Cefn Coed Farm, Kingcoed, Usk

£985,000
For Sale

Property Features

  • 2 Bed Farmhouse + A Quaint Detached Cottage + Stone Barn with Potential for Conversion + Dutch Barn
  • Approx. 5 Acres of Grounds and Woodland

Property Summary

Set in a tranquil rural hamlet just 2.5 miles from the popular & historical village of Raglan, this unique group of properties currently provides 3 beds consisting of a delightful 2 bed farmhouse, a quaint detached I bed cottage but a substantial stone barn has potential for conversion. All set in attractive mature gardens and woodland extending to circa 5 acres with a Dutch barn also set off its private gated driveway.

Full Details

THE FARMHOUSE:
Constructed of a mix of traditional stone and brick with a painted exterior and inset oak double-glazed windows with stone window sills all under a profile tiled roof. To the back are 3.96kw of PV panels, connected to the grid. Galvanised guttering and downpipes. Internal features include a mix of flagstone and wooden floors, wooden doors and joinery, and exposed beams. There are also two fireplaces with woodburning stoves. In addition, there is oil central heating with radiators throughout.

The entrance is across a flagstone path and terrace, with a pillar-supported overhanging canopy into:

GLAZED PORCH:
Oak framed with solid oak front door and glazing on three sides, with split level fitted coir matting, opening into:

INNER HALL:
Staircase to first floor with handrail. Doors to following:

SITTING ROOM: (5.17m extending to 5.80m x 4.81m)
Window to front and back. Inglenook fireplace with inset woodburning Villager stove set on a raised flagstone hearth with a recess on either side. Built-in understairs storage with shelving. Ceiling downlighters.

KITCHEN: (4.73m x 3.65m)
Window to front, glazed door to back opening out onto a sun terrace and garden. Oak worktop with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and a natural slate splashback. Canondale double oven with ceramic four ring hob and extractor above. Cupboards and drawers beneath. Clearview Vision 500 multi-fuel stove with log store beneath set on a raised hearth. Feature shelved recess (former doorway) with exposed original lintel. Flagstone floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
With window to back overlooking garden. Doors into following:

BEDROOM ONE: (4.69m x 3.91m)
Window to front. Ornamental cast iron fireplace with basket.

BEDROOM TWO: (4.68m x 3.71m (incorporating chimney breast))
Window to front and side. Recessed downlighters.

FAMILY BATHROOM:
FAMILY BATHROOM:
“L” shaped with window to front. White suite comprising cast iron bath with claw feet and mixer tap having shower attachment and tiled surround. Orientation of the bathtub enables beautiful views into the woodland. Low level wc, pedestal basin with woodblock splashback and mirror above. Built-in airing cupboard with hot water tank and slatted shelving. Towel radiator. Access to loft space.

DETACHED STONE COTTAGE
Constructed of natural stone with inset wooden Tudor-style windows with stone sills and wooden lintels all under a stone tiled roof, believed to date from the early 17th century.

A stone path to the side leads to the entrance through a solid oak front door into:

LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN: (4.31m x 5.00m)
Window to front and back with deep wooden and stone window sills. Feature stone inglenook fireplace with Villager woodburning stove set on a raised flagstone hearth. Kitchenette with worktop with inset porcelain Belfast style sink and wooden panelled cupboards under. Door into:

SHOWER ROOM:
Window to back. White suite comprising shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level wc, porcelain sink with cupboard beneath.

From an attractive stone spiral staircase in the living room up to:

FIRST FLOOR OPEN PLAN BEDROOM: (5.33m x 3.25m extending to 4.43m)
Raked ceilings and small gallery with wooden balustrade incorporating the chimney breast. Window to side with garden views. Exposed roof trusses and solid oak floorboards.

OUTSIDE:
The properties are approached via a five-bar wooden gate with wrought iron pedestrian gate set in a stone boundary wall with shrub borders. A cattle grid leads on to a gravelled driveway that curves around to the front of the property providing an extensive and private parking area for the house and barn, with a spur leading off to the detached cottage.

The delightful gardens surround both properties with lawned areas and a flagstone garden terrace area, as well as a gravelled seating area to the back of the house. There are numerous interspaced flowering trees and shrubs as well as mature specimen trees including walnut, liquid amber and parrotia persica.

Adjacent to the parking and turning area is a:

SUBSTANTIAL STONE BARN:
Constructed in natural stone with single and double wooden doors and windows, including arrow slits, all under slate tiled roofs with exposed roof beams and trusses throughout. The barn has been sub-divided into useful areas and rooms as follows:

MAIN CENTRAL AREA: (9.85m x 6.11m)
With double wooden doors with wood panelling above to front with symmetrical doors and arrow slit windows to the back. Power and lighting. An open tread staircase leads up to:

MEZZANINE STORAGE AREA: (6.13m x 2.28m)
with glazed balustrade.

At the far end of the barn is a USEFUL SPACIOUS WORKSHOP:
Comprised of ROOM 1: 6.25m x 4.57m with window to front and side and rooflight opening through to secondary area ROOM 2: 6.03m x 3.37m with oak doors to both the back and front. Power, light and water.

At the end of the barn nearest the farmhouse, a two-storey section consists of:

GROUND FLOOR UTILITY ROOM:
With large porcelain Belfast sink opening into:

SHOWER ROOM: Tiled walk-in recessed shower area with Mira shower unit. Low level wc. Wall heater. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer.
An external stone staircase leads above this to:
OFFICE/STUDY: 6m x 3.71m
Window to back with garden views. Power and lighting.

DETACHED STORE: (7.21m x 4.68m)
Combination of stone and concrete block with corrugated metal roof with light panels. Part open front for accessing small garden machinery, or for use as a garage.

DUTCH BARN: (Approx. 13.31m x 6.18m)
Steel framed with wooden slats and feather boarding to front and sides with corrugated curved metal roof and partial hardcore base.

There is an important secondary gated entrance linking this building and the parking area to the road, providing additional access to the stone barn and outbuildings.

WOODLAND area created in 1996 with a grant having a clause stating that it must remain as woodland for at least 30 years. Comprising established mixed trees with pathways interspersed throughout, creating a tranquil environment including a small stream. The woodland is well maintained with perimeter sheep fencing and mixed hedging. The woodland is now sufficiently mature that it has provided most of the wood for the property’s three woodburning stoves over recent years.

Available by separate negotiation, on the opposite side of the lane that leads to the
property, there is an additional area of approximately 5 acres. This is comprised of two freehold parcels: firstly, a permanent pasture field of approximately 2.6 acres; secondly, an area of woodland that was planted in December 2013, of approximately 2.2 acres. In addition, and linking these two parcels, is an area of approximately 0.3 acre which is held under a possessory title.

AGENTS NOTE:
There is planning permission on the barn which was granted on 13th May 2016 and lasts for 5 years. There is also planning permission on the house for an extension beyond the kitchen, granted on 18th January 2016 and lasting for 5 years.

SERVICES:
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Recently installed external Worcester Bosch oil fired boiler. Klargester septic tank providing drainage for both farmhouse and cottage. PV panels were installed in 2010.