Watsons Cottage

Recently Sold

Property Features

  • 4 Bedroomed Detached Cottage
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Garden Room and Sun Terrace
  • Detached Double Garage with Offices Above
  • Approximately 2 Acres of Landscaped Grounds
  • Ample Parking
  • One Bedroomed Chalet and Cider House Oubuildings and
  • Automated Chicken House

Property Summary

This attractive four bedroomed country cottage is set high above the renowned Wye Valley with exceptional and far reaching views. It has been imaginatively extended and remodelled to a high standard with many bespoke fixtures and fittings. It has the benefit of a detached one bedroomed chalet, detached extensive double garage with offices above and approx. 2 acres of landscaped grounds with interspaced mature trees, extensive sun terrace, ample parking and excellent access to a village shop, pubs, garage as well as the major road networks at nearby Monmouth and Ross on Wye.


The property has a mainly painted stone exterior with mature oak shiplap boarding to the extension with double glazed windows under a pitched tiled roof. Internal wooden doors are a combination of glazed, part glazed and panelled and moulded woodwork. Flooring includes solid oak and Welsh slate. An oil fired boiler provides central heating to radiators throughout.

Full Details

Set at the far end of the room with feature open fireplace set into exposed stone chimney breast with timber edged flagstone hearth and wooden mantle. Matching wall units with shelving, internal window. Door into LARDER: with shelving . Pair of doors to:

GARDEN ROOM: (13'6'' x 10'7'')
Windows to front and side enjoying the outstanding views, pair of French doors out to front sun terrace. Bespoke cabinet concealing oil boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Timber flooring.

From kitchen through door into;

LIVING ROOM: (17'5'' x 17'4'')
Window and pair of doors out to front sun terrace with far reaching views. Feature open fireplace set into exposed stone wall with timber mantle and inset hood.

From open plan kitchen up stairs with square newels and balustrading to:

Rooflight, matching turned newels and balustrading with wooden handrail. Doors into shelved cupboard:
Doors into the following;

BEDROOM TWO: (17'4'' x 10'5'')
Windows to front with far reaching views. Part glazed etched bi-fold door into:

White suite comprising low level WC, wash basin and pedestal with mirror over, shower with glazed doors, mixer tap with head on adjustable rail. Ceramic tiling to walls, downlighters, extractor fan. Door into CUPBOARD with shelving. Bespoke bamboo flooring.

Window to front with views. Low level WC, vanity bowl set into mosaic top with cupboards under, mirror over and mosaic splashback. Vertically boarded bath with folding glazed doors, electric shower with head on adjustable rail, downlighters. Bespoke bamboo flooring.

BEDROOM THREE: (10'11'' x 7'8'')
Window to front with views across open countryside. Door into wardrobe/airing cupboard with shelving at high level.

BEDROOM FOUR: (10'3'' x 7'8'')
Window to front with views across open countryside. Shelved recess.


ENSUITE/DRESSING ROOM: (13'5'' x 11'6'')
Window to front with exceptional views. Feature exposed purlins, protruding fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and cupboards above. Low level WC with shelved recess over, wash basin and pedestal with mirror over, standalone bath with mixer tap and showerhead, Mandarin Stone tiled splashback to two walls. Internal window. Through door into;

BEDROOM: (18'2'' x 10'11'')
Pair of glazed doors to Juliette balcony with far reaching views, two windows to side overlooking cider house, feature stained glass leaded windows to rear. Corner unit with cupboards under, exposed purlins.

At the front of the cottage is an extensive feature sun terrace that takes full advantage of the outstanding far reaching views across the Wye Valley towards Goodrich with timber decking, balustrading and hand rails, an inset feature pond with water feature and mature shrubs. From this terrace a gate leads to a split level veranda with wooden balustrading to:

Created as a four star holiday let, this timber framed and shiplap boarded chalet has inset double glazed windows under a pitched roof. Heating is via wall mounted convector heaters. Its elevated aspect takes full advantage of the outstanding views. Entered via a glazed door with glazed side panel into:

LIVING ROOM: (10'4'' x 9'0'')
Window to side. Consumer unit at high level. Door into:

BEDROOM: (10'2'' x 8'6'')
Pair of glazed doors out to pebbled terrace. From living room through opening into;

KITCHEN: (11'4'' x 5'5'')
Picture window to side. Cupboards and drawers set under L-shaped laminated worktop with inset stainless steel sink with drainer, mixer tap and tiled splashback. Four ring Creeda electric hob with oven under, extractor fan, plumbing for white goods. Through door into:

BATHROOM: (7'9'' x 6'2'')
Frosted window to side. White suite comprising low level WC, wash basin, pedestal with mosaic tiled splashback, shelving and mirror over. Vertically boarded bath with folding glazed panel, electric shower with head on adjustable rail, mosaic tiling up to ceiling. Towel rail, downlighters, Dimplex heater. Door into airing cupboard with hot water tank and shelving at high level.

Adjacent to the cottage is the;

Constructed in stone with inset wooden windows under a pitched tiled roof and vertically boarded front door into:

FRONT ROOM: (14'10'' x 12'7'' average)
Flagstone floor, painted stone walls, raked boarded ceilings with exposed purlins, wood burning stove, Belfast sink. Opening with arrow slit above into:

REAR ROOM: (10'8'' x 8'8'' average)
Window to gable end, matching ceiling, shelving to one wall, plumbing for washing machine, power and light.

Located at the top of the spurred tarmac drive and built with cavity walls and finished in a combination of stone and painted rendering with inset double glazed UPVC windows and automatic roller shutter double door all under pitched slate roof. Brick paving to front and side of garage and extensive gravelled parking area. Useful lean-to storage at rear with corrugated roof over. Through UPVC side door into:

GARAGE: (29'4'' x 19'7'')
Bespoke top of the range inspection pit with slatted cover, worktops with shelving at high level, painted concrete floor, single drainer sink unit with electric water heater over, power and light. Pine staircase with square newels and balustrading leading to:

OPEN PLAN OFFICE: (19'3'' x 9'1'')
Double window with views across the Wye Valley. Raked ceilings with three Velux roof lights to rear. Panelled door into;

Window with outstanding views, low level WC, worktop with cupboards and shelving under, inset stainless steel single drainer sink, ceramic tiled splashback, laminated floor throughout.

Totalling approximately 2 acres, sloping and mainly grassed with wide meandering terraced paths to all levels with mature shrubs and a mixture of mature oak, beech, willow and chestnut trees. Timber outbuildings and a bespoke automated chicken house. The splayed entrance with 5 bar wooden gate also leads to further parking and a detached timber framed car-port and gates across a right of way to the side of the cottage.

Mains electric, water, private drainage, Oil fired Central Heating. EPC E. Council Tax Band E. Estimated Broadband Speed 4MB.