Handsome detached five bedroom residence of character with large and lovely private gardens, fronting highly favoured Mill Road. This exceptionally large family home offers five reception rooms including the 30ft open plan quality fitted kitchen/diner and three bathrooms. Must be seen!
A truly charming and distinctive detached double fronted five bedroom residence of character, built in the 1930's and occupying a large and private garden plot, screened along four sides to afford maximum privacy and approached from Mill Road by a private entrance drive leading to a wide turning area with ample space for a double garage if required! This capacious family home has been modernised in recent years by the current owners including oak double glazed replacement windows, gas heating with pane radiators and a combi boiler (circa 2006), a sophisticated intruder alarm, modern wiring (circa 2005) and a quality fully fitted open plan kitchen and dining room (30'2 x 16'1 max). This wonderful social space is the heart of the home and it also includes a further breakfast room which is equipped with double doors leading into a bay fronted sitting room (15'5 x 14'1), and french doors which open onto a private sun terrace. Charming period features include wood block floors, an entrance reception hall inset with a wide returning spindle balustrade staircase and coved ceilings. The accommodation also comprises a downstairs cloak room with a modern white suite, a versatile study (12'11 x 10'10), and a 20 ft lounge inset with an open fireplace and equipped with french door which leads into an open fronted veranda which overlooks the frontage gardens. Off the hall is both a useful large built in cloak hanging cupboard and an understair cupboard.
The first floor gallery landing is a spacious size inset with two windows and leads to the five bedrooms, two ensuite and a large family bathroom (16'3 x 6'6) currently awaiting a suite but equipped with drainage fittings etc. Outside the surrounding gardens are a special features, large and private, ideal for a family! This substantial and traditional residence is externally finished in pastel coloured roughcast render, all beneath a deep slate pitched roof, equipped with a large open roof space void ideal for a loft conversion, subject to the necessary planning applications and building regulation approvals.
Lisvane is one of the most desirable areas of both Cardiff and Wales, and up to 2011, had an average house price of £410,000 with many properties in excess of £1,000,000. Lisvane has 3319 residents, and comprising approx of 1700 dwellings. Facilities include a local village shop, a primary school, a community cabin library, a park, a nursery, a parish church, a war memorial, a scout hall and community/village hall. Lisvane cricket club is based at Llynarthen in nearby St Mellons. Secondary schools locally include Corpus Christie Catholic high School and Llanishen High school on Heol Hir.
Transport And Amenities
The area is served by Lisvane and Thornhill Railway Station, north bound to Rhymney and south bound to Cardiff Central via Cardiff Queen Street.
Cardiff bus operate services 27 (Thornhill/Birchgrove/Heath/Cathays), 28 (Llanishen, Roath) 85 (Thornhill/Heath), 85a (Heath) 86 (Llanishen/Heath/ Gabalfa/Cathays) from Cardiff central bus station through the area. In addition there are two churches, three popular public houses with restaurants, including the Cottage, The Ty-Mawr and the Griffin.
The location is very easy for access to Llanishen Village, with its historic Church and its wide range of local shops, stores, supermarkets, hair dressers, banks and coffee shops. There is also a local pharmacy and a post office, and schools in walking distance including Llyfaen Primary, Llanishen High School on Heol Hir and Christ The King Roman Catholic primary School on Everest Avenue.
A special feature within a few minutes walking distance is a railway station allowing fast travel to Cardiff City Centre. Also within easy driving distance is an exit onto Manor way, allowing fast travel to the A 470 and the M4.
Entrance Porch 6' 4" x 4' 10" ( 1.93m x 1.47m )
Approached via a hardwood panelled front entrance door, with charming ironmongery inset with a bevelled leaded single shaped pane window, tiled floor, oak double glazed window to side.
Entrance Reception Hall 17' 8" max x 14' 2" max ( 5.38m max x 4.32m max )
A large central hallway approached via a hardwood part panelled, part glass panelled entrance door with two double glazed side screen windows, wood block flooring throughout, coved ceiling, double radiator, useful understair storage cupboard, further built in cloaks hanging cupboard, wide returning spindle balustrade staircase with half landing.
Downstairs Cloakroom 6' 5" x 2' 9" ( 1.96m x 0.84m )
Stylish modern white suite comprising slimline W.C., ceramic circular shaped wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste mounted on a solid wood freestanding vanity shelf, oak double glazed window to rear, ceramic tiled floor.
Kitchen And Dining Room 30' 2" x 16' 1" max ( 9.19m x 4.90m max )
Narrowing to 10'10. Well fitted along three sides with an extensive range of oak panel fronted floor and eye level units with stylish chrome handles and laminate work surfaces incorporating a white ceramic sink unit with vegetable cleaner, chrome mixer taps, water dispenser and drainer. Leisure rang cooker equipped with a five gas ring hob including wok burner and separate solar burner, two fan assisted electric ovens, separate grill and separate warming drawer, beneath a stainless steel canopy style extractor hood, under unit lighting, stylish chrome power points and light switches throughout, contemporary pull out carousal style corner units with retractable chrome shelves, further full height pull out larder unit with retractable chrome shelving, range of fitted drawers with custom made cutlery compartments and soft closing doors, low level pull out storage larder unit with chrome retractable shelves, electric plinth heater, deep pan drawers, integrated Diplomatic dishwasher, integrated Sensordry dual heat automatic washing machine, space for the housing of a tumble drier, two oak double glazed windows with pretty views across the gardens, coved ceiling, ceramic tiled flooring throughout, ceiling with spotlights, square opening to..........
With continuous ceramic tiled floor, two oak double glazed windows with side and front garden aspect, hardwood panelled outer door to side garden, built in cloaks hanging and storage cupboard, double radiator, coved ceiling. Further square opening leading to...............
Breakfast Room 11' 9" x 10' 7" ( 3.58m x 3.23m )
Two double radiators, continuous ceramic tiled flooring, built in dresser cupboard with glass fronted doors, coved ceiling with spotlights, oak double glazed french door opening onto a raised paved sun terrace with rear gardens in view. Stylish chrome light switches and power points, panel door to entrance hall, double doors leading to..............
Sitting Room 14' 1" x 15' 5" ( 4.29m x 4.70m )
Into a semi circular shaped bay with oak double glazed windows with private views across the screened front gardens, wood block flooring, coved ceiling, radiator, double doors opening to entrance hall, stylish chrome light switches and power points.
Study 12' 11" x 10' 10" ( 3.94m x 3.30m )
Approached independently from the entrance hall, wood block floor, coved ceiling, double glazed oak french doors opening onto a sun terrace, radiator.
Lounge 20' 1" x 12' 4" ( 6.12m x 3.76m )
Approached independently from the entrance hall, open fireplace with hearth, oak double glazed window with rear garden view, coved ceiling, double radiator, oak double glazed window with side drive outlook, further double glazed french door with side screen oak windows opening to an under cover front veranda with outlooks across the drive and front gardens.
First Floor Landing
A spacious main landing approached via a wide returning spindle balustrade staircase with oak double glazed window to front, coved ceiling, double radiator, further oak double glazed window to front.
Master Bedroom One 16' 11" x 12' 8" ( 5.16m x 3.86m )
Coved ceiling, double glazed window to rear.
Tiled floor, Jacuzzi Jet style bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin with vanity unit and W.C., shaver point, wall mounted chrome towel radiator, double glazed window to side.
Bedroom Two 15' 2" x 10' 10" ( 4.62m x 3.30m )
Into a semi circular shaped bay with oak double glazed windows with outlooks onto the private front gardens, coved ceiling, double radiator.
Ensuite Shower Room 7' 8" x 5' 4" ( 2.34m x 1.63m )
Modern white suite comprising ceramic tiled corner shaped shower cubicle with chrome shower unit, sliding glass doors and screen, slimline W.C., shaped pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste, double glazed oak window to front. Stylish chrome towel rail/radiator.
Bedroom Three 12' 10" x 10' 10" ( 3.91m x 3.30m )
Oak double glazed window to rear, radiator, coved ceiling.
Bedroom Four 12' 2" x 12' 8" ( 3.71m x 3.86m )
Oak double glazed window to rear, radiator, small alcove storage recess.
Bedroom Five 11' 2" x 8' 8" ( 3.40m x 2.64m )
Double radiator, two Velux double glazed windows to side.
Family Bathroom 16' 3" x 6' 6" ( 4.95m x 1.98m )
Stylish new luxury suite with both wash hand basin, slim line wc, panel bath and a stunning new contemporary shower, window, radiator.
Stone finished private entrance drive leading to a wide turning area to the side of the property and providing ample off road parking.
A very private front garden, comprising a shaped lawn with stone borders and enjoying a high level of privacy by means of laurel hedgerow along two sides. Stone finished entrance path. Outside ornamental light with sensor.
A sizeable rear garden that continues the width of the property, chiefly laid to lawn beyond a raised paved sun terrace, also enjoying a high degree of privacy by means of screens of trees and timber fencing along three sides.