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St. Mary Church, Cowbridge, CF71 7LT

A fantastic opportunity to purchase this unique three bedroom detached bungalow situated in the pretty village of St. Mary Church. Surrounded by similar properties and set within a fantastic plot, Akaroa's accommodation briefly compromises; Entrance Hall, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility, Dining Room, Living Room, Conservatory and Workshop. As well as three good sized double bedrooms and two bathrooms all set across one floor. There is a detached single garage and plenty of off-road parking to front with good sized front and rear gardens in fantastic condition. Early viewing highly recommended.

St Mary Church is an attractive small hamlet built around the parish church. Also within walking distance is Llanfair junior school which enjoys an excellent reputation and where the children go to the highly regarded Cowbridge school. The market town of Cowbridge is a few minutes drive to the north and offers extensive range of market town facilities including a wide range of shops both national and local, library, health centre, sporting and recreational facilities including leisure centre, cricket club, tennis club, squash club, rugby club etc, as well as an extensive range of other leisure facilities.

St Mary Church is situated in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan with the heritage coastline just a few minutes drive to the south. Easy access to both the A48 and M4 bring major centres within easy commuting distance including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Bridgend, Swansea etc. There is a mainline railway station in Cardiff and is just a short drive to Cardiff Wales Airport.


Entrance Hall: Entered via composite wood effect front door with inset double glazed vision panels with adjacent, floor to ceiling, fixed pane UPVC double glazed vision panels offering plenty of natural light into open entrance hall. Plenty of space for shoes and coats. Papered walls, coved ceiling. Wood flooring. Fitted double radiator. Doorway through into Bedroom Two. Archway through into inner hall.

Inner Hall: Fully papered walls, coved and skimmed ceiling. Matching wood flooring. Opens through into Dining/Sitting Room.

Dining/Sitting Room: Good reception space with UPVC double glazed picture window to rear elevation. Skimmed walls, coved ceiling. Matching wooden flooring, access to loft via hatch. Fitted radiator opens through into rear hall.

Rear Hall: Gives access to Kitchen, Bathroom Two and Living Room with papered walls, coved ceiling. Matching wooden flooring. Two door sliding run of fitted storage with open shelving and hanging rails. Wooden glazed door opens through into living room.

Living Room: 18'2 x 14'5 An excellent principle reception space that offers double height ceiling. Open fire place with inset clearview log burning stove set on a tiled hearth with idigbo hardwood surround. UPVC triple glazed windows patio doors with fixed pane UPVC triple glazed panels, adjacent and above offering and abundance of natural light through into the living room. Further natural light via arrow slit horizontal UPVC triple glazed window to rear elevation. Matching wooden flooring. Fitted double radiator. Further double radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 20'4 x 10'1 Modern fitted kitchen in a limed oak shaker style with range of fitted wall and base units and peninsular breakfast bar. Range of wall mounted opaque glazed display cases with further features including Electrolux gas 5-ring hob with overhead extractor, stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap, Zanussi fan oven and grill. Grey mottle effect work surface, contrasting tiled splashbacks. Slate effect tiled flooring. Attractive pendant lighting. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Further space for fridge freezer. Built in storage cupboard. Glazed doorway opens through into utility room.

Utility Room: 12'4 x 4'5 Further range of fitted wall and base units with space for under counter washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. UPVC half double glazed door opens out onto side elevation. UPVC triple glazed window. Dark mottle effect work surface with stainless steel bowl sink and inset chrome mixer tap. Skimmed walls, coved ceiling. Ceramic tiles flooring. Worcester oil fired central heating boiler housed to floor.

Bathroom Two: 7'2 x 6'6 Three piece suite in white compromising of walk in shower cubicle with integrated chrome rainfall shower and seperate shower head attachment. Low level WC and inset wash hand basin to a wooden fitted vanity unit with a tiled worksurface and underset vanity storage. Fully tiled walls, coved ceiling. Slate effect tiled flooring. Fitted radiator. Extractor fan.

Bedroom One: 14'9 x 11'4 Excellent sized double bedroom made larger via UPVC fully triple glazed bay offering excellent views across open countryside. Skimmed and papered walls. Coved ceiling. Wooden flooring. Range of fitted six door run floor to ceiling wardrobes.

Bedroom Two: 14'5 x 10'5 Another good sized double bedroom with two UPVC triple glazed windows to front and side elevations. Skimmed and papered walls. Coved and skimmed ceiling. Matching wooden fitted flooring. Fitted double radiator.

Bedroom Three: 11'11 x 10'8 Currently in use as an arts and crafts room with UPVC fully triple glazed picture window to rear elevation. Overlooking fantastic rear gardens. Papered walls. Skimmed and coved ceiling. Wooden fitted flooring. Double radiator.

Bathroom One: 8'5 x 7'0 Three piece suite in white compromising oversized panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and separate shower head attachment. Chrome and glazed bath panel sits over shower with chrome integrated chrome rainfall shower as well as separate shower head fitment. Dual flush low level WC and oversized pedestal wash hand basin with underset vanity unit below and chrome mixer tap. UPVC triple glazed opaque window to rear elevation. Fully tiled walls, coved ceiling. Ceramic tiled flooring. Chrome heated towel rail housed to wall.

Conservatory: 15'5 x 9'6 An excellent addition offering further accommodation to the south elevation of the property of UPVC construction built on a dwarf wall adjacent to the workshop with pitched ceiling, UPVC and polycarbonate. Range of UPVC double glazed windows as well as UPVC double glazed patio doors opening out onto rear garden. Skimmed walls, power and light. Matching wooden block flooring. Doorway access into workshop.

Workshop: 20'2 x 9'9 Good sized workshop with plenty of conversion potential. Range of UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevation with UPVC half glazed pedestrian door offering acces from driveway. Power and light, concrete laid floor.


Garage: 15'5 x 9'1 Detached garage, steel up and over garage door to good sized single garage with power and light. Storage into eaves built on a concrete base with two UPVC double glazed windows offering natural light.

Gardens and Grounds: Akaroa is entered via two wooden five bar gates onto an open tarmacadam laid driveway. Set back from the road via a mature hedgerow and stone built wall. Akaroa sits comfortably in its own parcel and offers attractive front gardens mainly laid to lawn with a range of raised beds and mature shrubbery. Patio laid pathway leads up to the front door and also offers access to side with further driveway access into garage. Wrought iron pedestrian gate opening through onto rear gardens. Rear gardens are in fantastic condition and are maintained thoroughly by the current owners to create the fabulous garden that you see today. Flat private and mainly laid to lawn, secluded via a variety of adolescent trees and shrubbery and a stone built wall. Two built in ponds traverse through to a rear patio laid to patio slabs with a retractable sun blind off the patio doors as well as an aluminum mono-pitch glazed veranda. Further access to rear and side which offers raised herb beds. Timer built shed. Access to log store and oil tank.

Services: Serviced via oil fired central heating with gas LPG tanks heating the gas 5-ring hob. Mains electric, water and drainage.

Directions: From our offices at 67 High Street travel out on the St Athan Road travelling south. Travel on this road for circa 3 miles and as you come through The Herbets and up the hill towards Flemingston take a left into St Mary Church, as you come to the T Junction in St Mary Church take a right and follow the road around to the opposite side of the church where you will then take your second right. Akaroa is the last bungalow on the right hand side.

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