Property Description

Oakleigh, Southra
Dinas Powys
CF64 4DL



  • Impressive Victorian residence
  • Arranged over 4 storeys
  • Open plan kitchen, dining & living area
  • Lower ground floor laundry room & WC
  • Wooden floors & sash windows
  • Raised sun deck
  • Fabulous updated family bathroom
  • En-suite master bedroom
  • Driveway, garage, workshop & summer house
  • Views across the common & surrounding countryside


A superb Victorian residence, situated on the edge of the village common.

Property Summary
This exceptional Victorian property, built in 1884, offers extensive accommodation arranged over 4 storeys.

The house lies in an enviable location, on the edge of the village common and boasts commanding views across the area.

What's more, the property benefits from a large plot with c.50m (160ft) landscaped rear garden plus driveway, garage, workshop and summer house (with power).

Numerous updates and improvements made over the years which have resulted in the house now offering imporessive accommodation throughout which blends a combination of period and contemporary features.

Accommodation comprises:

o Hallway
o Cloakroom / WC
o Open plan kitchen, dining and living rooms
o Lower ground floor laundry / summer room
o Stairs & first floor landing
o 1st floor en-suite master bedroom, second double bedroom & refurbished family bathroom
o Stairs and second floor landing
o 3 further bedrooms

Entry Level / Ground Floor
A new composite entrance door leads to an inner hallway with slate floor and internal four panel oak doors which lead to a cloakroom, boiler room (replacement boiler in 2020) and remainder of the ground floor accommodation.

The open plan family area is light and bright thanks to numerous, large, sash windows and combines a bespoke kitchen, large dining area and spacious living room.

The latter, with stripped wooden floor, features a wood burning stove with slate hearth and oak mantel, broad windows overlooking the garden and beyond plus a door which opens onto an elevated deck with stunning views and sunny aspect.

A broad opening leads to the dining room, also with stripped wooden floor and further opening to the kitchen & breakfast room.

Ground Floor Continued..
The stylish kitchen is fitted with bespoke, oak, storage units and island, a combination of solid wood and granite work tops, recessed double sink an drainer with mixer tap and a range oven with stainless extractor hood and matching back plate.

The kitchen has a dual aspect, generous levels of natural light and a slate floor which runs through from the entrance hallway.

Finally, an inner hallway has stairs falling to the laundry / summer room and staircase rising the upper floors.

Lower Ground Floor.
The lower level laundry / summer room has a quarry tiled floor, marble work top with sunken 'Belfast' sink and space / plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Doors lead to a WC and open onto the terrace.

First & Second Floors
The first floor offers two wonderful double bedrooms together with en-suite and family bathrooms, located off a generous landing.

The master has a feature opaque glass block wall in part (allowing additional natural light into the hallway) and an en-suite bathroom with double shower enclosure, WC and hand basin.

The second bedroom, with period fireplace and vanity unit, is exceptionally well proportioned and boasts stunning views across surrounding countryside.

The family bathroom is equally as impressive and includes a walk-in shower with rainwater head and ceramic tile slate effect finish, freestanding roll top bath and vanity unit with pair of circular 'his & her' hand basins.

A further flight of stairs leads to the top floor bedrooms.

Previously two large doubles but now, following a sub-division of the front bedroom, two doubles and a large single.

Both offer far reaching views and one accommodates an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Garage & Workshop
The detached garage is approached via a driveway and has an electric up and over door, power points and lighting.

Attached to the garage and to the rear lies a self-contained workshop / storage area with separate pedestrian entrance.

Shallow steps with an attractive stone finish run between the detached garage and a deep, tiered frontage which comprises mature planted beds and a lower Mediterranean style courtyard.

Beyond the garage, the property's eastern boundary is defined by a natural stone wall and a broad stone chipping pathway, intercepted periodically by sunken sleepers, runs to meet the back garden.

The beautiful and thoughtfully landscaped garden enjoys a sunny, southerly aspect and extends to a depth of over 50m (160ft).

Features include a natural stone terrace with detached summer house (with power), large lawn, mature beds and borders and at the foot of the garden, a generous area has been set apart and cultivated as a kitchen garden with garden shed.

Room Measurements
Room dimensions (metric and imperial) can be found on the attached floor plans.

Dinas Powys has a traditional village centre with a rural and unspoiled feel.

It also has local amenities which include a post office, shops, a bank, public houses, coffee shop, deli and restaurants.

In addition, there are great transport links to surrounding areas including Cardiff and J33 of the M4.

There are also 2 railway stations, Eastbrook and Dinas Powys, with 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 Andrews Major Church in Wales Primary.

There is a large village common with children's play area and tennis, bowls, rugby, golf and cricket clubs which cater for all ages.

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