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The Boardroom, Empire House, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5LR

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Herbert R Thomas, Cowbridge

Key features

  • An elegant and beautifully presented two bedroom apartment.
  • A unique ground floor apartment with mezzanine accommodation
  • Highly sought-after development within Cardiff Bay
  • Stunning period features within communal entrance hall and flat
  • Impressive reception room, boasting marble feature fireplace, ornate wood panelling to walls, and exposed herringbone woodblock flooring
  • Ground floor bedroom/study with ensuite shower room
  • Galleried landing accessing master bedroom and family bathroom
  • Secure allocated parking
  • Secure individual storage area plus access to communal gym and meeting rooms

Property description

Tenure: Leasehold

'The Boardroom', Empire House is situated in the original boardroom of the Evans and Reid Coal Company, location of the signing of the first one million pound cheque. The grade 2 listed apartment, retains many ornate character features.

The impressive accommodation comprises a beautiful, secure communal ENTRANCE HALLWAY, boasting many original features including the lift to all floors. The apartment's entrance hallway leads through to the LOUNGE/DINING ROOM, (6.12m x 5.66m) flooded with light from two large sash windows in a southerly aspect, benefiting from remote controlled fitted blinds. The room has exposed herringbone woodblock flooring, with ornate wood paneling to walls. The original marble fireplace is flanked by discreet shelved storage cupboards. The high ceiling has beautiful original cornicing. A brushed chrome and perspex stepped, spiral staircase leads to the galleried landing.

Off the lounge/dining room is a ground floor BEDROOM/STUDY, (3.26m x 2.53m plus 1.20m x 2.59m) which also enjoys a large sash window to front aspect. It is partly overlooked by the master bedroom mezzanine floor. The room benefits from an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM, (1.20m x 2.56m) with a Porcelanosa tiling to floor and walls and three-piece suite comprising double shower cubicle, suspended WC with hidden cistern and wall mounted wash hand basin with full tiling to floor and walls.  Finally on the ground floor is the modern fitted KITCHEN, (3.35m x 1.91m) offering an extensive range of high-gloss base, larder and wall mounted units, granite work surfaces with matching splash back.  Within the kitchen is an integrated oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and a washing machine/dryer.
The first floor GALLERIED LANDING, (1.84m widening to 3.82m max x 2.78m) with brushed chrome and glass balustrade, enjoys views over the reception room.  The  MASTER BEDROOM, (3.60m to built-in wardrobes x 2.56m) is open plan to the landing.  It benefits from two built-in double wardrobe cupboards and has a brushed chrome and glass balustrade overlooking bedroom two.

The LARGE EN-SUITE (accessed through an ornate secret door) (1.87m x 3.39m widening to 4.77m max) has a three-piece Porcelonosa Bathroom suite including double ended panel bath with rainfall shower fitted, suspended low-level WC with hidden cistern and wall mounted wash hand basin with draw line storage unit below.  The bathroom has full tiling to floor and walls (Porcelonosa), a built in storage/boiler cupboard houses a pressurised hot water system. 

Within the communal building are secure storage areas, Apartment 4 benefits from one of these.  Residents have use of a gym plus access to meeting rooms available for bookings. At the rear of the building is a secure enclosed car park with one allocated parking space.


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The Boardroom, Empire House, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5LR


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Cardiff Bay Station0.1 miles
  • Cardiff Central Station0.8 miles
  • Grangetown Station1.0 miles
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Herbert R Thomas, Cowbridge

59 High Street, Cowbridge, CF71 7YL

Herbert R Thomas is a highly professional independent estate agency established in 1926. We provide a full comprehensive personal service specialising in the sale, valuation and purchase of residential properties in the Vale of Glamorgan. We are dedicated to making your proposed move, whether it be a sale, sale and purchase or purchase only, as smooth as possible. We enjoy an outstanding reputation based on personal and a high quality service.

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