Welsh St Donats, Cowbridge, The Vale Of Glamorgan 4 bedrooms, £849,000 Freehold

  • DETACHED FOUR BEDROOM MODERN COUNTRY HOME WITH LARGE AND LOVELY GARDENS.
  • 0.65 ACRE PADDOCK. GATED DRIVE. 20 FT LOUNGE, 25 FT KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM.
  • FORMAL DINING ROOM, SITTING ROOM, PVC SUN LOUNGE CONSERVATORY, THREE BATHROOMS.

A large and stylish four bedroom modern country home, built in 1995 to a high specification with large and lovely surrounding gardens, approached by electric gates leading to a long private drive, a detached double garage and a self contained first floor studio. Additional 0.65 acre paddock.

A large and stylish four bedroom modern country home, built in 1995 to a high specification with large and lovely surrounding gardens, approached by electric gates leading to a long private drive, a detached double garage and a self contained first floor studio. Additional 0.65 acre paddock.


SUMMARY
A large and stylish four bedroom modern country home, built in 1995 to a high specification with large and lovely surrounding gardens, approached by electric gates leading to a long private drive, a detached double garage and a self contained first floor studio. Additional 0.65 acre paddock.


DESCRIPTION
A unique detached architect designed four bedroom country home, occupying an idyllic location surrounded by open countryside and benefiting a separate paddock (0.65 of an acre), ideal for equestrian needs. Built in 1995 to capacious design this substantial family home provides large and lovely gardens, a private gated entrance with parking for several cars, a detached double garage and a self contained first floor studio. The property is located on the outskirts of the pretty historic village of Welsh St Donats and well placed within easy driving distance to both Cardiff and the Market Town of Cowbridge, whilst local children are collected by bus for Cowbridge High School. This stunning modern home would be ideal for a growing family with its lovely location within the centre of charming open countryside, surrounded by wide open space, and providing a perfect rural location with enviable local walks and rides on the door step. The property includes hardwood effect PVC double glazed windows, oil fired heating with panel radiators, a sophisticated intruder alarm, automatic fob and door entry gates, a large open plan kitchen and breakfast room (24'10 x 11'9) with integrated appliances, a most impressive PVC double glazed sun lounge conservatory inset with PVC french doors which open onto the landscaped gardens. The ground floor also includes a spacious lounge (20'1 x 15'0), a formal dining room, a separate sitting room/snug, and a utility room.

The Property
The first floor living space comprises a gallery landing approached from a returning staircase from the entrance reception hall, four double size bedrooms each with pleasing country views, and two full size bathrooms. The master suite also includes a large ensuite dressing room approached from the ensuite bathroom, and a third bathroom is located on the ground floor equipped with a Jacuzzi bath. This substantial residence includes mains water, mains electricity and private drainage (Septic tank).

Location
Welsh St Donats is a tranquil village set in the rural landscape of the Vale of Glamorgan, some three miles distance from Cowbridge. Welsh St Donats offers its residents a quiet retreat from City life and it is surrounded by glorious countryside and forestry yet it is only an eight minute drive from Junction 34 of the M4 and approximately twenty five minutes to Cardiff Centre via a choice of routes. Alternative transport is available via Pontyclun Railway Station which is a short distance away and Cardiff Airport approximately 20 minutes from the village.

The children of the small and vibrant community of Welsh St Donats are served by local school buses services which collect and deliver them from the village bus stop. Schools of excellent standing offer opportunities for children living in Welsh St. Donats and include Primary Schools in Pendoylan, Peterston-super-Ely and Cowbridge, whilst the older children are within the catchment area for Cowbridge Comprehensive School. Residents can enjoy the benefits of both religious services and social events at the 13th century Church, the facilities of the local Community Centre together with opportunities for recreational walking, running, cycling or horse-riding in the nearby Hensol Forest and strolls down a quiet back lane to The Downs and hostelries at Aberthin.

Location
Welcome to the community of Welsh St Donats located within gently rolling countryside of the Vale of Glamorgan. The Welsh St Donats Community covers a large rural area and has a population of approximately 485. The Community is very widespread and extends to include Maendy, Prisk and Tair Onen. Points of Interest include :The Community Hall. The Community Hall in Welsh St Donats opened back in 1988 and has provided a very important focal point for community activities over the past 20 years. Welsh St. Donats Parish Church. The church is situated in the centre of Welsh St Donats Village and is dedicated to St. Donat ("Dynwyd" in Welsh). It has been a place of worship for over 800 years. Hensol Forest. To the east of the village Hensol Forest provides the facilities for very pleasant walks and horse riding. Pysgodlyn Mawr. This picturesque lake can be found in Hensol Forest and is classified as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It supports a wide range of habitats ranging from open water, through reed swamp, to heath and bog, which are very unusual in the lowland Vale area. The church, St Dunwyd, is a Grade I listed building and was first mentioned in 1173.

Entrance Reception Hall 12' 3" x 11' 9" ( 3.73m x 3.58m )
Approached via a hardwood effect PVC double glazed leaded front entrance door with matching side screen windows opening in to a central hall with wood flooring and a wide carpeted spindle balustrade returning staircase leading to a gallery landing, useful under stair storage cupboard, ornate coved ceiling, double radiator.

Downstairs Cloakroom 7' 2" x 4' 2" ( 2.18m x 1.27m )
White suite with ceramic tiled walls and floor, W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, PVC leaded double glazed window to side, coved ceiling.

Snug / Sitting Room 11' 9" x 11' ( 3.58m x 3.35m )
Continuous wood flooring, PVC double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the lawned front gardens and on to open fields, coved ceiling, radiator.

Lounge 20' 1" x 15' ( 6.12m x 4.57m )
A most spacious principal reception room, inset with an ornate fireplace equipped with a living flame coal effect gas fire with marble hearth and surround, ornate coved ceiling with ceiling panels and rose, double radiator, PVC double glazed tilt and turn hardwood effect window with outlooks across the side gardens, over the main drive and on to the adjacent paddock. PVC double glazed hardwood effect french doors with matching side screen windows leading in to and opening in to the sun lounge conservatory.

Formal Dining Room 12' 2" x 11' 9" ( 3.71m x 3.58m )
Independently approached from the main entrance hall, ornate coved ceiling with ceiling rose, large radiator, PVC double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the lawned front gardens and on to open fields.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 24' 10" x 11' 9" ( 7.57m x 3.58m )
Fitted along three sides with an extensive range of white panel fronted floor and eye level units with matching quality work surfaces incorporating a Schott Ceran four ring Cooke & Lewis electric hob beneath a concealed canopy style extractor hood, integrated stainless steel sink with chrome mixer taps, vegetable cleaner and drainer, integrated dishwasher, space for the housing of a low level fridge, matching tall storage unit housing a Bosch fan assisted electric oven with separate grill, pretty glass fronted matching display cabinets with glass shelves and internal lights, ceramic tiled flooring throughout, walls part ceramic tiled, ample space for a dining table and chairs, double radiator, coved ceiling, PVC hardwood effect double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the large and private lawned rear gardens, PVC hardwood effect double glazed french door with side screen windows leading in to and opening in to the sun lounge conservatory.

Sun Lounge Conservatory 21' 4" x 16' 8" into a bay narrowing to 11' 4" ( 6.50m x 5.08m into a bay narrowing to 3.45m )
Approached from the kitchen and breakfast room as well as the principal lounge, providing a wonderfully spacious and versatile reception area with hardwood effect PVC double glazed windows along three sides above a cavity brick plinth outer wall, beneath a clear glass pitched roof. Two sets of independent hardwood effect PVC french doors each open on to the rear gardens, and a fire breast with air conditioning unit and feature recess fireplace.

Outer Hall 14' 5" x 5' 3" ( 4.39m x 1.60m )
Ceramic tiled flooring, hardwood effect PVC double glazed leaded outer door opening on to the rear gardens, coved ceiling, access to roof space, space for the housing of two upright fridge freezers, archway opening leading to........

Utility Room 8' 8" x 7' 5" ( 2.64m x 2.26m )
Fitted along two sides with a matching range of white panel fronted units with quality work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink with vegetable cleaner, mixer taps and drainer, part ceramic tiled walls, space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, matching tall storage unit, PVC hardwood effect double glazed leaded windows to front and side aspect on to open fields.

Bathroom 8' 8" x 6' 4" ( 2.64m x 1.93m )
Stylish Sottini quality white suite comprising Jacuzzi panel bath with chrome mixer shower fitment and chrome handles, W.C., large shaped pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste, ceramic tiled floor, part ceramic tiled walls, coved ceiling, wall light with shaver point, patterned PVC hardwood effect double glazed leaded window to rear, radiator.

First Floor Gallery Landing
Spindle balustrade landing approached via a returning staircase, PVC leaded hardwood effect double glazed window to front with outlooks across the lawned front gardens and on to open fields, ornate coved ceiling with ceiling rose, large built-in airing cupboard housing factory insulated copper hot water cylinder.

Master Bedroom One 15' 9" x 11' 9" ( 4.80m x 3.58m )
Tastefully fitted with a range of bedroom furniture, hardwood effect PVC double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the lawned front gardens and onto open fields, coved ceiling, radiator.

Ensuite Bathroom 12' x 10' 3" ( 3.66m x 3.12m )
Full size suite with walls chiefly ceramic tiled, impressive flooring, comprising white large shaped corner bath with mixer shower fitment and mixer taps, contemporary wash hand basin with mixer taps and pop-up waste in a built out vanity unit, bidet with mixer taps and pop-up waste, W.C. with concealed cistern, radiator, coved ceiling, hardwood effect PVC double glazed window with outlooks across the private entrance drive and on to the adjacent paddock, coved ceiling, air ventilator.

Ensuite Dressing Room 14' 10" x 9' 3" ( 4.52m x 2.82m )
Tastefully fitted along three sides with an extensive range of floor to ceiling height panel fronted wardrobes including low level cabinets, drawers and dressing table, coved ceiling, PVC leaded double glazed hardwood effect window with outlooks across the large rear gardens and on to open fields behind, radiator.

Bedroom Two 11' 9" x 8' 6" ( 3.58m x 2.59m )
Independently approached from the gallery landing, hardwood effect PVC double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the large rear gardens and on to open fields, radiator, coved ceiling, access to roof space.

Bedroom Three 12' 8" x 11' 3" maximum ( 3.86m x 3.43m maximum )
Tastefully fitted with panel fronted floor to ceiling height wardrobes along two walls, separate dressing table with side cabinets and ornamental end shelves, radiator, PVC hardwood effect double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the large and lovely rear gardens and on to open fields, coved ceiling.

Bedroom Four 11' 9" x 9' 3" ( 3.58m x 2.82m )
Tastefully fitted with full height panel fronted wardrobes, bedside cabinets and dressing table in white, radiator, coved ceiling, hardwood effect PVC double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the lawned front gardens and on to open fields opposite.

Family Bathroom 8' 9" x 8' 6" ( 2.67m x 2.59m )
Walls ceramic tiled, ceramic tiled floor, full size white suite comprising shaped corner bath with mixer taps and mixer shower fitment, bidet with mixer taps and pop-up waste, W.C. with china handle, pedestal wash hand basin, Chatsworth suite, radiator, coved ceiling, air ventilator, shaver point, hardwood effect PVC double glazed leaded window with outlooks across the lawned front gardens and on to open fields opposite.

Outside

Entrance Drive
Private gated entrance drive, finished in tarmac, providing ample space for the parking of several cars, approached via electronic double gates surmounted on to two stone pillars.

Double Garage 22' 1" x 17' 6" ( 6.73m x 5.33m )
Detached double garage, courtesy door to rear gardens, window, electric fob operated double up and over door, electric power and light.

Studio 21' 8" x 10' 8" ( 6.60m x 3.25m )
Approached independently via a wrought iron external staircase positioned behind the garage, the studio itself is positioned above the garage and is a self contained room, ideal for storage, crafts/hobbies room etc. Wood flooring, PVC double glazed window to front, electric power and light.

Front Garden
Chiefly laid to lawn and enclosed by mature hedgerow to afford privacy and security, inset with a stepped paved entrance path with side brick boundary walls, outside lights leading to the main hallway.

Side Gardens
Chiefly laid to lawn, on one side inset with a circular flower bed, equipped with a full size ornamental Victorian style lantern outside light with sensors and floodlights.

Rear Garden
A large and lovely chiefly lawned rear garden, equipped with a continuous paved sun terrace, together with a further patio with brick built barbecue. The rear gardens are enclosed by mature hedgerow and back and side on to open country fields. Outside floodlights and ornamental lights. Outside electric power points.

Paddock
Adjacent to the property is an additional paddock, lawned, hedge bordered and fenced with a five bar entrance gate.

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