- 7 Bedroom Detached House with Annexe
- 3 Reception Room
- 5 Bathroom
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- All Weather Tennis Court
- Approximately 8 Acres of Land
- Large Garden
Property SummaryThis very elegant seven bedroomed country house with outstanding central staircase has been fully restored and is set in 8 acres of mature, private grounds and gardens with fenced paddocks, attractive woodland, an outdoor full sized swimming pool and all weather tennis court all accessed by an impressive tree lined driveway. There is also a two bedroomed self contained cottage and a range of extensive outbuildings including an orangery and a stable complex. Located within easy reach of renowned schools at Monmouth and just a short distance from the M50 and other major road networks absolutely ideal for commuters.
The house built in 1888 is constructed in an attractive mix of local sandstone and red brick featuring full height bay windows to the front elevation, a handsome porch with Doric columns as well as a unique roof terrace with exceptional views. Inset mainly sashed, wooden windows all set under a pitched tiled roof. Internal features include ornate coved ceilings, fireplaces, original panelled doors, moulded skirting boards, architraves and pictures rails and polished floorboards. An oil fired boiler provides central heating to radiators throughout. Full monitored security system with cameras and full monitored fired alarm system.
The approach to the property from the automated gates along a tree lined driveway with spur leading to main house. Through part glazed porch with cut stone base through a part-glazed entrance door with bevel edged glazing and matching glazed panels to sides and head into:
ENTRANCE HALL: (28'3'' x 9'10'')
With sweeping staircases with hardwood newel posts, handrails and turned balustrades leading to half landings on three floors. Doors into:
(16'8'' x 14'11'')
With protruding three sided bay to front. Fireplace with ornate wooden surround and raised marble hearth.
DRAWING ROOM: (31'4'' x 15'0'')
Protruding three sided bay to front with views across the grounds. Pair of French doors out to side terrace with glazing over. The room is sub-divided by a shallow arch. Central fireplace with ornate painted surround, raised marble hearth and inset wood burning stove. Feature wood lined shelved recess. Through elegant part glazed doorway into:
GARDEN ROOM: (22'1'' x 11'7'')
Glazing on three sides with two glazed doors leading out to garden and front terrace. Part glazed roof and ceramic tiled floor.
From reception hallway through door into:
With ceramic tiled floor. Pair of louvered doors into shelved cupboard. Part glazed door into:
OFFICE/STUDY: (13'6'' x 7'7'')
Windows to rear and side. Bespoke cupboards and drawers set under edged laminate and wooden tops on three sides with oak doors, including matching wall units. Shelved recess.
From Inner Hallway through door into:
Backstairs with matching balustrades and handrails leading to upper floors with windows to stairwell. Door into under-stairs cupboard. Opening into:
PLAYROOM: (17'7'' x 12'2'')
Two port-hole windows with brick surrounds. Window to side and roof light. One wall of exposed stone work. Opening leads into:
KITCHEN: (14'11'' x 13'5'')
Window to side and French door with bevel edged glass out to enclosed glazed porch. Range of limed oak cupboards and drawers set under marbled worktops on four sides with inset 1½ bowled sink and Neff LPG gas hob. Built-in Miele dishwasher. Tall units with built-in fridge as well as Neff microwave and double oven. Two ovened original oil fired AGA. Matching central island unit with drawers and open shelving under and hanging rack with downlighters over. Ceramic tiling to the majority of walls with feature dado tile. Ceramic tiled floor.
From entrance hall up stairs to:
THREE QUARTER LANDING:
Feature part glazed door with matching side panels leading out to walk-way and swimming pool.
Window to rear. Victorian styled wall mounted basin, low level WC. Ceramic tiled walls. Extractor fan.
UTILITY ROOM: (13'6'' x 7'7'')
Window to side. Laminated worktop along one wall with inset double bowled single drainer sink. Space and plumbing for white goods under. Corner slatted shelves on four levels. Pair of louvre doors into airing cupboard with hot water tank and slatted shelves. Ceramic tiled walls and floor.
Door into Backstairs:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
LIBRARY: (14'11'' x 14'0'')
Window to side. Central brick fireplace with ornate pine surround, raised marble hearth and inset woodburner. Bespoke wooden bookcases with adjustable shelving at high and low level with purpose made steps.
BEDROOM FOUR: (16'9'' x 14'11'')
Protruding three sided bay to front with attractive views. Built in double wardrobe and drawer units across one wall. Inset corner ensuite bathroom with Victorian styled basin and pedestal, low level WC, corner set bath with oak panel. Ceramic tiling to two walls. Shaver light and extract fan.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE: (16'8'' x 15'0'')
Protruding three sided bay to front with attractive views. Part glazed door out to side balcony with wrought iron railings.
Arched opening into Lobby and door into:
L SHAPED EN-SUITE BATHROOM: (14'10'' x 9'5'' opening to 14'2'')
Window with views across side garden. Fitted cupboards set under marble top with two inset Heritage vanity bowls and ornate mirrors with bevel edged glass over with gold plated frames. Gold plated uplighters. Low level WC and bidet. Corner set spa bath with gold plated telephone taps and tiled panel. Curved fronted double shower with bi-fold door, gold plated mixer valve and fixed head. Exposed stone work to one wall and remaining walls fully tiled with feature dado tile and insets. Downlighters.
From bedroom through arched opening into:
Part glazed ornate door to front to balcony over front porch with glazed panel above. Fitted wardrobes along two walls with sliding mirror doors, hanging rails and cupboards at high level. Secondary door leading out to landing.
Window with views to rear gardens and pool. Door into:
Window to rear. Wall mounted Heritage basin, low level WC. Ceramic tiled walls.
Lobby with door to back staircase. Door into:
Windows to side and rear with garden views. Low level WC, corner set bath with oak panel and shower taps. Corner set shower with etched pivot door, mixer valve and fixed head. Vanity unit with cupboards set under edged tiled top, inset basin and etched mirror over with spotlights. Fully tiled walls, downlighters.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING:
Window to rear with views across the pool and tennis court.
Doors into the following;
BEDROOM: (15'0'' X 14'1'' FROM FRONT IT IS REAR RIGHT )
Three sided bay window with views across the grounds.
BEDROOM (GUEST): (16'7'' x 15'0'')
Protruding three sided bay to front with views across the garden to open countryside beyond. Protruding bank of cupboards along one wall with drawers and wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Door into:
Window to front with views across the garden to open countryside beyond. Heritage basin and pedestal, low level WC, corner set bath with oak panel and shower taps. Cupboards with edged tiled ceramic tiled top. Mirror with lighting above. Corner set shower with etched pivot door, mixer valve with head on adjustable rail. Ceramic tiling to all walls. Secondary doorway out to landing.
BEDROOM: (16'5'' x 14'11'' LOOKING AT THE FRONT OF THE LEFT HAND)
Protruding three side bay to front with views across the garden to open countryside beyond. Bank of wardrobes with louvre doors, hanging rails and central drawer units.
From landing door into:
Window to rear. Heritage basin, low level WC. Ceramic tiled walls and boarded ceiling.
Door into Airing Cupboard with immersion heater and cold water storage tank above.
Stairs leading up to:
THIRD FLOOR ATTIC BEDROOM: (21'1'' x 13'10'' opening to 21'11'' )
Raked ceilings and dormer windows to front and sides. Double wardrobe. Four doors into eaves storage spaces. Door leading to a lobby, part glazed leading out to the main roof with parapet walls, leaded valleys and wrought iron staircase leading up to the feature viewing terrace with outstanding far reaching views.
Through French door with frosted glass into:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Raked ceilings with dormer window to side. Heritage basin and pedestal, shaver point, protruding shower unit with pivot door and mixer valve with fixed head. Walls fully tiled. Laminated top with cupboards and drawers under and open shelving.
STORAGE ROOM: (7'8'' x 6'11'')
With hanging rail. Bi-fold door into cupboard with hot and cold water tanks electric timers.
ATTACHED SINGLE STOREY WING:
Constructed in stone with feature red brick archways over doors and windows and pitched profiled roof and linked to back porch off the kitchen, glazed on two sides with French door leading out to gravelled terrace. Pitched polycarbonate roof.
N.B. This wing has potential to be a self contained annex.
Through opening to passageway with two windows to side and external door with doors into the following;
WALK IN PANTRY: (10'4'' x 6'7'' average)
Walls and floors fully tiled. Purpose built shelving to full height.
With ceramic tiled walls and floor, with space for fridges and freezers.
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM: (11'6'' x 7'7'')
White suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit with bowl set into laminated top with cupboards under, mirror over. Corner shower with pivot door, and electric shower unit with head on adjustable rail. Fully tiled ceramic walls and floor. Double wall cupboard.
GAMES/LEISURE ROOM: (27'2'' x 11'10'' average)
Glazed panels to side and external door. Opposite side glazed panel and a pair of part glazed doors with side panel out to terrace.
STORAGE ROOM: (19'3'' average 11'5'')
Pair of part glazed doors out to gravelled terrace and a window. Roof access trap.
EXTERNAL BOILER ROOM:
Set behind the playroom with Ideal Dietrich floor mounted oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating with heat exchanger for the swimming pool.
DETACHED HOLIDAY COTTAGE:
Single and two storey, mainly stone built with inset wooden and metal framed windows set under a pitched profile tiled roof, with two flat roofed dormers. Oil fired central heating with radiators throughout.
Through door into lobby with stairs to lower and upper level and doors into;
KITCHEN: (13'5'' x 7'3'')
Windows to three sides with garden views. U shaped worktop with inset single drainer sink and hob with cupboards and drawers under.
Window to front and suite comprising bath with shower over, low level WC, basin and pedestal.
Up steps into;
SITTING ROOM: (17'7'' x 17'5'')
L shaped with picture window to front and end, Cupboard with hot water tank and storage.
From lobby down stairs to hallway with window to rear, external door and two storage cupboards one of which houses an old fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.
Doors into the following;
BEDROOM TWO: (9'10'' x 8'10'')
Window to front.
BEDROOM ONE: (10'1'' x 9'10'')
Window to front.
Frosted window to side. Corner set shower, low level WC, basin and pedestal.
There is a small garden and allocated sitting out area as well as parking.
N.B. The cottage is currently let on a short-hold tenancy basis but could also be used for holiday letting or guest or family member accommodation.
SINGLE STOREY OUTBUILDINGS:
Block and stone built with some timber cladding with inset wooden windows and doors under corrugated pitched roofs. Divided into;
STORAGE BAY: 5.3m x 2.78m, WORKSHOP: 8.36m x 2.82m and an open fronted and gated TRACTOR/MOWER BAY: 11m long x 2.7m wide with concrete base.
VINERY: 11.07m x 4.58m
Set behind these outbuildings glazed on three sides on low plinth wall with polycarbonate pitched roof.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS:
The entrance driveway is accessed via wrought iron automated gates along a tarmacadam tree lined driveway accessing the main gravelled car-parking area, the Cottage and the rear and a splay leads to the front of the main house.
The gardens are mainly lawned with terraces including a sunken garden at the front having interspaced mature trees and a variety of shrubs . The orchard area is set to one side of the driveway. The fenced paddocks near the entrance have an L shaped timber built stable block with four loose boxes, concrete yard, pitched corrugated roofs and a lean-to storage bay at the rear. Set behind the house is the heated swimming pool with paved surround beyond which is the all weather tennis court. Set behind is the mature woodland which runs round to the side and includes a small shallow quarry with a cave.
Mains electric and water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.