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Bryn Hall

Knolton Bryn, Overton on Dee, Wrexham, England, LL13 0LF

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A wonderful Country house commanding magnificent views across Shropshire, Cheshire and the Welsh Borders with superb equestrian facilities & up to 71 acres

Summary

  • Fine Country House, built in 1990, to benefit from the best aspects of Georgian architecture.

  • 5 Beds, 3 en-suite, Family Bathroom, Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Utility, 2 Cloakrooms
  • A range of period & modern outbuildings & Equestrian facilities.
  • Restored 18th Century Barn with annexe accommodation & further versatile rooms.

  • 10 Box Stable Yard (scope for many more) Tack & Feed Rooms, Rug Room.

  • Young Stock & Foaling Barns, Hay Barn, Workshop / Storage Barn.

  • All weather Manege, Horse Walker.
  • Available as a whole or in two lots. In all about 71.48 acres.
  • 71.48 Acres
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Manege
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Tack Room
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking
  • Garage
  • Ancillary Accommodation
  • Horse Walker

Location Map

Plans

Description

Lot 1: £1,100,000
Lot 2: £300,000
As a whole: £1,400,000

Lot 1: Reception hall | Drawing room | Dining room | Study | Sitting room | Kitchen/breakfast room
Back hall | Utility room | 2 cloakrooms | Five principal bedrooms (3 with en suite bathrooms)
Family bathroom | Restored 18th Century Barn with annexe accommodation Stable yard | Foaling and young stock buildings | Further range of outbuildings including foaling and youngstock yard | Arena and horse walker Well-managed pasture, woodland belts and wildlife pools | In all extending to about 32.15 acres (13.02 ha) | EPC rating D

Lot 1: £1,100,000

Lot 2: Pasture land, woodland belts and wildlife pools extending to 39.33 acres (15.92 ha)

Lot 2: £300,000

Overton-on-Dee 2 miles |Ellesmere 4 miles| Shrewsbury 20 miles |Chester 20 miles | Liverpool 45 miles

Situation
Standing in an elevated position with glorious far-reaching views, Bryn Hall is surrounded by beautiful unspoilt countryside on the Shropshire/Welsh Border, close to the Cheshire Border. Situated to the edge of a small rural hamlet, the house is close to good amenities in the nearby village of Overton-on-Dee and the town of Ellesmere. In an area known as the Wynnstay country, it is noted for its superb riding opportunities and close proximity to a number of equestrian venues.

There are a number of highly-regarded schools in the area including Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall, Packwood Haugh, Oswestry School, Shrewsbury School and Kings and Queens in Chester. Midway between Chester and Shrewsbury, the house also has good access to the A483 and A5 for commuting to a number of further business centres including Wrexham, Telford, Liverpool and Manchester. Regional International airports include Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham.

Description

Bryn Hall is a fine country house situated in an elevated rural position with awe-inspiring views over Shropshire and Cheshire. Built in 1990, on the site of a derelict farmhouse, it has been designed to benefit from the best aspects of classic Georgian architecture, to provide elegant, well balanced and light accommodation. It combines both a well-laid-out and practical space for comfortable everyday living along with attractive formal rooms for entertaining.

Accommodation
The house is built of red brick under a Welsh slate roof and includes many exceptional reclaimed features including notable fireplaces in all the reception rooms and many panelled mahogany doors set in Georgian architraves. Double front doors open to the reception hall with its impressive staircase with barley twist spindles and mahogany handrail, lit by a deep Venetian-style window. Polished oak floors extend into both the triple aspect drawing room with its French windows and into the dining room. Both rooms enjoy far reaching views over the parkland to South Cheshire and beyond. A study enjoys views over the garden to the rear. To the centre of the house is the sitting room with two sets of French doors opening to the garden, roof lights and a wood-burning stove. The traditional breakfast room has a gas-fired AGA range and adjoining fitted kitchen with walk-in larder. The back door opens to an inner hall off which is the well-fitted utility room and cloakroom.

Two staircases give access to the wide first floor landings off which lead five double bedrooms (three with en suite bathrooms) and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a particularly striking room with its triple aspect, fitted cupboards and en suite bath and shower room.

To the side of the house is an attractive 18th Century timber-framed barn which has been partially converted throughout to include a comfortable, well-laid-out annexe to one end. This includes a fitted kitchen, spacious sitting room with an oak staircase leading to a galleried bedroom study area and a second staircase leading up to a bedroom with en suite shower room. There is a separate laundry, staff sitting room and versatile spaces suitable for a variety of purposes including gym, home office and further living space if required (subject to the necessary planning permission being obtained). The building was restored and re-roofed in 1990 and has the benefit of insulation and gas fired central heating.

Outside

Formerly a successful event yard and stud, there is a stable yard with ten loose boxes, feed room, tack room and rug room. A further barn has foaling boxes and a portal-framed barn provides young stock housing. There are further stores and a large insulated barn ideal for workshop and garaging. There is easy access to the all-weather arena, horse walker and to the immediate land to the rear for turning out.

Land

The house stands with sweeping lawns, parkland beyond and stocked gardens to the rear. The exceptionally attractive rolling farmland is of permanent well-maintained pasture with mature hedgerows, woodland belts and wildlife pools. The productive ground is ideal for all-year round grazing for both livestock and horses and is available as a whole or in two lots. Lot 1 includes the house, with the immediate land around it and a belt of mixed woodland, extending in all to 32.15 acres (13.02 ha).

Lot 2
Productive grazing land with mature hedgerows, wildlife pools and woodland belts which extends down to the stream known as the Shellbrook forming the Shropshire/Welsh border. This extends to 39.3 acres (15.92 ha).

GENERAL

Method of sale: The property is offered for sale as a whole or in lots by private treaty.

Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and private drainage. Gas fired central heating.

Council tax: Band G

Local authority: Wrexham Council

Fixtures and fittings: Only those items known as fixtures and fittings will be included in the sale. Certain items such as garden ornaments, carpets and curtains may be available by separate
negotiation.

Wayleaves, rights of way and easements: The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

EPC – D

Direction From Shrewsbury take the A 529 to Ellesmere. On reaching the town continue past the Mere and on reaching the roundabout, take the third exit towards Overton-on-Dee. Continue for about 3.8 miles, passing the Trotting Mare Public House on the left before taking the small turning to the left sign posted to Knolton Bryn. After a short distance, take the second driveway on the left, by the former chapel which brings you to the electric gates opening to Bryn Hall.

From Chester take the A483 towards Oswestry. Taking the Ruabon junction turning right onto the A539. After 3 miles turn right at the junction and follow the A528 to Overton-on-Dee. Continue through the village before turning right sign posted to Ellesmere. Continue for about 2.5 miles turning right where signposted to Knolton Bryn. After a short distance, take the second driveway on the left, by the former chapel which brings you to the electric gates opening to Bryn Hall.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Jackson Equestrian on 01743 491979.

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.