Between Chirk & Froncysllte

£400,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
NO CHAIN - A DETACHED THREE / FOUR BEDROOM FORMER FARMHOUSE WITH EXTENSIVE OUTBUILDINGS PROVIDING GREAT POTENTIAL AND TWO GRAZING PADDOCKS EXTENDING IN ALL TO APPROXIMATELY 2.75 ACRES (1.11 HA) IN A WONDERFUL RURAL LOCATION WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS. BY INFORMAL TENDER - CLOSING 9.30 AM FRIDAY 28TH MAY 2021.

Description:

This is an increasingly rare opportunity to acquire a property of considerable potential with extensive outbuildings and land extending to approximately 2.75 acres (1.11ha) or thereabouts. The house itself was remodelled and extended in the 1970's and comprises a recessed porch; entrance hall; shower room; 24' lounge with inglenook style fireplace; 25' south facing PVCu conservatory; dining room; kitchen. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, all with wash basins, and a five piece bathroom. On the second floor there is a snooker room with full size table ideally suited for use as a master bedroom suite. The predominantly STONE BUILT OUTBUILDINGS have a ground floor area of about 3270 sq.ft. (303 sq.m.) some with loft storage above. There are two well fenced grazing paddocks with good access.

Location:

"Blaenau Uchaf" occupies a wonderful elevated rural location approximately 3.5 miles from the A5 between Chirk and Froncysllte. It is situated on the fringe of the Chirk Castle Estate and enjoys panoramic views over several counties. There is easy access to the A5/A483 trunk roads giving speedy road communications to Wrexham (14 miles), Chester (24 miles) and the motorway network to the north with Oswestry (8 miles) and Shrewsbury to the south.

Constructed

of stone-faced and rendered external elevations beneath tiled and flat roofs.

The Accommodation

(with approximate room dimensions) on The Ground Floor comprises:-

Recessed Porch

to:

L-Shaped Entrance Hall

Free-standing "Warm-Flow" oil fired central heating boiler. Built-in storage cupboard. Radiator.

Shower Room

7' 2'' x 8' 1'' (2.18m x 2.46m)

Fitted three piece sepia shaded suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.c. and shower tray. Plumbing for a washing machine. Fully tiled walls. Radiator.

Inner Hall

Radiator. Understairs storage cupboard.

Lounge

24' 1'' x 16' 3'' (7.34m x 4.95m)

into a stone and brick-faced Inglenook style fireplace recess fitted with a "Hunter" multi-fuel stove with back boiler. Three radiators. Exposed beam ceiling. Two sets of patio doors to:

Conservatory

25' 9'' x 9' 7'' (7.84m x 2.92m)

Of PVCu framed double glazed construction. Two external doors. South facing.

Dining Room

18' 4'' x 14' 3'' (5.58m x 4.34m) maximum

including staircase leading off. Dual aspect with windows to the side and rear. Two radiators.

Landing

Radiator. Suspended wall cabinet.

No. 1 Bedroom

14' 9'' x 12' 2'' (4.49m x 3.71m)

Vanity wash hand basin. Built-in cupboards to alcoves. Two radiators. South facing.

No. 2 Bedroom

10' 7'' x 9' 10'' (3.22m x 2.99m)

Two radiators. Vanity wash hand basin.

No. 3 Bedroom

14' 11'' x 9' 9'' (4.54m x 2.97m) maximum.

Vanity wash hand basin. Radiator. Understairs storage cupboard. South facing.

Bathroom

10' 7'' x 6' 10'' (3.22m x 2.08m)

Fitted five piece royal blue shaded suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, bidet, close coupled w.c. and recessed shower tray with "Mira" mains shower fitting. Fully tiled. Radiator.

Snooker Room

23' 8'' x 18' 5'' (7.21m x 5.61m)

Ideally suited for conversion to a Master Bedroom Suite. Fitted corner bar. Dormer storage. Timber panelled ceiling. Oak framed full size snooker table and accessories.

Outside:

A splayed gated access leads to a tarmacadam driveway and turning area, off which there is an open fronted GARAGE 16'6" x 19'9" (5.02m x 6.02) deep. Attached to the house there is a galvanised STORE with oil storage tank. Beyond the garage there is a detached range of predominantly stone-built and sheeted OUTBUILDINGS briefly comprising a GARAGE/STORES 15'9" x 13'11" (4.80m x 4.24m); former SHIPPON 15'2" x 14'4" (4.62m x 4.36m) now used as a COAL STORE; WORKSHOP 18'6" x 25'10" (5.63m x 7.87m) and TWO STOREROOMS 31'7" x 14'11" (9.62m x 4.54m) and 25'9" x 8'11" (7.84m x 2.71m). To the far end of the stone-built range there is a further GARAGE 27' x 16'1" (8.23m x 4.09m.

On the first floor of the main outbuilding there are several LOFT ROOMS approached via metal staircases to front and rear:- NO. 1 ROOM 15' x 13' (4.57m x 3.96m); NO. 2 ROOM 41'6" x 15'6" (12.64m x 4.72m); RAINWATER COLLECTION ROOM and CENTRE STOREROOM 15'6" x 13'6" (4.72m x 4.11m).

At the rear of the stone-built range there is a STACK YARD with a series of lean-to STORE SHEDS and a detached block-built and sheeted GARAGE/WORKSHOP 35'8" x 25'4" (10.86m x 7.72m).

Grounds:

There is a south facing garden to the front of the property together with a safely enclosed GRAZING PADDOCK with two field access gates. To the rear of the property there is a further GRAZING PADDOCK. From measurements taken from the local Ordnance Survey sheet, the property extends in total to 2.75 acres (1.11 hectares) or thereabouts.

Services:

Private water supply from the Chirk Estate. Septic tank drainage. Mains electricity is connected subject to statutory regulations. THE CENTRAL HEATING is a conventional radiator system effected by the oil fired boiler situated in the Entrance Hall.

AGENTS NOTE:

The property is sold as seen.

Viewing:

By prior appointment with the Agents.

Council Tax Band:

The property is valued in Band "G".

Tenure:

Freehold. Vacant Possession on Completion. NO CHAIN.

EPC:

EPC = E. A full copy of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) relating to this property is available electronically at https://find-energy-certificate.digital.communities.gov.uk/ You will need to use the post code (LL20 7RY) and property name or number (Blaenau Uchaf).

Method of Sale:

1. The offer should be submitted to our Wrexham Office to be received by no later than 9.30 am on Friday the 28th May 2021. The envelope containing the offer should be marked "Blaenau Uchaf" in order that no offers are opened until after the deadline.

2. Please state clearly within your offer letter any conditions that are attached such as the sale of an existing property; survey or mortgage finance; or obtaining Planning Consent. If the offer is subject to obtaining a mortgage, please indicate the percentage loan that you will be seeking and whether or not a valuation report has already been carried out.

3. Please give the name and address of the solicitor that would act on your behalf if your offer is successful.

4. Our clients are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer that is made. As soon as a decision has been made, all parties will be advised in writing as soon as possible thereafter.

5. No offer will be considered that is made in relation to another offer e.g. £1.00 above the highest offer made and all offers should be for a fixed sum sterling.

Directions:

For satellite navigation use the post code LL20 7RY. From the A5 at Whitehurst between Chirk and Froncysllte take the turning signposted Chirk Marina and continue for approximately 1.2 miles until facing the Chirk Castle Gates at which turn right. Proceed for 0.4 miles and take a left hand turn. After 0.7 miles take a right hand turn signposted Nantyr/Pontfadog. Continue for 0.8 miles and bear right for Glyndyfrdwy/Nantyr. Proceed for 0.1 miles and at the crossroads turn right. Continue for 0.3 miles and turn right signposted Froncysyllte/Chirk. Bear to the right and the entrance for "Blaenau Uchaf" will be seen on the right hand side.

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Bowen Son & Watson - Wrexham

1 King Street, Wrexham, LL11 1HF

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