No 1 Old Dry Arch


Property Features

  • 2 Bedroomed Detached Country Cottage with Bridge
  • Studio/Office
  • Bathroom
  • Reception Room
  • Garden with Orchard
  • Parcel of Land (approx. 0.8 acre)
  • Outbuildings
  • Single Garage and Parking

Property Summary

This unique 2 bedroom country cottage located a short distance from the popular village of Whitchurch between Monmouth and Ross with the benefit of a cottage garden, studio/office, further parcel of land (approx 0.8 acre), small orchard, driveway, parking and a range of useful outbuildings. The cottage and driveway are linked by a footbridge across the road (A4137).

The Cottage is two storey with a painted rendered exterior and mainly inset double glazed windows and doors all under a pitched plain clay tiled roof with u-PVC barge boards and fascias. An externally mounted oil fired boiler provides domestic hot water and central heating to radiators throughout.

Full Details

Access to the cottage is via the footbridge and the entrance is from a brick paved terrace through a pair of part glazed wooden doors into:

CONSERVATORY L-shaped: (10'6'' x 6'7'' plus 12'6'' x 6'5'' average)
Double glazing to three sides with wooden frames and sills on low level walls, pitched polycarbonate roof, maple stripped flooring. Small cupboard and electricity meter. Telephone point. Pair of doors into:

KITCHEN: (11'8'' x 8'2'')
Window to side. L-shaped hardwood worktop, inset Belfast sink with brass mixer tap, electric 4 ring ceramic hob with extractor fan over and tiled splash back with feature motif. Panelled cupboards and drawers set under with matching wall units some glazed and display shelves. Bank of tall units with built in oven/grill. Integral dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Feature oven door to key box. Slate flooring. Doors to the following;

UTILITY/CLOAKROOM: (8'2'' x 6'7'')
Raked ceiling with inset roof light. White suite comprising low level WC and basin with taps set into vanity cupboard. Protruding utility cupboard with central heating time clock. Worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier under. Painted pine boarding and ceramic tiles up to dado height. Maple stripped flooring, roof access trap. Part glazed door into:

SITTING/DINING ROOM: (L-Shaped 18'4'' x 16'10'' average reducing to 10'0'')
Doors and windows to front overlooking terrace and garden and window to back. Feature brick wall with inset wood burner on flagstone hearth with timber lintel over. Display recess, beamed ceilings and stairs with open treads leading to first floor. Part glazed door with etched panels into:

REAR ENTRANCE HALL/CLOAK Rm: (6'5'' x 6'4'')
Steps and winders leading down to part glazed external door with side panel and window at eye level to side leading out to path and steps down to the road.

Up stairs with wall mounted hand rail to:

Dormer window to back, rustic timber balustrade, exposed beam and roof access trap. Vertically boarded doors to the following;

Part raked ceilings and restricted head height, window to end. Victorian style white suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash basin, feature mosaic splash back, free standing slipper bath with mixer tap with shower attachment. Ladder style towel rail and maple boarded floor.

MASTER BEDROOM: (12'0'' x 11'6'')
Window to front with attractive views across the garden. Protruding wardrobe with hanging rails at high and low level with a pair of French doors. Raked ceilings with part exposed beams.

BEDROOM 2: (10'2'' x 9'7'' reducing to 6'11'')
L-shaped. Windows to front and back.

The gardens are to the front of the property lawned and bordered by mature shrubs and trees a pond with feature wooden bridge over. Wooden shed: 3m x 2.3m part glazing to front and double doors. Adjacent to cottage is an extensive brick paved BBQ terrace with a timber and wrought iron pagoda with canvas top. To the side of the conservatory is brick paving with a wrought iron gate accessing path and steps down to road.

Another paved terrace leads to;

OFFICE/WORK ROOM: (13'11'' x 9'0'')
Detached with rendered exterior and inset wooden door and windows under pitched roof with roof lights. Central heating, power & light. Pine doors into storage cupboard. Door into small CLOAK ROOM with low level WC and wall mounted basin.

Beyond is a gravelled potting area with glass and aluminium greenhouse and timber shed, paved terrace leading through a door with further brick paving. Set on the boundary is the oil storage and septic tank.

The vehicle access is via a pair of wooden gates off the road with a concrete drive leading through grassed grounds to an extensive parking area, an orchard with a small shed and a range of further useful outbuildings;

GARAGE: (19'0'' x 15'5'')
Timber framed with ship-lap boarded exterior and corrugated roof. Pair of electric up and over doors, concrete floor, power and light.

POTTERY: (13'10'' x 8'2'')
Brick and timber built under a pitched roof, divided into two sections, ceramic tiled floor, single drainer sink on timber support, inset roof light and polycarbonate glazing. Further glazed panel set into pine boarding.

A further wooden shed is adjacent.

A small parcel of land adjacent to entrance gateway is owned by the neighbour who has a right of way across it. N.B. The footbridge is maintained by the local authority and has right of way across it and around two sides of the garden and we are told by the owners that it is infrequently used.

Mains water, electricity and oil central heating. Septic tank drainage. Council Tax Band: C, EPC Rating E.