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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fairwater Road, Llandaff, Cardiff

Offers in Region of £1,299,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Imposing Residence
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Garden Room
  • Generous Grounds
  • Popular Location
  • EPC - E

Full description

Marking 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, this blue plaque property has been beautifully appointed by the current owners. An exquisite detached residence historically part of the original Roald Dahl estate, his father actually built the house and Roald Dahl lived in the house, Offering just over 3,300 sq ft, this well appointed home is situated back from Fairwater Road and is just over half a mile to Llandaff High Street. The village offers an array of boutique shops, cafés and restaurants along with Llandaff Cathedral. Within a mile radius are two reputable independent primary through to senior schools along with many popular public schools. The home is within walking distance to the train station and has excellent A470/M4 links. A rare opportunity to acquire this exceptional property with internal viewings strongly advised.

Originally built in 1907 to an exact specification and individually designed for Mr Harold Dahl, and birth place of Roald Dahl, the well known author of children's books.

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Hallway - Ty Gwyn is entered via an enclosed courtyard with ample surfaced parking for numerous cars. The double oak front doors lead into the porch.

Porch - 12'9" x 6'11" (3.89m x 2.11m) - Mullioned windows with leaded lights having three original windows to the side. Flagstone flooring leading up to the large front door and entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway - 19'3" x 13'6" (5.87m x 4.11m) - An impressive entrance hall with a traditional three turn staircase leading up to a galleried landing. Feature oak panelled walls, picture rail and leaded light mullioned window to the front aspect. Doors to lounge, dining room, sitting room, cloakroom/wc and utility room. Under stairs storage.

Lounge - 35'3" x 15'10" (10.74m x 4.83m) - A room to fit a baby grand piano this bright and spacious lounge with original leaded light mullioned windows to the front elevation plus French double doors with leaded windows leading into the Garden Room. Two windows to the side. Minster stone open fireplace with marble hearth. Coved ceiling.

Garden Room - 17'5" x 6'4" (5.31m x 1.93m) - A traditional garden room overlooking the delightful rear gardens with double French doors and windows to three sides. Chequered marble flooring in black and white.

Dining Room - 18'9" x 16'4" (5.72m x 4.98m) - An imposing dining room with a feature bay leaded light mullioned window highlighted by the original oak carved beam made by Roald Dahl's father, Harold Dahl. 'Adam' style fireplace with inset electric fire, decorative coved ceiling and picture rail. Central heating radiator.

Sitting Room - Picture windows to full width of the room with views to the rear garden plus a glass panelled door to the side. Feature 'Adam' style fireplace with inset gas coal effect fire. Central heating radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - A bespoke 'Bulthaup' German oak fitted kitchen with a wide range of base, eye level and drawer units with complimenting work surfaces incorporating ceramic sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Fitted double electric 'Neff' oven, hob and extractor fan above, fitted microwave and dish washer. Feature fitted dresser with inset lighting plus a breakfast table with built in pew. Built in pantry. Two windows plus a door overlooking the rear garden. Beamed ceiling. Quarry tiled flooring. Door to the side courtyard and utility room. Radiator.

Utility - Fitted with a range of base and eye level units, work surfaces incorporating sink unit and drainer. Plumbed for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Quarry tiled flooring, tiled walls and window to side.

Cloakroom - Window to side. Hanging space for cloaks, panelled walls. Door into cloakroom with pedestal wash hand basin and wc. Radiator.

Butlers Pantry - Window to rear. Fitted with a range of base and eye level units, sink unit. Drinks cabinet.

First Floor - Stairs with oak panelled walls leading to first floor with wooden balustrades and oak handrails. Bright and spacious galleried landing with original sash windows to the front elevation. Decorative coved ceiling and wiring for central light fitting. Deep skirting, large built in linen cupboard and airing cupboard. Double panelled central heating radiator, access hatch to fully boarded loft space with pull down ladder. Feature archways to both side of the landing area giving access to all bedrooms.

Master Bedroom - 17'11" x 13'8" (5.46m x 4.17m) - Original sash windows to the side elevation, two double panelled central heating radiators. Deep skirting and decorative coved ceiling. Archway to;

Dressing Room - 12'6" x 5'8" (3.81m x 1.73m) - Floor to ceiling built in wardrobes with cupboards above plus a built in dressing table. Two original sash windows overlooking rear garden. Central heating radiator and power points.

En-Suite - 12'6" x 7'8" (3.81m x 2.34m) - Two original sash windows to rear elevation overlooking gardens. White suite comprising panelled bath set in marble surround with gold fitments to include mixer tap with shower attachment. Built in fully tiled shower cubicle with 'Raindance' shower head plus hand held shower. Wash hand basin set in marble vanity unit with cupboards beneath, fitted mirror above and side storage units. White wc, double panelled central heating radiator, heated towel rail, ceramic tiled floor and deep skirting. Coving and inset spotlights to ceiling.

Bedroom Two - 15'1" x 15'7" (4.60m x 4.75m) - Original sash windows to front elevation. Double panelled radiator, deep skirting and deep coving to ceiling. Fitted wardrobes with cupboards above to one wall. White wash hand basin with gold fitments and vanity mirror above. Wiring for central ceiling light, power points.

Bedroom Three - 13'6" x 14'5" (4.11m x 4.39m) - Original sash windows to rear elevation overlooking gardens. Double panelled radiator, deep skirting and coving to ceiling. Wiring for central light fitting, white wash hand basin with gold fitments and fitted mirror above. Fitted cupboards and shelving to one wall.

Bedroom Four - 13'11" x 9'10" (4.24m x 3.00m) - Original sash windows overlooking rear garden. Central heating radiator, deep skirting, wiring for central light fitting and power points. Fitted wardrobes to either side of bed with cupboards above plus matching dressing table.

Bedroom Five - 15'6" x 12'3" (4.72m x 3.73m) - Original sash windows to front elevation. Double panelled radiator, deep skirting and wiring for central light fitting. Built in storage cupboard over front porchway. White wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards and drawers beneath, gold fittings. Vanity fitted mirror above.

Family Bathroom - 9'4" x 5'6" (2.84m x 1.68m) - Obscure glazed window to side elevation. White suite comprising cast iron bath with wooden panelling, gold mixer tap with shower above and glass screen. Pedestal wash hand basin, gold fittings. Fully tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor. Central heating radiator with towel rail attached, inset spotlights to ceiling.

Separtate W/C - Obscure glazed window to side elevation. Fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor. White wc, ceiling light.

Outside - The property is approached via a private driveway off Fairwater Road into a large front forecourt with parking for several vehicles. This is a totally enclosed area having mature trees and hedges to all sides with low stone walls. Wooden gate to the side giving access to the rear gardens, again totally enclosed and very private landscaped gardens mainly laid to lawn and surrounded by mature trees and hedges. Large paved patio area, planting areas with smaller trees, flowers and bushes. Side courtyard with brick built boiler room and wood store. Wooden arched gate giving access to front.

Garage - Single detached garage, two windows to side elevation. Power and lighting.

We have prepared these property particulars as a general guide to a broad description of the property. They are not intended to constitute part of an offer or contract. We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested. All photographs, measurements, floorplans and distances referred to are given as a guide only and should not be relied upon for the purchase of carpets or any other fixtures or fittings. Lease details, service charges and ground rent (where applicable) and council tax are given as a guide only and should be checked and confirmed by your Solicitor prior to exchange of contracts. The copyright of all details, photographs and floorplans remain exclusive to Hern & Crabtree.

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20 December 2013


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