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Key features

  • Detached Georgian home
  • 0.5 Acres of Grounds
  • Over 2500 sqft of Accommodation
  • Four Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms Plus Conservatory
  • Large Welcoming Hallway
  • Garage & Private Home Office
  • Views Over the Severn Estuary
  • Offering a Wealth of Original & Restored Features



Welcome to Hardwick Cottage, a timeless masterpiece steeped in history and charm. This Grade II Listed property was built for the site-engineer of the Great Western Railway and has been associated with local luminaries such as Herbert Griffiths, former owner of the renowned Herbert Lewis Department store.  Over the years, the current owners have lovingly renovated it, meticulously preserving its historical integrity while seamlessly blending modern comfort with classic elegance. Every corner of Hardwick Cottage tells a story, making it not just a house, but a living piece of Chepstow's rich heritage.

Located along a quiet and private lane, as you arrive at Hardwick Cottage, you'll discover the half-acre of meticulously landscaped gardens and grounds, where mature trees and flowering plants create a tranquil oasis, offering a retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern life.Step inside and be greeted by the impressive entrance hall of Hardwick Cottage. With soaring ceilings, limestone flooring, and a balustrade stretching up to the first floor, this space exudes quiet grandeur.  The meticulous attention to detail in the refurbishment process is evident here. With many retained and restored features such a bay & sash windows, shutters & servants bells on display, every architectural feature harkens back to a bygone era of craftsmanship and opulence.

Experience the spacious living and dining rooms, where every element has been carefully curated to evoke a sense of timeless elegance. The bay windows flood the main reception rooms with natural light, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Enormous double doors between the two rooms provide the flexibility to create intimate spaces for quiet reflection or to open up the area for grand gatherings, when the current owners have played host to over 20 guests. Whether you're curling up by one of the fireplaces with a good book or entertaining guests, these rooms offer the perfect blend of comfort and sophistication. 

Indulge in the stunning refurbished kitchen where form meets function in perfect harmony. The stylish island serves as the centerpiece, offering ample space for meal preparation and casual dining. Sleek finishes and state-of-the-art appliances ensure that every meal is a culinary masterpiece. Adjacent is a separate breakfast room, bathed in natural light, providing the perfect setting for leisurely mornings and lively conversations, which in turn also gives access to the conservatory providing further space to unwind. For added convenience, a separate utility room ensures that household chores are handled with ease, allowing you to focus on enjoying the comforts of home. Additionally you then have internal access to a cellar, ideal for housing your wine collection, or simply to be used for storage.

Journey upstairs to the first floor, where the allure continues to captivate.  Here, a charming bathroom off a half landing invites you to unwind in a period roll-top bath, surrounded by opulent surroundings. Further exploration reveals four double bedrooms, each a sanctuary of comfort and tranquility. High ceilings, fireplaces, and panoramic views over the surrounding gardens and vistas beyond add to the allure of these intimate retreats.  A modern bathroom, complete with a shower enclosure and roll-top bath, offers the perfect balance of luxury and convenience, ensuring that every aspect of daily life is elevated to new heights.

Step outside and marvel at the splendor of the half-acre of grounds. Here, manicured lawns stretch as far as the eye can see, inviting you to bask in the beauty of nature.Secluded seating areas offer the perfect spot for quiet contemplation or alfresco dining, while panoramic views of the surrounding landscape provide a picturesque backdrop for gatherings with friends and family. Ample driveway parking and a detached garage, thoughtfully partitioned to create a home office or studio space, ensure that every need is met with ease.  Whether you're enjoying your morning coffee as the sun rises or hosting soirées under the stars, this outdoor haven offers the perfect blend of tranquility and convenience.

Nestled in the heart of Chepstow, Hardwick Cottage is not just a home but a gateway to a world of rich history and natural beauty waiting to be explored. Chepstow, a historic town along the enchanting River Wye, boasts a tapestry of ancient landmarks and vibrant culture that beckons adventurers and history enthusiasts alike. Conveniently located in close proximity to Chepstow town centre, the property provides easy access to a wide range of amenities with excellent road, rail, and bus links, commuting to Bristol and beyond is a breeze, and the M48 and Severn Bridge are just a stone's throw away. Venture beyond the town limits, and you'll find yourself amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Wye Valley and the mystical Forest of Dean. Lose yourself in the verdant woodlands and ancient forests that have inspired poets and artists for centuries.

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Chepstow, Monmouthshire


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  • Chepstow Station0.3 miles
  • Caldicot Station5.1 miles
  • Severn Tunnel Junction Station5.7 miles
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