7 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Rectory, Pentre Road, Halkyn

Offers in Excess of £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Splendid Period Country Residence
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Many Original Features
  • Approximately 4.71 Acres
  • Far Reaching Views

Full description

Occasionally, we get something truly special coming to the open market

Sass & Co Independent Estate Agents are delighted to present this Magnificent Grade II Listed Victorian Country Residence dating circa 1885. Set in approximately 4.71 acres of well-maintained gardens along with paddocks and stable block and offering a substantial family home or (subject to necessary planning permissions) the possibility of a business use if required.

Located in the convenient, rural village of Halkyn, some 5 miles from Mold and 3 miles from Holywell where shopping, schooling and leisure facilities can be found. The historical City of Chester is approximately 13 miles away via the A55 expressway which is within a few minutes drive and subsequently leads to the major motorway networks for commuters. The North Wales coastline is also easily accessable via the A55 expressway.

Built by the first Duke of Westminster as a staging residence and then passed to Halkyn Church as a Rectory, this fine country home was purchased by its' current owners in the late 1970's and has been lovingly restored to its former glory bringing back to life many of the original features including:- wooden doors with brass furniture, ornate and individually designed windows throughout, butlers' serving bells and many more interesting features that you will notice as you pass through from room to room.

The Agents' highly recommend viewing the property to appreciate it in all its splendour

Having a vaulted ceiling, red quarry tiled herringbone design floor, coach style light pendant, this sandstone and limestone entrance porch leads up to the impressive oak panelled door, set in oak casing with leaded glazed panel to side, fitted wrought iron furnishings, brass knocker and original brass chain that in its day, would have rang the service bells.

This impressive room which could lend itself to a study if required, is the home to the pitch pine and oak turned staircase rising off to the first floor. Herringbone design red tiled floor, high beamed ceiling, stone mullioned and leaded glazed windows, wall light points, telephone point, radiator and doors opening to

17' 10'' x 14' 10'' (5.43m x 4.52m)
Having dual aspect stone mullioned windows encased by pitch pine panelling and sills, allows the light to flood the room, leaded upper lights with 'Tree of Life' decorative panels and offering far reaching views over the paddock and Wirral peninsular beyond. Tiled fireplace with polished oak surround, inset electric fire, coved ceiling, tv aerial point, radiator and power points

17' 11'' x 14' 11'' (5.46m x 4.54m)
Solid panelled door with brass furniture leads into a further good size reception room again with stone mullioned window encased by pitch pine panelling and sills, upper leaded lights with decorative glazed insets dating from the time of the Westminster Estate. Large feature fireplace with oak panel above, marble hearth and backing with canopy over, inset propane gas fire. Pitch pine cornice and panelled decorative ceiling, tv aerial point, radiator and wall light points

14' 10'' x 14' 9'' (4.52m x 4.49m)
Having dual aspect stone mullioned windows with upper leaded lights, pitch pine casing and deep sills to the front and side elevations, feature fireplace with oak surround, inset tiling to hearth and sides, original moulded plaster coving to ceiling and decorative moulded panel over the fireplace, radiator and telephone point

Feature archways lead into both the breakfast room and inner hallway with coat hanging space, door to cloakroom/w.c. with low flush w.c., vanity unit to one wall with inset wash hand basin, cupboards below and mirror and lighting above. Window to rear elevation and radiator

16' 3'' x 11' 11'' (4.95m x 3.63m)
With two stone mullioned windows, feature archway, built-in unit with storage cupboard and glazed display cupboard over, radiator and further archway to

14' 9'' x 11' 3'' (4.49m x 3.43m)
Comprising of a good range of base units, drawers and wall units finished in oak with complimentary work surfaces over with inset twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Range of integrated appliances:- four ring propane gas hob, extractor canopy and light over, Neff eye-level double oven, dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer, Ceramic tiling to walls and flooring, large picture window, original butler service bells to one wall, radiator and door to

With original cold shelf and butler's hooks, space for white goods and tiled floor

Panelled door to rear courtyard, tiled flooring and doors to:- Boiler Room - housing floor standing oil fired boiler, range of fitted units, twin bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap, quarry tiled floor. Cloakroom/w.c. - Low level w.c. Utility - Fitted base and wall cupboards, single drainer sink unit, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, quarry tiled foor and tiled splashbacks to walls

17' 11'' x 14' 10'' (5.46m x 4.52m)
Currently used as a storage room but would lend itself to a games/hobby room. Recently re-decorated with newly fitted window and flooring, burgular alarm panel. Further store/ wine room off

An impressive pitch pine turned staircase with oak balustrade and handrails leads to the first floor, feature picture window with upper leaded lights overlooking the rear courtyard, radiator, beamed ceiling and doors off to

11' 7'' x 8' 9'' (3.53m x 2.66m)
With fitted wardrobe, mullion style window overlooking the kitchen garden, wall light points and radiator

Comprising white suite of panelled bath with fitted shower over, glazed screen, vanity unit with inset basin, mirror and light over, cupboards beneath. Airing cupboard housing cylinder with slatted shelves over, double glazed window, tiling to walls and radiator

16' 3'' x 11' 11'' (4.95m x 3.63m)
Having recently been refurbished and now offers a good size and bright room with range of fitted furniture including wardrobes, dressing table with bridging unit over, further wardrobes with over-bed bridging units, window overlooking the lawns, radiator, tv aerial point and door to

11' 10'' x 10' 1'' (3.60m x 3.07m)
Having Jacuzzi corner bath with combination taps and hand held shower over, vanity unit with inset 'his and hers' wash basins with storage cupboards beneath, mirror and light above, bidet, low level w.c, walk-in shower cubicle, twin double glazed frosted windows, radiator and tiling to walls

14' 8'' x 10' 0'' (4.47m x 3.05m)
Having original decorative fireplace, fitted wardrobes and dressing table, large picture window overlooking the lawn, radiator

With stairs rising off to second floor and doors to

19' 1'' x 15' 8'' (5.81m x 4.77m)
This is large bedroom having picture window offering far reaching views and a further window overlooking the lawn, moulded coved ceiling and radiator

14' 10'' x 10' 10'' (4.52m x 3.30m)
With range of fitted furniture, picture window with far reaching views, moulded coved ceiling and radiator

Comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low flush w.c., airing cupboard and under-stairs storage

Turned staircase leads to secod floor landing with walk-in access to large roof void/ loft space housing hot water tank and providing storage space

15' 8'' x 12' 10'' (4.77m x 3.91m)
Having recently been refurbished this room has window to side elevation with fabulous views, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, wooden floor and radiator

18' 4'' x 15' 7'' (5.58m x 4.75m)
Further refurbished room with window to side elevation

Set in approximately 4.71 acres of lawned gardens along with paddocks, fields and stable block. The Old Rectory is approached via a long tarmacadam driveway passing the fields and paddock to the sides and leading to the stable block and ample parking space. Five bar wrought iron gate opens onto the sweeping driveway which leads to the front of the house with further paddock on the left and beautifully laid out gardens to the front with mature shrubs and trees, hedging and a summerhouse/garden storage making this a private haven and offering excellent family/ entertaining space. To the side of the property there is a kitchen garden ideal for a herb garden or vegetable plot. At the rear of the property there is a courtyard with brick stores, fuel tank and personal gate to driveway

From Chester or Mold take the A55 expressway towards Conway and Bangor and on passing through the Northop interchange continue up the hill and take the second exit for Halkyn. Follow the road round passing the Britannia Inn on the left hand side and continue to the T-junction. Bear right and as you pass Halkyn cricket club on the right hand side, the entrance to 'The Old Rectory' will be seen as the next driveway along also on the right hand side.

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29 March 2017

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  • Flint (2.6 mi)
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  • Flint (2.6 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sass & Co , Caerwys

Caerwys, CH7

01352 876262 Local call rate

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