Offers Over £599,950
Ivy House is situated in an idyllic, waterside location in the peaceful village of Landimore. It is located within the Gower Peninsula which offers areas of outstanding natural beauty and famous Gower beaches right on your doorstep. This generous family home is a stone’s throw away from coastal and countryside pathways and offers breath-taking views of the Loughor Estuary. Ivy House has been loved and cherish by the current owners for the last 22 years and sits in readiness for its new owners.
In addition to the main home, Ivy House also has the pleasure of a two-bedroom annexe which offers tremendous potential as a holiday let, rental or extended accommodation.
After meandering through North Gower, you will arrive at the pretty village of Landimore, where you will discover this substantial Six-bedroom family home. Via the traditional 5-bar wooden gate, you enter the drive of Ivy House which has parking for up to five cars. Immediately, you will be struck by the beauty of the panoramic views. The superb location this home offers entices you to explore further; an original cobbled pathway will guide you to the front lobby of Ivy House.
This generous space, which is laid with easy to clean tiles, welcomes you into this wonderful family home. Leading from here you have a very large walk-in coat and boot cupboard which offers ample hanging space and additional storage.
Sitting just off the lobby you have sizeable workshop/ utility room offering an array of cupboards and shelving. This is a fantastic space, offering the scope for crafting, working or whatever you may wish.
Also leading from the lobby, you have a useful shower room which houses a WC, lovely wash basin, walk-in shower, and is laid with tiles.
It is clear that this generous room is the heart of the home. Light beams into this airy space through the array of windows and double doors guiding you out to the rear patio area. The entire space is beautifully laid with white maple flooring and enjoys spectacular views of Loughor Estuary and the beautiful Gower countryside.
Firstly, let us explore the kitchen. Offering an array of base units which are topped with natural wooden worktops, and an extensive larder unit, the kitchen offers plenty of storage. Here you also have the comfort of a fantastic solid fuel Rayburn, two sunken porcelain sinks, spotlighting, room for two appliances and a free-standing appliance.
The dining area is spectacular in size and has ample space to house a large dining set for at least 10 seats, creating a perfect space for entertaining friends and family. This welcoming space also offers feature recess with slate tiles and characterful slate windowsills all sourced from the original pig pen situated in the rear garden.
This space is wonderfully laid with parquet flooring, and offers lots of under the stairs space. From here you have access to all the main living spaces, original front door and stairway to the first floor.
From the moment you enter this space you will be drawn to the incredible views visible through the wide bay window. The beautiful, ever-changing vista of the Loughor Estuary and Gower countryside is uninterrupted, and private. An abundance of natural light floods into the lounge giving the room a bright and airy feel. This space also has the pleasure of a window to the front of the home with superb feature shutters.
The parquet flooring flows into this generously sized room from the hallway, and straight away you will notice the dual aspect windows with feature shutters. Here you also have a pretty Jotul multi fuel burner with feature oak beam and slate hearth.
Let us now ascend to the first floor of this spacious family home and explore what it has to offer. Light floods down the stairway through the window situated at the top of the stairs enticing you further.
A superbly sized double bedroom has lots of natural light pouring in through the dual aspect windows. Picture yourself relaxing and gazing out to the exceptional views overlooking the Loughor Estuary and Gower countryside after a long day. This bedroom has ample space to house a dressing and seating area or whatever you may desire. Original pine cladding is featured on the wall and ceiling of this peaceful haven.
The family bathroom is fully furnished with a WC, wash basin with vanity underneath, fitted bath, walk-in shower, heated towel rail, tiled flooring, underfloor heating and a large window to the front of the home with fantastic feature shutters. Original pine cladding is featured on one wall and hints at the history of the original farmhouse.
Situated to the front of the home you have a spacious airy double bedroom laid with easy to clean laminate flooring. Here you also have a window to the front and ample room to house a dressing/seating area or study area.
Let us journey further down the landing where you will be welcomed into bedroom three. With its dual aspect, the bedroom offers exceptional views and a light-filled airy feel. This space also has a large heated storage cupboard with fitted shelving.
The double bedroom has a window to the side of the home with feature shutters and easy to clean laminate flooring.
In addition to the main home you have a wonderful barn conversion which has been renovated throughout offering endless potential to be either a separate annexe, holiday let, B&B, or simply just additional living accommodation. Let us explore this further.
You enter via double patio doors to a bright and airy, generous lounge. Here you can enjoy spectacular views over Loughor Estuary and Gower countryside and unwind in front of the wonderful log burner. From here you have access to the mezzanine bedroom and all other living spaces.
Ascend the pine wooden steps from the lounge area, and you will be led to a spacious double bedroom, laid beautifully with pine wood flooring. The original beams and vaulted roof add a tremendous amount of charm and character, and reflect the barn’s working history.
Let us journey down the tiled hallway situated to the rear of the lounge and explore further.
The kitchen area has the pleasure of housing an array of wall and base units, integrated sunken stainless-steel sink with drainage board, tiled flooring, and room for three under the counter appliances.
The bathroom is fully furnished with a WC, wash basin, fitted bath with shower unit, tiled flooring, and a useful airing cupboard with fitted shelving.
Here you have another sizeable double bedroom laid with easy to clean laminate flooring and a window to the side.
We can now explore the grounds of this substantial property. Set within approx. ¾ of an acre you have a lovely mix of patio and lawn areas where you can enjoy multiple seating areas perfect for entertaining friends and family. Every aspect of the grounds enjoys exceptional ever-changing views overlooking the fantastic Loughor Estuary and Gower countryside. Lined with the original stone walls and an abundance of plants and shrubs, this garden offers endless opportunities to view the local wildlife and listen to the sounds of nature. Externally you will also find a workshop, green house, original stone pig pen, and a garden shed perfect for hiding all those messy garden tools.
One of North Gower’s most popular coastal walks can be joined almost from the doorstep of Ivy House all the way to Rhossili if you desire. It offers a glorious walk through the gentle countryside of North Gower along the Wales Coast Path.
The Great Salt Marsh is famed for its past use as a firing range in WWII, enormous population of
wintering birds, its ponies and its salt-marsh lamb.
Weobley Castle is nearby, and visible from the house. It is situated on the Wales Coast Path and is a medieval fortified manor house. It is a great place to take photos of the 14th century castle and the surrounding spectacular views. CADW opens the castle year-round except for the Christmas period, and for a small fee you can soak up the atmosphere and picture the de la Bere family going about their daily lives.
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 beach-side promenade that meanders along the coast with coffee shops,
parks, art galleries, boutique shops and ice cream parlours en-route.
Alongside our award-winning beaches, scenic coastal paths and Marina, Swansea is blessed with great sporting facilities. With championship golf courses, Olympic sized swimming pool and full array of water sports, horse riding and outdoor recreational activities are available.
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