Coed Y Caerau Lane, Kemeys Inferior, Newport, Gwent, NP18 1JR | Property for sale | Savills
4,760 sq ft(442.22 sq m)
Guide price £1,950,000

Coed Y Caerau LaneKemeys Inferior, Newport, Gwent, NP18 1JR

    Key features

    • Breathtaking views of the Severn Estuary and Brecon Beacons
    • Award winning architect design and featured on Grand Designs
    • Open plan living and formal rooms
    • 24 acres of gardens, woodland and pasture
    • Pool complex needing refurbishment

    Kemeys Folly is a Grade II Listed former hunting lodge with origins dating back to circa 1712. Rebuilt in the early 20th Century and combines both historic and functional living.

    About this property

    • A remarkable transformation has taken place during the present owners occupancy and Kemeys Folly and its subsequent additions has been the subject of much fascination and media attention.

      Featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs programme and considered an architectural success, the property combines both historic and functional contemporary living.

      Designed by award winning architects Davis Sutton, the property incorporates a beautifully appointed and highly specified interior and is situated on an elevated and level ridge with breathtaking 360° views taking in nine counties. Enjoying an east-west orientation, the outlook includes the Severn Estuary and North Somerset to the front, with the Usk Valley and the Brecon Beacons to the rear.

      There are 24 acres of historic woodland and pasture offered with the property, including the prerequisite equestrian facilities as well as formal gardens, terraces and a swimming pool complex.

      Please note photography is dated May 2011.

    The views from this contemporary home are simply unrivalled.

    Richard BrooksProperty agent

    Local information

    • A magical setting with 360° views taking in many historic landmarks. Within the proximity there are a wide variety of amenities including excellent transport links for road, rail and air. These include M4 motorway access to London and South Wales, mainline train stations located in Newport and Bristol and two international airports in Cardiff and Bristol.
    • For sporting endeavours the nearby Celtic Manor, host of the recent Ryder Cup, offers world class golf and also includes health and leisure facilities. Equestrians will enjoy the immediate grounds as well as bridle paths that run close by with access to Wentwood Forest. Rougemont, a private independent school is located just 15 minutes away with nearby Monmouth also offering quality independent schooling for boys and girls. A further array of independent schools are also available in both Bristol and Cardiff.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Exit the M4 at junction 24 and take the A48 towards Langstone/Chepstow. After approximately 0.5 miles turn left into Catsash Road, continue over the mini roundabout and turn right at the T junction at the end of this road. Go up a steep hill and take the second left signposted to Coed Y Caerau and continue on this lane for approximately 1 mile where Kemeys Folly can be found on the left hand side.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: I