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Discreetly located on a quiet residential lane in the historic Monmouthshire village of Skenfrith, Glebe Cottage is a superb five bedroom detached home of real charm. Whilst being built in 1995 (of standard construction under a slate roof), the property enjoys a number of typically period features, including exposed beams, Indian sandstone and wooden floors, that make it a perfect blend of character and the trappings required of a modern family home. The property is entered through a porch that leads to the central entrance hall, off which is a sitting room, including a feature fireplace which houses a wood burning stove. To the other side of the entrance hall is the superb kitchen family room which is arguably the heart of the home. At over 29’, it provides an ideal social space and includes a modernised, electrified Aga, partial underfloor heating, larder storage and extension with vaulted ceiling and full width bi-fold doors out to the garden. In addition, there is a large utility room with Belfast sink and downstairs WC. The first floor accommodation comprises an airy landing that leads to a master bedroom, again with a vaulted ceiling and marble tiled en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom including a roll top steel slipper bath. From the landing, stairs lead up to the second floor where there are two large and equally sized double bedrooms. The property is set back behind an attractive dry stone walled frontage with a section of lawn, and a wealth of shrubs and trees. A gravelled driveway provides parking for three cars. The superb, walled and exceptionally private rear garden is simply a delight. An ideal space to entertain with a substantial sun terrace directly accessed through the bi-fold doors in the kitchen, it is a perfect place for al fresco dining and enjoying the afternoon sun and the wealth of birdlife that come to visit. The garden has been extensively and intelligently planned with a level central lawn interspersed with various beds and borders, trees and shrubs. Of particular note are two studio buildings to one side of the garden that are equipped with electric and internet access. These exceptionally useful spaces are separated by a further, covered seating area. The location in the historic village of Skenfrith is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside on the Monmouthshire/Herefordshire border. Situated approximately 8 miles from Monmouth and 12 miles from Abergavenny, the village has a thriving community with an active village hall, and The Bell, a highly regarded inn and restaurant, providing a warm welcome to residents and visitors alike. Famed for its ancient castle which stood guard over the River Monnow, there is also a picturesque 12th century church. Wonderful country walks are easily accessible, including the renowned Three Castle Walk and it is a prime location for wild swimming. NB – The property was flooded in 2020 with water entering the property on the ground floor from the driveway. Previously unprotected, the current owners have invested in modern flood defences with no further issues. The current insurances costs are in the region of £830 per annum.