2 bedroom flat for sale

No Plas Y Coed, Bangor LL, LL57 4FL

Available £200,000 Offers over
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1

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New 2 bedroom second floor apartment within this beautifully restored listed building. Open plan kitchen / living space with extra height ceiling. Living area has views across to formal gardens with two feature bay windows. Velux window to kitchen .

Description

New 2 bedroom second floor apartment within this beautifully restored listed building.
Open plan kitchen / living space with extra height ceiling.
Living area has views across to formal gardens with two feature bay windows. Velux window to kitchen with additional storage cupboard. Gemini kitchen with oven, hob, microwave oven, fridge freezer and washer / dryer. Porcelanosa tiles and sanitary ware. Porcelanosa laminate flooring to selected areas. Double glazed handmade wooden sash windows. Bedroom 1 ? overlooks main entrance with en-suite featuring Velux window.
Bedroom 2 ? overlooks courtyard.
Apartment accessed via shared landing & staircase. Landing are features velux window with large bay window overlooking front elevation.
Plas Y Coed offers 12 unique apartments set over three floors, each retaining features of the original building alongside modern, contemporary styling. A selection of 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments finished to the highest standard now occupy this Grade II listed building.
The Development
Plas Y Coed ( "Mansion or countryhouse (large house) in the woods") Porth Penrhyn, Bangor
The grade II listed house and stables were built between 1863 and 1878 on the site of the former 17th century classical villa ?Lime Grove?. Originally built as home to the Penrhyn Estate manager, Captain Pennant Lloyd, the house is spectacularly located on the North Wales coast, close to the harbour at Porth Penrhyn and adjacent to historic Penrhyn Castle and park. Plas Y Coed was designed in the Victorian gothic revival style and constructed of local granite and slate, ornately decorated with Anglesey Limestone used as a striking contrast for quoins, window surrounds, mullions, transoms and the main entrance balustrade. A significant architectural feature of this impressive, two storey historic house are the fullheight gable chimney stacks with moulded cappings on the north and south facing elevations. Principle entry is from the north and leads into the dramatic main entrance hall, which retains much of its original character, including the sweeping panelled staircase, gothic stone arches, the original fireplace and polychromatic ceramic floor tiles. Screened by banks of mature woodland (as the name suggests), PlasY Coed faces the Menai Straits, Porth Penrhyn and Hirael Bay to the north and the spectacular mountains of Snowdonia to the south.
General Information
Come home to A world of luxury Approaching along the private driveway from Porth Penrhyn you will notice that the stunning architectural features of Plas Y Coed have been conserved. The building has been meticulously restored to its former splendour with the retention of many fine architectural features such as the original hall fireplace, refurbished staircase and encaustic tiled floor. The introduction of contemporary elements is sensitively balanced within this classic context, resulting in 12 highly individual living spaces with graceful proportions. Each of the luxury apartments has been designed to a scale and architectural style sympathetic to this grade II listed building. Remaining traces of the original features have been expertly integrated with high specification fixtures and fittings throughout. Open-plan living areas and bright, spacious rooms create the quality bespoke homes only possible in an intimate development such as Plas Y Coed, effortlessly blending the traditional and the contemporary
History
The wealth of this region was based on the successful slate quarrying industry in the 18th century leading to the development of nearby Bangor and Porth Penrhyn creating property such as Plas Y Coed, then known as Lime Grove, and Penrhyn Castle. PlasY Coed was built on the site of an earlier Georgian house known as Lime Grove, demolished in 1860 to make way for a the new residence. The date of the current construction is evidenced by the iron hopper heads of the rain water pipes, which date back to 1863. The building remained the residence of Penrhyn Estate up until 1970 when it was purchased by Caernarfon County Council and converted to a residential retirement home. Watkin Jones aquired Plas Y Coed and have now completed a sympathetic conversion of the grade 2 listed house and ancilliary buildings into 12 elegant and luxurious apartments whilst retaining much of the building?s original gothic style architectural features
Specification
Open plan kitchen / living space with extra height ceiling.
Living area has views across to formal gardens with two feature bay windows.
Velux window to kitchen with additional storage cupboard. Gemini kitchen with oven, hob, microwave oven, fridge freezer and washer / dryer. Porcelanosa tiles and sanitary ware. Porcelanosa laminate flooring to selected areas. Double glazed handmade wooden sash windows.
Bedroom 1 ? overlooks main entrance with en-suite featuring Velux window.
Bedroom 2 ? overlooks courtyard.
Apartment accessed via shared landing & staircase. Landing are features velux window with large bay window overlooking front elevation.
Lounge/Kitchen/
Dining 5.30 x 5.72m (17?4" x 18?9")
Bedroom 1 5.27 x 3.41m (17?3" x 11?2")
En-Suite 1.33 x 2.56m (4?4" x 8?4")
Bedroom 2 4.10 x 2.51m (13?5" x 8?2")
Bathroom 2.47 x 1.70m (8?1" x 5?6")
Cylinder 0.66 x 1.36m (2?1" x 4?5")
Store 1.54 x 0.86m (5?0" x 2?9")
Location
The perfect place to call home Plas Y Coed is located on the eastern edge of Bangor, a vibrant University city with a history dating back 1500 years. Lying close to the Menai Straits and Anglesey with the mountains of Snowdonia National Park providing a spectacular natural backdrop, the area is a walkers paradise with fishing villages, estuaries and miles of sandy beaches such as nearby Hirael Bay waiting to be explored. PlasY Coed also falls within the Dyffryn Ogwen/Ogwen Vally landscape of special historic interest with the Greenwood Forest Park a particular local family attraction. The 83 mile circular Snowdonia Slate Trail starts close by at Porth Penrhyn and forms part of the Gwenedd Slate Industry Candidate World Heritage Site. In addition, new circular coastal walks have recently been developed by Gwynedd Council, giving you the opportunity to appreciate in full the rich nature, heritage and culture of this area of North Wales coast.
Service Charges
Estimated service charge £2,142.94/annum
Ground Rent 0.1% of property price/annum index linked
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