- 4 Bedroom Former Welsh Farmhouse
- 3 Reception Room
- 3 Bathrooms
- Former Cow Byre
- Hay Barn/Garage
- Garden with Summer House
Property SummaryThis 18th Century four bedroom former Welsh farmhouse has been beautifully restored and extended by the current owners to retain and embellish its charm and great character throughout. Located high above Monmouth it enjoys excellent levels of light and attractive far reaching countryside views. Fully restored stone built outbuildings including a hay barn and an open fronted converted former cow byre all set in 0.4 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds accessed from its meandering driveway.
Constructed mainly in stone with parts timber framed with mainly lead light double glazed windows under attractive pitched plain clay tiled roofs. Internal doors are boarded with Suffolk latches and skirting boards and architraves are moulded with extensive exposed beams and original fireplaces. Oil fired central heating with radiators throughout.
The front entrance to the property is along flagstone path and through vertically boarded elm door into:
FRONT PORCH: (6'8'' x 4'9'')
Feature arch topped glazing and recessed window with timber lintels to sides.
DINING ROOM: (15'4'' x 12'3'' majority)
Window to front set into deep recess, feature tall arch topped glazed panel to side with views across the garden. Fireplace with stone hearth. Door into understairs cupboard. Stairs with square newels and balustrading to first floor. Doors into:
SITTING ROOM: (28'0'' x 12'3'')
Window to front and pentagonal glazing with inset French doors enjoying garden and countryside views.
LIVING ROOM: (15'0'' x 14'1'' reducing to 12'10'')
Feature original Monmouth internal door and window to rear with views across the garden. Former stone fireplace flanked by two stone plinths. Exposed stone wall with inset feature cast iron door to bread oven and shelved recess with stone lintel. Openings into:
KITCHEN: (11'1'' x 8'2'')
Window out to side garden. L shaped polished granite worktops with bespoke wooden panelled cupboards, drawers and integral dishwasher set under. Inset double bowled Belfast sink with mixer tap over, four ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over and ceramic tiled splashback. Matching range of wall units including glazed cupboards and plate rack. Tall unit with integral double oven. Italian stone tiled floor.
REAR LOBBY: (5'0'' x 2'11'')
Consumer unit at high level. Door into:
Feature circular window to rear. White suite comprising low level WC, wash basin and pedestal with shelving over and part tiled splashback to dado height, corner shower unit with etched glazed pivot door, mixer valve and head on adjustable rail. Downlighters.
From Dining Room upstairs with square newels and balustrading to:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Corner shelved wall cupboard with glazed door. Doors to:
BEDROOM TWO: (14'3'' x 8'6'')
Window to front with attractive views.
BEDROOM FOUR: (12'1'' x 8'9'')
Recess with dormer window with seat. Window to front.
BEDROOM THREE: (12'2'' x 8'8'')
Dormer window to side with attractive views. Loft access trap.
MASTER BEDROOM: (13'4'' x 9'7'')
Dormer windows to front and side with attractive views. Door into:
White suite comprising low level WC, basin and pedestal with tiled splashback, tiled corner shower unit with sliding glazed door, mixer valve and deluge showerhead. Downlighters and extractor fan.
Windows to side and rear with countryside views. Low level WC, standalone bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, marble topped vanity unit with cupboards under. Door into slatted shelved cupboard housing hot water tank.
The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with planted borders and mixed mature shrubs, interspaced trees and feature natural low stone retaining walls. Boundaries are a combination of hedged, timber fenced and stone walled. An edged gravel path encircles the majority of the house also giving access to an orchard area and timber garden shed. In the corner of the garden is an octagonal timber framed Summerhouse with paved front terrace enjoying views across the grounds and open countryside beyond. Adjacent to the back door is a courtyard with a boiler room with floor standing oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.
From courtyard out to the gravelled parking area and the following outbuildings:
FORMER COW BYRE: (17'7'' x 10'11'')
Open fronted and stone built with timber supports on stone plinths, flagstone floor and a matching pitched plain tiled roof with boarded gables. South facing and ideal for barbeques and alfresco dining or perhaps be converted into an office or gym.
The gated entrance leads on to a meandering gravelled driveway leading to ample parking and:
HAY BARN: (27'5'' x 13'1'')
Used as a garage/workshop. Stone built with matching pitched plain tiled roof with boarded gables with window, two Velux roof lights and window to front at high level. Pair of large doors with adjacent personnel door. Attached former pigsty used for storage of garden items.
Mains electricity, water, private drainage, oil fired central heating. EPC rating E. Council Tax Band G.