The Almshouse, 2 Cottage Homes, Rockfield, Monmouth

Recently Sold

Property Features

  • Grade II Listed Two Bedroomed Terraced Cottage
  • Reception Room
  • 2 Bathroom
  • Enclosed Front and Rear Garden
  • Sun Terraces
  • Garden Shed
  • Communal Off Road Parking to the Front

Property Summary

This beautifully built and designed grade II listed two bedroomed terraced cottage has been very tastefully remodelled to create a very unique and exceptionally presented home. Originally part of the Rolls estate it is one of four sought after Almshouses designed by Edwardian architect Sir Aston Webb. With an abundance of original features it also benefits from charming front and rear enclosed gardens and off road parking. Located in the picturesque village of Rockfield it is within a short drive of Monmouth, its many amenities and easy access to the major road networks.

Full Details

The property is constructed in dressed stone with original oak mullioned windows with leaded lights all under a pitched slate roof. There are original open fireplaces, internal doors and cupboards are pine with brass handles and skirting boards and architraves are moulded. The First Floor has been converted to an excellent specification and has raked ceilings. Night storage units and some under-floor heating. Downlighters in a number of rooms.

Through opening into;

Entrance to the property from front enclosed garden is through an arched oak door with Suffolk latch into:

LIVING ROOM: (11'10'' x 21'8'')
Lovely light room with window overlooking front garden and three sided bay window with window seat overlooking rear garden. Recessed mat-well in lobby area and attractive high level display shelving. Solid oak floor with underfloor heating. Impressive feature open fireplace with original stone lintel and slate hearth. Doors into:

BEDROOM TWO: (12'2'' x 8'8'')
Window to front with views across the garden. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelved cupboards over. Feature original cast iron fireplace set on slate hearth with mantle and ornate surround. Original parquet flooring.

KITCHEN: (13'9'' x 6'3'')
Window and new oak stable door out to rear garden. Range of bespoke, attractive painted pine cupboards and drawers with brass knobs set under pine work-surfaces with inset electric cooker with four ring hob with oven and grill under and filter over. Extensive range of matching shelved larder and wall cupboards and dresser styled display unit. Pine edged ceramic tiled work-surface with inset white sink with mixer tap, drainer and ceramic tiled splashback. Original brick arched alcove with inset shelving over. Space and plumbing for fridge, freezer and washer dryer. Original quarry tiled flooring. Downlighters. Pine space saving ladder style staircase with turned balustrades and moulded handrail up to half landing and first floor with small window, storage space and shelf under. Through door into:

Two windows to side. White suite with vanity unit with inset basin and mirror and glass shelf over, panelled bath with traditional brass mixer tap and handheld showerhead. Fresh and bright ceramic tiling to shower area and up to dado height. Heated towel rail and downlighters. Wall heater and light. Door into:

Window to rear and low level WC.

From Kitchen up staircase to:

Top opening Velux window with attractive views across the rear garden and open countryside beyond. Matching balustrading. Two deep storage cupboards at low level into eaves. Door into fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and hot water tank. Through original pine door into:

Top opening Velux window with attractive views across the garden and open scenic countryside beyond. Two storage cupboards with hanging rails into eaves at low level, original cast iron fireplace with mantle, ornate surround and recessed lit alcove over. Feature stepped brick chimney breast with recesses each side. Door into walk in storage room. Through opening into open plan:

White suite set with low level WC, basin and pedestal with mixer tap, fully tiled shower cubicle with sliding glazed door, mixer valve and head on adjustable rail, wall mounted hair dryer, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

The attractive front garden has a raised seating area set on a spacious pebbled terrace with planted flower beds, mature shrubs and an ornamental pond all set behind feature black wooden sleepers. The enclosed garden to the rear has two split level pebbled south west facing sun terraces separated by low level stone retaining walls with inset steps and a range of attractive mature shrubs. Useful timber built garden shed on a concrete base. There is a side gate accessing the communal arched passageway and external lighting above front and back doors. Boundaries are hedged, timber fenced and stone walled. Off road parking is to the front on the side of the public highway.

Mains electricity, mains water, private shared drainage. Council Tax Band E. Estimated Speed Broadband 17MB.