Guide price £695,000
An attractive period property, comprehensively restored throughout and occupying an extremely private, elevated setting above the town with views to the sea. ACCOMMODATION IN BRIEF Hall; Dining Room; Drawing Room; Study; Cloakroom with W.C.; Kitchen/Breakfast Room; Utility; Cellar. Master Suite comprising Double Bedroom; Dressing Room; En-Suite Shower Room; 2 Further First Floor Double Bedrooms; Family Bathroom. Second Floor Games Room; Double Bedroom; Study; Shower Room. Detached Double Garage; Lawned Gardens; Raised Vegetable Garden and Orchard; Walled Terrace Garden. In all approximately 0.63 of an acre. Description Fron Deg is an impressive period property which dates from 1890. Constructed of stone with white painted rendered elevations beneath a slate roof the house is a fine example of late Victorian architecture with a particularly attractive front faade and numerous period features throughout including high coved ceilings, fireplaces, bay and sash windows some with unusual glazed shutters, and an impressive turned staircase. During the present owner's tenure since 2006 the property has been subject to a scheme of renovation with the building having been re-rendered, re-roofed, the wiring upgraded, original windows renovated, upvc soffits, facias and gutters installed, and new kitchen and bathrooms installed. Outside the grounds have been landscaped, most recently with the south facing rear terrace, and garaging built. Fron Deg now provides spacious and superbly proportioned accommodation ideally laid out for family living, particularly for anyone wishing to maintain a high degree of privacy yet be within walking distance of services. From the front door and entrance hall the two principal reception rooms are on either side, both with decorative fireplaces, one being an open fire the other a gas fire, and bay windows overlooking the front garden and towards the sea. At the rear of the house is the study with fitted desks, cupboards and shelving, the cloakroom with W.C. and steps leading down to a useful cellar (14'7" x 13'2"). Beyond is the rear hall with side door to outside and door to the kitchen which incorporates a range of wall and floor units with cupboards and drawers beneath hardwood worksurfaces, a Rangemaster with double oven, warming drawer and grill beneath 6 ring gas hob, Belfast sink with mixer and a central island with further storage. The utility is at the rear which accommodates an Ideal Mexico boiler, and has a door to the walled garden. At first and second floor levels the accommodation is as comprehensive. The master suite is a particularly impressive living space with large bedroom overlooking the front garden and to the sea, fitted dressing room with extensive range of wardrobes and dressing table, and an en-suite shower room. There are two further spacious double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor with, at second floor level, a games room two further double bedrooms (one presently used as a study) and shower room which was upgraded in recent years. Location Fron Deg occupies an enviable location on the edge of Holywell set amongst spacious mature grounds and yet is only a short walk to the centre of the town with its extensive selection of facilities. Accessed via a long drive the house enjoys an elevated position with lovely views across its own grounds towards the town and the Dee Estuary in the distance, against the backdrop of the north west coastline. Holywell provides a range of services for everyday needs with post office, churches, local stores, supermarkets and pubs while Mold and the historic walled city of Chester has extensive shopping at the ''Chester Rows' and numerous other department stores and out of town retail parks. On the recreational front there are several golf courses locally and in West Cheshire, superb walking directly from the property through woodland and also in the Clwydian Range, and there is a number of shoots across North Wales. Further along the North Wales coast there are marinas at Deganwy and Conwy from which the Irish Sea offers excellent sailing and boating. On the educational front there is primary and secondary schooling in Holywell together with a good selection of private and state schools in and around Chester including The Firs, Abbeygate College and the Kings and Queens. Communications The property benefits from excellent road communications being within a few miles of the A55 Expressway which connects with the A483 and the M53 motorway, serving Wrexham, Liverpool and the national motorway network, as well as west along the North Wales coast to Anglesey with travel to Dun Laoghaire from Holyhead. The Chester Business Park, Deeside Industrial Park and Wrexham Industrial Estate are all within easy reach while Liverpool, Manchester and other areas of commerce throughout the North West are within daily commuting distance. For travel further afield Liverpool and Manchester are served with international airports and there is a 2 hour intercity rail service to London Euston from Chester station. Outside Fron Deg is approached via a stone splayed entrance and over a tarmacadamed drive leading up to a pavier sett and tarmac parking area beside the house. Towards the front of the site is a stand of mature lime trees and the garaging which was built in 2011. Constructed of block with rendered elevations beneath a slate roof the garage is an extremely useful building measuring 25'10" x 21'6" approx. and served with light and power andhaving an electric up and over door. From the garage there is a slate chip parking area which has access to the drive. The drive is flanked on one side by shrub borders, on the other by a lawn which extends up towards the parking beside the house. To the rear of the building is a lovely walled terrace garden, created in circa 2019 with Italian Porcelain tiled floor and raised beds, providing a fantastic seating area and being south west facing it enjoys plenty of natural light. To the side a flight of steps lead to a raised orchard and vegetable garden. The plot is surrounded by a stone wall which provides a high degree of privacy.
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