Property Description

Twyncyn Hse, St. Andrews Rd
Dinas Powys
CF64 4AT

£725,000

Features

  • Desirable location fronting the Common
  • Fabulous views
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Detached garage & stores
  • Large corner plot with enclosed garden
  • Wood burning stove & open fireplaces
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Short walk to the village square
  • No onward chain

Description

A striking, five bedroom, detached family residence situated in a prestigious and enviable location fronting the Common. Extensive and versatile accommodation enjoying a southerly aspect and stunning views.

LOCATION
Twyncyn House enjoys an enviable location, on the corner of St Andrews Road and the prestigious Twyncyn, overlooking the large village Common which is home to the local cricket and rugby clubs.

The bowls club is also situated within a short walk, as are the Tennis Club and village square, where local amenities include a post office, village store, bank, public houses and restaurant.

Dinas Powys itself is just 5 miles south west of the Capital City and provides easy access to the A4232 (link road) and Junction 33 of the M4 motorway.

2 railway stations, Eastbrook and Dinas Powys, offer regular services (4 per hour) to Cardiff Central with an approximate journey time of just 15 minutes.

Excellent schools include Dinas Powys Infants, Murch Junior School and St Andrew's Major Church in Wales Primary.



Porch
Double hardwood doors with leaded, stained glass window above, original period floor tiles and glazed, inner door, leading to the generously proportioned hallway.


Entrance Hall
Front facing window, period fireplace, dado rail and deep skirting boards.

Doors leading to the three, principal reception rooms and elegant, return staircase, rising to the first floor.

Further door leading to the cloakroom.


Drawing Room. (23' 0" Max x 13' 1" Max or 7.0m Max x 4.0m Max)
Largest of the principal reception rooms featuring exposed ceiling beams in part, stone fireplace with open fire and shelving, with windows above, set within the alcoves.

The broad bay window and two side facing windows, combine to provide generous levels of natural light.

Fitted carpet, picture rail and cornicing.


Living Room (18' 4" Max x 13' 1" Max or 5.60m Max x 4.0m Max)
A welcoming living area with wood burning stove providing a focal point.

Bay window, with southerly aspect overlooking the front lawn, pair of side facing windows, fitted carpet and cornicing.

Built-in cupboard space and small hatch connecting to the breakfast room.


Dining Room (14' 9" Max x 13' 1" Max or 4.50m Max x 4.0m Max)
The last of the three, very well proportioned, principal reception rooms with large picture window and view across the garden.

Wood grain effect laminate floor, dado rail and cornicing.

Broad opening to the breakfast room.


Breakfast Room (13' 1" Max x 9' 10" Max or 4.0m Max x 3.0m Max)
Well proportioned breakfast room featuring an arched recess accommodating the Rayburn stove.

'Ruabon' quarry tile floor, dado rail, side facing window and door leading to the side porch and kitchen/utility room.

Further door to the four person passenger lift, servicing the first floor accommodation.


Side Entrance & Lobby
Solid, hardwood, stable door, quarry tile floor and cupboard space accommodating the electric meter and consumer unit.

Doors to the kitchen/utility room and breakfast room.


Kitchen & Utility Room (18' 1" Max x 11' 2" Max or 5.50m Max x 3.40m Max)
Traditional, farmhouse style kitchen with the pine units, solid wood work surfaces, ceramic 'Belfast' sink and space / plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Door to the sizeable pantry with fitted shelving, both side and rear facing windows plus stable door opening onto the garden.

Quarry tile floor, extending through from the breakfast room and side entrance / lobby.


Cloakroom / WC / Shower Room
WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle.

Decoratively tiled floor and walls.

Window with obscured glass.


Landing
Spacious landing with doors leading to all five bedrooms, both bathrooms and the WC.

Further doors to the airing cupboard and adjoining storage plus hatch, with drop down ladder, to the extensive loft space.

Fitted carpet and rear facing window located on the half landing.


Master Bedroom (16' 5" Max x 13' 1" Max or 5.0m Max x 4.0m Max)
Exceptionally well proportioned, dual aspect master bedroom with broad bay window featuring wood panelling and spectacular views across the common.

Fitted carpet and cornicing.


Bedroom 2 (13' 1" Max x 13' 1" Max or 4.0m Max x 4.0m Max)
A second, truly impressive, double bedroom with bright, southerly aspect and elevated views.

Run a fitted wardrobes, fitted carpet and broad bay window also featuring wood panelling.

A sliding door on the hallway could potentially self-contain bedroom 2, together with bathroom 2 and bedroom 5 (see attached floor plans) to create a master bedroom with en-suite and dressing room.


Bedroom 3 (13' 1" Max x 11' 2" Max or 4.0m Max x 3.40m Max)
Well proportioned double bedroom with door concealing a fully tiled en-suite with shower and vanity wash hand basin.

Side facing window and door to the passenger lift.


Bedroom 4 (9' 4" Max x 11' 2" Max or 2.85m Max x 3.40m Max)
Double bedroom with side facing window and fitted carpet.



Bedroom 5 (10' 2" Max x 8' 6" Max or 3.10m Max x 2.60m Max)
Currently used as a study with built in cupboard space.

Front facing window and glazed, hardwood door opening onto a sheltered, first floor balcony with spindle balustrade, climbing Wisteria and stunning views.


Bathroom 1
Traditional suite comprising a roll top freestanding bath with claw feet, pedestal wash hand basin and chrome, heated towel rail.

Window with obscured glass.


Bathroom 2
Large, tiled enclosure with mixer shower, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Tiled floor covering, heated chrome towel rail and window with obscured glass.


WC
Low-level WC, wash hand basin and window with obscured glass.


Garage & Stores
Single garage comprising rendered elevations, pitched slate roof and up and over door.

Opening to the rear leading to a sizeable, storage room with door leading to the garden and small herb garden with greenhouse.


Garden
The property sits on a sizeable, corner plot which enjoys a deep frontage, enclosed by natural stone walling with pedestrian gate and path leading to the front entrance and porch.

To the rear of the house, the garden is bordered by well maintained hedgerow and encompasses a large level lawn, planted beds and borders and mature trees.

The garden also comprises a paved sun terrace with stone built barbecue which is ideal for outside entertaining and alfresco dining.

A further area of decking, with pergola above, offers a further opportunity for outside entertaining with some shelter.

Two sets of gates, located off the Twyncyn, open to reveal a detached garage and parking for two cars.


ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Bar a more recent single-storey extension, now accommodating the kitchen and utility room, the property dates back to c.1924.

A further addition is the presence of a 4 person passenger lift, installed by a previous owner who in his later years, experienced difficulties with mobility.

A gas fed Rayburn stove, located in the breakfast room, feeds both the hot water, via a lagged cylinder at first floor level, and the central heating system.

The house also has hardwood framed double glazing throughout and the substantial roof space, with drop down ladder, is insulated and boarded out in part.



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