Overton Lane, Overton, Swansea

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
The Fort has been a family home for past 40 year for the current owner, having been a wonderful, joyful home with incredible views and close proximity to Port Eynon beach, they will be extremely sad to move on. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a home in a truly incredible private position, nestled in generous immaculate grounds of just over an acre. The Fort sits proudly in an elevated, private position commanding beautiful sea views, ocean sounds and is perfect for those that enjoy the outdoor lifestyle. On your approach to The Fort, you will be greeted by private wooden gates, surrounded by mature shrubs, trees and plants and a long sweeping in and out driveway through the immaculate and beautiful landscaped grounds, leading you to the house, where you are instantly drawn to the incredible sea and coastal views, over Horton, Slade and Oxwich Point. Situated in the heart of Gower with countryside/woodland walks and an array of sandy beaches offering an outstanding coastline with many majestic bays and interesting coves to explore. Famed for becoming Britain's first designated area of outstanding beauty and popular with locals and tourists alike. With rugged coastal walks and large expanse of family friendly, sandy beaches, coastal shops and beach side cafes. With Port Eynon and Horton Bay on your doorstep which is popular with families and the surfing community, remaining relatively quiet throughout the year and offering the perfect environment for young families and retirees alike. Step Inside... Entrance A lovely sized entrance hallway, with high ceilings and a small staircase, leading to the living areas. Lounge Situated at the front of the house with views over the garden, this generous room is part of the original dwelling and is home to a feature fireplace with pebble surround, stone hearth and oak mantel. Kitchen Diner A good sized room with low level units with integrated oven and electric NEFF four point hob. Benefiting from a shelved larder and room for a breakfast table. Sitting Room Sat at the back of the house with amazing views over Horton, Slade and Oxwich Point. A bright room with stone feature corner chimney and hearth. Benefiting from patio doors out to the decked veranda, perfectly positioned to fully appreciate the outstanding views that this property boasts. Family Bathroom Housing a large shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Storage Room With fitted storage units, this space is brilliant for storing everything you need for coastal living. Study This room has fitted storage units, with rails and shelves. With additional shelving to the walls. Also providing access to the glazed porch area, situated at the back of the house. Rear Porch A glazed porch area, with sea views and views over the beautiful garden and provides access to the utility room. Utility Room This large space has plenty room for numerous appliances. Reception Room Four A very generous multi use room with access out to the side of the property. First Floor Bedroom One Situated at the back of the property, this good size double room has breath taking sea views over to Horton and towards Oxwich Point. This room also houses fitted wardrobes. Bedroom Two A double room benefiting from sea views and fitted wardrobes. Bathroom With vanity unit, wash basin and WC. Bathroom With vanity unit, wash basin and WC.

Step Outside...

The first things to bowl you over will be the sea views, ocean sounds, total privacy - pure heaven! Imagine witnessing the dramatic swells the ocean produces, the contrasting calm waters, wildlife all while you are in your private, very rare haven on Gower.

The Fort has an absolutely glorious garden catered for the green fingered. Providing hidden gems and wonderful surprises, where the outstanding views can be enjoyed from many aspects.

At the front of the property, the picture perfect driveway leads to a generous parking area for numerous cars. Ideal for when you're entertaining family and friends.

The current owners have filled the garden with much love, attention and care, providing it to be the most glorious, practical and aesthetically pleasing garden. Together with the sea views, it is so very special.

Housed in this garden, you have a large polytunnel, a very large vegetable patch, an array of beautiful shrubs, perennials and mature trees, and fruit trees including damson trees. There is also a herb garden with a vast array of herbs and a greenhouse.

The vast outdoor space also benefits from having the original old barn with hay loft, perfect for storing everything you need for coastal living. There is also additional storage beneath the house, which is externally accessed.

There are a number of outbuildings which could be converted into dwellings with the correct planning consent.

A pretty blue summer house with electricity supply, sits to the side of the garden which provides fantastic storage or even a studio/workshop space. The Summer house also houses a boarded over swimming pool which could be easily restored.

One of this garden's hidden gems, is the short yet very pretty woodland trail, surrounded by wildlife and the gorgeous smell from the wild garlic. This trail starts from the back garden, along the boundary and brings you out, at the front of the property, onto the driveway.

A woodland shelter belt guards the property from natures elements and provides privacy, you can sit in the private walled garden to enjoy the sea vistas and ocean sounds.

The Fort a truly inspirational place to live.

Local Area

Port Eynon is situated in the heart of the Gower countryside with coastal/ woodland walks and array of sandy beaches offering an outstanding coastline with many majestic bays and interesting coves to explore. Famed for becoming Britain's first designated area of natural outstanding beauty and popular with locals and tourists alike. With rugged coastal walks and large expanse of family friendly, sandy beaches, coastal shops and beach side cafes.

With Port Eynon beach and Horton Bay on your doorstep, which is popular with families and the surfing community, remaining relatively quiet throughout the year and offering the perfect environment for young families and retirees alike.

Gower itself is also blessed with Tudor Castles, Medieval Churches, Heritage Centres and family run pubs and restaurants which attract loyal patrons from far and wide.

The charming coastal village of Mumbles is just a short distance away and is located to the west of The City of Swansea. The village itself offers a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques with beach side promenade that meanders along the coast with coffee shops, parks and ice cream parlours en-route.

Alongside our award winning Gower Peninsula is the Marina and Swansea city which offers an abundance of shops, activities, dining, entertainment and sporting facilities. Swansea also has excellent links to Cardiff and London.

Whilst these particulars are believed to be accurate, they are set for guidance only and do not constitute any part of a formal contract. Dawsons have not checked the service availability of any appliances or central heating boilers which are included in the sale.

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