Dating from 1415 This grade 11 listed Tudor mansion has been discribed by CADW as one of the most important mansions in Glamorgan. And was owned by Sir Edward Lewis in 1529 descendant from the Welsh Prince of Gwaethfoed. The Lewis family controlled large estates in Wales & England and during the 16th Century Van Mansion was discribed as one of the finest houses in the country. It passed over to the third Earl of Plymouth with the marriage to Elizabeth Lewis in 1730 and remained as part of the Plymouth family estate until 1991.
The Building constructed of stone with mullion set leaded light windows and slate pitched roof is set in manageable sized gardens with parking area and rear private courtyard. Attractive views to adjacent countryside as well as views towards the Town of Caerphilly close at hand.
Van Mansion is situated with exceptional rural views, yet within easy reach of Caerphilly Town Centre, which offers a comprehensive range of domestic and social facilities and a park and ride train service to Cardiff. Cardiff City Centre is approximately 8 miles south and has all the shops and facilities of an important Capital City. The national motorway is quickly accessed at M4 J32, and Cardiff International Airport offers a wide range of domestic, charter and international flights. There are ample recreational opportunities nearby with a host of country walks on the doorstep, golf courses, riding stables and leisure centres.
Entrance via large solid oak doors to entrance hall with tiled flooring, steps leading up to dining room/reception hall accessed through further double doors.
Dining Room /Reception Hall
Exceptionally spacious reception room with feature fireplace, two windows enjoying westerly aspect, stairs to turret office with fireplace.
Exceptionally spacious room with stone fireplaces, carpets, chandeliers and spotlights to remain.
Giving access to reception rooms, cellar and boot room, galleried staircase leading to first and second floors.
Spacious third reception room with original beamed ceilings and stone fireplace.
A sylish range of wall and base level storage units, slate floor, fireplace, external door.
Housing central heating & hot water boiler (one of two) and gives access to sitting room, kitchen and rear porch.
Cellar is accessed via hall.
Shower, WC and wash hand basin.
Spacious and thoughtfully designed room with built in wardrobes, fireplace and door to master en-suite.
Mater En-suite Shower Room
A fitted white suite of double shower cubicle, WC and bidet, and wash hand basin.
Spacious double room with fitted wardrobes and fireplace, door to en-suite 2.
A fitted white suite comprising of double shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.
Exceptionally large bedroom with fitted wardrobes and fireplace, steps leading up to turret dressing room/nursery.
Turret Dressing Room/Nursery
Exceptionally spacious room with fireplace and door to dressing room/nursery.
With window to side.
Exceptionally large double room with fireplace.
Usefull space ideally suited to a playroom or study with window.
Family Shower Room
With shower, WC and wash basin.
Large room with vaulted beamed ceiling.
Double room with beamed vaulted ceiling.
Family Shower Room 2
Comprising double shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.
Large Full Height Attic
Running the whole length of the house with five westerly windows and huge potential for conversion.
Gardens And Grounds
There are lawns to the front and sides of the property, attractive gates and parking for several cars.