Situated in a delightful rural village, within a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this five bedroom stone built cottage has been extensively refurbished by the present owner yet retains a considerable amount of the original features and character. Close many walks and cycle routes.
Situated in a delightful rural village, within a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this five bedroom stone built cottage has been extensively refurbished by the present owner yet retains a considerable amount of the original features and character. It offers everything you'd expect in a country cottage including large inglenook fireplaces (one with a wood burner), exposed stone walls, flagstone floors, exposed beams and a hidden staircase. The property has been extended to ensure all the internal space has been utilised and it could even offer the new owners the potential to offer 'Bed and Breakfast'.
The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises a stone entrance porch opening into the large dining room with an open fireplace and flagstone floor, a generous sitting room with another very large inglenook, a 36ft kitchen / breakfast room with access to a private first floor study, and a utility room with a cloakroom/wc. To the first floor there is a master bedroom with a concealed staircase to the en-suite, two further double bedrooms and the period style family bathroom. The owner has converted the loft area into another two bedrooms plus another en-suite shower room.
The cottage has gardens to two sides, the side garden being a lovely place to enjoy the weather or for barbeques. There is off road parking for up to three vehicles in the open garage across the road which comes with the property.
Situated in the small rural village of Trellech, approximately 7 miles from Monmouth town centre and approximately 10 miles from the historic town of Chepstow. Trellech is set amongst miles of open countryside within an area designated as a place of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Close by are miles of beautiful walks and cycling routes.
Monmouth offers a wide variety of shopping facilities with well known supermarkets sitting alongside independent food shops, other retailers and the weekly market. The is a good choice of education options in the area, from the Primary School at Trellech to the two Haberdasher’s Schools (and preparatory school) in Monmouth, as well as the Monmouth Comprehensive School.
There are a lot dining options within easy driving distance and these include country pubs and more formal restaurants. Rowing is available at Monmouth Rowing Club, with canoeing also available on the river Wye.
The A40, which is approximately 7 miles away at Monmouth, provides access to the M4 and in turn Cardiff and Bristol. The A40 also allows access to the M50 and the Midlands.
A stone built porch with glazing to three sides and entered via a part glazed stable-gate front door. Flag stone floor. Part double glazed inner front door to:-
Dining Room 17' 3" x 16' 2" ( 5.26m x 4.93m )
A reception room of real character which sets the scene for the rest of the property. The dining room has flagstone and terrazzo flooring as well as a large inglenook fireplace with a timber mantle and a working open grate. The room also has exposed beams to the ceiling. Fitted air source unit. Radiator. Staircase to the first floor, with a built-in store cupboard beneath. Doors to the kitchen and sitting room.
Sitting Room 24' 5" x 13' 10" ( 7.44m x 4.22m )
The focal point of this cosy room is the very large stone inglenook fireplace with the original inset bread oven, substantial timber mantle and a raised flagstone hearth housing the impressive cast iron log burner. Three separate radiators. Exposed beams to the ceiling. Two double glazed windows to the front aspect and fitted with shutters. Fitted wall light. Door to the stone spiral staircase to the master bedroom.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 36' max. X 11' 4" max. ( 10.97m max. X 3.45m max. )
The generous breakfast area can accommodate a good size table and there is a double-glazed bow window overlooking the garden to the side and a further double glazed window to the rear garden.. A staircase gives access to the to the first floor study. The kitchen has been refitted with an extensive range of high gloss white wall and base units incorporating contrasting dark laminate worktops with two 'one and a half bowl' single drainer sinks, each with mixer taps. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a range-style cooker with a tiled back and a fitted aluminium and glazed illuminated extractor hood over. Two radiators. Solid oak flooring. Recessed downlighters. The kitchen area has two double glazed windows to the rear garden and two double glazed Velux skylight windows. Door to the Utility Room.
Study 12' 11" max. X 9' 6" max. ( 3.94m max. X 2.90m max. )
Double glazed window to the rear aspect. Pine floorboards. Restricted headroom with a sloping ceiling. Radiator. Access to eaves storage.
A useful utility area with flagstone flooring. The room has plumbing for a washing machine and space for upright fridge/freezer. Double glazed window and door to the side.
Close coupled Saniflow wc and a wash hand basin. Double glazed window.
First Floor Accommodation
The staircase from the dining room gives access to the landing area which has exposed beams to the ceiling. Door and staircase to the second floor. Radiator.
Master Bedroom 14' 1" x 14' ( 4.29m x 4.27m )
Two double glazed windows to the front, one with an integral window seat. Built-in wardrobes with bi-fold doors. Exposed ceiling beam. Radiator. Door from the concealed stone staircase which continues up to the second floor en-suite bathroom.
En-Suite Bathroom (via Stairs)
A white suite comprises a corner spa bath with integral seat and antique style mixer taps with shower head, a pedestal wash hand basin, and a close coupled Saniflow wc. Ceramic tiled splash areas. Exposed beams to both the walls and ceiling. Pine floorboards. Radiator. Double glazed window. Door to bedroom two.
Bedroom Two 17' 6" x 10' ( 5.33m x 3.05m )
Two double glazed windows to the front aspect. Exposed stone wall at one end, and exposed ceiling beams. Radiator.
Bedroom Three 10' 2" x 9' 7" ( 3.10m x 2.92m )
Double glazed window with integrated seat to the front aspect. Exposed beam. Radiator.
A period style white suite comprises a roll top bath with mixer taps and shower head, a pedestal wash hand basin, and a close coupled wc. Tiled shower enclosure with a glass door and a thermostatic shower. White washed stone walls. Painted pine floorboards. Double glazed window to the side. Along one wall a dado rail with Wainscott panelling beneath.
Second Floor Accommodation
A small landing area has a double glazed window to the rear aspect.
Bedroom Four 16' 10" max. X 6' 9" extending to 9' 2" max. ( 5.13m max. X 2.06m extending to 2.79m max. )
The bedroom has sloping ceilings with exposed roof beams and trusses. Two double glazed Velux skylight windows. Two radiators. Door to the master en-suite.
Bedroom Five 8' 7" max. X 8' min. ( 2.62m max. X 2.44m min. )
Two double glazed skylight windows. Radiator. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room
A white suite comprises a close coupled wc, a pedestal wash hand basin, and a glazed shower enclosure fitted with a thermostatic shower. Tiled splash areas. Radiator. Pine floorboards.Two double glazed windows.
There are intimate gardens to two sides of the cottage and they are bounded by dry-stone walls. The larger side garden, which can enjoy a good degree of sunshine, is mainly laid to lawn and is planted with a wide variety of shrubs and flowers. The garden is an ideal place to enjoy al-fresco dining. The rear garden is also to lawn and the oil storage tank is also at the rear of the cottage.
Just opposite the cottage is the open garage which can accommodate at least two vehicles for off road parking. The car port could easily be extended as there is a further area to the rear which has a large storage shed.
Mains electricity, oil fired central heating, mains water, septic tank and soakaway drainage.