Reception Rooms: 4 | Bedrooms: 5 | Bathrooms: 3
RHUALLT HOUSE AND CASTLE IS AN IMPRESSIVE DETACHED COUNTRY RESIDENCE OCCUPYING A STUNNING LOCATION WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS ACROSS THE VALE OF CLWYD TO SNOWDONIA, THE NORTH WALES COAST AND THE SEA. In addition to the main house and double garage is a detached two storey former coach house and the renovated remains of Rhuallt Castle, both of which provide great potential for business use (subject to obtaining the relevant permission). Rhuallt House has undergone a comprehensive scheme of modernisation and upgrading over the last two years to include custom made new windows and doors throughout in a combination of anthracite grey and cream, new soffits and fascias, new black cast effect rainwater goods to all buildings, contemporary extension to the front to maximise the views and creation of a family room with log burner and upgrading of the oil fired central heating system. CONTINUED OVERLEAF....
The ground floor comprises a large reception hall with arch to the dining room, 'Smallbone' kitchen, study and lounge with dual aspect and french doors to an octagonal garden room. A new wet room/laundry room has been added and there is a cloakroom/wc. Upstairs, there is a master suite comprising dressing room and bathroom, guest suite with two bedrooms, sitting room and shower room, two further bedrooms and family bathroom. The extensive grounds extend to about 4.75 Acres to include gardens, stone patio areas, paddock and woodland.
The property is particularly conveniently located, being within a mile of the A55 Expressway leading to North Wales, Chester and the North West and also within easy travelling distance of Liverpool and Manchester Airports, the M53 and M56 motorways and the rail network (nearest station Prestatyn - 10 miles). A comprehensive range of local services is available in the nearby city of St. Asaph. Chester City provides renowned schooling and leisure facilities and there are both private and state schools in the area. Sporting activities are well catered for with excellent hill walking in the Clwydian Range and several golf courses are close at hand. A55 1 mile. St Asaph 3 miles. Llandudno 23 miles. Chester 25 miles. Liverpool 40 miles.
The residence was built in the mid 1970's in the remains of the Castle grounds and was built of dressed Bradstone under a slate roof with oil fired central heating. Features of the accommodation include moulded ceilings and Mahogany doors. The detailed accommodation comprises:
Solid wood panelled front door, tiled floor with mat well.
18'11" x 18'9" (5.77m x 5.72m)
Opaque glazed front door. Centre ceiling roses, coved ceilings. Double Mahogany doors and bay window. Staircase off.
Low level w.c and vanity unit in dark wood finish with semi recessed wash basin and mixer tap. Sash window to side.
27'2" x 14'10" (8.28m x 4.52m)
Coved and moulded ceiling, two centre ceiling roses, open fireplace with feature mouldings and carvings and pillars to either side, marble insets and hearth. Bay windows to front and rear, double doors to hallway. Glazed double French doors to an inner hallway leading to the garden room.
14'8" x 14'3" (4.47m x 4.34m)
Accessed through a hall with double glazed panels to either side, the garden room is of octagonal shape with contemporary marble effect flooring, four large windows and doors to outside. Dual aspect views of the Castle and Snowdon.
16'6" x 10'11" (5.03m x 3.33m)
Approached through a wide carved and pillared archway from the hall. Coved and moulded ceiling, centre ceiling rose, wall lights and two sash windows to the front.
14'9" x 10'2" (4.50m x 3.10m)
Bay window to side, two sash windows to front, coved ceiling and centre ceiling rose.
13'9" x 11'10" (4.19m x 3.61m)
Natural Oak wood 'Smallbone kitchen' with Esse oil fired oven with two hotplates . One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with 'swan neck' mixer tap and drainer, Miele dishwasher and Neff four hotplate ceramic hob with oven and grill beneath, extractor hood. Pantry cupboard and Miele refrigerator, African slate floor. Breakfast bar and entrance through to the family room.
With door to rear and wide opening through to the new extension to the front and arch to the:
Shelved store room off .
An extended, large and bright living space designed to maximise the magnificent views, and comprising two open plan areas measuring 16'9 x 10'8 and 29'2 x 5'0 with full height fixed windows to the front and entrance door to side. Luxury contemporary vinyl plank flooring throughout, cast steel log burner, coved ceiling, exposed Bradstone walling and ceiling spotlights to part.
16'7" x 7'7" (5.05m x 2.31m)
Newly fitted contemporary white suite comprising 'rainshower' mixer set with thermostatic valve and riser attachment, wall hung wash basin and w.c. Grey gloss wall tiling and anti-slip flooring, ceiling spotlights. The utility area comprises base unit with twin bowl stainless steel sink unit, tall cupboard, space for tumbler dryer and washing machine, sash window to rear and door to outside.
A turned spindle staircase with sash window to half landing leads to the 'L'shaped landing with airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water thermal store.
14'10" x 14'8" (4.52m x 4.47m)
Coved and moulded ceiling, centre ceiling rose.
14'9" x 7'4" (4.50m x 2.24m)
Extensive fitted units with adjoining drawers, fitted wardrobes, twin vanity units with marble surface and mixer taps, heated towel rail. Coved and moulded ceiling and inset ceiling lighting. Archway to:
Panelled bath with 'swan neck' mixer tap, lighted arched display to either side, tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail, low level w.c., Coved and moulded ceiling with inset ceiling lighting.
11' x 9'11" (3.35m x 3.02m)
Two sash windows to front.
12'6" x 10'2" (3.81m x 3.10m)
Two sash windows to front and one to side.
10'9" x 8'2" (3.28m x 2.49m)
Heritage white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level w.c., heated towel rail. Bronze marble effect vinyl flooring.
Comprising bedrooms 4 and 5, en-suite shower room and sitting room.
13'4" x 11'10" (4.06m x 3.61m)
Extensive fitted bedroom furniture and two sash windows to side.
Corner shower cubicle and screen, low level w.c., corner vanity unit with mixer tap. Coved ceiling and sash window to side.
12'1" x 11'6" (3.68m x 3.51m)
Walk-in cloaks and storage cupboard. Sash windows to front and rear and double doors to:
17'2" x 16'9" (5.23m x 5.11m)
Sash window to front and door with glazed side panels opening onto a balcony to rear with wrought iron railings.
Double iron gates open onto a sweeping tarmacadam driveway to a paviored turning circle with central raised borders adjacent to which is the double garage. To the rear of the property is a boiler house and an outside toilet. Extensive parking, landscaped terraced gardens with lawns and patios and rear courtyard.
39'6" x 25'6" (12.04m x 7.77m)
The drive also swings to the left of the property to a most excellent Coach House and with first floor accommodation used as a study area and storage. Adjoining cloakroom with low level w.c., wash hand basin and water heater. Feature high level circular windows to either side, double doors to the front and a pedestrian door to side provide access to the building. New LED lighting, quarry tiled floor and exposed oak trusses. The coach house has its own septic tank and electricity supply and the burglar alarm is connected to the main house.
Planning permission was previously granted in August 2013 for change of use to a two storey four bedroom holiday letting unit comprising open plan living space and kitchen, and two shower rooms.
The gardens and grounds are a feature and provide terraced lawns with borders, stone retaining walls, gravelled pathways and an extensive stone flagged terrace to the front. The western boundary is formed by an area of woodland and there is access to the paddock from the gardens. To the rear of the house is an enclosed flagged courtyard, lawned area and ornamental pond.
14'3" x 13'4" (4.34m x 4.06m)
The remains of Rhuallt Castle which provides two rooms at ground and first floor level. The building has been re-pointed and restored to excellent condition internally and externally and provides scope for a variety of uses.
20' x 20' (6.10m x 6.10m)
Linked to the house and with extensive power points and telephone points. Two sash windows. Enclosed ceiling with loft storage. New electronically controlled up and over door to front and pedestrian door to side.
A large Cedarwood greenhouse/potting shed/garden store with adjoining store for equipment.
A hillside paddock to the rear.
29'0 x 14'0 (8.84m x 4.27m)
A newly constructed open fronted solid timber log store.
Mains water and electricity. Oil central heating. Private tank drainage (2 septic tanks). Broadband connection available. Two telephone lines and burglar alarm. Outside security lighting.
From the Agent's Denbigh Office proceed down Vale Street. At the traffic lights bear left onto Rhyl Road and at the main roundabout take the second exit onto the A525 proceeding to St Asaph and take the first exit at the mini roundabout and continue down the hill. At the next roundabout take the second exit and on reaching the roundabout with the A55 take the third exit onto the carriageway taking the first slip road signposted Rhuallt. Take the third exit at the next roundabout, past the White House on the left. Continue up the hill and under the A55 then after a short distance turn right onto the lane and proceed until you reach the T-junction. Turn left and after approximately ¼ mile turn right then continue up the lane until you see the entrance to Rhuallt House on the left.
From Chester proceed west on the A55 and after approximately 23 miles leave the expressway at Junction 29. Proceed down the hill for approximately half a mile, turning left into an unnamed lane. Continue up the hill for about 300 yards. Take the first lane on the right and proceed for approximately 200 yards when the entrance to the house will be seen on the left hand side. (Please note Satellite Navigation may take you to different properties in the area with the same post code).
By appointment through the Agent's Denbigh Office 01745 816650.
FLOOR PLANS - included for identification purposes only, not to scale.
21 High Street,
Denbighshire. LL16 3HY
Tel: 01745 816650