Pen Y Lan, Wrexham, LL14 6HP

OIEO £800,000
Under Offer
Detached House
4 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms

A most attractive character property with superb original features and mature gardens, detached ancillary accomodation, quality outbuildings and equestrian facilities, set in approx. 8 acres of post and railed pasture.


  • An attractive, Grade II Listed 3/4 bedroom property
  • presented to the very highest standard
  • Additional 1 bedroom ancillary family accommodation
  • The property is set amongst well kept private grounds and mature gardens
  • A versatile range of outbuildings, including steel portal frame buildings
  • Internal stabling within immaculate buildings
  • Well fenced mature pasture ideal for both the equestrian and smallholder
  • All-weather turnout
  • An rare opportunity to combine a wonderful rural lifestyle and family home
  • High speed fibre broadband internet connection



Wyffydd stands in an elevated position amongst glorious unspoilt countryside, disirably situated on the Shropshire, Cheshire and Welsh borders near to the small rural hamlet of Pen Y Lan. The property is within easy reach 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 within 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 property has good access to the A483 and A5 for commuting to a number of further business centres including Wrexham, , Chester, Shrewsbury, Telford, Liverpool and Manchester. Regional International airports include Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham.

Wyffydd is a unique, Grade II listed detached part-thatched property of immense charm and character, only re-constructed around the turn of the century, standing in immaculate gardens with separate detached ancillary accomodation with scope for family and domestic use a variety of alternative usages subject to relevamt planning permissions. The adjoining pasture land in which the property sits, extends in all to just over 8 acres.

The property was reconstructed and extended by the previous owners and now offers attractively presented internal accommodation of immense charm and character, presented to an extremely high standard. In brief summary, the house comprises a ground floor utility room, cloakroom, inner hall, kitchen/breakfast room, living/dining room, study/bedroom 4 and reception hall, a living room and store room on the lower ground floor, together with three first floor bedrooms (master bedroom with en-suite) and a shower room.

The rear entrance leads into the utility room and cloakroom, with a ceramic tiled floor, sink unit, cupboards under, work surfaces to either side with base units below, tiled walls, matching eye-level units, planned space and plumbing below for appliances, with continuation of the tiled floor to the cloakroom with a double glazed window to side elevation, an oil fired boiler which heats the domestic hot water and central heating radiators with work surface and shelving over, and W/C suite.

The inner hall, consists a tiled floor continuation, extensive glazing to one elevation and radiator. This leads to the fully fitted kitchen, comprising a ceramic ceramic sink unit, with mixer tap and cupboards under, granite work surface, an oil fired \'Aga\' range with accompanying electric Aga unit, exposed stone wall to one elevation, a superb range of exposed ceiling and wall timbers, windows overlooking the gardens, tiled floor, secondary staircase to first floor, beamed archway with radiator and exposed stone wall to one side opening. This leads on to the dining room/snug, with a tiled floor, a superb range of exposed ceiling and wall timbers, a magnificent inglenook style fireplace with a raised tiled hearth, Esse wood burning stove and sandstone surrounding walls; windows to front and rear elevations overlooking the gardens, radiator and door and step through to the study/downstairs bedroom, with a continuation of the tiled floor, exposed beamed ceiling and window overlooking the gardens.

A door leads from the inner hall to the main reception hall, with radiator, staircase to first floor and front entrance door opening out to the gardens. The stairs lead down to a lower level with radiator and door in to the living room; with exposed oak flooring, a feature fireplace with raised tiled hearth and inset \'Clearview\' wood burning stove with stone fireplace surrounding, windows overlooking the gardens, exposed ceiling timber, two radiators and double glazed french doors opening out to the gardens. A door leads off the lower hall in to a laundry room, and double glazed window to side elevation.

The staircase rises to the first floor landing, which has a double glazed window to front elevation, inspection hatch to the roof space and door in to Bedroom 2 with radiator, double glazed window overlooking the gardens and paddock and recessed wardrobe cupboard. Bedroom 3 consists, radiator, double glazed window with views over the garden and super unspoilt countryside beyond and a recessed wardrobe with glazed doors with adjoining airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelving. The shower room consists an aquaboard and wood panelling with a wood effect LVT floor, shower cubicle, W/C, and hand basin with cupboard unit.

A further enclosed staircase rises from the kitchen up to the master bedroom suite, with a magnificent range of exposed wall and ceiling timbers, double panelled radiator, various fitted cupboards and wardrobes and door through to the en suite bathroom, which consists a free standing roll topped bath, with side mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled enclosed shower cubicle, pedestal hand basin, with tiled sill over, heated towel rail, low flush WC.

Ancillary Accomodation

The main house benefits from additional accommodation in the form of a single story annexe with double bedroom, that has been utilised as family living for a number of years. In brief, the building consists of a kitchen, dining room, living room, bathroom and bedroom with substantial loft storage accessed via an external staircase.


The outbuildings are an asset to the property, at present they are divided into installed stabling, fodder storage, machinery and equipment storage/workshop with concrete flooring; they have great potential for adaptation for a variety of alternative usages (subject to the necessary Local Authority Planning consent).

The gardens are an excellent feature of the property and and consist of lawns with various floral and herbaceous enjoying views over open countryside. A major feature of the property is the land, through which the cobbled approach drive leads, which is down to permanent pasture and ideal for the grazing of equines and livestock, or for use as wildlife amenity. The property extends, in all, to approximately 8.41 acres, or thereabouts. There is also an all-weather (drained) surfaced turnout area. The sale of Wyffydd does therefore provide an extremely rare opportunity to purchase a Grade II Listed thatched cottage of such charm and character in such a private and rural location, in the heart of stunning countryside.

The property is said to be of freehold tenure and Vacant Possession will be given upon completion.


We understand that the property has the benefit of mains water and electricity. Drainage, we understand, is to a private system.

Local Authority
Wrexham County Borough Council, The Guildhall, Wrexham, LL11 1AY. Tel - 01978 292000

Council Tax
The property is in Band H on the Wrexham County Borough Register.

Strictly by prior appointment with the agents Jackson Property on 01743 709249.

Rights of Way
There is a public footpath running along the northern perimeter fence, which does not deviate from the fenceline from the entrance up the cobbled drive track.

To ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering (AML) Regulations all intending purchasers must produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation. To avoid delays in the buying process, please provide the required documents as soon as possible. We may use an online service provider to also confirm your identity. A list of acceptable ID documents is available upon request.


From Ellesmere proceed north on the A528 to the village of Overtonon-dee. Continue through Overton-on-dee on the A528 in the direction of Wrexham and after approximately 1.5 miles turn left on to the A539 signposted "Ruabon & Llangollen". After approximately 1.7 miles turn left signposted "Pen Y Lan". Continue on this quiet country lane for approximately 1 mile, passing the "No through road" sign and the drive to Wyffydd will be found on the left hand side, identified by a Jacksons for sale board. The gates retain livestock and as such must be closed upon both entry and exit.

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.