Scatterford is a remarkable late 17th century property with parts dating back as far back as the 15th century sitting on one side of a beautiful valley in one of the most attractive parts of England.

The house is built of stone and has many period features which were retained after the latest refurbishment including stone floors in the hall, oak beams, leaded light windows, vast stone fireplaces and a rare locking bar. These features combine with modern heating systems and an electric Aga in a modern kitchen.

The accommodation is spread out over three floors above a large cellar. The ground floor has three reception rooms while the principal bedrooms and four bathrooms are on the first floor whilst the second floor has two further bedrooms a bathroom and attic space. Beyond the games room on the first floor is a two bedroom Coach House with a separate entrance.

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Scatterford, £1,8m, Knight Frank

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The main outbuildings lie to the east of the house and are based around a rear courtyard and include a large double garage store room and barns. A large stone tithe barn lies behind and overlooks an attractive pond.

Outside to the west is a parterre garden, as well as an organic kitchen garden with 30 raised beds. There is also a fine outdoor terrace adjacent to the conservatory. The land comprises three principal enclosures and various areas of woodland; it amounts to around 12 acres.

The house sits in a glorious position in the undulating Wye Valley just outside the historic village of Newland on the borders of Gloucestershire/Monmouthshire border. Monmouth (5.5 miles) to the north has a good range of shops and services and a school for girls and boys and Chepstow is just 11 miles.

The guide price is £1,850,000. Contact Knight Frank on 01432 273087;www.knightfrank.co.uk.   

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