4 bedroom detached house for sale

Crofta, Lisvane, Cardiff

£850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1.25 acres of private gardens and a woodland forest. Four bedrooms. Five living rooms. Three bathrooms. Cardiff High School Catchment.
  • Private entrance drive. Gas heating. PVC double glazing. Stunning bespoke new 2015 kitchen.
  • This versatile residence provides 3000 sq ft of space with 5 living rooms & 3 bathrooms!

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
An individual four bedroom modern residence with 1.25 acres of delightful gardens and an idylli woodland forest, located just off Lisvane Road, in a small select close. This versatile residence provides 3000 sq ft of space with 5 living rooms & 3 bathrooms! Cardiff High school Catchment!


DESCRIPTION
A very unique detached double fronted four bedroom modern residence, built in 1978 and occupying an outstanding 1.25 acre plot with large private gardens and grounds and a private woodland forest. This individual home lies within the favoured Cardiff High School catchment and enjoys a secluded position, tucked away in a small select close, approached by a private drive, screened by trees to afford maximum privacy. In recent years the property has been extended (2014) with the addition of an Orangery built by Dunraven and providing pleasing views across the extensive gardens. The property provides versatile accommodation with a separate granny annex or guest suite, ideal for second generation living, and recently in 2015 a new and stylish bespoke kitchen has been added (15'0 x 14'7) equipped with high gloss doors with soft closing fittings and integrated appliances including a stunning Range Cooker, a Bosch washing machine, a Baumatic dish washer, and contemporary designs including cutlery drawers, corner carousel units with chrome compartments and under unit lighting. There is also a separate breakfast room which leads to the Orangery, whilst the living space also includes a large open plan lounge (22'10 x 16'4) with a high vaulted ceiling and patio doors which open onto and overlook the gardens. A further sitting room (16'3 x 15'1) and separate study complete the ground floor space, whilst an open tread staircase leads to a bright gallery landing.

The Property 
The first floor comprises three bedrooms and a modern white family bathroom. The Master bedroom is a generous (15'1 x 14'9) and leads to an ensuite dressing room and an ensuite shower room with a modern contemporary walk-in shower. Off the third bedroom is a useful office/study (16'4 x 7'11). This distinctive home benefits white PVC double glazed windows, gas heating with panel radiators and a modern condenser boiler installed in 2009. There is ample parking for three/four cars and the location Crofta is a small close positioned just off Lisvane Road, well placed for access to both Lisvane Village and Llanishen Village. The extensive gardens and ground may provide the opportunity for further development, subject to the necessary planning enquires and regulations. The current vendor has not investigated this option as they have instead enjoyed the wonderful privacy and space provided by this exceptionally large plot.

Location 
The location is very easy for access to Llanishen Village, with its historic Church and its wide range of local shops, stores, supermarkets, hair dressers, banks and coffee shops. There is also a local pharmacy and a post office, and schools in walking distance including Llanishen High School on Heol Hir and Christ The King Roman Catholic primary School on Everest Avenue. A special feature within a few minutes walking distance is a railway station allowing fast travel to Cardiff City Centre. Also within easy driving distance is an exit onto Manor way, allowing fast travel to the A 470 and the M4.

Location 
Lisvane is one of the most desirable areas of both Cardiff and Wales, and up to 2011, had an average house price of £410, 000 with many properties in excess of £1,000,000. Lisvane has 3319 residents, and comprising approx of 1700 dwellings. Facilities include a local village shop, a primary school, a community cabin library, a park, a nursery, a parish church, a war memorial, a scout hall and community/village hall. Lisvane cricket club is based at Llynarthen in nearby St Mellons. Secondary schools locally include Corpus Christi Catholic high School on Heol Hir.

Transport And Amenities 
The area is served by Lisvane and Thornhill Railway Station, north bound to Rhymney and south bound to Cardiff Central via Cardiff Queen Street. Cardiff bus operate services 27 (Thornhill/Birchgrove/Heath/Cathays), 28 (Llanishen, Roath) 85 (Thornhill/Heath), 85a (Heath) 86 (Llanishen/Heath/ Gabalfa/Cathays) from Cardiff central bus station through the area. In addition there are two churches, three popular public houses with restaurants, including the Cottage, The Ty-Mawr and the Griffin.

Entrance Porch 13' 2" x 7' 2" ( 4.01m x 2.18m )
PVC double glazed part panelled front entrance door, two pretty arched PVC double glazed windows to front, ceramic tiled floor, PVC window to kitchen, high tongue and groove ceiling.

Entrance Hall 
Open plan hall with an open tread returning staircase to the first floor landing, coved ceiling, double radiator, access to the cloak room, the kitchen, the study and the sitting room, open plan directly into the large lounge.

Downstairs Cloak Room 
Modern white suite with part ceramic tiled walls, wash hand basin with chrome taps, wc, PVC double glazed window to side, radiator.

Study 11' 8" x 8' 9" ( 3.56m x 2.67m )
PVC double glazed window to side, built out cupboard housing a wall mounted gas boiler, radiator.

Sitting Room 16' 3" x 15' 1" ( 4.95m x 4.60m )
A large room, approached from the main entrance hall, sliding double glazed patio doors opening onto the rear gardens, window to front overlooking a secret side garden, radiator.

Lounge 22' 10" x 16' 4" ( 6.96m x 4.98m )
A large capacious open plan room, equipped with two sets of wide double glazed sliding patio doors which both open onto the large rear gardens, natural brick fireplace inset with a coal effect feature stove burner, wonderful high atrium ceiling, double radiator, gallery landing above, open into the main ground floor hall, access to a useful under stair storage cupboard.

Kitchen 15' x 14' 7" ( 4.57m x 4.45m )
Well fitted along four sides with an extensive range of both floor and eye level units in contemporary white, with doors and drawers with high gloss finish and soft closing fittings, quality bespoke driftwood patterned work surfaces incorporating a stylish sink unit with chrome mixer taps, vegetable cleaner and a drainer, stunning Range cooker with six ring gas hob, glass splashback, two electric ovens, a grill and a warming drawer, stainless steel extractor hood with glass surround, integrated Bosch washing machine, integrated Baumatic dishwasher, space for the housing of fridge freezer, two PVC double glazed windows with outlooks across the large rear gardens, stylish corner units with pull out easy storage chrome shelves, full range of tier drawers with custom made cutlery compartments, under unit lighting throughout.

Breakfast Room 15' 1" x 11' 7" ( 4.60m x 3.53m )
Approached by double doors from the kitchen, window to front.

Orangery 18' 5" x 13' 6" ( 5.61m x 4.11m )
A wonderful bright room, inset with a clear glass lantern style ceiling window, also fitted with PVC double glazed side windows and french doors which open onto and overlook the large rear gardens, spotlights, ceramic tiled floor, PVC door to front drive.

Bedroom Four 16' max x 15' 10" max ( 4.88m max x 4.83m max )
Two PVC arched style windows with outlooks onto the private entrance drive, PVC double glazed window to side, double radiator. This versatile bedroom was part of an original double integral garage, converted in 2009, ideal as a separate guest suite, ideal for a friends visiting, a second generation granny annex opportunity or for a teenager. This bedroom with its own ensuite shower room is approached from the study off the entrance hall.

Ensuite Shower Room 8' 5" x 5' 1" ( 2.57m x 1.55m )
Modern white suite comprising a wc, wash hand basin, double size ceramic tiled shower with a Mira shower unit, sliding clear doors, ceramic tiled floor, ceramic tiled walls, PVC double glazed window to front, chrome stylish towel rail/radiator.

First Floor Landing 
Approached by a returning carpeted open tread staircase with half landing, access to a gallery landing, access to roof space, radiator.

Gallery Landing/study 16' 4" x 8' 10" ( 4.98m x 2.69m )
A very versatile landing area, enclosed by a decorative balustrade and overlooking the lounge, further PVC double glazed window to side with rear gardens outlooks, currently used as a study area and reading area.

Master Bedroom 15' 1" x 14' 9" ( 4.60m x 4.50m )
A bright bedroom being the master suite inset with a PVC window to front and two further PVC double glazed windows to rear with garden outlooks, wood flooring, radiator in pretty casement cover, fitted wardrobes.

Ensuite Shower Room 11' 6" x 6' 9" ( 3.51m x 2.06m )
A stylish modern white suite, large double size contemporary shower, clear glass shaped shower screen, ceramic tiled walls, chrome shower unit. wash hand basin with chrome taps, bidet with chrome mixer taps and pop up waste, wc, shaver point, radiator in chrome/towel rail, PVC window to front.

Ensuite Dressing Room 11' 6" x 7' 11" ( 3.51m x 2.41m )
Fitted along one side with mirror fronted wardrobes, PVC double glazed window to side, radiator in pretty casement cover.

Bedroom Two 16' 3" x 15' 1" ( 4.95m x 4.60m )
Wood floor, PVC double glazed window to rear, PVC double glazed window to front, radiator, fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Three 11' 8" x 8' 9" ( 3.56m x 2.67m )
PVC double glazed window to side, large radiator.

Study/office 16' 4" x 7' 11" ( 4.98m x 2.41m )
Double glazed velux window to rear.

Family Bathroom 8' 4" x 7' 1" ( 2.54m x 2.16m )
Modern white suite, ceramic tiled walls, panel bath with chrome mixer taps and a mixer shower fitment, chrome shower unit, clear glass screen, wash hand basin with chrome taps, contemporary radiator/towel rail, slim line wc, PVC double glazed window to front.

Entrance Drive 
Deep private entrance drive, screened along two sides with trees to provide both privacy and security leading to a turning area providing parking space for three/four cars.

Side Gardens 
A secluded garden positioned behind the original double garage, approached by a garden gate accessed from the front drive. This useful garden is enclosed and houses a detached secure garden store.

Rear Gardens 
A large rear garden, laid mainly to lawn, inset with a sun terrace and enjoying wonderful relaxing outlooks onto the level woodland behind.

Forest 
An Ancient woodland which when added to the gardens and grounds provides 1.25 acres approximately. This lovely forest area provides a wonderful play area for children and could provide development potential subject to the necessary planning applications and building regulation approval.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Llanishen (0.3 mi)
  • Lisvane & Thornhill (0.8 mi)
  • Heath High Level (1.2 mi)
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24 Station Road, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5LT

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Nearest stations

  • Llanishen (0.3 mi)
  • Lisvane & Thornhill (0.8 mi)
  • Heath High Level (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Peter Alan, Llanishen

24 Station Road, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5LT

029 2243 0001 Local call rate

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