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St. Nicholas, Cardiff, CF5 6SG


A unique opportunity to purchase this impressive residential development opportunity, comprising attractive 1913 Victorian, bay fronted, detached five bedroom property alongside a sizeable residential building plot for a substantial detached dwelling offering pretty picturesque views across open countryside and fields beyond. The property sits in the heart of St Nicholas, a popular village within the Vale of Glamorgan, within a prominent position within walking distance of local amenity. The accommodation briefly comprises; entrance porch, hall, dining hall, drawing room, living room, WC/cloaks, kitchen/dining room and utility to ground floor, with five bedrooms, four double bedrooms and one single bedroom/study, with master en suite and large family bathroom. There are an abundance of traditional features throughout including ornate fireplaces, intricate coving and ceiling roses. The garden are extensive, flat, private and mainly laid to lawn, even with the inclusion of the new detached dwelling, the gardens will still remain sizeable.

St Nicholas is a popular small village with good local facilities including village junior school from where the children go to Cowbridge comprehensive school, parish church, Cottrell Park Golf Club with its two 18 hole courses, National Trust property at Dyffryn Gardens. In the adjoining village of Bonvilston is a good local shop, village hall known as "The Bonvilston Reading Rooms", and the Red Lion. A few minutes drive to the east is the major out of town shopping centre at Culverhouse Cross with Marks and Spencer, Tesco etc and then easy access into the capital city with its highly regarded city centre, vibrant Cardiff Bay and major transport links via M4, mainline British railway and Cardiff Wales Airport. A few minutes drive to the west is the popular market town of Cowbridge with its excellent range of market town facilities.

Building Plot: Detailed planning permission for a building plot to rear of garden, all documents available within office. The planning application numbers for reference are 2016/00717/FUL, all documentation can be found on the Vale of Glamorgan council website, within the planning section. Planning permission for a spacious, single detached dwelling.

Further Information: There is also full planning for a wrap-around kitchen extension and garage accommodating the new access roadway, along Twyn Bach's East boundary servicing, Twyn Bach, building plot and Hellas. Planning reference number is 2016/01451/FUL




Entrance Porch/ Entrance Hall: 4'7" x 7'5" Entered via a wooden front door into a good sized entrance porch with space for shoes and cloaks. Two UPVC double glazed sash windows to either elevation. Opening out into entrance hallway with straight staircase to first floor landing. Skimmed walls. Fitted picture rail. Coved and painted ceilings. Wooden parquet flooring. Effective feature arch with intricate decorative panelling into dining hall.

Dining Hall: 14'10" x 12'10" UPVC bay fronted sash windows to front overlooking pretty front gardens. Open chimney with inset electric log fire. Attractive high ceilings with picture rail coving and intricate decorative ceiling rose. Wooden parquet flooring. Fitted radiator. Concertina double doors open out into drawing room.

Drawing Room: 14'9" x 16'7" Open fireplace with hand crafted marble surround mantle and hearth. Wooden glazed patio doors open out onto pretty rear garden with further natural light via UPVC double glazed sash window as well as natural light via south facing window. Wooden block herringbone parquet flooring to match dining hall. Papered walls with fitted picture rail. Intricate coving and decorative ceiling rose. Fitted radiator.

Living Room: 17'10" x 12'8" Another good sized principal reception room. Accessed from inner hall. UPVC double glazed sash windows to front. Open fireplace sat on a marble hearth with attractive Victorian surround and oak mantle. Attractive dado rail, coved ceiling and ceiling rose. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Inner Hall: 11'4" x 4'10" Good sized inner hall, offering access through to WC, drawing from and kitchen/dining room to rear. Good sized under stairs storage. Matching wook block herringbone parquet flooring. Papered walls. Fitted radiator. Doorway though into WC/cloak room.

WC: Two piece suite comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Papered walls with fitted dado rail. Coved ceiling. Herringbone parquet oak block flooring. Built in side shelving and inset mirror.

Kitchen/Dining Room: 16'7" x 13'4" Fitted kitchen comprising range of shaker style wall and base units with mottle effect kitchen worktop. Features include eye line electric fan oven with grill above, gas four ring hob with overhead chimney extractor, chrome one and half sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap, space for fridge freezer and dishwasher. Tile splash backs and upstands. Handmade Welsh dresser with range of glass display cases and further inset storage built in and to remain. Wooden glazed patio doors open out onto pretty rear terrace and garden beyond. Wooden double glazed sash window to rear offering picturesque views across rear garden and countryside beyond, as well as a secondary window to side elevation, offering further natural lighting to the room. Skimmed walls with coved ceiling. Wooden herringbone parquet flooring. Fitted radiator. Doorway through into utility room.

Utility Room: 6'9" x 6'1" Further range of wall and base units with space for washing machine, tumble dryer and up and over fridge freezer. Wooden side door with inset lead lined vision panels. Porcelain tiled floor. Skimmed walls and ceilings. RCD fuse board housed here. Gas central heating boiler housed to wall.


Landing: 8'11" x 12'10" Accessed via straight staircase from ground floor entrance hall. Good sized open landing with access to all first floor rooms. Papered walls with fitted picture rail. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Doorway into master suite bedroom one.

Master Suite Bedroom One: 13'9" x 16'7" A fantastic master suite. Four UPVC double glazed sash windows looking out onto rear and side elevations, allowing plenty of natural light into the room with views across the rear garden and countryside beyond, up to the Vale's tallest point, a former Roman settlement. Skimmed walls with attractive picture rail. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator. Doorway through to master suite bathroom one.

Master Suite Bathroom One: Four piece suite comprising cast iron, roll top, bath with ornate brass taps, oversized walk in shower cubicle with Triton shower and shower head attachment. pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Half tiled walls and splashbacks. Skimmed walls and coved ceiling. Spot lighting. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator. UPVC double glazed sash window to rear elevation, enjoying all of those pretty views.

Bedroom Two: 15'4" x 10'2" UPVC double glazed sash window to front elevation. Attractive original curved arch window to side. Attractive Victorian fireplace set in to chimney. Papered walls with picture rail. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Bedroom Three: 15'3" x 10'4" Another good sized double. A mirror image of bedroom two. UPVC double glazed sash window to front. Curved arch fixed pane double glazed window to side elevation. Papered walls. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Bedroom Four: 14'9" x 12'6" UPVC double glazed sash window to rear elevation as well as further window to front elevation. Skimmed walls with picture rail. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Bedroom Five/ Study: 8'11" x 6'7" An adaptable space, can easily be used as single bedroom/study. UPVC double glazed sash window to front elevation. Papered walls. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Bathroom Two: Four piece suite in white comprising full length panel bath, oversized walk-in shower cubicle with integrated shower and showerhead attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and bidet. Half tiled walls. UPVC double glazed opaque window to side elevation. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Outside: Set back from the road via a parcel of lawn and mature hedgerow. Off-road parking to front with side access across to pretty rear garden. Private and secluded patio terrace with stunning views to rear. The terrace connects to the rear garden via a wooden pergola. Still with plenty of space incorporating the plot to rear.

Services: The property is serviced by mains gas, electricity and water. Cesspit drainage.

Directions: From our offices at 67 High Street, Cowbridge turn right and at the end of Westgate go under the bypass and up onto the bypass in the direction of Cardiff. Go through the village of Bonvilston into the village of St Nicholas and take the second turning left (first turning is a narrow lane). Go past the school and Twyn Bach is on the left hand side with a Brinsons and Birt board outside.

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