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The beautifully-restored Victorian home that's a short walk from some of Wales' best beaches

Wales Online logo Wales Online 13/01/2021 John Cooper

You could take a step back in time with this characterful period property nestled close to Swansea Bay's picturesque beaches.

With a woodland garden to the rear and the popular Underhill Park on your doorstep you could live like lord or lady of the manor in this new-to-market Victorian-era six-bedroom family home in Newton, Mumbles.

Those with a spare £750,000 can enjoy a three-storey property boasting a wealth of original, period features, within a short walk of the beaches at Rotherslade Bay and Langland Bay.

According to the online listing: "This period character has been sympathetically blended with modern finishes to provide a superb family home in a very desirable location."

a view of a living room: The original stained-glass windows, tiles and staircase have been preserved © Zoopla / John Francis The original stained-glass windows, tiles and staircase have been preserved a living room filled with furniture and a large window: The period features continue on the first floor © Zoopla / John Francis The period features continue on the first floor

Features include high ceilings, decorative cornices and ceiling roses, exposed wooden floorboards, marble and period fireplaces.

A south-facing garden and raised sun terrace stretch across the front of the property and the original Victorian door in the porch comes complete with stained glass panes.

a palm tree in front of a brick building: To the rear of the property is a conservatory and terrace leading to woodland © Zoopla / John Francis To the rear of the property is a conservatory and terrace leading to woodland

As you enter the property, you are greeted by original tessellated tile flooring and a panelled wooden staircase leading to the first floor.

The period detailing continues on the first floor with the original stained-glass leaded sash window on the landing and a coved high ceiling.

a bedroom with a wood floor: The master bedroom boasts views of Underhill Park © Zoopla / John Francis The master bedroom boasts views of Underhill Park

The master bedroom boasts views over Underhill Park, a marble hearth and surround and slate mantelpiece above the fire.

The remaining five bedrooms are spacious and many have the original sash windows as well as other period detailing and exposed wooden floorboards.

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On the ground floor, the kitchen comes complete with a gas fired Aga stove, granite work surfaces and plenty of space for appliances.

On the practical side, a utility, cloakroom and cellar provide plenty of storage space.

a kitchen with a dining room table: The kitchen has an Aga stove and maintains its period charm © Zoopla / John Francis The kitchen has an Aga stove and maintains its period charm

Outside, the property is approached by a driveway with space for a number of cars. A courtyard garden leads into woodland to the rear of the house, as well as an immaculate lawned south-facing garden to the front of the property.

This rare example of a perfectly-maintained yet modern Victorian-era property is on the market for offers in the region of £749,995.

If you are interested please contact John Francis, Mumbles, on 01792 925005.

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