Morven Lodge, 246 Gower Road, Sketty, Swansea



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General Information

Welcome to Morven Lodge, a beautifully presented Edwardian home located in the sought-after area of Gower Road. This immaculate property features five spacious double bedrooms and generous living spaces. Elevated within its well-maintained grounds, Morven Lodge offers stunning sea views and picturesque vistas of Mumbles from the second floor. The home is set within beautifully landscaped grounds, adding to its charm and appeal.

Freehold, Tax Band - I, Gas/Electric, Mains Water - Meter, Mains Drainage, Neighbour has right of way over driveway, Ultra fast broadband available, Vodafone, 02 & EE mobile coverage.

Full Description

: Ideally located just a short walk from the villages of Killay and Sketty, this property benefits from a variety of convenient shops, boutiques, salons, and popular pubs/restaurants. It is also within easy reach of the city centre and the Gower Peninsula, the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, known for its beautiful beaches, intriguing coves, and breath-taking coastal walks. 

Let us explore this beautiful home in more detail… 

Throughout the home, you will notice it is oozing with charm and character. With its substantial space and extensive grounds, it is perfect for a family. Additionally, the property is equipped with an alarm system, ensuring a safe environment.

Approach: As you approach Morven Lodge, you are greeted by grand double iron electric gates equipped with an intercom system, guiding you into the property's grounds. The driveway, lined with mature trees and shrubs, sets a serene tone from the moment you arrive. Ample parking space for multiple cars is available along with the additional bonus of a double garage. You will notice the tranquil location and the substantial property, enticing you further. 

Step Inside…

Entrance: As you step into the entranceway of Morven Lodge, you'll be greeted with a wow factor that instantly feels so welcoming and homely. The huge space is incredibly versatile, featuring charming high ceilings with a plate rail and spotlighting. This area exudes so much character, enhanced by parquet flooring, an electric fire, an alarm system and a huge window to the rear of the home allowing natural light. This space acts as the heart of the home, providing access to all the main living areas, a stairway to the first floor, and a convenient cloakroom.

Cloakroom: Furnished with a WC, wash basin featuring granite worktops, a heated towel rail, two frosted windows for privacy, tiled flooring, and walls that are partly tiled.

Lounge: 5.17 x 4.41 (16'11" x 14'5") Another wow space in Morven Lodge is the lounge, where natural light floods in through the huge bay window at the front, offering stunning views of the mature gardens. This room boasts high ceilings with decorative details and a plate rail, adding to its charm. The huge space is laid with carpet and features a GAZCO electric fireplace with a stone surround, creating a cosy and inviting atmosphere.

Study: 4.08 x 3.96 (13'4" x 12'11" ) The study is a versatile space, beautifully bright thanks to the large windows at the front and patio doors that guide you out to the patio area. Laid with carpet, this room enjoys high ceilings with decorative details and a plate rail.

Dining Room: 5.18 x 4.42 (16'11" x 14'6") The dining room is a generous space, perfect for hosting a large dining set and ideal for wining and dining with friends and family. It features high decorative ceilings with a plate rail, a carpeted floor, and a striking open fireplace with a stone surround. A large bay window at the front offers views of the garden and allows natural light to flood the room.

Family Room: 4.40 x 4.05 (14'5" x 13'3") The family room is cosy and super bright, with a window to the side offering views of the immaculate patio area. This space offers carpet, features ceiling beams, and access to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 4.39 x 4.36 (14'4" x 14'3") Journey through to the kitchen/breakfast room, which is beautifully bright thanks to the dual aspect windows. This space features a superb bespoke Redwood joinery kitchen equipped with an array of wall and base units topped with granite worktops. Integrated appliances include a double sunken sink with an adjustable tap, a Hotpoint microwave, and a fridge. The Range Master offers the pleasure of a double oven, grill, drawer, 5-ring gas hob, hot plate, and elevated extractor fan. The kitchen also boasts tiled flooring, ample space for a breakfast table, and access to the utility room.

Utility: Situated off the kitchen, you have the pleasure of an essential utility room furnished with extra base units, a single stainless-steel sink with an adjustable tap, a wine cooler, an integrated freezer, and space to accommodate three under-counter appliances. The utility room also offers tiled flooring, dual aspect windows, and access to the rear.

Landing: Ascend the wide, bright stairway, with a large window halfway and a carpet runner guiding you to the landing. This carpeted landing first offers access to bedroom five via one step, and two steps up to the main landing, which grants access to a further four bedrooms, the family bathroom, a separate WC, and a storage cupboard with fitted shelving.

Master Bedroom: 5.19 x 3.61 (17'0" x 11'10") Let's first take a look at the master bedroom. What a spectacular space! Natural light floods in thanks to the large window at the front, framing views of Mumbles and the sea. This room has the pleasure of carpeting, a decorative ceiling, a plate rail, and an array of fitted wardrobes with hanging rails, drawers, and shelving. The private en-suite is hidden behind one of the wardrobe doors, revealing a lavish bathroom. It is fully furnished with a WC, twin wash basins with vanity units underneath, a large walk-in shower, a feature bath with a hand-held showerhead, a feature radiator, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, spotlighting, and a window to the side.

Bedroom Two: 5.17 x 4.44 (16'11" x 14'6") Bedroom two is a super bright and spacious room, featuring a large window at the front that offers beautiful views of the garden, the sea, and Mumbles in the distance. This room boasts high ceilings with coving, a plate rail, carpeting, and a shower cubicle with part tiled walls.

Bedroom Three: 4.08 x 3.94 (13'4" x 12'11") Another beautiful double bedroom with superb views. This naturally bright room features carpeting, high ceilings with coving, a plate rail, and a wash basin.

Bedroom Four: 4.26 x 3.49 (13'11" x 11'5") Situated at the back of the home with a window to the side, bedroom four is a bright and airy double bedroom. This room features carpeting, high ceilings, a plate rail, a shower cubicle, a wash basin with a vanity unit underneath, part tiled walls and an array of fitted wardrobed with hanging rails and shelving.

Bedroom Five: 3.89 x 2.99 (12'9" x 9'9") Bedroom five is a comfortable double bedroom, featuring a carpeted floor, a window to the side, and a plate rail.

Family Bathroom & Separate WC: Fully furnished with a wash basin with a vanity underneath, large walk-in shower, heated towel rail, spotlighting, extractor fan, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, a window to the rear, and an anti-mist mirror with lighting and a shaving point. In addition to the family bathroom, you have a separate WC for convenience.

Step Outside...: The beautifully presented, substantial garden that surrounds this impressive home is truly remarkable. Set out over three tiers, it features spacious level lawns and numerous patio areas perfect for outdoor gatherings. The entire space is lined with expansive mature trees and shrubs, creating privacy for relaxation. A pathway leads you to a useful shed and storage bins tucked out of sight. The garden also boasts a desirable sunroom with heating, lighting, electricity, and granite tops, as well as a barbecue area ideal for entertaining. With an array of seating spaces and a huge lawn area, this elevated home offers abundant opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

Garage: 5.42 x 4.22 (17'9" x 13'10") Morven Lodge also benefits from a double garage with electric roller doors, equipped with lighting, electricity, and water. This versatile space can suit a variety of needs.

Local Area: The area boasts a central location, conveniently situated about equal distance from the city centre, the village of Mumbles, and the Gower. The villages nearby feature a variety of shops, boutiques, salons, and pubs. Singleton Park, one of the city's largest parks, is nearby and includes botanical gardens, a boating lake, and expansive parkland. This park hosts numerous cultural events, including Proms in the Park. The area is also close to the hospital and university, and easily accessible to the city centre and the Gower Peninsula, the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, known for its stunning beaches, intriguing coves, and breath-taking coastal walks. 

In addition to award-winning beaches, picturesque coastal paths, and a marina, the area offers excellent sporting facilities, including championship golf courses, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a wide range of water sports. Culturally, Swansea is enriched with museums, galleries, theatres, historic castles, and a unique centre dedicated to the works of Dylan Thomas. 

Swansea has a direct train line to London, and Cardiff International Airport is approximately a 45-minute drive away.

Additional Property Information: Freehold
Tax Band - I
Mains Water - Meter
Mains Drainage
Neighbour has right of way over driveway
Ultra fast broadband available
Vodafone, 02 & EE mobile coverage

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