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5 Bedrooms Detached House for sale in Porthkerry, Vale Of Glamorgan

5 Bedrooms Detached House - £1,350,000

Porthkerry, Vale Of Glamorgan

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First listed on: 10th August 2017

Nearest stations: Barry (1.5 mi)Barry Island (1.9 mi)Barry Docks (2.4 mi)Rhoose Cardiff International Airport (2.9 mi)Cadoxton (5.1 mi)

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SUMMARY Porthkerry House is a incredible family home in an outstanding location, enjoying uninterrupted southerly views over own grounds directly onto Porthkerry Beach and onto the Bristol Channel beyond. Dating from 1840 it blends a contemporary interior with traditional, period features and must be viewed for the scale of the property, the fantastic views and the extensive grounds to be fully appreciated. 

ABOUT THE PROPERTY A pillared entrance porch leads to the grand reception hall with elaborate, period moulded plaster detailing to the ceiling and a wide staircase to the first floor and gallery over. From here is access to the 4 reception rooms, a cloakroom, and kitchen-breakfast room. The formal reception rooms include a family room, an elegant dining room with breathtaking views and an adjoining drawing room with a bay window and French doors opening to the front terrace. A lounge provides a well-proportioned living room adjacent to the kitchen & breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of storage units and has walk-in pantry; an external door leads out to a separate utility room with adjoining boiler room.

The first floor is arranged around a galleried landing with ornate moulded plaster detailing to match that in the hallway. There are 5 double bedrooms, one of which is being utilised as a dressing room and includes a good number of fitted wardrobes and storage shelves. All bedrooms have either coastal or garden views and share the use of two contemporary bath / shower rooms.  

GARDENS AND GROUNDS Set within extensive grounds, an electric-gated entrance opens onto a driveway running through a wooded valley solely to Porthkerry House. Fronting the property is a south facing paved terrace framed by a stone balustrade and offering a tremendous vantage point from which to appreciate the property\'s unrivalled setting and its views across the coast.

The grounds comprise of woodland and more formal gardens and paddocks. There is an enclosed swimming pool adjacent to the front terrace, enjoying the same wonderful southerly views across the coast. To the rear of the property is a large courtyard with detached garaging and stores. The gardens and grounds are close to 17 acres in total. 

TENURE AND SERVICES Freehold. Mains electric and water connect to the property. Oil-fired central heating. Cess pit drainage. 

DIRECTIONS From Cowbridge; join the A48 and travel East towards Cardiff. Travel through the village of Bonvilston, and shortly afterwards take a right hand turning onto "5 Mile Lane". Continue on this road until you reach a roundabout, and at this take the third exit. Continue on this road, passing over the subsequent roundabouts following signs for Rhoose and Porthkerry. As you pass Cardiff International Airport on your right, a turning will be signposted on your left to Porthkerry. Take this turning and then immediately turn right. After approximately 50 yards you will see a pair of gates which provide access to the private driveway that leads to Porthkerry House.  

PROCEEDS OF CRIME ACT 2002 Watts & Morgan LLP are obliged to report any knowledge or reasonable suspicion of money laundering to NCA (National Crime Agency) and should such a report prove necessary may be precluded from conducting any further work without consent from NCA.
 
SUMMARY Porthkerry House is a incredible family home in an outstanding location, enjoying uninterrupted southerly views over own grounds directly onto Porthkerry Beach and onto the Bristol Channel beyond. Dating from 1840 it blends a contemporary interior with traditional, period features and must be viewed for the scale of the property, the fantastic views and the extensive grounds to be fully appreciated. 

ABOUT THE PROPERTY A pillared entrance porch leads to the grand reception hall with elaborate, period moulded plaster detailing to the ceiling and a wide staircase to the first floor and gallery over. From here is access to the 4 reception rooms, a cloakroom, and kitchen-breakfast room. The formal reception rooms include a family room, an elegant dining room with breathtaking views and an adjoining drawing room with a bay window and French doors opening to the front terrace. A lounge provides a well-proportioned living room adjacent to the kitchen & breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of storage units and has walk-in pantry; an external door leads out to a separate utility room with adjoining boiler room.

The first floor is arranged around a galleried landing with ornate moulded plaster detailing to match that in the hallway. There are 5 double bedrooms, one of which is being utilised as a dressing room and includes a good number of fitted wardrobes and storage shelves. All bedrooms have either coastal or garden views and share the use of two contemporary bath / shower rooms.  

GARDENS AND GROUNDS Set within extensive grounds, an electric-gated entrance opens onto a driveway running through a wooded valley solely to Porthkerry House. Fronting the property is a south facing paved terrace framed by a stone balustrade and offering a tremendous vantage point from which to appreciate the property\'s unrivalled setting and its views across the coast.

The grounds comprise of woodland and more formal gardens and paddocks. There is an enclosed swimming pool adjacent to the front terrace, enjoying the same wonderful southerly views across the coast. To the rear of the property is a large courtyard with detached garaging and stores. The gardens and grounds are close to 17 acres in total. 

TENURE AND SERVICES Freehold. Mains electric and water connect to the property. Oil-fired central heating. Cess pit drainage. 

DIRECTIONS From Cowbridge; join the A48 and travel East towards Cardiff. Travel through the village of Bonvilston, and shortly afterwards take a right hand turning onto "5 Mile Lane". Continue on this road until you reach a roundabout, and at this take the third exit. Continue on this road, passing over the subsequent roundabouts following signs for Rhoose and Porthkerry. As you pass Cardiff International Airport on your right, a turning will be signposted on your left to Porthkerry. Take this turning and then immediately turn right. After approximately 50 yards you will see a pair of gates which provide access to the private driveway that leads to Porthkerry House.  

PROCEEDS OF CRIME ACT 2002 Watts & Morgan LLP are obliged to report any knowledge or reasonable suspicion of money laundering to NCA (National Crime Agency) and should such a report prove necessary may be precluded from conducting any further work without consent from NCA.
 
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This property is marketed by

Watts & Morgan, Cowbridge

55 High Street

Cowbridge

Vale of Glamorgan

CF71 7AE

Telephone: See phone number 01446773500

Website: Go to Agent Website

Disclaimer

Disclaimer Property reference F443CFC2A884F9_100565017973. Details are provided and maintained by Watts & Morgan. Nethouseprices.com makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of aforementioned details.

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This property is marketed by

Watts & Morgan, Cowbridge

55 High Street

Cowbridge

Vale of Glamorgan

CF71 7AE

Telephone: See phone number 01446773500

Website: Go to Agent Website

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