Character five bed detached house created from stone barn reputed to date from the 1600's and previously owned by the Duchy of Cornwall. A good sized family house with a combination of character features and modern appointments including gas central heating and double glazing.
Barnstable house stands in a good sized garden enjoying a southerly aspect, nicely tucked away at the end of Boverton Park Drive which is a short private cul-de-sac off the old Boverton road which is also a cul-de-sac.
Good local facilities just a short walk away in Boverton include shops, village pub and access to the heritage coastline. Boverton is just to the east of Llantwit Major which is a well regarded town with a historic centre and more extensive facilities just a mile or so from the heritage coastline. There is good access to major centres via the major coast road. Llantwit major also has a railway station on the Bridgend to Cardiff line offering useful commuter options.
Entrance Hall: 22'0" x 9'0" max. UPVC opaque glazed front door with matching side panels. Window to courtyard. Beamed ceiling. Stone feature to wall with corner light. Dogleg stairway to first floor with Velux roof light over. Dado rail.
Cloakroom: Modern suite comprising low-level WC and period-style wash hand basin. Opaque glazed window to rear.
Living Room: 18'6" x 14'3" Approached via stone archway from the entrance hall. Very much the hub of the house with double doors leading through to the drawing room, doorway to kitchen/breakfast room and semi-open plan with the conservatory enjoying views over the garden. Double dado rail. Beamed ceiling. Five wall light points.
Conservatory: 14'3" x 11'6" Attractively finished in mahogany-style uPVC with pitched roof over and enjoying delightful views over the mature gardens with double doors leading out to the terrace and garden. Stone feature. Centrally heated so useable as an all-year-round room.
Drawing Room: 18'6" x 13'6" Windows on two sides and also enjoying garden views. Beamed ceiling. Double dado rail. Stone lined Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove set on flagstone hearth and stone chimney breast stretching to ceiling height. Five wall light points.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 18'6" x 12'6" Well fitted with a range of matching wall and base units finished in oak-style with marble-effect work surfaces and tiling and lighting between wall and base units. Features include splayed corner unit including built-in double oven, space for microwave, cupboards and electric hob with extractor built into canopy over. Built under Neff dishwasher with decor panel, built under fridge with decor panel. Range of matching wall cupboards. Recessed wine rack. Splayed glazed corner cupboard. Stainless steel sink unit. Plenty of space for breakfast table and chairs. Beamed ceilings. Tiled floor. Windows on two sides with views over the garden. Deep stone archway leading through to the utility.
Utility Room: 14'0" x 8'9" Fitted with a range of wall and base units with granite-style work surfaces. Single drainer sink unit. Space for fridge freezer, etc. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Mains gas fired Ideal Mexico boiler which heats the central heating system and domestic hot water supply. Walls partly tiled.
Study: 8'9" x 5'9" Window to courtyard. Doorway to storerooms area.
Galleried Landing: Dogleg stairway from entrance hall. Pitched and beamed ceiling. Double dado rail. Velux window over stairway.
Master Suite Bedroom One: 19'9" x 12'9" A spectacular room with windows enjoying garden views and with high pitched and boarded ceiling. Wall to wall run of built-in bedroom furniture including cupboards and drawer units. Shelved airing cupboard.
Master Suite Bathroom One: 10'6" x 8'3" Modern Victorian rope-style suite in Indian Ivory comprising corner bath with hand shower, low-level WC, bidet, wash hand basin in period-style unit, Roman shower enclosure with Titon shower. Walls fully tiled. Down lighting to ceiling. Opaque glazed window to side. Velux window.
Bedroom Two: 14'6" x 11'6" Views over the garden. High ceiling. Walk-in wardrobe.
Bedroom Three: 13'3" x 10'0" High ceilings. Views over the garden.
Bedroom Four: 13'6" x 8'6" Views to side. High ceiling.
Bedroom Five/Study: 7'3" x 5'0" Two windows to side. Pitched ceiling. Wall-to-wall cupboards.
Bathroom Two: 13'6" x 9'0" Suite comprising corner bath, low-level WC, bidet, large vanity unit with twin wash hand basins, shower enclosure with Selectronic shower. Pitched and beamed ceiling with Velux window. Tiled splash back. Down lighting to ceiling. Storage cupboard.
Outside: Timber double gates give access to the driveway (about 103'0" x 14'0") providing plenty of parking space with a further driveway leading around to the side of the house to what used to be the garage complex which is single storey and attached to the side of the house. Now used as storage and workshops it comprises a store room (19'0" x 12'0") with former garage doors to the driveway together with a rear storeroom (13'9" x 11'0"). All linked by an internal lobby and passageway with doorway leading to the utility room. The whole area could be opened up to create a substantial additional room and/or garage depending upon individual requirements. From the driveway there is a doorway set in a stone wall which leads into the side courtyard (about 37'0" x 12'0") which leads directly to the front door. The side courtyard is paved with raised mature borders and walls around. Wrought iron gates lead to the rear courtyard (about 34'0" x 7'0") which is also paved and walled around and provides rear access to the garage/storage area and to the property via the utility room. The principle gardens are on the south side with access directly from the conservatory. Measuring about 55 ft/sq and well enclosed laid principally to lawn with mature trees, shrubs, borders, etc and feature water garden. Paved dining terrace leading directly off the conservatory. Presently private garden which is well enclosed.
Services: Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Central heating by mains gas. UPVC double glazed.
Directions: From our office at 67 High Street turn right up to the end of Westgate and turn left onto the Llantwit Major road. At the roundabout at the beginning of the Llantwit Major bypass turn left and then go straight across the mini roundabout and the first set of traffic lights. At the second set of traffic lights turn right and then sharp first left into Old Boverton Road. Boverton Park Drive is the first turning on your right hand side. Proceed to the end of Boverton Park Drive and bear left through the gateway serving just two properties. The gated entrance to Barnstable House is at the end.
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