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5 bedroom detached house for sale
- Detached Cottage
- Extended And Improved
- Kitchen Utility Snug
- Sitting Room Dining Room
- 4/5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
- 2 Garages Driveway
- Large Private Gardens
A truly unique detached partly thatched cottage with origins back to the 17th century, which has been greatly extended and much improved in recent years, and today offers a versatile arrangement of accommodation, lending itself to the accommodation of a dependent relative or large family. Accommodation of character arranged around an inner courtyard or suitable for a Bed & Breakfast business including Entrance Porch, impressive Principal Sitting Room, Dining Room, Snug, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Room, 4 Bedrooms, 2 En-suite Shower Rooms, Study/Bedroom 5 and Family Bathroom. Ample driveway parking, 2 Single Garages. Attractive and well stocked private gardens on all sides and surrounded on three sides by open fields
Originally part of the Gladstone Estate and with origins dating back to the 17th Century, this intriguing detached country cottage stands in generous gardens, which enjoy high levels of privacy. The benefits of this semi rural position will be self evident whilst undertaking a viewing, but notably the house is located within close proximity of the A55 (North Wales trunk road) offering the commuter quick transfer to the region's commercial centres.
Greatly extended the cottage offers a totally unique arrangement of living space, which incorporates attractive period features as well as modern conveniences in the form of double glazing, and a modern central heating system. The accommodation lends itself particularly well to those wishing to provide ancillary accommodation to a dependent relative/teenage children etc or a Bed & Breakfast business. One section of the living space can be utilised for this purpose, having it's own independent access. Worthy of particular mention is the impressive Principal Reception Room with a tall vaulted ceiling and feature fireplace, plus much exposed timberwork. There is a separate Dining Room plus a cosy Snug with inset decorative cast iron open grate and stone hearth adjacent to a good sized open plan Breakfast Kitchen, with useful Utility Room off. A Inner Hallway provides access to 2 Double Bedrooms plus a good sized Family Bathroom. The Study/Bedroom 5 leads through to a further Inner Hall, off which there are 2 Double Bedrooms both with en-suite shower facilities.
Cock and Hen Cottage is approached though a pillared entrance with a timber hunter style 5 bar gate opening to a tarmacadam driveway, which provides hard standing for several vehicles including ample space for caravan/boat etc. Also to the front there are areas of lawn fringed with established evergreen shrubbery, interspersed with fruit trees. Fruit trees are a particular feature of this property. Also to the front is a deep and well stocked flowerbed plus an area of random paving with central feature original thatched well. The tarmacadam driveway leads to a
Single Attached Garage
4.93m(16'2'') x 2.79m(9'2'')
With up and over door.
Beyond the garage area the tarmacadam driveway continues providing further hard standing and good dry access to the remaining areas of garden. Also provided are further areas of lawn to the side with a paved seating area surrounding a wildlife pond. There is a vegetable growing area and aluminium framed glass greenhouse.
The driveway terminates in front of a
4.72m(15'6'') x 2.41m(7'11'')
Secondary detached concrete sectional single garage.
With up and over door and double glazed window to side.
To the rear there is a good expanse of private lawned garden enclosed with feature walling and with a good screen of mature conifers providing privacy and shelter.
Moreover there are 2 pleasant private courtyard areas, one central to the accommodation which enjoys the early morning easterly sun with a secondary paved area providing ample space for outdoor furniture located to pick up the evening sun.
Summer House/Storage Shed
In detail the accommodation comprises:
With quarry tiled floor with mat well, cottage style entrance door and glazed hardwood internal door to
3.68m(12'1'') x 3.25m(10'8'')
Telephone point, double glazed window with leaded glass to front with deep window sill. Double radiator, double glazed window with leaded glass to inner courtyard. Three wall light points, feature exposed ceiling timbers
6.68m(21'11'') x 3.89m(12'9'')
with 14' (maximum) vaulted ceiling
An impressive Principal Reception Room, with feature exposed timber work including exposed trusses, purlins and rafters. Three double radiators, double glazed door with leaded glass opening to the inner courtyard, flanked by a matching double glazed window. Television aerial point. Feature 17th century window. Two good sized double glazed windows with deep sills and leaded glass, overlooking the front garden. Four wall light points, feature full height exposed stone fireplace with rustic timber mantel and inset decorative cast iron open grate and stone hearth.
3.40m(11'2'') x 3.40m(11'2'')
With double radiator, television aerial point, 3 wall light points, feature exposed stone walling, feature inglenook fireplace comprising exposed stonework and rustic timber mantel, plus inset decorative cast iron open grate on a stone hearth with adjacent inset bookcase. Double glazed window with leaded glass and deep window sill to front. Open stone archway to
5.69m(18'8'') x 3.99m(13'1'') overall
Fitted with an extensive range of wooden fronted units, comprising glass fronted eye level cupboards with matching base cupboards and drawers, tiled preparation surfaces with wood trim. Tiled surrounds, single bowl and single drainer sink with mixer tap (filtered water). Double glazed window with outlook over the garden. Four place ceramic hob with canopy type extractor hood above. Built in electric double oven. Feature exposed ceiling timbers. Double radiator, exposed stone walling, stable door to Inner Lobby. Double glazed UPVC double doors with leaded glass leading to the inner courtyard. Breakfast Bar. Ample space for dining table and chairs
Quarry tiled floor with mat well, fitted shelving, double glazed door to outside with obscure glass and matching double glazed side panel. Door to
2.77m(9'1'') x 1.68m(5'6'')
Quarry tiled floor, fitted onyx effect working surface, stainless drainer stainless steel sink, space and plumbing connections for an automatic washing machine and dishwasher. Fitted shelving and fitted storage cupboards.
U Shaped Inner Hall
With radiator and UPVC double glazed window with leaded glass to inner courtyard. Telephone point. Useful built in linen cupboard with shelving.
4.65m(15'3'') x 3.00m(9'10'') + door recess
Radiator, double glazed window with pleasant outlook over the private rear garden. Fitted bedroom furniture including double wardrobe and adjacent storage cupboard and matching bedside drawer units, plus storage/display shelving forming bed recess.
4.29m(14'1'') x 3.15m(10'4'') + door recess
Picture rail, radiator, UPVC double glazed window with pleasant outlook over the private rear garden. Fitted range of wardrobes and storage cupboards providing extensive hanging and storage space.
3.43m(11'3'') x 2.95m(9'8'')
A generous Principal Bathroom which has a coloured 4 piece suite comprising corner panelled bath, low level wc, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and bidet. Corner tiled shower enclosure with period style thermostatic shower fitted. Fully tiled walls, shaver point, UPVC double glazed windows on 2 elevations with obscure glass. Double radiator and louvre fronted cupboard housing the oil fired condensing combination boiler and shelving.
From the U shaped Inner Hall a door leads through to
3.51m(11'6'') x 3.20m(10'6'')
Radiator, UPVC double glazed window with leaded glass to inner courtyard and fitted range of wardrobes, storage cupboards forming a bed recess. This room is particularly versatile and lends itself to provision of a 5th Bedroom or Study etc. From this room a door opens to a
Secondary Inner Hallway
With double radiator, part quarry tiled floor with mat well, hardwood part glazed door to Inner courtyard, electricity consumer unit and UPVC double glazed window overlooking the private rear garden. This section of the house could be annexed off to provide accommodation for a dependent relative and offers a versatile arrangement currently utilised as 2 en-suite bedrooms.
4.14m(13'7'') x 3.20m(10'6'')
With double radiator, UPVC double glazed window with leaded glass to front. Door to
En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted 3 piece modern suite comprising corner tiled shower enclosure with Gainsborough 10.5 SDL electric shower fitted. Contemporary wall hung wash basin with modern mixer tap and low level wc, with dual push button cistern. Partly tiled walls, extractor fan, wall mounted shaver socket, UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass, double radiator and tiled floor
3.15m(10'4'') x 2.92m(9'7'')
With double radiator and UPVC double glazed window with pleasant outlook over the private rear garden. Door to
En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted 3 piece modern suite comprising corner tiled shower enclosure with Gainsborough 10.5 SDL electric shower fitted. Contemporary wall hung wash basin with modern mixer tap and low level wc, with dual push button cistern. Partly tiled walls, extractor fan, wall mounted shaver socket, UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass, double radiator and tiled floor.
Oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a septic tank. (None of the services have been tested. Wright Manley can therefore provide no guarantee).
The Tenure is understood to be freehold but this detail has not been confirmed from the Title Deeds. Vacant possession upon completion.
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