Victorian period detached residence plus Annexe Coach House of great character and substance offering spacious, stylish accommodation on the edge of Usk Town, within large and beautifully landscaped gardens
Island House and Island Coach House are situated within flat walking distance of the small historic town of Usk, at the heart of Monmouthshire. Located on the beautiful salmon-fishing river, Usk developed as a small market town with Roman origins. Rich in history, Usk is famed for its rural beauty and access to outdoor pursuits. Situated just off the A449 dual carriageway with rapid M4/M5/M50 road links, which puts it within easy commuting distance of Newport, Abergavenny, Cardiff & Bristol, and access to their high-speed rail links.
Usk has become known for its strong community links, with over 60 clubs and society groups. The annual Usk Show attracts visitors from far and wide. The town is well placed for good local amenities including shops, surgeries, Churches, Library, Restaurants and Cafes, and takes advantage of the excellent State and Private Schools within easy reach.
DESCRIPTION ISLAND HOUSE
Island House is a substantial period Victorian detached residence, built c. 1889 on the site of a former orchard. Modernised to a high standard yet retaining many period features, Island House offers spacious accommodation arranged over 3 floors. Notable features include high ceilings, large sash windows, cornicing, and feature fireplaces
Dual aspect Sitting Room with multi-fuel stove set in bath stone fireplace
Dual aspect Dining Room with French Oak floor, open to Kitchen with electric AGA, plus conventional oven and hob, fitted storage with Iroko worktops, butler sink, and granite topped central island
Utility room with fitted units and access to side porch/outside storage area
Study with cast iron/tiled fireplace with wooden surround. Fitted bookshelves and storage
Amdega Conservatory with tiled floor and underfloor heating, French doors to gardens
Two entrance porches and tiled hallways with Guest cloakroom and storage off.
Four Bedrooms on the first floor, Master with en-suite Shower Room
Family Bathroom with claw-foot bath and walk-in designer shower. Shuttered windows
Second floor accommodation occupying the whole floor, is currently a self-contained bed-sitting room with separate dressing room, and en-suite bathroom. Eaves storage.
The property is approached via a graveled driveway and turning area shared with Island Coach House, leading to two car parking areas and via a 5-bar gate to a Detached Garage with power. The mature gardens, designed by a renowned local landscape designer, are well stocked with flower and shrub borders, mature trees and a variety of fruit trees, plus two patios, lawns, box hedges, ornamental pond, and rose gardens and arbours
Mains electricity and water services connected. Oil central heating. Private drainage.
FITTINGS such as fitted carpets, curtains, American-style Fridge-Freezer and light fittings are not included in this offer for sale but may be made available by negotiation.
Local Authority Monmouthshire County Council 01633 644644 Council Tax Band G
DESCRIPTION ISLAND COACH HOUSE
A charming 3 double-bedroom, former Victorian Coach House, retaining period features and modernised to high standards.
Characterful Sitting/Dining Room (24'6 x 12'4) with beams, exposed brick feature walls, French Oak flooring, and wood-burning stove. Door to courtyard.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with slate tile floor. Fitted kitchen, with gas hob and electric oven, integrated fridge.
Practical Utility Room with fitted storage. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher.
Guest cloakroom with white suite. Fitted store cupboard.
Master Bedroom (16'8 x 14'11 max). Dual aspect.
Bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobe
Bedroom 3/Study/Hobby Room.
Bathroom with white suite.
The property has a parking area accessed off a graveled driveway and turning area shared with Island House. The walled garden to the rear is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. There are also tree and shrub borders to the front with a block pavioured courtyard seating area.
Mains electricity gas and water services connected. Worcester combi-boiler Gas Central heating. Private drainage.
Fixtures and Fittings
Only those items mentioned in these sale particulars are included in the sale. Others are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.
Local Authority Monmouthshire County Council - 01633 644644 Council Tax Band F
Postcode NP15 1SY
From the A449 Usk junction, drive through Usk taking the right turn after the bridge past the raised grass bank to the right and the Glan Yr Afon Hotel on the left. The entrance to Island House will be found shortly after on your right hand side (shared with Island Coach House).
Many websites use the centre of the postcode for location. This is not useful for country properties. Using the View Maps facility on our Elstons.co.uk site will show you the aerial view of the exact location.
VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: Elstons Estate Agents
These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time when they were taken. Floor plans within this brochure are a sketch for illustrative purposes and are intended as a guide only. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. Planning and building regulations or listed building consent: Any reference to alterations, or use of any part of the property does not mean that any of these have been obtained. We have not tested the appliances, central heating or services. Interested applicants are advised to make their own enquiries and safety checks prior to operation, before finalising their offer to purchase.