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Nurston, Vale Of Glamorgan, CF62 3BH

A fine individual detached character house built in 1710 by Iame Taylor for Thomas Richards. In recent years the property has been the subject of extensive and stylish refurbishment and extension to create the lovely house of today and it's fusion of traditional character and high quality modern appointments. In brief terms the accommodation includes two fine character living rooms, modern conservatory, large well fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. Upstairs are four bedrooms and three bathrooms, including splendid master suite with stunning en suite bathroom and guest suite with en suite bathroom. The property enjoys the benefit of full oil fired central heating and is double glazed. The property stands in south facing gardens split between lawn and formal gardens and well tended borders and hedges. Principally laid to lawn the garden offers a variety of mature shrubs, trees and flower bed borders. There are attractive paved terraces to both east and west and allowing you to enjoy the sunshine and el fresco dining all day long. As well as the attached double garage there is a detached garage block comprising garage, workshop and shower room/WC. This has been constructed to habitual building regulations with potential alternative uses subject to any necessary planning permissions. A further detached building is used as a wood store/storage and space for the oil tank.

Nurston is a small hamlet comprising mostly individual detached houses within walking distance of Fonmon Castle and the village duck pond. Local facilities include the well regarded thatched Blue Anchor Public House. Just down the road is the coastal village of Rhoose within short driving distance. Good local facilities include range of shops including convenience stores, post office etc as well as doctors surgery and well regarded primary school. The Heritage Coastline is just short distances to the south. Easy access to the major road network brings major centres including the capital city of Cardiff within comfortable commuting distance. There is also the added advantage of a railway station in Rhoose which is on the coastal Bridgend to Cardiff line and provides links to main line rail in Cardiff. Cardiff Wales Airport is close by.

This is a delightful family house in a lovely garden enjoying privacy without isolation. Inspection is thoroughly recommended.


Full Description



Entrance Hall: Timber storm doorway. Quarry tiled floor. Pitched ceiling. Windows to either side.

Sitting Room: 19' x 14'6" max Part of the original cottage and rich in character with thick stone walls, beamed ceiling, massive stone lined inglenook fireplace with clear view cast iron wood burning stove set on flagstone hearth with timber beam over. Original spiral stone stairway. Three windows with deep sills look out onto the front garden. Similar window overlooking the rear garden and also french doors leading out to the rear terrace.

Dining Room: 18'9" x 16'9" Another large living space full of character and part of the original cottage. Beamed ceiling. Quarry tiled floor. Thick stone walls. Stone lined inglenook fireplace with flagstone hearth and beam over. Four wall light points. Windows on three sides enjoying garden views. Telephone for gate entry system.

Rear Hall: Stable doorway to driveway. Quarry tiled floor. Oak double turn stairway to first floor with useful under stairs storage cupboard.

Cloakroom: Suite in white comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Walls half tiled. Timber floor. Coat hanging space.

Conservatory: 12'3" x 9' Finished in mahogany style UPVC with glazed roof and enjoying delightful garden views with glazed double doors leading out to the garden and driveway. Flagstone floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 17'6" x 12'6" Comprehensively fitted with a range of oak units with granite effect work surfaces and tiling and lighting between wall and base units. Features include white ceramic 1.5 bowl sink unit, built under dishwasher with decor panel, wine rack, large Leisure range with tiled backplate and stainless steel extractor set into canopy over, built under fridge with decor panel, built in fridge/freezer with decor panel, carousel corner unit. Range of matching wall cupboards including illuminated display case. Spotlighting to ceiling. Timber floor. Windows on three sides enjoying delightful garden views. Plenty of space for breakfast table and chairs. Telephone for gate entry system.

Utility Room: 14'3" x 5'9" Range of units to match kitchen including two tall cupboards, wall cupboard, base unit and work surface area. Built under washing machine and tumble dryer with decor panels. Timber floor. Window and doorway leading out to the rear dining terrace. Grant oil fired boiler which heats the central heating and domestic hot water supply.


Landing: 21'9" x 11'3" max overall Slightly L shaped and including the stairwell. Timber floor. Garden views. Access to roof storage space.

Master Suite Bedroom One: 24' x 18'9" Measurements include ensuite bathroom. Views over both front and rear garden. Timber floor. Pitched beamed ceiling. Ensuite is:

Master Suite Bathroom One: Splendid bathroom with Duravit suite in white comprising bath with marble surround, cantilevered low level WC with concealed Grohe cistern. Wide wash hand basin/vanitory unit with drawer under with swivelling illuminating Duravit mirror over with wave design opaque glazed screen behind to walk in wet room style shower with marble floor and walls and fitted with rainhead and hand shower. Inset ceiling lighting. Extractor over shower. Range of lighting options including inset ceiling lighting, illuminated marble lined display recesses and low level skirting lighting. Shelved heated airing cupboard. Cupboard for water tank. Vertical radiator. Opaque glazed window.

Bedroom Two: 17'9" x 12'6" Windows on three sides enjoying delightful garden views. Pitched and beamed ceiling.

Bathroom Two: Luxury modern suite in white comprising panelled bath with central taps and hand shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and curved corner shower, tiled internally, with rainhead shower. Pitched and beamed ceiling with spotlights. Tiling to dado. Extractor. Stainless steel radiator/towel rail. Opaque glazed window.

Suite Bedroom Three: 12'3" x 8'3" Views over the rear garden. Pitched and beamed ceiling. Built in double cupboard. Ensuite is:

Suite Bathroom Three: Modern suite in white comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and oversized Image Ultra shower cubicle tiled internally and fitted with rainhead shower. Pitched and beamed ceiling with spotlighting. Tiling to dado. Extractor. Stainless steel radiator/towel rail. Opaque glazed window.

Bedroom Four: 12'6" x 8' Pitched and beamed ceiling. Views over the front garden.

Outside: Wide grass verge to the country lane in front of stone front boundary wall with remote control timber double gates set between stone pillars lead to large driveway and front courtyard laid to Cotswold gravel and providing space to park numerous cars. Pedestrian gateway set in the front stone wall with pathway leading to front door. Very pretty garden laid principally to lawn with well stocked borders. The extensive gardens sweep around the south facing back of the house and continue in a westerly direction laid to principally to lawn with densely stocked borders and provide a most attractive private setting for this very pretty house. There is a terrace (about 28' x 23') laid to paving and with access directly from the sitting room and utility room. There is a further terrace (about 34' x 25') also paved which enjoys delightful south-westerly views. Useful shed for oil tank, LPD tank for range, wood storage, kennel etc.

Attached Garage: 19'9" x 18'9" Two timber remote control up and over doors. Two windows to either side. Electric light and power. Internal doorway to conservatory.

Detached Garage Block: A detached outbuilding which has a garage (17'9" x 12') with up and over doorway, side window and electric light and power. Workshop (11'9" x 10') double door. Window to side. Electric light and power. Stable doorway to front to entrance hall. Shower room fitted with low level WC and wash hand basin set into wall to wall work surface with tiled splashback and cupboard under. Electric water heater. Shower cubicle tiled internally and fitted with Triton shower. This building is constructed to habitual building regulations and there is clearly potential subject to any relevant planning permissions for a wide variety of alternative uses.

Services: Mains water and electricity. Drainage to Klargester. No gas. Central heating by oil.

Directions: From our offices at 67 High Street, Cowbridge turn left and proceed up the high street to the traffic lights and then straight on up the hill onto the A48 towards Cardiff. At the set of traffic lights between the villages of Bonvilston and St Nicholas, turn right and proceed to the end of "Five Mile Lane". At the roundabout, turn right onto Port Road West. At the first roundabout take the last exit and at the second roundabout take the second exit. Take the next turning left signposted Fonmon and almost immediately take the first turning left into a country lane. Rose Cottage is facing you at the end of this lane. Approaching from Cardiff take the main coast road from Culverhouse Cross until you come to the "Five Mile Lane" roundabout as referred to above. This roundabout has a petrol station and Co-op on the corner.


Please contact our Cowbridge Office on 01446 771777 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.


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Bedroom  4 Bedrooms
Living Room  3 Reception Rooms
Bathroom  3 Bathrooms

  • Fine individual detached character house.
  • Built in 1710 by Iame Taylor for Thomas Richards.
  • Fusion of traditional character and high quality modern appointments.
  • 4 Bedrooms.
  • 3 Bathrooms.
  • Double Garage.
  • Beautiful mature gardens.
  • Detached Garage/Workshop Block with Potential

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