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Bangor Road, Caernarfon



The property comprises two adjoining properties now in common ownership, Plas Brereton and Ty Coch which together comprise a site of approximately 20 acres in two parcels, divided by a former railway line.

In addition there is a range of former outbuildings, a lodge house and a waterside Beach Cottage which fronts a private dock and mooring. The buildings occupy a most attractive parkland setting overlooking the Menai Strait and Anglesey.

LOCATION Strategically located on the A487 approximately 2 miles to the north west of Caernarfon, the site occupies a prominent position on the main road into the town. Construction of a new relief road is due to commence in 2017, greatly enhancing the setting of the site.

Caernarfon is located on the eastern side of the Menai Strait opposite the Isle of Anglesey. Designated as a Royal Borough in 1963, the town is dominated by the castle, a World Heritage site. Bangor is approximately 8.5 miles to the north east. Chester is some 70 miles to the east via the A55 trunk road and Liverpool 78 miles.

Caernarfon is the administrative centre of Gwynedd and has a population of approximately 10,000. Gwynedd had higher levels of overnight visits, nights and spend than most other Welsh unitary authorities in 2010-12, with the highest total of tourism nights overall. Gwynedd also had more overnight visits, nights and expenditure by British residents than any other authority according to the 2010-12 tourism data produced by the Welsh Government.

Plas Menai, the National Outdoor Centre for Wales, is within 1.5 miles of the sire and provides an extensive range of leisure facilities.

PLAS BRERETON This imposing late Georgian two storey house with converted roof space and basement is now semi derelict and comprises some 549.6 m2 (5,915sq ft).

PLAS TY COCH A Grade II Listed mansion constructed in 1807 of stone under a slate roof with a substantial service wing. The house has central porch and later 19th century veranda and comprises some 1,087m2 (11,700sq ft) over basement, ground and first floors.

LODGE A detached one bedroom two storey lodge house.

BOATHOUSE A single storey stone built structure overlooking the harbour and Menai Strait extending to approximately 75.5m2 (812 sq ft).

The floor areas have been calculated on a Gross Internal basis from plans provided.

GROUNDS The properties occupies magnificent parkland grounds overlooking the Menai Strait to Anglesey that include a former Victorian walled garden. The site is divided by a cycle path on a former railway line.

A dock is located on the river bank in front of the boathouse.

PLANNING Consent was granted on 3rd November 2015 for the conversion of Plas Brereton into a hotel and restaurant with 9 bedrooms, convert building into a café and construction of 18 holiday units.

Plas Ty Coch is considered suitable for leisure development as is the adjoining walled garden.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES The buildings on site for which EPC's are required have the following ratings:

Plas Brereton - G
Coach House West - G
Dock Keepers cottage - G

It should be noted that the current ratings reflect the semi-derelict nature of the buildings.

AGENTS NOTES The buildings on site are in poor condition and are potentially dangerous. Under no circumstances should unaccompanied visits be carried out; all access must be arranged via the joint agents.

Property Features

  • Two Important Adjoining Mansions
  • In A Site Of Approx. 20 Acres
  • Gateway Location Outside Caernarfon
  • Overlooking The Menai Strait
  • Planning Permission for Hotel & 18 Accommodation Units
  • Potential Holiday Development Opportunity
  • Offers Invited In The Region Of £1,500,000


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