3 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom / 2 Reception
In the sought-after 'Colonies', and overlooking the pretty Gardens, this bay-fronted Freehold terrace house that retains period features. 2 separate, and very spacious Reception Rooms. Fitted Kitchen. 3 Bedrooms of good size. Bathroom/wc with shower. Pleasant garden. Gas central heating. Double-glazing. EPC rating D.
This is an attractive, extensively but sympathetically modernised, Freehold bay-fronted terrace house overlooking the pretty Gardens, in the sought-after area locally known as the 'Colonies', just off Whitchurch Road, close to the University Hospital at Heath. The property, which retains some lovely period features, is of the double-bay (bay-over-bay) style of mid-terrace house, with attractive front elevations in stone and facing brick, and the roof is of slates with a tile-hung gable fascia. At the front is a walled and railed forecourt, and there is an arched entrance porch. At the rear is a delightful garden, and it has pedestrian access to a gated rear lane. The property benefits from having gas central heating from a wall-mounted Worcester combi gas central heating boiler, and there are thermostat-controlled radiators virtually throughout. The property has the added benefit of being double-glazed.
The area is popular for its close proximity to a wide range of local amenities that include; local shops and stores in Whitchurch Road and nearby Crwys Road, including a Sainsbury’s Local; a large Tesco Extra store on Western Avenue; junior and senior schools that include Ysgol Mynydd Bychan, a Welsh-language primary school; bus services; parks and recreational facilities that include Heath Park, Roath Park, and Maindy Leisure Centre; popular pubs, restaurants and café bars, and there is a local Post Office and Library close-by. It is within easy reach of the city centre, Cardiff University and Cardiff Metro (UWIC), and is only a short drive to the Gabalfa Interchange for access on to the main roads into and out of the City.
A half-glazed front door with an attractive leaded stained-glass panel, and similar side-screens, opens into a pleasant hallway.
Coloured stone tile floor. Dado rail. Picture rail. Coved ceiling. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Telephone point. Two power points. Gas and electric meters. Burglar alarm system. Stairs lead up to the first floor. Under-stairs cloaks space.
FRONT SITTING ROOM (14’10” into the bay x 10’5” max)
A lovely reception room with a bay at the front that has double-glazed, Upvc-framed picture and casement windows looking out onto the pretty Gardens. Fitted wooden-slat Venetian blinds. Coved ceiling. Picture rail. Dado rail. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Stripped floorboards. CableTel inlet socket. Co-axial TV aerial point. Gas point. Five power points. Polished wood period fireplace surround with cast-iron and tile hearth, and an inset mirror.
LIVING ROOM (16’2” x 11’4” max less a corner)
A spacious second reception room. Double-glazed Upvc-framed casement window at the rear. Fitted wooden-slat Venetian blind. Period fireplace surround with cast-iron and tile hearth. Fitted alcove bookshelves. Coved ceiling. Picture rail. Dado rail. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Telephone point. TV aerial point. Gas point. Four power points. Half-glazed door to the hall. Open-plan layout into the:-
KITCHEN (14'4" x 9'10" approx.)
The kitchen has been enlarged, and has an excellent range of modern cream-fronted units with solid hardwood work-tops comprising; floor cupboards and drawers. Tower pantry/store unit. Matching wall cupboards. Belfast ceramic sink with chrome mixer tap. Built-in stainless-steel oven and 5-ring gas hob. Stainless-steel electric cooker hood. Integrated Hotpoint washing machine and Indesit dish-washer. Walls tiled around the working areas in attractive cream ceramic tiles. Ceramic tile floor. Spotlight ceiling fittings. Dimmer light controls. Coved ceiling. Wall-mounted Worcester combi gas-fired central heating boiler. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Double-glazed, Upvc-framed side casement window, Double-glazed, Upvc-framed patio doors open on to the patio and rear garden. Mains smoke alarm/heat detector. 12 power points.
A balustraded staircase and return to the split-level landing.
One power point. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Mains smoke alarm. Built-in cupboard with an internal central heating radiator, creating a useful airing cupboard. Dado rail.
FRONT BEDROOM NO. 1 (16’2” x 15’ into the bay max approx)
A very spacious double bedroom, with a bay at the front having double-glazed Upvc-framed picture and casement windows that have views out onto the Gardens. Similar side window. Fitted wooden-slat Venetian blinds. Coved ceiling. Picture rail. Exposed floorboards. Period fireplace surround with cast-iron and tile hearth. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Four power points.
MIDDLE BEDROOM NO .2 (11’4” x 10’8” max)
Once again, a double bedroom of good size. Double-glazed, Upvc-framed casement window. Wooden-slat Venetian blinds. Period fireplace surround with cast-iron hearth. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Two power points. Coved ceiling. Small loft hatch access.
REAR BEDROOM NO. 3 (10’2” x 7’5” plus doorway alcove)
Once again, a double bedroom. Double-glazed, Upvc-framed casement window. Fitted wooden-slat Venetian blind. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Period cast-iron fireplace. Two power points. Access to the loft. Dado rail.
The bathroom is very well appointed with a modern white suite that comprises; a space-saver bath with a chrome mixer tap shower attachment. Curved glass bath-side shower screen. A wash-hand basin set in a vanity cupboard unit. Close-coupled toilet. Laminate flooring. Walls finished in attractive grey ceramic tiles. Double-glazed, Upvc-framed casement window. Chrome vertical towel rail/radiator. Spotlight ceiling fittings.
At the rear is a delightful garden.
With a patio area finished in timber decking, and an area in lawn with lovely well-stocked borders with a variety of flowers and shrubs. Pebbled pathway leading to a pedestrian door access to the gated rear lane. Brick boundary walls. Timber-framed garden store shed.
IMPORTANT NOTE:- MICHAEL JONES AND COMPANY, for themselves and for the Vendor give notice that this information is given in the belief that it is correct, but it is for the Purchasers to satisfy themselves as to their correctness by inspection or otherwise. Purchasers are also advised to make their own enquiries concerning any alterations that have been made to the property that may have required local authority planning consent or Building Regulations approval. None of the services or fittings and equipment has been tested and no warranties of any kind can be given by MICHAEL JONES AND COMPANY. All negotiations are subject to the contents of a formal contract to be prepared by the Solicitor of the Vendor.