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Cross Common Road, Dinas Powys, CF64 4TQ

Brookleigh is a truly exquisite detached residence, situated in a private and secluded location, yet within excellent commute of local amenity to Cardiff, Barry and the M4 corridor. The accommodation briefly comprises double height entrance hall, excellent sized dining room, living room, glazed kitchen/family room providing plenty of natural light and views across the gardens as well as a utility room. Bedrooms three, four and five/study to the ground floor, bedrooms three and four offer en-suite bathrooms with a further bathroom providing facility to bedrooms five and two if necessary, spiral staircase leads up to first floor via the entrance hall, to excellent sized master en-suite with roof terrace and en-suite bathroom as well as a second bedroom. The gardens and grounds are found in excellent condition and were formally part of the National Garden Trust, offering visitors the chance to explore the delights that the garden has. Further detached garage offers plenty of storage space. This truly is a property to be viewed to get a full array of its benefits.

The property is located within the charming and sought after village of Dinas Powys in the Vale of Glamorgan. The history of Dinas Powys is steeped in antiquity with people having occupied this picturesque wooded river valley for 100's of years. Dinas Powys village facilities include a wide range of shops, leisure facilities including tennis club, bowls club, rugby club etc and benefits from a railway station linking to Cardiff City centre. The good local road network brings major centres including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, Llantrisant, Barry, etc all within comfortable commuting distance.


Full Description



Entrance Hall: Entered via open storm porch with attractive Victorian pillars. Oversized wooden half-glazed front door with inset opaque glazing surround to open entrance hall. Double height, vaulted ceiling. Skimmed walls. Oak laid flooring. Step up to spiral staircase to first floor mezzanine landing. Communicating doors to all ground floor rooms. Fitted radiator. Oak door opens into dining room.

Dining Room: Good sized principal reception room. UPVC double glazed bay window to side elevation. UPVC double glazed composite to front. Open chimney, currently blocked up but easily opened with porcelain tile laid hearth and oak surround. Good sized ceiling height, over 9.5 ft. Papered walls. Intricately coved ceiling with decorative ceiling rose. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Living Room: Light, bright and spacious living room. Situated on the south elevation with aluminum fully double glazed sliding patio doors leading out onto side terrace. UPVC double glazed composite bay fronted window to side. Chimney with inset gas, log effect Jotul log burning stove. Papered walls with fitted picture rail. Intricately coved ceiling with decorate ceiling rose. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Kitchen/ Family Room: A truly stunning, heart of the home space. Built in an oak frame to a double height vaulted ceiling with exposed A-frame beam inset. An abundance of glazing set into the A-frame, offers pretty views across the fantastic gardens, formally used by the National Gardens Trust. This light, bright and spacious room comprises modern fitted kitchen in a light oak Shaker style with intricate brushed chrome handles. Gas Hotpoint four ring hob with overhead chimney extractor and underset electric fan oven, chrome one and a half sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap and inset Insinkerator disposal system, Baumatic integrated dishwasher behind matching décor panel. Glass fronted display case. Space for American style fridge-freezer with wine rack overhead. Tile splashback and semi open plan to family/breakfast room. Indian slate laid flooring. LED uplighting. Two attractive wall lights. Sliding door opens through into utility room.

Utility Room: Further Shaker style wall and base units with mottle effect worktops. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Currently housing a freestanding microwave. Fully glazed UPVC opaque rear door leading out onto rear patio. Baxi Megaflow condensing boiler. Pressurized water cylinder.

Inner Hall: Open plan from entrance hall. Offering access to bedrooms three and four and the family bathroom. Good sized storage behind oak door. Skimmed walls and ceilings. Fitted carpet.

Suite Bedroom Three: Good sized double bedroom situated to ground floor. UPVC double glazed patio doors opening out onto beautiful rear gardens, offering its own private rear terrace. Attractive Victorian fireplace. Papered walls. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator. Door through to suite bathroom three.

Suite Bathroom Three: En-suite comprising three piece suite of oversized walk in shower cubicle with integrated chrome shower and showerhead attachment, wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome swan neck mixer tap and low level WC. Tiled splashbacks. Papered walls. Chrome spotlights. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail.

Suite Bedroom Four: Another excellent sized double bedroom. UPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Another attractive original Victorian fireplace. Good sized ceiling height. Fitted picture rail. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator. Doorway through into en-suite.

Suite Bathroom Four: Oversized walk-in shower cubicle with chrome integrated shower and shower head attachment. Wall mounted wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap. Low level WC. Tiled splashbacks with papered walls. Chrome spotlighting. Vinyl wood effect flooring. Oversized wall mounted heated towel rail.

Study/Bedroom Five: Situated to the front of the property. Off the main entrance hall. UPVC double glazed window to front. An adaptable space, currently in use as a study but can easily be a good sized single bedroom. Attractive Victorian inset fire place. Papered walls with fitted picture rail. Coved ceiling. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator.

Bathroom Two: Excellent sized family bathroom. Situated to ground floor. Comprising Chatsworth roll top slipper bath with integrated chrome mixer tap with shower head attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Coved ceiling. Fitted spotlighting. Vinyl contrasting tile effect flooring. Attractive traditional chrome heated towel rail.


Landing: Access via spiral staircase from entrance hall. An open mezzanine landing looking out over entrance hall and through glazed panelling across kitchen/family room, to the pretty garden views. Access to both first floor rooms. Further access to loft through hatch. Fitted carpet. Oak laid handrail and spindles. Steps up to master suite bedroom one.

Master Suite Bedroom One: Excellent sized double bedroom. Situated on the first floor. UPVC double glazed sliding doors opening out onto roof top balcony, offering pretty views across the attractive gardens. Glass balustrade with chrome handrail. Skimmed walls and ceilings with exposed beams. Fitted carpet. Fitted radiator. Three door run of mirror fronted wardrobes, floor to ceiling and set into eaves, that offer excellent walk-in storage, 4'7" in depth. Doorway leads through into en-suite bathroom one.

Master Suite Bathroom One: Newly fitted en-suite bathroom with attractive graphite palette comprising three piece suite of oversized walk-in shower cubicle behind glass screens with chrome integrated shower and shower head attachment. His and hers modern circular wash hand basins with over sized chrome mixer taps, set onto a granite quartz work surface with high gloss vanity unit underset and oversized eye line mirror. Low level, hidden cistern WC. UPVC clad walls. Slate laid flooring. Modern wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Composite double glazed VELUX window. Chrome spotlighting.

Bedroom Two: Another good sized bedroom set into eaves with exposed beams. Wooden double glazed VELUX window. Skimmed walls and ceilings. Door opens to good sized walk-in wardrobe with further storage into eaves. Fitted carpet.


Garage: Detached garage of block built construction, that could easily house four cars. Aluminium electric roller door offers access into good space with power, light and water. Wooden pedestrian side door with pit to rear and oversized door to offer access for ride on lawn mower to rear. Storage into eaves. Excellent space.

Gardens and Ground: The gardens and grounds in Brookleigh have been subject to much time and investment by the current owners over the 17 years that they have lived here. Formerly a show garden for the National Garden Trust. The vendors have taken great delight in providing a fantastic, relaxing space to enjoy. The residence is set back from the road via a parcel of Cotsworld stone, with parking for plenty of vehicles, behind a dwarf stone wall. Side access offers access through to the raised patio terrace and variety of raised beds that lead down to a further parcel of curved laid Cotsworld stone. The garden is flat, private and mainly laid to lawn, with benefit of a feature pond laid to middle, that sits serenely up against an attractive summer house and raised deck. Further work sheds and log stores to remain as well as an attractive pergola that offers excellent opportunity of alfresco dining. To the rear of the garden are an abundance of mature trees and shrubbery that create a bank of privacy that makes one feel that they're in their own little world. The plot itself spans to circa 1/3 of an acre and is a true delight.

Services: The property is serviced by mains gas, electric, water and drainage.

Directions: Follow Cardiff Road across as you come onto Cross Common Road from the Dinas Powys end, the bungalow is the first on the right hand side as you pass the Edenstone development, with a Brinsons & Birt board outside.


Please contact our Cowbridge Office on if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.


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Floor Plan

Floor Plan


Bedroom  5 Bedrooms
Living Room  3 Reception Rooms
Bathroom  4 Bathrooms

  • Unique Detached Property
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Stunning Kitchen/Family Room
  • Attractive Gardens formerly part of National Garden Trust
  • Detached Quadruple Garage
  • Adaptable as bungalow or house
  • Three reception rooms
  • Attractive pond with summer house

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Opening Hours

  • Monday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Sunday Closed