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5 bedroom cottage for sale

Barbadoes Hill, Tintern, Monmouthshire

Sold STC £599,950

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This charming detached character cottage has been superbly renovated and extended by its current owners having been purchased in 2004 as a small foresters cottage. Poppy Cottage has been extended over 3 phases utilising locally resourced stone and traditional rustic oak frame designed rooms which look out over the established gardens and Wye Valley. The cottage offers spacious and flexible accommodation with a modern twist, whilst retaining much character throughout. The cottage is set within large established gardens extending to approximately 3/4 acre garden benefitting from outbuildings, ample off road parking and privacy. The elevated position takes full advantage of the Wye Valley views. Poppy Cottage is conveniently located to give access to the M4/M5/M50 motorways giving access for commuters to Bristol, Newport, Cardiff, Hereford, Gloucester, Cheltenham.

Property ref: 121_2361_4128292


Agents Note 
We are advised that there is a private water supply to this property.

Directions to Poppy Cottage 
Travelling from Chepstow into Tintern (A466) pass Tintern Abbey on your right and look out for a left turning just before the Royal George Hotel. Turn left and follow the road for 0.4miles. (Ignore the left turn on the bend up the hill). Look out for a communal refuse collection point on the right with a track ascending up into the forest. Turn right onto the ascending track into the forest, which is about 50 metres after the old Cherry Tree pub sign (on the left). Follow the forest track for 0.4 miles, where the track splits. Keep left ignoring the hair pin bend to the right. Follow the track for a further 0.4 miles (0.8 miles in total). Here the track has three options, take the track that hair pins to the right up the hill. Follow the track for a further 0.7 miles (1.5 miles in total), the track rises gradually and then goes gradually down hill. At 0.7 miles (1.5 miles in total) miles look for a slightly concealed hairpin bend to the right. Take this turning and...

General 
Front entrance stable door into dining room.

Dining Room 
15' 7" x 10' 2" (4.75m x 3.10m) Two double glazed windows to front elevation, two radiators, beamed ceiling. Villager wood burning stove with exposed stone chimney breast and side storage. Turned staircase to first floor. Tiled floor. Open plan to:

Kitchen 
15' max x 10' 6" (4.57m x 3.20m) Fitted with a range of base storage units with wooden work surfaces. Inset double Belfast sink with mixer tap. Double glazed window to front elevation. Integrated oven with Neff 4 ring hob. Inset spotlighting to ceiling, beams, radiator, stone tiling to floor and steps down to family room.

Utility Room 
7' 7" max x 7' 3" (2.31m x 2.21m) Stone tiled flooring, double glazed window to side elevation, range of storage cupboards, radiator, inset spot lighting to ceiling. Door to side elevation and latch door to wet room.

Wet Room 
7' 4" x 3' 6" (2.24m x 1.07m) Fitted with a low level WC, wash hand basin and walk in shower area with rain shower. Exposed stone wall, stone tiling to floor, inset spot lighting to ceiling, vertical radiator, extractor fan and small double glazed window.

Living Room 
19' 10" x 13' 5" (6.05m x 4.09m) A superb sized reception room with 2 double glazed windows to front elevation and further double glazed window to side elevation. Two radiators, beamed ceiling with inset spot lighting, wooden flooring. Wood burning stove with stone hearth. Double glazed French doors into garden room.

Garden Room 
13' 3" x 12' 4" (4.04m x 3.76m) A charming additional reception room with oak framed construction. Double glazed windows giving substantial garden and Wye Valley views. Inset spot lighting to ceiling, stone tiled flooring and exposed stone wall. Double glazed French doors giving access to garden. Stairs giving access to first floor bedroom 5/second reception room.

Bedroom 5/Second Reception Room 
13' 10" x 13' (4.22m x 3.96m) A multi function room which could be used as a bedroom or additional reception room as it is separated from the master bedroom by folding doors. Oak framed construction with beamed ceiling and again double glazed windows giving superb garden and Wye Valley views. Wood panelling to floor. As previously mentioned wooden folding doors lead to the master bedroom.

Family Room 
16' 2" x 11' 4" (4.93m x 3.45m) A superb internal reception room with much character having an oak frame and exposed stonework. Wooden flooring, inset spot lighting to ceiling, radiator, double glazed window to rear, access to living room and latch door to utility room.

Bedroom 3 
11' 3" x 10' 5" (3.43m x 3.18m) Double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator, wood panelled floor, beamed ceiling and small storage cupboard.

Bedroom 4 
10' 5" x 9' 7" (3.18m x 2.92m) Double glazed window to front elevation, radiator, beamed ceiling and wooden flooring.

Shower Room 
7' x 7' (2.13m x 2.13m) Double glazed window to front elevation. Fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising of a low level WC, circular wash hand basin and walk in shower cubicle with rain shower. Vertical radiator, stone tiled floor and inset spot lighting to ceiling. Loft access.

Outside 
Without doubt one of the main features of Poppy Cottage are the charming gardens surrounding the property which extend to approximately 3/4 acre and its elevated position which provides Wye Valley and garden views to all elevations.
The cottage is approached via a gravelled driveway leading to a large private parking and turning area. Steps up provide access to a substantial decked area which again provides views. The remainder of the gardens are laid to lawned areas, bounded by natural hedging and fencing with a range of established trees and shrubs providing privacy. There is a range of useful outbuildings and a rear decked terrace.

Ensuite Bathroom 
6' 2" x 5' 9" (1.88m x 1.75m) Fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising of a low level WC, circular wash hand basin and claw footed bath. Velux window, radiator, stone tiled floor, inset spot lighting, extractor fan.

Study Area 
10' 3" x 7' 10" (3.12m x 2.39m) Double glazed window to rear elevation, wooden floor, beamed ceiling, exposed stone wall, access to further landing area and bedroom 2.

Bedroom 2 
15' 3" x 13' 2" max (4.65m x 4.01m) Wood flooring, beamed ceiling and oak framing to walls. Double glazed windows and door to rear elevation.

Landing Area 
Doors to bedrooms 3 and 4 and family shower room. Staircase to dining room, inset spot lighting to ceiling and wood panelled floor. Access to useful storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom 
20' max (13'5" min) x 13' 1" max (narrowing to 7') (6.10m x 3.99m) A superb master bedroom with double glazed window to front elevation and double glazed door giving access to rear decked area. Radiator, wooden flooring, beamed ceiling with inset spot lighting and latch door to ensuite and folding door to study area.

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30 April 2016

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