* Stone Built Grade II Listed Farmhouse with much character and charm * Four Bedrooms * 2 Reception Rooms * Spacious Bespoke Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room with twin Butler sink, island breakfast bar, built-in electric oven and microwave, 4 ring hob and extractor hood, four oven Aga with two ring hob and warming area * Utility Room * Cloakroom * Boot Room * Family Bathroom with separate shower * Oil Central Heating * Generous Gardens * Garage and Parking * Unfurnished * Available Now *
Duncastle Farmhouse is an historically important Grade II listed and rare example of a cruck framed open medieval hall which was converted to a farmhouse some time in the 18th century. Impressive and generous accommodation with much character and charm set over two floors to include reception hall with period staircase, sitting room, dining room and 27ft. farmhouse bespoke fitted kitchen. There is also a utility room, ground floor w.c. and boot room. To the first floor, generous landing giving access to the four bedrooms and bathroom. Attached to the main house, the old kitchen, old dairy and staircase from both these rooms to first floor store rooms. These rooms could easily be utilised to create further accommodation or separate annexe, subject to the necessary consents. Outside the property is approached via double electric gates leading to the generous parking area with garage and pig cots, again these could be utilised to create office space/playroom subject to the necessary consents. To the rear of the property courtyard leading to the generous, level, lawned gardens with stone outbuilding. The property itself is situated with the sought after village of Alvington with recently refurbished public house, The Globe. The market towns of Chepstow of Lydney are also close at hand as are bus and rail links. The A48, M48 and M4 motorway network and M5 motorway, bringing Newport, Cardiff and Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham within commuting distance.
Open porch with stained glass inserts and solid panelled door to reception hall.
Generous reception hall. Open under stairs storage area. Panelled radiator. Original period staircase to first floor landing. Glazed and panelled door to farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room. Doors off to sitting room and dining room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 8.46m (27'9") max to inc. recess x 4.83m (15'10")
Inset spotlighting to plain ceilings. Fitted with a farmhouse style range of bespoke handmade base units, open display and glazed display units. Twin butler sink with mixer tap set into solid wooden worksurfaces. Island breakfast bar with built in single fan assisted electric oven and microwave. Four ring electric hob set into solid wooden work surfaces plus separate fitted bottled gas burner. Stainless steel extractor hood and lighting over. Four oven Aga with two ring hob and warming area. Integrated dishwasher. Travertine tiled floor. Two double panelled radiators. Two double glazed windows to rear elevation. Glazed and panelled door to boot room. Glazed and panelled door to dining room. Open to rear hallway/utility are.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM VIEW 2
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Continuation of Travertine tiled flooring. Oil fired combination boiler. Cupboard housing plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Cloaks cupboard. Door to ground floor w.c. Glazed and panelled stable door to rear elevation.
GROUND FLOOR W.C.
Exposed beams. Travertine tiled floor. Low level dual push button flush w.c. Belfast sink with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks set over vanity storage unit. Chrome towel radiator. Obscure double glazed window to side elevation.
GROUND FLOOR W.C. VIEW 2
DINING ROOM 4.75m (15'7") x 4.75m (15'7")
Picture rail. Exposed wooden floorboards. Original fireplace with painted wooden surround. Useful storage cupboard. Sash window to front elevation with original working shutter.
DINING ROOM VIEW 2
SITTING ROOM 4.93m (16'2") x 4.34m (14'3") to recess
Picture rail. Fireplace with wooden surround and wrought iron wood burner inset. Panelled radiator. Glazed door to side elevation. Sash window to front elevation with original working shutters.
BOOT ROOM 5.21m (17'1") x 1.60m (5'3") max. 'L' shaped
Tiled floor. Door to the old kitchen, currently utilised as a walk-in pantry. Door to annexe. Door to rear elevation.
FIRST FLOOR STAIRS AND LANDING 7.92m (26'0") x 2.24m (7'4") max. overall
Most impressive landing. Panelled radiator. Exposed beams. Useful storage cupboard. Window to side elevation. Doors off.
MASTER BEDROOM 5.28m (17'4") max. to recess x 4.90m (16'1")
Picture rail. Original fireplace with painted wooden surround. Walk-in wardrobe. Panelled radiator. Sash window to front elevation with glazed shutters.
BEDROOM 1 VIEW 2
BEDROOM 2 4.88m (16'0") x 4.80m (15'9")
Picture rail. Original wrought iron fireplace with painted wooden surround. Two storage cupboards. Panelled radiator. Sash window to front elevation with glazed shutters.
BEDROOM 2 VIEW 2
BEDROOM 3 5.23m (17'2") x 4.95m (16'3")
Original wrought iron fireplace with painted wooden surround. Panelled radiator. Windows to front and rear elevation. Door to annexe landing.
BEDROOM 4 3.78m (12'5") max. to recess x 2.97m (9'9")
Panelled radiator. Double glazed window to rear elevation.
Inset spotlighting to plain ceiling. Fitted with a white suite to include low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin. Panelled bath. Step-in mains fed shower. Airing cupboard. Part painted panelling to walls. Victorian style towel radiator. double glazed window to rear elevation.
BATHROOM VIEW 2
Approached via the boot room,:
Approached via double electric gates leading to generous parking area and garage with pig cots which could be utilised to create further accommodation, office/playroom. Natural stone wall and gate give access to the private courtyard gardens which in turn lead with steps up to the generous, predominantly laid to lawn gardens to the rear of the property with further stone-built outbuilding.
AGENT'S NOTE: Attached to the property are two letting cottages which are currently rented. The vendor has informed us that whoever buys Duncastle Farmhouse will have first refusal should they ever be available for sale.
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From Chepstow, proceed up the High Street, through the town arch heading up Moor Street, turning left onto the A48. Continue along the A48 passing the village of Woolaston. Upon entering Alvington, you will see the property on the left hand side.
Mains drainage, water and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
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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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