Gower Road, Sketty, Swansea



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General Information

This special seven bedroom, detached property sits on a very generous plot, set back off the road and is accessed via an impressive, private, tree lined driveway, which runs alongside the level, laid to lawn front garden, providing much privacy.

Due to the immense size of the house and the generous outside spaces, the location and excellent school catchments. 197 Gower Road, would be the ideal place to raise a family. It is close to all the local amenities. With the hospital and university just a short distance away.

The area enjoys a fairly central location and is mostly equidistant to the city centre, the village of Mumbles and the Gower. The village itself benefits from an array of convenient shops, boutiques, salons and restaurants. With Singleton Park just a short distance away, offering one of the cities' largest parks with the pleasure of botanical gardens, boating lake and acres of park land. The park plays host too many cultural events, including Proms in the Park. It is in close proximity to the hospital and university and within easy reach of the city centre and the Gower Peninsular, which is the first ever designated area of outstanding natural beauty, with beautiful beaches, interesting coves to explore and breath taking coastal walks.

Step Inside

Entrance Hall
You enter into this imposing, early 1900's home, into an absolutely beautiful entrance hallway, with an abundance of space and an amazing, u shaped, hardwood original staircase and original fireplace with hardwood mantel and beaten copper surround. Housed in this space, you have Canadian oak block flooring, high ceiling, panelling to ceiling and original window and door, leading directly out on to the back garden terrace, where you can enjoy your morning coffee with a good book, over looking the peaceful garden.

Living Area
Entering through an original door, into a generous room with high ceilings, picture rail, window to side and large window to front. A gas fire, with marble hearth and wood surround.

Second Living Area
Situated at the back of the house, this room is flooded with copious amounts of light, thanks to the stunning large bay window, over looking the back garden. This room also houses a gas fire with original surround, high panelled ceiling and picture rail.

Dining Room
A fabulous sized, gorgeously light, formal dining room with lovely sea views. This room is also situated at the rear of the house, over looking the glorious back garden and is home to a picture rail, high ceiling and original door.

Breakfast Room
This room is situated at the back of the house and houses a gas fire with impressive brick surround, cast iron stove and back plate, high ceilings, a picture rail and large windows to the front.

The kitchen is located at the side of the property and has an array of high and low level pine units, with an integrated double oven, a five ring gas hob, a breakfast bar with room for 3 stools and room for a dishwasher and a fridge freezer.

Utility Room
Situated at the front of the property, this is a very large, very handy utility area with red quarry tiles and plenty of room for numerous appliances. This room provides access down to the cellar, providing additional storage.

A very good size cloakroom with high ceilings, WC and wash basin.

First Floor
Ascending to the first floor, via the truly wonderful open staircase with a very large window to the front of the property and onto a very generous, galleried landing area.

Bedroom One
This large double bedroom has wonderful high ceilings, a picture rail, windows to the front of the house and an original fire surround.

Bedroom Two
A very large, light and airy double bedroom with an amazing, large bay window to the back of the house, with sea views over to Mumbles and additional window to the side.

Full Description

: Bedroom Three
Bedroom three is a large single room with high ceilings, a picture rail and sea views over to Mumbles. Situated next to the master suite, this room has potential to become a very good size dressing room.

Master Suite
An incredibly generous room with a colossal bay window overlooking the garden and sea views over to Mumbles. This wonderful and naturally bright room is also home to high ceilings, a picture rail and wash basin. Also benefitting from a very large en-suite with corner bath with shower over, his and hers wash basins, WC and a built in, very large airing cupboard.

Bedroom Five
This room is sat at the front of this home, with windows to front. High ceiling, a picture rail, wash basin and original fire surround.

Family Bathroom
This very large, light family bathroom has a bath with shower over, WC, wash basin and a storage cupboard.

Second Floor

Bedroom Six
A good sized room with a feature beam, window to front and a wash basin.

Bedroom Seven
This room benefits from having an extremely useful and very large storage cupboard in the eaves. A large window with sea views and a quaint original door.

Games Room
Also housed on this floor, there is an extremely good sized games room with vaulted ceilings and access to an additional, mammoth storage room.

Step Outside
The picture perfect driveway, leads to a generous parking area for numerous cars and the detached garage. Enclosed, mature front and rear gardens with surrounding mature trees, plants and shrubs.
The rear garden also benefits from a summer house with power supply, ideal for those summer BBQ's and the general entertaining of family and friends.

Floor Plan
EPC for Gower Road, Sketty, Swansea
EPC for Gower Road, Sketty, SwanseaEPC for Gower Road, Sketty, Swansea