Mount Road, Pontypool, Torfaen

4 Bed House - detached  SSTC

Reception Rooms: 3 | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 2

Offers in the region of £365,000

Cheshire and Co are pleased to offer Church Farm Grade II listed and believed to date from 1595. Reached by a long driveway, Church Farm enjoys a tranquil position to the north of Pontypool with breathtaking views over the neighbouring National Park and famous Folly Tower. The wealth of original features include ancient beams, fireplaces and two Bishops' Stone staircases. A full range of modern amenities complement the older character.
Centrally set within its own grounds and accessed from the road via a private driveway this beautiful family home has been lovingly maintained by its current owners and offers well thought out accommodation with the added possibility of existing planning permission for an extension.
The front door opens onto a hallway accessing the two main reception rooms: a drawing room and dining room. The drawing room is an excellent entertaining room, features of which are the centre staircase, an attractive fireplace and windows to front and rear overlooking the beautifully manicured gardens.
Upstairs, accessed by two separate winding stone staircases the accommodation comprises a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, and a second bedroom, also en suite. There are two further bedrooms, one having access to a loft room that can be used as a further bedroom, dressing room or TV room.
  • 4/5 BEDROOMS

There is easy access to all the usual local amenities: supermarkets, doctors, schools, (including the welsh speaking Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw) and transport links via road to Heads of The Valleys, M50 and M4 at Newport.
Planning permission has been granted for a single storey extension from the kitchen and dining room and conversion of the original fuel store to a study. Application 07/P/00057(E)

Internally the well presented accommodation comprises external porch, hallway, dining room, feature drawing room, kitchen and a very practical ground floor bathroom. To the first floor there is a master bedroom suite with a middle passage and modern en suite bathroom and the room is accessed by two bishop stone staircases. Bedroom two also has its own modern en suite facilities, there are two further bedrooms and bedroom four has access to a further loft room that can be used as a bedroom or dressing room. The current owners knew when they first viewed the property that they had found "An authentic 16th century farmhouse, full of character, with lovely views and garden".

External Porch

Open storm porch. Original fuel store with consent to use as a study

Entrance Hall

15'6 x 11'7 (4.72m x 3.53m)
Entrance door. Radiator, Two wall mounted cupboards, gas and electric meters, doors to

Drawing room

20' x 17'2 max (6.10m x 5.23m max)
Drawing room
A stunning room with windows to front and rear . Exposed feature stone rear wall, Multi fuel burner set in a stone fireplace, door to stairway. Two radiators.

Dining room

15'7 x11'6 max (4.75m x 3.51m max)
Dining room
Window to front and rear, two radiators. Fireplace with a carved mantle and tiled surround. Stone staircase to the inner landing passage giving additional access to the master bedroom suite


12'9 x 11'1 max (3.89m x 3.38m max)
L shaped kitchen with windows to side and rear with a door to side patio area. Radiator, store cupboard with ample shelving and quarry tiled floor.
A matching range of country style base and wall units with concealed lighting and work tops over, ceramic tiled splash backs and inset sink. An electric range cooker (to be included), space and plumbing for automatic dishwasher

Ground Floor Bathroom

9' x 6'6 (2.74m x 1.98m)
Window to rear. Tiled floor, heated towel rail. Useful space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Suite comprising deep panelled bath with an electric shower over and ceramic tiling, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C.



Winding stone staircase to first landing, with doors off to bedrooms.

Master bedroom

16' max x 16'6 max (4.88m max x 5.03m max)
Master bedroom
Window to front. Two Velux windows to front and rear .High vaulted ceiling. A range of wardrobes to one wall plus a double wardrobe. Two radiators. Door to

Inner Landing Passage

Passage with separate stone winding staircase to dining room and a door to the modern en suite bathroom.

En Suite

10' x 6'1 max (3.05m x 1.85m max)
En Suite
Velux window to rear. Vaulted ceiling, heated towel rail. A suite comprising a deep panelled bath with shower over and glass screen. The built in vanity unit has a granite top and housing the W.C and basin.

Bedroom Two

11' x 12'10 (3.35m x 3.91m)
Bedroom Two
Window to front with inset window seat. Vaulted ceiling, radiator. Door to

En Suite

En Suite
Fully tiled walls. Suite comprising deep panelled bath, wash hand basin, low level W.C. Heated towel rail

Bedroom Three

12'7 x 12'8 (3.84m x 3.86m)
Bedroom Three
Windows to either side. Radiator. Airing cupboard with wall mounted combination boiler. Winding stone staircase to

Bedroom Five/Loft

13'7 x 12'9 max (4.14m x 3.89m max)
Can also be used as a dressing room / T.V room Vaulted ceiling. Inset roof light window. Radiator

Bedroom four L Shaped

14'10 x 5'10 x 11'8 max (4.52m x 1.78m x 3.56m max)
Bedroom four L Shaped
Velux window to rear, window to side. Radiator, cast iron fireplace.


The property is approached via a private driveway with a large garage/ store room to the side. The house itself is set within level manicured gardens with superb views towards the Folly and adjoining countryside. The garden itself has a vast array of flowering plants , trees, fruit trees and a vegetable plot. There is also a patio area leading from the kitchen and dining room and there is planning permission (NO07/P/00057 (E) for a garden room leading from the kitchen onto this area.
There is also permission to convert the front fuel store into a study.

Large Detached Garage

13'4 x 27' (4.06m x 8.23m)
This large building has a power supply and has potential for storage and other usage.


We are advised the property is FREEHOLD


Mains water, electricity and gas. Drainage via tank on site.

All measurements and floor plans are approximate. The deeds have not been inspected. Please note that we have not tested the services of any of the equipment or appliances in this property. These particulars are issued in good faith from information supplied by the vendor, but the accuracy is not guaranteed, nor will we accept responsibility for any error therein, nor shall the particulars form part of any contract. These particulars are also issued on the understanding that any negotiations in respect of the purchase of this property shall be carried out through us.
Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or any other loan secured on it.

Any vehicular access/right of way mentioned must be verified by your legal advisors.
If the sales details mention any outbuildings, extensions or any improvements the purchaser must ask their legal advisor to confirm that the necessary permissions have been granted for these items.


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10 Chapel Street,
Cwmbran. NP44 1DW

Tel: 01633 869086