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Williams Estates are delighted to offer to market this wonderful 17th Century Grade II* listed property. Oozing charm and character Plymouth House was built in 1673 and is steeped in history retaining many original features whilst making a delightful 21st century family home. The present owners ran Plymouth House as a very successful 5* B & B before retiring a few years ago and are confident this could easily be reinstated should this be desired. As the property includes many outbuildings, including an attached former coach house, small barn, workshop and garage, Plymouth House also lends itself to a wide variety of uses for any incoming purchaser providing extra accommodation or home offices. The ground floor accommodation comprises: Reception hall, dining room, morning room, kitchen, snug, cloakroom, utility and cellar. Two elegant bedrooms with luxury en-suites and a further twin bedroom and separate bathroom sit on the first floor, whilst to the second floor landing there are two more beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms with vaulted ceilings along with bedroom six. The back of the house is surrounded by walled gardens and has a secure, gated driveway to the side. Having featured on the BBC's 'House Detectives' programme,the owners have the full history of this fascinating house built in the late 17th Century on the site of a previous dwelling, with mullion windows still in situ. The beautiful oak staircase pre-dates the house and is circa 1620 to 1640. Like most historic homes, Plymouth House has been developed through the ages reacting the different styles and many interesting period features. Located in the beauiful Northop Village which stands on the Holyhead Road, historically one of the main trade routes between London and Dublin. Plymouth House was once a coaching inn known as the Yacht Inn until the late 19 century when it reverted to a private residence. The current owners have undertaken a major programme of restoration and refurbishment to provide a most impressive and beautifully appointed residence. The adjoining former coach house, a large two storey building would lend itself to restoration to provide additional accommodation as it can interconnect with the main house. The property benefits from gas fired central heating, mains sewerage and 3 phase electics, the accomodation briefly comprises;
15' 6'' x 8' 9'' (4.72m x 2.66m)
A splendid reception hall with a high ceiling with exposed beam, panelling to dado height, two sash windows to the front elevation with pitch pine panelled shutters (not in use) and window sills, an historic staircase rising to the first floor, oak herringbone wood block floor and radiator.
19' 9'' x 16' 3'' (6.02m x 4.95m)
An elegant room with two fine sash windows with deep pitched pine sills and concealed shutters (not in use). A brick lined chimney breast with tiled hearth and a fine polished granite fire surround and mantle with coal effect gas stove, two ceiling beams, wall light points and low level radiators.
19' 7'' x 19' 8'' (5.96m x 5.99m)
Located to the front left hand side of the house, it also has two fine sash windows to the front elevation with pine sills and concealed shutters (not in use) and a further window to gable. Central ceiling beam wall light points, a most impressive inglenook fireplace lined in brick with the former bread oven, raised hearth and plinth and a large coal effect living flame gas stove. A pine boarded floor, wall light points and two radiators.
19' 8'' x 2' 8'' (5.99m x 0.81m)
Leading through to the kitchen, providing a useful storage are within which is a modern Worcester gas fired boiler with cylinder with immersion heater.
10' 9'' x 15' 3'' (3.27m x 4.64m)
A brick lined chimney breast with a fine stone surround and over mantle, raised brick hearth and a cream enamelled solid fuel Rayburn with hotplate and oven. Fitted pine cupboard to one side with shelving high beamed ceiling, sash window with aspect over the rear garden, red quarry tiled floor and radiator.
16' 8'' x 17' 0'' (5.08m x 5.18m)
Fitted with bespoke range of base and wall mounted cupboards and drawers with light cream toned finish to door and drawer fronts and polished black granite working surfaces. There is space for a slot in range cooker with gas and electric point with a concealed extractor hood and light over, white glazed Belfast sink with brass mixer, integrated dishwasher and microwave oven, display cabinet, attractive tiled splashbacks, fitted fridge. Georgian style windows to the rear elevation and matching door, riven stone effect ceramic tile flooring and radiator. Square arch leading through to:,
14' 6'' x 12' 2'' (4.42m x 3.71m)
A delightful room with a high vaulted ceiling with glazed upper lights and a further window to side, feature brick chimney breast with recess and a wood burning stove, riven stone slabbed floor, TV point and wall lights points.
9' 5'' x 6' 0'' (2.87m x 1.83m)
Having fitted worktop and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryers, fitted wall shelving with space for upright fridge freezer, panelled radiator.
4' 8'' x 6' 0'' (1.42m x 1.83m)
Comprising of white hand wash basin, W.C, extractor fan and radiator.
20' 6'' x 8' 9'' (6.24m x 2.66m)
A large 'L' shaped landing with two windows overlooking the front elevation, high ceiling with exposed beams and staircase rising to the second floor. Wide boarded floor and panelled radiator.
20' 2'' x 19' 7'' (6.14m x 5.96m)
Having two sash windows to the front elevation, central ceiling beam, feature brick fireplace with hearth (flu not in use), wall light points and two radiators.
8' 2'' x 5' 10'' (2.49m x 1.78m)
Luxury white suite comprising corner cubicle with electric shower, vanity incorporating wash basin and low level WC. Fully tiled walls to a Travertine style with extractor fan, ceiling down lighters, matching ceramic tiled floor, electric towel radiator.
16' 10'' x 20' 4'' (5.13m x 6.19m)
An elegant room with two windows to the front elevation, central beams, brick lined fireplace with hearth (not in use), wall light points and radiator.
5' 6'' x 8' 0'' (1.68m x 2.44m)
Luxury white suite comprising corner cubicle with electric shower, vanity with bow, separate WC, fully tiled walls to a travetine style with extractor fan, down-lighters, matching floor and a chrome electric towel radiator.
15' 4'' x 10' 7'' (4.67m x 3.22m)
Two ceiling beams, window overlooking the rear garden, wide boarded floor, cast iron fireplace (not in use) and radiator.
8' 9'' x 7' 9'' (2.66m x 2.36m)
Luxury suite comprising free standing roll top bath, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and w.c; travertine style floor and wall tiling and radiator.
20' 9'' x 8' 10'' (6.32m x 2.69m)
High vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, window to rear elevation, floorboards and radiator.
16' 7'' x 17' 7'' (5.05m x 5.36m)
High vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, large window with views across the Village, wall light points and radiator. Walk in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving.
11' 11'' x 8' 5'' (3.63m x 2.56m)
Roll top bath with tiled splashback, pedestal wash basin and WC, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, window and electric towel radiator.
20' 6'' x 16' 2'' (6.24m x 4.92m)
High vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, large sash window to the front elevation with views across the Village, wall light points, walk in under eaves wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves and radiator.
8' 0'' x 5' 10'' (2.44m x 1.78m)
White suite comprising panelled bath, commercial shower with tap unit, pedestal wash basin and WC, feature exposed beams, high gloss ceramic tile flooring and radiator.
10' 9'' x 12' 10'' (3.27m x 3.91m)
High vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, double glazed window and radiator.
19' 8'' x 19' 8'' (5.99m x 5.99m)
Access via the morning room with stone steps leading down to a large room with stone slab floor and mullion windows.
The front is bound by an established hedge with pedestrian gate leading through to enclosed lawn garden with central gravelled pathway. To the left hand elevation is a wide gravelled entrance with a wall with pillars and twin gates leading through to a long gravelled driveway which extends along the majority ofthe left hand elevation ofthe house. Former Coach House - 19'11 x 20'1 plus 13'4 x 20' (6.07m x 6.12m plus 4 - A splendid high vaulted room which adjoins the rearleft hand side of the house with concreted floor to the main, it is dual height with two substantial central beams. Doors leading from the rear elevation with a concreted floor and electric installed. There is huge potential for renovation or extension here subject to local authority approval. Barn / Workshop - 16' x 10'7" plus 15'3" x 9'7"(4.88m x 3.23m plus - Twin doors opening to a two storey detached building to the rear of the coach house and barn which is of brick construction with a pitched roof providing. Opening to workshop / store room with electric light and power installed. Workshop - 14'4" x 8'3" plus 14'4" x 5'7"(4.37m x 2.51m plus - Located adjoining the rear right hand side ofthe house, provides a very useful work room with electric light and power installed, together with sink and a power supply for electric kiln. Attractive cast iron Georgian replace. Adjoining Garage - 16' x 11'3"(4.88m x 3.43m) - Timber panelled doors in. Gardens - There is a secluded gravelled courtyard which adjoins the rear elevation which has a mainly South Westerly aspect. Beyond is a low level stone wall leading through to a walled garden with private lawn and patio dining area, established beds with water feature, lighting and mature trees. Patio Area & Walled Garden
Directions - From the Agent's Mold office proceed up the High Street and turn right at the traffic lights onto King Street. At the roundabout take the second exit towards New Brighton. On passing County Hall bear left at the traffic lights and follow the road through Sychdyn and thereafter into Northop. At the traffic lights continue straight ahead and take the first left onto the High Street, the property is on the left hand side.
Plymouth House is situated in the heart of Northop - an idyllic village with a thriving community including Cricket Club, Bowling Club,Silver Band, village hall used by various groups including Brownies, W.I. village Community Cafe, table tennis, drama group and many more.Some 3 mies from Mold and 12 miles from Chester. The village has a local Post Office/shop, together with primary school, parish church, two inns and the well known Northop Country Park golf course. The A55 Expressway is located on the edge of the village enabling easy acces towards North Wales, Cheshire and the motorway network to Manchester, Birmingham and London. There is a direct rail link from Flint (3 Miles) to London Euston (2hrs 30 mins)
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