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Folly Cottage, Whitebrook, NP25

Added on 28/01/2021
Roscoe Rogers & Knight, Monmouth

Key features

  • 3 Bedroomed Detached Cottage
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Approx. 1 Acre of Grounds and Gardens
  • Stunning Views Across The Wye Valley

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Set high above Whitebrook this very spacious 3 bed, 1850's country cottage enjoys simply stunning views across the Wye Valley. Tastefully extended to the side and back and fully upgraded retaining original features, it enjoys excellent levels of light throughout and is set in approximately an acre of mature grounds and managed gardens with sun terraces. There is a detached double garage, a detached barn, outbuildings and a small area of woodland.

The original cottage was constructed in stone which is painted and has been matched with the extended portions. Inset double glazed UPVC windows and doors set under pitched tiled roofs. Internal features include stone fireplaces, beamed ceilings, part exposed stone spiral stairs and pine boarded floors. Oil fired central heating with radiators throughout.

From the Front Terrace through part glazed door into:

DINING ROOM:: 6.09m x 5.85m (19'12" x 19'2"), Two windows to front with far reaching views. Inglenook stone fireplace with flagstone hearth and inset woodburner, wooden mantel over, beamed ceiling and door to feature stone spiral staircase. Door into cupboard. Door into:

KITCHEN:: 3.83m x 2.97m (12'7" x 9'9"), Two windows to front and two to end with attractive garden views. Laminated worktops to two sides with inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink. LPG hob with extractor above, oak panelled cupboards and drawers set under. Tall unit with inset double oven, matching wall units. Shaped laminate breakfast bar and ceramic tiled splashbacks and window sills. Space and plumbing for dishwasher.

From the Dining Room through a pair of glazed doors into:

RECEPTION/HALLWAY:: 5.23m x 2.21m (17'2" x 7'3"), Open plan into Sitting Room. Open tread pine staircase with turned balustrades and newels. Window to back. Range of adjustable shelving along one side. Door into:

Coloured suite consisting bath with tiled splashback, basin and pedestal with mirror and pelmet lighting over. Shower with pivot door tiled to three sides with mixer valve and head on adjustable rail.

SITTING ROOM:: 6.77m x 6.68m (22'3" x 21'11"), Two windows and pair of glazed doors to front terrace with far reaching views. Bay window and further window to side and back. Protruding stone fireplace with inset Jotul multi fuel stove. Stone lintel over and raised flagstone hearth and ventilation system. Full height German "Interlukke" bookshelves and cupboards along one wall.

From Kitchen a stable door leads out to:

UTILITY AREA:: Part glazed external door out to covered terrace/side porch. Laminate top with single drainer stainless steel sink and oak panelled cupboards under. Matching tall unit, plumbing and spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer. Quarry tiled floor and electricity consumer unit at high level. Pair glazed doors into:

BOILER/LAUNDRY ROOM:: 1.86m x 4.27m (6'1" x 14'0"), Laminate worktop with cupboards and drawers set under with matching wall units. Plinth with Worcester Heat Slave 2025 oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Quarry tiled floor.

COVERED AREA/SIDE PORCH:: 2.26m x 2.00m (7'5" x 6'7"), Split level quarry tiled floor and low-level wall with gate leading to front paved terrace. Door leading into single storey storage room with power and light (2.20m x 1.70m).

From Reception Hall up stairs to:

FIRST FLOOR RECEPTION LANDING:: 8.13m x 2.22m (26'8" x 7'3"), Feature stained glass panel at one end. Dormer window and Velux rooflight. Roof access trap. Exposed pine boarded floor and pine panelled doors throughout into the following:

MASTER BEDROOM:: 5.47m x 3.88m (17'11" x 12'9"), Two dormer windows to front with valley views. Pair of doors into recessed wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf at high level. Pair sliding mirror doors into double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf at high level, inside is an original curved wall with window giving access to roof void above extension. Bifold doors into cupboard with safe.

BEDROOM TWO:: 3.89m x 3.00m (12'9" x 9'10"), Dormer window to front with far reaching views, window to side with garden views. Basin and pedestal with ceramic tiled splashback. Roof access trap.

From Reception Landing into Inner Hall with pine boarded floor and doors throughout into:

FAMILY BATHROOM:: Dormer window to side with obscure glass. Jacuzzi bath with ceramic tiling to three sides, low level W.C. pedestal basin with ceramic tiled splashback and mirror above. Corner set shower with pivot door, mixer valve with head on adjustable rail.

BEDROOM THREE:: 4.44m x 3.39m (14'7" x 11'1"), Dormer window to side with garden views. Pair of sliding patio doors out to side paved terrace.

Paved sun terraces are set around the cottage with natural stone walls and steps as well as a feature mill wheel. Set to the side of the cottage is a detached stone-built LOG STORE (3.66m x 2.72m) with pitched roof. There are interspaced planted borders as well as lawned terraces and banks with interspaced shrubs and trees. From the front path a gravelled path leads behind the cottage. At the end of the end of the garden there is a small sloping area of woodland and across the lane is a steel framed DETACHED BARN with up and over door and ship-lap boarded sides under a pitched corrugated roof.

SERVICES:: Mains electricity and water. Private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating. Broadband speed 32 Mb. External water tap and lighting. Council Tax Band G. EPC rating E.

N.B.: We are told that the tarmac lane up to the cottage from the public highway is owned and maintained by the local authority, it is also a right of way for the Wye Valley walk.

DIRECTIONS:: From Monmouth take the B4293 towards Trellech for approximately 3 miles. Turn left, signposted The Narth and Whitebrook. Follow the single-track road for approximately 2½ miles, passing The Whitebrook Restaurant and shortly after a red telephone box there is a forked turning to the right, take the left-hand fork almost in the same line as the road. Travel up this tarmac lane and Folly Cottage is set up to your right.

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Roscoe Rogers & Knight, Monmouth

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