2 bedroom cottage for saleLlanvaches, Monmouthshire
Sold STC £299,950
A detached cottage, having been meticulously refurbished to exacting standards by experienced craftsmen to provide a high standard of living accommodation yet keeping a wealth of character features, in landscaped gardens, a stone bothy and adjoining paddock, in all to approximately 0.75 acre
The Property: Approached from a minor county lane onto a hard standing drive, providing parking for several vehicles, Shepherds cottage is a detached property, having been lovingly refurbished to a high specification to provide modern living yet maintaining the rustic charm of the property. Primarily of stone construction under a tiled roof, with white washed walls, the vendors have painstakingly refurbished the property using many traditional methods and materials to provide a charming property, yet with the benefit of 21st Century technology and facilities.
For the country life enthusiast, the nearby Wentwood Forest provides over 1000 acres walks and bridal paths
and the nearby Wentwood reservoir provides fishing opportunities, subject to permit
Situation: Situated on the outskirts of the small village of Penhow and enjoying the rural environment yet within easy reach of all the major road links. Located only 3 miles from the M4 at junction 24, Newport, both Bristol and Cardiff are within easy reach. London is also very accessible with train links from both Newport and Bristol. Cardiff and Bristol airports are both approximately 45 minutes away. Locally, both Chepstow and Caldicot provide facilities and services for everyday requirements along with both senior and junior schooling.
The accommodation, with approximate room sizes, comprises:-
Stone step to panelled door, with exterior lighting to:
Entrance Hall - Tiled floor with under floor heating, exposed timber beam, inset ceiling lights, loft storage space, doors to:
Shower Room: Handcrafted to an extremely high standard encompassing, Tiled floor with under floor heating, individually zoned, low level WC with concealed cistern with storage and mirror above. Corner shower with sliding glazed doors. Storage cupboard housing wall mounted LPG gas combination boiler and storage space. Cupboard providing space for washing machine and further storage space. Inset ceiling lights and extractor fan.
Bedroom 2 - 14’10 x 10’02 [4.52m x 3.10m] - Two windows to front elevation with exposed timber lintels, tiled floor with under floor heating, individually controlled. Exposed ceiling trusses and beams, white washed walls.
Bedroom 1 - 12’07 x 9’09 [3.84m x 2.97m] - Tiled floor with under floor heating, individually zoned. Inset ceiling lights, window to font elevation, under stairs storage cupboard, door through to:
En suite - Beautifully appointed hand crafted bathroom comprising, tiled floor with under floor heating, individually controlled. Panelled bath with shower over and glazed shower screen and tiled surround. Wash hand basin with mixer tap set on Corion vanity unit with Corion splash back, vanity storage beneath and wall mounted mirror over. Low level WC with consealed cistern. Extractor fan and inset ceiling lights. Full height fitted wardrobe with double hanging rail,,full height fitted double shelving unit.
From reception hall, oak timber staircase to:
Living Room/ Kitchen - 21’05 x 14’00 [6.53m x 4.27m] (overall measurement) -Open plan design exposed timber vaulted ceiling with feature wood burner on glazed hearth. Two windows to side elevation, door to exit. Kitchen area: Bespoke fitted kitchen with ample Corion work surface with oak fronted draws and cupboard, with shelving facing the living area. Integrated 4 ring electric hob and Baumatic oven and integrated dishwasher. Integrated fridge/freezer. Inset stainless steel sink unit into Corion worksurface. Fitted breakfast cupboard with Oak fronted doors, Corion work surface with power points.
Bothy - 14’08 x 9’10 [4.47m x 3.00m] - Part stone and timber elevations under tiled roof. Concrete floor with damp proof course, Power and light. Ideally home office/studio.
Gardens - Courtyard garden to the front of the property, with a pedestrian gate leading to the lane. Many newly planted flower borders. Level garden area to the side of the property, leading beyond the Bothy enclosed by a fence.
Paddock - Adjoining the garden, enclosed paddock area, bordered by traditional hedge and post and rail fencing. Laid to grass with vehicular access.
Parking - Off road parking for three/ four vehicles.
Services - Mains Water, Mains Drainage, LPG Gas. Telephone Subject to BT Regulations.
Tenure - We are advised the property is freehold, interested parties are advised to verify this through their legal advisors.
Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors sole agents, Newland Rennie Wilkins, Portwall House, Chepstow. Tel: 01291 - 626775
Directions - From Chepstow, follow the A48 towards Newport, driving through Caerwent, leading onto Penhow. Turn right before the Rock and Foundation Inn and proceed up the lane, turning right into Pike Road. The driveway entrance is the second on your left as denoted by our For Sale Board.
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