6 bedroom house for sale

Botwnnog, Pwllheli

Sold STC £375,000

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An imposing GRADE II listed COUNTRY RESIDENCE set in its own secluded grounds extending to approximately 9.5 ACRES. The property is located at the end of a private driveway approximately 4 miles from Abersoch, 9 miles to Pwllheli and about 40 miles to Bangor and the A55 expressway. A quite important residence, dating back to the late 17 century, Gelliwig Plas retains the many original features typical of architecture at the time including slate fireplaces, the service bells in the kitchen, the cellar, wine store and larder rooms, the butlers pantry and the ornate arched and pillared sky-lit corridor, known as the Moroccan Corridor. The main residence affords RECEPTION HALL - 2 RECEPTION ROOMS - KITCHEN & DOMESTIC QUARTERS - 6 BEDROOMS & BATHROOM. CB6260

Reception Hall - 6.10m 1.83m x 4.88m 2.74m (20' 6 x 16' 9) - Exposed floorboards, 2 central heating radiators, dado rail, decorative ceilings, open coal fire and white timber fireplace surround, window seat to front garden aspect, 2 recessed bookshelves

Drawing Room - 11.58m 1.22m x 4.88m 0.61m (38' 4 x 16' 2) - A beautifully proportioned room for entertaining. Four full length Georgian windows with panelled shutters look out over wide lawns encircled by mature evergreen trees, providing an aspect of tranquillity that fills the room with light. There are 3 central heating radiators, a mahogany fireplace surround with open coal fire and decorative coving embellishment

Sitting Room - 5.79m 1.22m x 4.09m (19' 4 x 13'5) - A cosy room for relaxing with a slate open coal fireplace, central heating radiator, 2 window seats to front garden aspect, access to Rhododendron Cottage

Inner Ground Floor Hallway - Leading off the reception hall provides and interesting perspective to a large window overlooking the southern courtyard garden, central heating radiator

Butlers Pantry - 4.57m 2.74m x 2.44m 2.74m (15' 9 x 8' 9) - Here is a huge finely made glass panelled dark wood dresser of a craftsmanship difficult to equal today, central heating radiator, plumbing for washing machine, single drainer sink unit.

Boiler Room Store - A floor to ceiling dresser of plainer design than that of the butlers pantry, suiting a more utilitarian use, also made with the fine craftsmanship of its time, provides generous cupboard and drawer space, oil fired central heating boiler

Working Kitchen - 6.10m 0.30m x 4.88m 0.61m (20' 1 x 16' 2) - The original spacious kitchen with tilled floor and recessed wide area housing, a Parkray cooking range, bay window looking out onto the grassed courtyard, original 14 service bells remain, central heating radiator, fitted cupboards, access to butlers pantry.

Utility Room - 3.35m 1.83m x 3.05m 1.83m (11' 6 x 10' 6) - Rear stairs to Attic Room and secondary staircase to rear first floor, door to outside

Landing - A lovely turned Georgian staircase of polished wood rises under the generous daytime light of a wide pyramidal sky-light to the first floor landing. Here doors lead to several bedrooms, and a charming vista opens down the long hallway, embellished with arches, known as the Moroccan corridor, illumined in daylight by a circular domed sky-light of coloured glass. Two central heating radiators, dado rail.

Rear Stairs - Lead first to a small landing with door into closed- off spiral staircase, giving access to attic roof spaces. From this landing the stairs then continue upwards, leading to a small servants room with cupboarded boiler and old slate hand- basin. A door leads into the southern end of the Moroccan corridor, at the other end of which rises the main staircase

Master Bedroom - 6.40m 1.83m x 4.88m 0.91m (21' 6 x 16' 3) - Wide bay window with 2 seats and cupboards, arched recess, slate fireplace, central heating radiator, Dressing Room off or Bedroom 15 9" x 9" with central heating radiator

Bedroom Or Dressing Room - 4.57m 2.74m x 2.74m (15' 9 x 9) - Central heating radiator

Bedroom 3 - 3.96m 1.22m x 3.96m 0.91m (13' 4 x 13' 3) - Slate open coal fireplace

Bedroom 4 - 3.35m 1.83m x 2.74m 0.91m (11' 6 x 9' 3) - Central heating radiator

Bedroom 5 - 4.88m 0.91m x 3.66m 0.61m (16' 3 x 12' 2) - Slate open coal fireplace

Bedroom 6 - 7.62m 0.61m x 4.88m 0.30m (25' 2 x 16' 1) - Lovely room with 3 windows overlooking the gardens, 2 double glazed windows

Linen Room - 4.88m 1.22m x 3.66m 0.61m (16' 4 x 12' 2) - Floor to ceiling recessed spacious cupboards and wardrobes, with central heating radiator

Bathroom - Bath and shower taps, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c, central heating radiator, arched recessed alcove with an original Edwardian shower Wash Room with Victorian w.c, and wash hand basin, central heating radiator

Cellar Rooms - Extensive storage area comprising 5 cellar rooms each measuring Cellar 1 - 9 1" x 7 3" - Cellar 2 -16 x 14 9" - Cellar 3 -12 8" x 11 2" - Cellar 4 -12 8" x 4 11" - Cellar 5 -16 10" x 8 4" Wine Cellar 10 2" x 6 11 and Coal Sore 10 4" x 7 9" Wine Cellar and Coal Store

Outside - Gelliwig Plas is approached by its own private sweeping driveway through mature woodland. In the springtime this becomes a carpet of colour by snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells and wild garlic (ramsons). In addition there is a 5.5 acre paddock flanked by mature oak, beech, ash and Scots pine trees. Other specimen trees include Magnolia, Mulberry and a tall and rare Gingko Tree. The box hedging is two course with walkways in the middle. Interesting brick double archway to side lawn. Wooded footpaths lead around the former Lake and perpetual spring, Orchard and former Tennis Court


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