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3 bedroom semi-detached bungalow for sale

Cowbridge Road, St Nicholas, CF5


Property Description

Key features

  • Wonderful Views
  • Period Bungalow
  • Huge Living Room
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Interestingly Different
  • Planning to extend

Full description

A traditional period bungalow which has been skilfully and stylishly extended and refurbished in recent years to take full advantage of its glorious location backing onto open fields with views for many miles to the south over adjoining farmland and countryside. Particularly spectacular living room (25' x 13'9") with high pitched and beamed ceiling with one wall almost entirely in glass enjoying those spectacular views. Planning permission granted and work already started to extend to provide sun room, bedroom four, utility room and cloakroom. Good local facilities in the village including well regarded junior school where the pupils go to Cowbridge Comprehensive, parish church, village hall and Cottrell Park Golf Club. Just a few minutes down the road is the major out of town shopping centre at Culverhouse Cross with Marks and Spencer, Tesco etc. The capital city of Cardiff is just a few minutes drive away and easy access via the M4 and other major roads to the major centres. Regular bus service literally on your doorstep to both Cardiff and Cowbridge.


ENTRANCE HALL: 8'9" x 8'9". Timber storm doorway with matching side panels. Quarry tiled floor. Pitched ceiling. Glazed doorway with matching side panels leading through to courtyard. Passageway with glazed panels to one side and brick wall to other leads to the living area.

LIVING ROOM: 25' x 13'9". A spectacular room with high (about 11'6") pitched and beamed ceiling and boarded floor and enjoying spectacular southerly views with some miles over the adjoining countryside via the side wall which is almost entirely in glass with patio doors leading out to the terrace and garden. A wonderfully light room with a further window to front and windows either side of the working brick lined fireplace featuring a Clear view cast iron wood burning stove on a slate hearth and a brick chimney breast stretching to ceiling. Wall light point.

KITCHEN: 10'3" x 10'. Well fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units finished in maple style with onyx style roll top work surfaces and tiled splashback . Plenty of storage space and features including built in fridge with decor panel, built in freezer with decor panel, corner carousel, built under Neff oven finished in stainless steel, Moffat four ring gas hob finished in stainless steel with cover over, space and plumbing for washing machine, space and venting for tumble drier. Stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Fifteen door range of wall cupboards. Lots of lighting options with spotlighting and under pelmet lighting. Tiled floor. A pleasantly light room with big Velux roof window and further window to side via the entrance hall.

BEDROOM HALL: Leading off the entrance hall and giving you individual access to each of the three bedrooms and the bathroom. Fold down ladder leading to useful roof storage space.

BEDROOM 1: 15' x 8'max, slightly L shaped. Windows on two sides.

BEDROOM 2: 12' x 9'3". Two triple glazed windows to front. Spotlight to ceiling.

BEDROOM 3: 11' x 11'3 plus recessed mirror fronted walk in wardrobe (6' 6" x 3'9") fitted with radiator, rails and window to front. Triple glazed front window to bedroom.

BATHROOM/WC: Luxuriously fitted with suite in white comprising traditional roll top bath with ball and claw feet, wall mounted taps and pipe spout, cantilever low level wc with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with cupboard unit under and shower cubicle with glass door fitted with rain head shower. Shelved double airing cupboard housing the Worcester Bosch A rated system boiler. Tiled floor. Opaque glazed window. Inset ceiling lighting.


Gravel driveway provides parking space for several cars with access directly to the front door which is situated at the side of the property. A small rear courtyard laid to Cotswold gravel with access directly from the entrance hall and around the back of the property. Principal garden to the rear enjoying those spectacular views. Paved terrace and the base for the proposed sunroom provide attractive areas to sit and enjoy those wonderful views with access directly from the patio doors via the living room. Garden laid principally to lawn with hedge and fence boundary. Useful solidly built detached workshop (20' x 9'3") built in block work under a pitched roof. Double glazed windows to front and side. Electric light and power.


Planning permission was granted by the Vale of Glamorgan Council on the 10th October 2012 under reference 2012/0085FUL and building regulations consent granted by the same council on the 30th January 2013. A plan of the proposed extension is available at our office. Work has commenced comprising the laying the base for the sunroom and building of the back wall. It will be up to the purchaser to complete the works as required. Below is a brief summary of the proposals with approximate measurements which have been taken from the plans and so should be regarded as a guide only.

SUNROOM: (about 15'9" x 12'). Base already laid and side wall constructed. Patio doors to south and west elevations allowing this room to enjoy lovely views. Pitched slate roof with triple patent glazing roof lights to either side. This should be a wonderfully light room leading off the existing living room .

BEDROOM 4: ( about 10'3" x 9'9"). Front wall finished externally in natural stone to match the existing building. Double glazed timber window to side. Equally useable as an additional reception room if required.

UTILITY ROOM: Making use of the rear courtyard. Access off the entrance hall. Velux roof light over.

CLOAKROOM: Making use of the rear courtyard. Access off the entrance hall. Velux roof light over. Low level wc and wash handbasin.


Mains water, gas and electricity. Connection to mains drainage being completed by the vendors. Mains gas fired central heating. Upvc double glazed.


From Cardiff: From Culverhouse Cross take the A48 road towards Cowbridge and within a few minutes enter the village of St Nicholas. "Milford" is on your left hand side just after you enter the village immediately before the old police station. Plenty of space to park in the driveway. There is not a board outside. From Cowbridge: Take the A48 road towards Cardiff pass through the village of Bonvilston into St Nicholas. Go through the traffic lights and shortly afterwards on your right hand side you will see the old police station. "Milford" is the next property.

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