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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Sully Road, Penarth


Property Description

Key features

  • 4/5 BEDROOMS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Wayside is a 4/5 detached cottage is in grounds of just under half an acre and originally dates from around the 17th century. It has been extended and updated in recent years to now provide a very comforfortable family home whilst retaining the essential 'cottage' feel and character.

Wayside Cottage originally dates from the 17th century and has been extended and updated over the years to now provide a comfortable family home whilst retaining the essential 'cottage' feel and character. The detached cottage is in grounds that have recently been extended to moore than a third of an acre and there is potential to build another dwelling, subject to the necessary planning being obtained.
Briefly, the ground floor accommodation comprises an entrance porch, a cloakroom/wc, a cosy sitting room with a feature fireplace housing a log burning stove, a separate dining room, a lounge with windows and doors overlooking the gardens to three sides, and a 'farmhouse' style kitchen. To the first floor there is a generous master bedroom with a full en-suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms, a recently refitted family bathroom, and a very useful room which could be utilised as a study or a small fifth bedroom. The property also benefits from the installation of gas central heating and double glazing.
The grounds which extend to just over a third of an acre and are approached from the road via a large gravelled driveway which can accommodate numerous vehicles. There is a break in the front stone wall which would lend itself to providing an 'in and out' driveway. The rest of the gardens are lawned and there are various seating areas. At the side of the driveway is a detached double garage.

This lovely family home is situated on a large plot opposite open fields and stables. Wayside is uniquely located in a rural idyll half a mile from the recently extended Cosmeston Lakes Country Park yet only a 5 minute drive from Cardiff Bay and 15 minutes from Cardiff City Centre. A pleasant walk to Penarth Town centre takes less than 20 minutes and the nearest train station is only ten a minute walk away.

Ground Floor Accommodation 

Entrance Porch 
A stone faced porch extension which is entered via a upvc front door with a double glazed inset window. Quarry tiled floor. High level electric consumer unit. Access to small loft storage area. Doors to the cloakroom and sitting room.

A white suite comprises a close coupled wc and a corner wash hand basin. Tiled floor and splash areas. Radiator. Double glazed window to the side.

Sitting Room 17' 6" max. x 11' 6" max. ( 5.33m max. x 3.51m max. )
An inviting reception room with a feature chimney, incorporating exposed stone and brickwork, and housing a log burner on a raised hearth. A quarry tiled floor and deep pine skirting boards give the room a real cottage 'feel'. Radiator. Staircase to the first floor and an archway to the rear hall. Double glazed windows overlook the front and rear gardens. Archway to:-

Kitchen 16' 10" x 9' 11" ( 5.13m x 3.02m )
A farmhouse style kitchen with cream fronted base units incorporating wooden work surfaces and an inset white 'one and a half bowl' sink and drainer with mixer taps. Space for a range cooker with a large canopy style extractor over. Plumbing for both a washing machine and a dishwasher. Tiled floor. Radiator. A double glazed window overlooks the front and a double glazed door gives access to the rear garden.

Dining Room 13' 10" x 11' 3" ( 4.22m x 3.43m )
Double glazed window to the front aspect. Parquet wood block flooring. Radiator. Low level dado rail. Coving to the ceiling. Multi-paned window to the rear hall.

Inner Hall 
Limestone tiled hall and with a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Radiator. Archway to:-

Lounge 17' 6" x 11' 3" ( 5.33m x 3.43m )
A generous reception room enjoying a triple aspect with double glazed windows to both the front and rear gardens as well as double glazed French doors and full length windows to the side aspect. Dado rail. Radiator. Coving to the ceiling.

First Floor Accommodation 

A long landing with doors to all bedrooms and the family bathroom. Loft access.

Master Bedroom 17' 6" x 12' 1" extending to 13' 3" ( 5.33m x 3.68m extending to 4.04m )
A generous master bedroom with dual aspect double glazed windows to the front and side. Radiator. Double glazed skylight window. Door to:-

En-Suite Bathroom 
A tiled bathroom with a suite comprising a full size corner bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc and a bidet. Radiator. Skylight window.

Bedroom Two 10' 6" x 8' 7" ( 3.20m x 2.62m )
A double size bedroom with a double glazed window to the front. Radiator.

Bedroom Three 11' 8" max. x 8' 7" ( 3.56m max. x 2.62m )
Double bedroom with a double glazed window to the front aspect. Radiator.

Bedroom Four 10' max. x 9' 6" max. ( 3.05m max. x 2.90m max. )
Fourth double bedroom, with a double glazed window to the front. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing the 'combi' central heating boiler.

Storeroom / Bedroom Five 6' 7" x 5' 5" ( 2.01m x 1.65m )
A good size storeroom which could easily be utilised as a single size fifth bedroom or a study. Double glazed window.

Bathroom 7' x 6' 3" ( 2.13m x 1.91m )
Refitted by the present owners the bathroom has a modern contemporary suite in white which comprises a bath with centre mounted taps as well as a glass shower screen and a thermostatic 'rainfall' shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a close coupled wc. Heated chrome towel rail. Tiled walls and floor. Double glazed skylight window.

The Grounds 
The cottage is approached via two stone pillars giving access to a large gravelled area, it should be noted a break in the front stone wall already exists for this become an 'in and out' driveway. The parking area is to the front and side of the cottage and can accommodate a large number of vehicles. To the front of the cottage there's a lawn area and mature trees with the aforementioned stone wall boundary.
Immediately to the rear of the cottage is a walled garden which is both paved and laid to lawn. A gate from this garden leads to a further sun terrace adjacent to the garage.
As previously mentioned in the main description the owners have purchased additional land to the side and to the rear which brings the total plot size to just under half an acre. The house and gardens formerly benefitted from planning permission for 6 properties in the 1980's.

Double Garage 
A double size garage with twin 'up and over' doors. Power and lighting.

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27 October 2016


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