Porth-Y-Castell, Barry

£759,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A unique opportunity to acquire this stunning detached property with spectacular panoramic sea views across the Bristol Channel. Individually designed and built in the 1920's, this impressive house is part of Barry's heritage, with the current family only the second to live here. This significantly proportioned and very well presented four bedroomed property offers extremely versatile family accommodation. Briefly comprising, entrance hallway, w.c. cloakroom, living/dining room with French doors opening onto a raised terraced area with far reaching sea views across the Bristol Channel, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room with door leading to rear. To the first floor, three double bedrooms, spacious family bathroom with wet-room benefiting from underfloor heating. Stairs rising to 2nd floor, master bedroom with continuation of sea views, dressing area, spacious bathroom. Ample under eaves storage suitable for further extending (subject to planning). To the front, a block paved driveway providing ample parking. Gated side access. To the rear, steps descending to a lower patio area leading to two basement rooms - one currently being used as a gymnasium and the other a utility/storage area both with light and power. The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and bushes and spans approximately 200ft. in length. A raised decked area and a garage with lane access. VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

FRONT

Enclosed front garden with block paved driveway providing ample parking. Flower beds and shrubs. Access to kitchen/breakfast room. Side access to rear garden. Wooden leaded stained glass front door opening into hallway.

Entrance Hallway

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Smoothly plastered walls. Original herringbone block flooring. Leaded window to the side. Door to cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room and living/dining room. Victorian style cast iron radiator. Two leaded windows to side. Original stained glass window to the front.

Cloakroom

1.45m max x 0.94m max (4'9 max x 3'1 max )

Papered vaulted ceiling. Papered walls. Continuation of flooring. Close coupled cistern WC. Cloakroom wash-hand basin. Small cast iron radiator.

Living/Dining Room

9.07m max x 3.78m max (29'9 max x 12'5 max)

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Coving. Smoothly plastered walls. Picture rail. Papered walls. Continuation of flooring. Wooden double glazed windows to the rear. French doors opening to rear balcony area with far reaching views of The Knap Lake and Bristol Channel beyond. Two cast iron radiators. Two Victorian cast iron fireplaces with gas fire insert.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

5.33m max x 5.28m max (17'6 max x 17'4 max)

Smoothly plastered spotlighted ceiling. Smoothly plastered walls. Slate flooring. Original leaded stained glass window to the front. French doors opening to the front. UPVC door and window with skylight. Two cast iron radiator. Fitted kitchen comprising of eye level and base units with drawers and work surfaces over. Granite work top. Space for six burner gas hob. Extractor over. Free-standing fridge freezer. Belfast sink. Central island with granite work top.

Sitting Room

4.19m max x 3.30m max (13'9 max x 10'10 max)

Measurements into bay window. Smoothly plastered ceiling. Coving. Picture rail. Continuation of herringbone block flooring. Original leaded bay window to the front. Under-stairs storage cupboard. Radiator. Original Victorian fireplace.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Smoothly plastered walls. Fitted carpet. UPVC double glazed window to the side. Radiator. Storage cupboard. Airing cupboard. Doors to bedrooms two, three, four and bathroom.

Bedroom 2

4.72m max x 3.91m max (15'6 max x 12'10 max)

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Coving. Picture rail. Smoothly plastered walls. Stained floor-boards. Two wooden glazed windows with far reaching sea views. Two radiators.

Bedroom 3

4.19m max x 3.89m max (13'9 max x 12'9 max)

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Coving. Picture rail. Smoothly plastered walls. Sanded floorboards. Two wooden double glazed windows with sea views. Original Victorian fireplace. Two radiators.

Bedroom 4

4.17m max x 2.87m max (13'8 max x 9'5 max)

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Coving. Picture rail. Papered walls. Sanded floorboards. Original leaded bay window to the front. Built in mirrored wardrobes. Radiator.

Wet-Room

4.04m max x 2.64m max (13'3 max x 8'8 max)

Smoothly plastered spotlighted ceiling. Smoothly plastered walls. Underfloor heating. Wet room flooring. UPVC double glazed window to the side. Contemporary close coupled cistern WC. Pedestal wash-hand basin. Freestanding roll top bath. Shower. Chrome towel rail radiator.

SECOND FLOOR

Landing

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Attic hatch. Smoothly plastered walls. Fitted carpet. Original wooden window to the side. Radiator. Doors to bedroom and en-suite.

Bedroom 1

4.90m max x 4.72m max (16'1 max x 15'6 max)

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Coving. Picture rail. Papered walls. Fitted carpet. UPVC double glazed window to the rear with sea views. Original wooden windows to the side. Victorian cast iron fireplace. Radiator.

En-Suite Bathroom

4.14m max x 3.05m max (13'7 max x 10'0 max )

Measurements into the bay window. Smoothly plastered spotlighted ceiling. Ceramic tiled walls. Fitted carpet. UPVC double glazed window to the rear with sea views. Original wooden window to the side. Close coupled cistern WC. Wash-hand basin. Bath. Radiator.

Dressing Room

3.38m max x 2.69m max (11'1 max x 8'10 max)

Papered vaulted ceiling. Papered walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Basement 1

4.47m max x 3.66m max (14'8 max x 12'0 max)

Smoothly plastered ceiling. Tongue and groove walls. Ceramic tiled flooring. UPVC double glazed window and door to the garden. Kitchen base units. Space for washing machine and two tumble dryers. Stainless steel sink. Radiator. Floor mounted boiler.

Basement 2

3.94m max x 3.66m max (12'11 max x 12'0 max)

Currently used as a gym. Smoothly plastered ceiling. Tongue and groove walls. Ceramic tiled flooring. UPVC double glazed window and door to the rear.

REAR

Enclosed rear garden. Tree, shrubs. Decked patio area. Steps descending to laid lawn. Further decked seating area. Lane access. Garage.

TENURE

We have been advised that the property is freehold.

COUNCIL TAX

To be confirmed.

DISCLAIMER

The prospective purchaser's attention is drawn to the following points: We reiterate that room measurements are very approximate, as the room dimensions are in some instances irregular, due to the period and individual nature of the property. 1. These sales particulars have been carefully checked with the owner/seller of the property. If there is any point which is particularly important, please ask. Whilst given in good faith they should not be construed as statements of fact and are provided for guidance only, they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. 2.When considering making an offer on this property it is advisable to double check all measurements and point of particular importance to you. 3.All measurements and details of location are approximate only. 4. The photographs show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time they were taken. 5. Buyers are advised to contact a solicitor to obtain verification of tenure and a surveyor to check that appliances, installations and services are in satisfactory condition. 6. Anyone wishing to view the property must provide their name, address and telephone number to safeguard the well being of owner/seller and staff.

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