5 bedroom detached house for saleFive Lanes, Caerwent, Monmouthshire
- Equestrian - stables, 12.5 acres, gardens
- Hall, fitted cloaks, large utility
- 3 main reception rooms
- 29ft, family room/ kitchen Study/bed 5, conservatory
- 4 double beds (2 en-suite)
Beautifully situated in the country lanes around Caerwent, in perfect rural peace yet just a mile off the A48, easily accessible to Chepstow, Newport and the Severn Bridge, a large family house with a glorious unspoilt south aspect over its own land and with outstanding equestrian potential. The land is level and this is good hacking country.
Standing within 12.5 acres of superb level pasture this was an old cottage and barn extended and refurbished some 16 years ago to create a fine family house with good size rooms and potential for a fifth bedroom on the ground floor. There is a hall, fitted cloakroom, 22ft drawing room with fireplace, character beamed sitting room, living room, conservatory, study/bed 5, a 29ft breakfast kitchen and utility. Upstairs are four large double bedrooms (2 en-suite) and family bathroom.
Outside there is a drive to an extensive parking area and a stable block with 4 boxes. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn and extend to some half an acre with decked areas along most of the south side of the house taking full advantage of the fine open aspect. The remaining grounds comprise several excellent pasture paddocks, all level, and ideal for horses. There is more than enough room for more stabling, barns and even the prospect of a mini cross county course!. There are several other equestrian properties in the vicinity and miles of hacking in the surrounding lanes and nearby woodland.
Caerwent is an historic village and parish dating back to Roman times. It is situated roughly half way (about 6 miles) between Chepstow and the M4 at The Coldra (Celtic Manor). The surroundings are essentially rural and agricultural but communications are excellent. There is the M4 at Newport, the Severn Bridge at Chepstow and fast London trains from Bristol Parkway, only some 17 miles.
Entrance Hall - 3.34m x 2.33m (10'11" x 7'8") - Double glazed windows in two elevations overlooking the drive and gardens. Ceramic tiled floor. Access to loft. Recessed downlighters. Door to utility and to:-
Fitted Cloakroom - White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash, low level wc. Ceramic tiled floor. Recessed downlighters. Frosted double glazed window.
Character Beamed Sitting Room - 5.64m x 3.84m (18'6" x 12'7") - Part of the old original cottage with exposed ceiling beams and a feature full height stone chimney breast with recessed fireplace with open dog grate. Windows to front and rear. Stairs up to first floor beneath which is a built-in store cupboard. Door to study and to:-
Lounge / Dining Room - 9.25m x 3.54m (30'4" x 11'7") - Double glazed windows in three elevations including fine views over the gardens and land. Feature Edwardian style decorative fireplace with mantel, raised hearth and open grate. Built-in store cupboard. Recessed downlighters. Laminate flooring. Door to:-
Conservatory - 5.0m x 3.37m (16'5" x 11'1") - Ceramic tiled floor. Double glazed windows and various opening lights, perspex roof and a pair of double casement doors out to the side gardens.
Study / Tv Room / Bedroom Five - 4.4m x 3.29m (14'5" x 10'10") - (off the sitting room)
Double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and land. Part glazed door to the gardens.
Drawing Room - 6.93m x 5.0m (22'9" x 16'5") - Feature chimney breast with a black painted timber surround with raised hearth and glass fronted wood-burner. Double glazed windows in three elevations including a pair of double casement doors out to the decked patio with fine views over the gardens and land. Recessed downlighters.
Family Room And Fitted Kitchen - 9.05m x 3.82m (29'8" x 12'6") - A large and attractive room with partially exposed stone walls, part of the former barn, with a corner mounted glass fronted wood-burner on a raised hearth. Recessed downlighters. Wide double glazed rear window. Ceramic tiled floor. One end of the room is fitted as an excellent large kitchen with a range of solid timber units with contrasting light roll edge formica worktops which incorporate a 11/2 bowl white enamel sink with gold plated mixer taps. Ample range of floor cupboards and drawers including an attractive dresser unit with leaded light display panels and wine racks. Space for a range cooker with concealed illuminated extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher and built-in Panasonic microwave oven.
Utility Room - 4.39m x 3.48m (14'5" x 11'5") - Ceramic tiled floor. Access to loft. Recessed downlighters. Range of "L" shaped units with formica worktops incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer taps with cupboards and space with plumbing beneath for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Food cupboard and store cupboards. Free standing "Worcester" oil fired boiler for heating and domestic hot water.
On The First Floor - Approached via the stairs from the entrance hall to a LARGE LANDING with ample space for a small study with windows to front and rear, recessed downlighters and AIRING CUPBOARD.
Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-
Bedroom One - 6.9m x 5.0m (22'8" x 16'5") - Double glazed windows with fine views over the land and surrounding country. Recessed downlighters. Access to loft. Range of fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Stained board floor. Door to:-
En-Suite Bathroom - White suite comprising enclosed bath with fully tiled surround together with a thermostatic shower with folding glazed screen over. Pedestal wash hand basin with upstand. Electric shaver light over. Matching low level wc. Chrome plated ladder towel rail. Extractor fan. Recessed downlighters. Double glazed window.
Guest Bedroom Suite -
Bedroom Two - 4.65m x 3.86m (15'3" x 12'8") - Plus a large door recess, with door to the en-suite. Three double glazed windows. Stained boarded floor. Recessed downlighters. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room - White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with upstand. Matching low level wc. Large shower cubicle with glazed screen, pivot door and a multi-jet shower. Extractor fan. Recessed downlighters. Secondary door out to the landing.
Large Family Bathroom - White suite comprising enclosed corner bath with seat and mixer taps incorporating a shower attachment. Long vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level wc. Electric shaver light. Recessed downlighters. Exposed ceiling beams. Frosted double glazed window. Access to loft. Feature small Victorian fireplace.
Bedroom Three - 5.07m x 3.48m (16'8" x 11'5") - Double glazed window in two elevations. Feature Edwardian style black fireplace with arched open grate and mantel.
Bedroom Four - 4.08m x 3.19m (13'5" x 10'6") - Double glazed window. Edwardian fireplace with arched open grate and mantel. Recess of bookshelving.
THE FORMAL GARDENS, LAND AND STABLES
IN ALL SOME 12.5 ACRES OF LEVEL GROUNDS
The property is approached over a splayed drive entrance onto a large parking and turning area with access to the STABLES and leading to the main garden area. These gardens comprise extensive areas of lawn and immediately around the house are several decked areas to take advantage of the sun and the view. Different parts of these gardens are in the sun or shade throughout the day. There is in excess of half an ace of lawn and off to one corner is an ornamental pond with decking over.
To the rear of the house are a block of FOUR MODERN STABLES. The property has the benefit of in all some 12.5 acres of land. This is virtually level throughout and is in several enclosures, many divided by established hedges and with a number of mature deciduous trees throughout. There is excellent in the surrounding lanes and Wentwood Forest is only a short distance away.
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