Kyle Avenue, Whitchurch, Cardiff 3 bedrooms, £350,000 Freehold

  • GUIDE PRICE £350,000 - £360,000. OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER
  • Extended three bedroom house of character. 16 FT open plan solid wood kitchen breakfast room designed and installed by the Pumping Station.
  • Lounge, sitting room, wood burner, large lovely south westerly facing gardens.

A charming extended traditional bay fronted semi-detached house of character, occupying a fine location fronting sought after Kyle Avenue, well placed for access to both Whitchurch and Rhiwbina Garden Village. 16 FT open plan solid wood kitchen and breakfast room designed by the Pumping Station.

A charming extended traditional bay fronted semi-detached house of character, occupying a fine location fronting sought after Kyle Avenue, well placed for access to both Whitchurch and Rhiwbina Garden Village. 16 FT open plan solid wood kitchen and breakfast room designed by the Pumping Station.
SUMMARY
A charming extended traditional bay fronted semi-detached house of character, occupying a fine location fronting sought after Kyle Avenue, well placed for access to both Whitchurch and Rhiwbina Garden Village. 16 FT open plan solid wood kitchen and breakfast room designed by the Pumping Station.


DESCRIPTION
A charming traditional gable fronted semi detached house of character, built circa 1930, the front inset with a two storey splayed bay all beneath a hipped roof covering. This substantial and extended family home retains many traditional period features including stained glass leaded windows, picture rails, wood block floors, traditional panelled doors with moulded architrave's and skirting boards and both a cast iron character fireplace within the lounge and a contemporary log burner with exposed brick fireplace in the main sitting room. Extended in recent years the property boasts extensive ground floor living space with the benefits of a 16 ft open plan solid wood kitchen and breakfast room designed and installed by the Pumping Station, a 14 ft front lounge with splayed bay window, a charming sitting room and a separate useful utility room. The characteristic hall is equipped with an original spindle balustrade staircase which leads to the first floor comprising three bedrooms and a spacious modern white family bathroom suite complete with panel bath and separate shower cubicle. A private block paved 2 car front drive extends to the side of the property, enclosed and used for storage purposes and leading to a detached workshop. A special feature are the south westerly facing level enclosed larger sized rear gardens which are chiefly lawned and afforded privacy by close timber boarded fencing and brick boundary walls lined with climbing ivy and garden trees.

The Property
There is an additional block paved and private sun terrace approached via the french doors from the kitchen. Other improvements include a sophisticated intruder alarm (2007), gas heating with panel radiators and a Worcester 240 gas combi boiler annually serviced under a British Gas contract and cavity wall insulation installed circa 2010. Fronting quiet Kyle Avenue this substantial and traditional family home is well placed equidistant between both Whitchurch Village and Rhiwbina Garden Village, with an exit onto Manor Way within only a short driving distance enabling fast travel from east to west Cardiff, the A 470 and the M4. The property also lies within the school catchment of the highly regarded Whitchurch High school, whilst local primary schools are available within both Whitchurch and Rhiwbina. Also close by are local railway stations connecting with Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Central. Must be seen.

Entrance Hall 15' x 6' 1" narrowing to 5' 5" ( 4.57m x 1.85m narrowing to 5' 5" )
Charming hallway of character, approached via an original stripped pine traditional panelled front entrance door, inset with stained glass leaded upper light windows with matching side screen window, leading into a traditional hallway, inset with a spindle balustrade staircase with wide understair recess, original tiled floor, stripped pine moulded skirting boards, door architrave's and picture rails, high coved ceiling, radiator.

Front Lounge 13' 11" into a bay x 11' 2" ( 4.24m into a bay x 3.40m )
A substantial well proportioned principal reception room, inset with a wide splayed bay window, with sash cord windows with outlooks onto the frontage road, original wood block flooring throughout, traditional panelled door with moulded architraves and picture rails, moulded stripped pine skirting boards, cast iron character fireplace inset with a living flame coal effect gas fire with a tiled hearth, two wide alcoves, radiator, coved ceiling.

Sitting Room 12' 9" x 10' 5" ( 3.89m x 3.17m )
Approached from the main hall via a traditional panelled door with brass handles, leading into a central reception room, equipped with a full height exposed brick fireplace inset with a log burning stove with stone hearth, two wide alcoves, coved ceiling, moulded stripped pine traditional panelled door, architraves, skirting boards and picture rail, coved ceiling, radiator, square opening leading to the kitchen and breakfast room.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 16' 2" x 11' 7" ( 4.93m x 3.53m )
Forming part of a substantial single storey extension, fitted along two sides with pine panel fronted floor and eye level units with laminate work surfaces incorporating a modern white ceramic sink unit with brass mixer taps, vegetable cleaner and drainer, integrated Parkinson Cowan four ring white gas hob beneath a concealed extractor hood, integrated fan assisted electric oven, part ceramic tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, ample space for a large dining table and chairs, two Velux double glazed windows, ceiling with spotlights, double radiator.

Utility Room 9' 2" x 6' 2" ( 2.79m x 1.88m )
With an original tiled floor, base units and laminate work surfaces, space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space with plumbing for a tumble dryer, space with plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, window to side, space for the housing of an upright fridge freezer.

First Floor Landing 8' 8" x 6' 2" maximum ( 2.64m x 1.88m maximum )
Approached via a carpeted spindle balustrade single flight staircase with stripped pine moulded skirting boards leading to a spindle balustrade landing, traditional panelled doors with characteristic handles and stripped pine moulded skirting boards and door architraves leading to each principal first floor room. Picture rail, access to roof space, charming stained glass leaded stripped pine window to side. Power point.

Master Bedroom One 13' 8" into a splayed bay x 10' 6" ( 4.17m into a splayed bay x 3.20m )
Into a wide splayed bay inset with sash cord windows with outlooks onto the quiet frontage road, stripped pine floor, tiled fireplace and hearth, two alcoves, picture rail, radiator.

Bedroom Two 12' 8" x 10' 6" ( 3.86m x 3.20m )
Tiled fireplace, two alcoves one fitted with an original stripped pine panel fronted alcove wardrobe, picture rail, small pane window with a rear garden outlook, radiator.

Bedroom Three 7' 5" x 6' 1" ( 2.26m x 1.85m )
Stripped pine floor, radiator, window to front, picture rail.

Family Bathroom 7' 9" x 6' 2" ( 2.36m x 1.88m )
White suite with walls part ceramic tiled, comprising shaped panel bath with chrome grips, chrome taps, Fordham pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, W.C., separate corner shower cubicle with chrome shower unit and clear glass sliding doors and screen, stripped pine floor, radiator with thermostatic valve, window to rear, extractor fan.

Outside

Front Garden
Finished in a cornerstoned border front garden, with low brick built boundary walls.

Entrance Drive
Private off street vehicular entrance drive block paved with private parking for two vehicles.

Side Driveway
Block paved narrow side drive with wide timber gate providing a side garden area enclosed by brick boundary walls and surmounted by timber panel fencing. Outside water tap. Leading to.........

Former Garage 13' 7" x 7' 4" ( 4.14m x 2.24m )
Detached, front entrance door, breeze block construction, electric power and light. Currently used as a storeroom/workshop.

Rear Garden
A particularly special feature for the property, being south westerly facing, large and level, chiefly laid to lawn beyond a private block paved sun terrace, enclosed along three sides by a combination of close timber boarded panel fencing surmounted by trellising, and brick built boundary walls lined with climbing ivy and garden trees to afford natural screens of privacy. Outside light.

Rhiwbina Vilage
Within both the village and Beulah Road there are a wide variety of local shops and amenities including the Flower Lodge, Michelle Marshall Salon, Ginger Whites, Threads, Snails wine bar and restaurant, Derek Freye Dry cleaners, a Barber shop, Parsons Bakery and Coffee shop, the Juboraj Indian restaurant, a Gifts and card shop, the Co-Op mini market, Lloyds Pharmacy, The Nest Vintage and Living Stores, Barnadoes, the Gateway to India, the Rhiwbina Shed and garden Shop, Kingmans Opticians, the Beulah Dress Agency, DJK dressing salon, Cartwrights Travel and the Coco Health and Beauty Salon.

Whitchurch Village & Schools
There are currently three schools located in the suburb of Whitchurch, Cardiff. Whitchurch High School, the largest comprehensive school in Wales with around 2400 pupils and located on Penlline Road. Ysgol Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd, a very successful two form entry Welsh-medium primary school located on Glan-YNant Road.

The current Head teacher is MrIlltyd James and under his leadership the school received a superb Estyn inspection report in 2015 and is categorised as a Green school by Welsh Government.
The school's motto is 'Cofia ddysgu byw...' Whitchurch Primary School located on Erw Las, is the largest primary school in Wales with over 700 pupils from 3-11 years on roll. The school opened it's doors in September 2012 following the closure of Eglwys Newydd Primary School and Eglwys Wen
Primary School. The school was officially opened by international footballer and former pupil Gareth Bale and it's motto is 'Work together, play together, succeed together'. Whitchurch Primary School received a glowing Estyn inspection report in early 2015 and is also placed in the high performing Green support category by Welsh Government.

Whitchurch (Welsh Yr Eglwys Newydd eglwys church + newydd new) is a suburb in the north of Cardiff, capital of Wales. It is approximately 3 miles north of the centre of the city on the A 470 road and A 4054 road. Its estimated populations of 2004 were 15,649. It falls within the Whitchurch & Tongwynlais ward.

Within walking distance is the village of Whitchurch with its Comprehensive amenities including a wide range of local Shops and stores serving every day needs.

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