Ellesmere, Shropshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 10
A Stunning Country House In A Desirable Parkland Setting With Further Potential - 2.6 Acres


Pentre Heylin is situated on the edge of the desirable village of Dudleston Heath and enjoys an attractive rural setting with far reaching views over the adjoining countryside. In a region known as the Wynnstay country, the area is noted for its superb riding opportunities and close proximity to a number of wellregarded equestrian venues. The property benefits from good communication links with the nearby A5 and A49 providing access to the M56 and M54 motorway network. The Cathedral City of Chester lies within easy reach to the north, with Birmingham, Shrewsbury and Ellesmere to the south east.


There is an excellent selection of private schools in the area including Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall at Oswestry, Packwood Haugh at Shrewsbury, Oswestry School and Kings and Queens in Chester. For independents see www.isc.co.uk and for state school information see www.shropshire.gov.uk/ schools.


The nearby town of Ellesmere, Shropshire s own lake district offers a

good range of services including a butchers, doctors & dental surgery,

post office, public houses, banks, supermarket and independent

shops with a greater variety of amenities available in Chester and


Comprehensive shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities

can be found in Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester.

The surrounding area provides a wealth of sporting and recreational

opportunities, particularly in Ellesmere, which is renowned for its

outstanding natural beauty. Good walking and cycling opportunities

abound from the property with an extensive network of footpaths

and the nearby Shropshire Union Canal. Horseracing is at Aintree,

Ludlow and Chester. Local hunts include The Wynnstay, Cheshire

and North Shropshire. Golf can be enjoyed at Henlle Park, Oswestry,

Carden Park and Aldersey Green.


Originally part of the Pentre Heylin Estate, Pentre Heylin House is

an imposing country house of red brick elevations with a pair of

fine pediments and a classical entrance porch, forming the centre

piece of the front elevation.

Believed to date from the early 19th century the property has been

added to and remodelled extensively over the years, now offering

spacious accommodation extending to some 6,641 ft , arranged

over 3 floors.

Approached over a private sweeping drive, the property is set back

in its own courtyard setting and enjoys an attractive rural outlook

over the surrounding countryside. The gardens and grounds are a

particular feature of Pentre Heylin with mainly lawned gardens to

the front and western elevation, softened by mature trees with a

former walled garden to the rear. An outdoor heated swimming

pool, hot tub and kitchen/bar area offer excellent opportunities

for entertaining.


Within the courtyard is a traditional barn brick which has been

converted to provide a 3 bedroom, self-contained first floor

apartment, offering secondary accommodation for staff or income


The accommodation comprises:

Farmhouse kitchen with additional preparation kitchen and

walk-in pantry

Large double aspect dining room with attractive fireplace &

fitted bar

Triple aspect drawing room with feature fireplace

Double aspect sitting room with fireplace

Grand entrance hall with sweeping staircase

Sun room

Master bedroom with en-suite bath and shower room

9 further bedrooms, one en-suite, family bathroom and shower

room with sauna

Utility room with strong room

Boot room

Canine grooming room with wash down area


First floor, character barn conversion

3 bedrooms


Open plan kitchen and living room

Potential for ground floor conversion (Subject to planning)


Outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and entertaining area with

kitchen and bar

Former walled garden with conservation pond (By negotiation)

Established herbaceous shrub borders

Mature specimen trees

Extensive gravelled parking area

Lawned courtyard

In all the property amounts to some 2.6 Acres


The Agents and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


Please note the photographs were taken in 2015.


These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor's agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.


Shropshire Council. Tel: 0345 678 9000.


House: Band 'G'. Stables Flat: Band 'A'


Mains electricity and water with private drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating to the house.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


All fixtures, fittings and garden ornaments including the equine spa and treadmill are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation.


From Shrewsbury proceed north west on the A5 towards Oswestry for approximately 13 miles. On reaching Mile End roundabout take the third exit remaining on the A5. At the next roundabout continue straight ahead and proceed for a further 5 miles towards Wrexham. At the Gledrid roundabout take the fourth exit, sign posted St Martins. After approximately 1.5 miles, take the second exit towards Ellesmere. On entering the village of Dudleston Heath the property will be found after a short distance on your left hand side as indicated by the agent's sale board. Postcode SY12 9LH


Viewings are strictly by appointment arranged through sole agents Fox Grant on 01722 782727 For further information contact William Grant, or Adam Field.

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