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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Druidstone Road, Old St. Mellons, Cardiff

Offers in Excess of £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Viewings Available 7 Days A Week
  • Imposing Detached House
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • Bathroom & En-Suite
  • Extensive Front & Rear Gardens
  • Ample Parking
  • Garage
  • Outstanding Panoramic Views

Full description

** One of the Most Sought After Locations in South Wales **

We are delighted to offer for sale this imposing, period property of character, 'Farthings' situated on Druidstone Road, widely regarded as one of the most prestigious roads in South Wales. The property comprises of storm porch, light and airy entrance hall, large lounge, extended dining room, sitting room, open plan kitchen / breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom to the ground floor. To the first floor can be found four bedrooms, master with en-suite and a family bathroom. The property further benefits from double glazed windows, gas central heating, beautifully landscaped and well maintained, fully enclosed front and rear gardens with attractive paved areas, parking for numerous vehicles and a garage. Stunning countryside panoramic views leading down to the coast. The property has significant further potential and has already been granted planning permission to extend the living space. The property enjoys much privacy in a picturesque countryside setting, yet lies approximately 5 miles outside of the city centre and only a short drive from Junction 30 of the M4.

Farthings History 
It is believed that a wealthy Cardiff family originally bought this and the neighbouring plot, with the intention of building on it but the Second World War intervened and they were unable to develop the site. It was split up after the war and The Farthings was built in 1952.

Entrance Porch 
Enter via solid wood timber door, tiled flooring, smooth walls and ceiling, white wooden door with glass panel inserts with matching windows to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall 
Enter via white wooden doors with glass panel inserts into the light and airy entrance hall, wood laminate flooring, smooth walls, coved and textured ceiling, wall mounted radiator, wall mounted up lights, doors leading to lounge, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom, access to under stairs storage cupboard, stairs leading to first floor.

Lounge 
12' 6'' x 22' 3'' (3.81m x 6.78m)
Enter via white wooden door, carpeted flooring, smooth walls, coved and textured ceiling, two wall mounted radiators, wall mounted up lights, open fireplace with ornate cast iron grill, tiled hearth and surround with wooden mantle, white UPVC double glazed window front aspect with white UPVC double glazed French patio doors and windows to terrace area allow for an abundance of natural light to fill the room.

Dining Room 
11' 10'' x 21' 2'' (3.61m x 6.45m)
Enter via double white wooden doors with glass panel inserts, wood laminate flooring, smooth walls, coved and textured ceiling, wall mounted up lights, built in wooden unit with glass door and shelves, serving hatch to kitchen, two wall mounted radiators, white UPVC double glazed French patio doors to rear terrace, dual aspect white UPVC double glazed windows to sides.

Sitting Room 
11' 2'' x 17' 4'' (3.40m x 5.28m)
Enter via white wooden door, carpeted flooring, smooth walls, coved and textured ceiling, wall mounted up light, two wall mounted radiators, built in storage and shelving unit along one wall, double doors to kitchen / breakfast room, white UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 
11' 10'' x 14' 11'' (3.61m x 4.55m)
Enter via white wooden door from entrance hall, kitchen area comprising of a range of base, eye level and drawer units with matching marble effect roll edge worktops, ceramic one and a half bowl sink with draining board and extendable mixer tap, integral fridge with freezer compartment and NEFF dishwasher, freestanding Leisure Rangemaster 110 complete with four ring gas hob, hot plate and two ovens, ceramic tiled flooring, smooth walls with tiled splash backs, coved and textured ceiling with recess spotlights, two wall mounted radiators, white wooden door leading to inner hallway, double white wooden doors to sitting room, white UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

Cloakroom 
Enter via white wooden door, cloakroom is set to a period style comprising of a white two piece suite consisting of low level water closet and wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled flooring, smooth walls, smooth sloped ceiling, wall mounted radiator, white UPVC double glazed obscure window to front aspect.

Inner Hallway 
Enter via white wooden door, concrete flooring, safety glass roof, wall mounted water tap, doors leading to utility room, garage, front garden and rear garden.

Utility Room 
9' 9'' x 12' 4'' (2.97m x 3.76m)
Enter via white wooden door with obscure glass panel insert, fitted with a range of base, eye level and drawer units, ceramic sink with draining board, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, wall mounted Prima boiler and heating controls, tile effect cushion flooring, smooth walls with tiled splash backs, smooth ceiling, white UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

First Floor Landing 
Access via carpeted stairs with white wooden banister and wall mounted hand rail, carpeted landing, textured walls, coved and textured ceiling with loft hatch access, loft is partially boarded with lights and a pull down ladder, wall mounted radiator, doors to bedrooms and family bathroom, two white UPVC double glazed windows to front aspect.

Bedroom One 
11' 10'' x 12' 11'' (3.61m x 3.94m)
Enter via white wooden door, carpeted flooring, smooth walls, coved and textured ceiling, wall mounted double panelled radiator, two built in storage cupboards one housing hot water tank, door to en-suite shower room, white UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

En-Suite Shower Room 
Enter via white wooden door, en-suite comprising of a three piece suite consisting of low level water closet, pedestal wash basin and walk in cubicle with wall mounted electric shower, carpeted flooring, smooth walls with tiled splash backs, smooth ceiling with recess spotlights, wall mounted floor level radiator, white UPVC double glazed obscure window to side aspect.

Bedroom Two 
12' 6'' x 15' 8'' (3.81m x 4.78m) max
Enter via white wooden door, carpeted flooring, smooth walls, coved and textured ceiling, wall mounted double panelled radiator, two built in storage cupboards, fitted wardrobes, over bed storage cupboards and matching dressing table, white UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

Bedroom Three 
11' 10'' x 12' 0'' (3.61m x 3.66m)
Enter via white wooden door, carpeted flooring, smooth walls, coved and textured ceiling, wall mounted radiator, two built in wardrobes with fitted dresser, white UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

Bedroom Four 
7' 0'' x 12' 5'' (2.13m x 3.78m)
Enter via white wooden door, carpeted flooring, smooth walls, textured ceiling, wall mounted radiator, built in storage cupboard, white UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.

Family Bathroom 
Enter via white wooden door, bathroom comprising of a white three piece suite consisting of low level water closet, panelled bath with shower mixer attachment and vanity storage unit with fitted wash basin, tiled flooring, smooth walls with tiled splash backs, smooth and coved ceiling with recess spotlights, wall mounted towel rail heater and radiator, white UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.

Garage 
9' 9'' x 16' 10'' (2.97m x 5.13m)
Garage with up and over door, lights and electric, wall mounted fuse board and electric meter, wooden door to inner hallway, obscure window to side aspect. This could be converted to provide a further reception room, subject to the usual planning regulations.

Front Garden 
Access from Druidstone Road via a five panel wooden gate onto a gravel stoned driveway suitable to park numerous vehicles, front garden has been beautifully landscaped and is mainly laid to well maintained lawns with mature trees, bushes and plants to borders, decorative paved area with ornamental water feature, covered storm porch, outside lighting, wooden fences between front and rear garden with metallic gate for access, access to garage via up and over door.

Rear Garden 
South facing rear garden. Accessed from the lounge, dining room and inner hallway, the impressive landscaped garden is mainly laid to lawn with a beautifully decorative paved area suitable for alfresco dining with fantastic views of the countryside leading to the coast, fully enclosed with mature trees, bushes and plants to borders, outside water tap and lighting.

Within Easy Reach 
City, coast and countryside are all close at hand in Old St Mellons. The property is conveniently situated for access to the amenities of Cardiff and Newport, being approximately equidistant from both. For golf enthusiasts there are numerous courses close by including St. Mellons Golf and Country Club (2 miles), The Parc (2.5 miles), Llanishen (5 miles), and the famous Celtic Manor (12 miles), home of the 2010 Ryder Cup. There is access to the A48 in a matter of minutes, so both Cardiff city centre and Newport city centres can be reached easily. The numerous restaurants and cafes at Cardiff Bay, not to mention the world famous Millennium Centre, are only 25 minutes away (6.5 miles). Local shops can be found a short drive away at Rumney village, as can the local Waitrose store. Additionally, St. Johns College private school (5-8yrs) is less than a mile away. The property is conveniently positioned for anyone working along the M4 corridor, as junction 30 can be reached in just 10...

Tenure 
We have been advised by the Vendor that the property is FREEHOLD.

Council Tax 
Band H

School Catchment 
My Primary Catchment Area is St Mellons C W Primary (year 2015-16) St Mellons C W Primary (year 2016-17) My Secondary Catchment Area is Eastern High School (year 2015-16) Eastern High School (year 2016-17) My Welsh Primary Catchment Area is Ysgol Pen Y Groes (year 2015-16) Ysgol Pen Y Groes (year 2016-17) My Welsh Secondary Catchment Area is Ysgol Bro Edern (year 2015-16) Ysgol Bro Edern (year 2016-17)

Please Note 
While we endeavor to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular interest to you, please contact the Office and we will be pleased to confirm the position for you. These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract. We have not personally tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and cannot verify they are in working order or fit their purposes. Nothing in these particulars is indented to indicate that any carpets or curtains, furnishings or fittings, electrical goods (whether viewed or not), gas fires or light fitments or any other fixtures not expressly included form part of the property offered for sale. Money Laundering Regulations: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale. Tenure: We cannot confirm the tenure of the property as we...

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11 January 2016

Nearest stations

  • Llanishen (3.3 mi)
  • Lisvane & Thornhill (3.5 mi)
  • Heath High Level (3.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Llanishen (3.3 mi)
  • Lisvane & Thornhill (3.5 mi)
  • Heath High Level (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Harry Harper Estate Agents, Roath

44 Albany Road Y Rhath Cardiff CF24 3RR

029 2243 0267 Local call rate

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