Rotherslade Road, Langland, Swansea
For Sale £800,000
A beautiful, three storey, five bedroom detached house with a fabulous coastal location, just a very short walk to the stunning Rotherslade beach. Built circa 1890, this lovely home is in the highly sought-after location of Rotherslade, sandwiched between the always popular Langland bay and Mumbles village.
The house itself is set back from the road and boasts sea views from the front garden and veranda, being roughly a 150-metre walk to the beach and around half a mile walking distance to Mumbles Village, it really is the perfect setting. This lovely property does require updating in some areas, with a possibility to add an extension to the rear. The potential here is outstanding.
In addition, directly opposite the property is a fantastic opportunity to acquire via separate negotiation, a substantial detached, two storey, triple garage which incorporates the original stables.
You have scope to develop the two story building, where there is lapsed planning consent for a two bedroom residential dwelling, with integral garage (Ref - 2004/0692). All future development would be subject to planning permission.
Further details of this separate opportunity, please contact the agents.
Let's discover the home itself. You will enter the home via a beautiful Indonesian hardwood front door, and then welcomed by a spacious and light entrance hallway. The space leads to all living areas and has wonderful high ceilings and original features, including a picture/delft rail and high skirting's. There is also a small storage cupboard which is housed under the stairs.
To the right of the hallway, you enter a peaceful, lovely sized lounge area that boasts high ceilings and lots of natural light, with a stunning box bay window with original sash, which has recently been re-corded. This room also has one of the original chimneys which is currently closed off. It has an attractive surround, granite hearth and currently houses an electric wood burner effect fire.
This room also includes sliding doors, which unveils a naturally bright sitting room, this sitting room can also be accessed from the hallway. However, having the feature of the sliding doors, you have the option of opening the two rooms up to combine them as one generous and welcoming space for special occasions, perfect for entertaining or to keep them as two separate rooms, providing a number of options and flexibility. The sitting room also has a stunning box bay window with original sash, this looks over the front garden and has sea views to the left, over to the delightful, Rotherslade Bay, which has won blue flag and seaside awards.
The high ceilings and generally pleasant homely feel in this room, make it the perfect room to house the current large multi fuel burner, which sits proudly in the brick backed fire place with a wooden surround and a granite hearth perfect for curling up in front of on those colder winter nights.
Next, we head back into the hallway and into the open plan kitchen/dining area, with the added option of double sliding doors, to close these two rooms off, should you wish.
The dining area has lovely high ceilings with enough room for an eight seat dining set, and there is also original storage in the alcove.
The kitchen area, again has high ceilings and has a number of low level units, as well as a number of wall mounted eye level units, with room for a fridge/freezer and an under the counter slimline appliance, such as a dishwasher.
From there we can head back into the hallway again and into a great sized pantry, with quarry tiled flooring and original salting block.
Next we will head into the cloakroom, which leads you to the downstairs bathroom and also out to the back garden patio area, where there is a washroom and store this handy outbuilding can be used for multiple purposes.
The lovely light downstairs bathroom with high ceilings, comprises of tiled flooring, double electric shower, WC and wash basin. This room is great in its location in the house, to accommodate the convenient hop's into the shower after a family day to the beach.
We can now ascend up to discover the upper floors, via the lovely original stairway and landing. This space is lovely and bright, due the window half way up the stairs. The first floor is home to three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The first bedroom is front facing, with double tilt and turn windows, with views over the front garden. This room houses high ceilings and fitted, full height mirrored wardrobes.
The master bedroom is also front facing with views over the front garden and lovely side sea views, tilt and turn double windows and high ceilings.
The third bedroom, again has high ceilings with views over the back garden.
Next we have the family bathroom, which has fully tiled walls, wood effect vinyl flooring, built in cupboards, wash basin and a shower over the bath. Next door to this, there is a separate WC.
Ascending to the second floor, which finds two further bedrooms. Once on the landing, there is good size storage cupboard which runs along the eaves. This has electric and has been lined. It also houses the water tank.
The fourth bedroom is a double bedroom, which has two storage cupboards, with storage along the eaves and a window to the front.
The fifth bedroom is a single room with storage along the eaves.
We can now explore the externals of this lovely property. To the front, you have a veranda along the full width of the property and a good sized, well cared for lawn, which is bordered with shrubbery and palm trees. Both the veranda and the lawned garden, have splendid sea views. Running alongside the front garden, there is a driveway with ample parking for 3 cars. The front lawn lends itself to potential alteration in order to increase off road parking and improve access.
To the rear of the home, you have a patio area with a store and washroom.
The garden is tiered, with concrete steps and hand rails up to each level. Towards the top of the garden, there are two apple trees. The highest level has further steps up to a gate, which accesses Carters Lane that runs behind the house, allowing you access to lovely coastal walks.
Situated within easy reach of both Langland and Caswell Bays, both awarded the coveted blue flag beach awards recognising their quality, cleanliness and services with a coastal pathway connecting them. Both bays offer seasonal life guard duty, beachside cafes and kiosks which are fully stocked with everything required for a perfect day at the beach, with Langland Brasserie available for a more refined dining experience.
Alongside our award winning beaches, scenic coastal paths and Marina we are blessed with great sporting facilities. With championship golf courses, Olympic sized swimming pool and a full array of water sport activities to enjoy. Culturally benefiting from museums, galleries and theatres with a centre celebrating the works of Dylan Thomas. Swansea offers a direct line to London and Cardiff International Airport is approximately 45 minute drive.
The village of Mumbles is an absolutely charming coastal village located to the west of The City of Swansea. The village itself offers a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques and is popular with families due to the beautiful parks, award winning beaches and gardens and excellent school catchments. Mumbles is known locally as the gateway to the Gower Peninsular which is the first ever designated area of natural outstanding beauty, with beautiful beaches, interesting coves to explore and breath-taking coastal walks.
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.