No chain. Charming 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom, Grade II listed, recently renovated country house retaining many original features, Royal Oak House offers spacious (4,122 sq ft) family living with lovely rural views in a popular hamlet with easy commuting to Bristol, Cardiff and Newport. The property has hosted several film and TV location shoots, most recently for BBC filming in March 2014. The owners also currently have the option of hosting polling at the property. At the last election they received £200 for the day.
Royal Oak House can be found nestled at the heart of Llantrisant, a small and peaceful village just a short distance away from the picturesque town of Usk at the heart of rural Monmouthshire. Both Llantrisant and Usk are located on the banks of the beautiful river Usk.
The Usk Valley Long-distance Walk runs from Usk through Llantrisant and onto the nearby ancient Wentwood Forest escarpment - over 870 acres of walks, horse-riding, mountain-biking and further marvelous views.
Famed for rural beauty and rich history, nearby Usk boasts a medieval castle and is well-placed for good local amenities including specialist shops, surgeries, Parish Churches, Library, Adult Learning Centre, Outdoor activities include lovely walks, fishing, and organized Sports facilities including Cricket and Tennis club, many Pubs, Restaurants and Cafes. There are a number of well-regarded horse-riding and stabling establishments nearby.
The Greyhound Inn, Llantrisant is a community hub as well as popular restaurant. The nearby Newbridge on Usk also has a popular restaurant and is the Fishing Lodge for The Celtic Manor Ryder Cup golf, health and leisure club.
Llantrisant takes advantage of the excellent Schools within easy reach including Monmouth Haberdashers and Rougement private schools, and Caerleon Comprehensive.
Situated just off the A449 dual carriageway, Llantrisant is in easy commuting distance of Bristol, Chepstow, Cardiff & Newport, each with its mainline railway station for fast services to London & Birmingham.
With a rich and colourful history, beautiful external features and generous accommodation, Grade II listed Royal Oak House is a lovely, spacious (1,422 sq ft) family home which could readily be configured for multi-generational living. Arranged over three floors (plus cellar), each room is well proportioned and full of character.
The kitchen/breakfast room offers plenty of space to cook and dine with views onto the garden.
Open plan to the kitchen is the large yet cosy sitting room, which features an Inglenook wood burning stove and large fireplace.
Adjacent to these, the dining room is of a good size and also features an Inglenook fireplace while overlooking the front lawn.
The family room is ideal as a playroom or home office.
A store-room, utility room and cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation, with a generous cellar with electrical supply below.
On the first floor can be found a further large Sitting Room which could be converted to a further bedroom if required, plus two large en-suite bedrooms with the remaining three on the second floor. A study with bathroom facilities is also to be found on the second floor.
Certification is available for the recent renovation works (completed early 2013), which includes two updated bathrooms, roof renovations and 3 replaced window lintels.
To the front of the house can be found a pretty front garden and enclosed car-port with additional space to park numerous vehicles, whilst a large lawn, terrace and paddock are at the rear offering lovely rural views. There is plenty of space for games or a leisurely lunch in the sunshine. In all plot size c. 0.42 acres.
Mains electricity, Shared private drainage and water with UV filter. Oil-fired central heating.
Local Authority Monmouthshire County Council
Council Tax Band G
Postcode: NP15 1LG
From Usk, take Maryport St south through the hamlet of Llanllywell. The road passes under the A449, bends to the right and rises up the hill past The Greyhound Inn. Take the next right turn sign-posted Llantrisant. On reaching the village, turn left in front of the bus-stop, past the church. Royal Oak will be found on your right.