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Beautiful example of a traditional Welsh long barn having a total of approximately 9.5 acres of grounds to include a paddock and outbuildings. Characterful accommodation of two reception rooms, utility/study, kitchen/breakfast room and five bedrooms (master en-suite).

Rarely do homes of this calibre and history come on to the open market and Bidmead Cook & Waldron are delighted to present to the market this exceptional home.  A beautiful example of a traditional Welsh long barn, which historically dates back to the sixteenth century, yet has been lovingly and sympathetically restored over recent years by the present owners to provide stunning accommodation over two floors, plus generous grounds totalling over approximately 9.5 acres of rolling Welsh countryside.

The accommodation is a beautiful juxtaposition of original features alongside sympathetic modernisation and briefly comprises an entrance hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom.  There is a study/utility room with staircase leading to a first floor bedroom.  The first floor boasts four further double bedrooms (the master with en-suite facilities), plus a bathroom.  Externally, there are several outbuildings for varied usage to include stabling to service the adjoining paddocks.  Particular features of note are the windows, being mainly English oak and salvaged from the old hospital at Ross-on-Wye.  Throughout this delightful property there are original features that if they could talk would tell a thousand stories.

Solid oak door from a covered porch area to: 

Recessed spotlights to the ceiling, radiator, solid oak door with integral window to the rear, glazed pine door to the kitchen.  Timber arch with feature original oak panelled wall opening to the study/utility room.  Radiator, flagstone flooring.  Oak latched door to: 

6'1" x 4'7" (1.85m x 1.4m)
White two piece suite comprising close coupled W.C., wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks, flagstone flooring, extractor fan, recessed ceiling spotlight. 

18'4" x 14'7" (5.59m x 4.44m)
Pleasant dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear.  Wood burner set on stone hearth, recessed ceiling spotlights, oak staircase leading to bedroom five.  Clearly defined utility area fitted with a range of base units having solid wood worksurfaces over, integrated drainer and sunken Belfast sink with mixer tap over.  Space and plumbing for washing machine, further appliance space, recessed ceiling spotlights, radiator, flagstone flooring. 

18'1" x 15'2" (5.51m x 4.62m)
Dual aspect room with two windows to the rear and window to the front, exposed stone window surrounds add character.  Built-in Aga with tiled splashbacks.  Exposed beams to the ceiling, Welsh slate work surface with two inset Belfast sink units with mixer tap over and under counter feature storage areas set within ornate brick surround.  Flagstone flooring, latched oak door to dining room.   Latched door to: 

Shelving and appliance space. 

18'4" x 15'0" (5.59m x 4.57m)
Window to front and rear with exposed stone surrounds, feature stone inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner and exposed beam over.  French doors with side screens opening to the rear patio and garden.  Exposed beamed ceiling, antique pine door to front, herringbone wooden block flooring.  Oak door to: 

19'3" x 16'4" (5.87m x 4.98m)
Original stone inglenook fireplace with wood burner within with feature bread oven and stone hearth.  Dual aspect room with three windows to the front having exposed stone surrounds, beamed lintel over and stone window sills, two to the rear.  Beamed ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlights, herringbone wooden block flooring.  Stone spiral staircase with mullioned window to side, leading from the side of the fireplace to: 

Two windows overlooking the rear garden, one window to side benefiting a feature timber lintel and stone sill.  Exposed floorboards, four built-in storage cupboards (one being an airing cupboard), two Velux windows to rear.  Feature exposed timbers to wall and ceiling.  

20'3" narrowing to 12'6" x 15'8" narrowing to 7'5" (6.17m narrowing to 3.81m x 4.78m narrowing to 2.26m)
Dual aspect L shaped room with two windows to front enjoying far reaching countryside views, Velux window to rear, two built-in wardrobes, access to loft space, feature exposed timbers to walls and ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlights exposed floorboards.  Doorway to: 

10'2" x 7'7" (3.1m x 2.31m)
White four piece suite comprising double shower cubicle with glazed side screen and Mira shower.  Close coupled W.C., vanity wash hand basin, roll-top bath with eagle claw feet.  Laminated splashbacks in the shower cubicle, recessed ceiling spotlights, exposed timbers and floorboards, Velux window to rear, radiator. 

13'0" x 11'3" (3.96m x 3.43m)
Window to front, exposed stone feature wall, exposed timbers and floorboards, radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights. 

11'0" x 10'3" (3.35m x 3.12m)
Window to front, exposed timbers and floorboards, recessed spotlight, radiator, access to loft space. 

11'4" x 9'8" (3.45m x 2.95m)
Window to front, exposed timbers and floorboards, recessed spotlight, radiator, access to loft space. 

Four piece suite comprising shower enclosure housing a Mira shower.  Close coupled W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, roll-top bath with eagle claw feet.  Laminated splashbacks in shower, Velux window to front, recessed ceiling spotlights, radiator, exposed timbers and floorboards. 

BEDROOM FIVE accessed via the study/utility room staircase
21'5" x 12'0" (6.53m x 3.66m) some restricted head height.
Three Velux windows to rear, recessed ceiling spotlights, two radiators, exposed floorboards. 

The property is flanked on all sides by delightful gardens that extend to over approximately 9.5 acres and includes a wild duck pond fed by a natural spring.  To the front, side and rear are pleasant lawned gardens borders by a variety of mature shrubs and trees providing an abundance of year round colour.  The front of the property benefits from a sweeping gated driveway with separate in and out access providing off road parking for several vehicles.  Directly adjoining the house at the rear is a paved patio area which enjoys a southerly aspect and opens out to an exquisite area of raised flower beds and shrubs, enclosed by stone walls.  Within the perimeter of the main garden is a fenced orchard providing a wealth of fruit trees as well as a greenhouse for the avid gardener.  There is a summerhouse and tool shed, the garden (excluding the paddocks) are approximately 0.75 acres.  There are several paddocks adaptable for varied usage as well as several outbuildings to include a stone barn which was originally the milking barn. 

38'7" x 15'4" (11.76m x 4.67m)
Currently being used as dog kennels.  Originally the milking barn, built of stone with a pitched roof.  

Pitched Welsh slate roof.  Divided into three areas:  

- Main Area
11'9" x 10'6" (3.58m x 3.2m)
Timber double doors to the front.  Power and lighting. 

- Storage/Utility Area  
22'3" narrowing to 10'5" x 18'5" narrowing to 6'1" (6.78m narrowing to 3.18m x 5.61m narrowing to 1.85m) L shaped
Open frontage. Power and lighting. 

- Workshop
18'5" x 9'0" (5.61m x 2.74m)
Timber personnel door, fitted workbench.  Two Velux windows.  Power and lighting.

Two stables with concrete courtyard to the front giving gated access to the paddocks, Welsh slate roof.  Power and lighting, mains water, hayracks, rubber flooring. 

We are advised FREEHOLD to be verified through your solicitor. 

From Abergavenny follow the A4042 south towards Newport and after approximately 6 miles turn left at the Goytre Arms public house.  Follow this road for approximately 0.5 miles to find the property on the right hand side.  

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17 June 2019


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