A HISTORIC grade II listed Elizabethan manor house in a tranquil location, this property features five reception rooms and large landscaped gardens.

This eight-bedroom, detached manor house is situated in Llandegveth, Usk - and is known as Lan Sôr. It is on the market for £1,200,000.

It is situated near to local schools and has easy access to Newport and the M4.

The property is entered through an impressive two storey gabled entrance with stone floor and glazed double doors with gothic arched heads. Above the entrance is a chevron that is carved in stone and set between three wolves’ heads together with the Coat of Arms of the Meyrick and James families that were previous owners of Lan Sôr from the 17th century.

The reception hall features a stone floor, beamed ceiling, ornate oak panelling with a glazed book case set above a coffer and an original stone fireplace.

The sitting room has an attractive ceiling cornice and an open fireplace.

The drawing room has a triple aspect over the gardens and a smart Adam-style fireplace with marble inset and hearth.

The dining room is a superb room for entertaining with a grand stone fireplace with carved oak surround of Flemish origin.

The study has a door which leads off into an inner hallway with cloakroom and pantry off together with a second staircase to the first floor.

The morning room is a cosy living room with beamed ceiling and fireplace.Adjacent is the generous kitchen with fitted units. Also off the morning room is a useful larder and a large utility/boot room with door to the outside.

The main staircase to the first floor accommodation rises up from a rear hallway that lies beyond the main reception hall.

The principal bedroom sits above the smaller wing of the house and enjoys the use of a large dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a clerestory window.

Two further bedrooms lie adjacent and the remaining five bedrooms are located above the larger wing of the house.

Some of these bedrooms feature beamed ceilings and one has a feature fireplace. All the bedrooms enjoy the use of a bathroom and two separate shower rooms.

Outside the property, Lan Sôr is approached through an electric wrought iron gated driveway that leads up and around to a large gravelled forecourt.

The property sits in about four acres of landscaped grounds, gardens and adjacent paddocks that have been proudly maintained by the present owners over the years.

The house is framed by formal lawns, rose beds, a long pergola, large kitchen garden, mature trees, shrubs and bushes.

The gardens have been opened for the National Gardens Scheme in the past.

There is also a further pasture paddock beyond the gardens of about seven acres.

There are a number of useful outbuildings at the property and these include a double garage, workshop/ wood store, coal bunker, boiler room, cellar and a large stable block with three loose boxes, tack room and hay barn/ implement store.

This property is listed with CJ Hole, Newport. To arrange a viewing call 01633 966081.