The Old Post Office, 1 Penrhos, Raglan, Monmouthshire
- 2 Bedroomed Semidetached Cottage
- Reception Room
- Rear Garden with Views and a Substantial Summer House
- Private Driveway & Single Garage
Property SummaryThis very nicely presented semi-detached two-bedroom cottage enjoys a rural location on the outskirts of Raglan. Dating back to 1860s, it has been upgraded and modernised sympathetically to incorporate its original features. The mature grounds and gardens benefit from outstanding far reaching views across open countryside and benefit of a substantial summer house, private driveway and single garage.
Constructed in hand made bricks with a textured rendered and painted finish with inset uPVC windows and under a slate tiled roof. Moulded skirtings and architraves and the doors are mainly vertically boarded. LPG gas heating with radiators throughout.
The entrance is through a front pair of picket gates and up brick steps to a wooden stable door with vision panel into:
Window to side. Cloak hooks. Stone tiled floor. Opening into:
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM:
Divided by a central staircase having turned newels, square balustrades leading to first floor.
LIVING ROOM AREA: (3.77m x 3.68m)
Picture window to front. Central fireplace with painted wooden surround and cast iron and tiled inset and stone hearth. Shelved display recess to one side and deep shelved recess ideal for TV.
DINING AREA: (3.68m x 2.2m)
Window to back with views of the garden. Built in dresser, space under for fridge and freezer. Wall cupboard and shelving under. Vertically boarded door in to understairs pantry, fully shelved with handmade brick floor. Through opening into:
KITCHEN: (2.35m x 1.96m)
Window to side and part glazed door with brick steps leading out to garden. Laminated tops to two sides, one with inset single drainer stainless steel sink with pillar taps. Drawers set under and space for dishwasher and dryer and space and plumbing for washing machine. Purpose built wall cupboards with central display shelf and space for cooker. Part tiling to walls with feature dado tile. Stone tiled floor.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Roof access trap. Doors into the following;
BEDROOM ONE: (3.73m x 3.72m)
Window to front. Built in double wardrobe and further wardrobes on two sides, one a double and the other is quadruple. Display shelf at high level.
BEDROOM TWO: (2.71m x 2.14m)
Window to back with views of the garden. Deep recess with shelving and Valiant wall mounted boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.
Window to back. White suite comprising low level wc. Vanity unit with cupboards under and mirrored wall cupboard over. Tiled splashback. Fully tiled shower with pivot door and mixer valve with head on adjustable rail. Painted floorboards.
To the front is a low-level wall with a pair of inset picket gates and a gravelled area with mature shrubs and a tree and an open fronted wood store. A tall boarded gate with side panel leads around the side of the property where there are inter spaced shrubs, trees, a gravelled area and a useful wooden shed 2.4m x 1.5m and the LPG gas tank.
A path to the side has well stocked planted borders and leads to the main garden area which enjoys the outstanding panoramic views. Laid mainly to lawn with a feature pond surrounding a wide range of plants and shrubs and a small feature bridge. At the end is a paved terrace with a viewing bench and pagoda over and adjacent raised pebbled vegetable growing area. Set behind a raised timber deck (approx. 4m x 3m) and a pair of glazed doors with side panels open into a summer house of timber construction: 3.75m x 3.75m with pitched roof and roof light, internal walls are wooden clad with wooden boarded floor and power and light. Adjacent to the deck is a wooden shed, ideal for garden tools and mower.
A short distance to the side of the cottage are a pair of detached garages, one of which is owned by the property. Constructed in rendered blockwork with an up and over door, a pitch corrugated roof and a short drive to the front off the road.
Mains water, electric, shared private drainage. LPG gas central heating. Council tax band: D. EPC rating E.