A truly unique, period cottage that has been completely transformed by the current owners, looking out across to mature woodland and the Upper Clydach River from the rear elevation.
The property, which is set over three floors, exudes character and charm, and is packed with quirky, individual features, such as a a natural twisted wood handrail and balusters, Victorian style radiators and exposed wooden ceiling beams. In the rear garden there is a spacious Summerhouse (currently set up as a bedroom) which overlooks the beautiful woodland, which would be perfect as a home office, workshop or study. The living room on the lower ground floor also has the potential to be used as a second bedroom.
As well as the Summerhouse, there is a sheltered patio and a sloping rear garden, both of which enjoy the beautiful, natural outlook.
Pontardawe offers a good range of social and daily amenities, such as schools, eateries, and the Arts Centre, as well as Cwm Du Glen, a lovely wooded valley with beautiful walks, situated just on the opposite side of the river to the house.
Entered via a hardwood door with latch, the porch has decked floors, and to either side there are recycling/refuse boxes which can be filled from the inside and removed from outside, there is also shelving for shoes/storage. There are glazed windows to either side of the porch, and a Gothic style composite door that leads to:
Dining Room (12'2 x 11'7 (3.71m x 3.53m))
Double glazed window to the front with Georgian bar design, and double glazed French doors to the rear with Georgian bar design. Each of the windows and doors has an attractive wood lintel. Wooden floors, solid wood staircases with natural twisted wood handrail and baluster, with one staircase leading up to the first floor and another to the lower ground floor. Wooden shelving units occupy the wall leading down to the lower ground floor. Wooden storage units occupy the wall that leads up to the first floor. Small understairs storage cupboard. Victorian style feature radiator, exposed wooden beams to the ceiling, glazed wooden door to:
Kitchen (12'4 x 7'9 (3.76m x 2.36m))
Double glazed window to the front and rear with Georgian bar design. Each of the windows and doors has an attractive wood lintel. Wooden floors, a range of bespoke shelves and drawers with solid wood worktops over. Tiled work surfaces with a ceramic butler sink, integrated gas oven with three ring induction hob, and feature tiled splashback. Wooden storage shelves that have been cleverly built in to the alcove, original feature stone wall, space for fridge freezer, exposed wooden beams to the ceiling.
The staircase opens directly to the first floor bedroom, though there is a drop down door that has been cleverly cut to shape and can be lowered to provide piracy from both sides.
Bedroom (12'1 x 11'7 (3.68m x 3.53m))
Double glazed window to the front with Georgian bar design, and double glazed French doors to the rear with Georgian bar design. Wooden floor, built in wardrobes and storage cupboards, exposed wooden joist and rafters to ceiling, spotlights. Cottage style latched door to:
En-Suite Bathroom (12'8 x 7'6 (3.86m x 2.29m))
Double glazed window to the front and rear with Georgian bar design. Each of the windows and doors has an attractive wood lintel. Wooden floor, part painted wood panelled walls, Victorian style radiator with chrome towel rail. Low level WC, wash hand basin set on a re-purposed vintage Singer sewing machine stand, freestanding bath with mixer tap, built in storage space, exposed wooden joist and rafters to ceiling.
Lower Ground Floor
Living Room (11'9 x 10'8 (3.58m x 3.25m))
This room would have the potential to be used as a second bedroom. Double glazed window and door to the rear with Georgian bar design. Both external windows and doors have an attractive wood lintel. Slate tiled floor with underfloor heating, feature exposed stone wall. Ornate cast iron wood burner set on a slate hearth with tiled inset. Victorian style radiator, understairs storage cupboards, exposed wooden ceiling beams, spotlights, cottage style latched door to:
Slate tiled floor with underfloor heating, dado rail, tiled walls with feature 'Le Chat Noir' tile, space for washing machine, shelving units, exposed wooden ceiling beams, door to:
Double glazed window to the rear with Georgian bar design. Above the window is an attractive wood lintel. Slate tiled floor, part tiled walls. WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap, walk in shower, Victorian style radiator with chrome towel heater. Extractor fan, exposed wooden ceiling beams.
To the rear of the property there is a very good size garden, with a sheltered patio terrace set just off the living room. There is then are covered with decorative bark, with a wooden pergola tunnel leading down to a further garden area and the Summerhouse. This bottom part of the garden is planted with a variety of shrubs and plants, and overlooks woodland and the Upper Clydach River. There is also access to:
This room could have a wide variety of uses, such as a home office workshop, playroom or study. It is currently set up as a guest bedroom, and has windows overlooking the woodland and river.
We are advised by the vendors that mains services are connected to the property.
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