Panoramic views of the Bristol Channel provide the setting for this grand residence. Inspired by the Venetian architect Andrea Palliado, this imposing country manor was constructed circa 2005 in his renowned Palladian style, creating a a fine an elegant example of juxtaposing period refinement with contemporary desires. The current owners exacting designs have initiated a versatile arrangement of formal and informal living, incorporating both guest and staff requirements. The opulent feel begins as the stone pillared wrought iron electric gates open onto a gravelled drive leading to the landscaped centre piece of a turning circle. The elevated positioning of this grand residence commands outstanding panoramic views of the Bristol Channel and formal landscaped grounds.The colonnaded vestibule with regal balcony above leads through to a resplendent inlaid marble floored reception hall. The bespoke sweeping staircase with wrought iron and brass balustrade and handrail curve up to the galleried landing from which the ornate ceiling detail and glistening chandeliers complete the grand welcome. There are three principal reception rooms. The drawing room features a mottled marble fireplace as the winter focal point. Come summer the double bay doors open to the south east facing terrace with commanding views of the channel. The equally generously proportioned dining room features a further mottled marble fireplace and views over the grounds. The sitting room has a more contemporary fireplace and is directly accessible to the terrace and kitchen/breakfast room. At the very heart of this family home is the vastly proportioned kitchen/breakfast room boasting extensive integrated appliances all set within the handcrafted units. From here you approach the exceptional Palladian style conservatory overlooking the manicured lawns.A study with built in book shelves is located off the rear hall which further leads to a one bedroom annexe ideal for a house keeper.The floor tiled lower ground level retains a constant temperature and is versatile in use. Currently there is a wine cellar and the existing games room could accommodate a gym or media room. The first floor has six bedroom suites the master delighting in stunning views, beyond the manicured lawns of the Gloucestershire countryside and the Severn Estuary. The master also features a fully fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom. Two of the further five suites include walk in wardrobes all possessing en suite bath or shower rooms.GroundsFormal lawns, woodland and manicured gardens provide seven acres of tendered grounds with imported marble terraces. The creative designs showcase ornate topiaries, low box hedging and espaliers running alongside established stone walls, regimented pathways and the quintessential croquet lawn.OutbuildingsA gated yard provides secure parking with a triple car garage. Set within the grounds stands a fully refurbished coach house providing the option of potential rental income, use as an office or annexe. In addition there are further outbuildings, stone built barns, a tractor store/stabling and a rundown cottage with further potential.LocationTidenham is a small hamlet located to the north of Chepstow with a parish church and shops and further amenities accessible in Chepstow itself. Plenty of schools state and independent, primary and secondary, with Monmouth Boys and Haberdasher’s School being highly regarded. This area of outstanding natural beauty offers many countryside pursuits, liveries and stables, bridle and footpaths and includes Saint Pierre Golf and Country Club.Commuter LinksAccessed via the M48/M4 and Severn Bridge:Bristol Parkway train station: C. 15 miles. Journey time to London Paddington: C. 1 hour 30 minutes.Bristol City Centre: C. 20 milesBristol International Airport: C 32 milesCardiff City Centre: C. 33 milesNewport train centre: C. 21 miles. Journey time to London Paddington: C. 1 hour 50 minutes.