An opportunity to acquire a unique and exceptional detached property on the market for the first time in forty five years. Designed by renowned local architects Hird & Brooks and retaining the original character and style of lateral living. Located in one of Penarth's most popular roads, on a double sized plot giving a truly exceptional garden. No onward chain. EPC: D.
A light, spacious, versatile and welcoming single storey house designed by renowned local architects Hird & Brooks and retaining the original character and style. It is perfectly located opposite the award winning Penarth Windsor Tennis Club on one of Penarth's most popular roads. The property is within walking distance of the town centre, train station, schools, rugby clubs, bowls club and the Esplanade and features a heated swimming pool. A five bedroom property with the ability to be extended even further as it sits on a double plot. This property needs to be viewed in order to fully appreciate its versatility and ease of use making it ideal for young and old alike. EPC: D.
An impressive, open entrance hall with large double glazed windows to the front. The entrance hall gives access to the main living room, kitchen / diner, second bedroom and cloakroom. Fitted carpet. Two skylights. Wooden front door. Built in hall cupboard. Original timber clad ceiling and painted brick walls.
The second bedroom but equally suited as a sitting room and once used as a dental practice. A very spacious bedroom to the front of the property and featuring wooden double glazed windows to the front and side. Fitted wardrobes. Heated towel rail. Fitted carpet with under floor heating. Original timber ceiling and painted brick walls. Television point. Large built in cupboard leading to the boiler room. Door to the en-suite. The room could easily be divided.
Gas central heating boiler and water tank. Storage.
Suite comprising shower cubicle with mixer shower, WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin. UPVC double glazed window to the side. Recessed lights. Extractor fan. Shaver point.
Accessed from the main hallway and comprising WC, integrated wash basin with generous under counter storage. Shaver point. Extractor fan. Skylight. Console for house and garage alarm.
A very spacious kitchen / diner at the heart of the home offering excellent views over the rear garden and swimming pool. Accessed from the entrance hall via a full height pocket door. Travertine floor with under floor heating, original timber ceiling and painted brick walls. Fitted kitchen with wall and base units and central island. Solid oak cabinet doors and drawers, black granite work surfaces. Four door Aga with gas module. One and a half bowl inset sink with drainer. Recessed lights. Built in Neff dishwasher and Neff combi oven. Extensive room for dining table and chairs as well as more informal seating. Wooden double glazed windows and two wooden double glazed sliding doors to the terrace and garden. Television point.
Accessed from the entrance hall via a full height pocket door, a light and airy main living room with views over the garden and enhanced by a wood burning stove. Full height windows and glazed sliding doors onto the terrace, outdoor fire space and rear garden. Original timber clad ceiling. Fitted storage unit. Television point. Door leading to the master en suite bedroom.
A master bedroom suite giving excellent privacy. The bedroom has a wooden full height window and glazed sliding door to the terrace and rear garden. Fitted wardrobes. Power and television points. Fitted carpet. Painted brick walls and timber ceiling.
A very spacious master en-suite bathroom comprising panelled bath with hand shower fitment, walk-in shower with mixer shower, WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with storage below and a double recessed mirrored bathroom cabinet. Two skylights and a wooden double glazed window to the garden. Recessed lights. Extractor fan. Under floor heating. Fitted storage wardrobe. Electric towel radiator.
A versatile space with fantastic views over the garden and swimming pool. Suitable for bedroom, home office or gym. Full height windows and glazed sliding door to the terrace and rear garden. Painted brick walls.
Quarry tiled floor. Wooden double glazed window and side door. Internal door to the garage and workshop. Solid oak fitted wall, corner and base units. Large single bowl stainless steel sink with drainer. Fitted washing machine. Part tiled walls. Recessed lights.
Wooden double glazed window to the front. High level window to the side. Built in wardrobe.
Wooden double glazed window to the front. Fitted carpet. Built in wardrobe.
An additional fully tiled shower room with shower cubicle.
Family bathroom with suite comprising timber panelled bath with hand shower fitment, WC, Corian wash hand basin and counter top with generous under counter storage. Fully tiled walls and floor. Heated towel rail and under floor heating. Full height fitted linen cupboard.
Concrete floor. Fitted shelving. Lights. Power points. Easy access from bedroom corridor and garage/workshop.
A very large garage space, effectively two garages, with two electric roller shutter doors. Concrete floor. Six wooden high level windows. Two skylights. Fitted shelving. Two work benches. Gas meter and electrical consumer unit. Door to the utility room. There is also a air generator for car tyres and a water supply. Mennekes charging station for electric or hybrid cars.
An extensive and very private forecourt with parking for multiple vehicles and access to front doorstep. Laid to brick paviours and with well established, mature shrubs including wisteria, clematis, roses and magnolia tree. Provision has been made in readiness for electric gates if required.
Outside electric power sockets, water supply and proximity lighting. Wide gate and doorway to secure side storage area, this then has a side door to the utility/boot room.
This very private and attractively landscaped rear garden, predominantly laid to lawn but with extensive mature planting and paved patios. These brick paved terraces lead to the level lawn which can accommodate a badminton court and can be fenced off if necessary from the swimming pool.
The swimming pool and diving board, which at 30” x 15” is unusually large for a domestic pool, and with depth for diving, is fully tiled in blue mozaics and surrounded by brick terraces. This area comes with changing rooms, swimming pool plant room and a vine clad pergola covering the poolside dining area. There is a separate WC with hand basin.
The property has two greenhouses. Greenhouse No. 1 with soft fruit bushes, apricot and fig trees. Greenhouse No 2 with original vine, electricity and water supplies.
Available via a separate negotiation. An extremely large well stocked kitchen garden with raised beds including an established asparagus bed, fruit trees and soft fruit bushes. Hard standing for boats etc. Large storage lean to shed with terracotta roof tiles. Boule pitch.
We have been informed by the vendor that the property is held on a freehold basis.
The Council Tax band for this property is H, which equates to a charge of £3314.97 for the year 2020/21.
The property was designed by Graham Brooks of renowned local architects, Hird and Brooks, in a Scandinavan style and retains a great deal of the distinctive, original character and style.
The property benefits from a Grid Tier Solar Photovoltaic System which provides electricity to the grid giving an income of approximately £2,000 per annum. In addition it produces electricity for the benefit of the household during sunshine hours.
Apart from heating supplied via an air source heat pump, the swimming pool on sunny days is heated by Solar Collectors which are positioned on the roof of the house. Using the pool pump, water is automatically taken through the solar collectors and heated before being returned to the pool. When the sun is shining it will raise the pool temperature by an additional 10 degrees F (6 degrees C).
Heating within the property itself is via a ducted warm air system.
3336 sq ft / 309 sq m.