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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Old School House, Cardiff Road, Cowbridge, CF71 7EP

Sold STC £685,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fabulous detached family house of considerable character and charm
  • Entrance Porch and Hallway, Living Room, Sitting Room and Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room and Cloakroom
  • Galleried Landing, 3 Independent Bedrooms, Bathroom and En-suite
  • First floor Flat providing Bedroom 4 with En-suite, Kitchen and Living Room/Bedroom 5
  • Extensive parking, attached Garage and lovely mature predominantly lawned rear garden
  • Convenient location with walking access to town centre
  • EPC Rating D

Full description

Spacious detached 4-bedroom (potentially 5) family house, predominantly stone built with a natural slate roof and an excellent garden, well-located with easy access to Cowbridge town centre and amenities.

The original house was built in approximately 1840 as a church school house and remained in use until the 1950s. It was converted into a residential property in the 1970s with major alterations in the late 1990s.

Glazed entrance door to PORCHWAY with slate floor, small paned windows and part glazed internal door to a spacious and welcoming HALLWAY, oak floor, built in cupboard and quarter turn staircase to first floor. CLOAKROOM with white low level WC and corner wash hand basin with tiled splash backs, oak floor and centre light.

Split level LIVING ROOM, fitted carpet and oak flooring, panelled ceiling and upvc double glazed windows to side and rear elevations, Exposed natural stone work to one wall with recessed display niches, a wide and deep quarry tiled hearth and recessed "Efel" multi fuel range. Separate SITTING ROOM with oak floor, wide upvc double glazed window and natural stone chimney breast and fire recess. Formal DINING ROOM, oak floor, centre light and upvc double glazed French doors and side panels to large lawned rear garden.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, extensive range of white high gloss base and wall cupboards with roll top work surfaces, stainless steel double bowl sink drainer and mixer tap, tiled splash backs, cooker and extractor, room for breakfast table, upvc double glazed windows to side and rear elevations. Door to SIDE HALL with access to driveway and UTILITY ROOM, built in cupboards with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, ceramic tiled floor and double glazed window to front elevation.  

The highly adaptable first floor accommodation presently provides 3 bedrooms, and a self contained flat that could easily convert to 2 bedrooms includes:

Galleried LANDING with fitted carpet, pitched ceiling and deep louver door wardrobe with doors to spacious MASTER BEDROOM, fitted carpet, pitched and beamed ceiling, built in wardrobes, double glazed French doors and side panels to a wrought iron Juliet BALCONY overlooking the rear garden. Door to EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM including wash hand basin with vanity cupboard, shower cubicle with mains shower and heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM 2 with fitted oak finished wardrobe and double chest of drawers, upvc double glazed windows to side elevation and fitted carpet. BEDROOM 3, double glazed windows and low louver door storage cupboards. FAMILY BATHROOM, white panelled bath with shower over, pedestal basin and low level WC, part tiled to walls, double glazed roof light window, loft hatch and airing cupboard with foam lagged cylinder tank. 

Small paned door from landing to LOBBY with built in double coat cupboard leads to a fully self contained ANNEX presently providing a LOUNGE/DINING ROOM with double glazed windows to front and rear elevations, open to a modern fitted KITCHEN with extensive range of built in cupboards, roll top work surface and stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink, drainer and mixer tap, integrated oven and hob, fridge and freezer. Double BEDROOM (4), fitted carpet and built in mirror door wardrobes, double glazed windows to front and side elevations and door to an EN-SUITE BATHROOM with contemporary white suite including panelled bath, with electric shower and hinged shower screen over, wash hand basin and low level WC, double glazed velux window and vinyl floor. (If preferred this area of the house could be converted to form 2 independent bedrooms both en-suite.) 

A natural stone wall encloses the property from the Cardiff Road with a tarmacadam driveway flanked by mixed flower and shrub beds extending to the front and side of the property providing excellent parking and access to a recently constructed GARAGE with electric roller door, window to side and pedestrian door to rear, useful part boarded loft space over. To the rear of the house is a good sized garden (a little over 60ft in depth by 50ft in width) with paved sitting area and steps down to a large flat lawn enclosed by 6ft high timber fencing with mature trees, shrub and flower beds.

A grass pathway enclosed by a yew hedge extends to the western side of the property where a right of way over a small area of grounds with curved natural stone steps will allow gated pedestrian access back on to the Cardiff Road and down to the Centre of town.

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Added on Rightmove:
24 August 2016


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