Detached 7 / 8 bedroom farmhouse
thought to date back to 1600'S
Approximately 3 miles from Chepstow and 7 miles from Lydney. Located on the north side of the A48 this detached seven / eight bedroom farmhouse is thought to date back to the 1600's and provides a significantly rare opportunity to update a generously proportioned three storey historic farmhouse. Standing in garden and grounds of approximately one third of an acre or thereabouts comprising level gardens and small paddock area with outhouses. The accommodation includes Porch, Hall, Inner Hall, Rear Hall, Lean-To Rear Porch, Second Conservatory Style Rear Porch, Main Entrance Hall, Cellar, Original Larder (converted into a Kitchenette), Dining Room, Top Sitting Room, Lower Sitting Room, Kitchen, Four Bedrooms (plus Dressing Room/Bedroom 8) on the First Floor, Separate Toilet, Shower Room, Bathroom/wc, Three Further Bedrooms on the Upper Level and Water Tank Room. Many original features still remain (please see official listing details in Agent's Note). Oil fired central heating. Freehold. No upper chain.
The accommodation comprises:
11'7 x 8'9 (3.53m x 2.66m) Tiled floor.
9'1 x 5'6 (2.76m x 1.67m) Tiled floor.
14'0 x 5'9 (4.26m x 1.75m)
Room 1: 16'3 x 15'3 (4.95m x 4.64m)
Room 2: 8'8 x 7'0 (2.64m x 2.13m)
original larder Converted into a Kitchenette
Inset stainless steel twin bowl sink with chrome mixer tap, 4-ring electric hob, electric cooker point, radiator, original built-in cupboards.
16'3 x 15'0 (4.95m x 4.57m) Dual aspect windows both with shutters and window seats, 2 radiators, fireplace, exposed ceiling beams. Ceiling height of 10'2 (3.09m).
16'3 x 15'6 (4.95m x 4.72m) Shuttered window with window seat, 2 radiators, marble fireplace, exposed ceiling beams. Ceiling height of 9'1 (2.76m).
15'4 x 12'3 (4.67m x 3.73m) Stone fireplace, shuttered window to front, radiator, exposed ceiling beams.
20'2 x 10'9 (6.14m x 3.27m) Hardwood worktops with cupboards below, fireplace with oven range, radiator, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled floor.
17'4 x 9'6 (5.28m x 2.89m) Radiator, large walk-in storage cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder, door to rear landing and second staircase to ground floor.
Dressing room / bedroom 8
9'8 x 9'8 (2.94m x 2.94m) Fireplace, radiator.
16'10 x 12'3 (5.13m x 3.73m) Window and seat overlooking the rear, fireplace, door to rear landing and second staircase to ground floor.
With original balustrading, linen cupboard with secondary hot water cylinder.
Bedroom 3 (front)
16'5 x 16'3 (5.00m x 4.95m) Wash hand basin, fireplace, 2 radiators, exposed ceiling beams, recessed cupboard with shelving.
With step-in shower, wash hand basin.
Bedroom 4 (rear)
16'9 x 13'3 (5.10m x 4.03m) Fireplace, radiator, exposed ceiling beams.
Panelled bath with hand shower attachment, low level close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, exposed ceiling beams.
Approximately 4'0 wide.
Bedroom 5 (front)
17'8 x 16'6 (5.38m x 5.02m) Exposed ceiling beams. Door to:-
bedroom 6 (rear)
21'0 x 17'0 (6.40m x 5.18m)
water tank room (rear)
11'7 x 9'6 (3.53m x 2.89m) max. Exposed beams.
Bedroom 7 (front)
11'3 x 7'10 (3.42m x 2.38m) plus recess.
Entranceway leading to the rear paddock / parking area with stone wall boundaries and a five-bar entrance gate.
Outbuildings include block and stone built outhouses.
Enclosed level lawned garden with fruit trees, ornamental trees, flowering shrubs, etc. There is also an additional enclosed garden to the front with pedestrian gate to the road, in all totalling approximately one third of an acre or thereabouts.
From Chepstow take the A48 road towards Lydney. On entering the hamlet of Stroat and passing the Mission Hall and Stroat House on the right hand side, the property is a little further along on the left hand side.
Official Listed Buildings description of The Stroat Farmhouse:-
Farmhouse. C1600 and c19. Rendered rubble, Welsh slate roof, 2 large external gable stacks to right and 1 large gable stack, left, all with triple flues. The main farmhouse is an l-shaped block, with return arm to the right, and principal entrance, not now used as such, at the back, in the internal corner of the L, opposite the staircase rising on the road side; a second entry on the right return, between the large stacks. A later and lower block adjoins and intercommunicates, left. Road front is 2½ storeys, 2-windowed, small C20 gabled dormers over 3-light wood casements with transoms, and blank centre section of walling; at side, right, plank door in C20 glazed porch, and at back 2 o3 3-light casements, some with transom, and in a projecting full-height gabled porch a plank door with nail-heads and strap hinges in a broad moulded wood frame. The C19 block, left 2 storeys, 2-windowed, 4 and 3-light casement over 3-light with transom, right, and blank door left. Interior: Mostly original steep a-frame roofs with high collar; tight open-well stair with heavy saddle-back handrail, square newels, some with finials, and turned ex-square balusters, approached through a contemporary haunched wood arch with drop finial, opposite main door. Some rooms with unusually large beams with run-out chamfers, and in the passage from the side entry a large shell cupboard backing into main room (formerly perhaps a doorway); this front room over a cellar. Back room has bolection mould fireplace, and there are many broad plank doors. Formerly a very noble property.
Strictly by appointment with archer & co.
You are advised to obtain a survey & establish that all appliances and services etc. Are to your satisfaction before submitting your offer. These property details are subject to change without notice. The property will be sold subject to any Wayleaves, Public or Private Rights of Way, Easements, Covenants & outgoings whether mentioned in these particulars or not. Approx. Room dimensions are usually taken as the maximum distance between the walls. Definition of boundaries will need to be clarified by the vendors' solicitors. In respect of any new properties, the developers reserve the right to alter the specification at any build point, without any notice whatsoever. Mileages are approx. E. & O. E.
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