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Key features

  • Superb outstanding period residence
  • Currently used as a boutique Air B&B and private accommodation
  • Planning permission for a 162 meter square dwelling
  • Host of original features
  • Council Tax Band - H. NO CHAIN


Located in the highly desirable Cathedral Road in Pontcanna, this incredible house has been rejuvenated into five separate apartments. Whether you choose to revamp this property to your liking or use as is now, the future has many possibilities for this property.

Welcome to Cathedral Road. Situated on the tree lined main road of Pontcanna,which has been long heralded as one of the most fashionable places to live in Cardiff. this fantastic property benefits from excellent views of the surrounding neighbourhood and parks and off- street parking for three cars. This wonderfully presented family home also has plenty of scope to put your own stamp on the place.
From The Core House, to the basement and The Loft, all areas of the property have original features and an abundance of character, such as high ceilings, tiled and wood flooring.
It has a generous sized rear garden with mature shrubs in situ, a glass-fronted study and a 20 sq metre cabin, a BBQ area and it backs onto Sophia Walk with parking and direct access to the park. This is one of the best aspects of the house and a great boon for dog walkers.
Front garden is enclosed with small walls, bushes and trees..
This is a flexible house that is a family dwelling, that over the years has lent itself to letting out some bits to Airbnb but care has been taken that it can be a 100% family home again without any structural changes. With so much space and potential, this house would suit families, professional sharers and buy-to-let investors alike- but either way, it is sure to attract the attentions of many.

We highly recommend that you book a viewing for this property.

Ground Floor - Entrance Hall 27' 8" max x 6' 1" max ( 8.43m max x 1.85m max )
Stained glass front door to access, original tiled flooring, molded and coved original ceiling with cornice, access to 'The Studio' and kitchen in 'Core House'.

Living Room 14' 8" max x 14' 8" max ( 4.47m max x 4.47m max )
Stained glass Sash Bay fronted windows with views looking onto Cathedral Road, original working fire place with granite work top, free standing gas radiator, electric and TV point, vaulted ceilings. with molded and coved ceiling and ceiling rose.

Bedroom 13' 3" max x 16' 1" max ( 4.04m max x 4.90m max )
Wall mounted gas radiator, wood flooring, spot lights, access to kitchen, electric point and original coved ceiling with cornice.

Kitchen 8' 8" max x 7' 4" max ( 2.64m max x 2.24m max )
Fitted kitchen with integrated oven and hob with extractor hood, gas radiator, sink and granite effect work top.

Shower Room 3' 8" max x 7' 4" max ( 1.12m max x 2.24m max )
WC, Walk in shower, wash hand basin, fitted mirror and heated towel rail.

2nd Kitchen / Dining  31' 5" max x 18' 8" max ( 9.58m max x 5.69m max )
Fully fitted kitchen, fitted oven and hob with extractor fan, Island with marble work top, sink, TV and electrical point, log burner, AC Unit, tilted throughout and dual access to garden via Bi fold doors.

Side Room 5' max x 23' 3" max ( 1.52m max x 7.09m max )
Accessed via garden or basement, tiled flooring, doubled glazed ceiling and double glazed door to rear.

Toilet 2' 9" max x 3' 6" max ( 0.84m max x 1.07m max )
WC. wash hand basin, wall mounted mirror and tiled flooring.

Basement 27' 6" max x 21' 1" max ( 8.38m max x 6.43m max )
Gas radiator, electrical point, wooden building, space for double bed, spot lights, carpeted, clean, dual access by main door and side entrance.

Study Room, sofa bed, electrical source and window overlooking the garden.

First floor Entrance Hall 13' 7" max x 4' 4" max ( 4.14m max x 1.32m max )
Wood flooring, fitted cupboards with utilities and marble effects work tops.

Bedroom 20' 7" max x 18' 2" max ( 6.27m max x 5.54m max )
Bay fronted Sash window with views of Cathedral Road, TV and electric point, wood flooring, working original fire place, access to kitchen and shower/toilet.

Shower Room 13' 8" max x 11' 9" max ( 4.17m max x 3.58m max )
Two wash hand basins with vanity unit, tiled flooring and walk in shower, wall mounted gas radiator, partially frosted Sash windows, spot lights, access to rest of room and toilet.

Toilet 5' 9" max x 2' 9" max ( 1.75m max x 0.84m max )
Wash hand basin, WC and fitted mirror.

First floor Entrance Porch 16' 2" max x 3' 3" ( 4.93m max x 0.99m )
Access to all rooms, wood flooring and gas radiator.

Hall 24' 5" max x 13' 1" max ( 7.44m max x 3.99m max )
Access to 'La Casa' and 'The Suite', storage cupboard, wood flooring, vaulted ceilings and gas radiator.

Bedroom One 13' 1" max x 13' 6" max ( 3.99m max x 4.11m max )
Wood flooring, Sash stained glass windows with double door view to rear, gas radiator and vaulted ceilings.

Bedroom Two 12' 3" max x 9' 2" max ( 3.73m max x 2.79m max )
Wood flooring, frosted Sash windows, gas radiator, electric and TV point.

Shower Room 8' 5" max x 9' 2" max ( 2.57m max x 2.79m max )
Wash hand basin, wall fitted mirror, tiled flooring, walk in shower, WC, heated towel rail and two frosted Sash windows and two cupboards.

Second Floor Entrance Porch 8' 8" max x 8' 9" max ( 2.64m max x 2.67m max )
Vaulted ceiling, access to all rooms and wall mounted radiator.

Hall 16' 8" x 6' 2" ( 5.08m x 1.88m )
Stairs to 'The Loft' and glass panel.

Kitchen / Lounge 17' 8" x 12' 1" ( 5.38m x 3.68m )
Sash windows with secondary glazing, sink and drying rack, fully fitted kitchen with integral oven, wood flooring and wooden work tops.

Bedroom One 13' 7" max x 10' 1" max ( 4.14m max x 3.07m max )
Sash windows, wood flooring, wall mounted gas radiator, views over large garden and Sophia Walk.

Shower Room 8' 8" mx x 12' 1" max ( 2.64m mx x 3.68m max )
Walk in shower, wash hand basin with cupboard, WC, heated towel rail and tilted throughout.

Study 8' max x 10' 4" max ( 2.44m max x 3.15m max )
Sash window with secondary glazing, vaulted ceilings, electric and TV point and spot lights.

The Loft - Upper Floor 16' 4" max x 20' 8" max ( 4.98m max x 6.30m max )
Wooden beams, space for double bed, storage cupboard, electrical point, sofa bed, cast iron rails and large 'Velux' Style windows.

Front Garden 
Partially enclosed porch, which has original tiled floor and walls, hedging, mature shrubs and flower boarders, Golden flint gravel with path to front porch.

Rear Garden 
Paved patio, shrubs and climbers, mature trees and outbuilding. second area - detached studio accommodation and separate office, access to third section of garden for a 'Coach House' (planning application for a detached 160 meter square dwelling) accessed via roll top shutter and access to Sophia Walk.

Additional Information -  
Cardiff Conservational Area has long been heralded as one of the most fashionable areas to live in, in the city. Known for its rich history, striking architecture and eclectic mix of artisan cafe's, shop's and bar's which have given it a unique character.
This elegant property set in the heart of Pontcanna, spread over five substantial floors, it offers versatile living accommodation. The property has been used as a comfortable family home for many years prior to becoming a high yield rental. It has been refurbished but many period features have been detailed throughout. Cardiff Castle, Cardiff City centre and Sophia gardens are all within a short walk from this property.

Owner's Secret - "This was a wonderful family home to us for many years. There is a lot of history and character to the area which reflects in the property. Living so closely to the city centre with access to all the amenities it has to offer, day and night, means this dwelling was perfect for our family and renters alike".

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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Cathedral Road, Cardiff

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Allen & Harris, Pontcanna

209 Cathedral Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff, S Wales, CF11 9PN

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