Property Description

Walnut Tree House, Cross Common Road
Dinas Powys
CF64 4TP



  • Detached family residence
  • Set in 0.60 of an acre
  • Exceptional proportions throughout
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Open plan kitchen & breakfast room
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Sumptuous en-suite master with Juliet balcony
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool with telescopic cover
  • Detached outbuilding with potential for conversion
  • Shower room with WC, utility & garden room


Fabulous detached residence, set in 0.60 of an acre offering stunning accommodation of exceptional proportions, landscaped grounds with a south westerly aspect, heated outdoor swimming pool with telescopic cover, detached 2 storey outbuilding and former stable block.

Hallway & Receptions
Double hardwood entrance doors with glazed panels lead to a porch with pair of handy cloaks cupboards. A further set of hardwood doors lead to the impressively proportioned inner hallway with porcelain tile floor and full height glazing.

An attractive staircase, with wood panelling and enclosed storage cupboard beneath rises to the first floor and pine, six panel doors lead to the four reception rooms and the kitchen & breakfast room.

The two smaller reception areas are presently used as a playroom and home office, the former with slate floor covering and french doors opening onto the front garden and latter with window overlooking the pool.

Reception Rooms.
The principle reception room is exceptionally well proportioned and finished with a porcelain tile floor which runs through from the hallway. Full height glazing allows an abundance of natural light and French doors open onto the sun terrace and pool. The room also accommodates a Bath stone fireplace with slate hearth and wood burning stove.

The second reception, also with French doors leading to the terrace has a wood block floor, working open fireplace, tall designer radiator and spot lights.

Kitchen, Bfast & Utility Room
The kitchen & breakfast room is finished to a high specification with solid oak fronted units, granite work tops and island, a double porcelain sink and drainer with mixer tap and integrated dishwasher. French doors open onto the side patio.

Adjoining the kitchen lies a utility room with two fitted storage cupboards (one housing the combination boiler and the other, a large airing cupboard) WC / shower room with Velux window. The utility area, which is also fitted with work tops and space / plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, has been extended to provide a spacious 'garden' room which extends to over 5.00m in depth and has doors opening onto the garden.

First Floor.
The first floor comprises a generous landing, with high level window and doors leading to all four bedrooms, the family bathroom and large cupboard.

The sumptuous master bedroom, with extensive floor to ceiling glazing, sliding French doors and Juliet balcony also boasts panoramic views across open countryside.

In addition to a traditional, yet stylish en-suite bathroom, the vast space also hosts a period fireplace and freestanding, roll top bath, which sits upon a raised plinth with feature floor lighting.

Not to be outdone, bedroom 2, in addition to a vaulted ceiling with recessed spot lights, also has a broad window incorporating French doors and a Juliet balcony. The room also enjoys a stunning aspect with far reaching views.

Bedrooms 3 and 4, both doubles, have generous levels of natural light and fitted wardrobes.

First Floor Continued
The contemporary, fully tiled family bathroom comprising a bath, separate shower, WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin, wall mirror and overhead storage units completes the accommodation.

Garage / Outbuilding
The detached outbuilding is arranged over 2 storeys and comprises the following:

Double garage, measuring 5.00m x 4.75m, with electric roller shutter door and separate pedestrian entrance.

Ground floor workshop, measuring 6.20m x 3.30m, with broad front window and two sets of French doors opening onto the terrace. Stairs rising to the first floor. Potential for a number of uses including dedicated changing / shower area for the pool or home gym.

Ist floor office / studio, measuring 6.75m x 4.50m, with picture window overlooking open countryside and further set of French doors opening onto a balcony. Wood effect floor and pair of Velux windows.

The house nestles in c.0.60 of an acre and landscaping includes an sweeping brick pavior driveway, parking for multiple cars, formal lawns, sun terraces, an outside kitchen / al fresco dining area, kitchen garden, greenhouse, fire pit and wooden children's play centre.

The grounds are fenced and have native hedging to most of the boundaries. mature trees include conifer, bay, apple, cherry, walnut, beech and field maples (three with Tree Protection Orders (TPOs)).

There is further extensive evergreen and deciduous trees , shrubs and perennials including apples, pear, quince, plum, fig, olive, walnut, evergreen oak, wisteria, standard and climbing roses, acers and specimen trees.

The pool has an attractive, recently laid, limestone surround which extends to form a 2 tier sun terrace with feature planting and relaxation area which also accommodates a hot tub.

Grounds Contd.
The pool itself is heated by way of a 'Calorex' air source heat pump (installed c.5 years ago) and has an extended season thanks to a retractable (telescopic) cover allowing swimming beneath the cover.

In addition to the 2 storey garage / outbuilding, the grounds also accommodate a former stable building which now acts a workshop / storage unit measuring 5.60m x 5.00m.

External lighting, outside tap, rainwater collection and hedging irrigation system.

Floor Areas.
Floor areas, both metric and imperial, can be found on the detailed floor plans attached.

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
The property has an energy performance rating of 'D'.

The average energy rating for all properties across England & Wales is also a 'D'.

Ratings range from an 'A' to a 'G'.