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7 bedroom character property for sale

Castle Upon Alun, Vale Of Glamorgan

£1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A spectacular seven bedroom, Grade II listed country house
  • Landscaped gardens and grounds extending to about 7.5 acres, swimming pool, tennis court
  • Bespoke kitchen with an 'AGA', large ancillary rooms
  • Four reception rooms, seven bedrooms, four ensuite
  • Several outbuildings via separate negotiation.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
NEW PRICE!!! A spectacular seven bedroom country house with over 7 acres of grounds. Set in exceptional gardens, re-planned and landscaped in 1998 together with a swimming pool, tennis court and several outbuildings with planning permission which are available via separate negotiation.


DESCRIPTION
Castle upon Alun House is set in a peaceful and private location in the hamlet of Castle Upon Alun in the scenic county of the Vale of Glamorgan. The larger village of St Brides Major is a short drive to the west while the ever popular Glamorgan Heritage Coastline is also close by with Ogmore-by-Sea and Dunraven Bay at Southerndown. Good road connections provide quick access to neighbouring towns and cities including Bridgend to the north (about 4 miles), the renowned Vale of Glamorgan market town of Cowbridge to the east (about 8 miles) and onwards to the city of Cardiff (about 20 miles) with connections to the M4 motorway, the Severn Bridge and beyond.

Castle upon Alun House is a spectacular seven bedroom, Grade II listed country house set in exceptional gardens, re-planned and landscaped in 1998 together with a detached Bothy, swimming pool and tennis court. The grounds extend to approximately 7.2 acres.

Further land and buildings with outline planning permission are available by separate negotiation. These include The Stable/Garage/Workshop with 2.3 acres (OIEO £300,000), The Cart Shed with 2.5 acres (OIEO £200,000) and The Lodge with 1.3 acres, which provides 3 bedrooms and having been recently re-furbised has been let at £695 pcm (OIEO £300,000).

Entrance Porch 
Opening into a substantial reception hall/dining room

Hall / Dining Room 
Easy rising, half turn spindled staircase to a galleried landing, panelled ceiling, working fireplace with carved natural stone surround and mantle

Drawing Room 
With polished floorboards, sash windows to front and rear elevation, high coved ceiling and large working fireplace with marble inset and decorative surround and mantle.

Library 
The oldest part of the house dating from approximately 1640, beamed ceiling, window overlooking the magnificent south facing garden, book shelving, original open fireplace with flagstone hearth. Door through to the breakfast/dining room.

Breakfast/Dining Room 
Panelled room with sash window and door to garden, working fireplace with marble inset and carved timber surround and mantle, shelved cupboard, open plan to

Kitchen 
Range of hand made base and wall cupboards, granite worktops and matching island unit, sash window to garden, double and single porcelain sinks, AGA, electric oven, gas hob and built in dishwasher.

Conservatory 
Oak floor, double glazed french windows to the gardens and drive, double glazed windows and pitched roof, built in low level storage cupboards and book shelving.

Side Hall 
Quarry tiled floor, door and window to gravelled courtyard, secondary staircase to first floor.

Study 
Sash windows, built in cupboards and book shelving, walk in shelved store.

Cloakroom 
Quarry tiled floor, pedestal wash hand basin and coat hanging space leading to a separate low level WC and wash hand basin

Utility Room 
(Formerly the kitchen) quarry tiled floor, white porcelain 'Belfast' sink, granite work tops and windows to two elevations.

Laundry Room 
With space for washing machine and tumble dryer, fitted base and wall cupboards, stainless steel sink and quarry tiled floor.

First Floor Landing  
Accessed by a wide, easy rising staircase with built in airing and storage cupboards, two family bathrooms and a further seperate cloakroom.

Principal Bedroom 
A beautiful room with wonderful views from two front facing windows, two built in wardrobes, bedroom fireplace and door to En-Suite.

En Suite 
Traditional white suite including double ended bath, twin wash hand basins with vanity cupboards, WC and bidet, built in cupboards and window to front aspect.

Bedroom 4 
Further double bedroom with built in cupboards, bedroom fireplace, wash hand basin and lovely garden views from two front facing windows.

Bedroom 5 
Further double bedroom with built in cupboard, bedroom fireplace, wash hand basin and lovely garden views from two front facing windows.

Bedroom 6 
Further bedroom with built in cupboards, bedroom fireplace and lovely garden views from two front facing windows.

Family Bathroom 1 
Window with side aspect, panelled bath, wash hand basin and WC.

Family Bathroom 2 
Window with side aspect, panelled bath, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard and WC.

Rear Wing 
Accessed from the main landing, the rear landing provides built in storage cupboard, double width airing cupboard and doors to a cloakroom and double ensuite bedrooms 2 and 3. A quarter turn staircase from the rear wing leads to second floor.

Cloakroom 
Window with side aspect, WC and corner wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 
A large double bedroom with two windows to the side with garden views.

En-Suite 2 
Traditional white suite including a panelled bath, wash hand basin with vanity cupboards, WC, built in cupboards and window with side aspect.

Bedroom 3 
A double bedroom with window providing a side aspect view over the lovely garden.

Ensuite 3 
Traditional white suite including a panelled bath, wash hand basin with vanity cupboards, WC, built in cupboards and window

Second Floor 

Landing 
Double glazed roof light, extensive built in cupboards to one wall, doors to bedroom 7 and playroom/bedroom 8.

Bedroom 7 
A generous double room with gabled window to side aspect with garden views and door to En Suite.

En Suite 
Double glazed roof light, panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard and low level WC, built in storage cupboard, door leading to two large walk-in loft rooms providing excellent storage space.

Play Room/bedroom 8 
Another generously proportioned room with gabled window to side aspect with garden views, and door to a store room which could potentially be used as a dressing room.

Store/dressing Room 
Feature fireplace.

Separate Accommodation 
Further land and buildings with outline planning permission are available by separate negotiation. These include The Stable/Garage/Workshop with 2.3 acres (OIEO £300,000), The Cart Shed with 2.5 acres (OIEO £200,000) and The Lodge with 1.3 acres, which provides 3 bedrooms and having been recently re-furbised has been let at £695 pcm (OIEO £300,000).


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