Merthyr Road, Abergavenny

£600,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: 11584236
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Impressive six / seven bedroom Grade II Listed period town house
  • Separate detached two-bedroom coach house
  • Within walking distance of town centre and Castle Meadows
  • Wonderful views towards the Blorenge Mountain
  • Extensive, private, mature gardens
  • Private driveway with ample parking
  • Requires updating and modernisation
  • EPC - Exempt

Property Summary

An attractive and substantial Grade II listed semi-detached period house and detached two bedroom coach house, believed to have been built in the mid to late 1700s. An iconic house a short distance from Abergavenny town centre and located within walking distance of the beautiful Castle Meadows and the River Usk. This unique town house has been within the same family for over 60 years and is a much loved and cherished home. Needing substantial refurbishment, this interesting town house offers an opportunity for the new owner to create a truly unique home complemented by extensive mature gardens bordered by stone walls and high hedges. In keeping with the period, West Gate House offers some magnificent features, including fireplaces with inset picture tiles, stained glass windows and high ceilings. The accommodation briefly comprises : Entrance hallway leading to the principal ground floor rooms which include; sitting room with large bay window, dining room with dual aspect windows, one of with a picturesque view over the garden, kitchen, with a range of base and wall cupboards and access to the cellar, separate utility area with downstairs W.C. To the first floor is the family bathroom, two generously sized double bedrooms and a further double bedroom / reception room which has a large bay window with access out onto the balcony. To the second floor are four further bedrooms, features on the second floor include stained glass windows with fantastic views of the gardens, surrounding countryside and Abergavenny town.

Full Details

Step Outside
The house is shielded from the road by a substantial stone wall and mature hedges. A private driveway with wrought iron gates leads to both the main house and the Coach House, a pedestrian gate provides access from Union Road East. The extensive gardens are well-established with large lawn and an abundance of mature flower and shrub borders, specimen trees and vegetable patch. There are two useful garden stores, one attached to the main house, the other attached to the Coach House. The Coach House has its own private courtyard.

The Coach House
Located in the grounds of West Gate House, is a spacious converted detached Grade II Listed former Coach House. In brief the accommodation comprises : Generously sized kitchen/dining room with a good range of base and wall cupboards with integrated gas hob, electric oven with extractor over and understairs storage cupboard. The living room has a fully glazed door which opens onto the courtyard garden. To the first floor, one double bedroom, one single bedroom and bathroom with bath, vanity basin and W.C.

Abergavenny is an historic town located on the banks of the River Usk and known as ‘the Gateway to the Brecon Beacons National Park’. The town is nestled between the Blorenge, Sugar Loaf and Skirrid Mountains and within a mile of the town offers recreational walks through the beautiful countryside and along the Brecon and Monmouth Canal. A wide range of amenities including shops, doctors, dentists, first class restaurants and public houses, places of worship, cinema, leisure centre and theatre can be found within Abergavenny as well as the remains of a Norman castle. The town is well served with transport links, from the main Hardwick roundabout there is access to the A465 Heads of the Valley and Hereford Roads, the A40 and the A4042. These roads link to the A449 and the M4/M5 and M50 motorway networks. A main line railway station and bus station can be found within the town.

We are advised that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating system.


Agent's Notes
We have been advised that there are tree preservation orders on several trees within the grounds. We are advised there is a right of way on the initial section of the lane coming off Union Road East for a neighbouring property.

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

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.

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