Northway, Bishopston

6 bedroom House - Detached For Sale

Offers in the region of £900,000

An exceptional opportunity to purchase this beautifully presented and charming six bedroom detached Edwardian home built in 1906 with fantastic character features throughout and set in grounds with land of approximately three acres, in the sought after village of Bishopston, Gower.

The well proportioned and spacious accommodation comprises; reception hall, two sitting rooms, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room & cloakroom to the ground floor. To the first floor: six bedrooms (one with en-suite) & family bathroom. Externally you have driveway parking for numerous vehicles with extensive lawned gardens to both the front and rear of the property. Detached triple garage, outbuildings, stable & tackroom with further land to the rear offering the potential for further development (subject to planning).

Westra is a truly wonderful home, lovingly and sympathetically renovated by the current owners over 24 years, to retain many of the original features along with all the charm and character one would expect of a property of this era. It is located in the heart of Bishopston, within walking distance of the local shops and amenities as well as the coastal path and beaches at Caswell and Pwll Du Bay. It is also ideally placed in close proximity to Mumbles & maintains good road links to Swansea City Centre.

A truly magnificent property enjoying unspoiled rear countryside views, viewing is highly recommended to appreciate both the accommodation and the land.



Via hardwood door to reception hall.

Reception hall

With traditional styled cast iron radiator, doors to sitting rooms, stairs to first floor, quarry tiled floor, ceiling rose.

Sitting room

A beautiful room with sash windows to front, bath stone fireplace with wood burning stove, original hardwood floor and ornate coving.

Sitting room two

With pine fireplace, sash windows to rear, large ornate ceiling rose and coving. Parquet flooring and doors to kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and hall. Traditional styled cast iron radiator, interior stone pillars and built in bookcase.

Dining room

With tri-folding doors to rear garden, patio & barbecue area. Sash windows to the front, traditional cast iron radiator, hardwood floor, log burner set on stone hearth and with stone surround.

Kitchen/breakfast room

A wonderful kitchen/breakfast room with double glazed window to rear and sash window to side. Range of base and wall units with beech work tops with handmade French tiles above, running work surface incorporating Belfast sink with mixer taps over, free standing gas fired AGA with extractor hood over, electric halogen hob. Ample room for table and chairs, door to pantry, door to utility room, Welsh slate floor.

Utility room

With sash window to side, quarry tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Recent Worcester gas combination boiler, oak door to rear garden, door to cloakroom.


With stained glass window to rear garden, quarry tiled floor and fully tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w/c, radiator.

First floor


With doors to bedrooms and family bathroom, glazed windows to side and rear, traditional styled cast iron radiator, loft access.

Loft space

Boarded loft with electric light, suitable for conversion, subject to necessary planning.

Bedroom one

With sash windows to front, traditional styled cast iron radiator, original flooring, coving. Door to en-suite.


With glazed window to the side. Suite comprising; corner shower cubicle, low level w/c, wash hand basin. Tiled floor, tiled walls. Radiator.

Bedroom two

With sash window to front, radiator, wash hand basin.

Bedroom three

With sash window to rear, countryside views, radiator, door to bedroom four.

Bedroom four

With glazed window to side, radiator, hardwood flooring and under eaves storage.

Bedroom five

With glazed window to side, hardwood floor.

Bedroom six

With bay sash window offering countryside views, radiator.

Family bathroom

With Victorian style bathtub, window to to side, fully tiled walls, low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Hardwood flooring, storage cupboard and airing cupboard housing hot water tank.


Via private gated entry onto sweeping drive providing unlimited parking. Large flat rear garden, triple garage with fully tiled ceramic floor, ample lighting and electric points. Loft area with stereo system and storage.

Double stable, tack room, many outbuildings, turning circle with feature fig tree, established garden, mature trees and shrubs.

The house benefits from being set in three acres and the current outbuildings fall within the building line which may give the opportunity for future development subject to the necessary planning permission.

There is an area of woodland, which currently supplies the timber for wood burning stoves.

The house has gas central heating, cesspit drainage, external security light system and a full burglar alarm including the garage.


Freehold - information obtained from land registry website on 12/03/15.


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Northway, Bishopston