3 bedroom detached house for sale

Penylan Road, St Brides Major, CF32

£369,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful character cottage
  • Three bedroom - three reception
  • 22'6" x 15' living room
  • Stunning garden room
  • Wide ranging views
  • Good village facilities
  • EPC = D

Full description

This pretty cottage has been the subject of much work by the present owner to create the comfortable home of today and to take full advantage of its elevated location enjoying wide ranging views over the village to the countryside and hills beyond. The garden room built in glass and hardwood with high pitched open beamed ceiling and slate roof is an ideal spot to sit and enjoy these views and also look out over the pretty and secluded garden. The main living room is unusually spacious with traditional fireplace and Villager wood burning stove. The study provides an additional living room with stable door out to an attractive boarded terrace to enjoy the countryside view. The well fitted kitchen with large range also enjoys views and has space for a breakfast table and chairs. There is a small downstairs cloakroom incorporated in the entrance porch. Upstairs all three bedrooms are of a good size and there is a large bathroom fitted in period style with roll top bath and shower. The property enjoys the benefit of full mains gas fired central heating via a combi boiler and is double glazed. The gardens are a delight and there is a parking space both to front and rear. Good local village facilities within walking distance include general store/post office, two village pubs, specialist shops, well regarded Church in Wales Infant and Junior School from where the children go to Cowbridge Comprehensive. Just a mile or so to the south is the Heritage Coastline and the beaches at Southerndown and Ogmore-by-Sea. Southerndown Golf Club is just a few minutes drive away. The good local road network brings easy access to major centres including Cowbridge, Llantrisant, Cardiff, Swansea, Bridgend, etc. There is a main railway station at Bridgend and Cardiff Wales Airport is within comfortable driving distance.

ACCOMMODATION

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE PORCH: Finished in stone with pitched slate roof over. Timber storm doorway. Flagstone floor. Window to side. Small square white wash hand basin with pillar taps.

CLOAKROOM: Pitched and beamed ceiling. Flagstone floor. White low level wc. Double glazed window.

LIVING ROOM: 22'6" x 15'. A spectacularly large well proportioned principal living room with beamed ceiling and central pillar with light fitting. Two double glazed sash windows with stone sills enjoy views over the front garden. Massive stone chimney breast stretching to ceiling height with large cast iron Villager wood burning stove with glass front set on tiled hearth with oak mantel over. Recessed to either side of the fireplace. Two wall light points. Shelved recess. Traditional straight stairway to first floor.

GARDEN ROOM: 11'6" x 10'3". A modern addition but very much in keeping with the character of the cottage being finished in hardwood with eight 6'6" high double glazed windows to floor level and four pairs of double French doors leading out to the garden. 9' high hardwood beamed pitched ceiling with slate roof over and incorporating velux window. Wide ranging views and also views over the pretty garden. Original cottage wall finished in stone. Flagstone floor. Designed to be used all year round with central heating etc.

STUDY: 9'6" x 9'. Flagstone floor from Himalaya. Beamed ceiling. One wall in stone. Timber storm doorway to side parking area. Timber stable door with small pitched porch roof over leading out to the decked sitting area enjoying countryside views. Cupboard housing the Worcester mains gas fired combi boiler which heats the central heating system and domestic hot water supply.

KITCHEN: 15' x 7'9". An attractive room with one wall in stone, flagstone floor and two wall light points, inset ceiling lighting and two windows enjoying wide ranging views. Well fitted with a range of matching wall and base units finished in country cream with parquet style work surfaces and tiled splashbacks to full height within the window reveals. Features include Rangemaster range finished in cream and black, space for large fridge/freezer, white Belfast sink with mixer taps, cupboard with inset plumbing for washing machine, range of wall cupboards. Double base cupboard set in recess with lighting and shelves. Space for breakfast table and chairs. Half glazed stable door doorways to study and garden room and half glazed doorway to living room.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING: Straight traditional staircase. Window to side. Usefully large heated cupboard.

BEDROOM 1: 14'9" x 8'9". Timber double glazed sash window overlooking the front garden.

BEDROOM 2: 13'3" x 9'9". Boarded floor. Timber double glazed sash window overlooking the front garden.

BEDROOM 3: 10'3" x 9'. Low cottage style double glazed window with timber shutters. Two velux roof windows make this a delightfully light room. Attractive stone feature to one wall. Boarded floor.

LOBBY/SITTING AREA: 7'9" x 6'. Pitched and beamed ceiling. Boarded floor.

BATHROOM: 9'3" x 7'9". A delightful combination of traditional and modern with Albion Bath Company long classic hip bath with ball and claw feet and mixer taps and hand shower. White Heritage pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Semi-circular glazed shower cubicle tiled internally and fitted with Aqualisa rain head shower. Pitched and beamed ceiling with velux window. Timber window with timber sill and shutters set at a low level so you can sit in the bath and enjoy the delightful view. Boarded floor. Colour washed timber panelling to dado with shelf on top.




OUTSIDE

Front parking area laid to flagstones and flanked by well stocked borders. Arched timber gate set in wall which stretches all around the garden and a combination of wall, trellis work and shrubs make for a very attractive and pleasantly private garden. Flagstone pathway leading to the front door. Garden laid principally to lawn with densely stocked shrubbery borders and incorporating attractive water feature. Wide ranging views over the village and countryside beyond. To the rear there is gated access to an additional parking area and a gateway to a flight of steps down to the doorway into the study. At the back with access from the study is a boarded sitting area (11' x 9'6"). Timber boarded floor. Trellis around. Outside light. Lovely view. Pathway laid to Cotswold gravel leads around the side of the house.

SERVICES

Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Central heating by mains gas. Double glazed.

DIRECTIONS

St Brides Major can be approached from the south east along the coast road which extends from Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff by-passing Barry and Llantwit Major through the village of Wick. As you enter the village there is a left hand turn to Southerndown on the Heritage Coastline and a right hand turn into Penylan Road. Go about half a mile along the road and Christmas Cottage is on your left hand side painted ochre. There is a small lane to the left hand side of the cottage. There is an open parking space to the front.

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment please with David Birt & Company, 71 High Street, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7AF. Tel: 01446 775858. Email: david.birt@btconnect.com





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12 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Bridgend (3.0 mi)
  • Wildmill (3.9 mi)
  • Pencoed (5.7 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Bridgend (3.0 mi)
  • Wildmill (3.9 mi)
  • Pencoed (5.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

David Birt & Company, Cowbridge

71 High Street, Cowbridge, CF71 7AF

01446 377032 Local call rate

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