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Llancarfan, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 3AD

"The Green" is a large detached family home and is reputed to date from the early 1800's when it is said to have been a thatched farmhouse used alongside the neighbouring mill. In more recent times, the house has been extended to create a wonderful family home offering accommodation including reception hall, drawing room, sitting room/study, inner hall, kitchen, cloakroom, living room, utility room to the ground floor. To the first floor are all five bedrooms. The largest of these includes an en suite bathroom and balcony looking over the swimming pool and gardens to rear. Three further double bedrooms and one single all have use of the family bathroom and adjacent WC. The Green is situated in a pretty location and stands in approximately 0.28 acres of mature gardens and grounds. The garden to rear enjoys a sunny orientation with an outdoor swimming pool and a detached garage.

Llancarfan has long been recognised as one of the Vale of Glamorgan's prettiest villages with its conservation areas status and is situated in the Valley of the Nant Llancarfan which meanders through the village and is crossed by two fords and a small bridge. The village enjoys a rich history with major monastic activities in the 5th to 12th Centuries although the early settlers in the area were from Roman times. In early times the many local wells were famous for their power of healing certain diseases being blest by the early saints who dwelt there. These days the village comprises mostly individual detached houses including a number of converted former mills, chapels, cottages etc. In the heart of the village is St Cadoc's Church thought to date from the 12th century, The Fox and Hounds, the village hall and tennis club with court.


Entrance Porch: 5'10" x 3'11" Entered via modern fitted composite front door. Mono-pitched entrance porch with wooden glazed windows offering natural light. Further UPVC double glazed window to front. Attractive wood block paviour flooring with inset space for coir matting. Wooden glazed door opening into;

Reception Hall: 14'11" x 13'1" Quarter turn staircase leading to first floor landing. Open fireplace and flagstone hearth and oak mantle. Double height to ceiling with two wooden sash windows to front. Skimmed walls with fitted dado rail. Double fitted radiator. Wood block flooring. Opens through into;

Drawing Room: 13'2" x 27'5" Range of UPVC double glazed windows to both elevation as well as further natural light via large UPVC double glazed composite sliding patio doors leading out to rear patio terrace and pool. Papered walls with fitted dado rail. Wood block flooring. Coved ceiling. Chimney breast housing electric coal effect fire with Victorian surround set on a slate laid hearth. Radiator.

Sitting Room/Study: 13'2" x 13'1" UPVC double glazed window to side and original sash window to front. Skimmed and painted walls with fitted dado rail. Open fireplace set on a slate hearth. Coved ceiling. Terracotta tiled flooring. Fitted double radiator.

Inner Hall: Offering access to kitchen, cloakroom and living room. Skimmed walls and ceiling. Terracotta tiled flooring. Understairs storage cupboard. Further pantry. Doorway through into;

Kitchen: 16'11" x 12'0" Fitted kitchen in a shaker style in an off white with range of oak and dark mottle effect work surfaces. Features include integrated fridge/freezer behind decor panel, eyeline Hotpoint electric fan oven with overhead grill facility. Electric four ring hob with pull out extractor. Double China Belfast sink with chrome brass mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Range of UPVC double glazed windows with a ledged and braced wooden stable door opening onto rear garden. Tiled splashbacks. Skimmed walls and ceiling. Terracotta tiled flooring. Double radiator. Bench seating with further acts as additional storage.

Cloakroom: Two piece suite in white comprising low level WC and corner wash hand basin with underset vanitory unit. Eyeline mirror fronted unit. UPVC double glazed opaque window to rear. Skimmed walls and ceiling. Terracotta tiled flooring.

Living Room: 12'2" x 15'6" Dual aspect via two original sash windows to front and rear. Open fireplace, currently blocked, with pointed stone surround. L shaped open shelving. Two fitted radiators. Terracotta tiled flooring. Doorway through into;

Utility Room/Store Room: 11'4" x 17'6" Has the potential to be another living room/guest room. Open vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. UPVC double glazed window to side. Composite UPVC side door. Power and light. Currently housing washing machine and tumble dryer. Inset China Belfast sink with stainless steel taps. Floor mounted central heating boiler. Concrete slab flooring.


Landing: Accessed via full turn staircase. Open landing. Skimmed walls and ceiling. Fitted carpet. Open shelving with LED lighting. Access to loft via hatch. Step down to bathroom/WC.

Master Suite Bedroom One: 13'3" x 17'8" Range of UPVC double glazed windows to rear and side. Skimmed walls. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Two radiators. Range of built in fitted wardrobes with inset hanging rails. Wooden double doors open into;

Master Suite Bathroom One: Built in a wet room style with three piece suite comprising walk in oversized shower cubicle with integrated shower and shower head attachment. Low level dual flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. UPVC clad walls and ceiling. Vinyl laid flooring. Double radiator. UPVC double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom Two: 12'2" x 14'11" Two original sash windows to front and rear offering dual aspect. Skimmed walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom Three: 13'2" x 11'9" UPVC double glazed window to side with further sash window to front. Skimmed walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Built in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Four: 8'6" x 12'0" UPVC double glazed window to side. Skimmed walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Built in wardrobe.

Bedroom Five: 9'10" x 6'9" Original sash window to front. Skimmed walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Bathroom Two: Panelled bath with mixer tap. Pedestal wash hand basin. UPVC double glazed window. Tiled splashbacks.

WC: Low level WC.


Detached Garage: 17'0" x 11'11" Detached garage with steel up and over garage door. Offering space for storage. Two wooden glazed windows. Pedestrian access to rear. Power and light.

Gardens and Grounds: Set back from the road via a five bar gate and stone built dwarf wall. Open driveway with pedestrian access to front door porch. The property sits comfortably within its own plot and offers well maintained, flat, private and secluded wrap around gardens laid mainly to lawn with plenty of mature shrubbery and raised beds and borders. Made private by both laurel hedge and close boarded fencing. As you walk around to the rear, there is a large flagstone patio area. Outside tap. Heated pool. The property sits in around 0.28 acres of ground.

Services: The property is serviced by oil fired central heating. Drainage is to cesspit. Mains electric and water.

Directions: From Cowbridge head up the high street to the traffic lights and straight on to the main A48 road towards Cardiff. As you enter the village of Bonvilston turn right immediately before the Aubrey Arms and at the T-junction turn right. Keep along this road for some miles until you come to the first left turn by Pancross Farm. Go down the hill into the village and at the T-junction turn left passing the parish church and the Fox and Hound is on your right hand side. Turn right across the ford and first left just as you start to climb the hill. The Green will be the last property to come to on the right.

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