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Wednesday April 24, 2019

Property history of 35 Owls Lodge Lane, Mayals, Swansea SA3 5DP, 7th Mar 2016

Previously listed for sale on 7th Mar 2016
£795,000 - 4 bedroom detached house

Property info

Property description

This imposing and handsome family home dates back to the 1860s and is blessed with many period features. Originally the Manor House of Mayals which has been extensively extended and remodelled over time. Set behind attractive wrought iron gates with gardens to the front and side, summer house and sun terrace with an abundance of mature trees and hedge borders adding to the overall appeal and privacy this property benefits from. The long driveway and generous courtyard have been laid with reclaimed granite cobblestones and offer ample parking, leading to the garage.
The house itself offers a delightful blend of contemporary and traditional features including stained glass windows, original wooden shutters, solid wood floors, slate window sills, beamed ceilings and stately limestone log burning fireplace in the drawing room. Further highlights include an elegant Amdega orangery which is light and airy with underfloor heating and French doors onto the garden and sun terrace. There is a superb basement which is currently set up as an intimate snug with bar area, subtle Moroccan style lighting and fitted seating. This versatile and spacious area could be utilised as a teenage den, home office or additional accommodation if required.
As you enter the property the hallway is light and airy with stained glass window over the door and further window over the staircase flooding the house with natural light. There is a door to the drawing room and a further door to the inner hallway. The opulence of the drawing room is enhanced by the two floor length windows to the front with original wooden shutters, however it is the limestone fireplace that commands the room, with vintage cast iron radiators and solid wood floors adding to the sophisticated d├ęcor throughout.
From the inner hallway there is a door that leads to the basement, with further doors to the spacious utility/laundry room, cloakroom and kitchen. The kitchen is spacious with beamed ceiling and cast iron fireplace. It is fitted with bespoke wooden wall and base units with generous and practical central island and marble work surfaces. The gas fired Aga sits snuggly in the alcove, with additional oven and Smeg hob. There is ample room for a large dining table and further alcove storage. Leading on from the kitchen is the classic orangery, this lovely room benefits from underfloor heating, fitted corner units and easy access onto the garden and sun terrace. The spacious utility room is plumbed for laundry appliances and has ample storage, cloakroom and external doors to either side.
The first floor landing benefits from ample fitted cupboards with a further walk in storage room. There is a contemporary shower room and four double bedrooms. The master bedroom has the pleasure of a luxurious en-suite with shaped bath and walk in shower. Leading on from the en-suite is a superb tailor made dressing room. This stylish dressing room was originally bedroom five and could easily be converted back if required.
The property enjoys an elevated position and an excellent degree of privacy. Situated in the desirable area of Mayals and just a short stroll to the charming Clyne Gardens offering miles of lush gardens with bluebell wood, wild flower meadows and Grade II listed Chapel. You can meander through the gardens all the way down to the Lido at Blackpill and on to the Mumbles Promenade which offers miles of traffic free cycle and footpaths leading to either the pier at Mumbles or the Marina and city centre. Clyne Golf course is also within walking distance. For further information please visit

Whilst these particulars are believed to be accurate, they are set for guidance only and do not constitute any part of a formal contract. Dawsons have not checked the service availability of any appliances or central heating boilers which are included in the sale.

See details for 35 Owls Lodge Lane, Mayals, Swansea SA3 5DP when it was last marketed:

2016 7th Mar 2016 / 7th March / 7th March

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