Ellesmere, Shropshire


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  • Bedrooms: 10
An Outstanding Country Estate With A Substantial Family House, Secondary Accommodation & Excellent Equestrian Facilities - 116 Acres (As a whole or in 4 lots)


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 Shrewsbury. 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 through a pair of gates, over a sweeping drive, lined with iron railings, the property is set back in its own private 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 potential. A further brick barn has been converted to provide a first floor office suite with kitchenette. Adjoining the courtyard is an excellent range of equestrian outbuildings and facilities. Currently operated as a successful event yard and stud, there is a variety of traditional and timber buildings providing 28 stables, tack rooms, equine spa, treadmill with an arena and horse walker. There are two mobile homes which are situated centrally within the yard providing grooms' accommodation. Beyond the formal gardens and yard lies approximately 116 acres of level pasture within a ring fence providing year round grazing.


The property could be continued in its present form or could be diversified into a number of alternative equestrian, leisure or commercial uses subject to obtaining the relevant planning consents.


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. Bathroom. Open plan kitchen and living room. Potential for ground floor conversion (Subject to planning)


First floor, character barn conversion. Open plan office suite with kitchenette. WC. Attractive views over the yard and paddocks


There is an excellent range of equestrian facilities and buildings. The facilities include: Main yard comprising 8 timber loose boxes with water and electric 60m x 28m arena with Combi-ride surface. Traditional brick lean-to comprising 4 internal boxes, kitchenette and 2 tack rooms. Traditional brick carthouse providing 2 internal loose boxes and storage. Claydon, 5 horse walker. Traditional barn with 3 internal boxes, one of which is currently used as a rug washing area. 9 further timber loose boxes. Brick built, covered wash down area. Traditional brick barn with equine spa facility. A range of mono pitched open fronted timber barns. Traditional brick barn with providing work shop and garaging. 2 open fronted timber barns with Yorkshire boarding. Cross country course. Brick pillared, open barn with equestrian treadmill. Feedhouse comprising 2 boxes, feed room and store. 2 x mobile homes offering grooms accommodation


Surrounding the property and buildings is approximately 116 acres of mainly level, productive pasture, within a ring fence. The land is divided into a number of enclosures in part by post and rail, stock fencing and mature hedgerows. A copse of broadleaf woodland extending to 10.6 acres is situated centrally within the land (lot 2) with a cross country course running across a number of the fields. Mainly level permanent pasture. Well fenced. Water troughs laid on. Young woodland with sporting potential In all the land amounts to about 116 acres


Outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and entertaining area with kitchen and bar. Former walled garden with conservation pond. Established herbaceous shrub borders. Mature specimen trees. Extensive gravelled parking area. Lawned courtyard. Kennels and dog run. Far reaching views over adjoining countryside


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.


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 with electric storage heaters in the barn conversion.


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 Joint Agents Fox Grant on 01722 782727 or Roger Parry & Partners on 01691 655334. For further information contact William Grant, Adam Field, Richard Corbett or Jane Bebb.

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