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Situated within open countryside on the outskirts of the village of Babell, The Ridings, being a registered smallholding, occupies a convenient rural setting with far reaching views over the Clwydian hills. Accessed down a private drive off the Council maintained highway the property comprises of a substantial and spacious family four bedroomed bungalow bounded by mature and well tendered gardens. Convenient to the property lie an abundance of outbuildings comprising agricultural/storage shed, a timber stable block with tack/feed room and the addition of a superbly built menage being 20 x 40 with rubber and silicone sand surface.
Furthermore the property benefits from an established touring caravan park with planning permission for 15 caravans on an eleven month license.
A property of great charm perfect for those with equestrian interests already providing an established income by way of a family touring park. Viewing is highly recommended.

Agents Remarks - Accessed via an attractive stone walled entrance through electric gates and along a gravel drive, The Ridings comprises of a substantial four bedroomed family bungalow nestled within open countryside and sitting within in a ring fence extending in total to some 4 acres. The property offers spacious family accommodation which is well appointed and provides all modern additions such as the installation of UPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating. Built in the late 1960s with further modern additions the property is stone clad under a tiled roof with adjoining double garage with up and over door.

To the front the property has spacious well tendered gardens, in the main laid to lawn and containing a variety of mature shrubbery and trees as well as an attractive ornamental pond. Part paved, part gravelled, the frontage offers excellent parking facilities whilst to the side and rear lies a spacious yard which fronts the outbuildings.

The outbuildings are particularly convenient to the property and comprise a range of block and timber storage sheds/garaging, more modern three bay agricultural building perfect for machinery or fodder, double open fronted garage, the siting of a static caravan and access to the timber stable block providing stabling for four along with ancillary rooms such as tack and feed. Access to the grazing paddocks is provided both sides of the yard all of which provides a great deal of shelter and mains water.

Furthermore an exceptionally well built menage is provided being 20 x 40 post and railed with silicone sand and rubber surface all of which is floodlit for evening riding. The property is exceptionally well geared for equestrian use and ready for immediate occupation.

The Ridings also benefits from a small family touring caravan park developed by the current owners for which full planning permission has been obtained. The current license allows the siting of 15 touring caravans on an eleven month period.

Situation - Situated on the outskirts of the village and only a short distance from the A55 Expressway yet surrounded by totally unspoilt countryside, the property enjoys an excellent level of privacy and tranquility yet is conveniently located for easy commuting to Chester, the Wirral and the North Wales Coast. The nearby village of Gorsedd and town of Holywell offer excellent amenities and the North Wales Coast is just a short distance away.

Directions - From junction 31 of the A55 exit and continue in an easterly direction on the A5026 and upon reaching signs for Gorsedd turn right in a southerly direction. Continue passing the village of Pantasaph over the A55 Expressway for approximately 1.5 miles, continuing through a crossroads and just before reaching the village center the property can be found on the left hand side.

Accommodation - UPVC front entrance leading to large entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - Providing access to all principle rooms, feature exposed brick wall, attractive wooden floor and maple radiators.

Seperate Wc - 1.706 x 1.941 (5'7" x 6'4") - Part tiled, white low flush WC, white period pedestal wash hand basin and UPVC window to front elevation.

Sittiing Room - 7.307 x 4.767 (23'11" x 15'7") - Triple aspect room, UPVC windows to all elevations, benefiting good light, attractive timber flooring, traditional open fireplace with exposed stone surround and breast with heavy mantle over, exposed beamed ceiling, attractive double doors through to conservatory and link through to dining room. Ample radiators

Conservatory - 3.406 x 2.95 (11'2" x 9'8") - Constructed of UPVC with continuation of attractive timber flooring throughout. Access to rear patio with far reaching views over the Clwydian hills.

Dining Room - 4.176 x 2.409 (13'8" x 7'10") - Attractive timber flooring, UPVC window to rear side elevation, radiator, attractive arch leading through to living room.

Living Room - 5.486 x 4.076 (17'11" x 13'4") - Carpeted, electric inset fire with modern timber surround, UPVC window to rear side elevation, ample radiators.

Kitchen - 5.499 x 4.283 (18'0" x 14'0") - Tiled floor, ample timber base and eye level units with marble affect surfaces over with inset sink with mixer tap and tiled splash backs. Feature exposed brick chimney breast containing electric range cooker and heavy beam over. Dual aspect room with UPVC windows to both rear and rear side elevation, access through to utility room.

Utility Room - 2.976 x 3.073 (9'9" x 10'0") - Continuation of tiled flooring, good range of base and eye level units with granite affect surfaces over and tiled splash backs, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Plumbing for washing machine etc, UPVC window to rear elevation and half glazed door to rear conservatory. Cupboards off containing central heating boiler and ample radiators.

Rear Conservatory - 3.645 x 2.338 (11'11" x 7'8") - UPVC construction with quarry tiled floor, doors to both sides.

Bedroom One - 4.3 x 3.1 (14'1" x 10'2") - Timber laminate flooring, fitted wardrobes, UPVC window to front elevation, double paneled radiator. Door through to ensuite shower room.

Ensuite Shower Room - 3.083 x 1.782 (10'1" x 5'10") - Fully tiled, modern three piece suite comprising contemporary WC, wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle. Mains shower over, heated towel rail, UPVC window to front elevation. Door providing link to main hallway.

Bedroom Two - 3.366 x 3.070 (11'0" x 10'0") - UPVC window to rear elevation, single paneled radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.240 x 3.072 (10'7" x 10'0") - Fitted wardrobes, UPVC window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Four - 3.182 x 3.047 (10'5" x 9'11") - UPVC window to fort elevation and single paneled radiator.

Family Bathroom - 3.031 x 2.795 (9'11" x 9'2") - Tiled floor, piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, bath and shower cubicle with electric shower over. UPVC window to rear elevation and single paneled radiator.

Gardens - The property is approached through an attractive stone wall entrance with electric gates leading to a sweeping gravel drive alongside the paddocks. The property itself is surrounded by a generous gardens mainly laid to lawn and containing a variety of mature shrubbery and trees. An attractive ornamental pond lies to the front of he property whilst to the side a spacious patio area perfect for outdoor entertaining over looking the Clwydian hills. The gardens are well fenced/hedged and provide great privacy from the equestrian/commercial element.

Outbuildings And Land - Within convenient proximity to the property lie a number of useful outbuildings. These comprise of timber/brick built garage/storage sheds, a modern three bay machinery/forage store with shale floor, open fronted timber garage and the siting of a static caravan all of which are accessed directly off the rear yard. In addition the property benefits from a large stable block being of timber construction and providing stabling for four as well as ample storage for fodder, feed and tack. The paddocks are in convenient proximity to the stables and provided access to an exceptionally well built menage of standard size being 40 x 20 and providing the rubber and silicone sand surface, also benefiting from electric floodlighting.
The grass paddocks are of good size and provide excellent shelter along with mains water. The land in total extends to approximately 4 acres to include a proportion used by the touring caravan site.

Touring Caravan Site - The Ridings also benefits from a small family touring caravan park developed by the current owners for which full planning permission has been obtained. The current license allows the siting of 15 touring caravans on an eleven month period as well as a further separate storage license for 12 caravans over winter. The site has been developed providing marked out pitches as well as electric hook ups providing a 10 amp supply. Usual touring park facilities have been provided, comprising male and female WC, shower, washroom area and chemical disposal. Details of expected income can be provided upon request.

Services - The property benefits from oil fired central heating, septic tank, mains electric and mains water.

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