* DETACHED FAMILY HOME SITUATED IN PICTURESQUE RURAL SETTING
* FIVE BEDROOMS MASTER WITH EN-SUITE
* TWO FORMAL RECEPTION ROOMS
* SUMMERHOUSE/GYM/SAUNA SITUATED IN GARDENS
* GROUNDS OF AROUND 2.2 ACRES
* FIELD SHELTERS, STABLE BLOCK AND HAY BARNS
* VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
* ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING - E
Duffryn House offers the opportunity to acquire a spacious family home which has been remodelled to provide spacious modern living whilst retaining many characterful features. The property dates back to the 1830's and is situated on an elevated position taking full advantage of the fantastic rural views surrounding the property. Internally, the property briefly comprises of a reception hall with ground floor wc, giving access to kitchen/breakfast room with further access to spacious living room leading to study and orangery as well as formal dining room. To the first floor the property benefits from five bedrooms, the master of which with en-suite facilities as well as spacious family bathroom. Outside the overall grounds approach approximately 2.2 acres including well stocked mature gardens with level lawns and raised paved seating areas with the benefit of wooden summerhouse containing gym/sauna. The paddocks themselves are gently sloping and benefit from hay barn and field shelter as well as stable block. The property is approached via a large parking area with gated access.
The popular village of Catbrook offers a number of facilities to include a local village hall with a number of pubs and restaurants in nearby Tintern as well as shop and chemist. There are also a further range of amenities in nearby Monmouth and Chepstow. There are good bus, road and rail links with the A48, M48 and M4 motorway networks bringing Newport, Cardiff and Bristol within easy commuting distance.
With double glazed windows to one side and two arch recesses with glazed panels. Flagstone flooring. Access to cloakroom/wc and kitchen/breakfast room.
GROUND FLOOR WC
Comprising a white suite to include low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with mixertap.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 22' 2" x 8' 11" (6.75m x 2.72m)
A farmhouse style kitchen comprising of a matching range of base and eye level storage units with inset 4 ring LPG hob with high level integral double oven. Feature solid fuel Rayburn set into recess on tiled hearth with arch lintel over. Island with hardwood worktop and space for dishwasher. With one and a half bowl and drainer sink mixertap. Double glazed windows to front and side elevations with views across the gardens. Quarry tiled flooring. Access to pantry, utility and boiler room.
LIVING ROOM 21' 0" x 16' 10" (6.40m x 5.12m)
A spacious reception room with feature exposed stonework chimney with inset Rayburn fireplace and flagstone hearth. With inset bespoke mahogany bookcase and oak staircase to first floor. Giving access to study, orangery and formal dining room.
STUDY 6' 2" x 6' 1" (1.87m x 1.86m)
With window to front elevation and internal windows into orangery.
DINING ROOM 15' 0" x 12' 8" Maximum 11' 10" Minimum
4.56m x 3.86m Maximum 3.60m Minimum
With window to side and window to orangery. Dado rail. Door to wine store with quarry tiled flooring.
ORANGERY 23' 10" x 11' 1" (7.27m x 3.38m)
With UPVC double glazed orangery with pitch roof with double French doors and single door with access to raised terrace leading to gardens. Ceramic tiled flooring.
FIRST FLOOR STAIRS AND LANDING
Bespoke oak staircase leading to galleried landing giving access to bedrooms and family bathroom. With door to airing cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM 13' 1" x 10' 4" (3.98m x 3.15m)
With windows to front and side elevations with views overlooking the gardens and surrounding countryside. With loft access point. Access to en-suite.
Comprising of a white suite to include low level wc, bidet, wash hand basin with mixertap inset into vanity unit with tiled splashback. Fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed door. Frosted window to side elevation.
BEDROOM 2 20' 0" x 8' 9" (6.10m x 2.67m)
Split level with windows to front and side elevations overlooking gardens and surrounding countryside.
BEDROOM 3 13' 0" x 11' 3" (3.97m x 3.42m)
With window to front elevation overlooking gardens and grounds.
BEDROOM 4 12' 10" x 7' 3" (3.92m x 2.20m)
With window to front overlooking surrounding gardens and grounds.
BEDROOM 5 9' 5" x 7' 1" (2.87m x 2.17m)
With windows to side elevation.
Comprising a white suite to include low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with mixertap. Panelled bath with mixertap and hand-held shower attachment with shower screen over. Part ceramic tiled walls. Frosted window to side elevation.
Duffryn House offers fantastic gardens and grounds to include spacious parking area with parking for a good number of vehicles giving access to enclosed walled terrace. A large paved seating area and steps lead to level lawns with borders of well stocked borders and mature trees, shrubs and bushes.
SUMMERHOUSE/GYM/SAUNA 15' 7" x 12' 8" (4.75m x 3.85m)
Timber framed. Gym room and enclosed sauna within Power and lighting. With attached lean-to shed.
The paddocks are gently sloping and benefit from large hay barn of 30' 6" x 14' 6" (9.29m x 4.43m) as well as separate field shelter of 23' 4" x 11' 8" (7.10m x 3.55m). There is also a duck pond fed by the Catbrook which runs across the grounds at the bottom of the paddocks.
With timber built corregated roof and concrete courtyard. With lean-to shed, loose boxes and tack room with power and lighting.
From our Chepstow offices proceed up the High Street turning right onto Welsh Street. Proceed along Welsh Street where are the roundabout head towards Chepstow Racecourse. Continue past Chepstow Racecourse towards St Arvans, not deviating from this road proceed to Tintern passing The Abbey on your right hand side. Continue along this road taking the left hand turn for Catbrook. Proceed up this lane for around a mile and a half taking the left hand turn again for Catbrook. Proceed along this road where upon entering the village of Catbrook you will find the property on your left hand side.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
TENURE - FREEHOLD
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These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by ourselves. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.
None of the fixtures, fittings or equipment has been tested by us. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.
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