Escape to the countryside! Eight-bedroom Georgian mansion set in 75 acres with its own underground games room, tennis court and roving PEACOCKS hits the market for £6.5million
- The eight-bedroom Georgian mansion in Glen Usk, South Wales, has been put on the market for £6.5million
- Set on over 75 acres of land dotted with peacocks, the property offers plenty of space for outdoor activities
- Dating back to 1820, the mansion was built by the third Baronet of the Gnolls
- A Greek temple was added to the property in 1990, and there’s even an underground games room
- The Grade II listed building overlooks a professional golf course and the River Usk flows by the edge of the property
A mansion in South Wales with a Greek Revival temple, an underground games room, 75 acres of peacock-strewn land and a tennis court has been put on the market for £6.5million.
The Georgian mansion in Glen Usk, South Wales, has eight bedrooms and six bathrooms as well as a living room, lounge and tennis court.
In addition to the stone barn and water meadows, a 40 acre paddock can also be made available on request.
The mansion was built in 1820 by Sir Digby Mackworth, the third Baronet of the Gnolls.
The property, located in Glen Usk, borders the River Usk and overlooks the golf course that hosted the 2010 Ryder Cup, Celtic Manor Resort.
Georgian mansion in Glen Usk, South Wales, has a spacious, well-lit living room
Lined with tall trees, the house even has a tennis court on its grounds.
An underground games room is a hidden bonus in this Grade II listed property
The vast basement of the house also includes a bar, as well as the games room and several cellars
A Greek Revival temple (pictured) was added to the estate in 1990, bringing a taste of ancient Greece to the Georgian estate
The property, built in 1820 by the third Baronet of the Gnolls, overlooks the golf course which hosted the 2010 Ryder Cup
A bird’s eye view of the property shows that the house is a short walk from the Greek Revival Temple
A hallway decorated with intricate tapestries leads guests through the eight-bedroom home
The house follows a Georgian architectural style, using scagliola columns throughout the design of the building.
On the property is a Greek temple, built in 1990, with paneled shelves and a gallery of minstrelsy.
It has served as a movie set over the years due to its amazing design.
Like the mansion itself, the temple is also a Grade II listed building.
“Not only does this property capture the sweeping views of the river and rolling countryside, but the views of the Ryder Cup golf course make the scenery even more captivating,” the listing reads.
The River Usk washes around the edge of the sprawling 75-acre property which is home to a number of peacocks
The property has six bathrooms, of which the one pictured has a bath and walk-in shower.
One of the stairs in the four-storey property, which is on the market for £6.5million
The reception (pictured), decorated with a grand piano and red carpet, leads into the historic property – which has even been the setting for film productions
A red-carpeted staircase leads guests up to a window, from where they can enjoy views of the River Usk and a pro-level golf course
‘High ceilings, expansive floor-to-ceiling sash windows, immaculate marble and carved fireplaces and even the original service bells remain.
‘The house has four floors including the vast basement which houses the bar, the billiard room and the cellars.
“Built in a symmetrical four-storey design, the property is entered through a three-bay Tuscan stone colonnade.”
This campaign estate is currently accepting bids, with an indicative price of £6,500,000.