Clifden Cottage


Property Features

  • 3 Detached Cottage WITH 1 Bed Annexe
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Double Garage
  • Gardens
  • Views

Property Summary

Set on a quiet lane above the renowned Wye Valley between Monmouth and Chepstow this very picturesque and beautifully presented 2/3 bed cottage has a self-contained light and airy 1 bed annexe over a detached double garage. The extensive, beautifully landscaped grounds are set to the front with far reaching views. The excellent village shop and Brockweir Inn are close by.

Stone built with inset wooden windows and doors under slate tiled roofs the property has been remodelled to a very high standard. Features include solid oak floors, contemporary bathrooms, bespoke Cymru kitchen as well as ledged and braced internal doors, original beams, woodburner and down lighters.

Full Details

Access through solid wood front door with glazed viewing panel and matching glazed side panel into:

ENTRANCE HALL: (5'2'' x 5'1'')
Mat- well, doors to the following:

Window to front. Tongue and groove panelling up to dado rail, low level WC, corner pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back, coat hooks.

DINING ROOM: (14'11'' x 9'5'')
Windows to back and side, part glazed French door to patio area. Roof space access hatch. Large opening into:

KITCHEN: (10'6'' x 6'9'')
Window to front. Bespoke Cymru kitchen comprising of handmade units with soft close cupboards and drawers. Laminate worktops to two sides with Franke composite drainer sink, mixer tap and glass splash back. Integrated wine rack, Bosch appliances including: fridge/freezer, dishwasher and four ring ceramic hob with glass splash back and a Neff extractor hood, oven and combi oven. Part glazed door into:

SITTING/MUSIC ROOM: (12'8'' x 9'3'')
Windows to back and side. Stairs to first floor. Under stairs cupboard. Large opening into:

LOUNGE: (10'5'' x 13'1'')
Windows to front and side, corner window seat. Protruding chimney breast with raised slate hearth and Stovax wood burner with oak mantle over. Alcove with fitted cupboard and shelving. Door into:

Windows to front and side. Protruding chimney breast with raised stone hearth with open grate gas fire with oak mantle over. Shelving to one entire wall. Alcove with shelving. Roof space access hatch.

From Inner Hallway/Music room stairs with square newels and round balustrades to:

Airing cupboard with slatted shelves housing hot water tank. Doors to the following:

Comprising of:

DRESSING AREA: (6'8'' x 9'0'')
Window to back and side. Fitted wardrobes with shelves and hanging rails. Corner vanity unit with drawers under and mirror with light over.

MASTER BEDROOM: (10'10'' x 12'0'')
Window to front with views across the Wye Valley. Fitted wardrobes with shelves, drawers and hanging rails. Roof space access hatch.

BEDROOM 2: (10'9'' x 6'6'')
Window to front and side with views across the Wye Valley. Protruding fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Window to back. Wood panelled bath with Victorian style taps and shower valve with fixed rain style showerhead over. Pedestal washbasin with taps. Tiling to three walls, chrome ladder style towel rail and extractor fan.

GARAGE: (18'11''x 16'9'' narrowing to 12'4'')
Electric up and over door. Separate service door. Floor standing oil fired boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, power and light. Outside tap.

Through wooden door to stairwell with Velux roof light and consumer unit at high level. Stairs and door into:

Open plan, windows to side and front with views across the Wye Valley. Fitted cupboard with shelf, hanging rail and drawers.

Laminate worktops with tiled splash backs to two sides with drawers and cupboards under and over, matching wine rack. Integrated circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap and separate circular drainer.

From lounge area door into:

Window to back. Tiling to all walls. Panelled bath with bi-folding glazed side panel, mixer tap and shower valve with showerhead on rail over. Pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, low level WC, glass shelf and mirror over and extractor fan.

The gardens, extending to just over an acre, were designed by renowned local garden designer Julian Dowle (Chelsea Best in show and 11 times gold medal winner) are mainly to the front across the lane, with sloping lawns interspersed with a range of mature specimen trees and shrubs and a sun terrace. Stone steps lead down to a gravelled sun terrace and octagonal summer house 2.42m x 1.78m. There is a fenced vegetable plot with raised beds and outside tap.

The cottage and annex are linked by a stone paved path. A gravelled path leads to a utility area at the back with wood store and outside tap.

Mains water and electric, oil fired central heating and private drainage. Council Tax Band C, EPC Rating E.