The fact that the vendors have owned the property for nearly 40 years is a testamentthat this is a wonderful family home. Substantially built in the Victorian period and at one time an inn, this is a very spacious and well maintained three storey house in about an acre of lovely mature and private gardens. It is conveniently situated, within easy access of Chepstow and The Severn Bridge and with superb views over open fields to the rear.It has considerable charm and character with a wealth of exposed beams and is perfect for a both a large family and entertaining and with the added benefit of a teenage/granny suite. The four reception rooms include a superb panelled drawing room with fireplace, there is a large well fitted breakfast kitchen, a cellar and the 6 bedrooms include an impressive master suite.A gated entrance leads onto a drive with ample parking and the lovely mature gardens with room for a paddock. The excellent outbuildings including garaging and stables. Read more
The fact that the vendors have owned the property for nearly 40 years is a testamentthat this is a wonderful family home. Substantially built in the Victorian period and at one time an inn, this is a very spacious and well maintained three storey house in about an acre of lovely mature and private gardens. It is conveniently situated, within easy access of Chepstow and The Severn Bridge and with superb views over open fields to the rear.It has considerable charm and character with a wealth of exposed beams and is perfect for a both a large family and entertaining and with the added benefit of a teenage/granny suite. The four reception rooms include a superb panelled drawing room with fireplace, there is a large well fitted breakfast kitchen, a cellar and the 6 bedrooms include an impressive master suite.A gated entrance leads onto a drive with ample parking and the lovely mature gardens with room for a paddock. The excellent outbuildings including garaging and stables.
Oak Framed Covered Porch - Part glazed door and matching side panel to:-
Beamed Reception Hall - Limestone floor with marble inset. Built-in store cupboard. Beamed ceiling. Arched opening and short steps down to sitting room. Door to:-
Snug / Garden Room - 3.60m x 3.34m (11'10" x 10'11") - Double glazed rear window. Limestone tiled floor. Recess with fitted cupboard. Victorian dog grate fireplace (not working).
Fitted Cloakroom - White suite comprising wash hand basin with upstand and matching low level wc. Electric extractor fan. Marble tiled floor.
Character Beamed Sitting Room - 5.54m x 4.28m (18'2" x 14'1") - (Currently used as a games room). Beamed ceiling. Feature stone and timber inglenook fireplace with a raised stone recess and fitted glass fronted wood-burner. Stairs off to first floor. Pair of double casement doors out to the rear PORTICO PORCH. Doors to dining room and to:-
Superb Panelled Drawing Room - 6.03m x 5.33m (19'9" x 17'6") - Old panelling to three quarter height. Two deep front sash windows, each with a fitted seat. Wall light points. Carved timber fireplace with mantle, marble inset and raised tiled hearth with inset fire basket with screen.
Beamed Dining Room - 4.33m x 3.41m (14'2" x 11'2") - Sash front window. Stained timber flooring and exposed ceiling beams. Recess with door to cellar and three steps up to:-
Character Beamed Fitted Kitchen And Breakfast Room - 6.03m x 3.71m (19'9" x 12'2") - Exposed ceiling beams with recessed downlighters. Quarry tiled floor. Range of cream painted modern kitchen units with dark granite worktops that incorporate a twin bowl stainless steel sink with mixer taps and a peninsular units/breakfast bar. Ample floor cupboards and drawers and range of eye level food and store cupboards. Recess with racing green 'Rayburn', additional split level cooker comprising AEG stainless steel and glass build-under double oven and grill and a BOSCH four-ring ceramic hob with adjacent NEFF built-in deep fryer with matching stainless steel illuminated extractor hood over. BOSCH dishwasher and matching build-under larder fridge. Two double glazed windows overlooking the drive entrance. Door to:-
Rear Hall - Stone flagged floor. Wide window overlooking the drive entrance and part glazed stable style door out to the rear porch. Built-in cloaks cupboard. Door to snug.
The Excellent Cellar - 5.19m x 2.90m (17'0" x 9'6") - Good head height. Concrete floor. Fitted shelving. Plumbing for automatic washing and tumble dryer. Oil fired boiler for domestic hot water. Plinth for fridge or freezer.
On The First Floor - Approached by the stairs from the sitting room to BEAMED LANDING with stairs continuing off to the first floor. Internal door to the teenage suite and opening to an INNER LANDING. With addition of a door the inner landing could easily form a dressing room for the following bedroom and bathroom.
Inner Landing / Dressing Room - 4.3m x 1.88m (14'1" x 6'2") - Feature arched front window. Exposed wall beam. Walk-in airing cupboard with lagged cylinder, immersion and shelving. Door to bathroom and to:-
Bedroom Two - 4.25m x 3.23m (13'11" x 10'7") - (An ideal guest bedroom). Front window with seat. Exposed ceiling beam.
Large Bathroom - White suite comprising large pedestal wash hand basin with upstand. Matching shaped bath with carpeted step up and matching low level wc. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle with pivot glazed doors and thermostatic shower. Side window. Exposed ceiling beams. Electric extractor fan. Electric shaver light.
Bedroom Three - 4.07m x 3.27m (13'4" x 10'9") - (Currently used as a study). Front window with seat. Exposed ceiling beams.
The Current Guest Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-
Bedroom Four - 4.68m x 3.86m (15'4" x 12'8") - Exposed ceiling beam. Front window with seat. Built-in double wardrobe. Door to:-
En-Suite Bathroom - White suite comprising enclosed bath with part tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash, low level wc. Electric shaver light. Extractor fan. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle with corner sliding doors and thermostatic shower.
On The Second Floor Landing - With access to loft. Double glazed rear window with seat.
The Outstanding Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-
Bedroom One - 5.83m x 5.73m (19'2" x 18'10") - Exposed ceiling and roof beams. Window with distant views to the Severn. Wall light points. 1.8m wide opening to:-
Dressing Room - 4.52m x 2.2m (14'10" x 7'3") - Front window. Exposed ceiling beams. Three double wardrobes and a further recess with hanging rail. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room - White suite comprising long vanity unit with Corian top and inset circular wash basin. Low level wc. Separate tiled shower cubicle, quadrant shaped with sliding glazed entrance doors, adjustable height electric shower. Extractor fan. Ladder towel rail/radiator. Exposed ceiling beams.
Bedroom Five - 3.97m x 3.85m (13'0" x 12'8") - Front window. Exposed ceiling beam.
Bedroom Six - 3.79m x 3.23m (12'5" x 10'7") - Exposed ceiling beam. Front window.
Excellent Family Bathroom - With a claw foot roll edged bath set on a raised tiled plinth, pedestal wash hand basin with upstand, matching low level wc. Ceramic tiled floor. Electric shaver point. Rooflight. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed pivot door and an instantaneous electric shower. Electric extractor fan. Shaver point.
The Teenager / Granny Suite - Approached by an internal door off the landing into a lobby with access to loft. Double glazed side window. Stairs down to the rear entrance.
Open Plan Living Kitchen - 5.75m x 3.80m (18'10" x 12'6") - Range of light beech coloured units with contrasting dark formica worktops with cupboard and drawer space together with a single drainer resin sink. Space for larder fridge. Open shelving. Built-in cupboard. Two night storage radiators. Windows overlooking the rear garden.
Large Bedroom / Sitting Room - 5.97m x 3.71m (19'7" x 12'2") - Two windows overlooking the drive entrance. Night storage radiator.
Shower Room - With vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer taps and tiled splash. Recess with low level wc. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed doors and a 'Redring Super 7' instantaneous electric shower. Two windows. Electric towel rail/radiator.
THE PRIVATE GATED ENTRANCE DRIVE, SUBSTANTIAL GARAGE/WORKSHOP BLOCK AND OUTBILDINGS The property is approached from the front through a gated entrance onto a private drive terminating at the side of the house in front of a LARGE DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP BLOCK, built mainly of brick under a pitched roof with a feature weather vane. This building comprises TWO LARGE OPEN FRONTED GARAGES, each garage flanked on either side by a WORKSHOP and secure store/small stable. Outside water tap. On the north side of the stable block is access to the field and paddock. Close to the rear of the house is a LARGE LOG STORE and within the garden a large detached mower store/potting shed. To the rear of the garaging is the oil storage tank.
THE MATURE GARDENS, GROUNDS AND PADDOCK WITH SUPERB REAR OUTLOOK The house sits towards the front of its large plot and to the rear is an extensive full width terrace, ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining, taking full advantage of the afternoon and evening sun. Beyond the terracing is an area of formal lawned garden with flower and shrub borders leading into a much larger area of lawned garden, formally an excellent pony paddock. In this area is an aluminium framed greenhouse. Throughout the garden are a variety of mature trees and shrubs and, to the rear, a glorious outlook to the west of open fields.
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