4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleThornhill Road, Rhiwbina, Cardiff
Sold STC £340,000
- Four bedroom fully improved house with large sunny garden.
- Full drawings for a fifth bedroom with ensuite if required!
- Extensive improvements with new PVC windows and gas Combi heating.
- Modern cloak room, three living rooms.
- New fully fitted kitchen,
- Stylish new bathroom.
Extended four bedroom house with plans available for a fifth bedroom with ensuite, large west facing garden, extensive improvements throughout in recent years by the present owners, three living rooms, new fully fitted kitchen, stylish cloakroom, stunning new family bathroom, parking for six cars.
A charming gable fronted semi-detached four bedroom residence, built in 1928, set back with a wide block paved entrance drive screened by mature hedgerow and new trestle topped 6 ft high timber fencing. This substantial family home enjoys the special feature of a sizeable level private south facing rear garden and a detached 19 ft garage. In recent years the vendors have completed extensive improvements including white PVC double glazed replacement windows, many installed in 2015, gas heating with panel radiators and a combi boiler (installed in 2013), modern 13 amp electric power points throughout (re-wired in 1976), replacement cavity wall ties (1990), and a new pitched roof replaced in 2010. Further improvements include cavity wall insulation (1985), a kitchen extension built in 1989 and further re-modelled in 2013 by Neville Johnson, and intruder alarm, a new detached garage built in 1989 and a stylish down stairs cloak room and first floor family bathroom installed in 2015. The ground floor living space includes a wide entrance hall with a returning spindle balustrade staircase, a front lounge (16'5 x 10'7), inset with double doors opening into a sitting room, and a square opening leading into a formal dining room (13'7 x 10'3). There are full plans available for the construction of a first floor fifth bedroom complete with ensuite located above the kitchen. Ideal for a growing family!
There are three good sized first floor bedrooms, and a custom made returning staircase leading to a large fourth double size bedroom (16'0 x 15'0), forming part of a professional loft space conversion installed in 1992.
The large west facing rear gardens include a green house and a large timber built garden shed (11'9 x 7'7), a neat level main lawn and a secluded paved sun patio. A side gate provides access to a private block paved entrance drive and the garage. The property is located with two minutes walking distance to Thornhill Crossroads which includes a variety of local shops and stores including a Newsagent, a hairdressers, a takeway, a baguette shop and a beautician.
Entrance Hall 10' 3" x 7' 4" ( 3.12m x 2.24m )
Increasing to 12'3. Approached by a PVC double glazed part panelled front entrance door, coved ceiling, PVC double glazed window to side housing an original stained glass leaded window, double radiator, original spindle balustrade staircase to first floor landing, understair cupboard,
Downstairs Cloak Room 6' 5" x 4' 5" ( 1.96m x 1.35m )
Stylish white suite comprising wc with concealed cistern, shaped wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and a pop up waste, white vanity unit, part ceramic tiled walls, PVC window to side, radiator,
Front Lounge 16' 5" x 10' 7" ( 5.00m x 3.23m )
PVC double glazed window to front, radiator, square opening to dining room, double panelled Ashwood doors with side screen windows opening into the rear sitting room.
Front Dining Room 13' 7" x 10' 3" ( 4.14m x 3.12m )
Oak panelled door to hall, radiator, PVC double glazed window to front.
Sitting Room 10' 6" x 9' ( 3.20m x 2.74m )
Oak pannelled door to hall, PVC double glazed french doors opening onto a paved sun patio, coved ceiling, double Ash wood doors to lounge with side screen windows.
Kitchen & Breakfast Room 13' 6" x 12' 2" ( 4.11m x 3.71m )
Well fitted along four sides with an extensive range of modern panel fronted floor and eye level unit with laminate work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer taps, vegetable cleaner and a drainer, integrated four ring induction hob with a stainless steel surround and a stainless steel canopy style extractor hood (fully vented), integrate stainless steel double oven and grill, space with plumbing for a washing machine, space with plumbing for a dishwasher, space for the housing of tumble dryer, under unit lighting, concealed wall mounted Logic combi 35 gas boiler, PVC double glazed window to side, PVC double glazed window to rear with garden views, PVC outer door to a rear paved patio, space for the housing of an American fridge freezer, matching display cabinets, access to roof space, extractor fan.
First Floor Landing
Approached by a returning spindle balustrade staircase.
Master Bedroom One 17' 1" x 10' 4" ( 5.21m x 3.15m )
Narrowing to 7'8. A large master bedroom, equipped with a range of mirror fronted wardrobes along one wall, PVC double glazed window to front, radiator, oak panelled door to landing.
Bedroom Two 13' 6" x 10' 6" ( 4.11m x 3.20m )
Double radiator, PVC double glazed window to front, coved ceiling, built in under stair storage cupboard, oak panelled door to landing.
Bedroom Three 9' x 7' 8" ( 2.74m x 2.34m )
Oak panelled door to landing, double radiator, PVC double glazed window to rear with lovely garden views,
Bathroom 11' 6" x 4' 4" ( 3.51m x 1.32m )
Increasing to 8'5. A most impressive stylish contemporary white bathroom suite comprising a panel bath with chrome mixer taps and a chrome shower fitment, shaped wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and a pop up waste, white high gloss vanity unit with chrome handles, slim line wc, separate double size shower cubicle with a clear glass door and a chrome shower unit, PVC double glazed window to side aspect, PVC double glazed window to rear gardens, stylish towel rail/radiator. Oak panelled door to landing.
Bedroom Four 16' x 15' ( 4.88m x 4.57m )
A sizable double bedroom, approached by a returning custom made staircase, approached from the first floor landing by an Oak panelled door. Spindle balustrade bedroom landing, two double glazed velux windows to rear and front elevation, five separate access doors leading to useful eaves roof space storage areas. Beamed ceiling, double radiator, built out storage cupboard.
Front Gardens And Drive
Approached by a wide entrance and leading to a block paved front entrance off road parking and turning space, enclosed and afforded privacy by means of mature hedgerow to the front and trestle topped waive edged timber fencing to the side. Side block paved entrance drive with outside light and brick built boundary walls leading to the hall and the garage. Garden gate to rear gardens.
Garage 19' 1" x 9' 6" ( 5.82m x 2.90m )
A detached newly built single garage, electric power and light, up and over door, two PVC windows.
Garden Shed 11' 9" x 7' 7" ( 3.58m x 2.31m )
Detached timber built garden shed, concrete base.
A large and level westerly facing rear garden, laid to lawn beyond a paved sun patio, enclosed by brick built boundary walls, inset with a green house, an outside water tap, and a garden gate with access to the side drive and garage.
Rhiwbina (Welsh: Rhiwbeina) is a northern suburb of Cardiff, capital of Wales. Formerly a small hamlet within the parish of Whitchurch, Rhiwbina was developed throughout the twentieth century, and is now a separate ward. It retains aspects of its former character, however, and is given a Welsh village appearance by Beulah United Reformed Church (originally Capel Beulah) at the village crossroads.
Schools And Church Locations
There are three schools within the ward – Rhiwbeina Primary School, Llanishen Fach Primary and Greenhill School. Llanishen Fach is the only school in Cardiff which sends its Year 6 pupils to two main secondary schools, Whitchurch High, and Llanishen High. Despite local campaigning since the 1960s, Rhiwbina currently has no Welsh-medium school. As a result, some local children travel to Ysgol y Wern and Ysgol Melin Griffith to receive their education.
There are three railway stations located within Rhiwbina. The principal station is Rhiwbina railway station, located behind the library in the heart of the village. The other two stations are Birchgrove railway station, located in the east of the ward, and Whitchurch railway station, Cardiff in the west. These two stations were built (as their names suggest) to service other adjacent areas, but the expansion of Rhiwbina and its clear demarcation from Whitchurch has meant that all three stations are now located within the boundaries of the ward. All of the stations are on the Cardiff Central to Coryton Line, and were built by the Cardiff Railway Company. Presently, services continue through west Cardiff to Radyr.
Cardiff Bus services 21 (Central Station - Gabalfa - Birchgrove - Whitchurch - Coryton - Rhiwbina) and 23 (Central Station - Gabalfa - Birchgrove - Rhiwbina - Coryton - Whitchurch) frequently run through the area. Veolia Transport Cymru also ran service 22 (Heath Hospital – Rhiwbina) but this route ceased running in 2013.
Heol-y-Deri is the main road leading through the district. Rhiwbina is situated between the A470 (Cardiff City Centre to M4 J32) and A469 (Cardiff city centre to Caerphilly).
Sport And Leisure
Rhiwbina Recreational Club forms the centre of activities within the community, and is home to both male and female Bowls teams, a Chess Club, Tennis and Squash Clubs and the Highfields Amateur Radio Club.
Rhiwbina RFC, the local rugby union club operates sides from Under 7 to Under 16, plus a youth and three senior teams. The First XV was promoted to Division 4 East after an unbeaten League run in Season 2006/07. The club operates from the Rhiwbina Recreational Club, but has plans to build a new clubhouse in nearby Caedelyn Park.
Rhiwbina Squash Club has six men's teams playing in the Premier, South Wales and South Glamorgan Leagues. The club also has a Junior and Ladies section. Rhiwbina Squash Club were the 2011 South Wales Premier League Champions.
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