Llay Road, Rossett, Wrexham


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial and handsome Grade II Listed mid-19th century stone-built villa constructed with warm-toned dressed and cut sandstone elevations having period sash windows featuring distinctive margin glazing beneath slate-clad roofs having decorated timber facias and finials.

There are out-buildings comprising a two-storey former coach house and detached garage block and stores, accessed from a cobbled courtyard having its own well.

This secluded property adjoins rural farmland in a highly accessible location, lying just outside the well-regarded village of Rossett, which provides amenities including day-to-day shopping, restaurant, gastro-pub, pharmacy, choice of hairdressers and Doctors surgery etc.

The City of Chester lies less than 8 miles away, with the County Town of Wrexham being only 6 miles distant.


The property is beautifully set within its own level mature grounds and gardens, which retain much of their original layout, including the sweeping approach driveways, rose garden and orchard. The kitchen garden now comprises an attractive planted paddock. All the boundaries are of stone walling with feature stonework to drive edging, and four ornamental ponds. There are mature trees in abundance, which include individual specimens of yew and the cedar off the front lawn is particularly fine. The whole extends to approximately 1.6 or so acres or thereabouts.

Reception Hall

18' 3'' x 10' 0'' (5.55m x 3.05m)

The reception to the property is into an impressive full-height main hallway from an external porch that has architectural influences of Gothic Revival. There is a period arched topped and glazed main entrance

door onto a feature diagonal chess-board laid floor. The main feature is the imposing staircase that has finishes of polished timber treads, newel and handrail with painted turned and block spindles. Wide period doorways lead off to the principal reception rooms.

Drawing Room

31' 1'' x 16' 8'' (9.47m x 5.09m)

A most elegant room featuring a full-width end bay having French windows to the side garden. Parquet flooring. High ceilings with cornice detail. Wall lighting and central ceiling lighting - chandeliers throughout by separate discussion. fitted book shelving. Open fireplace having period painted moulded surround and marble insert with matching hearth. Period window to front elevation. Radiators. supplemented by night storage heater.

Dining Room

17' 7'' x 17' 3'' (5.37m x 5.27m)

A beautifully proportioned room with feature

windows to return elevations, including a French

window to the stepped bay, giving access to the

pergola patio at the side. There is parquet flooring

and the high ceiling is finished with cornice

detail. (The Cellar is underneath this room).

Rear Hallway

Located off the Main Hall and communicating to

the Kitchen and the Study, Cloakroom, Butler’s

Pantry and door to the Cellar. From the Rear Hall

there are inner and outer glazed doors to the rear



13' 11'' x 11' 11'' (4.25m x 3.62m)

Three-quarter height timber fire-surround and

mantle having brass surround to recessed open

fireplace with provision for dog-basket above

quarry-tiled hearth. The floor is finished with

matching parquet to the main reception rooms,

including a period window and ceiling cornice

detailing. The BT 50Mb fibre-to-the-home

broadband connection point is located here,

together with the CCTV hub and monitor, which

will remain at the property.

Butlers Pantry

8' 1'' x 5' 8'' (2.47m x 1.73m)

Belfast sink unit with base-cupboard and drawer

pack together with period ‘press’ storage cupboard.


16' 1'' x 13' 11'' (4.90m x 4.24m)

Extensively fitted with timber grain effect finished base and wall cupboards with full-length stainless steel drainer incorporating twin bowl sinks, integrated disposal bin and base drawer pack with ranges of matching suspended wall cabinets and a further built-in double crockery cupboard. There is a fitted ‘Gaggenau’ electric halogen hob and matching electric oven and grill having stainless steel splash plate over. There are spaces for an over-sized refrigerator, plumbing for dishwasher and central space for table dining.


10' 2'' x 7' 8'' (3.11m x 2.33m)

Decorated in the Chinese style having a two-piece

suite together with full-length storage cupboards.


8' 0'' x 5' 11'' (2.43m x 1.81m)

Laundry Room

16' 3'' x 7' 9'' (4.95m x 2.35m)

Large recess for former cooking range, having fitted

base storage cupboards with inset stainless-steel

single-drainer sink unit. Space with plumbing for an

automatic washing machine. Large concealed

secure storage cupboard. Off there is the...

Store Room

7' 10'' x 5' 10'' (2.40m x 1.77m)

Boiler Room

20' 2'' x 9' 10'' (6.14m x 2.99m)

With Belfast sink unit and oil-fired boiler having

doors into the Rear Courtyard and the



27' 7'' x 11' 2'' (8.42m x 3.41m)

Constructed with contemporary double-glazed

elevations above a masonry plinth

and beneath a twin-wall polycarbonate

roof. Double-glazed windows to garden.

Raised internal, stocked planters

incorporating corner pond.

Potting Shed (off)

10' 6'' x 3' 7'' (3.20m x 1.08m)

First Floor Main Landing

The staircase reaches a three-quarter

stage landing having a turn with small

stair to the full and impressive Main

Landing, which is lit from above by a

glazed roof light. From the Main Landing

there are two main bedrooms.

No. 1 Bedroom

18' 0'' x 13' 11'' (5.48m x 4.23m)

Spacious and bright and fitted with mirror fronted,

art deco style wardrobes. There are additional ‘his and hers’ wardrobes to either side of the bed space.

En-suite Bathroom

10' 0'' x 7' 7'' (3.06m x 2.32m)

Three-piece suite comprising low-flush

WC, pedestal wash-basin and enamelled

panelled bath with shower over. Adjoining

storage cupboard. Chromed finished

heated towel rail. Fitted wall mirror.

No. 2 Bedroom

16' 2'' x 14' 0'' (4.92m x 4.26m)

Beautiful return windows. Large storage


Three Quarter Landing

Fitted with low level bookcase and wall light,

leading to...

No. 3 Bedroom

13' 4'' x 11' 11'' (4.06m x 3.63m)

Fitted twin-door wardrobes with central fitted mirror. Fitted shelving to recess behind door.

No. 4 Bedroom

16' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.87m x 4.27m)

Fitted double wardrobe. Wall light point.

No. 1 Bathroom

9' 11'' x 8' 0'' (3.01m x 2.43m)

Fitted with a three-piece suite in 'primrose'

comprising a low-flush WC, pedestal wash-basin

and enamelled panelled bath.

No. 2 Bathoom

9' 6'' x 7' 8'' (2.89m x 2.34m)

Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising low-flush

WC, vanity wash-basin and panelled bath having

pumped shower above. The airing cupboard is here

with fitted shelving.

Second Floor Landing

The second floor is approached via a continuation

of the impressive staircase and is lit by the central

ceiling roof light that illuminates the stairwell

through to the ground floor.

Inner Landing

9' 11'' x 7' 2'' (3.01m x 2.19m)

No. 5 Bedroom

16' 0'' x 12' 10'' (4.88m x 3.91m)

Loft Storage Room

21' 9'' x 14' 5'' (6.63m x 4.40m)


Full head height ventilated store, with

former Cold Store off.


The approach to the property from the highway is from two delightful curved driveways between

stone walls with pillars and mature trees, including splendid specimen of Yew. The driveway leading to the front elevation of the house finds a gravelled reception parking and turning area, whilst the second driveway to the rear is to the garaging, coach-house and courtyard. The side elevation from the drawing room has an aspect to the rose garden, which features a lawn bounded a by stone

path meeting a raised stone surround fish pool.

The orchard is beyond, whilst to the rear of the

courtyard there is the main open garden

comprising a planted paddock, which is bounded by mature trees. The whole is bounded by stone walling. The courtyard is finished with cobbled setts, with the original Well and access to the outbuildings.

Coach House - Garage

17' 3'' x 14' 8'' (5.26m x 4.47m)

Having bi-folding front timber doors and having electric power.

Coach House - Generator Room

16' 2'' x 7' 10'' (4.93m x 2.38m)

Floor-mounted diesel electricity generator. The generator is in working condition and is to provide supply to essential appliances in the event of a mains electricity failure.

Coach House - Loose Box

16' 2'' x 10' 2'' (4.93m x 3.10m)

Coach House - First Floor - Room 1

21' 2'' x 12' 2'' (6.44m x 3.70m)

Coach House - First Floor - Room 2

18' 3'' x 16' 3'' (5.56m x 4.96m)

Detached Garage

11' 6'' x 10' 7'' (3.51m x 3.23m)

Fuel Store / Store Shed.

13' 9'' x 10' 2'' (4.20m x 3.10m)

To rear of garage.


The property is understood to be connected to

mains water, electricity and foul drainage subject to

statutory regulations. The central heating is a

conventional radiator system affected by an oil-fired boiler. There are supplementary electrical

appliances. The electrical system is backed-up by

a diesel generator.


Chandeliers and other fittings are available by separate discussion. The property has a fully maintained and monitored alarm system.


The property is offered for sale on the basis of the freehold interest with full vacant possession available upon completion.


From either Wrexham or Chester approach the

Village of Rossett on the A483 dual-carriageway,

taking the exit signposted 'Rossett'. At the junction

proceed to the east along the B5102 Llay Road.

Continue for about 0.3 of a mile when the twin

driveways to the property will be observed in the

stone walling to the right-hand side with the name

plaque 'The Stone House.'

Arrange viewing 01978 340000

Bowen Son & Watson - Wrexham

1 King Street, Wrexham, LL11 1HF

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