Overlea House Bishopston Road

Bishopston, Swansea, SA3 3EH

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• 4 Bedrooms • 2 Receptions • 2 Bathrooms • Access To Glorious Coastal Walks

Set in roughly 1/4 of an acre of charming tranquil grounds, is this delightful detached family home, known as Overlea. Built in the 1930's the property is located in a fabulous, private elevated position, capturing far reaching country-side views, in the highly regarded village of Bishopston.
The accommodation comprises; entrance porch, hall, charming light filled lounge, with a gas stove on a flagstone hearth, dining room/snug, lovely family kitchen-breakfast room, rear lobby, utility room, cloakroom, super conservatory, four bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and a bathroom. Externally there is a beautiful established lawned garden, with sun terraces, a greenhouse, two useful sheds and off road parking. The village of Bishopston, is a very popular, sought after village, with good amenities, highly regarded schools and access to glorious coastal walks, through the lanes or the hidden National Trust valley.

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Property Details

Entrance Porch

A path and a few steps lead to a porch, with uPVC double glazed windows on both sides and a front door. Quarry tiled floor. UPVC double glazed door to:-


14' 5" x 7' 6" (4.39m x 2.29m) Oak effect laminate floor. Double glazed window to front. Pitch pine stair-case to first floor. Pine tongue and groove doors, with matching architraves.


18' 6" x 13' 6" (5.64m x 4.11m) A generously proportioned family reception room, with a large double glazed picture window to rear, and two double glazed windows to side. Cast iron gas stove, sitting on a flagstone hearth, with a wooden beam and surround.

Dining Room/Snug

11' x 11' (3.35m x 3.35m) Double glazed French doors to front, leading out and overlooking the garden and trees beyond. Feature cast iron 'Victorian themed' fireplace, with a pine timber surround and mantel and a marble hearth. Picture rail.

Kitchen-Dining Room

18' 10" x 12' 3" narrowing to 9' 8" in the kitchen area (5.74m x 3.73m) narrowing to 2.94m) A lovely family room. Double glazed window to front, overlooking the garden and trees, in the dining area. Double glazed window to side, in the kitchen area. Solid oak work surfaces, with a range of Shaker style, cupboards and drawers under. Built-in wine rack and wicker basket shelving. Built-in stainless steel Indesit microwave, with cupboards above and drawers beneath. Built-in, stainless steel, Stoves, double electric oven, with a four burner gas hob above , stainless steel back-plate and extractor hood over. Stainless steel Franke, one and a half bowl, single drainer sink unit, with mixer tap. Terracotta tiled floor. Pine door to rear lobby. Multi-pane, double glazed sealed unit doors, to the conservatory.


14' 5" x 9' 5" (4.39m x 2.87m) A lovely light room, to enjoy the delightful garden. UPVC double glazed windows on three sides. Double glazed roof. Tiled floor. Double doors to garden. Electric panel heaters.

Rear Lobby

Tiled floor. Glazed panel door to garden. Pine door to:-


Low level wc. Wall mounted Worcester gas boiler. Tiled floor.

Utility Room

6' 8" x 5' 8" (2.03m x 1.73m) Double glazed window to side. Laminate worktop. Stainless steel, single bowl, single drainer sink unit, with mixer tap. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall cupboards and shelving. Tiled floor. Tongue and groove pine door to WC.

Large Landing

14' 5" x 7' 6" minimum (4.39m x 2.29m) Double glazed window to side. Pine tongue and groove ledge door, with matching architrave. Pitch pine balustrade and hand rail. Access to loft.

Bedroom 1

12' 5" x 11' 1" (3.78m x 3.38m) Double glazed window, with fabulous open countryside views and an external flower box. Picture rail. Built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 2

11' 3" x 11' (3.43m x 3.35m) Double glazed window to front, with fabulous open views and an external window flower box. Picture rail.

Bedroom 3

13' 10" x 10' 10" (4.22m x 3.30m) Double glazed window to rear and side, with garden views. Picture rail. Door to:-

En-suite Shower Room

White suite. Glazed and tiled shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Part tongue and groove wood panelling. Tiled floor. Spot lights. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 4

13' 6" x 10' 4" (4.11m x 3.15m) Double glazed window to rear.

Family Bathroom

9' 10" x 7' 6" (3.00m x 2.29m) Double glazed window to side, with lovely views. White suite, comprising; panel bath, low level wc and a pedestal wash hand basin. Corner glazed shower cubicle. Wood effect laminate floor. Part tiled walls. Extractor fan. Tiled floor. Spot lights.


There is off road parking for two cars. A paved footpath, with steps, leads up to the property and garden. A genuine feature of the property is the delightful established garden, with an array of colour from a wide variety of mature trees, plants and shrubs and lovely westerly countryside views, enhancing the overall charm. There is a full width paved patio, with steps leading down to the lawn at the front and a further circular sun terrace, with a dwarf brick wall. There is a useful greenhouse and vegetable growing area, a large secure shed and an additional wooden shed.