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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ivy Cottage Court Colman Penyfai Bridgend CF31 4NG

Withdrawn from Market £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious five bedroom traditional cottage with an outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Built originally in the 1700's
  • Four reception rooms
  • Family bathroom & three en suites
  • Detached garage & parking for four cars
  • EER 26 CO2 23

Full description

Ivy Cottage is a picturesque property located on the rural outskirts of Bridgend and benefits from the peace and tranquility of the countryside yet equally has the Town and all it's amenities close at hand. An authentic period property, part of the house dates back to the 1700's and was formerly home to the gamekeeper of the Court Colman estate. The present owner has considerately updated the property, transforming it into the perfect modern home, now comprising of five bedrooms whilst retaining the original features and character. There are four reception rooms and four bathrooms. Outside, the well stocked mature gardens take in sweeping views of the local country side. There is a generous sized outdoor heated swimming pool and a decked area with a hot tub. To the front of the cottage is a detached garage with driveway parking for four cars. The original interior stonework has been preserved and beams, floorboards and flagstones help enhance the cottage's charm.

Rear Hallway  
Door to the front elevation. Second door to:

Store Room 
18' 4'' x 4' 9'' (5.58m x 1.45m)
Currently fitted with open wardrobes with drawers/storage beneath.

Bedroom Five/Playroom 
9' 10'' x 10' 0'' (2.99m x 3.05m)
Steps lead down from the principal landing area to this fifth bedroom which also links through to the master bedroom suite. Windows to the front and rear elevations. Fitted wardrobe and a separate airing cupboard with central heating radiator and storage shelves over. Louvre doors open into master bedroom.

Detached Garage 
Detached garage with an up and over door. Side door. Window to the side.

The property is accessed off a shared private lane through double width galvanised gates onto a Cottrel stone driveway area with parking for four cars. A path and steps lead beyond this area through a courtyard garden with mature flower and shrub borders. Side access.

First Floor landing Area 
Galleried landing area with pitched ceiling and natural light from two skylight windows to the front. Currently used as a second home office space. Doors lead off to bedrooms 2,3,4 and 5. Exposed wooden flooring.

Master Bedroom Suite 
20' 7'' x 16' 3'' (6.27m x 4.95m)
A large bedroom suite with a deep silled window overlooking garden and with sweeping views over surrounding garden to farmlands and woodland beyond. Exposed original floor boards and original exposed stone wall. Wooden staircase leads down to the drawing room. Loft hatch. Doors into:

Shower Room 
Comprising a 'Heritage' WC and matching basin. Road shower cubicle with chrome wall mounted shower, overhead rose and separate shower head. Walls are fully tiled. Ceramic tiles to floor.

Dressing Room 
15' 11'' x 5' 3'' (4.85m x 1.60m)
This dressing room is fitted with a range of open wardrobes with a range of shelves, hanging rails and drawer units. Window to front.

Bedroom Two 
10' 1'' x 14' 5'' (3.07m x 4.39m)
Dormer window overlooking gardens. Exposed wooden flooring extends into:

En Suite Shower Room 
Dormer window overlooking gardens. Comprising basin built into work surface with storage beneath, WC with concealed cistern and fully tiled shower cubicle wall mounted shower within. Extractor fan. Ample fitted storage cupboards/drawer units.

Bedroom Three 
11' 11'' x 10' 7'' (3.63m x 3.22m)
A thrid double bedroom with window overlooking side garden with sweeping and stunning views over surrounding garden and farmland. A second dormer window overlooks rear garden. Exposed wooden flooring extends into:

En-suite Shower Room 
Window to side elevation. Comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, hand basin built into work surface with storage cupboard beneath and adjacent WC with concealed listen. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Four 
4' 11'' x 8' 9'' (1.50m x 2.66m)
Two 'Velux' skylight windows to front. Exposed wooden flooring.

Rear Garden 
16' 0'' x 15' 1'' (4.87m x 4.59m)
To the rear of the property is a West facing enclosed fenced garden. There is a large, paved patio area which is accessible from the kitchen, garden room and the reading room. The patio is positioned directly overlooking the garden and an adjacent decked area with 10 seater hot (to remain) and enjoys sweeping views over the grounds of the neighbouring Court Colman Hotel and surrounding farmland. Flagstone paving continues around to the southern side of the property to a second, deep flagstoned area with gateway leading to the front. Steps lead from the main patio to the lawned area which runs up to wooden boundary fencing. Beyond the decked seating area and past the hot tub is the pool enclosure with an open, 'Roman Ended' heated pool surrounded by wooden decking with lighting and electric points. 'Pool shed' to one corner conceals the pools boiler and filtration unit.

Mains water and electric connected. Oil central heating. Cesspit drainage.

From Bridgend, follow signs into the centre of Penyfai. Following signs for Court Colman Hotel. Continue along this road for approximately one mile, bearing left through a pillar entrance over private lane situated fifty yards after the 'Court Colman' sign. Continue along this lane until you come to Ivy Cottage on your right..

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Dining Room 
13' 8'' x 10' 0'' (4.16m x 3.05m)
Adjacent to the kitchen and with a window looking over the garden and open countryside. Exposed wooden flooring and beams.

Reading Room/Garden Room  
9' 2'' x 9' 9'' (2.79m x 2.97m)
An additional sitting room with wooden French doors opening onto patio. Exposed wooden flooring. Deep silled window to front. Open square arch leads into:

Sitting Room 
20' 8'' x 16' 4'' (6.29m x 4.97m)
A second large reception room with tall, broad double width wooden French doors opening onto patio. Exposed beams to the ceiling and exposed stonework to three walls. This room also features an 'Inglenook' style exposed stone fire surround with a solid Oak mantle beam and recess within, currently housing a 'Villager' fire with potential to reinstate as a working fire place. Wall lights and two exposed shelved display recesses. Exposed wooden flooring. Stairs to the first floor. Door leads into:

Utility Room 
9' 2'' x 5' 10'' (2.79m x 1.78m)
Wooden stable door opening onto the patio and rear garden. Plumbing for a washing machine and space for further appliances. Door opens to the boiler room containing free standing 'Worcester' oil central heating boiler and separate hot water tank Quarry tiled floor.

Inner Hall 
Exposed wooden flooring which is extended into the lounge:

11' 0'' x 5' 7'' (3.35m x 1.70m)
Window to paved side of patio.

18' 6'' x 15' 0'' (5.63m x 4.57m)
Deep silled bay window overlooking the front courtyard garden. Exposed beams to the ceiling. Exposed stone mantelpiece and fire surround with an inset fireplace and flagstone hearth housing an 'American Sundance' cast iron wood burner style gas fire. Door into:

Reading Room/Inner Hallway  
11' 2'' x 8' 11'' (3.40m x 2.72m)
Doors lead into the kitchen and to the bathroom. Wooden staircase to the first floor. Window to the side elevation.

Ground Floor Bathroom 
12' 10'' x 8' 10'' (3.91m x 2.69m)
Double width wooden French doors onto the side patio. Traditional, period-style bathroom comprising of a free standing 'Claw and Ball' footed roll top bath with a chrome bath/shower mixer tap. High level cistern and WC. Granite vanity wash basin with an ornate iron surround. Walls with tongue and groove panelling to dado level. Period-style cast iron radiator.

13' 8'' x 11' 5'' (4.16m x 3.48m)
Double glazed sash style window enjoying a Westerly aspect overlooking the patio and garden, the grounds of the Court Colman Hotel and surrounding countryside.The kitchen itself is fitted with a range of bespoke, solid wooden units with worktops surrounding a twin ceramic sink. The central kitchen island has a solid granite worktop. Also featuring a cream 'Rayburn' oven which powers heating to the first floor; set within tiled recess with solid Oak mantle beam over. Ceramic tilted splash back. Quarry tiled floor. Appliances, where fitted, are to remain and include 'Rangemater' 4 burner halogen hob; 'Rangemaster' double electric oven/grill and a fully integrated dishwasher. Doors lead to the dining room, reading room, garden room and to:

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24 October 2016


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