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8 bedroom manor house for sale

Westbury Castle Estate, Abbey Drive, Gronant, Prestatyn, Flintshire

£4,950,000

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Westbury Castle is brought to market as a development opportunity and is split into four separate plots which are The Mansion House and Abbey Chapel, The West Wing, The Bell Tower and also The Westbury Lodge and Stable Block. This majestic listed building is set in approximately 8 acres of sloping north westerly woodlands and overlooks the Irish Sea, The Great Orme, Anglesey, Lancashire and the Cumbrian Hills.

Full plans are available on request.

The Abbey Church and Bell Tower:
To the rear of the family room, a feature double door leads through to the former Abbey Church. Presently used as a leisure suite and gym. The Church has a pitched slate roof, diamond leaded stained glass windows and oak parquet flooring. The original Altar remains in the former sanctuary and smaller alter in the side Chapel.

The West Wing:
This is also arranged on four floors, amounting to approximately 21,000 sq ft. The accommodation retains its original room arrangements providing potential for imaginative conversion to character accommodation.

The original rooms are known to be: Large Kitchen with ranges, baking oven and hand lift to Dining Room, Larder with shelving, Servants' Hall with range and cupboards, Housekeeper's Room with china and linen closets and large dresser cupboard, two store cupboards, Lamp and Boot Room.

Wash-basins, baths and toilets were formerly installed in some rooms to accommodate pilgrims on retreat at the Abbey.

There is a terrace at first floor level at the western end of this wing and on the second floor, a staircase to the octagonal roof terrace at the centre of the wing.
Currently, The West Wing features 11 apartments (6 have been completed) and planning for a further two can be submitted.


16th Century Dovecote – The Octagonal Riding School

Part of the Westbury Castle Estate is this 16th Century dovecot which enjoys outstanding views over the parkland below to the sea and provides approximately 4,300 sq ft of floor space.
** PLANNING PERMISSION HAS BEEN GRANTED FOR CONVERSION INTO A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING **
This 19th Century building was constructed around a 16th Century dovecote, ashlar-faced, with slate roof and a slatted turret.

The building was originally constructed to 'school' the 7th Baronet's racehorses and to teach the Baronet's Children riding skills.

The structure lends itself to an imaginative 'loft-style' conversion to provide character rooms with a contemporary 'twist' (subject to the necessary consents).
The dovecote enjoys outstanding views over the parkland below to the sea and provides approximately 4,300 sq ft of floor space.

Planning permission has been granted under reference: 050264 granted by Flintshire County Council to restore to an original dwelling.

Westbury Lodge
A mature three bedroom detached property currently rented. Originally built as the Presbytery at the same time as the Abbey. A traditional 1930’s style house. The property is adjacent to Westbury Castle and has its own gardens to front and rear.

Overview
The purchase of Westbury Castle Estate is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a piece of history and this is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity not to be missed.
15 properties in total with potential for a further 5 more properties.


Directions
Directions:
Get on M56 in Greater Manchester from A538
Merge onto M56
Follow A55 to A5151.
Take exit 31 from A55
Take National Route NCN 5 to Abbey Dr
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A5151
Go through 1 roundabout
At the roundabout, continue straight
Turn right
Continue onto National Route NCN 5
Turn right to stay on National Route NCN 5
Turn left onto Llanasa Rd/National Route NCN 5
Turn right onto Abbey Dr



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Services
No tests have been made of the mains services, heating systems or associated appliances and neither has confirmation been obtained from the statutory bodies of the presence of these services.
We cannot confirm that they are in working order and any prospective buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor before finalizing the purchase.

General
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The property details are made in good faith they do not however constitute representations as fact or form any part of any offer or contract.
All facts must independently verified, no employees of Lock & Parker has any authority to make or give reference to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property.

Measurements
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Financial
Our financial advisors are highly experienced in the financial markets and will be able to give you the best advice for you personally, this may help you to save money and speed up the transaction. If you need any financial advice or would like to obtain a mortgage we will be happy to assist you we have a wide range of financial products and services that we can offer you.
We may also need to financially qualify our purchasers to prove you are able to proceed with the purchase of the property for the vendor.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up payments on a mortgage.


Further Property Services
Lock & Parker have the industry experience and local knowledge to offer you a free marketing appraisal of your own property without obligation. Budgeting your move is probably the first step in the moving process. It is worth remembering that we may already have a purchaser waiting to buy your home.
We also offer Lettings, Property Management, Concierge Services, Interior Design and a Property Finder Service, should you need to discuss any of these in more detail, feel free to contact the Lock & Parker office.



Property ref: 121_2508_3611649


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