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5 bedroom detached house to rent
Glan Yr Afon
- An individual farmhouse
- Grade II listed
- Believed to date to 1700's
- Oil fired central heating
- Castellated stone gated frontage
- Beautiful well stocked gardens
- Oak fronted Kitchen with Range Cooker
- Five bedrooms and four reception rooms
- Former barn/stable
- Available March 2012
Letting information:Furnishing: Not Specified
First Listed on Rightmove: 17 July 2012 ( 337 days ago )
The property occupies a sought after location in this popular village of Glan yr Afon which boasts a local Inn and is within a short distance of easy access of the A55 which makes for ease of commuting to Chester and other North Wales coastal towns. The property is of a most individual nature and is believed to date back to the mid 1700's and is Grade II listed and was previously part of the Gyrn Castle Estate. The farmhouse offers immense charm and character and retains many original features to include inglenook fireplace and quarry tiled floors. It has five bedrooms, three reception rooms and fitted kitchen with stanley cooker. It stands in mature lawned gardens with a driveway providing ample parking. There is a former barn/stable adjoining the property which provides scope for further refurbishment subject to necessary planning permissions being obtained. The property is of a most individual nature and must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Pine farmhouse door opens into a reception hall. With double radiator, power point and stairs off.
Living Room - 18' 5'' x 15' 1'' (5.61m x 4.6m)
A bright and airy living room with original feature windows overlooking the front and rear garden. It has exposed beams, inglenook fire place with cast iron stove on a stone hearth. There are built in cupboards to each side of the inglenook with original stripped pine doors, power points and telephone point
Double radiator, power points, stone hearth, built in shelves and cupboard with pine panelled doors. Quarry tiled floor and window overlooking court yard parking area.
Kitchen - 11' 2'' x 12' 9'' (3.4m x 3.89m)
With beamed ceiling, red stanley cooker, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge and freezer, oak fronted units with drawers and base units beneath walls over. One and a half bowl single drainer sink with mixer taps, tiled splash backs. Windows overlooking the rear garden and the court yard parking area. Heavy timber door to the rear garden.
Day Room - 12' 10'' x 10' 0'' (3.91m x 3.05m)
Double radiator, power points, useful wall length pine shelves and window overlooking the rear garden
Rear Vestibule - 12' 5'' x 6' 10'' (3.78m x 2.08m)
The vestibule area which is situated off the dining room can be used as one of the main areas in and out of the house. It has a radiator, power points, tiled floor. Door leading from the court yard and high window overlooking the front garden.
Cloak room off
Having a high level Victorian style flush w.c., and wall hung Victorian style wash basin with feature tile splash back and window.
Utility Room - 5' 9'' x 4' 9'' (1.75m x 1.45m)
Has plumbing for washing machine, tall standing Larder unit, wall units, stainless steel sink and power points.
Stairs from the reception hall lead up to landing
First floor landing
Which is L-shaped and has two windows overlooking the rear garden and out towards the open countryside beyond. Radiator and power points.
Bedroom 1 - 16' 1'' x 13' 0'' (4.9m x 3.96m)
With high vaulted ceiling , original cast iron fire place. Built in storage cupboard. Double radiator, power points, telephone point and window overlooking the court yard.
Bedroom 5 off - 12' 9'' x 7' 0'' (3.89m x 2.13m)
High ceiling. Loft access hatch, double radiator, power points window over looking the front garden.
Bedroom 2 - 15' 2'' x 8' 10'' (4.62m x 2.69m)
Two built in storage cupboards with pine doors. Double radiator, power points. Window to the front.
Bedroom 3 - 12' 10'' x 10' 0'' (3.91m x 3.05m)
Has radiator, power points and window overlooking the rear garden and fields beyond.
Bedroom 4 - 10' 10'' x 9' 10'' (3.3m x 3m)
Loft access hatch, radiator, power points and window looking onto the court yard.
Which has an enamelled claw foot bath with telephonic mixer shower. Pedestal wash basin. Double size shower enclosure with power shower, W.C, linen cupboard. Double radiator. Tiles half level with dado tile. Loft access hatch with window to the front
There is a castellated stone wall boundary at the front of the property and a gate that opens onto a crunchy gravel path. With a well stocked mixed border and the front garden being predominately laid to lawn. There is a slate slabbed patio area. Pathway continues around to the side and rear gardens which are lawned and again bounded with an attractive Gwespyr stone wall. To the opposite side of the house there is an entrance through to a long drive way which provides parking space for several cars and is bounded by a high six to seven foot stone wall which leads along the boundary. There is a garage which has a restricted width opening (this could be modified if required) and a personal door adjacent . Then attached to this is an attractive former barn / stable
Former barn / stable - 23' 8'' x 11' 9'' (7.21m x 3.58m)
Attractive former barn / stable which is 23 foot 8 length 11foot 9 in width. Has high vaulted roof and exposed stone and brick wall. Window facing the courtyard and two openings facing the front garden. This room being attached to the farmhouse provides scope for refurbishment subject to necessary planning permissions being obtained
Garage - 15' 11'' x 15' 4'' (4.85m x 4.67m)
which adjacent to the Fomer barn/stable
Additional room - 9' 9'' x 7' 5'' (2.97m x 2.26m)
With window facing the court yard and a coal store off
Coal store - 7' x 6' 1'' (2.13m x 1.85m)
Further store room - 5' 8'' x 4' 6'' (1.73m x 1.37m)
Rear of the property
At the rear of the property is an oil tank enclosed by trellising and a stone paved patio area with a stone wall to the side which has a mature clematis growing up it.
From the Prestatyn office proceed along Gronant road bearing right at the duck pond onto the upper Gronant road. Continue through the village of Gronant to Gwespyr crossroads. Turn right and take the first left sign posted Glan Yr Afon, continue into the village and the property can be seen on the left hand side just before the crossroads.
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