Stunning coastal residence enjoying views over Saundersfoot Bay
The Priory is a Grade II Listed coastal residence thought to date c.1870 occupying an elevated position in Saundersfoot and enjoying sea views over the Bay. After an extensive renovation and refurbishment the property has been used as a family home by the current owners as well as a successful holiday let.
Accommodation Ground Floor
An impressive portico entrance leads through an arched door to a vestibule with a stone tiled floor. This leads through to the reception hall with impressive oak flooring. A door leads off to the left to the library with high ceiling, handmade Barry Wade oak cabinets, oak wood flooring and feature fireplace, with oak surround, wood burning stove with slate hearth and marble panels. The large window to the side offers views across the front garden towards the sea. An arch leads through to the dining room with an ornate Victorian style fireplace. There are garden and sea views from the windows to the side, and the main lawn is accessible via the French doors. A cloakroom lies off the hall together with access to the cellar.
Across the hall is the impressive kitchen breakfast room. The hand made Barry Wade fully fitted kitchen has Cherry wood units, granite work top, Nobel gas fuelled range, a two ring Bosch gas hob with extraction system over, and built in single and double ovens. Additionally there is a Belfast sink with mixer tap, built in dishwasher and terracotta tiled floor. An arch leads through to the breakfast area with parquet flooring with a stone surround fireplace. Off the kitchen breakfast room is a useful office area, utility room and workshop
An excellent addition to the house is a David Salisbury designed and built Orangery that has a double glazed lantern roof with temperature sensitive auto opening skylights. The seven sets of solid wood, double glazed French doors ensure easy access to the granite tiled terrace outside. The room is completed by Italian marble tiles with under floor heating.
Stairs rise up from the reception hall to the first floor accommodation passing a delightful arched sash window with window seat and views across the valley. The main bedroom enjoys views of the beach and sea beyond. The room features hand made American Cherry fitted wardrobes and chest of drawers, together with a Victorian style fireplace. This bedroom enjoys an ensuite with double sink unit with marble tops, Jacuzzi corner bath, WC, shower cubicle with mains shower and a heated towel rail. There are hand made Barry Wade fittings, including a wardrobe.
Three further bedrooms can be found on the first floor, one is a large room that has a feature fireplace with slate surround, ornate cornicing, and a window to the rear. Another bedroom with wash hand basin enjoys lots of natural light from the sash windows to the front and side. The last smaller bedroom could be used as a nursey or additional office. These bedroom share the use of a family bathroom with free standing roll top bath, wash hand basin, and WC.
The stairs continue to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms with built in cupboards and Velux roof lights. These rooms share the use of a shower room with wash hand basin and WC.
The ground and gardens of The Priory are a real delight. A smart gated entrance leads to an impressive brick paved circular forecourt with a stone raised flower bed in the centre. There is ample parking area for several cars. The landscaped gardens feature a generous lawned area, mature trees, bushes, shrubs, flower borders, seating areas and a terrace off the Orangery.
Option to purchase by separate negotiation:
The Priory cottage
Adjacent to The Priory is the Priory Cottage. This is a charming Grade II listed period property that has been used for friends and family in the past and holiday letting in recent years. It features a living room with French doors opening to the rear garden with decked patio area, kitchen with door to rear garden, two bedrooms (one ensuite) bathroom and downstairs cloakroom. This cottage also has the benefit of ample private parking on a brick paved forecourt.
One of Pembrokeshire's finest houses.Daniel Rees