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Draethen, Near Cardiff

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Added on 07/05/2021
Jeffrey Ross, Llanishen
5,251 sq. ft.
(488 sq. m.)

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Truly impressive individually designed contemporary style detached family residence, featuring a striking two storey turret glazed grand atrium reception hall and galleried landing with sweeping central staircase, set in magnificent grounds of around 14 acres, approach via a long driveway with electronic gates, having a turning carriage with access to the stable block, tractor stores and coach house. Stylish cloakroom, superb 25ft drawing room with dual room log burner, 24ft dining room, 41ft impressive bespoke walnut and granite fitted kitchen/family room, bright and airy conservatory with bi-folding doors, laundry room, 5 bedrooms, principal with dressing room and en suite, 3 further en suites, luxury family bathroom. High standard of fitments and finishes throughout featuring under floor heating to ground floor, multi room sound, uPVC double glazing, gas central heating, fitted wardrobes. Ornamentally laid landscaped gardens featuring many patio and relaxation areas, ideal for eating al fresco and enjoying nature on the doorstep having two lakes, resident geese, with fishing rights along the River Rhymney. Planning Permission for another dwelling. Truly impressive family residence nestling in the heart of the countryside, a short drive to Draethen Conservation village with ease of access to M4, Newport and Cardiff. EPC Rating: D

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Ground Floor -

Grand Reception Hall - 5.79m x 3.58m (18'11" x 11'8") - Approached by a fully glazed entrance door with floor to eaves height fenestration enjoying wide views to the grounds, leading onto an impressive rotunda atrium reception hall, sweeping staircase, visible galleried landing, leading onto a welcoming reception hall, quality quartz tiled flooring, stylish radiator, Large walk-in store/communications room with a wealth of cupboards along two sides. Sylisg glazed doors to all reception rooms.

Cloakroom - Quality suite comprising low level WC, stone circular wash basin with matching pedestal, marble wall tiling too wet areas, tiled flooring, heated towel rail.

Living Room - 7.82m x 7.37m (25'7" x 24'2") - With views to three elevations having feature double glazed arched windows to the entrance approach, additional arched windows to side, bi-folding doors to the patio, multi room sound, two tubular panelled radiators, feature dual room log burner. Twin doors returning to hall.

Dining Room - 7.49m x 6.02m (24'6" x 19'9") - Stylish dining area, perfect for entertaining with two arched windows overlooking the entrance approach, feature living flame gas fire, return door to laundry room, quality quartz tiled flooring, opening to reception hall, multi room sound.

Kitchen/Family Room - 12.5m x 4.11m (41'0" x 13'5") - The heart of the house that benefits a stunning and bespoke fitted kitchen in walnut by Alexander Bullock of Cardiff, beneath granite worktop surfaces, range of base and eye level cupboards, integrated Miele coffee machine with retractable plate warmer, Samsung twin fridges, integrated microwave with retractable plate warmer, inset twin Franke basins with mixer tap, zip hydro tap with boiling/chilled facility, Falcon five ring burner with ovens below, fan above, integrated dishwasher with matching front, dresser style side unit with central wine cooler, wine bottle stores, feature circular granite central island with base stores, tall bespoke walnut drinks cabinet, opening to the family area, with dual room log burner, under floor heating, multi room sound, opening to …

Conservatory - 5.97m x 4.75m (19'7" x 15'7") - Quality built conservatory with double glazed units along three sides and hipped double glazed glass roof covering, range of bi-folding doors with additional French doors leading to the delightful patio enjoying views to the gardens and adjoining river, tubular radiator.

Utility Room - 4.04m x 3.91m (13'3" x 12'9") - Appointed along four sides with a range of base and eye level store cupboards feature concealed corner pantries, inset 1.5 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap, central island with base cupboards, integrated freezer, plumbed for automatic washing machine, quality flooring, double glazed door to side.

Plant Room - Housing Remeha LPG gas central heating boiler.

First Floor Landing - Approached by an impressive rotunda staircase with floor to eaves windows, leading onto a wide central landing with gallery, enjoying views to the surrounding area. Large built-in store cupboard. Inner landing area.

Master Bedroom - 7.21m x 3.89m (23'7" x 12'9") - With aspect to the rear enjoying river, French doors to balcony area. A well proportioned principal bedroom, radiator, multi room sound, stylish wall radiator with mirror, leading to . . .

Dressing Area & En Suite - 7.01m x 3.66m max (22'11" x 12'0" max) - With a range of quality wardrobes to one side, stylish wash basin with wide displays, cabinets and drawers below, mirrored back, low level WC, quality floor tiling, heated towel rail, access to eaves storage, walk-in double shower and steam room with glass central door and side screens. Under floor heating.

Bedroom Two - 6.55m x 2.77m (21'5" x 9'1") - With two windows overlooking the entrance approach, radiator, stylish walk-in shower with separate WC area, circular wash basin, quality tiled flooring, chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three - 3.66m x 2.77m excluding wardrobes (12'0" x 9'1" ex - Aspect to side and Ironbridge, range of mirror fronted wardrobes to one side, stylish wall radiator.

En Suite - Circular wash basin, tiled display shelf and back, low level WC with matching tiling, medicine cabinet, tiled flooring, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Four - 4.98m x 2.95m excluding wardrobes (16'4" x 9'8" ex - Aspect to rear enjoying views to the river and surrounding area, range of mirrored wardrobes to one side, radiator. opening to...

En Suite - Stylish en suite comprising low level WC, wash basins with cabinets below, large shower cubicle with shower head, glazed shower screen panels, attractive floor ceramic wall tiling.

Bedroom Five - 3.84m x 2.92m (12'7" x 9'6") - Aspect to rear, a good size fifth double bedroom, radiator. Currently used as a dressing room.

Family Bathroom - Stylish suite with oval freestanding bath with hand held shower mixer and control panel, oval wash basin with tiled display shelving, chrome heated towel rail, multi room sound, low level WC and walk-in large shower with shower head and controls

Gardens - Set in grounds of approximately 14 acres, approached by a sweeping driveway with electronic entry gates, leading onto a gravel circular carriage area and continuing to the stable block, tractor stores and coach house. Feature lake with areas laid to lawn, enclosed by Ranch style fencing. The gardens are a formally laid having a stone patio area leading onto an area of shaped lawn and continuing to a large timber deck relaxation area adjacent to the River Rhymney, with fishing rights, enjoying a private and uninterrupted aspect. Ornamental coy carp pond with stone waterfall feature, well stocked with evergreen shrubs and plants. Large area of lawn leads to a Japanese style bridge continuing to the woods and an additional secret lake area with mature trees. Outside lighting and outside external speakers

Historical Note: - The historic Grade II Iron Bridge, adjacent to the property, was built by Lord Tradegar in 1829 and was constructed to provide access for horsedrawn carriages from Ruperra Castle to and from the church at Lower Machen. There is a public right of way across the restored Iron Bridge from Draethen which proceeds through the grounds of the property. An alternative new public footpath goes behind the stable block and has recently been adopted by the Local Authority and signposted.

Outbuildings -

Coach House - 7.42m x 5.87m (24'4" x 19'3") - Detached double garage with electronic up-and-over roller door, with workshop store to rear. Independent side staircase leading to first floor stores/home office. It should be noted that there is planning permission for the coach house to be redeveloped as a 3 bedroom detached house with double garage. (Plans available on request)

Stable Block/Garages - Six box stable with feed stores, tack room and WC. Attached tractor store/garage with twin access doors. We understand this is separately registered as it was previously used as a Riding School.

Courtyard - Walled courtyard area with twin timber doors leading to the front entrance. Outside lighting, outside sound system.

Viewers Material Information - 1) There is no mains gas to Draethen. The central heating is LPG gas.
2) Water is provided via a bore hole with treatment plant (Vendors Solicitor to confirm).
3) Private drainage (Vendors Solicitor to confirm).

Tenure - We are advised by our client that the property is Freehold, this is to be confirmed by your legal advisor.

Council Tax - Band I

Travelling from Lisvane village along Rudry Road, continue for 2.5 miles until reaching a T-junction. Hereon, on facing the ‘Maen Llwyd’ turn right signposted Draethen, and continue for 1.5 miles until reaching Draethen village. On passing ‘The Hollybush’ public house, turn right and continue for a short distance, whereby Ironbridge will be signposted on the left hand side. Alternative route: Travelling from Bassaleg on the A468 (Junction 28) M4 motorway, continue on Caerphilly Road towards Bedwas, and on reaching Lower Machen, bear left signposted ‘Draethen’. Continue along this country road, over and bridge and River Rumney, and at ‘The Hollybush’ public house, bear left, whereby the property will be round a short distance on the left.


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  • Risca & Pontymister Station2.3 miles
  • Rogerstone Station2.8 miles
  • Crosskeys Station2.9 miles
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54 Station Road, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5LU

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