This spacious period home, Crown House (Ty'r Goron) in Maryport Street, ideally suited to a growing family and is set in a prime town centre location. Step inside this extensive town house that was originally built in 1825 for the warden of Usk Prison and you will find a wealth of original features including a spacious basement cellar that still has an original 'cell'. Now fully modernised and beautifully presented the home offers family accommodation comprising entrance porch, hallway with original 'Minton' floor tiles, utility/cloakroom, study, conservatory, living room, large kitchen/diner, single garage, first floor living area, two double bedrooms, luxury family bathroom, three further double bedrooms to the upper floor, one of which was originally two bedrooms and could easily be converted back to offer six bedrooms in total. Further to this is a study and bathroom. This beautiful property has everything for a growing family. Read more
Description - This spacious period home, Crown House (Ty'r Goron) in Maryport Street, ideally suited to a growing family and is set in a prime town centre location. Step inside this extensive town house that was originally built in 1825 for the warden of Usk Prison and you will find a wealth of original features including a spacious basement cellar that still has an original 'cell'. Now fully modernised and beautifully presented the home offers family accommodation comprising entrance porch, hallway with original 'Minton' floor tiles, utility/cloakroom, study, conservatory, living room, large kitchen/diner, single garage, first floor living area, two double bedrooms, luxury family bathroom, three further double bedrooms to the upper floor, one of which was originally two bedrooms and could easily be converted back to offer six bedrooms in total. Further to this is a study and bathroom. The home has recently been fitted with new front sash windows and internal shutters and a new combination boiler for the gas central heating.
The town of Usk was recognised as the most popular place to live in Wales in 2021 and offers facilities that include pubs, restaurants, antique shops, independent boutiques, doctors and a primary school that has been categorised as Grade 1 by the Welsh Government.
The town is also located on the banks of the River Usk which is spanned by an arched stone bridge at the western entrance to the town, this crossing point is overlooked by the castle. Usk has become known for its history of success in the Britain in Bloom competition and the floral displays throughout the town in the summer months sight to behold.
Doorway with upper glazed panel to:
ENTRANCE PORCH - Original black and white Victorian floor tiling. Dado rail and original door with inset stained glass panels leads to:
ENTRANCE HALL - An 'L' shaped hallway with Minton floor tiling. Radiator. Staircase to the first floor and doorway allowing access to the basement cellar which is of substantial size with cobbled floor and separate cell with barred window. Returning to the ground floor hallway there is access off to:
UTILITY / CLOAKROOM - 3.48m x 2.88m - Newly fitted with ceramic tiling to floor and one wall. Integrated shelf, extractor fan, inset ceiling spotlighting, w/c and wash hand basin.
SINGLE GARAGE - 5.17m x 3.12m - Double folding front doors (restricted height not suitable for a 4x4). Flagstone floor. Doorway adjoining Garden Room which is currently being used as a study though would be perfect as a potting shed for keen gardeners. White washed throughout. Doorway to rear patio. Rear facing glazed panels. Radiator. Inset ceiling spotlighting.
Returning to the Hallway, access to:
LIVING ROOM - 3.93m x 3.81m - A lovely room with front facing sash window with internal shutters. Fitted carpet. Feature fireplace with brick hearth and inset log burner (not currently operational). Beautiful arched alcoves to either side with inset glazed display units and shelving beneath. Picture rail. Radiator. Bi-fold Georgian style doors adjoining kitchen/diner (there is separate access to the kitchen from the hallway).
KITCHEN / DINER - 7.01m x 3.78m - An excellent size room where the dining section has a recess for an American style fridge/freezer and ceramic flooring tiling. The open plan access to the kitchen has a breakfast bar to one side with the kitchen itself having a full range of cream coloured shaker style wall and base units topped with solid wood work surfaces. Ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Pretty pastel coloured tiling to splashbacks. Integrated Neff double oven, five burner Neff gas hob with extractor over. Fridge. Separate freezer. Dishwasher. Ceramic tiled floor. Vertical wall radiator. Rear facing window and glazed panel. Access off via glazed doors to:
CONSERVATORY - 5.71m x 1.67m - Minto floor tiling. Glazed roof and rear wall with built in bay seating and stained glass panels above. Half glazed French doors allow access to the garden.
Stairs to FIRST FLOOR and LANDING - Fitted carpet to stairs and first landing section. Radiator. Access off to:
FIRST FLOOR LIVING AREA - 8.22m x 3.48m - A light and airy dual aspect room that has previously been used as a bed-sit with rear facing sash window and front facing bay window with internal shutters. The room runs the full depth of the house and has stripped pine flooring, two radiators with decorative covers, feature wall panelling to one side and picture rail. Fireplace with inset coal effect gas fire and granite hearth.
BEDROOM ONE - 7.56m x 4.11m - Originally two double bedrooms that could easily be converted back if required as the second door is still in situ. The room currently has fitted carpet, two radiators, picture rail, two front facing secondary double glazed sash windows and two arched alcoves at one end with shelving.
BEDROOM TWO - 3.99m x 2.69m - A double room with fitted carpet. Rear facing sash window. Picture rail. Two radiators and alcoves.
FAMILY BATHROOM - A luxury bathroom with a large double shower cubicle on a raised plinth with rain and mixer shower over. Deep free standing ceramic bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, w/c, wash hand basin with chrome towel rail beneath. Ceramic tiling to floor and splashbacks. Radiator. Rear facing sash window. Inset ceiling spotlighting.
Stairs off LANDING to SECOND FLOOR with access to: - Landing area with skylight above and feature arched access off to:
BEDROOM THREE - 3.85m x 3.14m - A double room with carpet, built in wardrobe, radiator, loft access point and side facing sash window.
BEDROOM FOUR - 3.54m x 3.28m - Another double room with side facing sash window. Fitted carpet. Radiator and built in wardrobe.
BEDROOM FIVE - 5.53m x 3.25m - A large double bedroom with two Velux windows. Two access doors to under eaves storage areas. Fitted carpet and radiator.
STUDY - 3.75m x 1.82m - A good size room with fitted carpet and glazed panel to one wall.
BATHROOM - Suite comprising corner shower cubicle with Mira shower over, w/c, wash hand basin, ceramic tiling to walls and floor, Velux window and store cupboard.
Outside - OUTSIDE:
Crown House is located in the centre of Usk town, close to all amenities and has a single adjoining garage to one side. The home has a beautiful private walled rear garden with a partially covered flagstone patio to the foreground. Two steps allow access to a flat lawn with surrounding well stocked borders planted with mature shrubs and trees. There is a garden shed to one corner and outside power and lighting. A single door provides access to a garden room adjoining the rear of the garage.
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Property at a glance
Beautifully spacious grade ii listed georgian town house
Town centre location close to amenities
Originally built for the warden of usk prison
Many original features remaining
Currently five bedroomed although opportunity for a sixth
We are fortunate to sell and let a huge variety of property in one of the most beautiful regions of Britain. Set within glorious unspoilt countryside straddling the English Welsh borders are picturesque villages.