7 bedroom character property for sale

Lan Sor, Monmouthshire, NP18 1LS

£1,200,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive GRADE II LISTED ELIZABETHAN MANOR HOUSE reputedly dating back to the 15th century standing in 4 acres of delightfully landscaped formal gardens and paddock with a further 7 acres subject to a tenancy. The 5869 square feet of accommodation features many fine and historical architectural features including stone mullioned windows with diamond leaded lights, 2 turrets and a dovecote on one gabled end and tall chimneys with a 9 gabled south facing L-shaped elevation. Many other superb character features which can easily be appreciated upon inspection.

The most versatile accommodation includes an Entrance Vestibule, Large Stunning Reception Hall, Sitting Room with open fire, Drawing Room with open fire, Dining Room, Study, Cloakroom / W.C, Boiler Room, Kitchen, Butler's Pantry, Morning Room, Walk in Larder, Utility Room, Wood Store, 2 Staircases and 2 Landings, 7 Bedrooms, 2 Dressing Rooms, Bathroom, 2 Shower Rooms, Private Gated Driveway, Large Gravelled Turning Area, Numerous Outbuildings including Double Garage, Stables with 3 Loose Boxes, Tack Room, Hay Barn, Workshop, Store and Coal Bunker


GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE entered through a two storeyed gabled entrance with stone floor and glazed double door with gothic arched heads. Above the entrance is a chevron which is carved in stone set between two wolves' heads together with the coat of arms of the Meyrick & James families, previous owners of Lan Sor from the 17th century.

LARGE RECEPTION HALL (18'1" x 12'6") (5.50m x 3.80m) a most impressive room with stone floor, oak panelling with glazed bookcase set above a coffer, original stone fireplace with cast iron grate framed by oak panelling and impressive carved oak over mantle, beamed ceiling, door to the left to:

SITTING ROOM (18'0" x 15'5") (5.48m x 4.70m) with attractive open fireplace, corniced ceilings and moulded ceiling rose, door to:

SPACIOUS DRAWING ROOM (22'1" x 18'6") (6.73m x 5.64m) enjoying triple aspects over the gardens, attractive Adam style open fireplace with marble insert and hearth.

DINING ROOM (19'2" x 14'11") (5.83m x 4.54m) to the right of the reception hall. A formal dining room with a grand stone fireplace with carved oak surround with dates inscribed iron work 1744 and 1780, beamed ceilings, impressive carved ornate over mantle inscribed with a Welsh moto which reads "Gwell yw pryd o ddail lle byddo cariad, nagych pasgedig a chas gydaf ef", this is a quote from the book of proverbs and in English reads "better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than stalled ox and hatred therewith".

STUDY (13'11" x 13'6") (4.24m x 4.12m) overlooking the rose garden, a priest hole is reported to have existed in this room, a door leads off to:

HALLWAY WITH THE MAIN WIDE STAIRCASE accessed from the reception hall rises up in a turret shape to the first floor.

W.C with low flush toilet, wash hand basin and window to rear.

INNER HALLWAY with second staircase to first floor.

W.C with low flush toilet.

WALK IN PANTRY (14'10" x 9'5") (4.51m x 2.86m) with sink unit and shelving.

MORNING ROOM (19'11" x 12'3") (6.06m x 3.73m) with beamed ceiling and fireplace.

KITCHEN (15'11" x 11'7") (4.85m x 3.54m) with a range of fitted wall and floor units with worktops, beamed ceiling.

WALK IN LARDER (11'3" x 7'7") (3.42m x 2.30m) with cold slabs.

UTILITY ROOM (13'4" x 11'0") (4.07m x 3.35m) with door to rear

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

BEDROOM 1 (19'6" x 12'3") (5.94m x 3.74m) two windows to front elevation.

BEDROOM 2 (22'6" x 12'3") (6.87m x 3.98m) maximum into turret area with window to front elevation.

BEDROOM 3 (15'6" x 13'8") (4.72m x 4.17m) window to front elevation.

BEDROOM 4 (14'5" x 11'0") (4.39m x 3.36m) with window to front elevation.

BEDROOM 5 (18'9" x 11'1") (5.72m x 3.38m) window to front and side elevations.

BATHROOM with bath, wash hand basin, low flush toilet, and two windows.

SHOWER ROOM with wash hand basin, low flush toilet, shower cubicle, window to rear.

INNER LANDING with second staircase down to ground floor.

SHOWER ROOM with wash hand basin, low flush toilet, shower cubicle, two windows.

BEDROOM 6 (25''2" x 13'4") (7.68m x 4.06m) window to front courtyard, fireplace.

DRESSING ROOM 1 (13'9" x 10'10") (4.20m x 3.30m) window to front courtyard.

DRESSING ROOM 2 (16'8" x 11'11") (5.09m x 3.63m) window to rear.

BEDROOM 7 (14'11" x 10'11") (4.54m x 3.33m) window to rear.

OUTSIDE

The property stands in approximately 4 acres of impressive formal gardens and paddocks which are beautifully landscaped and maintained by the present owners and include fine lawns, rose beds, long pergola, large kitchen garden and a wealth of mature shrubs, trees and bushes having been opened to the National Gardens Scheme in the past. A further 7 acres approximately is owned by Lan Sor and is subject to an agricultural tenancy.

OUTBUILDINGS

BOILER ROOM (20'0" x 6'4") (6.09m x 1.93m) situated at the rear of the inner hall.

WINE STORE (10'6" x 5'1") (3.21m x 1.55m)

POTTING SHED (20'8" x 10'7") (6.31m x 3.23m)

COAL BUNKER (11'5" x 5'0") (3.47m x 1.52m)

WOOD STORE (11'5" x 8'1") (3.47m x 2.47m)

DOUBLE GARAGE (20'7" x 18'11) (6.28m x 5.77m)

STABLE BLOCK with three loose boxes, tack room, hay barn and implement store.


SERVICES:
Mains electricity and water are connected
Private drainage
Oil and LPG fired central heating
Telephone (subject to transfer regulation)

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Monmouthshire County Council



Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 February 2016

Nearest stations

  • Cwmbran (3.3 mi)
  • Pontypool & New Inn (4.7 mi)
  • Newport (S. Wales) (4.9 mi)
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21 Bridge Street, Usk, NP15 1BQ

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Nearest stations

  • Cwmbran (3.3 mi)
  • Pontypool & New Inn (4.7 mi)
  • Newport (S. Wales) (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Digby Turner & Co, Usk

21 Bridge Street, Usk, NP15 1BQ

01291 798019 Local call rate

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