Ivy Rock was built around 1904 from plans drawn up by Norman Evill, assistant to Sir Edwin Lutyens. The house is classic Arts & Crafts Lutyens style and built of stone with weatherboarded gables under a tiled roof and commands outstanding views across the River Severn to the Vale of Berkeley and the Cotswolds beyond.

The accommodation is very spacious and full of charm and character. Notable rooms include the drawing room, dining room, sitting room (which boasts access to the 20ft balcony facing directly towards the estuary), kitchen/breakfast room, five large bedrooms and four bathrooms and the house also has a wine cellar. The property also comes with an annexe which has one bedroom, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room and a sun room.

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The gardens comprise sloping lawns and wonderful borders which have been planted with tulips, snowdrops, bluebells, daffodils, hyacinths and hydrangeas; to the north is a copse of scotch pine which separates the garden from the paddock.

Ivy Rock is situated on the borders of Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire near the village of Tidenham which lies between the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley. The village of Tutshill has everyday amenities while Chepstow has more extensive shopping. Road and rail communications are also good.

The guide price is £1,495,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 020 7861 1528 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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