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A substantial and handsome Grade II Listed mid-19th century stone-built villa constructed with warm-toned dressed and cut sandstone elevations having period sash windows featuring distinctive margin glazing beneath slate-clad roofs having decorated timber facias and finials.There are out-buildings comprising a two-storey former coach house and detached garage block and stores, accessed from a cobbled courtyard having its own well. This secluded property adjoins rural farmland in a highly accessible location, lying just outside the well-regarded village of Rossett, which provides amenities including day-to-day shopping, restaurant, gastro-pub, pharmacy, choice of hairdressers and Doctors surgery etc.The City of Chester lies less than 8 miles away, with the County Town of Wrexham being only 6 miles distant.
The property is beautifully set within its own level mature grounds and gardens, which retain much of their original layout, including the sweeping approach driveways, rose garden and orchard. The kitchen garden now comprises an attractive planted paddock. All the boundaries are of stone walling with feature stonework to drive edging, and four ornamental ponds. There are mature trees in abundance, which include individual specimens of yew and the cedar off the front lawn is particularly fine. The whole extends to approximately 1.6 or so acres or thereabouts.
Reception Hall - 18' 3'' x 10' 0'' (5.55m x 3.05m)
The reception to the property is into an impressive full-height main hallway from an external porch that has architectural influences of Gothic Revival. There is a period arched topped and glazed main entrancedoor onto a feature diagonal chess-board laid floor. The main feature is the imposing staircase that has finishes of polished timber treads, newel and handrail with painted turned and block spindles. Wide period doorways lead off to the principal reception rooms.
Drawing Room - 31' 1'' x 16' 8'' (9.47m x 5.09m)
A most elegant room featuring a full-width end bay having French windows to the side garden. Parquet flooring. High ceilings with cornice detail. Wall lighting and central ceiling lighting - chandeliers throughout by separate discussion. fitted book shelving. Open fireplace having period painted moulded surround and marble insert with matching hearth. Period window to front elevation. Radiators. supplemented by night storage heater.
Dining Room - 17' 7'' x 17' 3'' (5.37m x 5.27m)
A beautifully proportioned room with featurewindows to return elevations, including a Frenchwindow to the stepped bay, giving access to thepergola patio at the side. There is parquet flooringand the high ceiling is finished with cornicedetail. (The Cellar is underneath this room).
Located off the Main Hall and communicating tothe Kitchen and the Study, Cloakroom, Butler'sPantry and door to the Cellar. From the Rear Hallthere are inner and outer glazed doors to the rearCourtyard.
Study - 13' 11'' x 11' 11'' (4.25m x 3.62m)
Three-quarter height timber fire-surround andmantle having brass surround to recessed openfireplace with provision for dog-basket abovequarry-tiled hearth. The floor is finished withmatching parquet to the main reception rooms,including a period window and ceiling cornicedetailing. The BT 50Mb fibre-to-the-homebroadband connection point is located here,together with the CCTV hub and monitor, whichwill remain at the property.
Butlers Pantry - 8' 1'' x 5' 8'' (2.47m x 1.73m)
Belfast sink unit with base-cupboard and drawerpack together with period 'press' storage cupboard.
Kitchen - 16' 1'' x 13' 11'' (4.90m x 4.24m)
Extensively fitted with timber grain effect finished base and wall cupboards with full-length stainless steel drainer incorporating twin bowl sinks, integrated disposal bin and base drawer pack with ranges of matching suspended wall cabinets and a further built-in double crockery cupboard. There is a fitted 'Gaggenau' electric halogen hob and matching electric oven and grill having stainless steel splash plate over. There are spaces for an over-sized refrigerator, plumbing for dishwasher and central space for table dining.
Cloakroom - 10' 2'' x 7' 8'' (3.11m x 2.33m)
Decorated in the Chinese style having a two-piecesuite together with full-length storage cupboards.
Pantry - 8' 0'' x 5' 11'' (2.43m x 1.81m)
Laundry Room - 16' 3'' x 7' 9'' (4.95m x 2.35m)
Large recess for former cooking range, having fittedbase storage cupboards with inset stainless-steelsingle-drainer sink unit. Space with plumbing for anautomatic washing machine. Large concealedsecure storage cupboard. Off there is the...
Store Room - 7' 10'' x 5' 10'' (2.40m x 1.77m)
Boiler Room - 20' 2'' x 9' 10'' (6.14m x 2.99m)
With Belfast sink unit and oil-fired boiler havingdoors into the Rear Courtyard and theConservatory.
Conservatory - 27' 7'' x 11' 2'' (8.42m x 3.41m)
Constructed with contemporary double-glazedelevations above a masonry plinthand beneath a twin-wall polycarbonateroof. Double-glazed windows to garden.Raised internal, stocked plantersincorporating corner pond.
Potting Shed (off) - 10' 6'' x 3' 7'' (3.20m x 1.08m)
First Floor Main Landing
The staircase reaches a three-quarterstage landing having a turn with smallstair to the full and impressive MainLanding, which is lit from above by aglazed roof light. From the Main Landingthere are two main bedrooms.
No. 1 Bedroom - 18' 0'' x 13' 11'' (5.48m x 4.23m)
Spacious and bright and fitted with mirror fronted,art deco style wardrobes. There are additional 'his and hers' wardrobes to either side of the bed space.
En-suite Bathroom - 10' 0'' x 7' 7'' (3.06m x 2.32m)
Three-piece suite comprising low-flushWC, pedestal wash-basin and enamelledpanelled bath with shower over. Adjoiningstorage cupboard. Chromed finishedheated towel rail. Fitted wall mirror.
No. 2 Bedroom - 16' 2'' x 14' 0'' (4.92m x 4.26m)
Beautiful return windows. Large storagewardrobe.
Three Quarter Landing
Fitted with low level bookcase and wall light,leading to...
No. 3 Bedroom - 13' 4'' x 11' 11'' (4.06m x 3.63m)
Fitted twin-door wardrobes with central fitted mirror. Fitted shelving to recess behind door.
No. 4 Bedroom - 16' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.87m x 4.27m)
Fitted double wardrobe. Wall light point.
No. 1 Bathroom - 9' 11'' x 8' 0'' (3.01m x 2.43m)
Fitted with a three-piece suite in 'primrose'comprising a low-flush WC, pedestal wash-basinand enamelled panelled bath.
No. 2 Bathoom - 9' 6'' x 7' 8'' (2.89m x 2.34m)
Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising low-flushWC, vanity wash-basin and panelled bath havingpumped shower above. The airing cupboard is herewith fitted shelving.
Second Floor Landing
The second floor is approached via a continuationof the impressive staircase and is lit by the centralceiling roof light that illuminates the stairwellthrough to the ground floor.
Inner Landing - 9' 11'' x 7' 2'' (3.01m x 2.19m)
No. 5 Bedroom - 16' 0'' x 12' 10'' (4.88m x 3.91m)
Loft Storage Room - 21' 9'' x 14' 5'' (6.63m x 4.40m)
Full head height ventilated store, withformer Cold Store off.
The approach to the property from the highway is from two delightful curved driveways betweenstone walls with pillars and mature trees, including splendid specimen of Yew. The driveway leading to the front elevation of the house finds a gravelled reception parking and turning area, whilst the second driveway to the rear is to the garaging, coach-house and courtyard. The side elevation from the drawing room has an aspect to the rose garden, which features a lawn bounded a by stonepath meeting a raised stone surround fish pool.The orchard is beyond, whilst to the rear of thecourtyard there is the main open gardencomprising a planted paddock, which is bounded by mature trees. The whole is bounded by stone walling. The courtyard is finished with cobbled setts, with the original Well and access to the outbuildings.
Coach House - Garage - 17' 3'' x 14' 8'' (5.26m x 4.47m)
Having bi-folding front timber doors and having electric power.
Coach House - Generator Room - 16' 2'' x 7' 10'' (4.93m x 2.38m)
Floor-mounted diesel electricity generator. The generator is in working condition and is to provide supply to essential appliances in the event of a mains electricity failure.
Coach House - Loose Box - 16' 2'' x 10' 2'' (4.93m x 3.10m)
Coach House - First Floor - Room 1 - 21' 2'' x 12' 2'' (6.44m x 3.70m)
Coach House - First Floor - Room 2 - 18' 3'' x 16' 3'' (5.56m x 4.96m)
Detached Garage - 11' 6'' x 10' 7'' (3.51m x 3.23m)
Fuel Store / Store Shed. - 13' 9'' x 10' 2'' (4.20m x 3.10m)
To rear of garage.
The property is understood to be connected tomains water, electricity and foul drainage subject tostatutory regulations. The central heating is aconventional radiator system affected by an oil-fired boiler. There are supplementary electricalappliances. The electrical system is backed-up bya diesel generator.
Chandeliers and other fittings are available by separate discussion. The property has a fully maintained and monitored alarm system.
The property is offered for sale on the basis of the freehold interest with full vacant possession available upon completion.
From either Wrexham or Chester approach theVillage of Rossett on the A483 dual-carriageway,taking the exit signposted 'Rossett'. At the junctionproceed to the east along the B5102 Llay Road.Continue for about 0.3 of a mile when the twindriveways to the property will be observed in thestone walling to the right-hand side with the nameplaque 'The Stone House.'
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