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Grange Farm House
Grange Farm House, Lot 1 - Grange Farm, Llanfihangel Ystern Llewern, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 5HW
Beautifully located, secluded and impressive period farmhouse; complemented by a range of traditional barns with planning & 11.27 Acres (more land available).
  • Beautiful smallholding with potential
11.27 Acres Guide price £995,000
Key Features
  • Impressive & well-presented Listed farmhouse (2,990 sq ft)
  • Substantial range of traditional barns with P.P (c. 3,500 sq ft)
  • Recent major restoration, very well presented
  • 11.27 Acres, more land & buiildings available
Brochure EPC
No EPC data available for this property
Floorplan

Location

Mileages: Monmouth 7 miles, Abergavenny 11 miles, Ross-on-Wye 17 miles, Hereford & Chepstow 22 miles, Cardiff 38 miles, Bristol 40 miles, Birmingham 79 miles.

Road Links : A40/A449 7 miles, M50 (Jct 4) 18 miles, M4 (Jct 24) 21 miles
Mainline Stations : Abergavenny, Hereford, Newport (24 miles)
International Airports: Cardiff (54 miles), Bristol (50 miles) & Birmingham (85 miles)

Situation

Grange Farm occupies a stunning and unique rural position, tucked away in a peaceful location within beautiful Monmouthshire countryside with no near neighbours. The farm is secluded within a renowned farming region with the area offering a sought after rural quality of life; immense peace and quiet, yet with modern conveniences nearby. Monmouth, the A449/A40, Abergavenny and Hereford (A465) are all within sensible driving distances. The A40 gives excellent access to the M50/M4/M48 motorway network and the commercial centres of South Wales, Bristol and Birmingham.

Summary of Features

Impressive 3 storey Grade II Listed farmhouse (2,990 ft²)
Recent major restoration, very well presented accommodation
4 double bedrooms with 2 modern bathrooms over 2 floors
3 reception rooms with fine period features and modern wood burning stoves
New fitted kitchen with Rayburn range cooker, utility room, 2 good cellars
Significant range of traditional barns with residential planning consent (c. 3,500 ft²)
Great development / income potential
Pastureland, woodland & stream
11.27 Acres - more land available

Overview

Grange Farm will appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers; from those looking for a residential or lifestyle farm with an attractive & well-presented house to equestrian buyers and investors. This versatile property is complemented by a significant range of traditional barns with extant planning consent, pasture land, a stream and native woodland. Positioned at the end of a 1½ mile no through road, with a private drive thereafter, the property sits in a wondefully secluded position. Further land and a range of modern farm buildings are available by separate negotiation.

Farmhouse & range of traditional barns – 11.27 Acres

Grange Farmhouse

Grange Farmhouse is an impressive Grade II Listed house, described as a late Renaissance property dating from the early 18th century, with 19th century re workings; predominately of stone construction the house benefits from a pretty, classic front façade adorned with sash windows. Adjacent to the house is a significant range of traditional farm buildings benefitting from planning consent for residential conversion, with great potential for a variety of uses. The house and barns enjoy a uniquely private position, accessed via a newly installed private drive and complemented by some 11¼ acres of attractive land.

The house was sympathetically renovated in 2016, major works including: re-roofing, replacement plumbing and electrics, restoration of windows, new boiler with zoned heating system, new bathrooms, fitted kitchen with modern Rayburn range, a new main entrance drive, a new water supply and a new drainage system.

The main house accommodation extends to 2,990 ft², arranged over three floors and in summary comprises; 4 large double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms. A very useful cellar is accessed from an internal stairs and from the rear courtyard. This provides 2 rooms with excellent storage and a good utility room.

Throughout the house there are many architectural details, enhanced by high ceilings. Period features include large sash windows with shutters, flagstone flooring in the kitchen, vaulted ceilings to 2nd floor, exposed beams and period fireplaces.

The traditional outbuildings

A substantial range of redundant, traditional stone outbuildings lie west of and adjacent to the farmhouse. These buildings were granted planning and listed building consent for residential conversion in 2006. We are advised that ground works (installation of the drainage system) have been carried out, sufficient to be deemed to have started the development, planning has therefore been crystallised.

The consented plans create 2 spacious, 3 bedroomed attached dwellings, The Corn Barn and The Stables. A third dwelling is created from The Cow House, which will provide a 2 bedroom, single storey property, adjoining the farmhouse. These proposed dwellings have great scope for ancillary accommodation or to provide income potential via rental or holiday homes. With planning already crystallised and unrestricted, development can be managed over an economically viable timescale.

Comprehensive planning documentation and information is available on the local authorities website, visit:- www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/planning.

Traditional Barn sizes

The Corn Barn - 1,595 sq ft
The Stables - 1,093 sq ft
The Cow House - 678 sq ft

Services

Mains electricity, private borehole water (pressurised/filtered system), private drainage (bio digester), oil fired central heating (zoned system), oil fired Rayburn, wood burning stoves.

Local Authority

Monmouthshire County Council: 01633 644644

Council Tax

Grange Farmhouse – Band: G - £2489.32 (2018/19)

Listing

Grange Farm is Grade II Listed & the traditional barns are curtilage Listed.

EPC

Not required due to Listed status.

Planning consent

Ref MM12055/12069/12070, granted on 20/6/2006 for conversion of 3 redundant barns for residential use.

Listed building consent

Ref: MM11650/11785/11791.

Access

Appropriate new rights of access will be granted if the property is sold in Lots.

Public footpath

A public footpath crosses the property, please refer to the sale plan.

Boundaries

If sold in Lots, all “Lot” owners will be responsible for the maintenance of their own boundaries, or jointly where shared with a neighbour.

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and it is proposed that the relevant entitlements will be included in the sale and transferred to the purchaser/s after the 2018 claim year.

Easements

Access arrangements will be offered to enable an independent water supply and/or electricity supply to be installed to the Lotted land (at the buyers expense), if purchased separately to the whole and required.

Fixtures

All fixtures and fittings (whether mentioned in these particulars or not) are excluded from the sale but some items may be available by separate negotiation. Please speak to the agent for further details.

Solicitor

Details will be available from the Agent.

General Information

Schools

Primary: Llangattock, Cross Ash, Over Monnow, Monmouth
Secondary: Monmouth, Abergavenny. Further information at: www.monmouthshire.gov.uk
Independent: Monmouth (Haberdashers for both boys and girls) & Hereford. Further Information available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local

The rural village of Llanfihangel Ystern Llewern situated on the River Trothy comprises mainly traditional cottages and farms. Offa's Dyke long distance footpath passes through the village and the region is renowned for its excellent walking. The local town of Monmouth offers a wealth of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements including a quality supermarket (Waitrose) and an M&S food hall, with a wide selection of independent shops & restaurants, banks and a day hospital. More extensive retail & cultural therapy is available in Hereford, Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham.

Recreational

A broad range of sporting and recreational activities within the Monnow Valley, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park and Wye Valley, all easily accessible. Culturally, the area is host to a number of festivals, Abergavenny has a Food Festival and a Michelin starred restaurant the “The Walnut Tree”; Hay-on-Wye hosts the renowned Literature Festival. Racing is at Chepstow and Cheltenham, with golf available at Monmouth (Rolls of Monmouth), Ross and Hereford.

Postcode

NP25 5HW

Directions

From Monmouth (A40): Exit the A40 at Over Monnow and head north on the B4293 (passing Waitrose) for 1/3rd of a mile, where you merge with the B4233 Rockfield Road. Continue north for 1¾ miles to Rockfield, pass through the village and stay on the B4233 towards Abergavenny for 3½ miles, you will pass The Hendre and The Rolls of Monmouth golf course & Manor House. On reaching Onen crossroads, take the 2nd right turning which is marked as a “no through road” – continue up this single track road for 1½ miles and you will see an entrance drive marked to Grange Farm on your right side. Please note that Sat Nav will deliver you to Upper House Farm after 1 mile, you need to keep going a further ½ mile to the top of the road to reach Grange Farm.

Viewings

By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Fixtures & Fittings All fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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