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Min Y Garth, Glyngarth, Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey

Offers Over £1,000,000 Sold

An elegant waterside residence enjoying breathtaking views across the Menai Straits towards the Snowdonia Mountain Range with its own private beach.

  • Drone footage available under virtual tour tab
  • Spacious accommodation over four floors
  • Galleried entrance hall
  • 3 reception rooms, kitchen, sun room, laundry room and WC
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Self-contained one-bedroom apartment with reception hall, living room, kitchen and bathroom
  • Landscaped terraced gardens, extensive private parking
  • Direct access to its own private beach, walled mooring with slipway. Private foreshore mooring opportunities
  • Approximately 4,102 sq ft of accommodation
  • EPC rating E

Min Y Garth occupies and exceptional elevated waterside setting in the hamlet of Glyngarth, within a short drive of the charming coastal towns of Menai Bridge and Beaumaris. The property benefits from truly breathtaking panoramic views across the Menai Straits towards Bangor Pier, along the coast towards the Menai Bridge in the west and the Great Orme to the east, with the Snowdonia Mountain Range as a backdrop.

The Menai Straits in arguably one of the most picturesque areas on Anglesey, within striking distance of the many coastal villages, beautiful bays and sandy beaches, including Red Wharf Bay, Newborough, Rhosneigr and Trearddur Bay.

The local towns of Menai Bridge and Beaumaris offer a broad range of amenities, including boutique shops, public houses, a Waitrose Supermarket and independent restaurants, including the acclaimed Dylan’s Restaurant and Sosban & The Old Butchers Restaurant, both in Menai, the latter having a Michelin Star rating, and The Gazelle Hotel, which is within walking distance via a private gated path. On the recreational front, the area has numerous sailing clubs, golf clubs and walking opportunities throughout the Snowdonia National Park.

Min Y Garth is well-placed for access to the A55, North Wales Expressway, allowing access throughout the island and along the North Wales coast to Chester, connecting with the motorway network to Liverpool and Manchester. Bangor Station offers regular services to Chester and Holyhead, and London (Euston) can be reached within 3½ hours. The port of Holyhead offers regular sailing to Dublin.

The property
Min Y Garth is a spacious and elegant waterside residence with origins dating back to circa 1882. The property is of handsome local dressed stone construction under Welsh slate roofing with accommodation over four floors, including a self-contained apartment to the lower ground level, ideal for a dependant or as a rental property/Airbnb.

During the current owner’s tenure, the property has been sympathetically renovated to a pleasing standard throughout, featuring numerous fireplaces, wonderful bay windows, high-quality fittings and a most elegant central turned staircase.

The accommodation
An attractive pitched canopy porch gives access to the principal door, in turn opening into an imposing galleried reception hall with high ceilings, which feature throughout much of the property. An elegant turned staircase with polished hardwood handrails and newel post links the principal accommodation. Off the reception hall is a pretty cloakroom with an original high-level cistern WC.

To the rear of the property is the drawing room featuring a living flame cast-iron basket fireplace within an elegant marble surround. The focal point of this room is the large bay window with window seat, offering south east facing panoramic views. At the far end of this room, glazed doors open onto an expansive terraced balcony; one of many terraces and balconies throughout the property.

A well-proportioned dining room has dual aspects and incorporates an open fireplace within an ornate painted surround. Adjoining the dining room is the kitchen fitted with bespoke light oak cabinets with breakfast bar and incorporating a range of high-quality appliances. Off the kitchen is a sunroom with seating and breakfast areas, having tremendous views through a part-glazed waterside elevation.

The master bedroom is located on the first floor, also having a bay window with window seat, a dressing area and a luxurious en suite bathroom with separate shower enclosure. Also, to the first floor is a second double bedroom with its own en suite facilities and a third room which is currently being used as a study, with bespoke fitted wardrobes, and could be adapted to create a single bedroom.

To the second floor are two further double bedrooms, one having a private roof terrace and the other benefiting from a large walk-in storeroom, with scope to create en suite facilities, where required. A spacious family bathroom serves the second-floor bedrooms.

To the lower ground level is a self-contained apartment, linked to the main house via an enclosed staircase through a laundry. The apartment can also be accessed independently from outside via a path leading down from the parking area. The apartment briefly comprises of an entrance hall with storage rooms, a large living room, fully functioning kitchen with view, a double bedroom and a spacious bathroom. The apartment is ideally suited for a dependant relative, or could equally be utilised as a holiday let, Airbnb or could be re-incorporated into the main dwelling to provide additional living space.

Gardens and grounds
Min Y Garth sits behind a high stone wall with direct access off the Beaumaris road onto a large forecourt, offering hardstanding for numerous vehicles. Interestingly, the forecourt is elevated on columns, and consequently may have potential to partly convert below to create a garden room or ancillary accommodation, subject to the necessary consents.

The gardens are a real testament to the vision and hard work bestowed by the current owners; beautifully landscaped with an array of camellias, rhododendrons, clipped privet and box hedging and some wonderful trees. Conveniently, the gardens benefit from a water irrigation system.

Wrapping around the rear of the house is a terrace offering various alfresco dining areas, with views. A winding pathway runs through the garden leading to the walled mooring bay, with slipway to the western boundary of the property and to steps leading down to the beach at the opposite end of the gardens.

The current owners have previously moored various boats adjacent to the property’s private beach. Whilst they continue to pay and retain the mooring rights, future owners will need to approach the local authority in this regard.

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