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St. Winifrides forms part of a former school which was built by Lord Mostyn in the middle of the 19th century to a solid gothic style with sand stone walls and slate roofs. St Winifrides comprises the former girl’s school and was converted in the late part of the 20th century and now forms a fine family residence. It occupies an idyllic rural position on the outer confines of the conservation village of Llanasa and is within one mile of the coast. A Grade II listed building, many of the original features to the building abound including stone mullion ell windows, exposed roof purlins and the former school hall with a galleried landing is outstanding remains intact. It is tastefully appointed throughout combining the old with the new and offers a rare opportunity for the discerning buyer to acquire a most individual historic house which is unspoilt and offers all modern refinements complete with the quintessential AGA range and a large living kitchen, The property is by no means remote and is within five miles of the A55 express way at junction 31 which makes for commuting to all the North Wales costal town and Chester about twenty five miles. The neighbouring resort of Prestatyn is less than three miles and offers a full range of schools and shopping facilities. The property is a rare find and benefits by way of oil fire central heating.

SOLID OAK ENTRANCE DOOR LEADING INTO:

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE AND CLOAKS: 8′ 11" x 7′ 1" (2.74m x 2.16m) With radiator and access to the walled rear garden.

UTILITY ROOM/BATHROOM: 8′ 3" x 7′ 1" (2.54m x 2.18m) With a claw foot bath, high level W.C, Belfast sink with H and C plumbing, plumbing for automatic washing machine.

WIDE GOTHIC STYLED DOOR LEADS INTO:

MAINS SITTING ROOM AND FORMER SCHOOL HALL: 39′ 0" x 20′ 0" (11.91m x 6.12m) With a log burning stove in a stone feature fireplace with raised stone hearth, timber flooring throughout, radiators, an outlook over the walled rear garden with French doors giving access onto the garden.

ACCESS TO CELLAR: 8′ 9" x 13′ 7" (2.69m x 4.15m) Housing the oil fired central heating boiler, which supplies the radiators.

IMPOSING WIDE STAIRCASE IN PINE WITH A PICTURE PINE BALUSTRADE AND A HALF LANDING LEADING TO:

´L´ SHAPED LARGE GALLERIED LANDING: 29′ 4" x 20′ 2" (8.96m x 6.17m) x 7′ 1" x 9′ 11" (2.16m x 3.03m) With tongue and groove floor boards, study area and a splendid view overlooking the school hall to the walled garden with a timber vaulted ceiling.

INNER LANDING: With timber flooring, radiator, white painted balustrade and use for under stairs storage.

FAMILY BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM: 10′ 4" x 4′ 5"x 9′ 10" (3.15m x 1.37m x 3.01m) With a four piece suite with a clipper bath, vanity wash hand basin, ceramic flooring, shower cubicle and low flush W.C.

BEDROOM TWO: 12′ 3" x 9′ 10" (3.74m x 3.01m) With an outlook over the walled garden, timber flooring throughout and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE: 11′ 3" x 9′ 8" (3.45m x 2.97m) With timber flooring and radiator.

SECOND STAIRS LEADING FROM INNER LANDING WITH A HALF LANDING LEADING TO SECOND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION:

STORAGE AREA: 6′ 9" x 6′ 9" (2.08m x 2.07m) measured purlin to purlin With Velux ceiling light and built in airing cupboard.

MASTER BEDROOM: 16′ 9" x 14′ 2" (5.12m x 4.34m) measured purlin to purlin With eaves storage throughout, two large velux ceiling lights giving a splendid panorama over the walled garden, an outlook over the front of the property with views towards the rolling fields.

DRESSING ROOM OFF: 7′ 3" x 5′ 8" average (2.21m x 1.73m)

SECOND FLIGHT OF STAIRS LEADS FROM INNER LANDING TO:

GROUND FLOOR KITCHEN AND LIVING AREA: 20′ 0" x 24′ 0" (6.12m x 7.32m) With timber flooring throughout, built in window seat, a solid fuel burning stove set in recessed fire place with stone hearth, built in open shelving and pew seating to dining area, radiators throughout, the kitchen has a range of units with Belfast sink, granite work tops an oil fired AGA triple range with three ovens, hot plate and two cooking ovens in a recessed alcove with a timbered over mantle, beamed ceilings throughout, outlook with triple window aspect looking over the walled garden towards the adjoining rolling fields.

PANTRY: 9′ 9" x 4′ 9" (2.98m x 1.45m) With open shelving, freezer point, radiator, plumbing for automatic washing machine, access to the rear garden and an external oil fired central heating boiler supplying the domestic hot water.

OUTSIDE: A stunning stone walled garden which is completely secluded and private with well stocked colourful borders with seating areas and a bricked paved patio ideal for alfresco dining, concealed oil storage tank, stone built log store and a useful stone built garden store with pitch slate roof, with a further large brick paved patio with log stores. The property is approached over a wide gravelled driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and the property is surrounded by high mature trees, a stream runs to the side of the property. The total grounds extend to about one acre and are completely matured and private.

DIRECTIONS: From the Prestatyn office, proceed right along Meliden Road for about 1 mile and by the Nant Mill duck pond bear right towards Gronant. Proceed to the village of Gronant passing the Gronant Inn and up the hill and just before the Gwespyr crossroads the property can be seen on the right hand side by way of for sale board.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, water and drainage are believed available or connected to the property and heating is by way of oil. All serviced and appliances are not tested by the selling agent.

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