4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Post House and The Cottage

£610,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in a pleasant wooded location in Parkmill Valley being only ten minutes’ drive to Killay Shopping Precinct and affording easy access to the beautiful Gower Peninsula and Swansea.  A truly exceptional detached Gower residence dating back some two hundred years which in recent times has been lovingly and skilfully renovated and enhanced.  This versatile property is currently arranged into two self-contained but connected charming properties providing a source of income from holiday rentals.  There are many lovely and eye catching features throughout, the accommodation is bursting with character and comprises in total three principle living rooms, four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a spacious farm house style kitchen/dining room with separate kitchen facility for the cottage.  The property is set in mature and varied grounds laid out with secluded courtyards, lawned area and has the benefit of good vehicle access and parking to the rear.  Full oil central heating.  N.B. The Cottage and Post House bedrooms can be reconnected by the simple removal of a partition on the landing.

 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: 



GROUND FLOOR 

ENTRANCE 

Storm porch under pitched tiled roof with outside coach light and arched front door.  Quarry tiled floor.  Window to side.  Glass panelled door to hall.

HALL 

Quarry tiled floor.  Stripped pine doors to living room.  Wide staircase to first floor.



LOUNGE

16’2 x 15’5  Solid maple floor.  Built in bookcases.  Cast iron log burning stove on tiled hearth set into stone recess.  Three original sash windows with internal shutters affording a pleasant dual aspect.

Two 1940’s style cast iron radiators.

SITTING ROOM

16’2 x 15’0  Quarry tiled floor.  Original sash windows with internal shutters to front and rear.  1940’s style cast iron radiator.  Large cast iron log burning stove set into white washed and stone dressed recess.  Under stairs general storage cupboards.  Cottage style pine door to kitchen and rear hall.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

28’0 x 8’6  Well-appointed in a farmhouse fashion with bespoke range of pine storage cupboards and drawers under slate work surfaces.  Double ceramic Belfast sink unit with chrome mixer taps over set into slate work surfaces and drainer.  Oil fired Rayburn range/oven set into tiled recess with matching ceramics tiling over slate work surfaces.  Quarry tiled floor.  1940’s style cast iron radiator.  Two windows with slate sills to side elevation.  Stable door to rear and French windows to front courtyard.  Glass panelled door to utility.

UTILITY ROOM

Plumbed for washing machine.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Double glazed window.



FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Stripped pine doors to rooms off.

BEDROOM ONE

16’0 x 12’0 maximum.  Varnished pine floor boards. Original sash windows to front and rear.  Built in wardrobe and airing cupboard with domestic hot water tank.  Radiator.

DRESSING ROOM OR NURSERY (OFF BEDROOM ONE)

10’9 x 8’7  Varnished pine floor.  Radiator.  Original window to side.  Pine cottage style door to en-suite.

EN-SUITE

Comprising three piece suite in white.  Velux window set into pine cladded vaulted ceiling.  Mosaic ceramic wall tiling.  Ceramic floor tiling. Chrome heated towel rail.  Chrome shower unit over bath.

BEDROOM TWO

16’3 x 12’9  Varnished floor boards.  Original sash windows to side and front.  Built in cupboard with hanging space.  Original decorative cast iron fireplace with pine surround.  Radiator.

BATHROOM

Edwardian style three piece suite with feature free standing claw foot bath.  Period style ceramic wall tiling.  Wash hand basin set onto chrome stand.  Two chrome heated towel rails.  Original sash windows with internal shutters to front.  Loft access.

REAR HALL

Accessing both the cottage and the main residence.  Quarry tiled floor. Exposed stone walls.  1940’s style cast iron radiator.  Glass panelled door to side courtyard.  Steps up to cottage accommodation.  Built in shelves.

"THE COTTAGE"

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM

25’10 x 12’11  Oak floor throughout.  Beamed ceiling.  Two 1940’s style cast iron radiators.  Glass panelled stable door to small courtyard and side.  Cottage style pine door to kitchen. Spiral staircase to bedrooms.  Cast iron log burning stove set into original stone fire place with slate hearth and original bread oven.

KITCHEN

7’3 x 5’9  Fitted storage cupboards under granite work surfaces with inset 1½ bowl ceramic sink unit with chrome mixer taps over.  Hand marble ceramic wall tiling.  Pine cladded vaulted ceiling.  Two windows.  Travertine limestone floor.  Glass fronted wall cabinets.

COTTAGE BEDROOMS OFF SEPERATE LANDING

Radiator.  Velux window set into vaulted ceiling.

BEDROOM ONE

13’8 x 13’3  Radiator.  Varnished floor boards.  Original sash windows to side and rear.  Vaulted ceiling.  Built in wardrobes.

BEDROOM TWO

11’7 x 10’2  Painted floor boards.  Original sash windows to side. Vaulted ceiling.

SHOWER ROOM

Comprising Edwardian style wash hand basin and w.c. with chrome pipework and fittings.  Stone tiled shower cubicle with glass screen and chrome period design deluge head.  Stone floor and wall tiling.  Chrome heated towel rail.  Velux window set into vaulted ceiling.  Original window to side.

EXTERNAL: The property stands in varied interesting and attractive grounds to the front.  There is a lovely west facing walled Italian style courtyard garden with arched gate access to the road and is laid to sandstone chipping with random rockeries and mature climbing rose bushes.

To the rear of the property is a five bar gate accessing a generous car parking area and a pleasant lawned garden affording a pleasant aspect over the valley.  Wood store.  Garden shed.  Stone built garden store.


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11 April 2018

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  • Gowerton (5.2 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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68 Newton Road, Mumbles, SA3 4BE

01792 734074 Local call rate

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