Mount View, 53 Overland Road, Mumbles, Swansea, SA3 4EU
A magnificent five-bedroom family residence, built circa 1880, situated in the heart of Mumbles Village, being a five-minute walk to the busy sea front café quarter and diverse shopping centre and approximately fifteen minutes’ walk to the beautiful Langland Bay. In addition to the main accommodation, the property has the benefit of a completely self-contained two-bedroomed garden flat with its own front door, an extensive orangery and separate garden studio. This fine property retains many of the original Victorian features, of particular note being the beautiful mahogany staircase which extends from the ground to second floor level and some original fireplaces. Mount View enjoys truly exceptional views of Swansea Bay from many of the principal rooms. Particularly ideal for a family or multi-generational living, the property also offers letting opportunities in this popular tourist area. Briefly, the principal accommodation comprises formal living room, separate formal dining room, fitted farmhouse style kitchen with Aga, five bedrooms, two en-suite, in addition to the main bathroom, cloakroom and separate shower room. The apartment on the lower ground floor at garden level comprises a well-proportioned lounge, fitted galley kitchen, two bedrooms and shower room. The property enjoys private mature walled gardens and has the benefit of a double garage with mezzanine level and electric roller door. On a historical note, the property was for a period in late Victorian times run as the “Mumbles home for girls”.
Steps with ornate railings to entrance porch. Panelled front door set into arched opening. Oyster shell inlaid mosaic floor. Double glazed sash window set into arched recess. Glass panelled pine door to hall.
Varnished pine floor boards. Pine doors to rooms off. Radiator in feature cabinet. 12” moulded skirting boards. Dado rail. Original ceiling mouldings. Staircase to lower ground and first floor level.
21’6 x 17’3 Into sash bay windows to side and rear. Ceiling height 10’10” An exceptional light room with original ornate ceiling moulding and wall frieze. Plate rail. Dado rail. Varnished pine floor boards. Coal effect living flame gas fire set into original brass fireplace set on marble hearth with original carved surround and mantle piece. Two radiators. 12” moulded skirting boards.
FORMAL DINING ROOM
19’3 into sash bay window x 13’6 Ceiling height 10’10”. A calming room of great character with views of Mumbles Village and The Castle. Varnished pine floor boards. Original mouldings and coving. 12” moulded skirting boards. Living flame coal effect gas fire set into original cast iron fireplace with surround and mantle.
18’8 x 11’0 Ceiling height 10’. Extensive range of bespoke storage cabinets finished in moss green with brass furniture. Ceramic Belfast sink unit with brass mixer tap over. Solid granite work surfaces. Built in dish washer. Stainless steel Siemens gas hob and oven. Integrated Miele washing machine. Electric aga range. Three sash windows (shutters fitted to road facing windows). “White washed pine floor boards.
Original covings and moulding. Panelled pine doors to rooms off. Radiator. Staircase to second floor. Double doors with stained and leaded glass to “sewing room”
As the name suggests this quaint “conservatory” was used by the girls for sewing lessons during the property’s occupation as “the Mumbles home for girls.”
18’0 x 17’5 Into sash bay window to rear. Further sash window to side, both affording magnificent views over Swansea Bay, Mumbles Village and The Castle. Original mouldings. Papered ceiling. Dado rail. Picture rail with original wall frieze over. Two radiators. Open coal effect living flame gas fire on slate hearth with original surround. 10’ ceiling height. Fitted wardrobes.
11’0 x 18’0 10’ ceiling height. Varnished pine floor boards. Original covings and picture rail. Three sash windows with some sea views. (Shutters to two road facing windows). Living flame coal effect gas fire set into original cast iron fireplace with slate hearth surround and marble. Radiator.
15’9 x 9’9 An indulgent room randomly arranged comprising an ornate free standing claw foot bath. Double shower cubicle with dual head shower unit. Circular wash hand basin on slate wash stand. Feature radiator in black. Wall mounted gas central heating boiler. Window to rear with lovely views of Swansea Bay, Mumbles Village and The Castle.
Thirties style w.c. and wash hand basin in white. Radiator. Small sash window to rear with views of Swansea Bay.
Pine doors to rooms off. Window to side affording sea views. Radiator.
13’10 x 14’0 Inclusive of en-suite. Windows to side and rear affording magnificent sea views.
Comprising w.c. and wash hand basin in white.
15’10 x 10’0 Radiator. Picture rail. Window to rear with wonderful views over Swansea Bay and Mumbles Village.
“A loo with a view” Walls fully tiled in white ceramics. w.c. and wash basin in white set into wall cabinets. Tiled shower cubicle with chrome shower unit. Radiator. Window to rear enjoying wonderful views over Swansea Bay and Mumbles Village.
11’2 x 9’0 Radiator. Windows to side and front with open views of Swansea Bay.
DRESSING ROOM/STUDY OFF
11’0 x 8’5 Window to front. Linen cupboard.
Fully tiled in cream limestone effect ceramics. Floor level shower cubicle with glass screen and dual head chrome shower unit. Flying circular wash hand basin with wall mounted chrome fittings. w.c. in white. Spot lights and light tunnel to ceiling.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
The lower ground floor is arranged as a completely self-contained two bedroom apartment with orangery and garden studio off.
The apartment is accessed from the garden by a glass panelled door set into an arched opening with inset outside light entrance porch with terrazzo floor. Large under stairs cupboard. Cloaks hanging space. Glass panelled door to hall Radiator. Oak and pine doors to rooms off. Staircase to first floor.
17’4 Into sash bay window x 13’5 overlooking garden. Oak laminate floor. Radiator. Original fireplace surround.
Well-appointed with a range of wall and base units in white. 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit. Built in hob and extractor hood. Sash window with internal shutters to side.
14’9 x 10’0 Radiator. Window to orangery.
12’0 x 11’0 Oak laminate floor. Radiator. Wall mounted gas central heating boiler. Built in wardrobe. Sash window with internal shutters to side.
Fully tiled walls and floor. w.c. and wash hand basin in white. Chrome heated towel rail. Jacuzzi sauna shower cubicle.
20’0 x 15’6 As the name suggests a light spacious and airy living space which opens onto the rear garden, constructed in an Edwardian style with the extensive use of glass and inset ceiling lighting. Glass panelled oak doors into the garden studio and double doors out to the garden.
17’0 x 11’9 Open vaulted roof with Velux windows full width bi-folding doors opening onto the garden facing covered terrace with glass stainless steel balustrade. Staircase down to useful basement. Storage room/wine cellar with power and light.
EXTERNAL: The property enjoys a secluded “secret” walled garden which is laid in the main to lawn with mature shrubs, trees, bushes, well stocked borders and rockeries. Double garage (Formally stables) with electric roller door, power, light and electric car fuel pod. Stairs to mezzanine store level over.
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Mount View, 53 Overland Road, Mumbles, Swansea, SA3 4EU
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Swansea Station4.4 miles
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