Meticulously planned and executed this detached stone barn conversion is set in the heart of the Monmouthshire countryside within easy reach of Monmouth and Abergavenny with its renowned schools and major road networks. The unique design and layout provides excellent levels of light and takes full advantage of the far reaching countryside views. The double garage accessed via a private gravelled driveway, parking area, 2 ½ acres of land with 3 fenced paddocks.
A combination of single and two storey and built in local stonework with inset double glazed bespoke doors and oak windows some set into arrow slits all under a combination of clay pan tiles, slate and stone tiles at low level. All internal joinery is bespoke, including vertically boarded, solid oak doors with handmade oak latches, staircase and balustrading. Wealth of original features including trusses, beams and exposed stonework. Floors are a combination of hardwood, flagstones and ceramic tiles to bathrooms, kitchen and utility. Central air ventilation and vacuuming systems. An oil fired boiler provides domestic hot water and central heating to contemporary Italian radiators throughout.
Approach to the property from parking area via glazed door set into fully glazed original bar door opening into:
GALLERIED DINING HALL:(22'4'' x 11'8'') Second glazed barn door opening out to paved terrace with a pair of inset glazed doors. Open up to roof level with staircase up to feature central walk way. Unique revolving fireplace (one of only two in the country) with stone surround and stone lintel over serving both the Dining Hall and the Snug. Opening to:
LOBBY: Doors into the following:
BEDROOM 5:(16'5'' x 9'5'' reducing to 3'3'') Window to front, glazed arrow slit to side. Two pairs doors into wardrobes with hanging rails. Door into:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Window with views out to courtyard. Low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, splash back and mirror over. Bath with shower screen, tiling to three sides, mixer valve with head on adjustable rail. Ceramic tiled floor, chrome ladder style towel rail and downlighters.
BEDROOM 4:(13'3'' reducing 9'10'' x 8'2'') Window to front. Double wardrobe, shoe storage cupboard. Door into:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Low level WC with concealed flush box, pedestal wash basin, corner shower with bi-fold door, tiling to two sides up to high level, mixer valve with adjustable head on rail. Ceramic tiled floor.
From Galleried Dining Hall door into:
SNUG:(19'1'' x 10'11'') Arrow slit windows to courtyard and to back. Exposed stone surround with revolving fireplace and quarry tiled hearth. Recess with shelving and cupboard at low level. Door into:
KITCHEN/BEAKFAST ROOM:(19'2'' x 9'10'') Feature windows to back and side with leaded lights set into feature exposed stonework with timber heads.. L-shaped Corian worktop with moulded splashbacks inset 1 ½ bowl resin sink with mixer tap. 5 burner LPG gas hob with stainless steel double oven under. Bespoke oak panelled cupboards and drawers some double sided set under and with built in dishwasher. Part glazed door into recessed shelved cupboard and door into protruding shelved PANTRY.
FORMAL ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Glazed door with matching side panels out to central terrace and external back door with feature viewing panel. Arrow slit window at low level. Vaulted open to the roof with exposed stone work. Cloaks cupboard and doors to the following:
CLOAK ROOM: Low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back. Consumer units at high level and chrome ladder style towel rail, roof light set into raked ceiling at high level.
UTILITY ROOM:(13'0'' x 8'11'') Protruding L shaped cupboards one housing two hot water tanks and controls the other an airing cupboard with slatted shelves. L-shaped worktop with inset single drainer stainless steel sink, ceramic tile splash back, cupboards and drawers set under and matching wall units. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Door into:
GARDEN ROOM:(13'7'' x 14'3'') Double doors set into glazing along one wall overlooking terrace and fine views with feature, central, original stone pillar. Exposed trusses. Window to back. Door into:
BEDROOM 3:(14'5'' x 10'6'') Glazing and windows along front wall between circular stone pillars. Door into:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Window to back with frosted glass. Low level WC with concealed flush box, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, shower with bi-fold doors, mixer valve with adjustable head on rail. Ceramic tiling to majority of walls and floor. Door into recess and link to:
STORE/BOILER ROOM:(11'3'' x 7'10'') Window and external door to front. Access at high level to roof storage space. Floor standing Grant oil fired boiler. Ceramic tiled floor.
GARDEN STORE:(12'10'' x 9'0'') External doors to front and back. Power and light.
Window and external door to front. Access at high level to roof storage space. Floor standing Grant oil fired boiler. Ceramic tiled floor.
From Galleried Dining Hall up stairs with quarter landings to walkway into:
SITTING ROOM AREA:(19'9'' x 17'3'') Feature window along one wall to front with outstanding views across open countryside towards Monmouth and glazed arrow slits at low level.
On the other side of the walkway is:
LANDING: Recess with feature roof light and doors to the following:
CLOAK ROOM: Arrow slit window at low level. Low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back, feature shelf and chrome ladder style towel rail. Raked ceiling with downlighters.
BEDROOM 2:(12'8'' x 10'4'') Roof light and arrow slit window at low level. Pair of doors into protruding wardrobe with hanging rails at high and low level. Feature window opening with shutters into Dining Hall. Cupboard at low level.
BEDROOM 1:(12'0'' x 11'11'' ) Picture window to back. Protruding wardrobe with hanging rails at high and low level.
BATHROOM: Roof light set into raked ceiling. Shower with bi-fold door, mixer valve and adjustable head on rail, ceramic tiling to two sides. Bath with ceramic tiled splash back and mixer tap. Wash basin with mixer tap set into recessed vanity cupboard, mirror and lighting over.
OUTSIDE: From the lane the gated entrance is set into curved stone walls leads leading to a gravelled drive and courtyard/ parking area. A well stocked orchard set on the top side with adjacent purpose built storage bay built into bank housing oil storage tank and LPG gas bottles. A professionally constructed large Chicken enclosure with heavy duty wire fencing dug into the ground with security gate. The gravelled courtyard/parking area at the back accesses the attached DOUBLE GARAGE (5.5m x 5m) with two individual vertically boarded electric up and over doors. Glazed panel to side. Consumer units and vacuuming system collection chamber, power and light.
A five bar gate leads into a paddock interconnected by further gates to two further paddocks.
GARDENS: The impressive split level front terraced is set within the L-shape of the barn, beautifully designed and built with natural stone walls creating well stocked flower beds and flagstone steps and paving with feature raised, central sculpted fish pond. On three sides there is extensive flagstone sun terracing and pagodas taking full advantage of the outstanding views. On the lower side is a raised manicured lawned with gravelled surround leading to a vegetable growing area with box hedging and raised growing beds. Adjacent and on the other side of the lawn are further well stocked planted boarders to the front of the property. Extensive external lighting and three external taps pump fed from three underground rainwater storage tanks.
SERVICES: Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating and LPG gas cooking and private drainage. Council Tax Band: H, EPC Rating E.