Orchard House, Sedbury Park, Chepstow

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Added on 14/08/2020
DJ&P Newland Rennie, Chepstow
Character Property

Key features

  • Country home converted from outbuildings serving the Grade II* listed Sedbury Park with stunning walled gardens and grounds extending to over 1.5 acres
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Living Room and Dining Room
  • Principal suite with walk in wardrobe and En-suite shower room, three double bedrooms, further single bedroom and Family bathroom.
  • Vinery with tiled floor, established vine and lemon tree and provides further dining/living area off the main house. Cucumber House
  • South facing Walled Gardens with separate sheltered walled kitchen garden, feature terrace with black mirror pond.
  • Glazed walkway to separate timber garden workshop/office. Raised deck with feature Garden Room. Amenity space beyond the walled gardens for further cultivation/wilding project
  • Double garage with steps down to cellar below.
  • Adjacent two bed self-contained annexe in converted stables with separate living/dining room and kitchen and dedicated parking

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Steeped in history, in the grounds of the Grade II* listed Sedbury Park, this five-bedroom home with a two-bed self-contained annex has been converted from the outbuildings of Sedbury Park, retaining and restoring the walled gardens that once served the Park.
The south facing gardens are stunning and have been developed over many years by a landscape architect, an RHS Gold medal winning designer, who lives here and who has lovingly restored the house and gardens over the past couple of decades.
The gardens extend to over 1.5 acres with a separate walled kitchen garden, formal walled garden, double garage with cellar below, ample separate dedicated parking for the annex, a glazed walkway to the separate timber office/workshop, vinery that extends the living accommodation, cucumber house, raised deck with garden room with views to the River Severn, pergola and amenity gardens beyond to walled garden


Located on the edge of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just off the Offa's Dyke path, within two miles of Chepstow and in the County of Gloucestershire.
The market town of Chepstow is an historic market town where you can find an array of facilities including supermarkets, shopping facilities, leisure centre, bars and restaurants, leisure, shopping with local shopping opportunities at Tutshill and Sedbury.
Other nearby recreational facilities include golf courses at St Pierre, Celtic Manor and Rolls of Monmouth. For horse racing enthusiasts Chepstow Racecourse is just a 10-minute drive.

Road and Rail links

Within easy commuting distance of the regional centres of Bristol 19 miles, Cardiff 34 miles and Newport 19 miles.
The nearest train stations are at Chepstow, Lydney and Severn Tunnel junction with Bristol Parkway Mainline station within a 25-minute drive giving swift access to London (1 hr 25 minutes).


Good local schools include the sought after Tutshill Primary School, Wye Dean senior school and private schooling at St Johns on the Hill prep, all conveniently located within walking distance. The renowned Haberdashers Schools for Boys and Girls in Monmouth are easily accessible for which there are nearby bus services.


Orchard House
Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Wooden front door with half glazed panel leads to an Inner Hall through stone archway. “Karndean” wood effect flooring and white painted stone walls with stairs to first floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Dual aspect with view over walled kitchen garden and glazed door to patio, range of floor and wall cream shaker style units, integral oven hob and extractor, space for fridge/freezer, tiled floors and doors to entrance hall, inner lobby and Utility.


With tiled floor, range of base and wall units, space for washing machine and tumble drier, cupboard housing boiler, sink and drainer. Stable door to walled kitchen garden.

Downstairs WC

White painted stone walls, WC and wash hand basin.

Living Room

Dual aspect with two floors to ceiling arched windows to front and window to kitchen garden, fireplace with gas effect raised slate hearth. Door to Inner Hall.

Dining Room

Door off the Entrance Hall, dual aspect with open fireplace set on raised granite hearth, French doors to Vinery


A large restored glasshouse with stone flooring, French doors to Dining room and Entrance Hall and doors at either end into the garden. Stocked with an established productive vine and lemon tree.

First Floor

With oak beams and light flooding in from a ceiling to floor window, and window to front.

Principal Bedroom

With beams and a dual aspect over both walled kitchen garden and formal walled garden and enjoys far reaching views to River Severn, this bedroom provides a room full of character and light which is served by a walk in wardrobe and Shower En suite with quadrant shower, wash hand basin and WC

Second bedroom

Once “The Bothy” this is a large dual aspect double bedroom with built in wardrobes and airing cupboard with velux windows and beams.

Third bedroom

This good sized double room was once “the apple store” with beams and window overlooking kitchen garden with door to stone steps down to garden.

Fourth Bedroom

Double room with beams and window to kitchen garden

Fifth Bedroom

Beamed single bedroom with window to front

Family bathroom

Adjacent to the large second bedroom with velux window, bath with shower over, tiled floor and partly tiled walls


Converted from the Hay Byre this self-contained ground floor two bed annex has its own separate parking area and rear garden. It offers either living accommodation for extended family or provide an income stream as a let in the region of £775 pcm or as a holiday let business.

Entrance Hall

L shaped hall serving all rooms with double doors to Living Room


With range of wall and base units, washing machine, integral oven, hob and extractor, built in fridge/freezer with serving hatch to dining area

Living/ Dining Room

Overlooking the garden with dwarf wall and glazed timber frame ceiling and walls with French doors to enclosed patio area and further side door to garden of main house, if required.

First Bedroom

Double bedroom with windows to front and built in wardrobe

Second Bedroom/ Study

Single bedroom with built in wardrobe and window to front

Family Bathroom

With bath, wash hand basin, WC and separate shower


Approaching the property from the front over a shared gravelled drive to a paved driveway providing off street parking and leading up to double garage.

Double Garage

Provides parking area for two cars and additional storage area with steps down to large cellar with concrete floor. Door through to walled garden.

Wooden Summerhouse

Providing a workplace/hobby room located in the walled garden and approached through a covered walkway from the Vinery.

Cucumber House

Original “Foster & Pearson” brick construction with glazed roof forming part of the original gardens.

The Gardens

Divided into three distinct areas extending to 1.5 acres as follows

Walled Kitchen Garden

With fruit cages and potting shed. Lavender and variegated box hedging border raised beds divided by gravel paths. A sheltered, productive and very attractive kitchen garden with a secluded paved patio area accessed from the side of the house and access up stone steps to the third bedroom. Gated arch stone gateways to terrace and formal walled garden.

Formal Walled Garden

This south facing garden with views out to the Severn Estuary has been planted with trees on the periphery to protect the garden from any south westerly winds providing a perfect environment for a flourishing beautifully designed garden. Orchard area with apple, pear and plum trees, raised deck area with pretty summerhouse with views from it out over the Severn. Wisteria clad pergola winds through the lower part of the garden.

A “millboard” terrace leading from the Kitchen and the Vinery, and in turn the Dining area, provides a sitting out area beside the feature black mirror pond and provides a fabulous space overlooking and enjoying the garden. Formal flowerbeds are colour themed and planted to provide all year round colour and interest using a mixture of shrubs and herbaceous plants such as roses, lavender, peonies, irises, hydrangeas and wisteria. Wherever possible varieties with a strong perfume have been chosen to fill the garden with fragrance.

Amenity/ Wild Garden space

Beyond the walled gardens lies further amenity garden space which wraps around the walls of the formal garden; offering a wild garden space, area for sheds and storage and further opportunity for parking and an alternative vehicular access to the property.


There are two options in approaching this property the first is via the shared access to the parking area, annexe and garaging. The alternative is a right of way which sweeps around to the side of the property to the large gates in the walled garden.


We are informed the property is freehold. Intended purchasers should make their own enquiries via their solicitors.


Mains electricity and water, private drainage to septic tank, Solar panels which provide hot water to house and annexe. Calor gas fired fireplace. Oil fired central heating and hot water.

Council Tax Band

House E
Annexe A

EPC Rating

Listed building Exempt


Strictly by appointment with the Agents: DJ&P Newland Rennie. Tel:


Leaving Chepstow take the A48 over the River Wye turn right onto Beachley Road, first left at the roundabout go through Sedbury taking the first left up to Sedbury Park and through countryside at the next junction bear right in front of the black railings and the property can be found at the end of the lane.

Fixtures & Fittings

Unless specifically described in these particulars, all other, fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation. Further information is available from the Vendor's agents.


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