Remarkable Victorian house with nine-bedrooms on banks of the River Dee

Ystrad Hall, Berwyn Road, Llangollen
Ystrad Hall, Berwyn Road, Llangollen -Credit:Strutt & Parker estate agents

A substantial Victorian property on the banks of the River Dee has gone on the market. Ystrad Hall near Llangollen has no fewer than nine bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

It also has a two-bedroomed annexe, with this entire estate set in over six acres of land. Ystrad Hall was up for auction last year for £1,300,000 but is now for sale for £1,250,000.

Ystrad Hall is an outstanding, double-fronted family home, which has been beautifully restored by the current owners. Offering more than 6,500 square feet of living space, it also boasts period features giving it an abundance of charm and character.

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Step inside to find a spacious, welcoming reception hall with a grand central staircase, a cloakroom and WC. Nearby is a large drawing room, a well-proportioned study and a fitted, utility room.

There is also a large sitting room with French doors to an extensive triple aspect sun lounge with French doors to the garden, a dining room and a spacious kitchen or breakfast room.

A large living room
A large living room -Credit:Strutt & Parker estate agents

The kitchen itself has a range of contemporary wall and base units including a central island and breakfast bar, modern integrated appliances including a wine chiller and both French and bifold doors to the garden.

On the first floor is a generous principal bedroom with a dressing area and modern en suite shower room, three additional double bedrooms with en suite shower rooms, three further bedrooms and a large modern family bathroom.

The breakfast kitchen
The breakfast kitchen -Credit:Strutt & Parker estate agents

The annexe has its own access and comprises a reception hallway, a sitting room, spacious L-shaped fitted kitchen/dining room with woodburning stove, a cloakroom/family shower room and two bedrooms with en suite facilities.

The main property has a cellar divided into three rooms configured to provide a wine store and gym, and a door which gives access to the garden.

Plenty of living space
Plenty of living space -Credit:Strutt & Parker estate agents

The property is approached over a sweeping, tree-lined driveway with large turning circle providing private parking for multiple vehicles. A five-bar gate gives access to a low maintenance gravelled and lawned garden leading to the annexe’s front door.

Extending to some 6.4 acres, the mature garden surrounding the property is laid mainly to lawn and is bordered by mature shrubs and trees with numerous seating areas. A wooded area leads you down from this beautiful garden to the edge of the River Dee where you will find a purpose-built decked area near one of the small waterfalls on the river.

There is a large, paved terrace off the kitchen/breakfast room which would be ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The property also benefits from a stable block with two 23-feet stalls and a separate 29 feet store with skylights.

One of the nine bedrooms
One of the nine bedrooms -Credit:Strutt & Parker estate agents

The property sits on the banks of the River Dee in the Vale of Llangollen, part of the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Llangollen offers an wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs, a new health centre and recreational activities including the Vale of Llangollen Golf Course.

Although it is in a tranquil and secluded setting, Ystrad Hall has good road links via the A5 and A55 to main regional centres in both Wales and England and motorways. There are also regular rail services from Chirk Station.

The garden at Ystrad Hall in Llangollen
The garden at Ystrad Hall in Llangollen -Credit:Strutt & Parker estate agents

The area offers a wide range of State primary and secondary schools together with a good selection of independent schools including Moreton Hall, Oswestry, Ruthin, Ellesmere College, Myddelton College, Packwood Haugh and The King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester.

*Ystrad Hall, Berwyn Road, Llangollen is a Band I property. It is on the market for £1,250,000. For more details ring Strutt & Parker, Cheshire & North Wales on 01244 565092.