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4 bedroom character property for sale


Under Offer £545,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Small Rural Estate
  • 4 Bed Farmhouse
  • Modern Outbuildings
  • 20.766 Acres Of Land
  • Woodland
  • Small Lake
  • One Bed Annexe
  • Rural Location

Full description

A rare opportunity to acquire a small rural estate comprising a modernised 4 bedroom farmhouse together with substantial modern outbuildings standing in the centre of approximately 20.766 acres of land in a ring fence including some woodland, a small lake and a detached one bedroom annexe suitable for letting purposes. The property occupies an elevated location with far reaching rural views located around 4 miles from Denbigh Town Centre.

General Remarks


Cefn Farm stands in the centre of approximately 20.766 acres of land approached via a long driveway and enclosed in a ring fence. It offers versatile accommodation being presently used for equestrian purposes but would be suitable for a variety of rural activities. The farmhouse has solid stone walls beneath pitched slated roofs, it has been extended and modernised over the years. The detached cottage is also constructed from stone beneath a slated roof and is suitable for either a dependent relative or for letting purposes. Both properities are mainly double glazed and have oil fired central heating. The farmhouse has a large gravelled parking area, gardens and orchard. There are several outbuildings including an american style barn incorporating stables and a tack room plus a cattle race, there is also a large 4 bay barn plus several small outbuidings. The land is currently spilt into 12 parcels all provided with water and well fenced. There is a small area of mainly conifer woodland plus a small well stocked lake which could be used for commercial purposes. There are 5 field shelters. The property has beautiful far reaching rural views towards the Clwydian mountains. The many attributes of this property can only be appreciated by viewing and early viewing is highly recommended.

Situation & Directions

The property stands in a sloping rural setting facing approximately south east set well back from the road and approached by a long private drive. It is approximately 1.5 miles from both Saron and Nantglyn while Denbigh town centre is 4 miles away.
From the Agents Denbigh Office turn right and fork immediately left into Love Lane. Follow the road to the top of the hill and as you drop down on the other side it becomes the B5401, follow this road for around 3.8 miles passing through the Village of Peniel as you approach Saron you drive up a steep hill, at the top the road drops down slightly and straightens out, the property is located towards the end of the straight set well back on the right hand side shortly before a crossroads. Please refer to the accompanying Site and Location plans for further clarification.
The accommodation briefly comprises :-

Cefn Farmhouse

(shown for identification purposes only edged red on the appended Site Plan)

Ground Floor


A modern conservatory style porch with a double glazed upvc framework above stone walls having a tiled floor, exposed stone internal walls, radiator and outstanding views.


Having slate slab floor, beamed ceiling and staircase off


With slate slab floor, beamed ceiling, radiator, white suite of wc and wash hand basin.

Spilt Level Lounge

7.85m(25'9'') (max) x 4.11m(13'6'') (max)

Having an exposed stone wall and fireplace with a slate hearth and Jet master open fire, exposed trussess & purlins, french doors and a stable door to gardens and windows with far reaching views, slate tv stand and sky tv socket, 3 radiators.

Wine Cellar

4.32m(14'2'') (max) x 3.38m(11'1'') (max)

A dry cellar with good headroom, concrete wine storage plinths, electric light, power and external access hatch.

Dining Room

5.56m(18'3'') (max) x 4.14m(13'7'') (max)

With exposed stone wall, glazed double doors to kitchen, double glazed patio door to the front with far reaching views plus a second double glazed patio door to the rear, 2 windows to the side with views over the adjacent paddocks, 2 radiators, sky tv point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

6.12m(20'1'') (max) x 4.14m(13'7'') (max)

Having beamed ceiling, slate slab floor and partly tiled walls. The kitchen was refitted around 4 years and boasts an extensive range of good quality units and worktops together with quality built in appliances. The kitchen units are finished in cream with pewter handles and green granite effect minerelle worktops, ample storage space is provided by a range of wall units, full height units and base cupboards with ample draw and shelving space. There is a white enamelled Belfast sink with chrome mixer taps, built-in Hotpoint fridge, built-in Zanussi electric double oven and ceramic 4 ring electric hob with extract fan above, Bosch dishwasher, Rayburn oil fired range cooker which also provides central heating and hot water. There is ample preparation space and ample dining space plus windows to either side, radiator.

Inner Hallway

With built-in storage cupboards, radiator, electric meter cupboard and loft access hatch.

Utility Room

5.54m(18'2'') (max) x 1.93m(6'4'') (max)

An adaptable room with extensive storage space having quarry tiled floor, window to the rear, radiator, 2 exposed stone walls, extensive range of wall units, base units and worktops, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with chrome taps, shelving, coat rail, voids for washing machine and tumble dryer, ample space for a freezer and boots, double glazed door to the exterior, antique style clothes rack airer with pully system.

Bedroom 3

4.06m(13'4'') (max) x 3.28m(10'9'') (max)

With vaulted ceiling having exposed truss and purlins, 2 windows and radiator.

En Suite Bathroom

Having tiled floor and window sill, window to the side and featuring a 4 piece suite in white with chrome fittings comprising an antique cast iron roll top bath with ornate legs, tiled shower cubicle with etched glass surround and Mira electric shower, low level wc with hardwood seat and wall hung wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Study/Bedroom 4

3.91m(12'10'') (max) x 2.92m(9'7'') (max)

With beamed ceiling, painted exposed stone walls and exposed stone fireplace with Jetmaster open fire and slate hearth, built in log store and timber mantle piece, window to the front with far reaching views, radiator, sky tv and broadband sockets, built in shelving.
Stairs leading to :-

First Floor


With valuted ceilng and exposed purlins, painted stone walls, window to the front with excellent views and radiator.

Bedroom 1

4.27m(14'0'') (max) x 3.86m(12'8'') (max)

Having a vaulted ceiling and exposed purlins, 2 windows and attractive views, extensive range of fitted stained antique pine wardrobes & drawers by Sharps, including 2 double wardrobes, a single wardrobe some with glazed fronts, 2 & 3 draw chest of draws, radiator, sky tv point and phone point.

En Suite Bathroom

4.29m(14'1'') (max) x 2.29m(7'6'') (max)

With a 4 piece suite in cream with gold effect fittings and matching accessories comprising a corner spa bath with seat, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with Triton electric shower, etched glass shower screen, partly tiled walls, double glazed window and velux roof light, radiator, double door airing cupboard with modern factory insulated hot water cylinder and ample shelving

Bedroom 2

3.91m(12'10'') (max) x 2.95m(9'8'') (max)

Having a vaulted ceiling and exposed purlins, window to the front with excellent views, 3 painted exposed stone walls, radiator


Paved patio area to the front with far reaching views and large gravelled parking area bounded by stone walls with flower beds, stone built potting shed with light and power connected, vegetable garden, stone built kennel, cottage garden with cherry tree, pine tree, shrubs and paved patio area, orchard area to the side and rear with further sheltered patio area, boiler/generator room with oil fired central heating boiler and generator for use in case of power cuts, plastic oil storage tank.

Hen Ysgubor

A detached charming stone built cottage suitable for a dependent relative or letting purposes. The cottage is currently let under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, however vacant possession can be provided if required.
Accommodation briefly comprises :-

Living Room

4.60m(15'1'') (max) x 3.33m(10'11'') (max)

with 2 radiators, beamed ceiling, 2 double glazed windows


3.30m(10'10'') (max) x 1.78m(5'10'') (max)

having a range of wall, drawer and base units with wood block effect worktops, stainless steel single drainer sink with chrome mixer tap and tiled splashbacks, electric cooker point, Zanussi free standing oven & grill with 4 ring hob, washing machine, radiator, tiled floors and 2 windows.
Staircase rises from the living room a turned timber spindled staircase leads to the landing with double glazed window.

Bedroom 1

3.35m(11'0'') (max) x 3.30m(10'10'') (max)

with double glazed window to the front and superb views, radiator


fitted with a modern suite comprising a panelled bath with an over bath electric shower, tiled surround and folding shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, wall mounted bathroom cabinet and double glazed window to the rear


there is a paved patio area with external lights and gravelled off street parking area


2 stone and slate former pig sties now used for storage purposes. Static caravan with light and power plus water and drainage connected comprising living room, kitchen, shower room & bedroom. This caravan provides useful additional accommodation and could also used for letting purposes if required, subject to contract.

American Style Barn

A modern purpose built building with a steel portal frame, concrete block work walls, metal sheeting walls and roof plus concrete floor with light, power and water connected (55' 8 x 38' 9) with good natural light and a flexible internal layout at present comprising 2 monarch stables, 4 pens, tack room (11' 11 x 8' 10) with extensive cupboards and drawers, saddle & bridle racks and electric wall heater. There are 3 large vehicular access doors and a cattle race to the side, plastic agricultural diesel tank on stand.


100' x 45' a modern building constructed from steel portal frame clad with timber, metal sheeting and cement sheets comprising 4 bays with 5 vehicular access doors, electric light, power and water are connected, there are also 2 pedestrian doors. This building has ample natural light and a flexible internal layout again.


The drive leads to a good size yard in front of the outbuildings with ample parking space. To the rear of the outbuildings is the small lake which is fed naturally by 2 springs and features a small island and timber foot bridge. There are trees partly surrounding the lake and also fruit trees. The lake is well stocked with tench, carp & roach and could be used for commercial purposes if required.
There is a small area of mainly coniferous woodland and the remaining land is currently used as grazing with all of the fields being well fenced and having access to water. There are also 5 field shelters. The majority of fields interconnect.



We are given to understand that Mains Water and Mains Electricity are connected and there is also a generator backup for emergencies, drainage is to a private septic tank, there is an oil fired central heating system in the main house and the cottage, sky television and broadband are connected and there is a telephone land line.

Tenure & Possession

We are given to understand that the property is Freehold and offered with Vacant Possession upon completion.

Viewing Arrangements

Viewing arrangements are strictly by prior appointment through the Agents Denbigh Office (Tel : 01745 812049)

Plans & Particulars

These have been carefully prepared and are believed to be correct but interested parties must satisfy themselves as to the correctness of the statements within them. No person in the employment of Clough & Co, the Agents, has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property and these particulars do not constitute an offer or contract.

Easement, Wayleaves

This property is sold subject to all and any rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and all existing Wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, wires, drains, water, gas and electricity supplies; and other rights and obligations; quasi-easements and restrictive covenants; and all existing Wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, wires, drains, water, gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not. The property is also conveyed subject to all matters revealed in the title accompanying the Contracts of Sale.

Town & Country Planning

The property, notwithstanding any description contained in these particulars, is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme, Agreement, Resolution or Notice which may be existing or become effective, and also subject to any Statutory Provision(s) or By-Law(s) without obligation on the part of the Vendor or the Agents to specify them.


1. These particulars have been prepared in all good faith to give a fair overall view of the property; please ask for further information/verification.
2. Nothing in these Particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.
3. The photograph(s) depict only certain parts of the property. It should not be assumed that the property remains as displayed in the photograph(s). No assumption should be made with regard to parts of the property that have not been photographed. Please ask for further information if required.
4. Any area, measurements, aspects or distances referred to are given as a GUIDE ONLY. If such details are fundamental to a purchaser, such purchaser(s) must rely on their own enquiries.
5. Where any reference is made to Planning Permission or potential uses, such information is given by Clough & Co in good faith. Purchasers should, however, make their own enquiries into such matters prior to purchase.
6. Descriptions of the proprety are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and NOT as a statement of fact. Please make further specific enquiries to ensure that our descriptions are likely to match any expectations you may have of the property.

7. Following EU/Government Legislation, Clough & Co reserve the righ to seek formal confirmation of identity and address details from any prospective purchaser of this property.

Buying Procedure

Upon viewing this property, should you wish to proceed with a proposed purchase, please adhere to the following:-
1. Submit your offer as soon as possible to CLOUGH & CO in order that they can obtain their client's instructions.
2. Should your offer be accepted by our client (subject to contract), then details of your proposed purchase can then be confirmed to the relevant Solicitors.

Selling Procedure

Should you require a no obligation market appraisal of your own property then please contact our Denbigh Office (Tel : 01745 81 2049) to make an appointment for our Manager to discuss your requirements.

Mortgage Services

We can introduce Mortgage Services to you through our association with Jones Associates Ltd. They can offer an Independent Mortgage Service and are able to source products from over 200 lenders. They employ local professionally qualified advisors who can advise on a mortgage tailored to individual personal circumstances.
Jones Associates Ltd are Independent Financial Advisors and can advise on other aspects of financial planning as well as Mortgage advice.
Jones Associates Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Their regulators reference number is 429649.
Their address is Britannia House, Holyhead Road, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey, LL61 5SZ and they have advisors throughout North Wales.. Telephone No : 01248 716111

Epc - Cefn Farm

Epc - Hen Ysgubor

Site Plan

Location Plan

Misdescription Act 1967 - These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set out for guidance only and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract - intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in the employment of Clough & Co has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 June 2010

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