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Semi rural location - A five bedroom stone built barn conversion, large farmhouse style kitchen / dining with extensive parking and a detached double garage. Private garden for outside Entertaining. Viewing highly recommended.
The Grange is a 17th century five bedroom stone built barn conversion, completed in 1990 to a high specification, tucked away in a select and quiet close, within the idyllic village of Penmark. This truly capacious residence of character offers many special features including a large and level private southerly facing garden, extensive private parking with two driveways providing space for several vehicles, an extra large detached double garage and wonderful views directly on to open green fields adjacent to the property. The extensive living space provides approximately 4,000 sq ft, an exceptional figure for many homes, ideal for a large growing family or potential for two generation living accommodation. Charming period features include wonderful exposed stone walls, flagstone floors, solid stone open fireplaces, exposed beamed ceilings and farmhouse style pine panelled doors with characteristic handles. The property also benefits gas fired central heating (LPG), sealed double glazed pretty small pane timber casement windows and a magnificent central entrance reception hall with a hardwood spindle balustrade staircase leading to an open gallery landing.
This bright and capacious family home provides exceptional accommodation including an open plan lounge and sitting room with french doors that open on to a private paved sun terrace, a large formal dining room, a magnificent open plan fitted kitchen breakfast room and family room, a downstairs cloakroom with a period suite, a large utility room, a versatile snug/office and a separate independent boot room/ cloak room off the main hall. There are five bedrooms - four being exceptionally large doubles, the master bedroom is a generous size (18' 10" x 16' 7"), and is equipped with a spacious ensuite dressing room (12' 5" x 9' 2"), and a stylish and contemporary ensuite bathroom with both a bath and separate shower. The guest bedroom includes a further modern contemporary and stylish ensuite shower room, whilst a large family bathroom serves the remaining three bedrooms. Many of the bedrooms have built out double wardrobes enclosed by farmhouse pine panelled doors, and the three front main double bedrooms which includes the master enjoy wonderful panoramic views across the extensive garden and directly on to open green fields. There are also two Juliet balconies to the front approached via double doors and the wonderful location this substantial home boasts is reflective of the select community driven village of Penmark, with just 63 properties together with a highly popular public house and restaurant, The Six Bells Inn, a local Anglican church (St Mary's Church) and a village hall with a thriving community activity base. Within a short driving distance is Rhoose Airport enabling fast access to international travel, and a little further within the Vale is both Cowbridge market town, Barry and Culverhouse Cross, whilst within immediate driving distance are a high variety of local character pubs and restaurants in small village locations.
The property is available with early possession, and internal viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the unique living space and character this substantial barn conversion has to offer.
Entrance Hall 14' 1" x 7' 8" ( 4.29m x 2.34m )
Approached by a hardwood panelled front entrance door with side screen double glazed windows, flagstone flooring, exposed beamed ceiling, gallery landing view, double radiator.
Downstairs Cloakroom 6' 8" x 6' 6" ( 2.03m x 1.98m )
White period style suite with oval shaped hand painted wash hand basin housed within a pine antique style vanity unit, W.C., double radiator.
Boot Room / Cloak Room 7' 1" x 6' 7" ( 2.16m x 2.01m )
With exposed stone walls, double radiator.
Study / Snug 10' 9" x 8' 4" ( 3.28m x 2.54m )
A versatile room, inset with an exposed stone wall, double glazed window with a view across the entrance path and side gardens, double radiator, engineered oak floor.
Entrance Reception Hall 28' 7" narrowing to 20' x 14' 8" ( 8.71m narrowing to 20' x 4.47m )
Approached via double doors, magnificent open hallway positioned centrally within the barn conversion, inset with a high exposed stone wall and exposed beams, double radiator, wide imposing returning carpeted spindle balustrade staircase leading to a gallery landing. Stone fireplace with solid wood mantel and stone hearth.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 35' 7" x 14' ( 10.85m x 4.27m )
A capacious open plan kitchen and breakfast room, being the main social area of the property, a truly outstanding size and fitted with extensive floor and eye level units in pine with panelled fronts and characteristic handles beneath laminate granite effect work surfaces, incorporating a sink unit with vegetable cleaner, mixer taps and drainer, integrated Hotpoint electric hob beneath a concealed extractor hood, matching tall storage unit housing a Hotpoint fan assisted electric oven and separate grill, integrated dishwasher, matching ornamental end shelves and glass fronted display cabinets, integrated fridge, quarry tile flooring, exposed beamed ceiling, french doors with double glazed side screen windows leading to a side pathway with direct access on to the main gardens, charming exposed stone walls throughout, ample space for a large eight chair farmhouse style breakfast table, family room section with carpeted flooring, double radiator and two windows each with delightful views across the private gardens. Further double radiator.
Utility Room 9' 5" x 8' ( 2.87m x 2.44m )
Fitted along two sides with white floor and eye level units with laminate work surfaces, incorporating a stainless sink with drainer, space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for the housing of a further upright fridge freezer, double radiator, exposed stone wall.
Formal Dining Room 20' 5" x 14' 3" ( 6.22m x 4.34m )
Approached from the entrance reception hall via double doors leading to a large well proportioned formal dining area inset with french doors that open directly onto a paved sun terrace with delightful gardens beyond, exposed stone wall, coved ceiling, two double radiators, farmhouse style pine door providing additional access to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Lounge And Sitting Room 28' 8" x 20' 4" narrowing to 11' 7" ( 8.74m x 6.20m narrowing to 11' 7" )
A capacious open plan lounge and sitting room, inset with a charming full height stone fireplace with flagstone hearth, exposed beamed ceiling throughout, two sealed double glazed windows with garden views, two double radiators, double glazed french door with side screen windows opening onto a south facing paved sun terrace with views that extend across the main gardens.
First Floor Landing
Approached via a wide returning carpeted spindle balustrade staircase which leads to a gallery landing, the landing within this property is a very impressive size with considerable character implemented by exposed beams and wall timbering, and providing natural light throughout the centre of the property via three velux double glazed windows. Two double radiators, sealed double glazed timber casement window to side. Exposed stone wall.
Store Room 8' 2" x 3' 11" ( 2.49m x 1.19m )
Approached from the landing.
Master Bedroom One 18' 10" x 16' 7" ( 5.74m x 5.05m )
Plus a deep entrance recess 12' 1" x 3'. A bright and spacious master bedroom inset with two sealed double glazed windows with pleasing side and front aspect, exposed beam ceiling, two double radiators, extensive range of built out double size wardrobes with farmhouse pine double doors, double glazed french doors with side screen windows opening on to a Juliet balcony with wonderful views across the private gardens and on to open fields.
Ensuite Bathroom 9' 1" x 7' 7" ( 2.77m x 2.31m )
A stylish modern contemporary white suite with ceramic tiled walls, comprising panel bath with mixer taps and pop-up waste, ceramic tile corner shaped shower cubicle with sliding glass doors and chrome shower unit, slimline W.C., shaped pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps and pop-up waste, stylish chrome vertical radiator/towel rail, ceiling with spotlights, extractor fan.
Ensuite Dressing Room 12' 5" x 9' 2" ( 3.78m x 2.79m )
Approached from the master bedroom via a single archway opening, leading to a sizeable dressing room currently with freestanding pine wardrobes along one wall, inset with an exposed stone wall, double radiator, ceiling with spotlights, double glazed window with pleasing outlooks across the private gardens and on to open fields.
Bedroom Two 13' 11" x 14' 4" ( 4.24m x 4.37m )
Plus 2 ft deep x 11 ft wide built in wardrobes. Benefiting from 2 ft deep x 11 ft wide in full built-in wardrobes with farmhouse pine doors and characteristic handles, double glazed window with pleasing side aspect, double radiator, exposed stone wall, exposed beam ceiling, velux double glazed window.
Ensuite Shower Room 7' 11" x 6' 9" ( 2.41m x 2.06m )
Stylish and contemporary modern white suite with walls part ceramic tiled, comprising double size ceramic tiled shower cubicle with sliding glass doors and screen, shower unit (Mira), contemporary shaped pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and pop-up waste, slimline W.C., velux double glazed window, exposed beam ceiling, access to roof space, extractor fan, double radiator.
Bedroom Three 20' 6" x 14' 5" overall ( 6.25m x 4.39m overall )
A generous double sized third bedroom, inset with two sealed double glazed windows each with delightful views across the private gardens and on to open fields, character features include exposed stone walls and an exposed beam ceiling and storage space is provided via a built out 2 ft deep double wardrobe with farmhouse pine doors and characteristic handles. Double radiator, ceiling with spotlights.
Bedroom Four 20' 7" x 18' 2" ( 6.27m x 5.54m )
A further large double size bedroom, inset with sealed double glazed french doors that open on to a Juliet balcony and enjoy views across the private gardens and on to open fields, further double glazed window with side aspect that reaches towards the close, double radiator, extensive storage space provided by two built out double wardrobes each approximately 2 ft deep and accessed via pine farmhouse doors with characteristic handles. Character provided by exposed stone walls and an exposed beam ceiling.
Bedroom Five 9' 9" x 8' 2" ( 2.97m x 2.49m )
A versatile bedroom, currently inset with a double bed, natural light provided by a velux double glazed window, character provided by original exposed stone walls and an exposed beam ceiling, radiator.
Family Bathroom 9' 10" x 7' 10" ( 3.00m x 2.39m )
White period style suite with part ceramic tiled walls comprising panel bath, bidet, W.C., shaped pedestal wash hand basin, velux double glazed window, access to roof space, double radiator, separate ceramic tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower unit.
Independently approached from the main landing, with four shelves providing storage space.
Independently approached from the landing, ideal storage area.
Private entrance drive, approached directly from the main adopted cul de sac road, currently finished in stone, and providing comfortable parking for 4/5 vehicles leading to the stone built detached double garage. Outside floodlight with sensors, outside water tap.
Double Garage 19' 9" x 19' 10" ( 6.02m x 6.05m )
A very generous detached double garage, constructed around 1990 in block externally finished in facing stone, inset with and electronically controlled fob operated electric double up and over door, open storage roof space area, electric power and light, timber casement window to side, pine panelled courtesy door opening on to the main drive.
Gardens & Grounds
The property benefits from a very private level southerly facing main garden which is positioned to the front of the property, extensively lawned beyond a large wide paved sun terrace, and enjoying delightful and idyllic views on to open fields opposite. The gardens are very private and screened by trees and hedgerow together with 6 ft high timber fencing. The side section of the garden is inset with a double width paved entrance path with stone borders providing additional parking for 3 - 4 cars approached via double gates from the main drive, and enclosed to the side by stone boundary walls lined with garden trees and plants. The overall parking capability for this property is quite extensive with both this drive and the main drive comfortably providing parking facilities for 10 vehicles, outside the storage space provided by the double garage.
Three car paved second driveway, approached via double gates directly leading on to the main front drive providing extra parking space if necessary. Ideal for the storage for a boat, caravan etc.