Spectacular, uninterrupted sea views over Langland Bay, The Old Vicarage House is lucky enough to be in a waterside setting in one of the world’s most beautiful spots on Gower.
The Old Vicarage House is a beautiful, extensive, detached family home with character and original details in abundance. Glorious and imposing, this home will impress at first sight!
The interior of the home boasts high ceilings, tall skirting boards, decorative coving, original features and mammoth windows throughout.
****** planning consent was granted in 2016 for a two story rear extension. The extension would extend from the dining room and from the directly above bedroom 1, would be approx as wide as the dining
room and extend out to as far as the old outdoor stone BBQ. For further details on the plans please enquire. ******
**Fully alarmed with security lights**
Colossal wooden original front door, original glazing to the sides, original tiled floor, high ceilings and lots of natural light. Wood and stained glass inner door through to the reception hallway.
Original parquet floor, high ceilings, gas fireplace with marble surround/mantle, huge box bay window with built in window seating, decorative ceiling rose and elegant dog legged staircase
leading to the upper floors.
Mammoth floor to ceiling square bay windows with outstanding sea views and doors leading directly out onto a rear patio area. The remainder of the room has high ceilings, original parquet floor, impressive fireplace with slate surround/mantle/hearth housing a gas coal effect fire. You also have a feature archway on one of the walls and a decorative ceiling rose.
Generous space housing wooden floors, enormous bay window to the rear exposing those stunning sea views, two archways which have decorative coving – one of which houses an imposing cast iron and tile fireplace with wood panel surround, laid on granite hearth and inset gas fire.
A beautifully light space housing original parquet floor, bespoke fitted rustic French antique style units and matching island topped with granite worktops. You have an integrated gas aga (which also heats one of the bathrooms), and additional smaller electric aga with gas cooker top, dish washer, double stainless steel sink with integrated granite drainer. The sash windows have fitted
shutters on and you have room for a big American style fridge freezer.
The island unit it fixed, houses plenty of storage and has power points. You even have the charming original servants call bells which are mounted and working on the kitchen wall.
The kitchen is open to the…
Sea views galore! This room has tiled floors, painted wooden eaves complimenting the glass perfectly and decorative wall tiles. The room is equipped with two air conditioning units and stunning bi-fold doors leading onto the patio which has a glass balustrade to ensure the sea, beach and golf course views can be enjoyed at all times.
A great space with original wooden floors, tall windows and double patio doors leading to the rear garden and a gas fireplace with decorative surround.
Larder & Butlers Pantry:
The original Larder and Butlers Pantry have been retained which are fantastic features to the home. The Larder has original parquet flooring, fitted shelves and the original slate cooling shelf which would have had the sole purpose of keeping meets etc cold, traditionally the Larders would have been kept as cold as naturally possible to act as a fridge for food/ingredients.
The Butlers Pantry is a long narrow room which houses a lengthy characterful unit perfect for crockery etc, the room also has beautiful original quarry tiled floor. The Butlers Pantry would have been used traditionally by the Butlers to gather the desired crockery for their masters meal ahead.
Walk-in Store Room:
A fantastic space housing large fitted cupboards and space for a fridge freezer, you also have wooden floors, integrated wine cooler, and a large box bay window affording lots of natural light. This room leads directly to the utility….
Tiled floor, fitted base units with laminate worktops, floor to ceiling fitted cupboards and room for three under the counter appliances. You have a stable style wooden side door entrance here leading out to the side where a stone outbuilding is located.
Located off the Reception/Hallway is a cloakroom housing an original quarry tiled floor, elegant Victorian/Edwardian style wash basin and WC.
Stairs and landing: Naturally bright main staircase thanks to the large window half way up the staircase arriving to a nice size landing which has original wooden floors. You also have a secondary stairway (formally the servants staircase) which arrives to the first floor also.
An impressive size room with even more impressive sea views through the nice big windows, you have original wooden floors and fireplace with a tiled hearth and wooden surround (no fire but
there is a gas connection).
This size able bathroom is luxurious with it’s freestanding bath, large walk in shower unit, modern wash basin, WC, sash windows to front, wooden floors, fireplace with cast iron surround and tiled
hearth. This room is naturally bright and spacious providing a fantastic main family bathroom.
Generous and bright with original wooden floors and window to rear with shutters framing the fantastic sea views.
Another spacious, bright room with original wooden floors, fireplace and windows to rear with shutters framing those sea views.
Fitted with cream tiles on the floor and walls, shower unit, bath, wash basin with vanity storage under, WC and towel rail.
This exquisite bedroom will impress instantly as you are first drawn to the stunning floor to ceiling sash bay windows with shutters which produce the most amazing sea, Langland Bay and golf course views! The bedroom itself is size able and bright, is laid with original wooden floors, has a feature fireplace and fitted wardrobes.
A double bedroom with original wood floors and window to side overlooking Langland Bay.
A good size double bedroom which is lovely and bright, with original wooden floors and windows to front.
This beautifully decorated bathroom is a great size, you have decorative wood panelling, wooden floors, windows to front, freestanding roll top bath, corner shower unit, wash basin, WC and built in storage cupboard.
Spacious landing with original wooden floors, large windows to front which is currently utilised as a home office space. You also have a built in, walk in storage cupboard off the landing.
This space is perfect for guest accommodation or a teenager’s den, it is a large space ample enough to incorporate a lounge and bedroom area. This room has original wooden floors, feature fireplace two large patio doors leading out to a fantastic balcony with glass balustrade and astonishing sea and coastal views! You also have storage in the eaves.
En-suite: Original wooden floors, shower unit, wash basin, WC, towel rail and Velux style window.
Beautiful, generous, South facing gardens with views and sunsets to die for!
The garden has three patio areas; the largest comes directly off the TV room via the large patio doors creating a wonderful, spacious area to entertain and has steps leading directly to the extensive lawn area.
The second patio comes off the conservatory and is perfect for your family supper or breakfast on a fine day. The patio is surrounded with a glass balustrade so as not to hinder any sea views.
The third patio sits off the dining room via the patio doors and is a perfect to house a lounge seat or café table to enjoy a morning coffee or an evening glass of wine.
All patio and lawn areas possess breathtaking views across the sea, Langland Bay and golf course.
The gardens are surrounded with pretty stone walls, a mix of mature and infant trees, a few palm tree and mature shrubs.
The grounds have a private gated entrance directly onto the coastal path which is a fantastic 38 mile long path running around Gower (from Mumbles to Crofty).
To the front of the property you have a large cobblestone driveway easily housing eight cars, raised stone wall beds, iron manual gates with a separate pedestrian gate and a detached garage.
**Fully alarmed with security lights**
The detached garage has a electric garage door as well as a side pedestrian door, and, currently the interior has had a partition wall erected to create a games room rather than a space for a car. This space can however easily be turned back into a drive-in garage for one car. You also have space in the eaves for storage and electricity supply.
****** planning consent was granted in 2016 for a two story rear extension. The extension would
extend from the dining room and the directly above bedroom 1, would be as wide as the dining room and extend out to as far as the old outdoor stone BBQ. For further details on the plans please enquire. ******
Langland is home to the infamous Langland Bay and has easy access to the boutiques, amenities and eateries of Mumbles village.
Situated within easy reach of Rotherslade, Langland and Caswell Bays, the latter two being both awarded the coveted blue flag beach awards recognising their quality, cleanliness and services with
a coastal pathway connecting them. Both bays offer car parking, seasonal life guard duty, beach side cafes, and kiosks which are fully stocked with everything required for a perfect day at the beach.
Langland Brasserie offers a more refined dining experience. The bays are also popular surfing and paddle board locations. Langland Bay Golf Club is just a short journey from the house.
You also have the well-known tennis courts available to use if feeling more energetic.
Alongside our award winning beaches, scenic coastal paths and Marina we are blessed with great sporting facilities. With championship golf courses, Olympic sized swimming pool and a full
array of water sport activities to enjoy. Culturally benefiting from museums, galleries and theatres with a centre celebrating the works of Dylan Thomas. Swansea offers a direct line to London and Cardiff International Airport is approximately 45 minute drive.
Mumbles is an absolutely charming coastal village, located to the west of The City of Swansea. The village itself offers a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques. The village is popular
with families due to the beautiful parks, award winning beaches and gardens, with excellent school catchments. Recently listed in The Sunday Times as the best place to live in Wales. Mumbles is
known locally as the gateway to the Gower Peninsular which is the first ever designated area of natural outstanding beauty, with beautiful beaches, interesting coves to explore and breathtaking
The grounds have a private gated entrance directly onto a path leading to Rotherslade Bay in a few minutes, and joins the coastal path which extends to a fantastic 38 mile long path running around
Gower (from Mumbles to Crofty).