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Llay Road Rossett, Wrexham £670,000

A substantial and handsome Grade II Listed mid-19th century stone-built villa constructed with warm-toned dressed and cut sandstone elevations having period sash windows featuring distinctive margin glazing beneath slate-clad roofs having decorated timber facias and finials. There are out-buildings comprising a two-storey former coach house and detached garage block and stores, accessed from a cobbled courtyard having its own well. This secluded property adjoins rural farmland in a highly accessible location, lying just outside the well-regarded village of Rossett, which provides amenities including day-to-day shopping, restaurant, gastro-pub, pharmacy, choice of hairdressers and Doctors surgery etc. The City of Chester lies less than 8 miles away, with the County Town of Wrexham being only 6 miles distant.

Llay Road Rossett
Wrexham LL12 0HS
County: Wrexham
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WPS 3810


The property is beautifully set within its own level mature grounds and gardens, which retain much of their original layout, including the sweeping approach driveways, rose garden and orchard. The kitchen garden now comprises an attractive planted paddock. All the boundaries are of stone walling with feature stonework to drive edging, and four ornamental ponds. There are mature trees in abundance, which include individual specimens of yew and the cedar off the front lawn is particularly fine. The whole extends to approximately 1.6 or so acres or thereabouts.

Reception Hall

18' 3'' x 10' 0'' (5.55m x 3.05m)

The reception to the property is into an impressive full-height main hallway from an external porch that has architectural influences of Gothic Revival. There is a period arched topped and glazed main entrance door onto a feature diagonal chess-board laid floor. The main feature is the imposing staircase that has finishes of polished timber treads, newel and handrail with painted turned and block spindles. Wide period doorways lead off to the principal reception rooms.

Drawing Room

31' 1'' x 16' 8'' (9.47m x 5.09m)

A most elegant room featuring a full-width end bay having French windows to the side garden. Parquet flooring. High ceilings with cornice detail. Wall lighting and central ceiling lighting - chandeliers throughout by separate discussion. fitted book shelving. Open fireplace having period painted moulded surround and marble insert with matching hearth. Period window to front elevation. Radiators. supplemented by night storage heater.

Dining Room

17' 7'' x 17' 3'' (5.37m x 5.27m)

A beautifully proportioned room with feature windows to return elevations, including a French window to the stepped bay, giving access to the pergola patio at the side. There is parquet flooring and the high ceiling is finished with cornice detail. (The Cellar is underneath this room).

Rear Hallway

Located off the Main Hall and communicating to the Kitchen and the Study, Cloakroom, Butler’s Pantry and door to the Cellar. From the Rear Hall there are inner and outer glazed doors to the rear Courtyard.


13' 11'' x 11' 11'' (4.25m x 3.62m)

Three-quarter height timber fire-surround and mantle having brass surround to recessed open fireplace with provision for dog-basket above quarry-tiled hearth. The floor is finished with matching parquet to the main reception rooms, including a period window and ceiling cornice detailing. The BT 50Mb fibre-to-the-home broadband connection point is located here, together with the CCTV hub and monitor, which will remain at the property.

Butlers Pantry

8' 1'' x 5' 8'' (2.47m x 1.73m)

Belfast sink unit with base-cupboard and drawer pack together with period ‘press’ storage cupboard.


16' 1'' x 13' 11'' (4.90m x 4.24m)

Extensively fitted with timber grain effect finished base and wall cupboards with full-length stainless steel drainer incorporating twin bowl sinks, integrated disposal bin and base drawer pack with ranges of matching suspended wall cabinets and a further built-in double crockery cupboard. There is a fitted ‘Gaggenau’ electric halogen hob and matching electric oven and grill having stainless steel splash plate over. There are spaces for an over-sized refrigerator, plumbing for dishwasher and central space for table dining.


10' 2'' x 7' 8'' (3.11m x 2.33m)

Decorated in the Chinese style having a two-piece suite together with full-length storage cupboards.


8' 0'' x 5' 11'' (2.43m x 1.81m)

Laundry Room

16' 3'' x 7' 9'' (4.95m x 2.35m)

Large recess for former cooking range, having fitted base storage cupboards with inset stainless-steel single-drainer sink unit. Space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Large concealed secure storage cupboard. Off there is the...

Store Room

7' 10'' x 5' 10'' (2.40m x 1.77m)

Boiler Room

20' 2'' x 9' 10'' (6.14m x 2.99m)

With Belfast sink unit and oil-fired boiler having doors into the Rear Courtyard and the Conservatory.


27' 7'' x 11' 2'' (8.42m x 3.41m)

Constructed with contemporary double-glazed elevations above a masonry plinth and beneath a twin-wall polycarbonate roof. Double-glazed windows to garden. Raised internal, stocked planters incorporating corner pond.

Potting Shed (off)

10' 6'' x 3' 7'' (3.20m x 1.08m)

First Floor Main Landing

The staircase reaches a three-quarter stage landing having a turn with small stair to the full and impressive Main Landing, which is lit from above by a glazed roof light. From the Main Landing there are two main bedrooms.

No. 1 Bedroom

18' 0'' x 13' 11'' (5.48m x 4.23m)

Spacious and bright and fitted with mirror fronted, art deco style wardrobes. There are additional ‘his and hers’ wardrobes to either side of the bed space.

En-suite Bathroom

10' 0'' x 7' 7'' (3.06m x 2.32m)

Three-piece suite comprising low-flush WC, pedestal wash-basin and enamelled panelled bath with shower over. Adjoining storage cupboard. Chromed finished heated towel rail. Fitted wall mirror.

No. 2 Bedroom

16' 2'' x 14' 0'' (4.92m x 4.26m)

Beautiful return windows. Large storage wardrobe.

Three Quarter Landing

Fitted with low level bookcase and wall light, leading to...

No. 3 Bedroom

13' 4'' x 11' 11'' (4.06m x 3.63m)

Fitted twin-door wardrobes with central fitted mirror. Fitted shelving to recess behind door.

No. 4 Bedroom

16' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.87m x 4.27m)

Fitted double wardrobe. Wall light point.

No. 1 Bathroom

9' 11'' x 8' 0'' (3.01m x 2.43m)

Fitted with a three-piece suite in 'primrose' comprising a low-flush WC, pedestal wash-basin and enamelled panelled bath.

No. 2 Bathoom

9' 6'' x 7' 8'' (2.89m x 2.34m)

Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising low-flush WC, vanity wash-basin and panelled bath having pumped shower above. The airing cupboard is here with fitted shelving.

Second Floor Landing

The second floor is approached via a continuation of the impressive staircase and is lit by the central ceiling roof light that illuminates the stairwell through to the ground floor.

Inner Landing

9' 11'' x 7' 2'' (3.01m x 2.19m)

No. 5 Bedroom

16' 0'' x 12' 10'' (4.88m x 3.91m)

Loft Storage Room

21' 9'' x 14' 5'' (6.63m x 4.40m)


Full head height ventilated store, with former Cold Store off.


The approach to the property from the highway is from two delightful curved driveways between stone walls with pillars and mature trees, including splendid specimen of Yew. The driveway leading to the front elevation of the house finds a gravelled reception parking and turning area, whilst the second driveway to the rear is to the garaging, coach-house and courtyard. The side elevation from the drawing room has an aspect to the rose garden, which features a lawn bounded a by stone path meeting a raised stone surround fish pool. The orchard is beyond, whilst to the rear of the courtyard there is the main open garden comprising a planted paddock, which is bounded by mature trees. The whole is bounded by stone walling. The courtyard is finished with cobbled setts, with the original Well and access to the outbuildings.

Coach House - Garage

17' 3'' x 14' 8'' (5.26m x 4.47m)

Having bi-folding front timber doors and having electric power.

Coach House - Generator Room

16' 2'' x 7' 10'' (4.93m x 2.38m)

Floor-mounted diesel electricity generator. The generator is in working condition and is to provide supply to essential appliances in the event of a mains electricity failure.

Coach House - Loose Box

16' 2'' x 10' 2'' (4.93m x 3.10m)

Coach House - First Floor - Room 1

21' 2'' x 12' 2'' (6.44m x 3.70m)

Coach House - First Floor - Room 2

18' 3'' x 16' 3'' (5.56m x 4.96m)

Outside WC

Detached Garage

11' 6'' x 10' 7'' (3.51m x 3.23m)

Fuel Store / Store Shed.

13' 9'' x 10' 2'' (4.20m x 3.10m)

To rear of garage.


The property is understood to be connected to mains water, electricity and foul drainage subject to statutory regulations. The central heating is a conventional radiator system affected by an oil-fired boiler. There are supplementary electrical appliances. The electrical system is backed-up by a diesel generator.


Chandeliers and other fittings are available by separate discussion. The property has a fully maintained and monitored alarm system.


The property is offered for sale on the basis of the freehold interest with full vacant possession available upon completion.


From either Wrexham or Chester approach the Village of Rossett on the A483 dual-carriageway, taking the exit signposted 'Rossett'. At the junction proceed to the east along the B5102 Llay Road. Continue for about 0.3 of a mile when the twin driveways to the property will be observed in the stone walling to the right-hand side with the name plaque 'The Stone House.'

Llay Road Rossett
Wrexham LL12 0HS
County: Wrexham
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WPS 3810
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