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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Welsh St Donats, Vale Of Glamorgan


5 bedroom detached house for sale

Welsh St Donats, Vale Of Glamorgan



Property features

  • Impressive smallholding with circa 20 acres.
  • Farmhouse dating back to circa 1850.
  • Range of stone barns, ripe for conversion.
  • Further steel portal barns and dutch barn.
  • Chalet style lodge to garden.
  • Excellent pasture, flat and good for grazing with solid stock fencing.
  • Owned solar panels.
  • Popular rural location.

Property description

Situated within a prime rural Vale of Glamorgan location, Cwrt Newydd Farm is offered to market with circa 20 acres of fantastic pasture for grazing, plenty of barns and outbuildings, as well as two stone barns ripe for conversion, a one bedroom chalet style lodge, great for guests or as a holiday let, whilst also benefitting from a fantastic farmhouse dating back to pre1900 built by the Harris family. A working farm until circa 20 years ago, the property is currently used as an equestrian facility and boasts fantastic facilities including sand based mange, animal walk, large foaling stables, dutch hay barn and two concrete based yards with enough space for horse boxes and other such like.

The accommodation to the property offers excellent space with five good sized reception rooms, five bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a cloakroom to the ground floor. The heart of the home is the kitchen/breakfast/family room that spans circa 500 sq/ft open plan through, with an abundance of fenestration offering fantastic light levels. This alongside the modern freestanding multi fuel burner means that there is a wonderful fusion between the period charm of the farmhouse, as well as the benefits of modern living. Built through the eaves in places with exposed beams and A frames provides a further sense of space throughout.

Situated within close proximity to both Welsh St Donats and Bonvilston, opposite Tair Onen, set in excellent proximity to the A48 for access and out onto the M4, however still with the peace and quiet of rural living. Offering excellent school catchments to Cowbridge Comprehensive, and located with catchment for a variety of primary school educations. Only a few minutes drive is the market town of Cowbridge, this vibrant market town has an excellent range of facilities. These include a wide range of shops both national and local including Waitrose, sporting and recreational facilities including leisure centre, cricket club, squash club, bowls club, rugby club, football club etc. Cowbridge is an attractive market town situated in the heart of the rural Vale of Glamorgan with the Heritage Coastline just a few miles to the south. Access to the major road network including the M4 and A48 brings major centres within easy commuting distance including the capital city of Cardiff, Bridgend, Newport, Swansea, Llantrisant etc.

Farmhouse -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - 11'43" x 8'8" (4.45m x 2.64m) - Accessed via farmhouse front door with inset glazed vision panels leading to lobby sized entrance hall. UPVC double glazed windows to both side aspects. Wooden laid flooring. Radiator. Cupboard housing floor mounted Worcester oil boiler. Wooden glazed door opening into;

Inner Hall - 16'2" x 3'7" (4.93m x 1.09m) - Inset opening with varnished oak lintel. Door through into;

Study - 12'10" x 9'9" (3.91m x 2.97m) - UPVC double glazed window enjoying fantastic views across the front paddock. Papered walls. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Inset alcoves offering excellent space for storage.

Lounge - 13'1" x 15'9" (3.99m x 4.80m) - Fantastic pointed stone fireplace and chimney breast with Villager clear vision multi-fuel burner in a slate grey set on a flagstone hearth with varnished oak lintel. (Fireplace spanning 4'2" x 4'25") UPVC fully glazed door leading to front gardens. UPVC double glazed window enjoying views to front. Skimmed and papered walls. Inset understair storage. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Sitting Room - 16'10" x 17' max (5.13m x 5.18m max) - Further matching pointed stone fireplace with matching Villager double door clear vision multi-fuel burner set on a flagstone hearth with pointed stone surround. Oversized UPVC double glazed window overlooking side courtyard. Further UPVC double glazed window to side. Skimmed walls. Wooden laid flooring to match inner hall. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Glazed doorway leading to;

Kitchen - 14'8" x 8'9" (4.47m x 2.67m) - Farmhouse style kitchen in real wood, hand built and intricate in a shaker style. Features include Siemens electric fan oven with space for microwave above. Composite 1.5 bowl sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap. Neff four ring induction hob with inset chimney extractor surrounded by wooden pelmet. Separate welsh dresser style unit with range of drawers, wall and base units and glass display cases with inset shelving. Mottle effect work surface in slate and pink tones. UPVC double glazed window to side. To include wooden pelmet. Half tiled walls with further pointed stone feature wall. China slate flooring. Varnished oak beams acting as the lintel with the open plan nature through to;

Breakfast Room - 12'11" x 11'9" (3.94m x 3.58m) - Open plan and through from kitchen. UPVC double glazed window offering excellent rear garden views. Skimmed walls. Coved ceiling. China slate tiled flooring. Cupboard housing range of metres as well as pointed stone feature wall. Radiator. Opening out to;

Family Room - 28'7" x 13'4" (8.71m x 4.06m) - This really is the heart of the home offering light, airy and sizeable living accommodation set into both living and dining areas. UPVC double glazed four door run of bi-folding doors opening out to patio forecourt and gardens. Further UPVC fully glazed patio doors opening out onto rear garden. UPVC double glazed window to rear. Oversized UPVC double glazed window to side. Atrium ceiling offering wonderful A frame beams. Four pane run of UPVC velux windows with inbuilt horizontal blind. Further light via glazed A frame set into eaves. Freestanding Hwam curved clear vision multi-fuel burner set on a glass hearth. Real wood flooring.

Utility Room - 17'6" x 14'9" (5.33m x 4.50m) - To include WC. Range of built in and LED lit pantry cupboards set behind hand made real wood panel doors. Further hand built unit comprising wooden work surface with inset composite sink and chrome mixer tap. Range of utilities underset behind matching panel wood decor panels. Door through to;

Cloakroom/Wc - Two piece suite in white comprising low level WC and corner wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. UPVC double glazed florally etched window to rear. Skimmed walls. China slate flooring to match kitchen.

Rear Porch - 11'9" x 7'1" (3.58m x 2.16m) - Perfect as boot room and cloak store. UPVC half glazed composite wood effect rear door. Two UPVC double glazed windows looking out to side courtyard. Skimmed walls. Feature exposed beams. China slate flooring. Radiator.

First Floor -

Landing - Accessed from inner hall. Open landing with UPVC double glazed picture window overlooking front paddock. Feature rope hand rail with varnished banister and spindles. L shaped spanning full width of the house. Skimmed walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Master Bedroom - 15'7" x 13'9" (4.75m x 4.19m) - Good sized principal bedroom. UPVC double glazed window overlooking the yard. Papered walls. Wood laid flooring. Range of built in floor to ceiling storage. Radiator.

Bedroom Two - 16'6" x 8'3" (5.03m x 2.51m) - UPVC double glazed window overlooking front paddocks. Skimmed and papered walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Four door run floor to ceiling built in wardrobes.

Bedroom Three - 11' x 10'3" (3.35m x 3.12m) - UPVC double glazed window to front. Papered walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Bathroom One - 10'10" x 7'3" (3.30m x 2.21m) - Four piece suite in white comprising wood panelled bath with overhead electric Triton Aqua Sensation shower and shower head attachment. Opaque glass shower panel. Low level Armitage Shanks WC. Matching bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. UPVC double glazed window to front. Half wooden clad and skimmed walls with tiled splashback. Fitted carpet. Chrome heated towel rail. Radiator.

Inner Landing - UPVC double glazed church style window to side. Skimmed walls. Fitted carpet. Access to further first floor rooms.

Bedroom Four - 11'10" x 12'5" (3.61m x 3.78m) - UPVC double glazed windows to both side and rear offering plenty of light. Skimmed walls and ceiling. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom Five - 11'10" x 12'5" (3.61m x 3.78m) - Further double bedroom with UPVC double glazed window to rear. Further inset UPVC church style window. Skimmed walls with wonderful woodland mural perfect for a children's bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Bathroom Two - Three piece suite in white comprising wood panelled bath with brass mixer taps and electric Gainsborough energy 2000x shower and shower head attachment. Cottage pedestal wash hand basin and matching low level WC. Tiled splashback. UPVC double glazed window to side. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Gardens - Wrap around gardens to all boundaries, enclosed and away from the yard. Flanked to rear by mature evergreen trees creating a sense of privacy from any neighbouring properties. Laid mainly to lawn to rear with mature raised beds, inset aesthetic pond and large parcel of flat lawn. Stone built archway leads through to decked side terrace with trailing plants. Further terrace to the western aspect of the gardens, flagstone laid patio out from bi fold doors, perfect for al fresco dining. Set back from the drive via a parcel of lawn with small dwarf wall.

Outside -

Yard One - Stone built concrete laid muck heap. Steel portal barn.

Stone Barn One - 26'7" x 14'5" (8.10m x 4.39m) - Ripe for potential conversion and offering an abundance of opportunity. Modern oak double door entrance with inset double glazed vision panel to entrance vestibule opening to wonderful atrium open plan space. Fitted with power and light. White washed walls. A frame ceiling. Two wooden double glazed windows. Concrete laid flooring. Further oak double doors open into;

Barn Two - Breeze block built and open access via five bar gate. Perfect for storage or livestock usage. Sheeted ceiling. Fitted with power and light.

Steel Portal Barn - 50' x 68' (15.24m x 20.73m) - Dual A frame steel portal and wood portal barn offering an abundance of uses. Opening to further wood portal barn to rear currently in use as open plan stable. Sheet roofing and side boards. Access onto menage.

Stone Barn Three - Further stone built barn perfect for conversion.

Room One - 13'2" x 15'4" (4.01m x 4.67m) - Excellent storage space. Ornate oak door opening into wooden glazed inset panel. Concrete laid flooring. Poitned stone walls.

Room Two - 16'1" x 7'13" (4.90m x 2.46m) - Accessed via matching oak double doors. Stone steps lead up to first floor.

Room Three - 21'7" x 15'2" (6.58m x 4.62m) - Open plan room built up to A frame ceiling. Two wooden glazed windows. Boarded floor.

Stone Barn Four - Semi-detached to stone barn three. Again with fantastic conversion potential. Comprising;

Room One - 27'2" x 15'4" (8.28m x 4.67m) - Formerly set into wood built stables. Concrete laid floor. Atrium ceiling. Separate chicken run. White wash stone walls.

Room Two - 17'8" x 15'9" (5.38m x 4.80m) - Open fronted. Formerly used as chicken pen however useful for vehicle storage, workshop or store room.

Barn Five - 44'28" x 20'31" (14.12m x 6.88m) - Block built with steel double doors, sheet roof. Excellent area for storage.

Barn Six - 20' x 42' (6.10m x 12.80m) - Open barn with aluminium sheet clad roofing. Excellent for farm vehicle storage.

Dutch Barn - 42' x 19'5" (12.80m x 5.92m) - Excellent Dutch barn offering lots of potential for livestock storage/farm vehicle storage. Opens out onto small rear yard.

Yard Two -

Stable Block - 61' x 18'3" (18.59m x 5.56m) - Modern built breeze block stable block with mains water, power and light. Offering four large lose boxes all with their own water supply. Potential for fifth foaling stable. Small inbuilt tack room.

New Barn - 17' x 30' (5.18m x 9.14m) - The most modern structure. Half block built with corrugated iron side board and roofing. Set in steel frame with concrete laid flooring and offering an abundance of uses.

Mange - 20' x 50' (6.10m x 15.24m) - In need of some modernisation. Original surface was Martin Collins' sand and Clopf. Good post and rail fencing to all boundaries.

The Lodge - Situated to the rear most point of the garden. Wooden built chalet style, detached, one bedroom, lodge. Perfect for guest accommodation or holiday let.

Services - The property is serviced by oil fired central heating from a Worcester floor standing boiler in the entrance porch. Cesspit drainage. Mains electricity and water. Owned solar panels to the south roof space offer excellent sustainability with a good tariff, making the utilities self sufficient. Further details of this can be found in the office.

Directions - Travelling from Cardiff at Culverhouse Cross take the exit towards St Nicholas, travel through St Nicholas and Bonvilston towards Cowbridge, on the A48 past the Aubrey Arms on your left, travel circa 300 metres round the bend and take the right hand turn past the hard standing towards Welsh St Donats. Travel up this road around 500 metres and the turn for Cwrt Newydd is on the right hand side down the driveway before the detached property in front of you.

From our offices at 67 High Street, travel out onto the A48 towards Cardiff and take a left turning towards Welsh St Donats after the hard standing and follow the details as above.

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