Guide Price £1,300,000
To be sold for the first time in a generation a most appealing country residence of great character with mainly stone elevations. It is quietly situated in a beautiful part of the lower Usk Valley off a small lane in a glorious lightly wooded setting within fine mature grounds with pond and stream. The main house is very well presented and includes four generous reception rooms, all of character, a luxurious open plan family room/kitchen with Aga and five bedrooms (three of which are en-suite). In addition, within the grounds, the Coach House provides garaging and workshop together with a an excellent large duplex cottage annex, perfect for home office, parties, granny, holiday let etc. The parkland grounds are a wonderful feature with vast sweeps of lawn with inset shrubs, many mature trees, and a large landscaped pond with fountain and terraces, perfect for entertaining and a stream meandering through the garden. Although quietly situated in a beautiful part of the Lower Usk Valley the property is only about 3 miles from Caerleon, about 6 miles from Usk and within easy access of the M4.
Period house in quiet picturesque setting
4 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms (3 en-suite)
Large detached 'annexe', office & garage
Entrance Porch - Mainly glazed on a stone base with quarry tiled floor and glazed door to:-
Reception Hall - 5.03m max x 4.47m (16'6" max x 14'8") - Original polished wood parquet floor. Decorative ceiling coving. Stairs off to first floor. Doors to ground floor rooms.
Fitted Cloakroom - White suite comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with upstand.
Character Beamed Dining Room - 5.85m x 4.50m (19'2" x 14'9") - Oak floor and two aspects including a deep south-easterly bay overlooking the gardens. Feature stone arched fireplace with recessed flagged hearth and glass fronted wood-burner.
Sitting Room - 7.81m x 3.69m (25'7" x 12'1") - A most attractive through room with a full width front bay window and two windows to side. UPVC double doors to rear. Oak floor.
Open Plan Kitchen / Family Room / Conservatory - Comprising:-
Fitted Kitchen - 4.20m x 3.52m (13'9" x 11'7") - Dark slate floor and matching dark marble worktops with solid wood cream painted kitchen units which also incorporate a black oil-fired Aga. Range of floor cupboards and drawers together with eye level food cupboards with lighting beneath and an inset Belfast sink. Various integrated appliance with Bosch dishwasher, Liebherr glass fronted wine cooler, 2 built under larder fridges. Ceiling coving, recess downlighters. Open to:-
Breakfast Room - 4.14m x 1.80m (13'7" x 5'11") - Door to rear.
Family Room - 14'4'' x 12'6'' (4.37m x 3.81m) - Feature dressed stone fireplace with mantel, raised marble hearth and open grate. Ceiling beam. Four steps down to the Inner Hall.
Conservatory - 5.26m x 3.49m (17'3" x 11'5") - Mainly glazed construction with UPVC double glazed doors leading to the gardens. Under floor heating. Wooden flooring. Ceiling spotlights. South westerly double doors out to the side terrace.
Inner Hall - 3.40m x 1.96m (11'2" x 6'5") - Oak floor, side window, door to Utility and to:-
Second Sitting Room - 5.31m x 4.53m (17'5" x 14'10") - Stone flagged floor and exposed stone wall incorporating a feature fireplace (sealed) with timber mantel and raised flagged hearth. Double doors out to the rear terrace.
Utilty (Off Inner Hall) - 3.21m x 1.80m (10'6" x 5'11") - Quarry tiled floor and fully tiled walls. Formica worktop with plumbing beneath for washing machine and ample storage in various fitted cupboards. Door out to the rear terrace.
On The First Floor, Long Split Level Landing - The bedroom accommodation has a versatile layout with several possible configurations, see floor plan.
The Spacious Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-
Dressing Room - 3.48m x 1.83m to the front of fitted wardrobes (11'5" x 6'0" to the front of fitted wardrobes) - Wardrobes with blanket cupboards over. Door to Bedroom Five and door to:-
Bedroom One - 5.88m x 3.74m (19'3" x 12'3") - Additional side window overlooking the gardens and pond. Access to loft. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room - With white suite comprising large vanity unit with marble top, up stand, mirror and inset sink with mixer tap, low level wc, over sized shower cubicle with pivot door and thermostatic shower. Shaver point. Downlighters. Frosted rear window.
Bedroom Five - 3.55m x 2.95m (11'8" x 9'8") - Window to front. One wall has been fitted with a range of full height wardrobes with smoked mirrored doors.
Bedroom Suite Two - 4.64m x 4.31m (15'3" x 14'2") - Bay window to the front. Wooden flooring. Two radiators. Door to:-
Luxury En-Suite Bathroom - White suite comprising double ended whirlpool bath, wash hand basin with glass bowl with illuminated mirror over, wc, shaped shower cubicle with deluge shower. Downlighters. Light grey slate floor.
Family Bathroom - Tastefully decorated with panelled walls and white suite comprising freestanding rolled edge bath, Adelfi pedestal wash hand basin with upstand, matching low level wc, recessed shower cubicle with pivot door. Stained board floor. Two frosted windows. Old radiator.
Bedroom Three - 3.49m x 3.09m (11'5" x 10'2") - Wardrobes with blanket cupboards over. Wide south east window with pleasant views over the gardens.
Guest Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-
Bedroom Four - 4.53m x 4.06m (14'10" x 13'4") - Two aspects through side windows. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room - Full tiled walls and white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with upstand, low level wc, shower cubicle with pivot door and built-in cupboards.
The Coach House - The Coach House is at the end of the long drive with ample parking. It is ideal for parties and barbecues with its own informal terrace and garden areas overlooking the pond and fountain.
The Coach House is a substantial building of rendered elevations and would be ideal for a home office, granny annex or possibly a holiday let, and comprises:-
Excellent Cottage Annex - Comprising on the ground floor:-
Dining Hall - 5.29m x 4.05m (17'4" x 13'3") - Two aspects. Stairs off to the first floor. Door to Cloakroom and to:-
Kitchen - 5.28m x 2.66m (17'4" x 8'9") - With an excellent range of modern units with formica worktops including a single drainer brown resin sink with mixer taps, extensive range of worktops, eye level food cupboards over and incorporating a built under glass fronted oven with ceramic four ring hob over. Dishwasher and larder fridge. Windows to front and rear.
Fitted Cloakroom - With white suite comprising low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin.
On The First Floor - Approaching via the stairs in the Dining Hall to:-
Bar Area - 5.27, x 4.05m (17'3" x 13'3") - Well equipped bar with a small sink, glass fronted bottle fridge and dishwasher. Open to:-
Living Room - 7.79m x 5.29m (25'7" x 17'4") - Built in cupboards. Dual aspect windows. Two storage cupboards and door to:-
Bedroom - 5.28m x 4.80m (17'4" x 15'9") - Three windows to all aspects, Two radiators.
Part Tiled Bathroom - White suite comprising panelled bath with fully tiled surround and with shower with bath screen over, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level wc. Electric shaver point, frosted window.
Office - 5.29m x 3.47m (17'4" x 11'5") - Converted from a garage. UPVC double glazed window to the rear. Cupboard housing Worcester Heatslave boiler. High speed broadband point,
Garage - 6.31m x 5.29m (20'8" x 17'4") - With concrete floor, up and over door to the front, two window to the rear and window to the front, power and lighting.
The property is approached via an impressive gated entrance with long drive which runs past the house to the Coach House Annex and parking.
On the upper side of the drive there are formal gardens surrounding the house. These gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a variety of shrubs planted throughout. On the south east side, overlooking the ornamental gardens is a stone terrace. There is a further sunken terrace off the Kitchen and there are further lawned gardens between the House and the Coach House.
The lower gardens, below the drive, comprise further areas of most attractive lawn dissected by a brook which runs via a feature waterfall from a lovely large pond which is below the Coach House. Within the pond is a central fountain and, in front of the Coach House, is a barbecue and patio with a stone table and seating. On the opposite side of the pond is an extensive decked area perfect for the evening sun.
Planning permission has been granted to erect a triple garage at the side of the property, please contact the office for more information and to see the full plans.
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- Period house in quiet picturesque setting
- Porch, reception hall, fitted cloakroom
- Four good reception rooms, full of character
- Luxury open plan kitchen (with Aga')/breakfast/family room/conservatory
- Five bedrooms (three en-suite), fine family bathroom
- Large detached 'annex', office and garage
- Beautiful mature parkland gardens and grounds, pond and stream