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Wrexham Road, Overton, Wrexham, LL13








4,375 sq ft

406 sq m

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Key features

  • Exceptional views.
  • Spacious reception areas.
  • Beautiful grounds.
  • About 5 acres of land.
  • Lovely Georgian features.
  • Separate coach house – Low Brow
  • EPC Rating = E


An exceptional period house in fabulous gardens and grounds. With stunning views.


The Brow is a very attractive house built in 1820, with earlier origins, and as stated in the Grade II Listing was, "built to exploit a picturesque, riverside location". It is in a quite spectacular position with incredible south-westerly views over the valley.

The house was home to Charles Darwin’s sister, Marianne Parker, and Charles spent many weekends and holidays at The Brow.

The front door is set within an enclosed porch and opens into a hall with the principal reception rooms to either side being an elegant drawing room, a dining room and study. They are lovely rooms, full of character with wooden floors, full height windows views over the grounds and beyond. The family kitchen has a tiled floor and French doors to the garden and an Aga. There are steps down from the hall to a play room, also offering access to the garden and the vaulted cellar provides useful storage. There is also a back kitchen/utility room and boot room.

The first floor is approached via stairs from the hall and has 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, 3 of which are en suite.

The coach house (Low Brow)
Low brow is a impressive contemporary conversion of the former coach house, designed by internationally renowned architect, Alex Michaelis. It has again been designed around the spectacular view and includes open plan living space with a hall sitting room and kitchen, 2 ground floor en suite bedrooms and on the first floor a study/bedroom and a bedroom with en suite bathroom. Outside is a terrace ideal for dining, entertaining and sunbathing.

Gardens and grounds
There are over 5 acres of part wooded gardens and grounds including a kitchen garden, an area known as the "edible forest", extensive lawns and direct access to both the village amenities and beautiful walks beside the River Dee.


Wrexham 8 miles, Chester 22 miles, Shrewsbury 24 miles, Oswestry 10 miles, Crewe station 29 miles, Liverpool airport 46 miles

About 5 acres

The Brow is located on the edge of the picturesque village of Overton which offers a range of local services including independent shops, a pub, a doctor's surgery, village hall, playing fields and places of worship. The Boat at nearby Erbistock is a popular pub and restaurant on the banks of the River Dee.

Further amenities can be found in the nearby towns of Wrexham, Oswestry and the city of Chester (about 22 miles) which provides a comprehensive range of shopping, schooling and leisure facilities.

The A483, which links Chester with South Wales, is 5 miles away and provides access to other major road networks. The stations at Chester and Crewe have direct rail services to London Euston, and there are international airports at Manchester (56 miles) and Liverpool (47 miles).

There are comprehensive and independent schools in the area including The Maelor School in Penley, Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall, Shrewsbury School and Packwood Haugh, as well as an 'outstanding' (Estyn, July 2014) primary school in Overton.

The numerous leisure opportunities in the area include walks in beautiful countryside, horse racing at Bangor-on-Dee, golf at Carden Park and fishing on the River Dee.

Square Footage: 4,375 sq ft


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Wrexham Road, Overton, Wrexham, LL13


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