3' 11'' x 6' 3'' (1.2m x 1.9m)
The spacious entrance porch oozes character and hints of what lays beyond in this impressive Edwardian residence.
21' 0'' x 6' 3'' (6.4m x 1.9m)
The grande hallway is full of character with picture rails, coving and balustrades.
17' 5'' x 14' 1'' (5.3m x 4.3m)
The huge bay windows flood the large lounge with light and views across Barry. There is a traditional character fire place creating a fabulous focal point, coving, paneling and fitted carpet.
13' 9'' x 11' 6'' (4.2m x 3.5m)
The spacious dining room has original wooden floor boards, picture rails, coving and fireplace. There are french doors leading to the conservatory.
17' 1'' x 6' 11'' (5.2m x 2.1m)
The large conservatory provides extra space and provides access to the rear garden.
19' 8'' x 11' 6'' (6.0m x 3.5m)
The substantial kitchen diner has an original character fireplace and bread oven. There is an under stair pantry as well as a range of fitted wall and base units with worktops over. There is a range cooker and plenty of space for all your other white goods as well as a large dining table and chairs. There is a door leading to the rear garden.
First Floor Landing
26' 3'' x 6' 7'' (8.0m x 2.0m)
Carpeted stairs lead to the first floor landing where there are four bedrooms and the family bathroom. There is also a storage cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler.
13' 5'' x 14' 1'' (4.1m x 4.3m)
A spacious double bedroom looks out over the rear garden. There are fitted wardrobes, an original character fireplace, and fitted carpets.
11' 6'' x 13' 1'' (3.5m x 4.0m)
Another large double bedroom looking to the rear of the property with an original character fireplace and wooden floor boards.
8' 10'' x 11' 10'' (2.7m x 3.6m)
An even bigger double bedrooms with splendid views over Barry. There is an original fireplace, and polished wooden floor boards.
6' 7'' x 9' 10'' (2.0m x 3.0m)
Bedroom 5 also has panoramic views of Barry, neutral walls and newly fitted carpets.
9' 10'' x 7' 7'' (3.0m x 2.3m)
The family bathroom has a newly fitted floor and tiled walls. There is a w.c. hand basin, shower cubicle with power shower and a lovely roll top bath with victorian style fittings.
Second Floor Landing
12' 6'' x 6' 7'' (3.8m x 2.0m)
Carpeted stairs lead to the second floor where there is a magnificent master bedroom with en-suite.
21' 4'' x 16' 5'' (6.5m x 5.0m)
The master bedroom is the entire second floor. There is no possibility of you ever running out of storage space here with 2 walls of fitted wardrobes as well as a walk in wardrobe. There are wooden floor boards and fantastic panoramic views across Barry and beyond. There is also an en-suite shower.
8' 2'' x 3' 7'' (2.5m x 1.1m)
The en-suite is fitted with a shower cubicle with electric shower, w.c. and hand basin.
The front garden is accessed via steps to the side, and a path to a substantial original door.
The rear garden is mainly laid to patio and on two levels. It is private and enclosed and has a side entrance.
Barrian, Cecil Patrick Thomas Foster passed away on August 8th 1930 aged 43 years. His wife Minnie Foster died on April 14th 1982 aged 98. the couple are buried at Merthyr Dyfan Cemetery, Barry, South Wales. The family home was 1East View Terrace.Master Mariner, Captain Cecil Foster, has remained relatively forgotten until now in Barry outside of maritime circles, although Captain Foster and the SS. Trevessa foundering are world famous. The good captain was received by the king at Buckingham Palace and his obituary was recorded as far around the globe as New Zealand. His actions then, continue to save lives at sea today.When the S.S. Trevessa foundered, she was owned by Hains, a well known Cardiff based Steamship Company. She foundered on 3rd June 1923 and sank in the Indian Ocean during rough weather. There then followed an historic ordeal of 1,700 miles in open boats.