ATCHLEY GANNOCK PARK WEST£1,395,000 - DEGANWY, CONWY
Guide Price - £1,395,000. A sensational property located in the highly desirable and exclusive area of GANNOCK PARK WEST, DEGANWY within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of DEGANWY VILLAGE and its lovely beach and promenade. This beautiful five bedroom property faces due west and has breathtaking views of CONWY ESTUARY, CONWY MOUNTAIN, ANGLESEY, PUFFIN ISLAND and the GREAT ORME. The sunsets are absolutely stunning and none more so than when enjoyed from the first-floor galleried lounge or the terrace that runs the full length of the house.
Situated in a prime location off a private road along a peaceful secluded driveway, the property sits in a substantial elevated plot of almost an acre with gated access from the rear to the grassy slopes of the VARDRE. This ancient volcanic plug was once dominated by the long since ruined medieval DEGANWY CASTLE which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument under the protection of CADW. The walk to the top of the Vardre is amply reward with truly breathtaking 360 degree views.
This substantial and impressive property was custom designed and built in 1990 for the present owners and with over 5400 sq. ft of very versatile living space has provided a marvellous luxurious family home for almost 30 years. The space could also be converted to accommodate a fully self-contained independent suite for visitors or spacious accommodation for elderly relatives.
Almost all of the rooms in the property benefit from wonderful west-facing views. The accommodation includes an attractive arched entrance into an impressive reception hall with a split-level staircase leading to the first floor bedroom accommodation, galleried lounge and separate TV snug.
Off the reception hall two sets of double doors lead to two lovely well-proportioned rooms, the Drawing Room and Dining Room, each with walk-in bay windows and glorious views over the Estuary. There is a spacious east-facing Kitchen/Breakfast Room overlooking the rear garden which leads into a much-loved, south and east-facing Morning Room. For casual entertaining, a delightful south facing Conservatory is accessed from both the Morning Room and formal Dining Room. Also on the ground floor is a Utility Room, separate W.C, under-stairs Cloakroom and Glory Hole, Wine Room and Crockery Store, Shower Room and w.c.
On the first floor is the superb Galleried Lounge with its uninterrupted west-facing coastal views which is a firm favourite place to relax at the end of the day. The self-contained Master Bedroom Suite enjoys almost half of the first-floor area with a separate Dressing Room, four piece En-Suite Bathroom with cast iron roll top bath, and a triple aspect bedroom 26' in length with fitted wardrobes and with outstanding south and west facing views.
There are a further Three Double Bedrooms on the first floor, one of which is en-suite and all of which have fitted sliding mirrored wardrobes. A modern shower room serves two of the bedrooms. There is a TV Snug/Reading Room off the Galleried Lounge.
The approach to the property is very attractive with a sweeping circular driveway leading to the front entrance with a landscaped central island. There is a brick-built detached double garage with a first-floor gymnasium and games room. The front terrace and lawns are ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining with their wonderful views and magnificent sunsets.
To the rear there is an extensive patio area with access to the full-sized tennis lawn, also latterly used for croquet. At a higher level there is a planned arboretum and wildflower garden currently under construction. The rear garden has the benefit of south facing views to the Vardre and Snowdonia in the far distance. There is gated access from here to the Vardre fields which are very useful if you have pets to exercise! Around the property there are lawns, rockeries and borders with a variety of planting.
The property also has the advantage of unobtrusive solar panels that contribute to electiricity running costs through a Feed In Tariff return payment Built of external facing brick under a clay tile roof, all external walls are cavity insulated; all windows in the house being sealed double-glazed units in powder coated aluminium frames and all internal walls (with the exception of the swimming pool converted rooms) are of blockwork construction.
To fully appreciate the generous dimensions and superb layout of this property please refer to the attached floor plans.
Properties on Gannock Park West rarely come to the market and early viewing is recommended of this much-loved, wonderful family home in its world class location.