Be prepared to fall in love with the impressive Castell Gyrn, a luxury castle for sale in Ruthin, Wales. The castle property is situated in a high and commanding position and offers outstanding panoramic views of the Clwyd valley, Snowdon, and beyond. This stunning property was constructed in four phases by renowned architect John Taylor starting in 1977 and the final phase being completed in 1994. The current owner has extended the property even further creating a unique castle residence full of character and immaculate presentation.
Castell Gyrn has a grand appearance and offers over 7,800 square feet of accommodation making it appealing to a variety of buyers, both residential and with the right change of use, commercial. The accommodation is comfortable yet striking, with five reception rooms, five bedrooms, all with their luxury ensuites, a detached guest lodge, parking for several vehicles, and 10 acres of the surrounding countryside, this castle could offer a commercial venture including a luxury holiday home, wedding venue, corporate events, fine dining, and more.
For those who are looking for a family residence, the property is a spacious and flowing accommodation that would fit perfectly. As previously mentioned each of the bedrooms has the benefits of an ensuite with the master suite offering enough space to act as a haven if you need a place to get away to when the house is full. There are also enough reception rooms to keep everyone in the house happy, with a living room and sitting room that lend themselves to everyday living and at the weekend or big family social occasions you have a large dining room to get everyone in the same place at the same time before relaxing in the cinema room to watch your favorite movie.
The Castell Gyrn property has to be seen to be fully appreciated, every detail has been meticulously thought out and the finishings are exact. From the unique dragon breathing fire as the wrought iron gates open to the sweeping driveway that take you to the property, you know right from the start just how special this castle property is as soon as you arrive.
The small town of Ruthin is nestled in the twisting Clwydian hills in the northeast of Wales. It is packed with Welsh history and cool, modern comforts. Ruthin is pronounced Rith-in, after rhudd, which means deep red, and din meaning fort, referring to the town's famous castle. There is a castle that sheds light on Wales’ tumultuous medieval past. Up the hill into town, you'll find out the history of the Tudors.
In Ruthin, you can enjoy eating and shopping, art and incredible views. The castle survived a revolt by Owain Glyndwr and a sixteen-week siege during the English Civil War. Ruthin Castle has many stories to tell. The castle is a strangely lovely, fairytale place, with medieval walls that are still around from the castle’s original 13th-century incarnation. Back then, it was named Castell Coch yng Ngwern-for (Red Castle in the Sea Swamps).
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