Nigel Ward and Company

The Border Property Centre, Pontrilas, Hereford. HR2 0EH

Tel. 01981 240140

The Lilacs


SOLD subject to contract

Offers in the region of £515,000.

A spacious Detached Family Residence standing in about 1/4 acre of garden and with a pasture paddock of just over an acre.

This property is situated in open countryside in this small rural hamlet, set in the rolling Monmouthshire countryside with stunning views towards the Skirrid Mountain, the Sugar Loaf, the Blorenge and other surrounding hills, approximately 8 miles from the market town of Abergavenny with its diverse range of amenities and facilities including a Railway Station and Dual-carriageway link with the national Motorway system.   The Lilacs is situated in the catchment area for Cross Ash primary school and school transport for this and Monmouth secondary school conveniently passes the driveway.

The property is constructed of brick and cavity block-work, rendered, Tyrolean finished and painted white standing principally under a felted and tiled roof.  The accommodation; which is spacious, light and airy, would benefit from some further modernisation, it has the advantage of solid fuel central heating and principally uPVC framed double glazed windows.  The dwelling is orientated such that all rooms experience sunlight at some time of the day, it comprises, on the Ground Floor:



with roof extending over the front bay window.



with red tiled solid floor, mottled beige tiling to lower wall surfaces, feature coloured leaded glazed window panels and raised and fielded panelled Mahogany front door to


ENTRANCE HALL 14’6” x 3’6” av.

with solid floor having beige fitted carpet, one double panel radiator and stairs leading off with under-stairs cupboard.


SITTING ROOM 13’ av. plus 2’2” bay x 11’11”

enjoying two aspects with bay window to front, solid floor having beige fitted carpet, Pine fire surround with cast iron inset fireplace with solid fuel grate. Picture rail, two double panel radiators, one double power point and telephone point.


LIVING ROOM 13’11” x11’3” av.

with superb outlooks over the gardens to the surrounding countryside towards the Skirrid, Sugar Loaf and Blorenge Mountains. Solid floor having fitted pale green carpet, pale green wood-stained Pine wall shelves. Picture rail, one single panel radiator, two double power points and telephone point.  Sliding aluminium framed double-glazed patio door to a paved area and the private rear gardens.


KITCHEN/BREAKAST ROOM 15’6” x 10’7” av.

with solid floor having fitted tile-pattern laminate flooring, brown solid fuel Rayburn cooker providing the heat source for the central heating and hot water systems. Cream finished base units with pewter coloured handles, with tiled up-stand to rear and comprising base units with drawer and cupboard space, corner base unit with semi-carousel shelves, deep utensil storage drawers, double-bowl Belfast type sink unit with mixer tap, electric cooker recess with Beko electric ceramic hob cooker, filter hood over and white ceramic tiled to rear.  One double panel radiator, five double power points, telephone point, tv aerial point and electric cooker panel.  Walk-in PANTRY off, 6’1” x 4’1” with laminate floor, fitted shelving, tiled cold slab, one double power point and electricity boxes.


One step down from the main kitchen space to the


with solid floor, fitted brown carpet, built-in storage cupboard, one double panel radiator and one double power point.  Hatch to roof space.


Door leading off to


with Terracotta coloured tiled floor and having two single power points and with door off to


CLOAKROOM 4’11” x 2’5”

with close-coupled low-flush w.c, and wall-mounted wash hand basin (h & c).


Mahogany panelled back door leading from lobby to

COVERED WAY, 8’10” x 3’6”

with external doors at each end to the garden and to the side of property as well as to a


UTILITY ROOM 15’8” x 8’9” max.

with concrete floor, Crittall type window overlooking the garden, vintage steel-based sink unit with stainless steel sink (h & c), plumbing for automatic washing machine, fluorescent lighting, two double and one single power points.


Stairs with fitted beige carpet, well lit by a tall window and leading to

On the first floor:

LANDING 11’10” x 2’11”

with fitted beige carpet and hatch to insulated roof space, which may have potential for further accommodation subject to any required Permissions, there being approximately 7’8” of headroom to the apex.


BEDROOM (1) 13’11” x 11’11”

a good sized double room with magnificent outlooks over open countryside to both the rear and to the side. Stripped Pine planked floor, picture rail, one double panel radiator, bedside two-way string-pull light switch and two double power points.


BEDROOM (2) 13’6” x 11’11”

another double room, again with lovely rural views to the front and to the side.  Fitted grey carpet, recessed alcove with cloaks hanging and shelf space.   One single panel radiator, one double power point and telephone extension point.


BEDROOM (3) 9’9” x 7’5”

a single room with fitted mottled beige/blue coloured carpet, one single panel radiator and one double power point.  Recessed Airing Cupboard with factory insulated hot water cylinder, standby immersion heater with timer and circuit from Rayburn.  Fitted slat shelving.


BATHROOM 7’4” x 5’10”

with mosaic patterned vinyl flooring, white suite of steel bath (h & c) with part white ceramic tiled splash-back and pedestal wash hand basin (h & c), tiled to rear. Single panel radiator.



with close-coupled low-flush w.c.



the property is approached off the roadside via a double gated entrance driveway leading to the front of the property with a Tarmacadam surfaced turning/parking space flanked by level lawn areas with well-established shrubs and roses.  The level lawn continues around the side to the rear, flanked by an herbaceous/rose border and with a paved patio to one side as well as a herb border. The gardens continue rearwards where there is a further good-sized lawn featuring apple trees and well-established shrubs. If required, available with the property is a gently-sloping pasture paddock located adjoining the gardens on their west north-west side with frontage to the council maintained lane that fronts the residence. There is a separate, convenient road-side field gate leading into this enclosure.



Mains electricity and metered mains water are connected. Private Drainage. None of the services, nor any of the fixtures and fittings included in these sale particulars has been tested.






The property is banded in Band “F” for council tax purposes.



Vacant Possession will be available upon completion, there is no onward chain.



Strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents.



Offers in the region of £515,000 are invited to include the pasture paddock referred to. It is, however, feasible that the property could be purchased excluding the paddock, subject to satisfactory negotiation.



The Lilacs is best approached from Cross Ash by taking the B4521 Abergavenny road for approximately 1.25 miles past the “1861” Public House then turning right onto the lane signposted “Llanfair Green ½”. The property will be found on one’s left hand side indicated by a “For Sale” flag board.  For those with “Sat-nav” the postcode is NP7 8PA.




Nigel Ward & Co. give notice to anyone reading these Particulars as follows:

a. These Particulars are prepared for the guidance only of prospective purchasers and are intended to give a fair overall description of the property.

b. Any area measurements referred to are approximate only.

c. The descriptions contained herein are used in good faith as an opinion and not by way of statement of fact.

d. The particulars of the property and the general remarks are believed to be correct but any error, omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for an action at law.

e. In the case of any inconsistency or variation between these particulars of the property and the special conditions of Sale and Sale Contract, the latter shall prevail.



For further details or to arrange a viewing please telephone our office on 01981 240140