- 4 Bedroomed Detached Cottage
- 2 Reception Room
- 2 Bathrooms
- Detached Single Garage
- Large Garden
- Sun Terrace
- Private Driveway
Property SummaryThis very pretty four bedroomed stone built cottage is located in the heart of the popular and active village of Penallt, with pub/restaurant, tennis and cricket club with easy access to Monmouth, Chepstow and major road networks. The extensive, mature and very attractive gardens have the benefit of mature shrubs and trees and an extensive private sun terrace. The private driveway accesses a detached single garage. The cottage has been tastefully updated but some further improvements would capitalise on its character and location. There may be an opportunity for creating a building plot in the garden subject to planning.
Constructed in exposed stonework with cut lintels and sills, inset wooden windows and doors all under pitched tiled roofs. There are two single storey extensions to the rear with painted rendered exteriors. Oil fired central heating with radiators throughout. Mainly pine vertically boarded internal doors with Suffolk latches.
The entrance from the front path is under an open porch with gallows brackets and a pitched roof through a bespoke vertically boarded oak door into:
SITTING ROOM: (12'5'' x 12'2'')
Window with shutters and seat to front with garden views and window overlooking rear sun terrace. Feature exposed natural stone chimney breast with inset woodburner on flagstone hearth. Exposed beamed ceiling and oak boarded floor. Through door into:
L-SHAPED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (12'3'' x 8'8'' + 9'10'' x 7'1'')
Picture window to side overlooking garden and window to front. Ledged and braced external door out to garden. L-shaped worktops with inset double Belfast sink and electric hob with cupboards and drawers set under. Attached woodblock shaped breakfast bar with stainless steel supports. Tall unit with cupboard, drawers and inset double oven and matching wall unit. Plumbing for dishwasher and ceramic tiled splashbacks including window sill. Separate worktop with matching cupboards and drawers under. Painted beamed ceiling with low voltage spotlights and ceramic tiled floor throughout. Consumer units at high level.
Through door into:
UTILITY ROOM: (9'9'' overall x 9'10'')
Window to rear and side. Protruding cloak room in need of renovation. Floor standing oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Plumbing for washing machine. Roof access trap.
From Sitting Room through door into:
DINING ROOM: (14'1'' x 13'3'')
Two windows to front with garden views and a pair of French doors out to rear terrace. Stairs leading to first floor. Natural stone fireplace with hardwood mantel and inset woodburner on raised flagstone hearth. Painted beamed ceiling. Room thermostat. Door into:
LIVING ROOM: (13'3'' x 12'9'')
Pair of French doors out to front, picture window to side. Pair of louvered doors into recessed shelved cupboard. Painted beamed ceiling. Stairs leading to first floor. Feature stone reveals to arch into:
BACK ENTRANCE LOBBY:
External ledged and braced door. Doors into:
FAMILY SHOWER-ROOM: (6'11'' x 5'7'')
Window to rear with frosted glass. Low level WC and provision for double shower and basin. Part tiled walls.
STUDY: (10'6'' x 8'11'')
Picture window to rear.
From Living Room up stairs to:
GALLERIED BEDROOM ONE: (16'1'' x 12'2'')
Raked ceilings with Velux roof light and restricted head height, painted exposed beams. Circular window to end and. L shaped balustrading.
From Dining Room up stairs to:
Picture window with views across the courtyard and garden, part raked ceilings, exposed beams. Doors into:
BEDROOM TWO: (13'2'' x 10'9'')
Windows to front and rear with attractive garden views. Protruding fitted wardrobes, with 2 pairs of panelled and three mirrored doors with lighting over, hanging rails and shelves at high and low level. Door into recessed shelved cupboard with hanging rail at low level. Pine boarded floor. Roof access trap.
With three rows of slatted shelves.
BEDROOM THREE: (11'11'' x 9'4'')
Window to front with garden views. Fitted wardrobe with two pairs of doors at high and low level, hanging rail and shelving. Vanity worktop with inset basin and ceramic tiled splashback, mirror and lighting over. Shelved curtained recess. Exposed pine boarded floor.
BEDROOM FOUR: (12'1'' x 6'11'')
Window to front with attractive garden views. Matching protruding wardrobes with two pairs of pine boarded doors, hanging rail and shelving. Vanity worktop with inset basin and ceramic tiled splashback, mirror and lighting over. Shelved recess and exposed pine boarded floor.
Window to end with frosted glass. Victorian tiled white suite comprising low level WC, basin and pedestal with mirror and light over, end set bath with vertically boarded pine panel with shower taps and electric shower unit above with head on adjustable rail. Ceramic tiling to the majority of walls. Pair of leaded light glazed doors into bathroom cupboard with glass shelf. Extract fan.
The gardens are on three sides. The front garden is set behind a natural stone boundary wall with level lawns, well stocked planted borders, low level natural stone walls and path to front gate. The main garden area has level lawns to the side and rear with mature trees including apple and plum and behind the cottage is an extensive sun terrace approximately 9.5m x 5m with low level retaining wall, further planted borders and steps. The single garage is set to the end of the driveway and constructed in concrete blocks with a pitched corrugated roof, windows on two sides and an up and over metal door. The adjacent concrete driveway leads down to the public highway with space for at least two cars.
Mains electric, water. Oil fired central heating. Private septic tank drainage (sited next door with a legal easement with liquid pumped back to a soak away under the lawn). Council Tax Band G. EPC F.