Govilon, Abergavenny

  • Ref: 9803267
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Spacious and versatile home with separate annexe
  • Annexe could easily be incorporated into the main house
  • Beautifully presented and well maintained
  • Spectacular views towards the surrounding countryside
  • Mature gardens and grounds circa 2 acres
  • Double garage with workshop and store room
  • Semi rural location with good access to road links

Property Summary

Set in a glorious location within the Brecon Beacons (Bannau Brycheiniog) National Park, this beautifully presented house, built in the 1950s, is complemented by circa 2 acres of gardens and ground affording the most spectacular views. The house is presently occupied as a family home with a separate one bedroomed annexe which could, easily, be incorporated into the main house. Semi rural location with good access to major road and rail links.

Full Details

Ground Floor
Enter through the front door into an entrance porch with space for a small table and chairs, an ideal place to enjoy a morning coffee. Continue into the entrance hall, where the stairs rise to the first floor, doors lead to the principal ground floor rooms. The light and spacious kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of modern cupboards, integral appliances and a useful breakfast bar. The utility/boot room is located off the kitchen and has a door to the garden. From the entrance hall is a door to the dining room with a wooden floor, ample space for a family sized dining table and serving hatch through to the kitchen. Open plan to the dining room is the light and spacious sitting room with glazed doors to the garden, a perfect room to enjoy the beautiful views.

First Floor
Stairs rise from the entrance hall to the first floor landing with doors leading to the three bedrooms and large family bathroom. The principal bedroom is very generous in size and benefits from dual aspect windows, all of the bedroom windows enjoy views of the surrounding countryside. A key feature of the house is the light and views. A pull down ladder provides access to a useful loft room with Velux rooflights and a window.

The one bedroomed annexe is self contained and has proved a successful holiday let, it could easily be incorporated into the main house. The annexe has both its own external entrance door and internal door from the main house. The sitting/dining room has a large picture window overlooking the garden, the fitted kitchen, with serving hatch to the dining are, is accessed via the inner hall which also has a door to the garden and to the ground floor modern shower room. To the first floor is a double bedroom with dual aspect windows and W.C.

Approached via a long driveway with a bridge over the Brecon and Monmouth Canal, the house is approached through a wooden gate bordered by lawns and flower beds and with parking for a number of vehicles. The landscaped, mature gardens lie predominately to the rear of the house and afford the most stunning views towards across open countryside to the mountains beyond. The gardens have been thoughtfully created by the present owners to maximise the glorious setting and enjoy entertaining and relaxing. There are a number of seating areas perfect for enjoying a coffee, glass of wine and al fresco dining. A wooden summer house/bar adjoins a large paved area with ample space for table, chairs and garden furniture. The garden and grounds are a haven for wildlife and include an orchard as well as lawns, specimen trees, planted beds and hedgerows.

The double garage, workshop and store room are located to the rear of the house and could, subject to any necessary planning consents, be converted to a studio/office or further living accommodation.

The village of Govilon is approximately 3 miles from Abergavenny which has an excellent range of local amenities. Govilon has a local convenience store, public house and offers access to walks both through open country side and along the Brecon and Monmouth Canal. This includes schools, doctors and dental surgeries, an extensive choice of independent shops, high street retailers and several supermarkets. Abergavenny is known as the Gateway to Wales and holds numerous annual events including the acclaimed Food Festival. Outdoor pursuits include hill walking, cycling, fishing and riding. Whilst the nearby Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog are widely renowned for its beautiful landscapes and stunning scenery. The pretty town of Crickhowell is around 5 miles to the west, offering a variety of shops, public houses and restaurants.

There are excellent road and rail links with the A40/A449 and A4042, linking to the M4/M5 and M50 motorway networks within a mile of the property. Abergavenny has a main line railway station.

Local Authority
Monmouthshire County Council

Council Tax
G. Please note that the Council Tax banding was
correct as at date property listed. All buyers should make their own enquiries.

Energy Performance Certificate
To view the full EPC please visit the GOV website.


We are advised that the property is connected to mains electricity. LPG gas. Private water supply and drainage via sewerage treatment plant.

Broadband: Standard broadband available subject to providers terms and conditions. Please make your own enquiries via Openreach.

Mobile: EE, Three, 02 and Vodaphone available (indoors and outdoors) subject to providers terms and conditions. Please make your own
enquiries via Ofcom.

Title Number - WA893294. Fine & Country are not aware of any onerous covenants relating to the title number. A copy of which is available from Fine & Country.

Agent's Notes
The initial part of the driveway is owned by Llanwenarth House with both Llanwenarth Lodge and the neighbouring property having a right of access.

Fixtures and Fittings
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all
fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008
All measurements are approximate and quoted in imperial with metric equivalents and are for general guidance only. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, these sales particulars must not be relied upon. Please note Fine & Country have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and, therefore, no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Contact the numbers listed on the brochure.