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Pontllyfni, Caernarfon, LL54

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Lovely Detached Mid 19th Century Home

4 Bedrooms & Family Bathroom

Spacious Fitted Kitchen

Sizeable Lounge, Dining Room & Study/Sitting Room

Self Contained 1 Bedroom Annexe

91/2 Acres of Garden Pasture Land, Orchard & Lake

Spectacular Sea & Mountain Views

Large Stone Barn Perfect For Conversion, Subject To Usual Planning Consents


The picturesque coastal village of Pontllyfni is positioned towards the south western edge of Caernarfon and is only some 8 miles from the historic market town. With close access to the excellent surrounding road network, provides easy travel along the magnificent Llyn Peninsula and the stunning Snowdonia National Park. Caernarfon offers a wide range of shops, services and recreational facilities, ensuring that your essential needs are well catered for. A little further afield, you will find the A55 Expressway to the beautiful island of Anglesey and through the university city of Bangor and the North Wales Coast.


This property has it all! If you are seeking a substantial country property in an idyllic rural setting in close proximity to the fabulous Llyn Peninsula with heaps of income generating potential, ideal for setting up a holiday business, equestrian use or other rural purpose, we would like to draw your attention to this lovely detached stone built house, which stands on an elevated position, in near total privacy, amidst approximately 91/2 acres of its own grounds, made up of garden and predominantly pasture and arable land, enjoying spectacular sea and mountain views.

It even has its own beautiful lake complete with an island! The dwelling, whose origins are believed to date back to the mid 19th century, has more recently undergone a programme of tasteful modernisation and has since been maintained to an exceptional standard by the present owners, retaining much of the style and character, one would expect from a property of this period and type. It is well worth noting that as part of the modernisation programme, the owner has installed 14 advantageously positioned photovoltaic solar panels that provide a considerable amount of the power needed in the property. The system is computer regulated, switching to graduated mains power when external conditions demand it, resulting in optimal cost savings and a much decreased carbon footprint, in addition to an income from the unused power. Unlike most rural properties that depend on a septic tanks for waste disposal, Llech Y Dwr employs the use of a Biomass Sewage Treatment Plant that that is concealed just under the sub soil at ground level but remains easily accessible if necessary and works to the highest eco friendly principles. The plant is totally odour free with virtually no maintenance required and very low running costs.

The immaculate accommodation, which benefits from uPVC double glazing and LPG Gas Fired Central Heating, includes on the ground floor, a sizeable Dining Room, Study/Sitting Room and Lounge with a highly efficient Wood Burning Stove, as well as a spacious bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a Double Oven, 5 Burner Gas Range by "Rangemaster", a Fridge Freezer, an automatic Washing Machine and a full size Dish Washer. 3 Double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom can all be found on the first floor.

An adjoining Lobby from the kitchen leads to an attached self-contained Annexe comprising of an open plan fitted Kitchen/Living Room, a good size Bedroom and a family size Shower Room. The Annexe, which could be utilised to house an elderly relative or as extra guest accommodation, could if required, be integrated back into the main accommodation with comparative ease.


Entrance Hall

Lounge: 21' 2" x 15' 4" (6.47m x 4.68m)

Dining Room: 21' 2" x 8' 2" (6.47m x 2.49m)

Snug: 21' 2" x 8' 7" (6.47m x 2.62m)

Dining Kitchen: 27' 0" x 8' 10" (8.23m x 2.70m)

Annexe Lobby

Annexe Kitchen: 18' 0" x 11' 8" (5.50m x 3.58m)

Annexe Bedroom: 9' 6" x 7' 1" (2.92m x 2.16m)

Annexe Shower Room: 9' 0" x 7' 4" (2.76m x 2.26m)

First Floor Landing

Master Bedroom: 21' 2" x 9' 8" (6.47m x 2.96m)

Bedroom 2: 16' 5" x 9' 8" (5.01m x 2.96m)

Bedroom 3: 11' 7" x 8' 7" (3.54m x 2.64m)

Bathroom: 9' 7" x 8' 7" (2.93m x 2.64m)

Bedroom 4: 6' 1" x 6' 1" (1.86m x 1.86m)

Outside: The residence is completely surrounded by its own land, and is approached through an impressive double gated entrance onto a long driveway that leads to large surfaced area near the front of the house that provides ample off road parking and general access to the property including a large paved terrace at the rear of the house that offers an ideal spot for outdoor dining and entertaining.

In addition to the acreage, which is made up of several fields that have access points around the property, the property has a large peaceful natural lake, an orchard, a sizeable stone built Bothy and a purpose built area with its own mini zip wire and a tyre swing offering a marvellous children's playground, as well as an eye catching summer house that is enclosed by an ornate balustrade that also offers a fabulous place for get-togethers and barbeques, or just relaxing, while enjoying the wonderful views and spectacular sunsets.

A large stone built barn that lies adjacent to the house offers the possibility of creating 2 holiday letting cottages (Subject to Usual Planning Consents) that could produce a very considerable annual income. To this end, architects plans along with a full business plan have been produced, both of which are available upon request. The local authority's planning department have indicated that they might look favourably on such an application.


We are informed by the seller this property benefits from mains Water, Electricity and Drainage.


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Listed Features

  • Lift / Elevator
  • Double Glazing
  • Perimeter Fencing
  • Catering
  • Reception
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Space
  • Open Plan
  • Lounge Area
  • Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Multiple floors
  • Heating
  • Column Free
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Dafydd Hardy