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For Sale 3 Bed Ground Floor Flat

Church Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff
£530,000 Offers In Excess Of

Property Details

  • Rarely Available - Period Residence
  • 3 Bedroom Ground Floor Flat
  • Kitchen with Walk in Pantry
  • Period Features
  • Cellar/Basement
  • Large Private Rear Garden
  • Summerhouse and Outbuilding
  • Village Location
  • Needs Modernisation

Rarely does such a property come onto the market. This magnificent, three bedroom, ground floor flat, in a detached period property is full of breathtaking original features, which are scarcely seen, even in this most sought after of areas. The current owners have been in residence since 1960 and they've lovingly preserved the array of period features from when the original building was constructed at the turn of the last century. Although the flat is in need of modernisation, certain features stand out, including the impressive original Italian painted ceiling and coving, along with the original marble and slate mantelpieces with exquisite coloured tiles. The hallway, kitchen and bathroom boast the beautiful, coloured quarry tiled floors you would expect in a property of this calibre. The internal lobby and entrance hall are separated by an impressive solid mahogany door and panel with engraved glass. To the rear of the entrance hall is the foot of the original mahogany staircase, which is used to rise to the first floor. All rooms are of an extremely generous size. The kitchen has a walk in pantry, where a modern Vaillant combo boiler is situated. The basement/cellar is accessed via stone steps and cast iron handrail. Solid stone shelving is present in one of the rooms and a large storage room for coal is adjacent. There is ample parking for cars to the front of the flat and the substantial private garden to the rear holds yet more delightful surprises, including an original timber summer house and a detached, stone built stable block/garage/potting shed, which could possibly be converted into further living accommodation, subject to planning and building consents. Ideally located within walking distance of Whitchurch Village centre with its many shops and amenities and close to the M4 and A470 motorways. .

INTERNAL LOBBY
Via original, hardwood front door. Papered walls, ornate coving, papered ceiling, original coloured quarry tiled floor.

ENTRANCE HALL
Via ornate, hardwood door/panel with etched glass. Deep skirting boards, papered walls, ornate coving, papered ceiling, original coloured quarry tiled floor. Double radiator panel with TRV. Phone point. Stairs to basement.

BEDROOM 1
23'10" x 15'7" (7.28m x 4.77m) max. Deep skirting boards, papered walls, ornate painted coving, Italian painted ceiling, exposed floorboards. Ornate slate mantelpiece with cast iron fireplace. Two single radiator panels with TRVs. Single glazed window to front bay, with wood panelling under. Single glazed window with coloured lights to side.

BEDROOM 2
19'8" x 15'8" (6.02m x 4.78m) max. Deep skirting boards, papered walls, ornate painted coving, Italian painted ceiling, exposed floorboards. Two single radiator panels with TRVs. Single glazed window to front bay. Phone point. Original marble mantelpiece with ornate coloured tiles and hearth and solid fuel heater.

BEDROOM 3
17' x 16'2" (5.20m x 4.95m) max. Deep skirting boards, papered walls, ornate coving, painted ceiling, ornate ceiling rose. Original marble mantelpiece with ornate coloured tiles and hearth. Original fitted cupboard to alcoves with glazed doors. Two single radiator panels with TRVs. Two single glazed windows to rear bay with sliding shutters. Door to rear.

BATHROOM
9'11" x 9'4" (3.03m x 2.84m) max. White suite comprising original pedestal basin with chrome taps, low level WC, bath with chrome mixer tap, electric shower over. Tiled walls and partially tiled original quarry tile floor. Two single glazed windows to side. Solid pine dresser to one wall. Chrome heated towel rail.

SITTING ROOM
17'3" x 15'4" (5.30m x 4.68m) max. Painted walls, picture rail, papered ceiling. Two double radiator panels with TRVs. Alarm controls. Door to side. Single glazed windows with original wooden shutters to side. Single glazed metal window to side with oak fitted bench. Tiled mantelpiece with gas fire. Fitted shelving to alcoves.

KITCHEN
15'3" x 13'2" (5.30m x 4.68m) max. Range of painted wooden kitchen units. Single stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome taps. Single glazed window to rear and side. Door to side. Solid fuel Aga, cupboard containing hot water cylinder. Half tiled walls, painted walls and ceiling, red and black quarry tile floor. Ceiling mounted clothes drying rack.

PANTRY
9'11" x 5'6" (3.04m x 1.68m) max. Fitted storage cupboards to one wall. Vaillant combi boiler and controls. Papered walls and painted ceiling. Single glazed window to side. Space for fridge and freezer.

BASEMENT/CELLAR
Via stone steps with cast iron handrail. Exposed stone walls, solid stone shelving. Access for coal delivery.

OUTSIDE


FRONT
Paved driveway with parking space for multiple cars. Laid to lawn, stone chipping path. Hedge and stone wall to perimeter. Double metal gates leading to rear.

REAR
Large rear garden, predominantly lawn with mature shrubs and trees. Original timber summer house in need of some repair. Large, detached, stone built stable block with garage and potting shed. External WC in footprint of flat. Flagstone path. Stone walls and timber fencing to perimeter.

TENURE
Understood to be Leasehold. Tenure should be verified by the purchaser's solicitor.

COUNCIL TAX
Band F

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