Hir Pob Aros is an outstanding and unique property, designed by award winning architect Chris Loyn, located in the heart of a hugely sought after village, yet offering much privacy being set in its own exclusive grounds of circa one acre. The property enjoys wonderful and uninterrupted views of open countryside in an exquisite riverside setting, which brings an abundance of wildlife through out the year. The architecture throughout offers a sense of this property's rural heritage as former stone barns, reflected in the large cart door openings, superb vaulted ceilings and distinct oxblood exterior reminiscent of the lime wash colours of the age.
The luxury accommodation has been further extended and renovated by the current owners and now boasts, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4 receptions rooms, as well as a variety of features including glass finished entrance vestibule, 8' high Iroko double doors and a true sense of wow factor in the drawing room. This adaptable space is vastly open plan but can be enclosed via bi-fold Iroko doors to create distinct living areas.
Further features include, Dovre wood burning stove to family room, cream Total Control 3 oven Aga and high quality bathroom suites throughout, as well as crema marfil limestone floors set over an thermostatic controlled underfloor heating system.
Llanblethian, highly regarded as one of the Vale of Glamorgan's premier villages, offers an excellent fusion of modern and traditional and is just a short walk away from the market town of Cowbridge. The extensive facilities in Cowbridge are within easy walking distance and include schooling of excellent reputation for all ages, a wide range of shops both national and local, library, health centre, sporting and recreational facilities including leisure centre, cricket club, tennis club, squash club, bowls club etc. Cowbridge is an attractive market town situated in the heart of the rural Vale of Glamorgan with the Heritage coastline just a few miles to the south. The good local roadwork brings major centres including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, Barry etc all within comfortable commuting distance.
Entrance Lobby: 9'10" x 6'5" Entered via two 8ft fully glazed iroko double doors to open entrance lobby with crema marfil limestone floor and hessian inset. Ceiling spotlighting. Two iroko matching floor to ceiling panelled doors open out to:
Drawing Room: 35'2" x 19'7" max Fantastic principle reception room offering natural light via a selection of floor to ceiling double glazed corner window units as well as fully double glazed patio doors opening out to rear garden with three double glazed units adjacent to either side and currently in use as dining/sitting room with Barbass corner stove in graphite offering multi fuel heating. Skimmed walls and inset ceiling spotlighting throughout and matching limestone flooring. The room can be separated to create a designated reception room and inner hall via four door run of Iroko bi-folds that match the reception lobby.
Family Room: 21'11" x 20'1" Further fantastic reception room offering fully double glazed hardwood patio doors leading out to rear terrace with a range of hardwood double glazed floor to ceiling windows to rear and inset portal windows x 3 to front. Feature 'Dovre' multi fuel burner sat on a marble hearth. Skimmed walls with brass inset ceiling spotlighting throughout. Fitted cream carpet.
Cloakroom: Built into the curve of the entrance lobby, this spacious cloakroom comprises white two piece suite of low level WC and Vernon Tutbury pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Vertical inset double glazed three window. Crema marfil limestone flooring to match drawing room.
Study: 8'3" x 11'7" Picture window to front with horizontal blind. Skimmed walls and ceiling with inset chrome spotlighting. Matching tiled flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 23'1" x 13'5" A stunning two tone shaker style kitchen, hand made, in slaked lime with contrasting graphite island. Currently comprising hand built tall larder unit with double doors and two drawer pack under. Slimline integrated dishwasher with decor panel x 2. Four drawer pack either side of a cream 'Total Control' three oven AGA with overhead chimney extractor fan in chrome. Double china Belfast sink set into worktop with matching chrome mixer tap as well as NEFF two ring induction hob, NEFF eye line double oven, fitted wine rack, chopping board store, fitted fridge with decor panel as well as further waste disposal system and variety of drawers set into island. Freestanding dresser style pantry with double door opening and two drawer under set. Grey mottle effect Corion worktops throughout with cut in drainer either side of Belfast sink. 'L' shaped breakfast bar. Fully glazed rear door offering access to rear garden with run of three double glazed window units. Fully tiled white splashback with contrasting grouting. Crema marfil limestone flooring to match drawing room. Brass inset ceiling spotlights. Opens out to;
Orangery: 27'6" x 19'0" A wonderfully light, spacious and airy reception room in true orangery style with wide range of iroko double glazed window units to southerly aspect and built into eaves offering excellent open plan living to kitchen/breakfast room. Curved feature rotating Stuv 30 wood burning stove on glass hearth opposite two fully double glazed patio doors leading out to rear terrace with dual ceiling fan for cooling in the summer and a variety of handmade blinds to ceiling. A selection of four arm chrome wall lights. Tiled flooring to match kitchen/breakfast room. A further glazed inset door opens out to:
Inner Hall: 14'0" x 4'2" Inset ceiling spotlights. Crema marfil limestone flooring and skimmed walls throughout.
Inner Lobby: Accessed via oak door from Orangery to light, inner lobby offering half turn oak built staircase to first floor. Double glazed window unit. Skimmed walls to eaves. Tiled flooring. Communicating door to;
Utility Room: 9'5" x 7'0" Range of shaker style light oak wall and base units with sleek chrome handles. Dark mottle effect worktop with inset chrome stainless steel sink and drainer with matching mixer tap. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring to match throughout. Communicating door through to garage.
Landing: Exquisite turned Iroko staircase offers access to wonderful galleried landing looking out over principle drawing room with skimmed walls to eaves, two double glazed iroko window units overlooking rear garden. Cream fitted carpet and feature chrome chandelier. Communicating doors to all first floor bedrooms.
Master Suite Bedroom One: 18'5" x 14'1" Large double bedroom with fully glazed double doors opening out to sun terrace with large 6' x 5' double glazed window unit offering excellent views to rear. Built in ''L' shaped five door run of full length fitted wardrobes. Cream fitted carpet. Modern fitted radiator in white. Door through to;
Master Suite Bathroom One: Modern fitted, high quality, three piece suite currently comprising inset panelled bath with chrome waterfall mixer tap with Bristan integrated chrome shower and shower head attachment. Hidden cistern dual flush WC with Walnut back panel and matching oversized wash hand basin with chrome waterfall tap and vanity drawer underset. Fully tiled walls and floors with 6ft vertical heated towel rail by Delonghi in white.
Master Suite Terrace: 9'7" x 11'8" max Splendid sun terrace offering views across the rear garden and babbling stream. Currently used as a seating area with tiled floor and wrought iron black railings.
Suite Bedroom Two: 17'0" x 11'8" Another good sized double with feature glazed picture window to front . Radiator. Fitted carpet and oak door leading through to;
Suite Bathroom Two: Modern fitted three piece suite comprising walk-in quadrant shower cubicle with integrated chrome shower and rainfall shower head attachment as well as separate shower head attachment. Dual flush hidden cistern WC and Utopia curved wash hand basin with chrome waterfall mixer tap as well as underset vanity unit and eye line mirrored vanity unit with further mirrored wall mounted vanity unit adjacent. Fully tiled walls in a white marble with contrasting copper mosaic inset. Matching marble floor tiles. Copper heated towel rail.
Bedroom Three: 11'4" x 11'7" Picture window overlooking front courtyard built to eaves with high ceiling. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom Four: 20'0" x 12'4" Another excellent sized bedroom with variety of picture windows to side and rear. Skimmed walls and ceilings built to eaves. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
Family Bathroom: Recently fitted modern three piece suite comprising corner walk-in shower cubicle with integrated chrome shower and rainfall shower head attachment as well as a hand held shower head. Low level hidden cistern dual flush WC and wash hand basin with chrome waterfall mixer tap to include underset vanity unit and eye line mirrored vanity unit. Fully tiled walls and floor in beautiful copper tiles with inset fan style rail. Wall mounted 6ft Zender stainless steel heated towel rail. Two double glazed windows to front and side aspect. Inset cupboard housing hot water tank and heating control.
Bedroom Five: 18'5" x 8'5" Built into opposing wing of property. Could be fantastic as a teenage/granny annex. Picture window overlooking front courtyard. Skimmed walls and ceilings with exposed beam. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom Six: 18'5" x 10'1" Currently in use as a sitting room however would make a great double bedroom. Picture window overlooking side garden. Skimmed walls and ceilings with exposed beam. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
Bathroom Four: Modern three piece suite by Rocca in white, comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and sleek hand held shower head attachment. Dual flush low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with matching chrome taps. Tiled spashbacks and matching tiled floor and skirting. Double glazed obscure window to side and wall mounted heated towel rail in white.
Garage: 20'0" x 18'1" Good size double garage offering access via wood effect composite electric up and over door with power and light as well as water, currently housing American style fridge/freezer. Two Vaillant combination boilers housed to wall.
Gardens & Grounds: Set in circa one acre of flat grounds, with the front accessed by pea gravelled entrance driveway and forecourt, this leads to a side garden that is secluded and provides a further source of development potential. A gated fence leads through into the main garden and this is fantastically mature, offering a boardwalk pathway and wooden terrace alongside a winding parcel of lawn and mature, raised shrubbery borders. There is a further patio terrace to rear of family room that enjoying seclusion and privacy, as well as the southerly views. This south facing garden is truly stunning and flanked on the easterly boundary by the River Thaw offers year round changing scenery. There is a further small section of paddock included for sale on the opposing side of the river.
Services: Gas, electric, water and sewerage by mains. Two gas combination boilers housed to wall of garage.
Directions: From our offices at 67 High street, travel east into Eastgate. At the traffic lights turn right into St Athan Road and immediately right again onto Broadway. Travel along Broadway passing Ysgol Iolo Morgannwg and continue down the hill into Llanblethian. Drive over the bridge where Cwrt Llanfleiddan will be immediately on your left hand side. Hir Pob Aros is situated to the rear left.
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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