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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Larches, Ystradowen, CF71


Property Description

Key features

  • Quality detached
  • 5 bed/2 bath
  • 3 living rooms
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Small cul-de-sac
  • Close to Cowbridge

Full description

The property offers good size accommodation particularly for family life and enjoys the advantage of full mains gas fired central heating and double glazing. The Larches is a small cul-de-sac of just twelve high quality detached houses in this popular small vale village just a few minutes drive north of the market town of Cowbridge. The village offers a better range of local facilities than most including garage/small general store, village church, village pub shortly due to re-open, very active village hall. The market town of Cowbridge is just a few minutes drive down the road and offers the extensive range of facilities including schooling of excellent reputation for all ages, a wide range of shops both national and local, library, health centre, sporting and recreational facilities including leisure centre, cricket club, tennis club, squash club, bowls club etc. The village lies within the catchment area for the very well regarded Cowbridge secondary school. Ystradowen lies in the heart of the rural Vale of Glamorgan with the Heritage coastline just a few miles to the south. Easy access to the good local road network brings major centres including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, Llantrisant etc all within comfortable commuting distance.



ENTRANCE PORCH: Some 17'9" long open fronted with pitched roof over set on columns. Ceiling.

ENTRANCE HALL: Panelled storm doorway with full height leaded opaque glazed panels either side. 14' x 14' including entrance hall and stairwell with fine classic double turned stairway leading up to the galleried landing with 10' high patterned window on the mezzanine.

CLOAKROOM: Strikingly finished with green ceramic tiled walls and tiled floor. Modern suite in white comprising low level wc with concealed cistern and wash handbasin. Extractor.

DRAWING ROOM: 27'9" x 13'' widening to 15'9". Well proportioned principal reception room stretching the full depth of the house with attractive square bay window overlooking the front garden and double glazed patio door and side screen leading out to the rear garden. The focal point of the room is an attractive shallow inglenook 8'9" wide and 6'3" high with coal effect gas fire brass trim set in brick fireplace with tapering chimney breast and matching display areas to either side. Tiled hearth. Display niches either side.

DINING ROOM: 13'9" x 9'. Like the drawing room approached from the entrance hall via double doors. Enjoying an attractive outlook over the garden via patio doors and side screen. Ceiling coved.

FAMILY ROOM: 10'3" x 9'. Views over the front garden. Ceiling Coved.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 16'6" x 12'3". Well fitted with a range of matching Italian wall and base units finished in white with light coloured granite style work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. Features include built under AEG oven finished in stainless steel and glass, built in AEG hob with filter over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, built in Fogor fridge/freezer with decor panel, white ceramic 1.5 bowl sink unit, a range of drawers, cupboards including glazed double display cupboards. Inset ceiling lighting. Ceramic tiled floor. Two windows overlooking the garden. Plenty of space for breakfast table and chairs.

UTILITY ROOM: 9' x 8'. Ceramic tiled floor to match kitchen. Fitted wall to wall marble style work surface with tile splashback with single drainer sink unit. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space and vent for tumble drier. Wall cupboards. Wall mounted Potterton gas fired boiler which heats the central heating system and domestic hot water supply. Window overlooking the rear garden. Storm doorway out to the garden.


LANDING: 14' x 6" x 14'3" L shaped to include the galleried stairwell. 10' high decorative window on mezzanine. Shelved airing cupboard.

MASTER SUITE BEDROOM 1: 12' x 9'3". Views over the rear garden. Well fitted with a range of built in furniture including four door run of wardrobes, two bedside cabinets and run of six overbed cupboards. Cornice ceiling.

MASTER SUITE BATHROOM 1: 7'3" x 5'. Modern Duravit suite in white comprising low level wc with concealed cistern and wall to wall vanitory unit with central cantilevered wash hand basin with drawers and cupboards under. Oversized glazed shower cubicle with Grohe shower. Walls and floor fully tiled. Ceiling cornice. Inset ceiling lighting. Opaque glazed window.

BEDROOM 2: 15'9" x 12'9" into bay window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling cornice.

BEDROOM 3: 12' x 10'. Views over the rear garden. Cornice ceiling.

BEDROOM 4: 11'3" x 8'6". Views over the front garden. Coved ceiling.

BEDROOM 5: 9' x 8'9". Views over the rear garden. Coved ceiling.

BATHROOM 2: 8' x 7'9". Well fitted with modern Duravit suite in white and comprising low level wc with concealed cistern and wash hand basin set into vanitory unit with cupboards under. Panelled bath widens out to form shower area and glazed side screen and Grohe shower, Tiled floo. Walls fully tiled. Inset ceiling lighting. Opaque glazed window.


Double width driveway laid to brick paviours lead to the integral double garage (19'6" max x 16'). Electric remote controlled up and over wooden door, The garage is finished internally with facing brickwork and textured ceiling so potential for a wide range of alternative uses. Electric light and power. Access to roof storage space. Internal doorway to the utility room. The front garden is laid principally to lawn with shrubbery features. The rear garden is laid to lawn with rear hedge boundary and enjoys a southerly aspect. Paved terrace with access from the patio doors in the drawing room and dining room. Further access to the rear garden via the utility room.


Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Central heating by mains gas. Double glazed mostly in Upvc mahogany style.


From our offices at 71 High Street turn left and up to the traffic lights and turn left onto the Aberthin Road. Go through Aberthin and go past Maendy and into Ystradowen. Take the second turning right and almost immediately at the T Junction go left which brings you around to The Larches. Number 5 is on your left hand side with a south facing rear garden.


Strictly by appointment with David Birt & Company, 71 High Street, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7AF Tel: 01446 775858 E-mail

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 October 2016


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