Property of the Day: Llanthony Secunda Manor, Caldicot

This 800-year-old manor house was once owned by Henry VIII

THE PROPERTY: Dating back eight centuries, this five-bedroom Welsh manor house has been restored for modern living, while preserving its historical charm.

 

THE LOCATION: Situated in the town of Caldicot, in the most southerly part of the Wye Valley, this Monmouthshire property offers easy access to both Chepstow and Newport.

THE INTERIOR: Historical features such as original bread ovens and lime-washed walls hint at the fascinating history of Llanthony Secunda Manor, one of the oldest buildings in Wales. Its superb spaces include the Great Hall, which comprises a dining-room and library; a vaulted first-floor reception-room; and a kitchen with a range cooker. There is a separate barn that could be used as a garage or, subject to planning permission, for additional accommodation.  

WHY WE LOVE IT: The beautifully designed bathroom with its period-style floor tiling and claw-foot bath looks ideal for relaxation.

BUY IT NOW: Offers in excess of £800,000 with Fine & Country

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