Longcroft, Horton, Swansea
Nestled within the picturesque village of Horton you will find this quaint family cottage, Longcroft. Not only does this home enjoy a spectacular location in the heart of the Gower but living in Horton gives you the opportunity to become part of a close-knit, caring community. Situated just a short stroll away from the most southern point of the Gower where you can enjoy everything the peninsular has to offer.
This charming home offers spacious living spaces, 4 double bedrooms and characterful features throughout. The spectacular grounds which surround this cottage are bursting with an array of colourful borders which are a sight to behold.
This spectacular coastal location on the Gower Peninsula provides a perfect setting in which to enjoy and explore all the folklore, legend, and history on offer. The region is designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Beauty’ and boasts some of the most breath-taking scenery, richest wildlife and varied natural habitats in the UK. The Gower Coastal Path takes in Horton, Worm’s Head Rhossili to the west and Three Cliffs Bay to the east. The more ambitious walker can follow the full length of the Gower Coastal Path.
Let us explore this beautiful cottage in more detail…
Approach: On your approach to this wonderful home, you will be greeted by a 5-bar wooden gate, chip stone and patio driveway providing ample parking for multiple cars. You will be immediately struck by the beautiful gardens which will draw you in to explore further.
Entrance Porch: You will be welcomed into a bright and airy porchway with triple aspect windows overlooking the well-manicured garden and skylight. This space is wonderfully laid with terracotta tiles and enjoys a feature window into the lounge. From the moment you step into this space you feel at home.
Lounge: 23'1" x 12'4" What a lovely and generous space! Approached from the entrance porch, this room oozes character and charm with its feature wooden beams, and beautiful stone feature fireplace with slate hearth and large wooden mantel piece. This beautiful room is perfect for kicking back and relaxing in front of the log burner after those long days and gazing out the window to the front of the home overlooking the garden.
Utility: Sitting just off the lounge you have a utility room housing wall and base units providing lots of useful storage. This space is perfect for hiding your outdoorsy shoes and coats. From here you have access out to the side of the home, and a ground floor WC.
WC: Enjoying a WC, single stainless-steel sink with drainage board, extra wall and base units, tiled flooring, and is lit with spotlighting. Here you also have room for one under the counter appliance and a storage cupboard with fitted shelving and hanging rail.
Kitchen: 13'6" x 9'9" Through a country style door from the lounge, you will be welcomed into the heart of the home. Natural light floods into this space via the large window to the front overlooking the impressive garden. This beautiful cottage style kitchen offers fabulous feature beams, an array of wall and base units with integral porcelain double sink with drainage board and swan tap, dishwasher, and a superb Range Master oven with oven/grill, 5-ring gas hob and elevated extractor fan. This space is wonderfully laid with tiled flooring and has room for a free-standing appliance.
Sitting just off the kitchen you also have a useful lean-to creating much storage space and room for a free-standing appliance. From here you have direct access out to the side of the home.
Dining Room: 15'0" x 13'10" Another lovely space which is bursting with character thanks to the lovely feature beams. An abundance of natural light floods in through the large window overlooking the superb garden. This carpeted area allows ample room to house a large dining set for up to 8-seats creating a perfect space to socialise with friends and family. From here you have a stairway to the first floor and a doorway to the rear porch.
Rear Porch: Laid with wonderful terracotta tiles this space enjoys a vaulted ceiling, window to the front and a hardwood doorway to the side of the home.
Let us ascend the carpeted stairway to the first floor to see what this family cottage has to offer…
Landing: Natural light beams onto the landing via the amazing skylight creating a bright and welcoming space. From here you have access to all the bedrooms via wonderful country style doors and the family bathroom.
Mater Suite: 11'1" x 12'7" Firstly, let us journey down the hallway, descend two steps into the desirable master suite which is made up of the following sections.
A lovely in size double bedroom laid with carpet and built-in triple sliding door wardrobe with fitted shelving and hanging rail. This space has the pleasure of wonderful sea and garden views thanks to the window to the front. Ascend a step into the…
This generous space with beautiful feature window is currently being used as a useful study but would create a superb dressing/seating area, book nook, or whatever you may desire.
The fully tiled master en-suite has the pleasure of housing a WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, walk-in shower, feature radiator, extractor fan, and spotlighting.
Bedroom Two with En-Suite: 9'3" x 9'2" Situated to the front of the home you have a lovely double bedroom, the light flooding in from the window makes this room a bright and airy and provides an ideal spot to admire the garden. It is carpeted and also enjoys an archway leading to a private en-suite housing a WC, wash basin with storage underneath, and a walk-in shower.
Bedroom Three: 9'11" x 9'10" Another lovely double bedroom, laid with carpet and a window to the front of the home overlooking the well-manicured garden.
Bedroom Four: 11'7" x 7'9" Bedroom three is a lovely double bedroom laid with carpet with a window to the front of the home. This space also has the pleasure of a built-in storage cupboard with fitted hanging rail.
Family Bathroom: The modern family bathroom is wonderfully furnished with a WC, wash basin, beautiful free-standing bath with hand held shower, heated towel rail, and is fully tiled.
Step Outside...: A most picturesque garden which cannot fail to impress. The well-manicured lawns are lined with mature trees and shrubs with the most amazing displays of flowers for all the seasons. Pathways guide you around the grounds where you will find multiple seating areas to relax and enjoy the flora and fauna. There is a gorgeous mixture of lawn and patio areas that can be enjoyed all year round. An abundance of mature trees, shrubs and flower beds bursting with blooms are peppered throughout the grounds creating endless opportunities to enjoy your surroundings, relax and feel at one with nature. Externally you also have an elevated patio/decking area where you can appreciate lovely sea views creating a perfect spot for BBQ’s and entertaining friends and family. Here you also have a very useful garden shed perfect for hiding those garden tools. To the rear you also have a pedestrian gated access to the rear lane where you have right of way.
Local Area: Horton is situated in the heart of the Gower countryside with coastal/woodland walks and an array of sandy beaches offering an outstanding coastline with many majestic bays and interesting coves to explore. Famed for becoming Britain’s first designated area of natural outstanding beauty and popular with locals and tourists alike. You cannot beat its rugged coastal walks and large expanse of family friendly, sandy beaches, coastal shops, and beachside cafes.
With Horton Bay on your doorstep which is popular with families and the surfing community, remaining relatively quiet throughout the year and offering the perfect environment for young families and retirees alike.
Gower itself is also blessed with Tudor Castles, Medieval Churches, Heritage Centres, and family run pubs and restaurants which attract loyal patrons from far and wide.
The charming coastal village of Mumbles is just a short distance away and is located to the west of The City of Swansea. Mumbles offers a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques with a beachside promenade that meanders along the coast with coffee shops, parks, and ice cream parlours en-route. Alongside our award-winning Gower Peninsula is the Marina and Swansea City which offers an abundance of shops, activities, dining, entertainment, and sporting facilities. Swansea also has excellent links.
Additional Property Information: Freehold
Tax Band - G