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Clawddnewydd, Ruthin


Property Description

Key features

  • Period Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Dating from 1771
  • Dining Hall, Lounge with Inglenook
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Mezzanine Sitting Room
  • Oak Garden Room
  • 3 Paddocks & Menage

Full description

Dating from 1771, a charming 4 bedroom period cottage set in most impressive gardens and grounds together with 3 paddocks, menage and stables - the whole extending to 10 acres in total. Situated on the outskirts of a popular rural village and affording splendid views towards the Clwydian Hills and neighbouring farmland. Foel Gilcain affords spacious and highly adaptable accommodation and briefly comprises; dining hall, lounge with inglenook, a large kitchen / breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and mezzanine sitting room, impressive oak garden room overlooking the rear garden. Utility, shower room, sitting room / study and boot room. To the first floor are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The outside space has been developed and landscaped over the years to provide an interesting and unique garden with ponds, various specimen trees and a tree lined sweeping driveway. There are 3 paddocks together with a menage and barn.

Location - Situated along the B5105 some 0.5 miles from the rural village of Clawddnewydd, the property provides country life with the benefit of local amenities in Ruthin some 5 miles. Wrexham 20, Chester 30 miles, Liverpool 40 miles.

The Accommodation - Solid wood door opening to:

Dining Hall - 15'9 x 15' (4.80m x 4.57m) - Beamed ceilings, leaded window to the front elevation and two further windows to the rear elevation. Recessed fireplace with a raise heather brown tiled hearth and decorative stone chimney breast. Turned staircase to the first floor, exposed timber framed wall with internal square arch opening to:

Lounge - 15' x 13'11 into inglenook (4.57m x 4.24m into ing - Deep stone inglenook fireplace with former bread oven with a raised slate hearth, freestanding cast iron multi-fuel fire grate and heavy beam over. Double aspect windows to the front and rear, beamed ceiling, panel radiator and TV aerial point.

First Floor Landing - 11'8 x 5'5 (3.56m x 1.65m) - Part vaulted ceiling with a glazed roof light with secondary glazing, two double fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom One - 12'4 x 15'2 (3.76m x 4.62m) - Vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, roof light with fitted shutter blinds. Further leaded window to the front elevation with fitted shutter blinds with views across the courtyard and the Clwydian hills beyond. Exposed 'A' frame timber wall to one side, fitted with a range of quality hardwood bedroom furniture to include corner dressing table, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets. Panel radiator, TV aerial point.

Bedroom Two - 9'9 x 8'4 (2.97m x 2.54m) - Part vaulted ceiling with exposed purlin, quality fitted bedroom furniture to include two double wardrobes and a chest of drawers. Leaded window to the front with fitted shutter blinds.

Bathroom - 9' x 6'4 (2.74m x 1.93m) - Fitted with a classic style four piece white suite to include a panel bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, bidet and low level WC. Tiled walls, wood panel ceiling with roof light. Vinyl floor covering, panel radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 23'10 x 17'6 max (7.26m x 5.33m max) - A most impressive kitchen with a range of fitted French oak units with a contrasting worktop, inset stainless steel 1 and half sink with mixer tap and drainer. Cream enamelled 'Esse' wood burning range cooker, built in appliances to include electric hob electric oven, microwave and dishwasher. Oak dresser unit with glazed display units and lighting, Central island unit with cream gloss door and drawer fronts with a granite work surface. Tiled flooring throughout, beamed ceiling with a vaulting ceiling to the breakfast area with recessed spotlights. Well lit with triple aspect windows together with glazed double door opening to the Garden Room. Central staircase to:

Mezzanine Sitting Room - 11'11 x 10'6 (3.63m x 3.20m) - Situated above the kitchen in the roof space which is a useful and adaptable living space. There are two double glazed windows, exposed purlins and a built in storage cupboard. Panel radiator with cover.

Garden Room - 16'5 x 17' (5.00m x 5.18m) - A recent addition to the original cottage, it provides a splendid, almost square with high vaulted ceiling with 3 impressive 'A' frame trusses, one of which provides a glazed end wall with a pleasing aspect towards the gardens. The three walls are mainly glazed in oak frames with French doors opening to and affording splendid views of the Southerly facing gardens. Tiled floor, freestanding cast iron wood burner stove.

Side Porch - 4'3 x 7'6 (1.30m x 2.29m) - Wide hardwood external panel door opening to the front courtyard, square arch opening to the Kitchen / Breakfast room, heather brown tiled floor and further door to the Utility room.

Utility - 12'5 x 7'3 (3.78m x 2.21m) - Continuation of the tiled flooring, range of hardwood base units with an inset Butler sink, window with a rural aspect, space and plumbing for washing machine.

Shower Room - 7'1 x 7'4 (2.16m x 2.24m) - A tiled and enclosed shower unit with an electric shower, low level WC, bidet and pedestal wash basin. Tiled floor, tiled walls and window.

Sitting Room / Study - 15'2 x 11'8 (4.62m x 3.56m) - A double aspect room with a leaded window to the front elevation and leaded french door opening to the rear garden. Beamed ceiling, turned staircase to the first floor with understairs storage cupboard.

Boot Room / Porch - 14'1 x 9'10 (4.29m x 3.00m) - Heather brown tiled flooring, range of useful deep fitted cupboard (one with oil fired boiler), built in wine rack and external door to the front courtyard.

First Floor Landing - 11'1 x 12'2 (3.38m x 3.71m) - A spacious landing area with a window overlooking the rear garden with fitted shutter blinds, fitted cupboard, radiator with cover.

Bedroom Three - 12'4 x 10'8 (3.76m x 3.25m) - Double glazed window to the rear elevation with fitted shutter blinds, built in furniture to include a cupboard, dressing table and drawers. Panel radiator.

Bedroom Four - 9'11 x 11'3 (3.02m x 3.43m) - Double glazed window to the rear elevation with fitted shutter blinds, built in furniture to include a dressing table, cupboards and drawers. Panel radiator.

Outside - The property is approached over a splayed entrance with attractive stone walling and electronically controlled bespoke wrought iron gates opening to a superb sweeping gravelled driveway which is tree lined with lawned banks and lighting. The driveway extends through to the gravelled courtyard where there is a open fronted car port providing parking and access to the workshop and store rooms.

Car Port - 18'8 x 14' (5.69m x 4.27m) -

Store Room - 13'7 x 5'7 (4.14m x 1.70m) -

Workshop - 9'6 x 7'7 (2.90m x 2.31m) -

Store Room - 12'3 x 7'8 (3.73m x 2.34m) -

Gardens - The gardens can only be fully appreciated on inspection. The greater part of the 10 acres were completely remodelled some 20 years ago to include the new drive, water features and planting of over 4,000 trees and shrubs which over the intervening years have created an exceptional environment with wide sweeping lawns, extensive shrubberies and numerous native trees, beyond which are delightful views over rolling countryside. The main lawns adjoining the house enjoy a south westerly aspect with large modern summerhouse with a Jacuzzi hot tub and a recently installed hexagonal timber panelled BBQ cabin. The gardens extend beyond to an enclosed kitchen garden with greenhouse.

Summer House - With jacuzzi hot tub.

Barn & Menage - 58' x 28'10 overall (17.68m x 8.79m overall) - A modern purpose built and versatile building providing a large barn with concrete floor throughout with kick boards. Loosebox, wide gated entrance to a walkway providing access to the adjoining Menage and fenced walkway leading to the 3 paddocks. In addition there is an open fronted implement shed to one side. Mains water installed. The barn has the added benefit of 16 solar panels installed in 2013

Land - The land has been divided into 3 paddocks extending to about 3.75 Acres, with access through to the main drive.

Directions - From the Agent's Ruthin Office proceed down Clwyd Street and on reaching the junction bear left onto Mwrog Street. Continue over the mini roundabout and continue for some 5 miles to the village of Clawddnewydd. Continue through the village for about 0.5 mile whereupon the property will be found on the left hand side immediately after the Clawddnewydd Forestry Commission sign.

Agent's Note - Denbighshire County Council - Tax Band G

Viewing - By appointment through the Agent's Ruthin office 01824 703030.

FLOOR PLANS - included for identification purposes only, not to scale.


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