Reception Rooms: 1 | Bedrooms: 6 | Bathrooms: 1
An imposing 6 bedroom Grade II listed period house reputed to date from the late 17th Century providing a very substantial and interesting three storey house remodelled and extended on a number of occasions with an adjoining substantial range of mainly converted buildings, further ancillary building and extensive informal grounds extending in total to about 1.5 acres, located in a very sheltered and secluded position on a no-through adopted country lane in the heart of the valley of the River Alwen with beautiful views over rolling countryside towards the Berwyns and Snowdonia.
Located about 1.5 miles from the A5(T) at Rhug and 11 miles Llangollen and 16 miles Betws Y Coed, the gateway in to The Snowdonia National Park.
A unique house offering great versatility with scope to create a much larger family home, or alternatively with potential to develop its tourism potential such as holiday accommodation, outdoor pursuits, bunkhouse etc, subject to usual consents being obtained.
A panelled and ledge door leading to:
With tiled step, boarded ceiling with exposed beams and radiator. A leaded glazed and panelled door opens to:
With staircase rising off. Beamed ceiling.
17'6" x 14'3" (5.33m x 4.34m)
A spacious room with two Georgian-style windows, one with secondary glazing and both with window seats, brick-lined chimney breast with a raised hearth and a freestanding cast-iron multi-fuel fire grate together with a heavy white painted fire surround and mantel, heavy beamed ceiling and panelled radiator. Room off leading to Bedroom 6
9'6" x 8'8" (2.90m x 2.64m)
Beamed ceiling, Georgian-style window with deep sill, panelled door to side, further window to rear and a space-saver staircase rising to a loft room above.
9'9" x 9' (2.97m x 2.74m)
With vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and roof light.
18'4" x 12'3" (max) (5.59m x 3.73m ( max))
Two windows both with deep sills, one with secondary glazing and aspect to the front elevation, ornate cast-iron Victorian-style fireplace with tiled hearth and surround, fitted base units with louvred doors and drawers, double drainer twin bowl sink, Formica working surfaces, space for slot-in LPG and electric range-style cooker, open wall shelves, modern Valiant LPG gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and heating, heavy beamed ceiling, tiled floor to the kitchen area and pine boarded to the dining area, panelled radiator and access to the west wing.
With enclosed staircase rising to the second floor.
17'8" x 12'10" (max) (5.38m x 3.91m ( max))
Two windows, both with deep sills, heavy beamed ceiling, ornate fireplace (not in use) and radiator.
12'1" x 11'8" (3.68m x 3.56m)
Secondary glazed window with deep sill, original fireplace (not in use), Telephone point and panelled radiator.
8'8" x 8'2" (2.64m x 2.49m)
Secondary glazed window with pleasing aspect to front with deep window seat, beamed ceiling and radiator.
12'4" x 6' (3.76m x 1.83m)
White panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and ornate Victorian-style wc, beamed ceiling and radiator.
Rising to second floor.
With storage cupboard.
17'8" x 17'9" (5.38m x 5.41m)
High vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, Velux roof light and large radiator.
13'6" x 12'3" (4.11m x 3.73m)
Georgian-style window to gable with deep sill and exposed lintel, high vaulted ceiling and exposed purlins, Velux roof light and radiator.
The West Wing is a later addition to the main house, probably from the 18th century, and provides a very substantial potentially four storey building which interconnects with the main house at effectively first floor level via the kitchen. The building is in a neglected and poor state of repair with the upper ground floor and lower ground floor being used for storage and utility room purposes, but overall provides tremendous potential to develop into accommodation forming part of the main house or as a separate wing.
At kitchen level.
16'5" x 15'9" (5.00m x 4.80m)
With two fine windows to the front elevation, three further windows in total and stairwell area within which a former staircase provided access to the upper floors. Space-saver timber steps leading down to the lower ground floor/basement.
8'10" x 8' (2.69m x 2.44m)
26'2" x 15' overall (7.98m x 4.57m overall)
The upper floor is only accessible via a ladder and to include the stairwell has an overall measurement of 26'2" x 15'. The remnants of an upper floor above can be seen, but to which there is currently no access.
16'8" x 16' (5.08m x 4.88m)
Plumbing for washing machine, electric light and power and doorway leading out to the front elevation of the main house. Further door opening to:
17' x 6'6" (5.18m x 1.98m)
With cold slab to three sides and further door leading through to:
13'8" x 9'2" (4.17m x 2.79m)
Located beneath the kitchen to the main house.
A very substantial stone and slated period range, also reputed to date from the 18th century, originally providing farm buildings they have been converted in recent times to provide a range of ancillary rooms and has great potential for further development for a variety of residential and tourist uses, subject to usual consents being obtained. The accommodation, which adjoins the West Wing, affords;
22'7" x 14'10" reducing to 10' (6.88m x 4.52m redu
Partitioned in part.
15' x 7' (4.57m x 2.13m)
With high vaulted ceiling, decorative stained glass window to one side and exposed beams. Steps leading up to:
29'10" x 13'3" (9.09m x 4.04m)
A converted room of double height with most impressive original 'A' framed roof trusses and exposed timbers, two high level windows to the front elevation, feature exposed stonework to one wall and plastered walls to the remaining. Electric light and power installed and four panelled radiators.
16'8" x 12'10" (5.08m x 3.91m)
Also with high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, two windows and panelled radiator.
25'9" x 15'2" (7.85m x 4.62m)
Also double height with splendid 'A' frame trusses and purlins, currently being used for general storage, with electric light and power installed and houses an LPG gas fired boiler providing heating to the converted rooms within this range.
15'2" x 10'7" (4.62m x 3.23m)
Converted to provide additional bedroom accommodation with two windows and panelled radiator.
37' x 16'7" (11.28m x 5.05m)
A substantial former Shippon of stone construction, being a further period building with impressive 'A' frame trusses, it is currently used for general storage and log store.
22'10" x 16' (6.96m x 4.88m)
Adjoining the Shippon
The property stands within extensive and formal grounds of about 1.5 acres in total. The property stands in a sheltered partially wooded setting with many mature trees and fine yew trees within the grounds together with wide informal lawns mainly to the front and eastern elevations, and sloping grounds to the rear. There is an established Kitchen Garden to the eastern side within which are former stone pigsties and runs, and a stone closet.
Denbighshire County Council - Council Tax Band E.
Private Septic Tank.
LPG Gas Central Heating.
From the Agent's Ruthin Office take the A494 Corwen road. Proceed for about nine miles through the village of Gwyddelwern and on meeting the junction with the A5104 Chester road, turn right. At the traffic lights, turn right onto the A5 in the direction of Cerrigydrudion and continue for about one mile. On reaching the Rhug Estate denoted by the farm shop, turn directly opposite signposted Betws Gwerfil Goch. Follow the road for approximately one-third of a mile bearing right up the hill and take the second left onto a minor no-through country lane. Follow this road for approximately 1½ miles through rolling countryside whereupon the 'For Sale' board denoting the entrance to Blaen y Ddol will be seen on the right.
By appointment through the Agent's Ruthin office 01824 703030.
FLOOR PLANS - included for identification purposes only, not to scale.
St Peters Square,
Denbighshire. LL15 1AE
Tel: 01824 703030