Asking Price £569,500
Set within a desirable location on the edge of Bishopston stands this hidden gem, Hillcote. This delightful five-bedroom detached family home is nestled away and has idyllic views overlooking the gorgeous Bishopston Valley. Within an easy walk are the famous Gower beaches, Pwlldu Bay and Brandy Cove, with the gorgeous surrounding Gower countryside, which is an area of natural outstanding beauty.
Hillcote itself has been loved and cherished by its current owners for the past 35 years and is ready to be treasured by its new owners. This family home offers substantial living space and generous landscaped grounds perfect for family life.
Set back off a quiet country lane, down a long drive lined with mature plants and trees. You approach this fabulous home via a wooden gate into a beautifully presented courtyard.
Step into a storm porch laid with quarry tiles, and then proceed through a beautiful traditional oak door which leads you into the spacious entrance/hallway. This is a wonderfully bright space, with light beaming in through the two windows to the side of the home overlooking magnificent mature trees. It is from here you have access to all the main living areas, you also have steps down to the bedrooms and triple door storage cupboards with built-in shelving.
Just off the entrance/hallway you have a very useful shower room, fully furnished with a walk-in shower, WC, hand basin and lots of built-in storage units.
In addition to this, leading from the shower room you have access to the loft which lends itself to be a fantastic opportunity to develop. This space has electric, is fully boarded and sits in readiness for someone to make this space their own.
This substantial room is very bright thanks to the two windows overlooking the fabulous views this property has to offer. Here you can really appreciate the superb location of Hillcote. From here you have access back out into the entrance/hallway giving a flowing connectivity between rooms and creating a wonderful space for entertaining friends and family.
From the kitchen you are welcomed into a bright and airy dining room with a window to the side of the property and doors leading into the breakfast/family room and lounge. This generous space has ample room to house a dining set for eight.
We now move into the breakfast/family room, you will instantly notice the ‘wow factor’ view overlooking the fabulous garden, mature trees and Bishopston Valley. This space is illuminated by natural light which beams in through the two very large windows to the side and rear of this home.
The floor is laid with tiles and houses a double window which opens out fully, this is the current owners favourite place to sit and be mesmerised by the sounds of the countryside. Here you also have access into the lounge.
Let’s explore the sitting room. This cosy, generously sized area is laid with gorgeous oak flooring and has the pleasure of housing a desirable multi-fuel burner, perfect for those cold winter evenings. The sitting room has a window looking out to the front of the home flooding this space with natural light and a fabulous feature archway leading you into the kitchen.
The oak flooring flows from the sitting room into the generous kitchen. Light floods in through the window to the side of the home, presenting a perfect opportunity to admire the view while doing those kitchen chores. With an array of
wall and base units the kitchen also has an integrated stainless-steel single sunken sink, Blombery cooker and grill, 4 ring electric hob and ample room for a freestanding appliance.
Residing just off the sitting room you have a very useful and spacious utility room which as ample space for three free-standing appliances, and has an integrated stainless-steel single sunken sink and a beautiful oak door which leads you out into the grounds.
We can now descend to explore the ground floor of this family home which houses the five bedrooms and family bathroom.
This generous sized and beautifully bright double room has the joy of a fantastic view overlooking the lovely level lawn, mature garden and the breath taking Bishopston Valley. Bedroom one also has the pleasure of housing very large built-in wardrobes with built-in shelving and rails.
Bedroom two is a lovely sized double room with a window to the side of the home and a very large storage cupboard with built in shelving.
Yet another spacious double bedroom which is currently being used as a study creating a flexible space. This room has a large window with glorious views really giving this room a sense of relaxation.
The family bathroom services all the bedrooms and has a lovely Jack and Jill door into bedroom four. Laid with tiles this bathroom houses a WC, built-in bath, hand basin with built-in storage and heated towel rail.
Bedroom four is another fantastic size double bedroom, you have a window to the side of the home providing garden and woodland outlooks.
The final bedroom is a cosy welcoming double room which is situated to the rear of the home with a lovely large window which overlooks the fabulous level lawn, mature trees and the magical Bishopston Valley.
The garden extends from the side around to the rear, you have a mix of established gardens, level lawn and pathways to enjoy the mature trees framing the garden which provide privacy and delightful scenery. You can simply picture yourself kicking back, relaxing and enjoying the tranquility the grounds have to offer.
With several seating areas peppered around the garden you can sit anywhere and enjoy the sounds of nature and enjoy the greenery of The National Trust’s Bishopston Valley. Completely private and idyllic!
This is a huge space supplied with electric and is a very useful area for extra storage for all those garden tools. You also have scope here to knock through to the bedrooms to create en suite bathrooms (subject to any necessary planning).
Hillcote also has the pleasure of a double garage which is equipped with electric has ample room for two cars or more or even a perfect space for that desirable workshop.
This sought-after hamlet in the Bishopston Valley is home to one of the finest secondary schools in Swansea ensuring the area is always very desirable with families and has a friendly community feel. Within the village of Bishopston there are local shops, post office, public houses, excellent comprehensive school and pirmary schools and leisure centre.
Situated en-route to the Gower Peninsula with woodland walks and an array of beaches offering an outstanding coastline with many majestic beaches and interesting coves to explore. Gower is famed for becoming Britain’s first designated area of outstanding beauty and popular with locals and tourists alike. With rugged coastal walks and large expanse of family friendly beaches, coastal shops and beachside cafes to enjoy. The 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 absolutely charming coastal village of Mumbles is just a short distance away and is located to the west of The City of Swansea. The village itself offers a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques with beachside promenade that meanders along the coast with coffee shops, parks and ice cream parlours en-route. 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 full array of water sports.
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