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The Paddock, Penylan, Cardiff

Added on 10/05/2021
Peter Alan, Roath

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Tenure: Freehold

A unique detached five bedroom family residence, located in a small select and quiet private close, walking distance to Roath Park, and providing versatile bright and generous living space with four reception rooms and two bathrooms. Lovely private sunny south facing gardens. Must be seen!

A truly distinctive bright and sunny detached double fronted five bedroom family sized home, occupying a delightful position, located in The Paddock, a very select and small quiet close comprising just detached homes, and approached from Bronwydd Avenue in Penylan. The location is most impressive, tranquil yet very close to all the popular amenities of Roath Park and Penylan, including the Roath Park recreational fields just a short walk, and the busy Wellfield Road shopping precinct. The Paddock also lies within the highly regarded High School Catchment of Cardiff High, and within a short driving distance is an exit off Llanedeyrn Road, enabling fast travel to both Eastern Avenue, Western Avenue and the M4. This capacious detached house provides 2650 square feet of space, built in 1953, extended in 1989 and 2006, and benefiting the special feature of generous sized rooms throughout and a charming SOUTH FACING private garden. The property also includes two private entrance drives, a garage, gas heating with panel radiators, PVC double glazed replacement windows (many installed in recent years, an intruder alarm system (annually serviced), and parquet block floors throughout most of the ground floor. The versatile and deceptively spacious living space comprises, an entrance porch, an entrance hall, a downstairs cloak room, a dining room (15'6 x 12'0), a large lounge with a working fireplace (20'8 x 12'5), a 25 FT long sun conservatory, and a 15 FT kitchen & breakfast room.

The Property 
The ground floor also comprises a large utility room, and a super sized sitting room (24'7 x 15'9), inset with patio doors and a picture window which opens onto and overlooks the very private rear gardens. The generous first floor comprises five separate bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The master suite comprising a large double sized bedroom (20'4 x 14'6), L shaped with picture windows overlooking the charming rear gardens with elevated outlooks across the city, a large ensuite bathroom with both panel bath and separate shower cubicle, installed in 2006, and a useful walk-in wardrobe (7'0 x 5'0). A very impressive home in a select close, away from busy passing traffic, yet well placed to both Penylan and Roath Park facilities. Must be seen!

Also close by is a Library, and further local parks within Penylan including Roath Mill Gardens and Waterloo Gardens. Local amenities also include the Roath Park Tea Rooms, Waterloo Gardens Post Office, Penylan Pantry, Penylan Bowling Club, and the Church of St Edward King and Confessor located along Westville Road. Within a short driving distance is an exit off Llanedeyrn Road onto Eastern Avenue, allowing fast travel from East to West Cardiff, the M4, Newport and Bristol.
The local primary schools are excellent and Marlborough primary school falls within and taken together form the catchment area of Cardiff High School. In addition to the English-medium community provision Ysgol y Berllan Deg and Ysgol y Wern are the Welsh-medium primary schools serving the local area under consideration and are in the Ysgol Bro Edern and Ysgol Glantaf catchment for high school respectively.

Entrance Porch 
Approached via a PVC double glazed front entrance door with matching side screen windows, internal light.

Entrance Hall 
Approached via a front entrance door with characteristic door knocker, letter box and hinges inset with a square shaped centre upper light window and leading in to a front hall with wood block flooring and radiator.

Downstairs Cloak Room 
White suite comprising oval shaped wash hand basin in a built out vanity unit, W.C., radiator, PVC double glazed obscure glass window to front.

Lounge 20' 8" x 12' 5" ( 6.30m x 3.78m )
With a stone fireplace with wood mantel and fully functional log and coal burning fire with tiled hearth, pretty stained glass leaded feature window to porch, PVC double glazed window to side, PVC double glazed full height picture window overlooking the conservatory and rear gardens, exposed beam ceiling, two radiators, plate rail, multi pane internal door to.....

Dining Room 15' 6" x 12' ( 4.72m x 3.66m )
Multi pane door to entrance hall, plate rail, radiator, sliding double glazed patio door opening to.....

Conservatory 24' 10" x 7' ( 7.57m x 2.13m )
Approached from the dining room, inset with full height double glazed picture windows with lovely relaxing outlooks across the private rear gardens.

Inner Hall 
With a wide turning staircase leading to the first floor landing, approached via a multi pane door from the dining room, useful under stair storage cupboard.

Sitting Room 24' 7" x 19' 5" ( 7.49m x 5.92m )
An L shaped and very versatile principal reception room, inset with a large PVC double glazed picture window with a wonderful relaxing view across the south facing rear gardens, further double glazed PVC French doors open on to a sun terrace with the rear gardens beyond, ornate coved and panelled ceiling, two radiators, obscure glass PVC double glazed window to side. Large built in bookcase.

Kitchen And Breakfast Room  14' 6" x 9' 8" ( 4.42m x 2.95m )
Fitted along three sides with matching floor and eye level units with light oak trim handles and round nosed oak patterned work surfaces incorporating a modern sink unit with mixer taps, vegetable cleaner and drainer, integrated Hotpoint four ring gas hob with Creda extractor hood and integrated fan assisted Hotpoint electric oven with separate grill, space for the housing of an upright fridge freezer, pull out breakfast bar, walls part ceramic tiled, space with plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, further peninsula breakfast bar with space for four breakfast stools, walls largely ceramic tiled, radiator, multi pane door approached from the inner hall, PVC double glazed window with small side screen window overlooking the frontage gardens and on to the quiet frontage close.

Utility Room 10' 3" x 8' 3" ( 3.12m x 2.51m )
Fitted with modern base units and round nosed laminate work surfaces, incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and drainer, space with plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, space for the housing of a chest freezer, radiator, wall mounted gas boiler, air ventilator, PVC double glazed window with outlooks across the front gardens, outer door to side.

First Floor Landing 
Approached via a wide carpeted returning staircase with handrail leading to a sizeable central landing with access to roof space, large walk-in former airing cupboard with light and shelving.

Rear Landing 
Providing a seating area with a PVC double glazed window with elevated outlooks across the large and lovely rear gardens and over the city of Cardiff. Access to roof space, built out mirror fronted wardrobe.

Master Bedroom  20' 4" max x 14' 6" max ( 6.20m max x 4.42m max )
fitted with quality panel fronted bedroom furniture including corner cabinets, dressing table and a single wardrobe, wide PVC double glazed window with elevated outlooks across the south facing rear gardens and over the surrounding area towards the city centre, radiator. An L shaped room.

Ensuite Bathroom 10' 1" x 9' ( 3.07m x 2.74m )
Stylish contemporary modern white suite with porcelain tiled walls comprising large over size panel bath with chrome mixer taps, double size corner shaped shower cubicle with clear glass sliding doors and panel, chrome shower unit including hand fitment and wall fitment, contemporary shaped wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste, mirror over with fly shelf and cabinet and a built out vanity unit, W.C. with concealed cistern, PVC double glazed window to front, ceiling with spotlights, contemporary vertical radiator/towel rail, air ventilator.

Walk-In Wardrobe 7' x 5' ( 2.13m x 1.52m )
With internal light, enclosed and approached from the master bedroom via a white traditional style panel door with Regency handle.

Bedroom Two 14' 5" x 11' 5" ( 4.39m x 3.48m )
Fitted along two sides with full height wardrobes, together with to the rear low level cabinets with an oval shaped vanity unit, two radiators, PVC double glazed wide picture window with outlooks across the sunny and south facing rear gardens and over the surrounding area towards the city centre, coved ceiling, white traditional style panel door with Regency handle to landing.

Bedroom Three 14' 6" x 9' 9" ( 4.42m x 2.97m )
With two PVC double glazed windows with outlooks on to the quiet frontage close, stylish contemporary modern mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste, mounted on a pine vanity unit with a ceramic tiled splashback, radiator, white traditional style panel door with Regency handle to landing.

Bedroom Four 13' 2" x 8' 7" ( 4.01m x 2.62m )
Approached from the landing via a white traditional style panel door with Regency handle, fitted bedroom furniture including dressing table, corner cabinets and single radiator, PVC double glazed window with outlooks across the sunny south facing rear gardens and over the surrounding area with views extending towards the city.

Bedroom Five 9' 3" x 6' 9" ( 2.82m x 2.06m )
PVC double glazed window to side, access to full length eaves storage hanging space wardrobes, radiator, white traditional style panel door with Regency handle to landing.

Family Bathroom 
Modern white suite with porcelain tiled walls comprising panel bath with chrome taps,Triton shower unit with glass shower screen, contemporary wash hand basin shaped with chrome taps, pop-up waste and a built out vanity unit with white high gloss doors, radiator, PVC double glazed window to front, traditional style panel door with Regency handle to landing. Large built in mirror wall.

Separate Wc 
With a W.C., double glazed obscure glass window to front, coved ceiling, white traditional style panel door with Regency handle to landing.

Front Gardens 
Beautifully stocked and laid to lawn edged with borders of shrubs and plants enclosed by low boundary walls and approached via a stepped entrance path with garden gate, hand rail and two main pillars.

Entrance Drive 
There are two hard concrete off street entrance drives for this property, one to the left and one to the right, the left hand drive leads to a prefabricated single garage, whilst the front drive to the right has steps leading to side door of property.

Rear Gardens 
A truly special feature for the property, chiefly laid to lawn beyond a wide paved sun terrace edged with pretty shaped borders of flowering shrubs and plants and enclosed along three sides together with laurel hedgerow and timber fencing to afford privacy and security. Useful garden shed to remain, vegetable patch screened by hedgerow, and wonderful fruit trees afford natural levels of privacy strategically positioned within the garden. The rear garden enjoys sun throughout the day due to its southerly facing aspect with the benefit of considerable privacy by means of garden trees shrubbery and mature borders.

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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The Paddock, Penylan, Cardiff

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