Church Lane, Bishopston, Swansea
For Sale £575,000
This charming period family home, which sits among stunning country settings, boasts a truly breath-taking and peaceful location in the glorious Bishopston National Trust Valley, Gower.
5 Church Lane is a fabulously unique Georgian country house set in beautiful surroundings, which will impress you instantly. First you will take in the quiet countryside and then the prettiness of the house which is surrounded by a mature country garden.
You will leave the country lane and enter the highly characterful, unique and warm embrace of the home.
You step directly into the reception hall come dining room, which exudes a wealth of character including quarry tiled floor, exposed beams, iron spiral staircase and wooden sash window. A very welcoming space which is also utilised well for entertaining.
The sitting room is grand yet cosy and inviting, a fantastic size boasting a glass and wooden entrance door, sizeable sash windows with the low level sill and original wooden shutters overlooking the beautiful garden, Oak floor, exposed beams, built in storage and what used to be the original front door. There is also a coal effect gas fire set upon a slate hearth with a wooden surround.
Next along through the glass and wooden doorways is the tranquil drawing room, with yet more character and views across the garden. The floor is quarry tiled and there is a large sash window, again with the original Georgian shutters and a window seat.
You could easily day dream your days away in these reception rooms with the sash windows open looking out into the garden, the perfect and peaceful location to read or relax with friends and family.
We now move into the kitchen/breakfast room, where, you can open out the double French patio doors and bring the outside in. The kitchen/breakfast room is ample enough to house a dining table on the Fired Earth' terracotta tiled floor and among the abundance of fitted wall and base units. The units are a mix of original units topped with granite and John Lewis of Hungerford units which are topped with a tiled worktop. There is a double Belfast porcelain Kohler' basin, Rangemaster stove with double oven, five gas ring top and extractor fan, and room for a dishwasher and fridge/freezer , with lots of natural light flooding in thanks to the windows and double French doors.
There is also a very generous and handy utility room just to the right as you enter the reception hall/dining room from outside. The utility room has an exposed feature stone wall, quarry tiles, exposed beams and window to the front. There are fitted units housing a Belfast sink with wooden worktop, a WC and ample room for freestanding storage and room for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
We can now ascend to the first floor via the spectacular spiral staircase to discover the bedrooms and bathrooms. The spiral staircase is one of two sets of stairs for the house. You arrive onto a naturally light landing thanks to the cleverly positioned Velux window.
The master bedroom is a naturally bright and spacious room, and instantly you will be drawn to the fabulous, large sash window where you will witness the spectacular garden and surrounding National Trust Valley views. The bedroom boasts Oak flooring, built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom housing bath with shower over, sash window to rear with stunning views, wash basin with storage under and WC.
Bedroom two is a fantastic size double with large low level sash window to the rear, showcasing those wonderful views again. The bedroom also boasts an Oak floor, decorative fireplace and wash basin.
Bedroom three is another fantastic size double, with high apex ceilings creating a wonderfully light and spacious room. It has painted wooden floor, a large sash window to the rear overlooking the garden, and casement windows to the side. This space is adequate to house bedroom and office furniture creating a flexible space.
The final bedroom is a cosy welcoming double room with half apex ceiling, exposed beam, wooden floor, and a Velux and sash window to the front.
A family bathroom services the bedrooms. It is a sunny, bright space with tiled floor, bath with sunflower shower head (and separate shower attachment) over, wash basin with storage under, WC, and mammoth window with wooden shutters. The family bathroom also houses an airing cupboard.
Externally the grounds of 5 Church Lane are just magical; they have a secret country garden feel which will entice you to remain outside to enjoy the surroundings.
There is a lawn area bordered by a range of mature plants, shrubs, trees and the aroma of wild garlic from surrounding woodland when in season. There is a paved terrace the running the width of the home that is much used throughout the summer for dining, relaxing and entertaining, and from here you can step down to the lawn past the apple tree.
You can sit anywhere in the garden and enjoy the sounds of birdsong and enjoy the greenery of The National Trust's Bishopston Valley. Completely private and idyllic!
The garden houses a summer house, which includes a lounge area with, electricity supply, and a separate utility style shower room housing shower, basin and WC. This is a fantastically flexible space for either additional accommodation, home office or a gym. There are also brick built outhouses which used to be a stable and tack room and are currently used as storage.
The home has ample off road parking for two cars and is fabulously located in order to take advantage of the local Bishopston facilities and, excellent schools, with Gower on your doorstep and Pwll Du Bay an exhilarating one-mile walk down Bishopston Valley.
Whilst these particulars are believed to be accurate, they are set for guidance only and do not constitute any part of a formal contract. Dawsons have not checked the service availability of any appliances or central heating boilers which are included in the sale.