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Fairoak Road, Roath Park, Cardiff

Added on 27/05/2021
Peter Alan, Roath

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Property description

Tenure: Freehold

An imposing six double bedroom three storey house of character, overlooking the charming Roath Park Flower Gardens and benefiting Cardiff High School Catchment. 28 FT through lounge and dining room, 28 FT fitted kitchen and breakfast room, two shower rooms and a stylish bathroom.

A charming gable fronted three storey mid terrace house of character, built circa 1895, the front inset with a wide two storey splayed bay, all beneath a slate roof covering. This elegant family home provides 2218 square feet of space, with special features including a front entrance drive, a walled sunny rear garden and a former garage. The property occupies a prominent position with views across to the delightful Roath Park Flower Gardens, and is located just a few minutes walk to the scenic Roath Park Lake and Botanical Gardens. With Cardiff High School Catchments, this generous six double bedroom residence provides versatile and well designed adaptable living space, and many improvements including two upstairs front windows and front door replaced in 2014 with insurance to 2024 and building Regs certificate, restored new sash windows with original stained panels front bays and first floor window to balcony completed by Alexis Joinery in 2016, new Velux window in stairs completed by Bailey Building in 2015 and replacement back windows installed in 2012 with Fensa Building regs certificates. Further improvements include gas heating with a Worcester combi boiler installed in 2007 and completed with a Corgi certified installation, and annually serviced, new consumer unit November 1999 with installation certificate. and a very useful additional sixth double sized dormer roof space bedroom, added circa 2010 by Allied Welsh and completed with building regulation approval.

The Property 
This substantial family home retains many original period features including a charming entrance hall of character with a stunning spindle balustrade staircase, cornice ceilings, picture rails, molded skirting boards and architraves, traditional panel doors an original dado rails. The generous living space also includes a large open plan through lounge and dining room (28'6 x 12'7), a fitted open plan kitchen and breakfast room (28'1 x 11'2), a large utility room and a modern ground floor Wet room downstairs with an electric shower, a slim line wc and a wash hand basin. The first floor comprises four double sized bedrooms, a stylish contemporary family bathroom and a shower room, with Bathroom Keuco cabinets 2009 and a pressure pump to both showers. The second floor comprises two larger further bedrooms, together with impressive elevated views across Roath Park The Hall and bathroom flooring are also quality mandarin stone installed in 2009, whilst four of the six bedrooms include wood flooring installed by Celtic Carpets and Flooring.

Local amenities include two railways stations, Heath Low Level and Heath High level, both providing fast and economic travel to Queen Street and Cardiff Central, The University Hospital Of Wales and within level walking distance are both Wellfield Road and Albany Road.

A truly impressive and very spacious six bedroom house of character. Must be seen!

Roath Park 
Roath Park is one of Cardiff's most popular parks. It retains a classic Victorian atmosphere and has many facilities. The park has recently been awarded the prestigious Green Flag award to recognised its high quality and its importance to Cardiff. Roath Park has widely diverse environments across the park.

The park was built on 130 acres and includes a 30-acre lake 1.3 miles around, formed by the damming of the Nant Fawr stream. It is a popular facility for fishing and rowing. There are four islands within a conservation area, home to many water birds. The main park includes a large playground, floral displays, the glasshouse conservatory and recreational areas.

Roath park occupies a long strip of land stretching from Cyncoed in the north to Roath towards the southeast. The park is divided into several parts along the Roath Brook (or Nant Fawr/Nant y Lleuchi/Nant y Derwen Deg in Welsh). From north to south, these divisions are: Wild Gardens, Roath Park Lake, Botanical Gardens, Rose Gardens, Pleasure Gardens, Roath Park Recreation Ground, Roath Brook Gardens, Roath Mill Gardens, Waterloo Gardens and the Sandies Open Space.

Entrance Porch 
Original front entrance porch, approached via a part panelled front entrance door inset with double glazed centre window with upper light window, original period tiled walls, mosaic tiled threshold.

Entrance Hall 
Approached via a part panelled front entrance door inset with a charming centre window with side screen windows and coloured glass upper light windows leading to a hallway of character with high cornice ceiling with picture rail, dado rail, molded skirting boards, traditional style panel door to lounge and dining room, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, spindle balustrade single flight carpeted staircase with wide under stair recess.The water stopcock is under the stairs on the ground floor,

Through Lounge And Dining Room 28' 6" into a bay x 12' 7" narrowing to 10' 10" ( 8.69m into a bay x 3.84m narrowing to 3.30m )
Formerly two separate reception rooms, now converted in to a through lounge dining room, equipped with a wide splayed bay with original panelling and sealed double glazed sash cord windows with original stained glass upper lights with outlooks across Fairoak Road, living flame coal effect gas fire with contemporary surround, three alcoves equipped with a full range of book shelves, two high cornice ceilings, original picture rails, molded door architraves and panel door to main entrance hall, oak flooring throughout, double radiator, white PVC double glazed French door with side screen window and upper light window opening on to the side gardens leading on to the rear gardens.

Kitchen And Breakfast Room 28' 1" x 11' 2" ( 8.56m x 3.40m )
Fitted with a full range of panel fronted floor an eye level units beneath granite work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink with mixer taps and granite drainer, stainless steel range cooker with eight ring gas hob and large oversized fan assisted electric oven (Delonghi), stainless steel surround, stainless steel canopy style extractor hood, matching glass fronted display with glass shelves, walls part ceramic tiled, space with plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, ceramic tiled flooring, ample space for a large dining and chairs, large radiator, PVC double glazed window with side garden aspect, full height PVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect, part panelled outer door leading to the utility room.
The breakfast room area is approached from the kitchen, also with ceramic tiled flooring, equipped with a large PVC double glazed window with an aspect on to the side gardens, radiator, high ceiling, original wall dresser.

Utility Room 11' 4" x 6' 3" ( 3.45m x 1.91m )
Also fitted with matching kitchen units with panel fronts, glass fronted display cabinets and round nosed laminate work surfaces incorporating a circular bowl sink with chrome mixer taps, space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for the housing of a tumble dryer, walls part ceramic tiled, space for the housing of an upright fridge freezer, ceramic tiled floor, PVC double glazed window with a garden view, PVC double glazed French doors opening on to a paved and walled rear garden. Built out airing cupboard with a factory insulated copper hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater, and a modern wall mounted Worcester gas fired central heating boiler.

Shower Room 
Approached from the utility room, wet room style shower comprising shaped pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste, slim line W.C., stylish chrome vertical towel rail/radiator, PVC double glazed window with patterned glass to rear, air ventilator, ceiling with spotlights, wet room shower with soak away and Mira shower unit.

First Floor 

approached via a single flight carpeted spindle balustrade staircase with molded skirting boards and dado rail leading to an impressive main landing with half landing and spindle balustrade, picture rail, large radiator.

Master Bedroom One 15' 3" into a bay narrowing to 12' 6" x 16' plus an alcove ( 4.65m into a bay narrowing to 3.81m x 4.88m plus an alcove )
A large and impressive size master bedroom, inset with a wide splayed bay with original panelling and equipped with sealed double glazed sash cord windows with stained glass leaded upper lights with elevated outlooks across Fairoak Road, further sealed double glazed opening window with stained glass leaded upper lights opening on to a small decorative balcony with elevated outlooks across Fairoak Road and on to Roath Park flower gardens. Stylish vertical radiator, original traditional panel door to landing, cornice ceiling with ceiling rose, picture rail.

Bedroom Two 10' 10" x 12' 7" ( 3.30m x 3.84m )
PVC double glazed window with a rear garden outlook, radiator, high cornice ceiling, two alcoves, original traditional panel door to landing.

Bedroom Three 12' 8" x 11' 3" ( 3.86m x 3.43m )
Inset with a white PVC double glazed window with outlooks on to the rear gardens, radiator, high ceiling, original traditional panel door to landing, additional under stair storage recess space.

Bedroom Four 10' 10" x 12' 1" ( 3.30m x 3.68m )
plus a deep and wide wardrobe recess space.
PVC double glazed window to rear, this room is independently approached via a custom made returning carpeted staircase from the first floor complete with PVC double glazed window off a small landing added to the living space in recent years complying with full building regulation approval. This room forms part of a loft space conversion with outside tile hung dormer.

Family Bathroom 
Modern white suite with ceramic tiled walls comprising panel bath with chrome shower unit and clear glass shower screen and chrome taps, slim line W.C., twin shaped wash hand basins each with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste and a built out vanity unit with walnut finished doors with slim line handles, two pretty cathedral style arched windows to side, ceiling with spotlights, vertical radiator/ towel rail. Original traditional panel door to landing.

Shower Room 
Independently approached from the first floor landing is a wet room style double size shower with tiled floor and ceramic tiled walls equipped with a chrome shower unit with waterfall fitment and separate hand fitment, pretty cathedral style arched window to side, ceiling with spotlights, original traditional panel door to landing.

Built-In Storage Cupboard 
Off the first floor landing is a built-in storage cupboard housing shower pump and storage space, and the electrical consumer unit and trip switch box.

Second Floor 

Approached via an original traditional spindle balustrade carpeted single flight staircase leading to a half landing and a spindle balustrade main landing, ceiling with velux double glazed window to rear, molded skirting boards, original panel fronted landing cupboard.

Bedroom Five 16' 2" x 10' 2" ( 4.93m x 3.10m )
Plus a 5' 8" x 4' 1" wide square bay window with secondary double glazed PVC unit with elevated outlooks across Fairoak Road, a good size double bedroom equipped with a further secondary double glazed PVC window at second floor level with elevated outlooks on to Roath Park flower gardens, single alcove, wood flooring, radiator, original traditional panel door to landing.

Bedroom Six 10' x 13' 1" ( 3.05m x 3.99m )
Wood flooring, part vaulted ceiling, original traditional panel door to landing, PVC double glazed window to rear, radiator.


Rear Garden 
A traditional walled Roath Park garden slightly larger than average, chiefly paved and enclosed by brick built boundary walls lined with climbing plants and garden trees to afford natural screens of privacy continuing to the side of the property, equipped with an outside light and water tap and leading to....

Former Garage / Storage Room 10' 10" x 17' ( 3.30m x 5.18m )
Inset with a roller door providing access to the rear lane, high pitched roof, electric power and light, storage cupboards and work surfaces, ceramic tiled flooring, PVC double glazed French doors opening on to the rear gardens.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.


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Fairoak Road, Roath Park, Cardiff

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