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Derwen, Ruthin

Price - £895,000

Reception Rooms: 2 | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 3

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Property Overview

  • Stunning Converted Barn
  • 1 Bed Self-Contained Cottage
  • Splendid Dining / Day Lounge
  • Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Utility & Bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms - All En-suite
  • Garage, Car Port & Workshop
  • Gardens & Pasture Land

Only recently completed, a stunning Grade II Listed period barn, converted to exacting standards to provide a beautifully appointed four bedroom residence, combining a wealth of original features with modern amenity together with a detached one bedroom, self-contained cottage, informal grounds and adjoining pasture land - the whole extending to about 19.25 acres. Ruthin 5.8 miles, Mold 17 miles and Chester 40 miles. Canopy entrance, reception hall with galleried landing, cloakroom, elegant sitting room, splendid full height dining room / day lounge with a wealth of exposed wall and roof beams, farmhouse style kitchen with electric AGA, utility room, inner hall with two bedrooms both en-suite; first floor landing, splendid master bedroom with wardrobes and a luxury en-suite bathroom. External staircase to a unique guest bedroom with en-suite shower room, landscaped gardens with raised south facing patios. Detached, one bedroom, self-contained cottage with a large open plan lounge / dining room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. CONTINUED OVER ..

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Timber framed and cedar clad workshop and double open fronted car port and pasture land.

The barn has been designed and developed by the owners to an exacting standard, exposing and enhancing many of the original features whilst incorporating high levels of insulation and modern technology with under floor heating to the ground floor, serviced by both electric and solar thermal panels together with oil fired heating - reducing running costs to a minimum. The specification throughout is to a very high level with bespoke oak windows and external doors together with a fine oak staircase leading to a galleried landing, solid stone floors to the majority of the ground floor with under floor heating. The rooms are spacious centred on an elegant sitting room and a full height day lounge / dining room, a bespoke fitted kitchen with electric AGA and all bedrooms have luxury en-suite facilities.

The adjoining cottage has also been restored to provide ideal accommodation for a dependant relative or alternatively for holiday letting.

Llwyn Isa Barn stands approximately 5.8 miles from the market town of Ruthin in the heart of rolling countryside in the valley of the River Clwyd and approximately 0.5 mile from the main A494 Ruthin to Corwen Road. The nearby town provides an extensive range of facilities catering for most requirements, whilst there are good roads towards Chester and beyond.


A fine outbuilt canopy entrance with slate and cobbled step, wide bespoke oak panelled door leading to:


13'10 x 15' (4.22m x 4.57m)

A stunning galleried reception hall with a high vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and rafters, oak staircase rising to the gallery, riven stone floor, mock wall beams and two oak framed and double glazed French doors opening to the south facing patio.


3' x 6'11 (0.91m x 2.11m)

Tiled top with storage cupboard and white glazed sink with cascade tap, traditional style high flush WC, matching floor, extractor fan.


25'2 max x 11'6 (7.67m max x 3.51m)

An elegant, light room with a heavy beamed ceiling and a wide oak framed double glazed French window with views across the patio towards wooded countryside. Decorative oak fire surround and mantle with a raised slate hearth (no flue), wall light points, TV aerial point.


24'3 x 11'4 (7.39m x 3.45m)

A splendid room with a high vaulted ceiling with original exposed 'A' frame roof trusses, purlins and rafters. There are oak framed windows with rural views and French doors opening to the southern elevation. The room is lined in oak wall beams with original deep arrow slits to gable, riven stone floor, raised hearth with a free standing multi-fuel fire grate. Wide arch and steps leading down to:


12' x 11'4 (3.66m x 3.45m)

Dark brown enamelled oil fired AGA with hot plate and ovens, a bespoke kitchen with painted finish to door and drawer fronts, with contrasting solid oak working surfaces with inset four ring electric hob, built in double oven, white glazed Belfast sink with mixer tap, deep recess for American style fridge freezer. Double glazed oak framed window with deep sill over looking the wide patios, beamed ceiling and a riven stone floor.


7'3 x 12'9 (2.21m x 3.89m)

Heavy beamed ceiling, matching floor, fitted working surface with inset one and a half bowl sink with under cupboard, void and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Double glazed window and stable door to a covered side entrance. Worcester oil fired boiler.


Located off the sitting room.


14' x 9'7 (4.27m x 2.92m)

Double glazed window with deep sill overlooking the front elevation, partially vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and downlighters.


5'4 x 11' (1.63m x 3.35m)

Quality white suite comprising corner cubicle with high output shower, pedestal wash basin and WC, painted match board to dado, partially vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, downlighers and extractor fan. Ceramic tiled floor and chrome towel radiator.


13'8 x 9'4 max (4.17m x 2.84m max)

Heavy beamed ceiling, double glazed window.


3'11 x 8'2 (1.19m x 2.49m)

White suite comprising large walk in cubicle with high output shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. Beamed ceiling, ceramic tiled floor and chrome towel radiator.


From which there is a stunning aspect over the dining room, with half height double glazed French doors opening to a 'Juliette' balcony.


25'2 x 11'9 (7.67m x 3.58m)

A splendid room, formed within the main roof space, with exposed purlins and rafters together with ceiling downlighters. There are three low level windows, one incorporating a 'Juliette' balcony. Concealed wardrobe beyond with open fronted hanging rails and shelving.


13'8 x 8'8 (4.17m x 2.64m)

A luxury bathroom with quality white suite comprising a contemporary roll edged bath with claw feet and combination shower and tap unit, separate walk in cubicle with high output shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. Painted match board to dado with a partially vaulted ceiling, exposed purlins, two Velux roof lights and ceramic tiled floor. Chrome towel radiator.


With storage cylinders forming part of the solar panel and heating system.


13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m)

A unique room, which is approached via an external staircase. A delightful room with an oak panelled entrance, high vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and downlighters, two low level double glazed windows with a side lobby with built in double door wardrobes to either side with hanging rails and shelving.


8'4 x 9' (2.54m x 2.74m)

Wide walk in cubicle with high output shower, traditional pine cabinet incorporating wash basin with tiled upstand and mirror. Low level WC, partially vaulted ceiling with exposed purlin, extractor fan and downlighters. Oak laminated flooring.


The Cottage:


Oak panelled and painted door leading to:


Heather brown tiled floor and radiator. Recess to one side with worktop and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer.


27'6 x 16'8 (8.38m x 5.08m)

A large, open plan central lounge / dining room with a partially vaulted ceiling with exposed lower trusses and frame. It is well lit with double glazed French doors and matching side panels to the south facing front elevation. Traditional inglenook style fireplace with a large supporting beam, raised heather brown tiled hearth which extends into a display niche to one side with shelving, free standing cast iron multi-fuel fire grate. TV aerial point, further double glazed window to the rear elevation and two panel radiators.


6'8 x 9' (2.03m x 2.74m)

Fitted base and wall cupboards with a light tone finish to door and drawer fronts, with contrasting wood effect working surfaces, inset one and a half bowl sink, space for slot in electric cooker. Worcester oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and heating, heather brown tiled floor, single glazed window to the rear, high vaulted ceiling with downlighters and radiator.


16'8 x 11'5 (5.08m x 3.48m)

Located off the lounge. A spacious room with a partially vaulted ceiling to match the lounge, fitted wardrobes to one wall comprising three double and one single door wardrobe. Double glazed French doors with matching side panels to the front elevation. Panel radiator.


6' max reducing to 3' x 9'8 (1.83m max reducing to 0.91m x 2.95m)

Large cubicle with high output shower, pedestal wash basin with WC. Two single glazed windows, tiled effect floor covering and radiator.


The property is approached over a long Tarmacadam drive which is in the ownership of the barn and over which the owners of the adjoining Llwyn Isa Farmhouse have a Right of Way. The driveway extends across the front elevation of the house with extensive Tarmacadam and gravel parking for both this and the cottage. To one side is a new purpose built, timber framed and cedar clad garage.


A new, purpose built, 'L' shaped garage and car port - providing two covered car ports with concealed storage to the rear with shelving and an enclosed garage / workshop to one side with timber panelled doors in, personal door to side and extensive open fronted rack shelving.


16 panels generating approx 4.1KW in total have been fitted to the garage roof which feed into the National Grid.


The gardens are mainly to the south western elevation with an extensive raised stone flagged patio with steps leading down to a lower lawned area with established borders.


The land is located mainly to the front of the house. It is divided into two field enclosures with one field having extensive frontage to the adopted country lane. It is all laid down to permanent pasture and is ideal for those wishing to keep horses and livestock.


Denbighshire County Council - Tax Band G (Llwyn Isa Barn) and Tax Band B (Llwyn Isa Bach)

Llwyn Isa Bach current Energy Rating: 47 (E). Full EPC available for inspection at the Agent's Ruthin office.


From Ruthin take the A494 Corwen Road proceeding for some 5.8 miles through the village of Pwllglas. On passing the entrance to the Nant Clwyd Estate continue for a further mile and take the right turning signposted Clawddnewydd. Follow the road down the dip and up the hill whereupon the first driveway on the left hand side leads into Llwyn Isa.


By appointment through the Agent's Ruthin office on 01824 703030.

FLOOR PLANS - included for identification purposes only, not to scale.

HME / JET - 07.07.2014

St Peters Square,
Denbighshire. LL15 1AE

Tel: 01824 703030