Vale of Glamorgan. Large walk in wardrobe with hanging and storage space. Door into en-suite shower room with a white suite comprising low level wc, twin sinks set in a vanity unit with cupboards beneath providing storage, tiled shower cubicle with Daryl door, tiled splash backs and Amtico flooring

Bedroom two

Wiith large picture window overlooking the driveway and garden. Door into en-suite shower room with a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, low level wc and shower with tiled walls. Opaque glazed window to the side.

Bedroom three

With south facing picture window overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside.

Bedroom four

With a large picture window overlooking the garden.

Family bathroom

With a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with white tile splash back, low level wc and step up to sunken bath with shower attachment and tiled splash back. South facing picture window overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside.

Attic/Roof Space

There is potential for additional rooms in the attic space, with boarded flooring, approximately 3.90m x 4.16m, accessed by installing a staircase from the galleried first floor landing.


The landscaped gardens and grounds have been creatively planted and are well established to provide an enjoyable exterior environment blending in with the adjacent fields and rural landscape. The elevated position offers panoramic views to the coast. The rear garden is south facing with a large paved terrace accessed from the garden room, sitting room and utility room.

A tarmacadam drive provides parking for several cars. An attached 1 garage provides ample room for a car and storage.

Lon y Goch is an adopted road off Heol y Parc that accesses two houses and leads into a bridlepath.


Leaving Cardiff City Centre via Cathedral Road (A4119) continue up Penhill Road, turning right at the traffic lights (signposted Llandaff). Follow the A4119, through a set of traffic signals and at the roundabout take the first exit, continuing along the A4119, passing the BBC studios. Proceed to follow the A4119 over the next four roundabouts, following signs to Llantrisant. Once on Llantrisant Road, take a right hand turning onto Star Lane. Proceed up the lane approximately 1 mile, taking a right hand turning onto Lon Y Goch. Foxlea is the first property on the right hand side.

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