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8 bedroom character property for sale
A substantial detached period house with generous lawned gardens and vehicular parking which has been considerably extended and has the benefit of Local Authority planning for use as an Outdoor Activity Centre. Three / Four Reception Rooms, Eight Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms.
Pen-Y-Nant Cottage is a distinctive and substantial house located within an attractive rural area on the fringe of the former lead mining village of Minera. A popular walking destination, the house provides a perfect base for exploring the surrounding hills and local wildlife. Whilst the benefits of this pleasant rural position are self evident, the house is within convenient reach of many excellent commercial centres including Liverpool, Manchester, the historic City of Chester and the property is within easy reach of Snowdonia National Park and the North Wales Coast. Moreover, Wrexham Town Centre is approximately 5 miles away, many essential services are on hand including schools, post office, hospital and supermarkets.
Built to an appealing design in 1918 with pleasant Sandstone detailing, the house has been considerably extended with works completed in both 1981 and 1984. Today the house provides extensive accommodation which is particularly versatile. Pen-Y-Nant Cottage has the benefit of Local Authority Planning Consent for use as an Outdoor Activity Centre and lends itself to a variety of uses, with Bed and Breakfast, Holiday Lettings a consideration (subject to planning). That said, the property can operate as two independent wings as both the original half and extended portion are self contained. This arrangement lends itself well to the occupation of a dependant relative etc.
The house is double glazed throughout and has the benefit of a comprehensive Oil fired central heating system. The ground floor extension benefits from a mains fire/smoke alarm facility.
Viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the size and versatility of the naturally light accommodation and it is worth noting that the property comes to the market for the first time in 30 years.
Pen-Y-Nant Cottage is approached through a gated entrance with twin five bar gates opening into and securing a loose stone parking/turning area. Further parking is provided to the side of the house, this hardstanding in made up of paving and loose stone. To the front there is an area of shaped lawn with established hedging and trees. Worthy of particular mention is the large and enclosed lawned side garden. This attractive generous open space is laid predominantly to grass for ease of maintenance, incorporates a generous paved patio area and has established hedged boundaries and the lawn is interspersed with deciduous trees, shrubbery and a shaped conifer. Automatic sensor lighting to both the front and rear of house and three further outside lights.
In detail the accommodation comprises;
With UPVC entrance door flanked by matching double glazed units with obscure glass. Telephone point, radiator, fitted coat hook and staircase rising to the first floor (staircase one). Door to pantry.
Walk In Pantry
With stone slab, electricity meter and electricity consumer unit. Door to pantry.
3.66m(12'0'') x 3.33m(10'11'')
With radiator, two double glazed windows to front, stone fireplace with inset open grate and slate hearth. Picture rail. Telephone point and television aerial point.
4.04m(13'3'') x 3.94m(12'11'')
With two radiators, telephone point, double glazed angled bay window with attractive views over the side garden. Double part glazed doors to;
5.05m(16'7'') x 4.09m(13'5'')
Stone fireplace with matching hearth and inset open grate. Radiator, television aerial point and large double glazed UPVC sliding patio doors providing access to a large paved patio and enjoying attractive views over the side garden and hillside beyond.
2.79m(9'2'') x 2.31m(7'7'')
Quarry tiled floor, extensive fitted range of units comprising eye level cupboards with matching base cupboards and drawers. Onyx effect working surfaces with tiled surrounds, single drainer stainless steel sink, space and plumbing connections for an automatic washing machine, space and connections for an electric cooker. Two double glazed windows to side. Fitted smoke alarm. Further space for white goods beneath working surface.
Quarry tiled floor, UPVC double glazed entrance door, UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass, free standing oil fired central heating boiler, space and plumbing connections for dishwasher. Door to Sitting Room and door to kitchen.
Ground Floor Shower Room
Quarry tiled floor, low level w.c., pedestal wash basin, radiator and tiled shower recess with Mira thermostatic shower fitted. UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass.
With UPVC double glazed door leading out to the patio. Second staircase rising to the First Floor and door to;
5.84m(19'2'') x 2.84m(9'4'')
This room is currently utilised as a separate suite and has television aerial point, radiator, double glazed window with views over the side garden and hillside beyond, two further sets of double glazed windows with views to front and rear, fitted range of kitchen units with laminated working surfaces, space and plumbing connections for a automatic washing machine, space and connections for an electric cooker with extractor hood above. Double drainer stainless steel sink. Full quarry tiled floor. Two radiators and door to useful understairs storage area.
First Floor Landing
(From staircase number one).
Double glazed window with pleasant rural outlook. Picture rail. Access to roof void area over original part of the house.
3.94m(12'11'') x 3.99m(13'1'')
With radiator, picture rail and double glazed angled bay window with pleasant views of the side garden and rural hillside beyond.
3.30m(10'10'') x 3.23m(10'7'')
With radiator, two double glazed windows, pleasant outlook to front. Picture rail. Fireplace with open grate.
2.46m(8'1'') x 2.18m(7'2'')
With double glazed window with pleasant outlook to front, radiator and picture rail.
Fitted three piece white suite comprising enamelled bath with triton electric shower over, wall mounted wash basin and high level w.c.. Radiator. Partly tiled walls. Fitted storage cupboard and two double glazed windows with obscure glass.
First Floor Landing
(Staircase number two).
With radiator and access to roof void area over First floor extension.
2.92m(9'7'') x 2.87m(9'5'')
With radiator, double glazed window with pleasant outlook over the side garden and rural hillside beyond. Wall mounted wash basin, wall mounted strip light, shaver socket and useful built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.
1.93m(6'4'') x 2.72m(8'11'')
With radiator, double glazed window with pleasant outlook. Wall mounted wash basin and wall mounted shaver socket and wall mounted strip light.
2.36m(7'9'') x 2.31m(7'7'')
With radiator, wall mounted wash basin, wall mounted strip light, shaver socket and double glazed window with pleasant rural outlook.
2.64m(8'8'') x 2.49m(8'2'') overall
With radiator, wall mounted wash basin, wall mounted strip light, shaver socket and double glazed window with pleasant outlook over the side garden and rural hillside beyond.
Fitted cupboard housing hot water tank.
2.51m(8'3'') x 2.39m(7'10'')
With radiator, wall mounted wash basin, wall mounted strip light, shaver socket and double glazed window with attractive outlook over the side garden and rural hillside beyond.
Tiled shower enclosure with thermostatic shower fitted. Low level w.c., wall mounted wash basin, radiator, partly tiled walls and UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass.
With low level w.c., corner wash basin, partly tiled walls and UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass.
Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating. Full security alarm is in operation throughout.
(None of the services have been tested). Wright Manley can therefore provide no guarantee.
We are informed freehold but this detail has not been confirmed from the title deeds.
Vacant possession upon completion.
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15 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD.
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