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Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, Corwen £575,000

  • Grade II listed 5 bedroom country property.
  • On the fringes of the picturesque village of Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr.
  • Large plot with extensive landscaped gardens.
  • House and renowned gardens featured on TV.
  • Useful outbuildings with potential for annex.
  • Additional land could be available by separate negotiation.
  • Oil fired C/H supplemented by 30KW burner.
  • Internal inspection is essential.

A historic Grade II listed country property set within large beautifully presented gardens on the fringes of the picturesque village of Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr. The Old Rectory provides most comfortably appointed family living accommodation which retains a wealth of characterful features including original sash windows and the marble fireplace in the Drawing Room. Externally the gardens are a most notable feature and have been featured on S4C programs including Clwb Garddio and Garddio a Mwy. The property offers excellent views from all windows and viewing is essential in order to fully appreciate this truly stunning addition to the sales market.

Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr
Corwen LL21 9UN
County: Conwy
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: LPS 0493

General Remarks

Bowen Son & Watson are delighted with instructions to offer The Old Rectory at Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr for sale by private treaty. This most individual country property is thought to date from the Tudor times with a large Georgian extension added to create the spacious family home on offer today. Described by Wordsworth as "a comfortable abode" the property occupies a large private plot within the River Alwen Valley and offers a truly rural setting, yet is only just over 3 miles from the main A5 trunk road which links with Betws-y-Coed and Llangollen.


The property is situated on the fringes of the village of Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr. The village includes a renowned public house set on the banks of the River Alwen and is just over 3 miles from the larger village of Cerrigydrudion which offers a selection of local amenities. Locally the Llyn Brenig and Alwen Reservoirs offer a range of outdoor activities while the main A5 trunk road provides easy access to the village of Betws-y-Coed which is known as the gateway to Snowdonia. The A5 also links with the historic market town of Llangollen which is internationally renowned for the Eisteddfod, while the medieval town of Ruthin is also easily accessible.

Entrance Porch

13' 11'' x 6' 1'' (4.25m x 1.85m)

Tiled flooring, radiator and part glazed door to:

Entrance Hall

Staircase to first floor landing, understairs storage cupboard, radiator and doors off to:

Sitting Room

17' 1'' x 14' 1'' (5.20m x 4.28m)

Marble fireplace with slate hearth housing 30KW multi fuel burner (Assists C/H), dual aspect original sash windows along with original Georgian shutters, original American Oak wood flooring, TV & Telephone point and radiator.

Drawing Room

17' 5'' x 14' 2'' (5.30m x 4.33m)

Original marble fireplace with decorative tiled surround. Sash window with original Georgian shutters, original pitch pine wood flooring, two radiators and T.V & Telephone point .


12' 5'' x 6' 3'' (3.79m x 1.90m)

Radiator and telephone point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

18' 3'' x 11' 6'' (5.55m x 3.50m plus 1.90m x 1.58m)

Bespoke fitted pitch pine base units with granite work surfaces over and inset belfast sink unit. Original inglenook housing 'Aga' oil fired range. It also has an Agamatic which runs the central heating, wood flooring, beams to ceiling, T.V & Telephone point. Stable door to gardens and internal doors off to:


8' 9'' x 5' 9'' (2.67m x 1.76m)

Space/plumbing for american style fridge freezer, quarry tile flooring, wall mounted antique wine rack and opening to:


8' 9'' x 7' 0'' (2.67m x 2.14m)

Fitted base unit with granite work surfaces over and inset 1.5 bowl sink unit. Space/plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher, dryer and free standing cooker. Radiator, quarry tiled flooring and door to:

Back Kitchen

10' 9'' x 8' 9'' (3.28m x 2.66m)

Bespoke pitch pine base units with granite work surfaces over. Quarry tiled flooring and wall mounted plate/saucepan rack.

Shower Room

8' 9'' x 5' 6'' (2.67m x 1.68m)

Corner shower cubicle with steam/sauna setting, wash hand basin with vanity unit below and low level flush w.c. Tiled floor, part tiled walls and radiator.

Staircase to First Floor Landing

Split level landing with two radiators, built in cupboard and doors off to:

Master Bedroom

17' 2'' x 13' 11'' (5.22m x 4.23m) includes en suite.

Radiator, T.V & Telephone point. Original pitch pine wood flooring. Sash window, access to loft & door to:

En suite

Shower cubicle with 'Mira' electric shower, bespoke wash stand and low level flush w.c. Tiled walls and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two

16' 11'' x 14' 2'' (5.16m x 4.32m)

Original sash windows with window seat, feature fireplace, bespoke wash stand, built in wardrobe, radiator and access to loft space. Original American Oak wood flooring. T.V & Telephone point.

Bedroom Three

19' 2'' x 8' 10'' (5.84m x 2.68m)

Bespoke wash stand, radiator and T.V point.

Bedroom Four

18' 3'' x 8' 7'' (5.57m x 2.61m)

Bespoke wash stand, radiator and access to loft space. T.V point.

Bedroom Five

14' 7'' x 9' 9'' (4.44m x 2.97m)

Fitted wardrobe, radiator and T.V point.

Family Bathroom

11' 5'' x 8' 5'' (3.49m x 2.57m)

Corner 'Jacuzzi' bath, shower cubicle with pump assisted power shower, twin wash hand basins with vanity units below, low level flush w.c. and bidet. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder/slatted shelving. 'Siemens' heating control, part tiled walls and access to loft space.


The approach to the property is over a private gated driveway which opens into a large turning/parking area. Adjoining this is a stone outbuilding (4.41m x 3.31m) which has been partially converted and could make a useful annex or studio. The extensive lawns are bordered by woodland gardens adjoining the driveway and a timber summer house. There are two large green houses (one of which is 20' x 10' and is thermostatically heated), a log/coal store, timber storage shed and additional stone summer house. A well stocked walled garden leads to a laburnum, wisteria and rose arch with vegetable patch and oriental garden beyond. Completing the gardens is a paved patio with hot tub which provides an ideal outdoor entertaining space. Note: We are advised by the vendors that additional neighbouring land of approximately 2.5 acres can be available by separate negotiation.

Council Tax Band & Local Authority

Council Tax Band 'G'. Conwy Council.

Viewings & Further Information

For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact our Llangollen office on (01978) 860346.


From Llangollen follow the A5 through Glyndyfrdwy and Corwen on towards Cerrigydrudion. Continue through the village of Cerrigydrudion before turning right onto the B5105 signposted for Llyn Brenig and Ruthin. Continue on this road for 2.5 miles into the village of Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr. Turn left just before the bridge and Crown public house then follow the road and the property's driveway will be found on the left hand side.

Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr
Corwen LL21 9UN
County: Conwy
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: LPS 0493
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