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£600,000Guide price

4 bedroom cottage for sale

Earlswood, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

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4 bedroom
2 bathroom

Property features

  • Extended four bedroom cottage nestled in rolling Monmouthshire countryside with views towards Wentwood Forest
  • Entrance porch leading to Hall
  • Kitchen leads to Utility Room and Downstairs WC
  • Dining Hall leading to large triple aspect sitting room with patio doors to garden
  • Family room with wood burning stove and patio doors to front
  • Principal bedroom with en-suite shower room
  • Three further double bedrooms and family bathroom
  • Approached up a private drive leading to parking area and detached double garage
  • Grounds extending to just over an acre with large lawned garden with further paddock/ grounds beyond with wooden stable and store
  • Available by separate negotiation an additional 2 acres of pasture land within half a mile of the cottage

Property description

Nestled in rolling Monmouthshire countryside this four bedroom cottage offers a comfortable family home with views towards Wentwood Forest. It benefits from two reception rooms and separate dining area. Accessed off a country lane a private drive leads up to a parking area for a number of cars and a detached double garage. Garden and grounds of just over 1 acre stretch out in front of the house with stable/field shelter/store.

There are an additional 2 acres of land available by separate negotiation half a mile from the cottage.

Earlswood is situated in the heart of scenic Monmouthshire countryside between the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Wentwood Forest, approximately 3 miles from the village of Shirenewton, equidistant between Chepstow and Usk each being 8 miles away. This home enjoys a rural location yet is easily accessible to the nearby regional centres of Bristol 24 miles, Newport 14 miles and Cardiff 30 miles. The M4/M5 Interchange is just 15 miles away.
The train station in Chepstow gives easy rail access to the Midlands and Severn Tunnel junction to London and Cardiff bound trains. The stations are within a 15 and 20 minute drive respectively. Locally, the village of Shirenewton boasts a highly regarded primary school, public houses, recreational field and a place of Worship. A recently opened farm shop with a range of local produce is just 2 miles away. A wider variety of services are available in Chepstow which provides shopping facilities, professional services and leisure facilities. Good local schools include the sought after Shirenewton Primary School, Chepstow or Wye Dean senior school with private schooling in Tutshill at the St Johns on the Hill prep school and the Haberdashers Schools in Monmouth for which there are nearby bus services.

Chepstow & Locally
A wider variety of services are available in Chepstow which provides shopping facilities, professional services and leisure facilities. Good local schools include the sought after Shirenewton Primary School, Chepstow or Wye Dean senior school with private schooling in Tutshill at the St Johns on the Hill prep school and the Haberdashers Schools in Monmouth for which there are nearby bus services.
Locally the Village Halls in Earlswood, Devauden and at Shirenewton are the hubs of the nearby local communities offering a plethora of regular events and seasonal annual events, with many local clubs and societies on offer for all ages bringing the nearby communities together.
Ideally located for outdoor enthusiasts with Wentwood Forest on the doorstep offering ample opportunity for walking, cycling and horse riding.


Entrance Porch
UPVC front door to entrance lobby with window either side and engineered wood flooring. Leads to

Entrance Hall
Engineered wood floor and hanging area for coats.

Kitchen with a large picture window overlooking the front garden provides a range of fitted cream coloured wall and base units with space for electric cooker with extractor over and space for dishwasher. Fully tiled walls and ceramic tile floor. Door leads to

Utility Room
UPVC door to garden and large picture window overlooking side garden, ceramic tiled floor, wood panelled ceiling, cupboard bousing Worcester boiler, spaces for tumble drier, washing machine and fridge freezer. Hatch to boarded roof space for storage.

WC and wash hand basin

Family Room
Attractive stone fireplace with wood burner and feature wood panelled end wall, shelved alcove and engineered wood flooring. Dual aspect with windows to rear garden and patio door to front garden and patio.

Living Room
A large triple aspect room enjoying lots of light, with French doors onto garden to side of house. Oak floorboards. Archway to

Dining Hall
Window to side garden, shelved alcove which was once believed to provide a doorway to the kitchen and open alcove feature to adjacent living room. Solid oak flooring. Stairs to first floor

Landing with shelved alcove and which leads to all bedrooms

Principal Bedroom Suite
Window overlooking front garden, roof hatch to storage space and shelf/hanging space in the alcoves.

Ensuite shower room
with wash hand basin and shower cubicle (shower not currently in use as new shower fittings required) sufficient space to install a WC if required.

Bedroom Two
Double bedroom which enjoys a dual aspect

Bedroom Three
Double bedroom enjoying a dual aspect and wardrobe area with window

Bedroom Four
Double bedroom with cupboard housing hot water tank. Window to front.

Family Bathroom
A white bathroom suite comprising feature claw foot bath, separate tiled shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Laminate floor and radiator/towel rail.


Accessed off a country lane a stone wall either side of the entrance to the property leads onto a track that runs along the western boundary of the property and up to the parking area and a detached double garage beside the cottage. A paved path with steps leads up to the front door. At the front of the cottage is a paved patio area with a feature Well. A paved path area wraps around the property to the side and rear.
A large level lawn stretches out in front of the property with low retaining walls framing the lawn with established planting and trees either side and a pond feature below.
Beyond the large lawn are grounds that are level and is partly a paddock and orchard served by a wooden field shelter/stable. The boundaries around the perimeter of the property are marked by a mix of post and wire fencing and established native hedgerow.

Between the garage and cottage is a lawned area with planted beds and a wooden greenhouse with a paved path wrapping around the rear of the property. The rear garden is set above a stone retained wall with a paved rockery garden and a grassed bank planted with spring flowers.

A public footpath passes for a short distance at the rear of the property along its south eastern boundary.

We are informed the property is freehold. Intended purchasers should make their own enquiries via their solicitors.

Mains water, Oil fired central heating and hot water, drainage to septic tank.

Local Authority
Monmouthshire County Council Council Tax Band: GEPC Rating: E

Strictly by appointment with the Agents: DJ&P Newland Rennie. [use Contact Agent Button]

From Chepstow, take the B4235 road (adjacent to the Racecourse Garage/Spar) signposted Shirenewton. Follow this road for approximately 6 miles passing Shirenewton until you reach the Gaerllwyd crossroads, take the left hand turn signposted Earlswood and then take the immediate right turn in front of the old Chapel follow this lane, then take the first left and after a quarter of a mile Primrose Hill Cottage is on your right. Follow the private drive up to the parking area in front of the garage.

Fixtures & Fittings
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all other, fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation. Further information is available from the Vendor's agents.

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      DJ & P Newland Rennie - Chepstow

      Portwall House, 5 Bank Street Chepstow NP16 5EL

      Our Chepstow showroom extensively covers Chepstow and Magor and the surrounding villages providing a good network towards our other offices. Our showroom enjoys a prominent position in this busy town within easy access of the high street and a multitude of car parks. Our superb location by the River Wye and within close proximity of the Severn Bridge allows good links with our offices in North and South Bristol covering Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset. Our staff have connections in all these areas and given the longevity of some of their service with us, they have sold some of the same properties multiple times. Heidi Davis manages the Chepstow showroom and is assisted by Anton Williams.

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