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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sontley, Wrexham, Sontley

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine Victorian House
  • Family Accommodation
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Gated Driveway
  • Double Garage
  • Set in Approx 1.4 Acres
  • Wonderful Rural Location
  • Viewing Recommended

Full description

* PERIOD PROPERTY * SET IN APPROXIMATELY 1.4 OF AN ACRE * WONDERFUL RURAL LOCATION. A magnificent Victorian period residence occupying a picturesque rural position with views across farmland towards the Welsh Hills. The accommodation briefly comprises: open porch, reception hallway, inner hall, drawing room with bay window and Esse wood burning stove, separate dining room with cast-iron fireplace, fitted kitchen with Belfast style sink unit and range style cooker, breakfast room/snug, impressive garden with vaulted ceiling and French doors to outside, utility room, cloakroom/WC, converted cellar, first floor landing, bedroom one with cast-iron fireplace, bedroom two with feature fireplace, bedroom three, bedroom four with exposed brick walls and Esse cast iron wood burning stove, bedroom five/dressing room a large wet room and shower room. (Continued....)

(Continued...) Oakley House is well placed for access to Chester, Wrexham and the motorway network to Liverpool (M53) and Manchester (M56). The property is approached via an impressive gravelled driveway with electronic double opening wooden gates which leads to a detached double garage with attached log store. The gardens extend to approximately 1.4 acres and are laid mainly to lawn with an extensive Indian stone paved terrace, outside pizza oven, raised beds, various fruit trees and a number of mature trees. If you are looking for a period home in a rural location, then we would strongly urge you to view.

Location - Oakley House occupies a delightful rural position with view towards the Welsh Hills. Leisure facilities nearby include The Plassey Craft and Retail Centre with its 9 hole golf course and Bangor on Dee Racecourse. Historical attractions close by include Chirk Castle and Erddig Hall with its beautiful 1200 acre country park. Road communications are excellent, being close to the A483 Wrexham by-pass which connects to the Chester Southerly by-pass facilitating access to the national motorway network. The Wrexham Industrial Estate, Chester Business Park and Deeside Industrial Park are all within daily commuting distance, as are the larger centres of Liverpool and Manchester which are served by international airports. For those wishing to travel further afield there is also easy access to Llangollen, Snowdonia, Anglesey, the Llyn Peninsula and the Wirral Peninsula.

Approximate Distances - Wrexham - 3 miles, Chirk - 8 miles, Llangollen - 10 miles, Oswestry - 13 miles, Mold - 16 miles, Chester - 17 miles, Deeside Industrial Park - 25 miles, Liverpool - 40 miles, Warrington - 40 miles, Liverpool Airport - 42 miles, Betws y Coed - 42 miles Manchester Airport - 51 miles and Manchester - 58 miles.
(Source RAC Route Planner - all distances are approximate).

The detailed accommodation comprises:

Entrance Porch - Arched brick entrance porch with exposed brick work, stone steps and Ruabon tiled floor. Wooden panelled entrance door with decorative coloured glass leaded inserts, side panels and window light above to the Reception Hall.

Reception Hall - 11'10" x 6'1" (3.61m x 1.85m) - Coved ceiling, ceiling light point and tiled floor with underfloor heating. Stripped wooden panelled doors to the Drawing Room and Dining Room. Archway opening to Inner Hall.

Inner Hall - 21'3" x 6'6" (6.48m x 1.98m) - Coved ceiling, mains connected smoke alarm, ceiling light point, tiled floor with underfloor heating and spindled staircase to the first floor. Stripped wooden panelled doors to the Cloakroom/WC, Kitchen and Breakfast Room. Stripped wooden panelled door with staircase leading down to the Cellar and part-glazed door to outside.

Downstairs Wc - 6'6" x 6'1" (1.98m x 1.85m) - Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Part-tiled walls with a decorative stone border tile, UPVC double glazed window, chrome ladder style towel radiator, ceiling light point and tiled floor.

Drawing Room - 19'2" into bay x 13'9" (5.84m into bay x 4.19m) - UPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the front garden with two decorative carved pillars, coved ceiling, ceiling light point, oak wood strip flooring with underfloor heating and an impressive brick-lined fireplace with stone surround and slate hearth housing an Esse cast-iron wood burning stove.

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Dining Room - 16'3" x 13'9" (4.95m x 4.19m) - With two UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the front garden, impressive cast-iron fireplace with slate hearth, coved ceiling, ceiling light point and underfloor heating.

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Kitchen - 15'8" x 13'10" (4.78m x 4.22m) - Fitted with a comprehensive range of oak fronted base and wall level units incorporating drawers, cupboards and glazed cabinets with granite worktops and matching up-stands. Belfast style sink unit with extendable mixer tap and drainer grooved into the worktop. Chimney with recess housing a Rangemaster Professional Plus range style cooker with six-ring gas hob, double oven, grill and pan drawer with extractor above. Built-in fridge and dishwasher. Wooden board with decorative 'servants' bell system, recessed ceiling spotlights, coved ceiling, tiled floor with underfloor heating and UPVC double glazed window to side. Stripped wooden panelled doors to the Breakfast Room, Garden Room and Utility Room.

Breakfast Room/Snug - 13'9" x 10'5" (4.19m x 3.18m) - Decorative cast-iron fireplace with tiled inlays and tiled hearth, UPVC double glazed window to side, coved ceiling, ceiling light point and tiled floor with underfloor heating.

Garden Room - 20'10" x 14' (6.35m x 4.27m) - Vaulted ceiling with ceiling light point, tiled floor with underfloor heating, TV aerial point and double opening French doors with full height double glazed side windows opening out to the rear garden.

Utility Room - 10'3" x 6'9" (3.12m x 2.06m) - Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards and a pull-out larder unit with granite worktops. Plumbing and space for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wall mounted Worcester (LPG) gas fired central heating boiler, tiled floor, UPVC double glazed window to side and wooden panelled door with decorative double glazed leaded insert to outside.

Cellar - 18'8" maximum x 13'2" (5.69m maximum x 4.01m) - UPVC double glazed window, four wall light points, TV aerial point, extractor, laminated wood strip flooring and double radiator.

Landing - With a UPVC double glazed window on the half landing enjoying views across farmland, spindled balustrade, coved ceiling, mains connected smoke alarm, ceiling light point, wall mounted thermostatic heating controls and double radiator. Stripped wooden panelled doors to the Principal Bedroom, Bedroom Two, Bedroom Three, Bedroom Four, Bedroom Five, Wet Room and Shower Room.

Principal Bedroom - 16'4" x 14' (4.98m x 4.27m) - UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front, double radiator with thermostat, coved ceiling, ceiling light point, oak wood strip flooring and decorative cast-iron fireplace with ornate wooden surround.

Bedroom Two - 15'3" x 13'11" (4.65m x 4.24m) - UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front, coved ceiling, ceiling light point, double radiator with thermostat and decorative cast-iron fireplace with marble surround and hearth.

Bedroom Three - 13'11" x 10'4" (4.24m x 3.15m) - UPVC double glazed window to side, ceiling light point and double radiator with thermostat.

Bedroom Four - 16' x 9'5" (4.88m x 2.87m) - Currently used as a sitting room with an exposed brick wall, column style radiator, oak wood strip flooring, ceiling light point, UPVC double glazed window to side and a painted chimney breast with brick-lined recess, wooden mantel and stone flagged hearth housing an Esse cast-iron wood burning stove.

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Bedroom Five/Dressing Room - 10'8" x 6'7" (3.25m x 2.01m) - UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front, ceiling light point, double radiator with thermostat and access to a large part-boarded loft space with retractable ladder.

Wet Room - 11'2" x 11' (3.40m x 3.35m) - A beautifully styled wet room incorporating: a large wet shower area with canopy style rain shower; low level dual-flush WC; and wall mounted storage unit with two drawers, marble worktop and two stone wash hand basins with chrome mixer taps. Decorative cast-iron fireplace, stunning 'Blue Limestone' tiled floor with electric underfloor heating, contemporary ladder style towel radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor with UPVC double glazed window obscured glass.

Shower Room - 6'6" x 5'11" (1.98m x 1.80m) - Well appointed shower room incorporating: a wet shower area with canopy style rain shower head, Mira extendable shower attachment and glazed shower screen; wall mounted wash hand basin with wall mounted mixer tap; and low level dual-flush WC. Travertine tiled walls and floor, two UPVC double glazed windows with obscured glass, contemporary ladder style towel radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor and fitted wall mirror.

Outside - To the front there is an extensive lawned garden with a number of mature trees and natural pond being enclosed by fencing and mixed hedging. To the side of the property there is a children's swing, timber built garden shed and Calor Gas storage tank. Outside power point, outside lighting and external electricity meter cupboard. To the rear there is an extensive Indian Stone flagged patio with steps leading down from the Garden Room and lawned garden with raised beds and various fruit trees to include plum, damson, pear and apple. A feature of the patio area is an Esse pizza oven.

Gated Driveway - Oakley House occupies a wonderful rural location set amidst open countryside. The property is approached via a gated sweeping gravelled driveway which leads to a detached brick built double garage.

Double Garage - 21'9" x 21' (6.63m x 6.40m) - With twin up and over remote controlled garage doors, fluorescent strip lighting, power and a drop down ladder providing access to a useful loft storage area. Attached to the side of the garage there is a lean-to log store.

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Agent's Notes - * Please note all dimensions and floor plans are approximate and should be used for guidance only.
* Council Tax Band H - Wrexham County Borough Council.
* Tenure - understood to be Freehold. Purchasers should verify this through their solicitor.
* Services - we understand that mains electric and water are connected.
* Private drainage.
* LPG gas fired central heating.
* The property has a burglar alarm.
* We are advised that some items of furniture may be available by negotiation.

Directions - From Chester proceed over the Grosvenor Bridge to the Overleigh roundabout and take the second exit onto the Wrexham Road, passing the Chester Business Park on the left. At the roundabout with the A55 Expressway continue straight across onto a stretch of dual carriageway which leads into the A483 Wrexham by-pass. Follow the road for approximately 12 miles and take the exit signposted Bangor-on-Dee. At the top of the slip road turn left onto the B5426. After approximately 1½ miles turn left at the small crossroads and continue along the country lane for approximately ¾ of a mile. The gated entrance to Oakley House will then be found on the left hand side.

Viewings - By arrangement with the Agent's Chester Office 01244 404040.

Priority Investor Club - If you are considering purchasing this property as a buy to let investment, our award winning lettings and property management department offer a preferential rate to anyone who purchases a property through Cavendish and lets with Cavendish. For more information contact Lettings Manager, David Adams on 01244 401440/David.adams@cavendishrentals.co.uk

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Nearest stations

  • Ruabon (2.6 mi)
  • Wrexham Central (2.9 mi)
  • Wrexham General (3.2 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Ruabon (2.6 mi)
  • Wrexham Central (2.9 mi)
  • Wrexham General (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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