Werngochlyn is extremely well located in the heart of Monmouthshire, just outside the well-known market town of Abergavenny. Positioned in a peaceful and private situation, benefitting from the fabulous backdrop of the Skirrid Mountain, Werngochlyn appeals to a range of purchasers including those within the tourism and leisure industry, those with an equestrian drive and also multigenerational family purchasers. Werngochlyn offers a remarkable property rarely seen in the market.
LOCATION & SITUATION
Werngochlyn Farm is surrounded by magnificent Monmouthshire countryside positioned inside the rural settlement of Llantilio Pertholey and within easy reach of Abergavenny. The area is blessed with first-class restaurants including the renowned Walnut Tree, The Hardwick, The Bell at Skenfrith and The Black Bear Inn, Bettws Newydd. Within Abergavenny, noted for its world-famous annual Food Festival, there is an extensive array of dining opportunities ranging from traditional ‘pub grub’ to more refined dining. The Angel Hotel in Abergavenny has been rejuvenated to its former glory and although most famous for its award-winning afternoons teas it has become the go to place to meet and is a real focal point and hub within the town. For wine lovers, The Sugarloaf Vineyard is a must as well as The White Castle Vineyard with award winning wines which can be purchased from the Cellar Door and tours of the vineyards and wine tasting sessions can be arranged.
Werngochlyn Farm is located just 2.9 miles from Abergavenny, a town known as the gateway to Wales and within easy access of the main road links to the A465, A40, A449 and on to the M4/M5 and M50 motorway networks. The cities of Cardiff, Bristol and Hereford are all within an hour’s drive and connections to main line trains, reaching London Paddington in under 3 hours, can be found at the railway station in Abergavenny just 3.4 miles from the property. Surrounding the town is stunning countryside and there are beautiful walks through the Brecon Beacons National Park and the nearby Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.
Abergavenny is just 6 miles from the border with England and is a thriving market town with many high street boutique shops and still hosting a weekly indoor market in the town centre. For those with a historical interest Monmouthshire is packed with several notable assets including Abergavenny, White Castle and Raglan Castles as well as Llanthony Priory and Tintern Abbey all within easy reach. The town also has a Waitrose and fantastic primary and secondary schools. Wernddu Golf Club, a scenic undulating parkland course overlooking Abergavenny, is just a short drive away as is the respected Monmouthshire Golf Club at Llanfoist. Within the town the Borough Theatre hosts numerous events throughout the year ranging from comedy and musical acts to more traditional theatrical performances.
Monmouth is located just 14.8 miles from the property and boasts excellent schools including Haberdashers independent boys’ and girls’ schools, Llangattock School Monmouth with Montessori Nursery, a variety of primary schools and the recently rebuilt state of the art Monmouth Comprehensive School.
The long, sweeping drive is only the start and the approach and exclusivity of Werngochlyn Farm has been well noted by more than a few TV and Film producers and on a number of occasions the Farm has provided the most appealing and diverse recording location for several popular television series’ and short films. Werngochlyn certainly is one of the most attractive properties in Monmouthshire.
Werngochlyn Farmhouse provides an appealing semi-detached 5-bedroom farmhouse with additional converted attic space which could potentially provide additional accommodation. Profiting from spectacular views across the Monmouthshire countryside Werngochlyn Farmhouse is truly a special and well noted property within the area and one which offers such vast potential is rarely seen in the market. The farmhouse is Grade II listed.
Originally an additional reception room within the main body of the farmhouse, the bedsit, known as Werngochlyn Flat provides a useful addition to the property. It currently provides a useful rental income via a current tenancy however it would be extremely straight forward to reincorporate the flat to provide a substantial reception room within the main house. Vacant possession will be available to the flat at completion.
The Holiday Cottages at Werngochlyn Farm are truly first-rate. With four, traditionally converted, self-contained holiday units offering desirable and well laid out accommodation alongside an appealing games room and indoor swimming pool with a hot tub. Wifi is available within the cottages allowing those who wish to continue working in the peaceful surroundings the opportunity to do so. Both the Granary and Dairy Cottages have feature wood burning stoves installed providing a warm and homely feeling for guests, especially during the winter months.
The cottages offer sought-after, self-contained, holiday accommodation within easy reach of Abergavenny and the Brecon Beacons and the numerous attractions the area offers for those who enjoy the outdoors but also the many venues within the area including food, sport and entertainment and several wedding venues. The location, accessibility and quality provide a very sought-after experience in comparison to many other local offerings.
The main building, currently used as storage alongside the workings of the livery yard and farm offers a range of opportunities. The 17th Century building with timber double doors to the side elevations, arrow slit windows under a slate tile roof with the most excellent timber beams is in a good condition throughout. Specifically this main building above the yard offers tremendous potential to provide truly fabulous additional accommodation alongside the current holiday cottages or as an additional residence (subject to planning and listed building consents being
obtained). The traditional building, once a large threshing barn dating probably from the 17th Century is Grade II listed but could deliver the most desirable wedding venue alongside the other buildings and holiday cottages. With a separate driveway to the main yard the building offers tremendous scope to be utilised in a variety of ways.