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Balaclava Road, Penylan, Cardiff

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Added on 05/05/2021
Kelvin Francis Ltd, Cardiff

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully refurbished and superbly presented, extended double bay-fronted Edwardian terraced property positioned on one of the quieter roads within Penylan, just a stone’s throw from Wellfield Road shops and short walk to Roath recreational park as well as being able to walk to the city centre and also in the school catchment for Marlborough primary and Cardiff high school. Entrance hallway, bay fronted lounge, sitting room, open-plan kitchen/breakfast/family room, 4 double bedrooms, en-suite shower room, family bathroom and a further cloaks/WC to the second floor. Upvc double glazed windows and doors throughout, gas central heating, built-in wardrobes, fitted oven, hob and hood, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, feature limestone floor throughout the ground floor with underfloor heating (excluding hallway), chrome light switches and plug sockets with some USB ports and TV points in most of the bedrooms. Outside is a forecourt frontage with a low maintenance enclosed garden to the rear with shed. Lane access. EPC Rating: C

Property ref: 121_661_4885576

Entrance Hallway

Approached via a timber entrance door with leaded and stained glass work, dog leg hallway giving access to all of the ground floor accommodation, high quality limestone flooring, easy rising period spindle staircase to the first floor landing with central runner and carpet braces, character newel posts, elegant vertical radiator, bevelled glass doors into the lounge and sitting room, under stairs recess with storage, ceiling spotlights.


13'10" (4.22m) x 12'1" (3.68m) overall and into bay
Upvc double bay windows onto the front courtyard, recess shelving, TV and telephone points, continuation of the quality limestone flooring with underfloor heating and controls

Sitting Room

11'9" (3.58m) x 10'2" (3.1m)
Continuation of the quality limestone flooring with underfloor heating, square opening into the kitchen, door from hallway.


30’3” (9.22m) x 14’11” (4.55m) Overall
Merging from the hall is a dark oak style kitchen appointed on three sides with stylish straight bar handles comprising of eye level units and base units, with soft close deep pan drawers and cutlery drawers with quality black granite worktops over with matching upstand and splashback, window to the side return inset twin sinks with mixer tap, fitted five burner gas hob with cooker hood above, built-in electric double oven and grill, integrated fridge and freezer, integrated Hotpoint dishwasher, plumbing and space for washing machine, continuation of the quality limestone flooring with underfloor heating, which continues to family/dining room with digital controls, granite worktops continue with the breakfast bar into the family room, contemporary chrome plug sockets with USB ports, stylish ceiling spotlights, TV point. Full height further windows and French doors giving access to the enclosed rear garden

First Floor Landing

Split level with continuation of the period spindle balustrade, feature high vaulted ceiling with three double glazed Velux roof windows and a high level access point to the rear loft.

Bedroom 1

16'1" (4.9m) x 13'9" (4.19m) overall
Overlooking the quiet road, two radiators, TV point and network point, fitted wardrobes comprising of three double wardrobes.

Bedroom 2

13'8" (4.17m) x 10'2" (3.1m) overall
Two windows overlooking the enclosed rear garden, panelled radiator, stylish wall lighting, fitted double cupboard housing the combination gas central heating boiler, door to .

En-Suite Shower Room

Beautifully presented shower suite with a recessed shower cubicle with fixed wall and glazed door with thermostatic shower controls and ceramic wall tiling, close coupled push-button WC, pedestal wash hand basin with vanity mirror above and shaver point, quality floor tiling and comprehensive wall tiling, ceiling spotlights, heated chrome towel rail

Bedroom 3

12'0" (3.66m) x 10'5" (3.18m)
Window to the rear, double radiator, TV point, fitted wardrobes comprising two double wardrobes

Family Bathroom

A beautiful Roca white suite comprising of an over-sized tiled panelled bath with wall mounted stylish mixer taps, separate double Quadrant shower with thermostatic controls, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled push-button WC, quality floor tiling, comprehensive ceramic wall tiling, heated chrome heated towel rail, vanity mirror, ceiling spotlights

Second Floor Landing

Window to the rear and door to bedroom 4

Bedroom 4

18'11" (5.77m) x 11'11" (3.63m) overall and into sloping ceilings
A dormer extension offering excellent headroom to this large bedroom with double glazed Velux roof windows to the front with blackout blinds and two windows to the rear, double radiator, purpose-built soft-close drawers into the front eaves space, ceiling spotlights, door to .


White suite comprising of a close coupled push-button WC, sunken wash hand basin with storage beneath, beautiful floor and wall tiling, underfloor heating.

Front Garden

Courtyard frontage laid with slate chippings with wrought iron gate and black-and-white chequered floor to the covered entrance porch.

Rear Garden

Low maintenance garden completely laid with low maintenance Astroturf and with side return paved with further Astroturf area, original stone boundary side walls, timber garden shed with power and lighting, ivy covered pergola, gate giving access to the rear lane, outside water tap and external lighting.

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Balaclava Road, Penylan, Cardiff


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Cathays Station0.8 miles
  • Cardiff Queen Street Station1.0 miles
  • Cardiff Central Station1.6 miles
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Kelvin Francis Ltd, Cardiff

362 Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6SA

Kelvin Francis Ltd, Cardiff

Kelvin Francis Ltd are an independantly owned and operated firm of Chartered Surveyor estate agents with over 30 years experience as leaders in the Cardiff residential market.

Innovators in knowledge, we are quick to implement new technology to enhance the buying and selling process but never at the cost of personal attention. The Directors and Valuers have 81 years experience between them but are very forward thinking in the methods, techniques of selling and Internet technology.

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