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Nestled within it's own Moat, on a grade II listed ancient fort site. This Character Farmhouse, is situated with 21 acres of grounds, with a range of outbuildings, complemented with views across to the magnificent Black Mountains.Whilst requiring some updating the attached undeveloped barn & cowsheds within the courtyard provide further potential. The well-maintained land includes additional outbuildings, meadows, fields, paddocks, gardens & woodland. A MOST UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO RESIDE IN AN HISTORIC, PRESTIGIOUS & UTTERLY TRANQUIL LOCATION. IDYLLIC.
- Historic Location
- 22 Acres
- 3 Converted Outbuildings
NESTLED WITHIN ITS OWN MOAT ON A GRADE II LISTED ANCIENT FORT SITE THIS MEDIEVAL FARMHOUSE, APPROACHED BY A LONG DRIVEWAY, BOASTS 21 ACRES OF LAND, 3 CONVERTED OUTBUILDINGS & MAGNIFICENT BLACK MOUNTAIN VIEWS. Whilst requiring some updating the attached undeveloped barn & cowsheds within the courtyard provide further potential. The well-maintained land includes additional outbuildings, meadows, fields, paddocks, gardens & woodland. A MOST UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO RESIDE IN AN HISTORIC, PRESTIGIOUS & UTTERLY TRANQUIL LOCATION. IDYLLIC.
The property, with its historic fort site, is featured in the Monmouthshire Lord Raglan Book Volume II... "A farmhouse name Cwrt -y-Gaer, a quarter of a mile to the west (of Wolvesnewton), is believed to be the site of their manor house or castle (a Norman family who were lords in the 13th century) and it possibly may have been built on the site of a more ancient dwelling situate as it is on a mound of about an acre and a half in size surrounded by a moat on the west and south supplied with water from a spring, the moat being part of its original entrenchment; the house has a good interior of the late medieval period"
The property is of render and stone exterior with a slate roof. Features include exposed stone walls, beams, original stone spiral staircase (with later additional staircase installed), double-glazing to some rooms, exposed timber flooring, oil-fired central heating with sufficient radiators throughout.
Approached via steps and accessed through a hardwood door with wrought iron furniture and decorative studwork into:
Window to front of property. Rear door to courtyard. Cloak area. Steps up to Lounge.
Window to rear of property. Low-level WC, pedestal washbasin. Exposed timber floor.
LOUNGE/STUDY: approximately 28'1 x 12' (8.55m x 3.65m)
Windows to side and rear and a further two to front of property with far-reaching spectacular views.
From Inner Hall opening to:
MAIN HALL: approximately 19'1 x 10'2 (5.81m x 3.09m)
Window to front of property with countryside views. Stairs to leading to first floor. Door into:
DINING ROOM: approximately 12'10 x 11'4 (3.91m x 3.45m)
Window to front of property with patio doors leading to side courtyard and gardens. Opening to:
KITCHEN: approximately 13'3 x 12'7 (4.03m x 3.83m)
Window to side of property overlooking the gardens. Range of pine base, wall and drawer units with ceramic tiled work surfaces. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Integrated Aga with ceramic tiled splashbacks. Space for fridge, washing machine. Door into:
CELLAR: approximately 8'8 x 7'9 (2.64m x 2.36m)
Exposed stone walls.
SITTING ROOM: approximately 23'6 x 18'6 (7.16m x 5.63m)
Five windows to sides of property with deep timber sills ï¿½ one with original external window posts. Feature exposed stone walls. Deep fireplace with beam over and stone hearth. Beams to ceiling. Door into attached barn (currently used as storage room could be converted to create additional ground floor rooms).Curved wall. Original arched door with latch opening onto original stone spiral staircase leading to:
Window to side of property. Doorway to attached barn (currently blocked off -could be converted to create additional first floor rooms). Exposed stone walls. Doors off to:
BEDROOM 4: approximately 11'8 x 10' (3.56m x 3.04m)
Window to side of property with countryside views. Part-raked ceiling.
BATHROOM: approximately 13'3 x 6'3 (4.03m x 1.90m)
Two windows to side of property. Suite comprising bath with panel and 'Triton' shower over, low-level WC, pedestal washbasin. Part-raked ceiling, exposed floorboards.
BEDROOM 3: approximately 12'9 x 10'1 (3.88m x 3.07m)
Window to side of property with countryside views. Painted stone walls. Part-raked ceiling, exposed floorboards.
From upper spiral staircase opening into:
Wooden steps up to:
Doors off to:
BEDROOM 2: approximately 13'4 x 11'4 (4.06m x 3.45m)
Window to side of property. Built-in airing cupboard, built-in cupboard. Fitted bookshelf.
MASTER BEDROOM 1: approximately 19'10 x 12'2 (6.04m x 3.70m)
Windows to front and side of property overlooking gardens and countryside beyond. Built-in wardrobes, door into walk-in wardrobe. Door into:
EN-SUITE: approximately 11'4 x 11'3 (3.45m x 3.43m)
Window to front of property with countryside views. Suite comprising bath with panel and shower over, low-level WC, bidet, vanity washbasin with laminate work surface. Fitted cupboards.
Mainly laid to lawn with established plants and trees.
Central raised pond. Door into Barn, door into Conservatory, door into Inner Hallway and door into Utility Room.
COWSHED/CONSERVATORY: approximately 41'8 x 12'5 (12.70m x 3.78m)
UTILITY ROOM: approximately 15' x 5' (4.57m x 1.52m)
Consumer units for main house and cottages. Space for fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer. Stainless steel sink with units under.
ATTACHED BARN: approximately 29'5 x 20'6 (8.96m x 6.24m)
Window to rear. Accessed via double doors with additional door into Sitting Room. Open fireplace.
DEEP FREEZE ROOM
Currently let as holiday/shorthold tenancy lets.
Accessed via stone steps and through a fully-glazed door into:
OPEN PLAN LOUNGE/KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: approximately 17'10 x 13'4 (5.43m x 4.06m)
Window to side, skylight window. Apex beams to vaulted ceiling.
Range of base and wall units with oak-effect work surfaces. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Space for fridge and cooker. Storage heater. Steps up to:
BEDROOM: approximately 13'6 x 10'7 (4.11m x 3.22m)
Window to front of property. Beams to ceiling. Storage heater. Door into:
EN-SUITE: approximately 10'7 x 5'2 (3.22m x 1.57m)
Suite comprising corner shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower over, low-level WC, attached washbasin. Heated towel rail. Beams to ceiling.
Accessed via pathway and through a part-glazed door into:
OPEN PLAN LOUNGE/KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: approximately 20'3 x 13'6 (6.17m x 4.11m)
Two windows to side and one to rear of property. Storage heater. Beams to ceiling.
Range of base, wall and drawer units with beech-effect work surfaces over and ceramic tiled splashbacks. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Steps up to:
BEDROOM: approximately 13'8 x 10'5 (4.16m x 3.17m)
Window to side of property with glazed doors leading to side garden. Wardrobe recess area. Storage heater. Door into:
EN-SUITE: approximately 13'3 x 5'7 (4.03m x 1.70m)
Suite comprising corner shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower over, low-level WC, attached washbasin. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.
Accessed via paved path and veranda and through fully-glazed door into:
N.B. Designed for wheelchair access.
OPEN PLAN LOUNGE/KITCHEN/DINING AREA: approximately 20'2 x 15'7 (6.14m x 4.74m)
Window to front and two to side of property.
KITCHEN: Range of base, wall and drawer freestanding low-level units with oak-effect work surfaces. Door into:
BEDROOM: approximately 15'9 x 13'4 (4.80m x 4.06m)
Window to front of property. Door into:
EN-SUITE: approximately 6'10 x 6'9 (2.08m x 2.05m)
Window to side of property. Suite comprising corner shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower over, low-level WC, attached washbasin. Shaver light.
The grounds include:
Log store/storage/car port.
STONE STORAGE SHED
The grounds of approximately 21 acres with an abundance of wildlife and plants include paddocks, fields ï¿½ one with agricultural barn, meadows, former vegetable garden, rough bank and woodland with stream. Footbridge across moat. the lawned gardens include many established trees including beech, yew, ash, horse chestnut, oaks, rowan, purple birch, and willows along with fig and apple trees. A courtyard area provides space for dining furniture.
DOUBLE GARAGE: approximately 20'5 x 18' (6.22m x 5.48m)
Open fronted with pitched roof. Eaves storage. Door into:
WORKSHOP: approximately 18' x 11'11 (5.48m x 3.63m)
Window to rear. Fitted with power and light. Pitched roof.
Substantial parking via the long driveway and hardstanding areas around the property.
Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Oil-fired central heating, BT subject to regulation. Local Authority: Monmouthshire County Council
From Monmouth proceed out of town on the B4293 towards Chepstow. Continue on up through the Lydart bends passing signs for Penallt and the Narth. Proceed through the village of Trellech and Llanishen. Heading towards Devauden proceed down a steep hill to the bottom and at the immediate crossroads turn right signposted 'Wolvesnewton and Llangwm' (red telephone box on right hand corner). Remain on this country lane for approximately 2 ï¿½ miles passing a small brick building (telephone exchange) on the right. The driveway to the property can be found a short distance down on the right with the name