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7 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Rectory, Pentre Road, Halkyn,

Withdrawn from Market £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade ll Listed Country Residence
  • Many Original Features
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Impressive Reception Hallway
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Games Room
  • Set In Approx 4.71 Acres With Paddocks
  • Beautiful Well Maintained Gardens

Full description

Every now and then something truly special comes to the market place and O'Brien Fellows are delighted to offer 'For Sale' this Magnificent Grade II Listed Victorian Country Residence dating circa 1885. The Old Rectory, which is set in approximately 4.71 acres of beautifully laid out and well maintained gardens along with paddocks and stable block offers a fabulous family home or alternatively, subject to any necessary planning permissions, could offer the potential for business use if required. Built by the first Duke of Westminster as a staging residence and then passed to Halkyn Church as a Rectory, this magnificent property was purchased by its current owners in the late 1970's and has been lovingly restored to its former glory bringing back to life many original features including:- wooden doors with brass furniture, ornate and individually designed windows throughout, butlers serving bells and many more interesting features that you will notice as you pass through from room to room. Located in the popular rural village of Halkyn some 5 miles from Mold, 3 miles from Holywell and 13 miles from Chester. Shopping and schooling can be found locally. The property is conveniently placed for access to the A55 Expressway and rail and motorway links for commuters are all easily accessible. *THE AGENTS STRONGLY RECOMMEND A FULL INSPECTION TO APPRECIATE WHAT THE PROPERTY HAS TO OFFER*

17' 11'' x 14' 11'' (5.46m x 4.54m)
Panelled door with brass furniture opens into a further good size reception room having stone mullioned window encased by pitch pine panelling and sills with decorative leaded upper lights dating from the time of the Westminster Estate. Feature fireplace with oak surround and large oak panel above, marble hearth and backing with canopy over housing gas fire. Pitch pine cornice and panelled decorative ceiling, wall light points, tv aerial point and radiator

14' 10'' x 14' 9'' (4.52m x 4.49m)
An elegant room with dual aspect stone mullioned windows with pitch pine casing and deep sills to both the front and side elevations allowing the light to flood the room. Feature fireplace of oak surround with inset tiling to sides and hearth, original moulded plaster coving to ceiling and decorative moulded panel to wall over the fireplace, telephone point and radiator

With feature archway leading into the breakfast room and another to the inner hall with ample space for coats. Further door into - Cloakroom and w.c - Having full length vanity unit to one wall with inset wash basin and taps, storage cupboards beneath and mirror and lighting over, low flush w.c., window with frosted glass to rear elevation and radiator

16' 3'' x 11' 11'' (4.95m x 3.63m)
Having two stone mullioned windows to the side elevation, feature archway, built-in unit to one wall with storage cupboards below and glazed display units over, radiator and further archway to

An impressive reception hallway that would lend itself as a study or other if required. The hallway which has a feature red herringbone tiled floor, high beamed ceiling and stone mullioned and leaded glazed windows is home to the most impressive pitch pine and oak turned staircase leading to the first floor. Wall light points, radiator and doors off to

17' 10'' x 14' 10'' (5.43m x 4.52m)
A bright and spacious room with dual aspect stone mullioned window encased by pitch pine panelling and sills, leaded upper lights with 'Tree of Life' decorative panels and offering splendid far reaching views over the paddock and the Wirral peninsular beyond. Tiled fireplace with polished oak surround, coved ceiling , tv aerial point, radiator and power points

14' 9'' x 11' 3'' (4.49m x 3.43m)
Having a good range of fitted base cupboards, drawers and wall units finished is oak with worksurfaces over with inset stainless steel twin bowl sink units with mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include:- inset four ring gas hob with extractor canopy and light over, integrated NEFF double oven, dishwasher, microwave and fridge freezer. Ceramic decorative tiling to walls and flooring, Large mullion style picture window overlooking kitchen garden, original butler service bells to one wall, radiator and doors to

Having original cold shelf and butlers hooks, ample space for white goods, tiled floor

Having tiled flooring, panelled door to rear courtyard and doors to:- Boiler Room- housing the floor standing oil fired boiler, fitted units incorporating twin bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap over, quarry tiled floor. Cloakroom/w.c. - Having low level w.c. Utility Area - having fitted base and wall units with inset single drainer sink unit, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, quarry tiled floor and tiled splashbacks to walls

17' 11'' x 14' 10'' (5.46m x 4.52m)
This is a versatile room which has recently been re-decorated, new window and flooring added and is currently used for storage by the present owners but would make an ideal games or hobby room if required. Further store/ wine room off

The most impressive turned staircase of pitch pine with oak balustrade and handrails leads to the first floor landing having a feature mullion window overlooking the rear courtyard, radiator and doors leading off to

16' 3'' x 11' 11'' (4.95m x 3.63m)
A good size bright room which has recently be refurbished. Having a range of fitted wardrobes including dressing table with bridging units over, further wardrobes and over-bed bridging unit providing excellent storage and wardrobe space. Window overlooking the front garden, radiator and door to

11' 10'' x 10' 1'' (3.60m x 3.07m)
Well fitted en-suite bathroom having jacuzzi corner bath with combination taps and hand held shower over, vanity unit housing his and hers sink units with storage cupboard beneath and mirror and light above, bidet, low level w.c., walk-in shower cubicle, twin double glazed windows, tiling to walls, radiator

14' 8'' x 10' 0'' (4.47m x 3.05m)
Having large picture window overlooking the front garden, original decorative fireplace, fitted wardrobes with dressing table unit, radiator

19' 1'' x 15' 8'' (5.81m x 4.77m)
This a large bedroom that could be used as the master bedroom if required. Having feature mullion style window with far reaching views over the gardens, paddock and Dee Estuary, further window to the front elevation, moulded coved ceiling and radiator

14' 10'' x 10' 0'' (4.52m x 3.05m)
Having feature mullion style window again making the most of the fabulous far reaching views, range of fitted furniture, moulded coved ceiling, radiator

Comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low flush w.c., airing cupboard and understairs storage

11' 7'' x 8' 9'' (3.53m x 2.66m)
Having fitted wardrobe, mullion style window overlooking the kitchen garden, wall light points and radiator

Comprising white suite of panelled bath with shower over and glazed screen, vanity unit housing inset wash bowl with cupboards beneath, mirror and light over, airing cupboard housing cylinder and slatted shelving over, double glazed window, radiator and tiling to walls

Further turned staircase leads to second floor landing with walk-in access to large roof void/loft space housing the water tank and providing storage space, doors off to

15' 8'' x 12' 10'' (4.77m x 3.91m)
Recently re-furbished and having vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, window to side elevation having fantastic views, wooden floor and radiator

18' 4'' x 15' 7'' (5.58m x 4.75m)
Recently refurbished and having window to side again taking in the fabulous views, radiator

Set in ground of approximately 4.71 acres of formal lawned gardens along with paddocks, fields and stable block - the Old Rectory is approached via a long tarmacadam driveway with fields and paddocks to either side and leads to the triple wooden stable block and ample parking areas. Wrought iron five bar gate opens to further tarmacadam sweeping driveway around to the front of the property with a further paddock to the left hand side and beautifully laid out lawned gardens to the front with mature trees, hedging, shrubbery and summerhouse/garden storage making this a private haven and offering a fantastic area for entertaining and family living. To the side of the property will be found the kitchen garden which extends to the full width of the house and has a side personal access to the driveway. To the rear of the property will be found a private courtyard area with brick stores, fuel tank and personal gate to driveway.

Enclosed sandstone and limestone entrance porch having vaulted ceiling, leaded window to side, red quarry tiled herringbone design floor, coach style personal light, step up to feature oak panelled door with wrought iron furnishings, brass door knocker,original brass chain that in its day would have rang the service bells and side panel with leaded glazed window opens into

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15 October 2016

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