Ryelands is a prestigious and well known property which has marked the entrance to the village of Bishopston since 1905. With it’s prominent stature and handsome exterior, Ryelands is a familiar and pleasing spectacle in the local village. Situated in the desirable Gower village of Bishopston, this very attractive home, is set off the road and is accessed via electric gates, onto a large driveway, with mature trees and shrubs, creating a welcoming facade.
You enter through a beautiful solid Oak door, into the porch with tiled flooring and frosted window to side. From here, you enter through another large, solid wood door, into a stunning generous hallway with original Edwardian tiled flooring, double height ceilings, magnificent solid wood original staircase with large window feature.
From here, to the left of the hallway, you have the sitting room - a wonderful room with an original door, large window to front and side. Original Adam’s fireplace, with gas fire and stone hearth, high ceilings with picture rail and original floorboards.
Heading next door to the lounge - another beautiful, peaceful room, with high ceilings, picture rail, large bay window to front, original Adam’s fireplace with gas fire. This room also benefits from having access into the garden.
Heading through to the breakfast room, which has red and black quarry tiles, access to back garden, built in storage in the alcove with shelves, high ceilings, picture rail and fire place which is currently blocked off, however, has a gas connection in the adjacent cupboard.
Next we can explore the substantial bespoke kitchen, living and dining area, with an abundance of windows and numerous access points out to the garden, allowing copious amounts of natural light to flood the room. This room also houses a multi fuel stove (there is also a gas point), solid Oak flooring in diner and tiled flooring in the kitchen, high ceilings, original internal doors and conservatory area, leading to rear canopy which allows enjoyment of the garden and barbequing in all weathers. This room is perfect for entertaining family and friends.
The kitchen houses black granite worksurfaces, plenty of high and low level, solid maple units. Large breakfast bar, range master, integrated enamel sink, Neff fridge and freezer, Neff dishwasher and extractor fan. Built in shelves and plate rack. Spotlights to ceiling and lovely views over the garden, with windows to side and back.
The utility room is accessed from the kitchen and has a separate external entrance. This is an extremely generous and very useful space with green, low and high level units. Plenty of space with existing plumbing and electric for many appliances to go under the counter, stainless steel sink, with window to back and access out to the garden.
This room also houses a staircase which leads to a very large room with additional large limited height storage area, lending itself perfectly for a bedroom, home office or playroom. This room sits above the large single garage, which is accessed from the utility room, it has an electric door and extra workshop/store room, with access to the back garden. Also accessed via the utility room, you have the shower room, which has a large shower cubicle, small hand basin and WC. This space along with the utility room and shower room, could form a self contained annexe.
We can now head back into the main entrance hallway and ascend to the first floor where we can explore the very sizeable master suite, which is an absolutely glorious room, with an array of windows, allowing so much natural light in. This room houses high ceilings, picture rail, Juliette balcony, built in large railed wardrobe and an extra built in storage space, which has access to the boarded loft area, providing additional storage. The en-suite has a large shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Next we head into the family bathroom, this is a large room with a bath overlooking the countryside views, Sottini wash basin, WC, bidet, separate large shower cubicle and built in storage.
From here we can head across the landing to bedroom two, which is situated at the front of the property and is very
generous in size, with large window to front and window to side, overlooking the front garden. This very pleasant room also houses high ceilings and picture rail.
The third bedroom is a beautifully bright room, thanks to the large window, which overlooks the front of this property. Like bedroom two, this room is generous in size, housing high ceilings and a picture rail.
Next door we have bedroom four, which is another generous double room, with high ceilings, picture rail and two large windows, overlooking the side garden of the property.
Bedroom five is the smallest of the bedrooms but is a decent sized single room or alternatively could be used as a study. This room has a window to the side, high ceilings and picture rail.
From the first floor landing you have access to a boarded and lit loft, which extends the area of the house.
Ryelands faces south, bathing the gardens in sunlight from morning through to the evening.
Externally, to the front of the property, there is a large landscaped area with an abundance of trees and mature plants, this space includes a patio area, a driveway for 8+ cars, large single garage and a car port providing covered access from the car into the house, which is perfect for unloading the car on those rainy days.
To the rear of the property, you have a truly practical, very generous, pleasant garden, that is an excellent space for entertaining or for simply sitting and relaxing in. You can also access the generous workshop/store room and outside WC, which are located at the rear of the garage.
To the side of the property, you have an area laid to lawn, with pathway and gated access, to the front garden.
Considered to be among one of the best coastlines in the world, the Gower Peninsula was the first place to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with breath-taking coastal walks, interesting coves to explore and beautiful beaches regularly awarded the coveted Blue Flag.
The Village of Bishopston enjoys a family friendly community and is situated en-route to enjoy the Gower Peninsula with woodland walks and array of sandy beaches offering an outstanding coastline with many majestic beaches and interesting coves to explore. The village is popular with families due to the beautiful parks, award winning beaches and gardens, with excellent school catchments and sports centre . The close by Village of Murton, is a very popular destination with it’s very charming local feel, it has a number of amenities including village shop, pharmacy, village hall, farm shop and the excellent country pub/restaurant The Plough & Harrow. The charming coastal village of Mumbles is within close proximity and offers a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques.
Alongside our award winning beaches, scenic coastal paths and Marina we are blessed with great sporting facilities. Such as championship golf courses, an Olympic sized swimming pool and a full array of water sport activities to enjoy. Culturally benefiting from museums, galleries and theatres with a centre celebrating the works of Dylan Thomas. Swansea offers a direct link to London and Cardiff International Airport is approximately a 45 minute drive away.