Lower Grove


Property Features

  • 5 Bedroomed Detached House
  • 3 Reception Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Guest Accommodation
  • Barns
  • Outstanding Views
  • Mature Gardens
  • Swimming Pool
  • Paddock
  • 6 Acres of Grounds

Property Summary

Set in mature private grounds of approximately 6 acres, this elegant five bedroomed South facing farmhouse enjoys outstanding countryside views. It also has the benefit of mature level gardens, an outdoor swimming pool, a paddock, and extensive courtyard with a range of substantial stone barns comprising of 2 bed guest accommodation, workroom, workshops as well as a large barn also suitable for conversion. Located within easy reach of the renowned schools at Monmouth and the major road networks.

The farmhouse has a painted rendered exterior with wooden windows and doors all under slate roofs. Internal original features include panelled and glazed doors and a combination of flagstone and polished wooden floors. An oil fired boiler provides domestic hot water and central heating to radiators throughout.

Full Details

The entrance from the brick courtyard is up flagstone steps under an L shaped veranda with glazed roof into:

PORCH: (5'11'' x 7'11'')
Oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Pair of doors with feature arched glazing over into:

INNER HALLWAY with pair of doors into Dining Room and pair of glazed doors into:

KITCHEN: (12'0'' x 13'2'')
Window to side with countryside views, U - shaped worktop with breakfast bar, inset one and half bowled sink with drainer and LPG gas hob, birch cupboard doors and drawers set under with inset dishwasher, matching cupboards and glass display units over. Inset blue two ovened electric AGA. On opposite corner is a worktop with cupboards and drawers set under and inset fridges and freezers. Tiled splash backs. Down lighters. Sliding glazed doors into:

PORCH/BOOT ROOM: (9'0'' x 7'5'')
Windows to rear and side with courtyard views. Shelving with cupboards under. External door out to courtyard. Sliding double panelled doors into:

PANTRY/UTILITY: (4'8'' x 7'10'')
Window to side with countryside views. Worktop along wall with inset stainless steel sink, plumbing and space for washing machine under, fitted shelving to one wall, doors into storage cupboard.

From Inner Hallway into:

OPEN PLAN FAMILY ROOM: (12'1'' x 16'7'')
Bay window out to courtyard. Trap door down to a one - roomed brick-vaulted cellar. Two pairs of glazed doors opening out to pool and timber decking (6.5m x 3.5m) set under an L- shaped glazed verandah extending to front door.

From Family Room through feature doorway into:

SITTING ROOM: (18'8'' x 15'2'')
Picture window with seat under with garden views. Fireplace with recessed wood burner on raised flagstone hearth with timber mantel over. Secondary doors into Dining Room. Glazed panel doors into:

SUN ROOM: (20'2'' x 10'5'')
Glazed on three sides on low plinth walls, two glazed doors lead out to pool terrace and front garden. Two roof lights and ceramic tiled floor.

From Sitting Room, pair of doors into:

DINING ROOM: (15'3'' x 18'4'' max)

Window to side, white suite consisting of low level WC, basin and pedestal. Airing cupboard with shelving and water tank. Extractor fan.

Secret door into what could easily be used as a Self Contained Annexe consisting of:

STUDY: (15'5'' x 16'0'')
Windows to front and side and external door. Doors into:

GALLEY: (5'7'' x 8'4'')
Windows to court yard. Inset single drainer sink unit, work top on adjacent wall with cupboards and shelving set under. Recessed shelving over. Extractor fan.

Frosted window. White suite consisting of low level WC, basin and pedestal. Airing cupboard with shelving and hot water tank.

From Dining Room, up stairs to galleried L shaped landing with balustrading. Roof access. Doors into:

MASTER BEDROOM: (12'11'' x 16'1'')
Picture window and glazed doors out to spacious flat roof terrace with balustrading with outstanding views over three counties. Two pairs of pine panelled doors into wardrobes with rails and shelving.

BEDROOM TWO: (8'11'' x 12'2'')
Window with countryside views.

BEDROOM THREE: (11'6'' x 9'9'')
Picture window with garden views. Fitted wardrobe with rail and cupboards over. Roof access.

Window to side with feature mirrored reveals. White suite consisting of low level built in WC, twin basins set into curved top with chrome towel rails, fitted cupboard, bath set into curved top with taps, mixer valve with head on adjustable rail. Part tiled wall. Down lighters. Extractor fan.

From Galleried Landing to Inner Landing with Doors into:

BEDROOM FOUR: (13'0'' x 12'2'')
Window with courtyard views, roof access.

Window with courtyard views. Suite consisting of low level WC, basin and pedestal, bath with taps, part tiled walls.

BEDROOM FIVE: (13'8'' x 12'2'')
Low level window, basin and pedestal, roof access.

Mains electricity, water and private drainage. Oiled fired central heating Council Tax Band G EPC F

From Newcastle the access is along an adopted lane onto a private driveway opening up into a brick paved courtyard with ample parking and turning areas and access to the outbuildings as follows:

A self contained two bedroomed former Granary with kitchen and bathroom needing some works to complete. Features included part glazed wooden doors, tiled floors, exposed trusses and beams. Entrance is through part glazed door into:

Window to front, pair of glazed doors to side with far reaching countryside views. Worktop along one wall with one and half bowl sink with drainer, electric hob available, painted panelled cupboards and drawers set under with matching wall cupboards over. Ceramic tiled floor, roof light,

Staircase with three quarter landing with solid balustrading and pine capping up to:

Spacious first floor landing with roof access trap. Doors into:

MASTER BEDROOM: (16'7'' x 13'3'')
Windows with courtyard views, roof access trap.

Window with courtyard views. White suite consisting of low level WC, contemporary basin on pine shelf, bath, mixer valve with head on adjustable rail. Ceramic tiled floor and part tiled walls.

BEDROOM TWO: (14'1'' x 13'1'')
Window with courtyard views. Part glazed door out to external stone steps.

GROUND FLOOR WORKROOM: (17'1'' x 12'11'')
(This room could be incorporated into the Guest Accommodation)

Window with courtyard view, exposed beams, shelving along two walls, doors into:

WC and wall mounted basin.

Pair of doors into:

Worktop with inset circular sink with cupboards under and wall units over.

All constructed in stone with ledged and braced doors and windows all under pitched roofs. Features include exposed beams, lintels and flagstone floors. Power and light.

FORMER CART STONE STORE: (16'8'' x 10'10'')
With two arched openings, window to rear.

Adjoining this is an L shaped single storey building with corrugated roofs and divided as follows:

Through ledged and braced doors into:

WORKSHOP: (11'7'' x 30'1'')
Windows to front.

CORNER BARN: (27'10'' x 21'4'')
Windows to rear and front and opening into;

GREAT BARN: (30'6'' x 22'4'')
Pair of large barn doors and two doors to front and window to rear.
Mezzanine floor and fixed ladder.

INTEGRAL STABLE: (21'0'' x 15'11'')
With stable doors to front and side.

Set to the front and the side and mainly laid to lawn with well stocked planted borders and interspaced mature trees and shrubs. The outdoor swimming pool (10m x 5m) is lined and capped with a paved and gravelled surround linking the timber decking linking the living room and veranda. There is also an orchard and a vegetable garden.

STONE BUILT WOODSHED: (11'7'' x 14'1'')
Filtration plant for pool and power and light.