A strikingly attractive Edwardian six double bedroom family home offering particularly generous and flexible accommodation over three floors. The property which has been well maintained by the present owner has been sympathetically improved whilst retaining many of the outstanding original features.
A strikingly attractive Edwardian six double bedroom family home offering particularly generous and flexible accommodation over three floors. The property which has been well maintained by the present owner has been sympathetically improved whilst retaining many of the outstanding original features. The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises an entrance porch and hallway with a broad staircase, a downstairs cloakroom/wc, three separate reception rooms with feature fireplaces as the focal points, a large kitchen/breakfast room with a centre island and integrated appliances, a long vestibule to the rear with a utility area off and another downstairs wc. To the first floor there's a good size landing, four double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a further cloakroom/wc. To the second floor there is a large landing/study area, two further large double bedrooms and a shower room/wc. As well as retaining many original features the property benefits from double glazing and gas central heating. Set back from the road, double gates open onto a wide driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles and gives access to the detached double garage. The property is set in attractive mature and walled gardens offering an array of established shrubs, herbaceous borders, a good size lawn and various patios/seating areas.
Crumlin is readily accessible to Cardiff and Newport, via the A467 to Newport and the A472 to Cardiff. The Brecon Beacon Beacons National Park is within a short drive. Comprehensive shopping facilities are available at Cwmbran, Ebbw Vale and the attractive market town of Abergavenny. Communications are excellent with trunk roads providing swift access to the M4, A40, A465 and the national motorway network. There is an easy rail connection direct to Cardiff from Newbridge. Both Newport and Cardiff are on the br mainline offering fast and frequent services to London.
The porch has a gabled roof, timber front door, obscure glazed windows, and mosaic tiled flooring. A further door with leaded lights opens into:
The entrance hallway has a broad staircase to the first floor, with a storage cupboard beneath. Original oak parquet flooring. Radiator. Cornice coving to the ceiling. An archway at the far end of the hall leads to a recessed coat hanging area and a door to:-
A white suite comprises a close coupled wc and a wash basin set in a fitted vanity unit with tiled splash back. Opaque double glazed window.
Lounge 14' 8" x 13' 11" ( 4.47m x 4.24m )
A nicely proportioned Lounge with two double glazed windows facing the front garden. Original features in the room include the high coved ceiling, deep skirting boards and the fitted display cabinets set into the recesses either side of the tall open fire surround with a hearth and inset grate.
Sitting Room 15' 11" into recess x 13' 11" ( 4.85m into recess x 4.24m )
Another excellent reception room, with two double glazed windows to the front garden. The focal point of the room is the original marble fire surround with a tiled hearth and inset metal work to the grate area. High ceiling with cornice coving. Deep skirting boards. Radiator.
Dining Room 15' 11" x 13' 11" ( 4.85m x 4.24m )
A dual aspect reception room with two rear facing double glazed windows and an additional double glazed window overlooking the driveway to the side. Original exposed brick fireplace set on a brick hearth with a dark timber surround. Radiator. Fitted wall lights. Picture rail and a cornice coved ceiling.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 18' 3" max. X 13' 11" max. Narrowing to 10' ( 5.56m max. X 4.24m max. Narrowing to 3.05m )
Fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and floor units incorporating contrasting beech wood work surfaces and an inset Belfast sink with mixer tap. There is a matching centre Island with a four ring ceramic hob and oven, as well as an inset circular stainless-steel sink. The island has further built-in storage cupboards. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher, Large original fireplace with a timber surround. Large dresser with glazed display cupboards. Ample space for a breakfast table. Cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler. Double-glazed window and opaque glazed door to the rear vestibule area.
An attractive and useful area which has arched access to a utility area with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge/freezer. A further door leads to a separate wc. Double glazed French doors at either end give access to the garden and driveway.
First Floor Accommodation
The broad staircase from the entrance hall rises in a straight flight up to a generous landing area with a built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Another staircase then gives allows access to the second floor landing.
Bedroom One 16' max. X 14' ( 4.88m max. X 4.27m )
Two double glazed windows overlook the front garden and have views towards woodlands and the valley. Feature cast iron fireplace with a tall dark wood surround and mantel. Radiator. Picture rail.
Bedroom Two 14' x 9' 7" ( 4.27m x 2.92m )
Double glazed window to the rear aspect. Steps up to a white half size bath with electric shower over, and a pedestal wash basin. Tiled splash areas. Fitted wardrobes to the alcove recesses, plus a fitted dressing table. Radiator.
Bedroom Three 14' x 12' 11" max. ( 4.27m x 3.94m max. )
Double glazed window to the rear. Original fireplace with fire grate, timber surround and mantel. Fitted wardrobe to the alcove recess. Picture rail. Radiator.
Bedroom Four 24' 4" max. X 14' max. ( 7.42m max. X 4.27m max. )
Another large double bedroom, with three double glazed windows with views of the front garden. Original fireplace with cast iron fire grate and mosaic tile surround. Picture rail. Radiator.
The tiled family bathroom has been fitted with a modern white suite comprising a curved shower bath with thermostatic shower over, a close coupled wc with dual flush cistern, and a pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Feature block glazed window to the rear, Tile-effect laminate flooring.
The white suite comprises a close coupled wc and a pedestal wash basin. Radiator. Window to the rear, Cupboard housing wall mounted combination boiler which provides for the second floor bedrooms and shower room..
Second Floor Landing
A large open landing which could be utilised as a sitting area or study area. Access to eaves storage. Doors to bedrooms five and six as well as the shower room.
Bedroom Five 17' plus window recess x 13' 9" ( 5.18m plus window recess x 4.19m )
A large double bedroom with a double glazed window to the front aspect. Access to eaves storage. Radiator.
Bedroom Six 17' plus window recess x 13' 9" ( 5.18m plus window recess x 4.19m )
As with bedroom five, another large double bedroom with a double glazed window to the front aspect. Access to eaves storage areas. Radiator.
A white suite comprises a close coupled wc, a pedestal wash hand basin and glazed shower enclosure.
The gardens are predominantly to the front of the property and have been imaginatively designed and planted by the current owner, and have now matured to offer considerable privacy. Among a numerous variety of shrubs and herbaceous borders, a natural pond, seating areas and inspiring colours all complement each other. The gardens are surrounded by tall stone walls with an access gate and the wide driveway which is entered via double gates. Potting shed and wood storage area.
Detached double garage with twin 'up and over' doors. Power and light.