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5 bedroom farm house for sale

Corntown Farm House, Corntown, Vale of Glamorgan, CF35 5BB.

Withdrawn from Market £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Historic Grade II Listed Property In The Centre Of The Village Of Corntown.
  • A traditional Welsh longhouse with its origins in the 14th century.
  • Entrance Porch, Lounge, Dining Room.
  • Sitting Room, Snug, Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
  • Store Room, Utility, First Floor Landing.
  • Five Spacious Double Bedrooms.
  • Bathroom, Shower Room And A WC.
  • Set Within 2.203 Acres Of Land.
  • Formal Gardens, Orchard, Pasture Land.
  • Outbuildings & Courtyard.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION The Village of Corntown is a popular residential area on the fringe of the Vale of Glamorgan, being approximately one mile from the A48 trunk road which provides convenient access for commuting to the City of Cardiff (some 17 miles) or the town of Bridgend (some 4 miles) or via junctions 35 and 37 of the M4 motorway for commuting to other major commercial centres in the region. The adjoining village of Ewenny includes a church and local shop. Cardiff Wales Airport is within a twenty minute drive. There is a main line railway station at Bridgend providing direct access to Cardiff and London. Corntown is in the catchment area for the well regarded Cowbridge Comprehensive School.  

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Corntown Farmhouse is a historic property in the centre of the Village of Corntown next to the Village of Ewenny in the Vale of Glamorgan. A traditional Welsh longhouse with 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. For several centuries it was a working farm with the milk stand still visible at the roadside. The current owners have lovingly cared for this impressive property making it their family home for many years.  

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY One enters the property into the Entrance Porch which benefits from a cloaks cupboard and quarry tile flooring. A door leads to the first of four spacious reception rooms. Currently utilised as a Lounge this beautifully appointed reception room benefits from a feature open Inglenook fireplace with stone hearth as well as a staircase leading to the First Floor Landing. The Dining Room offers ample space for freestanding furniture and interestingly features an old bread oven which has yet to be exposed by the current owners. Leading off the Dining Room is the Sitting Room. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room has been fitted with a range of bespoke farmhouse style base and wall units with timber work surface and inset porcelain bowl and a half sink. Space has been provided for free standing range style oven and American style fridge freezer. The kitchen/breakfast room further benefits from a central feature Victorian cast iron fire place. A door leads through to the Snug which features a bay window to the side elevation and exposed ceiling beams. The ground floor further benefits from a Store Room and a Utility Room. The Utility Room offers space and plumbing for freestanding washing machine and tumble dryer, and has been fitted with a two piece suite comprising; WC and hand basin. The Utility Room houses a 'Glow Worm' central heating boiler.

To the first floor are five generous double bedrooms. Bedroom One benefits from a range ash effect fitted wardrobes along one wall and further features windows to the front and rear elevations. Bedrooms Two & Three are excellent sized double bedrooms overlooking the front elevation. Bedroom Four enjoys the use of its own WC and also provides access to Bedroom Five. Serving these bedrooms is a Bathroom and a Shower Room. The Bathroom has been fitted with a four piece white suite comprising; corner panelled bath, shower enclosure with 'Mira' electric shower over, pedestal wash basin and a low level WC. The Shower Room has been fitted with a three piece white suite comprising; shower enclosure with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash basin and a low level dual flush WC. 

GARDENS & GROUNDS The house is set back from the road and has a large courtyard that can easily accommodate several vehicles. It is surrounded by a stone wall with a range of farm buildings, including barns, stables, a pigsty and cartshed. Currently the outbuildings are used as a garage, a store area, a bike shed and wood shed for the 2 coal/wood open fires in the property. There is also a store for the ride-on mower and a further open barn which is used for log-cutting. There is potential to convert the outbuildings into a dwelling or work accommodation, subject to necessary consents.

A front garden is matched by a rear garden, an orchard and a 2 acre field and from the top there are wonderful views of several Welsh valleys. There are many mature trees surrounding the property, including apple trees and pear trees whilst hedgerows have the usual abundance of wild country flowers and blackberries. The rear garden, orchard and field allow a peacefulness to enjoy all four seasons in different ways at Corntown Farmhouse.  

SERVICES & TENURE We have been reliably informed the property has all mains services connected. The property is freehold. 

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13 September 2016

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