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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Crane Street, Cefn Mawr, Wrexham, Clwyd


Property Description

Key features

  • Large House + P.O.& Store
  • Gross Income Circa. 80K
  • Fully Refurbished
  • 4 Good Sized Bedrooms
  • 1 Bed Self Contained Flat
  • C. Heating & D. Glazing
  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • Car Port & Parking

Full description

An opportunity to purchase this village Post Office and General Store with large private accommodation. The store has fully equipped catering facilities which have only recently been fitted, traditional Post Office services and sells a selection of stationery and general convenience items. In addtion to the business the property also incoporates a five bedroom family home situated over ground, lower ground and first floor levels. Run at present solely by the owners who have maintained and developed an excellent reputation and high degree of goodwill. The property has undergone a programme of refurbishment including new roof, central heating, wiring, drainage, water mains system pipes, bathroom suite and kitchen. Internal viewing is a must to fully appreciate this fantastic opportunity.

Business Accommodation

Well fitted and in good decorative order. On the ground floor comprises a large double fronted entrance into the main and well appointed retails sales and customer service area. There is a full range of modern fixed and free standing display furniture and shelving. The store has been converted to a product value store which has seen sales triple since its conception.
The main area also has a dedicated Post Office area with greeting cards racking and a fully equipped and screened Post Office counter with 3 x computerised serving positions, parcel weighing facilities and a large furnished and equipped general admin office.

Living Accommodation


Recently re-plastered and re-decorated. Double radiator, original feature cornice ceiling, UPVC double glazed door, new entrance doors to lounge and kitchen.


4.93m(16'2'') x 3.96m(13'0'')

Re-plastered and re-painted. This room benefits from high ceilings with decorative original plaster ceiling rose and cornice, highlighted by gold paint work. There is a recently fitted fire surround, high quality oak flooring, new radiators with covers, new wall and ceiling light fittings and switches. Wooden staircase and under window seating area. 2 x newly fitted UPVC double glazed bay windows.

Dining Room

4.62m(15'2'') x 4.57m(15'0'')

With feature ceiling rose and cornice with a chanelier style main light fittings, large UPVC double glazed bay window, high quality oak flooring, 2 x new double radiators, new double glazed French doors providing access to the kitchen area.

Dining Room Ceiling Photo


4.62m(15'2'') x 2.95m(9'8'')

This room has been completely refurbished and re-fitted in July 2006. Comprising ample base, wall and drawer units and complimentary solid oak working surfaces. Stainless steel round bowl sink unit with modern monochrome mixer tap, 2 x new light fittings, fully tiled walls, tiled flooring, plumbing for dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Built in stainless steel oven and hob with extractor fan over. French doors to dining room.

Bedroom 1/Master Bedroom

4.67m(15'4'') x 3.86m(12'8'') max

A good size bedroom with Victorian character. Double radiator, UPVC double glazed window. Door leads into dressing room which has fitted pine framed wardrobes, tiled flooring, double radiator.
A door then leads to the en-suite shower room (fitted in June 2006). Comprises white coloured suite, fully tiled walls and flooring, new light fitting.
From the dressing room there is access to two roof top terrace garden patios which has feature wooden decking, perimeter fencing with solar lighting, from here there are fantastic views over the Dee Valley and the nominated world heritage site of the Thomas Telford Canal Aqueduct.

Bedroom 2

4.62m(15'2'') x 3.56m(11'8'')

A good size double bedroom with dual aspect double glazed windows, wood flooring, sky satellite connection. There is also an air purification system fitted into the ceiling which helps clear dust particles.

Bedroom 3

4.62m(15'2'') x 3.05m(10'0'')

Another large bedroom which has views over the Dee Valley, UPVC double glazed window. Newly fitted double radiator, carpeted. There is also an air purification system fitted into the ceiling which helps clear dust particles.

Bedroom 4

4.27m(14'0'') x 2.34m(7'8'')

Single bedroom with wooden flooring, double radiator, UPVC double glazed window. There is also an air purification system fitted into the ceiling which helps clear dust particles.


3.78m(12'5'') x 1.88m(6'2'')

Fitted in May 2006 and comprising white coloured bathroom suite with panelled bath with shower fitment and folding shower screen, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls, tiled flooring, new bathroom mirror with internal light fittings, new light fitting to artexed ceiling. There is also an airing cupboard with pine louvre doors, a new water heating cylinder and cold water tank. 2 x UPVC double glazed windows which overlook the Dee Valley and Thomas Telford Canal Aqueduct.

Lower Ground Floor (Left)

Accessed from main ground floor entrance hallway through a newly fitted bifold pine door by means of staircase to the lower ground hallway. Access to further adaptable and fully self contained private living accommodation which also has its own external access to the side of the property via a UPVC double glazed door.


Full fitted in May 2006 and comprising white coloured suite with panelled bath, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and flooring, towel rail, wall mirror fitted with downlights inset into the ceiling. New double radiator, built-in storage cupboard, pine door leads to a large storage cellar which houses central heating/water boiler fitted in January 2002.

Lounge/Kitchen Area

4.32m(14'2'') x 3.00m(9'10'')

Separated by a breakfast bar, Small kitchen area with a range of fitted base and wall units, and plumbing for washing machine all fitted in Jaunary 2006. Tiled flooring, fully tiled walls, double radiator, window and door to external patio area.


4.62m(15'2'') x 3.51m(11'6'')

A good sized room with fireplace alcove. Downlights fitted inti ceiling, wood flooring, double radiator and a double glazed window looking out onto the patio garden.

Lower Ground Floor (Right)

Accessed by staircase between shop and lounge leads to hallway with doors to:-


Fitted with long work top and storage shelves.


Fully equipped gymnasium with accest to vault/store room bank vault with full sized walk in safe door.

Shop Photo

Shop Photo 2

Additional Information

The property also benefits from gas central heating and double glazed windows through and has recently been fully insulated (August 2006) in the large loft area and cavity wall insulated (August 2006). In addition the property also has a full Post Office Approved alarm system. There is a new terrace garden build in progress started in Feb 2008


The property occupies a prominent trading position on the main street of Cefn Mawr. There is ample unrestricted customer parking available outside the premises and locally.
The property also has a well maintained court yard garden area with inset drainage and external tap with large car port providing plenty of off road parking facilities

Fixtures And Fittings

The business is well fitted and an inventory of equipment is to be included in the sale price.

Financial Information

Based on recent accounts. Post Office salary 35,000
Current weekly retail takings in the region of 850.00 with good profits and scope to increase.

Business Rates, Council Tax

The property currently has a 100% rural business Rates Relief and the Council Tax is Band B.

Trading Hours

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri - 0900 to 1730 hrs
Wednesday - 0900 to 1600 hrs
Saturday - 0900 to 1230 hrs
Sunday - Closed



To Make An Offer

Once you are interested in buying this property, contact this office to make an appointment to view. The appointment is part of our guarantee to the seller and should be made before contacting a Building Society, Bank or Solicitor. Any delay may result in the property being sold to someone else, and survey and legal fees being unnecessarily incurred.


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Mortgage Advice

Town and Country Property Services can refer you to Gary Jones Mortgage Consultant who can offer you a full range of mortgage products and save you the time and inconvenience for trying to get the most competitive deal to meet your requirements. Gary Jones Mortgage Consultant deals with most major Banks and Building Societies and can look for the most competitive rates around to suit your needs. For more information contact the Wrexham office on 01978 291345.
Gary Jones Mortgage Consultant, does not charge a fee for mortgage advice. As an Independent Mortgage Adviser, a fee based option is available of typically 1.5% of the mortgage amount.

Hours Of Business

Monday & Tuesday - 8.30 am - 7.00 pm
Wednesday - Friday - 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
Saturday - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Sunday - 12 Noon - 4.00 pm

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 March 2007

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