* GRADE II LISTED PERIOD COUNTRY HOUSE
* 5 RECEPTION ROOMS
* 6 BEDROOMS
* 4 BATHROOMS
* GARDENS & GROUNDS EXTENDING TO APPROX. 7.4 ACRES
* PANORAMIC VIEWS
* GRADE II LISTED COACH HOUSE
Located in approximately 8 acres of grounds, Stroat House comprises of an elegant family home recently restored to an exceptional standard, the house itself dating from 1680, being completed in 1690 and is Grade II listed, reflecting its special architectural and historical interest. Originally the home of Miss Bridget Madocke, a rich heiress, with only five subsequent owners amongst whom was Captain Fenton who purchased the property in 1830, returning as a hero from the Peninsula Wars and believed to have used his battle prize money to gentrify the fa£ade with intricate details such as quoining and classical pediment over the main entrance, as well as a feature archway and impressive stone boundary wall. More recently the house has enjoyed a substantial, thorough and tasteful renovation by the current vendors. Stroat House now being brought back to it£s period splendour. The property itself is very well located, offering excellent road access to the historical town of Chepstow with excellent motorway and rail connections to Cardiff, Bristol and the Capital. Along with the extensive renovations of the house, the vendors also turned their attention to the grounds with restoration of the charming walled garden amongst the many works.
The house is approached via a private gravel driveway with electric gates and remote controlled driveway lights. This leads to the main house and then on to the coach house, a useful building with garaging for three motor cars, with potential for further development if required. Along with the formal grounds, walled garden and paddock, the grounds approach approximately 8 acres.
RECEPTION HALL 24'0" x 8'0" (7.32m x 2.44m)
Upon entering the house, one is greeted by the beautiful reception hallway with classical period style black and white tiled flooring, along with elegant staircase giving access to the first and second floors. Leading off the hall is easy access to the substantial cellarage. Adjacent cloakroom with bespoke oak vanity unit with Travertine marble counter and bowl.
DRAWING ROOM 32'9" x 17'3" (9.98m x 5.26m)
The principal drawing room is light and airy with triple aspect windows. The windows throughout the property have been replaced with custom made double glazed sash units, thus affording a high standard of both heat and sound insulation. All windows to the front elevation are further enhanced by bespoke shutters very much in keeping with the period of the home. The wide chimney breast houses a Jotul wood burning stove.
DRAWING ROOM VIEW 2
DINING ROOM 18'7" x 14'11" (5.66m x 4.55m)
Also leading off the graceful entrance hallway are the dining room and study. The dining room enjoys the same oak flooring as the drawing room,
DINING ROOM VIEW 2
STUDY 13'3" x 11'6" (4.04m x 3.51m)
With attractive stone flooring to compliment the adjacent cloakroom as well as the kitchen/breakfast room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16'4" x 12'9" (4.98m x 3.89m) Kitchen
15'10" x 14'0" (4.83m x 4.27m) Breakfast Room
The kitchen has been refurbished with an excellent range of bespoke furniture along with oak worktops, stylish four oven electric aga and American style fridge/freezer which is plumbed for water and ice making facilities. Adjoining the kitchen is a spacious breakfast area with further Jotul wood burning stove. This room is open to the recently constructed south facing garden room with delightful far reaching views, also offering access to the sun terrace. Also leading from the kitchen is a fitted utility room. A fully fitted second kitchen complements this area. A staircase leads to a mezzanine level and onto a home gym. This £wing£ of the house could function as separate accommodation for parents, teenagers or office staff if required.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM VIEW 2
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM VIEW 3
GARDEN ROOM 18'11" x 14'2" (5.77m x 4.32m)
A super reception room with stone flooring and attractive, sunny views across the garden and surrounding countryside.
GARDEN ROOM VIEW 2
STAIRS AND LANDING
Elegant staircase to spacious landing.
MASTER BEDROOM 19'0" x 15'10" (5.79m x 4.83m)
The master suite affording fabulous views across The Severn Estuary also furnished with an excellent range of built-in wardrobes with spacious wet room with bespoke marble topped vanity along with display and storage alcoves.
EN-SUITE WETROOM 16'7" x 10'4" (5.05m x 3.15m)
BEDROOM 2 18'10" x 17'4" (5.74m x 5.28m)
The two remaining guest bedrooms on this floor both have fitted wardrobes and enjoy excellent views. There is also a large walk-in linen cupboard with access from the master en-suite and main landing. Please note bedroom 2 and 3 also share their own luxury shower room, once again tastefully appointed.
BEDROOM 3 17'3" x 13'1" (5.26m x 3.99m)
Once again with windows affording far reaching views.
BEDROOM 4 15'9" x 13'1" (4.80m x 3.99m)
The second floor affords a further three guest bedrooms, two with fitted wardrobes, all finished to a high standard and of a generous size.
BEDROOM 5 17'4" x 13'3" (5.28m x 4.04m)
Spacious guest room with built-in wardrobe and open views.
BEDROOM 6 17'4" x 13'0" (5.28m x 3.96m)
Another beautiful room with attractive views.
BATHROOM 17'2" x 12'10" (5.23m x 3.91m)
An excellent and extremely spacious bathroom with free standing bath, twin stone basins with Travertine plinth and upstand. Doorway from this room leading to staircase providing access to the extensive range of attic rooms.
This floor also has a luxury shower room.
MEZZANINE TV READING ROOM 21'8" x 17'5" (6.60m x 5.31m)
Useful for storage or potential for additional accommodation if required.
As aforementioned Stroat House stands in approximately 8 acres of its own private grounds. Part of which form a stunning fully walled garden. A charming and special feature.
GARDEN VIEW 2
COACH HOUSE VIEW 2
Leave Chepstow on the A48 heading north east towards Lydney and Stroat House will be found on the right hand side about three miles from the outskirts of Chepstow. The pillared entrance is just past the property on the right hand side.
TENURE - FREEHOLD
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