Lot 113


The Rothbury, Stow Park Circle, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4HE
The Rothbury, Stow Park Circle, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4HE
Sold £335,000

A handsome detached property for complete refurbishment, retaining many original features both to the interior and exterior of the building. The substantial building, which has Planning Permission for a guest house with restaurant and lapsed planning for apartments (but please see Planning section below) is situated in an elevated position in Stow Park Circle, a much sought after and prestigious address on the western side of Newport with easy access links to the M4 at junction 27.

The property sits on 0.19 hectares (0.47 acres) which includes two coach houses and store room at the rear with gardens and large car park.

Existing Accommodation

Lower Ground Floor

Cellar room.

Ground Floor

Large entrance and hallway with ornamental staircase and several reception rooms off.

First Floor

Central landing giving access to all rooms.

Second Floor

Attic rooms.

Coach House 1

Located at the rear of the property and accessed from the main house through a connecting corridor to the former catering room and ancillary rooms.

Coach House 2

Located at the side of the property is an attached one and two storey coach house.


The property has access from both the front and the rear with a driveway giving access to the large car park and an overgrown garden area for formalisation with courtyard areas to the rear.



Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent was granted by Newport City Council, under Ref: 09/1247 dated 22nd March 2013, and Ref: 12/0281 dated 13th March 2013 respectively, for internal changes and refurbishment to allow conversion to apartments, demolition of ‘lean-to’ to the rear of east porch, construction of new side porch, demolition of coach house workshop, demolition of flat roof annexe and addition of hipped pitched roof to single storey flat annexe, subject to conditions.

Important Note

Planning Application Refs: 18/0018 and 17/1214 for extensions of time in relation to the above are waiting to be determined by the Local Planning Authority pending agreement of the draft Section S106 agreement.


Guest House & Restaurant

Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent was granted under Refs: 17/0397 and 17/0398 respectively, on 15th February 2018 for change of use to provide a seven bedroom guest house and ground floor restaurant, orangery side extension, demolition and replacement of outbuilding, car parking and landscaping, subject to conditions.

A copy of the Planning Consents and proposed plans will be available for download from the Clive Emson website or via Newport City Council’s website, newport.gov.uk.

Proposed Accommodation


Three two-bedroom apartments and two one-bedroom apartments within the main house as well as conversion of each of the two coach houses into two-bedroom accommodation.

Proposed Accommodation

Guest House & Restaurant

Hotel reception, restaurant, lounge/bar area, conference room, guest W.C., commercial kitchen and seven en-suite bedrooms.

Auctioneer’s Note

At the time of publication the Auctioneers have been unable to internally inspect the property. These details have been provided by the Seller and interested parties should rely on their own investigations to verify the information provided


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Freehold with Vacant Possession


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