4 bedroom detached house for sale

Usk Road, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

£775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall, snug, fitted cloakroom
  • 28ft sitting room & inglenook
  • Well fitted dining kitchen
  • Breakfast room, utility
  • 4 beds (1 en-suite), luxury bathroom
  • Magnificent gardens & brook

Full description

To be sold for the first time since 1971 a beautifully presented family size cottage of considerable character, standing in grounds in excess of 3 acres of wonderful mature gardens dissected by a small meandering river - Mounton Brook. Over the years the property has been much improved and extended by the vendors, who also created the outstanding gardens. This is now a property of considerable charm, beautifully presented with many exposed beams and much exposed stone, with nearly all rooms overlooking the gardens and in a convenient rural setting on the edge of a very popular village.

There is a reception hall, snug, fitted cloakroom, superb 28ft sitting room with stone inglenook, breakfast room, lovely dining kitchen, utility, 4 bedrooms (including a superb master suite) & luxury bathroom. The gardens are a wonderful complimentary feature, and can be enjoyed from a terrace running the length of the house that gives a fine aspect over the whole of the garden and Mounton Brook. The gardens are on several interesting levels and laid mainly to lawn, all accessible by a ride-on mower (including the far side of the river, accessible by bridge) and with a wide variety of shrubs, rhododendrons, plants and many mature trees. There are many areas throughout the garden to sit and enjoy the tranquillity and the wildlife. This is a naturalists paradise with three ponds as well as the river, attracting a huge variety of 'visitors' including badgers, dippers and the occasional otter. In different parts of the garden are a variety of sheds and stores, together with two large log stores, stocked with wood from the garden.

Shirenewton is a much sought after village, most convenient for Chepstow and the Severn bridge, about 5 miles. Bristol Parkway, for fast London trains is about 18 miles.

Reception Hall - 1.66m x 2.56m (5'5" x 8'5") - Part of a most attractive glazed link along the front of the property joining all the main reception rooms. Front door with double glazed side windows and glazed roof. Ceramic tiled floor. Opening to:-

Snug - 2.56m x 2.5m (8'5" x 8'2") - Tiled floor to match the hall. Feature exposed stone wall and a matching full height chimney with recess and glass fronted wood-burner. Stairs up to first floor beneath which are built-in store cupboards with the gas fired boiler for heating and domestic hot water. Additional built-in cloaks cupboard.

Superb Split Level Sitting Room - 8.58m x 5.35m (28'2" x 17'7") - (see floor plan). An ideal room for entertaining with exposed ceiling beams. Laminate flooring. Wall lights. Wide double glazed windows including a pair of double casement doors out to the patio with wonderful views over the gardens. Feature full height 1.79m wide stone inglenook fireplace with an oak beam over a drop of 1.5m to a raised hearth with a recessed glass fronted gas fired wood-burner effect stove and concealed lighting.

Dining / Breakfast Room - 3.47m x 3.05m (11'5" x 10'0") - A through room with double glazed rear window and wide double glazed front window with views to the garden. Wall and ceiling lights. Ceramic tiled flooring. Door to:-

Family Room And Dining Kitchen - 5.39m x 3.68m (17'8" x 12'1") - A very attractive room in the cottage style with exposed ceiling beams. Ceramic tiled flooring. Excellent range of solid light pine coloured units with bespoke carving and matching trim to the formica worktops which incorporate a 1.5 bowl single drainer enamel sink with mixer taps. Range of floor cupboards and drawers with tiling behind the worktops and beneath a range of eye level food and store cupboards with lighting beneath. Fitted Britannia range cooker with 6-burner gas hob and glass fronted electric double oven/grill with illuminated extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher and larder fridge and including a bespoke dresser unit with wine rack, baskets, glass fronted display cabinets, plate racks. Ceramic tiled floor. Recessed downlighters. Window with view over driveway approach and wide double glazed window with sliding patio door out to the terrace and views to gardens. Door to:-

Side Hall - Part glazed stable style door to the outside. Ceramic tiled floor. Doors to UTILITY ROOM with space for upright fridge, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, two built-in store cupboards and FITTED CLOAKROOM with low level wc, corner wash hand basin with tiled splash, tiled floor, frosted double glazed window.

On the FIRST FLOOR approached from the stairs and the snug to a LONG COTTAGE STYLE LANDING with exposed ceiling beam, partly exposed stone walling, double glazed front and rear windows.

The Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-

Bedroom One - 5.55m x 3.66m (18'3" x 12'0") - A very attractive dual aspect room with a wide double glazed window with wonderful views over the gardens and stream. Extensive range of fitted bedroom furniture comprising three double and a single wardrobe including a space for a king size bed with further blanket cupboards over. Wall light points. Access to loft. Door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room - Half tiled with matching flooring and comprising antique style vanity unit with marble top and inset his and hers wash basins, each with mixer taps. Low level wc. Separate tiled shower cubicle with pivot door and adjustable height thermostatic shower. High level window and double glazed window overlooking the garden. Exposed ceiling beams. Wall light points. Extractor fan. Legacy dual fuel radiator/towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 3.72m x 3.05m (12'2" x 10'0") - Wide double glazed window with lovely views over the garden and stream. Fitted range of bedroom furniture comprising two single wardrobes with space for a double bed and with blanket cupboards over. Wall light points.

Bedroom Three - 3.62m x 3.0m (11'11" x 9'10") - High ceilings. Exposed ceiling beams. Access to loft storage space. High level rear window and wide double glazed side window.

Bedroom Four - 3.065m x 2.46m (10'0" x 8'1") - Double glazed window overlooking the gardens. Wall light points. High ceiling with exposed beam.

Luxurious Bathroom - 4.9m x 2.66m (16'1" x 8'9") - Recently re-fitted to provide a luxury modern bathroom with white suite comprising a free-standing claw foot roll edge bath with mixer taps incorporating telephonic shower attachment. Heritage pedestal wash hand basin with upstand and mixer taps. Matching low level wc. Separate two person shower cubicle with glazed screen and curved doors with Burlington shower and both adjustable height and deluge shower heads. Panelling to dado height. Karndean flooring. Chrome plated dual fuel radiator/towel rail. Double glazed Velux rooflight. Recessed downlighters and wall light points. Linen cupboard with extensive shelving.

The property is approached over a long tree lined drive terminating in a parking and turning area with GARAGE SPACE, SUBJECT TO CONSENT.

THE MAGNIFICENT GARDENS
DISSECTED BY MOUNTON BROOK
The gardens are a wonderful feature of the property extending to over an acre of beautiful lawns on several levels and within which are a wide variety of trees and plants including oak, ash, silver birch, weeping willow, acer, conifer together with rhododendron, azalea, pieris, weigela, viburnum, berberis, and escallonia. The whole being dissected by The Mounton Brook, a wonderful small river which runs through the garden. In addition to the river there are three ponds and the whole garden is set against a back drop of the boundaries which are largely of mature deciduous trees.

Immediately in front of the house is a full length terrace which widens in front of the doors from the drawing room to an area ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining. Within the garden is a TOOL SHED, SUBSTANTIAL LOG STORE, TRACTOR SHED and FURTHER GARDEN STORE, SECOND LOG STORE. In the far corner of the garden, overlooking the stream is a DERELICT STONE COTTAGE with potential, subject to consent, to create a studio or possibly a holiday cottage.

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  • Caldicot (4.2 mi)
  • Severn Tunnel Junction (4.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Chepstow (3.5 mi)
  • Caldicot (4.2 mi)
  • Severn Tunnel Junction (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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01291 629799 Local call rate

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