6 bedroom detached house for sale

Horton, Gower, Swansea

Sold STC £1,800,000

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Tenure: Freehold

GOWER COAST PROPERTIES SELLS ANOTHER OUTSTANDING COASTAL PROPERTY. YOUR LOCAL, PROFESSIONAL ESTATE AGENT.Originally built in 1932, Craig Y Don has been impeccably and extensively restored and extended by the present owners, over a period of four years, under the close supervision of an architect, the local authority building inspectorate and a structural engineer, making it a property exhibiting an extremely high standard of workmanship and materials. The property faces South with commanding, spectacular and uninterrupted views overlooking the whole of Port Eynon Bay, which in 2011 was acclaimed the U.K.'s premier beach. This exceptional residence is situated at the end of a byway lane, in a very private and unique location, within professionally landscaped, gated grounds of about two acres. Concealed by stonewalls, fences and the original rockface walls, it also boasts an attractive, two bedroom, stone built guest annex and a delightful, restored, private access through the garden which meanders down to the beach. The main dwelling offers distinctive stone and rendered elevations set beneath pitched slate roofs. The windows are all new allowing enchanting sea and garden views. The interior of the house is spacious and filled with natural light, from the generously sized windows and roof lantern and has the benefit of deep skirting boards, oak or granite window cills, decorative coving, generous ceiling heights and of course a stately oak staircase. The ground floor layout, is perfect for family life and entertaining friends, whilst ensuring that the mesmerising, atmospheric ambience, from the spectacular setting, with ever changing sea moods and seasons, is maximized. Craig Y Don is located in the most delightful setting imaginable, a truly majestical place to call home.
EER for main residence; C Annex; C. EIR for main residence; D Annex; C. Total approximate floor area; Ground Floor Main Residence and Annex combined; 3204 sq ft (297.7 sq m) First Floor Main Residence and Annex combined; 1594 sq ft (148 sq m) . Giving a Total approximate floor area of 4798 sq ft (445.7 sq m). SUPERFAST FIBRE OPTIC BROADBAND=12 - 15mbps.

NB. Google maps street view shows property, prior to current renovation.

Property ref: 121_919_2987388

Hallway 
Accessed from the front covered porch and leading into the reception hall.

Reception Hall 
34' 9" x 15' 1" maximum(10.59m x 4.60m) An impressive light filled reception hall, with an oak staircase.

Cloakroom 
Wash hand basin, with a Goodwood's vanity unit. wc.

Drawing Room 
32' 2" x 18' 1" maximum (9.80m x 5.51m maximum) An elegant and expansive room. This large entertaining area has French doors and windows looking south over the sea; there is a very large window looking west and two windows looking over the main entrance and the guest annex. The focal point of the drawing room is undoubtedly the statuary white marble L.P.G. fireplace with its black granite hearth, supplied by Chesneys of London.

Kitchen-Breakfast Room 
24' 3" x 22' 8" (7.39m x 6.91m) The very impressive and spacious kitchen is fitted with 'Siematic' units topped with granite and fitted with new Neff appliances. Extra natural light pours in through the generous roof lantern. French doors from the breakfast room lead out to the East patio. The kitchen is open to the dining room and garden room, making a lovely family and entertaining space. With a Porcelanosa tiled floor.

Dining Room 
22' 5" x 13' 1" maximum (6.83m x 3.99m) Leading off from the kitchen is the dining room, with its southerly windows and French doors which lead out onto a large entertaining patio, with magnificent southerly sea views.

Garden Room 
19' 3" x 19' (5.87m x 5.79m) this room leads off from the kitchen and the dining room. The family garden room has windows and French doors leading to the east patio and main garden area; the south windows and French doors lead to the south patio; the focal point of this charming and relaxing room is the white statuary marble with slate hearth fire-place, again by Chesneys.

Porch 
The substantial porch is situated on the west aspect with its equally substantial, locally made, front oak door.

Utility/Laundry Room 
17' 5" x 10' 2" maximum (5.31m x 3.10m) Door from kitchen. This room is equipped with Siematic units with granite tops providing space for a washing machine and tumble dryer; a dedicated airing cupboard, storage space and stainless steel sink. There are two windows and the rear porched entrance; the tiled floor by Porcelanosa flows into the kitchen and out into the integral garage.

Gardener's Cloakroom 
Located within the utility room. Wc and wash hand basin. Window to side.

Landing 
A generously proportioned landing with Southerly sea-views. Access to the loft, via a drop down ladder, where the space is ideal for further storage.

Master Bedroom 
21' 4" x 19' maximum (6.50m x 5.79m) There is a Juliet balcony with breathtaking, expansive views over Port Eynon Bay to the South. There is a large window, which over-looks the gardens to the East, to catch the benefit of the morning sun. The room is equipped with extensively fitted, Hammonds bedroom furniture. Door leading to:-

Bedroom 2 
16' x 15' (4.88m x 4.57m) This room has a double size bed space. A large bay window looking South over the Bay, which allows the progress of the tide to be monitored. At present this bedroom has a use of a 'chill-out space'.

Bedroom 3 
18' 1" x 15' 5" (5.51m x 4.70m) Superbly fitted with Hammonds bedroom furniture. It also has a South-facing window to enjoy the sensational view of the Bay.

Bedroom 4 
19' 10" x 13' 5" maximum (6.05m x 4.09m) is at the rear of the house but the sea can be viewed from both windows. The fitted furniture is again by Hammonds.

Ensuite Shower Room 
8' 6" x 7' 5" (2.59m x 2.26m) The ensuite shower is by Matki with Porcelanosa tiles on the shower walls and on the floor. The Maple vanity unit is by Goodwoods and the toilet is by Jacuzzi.


Family Bathroom 
8' 6" x 7' 10" (2.59m x 2.39m) The Family Bathroom has the same maple Goodwood vanity unit with a granite top, as per the ensuites for bedrooms three and four.The bath and toilet are by Jacuzzi and tiles by Porcelanosa.

Integral Garage 
20' 4" x 10' 2" (6.20m x 3.10m) Which also houses the boiler equipment.

Information 
A pretty detached building faced with local stone, which has the benefit of its own garden and patio area. The original building has been extensively rebuilt and extended, again supervised by the present owners, their architect, the local authority-building inspectorate and the structural engineer. A local stonemason, using stone reclaimed from the site, has built the stone facing. The annex is approached from its own car park via a path through its garden. All the annex's services are linked to the main house. It has a freshwater supply, electricity, oil-fired full central heating, mains water and foul water drainage.

Lounge 
There is a spacious oak beamed lounge, with two sets of French doors allowing enviable views south to the sea.

Shower Room 
Ground floor shower room, with a large fitted shower, washbasin and toilet.

Bedroom 5 
This ground floor bedroom is spacious with a large French door looking out over the garden to the sea.

Bedroom 6 
The mezzanine bedroom is accessed via an oak staircase; the bedroom has built-in accommodation to hang clothes together with cupboard space. The natural light is sourced through a velux window, which allows an interesting view of the quarry gardens.

Grounds 
The gated grounds are about two acres in extent, which have been professionally landscaped. The gardens have numerous spacious patios, rock features and mature shrubberies together with a recently restored well and an attractive wellhead. The gardens are concealed with the benefit of stonewalls, fences and the original rockface walls. There are two sizable lawns and of course the beach with its numerous possibilities for adventure. The beach is approached through the gardens and by a private gated access, which has been fully restored. The whole site is situated in a former quarry looking South over the Bristol Channel and enjoys a very favourable local microclimate. The house and guest annex have the benefit of extensive parking facilities. Craig Y Don offers a wonderful life-style with all the amenities of a 21st century seaside home, with its wonderful location, gardens, house, annex and microclimate.

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