6 bedroom detached house for saleTrefonen Road, Oswestry, Shropshire
A fully restored Georgian country house adjoining parkland and open countryside on the edge of the historic market town of Oswestry
Vestibule; Entrance Hall; Inner Hall; Drawing Room; Study; Morning Room; Dining Room; Conservatory; Cloakroom/W.C.; Sitting Room; Playroom; Kitchen; Utility Room; Pantry; Cellars.
Master Bedroom with Dressing Room & En-suite Bathroom; 4 Further Bedrooms all En-suite; Bedroom 6; Dressing Room; 2 Attic Rooms & Bathroom.
Detached former Annexe with p.p. for Workshop; Stores; Kitchen; Cloakroom/W.C.; Garaging; Domestic Outbuildings.
Lawned Gardens; Tennis court and woodland to about 2.8 acres (1.15 Ha)
Pen-y-Llan Hall is located to the west of Oswestry
in a picturesque woodland setting adjoining
Oswestry is an historic market town with many
impressive period buildings. It offers a good
selection of shops, supermarkets, high street
banks, pubs and restaurants whilst the county
towns of Shrewsbury and Chester which are 19
and 28 miles respectively offer a more comprehensive range of services including out of town retail parks.
Schooling is well provided for with state primary
and secondary schools in the town complemented
by a selection of private schools including
Oswestry School, Moreton Hall, Packwood
Haugh, Ellesmere College and Shrewsbury. On
the recreational front there are football, rugby and
cricket clubs in the town and golf courses at
Oswestry, Llangollen and Wrexham. For the
equestrian enthusiasts hunting is with Sir Watkin
Williams Wynn and there is national hunt racing
at Bangor on Dee and flat racing at Chester.
The area enjoys excellent road communications
being very accessible to all areas of commerce
throughout the North West and Midlands.
Beyond Oswestry is the A483 facilitating ease of
travel to the Wrexham Industrial Estate, Deeside
Industrial Park and Chester Business Park.
Beyond Chester is the national motorway network
accessing Liverpool and Manchester which are
both served by international airports. To the south
the A483 connects to the A5 accessing
Shrewsbury and Telford and beyond which the
M54 links to the M6 motorway and Birmingham.
For travel to London there is a regular rail service
from Oswestry to Shrewsbury and from which
there is a main line connection to Euston.
Pen-y-Llan hall is an elegant detached period
country house listed Grade II being of special
historical and architectural importance. Dating
from the Georgian era the property is constructed
of brick with rendered elevations under a slate
roof incorporating deep sash windows with a
Internally the property has recently undergone a
comprehensive programme of restoration which
has been finished to an extremely high
specification introducing contemporary fittings to
complement the original features and now
providing superb family accommodation arranged
on 3 floors with the benefit of oil central heating.
At ground floor level double doors open into a
vestibule with decorative tiled floor and from
which elegant part glazed doors access the inner
hall with an attractive turned staircase. Off the
inner hall are the principal receptions rooms
which are all beautifully proportioned with high
ceilings incorporating moulded cornice work and
or decorative plaster work, deep sash windows
complete with shutters and period fireplaces. The
principal rooms overlook the gardens enjoying a
south easterly aspect and off the dining room is a
conservatory opening onto a raised terrace.
Beyond the inner hall and accessed from beneath
the stairs is an extensive cellar containing a series
of store rooms and wine bins. Off the inner hall
is a family sitting room and playroom with
corridor connecting to a stunning kitchen having
fitted wall and base units under granite work
surfaces incorporating a central island unit with
breakfast bar, twin ceramic sinks and having
plumbing for a dishwasher. Within the kitchen in
a tiled recess is a 4 oven Aga with plate warmer, 2
hobs and electric companion. The fitted
appliances include a Miele coffee machine, electric
oven, steamer and microwave together with 2
Liebherr American style fridge freezers. The
kitchen has deep windows with shutters and
bench seating, downlighters and tiled floor. Off
the kitchen is a utility room which has been
plumbed for appliances and beyond which is a
traditional pantry complete with slate slabs,
shelving and ceramic sink.
The first floor accommodation is arranged around
an impressive galleried landing with skylight
above the main staircase and in addition to which
there is a back staircase. As at ground floor level
the principal bedrooms enjoy a south easterly
aspect including the master bedroom which
contains built in cupboards, drawers and
wardrobes with concealed doors opening into a
fitted dressing room with further wardrobes,
shelving and dressing table. The en-suite
bathroom has fully tiled walls and floor with
underfloor heating, sunken bath, wet room style
shower, built in hand basin set in granite with
cupboards below, low flush w.c. and heated towel
rails. The principal bedrooms are all double
rooms and with the exception of bedroom 6 they
are all en-suite containing quality sanitary ware
including roll top baths from Burlington of
London, Aqualiser and Hansgrohe showers and
hand basins by Armitage Shanks set in granite
with Bristan fittings. On the top floor there is a
potential annexe with double bedroom, en-suite
bathroom and a further room suitable as an open
plan sitting room with kitchenette for a
Annexe and Outbuildings
Attached to the Hall and arranged around an
inner courtyard is the former Brew House which
is single storey and until recently provided
ancillary accommodation to the main house. It
now has planning permission for workshops,
stores, kitchen, cloakroom/w.c, garaging and
domestic outbuildings and is constructed of brick
under a concrete tiled roof. Within the courtyard
is a boiler room housing the oil central heating
boilers and pressurised hot water tanks.
Gardens and Grounds
Pen-y-Llan Hall is approached via a long gravelled drive leading through matured woodland containing yew, beech, oak and a selection of pine trees under planted with laurel and rhododendron.
The drive divides at the mid-point with the back entrance leading to the garaging and outbuildings. The main drive continues to a parking and turning area beneath the south west front with magnificent beech tree.
To the side of the drive a gate leads onto a terraced lawn extending beneath the south east front to a small terrace from which stone steps lead down to a lower lawn with tennis court, rose garden and pond beyond which is an orchard with apple and pear trees together with a selection of soft fruit canes and greenhouse. Beneath the north east front is a shrub border below which is a lawned garden containing specimen trees and shrubs including magnolia, hydrangea, variegated laurel, berberis, skimmia, choicier, mountain ash, pine and yew.
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