Nantyderry, Abergavenny

  • Ref: 11512547
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Magnificent Country Home with Jacobean origins
  • Grade II Listed with an abundance of period features
  • An opportunity to create a unique family home
  • Substantial outbuildings plus swimming pool
  • 2 bedroom cottage and separate apartment
  • All set in about eight acres of spectacular gardens and grounds
  • EPC - Exempt

Property Summary

Approached by a sweeping tree lined drive, Goytre Hall is a substantial Grade II Listed country house, probably of Jacobean/Caroline origin, with Victorian alterations and additions, and a further extension in the 1920s.

Goytre Hall is believed to stand on the site of an earlier medieval house, once home to Thomas Herbert, son of the first Earl of Pembroke. Now in need of updating throughout, the house stands in approximately 8 acres (3.2 hectares) of grounds incorporating large formal areas with sweeping lawns, naturalised woodland, swimming and ornamental pools, orchard, vegetable garden, grassland, ponds and a small stream, all offering a high degree of seclusion.

Constructed of local sandstone with Forest of Dean stone and brick dressings under a slate roof, Goytre Hall offers extensive principal accommodation over three floors with significant secondary accommodation both in the main house and in and around the service block, consisting of a complementary range of buildings attractively grouped around a central courtyard entered through a porte cochere.

The house contains a wealth of period features including splendid exposed timber beams, wooden panelling, early timber floors, panelled doors, inglenook and other period fireplaces, fitted bookcases and dressers and much more. Some of the materials are believed to have been brought from now vanished houses in Abergavenny and Herefordshire. Many of the windows are original leaded windows set into stone casements.

Whilst now in need of updating throughout, the Hall and its buildings offer the opportunity to create a truly outstanding country home, The main house has circa 7500 sq ft/ 714 sq m of living accommodation located over three floors.

The outbuildings extend to circa 5000 sq ft/470 sq m and include a three bed- roomed housekeeper’s cottage and a separate first floor apartment. This ancillary accommodation may provide opportunities for multi-generational occupation, business or leisure use or income, by way of holiday lets (subject to any necessary planning consents).

Full Details

Step Inside

Ground Floor
Enter via the solid wooden front door to the entrance hall leading to an impressive reception hall with panelled walls and a splendid fireplace. The morning room is to the left of the reception hall with leaded windows to the front elevation, the room has many features including a open fireplace. To the right of the reception hall is the magnificent drawing room with deep bay window, with window seat, overlooking the gardens. A dining room, with windows to the front, gives access to the wine cellar.

Between the drawing room and reception hall is an attractive garden room with doors opening onto the garden. The kitchen lies to the rear of the house with a spacious pantry/cold room to one side. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a laundry room, boot room and WC.

First Floor
As is traditional of the period, Goytre Hall is served by two staircases. To the first floor are six bedrooms ranging from single rooms to the spacious Principal bedroom suite, with fireplace and views across the grounds. To complement the bedrooms are four bathrooms/en-suites. To the front elevation is a splendid triple aspect room, presently a study, with log burning stove.

Second Floor
A wooden spiral staircase leads to the second floor where a further two spacious en-suite bedrooms are located, one with a superb bay window and fireplace. Off the ground floor laundry room is a stone staircase rising to a separate flat, once occupied by the gardener.

Step Outside
The gardens at Goytre Hall are quite spectacular. Standing in around eight acres, the gardens and grounds comprise: formal lawned gardens, box hedges, specimen trees, paddock and meadow, ornamental water feature and an attractive terrace to the rear. Beyond the lawns is a walled garden and terrace, beyond which is the swimming pool and pool house. A tree lined driveway, flanked by lawns, continues to a gravel parking area to the front of the house. Adjoining the parking area are two large ponds with an abundance of water lilies and wildlife.

A second driveway to the rear provides access to the outbuildings and yard. A small piece of land on the opposite side of the road is included within the sale.

The outbuildings extend to circa 5000 sq ft/470 sq m and include a three bedroomed housekeeper’s cottage and a separate first floor apartment. This ancillary accommodation may provide opportunities for multi-generational occupation, business or leisure use or income, by way of holiday lets (subject to any necessary planning consents).

Goytre Hall is situated on the fringe of Nantyderry village, a popular area between Abergavenny and Usk. Nantyderry has a public house and a plant nursery/small garden centre.

The historic market town of Abergavenny offers a wide range of amenities including shops, primary and secondary schools, banks, doctors, dentists, a library and a general hospital. Other facilities include a leisure centre with swimming pool, a cinema and theatre, and the area is well known for its many high quality restaurants. The picturesque, smaller town of Usk also offers good amenities including a well regarded primary school, independent shops, a small supermarket and numerous cafes, pubs and restaurants.

The property is close to excellent transport networks with access to the A465, A40, A4042 and A449 linking to the M4/M5/M50 motorways. A mainline railway station can be found in Abergavenny with a larger station in Newport.

Mains electricity and mains water . Private drainage. Oil fired central heating system.


Council Tax
Band - I.
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.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, easements and proposed wayleaves. Please check with the Highways Department at the local County Council for the exact location of public footpaths/bridleways.

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 to accuracy, these sales particulars must not be relied upon. Please note Parrys 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.