An imposing detached period residence offering well appointed family accommodation set in a large, private and mature south westerly facing garden with a short level walk into Cowbridge Town Centre and it's excellent facilities. The property has been continually updated and refurbished by the present owners over recent years whilst still retaining the essential character of the property. The location couldn't be a more convenient one, with all the towns excellent facilities within a short walking distance including schooling of excellent reputation for all ages, wide range of shops both national and local, library, health centre, sporting and recreational facilities including leisure centre, cricket club, tennis club, bowls club, squash club etc. Cowbridge is an attractive market town and situated in the heart of the countryside of the Vale of Glamorgan. The Heritage Coastline is just a few miles to the south. The good local road networks brings major centres including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend etc, all within easy commuting distance.
Entrance Porch: Fully enclosed. Made attractively light with velux windows set into pitched roof and windows overlooking front garden and either side of the front door. Quarry tiled flooring.
Entrance Hall: 17'6" x 6'6" Approached by a wide arched entranceway from entrance porch. Original patterned tiled floor. Dado rail. Original stairway. Useful understair cupboard.
Cloakroom: Savoy suite in white comprising low level WC and corner wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Black and white pattern tiled floors. Extractor.
Drawing Room: 18'3" x 12' into bay window Enjoying delightful views over the pretty front garden. Further window to side. Traditional fireplace with cast iron surround with tile slips and marble hearth in timber over mantle. Coved ceiling.
Dining Room: 15'9" x 12' into bay window Enjoying the same delightful views as drawing room with bay window overlooking front garden. Coved ceiling.
Sitting Room: 11'9" x 11'3" Patio doors lead out to the rear courtyard and garden. Colour washed recessed fireplace with tiled hearth currently capped but could be restored. Coved ceiling.
Family Room: 18'9" x 10'6" Approached via bi fold glazed doors from the dining room. A particularly light room with three large windows down one side and glazed French doors with matching full height windows leading out to the paved front terrace and gardens. Parquet floor. Coved ceiling. Four wall light points.
Kitchen: 15'3" x 9'3" Effectively a large L shaped room combining the kitchen and breakfast room very much in the modern style of having a large kitchen as living space. Interestingly planning permission has been granted to incorporate the rear hall and utility room into the kitchen/breakfast making one extremely large space if required. The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units by Ultima kitchens with oak fronted units and granite effect work surfaces, tiling and lighting between wall and base units. Features include space and plumbing for dishwasher, slot in New World cooker with two electric ovens including fan oven together with gas hob and glass plate over. Extractor over. Wine racks. 1.5 bowl white ceramic sink unit. Space for large fridge/freezer. Range of matching wall cupboards linked by pelmet with lighting over sink unit. Window overlooking side garden. Further range of cupboards include shelving and glazed display cases. Worcester combi mains gas fired boiler in cupboard. Inset ceiling lighting. Tile effect floor which stretches through to the breakfast room.
Breakfast Room: 9'6" x 8'9" max Floor to match kitchen. Double french doors lead out to the rear courtyard and garden. Range of units to match kitchen comprising wall to wall work surface area with cupboards under and wall to wall wall units including glazed display cases flanking central shelved units. Lighting between wall and base units.
Utility Room: 7'1" x 9'7" Tiled floor. Windows on three sides. Wall to wall granite effect work surface with tiled splashback with double base unit under flanked by space and plumbing for washing machine and space and venting for tumble dryer. 1.5 bowl sink unit. Double and single wall cupboards linked by pelmet with down lighting over window overlooking the rear. Further small wall cupboard.
Rear Hall: Floor to match kitchen. Half glazed doorway leading through to rear porch.
Rear Porch: Open fronted. Flagged floor. Boarded ceiling.
Landing: 17'6" x 6'6" Easy graded traditional straight stairway with dado rail. Window overlooking front garden. Coved ceiling. Easily operated fold down timber staircase leading up to the attic.
Master Suite Bedroom One: 12' x 10'3" Window enjoying front garden views. Mirror fronted double wardrobe. Ensuite is:-
Master Suite Bathroom One: Modern suite in white comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and glazed oversized shower cubicle with Mira shower. Single glazed sash window to side. Inset ceiling light to coved ceiling. Stainless steel radiator/towel rail. Colour wash timber panelling to dado behind suite. Extractor.
Bedroom Two: 12' x 11'9" Window enjoying views over the front garden. Coved ceiling.
Bedroom Three: 12' x 10' Two windows enjoying views to the rear. Triple part mirrored wardrobes. Coved ceiling.
Bedroom Four: 12' x 9'6" Two windows enjoying the rear view. Triple floor to ceiling cupboard including airing cupboard. Coved ceiling.
Family Bathroom: Modern Heritage suite in white comprising timber panel bath with hand shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Inset ceiling lighting. Three walls fully tiled. Classic Heritage bronzed towel rail. Opaque glazed window. Extractor.
Attic Room: 15'3" x 11'3" Approached by easy fold fold down timber ladder from the landing. Pitched panelled ceiling with restricted head room to sides and about 8' head room in centre. Velux window. Access to roof storage spaces with insulated floor. Recess with triple cupboard. Electric light and power. No central heating.
Outside: Access off the entrance to Woodlands Close leading to large gravel parking area for several cars and bounded by natural hedge. Substantial beech hedge sits behind natural stone wall to Westgate and provides considerable privacy. Fine mature oak tree. Laid principally to lawn with mature shrubbery borders. Good sized lawned side garden with water feature and mature hedging. Gated pedestrian access from Woodlands Close with pathway leading to back porch. Paved terrace leads around to the paved rear courtyard garden (28' x 16') with mature hedge, two apple trees and vine. Making this area particularly private. Access to the rear courtyard garden from the sitting room and the breakfast room. Ornamental hand water pump. Rain Water storage area.
Planning Permission: Full planning permission was granted by the Vale of Glamorgan Council on 17th February 2016 for "alterations to existing single story extension and detached garage at Woodlands, Westgate, Cowbridge". This permission relates to the incorporating of the rear hall and utility room with the existing kitchen and breakfast room and the erection of a garage in the side garden. The garage to be detached, single story and under a pitched roof. Full details and plans are available at our office.
Services: Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Central heating by mains gas via combi Worcester boiler in kitchen. All external windows and doors are double glazed except bathroom two which is an original single glazed sash window, and in bedrooms one and two where the front windows are double and secondary glazed.
Directions: From our offices at 67 High Street, turn right and stroll down the pavement into Westgate. Woodlands is the fine looking house at the end of Westgate on the right hand side.
Please contact our Cowbridge Office on 01446 771777 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.
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