Lower Wye Valley Road, Bigsweir, GL15

£600,000
For Sale

Property Features

  • 4 Bedroomed Detached Cottage
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Detached Garden Room/Gym
  • Approx. 1.5 Acres of Grounds and Gardens
  • Stabling and Gated Driveway with Parking
  • Riverside Views
  • Award Winning Boutique B&B Business

Property Summary

Set in the heart of the Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty high above the river Wye, this unique and beautifully presented, stone built, four-story, 4 bedroom family home dates back to 1835.

Full Details

Set in the heart of the Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty high above the river Wye, this unique and beautifully presented, stone built, four-story, 4 bedroom family home dates back to 1835. Enjoying exceptional riverside views and privacy, mature landscaped gardens and grounds of approx. 2 acres. Detached garden room/gym, stabling and gated driveway with parking. Award winning boutique B&B business.

Set in the heart of the Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty high above the river Wye, this unique and beautifully presented, stone built, four-story, 4 bedroom family home dates back to 1835. Enjoying exceptional riverside views and privacy, mature landscaped gardens and grounds of approx. 2 acres. Detached garden room/gym, stabling and gated driveway with parking. Award winning boutique B&B business.

The exterior is mainly exposed local stone with primarily hardwood double glazed sash windows and external doors all under pitched tiled roofs. The cottage has been renovated to the highest standard using quality workmanship and materials including hardwood panelled internal doors, some with etched and stained glass panels, moulded dado rails and skirting boards, solid oak floors to lounge/dining room and kitchen, reclaimed pine to sitting room/library and Travertine with electric under floor heating to master bedroom suite.

The main entrance is through part glazed door into:

ENTRANCE HALLWAY:: 5.94m x 1.27m (19'6" x 4'2"), Window to back and Velux roof light to back. Staircase with handrail leading to first floor with cupboard under. Reproduction, Victorian Etruscan-style ceramic tiled floor and hatch to loft space. Cupboard at high level housing consumer unit. Door into:


CLOAKROOM:: Window to back. Low level WC with concealed flush box, and wall mounted basin. Panelled folding doors into cloak cupboard with shelf and hanging rail. Tongue and groove panelling to dado level and part raked ceiling.


From hallway door into:

OPEN PLAN RECEPTION/LOUNGE/DINING ROOM:: 7.77m x 4.31m (25'6" x 14'2"), Three pairs of French doors out to a full length (29' x 6') timber decked, covered veranda with timber supports and metal balustrading overlooking the main lower decked area, with far reaching riverside views. Exposed stone wall with inset wood burner on raised hearth with oak lintel over. Victorian styled cast iron, spiral staircase down to lower ground floor. Door into:


KITCHEN:: 5.05m x 5.51m x 2.48m
Window with deep, ceramic tiled sill to front and French doors out to decked terrace. Solid beech worktop to two sides with integral drainers and porcelain Belfast sink with mixer tap. Wooden hand built, and hand painted panelled cupboards and drawers under. Matching wall units, some with open display shelving and 'Fired Earth' tiled splash backs. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, fridge and electric cooker. Stainless steel extractor hood with integral lighting. Electric cooker with double oven and four ring ceramic hob. Door into:


UTILITY ROOM:: 1.87m x 1.82m (6'2" x 5'12"), Laminate worktop with inset stainless steel single bowl drainer sink and cupboards under and over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Matching tall cupboard. Ceramic tiled splash back. Part glazed door to side out to garden. Roof space access hatch.


From open plan main reception room a spiral staircase leads down to:

SITTING ROOM/LIBRARY:: 7.00m x 3.98m (22'12" x 13'1"), Pair of windows and French doors to front out to main terrace. Welsh slate fireplace with inset wood burner on raised hearth flanked by recesses with top lit shelving. Fitted book shelves to one entire wall with cupboards under and secret door into:


MASTER BEDROOM:: 4.16m x 3.35m (13'8" x 10'12"), French doors with matching glazed side panels to the extensive decked terrace. Pair of fitted wardrobes, one double depth, with panelled folding doors, shelves and hanging rails. Door into:


EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:: Tiling to all walls, low level WC with concealed flush box, bidet and open wash stand topped with oval basin. Double shower with glazed folding door, tiling to three sides and Mira electric shower with adjustable head on rail. Chrome ladder style towel rail.


From entrance hallway stairs up to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:: Doors to the following:


BEDROOM 2:: 3.96m x 2.74m (12'12" x 8'12"), Window to front with river views and to back. Two pairs of fitted wardrobes with shelves and hanging rails. Built in cupboard below sill with shelving.


BATHROOM:: Window to front. Painted panelling to dado level, Victorian style suite comprising low level WC with concealed flush box, bidet and vanity unit with inset oval basin and cupboard under. Matching unit with cupboards and mirror over. Corner Whirlpool spa bath. Airing cupboard with slatted shelving housing hot water tank. Shower cubicle with laminate panelling to three sides and glazed pivoting door with Mira electric shower with adjustable head on rail. Heated towel rail. Motion activated extractor fan.


From first floor landing, stairs with square newels and balustrades and moul:

SECOND FLOOR LANDING:: Door into storage cupboard and doors to the following:


BEDROOM 3:: 3.45m x 3.83m (11'4" x 12'7"), Velux roof light to front and small window with deep sill to side. Part raked ceiling. Built in wardrobe with fixed shelf and hanging rail.


BEDROOM 4:: 3.15m x 2.03m (10'4" x 6'8"), Velux roof light to front and small window with deep sill to side.


SHOWER ROOM:: Velux roof light to front. Low level WC and concealed flush box with display shelf over. Corner set pedestal basin and shower, tiled to two sides, with glazed curved sliding doors with matching side panels and Mira electric shower with adjustable head on rail. Park raked ceiling.


OUTSIDE:: A pillared entrance with electrically operated wrought iron gates leads on to a drive down to a gravelled parking and turning area giving access to front door set to the side of the property.

The gardens are terraced with steps leading down and up to various areas including a further decked terrace. Beautifully landscaped with lawns interspersed with established, ornamental shrubs and trees, raised vegetable beds, orchard and several sheds and open log stores. A gated pathway leads to the lower garden and the river. The boundary along the lane is close boarded timber fence.

At the lower level is additional parking and a very large timber decked terrace to the front enjoying excellent levels of privacy. The veranda provides another covered area with matching square timber supports. A path leads down to the;


DETACHED GARDEN ROOM:: 7.62m x 3.75m (25'0" x 12'4"), Stone built and glazed on three sides, with French doors, corrugated Perspex roof, slate tiled floor and Esse oil fired stove with exposed flu.


STABLE BLOCK:: Set up near the boundary and "L" shaped it is timber built with felt roof providing three loose boxes and tack room. Open fronted store, water, power and light.


SERVICES:: Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Council Tax Band: TBC, EPC Rating: E


DIRECTIONS:: From Monmouth take the A466 Wye Valley road towards Chepstow, passing through the village of Redbrook. Just before Bigsweir bridge turn left onto a private lane. After approx. 200 yards bear right and follow this lane along the river through a pillared opening and after approx. 1 mile the wrought iron entrance gates to Prospect cottage are on the right hand side.


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