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4 bedroom character property for sale

Llancarfan, The Vale, Vale Of Glamorgan


Property Description

Key features

  • Country house steeped in history with Georgian origins
  • 4 bedrooms and 2 spacious reception rooms both with exposed beams
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, boot room and large utility room
  • Beautifully tranquil rural setting with beautiful gardens
  • In about 0.75 acre of lawned gardens and stream

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set in 0.75 acres of mostly lawned gardens the location of this picturesque home is stunning. Close to the village of Llancarfan it boasts an abundance of delightful period features including fireplaces, flagstone and timber floors and exposed beams, not to mention the gorgeous gardens.

Originally a woollen mill dated from around 1815 which became a bakehouse in 1912 making bread sold in the two 16th century pubs in the village one of which is the Fox and Hounds still trading today. Renovated in 1969 and turned into a house. The property stands in about 0.75 of an acre of gardens and ground with the Nant Llancarfan running through and dividing to create your own small private wooded island.

Although delightfully rural the property is within walking distance of the village of Llancarfan with its excellent local facilities include the parish church, village primary school, Fox and Hounds public house, village hall, village tennis club and petanque court. Llancarfan is situated in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan but within easy access of major centres including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend,Cowbridge, Barry, etc.

Entered via a solid timber door, window to front, space for boots and hanging space for coats, character solid timber door to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall 13' 5" inc. stairs x 12' 11" ( 4.09m inc. stairs x 3.94m )
Window to front with exposed lintel, stairs with solid wood treads rising to the first floor, tiled floor, exposed ceiling beams, latched timber door to the lounge and opening to the rear hall.

Lounge 18' 6" x 17' 1" ( 5.64m x 5.21m )
A delightful, characterful room with three aspects affording views over the front and rear gardens, as well as the stream running alongside, exposed ceiling beams and window lintels, window seat, feature open fireplace with large exposed lintel and inset with a wood burner. Radiator.

Rear Hall 
Two windows and doorway to the rear overlooking and giving access to the garden, two radiators, tiled floor, understairs cupboard, latched doors to the kitchen, dining room and cloakroom/WC.

Window to rear, tiled floor, radiator, WC and wall mounted wash hand basin.

Kitchen/breakfast Room 15' x 10' 5" ( 4.57m x 3.18m )
Window to front, range of floor and wall mounted kitchen units with solid timber doors and contrasting work surfaces, tiled floor, radiator, space for breakfast table and chairs, electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, one and a half bowl and drainer sink unit with mixer tap over.

Dining Room 18' 10" x 11' ( 5.74m x 3.35m )
A delightful room with two aspects from the windows overlooking the front and rear gardens, exposed ceiling beams, two radiators, latched door to utility/boot room.

Utility/boot Room 18' 10" x 5' 1" ( 5.74m x 1.55m )
Depending on requirements this room could be incorporated into the dining room to provide a very large open living space. Window to rear, floor mounted boiler for central heating and hot water, single bowl and drainer sink unit, work surfaces and storage cupboards to one wall, tiled floor, space for washing machine and dryer, built in pantry with cold shelf, door to storage room.

Storage Room 8' 2" x 3' 7" ( 2.49m x 1.09m )
Window to front, door to side providing a secondary access to the front of the property, storage space.

First Floor Landing 
Two windows to rear overlooking the garden, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, built out storage cupboard, latched doors to four double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Bedroom 1 16' 10" x 15' 8" to wardrobes ( 5.13m x 4.78m to wardrobes )
Three windows providing views over the gardens and stream, built out single and double wardorbes, two radiators, exposed ceiling beams, contemporary circular wash hand basin set onto a vanity unit.

Bedroom 2 15' 6" to wardrobes x 12' ( 4.72m to wardrobes x 3.66m )
Two windows providing countryside views over the gardens, built out double wardorbe, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit.

Bedroom 3 15' 3" x 9' 2" ( 4.65m x 2.79m )
Window to front, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, loft access.

Bedroom 4 11' 11" x 10' 3" ( 3.63m x 3.12m )
Window to front, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, built in single wardrobe.

Bathroom 15' 3" x 9' 2" ( 4.65m x 2.79m )
Two windows to rear, double width shower, panelled bath with period style mixer taps over, WC and a circular wash hand basin set onto a vanity cupboard, radiator, exposed ceiling beams.

The property is approached via a gravelled driveway which has a right of way across adjacent paddocks. The property sits in the centre of a plot of approximately 0.75 acre in size and the drive leads to a large parking area laid to gravel, which provides plenty of off-road parking for several vehicles, and which leads to an oversized single garage with under eave storage space. To the front of the property is an expanse of lawn with several mature trees and planted borders. The lawn is bounded by a post and rail timber fence, alongside which runs a stream which was originally used to run the mill wheel of the original mill. A timber bridge leads to a sheltered area of the garden, which is an idyllic location for a summer house. . From here a further bridge leads to an island, which is currently left wild.

To the rear of the property is another large expanse of lawn with hedged and planted borders, as well as several mature trees and a block built structure previously used for stables. The garden backs onto fields which further enhances the quiet and rural setting that this characterful and charming property offers.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 August 2016


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