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Downing Road, Whitford, Holywell

Price - £485,000

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

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Property Overview

  • Grade II Listed Coach House
  • Two Splendid Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Cloakroom/wc & Study
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Ensuite
  • Idyllic Courtyard Setting
  • Derelict Cottage & Grounds - about 0.38 acres

* NO ONWARD CHAIN * EXCEPTIONAL STABLE BLOCK CONVERSION * LOCATED IN AN IDYLLIC COURTYARD * SPACIOUS AND WELL APPOINTED ACCOMMODATION * A stunning Grade II Listed four bedroom stable block conversion, extensively refurbished in 2001 to provide a unique family home in a idyllic courtyard setting amidst rolling countryside. Formerly part of the Pennant Estate about a mile from Whitford village and only 3 miles from the A55 Expressway. The property stands in a large plot extending to approximately 0.38 acre with private side garden, a large terrace, small woodland and lower garden with derelict former 'Game Keeper's' cottage with potential for conversion into ancillary accommodation or studio*. The spacious accommodation with oil fired central heating includes; two splendid reception rooms (one with multi-fuel stove), a kitchen/breakfast room, inner hall with oak staircase, cloakroom/WC, utility, four double bedrooms (one en-suite) and family bathroom. INSPECTION HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

LOCATION

The property forms part of a small select courtyard of just five properties dating from the mid 1700's which formed part of the working farm buildings to the Thomas Pennant Estate, a major country estate in north-east Wales. The hall has long been demolished, but the former buildings have been completely restored in recent times to provide very interesting a highly desirable family homes. The courtyard is approached over a long private driveway with beautiful views across the surrounding open countryside. The area is easily accessible with both the lower North Wales coast road and the A55 Expressway being within a short drive. The nearby town of Holywell is some 2½ miles distance which provides a range of shops serving daily needs, secondary schools and leisure facilities. There is also a local primary school in Whitford village and there are numerous country walks in the surrounding area.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

Wide part glazed wood panelled door to with matching glazed panel above to Sitting Room.

SITTING ROOM

16' x 15'9" (4.88m x 4.80m)

A well proportioned room with a feature brick fireplace/chimney breast with multi-fuel stove, oak flooring, window to the rear elevation, high ceiling with recessed lighting, TV aerial point and radiator. Oak door to Kitchen/Breakfast Room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

15'6" x 14'7" maximum (4.72m x 4.45m maximum)

Fitted with a range of light cream fronted base and wall units with drawers and wood block worktops with white enamelled sink unit with brass style mixer tap. Recess with free-standing Rangemaster dual fuel range cooker, integrated dishwasher, quarry tiled floor, double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects with pleasing views, high ceiling with recessed lighting and radiator.

INNER HALL

9'7" x 9'7" maximum (2.92m x 2.92m maximum)

Turned oak spindled staircase to the first floor with storage cupboard beneath, varnished stone flooring, window to the front elevation, radiator and traditional oak interior doors to rooms leading off.

LIVING ROOM

17'6" x 15'6" (5.33m x 4.72m)

A bright and well lit room with two windows to the front elevation and French double glazed doors to the rear leading out onto the terrace. Recessed fireplace with stone hearth (blocked off), oak flooring, TV aerial point, recessed lighting and radiator.

CLOAKROOM/WC

5'52 x 3'5" (2.84m x 1.04m)

Comprising low flush WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash-back. Stone tiled floor, chrome towel radiator, extractor fan and recessed lighting.

UTILITY/REAR PORCH

5'5" x 5'4" (1.65m x 1.63m)

Free-standing oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, stone tiled floor, extractor fan, electricity meter and exterior door.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Spacious landing with Velux double glazed roof light, recessed lighting, radiator and four panel pine interior doors leading to all rooms.

BEDROOM ONE

17'3" x 15'7" maximum overall (5.26m x 4.75m maximum overall)

A spacious master bedroom with windows to the side and rear elevations with views over the surrounding area, shaped ceiling, recessed lighting, radiator, TV aerial point and telephone point.

EN-SUITE

8'2" x 5'9" (2.49m x 1.75m)

Fitted with a modern white suite comprising; large tiled shower enclosure with sliding screen and mains shower valve, pedestal wash basin and low flush WC, attractive part tiled walls with matching floor, chrome tiled radiator, shaver point, recessed lighting and Velux double glazed roof light.

BEDROOM TWO

14'7" x 11'10" (4.45m x 3.61m)

A double sized room with two Velux double glazed roof lights, oak effect laminate flooring, recessed lighting, feature brick chimney breast and radiator.

INNER LANDING

Turned staircase to the second floor accommodation (4th bedroom) with storage cupboard beneath.

BEDROOM THREE

16' x 15'6" maximum overall (4.88m x 4.72m maximum overall)

A double sized room with window to the rear elevation with pleasing open aspect, oak effect laminate flooring, recessed lighting and radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM

10'1" x 5'6" (3.07m x 1.68m)

Fitted with a modern white three pice suite comprising; tiled panelled bath with mixer shower tap and screen, pedestal wash basin an low level WC, attractive part tiled walls with matching floor, chrome towel radiator, shaver point recessed lighting, extractor fan, Velux double glazed roof light.

BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY

16' x 16'9" maximum overall (4.88m x 5.11m maximum overall)

A spacious and versatile room with high shaped ceiling with recessed lighting feature, double glazed arched window to the front, Velux double glazed roof light and radiator.

OUTSIDE

To the front is a wide gravelled drive providing off-road parking for several cars with gated access leading through to the rear garden.

GARDENS

To the side of the property is a private lawned garden with deep well stocked shrubbery borders and laurel hedging. There is a a large stone terrace extending to almost the full length of the property with pleasing wooded aspect opposite, with outside lights and tap; and a pathway leading down to a lower garden with a small area of woodland and derelict 'Game Keeper's' cottage which provides potential for conversion* into additional accommodation or could be used as a studio. Access to the village can be enjoyed via the woodland pathway walk accessed from the rear garden gate.

PLANNING POTENTIAL

* Plans are available, subject to planning consent, for a proposed a new detached single garage to be built in side garden and for the conversion of the Games Keeper's cottage into two bedroom ancillary accommodation.

AGENT'S NOTES

Flintshire County Council - Band G.

Private septic tank drainage.

DIRECTIONS

From the A55, exit the Expressway signposted Holywell. Turn right after the Half Way Inn, Carmel and second right at the first crossroads following signs for the Trout Farm. Follow the road down towards The Downing, and on reaching the minor crossroads continue straight ahead. Follow the lane, keeping right at the fork, and continue passed the Upper Lodge and take the next left turning thereafter into the private drive with stone walling. Follow the drive to the bottom, keeping left at the fork, whereupon the property will be found at the head of the courtyard.

VIEWING

By appointment through the Agent's Mold Office 01352 751515.

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

DCW/CC

Mold
The Cross,
Mold,
Flintshire. CH7 1AZ

Tel: 01352 751515
Email: mold@cavendishikin.co.uk