Backingstone Lane, Bishopston, Swansea
Chantry Acre is originally a 1920's country home which has been brought back to life and restored to it's former glory by the current owners, over the past couple of decades. They have invested plenty of time and initiative into this beautiful property over the years, finishing it to a very high standard, tastefully restoring it with much attention to detail.
Situated off a quiet country lane and down it's own sweeping and private driveway, surrounded by glorious countryside, you arrive outside the imposing Chantry Acre, with it's immaculate landscaped gardens and truly exquisite, panoramic countryside views. It's amazing position and exclusivity are a once in a lifetime opportunity. Even though it is a very private position, it is still conveniently located. Nestled among approximately 7.2 acreage of stunning grounds and paddocks.
Located on the edge of the very popular village of Bishopston, this splendid six bedroom, family home is within close proximity to the highly regarded Bishopston Primary and Comprehensive school. There is a number of family run pubs, restaurants and convenience stores in the village and is within easy reach to the secluded Brandy Cove and Pwll Du Bay, these lovely coves remain quiet and peaceful even during peak seasons and are mostly enjoyed by the villagers.
Hallway: You enter the property via a beautiful wooden door, into a very generous hallway with a stunning triple height galleried staircase and a gorgeous black and white tiled floor. From here your eyes are immediately drawn through to the south west facing terrace and the amazing countryside views, across Bishopston Valley.
Drawing Room: 29'2"x16'6" This is an absolutely beautiful room, full of natural light, thanks to the abundance of triple aspect windows. This room is home to a very large bay with five PVC sash windows, with fitted window seating, framing the outstanding views over the stunning grounds and surrounding countryside, to perfection. Also housed in this very peaceful room, there is a feature antique mahogany fireplace with ornate surround and a picture rail.
Library: 12'2"x10'1" A very pleasant, relaxing space with parquet flooring, a picture rail and patio doors out onto the terrace.
This wonderful room is very serene and is home to another very large bay with five PVC sash windows and fitted window seating.
TV room: 17'0"x13'1" A very cosy, yet generous space, with high ceilings, a picture rail and views over the beautiful garden adjacent to the driveway.
Kitchen/Dining Room: 13'2"x11'10" The heart of the home is perfectly positioned to enjoy the truly wonderful views that this property boasts. This lovely kitchen with red quarry tiled flooring, is a very light and airy space, with plentiful windows to enjoy the scenery and houses many low level cream oak units with solid oak worktops and a stunning oil fired Watson England Range Cooker in forest green with two top plates.
Also housed in this lovely kitchen is an integrated fridge and SMEG dishwasher.
The dining area has Bordeaux pine flooring, half clad walls and patio doors out to the terrace, where you can enjoy al fresco dining, whilst entertaining family and friends or for simply enjoying your morning coffee, whilst admiring the vista.
Utility Room: This very handy and spacious room, is positioned just off the kitchen and has plentiful low and high level units, a separate oven with four point hob with additional room for numerous appliances, including a separate fridge/freezer and additional dishwasher.
Cloakroom: This room is home to a shower cubicle, WC and large vanity unit housing the wash basin. It also has a lovely feature stained glass window to the front and fully tiled walls.
On the ground floor, there are also two handy storage cupboards and a second entrance hallway with red and black tiled flooring, providing a second staircase to the first floor.
Master Suite: 20'1"x16'8" The master suite really is a wonderful room with incredible views. This vast room is flooded with natural light and is home to a large dressing room and an amazing, very large en-suite with fully tiled walls, a free standing bath, vanity unit, WC, a separate shower cubicle and spot lights to the floor and ceiling.
Bedroom Two: 15'7"x12'11" A very generous double room with breath taking views, a feature fireplace with tiled hearth and wood surround. This room also benefits from having a walk in wardrobe and a large neutral en-suite with free standing bath, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom Three: 14'0"x11'8" Another large double room with views over the garden. This cosy yet spacious room also benefits from an en-suite with beautiful feature stained glass door, fully tiled walls, an Aspirante electric shower housed in a Merlin shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Also housed in this bedroom, there is a large and very handy storage cupboard.
Bedroom Four: 13'1"x12'6" Another beautiful, light, double room with countryside views. This room has a feature fireplace with green tiled hearth and back panel with wood surround.
Bedroom Five: 10'6"x7'11" A lovely single room with glorious views.
Bedroom Six: 11'11"x9'8" Situated at the end of the house, this room benefits from countryside views from the bedroom and views over the back garden from the en-suite. The en-suite houses a corner bath with shower over and has a feature wooden and mirrored surround, WC and wash basin. This bedroom also has a good size walk in wardrobe.
Cloakroom: A separate WC and vanity unit housing the wash basin. This room also has a stained glass window.
Housed on the first floor, there is also a useful storage cupboard with shelves and a staircase to the second floor.
Second Floor: This amazing space has two sections, lending itself brilliantly to a home office and studio space. This room is full of natural light and houses feature beams, spotlights to the ceiling, acacia flooring and feature windows with breath taking views from all aspects and every window. Also benefiting from two staircases to get back down to separate parts of the first and ground floors.
Externally: The superb, very large and beautiful landscaped gardens enjoy the sun all day long. There is a terrace stretching the full length of the property to allow you to fully appreciate the delightful views and amazing sunsets over Bishopston Valley, looking over towards Cefn Bryn. The outdoor space is so very tranquil, surrounded by nature and all it's beautiful sounds.
To the front of the property there is a large detached double garage, a separate single garage, both with attractive frontage. There is also parking for numerous cars. Chantry Acre also benefit's from various outbuildings, providing amazing storage space to house everything you need for coastal living.
Local Area: Bishopston enjoys a family friendly community and is situated on the Gower Peninsula with woodland walks and an outstanding coastline with many majestic beaches and interesting coves to explore. Famed for becoming Britain's first designated area of outstanding natural beauty, popular with locals and tourists alike.
Bishopston is also situated close to the charming coastal village of Mumbles, where there is a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques with beach side promenade that meanders along the coast with coffee shops, parks and ice cream parlour's en-route, finishing at Mumbles Pier.
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 available. Culturally benefiting from museums, galleries and theatre's. Swansea offers a direct line to London and Cardiff International Airport is approximately an hour's drive away.