Period house once home to Gwynedd estate manager on market for £700,000

Plas Penyglannau, Gellilydan is between Maentwrog and Trawsfynydd
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Plas Penyglannau is a stunning, five-bedroomed house near Gellilydan in Eryri. This secluded country residence, built in the 1800s, previously formed part of the Oakley Estate and was the original Estate Manager's house.

Made with both stone and slate in keeping with traditional construction methods, it still has the original one-acre walled garden, which was the original vegetable garden for the Tan Y Bwlch Estate.

It's a short stroll from Y Bryn Arms and has open countryside with public footpaths leading towards Llyn Trawsfynydd Lake. Tastefully modernised and refurbished by the current owners, it has a wealth of original features, with modern additions such as the bright and airy sitting room with part-vaulted ceiling and mezzanine, oil-fired underfloor heating and hardwood timber double-glazed sash windows.

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On entering you'd find a snug combined with entrance hallway with access to the useful cellar - which could be converted for further accommodation - and a spacious and sociable dining room cum kitchen, with oil-fired AGA. A modern extension at the back houses a sitting room with vaulted ceiling and glass wall with views and access to the rear garden.

The dining room leads to a sun room with a large picture window and access to the front driveway and a utility area with plenty of storage. There's a home office/gym area with a large picture window overlooking the back garden.

On the first floor are three equal-size double bedrooms with access to the family bathroom, along with the mezzanine overlooking the sitting room with views towards open countryside, offering the perfect place to relax.

On the second floor there is a further double bedroom and the master suite, with dressing area and en-suite bathroom. There are fine views towards Llan Ffestiniog and the mountains beyond.

An airy sitting room
An airy sitting room -Credit:Refined Properties Wales

There is a sweeping, gravelled driveway with central island and plenty of parking. Lawned gardens are in the front and a further driveway leads to the side of the property.

There are a range of outbuildings that could be converted subject to necessary consents. To the rear of the property there is a landscaped garden that accommodates a sunken hot tub, sauna room and composite decking offering a variety of seating areas to enjoy al fresco dining.

Plas Penyglannau lends itself to a beautiful family home, or it could be utilised as a B&B with its versatile accommodation, superb location and outside space.

* Plas Penyglannau is in Gellilydan between Maentwrog and Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, LL41 4EY. This freehold property, in Council Tax Band F, is on the market for £700,000.

For more information contact Refined Properties Wales or Properstar by clicking here or ring 01766 800555.

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