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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Holyrood Avenue, Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

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An IMPOSING and DESIRABLE RESIDENCE of IMMENSE CHARACTER set within large mature gardens in a popular location convenient for local schools and the North Wales A55 Expressway for commuting purposes.


The property, substantial in size, was constructed in the early 1920's and designed by the renowned local architect Colwyn Foulkes. This family home which has been lovingly maintained by the current owners, who have been in residence for over 40 years, has retained a wealth of character features to include a mix of beautiful oak and mahogany panelling, fireplaces, doors and floors.

To the ground floor there is a large reception hall with four main reception rooms leading off; feature turned staircase leads to the first floor with its large stained window and galleried style landing to principal bedroom suite, four further double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Outside a sweeping paved driveway leads round to the front entrance and detached garage; the gardens are maintained with lawns, an abundance of mature flowering plants, shrubs and trees including a large willow in the rear garden; small orchard and kitchen garden.

The Accommodation Comprises: -

Entrance Porch - Overlooking the front garden, lead glazing, mosaic tiled floor.

Feature entrance door with stone architrave to the:

Vestibule - Coving, mosaic flooring.

Boot Room - 2.74m x 2.09m (9'0" x 6'10") - Ceramic sink, part tiled walls, mosaic flooring, radiator.

Separate W.C. - Mosaic flooring.

From the vestibule door to the:

Reception Hall - 5.13m x 3.88m (16'10" x 12'9") - Maximum and including turned staircase, oak panelling to walls, wood block floor, wall fan heater.

Double Aspect Drawing Room - 5.99m x 5.51m (19'8" x 18'1") - To fireplace, plus walk-in bay window with fitted window seat, cosmetic ceiling beams, picture rail, feature stone fireplace with timber overmantle in arched alcove with two inset windows and open grate, three wall light points, two radiators.

Snug - 3.86m x 3.85m (12'8" x 12'8") - Maximum including shelved alcove, ornate frieze and ceiling moulding, oak panelling to picture rail height including overmantle with tiled inset, electric fire point.

Dining Room - 5.79m x 4.91m (19'0" x 16'1") - Including square bay window and inglenook with mahogany panelling with inset mirror and feature overmantle, tiled inset and electric fire point, lead glazed windows to side, picture rail, coved ceiling, wood block floor (part covered), radiator, garden view.

From the reception hall a glazed door leads to the:

Inner Hall - Library style shelving and cupboards.

Butlers Pantry - 2.69m x 1.79m (8'10" x 5'10") - Fitted glazed cupboards with shelves and drawers, double drainer sink.

Lift - (Currently not in use).

Breakfast Room - 5.06m x 3.91m (16'7" x 12'10") - Maximum and including bay with fitted window seat and garden view, partly wood block and partly tiled flooring, radiator, feature bell box, ceiling clothes airer.

Kitchen - 3.77m x 3.25m (12'4" x 10'8") - Fitted base units with round edge worktops, inset double drainer sink and mixer tap, four ring gas hob with extractor hood, built-in electric oven in housing unit, glazed wall cupboards with additional storage above, plumbing for a dishwasher, tiled floor, radiator, door to courtyard.

Inner walkway with side door.

Walk-In Store - Shelving, meters, quarry tiled floor.

Walk-In Pantry - Cupboards with slate worktop, quarry tiled floor.

Door from inner walkway to the:

Glazed Garden Porch - 5.21m x 1.97m (17'1" x 6'6") - Quarry tile floor.

Separate Wood Store -

Utility - 2.23m x 2.18m (7'4" x 7'2") - Belfast sink, plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

A turned oak staircase with carpet rods, leads from the reception hall to the:

Spacious Gallery Style Landing - Feature lead glazed window with secondary glazed unit.

Half Landing -

Bathroom - 4.26m x 2.04m (14'0" x 6'8") - Sunken spa bath, corner tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and w.c., tiled to dado rail height, towel radiator, two wall light points, garden view, downlighters.

First Floor Landing - Coved, decorative ceiling and wall, radiator, pull down loft access.

Double Aspect Principal Bedroom Suite -

Bedroom Area - 6.06m x 4.39m (19'11" x 14'5") - Plus walk-in bay window overlooking the garden, deep coving, two radiators.

Dressing Area - Fitted wardrobes and drawers.

Tiled Shower Room - Step-in shower, vanity wash hand basin and w.c.

Double Aspect Bedroom 2 - 5.85m x 5.14m (19'2" x 16'10") - Maximum including bay window and feature inglenook with overmantle, vanity wash hand basin, corner glazed window overlooking the garden, two radiators.

Bedroom 3 - 4.12m x 3.55m (13'6" x 11'8") - Maximum including shelved alcove and cupboards, ornamental fireplace, radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 4.23m x 3.91m (13'11" x 12'10") - Vanity wash hand basin, radiator.

Linen Room - Floor to ceiling storage with shelving, water tank, gas central heating boiler.

Door through to the:

First Floor Lift Area - Storage, second loft access.

Step down to:

Double Aspect Bedroom 5 - 4.13m x 3.85m (13'7" x 12'8") - Eaves storage, fitted wardrobes, vanity wash hand basin, radiator.

Outside - This imposing residence is accessed through impressive brick pillar entrance with long brick paviour driveway leading to:

Large Block Pavioured Parking Area -

Detached Garage -

Front Garden - Good sized circular lawn with continuation of block paviours to provide walkway, vast array of planting and shrubbery, privet hedge border, large flowering beds.

Kitchen Garden - Large variety of beds, two greenhouses, shed.

Side Courtyard -

Small Orchard Area - Currently used for bee keeping.

Rear Garden - Laid to lawn with impressive well established trees, box hedging, block paviour walkways, large plated beds.

Paved Courtyard - Covered veranda.

Tenure - The property is held on Freehold tenure.

Council Tax - Council Tax Band is H - obtained from

Ref: V4102 151116

Monday - Friday: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturday: 8.30am to 4.00pm
Sunday: 12.00 to 3.00pm

For clarification, we wish to inform prospective buyers that we have listed the details of this property as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey or tested the services, appliances or specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2016


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