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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Corntown Farmhouse Corntown, Corntown, Vale of Glamorgan. CF35 5BB

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Property Description

Key features

  • Detached traditional farmhouse
  • Grade two listed building
  • Four reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms & separate WC
  • Range of outbuildings/2.203 acres of land

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A detached five bedroom traditional grade II listed farmhouse with 14th Century origins. The property has many original character features such as fireplaces and wooden beams. There are numerous outbuildings set around a courtyard area and the property is set in 2.203 acres of land. Must be viewed.

Corntown Farmhouse is a historic property in the centre of the village of Corntown next to Ewenny in the Vale of Glamorgan. It is a traditional Welsh longhouse and has its origins in the 14th century. It was the first building in the village with the rest of the village evolving around it. It is a Grade II Listed Building due to its 14th century origins and for its important frontage in Corntown village. The listing is attached.

The construction of the property is of stone and the buildings are generally in sound and good repair commensurate with their age and character. Behind the dining room wall there is an old bread oven which has not been exposed.

For several centuries it was a working farm with the milk stand still visible at the roadside. The house is set back from the road and has a large courtyard that can easily accommodate a dozen cars. It is surrounded by a stone wall with a range of farm buildings, including barns, stables, a pigsty and cartshed. Cu

Via part glazed soft wood timber door into:

Kitchen (5.76m x 4.07m or 18' 11" x 13' 4") 
A delightful typical farm house kitchen area with beamed ceiling and a range of custom made cream painted units. One and a half bowl inset sink unit with timber work surfaces. Attractive inset fireplace. Picture window to courtyard with side window. Slate effect tiled flooring. Strategic lighting and power points.

Snug (4.81m x 3.17m or 15' 9" x 10' 5") 
A lovely comfortable room in which to relax. Accessed off the kitchen and having an original beam ceiling. Textured plastered walls. Natural light is in abundance from the bay window overlooking the courtyard with a further window to the front having a stone surround. Freestanding fireplace with gas fire.

Drawing room (6.69m x 4.75m or 21' 11" x 15' 7") 
An imposing spacious room with a feature full height stone fireplace with inset working open fire and stone hearth. Timber clad and beamed ceiling. Windows to front and rear. Doorway leading into front porch way and main front entrance. Staircase leading to first floor.

Dining Room (4.64m x 3.39m or 15' 3" x 11' 1") 
A well proportioned room with plastered ceiling. Old inset fireplace. Window to front. Doorway leading to outside store.

Bedroom 4 (3.31m x 2.93m or 10' 10" x 9' 7") 
Timber clad ceiling. Access into loft. Window to front. Fitted wardrobe. Adjacent Jack and Jill style cloakroom.

Jack & Jill Ensuite 
Comprising wash hand basin and low level WC.

Bedroom 5 (4.93m x 3.69m or 16' 2" x 12' 1") 
Window to courtyard. Feature stone clad window to front. Feature original beam to ceiling.

Second bathroom (3.10m x 1.97m or 10' 2" x 6' 6") 
Low level WC, wash hand basin, corner bath and generous sized corner shower with sliding glass screen and fitted electric shower. Tiled to splash back areas. Timber clad ceiling. Window overlooking courtyard.

Outer Porch 
Boiler room with wall mounted Glow Worm combination boiler serving the central heating system where radiators are strategically positioned throughout the property. WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Quarry tiled flooring.

Generous size outside store. Poly carbonate lean to roof. Power and light installed.

Study (4.68m x 3.77m or 15' 4" x 12' 4") 
A generous proportioned room with plastered ceiling. Windows to front and rear.

First floor landing 
Via open balustrade stairway with plastered walls and attractive timber clad ceiling.

Bedroom 1 (4.70m x 3.37m or 15' 5" x 11' 1") 
Timber clad ceiling. Boasting a range of ash effect fitted wardrobes providing ample storage. Window to front and rear.

Bedroom 2 (3.74m x 3.71m or 12' 3" x 12' 2") 
Attractive timber ceiling with sloping feature. Plastered and timber clad walls. Window to front.

Shower Room (2.89m x 2.20m or 9' 6" x 7' 3") 
A generous sized family shower room incorporating a freestanding mains fed corner shower unit with sliding fixed glass doors, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Timber clad and plastered walls. Tiled to splash back areas. Ceramic tiled flooring.

Bedroom 3 (3.62m x 3.52m or 11' 11" x 11' 7") 
A good sized double room. Window to front. Part timber clad walls and ceiling.

The property boasts a significant range of outbuildings of matching design and construction to the main house and are grouped around a courtyard area with parking for a multitude of cars. Development opportunity - subject to planning.

The outbuildings currently incorporate a garage, a store area, a bike shed and wood shed for two coal/wood fires in the property. There is also a store for the ride on lawnmower and a further open barn which is used for log cutting.

The property stands in 2.203 acres of gardens and grounds with the formal garden running behind the property and enclosed with stone walling and live hedging together. Attractive Orchard area with open pasture field behind offering significantly beautiful views over the surrounding countryside.

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12 September 2016


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