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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Catsash Road, Christchurch, NEWPORT


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Tenure: Freehold

One of the region's finest period homes, situated close to the Celtic Manor Estate, providing excellent recreational facilities, including golf courses & leisure complex, and a short distance from Junction 24 of the M4 motorway, within access of the roman village of Caerleon. The property is believed to date back to the Georgian period and has been lovingly restored by the present owners over the last 20 years, retaining many period features, complemented with contemporary accommodation.

The accommodation, which is laid over four floors, briefly comprises, to the ground floor, reception hall with bespoke kitchen & lounge off, sitting room/study, snug leading to dining room with vaulted ceiling, utility room and WC off. To the basement area, there is a gym and two further store rooms, with original cold room. To the first floor, there are four bedrooms, two benefitting from en suite shower rooms and period bathroom. To the second floor, a cinema room with kitchenette & WC, along with a walk-in wardrobe and bedroom 5.

Outside, the property is approached through double gates onto a long in and out driveway, laid with gravel providing extensive parking, with garage off. To the rear there is a flagstone patio area with period glass house and steps down to a good sized enclosed lawned garden. Internal inspection comes recommended by the agents to appreciate this magnificent period home, which is described in more detail, with approximate room sizes, as follows :


Reception Hall
Entered via original panelled door, porcelain tiled floor, two central heating radiators, turned staircase to first floor, concealed access to basement.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Bespoke Oak kitchen with granite work surfaces, central island, single drainer sink, integrated dishwasher, space for range cooker, stainless steel splashback, extractor, full length dresser with glass cabinets, central heating radiator, plumbing for American fridge/freezer, porcelain tiled floor, two sash windows to side, corniced ceiling with inset spotlights, door providing access to garden.

14' 10" x 21' 5" (4.52m x 6.53m) Three sash windows to side, door to front, two central heating radiators, limestone fire surround & hearth, recessed wood burner, corniced ceiling.

12' 10" x 9' 5" (3.91m x 2.87m) Recessed wood burner in chimney breast, porcelain tiled floor, corniced ceiling, central heating radiator, opening to :

Dining Room
23' 2" x 14' (7.06m x 4.27m) Double glazed sash windows to side & rear, French doors providing access to garden, vaulted ceiling with Velux windows to side, two central heating radiators, porcelain tiled floor, door leading to :

Utility Room
Plumbing for washing machine, central heating radiator, picture rail, door leading to :

Comprising push-button low level WC, oak vanity unit with wash-hand basin on plinth, tiled splashbacks, porcelain tiled floor, spotlights to ceiling, double glazed window to rear.

Sitting Room/Study
15' 2" x 14' (4.62m x 4.27m) Sash window to front, central heating radiator, picture rail, built-in book shelving with ornate glass doors, stone fire surround.


Flagstone floor, spotlights to ceiling, under-stairs storage cupboard, doors off to :

Pump Room/Store
12' 1" x 8' 2" (3.68m x 2.49m) Quarry tiled floor.

Inner Hall
Flagstone floor, cold store.

14' 11" x 14' 3" (4.55m x 4.34m) UPVC double glazed window to side, central heating radiator.

Room 2
14' 6" x 5' 1" (4.42m x 1.55m) UPVC double glazed window to side.


Galleried landing overlooking turned staircase with window to rear, stairs to second floor, central heating radiator, doors off to :

Bedroom 1
15' 5" x 14' 11" (4.70m x 4.55m) Two sash windows to front, corniced ceiling with central rose, central heating radiator.

12' 10" x 10' 3" (3.91m x 3.12m) Period style bathroom with central cast iron roll top bath & free-standing tap, low level WC, step-in shower cubicle, pedestal wash-hand basin, wood panelling to dado rail, central heating radiator, wooden floor, corniced ceiling, two sash windows to rear.

Bedroom 2
15' 5" x 15' 1" excl. wardrobe (4.70m x 4.60m) Two sash windows to side, large built-in walk-in wardrobe, corniced ceiling, picture rail, central heating radiator, door leading to :

En Suite
Fitted with a white suite, comprising WC with high level cistern, wash-hand basin, corner shower cubicle, airing cupboard housing hot water tank, wood panelling to dado rail, tiled floor, heated towel rail, corniced ceiling, sash window to side.

Bedroom 3
13' 11" x 10' 10" (4.24m x 3.30m) Sash window to side, central heating radiator, picture rail, corniced ceiling.

Bedroom 4
15' x 13' 4" (4.57m x 4.06m) Sash window to side, central heating radiator, corniced ceiling, door leading to :

En Suite
Fitted with a white suite, comprising double shower cubicle, pedestal wash-hand basin with mixer tap over, push-button low level WC, heated chrome towel rail, fully ceramic tiled walls, tiled floor, spotlights to ceiling.


Spotlights to ceiling, doors off to :

Dressing Room
14' 6" x 10' 4" (4.42m x 3.15m) Currently utiliised as a large walk-in wardrobe with exposed beams.

Bedroom 5
27' 8" x 8' 9" (8.43m x 2.67m) Currently utilised as a gym with Velux window to rear, roof light, wooden floor, spotlights to ceiling.

Cinema Room
21' 3" x 18' 6" incl. kitchen (6.48m x 5.64m) Wiring for wall lights, part exposed stone wall, opening to :

Base storage units, roll edge work surface, stainless steel sink with mixer tap over, door leading to :

Comprising push-button low level WC, pedestal wash-hand basin with mixer tap over, heated towel rail, Velux window to side, wooden floor.


The property is approached through double gates onto a long driveway laid with pea gravel, with extensive parking area & garage, bordered by a lawned garden, enclosed by hedging & fencing with further double gates providing additional entrance/exit. Flagstone pathways lead to the main entrance & rear garden.

Flagstone sun terrace & covered seating area with period glass house. Steps lead down to a large lawned garden, enclosed by fencing, with large timber storage shed.

Accessed via two sets of double doors, with power & light, possible storage area to eaves.

Property Ref:1_1623_2476775

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