8 bedroom country house for sale

Ffestiniog, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

Under Offer £1,695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lovely small estate with stunning views
  • In the Snowdonia National Park
  • Manor house and 4 cottages, workshop and office/studio
  • Currently used as self-catering holiday rentals
  • Lends itself to a variety of uses
  • In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Woodland, pasture, river, and lake
  • A mile of salmon/trout fishing
  • Farmed with sustainable organic principles
  • Barn with further 7 acres available by separate negotiation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Manor House
The elegant Victorian manor house was built in c. 1865, and has an array of original features including a superb staircase and slate fireplaces. The house is in an excellent position with farreaching views. The principle reception rooms are accessed from the spacious reception hall, including the drawing/dining room with French doors out onto the covered terrace and formal gardens, a library/study with feature fireplace, a breakfast room, a guest cloakroom and a cellar. The kitchen is directly accessed through the breakfast room, off which is the small conservatory/utility room and exterior stores. The master bedroom with en suite bathroom and 3 further large bedrooms and a bathroom are on the second floor, whilst on the third floor are four further good-sized bedrooms and a bathroom.

The Cottage
Converted from two 18th century cottages, The Cottage retains much of its original charm. Accessed through the entrance hall, there is a good-sized kitchen with space for a breakfast table, a spacious oak-beamed sitting room with woodburner set in the original inglenook, and guest cloakroom. The first floor can be accessed by two staircases, the main leading to the landing, the two guest bedrooms, inner hall, the master bedroom and family bathroom, whilst the other flanks the stone inglenook and leads directly to the master bedroom. There is a well planted lawned garden to the front, in which is also found the Workshop.

The Barn
Off the entrance hall are the two bedrooms, bathroom and utility room. On the first floor is the kitchen, dining room and reception room, with French doors leading out to the balcony, which has exquisite views over the Moelwyn mountain range. Steps from the balcony lead directly down to the established walled garden and patio for al fresco dining and entertaining.

The Granary
The ground floor accommodation includes a kitchen and sitting room with feature stone fire surround and access out to the rear courtyard, created in a Mediterranean style with carp pond and fountain. On the first floor is the bedroom and bathroom.

The Stables
The Stables ajoin The Granary and comprise an open plan living/dining room and country kitchen on the ground floor, whilst the bedroom with en suite bathroom is found upstairs.

Studio/Workshop
The Workshop is in the garden of The Cottage, and is an excellent space for either an office, studio, or storage. There is lapsed planning permission for this to be converted to a further holiday let unit.

Holiday Rentals
The properties have been let as self-catering holidays over a number of years and could provide any purchaser with the opportunity to continue this long established and successful business. This unique Estate lends itself to a variety of enterprises, including an adventure centre, retreat, small residential care facility, glamping or stunning studio location.

Barn by separate negotiation
A barn with 7 further acres and with separate access, suitable for conversion (subject to the necessary planning consents), is available by separate negotiation.

Plas Meini Estate is in the magnificent setting of the Snowdonia National Park. Road links are extensive with good access to Caernarfon and the university city of Bangor. Blaenau Ffestiniog has become one of North Wales’s most innovative activity centres.

There are good rail connections to London, Chester and Birmingham. Local activities include the Llechwedd Slate Caverns, the Antur Stiniog downhill mountain biking trails, Zip World Titan, and Bounce Below.

The harbour town of Porthmadog has day-today amenities including major supermarkets, a community hospital, restaurants, hotels and a range of shops and leisure facilities. Portmeirion, the famous Italianate coastal village, offers hotels, historic cottages, a spa and award winning restaurants. The town of Harlech overlooks the Tremadog Bay and the Lleyn Peninsula. Dominated by the Rhinog mountain range and its medieval castle, Harlech has superb sandy beaches, a championship golf course and theatre. Further afield, Pwhelli has a vibrant harbour and sea fishing.

The properties are approached down a private drive lined with rhododendrons. There is ample off-road parking at the front of the manor in a large courtyard as well as to the side of the cottages. The Manor includes approximately an acre of well established gardens, laid to lawn with terraced areas, and a fantastic stone built summerhouse.

The well-maintained land extends to approximately 100 acres and is farmed with sustainable organic principles and awarded entitlements. The dry stone walled and well-fenced pasture land is of good quality and is ideal for both equestrian and sporting use.

In addition, there is an area of forestry, predominantly larch and conifers. The Estate holds the mountain grazing rights for 230 sheep.

The area is designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and has wild flower meadows, numerous ancient bluebell woods and a wealth of wildlife.

The River Teigl borders the Estate, offering over a mile of salmon and trout fishing, while a small lake with jetty and fishing hut is located beyond the lawned gardens. There are two horse and five pony loose boxes and a tack/feed room.


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10 June 2018

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  • Llandecwyn (5.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Blaenau Ffestiniog (2.4 mi)
  • Llandecwyn (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, Chester

Park House, 37 Lower Bridge Street Chester CH1 1RS

01244 955074 Local call rate

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