5 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  Duffryn House Catbrook Road  CATBROOK - OVER 2 ACRES  Chepstow  Monmouthshire  NP16  - £600,000

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On the rural fringe of a sought after village above the Wye Valley, a family size stone built Victorian cottage looking south over its lovely mature very private gardens and tree lined paddocks. Remodelled and enlarged over the years this is a spacious family home with exposed stone walls and inglenook. There is a hall, fitted cloakroom, study, large lounge with fireplace, sitting room, conservatory, breakfast room/kitchen and 5 bedrooms (1 en-suite).

Ideal for a family with horse or pony there is an excellent modern stable block, attractive pasture paddocks with field shelters and miles of rides in nearby lanes and woods. Within the garden is a large summerhouse with verandah, currently a gym and sauna, but equally useable as a home office/studio. In all - over 2 acres

Catbrook is a very popular village and is set high above the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty above Tintern Abbey and overlooks the Forest of Dean across the river in Gloucestershire and offers a wealth of spectacular countryside walks and outdoor pursuits suitable for all interests. The castles of Chepstow and Caldicot offer further historical interest as does the famous Cistertian Abbey in Tintern and provide outdoor concerts throughout the year.

Motorway links are accessed at Monmouth and Chepstow, for the M4, M48 and M50 to Newport, Cardiff, Gloucester, Bristol and London. Rail links are at Chepstow and Newport.

Covered Porch - Part glazed door to:-

Entrance Lobby - Double glazed windows. Stone flagged floor. Part glazed stable style door to dining area and door to UTILITY with Belfast style sink and door to:-

Fitted Cloakroom - Low level wc and wash hand basin with tiled splash. Electric extractor fan.

Dining Kitchen - 6.83m x 3.87m max (22'5" x 12'8" max) - Tiled floor throughout and comprising:-

Dining Area - With recess and solid fuel fire. Kitchen range with a waist height room divider to:-

Fitted Kitchen - Range of solid timber units with matching trim to the formica worktops which incorporate a 21/2 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer taps. Ample floor cupboards and drawers together with recess and fitted dishwasher and a split level cooker comprising glass fronted double oven and grill together with a stainless steel four-ring propane gas fired hob. Tiling behind the worktops beneath a range of eye level food and store cupboards. Two aspects over the garden through double glazed windows.

Pantry / Laundry Room - (off the dining area). Tiled floor. Fitted shelving. Raised plinth with plumbing for automatic washing machine. BOILER ROOM with the freestanding oil fired boiler for heating and domestic hot water.

Lounge - 6.024m x 5.96m (19'9" x 19'7") - Oak flooring. Feature exposed stone wall incorporating a small inglenook with raised hearth and fitted open grate. Recess with bookshelving. Stairs off to first floor beneath which is a built-in store cupboard. Door to:-

Study - 1.86m x 1.86m (6'1" x 6'1") - Double glazed window overlooking the garden and double glazed window through to:-

Fine Conservatory - 7.27m x 3.38m (23'10" x 11'1") - (off the lounge). Mainly double glazed off a stone base with opaque glazed roof. Several opening lights. Quarry tiled floor and both single casement and double casement glazed doors out to the gardens.

Sitting Room / Ground Floor Bedroom - 4.56m x 3.87m (15'0" x 12'8") - Double glazed side window with additional double glazed window looking through the conservatory. Dado rail. Walk-in shelved cupboard.

On The First Floor Approached By The Stairs From The Lounge To The Long Landing - Walk-in linen cupboard with large water cylinder.

Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-

Bedroom One - 3.98m x 3.75m (13'1" x 12'4") - (plus door recess). Partially exposed stone walling. Two aspects through double glazed windows with attractive views over the gardens and grounds. Door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room - White suite comprising vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Low level wc. Bidet. Separate tiled shower cubicle with glazed screen, pivot door and thermostatic shower. Frosted double glazed window.

Family Bathroom - Part tiled with white suite comprising enclosed bath with mixer taps incorporating a shower attachment with glazed pivot screen. Large wash hand basin with mixer taps and matching low level wc. Electric shaver point. Frosted double glazed window. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 6.0 max x 2.67m (19'8" max x 8'9") - Two double glazed windows.

Bedroom Three - 3.96m x 3.44m (13'0" x 11'3") - Double glazed windows.

Bedroom Four - 3.92m x 2.2m (12'10" x 7'3") - Double glazed window.

Bedroom Five - 2.87m x 2.82m (9'5" x 9'3") - Double glazed window.

The property is approached up a village road via a gated entrance onto a large tarmacadam parking and turning area with access to the stables, the land, the gardens and with a wide hedge with pergola arch to an attractive courtyard with flagged terrace overlooking the garden and the covered log store. There is a further terrace running along the south side of the property and leading to an area of very pleasant lawn with a number of mature trees and shrubs, completely private with a sunny southerly aspect. Off to one corner is a LARGE SUMMER HOUSE, 4.75m x 3.85m, with verandah comprising currently a gymnasium with sauna but equally adaptable as a home office. To the side is an attached garden store leading to a small vegetable garden with raised beds and a tool store. Greenhouse.

The gardens overlook the paddock land, sheltered along the boundaries by a high bank of mature trees divided into various enclosures. Close to the parking, and approached via a gated entrance is the MODERN STABLE BLOCK comprising four loose boxes, tack room, enclosed dog run, small hay barn and store. Within the paddock land is an animal shelter and store. There is a large metal barn with a dividing metal gate that serves the purpose of entrance closure or it can be swung into the barn to divide into a dual purpose hay store in one half and field shelter the other half. In addition there is a separate pole barn that can be used as a field shelter or store for a tractor and equipment.

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Property Features

Porch, fitted cloaks, study

Lounge with fireplace

Sitting room, conservatory

Dining kitchen, utility

5 beds (1 en-suite), bath

Stables, gardens, 2 acres

Property Features

Porch, fitted cloaks, study

Lounge with fireplace

Sitting room, conservatory

Dining kitchen, utility

5 beds (1 en-suite), bath

Stables, gardens, 2 acres

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