£650,000
3 bedroom house

St. Marys Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Distinctive
  • Garden

About the property

key features

  • IMPOSING RESIDENCE OF CHARACTER, MANY IMPROVEMENTS, LARGE CORNER PLOT, STUNNING ORIGINAL PERIOD FEATURES, FRENCH OAK KITCHEN 21 FT x 18 FT L SHAPED MAX
  • 14 FT LOUNGE, SITTING ROOM, DINING ROOM, UTILITY ROOM, SHOWER ROOM, FAMILY BATHROOM, ATTIC ROOM,

A truly charming larger style three bedroom semi-detached house of character, occupying a fine corner position with private parking, a large a garage and a super size level enclosed rear garden. Extended in recent years this magnificent home retains many original period features. Must be seen"


SUMMARY
A truly charming larger style three bedroom semi-detached house of character, occupying a fine corner position with private parking, a large a garage and a super size level enclosed rear garden. Extended in recent years this magnificent home retains many original period features. Must be seen"


DESCRIPTION
A larger gable fronted semi-detached three double bedroom house of character, built circa 1925, the front inset with a wide two storey splayed bay, all beneath a re-newed pitched slate roof covering. This imposing period home, retains many of its original period features including handsome original fireplaces, traditional panel internal doors, stained glass windows, molded door architrave's and skirting boards, dado rails, picture rails, coved ceilings and original tiled floors. A special feature is the elegant spacious entrance reception hall (16'3 8'0) inset with a charming original returning spindle balustrade staircase with carved newel posts approached by a substantial panelled original front entrance door. The property occupies a stunning location, fronting a quiet and distinctive residential road, well away from busy passing traffic, yet only a short walk from Whitchurch Village and Whitchurch High School. In recent years (2014) the property has been extended to provide a large open plan kitchen & Breakfast room (20'7 x 18'3 L shaped), fitted with solid french oak units with solid granite work surfaces including an impressive range cooker, and equipped with two large double glazed velux windows and a standard window which overlooks the large and level enclosed rear gardens. There is also a separate dining room open plan to the kitchen, and inset with a stylish PVC lantern ceiling window as well as double glazed bi-folding doors which lead onto a sun terrace.

The Property 
The ground floor living space also includes a large and useful utility room, a down stairs cloak room & shower room, an internal door which leads into the attached garage, and both an elegant front lounge and a separate spacious sitting room. The lounge includes a wide splayed bay and a superb character fireplace inset with a log burner, whilst the dining room also includes a stunning original period working fire place, with original french which lead into both the kitchen, the breakfast room and the dining room. Excellent social space for any growing family. The first floor comprises three good sized double bedrooms, the smallest being (10'0 x 8'0), a modern white stylish family bathroom with a separate wc, and a custom made staircase which leads to a useful and versatile attic room equipped with a velux window. The property also includes hardwood double glazed replacement windows many with original stained glass leaded upper lights, gas heating with panel radiators (Boiler circa 2013), serviced annually. The property occupies a large and level enclosed corner plot, approached by a private double drive, and with the attached garage having re-inforced foundations there could be room to extend at first floor level across the garage and the utility room, subject to the necessary structural investigations and the required planning and building regulation certificates. A truly impressive family home, situated within a very popular and quiet residential road. Must be seen!

Amenities 
Conveniently placed is Whitchurch Village Shopping Centre which has a comprehensive variety of amenities including a wide range of local shops and stores serving every day needs, excellent primary and secondary schools, many coffee shops, public houses and restaurants, hairdressers, butchers, a Post Office, a super market, Peacock's and chemist's to mention just a few! Located three miles North of Cardiff centre Whitchurch Village offers extensive local shops and stores together with many restaurants and character Public Houses. Manor way allows fast access to the centre of the village and to Cardiff City centre. Local bus services connect with all parts of Cardiff.
Whitchurch has extensive amenities and excellent schools.

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-Y-Nant Road. The current Head teacher is Mr Illtyd 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 was officially opened by international footballer and former pupil Gareth Bale and its motto is 'Work together, play together, and 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.

Entrance Reception Hall 16' 3" x 8' maximum ( 4.95m x 2.44m maximum )
Approached via a hardwood part panelled front entrance door, inset with elegant stained glass leaded windows, upper light window, further hardwood sealed double glazed stained glass leaded window to front, a superior hallway of character, inset with an original spindle balustrade returning staircase with carved newel post and dado rail, original picture rail, original tiled flooring, double radiator, moulded skirting boards and door architrave's, stripped pine original panel doors to each of the principal ground floor rooms.

Front Lounge 14' 2" into bay x 12' 9" ( 4.32m into bay x 3.89m )
Inset with a wide splayed bay, equipped with replacement hardwood sealed double glazed windows each with stained glass original leaded upper lights and enjoying outlooks on to the quiet frontage road, imposing original period character fireplace, with dual mantel and mantel mirror, inset with a cast iron wood burning stove above a brick hearth and surround, engineered oak flooring throughout, double radiator, picture rail, coved ceiling, original bay panelling.

Sitting Room 14' x 12' 9" ( 4.27m x 3.89m )
A further charming reception room, approached from the entrance reception hall, inset with a stunning Welsh slate character fireplace with marble insets, fully functional log and coal burning fire, tiled surround and hearth, two wide alcoves, original picture rail, parquet block flooring, dado rail, radiator, double doors with side screen windows opening in to.......

Dining Area 10' 5" x 10' 5" ( 3.17m x 3.17m )
Forming part of an extension, open plan to the kitchen, providing fabulous social living space, with tiled flooring throughout, inset with bi folding double glazed doors that open on to a patio area, further PVC double glazed window with a rear garden outlook, double radiator, contemporary PVC double glazed lantern ceiling window, ceiling with spotlights.

Kitchen & Breakfast Room 18' 3" max L shaped room x 20' 7" max L shaped room ( 5.56m max L shaped room x 6.27m max L shaped room )
Open plan to the breakfast room and dining room, equipped with solid oak panel fronted floor and eye level units with characteristic handles and solid granite work surfaces, incorporating a white Belfast sink (Shaws Original since 1897) with brushed nickel mixer taps, full size range cooker with five ring gas hob including wok burner, built-in oven with separate grill and additional warming drawer/second oven, beneath a canopy style Rangemaster extractor hood, ceramic tiled walls, under unit lighting, stylish chrome electric 13 amp power points and light switches, space with plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, full size solid oak larder unit with retractable chrome corner shelves and inner door shelves, space for the housing of an American style fridge freezer, double and single radiator, two large velux double glazed windows, independent traditional panel door to entrance hall, deep pan drawers and cutlery drawers with custom made cutlery compartments, all soft closing.

Utility Room 8' 5" x 8' 2" ( 2.57m x 2.49m )
Independently approached from the kitchen via an original hardwood solid panelled recycled bank entrance door, with chrome handles and security eyehole, leading to a very useful laundry room equipped with base units with laminate work surfaces and a stainless steel sink with chrome mixer taps, vegetable cleaner and drainer, space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, further worktops with space for the housing of a tumble drier and further fridge if required, quarry tiled flooring, part ceramic tiled walls, PVC hardwood effect double glazed outer door and window leading on to the rear gardens, radiator, internal courtesy door to garage, access to roof space.

Shower Room 
Walls largely ceramic tiled wet room style shower comprising open contemporary shower with shower unit, tiled walls and floor, W.C., corner wash hand basin, white suite, stylish chrome towel rail/vertical radiator, hardwood effect PVC double glazed obscure glass window to rear.

First Floor Landing 
Approached via an imposing original stripped wood spindle balustrade returning staircase with half landing and main landing, dado rail.

Master Bedroom  14' 2" into bay x 12' 9" ( 4.32m into bay x 3.89m )
With a wide splayed bay inset with hardwood sealed double glazed windows each with original stained glass leaded upper lights with outlooks on to the quiet frontage road, shaped double bay radiator, original picture rail, elegant original period fireplace, pine corner wardrobe, original stripped pine panel door to landing.

Bedroom Two 12' 9" x 10' 3" ( 3.89m x 3.12m )
Plus a built-in wardrobe.
Inset with a white PVC replacement double glazed window with outlooks across the rear gardens, double radiator, picture rail, traditional stripped pine panel door to landing, period fireplace, built out alcove wardrobe with original double traditional panel doors, access to a useful under stair storage wardrobe.

Bedroom Three 10' x 8' ( 3.05m x 2.44m )
Approached independently from the landing via an original stripped pine traditional panel door leading to a double size third bedroom, equipped with a radiator, original picture rail and a white PVC double glazed replacement window with outlooks across the sizeable rear gardens.

Family Bathroom 8' x 4' 11" ( 2.44m x 1.50m )
Modern white suite with ceramic tiled walls comprising panel bath with chrome mixer taps and chrome mixer shower fitment, pop-up waste, contemporary shaped wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and built out vanity unit with white high gloss doors with chrome handles, stylish chrome vertical radiator/towel rail, hardwood sealed double glazed window inset with stained glass leaded upper lights to front.

Separate W.C. 4' 11" x 3' 1" ( 1.50m x 0.94m )
Separate W.C. with a slim line W.C. suite, white PVC Georgian style obscure glass double glazed window to side, approached independently from the landing via a stripped pine traditional panel door.

Second Floor Landing 
Approached via a custom made single flight staircase approached from the first floor landing leading to.........

Attic Room 14' 2" x 12' 3" ( 4.32m x 3.73m )
Overall measurements incorporating a staircase.
An attic room which forms part of a loft space conversion, without building regulation approval, approached independently from the landing via a single flight enclosed staircase leading to a balustrade landing central within the room, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, access to useful eaves roof space storage areas, large velux double glazed window with blackout blind to rear.

Outside 

Front Garden 
Level and chiefly finished in Welsh slate inset with a brick centre feature and enclosed to the front by original low brick built boundary walls and to the side by wave edged timber fencing.

Entrance Drive 
Double width block paved private vehicular entrance drive, approached via a wide entrance with two brick pillars leading to the attached garage.

Garage 
Attached garage with up and over door, electric power and light, internal courtesy door leading directly in to the utility room.

Rear Garden 
A sizeable level sunny rear garden, chiefly laid to lawn beyond a wide sun terrace, inset with a vegetable patch, large timber built garden shed/workshop, a central path finished in Welsh slate, all enclosed by high brick built boundary walls along two sides, the rear surmounted by trellising affording maximum privacy and security. The partition wall between the next door house is timber fencing wave edged and topped with trellising. Outside security lights, garden gate providing side access to the front drive.



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. 5. THESE PARTICULARS ARE ISSUED IN GOOD FAITH BUT DO NOT CONSTITUTE REPRESENTATIONS OF FACT OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR CONTRACT. THE MATTERS REFERRED TO IN THESE PARTICULARS SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OR TENANTS. NEITHER PETER ALAN NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATEVER IN RELATION TO THIS PROPERTY.

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Floor plan

floorplan

Train stations

Whitchurch (Cardiff) Rail Station (0.1) miles


Coryton Rail Station (0.3) miles


Rhiwbina Rail Station (0.5) miles