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St. Hilary, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7DP

A substantial, impressive, modern detached residence set in a large garden enjoying splendid southerly rural views in this most highly regarded, very pretty Vale village just a mile or so from the market town of Cowbridge. Built in 1980 the property has been comprehensively extended and refurbished by the current owners and now offers extensive flexible accommodation with five/six bedrooms and four bathrooms including a ground floor master suite. In addition, the purpose-built library with adjacent shower room and dressing area can be used as a second ground floor bedroom suite. The remaining ground floor accommodation as well as the two bedroom suites includes huge reception hall, drawing room, dining room, family room which, like the kitchen, is semi open-plan to the large garden room creating the modern concept of the ‘hub of the house’. The upstairs accommodation comprises four bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which is en-suite to bedroom two. Central heating is by oil with an additional propane gas supply for fireplaces and the kitchen range. There is full double glazing. The long gravel driveway leads to a large courtyard with parking for numerous cars and the detached three car garage. The large garden is flat and well-stocked with trees and shrubs.

: St Hilary is a deservedly popular village comprising mostly individual detached houses grouped around the ancient Parish Church of St Hilary, the thatched Bush Inn and the Village Hall. The village roads tend to be narrow and winding which adds to the character of this delightful village. St Hilary is situated in the heart of the rural Vale of Glamorgan with the heritage coastline just a few miles to the south whilst enjoying easy access to the main road network, particularly the A48 and M4, bringing major centres including the capital city of Cardiff within comfortable commuting distance. We would recommend that you go online to the St Hilary Community Website to get a fuller picture of what the village can offer. The market town of Cowbridge offers its extensive range of facilities including schooling of excellent reputation for all ages, a wide range of shops both national and local including Waitrose, a library, a health centre, sports and recreational facilities including a leisure centre, and an extensive range of sports clubs.



Entrance Porch: An impressive, paved open fronted pillared entrance way.

Reception Hall: A large reception area approached by double doors from the entrance porch with windows to floor level either side. Easy graded dog-leg stairway to first floor. Walk in cloaks cupboard with electric light. Archway through into inner hall.

Drawing Room: 22'2" x 14'4" A delightful and light room with wide bay window enjoying southerly views over the garden to the countryside beyond and further large bay window overlooking the west facing rear garden. Classic Minster stone fireplace with inset gas coal fire.

Dining Room: 19'7" x 14'10" French double doors with matching side windows lead out to the paved rear terrace and enjoy wide ranging views. Minster fireplace with inset gas coal effect fire. Dado rail. Arched recess.

Library/Bedroom Six: 19'11" x 13'4" Designed as a library with fitted tall bookcase units to either side and a big window overlooking the front garden. Occasionally used as a guest suite with en-suite dressing room and bathroom. Leading off is:-

Dressing Room: 7'0" x 5'1" Archway through from Library/Bedroom Six. Wall to wall oak cupboards. Leading off is:-

Bathroom: 7'0" x 6'0" Shire suite in white comprising low level WC and wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboards under. Glazed shower cubicle fitted with Mira shower and tiled internally. Extractor.

Family Room: 14'10" x 11'8" Porcelanosa Roble natural wood effect tiled floor. Glazed French doors flanked by tall glazed panels lead through to the garden room and views over the rear garden.

Garden Room: 24'4" x 12'10" Matching floor to family room. Particularly light room with UPVC double glazed windows on three sides and pitched roof over. Delightful garden and country views. Two sets of glazed double doors lead out onto the garden and terrace. Two electric panel radiators. Two electric ceiling fans. Also open plan with the kitchen creating the ‘hub of the house’ layout.

Kitchen: 18'10" x 13'0" Tiled floor to match garden room. French doors from garden room. Well fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units finished in country cream with granite effect work surface. Features include recess for Rangemaster range finished in navy with glass hood and gas burners. Tiled backplate with extractor set into mantle over. Peninsular unit with inset 1.5 bowl Franke sink unit with drainer. Built under dishwasher with décor panel. Cupboard housing Worcester boiler which heats the central heating system and domestic hot water supply. Slide out racked larder units, space for fridge and freezer or American style fridge/freezer. Extensive range of base and wall storage units including drawers and cupboards and glazed display case. Large dresser style unit flanking doorway to utility room and comprising range of wall and base cupboards and drawers and illuminated glazed display cases. Central island unit with granite worksurface with breakfast bar and cupboards under. Picture window and stable doorway to side courtyard.

Utility Room: 10'7" x 8'0" Matching floor to kitchen. Matching units and work surface to kitchen. Belfast sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space and venting for tumble dryer. Space and plumbing for second dishwasher. Range of cupboards including wall cupboards. Space for fridge freezer etc. Window overlooking rear courtyard.

Master Suite Bedroom One: 18'0" x 12'7" Picture window to front. High ceiling with inset lighting. En-suite is:-

Dressing Room: 8'0" x 7'11" Archway to main bedroom and doorway to inner hall. En-suite is:-

Master Suite Bathroom One: 11'4" x 8'0" Suite comprising corner whirlpool bath with hand shower, L-shaped vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, lots of storage under and range of wall units, low level WC, walk in glazed shower cubicle with drying area and fitted with Mira shower. Walls partly tiled. Porcelanosa tiled floor. Extractor. Opaque glazed windows.


Landing: Attractive dog-leg stairway from reception hall. Window to front. Widens out to form usefully large area giving plenty of room for study area etc.

Suite Bedroom Two: 16'0" x 12'9" Wide ranging rural views. Pitched ceiling. Range of built in bedroom furniture including two double door fitted wardrobes and low level units. Ensuite is:-

Suite Bathroom Two: Fitted with suite in white comprising corner bath with Mira shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiling around bath and basin. Extractor. Window.

Bedroom Three: 15'8" x 13'4" Wide ranging countryside views. Pitched ceiling. Four door run of flush fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Four: 15'10" x 12'9" Wide ranging views. Pitched ceiling. Range of built in bedroom furniture comprising three door tall cupboard unit with bookshelves and drawers beneath.

Bedroom Five: 20'6" x 8'7" Lobby entrance with cupboards to either side including large walk in cupboard. Pitched ceiling with inset lighting. Two Velux windows.

Bathroom Three: 9'6" x 8'2" Suite in white comprising corner bath with Mira shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiling around. Shelved airing cupboard. Window.

Outside: Long gravel driveway sweeps around to the front of the property and widens to form a substantial parking area for numerous cars and leads to the detached three car garage with three electrically operated remote controlled garage doors. Electric light and power. Side pedestrian door. The front garden is laid principally to grass with mature trees and shrubs. Paved front terrace leads to the pillared front porch. Gateway to walled paved side courtyard. Oil tank and propane tank. Access from kitchen. Large lawned rear garden with natural hedge and access directly from the garden room and dining room via paved terrace.

Services: Mains water and electricity. No gas. Central heating via oil. Propane gas tank. Drainage to private cesspit. High speed individual fibre connection connected to the property.

Directions: From our offices at 67 High Street Cowbridge, turn left and up to the traffic lights and straight across up the hill onto the A48 towards Cardiff. As you come to the end of the dual carriage way turn right signposted St Hilary, take the country road into the village bearing left ignoring the directions to The Bush Inn. Follow the road as it curves right and then left and then at the sharp left, turn right and then immediately left and you will see St Hilary church on your right hand side, turn right off the private driveway where you see the sign for Glenview.

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