The Sunday Times
Monday April 22, 2019

Property history of 66 Higher Lane, Langland, Swansea SA3 4PD, 28th Apr 2011

Previously listed for sale on 28th Apr 2011
£600,000 - 4 bedroom property

Property description

A unique detached property set in half an acre of beautifully presented, established gardens. Frondeg was designed by Glendenning Moxham, an eminent Swansea architect famous for his designs in the area between 1890 and 1915. Located on Higher Lane in Langland, convenient for Mumbles village, beautiful beaches and breathtaking coastal walks. The well proportioned accommodation offers a high degree of versatility, comprising; entrance porch with original front door, large hall, magnificent drawing room with a marble fireplace, bay window and French doors leading out onto south facing rear gardens, snug with wood burner, dining room, kitchen-breakfast room, utility room, sitting room/fourth bedroom, bathroom and cloakroom on the ground floor. Three bedrooms and a modern family bathroom on the first floor. Externally, there are twin metal gates giving access to a detached double garage, separate driveway, mature front garden with outbuildings and fabulous south facing rear gardens.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch
Original, multi pane front door, with exterior lighting. Window to side. Mosaic quarry tiled floor. Lovely, glazed oak door to:-

Original mahogany panel doors, with brass furniture. Original detailed ceiling decoration. Coving. Glazed oak sliding doors to:-

14' 1" x 9' 10" (4.29m x 3.00m) Sash window to side. Feature cast iron wood burning stove, sitting on a marble hearth. Original ceiling carvings. Wall light points. Panel door to hall.

Drawing Room
30' x 14' 2" plus into bay (9.14m x 4.32m plus into bay) An elegant and light filled room, with decorative high ceilings. Double glazed sealed unit bay window to the rear, overlooking the gardens. Original marble fireplace, with an open grate. Windows on both sides of fireplace. French doors leading out onto a pillared verandah with a mosaic quarry tiled floor, decked sun terrace and the rear garden. Wall light points.

Dining Room
17' 4" x 14' 4" (5.28m x 4.37m) Two sash windows to the front, overlooking the garden. Sash window to side. Original detailed ceiling. Coved ceiling. Glazed hardwood door to:-

Kitchen-Breakfast Room
14' 6" x 13' 6" (4.42m x 4.11m) A good sized family room. Window to front overlooking the garden. Laminate worktops, with a range of cupboards and drawers under. Matching wall cupboards, some with lighting under. Breakfast peninsular, with glass fronted display cabinets above. Built-in stainless steel, double electric oven, with a built-in microwave oven below. Inset five burner gas hob, stainless steel extractor hood above, with a plinth housing recessed ceiling downlighters. Stainless steel sink unit, with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated fridge/freezer. Full height larder cupboards. Door to hall. Glazed wooden door to:-

Utility Room
12' 3" x 6' 5" (3.73m x 1.96m) Window to side. Solid oak glazed back door. Floor mounted gas boiler. Plumbing for washing machine. Sink unit. Cloaks cupboard. Airing cupboard. Wall cupboards.

10' x 8' 3" plus shower (3.05m x 2.51m plus shower) Sash window to side. White suite comprising; panel bath, low level wc and a vanity wash hand basin. Walk-in double shower cubicle with glazed doors. Recessed ceiling downlighters. Large store cupboard.

Ground Floor Bedroom/Sitting Room
18' 7" into bay x 14' 2" (5.66m into bay x 4.32m) Double glazed, sealed unit bay window to rear, overlooking the garden. Picture rail. Detailed ceiling. Wall light points.

Inner Hall
Staircase to first floor, with cupboards under. Door to:-

Sky light. Wash hand basin. Low level wc. Heated towel rail. Contemporary wall tiling.

First Floor

Original heavy glazed wooden doors. Useful walk-in store room.

Bedroom 1
13' 1" x 12' 3" plus dormer window (3.99m x 3.73m plus dormer window) Double glazed French doors lead out onto a South facing balcony, with lovely views over the garden and sea glimpses beyond. Fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors. Fitted dressing table. Wall light points.

Bedroom 2
17' 4" into wardrobes x 9' 3" (5.28m into wardrobes x 2.82m)
large double glazed window to side. Built-in wardrobes. Wood effect laminate floor.

Bedroom 3
13' 5" x 9' 3" (4.09m x 2.82m) Large double glazed window to side. Fitted wardrobes. Wood effect laminate floor.

Family Bathroom
10' 8" x 9' 3" (3.25m x 2.82m) Spacious bathroom. Double glazed window to side. Two windows to front. Modern white suite comprising; free standing shaped bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin and a low level wc. Chrome heated towel rail. Varnished wood floor. Limestone wall tiling. Recessed ceiling down lighters. Shelved store cupboard.


Double Garage
22' x 17' 10" (6.71m x 5.44m)Two sets of metal gates, off higher lane, one remote controlled, give access to a double garage, with twin up and over doors, one of which is remote controlled. Courtesy door to rear. Window. Power and light.

Front Garden
A resurfaced driveway runs down to the house, creating ample parking. There is a very private, stone wall enclosed front garden, with an area of lawn. Well stocked, stone herbaceous borders. Mature shrubs and trees. Patio area. Large outbuilding to include a wc. Side access to driveway. Gated pedestrian access to the rear garden.

Rear Gardens
A fabulous South facing, established rear garden, with a large level area of lawn. Stone steps lead down to a rose garden, with crazy paved footpaths, a pond and a further lawned area. Strategically placed seating areas, allow one to enjoy different aspects of the garden, with it's ample array of plants, shrubs and trees. Immediately to the rear of the property is a large decked sun terrace, perfect for relaxing and outdoor entertaining. Hard standing and footpath to front.

Property Ref:148_919_2148849

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