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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Western Road, Abergavenny


Property Description

Key features

  • Immaculately presented Victorian House in sought after area
  • Traditional bay-fronted reception rooms with wooden sash windows
  • Extended to include contemporary kitchen/family room
  • Tastefully decorated, retaining many period features and much character
  • Generous Master bedroom suite with views and en-suite shower
  • 3 further bedrooms plus modern family bathroom
  • Beautiful gardens with lawns, planted borders, pond and terrace
  • EPC Rating D

Full description

One of the most tastefully decorated and beautifully presented houses available on the market within Abergavenny. Both the house and garden are maintained to a high standard providing an impressive family home located on the sought after Western side of town. This attractive double bay-fronted stone Victorian house has been extended to the side creating a garage with parking in front for several vehicles and a generous Master Bedroom suite over. The house offers many traditional and period features combined with the addition of a contemporary kitchen/family room with doors opening onto the enclosed, delightful gardens. The gardens have been lovingly tended and were open to the public during 2018 to raise money for charity. A large, high specification, stone terrace of approximately 150 square metres has recently been added at the rear of the house.

Ground Floor Continued 
Lighting is via a central pendant and a picture light both on dimmer switches. Off the hallway an inner hall leads to the downstairs W.C. and utility room. The centrepiece of the house is the open plan triple aspect kitchen/family room with porcelain tiled floor and underfloor heating. Filled with natural light from 5 double glazed Velux windows in the vaulted ceiling, five double glazed windows and a set of double glazed doors all in hardwood frames. This room is a tremendous entertaining space and is fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke wall and base units in natural woods incorporating deep pan drawers, storage cabinets, pull out larder cupboard, one and a half bowl inset stainless steel sink with macerator. Fitted units include a Neff induction hob, Siemens double oven and grill, Miele dishwasher, Liebherr fridge-freezer with ice maker, Elica extractor hood.

A large island consists of various storage drawers and contains a Liebherr wine cooler, vegetable sink and a central retractable worktop power point. All floor standing units are granite topped. Ample space for table and chairs as well as space for sofa/easy chairs. Jotul wood burning stove. The double doors open onto the stone patio and beautiful gardens with ample space for outdoor dining. To complete the ground floor accommodation a panelled door leads from the kitchen/family room to a rear lobby area with cloaks cupboard, double glazed door to the rear garden and a door to the integral garage.

Ground Floor 
The part glazed front door with etched fan light is set back under an arched porch and opens into the entrance hall with doors to the principal ground floor rooms. The entrance hall has a wood effect tiled floor, moulded dado rail and period style skirting boards. To either side of the entrance hall are the two original bay-fronted reception rooms, both with moulded cornices and ceiling roses and each with sash windows to the front. The larger of the two rooms is the dual aspect sitting room with a period style fireplace housing a Franco-Belge multi-fuel stove sitting on a slate hearth. Door to the rear garden. Lighting is via central pendants supplemented by recessed spotlights on dimmer switches. The good sized dining room has an attractive period style fireplace housing a gas flame effect fire (disconnected at present owners choice but easily reinstated) and has ample space for a large dining table with 8+ chairs, sideboard and display cabinet.

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Step Outside 
The front of the house is bordered by a shoulder high stone wall with wrought iron pedestrian gate hung on stone pillars with brick detail under a wrought iron archway. A central pathway continues to the front porch. The front garden has been designed for easy maintenance with ample room for table and chairs from which to enjoy the views. To one side of the house is the driveway with access to the garage and ample room for parking several vehicles. The beautiful rear, enclosed gardens really are a joy, having been lovingly tended and nurtured by the present owners to create a peaceful haven within the town. The centrepiece of the gardens is the level lawn with curved edges, bordered by an array of mature plants and shrubs. An ornamental pond provides colour and a haven for wildlife. Adjoining the house is a recently laid stone terrace with low level walls and step up to the lawn.

Step Outside Continued 
The terrace continues to one side where there is ample room for table and chairs, sun loungers and a private area for a hot tub. In total the new terracing extends to c.150 square metres. There are gates on both sides of the front of the house providing access to the rear. Two external taps, various external power points. Garden shed. Wood store.

The garage has an up and over door with power, light and a sink inside. Pedestrian doors to rear garden and to rear lobby. Should buyers wish to convert the garage, subject to the required permissions, it should be noted that windows have been installed and the space insulated.

Mains gas, electricity and drainage. New gas fired central heating combi boiler installed April 2018. 2 wood burning stoves. Under floor heating to kitchen/family room, utility room and Master bedroom/en-suite. Solar panels (owned, not leased) which generated an average income of £160 pcm for the present owners. TV and satellite points throughout the house. Alarm and security lighting.


Fixtures and Fittings 
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation.

Located in one of the most sought after areas on the Western side of Abergavenny, the property is less than a mile from the town centre where a wide range of amenities can be found including individual, independent and larger chain shops, doctors' and dentist surgeries, pharmacist, cinema, theatre and hospital. The local cricket club is within walking distance of the house as are walks through open countryside. The tennis and bowls clubs, a well regarded primary school and a secondary school are all within circa a mile. Abergavenny and the surrounding area has become well known for its many high quality restaurants and hosts a successful annual Food Festival in September.

Location Continued 
There are good road and rail links for commuting, the property is situated within easy reach of the A40/A449 which in turn link to the M4, M5 and M50 motorways for Cardiff, Bristol, London and Birmingham and the A465 for Merthyr, Brecon and Hereford. There is also a main line railway station on the outskirts of the Abergavenny.

Step Inside 

First Floor 
The original Victorian staircase, with turned balustrade and hand rail, leads from the entrance hall to the first floor landing. Two double bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobes, are located to the front of the house with views to the Blorenge mountain, the third bedroom and family bathroom overlook the rear garden with views to the Rholben. Continue to the far end of the landing to reach the Master bedroom suite with contemporary shower room. The Master Bedroom is double aspect with views to the front and rear. Lighting is recessed in the vaulted ceiling together with a pendant light and two wall lights. The en-suite shower room includes a large shower enclosure, round ceramic basin set on top of a vanity storage unit with granite worktop and illuminated mirror above, low level WC flanked with cupboards to either side. Double glazed sash window to rear aspect.

First Floor Continued 
The master bedroom and en-suite benefit from underfloor heating. The first floor décor and presentation is finished to the same high standard and specification as the ground floor.

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Added on Rightmove:
08 August 2018


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