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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Quarry Road, Glyn Ceiriog


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Rarely does an opportunity arise to purchase two properties and 19 acres within beautiful countryside that offers stunning views across the Glyn Valley and beyond.
Bronydd is steeped in history having been a former slate quarry known as "The Wynn Quarry" until 1928 and more recently as a museum and tourist attraction demonstrating the underground workings of the quarry with its caves and trams dating back to the 18th century.

A detached stone and slate property known as "Office Cottage" provides well presented character accommodation with lovely Glyn Valley views and oak timbers, comprises entrance hall, dining room with open fire, kitchen, sitting room, garden room, cloakroom with WC, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.

The main house is a substantial seven bedroom country property that commands magnificent views but has unfortunately suffered significant structural defects and subject to necessary planning consents being obtained, be demolished and re-built.

Bronydd is accessed along its sweeping tree lined driveway rising past a large open area which includes a modern 24 metre open fronted barn and continues to the two properties and caves. The land includes 12.5 acres of quarry, footpaths, garden and natural landscape together with 6.9 acres of woodland which is mainly oak.
Inspection is strongly recommended to appreciate the setting.

Location - The village of Glyn Ceiriog is a former Welsh mining community which dates back t o 1329 and included three quarry's and the Glyn Valley Tramway. Located approximately six miles from the town of Chirk and five miles from Llangollen the village boasts a convenience store, post office, Christian centre and pubs, together with chemist and doctors. There is a primary school within the village and a secondary school within the catchment area. The beautiful scenic countryside is popular amongst walkers and cyclists and yet good road links allow for daily commuting to the major commercial and industrial centres of the region.

Directions - Proceed from Chirk in the signposted direction of Glyn Ceiriog for approximately six miles passing through Pontfadog and into the village. At the mini roundabout take the exit into High Street (not Quarry Road) after approximately 300 yards, turn left opposite a small cul de sac called "Berwynfa" and the gated entrance to Bronydd will be straight ahead, proceed up the private driveway to the two properties.

Accommodation -

Bronydd - A substantial former country house that has significant structural damage measuring in excess of 3000 sq ft affording stunning views across and up the Cerioig Valley that provides an excellent and unique opportunity (subject to necessary consents) to demolish and build a replacement dwelling. The existing accommodation arranged over two floors comprises three reception rooms, spacious hallway, kitchen, utility and laundry room, whilst on the first floor there are seven bedrooms, two bathrooms and a WC. Externally, there are lawned gardens which take full advantage of the views.

Office Cottage - A detached stone and slate former office dated 18th century and extended in the 1980's having beautiful carved oak features and stunning views.
Attractive heavy arch topped entrance door to enclosed porch with two side windows, beamed ceiling, slate floor, part oak wall panels and internal door into:-

Dining Room - 3.88 x 3.61 (12'9" x 11'10") - Featuring exposed beams, part oak wall panels, open fireplace, window to front with views across the garden and beyond, Gothic style arched window with deep sill, radiator and two wall lights.

Kitchen - 3.07 x 3.04 (10'1" x 10'0") - Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards with worktops incorporating 11/2 bowl stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, part tiled walls, glass fronted wall cabinet, electric cooker point, slate floor, plumbing for washing machine, radiator, six panel door into:-

Cloakroom - Low flush WC, wall mounted wash basin, radiator and window.

Sitting Room - 3.72 x 3.59 (12'2" x 11'9") - Exposed timber beams to ceiling, two wall light points and two radiators, access into:-

Garden Room - 3.71 x 2.26 (12'2" x 7'5") - A lovely light and airy room with full length English oak framed windows incorporating an external door opening into the garden, an additional window enjoys the Ceiriog Valley views, slate floor, exposed beams, radiator and two wall light points.

Bedroom One - 3.89 x 3.61 (12'9" x 11'10") - A lovely oak door and frame off the sitting room opens into this bedroom with a dual aspect to front and side, deep window sills and exposed beams.

Bedroom Two - 3.92 x 3.69 (12'10" x 12'1") - Accessed off the garden room with feature raised ceiling and exposed beams, side window and window overlooking the garden, radiator.

Bathroom - Appointed with a pedestal wash hand basin, bath, radiator and window.

Boiler Room - Having external access housing the oil fired central heating boiler and providing useful storage space.

Externally - Included within the 19 acres of land, the tree lined gated private driveway rises to the two properties which has ample parking areas, an open fronted garage (former shop) 6m x 4.60m, former winding house, detached outbuilding 23m x 4.8m, two open fronted caverns, large open flat area incorporating a steel framed open fronted unit 24m x 4.81m and 5.98m x 4.81m, natural landscaping with footpaths (some public) a variety of tress including oak and pine and 6.9 acres of oak woodland.

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