Are you looking for a home with a very special quality of life? Here, nestled in the North Wales countryside, you can wake up each morning to wonderful panoramic views and fresh eggs from your chickens.
You can enjoy living in a historic house which has been fully updated to modern standards.
The grounds provide you and your family with safe, enclosed gardens and the opportunities for adventurous play and relaxation.
You’ll see badgers, pheasants and buzzards, and enjoy the annual arrival of the swallows after which the cottage is named.
Yet this delightful setting is within easy reach of local market towns and the rail network, and an hour’s drive takes you to Liverpool or Manchester.
If this sounds like it is something for you, then please read on.
Sass & Co Independent are delighted to bring to the market this Grade II Listed Farmhouse with separate stone detached cottage, currently used as a holiday let but could also offer further accommodation if required (subject to any necessary planning consents).
Believed to have been built in the 17th century, the farmhouse retains many original features including oak beams, original doors and slate flooring and offers a good size family home.
The holiday cottage is an 18th century stone barn which has been renovated to provide luxury accommodation for up to four guests.
Both properties are set in an enviable position with panoramic views towards the Clwydian Range and provide a tranquil setting for both family life and holiday stays alike.
The grounds are made up of formal gardens, kitchen garden, orchard and gravelled areas for parking along with a range of outbuildings, vehicular store and original Grade II listed Bakehouse also dating back to the 17th Century.
In brief the main house offers:- kitchen/breakfast room, further working kitchen/utility, lounge.
Dining room/study, rear hall/storage and cloakroom at ground floor level, whilst to the first floor, there are three good size bedrooms and a luxury bathroom.
The holiday let offers:- kitchen/ breakfast room, lounge/dining room, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The gardens extend to approximately 1.
75 acres and offer the most tranquil setting with splendid scenic views.
The nearby town of Caerwys offers a good range of local facilities including:- Caerwys primary school which has just received an excellent report following on from this years Estyn Inspection.
A wider range of facilities can be found in both Denbigh and Mold which which are both within a short drive away.
The A55 expressway offers good links to the major motorway networks and both Chester and the North Wales Coastline can be accessed by this.
***The Agents Highly Recommend An Early Inspection to Appreciate the Extent of What is on Offer**Entrance PorchHeavy oak front door opens into porch, having window to front, high level shelving, telephone point, stone flagged flooring, stairs rising off and doors toLounge, Dining Room/Study (15' 0'' x 13' 6'' (4.
57m x 4.
11m))With cast iron grate, quarry tiled flooring, built-in wall cupboard (possibly Jacobean), exposed timbers, window to front, radiator, telephone point, door off to rear utility/storage and hallwayLounge (15' 1'' x 14' 8'' (4.
59m x 4.
47m))Having large Inglenook fireplace with wooden mantle over and housing the cast iron multi-fuel burner, tv aerial point, telephone point, exposed timbers to ceiling, original butchers hooks to ceiling, window to front elevation, wooden flooring, radiator and door toKitchen/Breakfast Room.
(16' 3'' x 11' 3'' (4.
95m x 3.
43m))Having fitted wooden work-surface with display/storage corner shelving and space beneath for white goods, floor standing oil fired central heating boiler, stainless-steel twin bowl sink unit, space for range style cooker, window to front with deep sill and window seat, telephone point, exposed beams to ceiling, slate tiled flooring and door to outsideWorking Kitchen/Utility (12' 3'' x 7' 0'' (3.
73m x 2.
13m))Fitted with range of modern base, drawer, wall and larder units with solid wood work-surfaces over and inset 1.
5 bowl stainless steel sink unit.
Plumbing for dishwasher, built-in shelving, window overlooking the gardens, slate flooring, radiator, wooden door leading into the pantry and door to inner hallway.
Inner Hallway/Storage AreaOffering a further useful storage/study area, glazed panel door leading to outside, door to dining room /study and door toCloakroomComprising low level w.
C, wall mounted wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, window to the side elevation, tiling to walls and slate flooringFirst Floor Landing.
Having feature exposed timbers to ceiling, oak flooring and doors off toMaster Bedroom (15' 6'' x 11' 8'' (4.
72m x 3.
55m))Having a range of fitted wardrobes to one wall, radiator, telephone point and window to the front enjoying the far-reaching countryside viewsBedroom Two (15' 2'' x 10' 7'' (4.
62m x 3.
22m))Again with window to the front enjoying the views, wooden floor and radiatorBedroom Three (11' 4'' x 9' 4'' (3.
45m x 2.
84m))Having exposed timbers to one wall, window to the front with low level sill and views, radiatorBathroom.
(10' 6'' x 8' 3'' (3.
20m x 2.
51m))Having been replaced and now offering a modern suite of corner bath with centre mixer taps, walk-in shower/wet room area, wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror and light over, low flush w.
, chrome heated towel rail, built-in airing cupboard, tiling to floors and walls and window to the side elevationUtility Area/Shower RoomIdeal utility room with plumbing and space for washing machine, tumble dryer and further white goods.
Twin bowl stainless steel sink unit, fitted cupboards and shelving/storage, door toShower Room - with walk-in shower, low flush w.
, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail and tiling to walls and flooring'gwenoldy' Holiday CottageKitchen/Breakfast Room (13' 2'' x 11' 3'' (4.
01m x 3.
43m))Double doors with fully glazed panels opens into the kitchen which has been fitted with a range of base, wall and glazed display units with complementary work-surfaces over with inset 1.
5 bowl stainless steel sink unit, floor-standing oil fired central heating boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for cooker and fridge-freezer, built-in storage cupboard, window overlooking the gardens, tiled flooring and ample space for a dining table.
Lounge/Dining Room (21' 8'' x 11' 2'' (6.
60m x 3.
40m))Good size room with ample space for both relaxing and dining.
Having cast iron multi-fuel burner set on a slate hearth, doors to both front and rear gardens, under-stairs storage cupboard, wooden floor, and stairs rising off toFirst Floor LandingGalleried landing with window overlooking the rear garden, wooden floor and doors off toBedroom One (13' 0'' x 12' 0'' (3.
96m x 3.
65m))Feature exposed timbers to one wall, velux window plus further window overlooking the rear garden, radiator and wooden flooringBedroom Two (12' 6'' x 12' 1'' (3.
81m x 3.
68m))Having Velux window, further window with views over the Clwydian Range, radiator and wooden flooringBathroom (9' 8'' x 5' 3'' (2.
94m x 1.
60m))Vanity unit with storage cupboards beneath and inset wash hand basin, p-shaped bath with shower over, low flush w.
C, velux window, radiator and wooden flooringAll furniture, fittings and appliances in the cottage are for sale by separate negotiationBakehouse/Former PigstiesGrade II Listed building with original oven, electricity and power connected.
Currently used as support/storage to the holiday cottage but has the potential for further renovation (subject to any necessary planning consents).
Adjacent pigsties, currently used for wood storageSteel Barn (18' 5'' x 16' 4'' (5.
61m x 4.
97m))Garage 20'5 X 21'3 (6.
22m x 6.
47m)Large steel barn partitioned to provide large storage/tractor parking to one side with double opening doors to front and the other with sliding doors again offering garaging for several vehiclesGardens/LandOccupying an enviable position with views towards the Clwydian Range, the property is set in approximately 1.
75 acres providing a tranquil and scenic setting for both the main home and the holiday cottage alike.
Approached via a gravelled driveway offering parking for several vehicles with stone walling and hedging to the perimeter and further gate and pathway to the main house.
To the rear of the Bakehouse will be found a kitchen garden with fruit trees, greenhouses and shed, whilst the main/ larger garden area is located to the rear of the holiday cottage.
This is principally laid to lawn and provides ample space for relaxing, entertaining, planting and many other options.
There is a block and timber stable currently used as a workshop, hedging to the perimeter and splendid views towards the Clwydian Range.
It should be noted that the Shepherd's hut may be for sale by separate negotiation.