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Bala

Price - £625,000

Reception Rooms: 4 | Bedrooms: 9 | Bathrooms: 6

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Property Overview

  • Period Country House
  • Commanding Panoramic Views
  • In the Snowdonia National Park
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 6 En suite Bedrooms
  • 4 Star Rated Guest House
  • Impressive Gardens
  • 3 Reception Rooms.

A handsome nine bedroom period country house, occupying a wonderful elevated setting commanding panoramic views over the town and surrounding countryside towards Bala Lake and Berwyn mountain range. Presently run as a successful guest house with separate owners accommodation, and high quality guest accommodation with 7 letting bedrooms (6 en-suite). Standing in impressive gardens and woodland, extending in total to approximately 1.4 acre with long sweeping drive, about 0.25 mile from the town, and 8 miles of the A5 and 40 miles from Chester. INSPECTION HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

LOCATION

Fron Dderw occupies an elevated position above the internationally renowned lakeside town of Bala, situated within the Snowdonia National Park. The area has long being regarded as an extremely popular holiday destination, offering a wide range of activities to include sailing, canoeing, excellent hill working, fishing and mountain biking in the Berwyn and Snowdonia ranges. The property has been run as a guest house for many years by the present owners, and has been awarded a 9.6 rating on Booking.com. The accommodation includes three impressive reception rooms and provides potential, subject to consent, to expand the business by converting the rear part of the house into additional letting rooms, which is at present the owners accommodation. Alternatively, the house offers great potential as a substantial private home. Oil fired central heating and double glazing.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMRPISES

Part glazed front door to:

PORCH

14'0" x 4'4" (4.27m x 1.32m)

Quarry tiled floor, double glazed window, two wall light point and glazed inner door to:

RECEPTION HALL

Staircase to the first floor, wood panelling to one wall, radiator.

CLOAKROOM

Comprising WC and corner wash basin. Quarry tiled floor and extractor fan.

SNUG

14'2" x 11'8" (4.32m x 3.56m)

Double glazed window to the side elevation, deep stone inglenook fireplace with bread oven, exposed timber floor boards, beamed ceiling and radiator.

SITTING ROOM

17'9" x 14'2" (5.41m x 4.32m)

Feature stone lined fireplace with timber beam and inset cast iron stove, four wall light points, two radiators and double glazed windows to the front and side elevations with splendid views. Inner door to:

FRONT LOBBY

Double glazed French doors to the front elevation of the house with shutters. Internal door to the dining room, telephone point and moulded coved ceiling.

DINING ROOM

20'3" x 17'0" (6.17m x 5.18m)

A spacious room with feature fireplace with cast iron stove and slate hearth. Exposed floor boards, double glazed window to the front with views over the town and across to the lake. Moulded coved ceiling and radiator.

KITCHEN

18'8" x 14'10" (5.69m x 4.52m)

Fitted with an extensive range of wood fronted base and wall units with solid granite worktops and matching centre island unit. Inset twin bowl sink unit and additional single bowl sink unit. Built in electric oven and solid fuel Stanley range, understood to serve part of the domestic hot water system. Integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer. Beamed ceiling, quarry tiled floor, tiled splashback, double glazed window to the side elevation, under stairs storage cupboard and enclosed secondary staircase to the first floor accommodation.

REAR HALL

14'9" x 5'0" (4.50m x 1.52m)

Quarry tiled floor, access to:

OWNER'S SITTING ROOM

14'3" x 12'1" (4.34m x 3.68m)

Stone inglenook fireplace with cast iron stove and hearth, beamed ceiling, quarry tiled floor, TV aerial point, two wall light points and double glazed window.

PANTRY

9'10" x 9'5" (3.00m x 2.87m)

Large double glazed Velux roof light, quarry tiled floor, built in shelving and cupboard.

LAUNDRY ROOM

19'7" x 6'2" (5.97m x 1.88m)

Range of base and wall units with worktops, inset sink unit, quarry tiled floor, radiator and external access to either side.

GUEST BEDROOM SEVEN

14'3" x 7'10" (4.34m x 2.39m)

Approached via a private hall from the main reception hall. Two double glazed windows, radiator, TV aerial point and part glazed exterior door to the rear.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

Tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Tiled walls and floor, radiator, shaver point and double glazed window.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Double glazed window, radiator and storage cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE

11'3" x 12'11" + recess (3.43m x 3.94m +recess)

Double glazed windows to the front with superb views, original fireplace (not in use), radiator, TV aerial point, double wardrobe, roof light.

EN-SUITE

10'4" x 6'2" (3.15m x 1.88m)

Fitted with a traditional style suite comprising roll top bath, pedestal wash basin and WC. Exposed timber floor boards, part wood wall panelling, radiator, shaver point and double glazed window.

BEDROOM TWO

12'9" x 12'0" (3.89m x 3.66m)

Double glazed window to the front with superb views, original fireplace (not in use), coved ceiling, radiator, TV aerial point.

EN-SUITE

7'9" x 2'10" (2.36m x 0.86m)

Comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Radiator, shaver point and extractor fan.

BEDROOM THREE

14'8" x 13'8" (4.47m x 4.17m)

Double glazed window to the front with superb views, original fireplace (not in use), coved ceiling, TV aerial point and radiator.

EN-SUITE

7'7" x 4'4" (2.31m x 1.32m)

Comprising tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and low flush WC. Part wood wall panelling, tiled floor, radiator, shaver point, extractor fan and double glazed window.

BEDROOM FOUR

9'8" X 6'9" (2.95m X 2.06m)

Double glazed window to the side elevation, TV aerial point, passage to bedroom 5.

EN-SUITE

Comprising tiled shower enclosure, cubicle, pedestal wash basin and low flush WC. Radiator, shaver point and double glazed windows.

BEDROOM FIVE

14'8" x 11'6" (4.47m x 3.51m)

Double glazed window to the side elevation, original fireplace (not in use), coved ceiling, radiator, TV aerial point.

BEDROOM SIX

14'0" x 8'1" + recess (4.27m x 2.46m +recess)

Double glazed window to the side, TV aerial point, two wall light points and radiator.

EN-SUITE

5'2" x 4'7" (1.57m x 1.40m)

Comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Radiator, shaver point and window.

SHOWER ROOM

6'1" x 4'8" (1.85m x 1.42m)

Comprising shower cubicle, corner wash hand basin and WC. Shaver point, radiator and double glazed window.

BEDROOM EIGHT

15'2" x 13'0" (4.62m x 3.96m)

Two double glazed windows with views, moulded coved ceiling, built in wardrobe, w.c.,and pedestal washbasin. Exposed floor boards and radiator.

BEDROOM NINE

10'0" x 7'8" (3.05m x 2.34m)

Double glazed window, corner wash hand basin and radiator.

8'8" x 6'11" (2.64m x 2.11m)

OFFICE

13'5" x 10'2" (4.09m x 3.10m)

Double glazed window, telephone point and radiator.

STORE ROOM

12'0" x 7'9" (3.66m x 2.36m)

Radiator, double glazed window. Internal door to:

SHOWER ROOM

Comprising corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Part wood wall panelling, radiator and double glazed Velux roof light.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached over a long private drive which leads up to the front and side of the property.

FRONT TERRACE

Immediately to the front of the house is a slate terrace with stone steps leading down to a large lawned flagged by terraced floral borders supported by stone walls. A timber decked area is located to the side taking full advantage of the setting.

GARDENS

A large lawned garden extends to the front bordering open fields. A rear drive, which is presently grassed and seldom used, is located to the far right hand side of the house. To the north side is a further lawn and two garden stores, one of which houses the oil fired central heating boiler. Beyond is a section of woodland which flanks the rear drive.

VIEWS

Splendid views from the gardens over adjoining fields across to the town and lake in the far distance.

AGENT'S NOTES

Gwynedd County Council: Council Tax Band B.
Business Rateable Value £6,700.

DIRECTIONS

From Ruthin take the A494 Corwen Road passing through the villages of Bryn S M and Gwyddelwern. Approximately 1 mile after Gwyddelwern bear right onto the Chester Corwen Road and on reaching the traffic lights bear right onto the A5 in the direction of Betws Y Coed. On reaching the next set of traffic lights bear left onto the A494 for Bala. Follow this road into Bala itself (approximately 9 miles), proceed through the town centre and take the first right hand turning after the Police Station signposted for the Golf Club and Fron Dderw. Continue up the hill and pass through the residential area, after a short distance the entrance to Fron Dderw will be found on the right hand side.

VIEWING

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

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

HME

Ruthin
St Peters Square,
Ruthin,
Denbighshire. LL15 1AE

Tel: 01824 703030
Email: ruthin@cavendishikin.co.uk