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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Forge Row, Cwmavon, Pontypool

Sold STC £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • GRADE II * LISTED IDYLLIC CHARACTER COTTAGE
  • SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
  • ENTRANCE HALL, LOUNGE & DINING ROOM
  • KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM & CLOAKROOM/WC
  • TWO BEDROOMS & BATHROOM
  • CENTRAL HEATING
  • MATURE GARDENS FRONT & REAR
  • OFF ROAD PARKING
  • MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES
  • EPC RATING D

Full description

GRADE ll * LISTED
"A Cottage with the character of a bygone era, restored to contemporary Standard. What could be more Welsh - A terrace of cottages built amongst the hills of the South Wales Valleys"
Sage & Co Property Agents have great pleasure in offering for sale one of the BEST surviving terraced cottages of Industrial Housing in the South Wales Valleys and possibly the UK.
Situated approximately two miles south of Blaenavon at the entrance to a world heritage site, Forge Row occupies a slightly elevated position from which they enjoy open westerly views over the Valley and on to the hillside beyond. They stand in a picturesque wooded river valley with some outstanding scenery which is a designated conservation area.
Forge Row is a few miles from Brecon Beacons National Park boundary and has good access to The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal and Llandegfedd Resevoir.
The property comprises of; Entrance Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen & Cloakroom/WC and To the first floor two bedrooms and bathroom with gardens to the front and rear. EPC rating D.

Property History - Forge Row, Cwmavon was built in 1804 to accommodate workers at the Varteg Forge which was originally located on the opposite side of the valley.

It is an exceptional example of housing built at the time of the of the first large scale Industrial Development of South Wales.

Apart from 'Stack Square' (Blaenavon) it is now the only surviving example of housing from the first phase of the Industrial Revolution in Gwent. This importance being emphasised by their Grade II * listed status on the national list of important historic buildings in 1973.

The Varteg Forge was closed in 1840 most of the properties in forge Row became vacant. By the early 1980's the Row had fallen into disrepair and were very close to being demolished, thankfully however they were rescued and restored by The British Buildings Preservation Trust.

This little row of iron workers cottages form a very important part of historic buildings conservation in Wales.

Entrance Hall - 4.36 x 2.06 (14'3" x 6'9") - Feature tiled flooring, timber spiral staircase to first floor, beamed ceiling with spot light trio, timber window over front. Central heating radiator.

Lounge - 5.74 x 4.43 ( 18'9" x 14'6") - Feature tiled stone flooring with under floor heating. Depp stone fireplace housing multi-fuel burning stove. TV point, two central heating radiators, beamed ceiling with electric light. Timber window over rear and timber window over front with window seat, spiral timber staircase to first floor.

Dining Room - 3.28 x 2.86 (10'9" x 9'4") - Timber windows overlooking front, skimmed ceiling with electric light, timber flooring, central heating radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.34 x 3.62 (14'2" x 11'10") - Comprising of a range of wall and base units with work surface over, electric cooker point electric cooker hood. Recess housing Rayburn Range (not working). Tiled flooring, porcelain one and a half bowl with mixer tap. Timber window over rear garden, space fro fridge freezer and plumbing for dishwasher. Beamed ceiling with electric light.

Rear Lobby - 2.68 x 1.35 (8'9" x 4'5") - Tiled flooring, central heating radiator, skimmed ceiling with electric light, access to inspection hatch, door to rear garden.

Cloakroom/Wc - 1.97 x 1.79 (6'5" x 5'10") - Tiled flooring, plumbing for automatic washing machine, low level flush WC, central heating radiator, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, skimmed ceiling with electric light.

Bedroom One - 5.91 x 4.37 (19'4" x 14'4") - Timber window overlooking front with views timber window over rear, spiral timber staircase to ground floor. Skimmed ceiling with electric light.

Bedroom Two - 3.77 x 3.69 (12'4" x 12'1") - Timber window overlooking front with views, central heating radiator, skimmed ceiling with electric light, smoke alarm, spiral timber staircase to ground floor.

Inner Landing - Skimmed ceiling with electric light, wall mounted central heating thermostat, door to bathroom, door to airing cupboard housing newly fitted Baxi combination boiler.

Bathroom - 2.85 x 2.28 (9'4" x 7'5") - Panelled bath with shower over, low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, two central heating radiators. Timber window over rear, heated towel rail, skimmed ceiling with electric light.

Front Garden - Lovely views over the valley to the hills beyond, cottage garden with mature shrubs trees and fruiting trees.

Rear Garden - Tiered rear natural cottage garden complete with patio seating area and Greenhouse.

Tenure -

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09 August 2018

Nearest stations

  • Pontypool & New Inn (4.2 mi)
  • Abergavenny (4.9 mi)
  • Llanhilleth (4.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Pontypool & New Inn (4.2 mi)
  • Abergavenny (4.9 mi)
  • Llanhilleth (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sage and Co Property Agents, Cwmbran

7 The Arcade, Cwmbran, NP44 1PQ

01633 966083 Local call rate

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