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The Sheiling, Llancarfan, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 3AD

An impressive detached property which has been the subject of comprehensive stylish refurbishment and extension by the present owners to provide the usefully flexible quality accommodation of today designed to take full advantage of the property's delightful location in the heart of the village. Designed to offer a wide range of living options, the property has three bedrooms and three bathrooms upstairs with an additional fourth bedroom or extra living room downstairs. The principal living accommodation is laid out in semi-open plan style allowing separate use for the rooms but still giving a wonderful sense of space and light. In brief terms the fully glazed entrance vestibule leads through into the reception hall with cloakroom off. The main living room is semi-open plan to the sitting room with it's glazed walls providing delightful views onto the front lawns sloping gently down to the river. The dining room is semi-open plan with the living room with a two way log burner. The huge and beautifully fitted kitchen is also open plan with the family room and enjoys views over the front and side gardens. There is a comprehensively fitted utility room which is the size of a normal kitchen. The property has a large double garage and plenty of driveway parking and the attractive gardens stretch around to the sides and rear. To the south-west of the property there is a large terrace with glazed balustrading and an adjoining glazed summer house. The property enjoys the benefit of full oil fired central heating, double glazing and is on mains drainage.

Location: Llancarfan has long been regarded one of the prettiest villages in The Vale of Glamorgan situated in a wooded valley with the Nant Llancarfan running through the centre of the village. A much higher proportion of older houses than most villages gives the village real character and village facilities all within walking distance include The Fox and Hounds, the Parish Church with its large grounds, village hall, tennis club and pentanque court.

Llancarfan is situated in the heart of The Vale of Glamorgan and whilst easily accessible is not busy in traffic terms. The heritage coastline is just a couple of miles to the south and easy access to the main road network including the A48 and M4 brings major centres including the capital city of Cardiff within comfortable commuting distance.



Entrance Lobby: 8'2" x 9'1" Glazed storm doorway. Glazed floor to ceiling on three sides enjoying lovely views down the front garden to the riverside. Inset ceiling lighting. Stone features. Tiled floor.

Reception Hall: 8'11" x 16'0" Glazed inner doorway. Straight stairway to first floor.

Cloakroom: 5'5 x 6'3 Fitted with wall to wall vanity unit including wash hand basin with pillar tap and low level WC with concealed cistern. Cupboards under. Inset ceiling lighting. Opaque glazed window. Tiled walls. Tiled floor.

Living Room: 12'3 x 21 Part glazed double doors from reception hall and part open plan to dining room. Lovely views over the front garden via the adjoining part open plan sitting room. Hole in the wall style through fireplace to family room fitted with a Chesneys glass double fronted cast iron wood burning stove. Glazed double doors lead out to the south terrace.

Sitting Room: 19'4 x 8 Fully glazed on three sides and a delightful spot to sit and enjoy the view over the front garden. Semi open plan with the living room. Inset ceiling lighting. Tiled flooring. Bi-fold doors lead out onto the south terrace and further bi-fold doors lead out to the front terrace.

Family Room: 21'5 x 12'1 Open plan to the large kitchen creating the "hub of the house". Recess fireplace through to the living room fitted with a Chesneys glass double fronted cast iron wood burning stove set on a slate hearth. Double doors from living room. Half glazed door into hall. Window overlooking the rear garden and double french doors leading out onto the paved south terrace. Tiled floor stretching through into Kitchen.

Kitchen: 16'9" x 8'7" Fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units by Sigma 3 finished in white with black granite worksurfaces and black granite upstands between wall and base units. Features include; 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with grooved drainer, built under Neff dishwasher with decor panel, built in four ring Neff ceramic hob with stainless steel back plate and stainless steel extractor over, large fridge with decor panel, built in Neff stainless steel oven with fold down door and warming tray under, built in Neff microwave. Extensive range of wall cupboards including curved corner unit, large range of base units, matching island unit with granite work surfaces designed to be a four seater dining table with stainless steel legs and joining further matching work surface area with built under cupboards and built in wine cooler. Inset ceiling lighting. Glazed doorway leading to rear terrace. Triple window overlooking the rear garden and further triple window to side. Tiled floor to match family room.

Utility Room: 10' x 15'4 An unusually good sized room which could easily qualify as a second good kitchen. Extensive range of built in units in white with black granite work surfaces to match kitchen, sink unit with grooved drainer. Tall double cupboard. Lots of space for built under appliances, space for washing machine and space and venting for tumble dryer. Cupboard housing Tempest hot water cylinder. Worcester Greenstar Danesmoor system 18W25 oil fired boiler which heats central heating system and domestic hot water supply. Inset ceiling lighting. Tiled floor to match family room. Triple window overlooking the rear garden. Glazed doorway leading out to side terrace. Usefully large walk in cloaks cupboard with electric light.

Bedroom Four/Office: 12'3 x 12'3 Very versatile room off the entrance hall. Triple window enjoying front garden views.


Landing: Straight stairway from reception hall. Picture window overlooking the rear garden. Glazed panels to landing. Access to roof storage.

Master Suite Bedroom One: 15'1 x 12'6 Wonderful views to the front with glazed double doors flanked by tall windows leading out to the balcony. Lobby leading off to en suite bathroom and walk in dressing room with velux window set into pitched ceiling and radiator.

Master Suite Bathroom One: 9' x 7'3 Wall to wall vanity unit with inset wash hand basin in white and low level WC with concealed cistern and range of storage cupboards under. Tiled bath fitted with glazed side screen with shower over. Inset ceiling lighting. Two opaque glazed windows. Stainless steel radiator with towel rail. Tiled floor.

Balcony: 41'0" x 14'9" Glazed panels all around to take full advantage of the view and provide a safe environment.

Guest Suite Bedroom Two: 12'1 x 12'3 Big picture window enjoying views over the rear garden. En suite leading off.

Guest Suite Bathroom Two: 5'10 x 10'11 Wall to wall vanity unit incorporating wash hand basin finished in white with pillar tap and low level WC with concealed cistern. Large walk in shower with glazed panels. Inset ceiling lighting. Two opaque windows. Tiled floor. Stainless steel radiator. Shelved airing cupboard with central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three: 10'10 x 15'2 A pleasantly light room with windows overlooking the rear garden and further triple and single windows to side.

Bathroom Three: 8'5 x 7'1 Modern suite in white comprising pedestal wash hand basin and tiled bath. Pitched ceiling with velux window. Inset ceiling lighting. Opaque glazed window to front. Tiled floor. Walls fully tiled. Stainless steel radiator/towel rail.

Outside: Private tarmac driveway serving just three houses. Leading off is the private driveway for The Sheiling leading up to the front of the house providing a good sized parking area. Large garage, electric remote control roller shutter door, high pitched roof, picture window to rear, doorway to side, electric light and power. Water point. A paved terrace stretches across the front of the house and is lit by recess lighting. Gated walkway between house and garage leads to paved rear courtyard with oil tank tucked away to the side. Access to this courtyard from both the utility room and kitchen. Rear garden laid principally to lawn with dense tree screen behind. To the southerly side there is a large paved terrace surrounded by glazed screens and with access directly from double doors in the living room and family room. A delightful spot to sit and enjoy the large lawned front garden which slopes gently down to the riverbank. Adjoining the side terrace is a detached six sided summer house with pitched roof, solid back wall and UPVC double glazed windows. The front garden is a delightfully large area.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. No gas. Central heating by oil. Double glazed.

Directions: From our offices at 67 High Street, Cowbridge take the main A48 road towards Cardiff. Just before coming into the village of Bonvilston turn right before the Aubrey Arms. At the T junction turn right and follow this country road ignoring the right hand turns to Llantrithyd and Llanbethery. Eventually you will come to a sharp right hand bend where the road forks in three. Take the left hand side signposted Llancarfan and drop down the hill into the village. At the T junction turn left passing the Church grounds on your right hand side. After passing the Fox and Hounds turn right across the ford and turn immediately right into the private driveway. The Sheiling is the last house but one on the driveway.

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