Detached House For Sale

Capel Maentwrog, Maentwrog, Gwynedd, LL41 4HN
£289,950

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Capel Maentwrog, Maentwrog, Gwynedd, LL41 4HN

This unique chapel conversion is a well known local landmark and has been run has a holiday let advertised through Dioni Holiday Cottages. Converting this Victorian stone built chapel was a creative adventure and a labour of love producing a transformation in to a stylish contemporary home with lofty ceilings and vast open plan proportions that should leave a lasting impression on anyone who makes a visit. Watch our video to see more. Since it was completed in approximately 2002 it has served as a second home and boutique holiday let. Its high doorways, ingenious architectural design, wall hung bathroom fittings, spiral staircase, designer kitchen, spotlighting, cantilevered balconies and natural stone flooring on all levels combine to make this a 4 bedroom home of unique style and distinction. Beautiful original arched windows have sealed unit double glazing, oil fired central heating. The thick stone walls not only give an appearance that it will stand forever, but also provide excellent acoustic properties to keep road noise from nearby traffic to a minimum.Outside there is extensive car parking and hard landscaping means there is no grass to cut! Viewings usually only on Saturday afternoons due to holiday lettings.

Are you are looking for a fusion of character and modern design? Then take a look at our video to appreciate a sample of the artistic style that is the fruition of several years of grafting and creativity. Is that staircase a representation of the spiralling costs that this labour of love incurred? Luckily they are certainly not reflected in the current asking price and Viewings usually only on Saturday afternoons due to holiday lettings.

Location

We are awaiting further details concerning rates or council tax from the vendor. From Dolgellau continue northward on the A470 and proceed past Coed Y Brenin Forest Centre and Trawfynnydd. Carry straight ahead in the direction of Porthmadog on the A487 and do not turn off right towards Betws y Coed on the A470.

Start going down the hill and past the first turning to Gellilydan on the right hand side. Continue down the steep, long winding hill and at the bottom pull in by the turn off to Maentwrog on the left where you will see Capel Maentwrog which can also by identified by our For Sale Board.

Directions

This former chapel is a local landmark and whilst it stands on a busy road only those who make a viewing appointment will really appreciate how much the impact of this location is lessened by its thick stone walls and raised up position which gives it a view beyond the road of the sheep pastures, river, Moelwyn mountains and woodland opposite. Maentwrog village stands within a picturesque environment within the Snowdonia National Park. The village has a traditional inn, the Grapes Hotel, well known for its food and atmosphere. The Oakley Arms Hotel and pub is also within a few minutes stroll. The scenic area around Maentwrog has many public footpaths, the beauty spot of Tan Y Bwlch and Llyn Mair as well as the Ffestiniog Steam Railway within a mile or two. Penrhyndeudraeth is approximately 4 miles away and provides a variety of shops, restaurants, takeaways etc. There is also a doctor’s surgery, pub, garage/filling station, railway stations. The main local harbour town of Porthmadog is approximately 8 miles from Maentwrog where there are an even wider variety of shops, leisure centre and amenities.

General Information

Ground Floor

Open Plan Lounge

9.19m x 4.76m (30' 2" x 15' 7")
Triple aspect arched windows, double front entrance doors, tiled flooring, spiral staircase to upper floors.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area Including Side Entrance

6.25m x 6.22m (20' 6" x 20' 5")
Tiled flooring continues through from the lounge,ceiling spot lighting, side entrance area with glazed door and mirror fronted storage cupboards.
Dining area opens through to the kitchen area with high gloss black units, worktops with double bowl sink, electric hob, hood, built in Zanussi microwave and electric oven, integrated fridge and freezer, retractable pantry storage drawers, integrated Ikea dishwasher, over worktop cupboards with obscured glazing, pan drawers and base cupboards, 2 corner carousel units, further drawer and wall units with worktop and storage cupboard in the dining area.

Utility Room

2.79m x 2.74m (9' 2" x 9')
Tiled flooring, white fronted units, worktops, space and plumbing for washing machine, cupboards and drawers, tall unit, wall cupboards and Worcester oil fired central heating boiler.

Toilet

2.80m x 2.00m (9' 2" x 6' 7")
Tiled flooring, full wall tiling, wall hung hand basin and toilet with concealed cistern.

First Floor

Landing/Balcony

Tiled flooring, beautiful view of sheep pasture and the Moelwyn mountains to the front, low level lighting, storage cupboard.

Bedroom Suite 1

Tiled flooring, door to rear. Comprises:
Bedroom 3.98m x 3.04m (13' 1" x 10')
Dressing Area/Cot Room 3.97m x 3.09m (13' x 10' 2") with range of wardrobe units.
En-Suite Shower Room 2.55m x 2.46m (8' 4" x 8' 1") with tiled flooring, partial wall tiling, bidet, toilet, twin hand basins and vanity units, shower cubicle.

Bedroom Suite 2

4.03m x 3.75m (13' 3" x 12' 4")
Tiled flooring, 2 sets of wardrobes.
En-Suite Shower Room 2.40m x 2.51m (7' 10" x 8' 3") with tiled flooring, wall tiling, toilet, vanity unit with hand basin, shower cubicle.

Top Floor

Landing

With views extending beyond the river opposite to sheep pasture, floor tiling.

Bedroom 3

5.76m x 3.71m max. (18' 11" x 12' 2")
View down the valley encompassing Plas Tan Y Bwlch Hall, fitted wardrobe cupboards.

Bedroom 4

3.71m x 3.77m (12' 2" x 12' 4")
Fitted wardrobe cupboards.

Bathroom

2.61m x 2.51m (8' 7" x 8' 3") plus recess
Bath tub, toilet, vanity unit with hand basin, wall tiling.

Outside

Parking and Decked Area

To the western side of the property there is a car parking area suitable for 3 or 4 vehicles. There is landscaping and terracing built from local stone which provides an easy access ramp and separate steps through double metal gates to the front entrance of the property. Further steps give access up to an enclosed rear decked area and fire escape. To the east side there is also paved access and steps which lead around to the oil storage tank.

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From Dolgellau continue northward on the A470 and proceed past Coed Y Brenin Forest Centre and Trawfynnydd. Carry straight ahead in the direction of Porthmadog on the A487 and do not turn off right towards Betws y Coed on the A470.

Start going down the hill and past the first turning to Gellilydan on the right hand side. Continue down the steep, long winding hill and at the bottom pull in by the turn off to Maentwrog on the left where you will see Capel Maentwrog which can also by identified by our For Sale Board. This former chapel is a local landmark and whilst it stands on a busy road only those who make a viewing appointment will really appreciate how much the impact of this location is lessened by its thick stone walls and raised up position which gives it a view beyond the road of the sheep pastures, river, Moelwyn mountains and woodland opposite. Maentwrog village stands within a picturesque environment within the Snowdonia National Park. The village has a traditional inn, the Grapes Hotel, well known for its food and atmosphere. The Oakley Arms Hotel and pub is also within a few minutes stroll. The scenic area around Maentwrog has many public footpaths, the beauty spot of Tan Y Bwlch and Llyn Mair as well as the Ffestiniog Steam Railway within a mile or two. Penrhyndeudraeth is approximately 4 miles away and provides a variety of shops, restaurants, takeaways etc. There is also a doctor’s surgery, pub, garage/filling station, railway stations. The main local harbour town of Porthmadog is approximately 8 miles from Maentwrog where there are an even wider variety of shops, leisure centre and amenities.



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