An impressive Victorian, semi-detached house in the popular coastal town of Penarth
Woodlands is an impressive example of a Victorian semi-detached house on a prestigious road. The house retains many original features throughout, but has been modernised making it ideal for family living.
Approached via an electric gated driveway, there is ample parking, as well as rear access from Rectory Lane.
The front door opens onto a generous hallway with original wood floor and beautiful original details. The living room has a bay window to the front with a sea view, also retaining much of the original charm including a fireplace with wood burning stove and substantial surround.
The sitting room also boasts ornate original detailing and a further fireplace with mantelpiece over.
There is a bespoke luxury hand painted Harvey Jones kitchen featuring silestone and timber worktops, Quooker tap and quality appliances including a range cooker with extractor over, double sink in the island, a dishwasher and ample storage. The kitchen has been extended providing an open plan feel with bi-fold doors opening onto the garden.
There is an ample utility room fully plumbed for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a downstairs wc and rear lobby with access to the rear garden.
Under the main staircase are stairs down to a fantastic basement with plenty of room for storage, with one of the rooms previously set up as a cinema room.
To the first floor are three bedrooms, the master with sea views and en suite facilities. The two bedrooms to the rear are serviced by a luxurious family bathroom with a modern suite comprising roll-top bath, walk-in shower, wc and vanity wash hand basin.
To the second floor is a suite including a seating area, bedroom with amazing sea views and shower room. This could be re-configured to become two bedrooms.
Outside, there is a substantial front garden with lawn and wall and hedgerow borders. The rear garden has a large seating area and lawn with a detached coach house at the rear and access to Rectory Lane.
Please note, planning permission has been granted for a single storey side extension comprising a porch and home office, and a two storey garage and hobby room over, fronting onto the rear lane. Further details can be sought from the Vale of Glamorgan website, reference numbers are 2017/01343/FUL and 2016/00139/FUL respectively.
Amazing original features combined with modern luxuries makes this one of the best houses in Penarth, with a sea view as well!James Thomas