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Waterloo Road, Penylan, Cardiff 4 bedrooms, £550,000 Freehold


A charming Gable fronted four bedroom house of character, walking distance to local tree lined parks, and benefiting a stunning walled and private rear garden. With extensive improvements and two stylish and contemporary bathrooms, this large and imposing family home must be seen!

A charming Gable fronted four bedroom house of character, walking distance to local tree lined parks, and benefiting a stunning walled and private rear garden. With extensive improvements and two stylish and contemporary bathrooms, this large and imposing family home must be seen!

A charming Gable fronted four bedroom house of character, walking distance to local tree lined parks, and benefiting a stunning walled and private rear garden. With extensive improvements and two stylish and contemporary bathrooms, this large and imposing family home must be seen!

A charming gable fronted 1908 end of terrace four bedroom family house of character, the front inset with a two storey splayed bay, all beneath a new 2012 pitched slate roof. This large and impressive home occupies a delightful position overlooking Waterloo Gardens Park, just a short distance from local shops including designer cafe's, whilst within level walking distance is the thriving Wellfield Road and Albany Road shopping centres and the Roath Park Recreational fields and Flower Gardens. Extensively improved and extended in recent years by the current owners, this imposing character residence retains many original period features including high cornice ceilings, elegant period fire places, original traditional panel doors and a stunning entrance reception hall with original terrazzo tiled floor and a returning spindle balustrade staircase with carved newel posts. The gracious living space comprises a down stairs cloak room with a 2016 white suite, a large front lounge, a charming separate sitting room, a further formal dining room, a modern fitted kitchen (2005), and a separate utility room added in 2016. The first floor comprises three double size bedrooms and a large re-modelled family bathroom (2012) equipped with both a panel bath and a separate shower, whilst the second floor comprises a further fourth double size bedroom with its own stunning ensuite shower room. The second floor forms part of a loft space conversion completed in 2012.

The Property 
The property benefits gas heating with panel radiators with a Worcester Combi boiler (2005) last serviced in February 2020, sealed double glazed replacement sash cord style double glazed windows, A special feature are the stunning walled rear gardens, beautifully landscaped with a neat lawn and two patios, one covered by a pretty vine tree, whilst a useful side gate provides access to a lane, and a timber potting shed provides garden storage. A truly impressive and substantial family home located in a charming residential road. Must be seen!

Also close by are further local parks within Penylan including Roath Mill Gardens and Waterloo Gardens. Local amenities also include the Roath Park Tea Rooms, Waterloo Gardens Post Office, Penylan Pantry, Penylan Bowling Club, and the Church of St Edward King and Confessor located along Westville Road. Within a short driving distance is an exit off Llanedeyrn Road onto Eastern Avenue, allowing fast travel from East to West Cardiff, the M4, Newport and Bristol.
The local primary schools are excellent and Marlborough primary school falls within and taken together form the catchment area of Cardiff High School. In addition to the English-medium community provision Ysgol y Berllan Deg and Ysgol y Wern are the Welsh-medium primary schools serving the local area under consideration and are in the Ysgol Bro Edern and Ysgol Glantaf catchment for high school respectively.

Local Shops 
Within a short walk is the very popular Wellfield Road shopping centre with its extensive range of local shops and stores including Fab, a ladies fashion shop, Accessory Box which sells a range of fashion accessories, Barclays Bank Plc, Bentleys a café, Central Pharmacy, Cut Above is a unisex hairdresser offering a range of hairstyles, haircare products and other hair services, Derek Freye is a dry cleaners offering a range of cleaning and other clothing and linen services. Errol Willy is a unisex hairdresser offering a variety of men's and women's hair services, File & Style is a beauty salon providing various pampering services and beauty treatment, Himalaya Restaurant is an Indian restaurant serving a selection of curry and other spicy foods which are traditionally eaten in India, and a new edition is Joe's Ice Cream parlour.

Entrance porch 
Charming open fronted porchway, terrazzo threshold and original elegant tiled walls, archway entrance, wall light.

Entrance Reception Hall 
Approached via an imposing hardwood panelled front entrance door inset with a patterned glass upper light window with chrome door furniture and matching side screen and upper light windows, leading to an elegant and charming hallway of character equipped with a wide carpeted spindle balustrade returning staircase with moulded skirting boards and carved newel posts, useful under stair storage cupboard, terrazzo tiled flooring, moulded skirting boards, high coved ceiling, picture rail, radiator, built-in full height cloaks and boot storage cupboard equipped with two leaded sash cord windows to front and a terrazzo tiled floor.

Downstairs Cloak Room 12' 8" x 8' 3" ( 3.86m x 2.51m )
Stylish and contemporary white cloakroom suite comprising a slim line W.C. and a contemporary shaped wash hand basin with chrome fittings above a built out vanity unit with high gloss doors.

Front Lounge 15' into a bay x 13' 10" ( 4.57m into a bay x 4.22m )
A spacious principal reception room, inset with a wide splayed bay equipped with replacement sealed double glazed windows with outlooks on to the tree lined frontage road, and on to pretty parkland, original panelled bay, stripped pine flooring, Adam style fireplace with marble hearth and surround inset with a living flame coal effect gas fire, high moulded skirting boards, dado rail, picture rail and coved ceiling with ceiling rose, double radiator, traditional original panel door to entrance hall.

Sitting Room 12' 3" x 12' 3" ( 3.73m x 3.73m )
Independently approached from the entrance hall via a traditional original panel door with brass handles, radiator with pretty casement cover, high ceiling with picture rail, imposing period character fireplace with cast iron grate, tiled surround and hearth, two alcoves each fitted with wall shelves, wood flooring, panelled outer door with side screen windows opening in to a garden room/utility room.

Utility Room 8' 5" x 8' 4" ( 2.57m x 2.54m )
A versatile and adaptable area equipped with modern high gloss grey finished floor and eye level units with chrome slim line handles and oak work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink with chrome mixer taps and a ceramic tiled splashback, ceramic tiled flooring, light oak effect sealed double glazed windows and French door beneath matching clear glass roof opening on to and overlooking the pretty private walled rear gardens. Space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for the housing of a tumble drier, electric power and light.

Dining Room 14' 6" x 12' 5" ( 4.42m x 3.78m )
Approached independently from the entrance reception hall via an original traditional panel door with brass Regency handle, oak flooring, elegant period fireplace, two wide alcoves, high coved ceiling with picture rail, ceiling rose, radiator with pretty casement cover, oak effect double glazed French doors opening on to a private and secluded pergola finished patio area. Further original traditional panel door opening into.........

Kitchen 15' x 7' 4" ( 4.57m x 2.24m )
Fitted along two sides with a modern range of panel fronted floor and eye level units with round nosed laminate work surfaces and slim line chrome handles incorporating a modern sink with chrome mixer taps, vegetable cleaner and drainer, electric cooker point, stainless steel canopy style extractor hood, walls largely ceramic tiled, space for the housing of an American style fridge freezer, integrated Beko dishwasher, PVC double glazed window with a pleasing rear garden outlook, tiled flooring, breakfast bar, radiator, PVC double glazed window to side, PVC double glazed outer door opening on to a private secluded pergola finished patio with climbing grapevine, radiator. Under unit lighting.

First Floor Landing 
Approached via a wide and imposing original spindle balustrade staircase with high moulded skirting boards leading to a central landing area, moulded door architraves and traditional style panel doors to each of the first floor bedrooms and the bathroom.

Bedroom One 15' into a bay x 13' 10" max ( 4.57m into a bay x 4.22m max )
Into a wide splayed bay with original panelling and sealed double glazed windows with outlooks on to tree lined Waterloo Road and on to charming parkland, large radiator, extensive fitted wardrobes along one wall.

Bedroom Two 14' 6" max x 10' max ( 4.42m max x 3.05m max )
Large radiator, high coved ceiling, PVC double glazed tilt and turn window with a pleasing rearward outlook.

Bedroom Three 9' 5" x 8' 2" ( 2.87m x 2.49m )
Two sealed double glazed windows with outlooks on to tree lined Waterloo Road and extending on to delightful and charming park land, radiator, high ceiling with picture rail.

Bathroom 12' 4" x 11' 1" ( 3.76m x 3.38m )
A most spacious bathroom with attractive tiled floor and walls comprising a large panel bath with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste and a ceramic tiled surround with ceiling mood lighting, multiple vanity shelves, W.C. with concealed cistern, contemporary shaped pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste, large double size shower with ceramic tiled walls, chrome shower fittings including waterfall fitment, clear glass shower screen and door, two PVC double glazed windows to rear, high ceiling, stylish chrome vertical radiator/towel rail.

Second Floor Landing 
Approached via a custom made carpeted returning spindle balustrade staircase leading to a second floor landing with white panel style door with chrome handles leading to........

Bedroom Four 14' 9" x 12' 7" ( 4.50m x 3.84m )
Plus a 5'1 x 4'0 square bay window. A particularly large well designed master bedroom forming part of a professional loft space conversion completed in recent years by the current owners with full planning and building regulation approval. This versatile and spacious double size bedroom enjoys a deep square shaped bay window with white PVC double glazed units and elevated outlooks across the surrounding area and towards St Andrews church spire. There are multiple access to useful eaves storage areas as well as a contemporary styled walk-in dressing room equipped with spotlights and hanging space and shoe shelves. The light switches and power points are all finished in stylish chrome, and the ceiling includes mood lighting with multiple options. Double radiator.

Ensuite Shower Room 
Spacious and beautifully fitted with a luxurious white suite and sparkle granite bathroom surfaces and tiled floor. The shower room includes a ceramic tiled shower cubicle with a Mira shower unit with chrome fittings and clear glass door and screen, slim line W.C., circular shaped mounted his and hers wash hand basins with chrome mixer taps above a solid quartz granite vanity surface with tiled splashback and vanity units below with white high gloss doors and chrome handles, PVC double glazed obscure glass window to rear, ceiling with spotlights, stylish chrome vertical towel rail/radiator, air ventilator.

Front Gardens 
Set back, level and laid to lawn enclosed by low brick built boundary walls inset with an entrance path and screened to one side by garden trees offering natural ;levels of privacy. Directly opposite are pretty Waterloo Gardens park.

Rear Gardens 
A truly special feature for the property are the walled rear gardens benefiting from a garden gate with side lane access, all enclosed by a combination of brick built and stone built boundary walls affording natural privacy and security, lined with garden trees, borders of shrubs and plants and natural climbing grapevine above a trellised pergola style patio area with sandstone paving, enjoying considerable privacy. The lower garden area is laid to lawn and includes a further shaped patio area - very private, edged with railway sleepers and raised borders, whilst to the alternative corner is a very useful garden/potting shed. Outside water tap. A lovely private garden.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

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