Mold 5m | Wrexham 8m | Chester 9m | Liverpool 22m | Liverpool Airport 33m | Manchester Airport 41m | Manchester 48m Introduction Birch Tree Cottage is a fully modernised and extended character property with excellent family accommodation, well laid out gardens and stabling for one or two horses or ponies. The property is located just on the fringes of Penyffordd giving a peaceful rural setting and outlook with the benefit of a very accessible position. Situation The village of Penyffordd is located between Chester and Mold and is only 9 and 8 miles respectively. The village itself has a veriaty of local amenities along with sport and leisure facilities including Penyffordd Tennis Club, bowling greens and Penyffordd Dancing School. A little further afield provides golf at Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club being only 2 miles away. Horse racing is locally at Chester, Bangor on Dee and Aintree racecourses. There are good opportunities for all levels of equestrian competition with the most significant being Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre only 17 miles away. Local schooling is served by Penyffordd County Primary School and Abbots Lane Infant School. The local secondary school is Castell Alun High School, which is in the nearby village of Hope. Access to the A55 is within 5 minutes providing good communications with all the major North West cities and North Wales. Penyffordd railway station is on the Corwen road, which is on the Borderlands Line from Wrexham to Bidston in Birkenhead. Description The superb family accommodation has a great feeling of space with large Entrance Hall with oak floor off to the Kitchen with opening into the fully glazed Orangery and beyond out to the gardens which are mainly laid to lawn and timber decking. The ground floor has a rear entrance off the Garden into the Utility Room, a Cloakroom & W.C. and Sitting Room with feature fireplace. The property has had a two story extension which is linked by a fully glazed wall to the front with tiled marble floor which links the impressive Lounge having a central feature fireplace, glazed French doors to the front and in-wall speaker surround sound system. The extension has the benefit of under floor heating throughout on both ground and first floor level. The first floor comprises five bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room, walk-in wardrobe, bespoke fitted dressing room and a balcony with views over the property’s grounds and countryside beyond. Two further bedrooms have a Jack & Jill shower room facility with the family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath serving the two other bedrooms. The office completes the first floor which is on a mezzanine level with exposed oak timbers and extensive views over the surrounding countryside via the glazed wall link to the extension as previously mentioned. Externally The property has well designed and laid out Garden which has a Swim Spa with decking area that surrounds to give a low maintenance entertaining space along with the summer round house with thatched roof. Gravelled paths lead out of the Garden to the driveway and onto the Stable Yard and Garage. The purpose built timber Stable block consists of two Stables and a Garage. The building is set on a concrete pad and has part concrete and gravelled frontage which is bound by post and rail fencing. The Paddock extends off to the rear of the stables and has post and rail fencing with a hedge perimeter to one side and totals in about half an acre. The property in more detail comprises; Front Entrance Door into Large Reception Hall timber oak floor, exposed wall timbers, stairs to first floor level. Door to Cloakroom/W.C Living Room 5.92m x 3.45m continued oak flooring, feature fireplace with timber mantle, brick hearth, window to front and rear elevations, exposed ceiling timbers, double oak doors with glass inlay. Leads through to Extension link with glazed wall to front elevation & driveway, tiled marble floor, ceiling spot lights, exposed oak beam with mezzanine office above, double oak doors with glass inlay through to Sitting Room 9.6m x 5.84m carpet, feature fireplace with oak mantelpiece and tiled marble hearth, wall mounted T.V above with in-wall speaker surround sound system, dimmer ceiling spot lights, window to rear elevation, fully glazed French Doors to front. Double oak door corner cupboard with housing for electricity trip switches, CCTV recording and entertainment system. Off Entrance Hall Kitchen 3.4m x 4.3m tiled floor, base and wall mounted units, laminate worktop with tiled splash back, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, window to front elevation, electric Rangemaster double oven and induction hob unit with matching hood above, exposed ceiling timbers, opening into Orangery 4.8m x 4.6m wood effect laminate floor, ceiling timbers, two French Doors out to garden and driveway, currently used as a dining room, wall mounted speakers which connect to main entertainment system in Lounge, great views over garden, stables and fields beyond. Off kitchen oak door into Utility Room tiled floor, space & plumbing for washing machine & dryer, fitted base units with stainless steel sink & mixer tap, half glazed rear entrance door from garden, space for large American Fridge Freezer, further base and wall mounted units, housing for boiler to main house (extension has a separate external oil fired boiler off the same oil tank). Stairs from Entrance Hall up to First Floor Landing carpet throughout, exposed wall timbers, window to rear garden, storage cupboard, doors off to Master Bedroom 5.07m x 4.47 (maximum measurement) carpet, French Doors to balcony having ornate iron railings and timber decking overlooking garden, stable yard and paddock beyond. Walk in wardrobe with fitted shelving and hanging rails. En-suite Shower Room tiled floor and walls, mirrored wall, push button flush w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, fitted drench shower within enclosure, obscured glass window to rear elevation. Dressing Room 3.7m x 1.64m (excluding hanging space within wardrobes), bespoke fitted wardrobes floor to ceiling, complete with vanity/dressing table with sink and mirror above, window to front elevation, ceiling spot lighting. Bedroom Two 3.45m x 4.37m wood effect laminate floor, window to front elevation, floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors. Office 2.51m x 2.12m glass panel oak framed door, mezzanine level above link to extension with glazed wall from ground floor to ceiling on first floor, exposed oak beams, excellent views over open countryside. Family Bathroom tiled floor and walls, Jacuzzi bath with shower above, mixer tap, button flush w.c with cistern built into fitted wall unit along rear wall with fitted sink and mirror above, window to rear elevation with obscured glass, heated towel rail, ceiling spot lights and extractor fan. Bedroom Three 3.46m x 3.87m carpet, window to rear elevation, fitted wardrobe. Jack and Jill En-Suite Bathroom between bedrooms three and four with tiled floor and walls, large double drench shower, low flush w.c with cistern built into fitted wall unit along rear wall with fitted sink and mirror above, chrome towel rail. Bedroom Four 3.46m x 3.87m carpet, window to front elevation, fitted wardrobe. Bedroom Five 2.26m x 4.20m (maximum measurement) carpet, window to front elevation, fitted vanity unit, ceiling spot lights, door to walk in wardrobe. Externally Entrance drive off shared access from main road with hedge and post and rail lined tarmacadam drive leads all the way passed the front of the property down to the garage and stable block. Gardens laid to one side and rear of the property, mainly laid to lawn and timber decking with gravel paths. A sunken Swim Spa is central to the garden with timber decking surround, timber built summer house with canopy sides and thatched roof for entertaining. Stable Block Timber built with pitch roof and canopy, concrete floor and frontage onto gravelled yard area with timber post & rail fencing. Stable One 5.27m x 3.58m rubber floor, automatic water drinker, hay bar, ceiling light and heat lamp, rear stable door out to paddock. Stable Two 3.56m x 3.4m laminate covered floor, ceiling lights, heat lamp, power points, currently used as feed room/tack room. Garage 5m x 3.56m double entrance doors, side entrance door, power points, ceiling lights. Land Paddock with post and rail perimeter fence and hedge to one side boundary. Paddock is approximately 0.8 acre. Services Mains Water, Electricity & Drainage Oil fired central heating, 2000l tank Two central heating boilers both work off one tank CCTV externally around the property with ample external lighting Local Authority Flintshire County Council Council Tax Band F EPC – Awaiting Directions From Chester, follow the A483 out of Chester towards Wrexham. Take the junction onto the A55 towards North Wales for about 4miles. Leave the A55 at Junction 35A onto the A5104 towards Penyffordd, after about one mile, turn left at the roundabout onto Chester Road. At the T-junction turn left and left again just before the Pharmacy onto Station Way. The property is straight ahead down the middle driveway with a sign, Birch Tree Cottage.