- 3 Bedroomed Detached Cottage
- 2 Reception Room
- 2 Bathroom
- Single Garage
Property SummaryThis 3 bedroomed, “chocolate box” cottage enjoys a truly rural setting on the edge of the picturesque and historic village of Skenfrith located within the triangle of Monmouth, Abergavenny and Hereford. The attractive level, lawned gardens are bounded by a lovely walled stream at the front and a detached single garage. It features beamed ceilings and original stone fireplaces but it does need to be up-graded.
Stone built with a combination of two and single storeys with inset wooden windows and doors set under pitched slate roofs. Oil fired central heating with radiators throughout.
The entrance from the front path and terrace is through a part glazed door into porch with glazing on three sides, pitched tiled roof and quarry tiled floor and door into;
SITTING ROOM: (21'0'' x 11'1'')
Two windows to front with views across the gardens to open countryside beyond. Exposed stone wall with chimney breast with fireplace with raised hearth and inset Yeoman stove, original pot bracket and timber lintel over. Pine staircase with open treads and ranch style balustrading leading to first floor. Door into;
DINING ROOM: (12'0'' x 11'1'')
Two windows with views across the front garden and open countryside beyond. Feature exposed stone fireplace with flagstone hearth and lintel over with original pot hanging bracket. Through door into:
L-SHAPED KITCHEN: (12'8'' x 8'8'' x reducing to 5'11'')
Two windows to front with views across the gardens to countryside beyond and window to side. Range of kitchen units with laminated tops and cupboards under along one wall with inset single drainer sink and halogen hob with convector oven under. Narrow work-top to one side. Cream ceramic tiled splashbacks and part walls. Spotlights to ceiling. Pair of doors into Airing Cupboard with slatted shelves and hot water tank. Door into Pantry with cold shelf and shelving above. Doors into:
Window to rear. Belfast sink. Worktop with cupboard and space and plumbing for washing machine under. Floor mounted oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating to radiators throughout.
Ledged and braced external door and window to side, roof access trap. Electric meter and consumer units at high level. Door into:
Window to side. Low level WC, basin and pedestal, corner shower with curved doors, mixer valve and head on adjustable rail. Tiling on two sides and part to walls.
From Sitting Room through door into:
BEDROOM THREE: (12'6'' x 10'2'')
Windows to front and side with views across the gardens to open countryside beyond.
Up stairs to:
Window to rear with views across fields and open countryside. Part exposed truss and beams. Doors into the following;
BEDROOM ONE: (12'3'' x 11'6'')
Windows to front and rear with views across the gardens and open countryside. Raked ceilings with exposed purlins and truss. Two pairs of panelled doors on each side of the chimney breast into storage cupboards.
Window to front with views across the garden. White suite comprising basin and pedestal, low level WC and bath with shower taps.
BEDROOM TWO: (11'7'' x 11'5'')
Windows to front and rear with views across the gardens and open countryside. Part exposed purlins.
The main garden area is laid to lawn with paving and planted borders and set to the front of the cottage behind an attractive stone boundary. Behind the cottage is a brick retaining wall and a path with a recently installed drainage system to take away surface water.
On the other side of the drive is an additional parcel of land with a;
To the side is a parking area and driveway which is untitled land which we are told has been used by the cottage for more than 30 years. This has also been used as a shared access by the neighbouring farmer into his field set behind and this is also a public footpath. The owners have a statutory declaration to confirm usage and they are happy to provide an indemnity insurance policy to support this.
DETACHED GARAGE: (20'0'' x 9'10'' internally)
Single storey, rendered concrete block with up and over door to front, side personnel door, window to rear under a corrugated metal roof. We are told that there is an electricity supply under the drive for power and light. Behind garage is a former vegetable garden with glass and aluminium framed greenhouse.
Mains electricity, mains water, private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating. BT telephone line. Council Tax Band F. EPC G