4 bedroom detached house for sale

Strathaven, Manor Road, Risca, Newport NP11 6JZ

Offers Over £595,000

Property Description

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David Ricketts and Co are pleased to offer for sale this imposing Victorian gentleman's residence, just fifteen miles from Cardiff, standing in a prominent hillside location with fabulous far reaching views across the adjacent valley yet only a few minutes walk from the local railway station (Cardiff central 30 minutes direct line). Set in nearly an acre of land and approached up a sweeping private, tree lined driveway with expansive lawns to front and rear, the property offers high ceilings, four double bedrooms, a 25' formal drawing room, 30' family sitting room, 19' formal dining room and a 22' kitchen breakfast room with further industrial utility/kitchen space. Original features include the beautiful tiled Victorian floor with plate rack and fireplace. To the outside is a huge private garden with many deciduous and coniferous trees and shrubs, lovely lawns to front, side and rear, huge and private south west facing sun terrace, a brick built barbeque and Jacuzzi hot tub and a double garage with parking for numerous vehicles. An unusual local amenity is direct access to superb country walks through a private doorway leading directly onto the towpath of the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal allowing fantastic countryside walks for miles in either direction. A much loved family home for several decades the property does require updating but will make a superb home for a family seeking plenty of space for all ages both indoors and outside.

Property ref: 121_1887_4185083

Entrance Hall 
Entered through substantial timber door with four leaded light double glazed panels and clear glass over panel. Two parts separated by open archway. First part 12'1 x 7'7 with superb original Victorian tiled floor, painted brick open fireplace (boarded - suitability for re-opening and use not checked). Plate rack. Coving and pendant light. Door to dining room. Second part 12'6 x 7'7 with coving, pendant light and substantial original staircase with decorative dark stained timber posts and spindles. Doors to drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room and family living room.

Formal Drawing Room 
24' 9" x 13' 9" (7.54m x 4.19m) A fabulous spacious formal room with high ceilings (incorporating elegant and simple ceiling plasterwork), low sill square bay and lovely 8' 6" wide arched window with upper panes of decorative coloured glass leaded light and magnificent view across the valley. Two pendant lights (presently hung with chandeliers). Polished stone fireplace with marble hearth to one end. two radiators.

Dining Room 
19' x 11' 9" (5.79m x 3.58m) Presented with the formal feel of a Victorian gentleman's residence this large room with 9'6" high ceiling, has double glazed windows to three sides, the original deep coving and picture rail, elegant decorative plasterwork including two roses, to the ceiling and an imposing white painted ornate original fireplace presently fitted with a gas fire. There is a further obscured glass 5' wide window providing shared natural light and door to the :

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
22' 5" x 10' 11" (6.83m x 3.33m) A family sized room with ample space for a large everyday family dining table. Two picture windows overlooking the rear garden and roof light to ceiling. Comprehensive range of white eye level and base cabinets with polished woodblock effect laminate worksurface, tiled splashback, intergrated four ring electric hob and eye level double oven. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Stione topped island with storage cabinets below. Additional built in storage, large wine rack and recess for free standing refrigerator/freezer. Diamond pattern tiled floor. Inset fluorescent light panels and recessed spotlights. Door with obscured glass leading into :

Catering Kitchen/Utility Room 
21' x 8' 6" (6.40m x 2.59m) A very large utility room, and industrial catering area, looking onto the rear and side gardens, with stainless steel sink and drainer, open shelf units to one side, free standing six ring range, space for washing machine, tumble dryer, additional refrigerator or freezers and other storage.

Family Living Room 
30' 6" x 15' 2" max (9.30m x 4.62m) Another huge (less formal) living room with views across the valley and over both side and rear garden with three further windows. Sliding patio doors onto the front terrace and covered seating area. Polished woodblock floor to one half and carpet to remainder. Three radiators. Mix of recessed circular light panels, fixed ceiling light and velux roof light. Door to :

Cloakroom/WC 
10' 1" x 7' 8" (3.07m x 2.34m) A very large room with wash hand basin, low level WC and polished chrome towel rail. Ample space to incorporate a shower/wet room or retain use for coats, boot, shoes. Polished chrome towel rail. Onset fluoresecent strip light. Tiled to dado on all walls and to floor. Obscured glass double glazed window.

Staircase and Landing 
18' 1" (min) x 7' 7" (min) (5.51m x 2.31m) Victorian timber staircase with half turn and landing lit by chandelier and by double glazed window. Large open landing having space for decorative or practical furniture with all bedrooms and family bathroom leading off. Access to substantial partially boarded and fully insulated loft space with pull down aluminium ladder.

Bedroom One 
13' 9" x 12' (4.19m x 3.66m) Huge 8'9" picture window offering fabulous panoramic views over the front lawn and across the valley. Ample space for judicious mix of wardrobes, dressing table, chests and seating. Deep window sill. Two radiators. Further window overlooking side garden. Pendant light.

Bedroom Two 
13' 9" x 12' 4" (4.19m x 3.76m) Another large double bedroom with fabulous view 9' picture window looking across the valley and further window overlooking the driveway and adjacent detached houses. 8' run of built in, part mirror fronted, wardrobe storage with matching dressing table.

En-Suite Shower Room 
6' 5" x 4' 2" (1.96m x 1.27m) with recessed shower cubicle. Low level WC and inset oval washbasin with white stone effect laminate worksurface, and integrated drawers and cupboard storage in white below. Large wall mounted mirror above wash basin and full bdy length mirror to adjacent wall. Matched PVC tiles to walls and floor. Chrome towel rail. Obscured glass double glazed window.

Bedroom Three 
12' x 10' 9" (3.66m x 3.28m) A third large double bedroom with windows overlooking the rear and side lawns. Radiator and pendant light.

Bedroom Four 
11' 10" x 9' 2" (3.61m x 2.79m) A fourth double with built in wardrobe storage and views across the valley over driveway and adjacent detached houses to side. Pendant light and radiator. Coved ceiling.

Bathroom 
9' 7" x 7' 7" widening to 11' (2.92m x 2.31m) A very generous sized family bathroom providing low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath and separate shower cubicle. Built in double door cupboard. Fully tiled to all walls and floor. Two windows with UPVC double glazing.

Front Garden 
Sweeping driveway lined with well maintained trees, large lawn, shrubs and deciduous hedge. Huge south west facing flagstone terrace and to the side driveway parking for numerous vehicles.

Side and Rear Garden 
Wrapping around the side and rear of the house is a huge lawn bordered by deciduous and coniferous trees and numerous shrubs and perennials with private access directly to the towpath for the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal providing fabulous long country walks. Built in barbeque and Jacuzzi hot tub. Original brick built storage shed and outside WC. Further large timber storage shed. Garden tap.

Garage 
Detached double garage with electric up and over door.

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06 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Risca & Pontymister (0.2 mi)
  • Rogerstone (1.2 mi)
  • Crosskeys (1.9 mi)
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493 Caerphilly Road, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 4SN

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Nearest stations

  • Risca & Pontymister (0.2 mi)
  • Rogerstone (1.2 mi)
  • Crosskeys (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

David Ricketts & Co, Rhiwbina

493 Caerphilly Road, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 4SN

029 2243 0258 Local call rate

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