Property Details

4 bedrooms
Upper Cwm Farmhouse, Welsh Newton, Monmouth
    • Detached
    • Farmhouse
    • Four Bedrooms
    • Panoramic Views
    • Period Features
    • Original Fireplace
    • Sash Windows
    • Cellar
    • Fitted Kitchen
    • Fitted Bathroom
    • Cloakroom
    • Garden
    • Garage
    This beautiful 16th Century farmhouse will not disappoint. Believe to date back to 1504 and has been mentioned in books about the reformation as a Jesuit college. This stunning Grade II listed home has a wealth of character to include original open fire places, exposed beams, stone walling and sash windows . The property has versatile accommodation, currently with four bedrooms, with one being on the ground floor. A large cellar runs beneath the house and provides an extremely generous storage space that can be accessed from within the house or outside.There is also an old granary with exposed high beams and vaulted ceiling and gallery which has lapsed planning permission to convert into a self contained suite and lends itself to making the property suitable for holiday lets or indeed second generation annex potential. The outside has well matured and manicured gardens set in about 1/3 of an acre, with spring fed water supply to the house. Surrounded by beautiful panoramic far reaching views across the rolling countryside of the Monnow Valley and beyond to the Black Mountains. There is parking for approx 6-8 vehicles with a double garage and partly built single garage. Arrange your viewing today !!!
    Via Front Porch leading to
    Large Hallway approx 28'9 in length. Glazed front door, two radiators, staircase to the First Floor, door to cellar.
    w: 5.49m x l: 14.02m
    Providing a generous storage area below the house, with access to the front of the building. Oil central heating boiler and programmer, lighting and power, windows across the rear elevation. N.B the width of the cellar narrows to 2.92m
    w: 4.88m x l: 5.77m
    Fireplace incorporating a log burning stove, two radiators, window to the front aspect, tiled flooring, beamed ceiling , corner recess used as a small study area to house a computer with desk top and window looking across the garden.
    w: 5.18m x l: 5.49m
    An impressively proportioned room with a stone and brick fireplace with oak mantel and flanked by windows providing views down the valley, window seat, two radiators, wall recess for books, china/glass.
    Living room
    w: 3.51m x l: 4.22m
    Beamed ceiling, broad fireplace with log burning stove and cross beam, with old bread oven to the side, window overlooking the garden, radiator beneath
    w: 3.38m x l: 4.65m
    Tiled flooring, fitted with a modern range of white wall and base units, worktop surfaces over and breakfast bar, tiled splash backs, inset 1 1/2 bowl sink with window overlooking the pretty garden, exposed beam , stable door to the outside.
    Serving the cloakroom and ground floor bedroom
    White suite comprising close coupled w.c. and pedestal hand basin, radiator, window to the rear aspect
    Bedroom 4
    w: 3m x l: 3.2m
    Having a tall sloping ceiling spanned by an exposed beam, window to the rear aspect.
    Accesed from the hall by a broad staircase with windows to the rear aspect providing far reaching views down the valley and leading to the landing area with exposed beams.
    Bedroom 1
    w: 3.66m x l: 4.44m
    Exposed beams and wall timbers, arched door frame, window over looking the garden with a radiator below.
    Bedroom 2
    w: 3.51m x l: 4.44m
    Windows to two sides of the room with stunning views, fireplace with cast iron grate, radiator.
    Bedroom 3
    w: 2.08m x l: 5.61m
    Double aspect windows providing to the stunning surrounding scenery and far reaching views. Radiator.
    Bedroom 5
    w: 5.89m x l: 6.86m
    With windows and a unused door to the front aspect of the house . Exposed beams and structural timbers to ridge height. Previous planning was granted (now lapsed) to convert this area of the house into a self contained suite offering bedroom/living space with a kitchen area and a shower room. A new flight of external stone steps is proposed to give access from the front of the house and an internal staircase leads to a gallery area overlooking the living space will have a vaulted ceiling .
    w: 3.38m x l: 3.76m
    Fitted with a white suite comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin, closed coupled w.c., tiled shower enclosure, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and shelves for linen , oak flooring, radiator, tongue and groove pannelling, window overlooking the garden, radiator, exposed beams and wall timbers.
    As you approach the house from the track there is a gated parking area off to your left that is large enough for several vehicles and a double garage. Below this area is a generous south facing lawned garden with well manicured flower and shrubbery borders enjoying spectacular views across the valley. A gravel path fringes the kitchen garden with fruit trees and a log store. At the rear of the house is a large stone paved patio area and an additional decking area providing an attractive outside dining a sitting retreat with breathtaking views and enjoys a south facing position. The double fronted elevation at the front of the property has a broad area of paving and a flight of steps leading to the cellar. To the side of the house is a former stone barn/garage which formally measured approx 6.6m x 5.83m offering excellent potential and features original old arched door way and terrace to the rear.
    Spring fed water supply, private drainage, oil central heating.
    From the centre of Monmouth proceed along Priory Street to the traffic lights and turn left (A466). Follow this road out of town in the direction of Hereford for 3.3 miles and as you enter the village of Welsh Newton turn left sign posted Llanrothal. Stay on this lane for 0.4 miles passing the dental practice then taking the lane on the left signed posted by the name of the property.


    Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.

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