Pigeon House


Property Features

  • 4 Bedroomed Detached House WITH a Complex of Converted Outbuildings Including a Leisure Barn, Sound Studio, Workshop & Store
  • Landscape Gardens
  • Sun Terraces
  • Off Road Parking for Several Cars

Property Summary

Located between Monmouth and Ross this 4 bed former lodge sits in the middle of its grounds at the end of a gravelled drive enjoying excellent levels of privacy. Carefully restored and fully updated retaining a wealth of original features including beams and exposed stone walls. A complex of converted outbuildings including a Leisure Barn, Cinema Studio, Sound Studio, Workshop and Store. Mature landscaped gardens with lawns and sun terraces.

Rendered with timber weather board cladding in part with inset u-PVC windows under a pitched slate tiled roof. Bespoke open plan kitchen dining room. Engineered oak floors and internal doors. All the wiring/electrics and plumbing throughout has been renewed. A pellet bio mass boiler provides domestic hot water and central heating to feature sectional radiators throughout.

Full Details

Access through part glazed front door into:

Windows to three sides. Solid oak door with frosted glass panels and glass side panels into:

L-shaped, stairs to first floor, recess with shelf and hanging rail. Doors to the following:

LOUNGE: (15'10'' x 17'10'')
Windows to three sides. Protruding chimney breast with wood burner on raised slate hearth with timber lintel over. Feature woodblock wall.

Window to back with frosted glass. Low level WC, circular bowl hand basin with waterfall style mixer tap, chrome ladder style towel rail.

From Entrance Hall opening into:

Part glazed external door with matching window panels out to covered veranda. Feature exposed stone wall with internal window and large opening into:

DINING AREA: (22'6'' x 12'0'')
Windows to front. Fireplace with sandstone surround and raised stone hearth with open grate. Original bread oven. Protruding fitted tall cupboards with space for American style fridge/freezer. Bespoke central island with spalted beech worktop and cupboards and basket drawers under. Large opening with matching spalted beech breakfast bar into:

KITCHEN: (10'7'' x 8'8'')
Windows to back and veranda. 3 oven Rangemaster range cooker with 5 ring gas hob. Bespoke units with stainless steel worktops to three sides with inset 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap and drawers and cupboards set under and over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Tiled splashbacks.

From Dining Area door into:

Velux roof light and part glazed external stable door to terrace and Leisure Barn/Recording Studio. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Consumer unit at high level. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Roof space access hatch.

From Entrance Hall stairs up to:

Windows to back. Doors to the following:

MASTER BEDROOM: (13'6'' x 10'6'')
Windows to three sides with attractive views. Part raked ceiling. Fitted wardrobe with sliding doors and hanging rail. Roof access hatch to spacious boarded attic.

Window to front with frosted glass. Double shower cubicle with tiling to three walls and glazed pivot door, wall mounted mixer valve and two fixed rain style shower heads over. Low level WC, pair of rectangular wash bowls with waterfall style mixer taps with wooden washstand under and mirror with light over. Chrome ladder style towel rail.

Window to front with frosted glass. Bath with mixer tap and mixer valve with shower head. Tiling to three walls, fixed glazed side panel, low level WC, wall mounted wash basin with tiled splash back and illuminated mirror over, chrome ladder style towel rail and ceramic tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2: (12'5'' x 12'4'')
Window to front. Protruding chimney breast. Part raked ceiling.

BEDROOM 3: (12'1'' x 10'4'')
Window to front. Part raked ceiling. Roof access hatch.

BEDROOM 4: (10'10'' x 8'6'')
Windows to back and side with attractive views. Part raked ceiling.

The mature gardens are terraced and lie to the back and side of the house and are mainly lawned with interspaced trees and shrubs as well as well stocked planted borders. The gravelled driveway from the public highway with turning and parking areas and leads along the front of the property and gives access to an extensive stone paved SUN TERRACE and a pair of French doors give access to;

L-shaped, fully restored and up-graded and constructed in stone and concrete blocks with clay tiled pitched, insulated new roofs. New electrics plumbing and drainage and under-floor heating. Divided into the following;

CINEMA ROOM: (36'1'' x 14'6'')
Vaulted double height ceiling with exposed trusses and beams. Set in one corner is;

KITCHENETTE: with laminate worktops to three sides with inset stainless steel 1 ½ bowl drainer sink and mixer tap, 4 ring electric hob and cupboards set under with integrated fridge and single oven. Door into protruding CLOAK ROOM with pedestal wash basin, mixer tap and low level WC.

A pine staircase leads up to MEZZANINE OFFICE SPACE: 2.93m x 2.68m with window to side, and large internal window out to Cinema Room. Raked ceiling. Access to storage spaces under the eaves.

A pair of doors on the ground floor lead into:

A pair of doors on the ground floor lead into:

STORAGE BAY: (32'3'' x 13'0'')
Opening to wood store. Protruding boiler room housing bio mass (wood chip) boiler with pellet hopper and external feed pipe. Power and light.

SOUND STUDIO: (16'0'' x 11'10'')
Window to front and double skinned door. Fully soundproofed. Power and light. Roof access hatch into spacious attic.

WORKSHOP: (14'6'' narrowing to 8'8'x 12'5'')
Timber built with corrugated fibre glass roof. Light and power.

Boundaries are mainly hedged and there are external taps and power points.

Mains electricity and water, bio mass boiler, private drainage with reed-bed treatment system. Council Tax Band F, EPC Rating F.

The owners have installed an electric cable runs the full length of the driveway for provision of electric entrances gates and lighting.