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A family home with STRIKING Edwardian-style room for the butler.

Byline: Sally Williams

ASTRIKING Edwardian-style family residence full of charm and character and located in Cardiff could be yours - for PS1.2m.

The house is set on a large plot in a prestigious tree-lined road in Cyncoed. Its luxurious accommodation comprises a grand reception hall, cloakroom, a 20ft-drawing room, 19ft-lounge, 18ft-sitting room, a breakfast room and a 37ft-fitted kitchen/family room.

It has five bedrooms and an en suite/family bathroom and a swish wet room.

Many original features are retained, including much use of solid-oak flooring, matching oak doors, architraves and wall panelling, grand fireplaces and leaded-light windows.

An original butler's bell call system and butler's pantry add to the authentic Edwardian feel. Outside there is a pleasant and sunny, classically-styled lawned garden and patio, plus a double garage.

The grand reception hall inside features an oak-panelled door with coloured, leaded windows leading to the upper part and onto an imposing central hallway, with a central turning staircase to the first floor.

There is a high-gloss tiled fireplace with matching hearth, an oak-pillared surround and mantel and oak wall panelling, with a bench seat. There are coloured leaded windows, oak flooring and decorative ceiling borders.

The butler's pantry has a range of glass-fronted units with base drawers and cabinets, a belfast sink and terrazzo tiled flooring.

The impressive drawing room overlooks the front garden.

It has a feature inglenook recessed fireplace with ornate wooden mantel, matching side benches, oval leaded windows to the chimney breast recesses plus a tall ceiling with decorative borders, double radiator and oak strip flooring.

The lounge has an aspect to the side garden and a cast-iron fire surround, with a matching hearth, ornate wooden mantel, oak wall panelling and flooring, a double radiator and a decorative ceiling with border. The sitting room overlooks the front garden.

It has a high-gloss tiled fire surround with matching hearth, an ornate mantel, oak panelling and flooring and a tall, decorative ceiling, with a border and a radiator.

The kitchen offers a range of modern units beneath granite worktop units, a belfast sink with mixer tap, AEG twin ovens and an inset four-ring AEG gas hob.

There is also an AEG integrated microwave, tubular radiators and tiled flooring, leading onto a delightful family room area with bi-folding double glazed doors and natural wood-strip flooring overlooking the rear patio.

The family en suite bathroom has a low-level WC, a shaped vanity wash basin, panelled bath with glazed shower screen panel and shower, plus a double-width shower cubicle, quality shower, original wall tiling with skirting board and border tiles.

The wet room is stylish and modern with his and hers taps, low level WC, quality shower with shower hood, glazed shower screen, tiled flooring, chrome-heated towel rails and quality tiling.

The bedrooms have feature fireplaces with ornate surrounds. The front garden is laid to lawn with decorative shaped privet hedges, a hedgerow to a pavement line with driveway gates and a long gravel driveway leading to rear of property and double garage.

The side garden is laid to lawn and is ornamentally designed, with shaped privet hedges and a wealth of flowering shrubs and plants, featuring wysteria with trellis screening.

The rear garden has a crazy-paved patio area adjacent to the family room, leading onto a relaxation area, inset with evergreen shrubs and plants, enjoying a sunny and private aspect. | This impressive residence is on the market for PS1.2m. For details or to arrange a viewing, call Kelvin Francis, Cyncoed, on 029 2076 6538
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jun 27, 2013
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