Ilston, Swansea


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An imposing 4 bedroom detached property built Circa 1750 thats sits in its own grounds of not less than one and three quarters of an acre of beautiful gardens with its own private lake and observatory. Situated near the idyllic village of Ilston on the inner edge of the beautiful Gower Peninsula which gives you excellent access to both the Gower and Swansea Bays, as well as putting you within easy access for Swansea City centre, the M4 corridor (junction 47) and the local train station at Gowerton. The property that would ideally suit the larger family or two generations of family offers good size versatile and flexible living and comprises entrance porch, solid oak bespoke Redwood Joinery kitchen with walk in pantry with dining room off. Inner hallway then leads to a conservatory, shower room, second porch and sitting room to the ground floor, whilst to the first floor there is a master bedroom with a selection of solid oak fitted bedroom furniture, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property also boasts parking for numerous vehicles, garage and a purpose built workshop with hoists and pulleys, solar panels (see agents note) and stone built garden shed suitable for many uses. In our opinion as agents a wonderful opportunity to purchase this unique and charming property and viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate.

Entrance Porch

17'2 x 7'9 (5.23m x 2.36m)

Entrance via double glazed door to front, ceramic tiled flooring, inner door to;


16'9 x 11'8 (5.11m x 3.56m)

A well appointed and fitted bespoke kitchen, handmade in solid oak by Redwood joinery with coordinated rolltop work surface and preparation area in granite, 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, part tiled walls, ceramic tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, classic Rangemaster 1100 double oven grill, 4 ring gas burner and wok hotplate with matching granite back panel and extractor canopy over, inset LED spotlighting, space for fridge/freezer, two double glazed windows to side, half glazed double doors giving access to;

Walk In Pantry

10'8 x 5'2 (3.25m x 1.57m)

Quarry tiled flooring, original shelf space, double glazed window to side.

Dining Room

15'8 x 15'2 (4.78m x 4.62m)

Medium oak effect laminate flooring, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, double glazed patio doors opening onto patio and rear garden, double glazed door to porch area, cast iron wood burner with quarry tiled hearth, wooden mantle and ornate tiles, door to;


15'2 x 6'7 (4.62m x 2.01m)

Stairs to first floor, fitted book shelves, double glazed door back to porch, double glazed door to;


13'3 x 11'8 (4.04m x 3.56m)

Double glazed, ceramic tiled flooring, polycarbonate strengthened roof, ceiling fan rose, double glazed French doors leading onto rear garden.

Shower Room

8'2 x 6'6 (2.49m x 1.98m)

Accessed off the hallway, three piece suite comprising walk-in Jacuzzi steam shower, wash hand basin, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail, marble tiled flooring, ceramic tiled walls, selection of storage cupboard space.

Second Porch

13'8 x 7'7 (4.17m x 2.31m)

Ceramic tiled flooring, polycarbonate roof, double glazed door.

Sitting Room

16'4 x 14'8 (4.98m x 4.47m)

Medium oak effect laminate flooring, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, double glazed French doors to front.

First Floor Landing

Two double glazed windows to rear, attic hatch, doors to;

Master Bedroom

16'7 x 16'2 (5.05m x 4.93m)

Beautiful light and airy room with a wide selection of fitted wardrobes and matching storage units designed and fitted by Redwood joinery in solid oak, attic hatch, housing solar panel controls, double glazed windows to front and rear.

Family Bathroom

7'3 x 7'1 (2.21m x 2.16m)

Three piece suite comprising panel Jacuzzi bath and water jets, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, ceramic floor and wall tiles, inset spotlighting, double glazed frosted window to front.

Bedroom Two

16'1 x 13'2 (4.90m x 4.01m)

Attic hatch, double glazed window to side and rear.

Bedroom Three

13'3 x 10'1 (4.04m x 3.07m)

Selection of fitted over bed furniture, storage cupboard space housing the water control panels and immersion heater, double glazed window to front.

Bedroom Four

11'2 x 10'1 (3.40m x 3.07m)

Double glazed window to front.


The property is accessed via a five bar wooden gate giving access to the forecourt and driveway area suitable for many vehicles. The property has the added advantage of a GARAGE - 16'1 x 11'4 with power and light, and a purpose built WORKSHOP - 16'4 x 15'8 with power and light, hoists and ramps. The workshop houses the oil fired boiler servicing the domestic hot water and central heating system. The property stands in its own private grounds of not less than 1.75 acres of beautifully and well maintained pretty gardens laid mainly to lawn and also boasts its own private lake and purpose built OBSERVATORY There is also the original STONE BUILT GARDEN SHED suitable for many uses to include storage, working from home or mini gym. There are an abundance of fruit trees including Bramley seedling, Coxs Orange Pippin and a selection of pear and plum trees. The gardens have an abundance of mature shrubs, flower borders, mature trees and paved patio areas.


Mains services are connected to the property. The property has oil fired central heating system and a 1300L tank and a three chamber septic tank.

Agents Note

The property has solar panels which are owned by the current owners and will be transferable to a new purchaser. The solar panels are a 4kw system and has an annual fit payment of not less than £1,500 per year paid to the client four times in a calendar year.

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John Francis - Swansea

5 Walter Road, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5NE

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