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Mill House, Cardiff

Added on 14/06/2021, National

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This 0.45 acreage is a totally unique character build and significant Floor Area 5210 square feet stone dwelling, beautifully crafted entirely from stone and built with much love and consideration made clear.

In 1998 this dwelling began its journey and conversion by talented architects wanting to realise its unique potential and individuality which was made abundantly clear from just meandering through this architecturally designed building which in itself incorporates a multitude of various shaped and size outbuildings majority being stone buildings from Pig sty to Cow shed and the old stone cottage to the main stone barn.

This unique dwelling is an amalgamation of a 500 year old stone cottage and several stables and a large stone cow barn and significant stone main barn and various sheds and storage rooms and amazingly even incorporated the 6 gorgeous little pig sty’s along with several large chicken coups - all these various shaped unique structures were gathered together and connected with beautiful stone walls 4 feet deep in places to make a stunning unique dwelling. There is no place like this I have had the pleasure of evaluating.

There are three large courtyards and various gardens a beautiful Mill Race where 2 large Mill Stones were found buried whilst the dwelling was under construction and conversion hence the name naturally became Mill House. These original Mill stones are now located in the rockery where they were found as a feature rockery outside the dining and kitchen wing.

There are two electric beautiful gated entrances off old Nantgarw Road - the transportation links are immediately available to A470 and M4 and this unique location within a restricted green belt prevents further development so your countryside quiet calm location is assured.

Located immediately next to Caerphilly garden centre where you’ll benefit from wonderful selection of plants and tea rooms to a garage at the bottom of the garden to collect milk or bread or as the owner admitted if you run out or fuel!

Caerphilly town is a wonderful thriving community with its shopping centres and well known castle all just minutes drive away along with various quality pubs and restaurants.

Several large grocery stores are readily available within a minute drive or so and thus you benefit from all the facilities you could possibly require whilst still being based within glorious countryside.

The property itself lends itself to a large family or potentially even a guest house having 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms or perfect perhaps for a multi generational family having the separate cottage annexed for independence of elderly family who wish also to enjoy attachment and inclusion at their Choice into the main home with all areas of such unique charm and character!

ENTRANCE HALL dimensions 10ft by 22ft off the main courtyard - Natural Stone walls are retained throughout this area leading to another courtyard half glazed door and to the right wing of this portion of the dwelling you’ll find ….

A large MAIN BATHROOM dimensions 10ft by 14ft with Porcelanosa Double Luxury cabin and Porcelanosa large jacuzzi bath with waterfall taps and colour lights show and massage programs to music.

DOUBLE GARAGE dimensions 34ft long 14ft wide with door and windows to the rear opening onto the race and the other beautiful electric gated entrance off old Nantgarw Road leading up the race which could accommodate 6 vehicles easily to give proportions.

Large light sunny south facing GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM dimensions 17ft by 11ft …..with bathroom

In this large bedroom there is one window which looks down onto the stunning race and the large patio doors look out onto a private courtyard separate to the one gained access from - courtyard 2 of 3.

The remaining dwelling and various other wings (as this is not a square building by any means) - all remaining rooms are located and access gained by turning left from the main courtyard entrance door.

On turning left at the courtyard entrance door you’ll enter a beautiful large stone hallway dimensions 16ft by 15ft. Here there is a window under the quality wooden staircase and entrance gained to dining room and another two ensuite bedroom wing and another stone hallway and finally the main stone games room - all of which lead from this portion of the dwelling.

DINING ROOM dimensions 23 feet long 12 ft wide retained stone wall and side window with large patio doors looking onto another private enclosed courtyard along with 2 feature windows looking onto a stunning Mill Stone rockery.

A door leads directly into the kitchen next door and a serving window is ideal at the other end of this very large dining room

KITCHEN considerable dimensions 23ft long and 14ft wide equipped with dishwasher, fridge, gas Hob, electric cooker, 4 large windows looking onto patios and Mill Stone Rockery and gardens.

Door from kitchen leads to outside paved walled large patio area through door leading to…

UTILITY ROOM 16ft by 6ft housing washing machine, dryer, American large fridge freezer and housing large boiler.

From kitchen you access….

Bedroom wing stunning stone HALLWAY 22ft by 6ft with 2 sky lights Illuminating the wonderful details on the stone work of this full barn height open plan area.

From this light stone hallway - access is gained to ….

Water storage tank heater room 7ft x 4ft entirely of stone

MASTER BEDROOM 16ft x 14 ft with large patio doors facing the 3rd and final private courtyard
Dressing area 7ft x 7ft
Ensuite 10ft x 7ft
Walk in wardrobe 9ftx5ft

Another BEDROOM 16ft x 12 ft with large arched window onto south facing sunny paved patio area WITH ENSUITE 7ft x 7ft

Leading from this hallway through the next central hallway you reach a pinnacle and vision entirely of stone with wooden gallery above - indeed a vision to behold with a significant full size barn door size window featuring MILL HOUSE and scroll glass and clear glass assortment designed - again totally stunning and unique to fill this amazing stone main barn with light.

GAMES ROOM OR DINING HALL OR RATHER SPACIOUS STONE LOUNGE at 34feet by 16ft - this significant area has a full bar on one end and massive stone feature fireplace with JOTUL wood burning stove housed within on the other.

Here you’ll find and additional two windows and two large arrow slit windows - entirely beautifully framed and unique.

Within this significant area lies a full size championship snooker table and appropriate racks on the wall and lights above. Ideal for entertainment of masses!

Another entrance HALLWAY of 10ft x 8ft connects this games room to the 3rd paved courtyard and outside walled garden.

Another sunny Downstairs BEDROOM with two large windows just off this games room with dimensions 13ft x 8ft- again with so many bedrooms this would make an ideal study and home office as it’s Facing a beautiful courtyard and walled garden and houses a real well in the courtyard corner! What charm this dwelling has and such intriguing character.

We next enter from the main stone barn into the annexed attached stone cottage where independent living may be achieved for elderly generations perhaps to which this would be ideally suited.

12ft x 6ft HALLWAY into cottage from main stone barn and outside main gated courtyard entrance door

BATHROOM 6ft x 5ft

LARGE BEDROOM with a fireplace and gas fire or possibly another large independent lounge within this charming stone cottage whose 12 ft x 17ft dimensions are ideal for whatever use choice is preferable.

From here back to the stone hallway to what can be lounge or dining room

DINING ROOM OR SNUG OR STONE LOUNGE 11ft x 15ft with gorgeous stone arched connections to a lovely

COTTAGE KITCHEN 14ft x 8ft dimensions where there’s a gas cooker and microwave and sink and ample storage cupboards and large breakfast bar with four stools

From here the external door takes you to courtyard number 3 with the amazing feature well in this courtyard and walled garden beyond

Ground floor now complete we go back to the cottage stone hallway where carpeted stairs now take you to the

Cottage 1st floor BEDROOM above with generous dimensions being 15ft x 10ft - there are many windows in this stone room - an arched large window and large square window and sky lights velux windows

EN-SUITE 6ft x 8ft

I have to mention this beautiful stone cottage which is annexed yet attached to the main barn has an outside elevation from an architect point of view which is quite something to behold and appreciate housing 7 windows of all shapes and sizes within a stunning stone exterior - what unbelievable character has been retained here - showing such appreciation for the original form from 500 years gone by that I am compelled to say and comment upon.

From this cottage bedroom now through the wooden door we enter the gallery area and enter the Main barn which is fully stone built and quite a draw on ones breath!
On entering the main barn this dwelling is fully revealed from a height and retaining beautiful stone walls throughout just adds to the wow factor.

I walk 21ft along a WOODEN GALLERY walkway from the cottage bedroom door entrance by 5ft wide leading to the upper floor of the stunning open plan main barn with tremendous stone walls now surrounding me - massive windows and stunning gallery which lends views down into the main barn onto the bar area and featuring stone fireplace and not least of full size championship snooker table within the games room below and above this games room is a unique STONE SUITE - French doors area 10ft x 8ft currently used as a bedroom suite area to appreciate and look out onto beautiful mountain views and gardens with a gas fire stone lounge area set just behind the bed where large sofas are located to relax by the gas fire and through a stone arch you finally enter into the stone TV room or snug or whatever room you care to use it for.

Massive use potential here. Individual dimensions of these areas….

15ft by 16ft LOUNGE AREA all stone walls and open plan - many use options - very well lit with velux windows and main barn windows

TV ROOM/SNUG - 16x16 ft with stone walls and two windows and ceiling windows and stairs leading back down to entrance hallway




Commercial Opportunities exist with this property. Whether Airbnb or long term or short term holiday let with many wanting to holiday here in Uk now.

Possible Investment opportunities
Or Purchase buy to let.


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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Aber Station1.1 miles
  • Energlyn & Churchill Park Station1.5 miles
  • Caerphilly Station1.5 miles
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