North Wales is home to some incredible properties. From historic country houses to state-of-the-art luxury pads, there is a wide range of impressive homes waiting to be snapped up on the market – that is for those who can afford them.
There are over 75 properties currently on sale in North Wales with a price tag of over £1, 000, 000. Some are farms set in acres upon acres of land, some are historic listed mansions, and some are modern designer homes that wouldn’t look out of place on architectural design programmes.
We have selected five of the most architecturally impressive luxury properties currently in the marketplace in North Wales. There are plenty of properties on sale in the region that are as interesting architecturally as the ones on this list, but we’ve gone with qualities with a grounding in contemporary design.
Here are five North Wales properties that could have featured on Grand Designs, just like the most famous Grand Designs home of them all :
1 . Lon Golff, Abersoch – £2, 850, 000
The four bedroom house is located on a road called Lon Golff in Abersoch due to its proximity to the golf course, which is not far from the beach. Construction of the state-of-the-art house was completed earlier this year and it is now looking for a new owner who can meet the eye-watering asking price. Estate agents Beresford Adams say the property “has outstanding system merit reflecting the highest standards of workmanship of a local builder of high repute. ”
The high-spec house comes with ground sourced underfloor heating, photomatic solar panels, remote monitored heat exchanger, together with cctv and a built in security alarm system as well as other modern features such as a Tesla charging point. The particular airy design allows for plenty of natural light across the property’s open plan layout.
A light oak effect tiled flooring runs throughout the interior which features the four spacious bedrooms on the ground floor. Each bedroom has its own luxury ensuite shower rooms and fitted wardrobes with the master suite having its own dressing room area. An oak tread modern staircase with a glass balustrade leads up to the first floor onto a glass platform/landing area.
The main living/kitchen area is located on this floor that is described in the listing as “the heart of the home”. This area leads to a balcony which overlooks the nearby golf course. The house is approached via an electric gate which leads to an oak frame car port. The port forms part of an outbuilding which includes its own shower room. For more information on this property, visit its Rightmove profile here .
2 . Field Cottage, Recotry Lane, Gwaenysgor – £2, 500, 000
The new build country house and barn were completed earlier this year. The property occupies 10 acres of land in Gwaenysgor, Flintshire with stunning panoramic coastal views towards the Great Orme.
The property is constructed with the steel frame and totally clad in stone facing under a slate roof. Double glazing runs throughout, along with underfloor heating to both floors. Five family/guest in room bedrooms are on the ground – three with their own dressing rooms – along with a media/family room and sitting room all with stunning views. There is also an utility room and boiler room on this level.
An exceptional master suite will be off the main living region with stunning coastal views and has its own private balcony. The suite is dual aspect and has an amazing dressing area and spacious four piece ensuite. The his and hers dual shower cubicle is the showpiece measuring over 9′ in width; a corner bath and his and her sinks with lighted mirror above and ample storage cupboards complete the picture.
A beautiful oak turned staircase with glass balustrades leads to the upper floor which is presently laid out with an open plan kitchen, lounge and dining room. A central island serves as a breakfast bar as well as having an induction hob, concealed extractor fan, Belson sink with Quooker hot and cold filtered water tap and a built in wine cooler. Patio doors open on to the balcony with panoramic seaside and country views. To find out more on this property, visit the Rightmove profile here .
3. Dyserth Hillside House – £2, 000, 000
This contemporary detached house is located near Dyserth and occupies an elevated position overlooking the Great Orme and Liverpool Bay. Its unique design functions an extensive use of glass throughout which means that the stunning sights can be enjoyed from almost every room. As luxury North Wales attributes go, this four bedroom house without a doubt ranks amongst the most opulent.
As well as the high ceilings, wall-to-wall windows and top of the range fittings, the interior also includes under-floor heating, a surround sound program, Italian tiles throughout the ground floor and timber floors to the first floor and also recessed lighting. The ground floor is mostly open plan plus includes a glossy fitted kitchen as well as a bar that comes with a feature fish tank.
Four double rooms and three of the 4 bathrooms are located on the first floor which features an impressive landing area that makes the most of the aforementioned views. A second lounge area is located about this floor and there is also a cinema room which is approached via a cantilevered staircase on the second floor.
The cinema space features remote controlled blinds to the external doors that lead to a Juliet balcony. A sizeable terrace is featured to the side of the property which is accessed from the dining area and kitchen.
This terrace boasts a built-in seating region with a fire pit, built-in barbeque, pizza oven and kitchen area as well as a hot tub with a bar surround. Steps lead to an upper decked terrace which makes the most of the house’s elevated position with far-reaching and uninterrupted views of Denbighshire and the coast. For more information with this property, visit its Rightmove profile here .
4. Llamedos, Nant Y Gamar Road, Llandudno – £1, 700, 000
This four bedroom “super home” occupies a stunning position on the exclusive Nant y Gamar Street which homes some of the most luxurious properties in the area. It’s fair to say that Llamedos is not your standard North Wales home. Built in 2016, its unique contemporary design is more befitting of the Hollywood Hills than those associated with Llandudno but its stunning views of the coast and the Great Orme is one of its key selling points.
The house has clearly been designed to make the most of the spectacular scenery that will surrounds it with terraced walkways, patios and seating areas providing uninterrupted sights of the aforementioned sights. One of the property’s most opulent features is the luxury garden pod that has been strategically placed at the top of the terrace.
It looks directly onto the sea and the Great Orme and features a padded seating area and a table in the middle. The house itself is accessed via a good oversized front door which opens up into an impressive reception hall which sets the modern tone that runs throughout the house. Three of the bedrooms are ensuite and there is a separate shower room. An oak turned stairs leads to the first floor whilst an incredible glass passenger lift offers an easier way up.
On this level is an open up plan kitchen, dining area, lounge and study region. A glass fronted porch overlooks Nant y Gamar Hill whilst the main extensive balcony overlooks the Bay of Llandudno and the sea. For more information on the property, you can visit its Rightmove profile here .
5. Potters Brook Barn, Whitchurch Road, Bangor-on-Dee — £895, 000
Potters Brook Barn is an outstanding barn conversion presented to a very high standard. Estate agents Savills say the original structure is usually believed to date from 1861, with the date shown on the façade. The property offers light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors, together with almost 1, 100 sq . ft. of outbuildings incorporating a play room, office, garaging and a movie theater room.
The ground floor accommodation comprises a spacious reception room with exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace, a large drawing room with double-height glazing to the front and two sets associated with French doors to the rear, and a snug with a fireplace. On the first floor is a large master bedroom with double doors to a front aspect Juliet balcony and an en suite shower room, and an impressive dressing room with a range of fitted wardrobes.
Potters Brook Barn is definitely approached through double arched wooden electric gates with the drive entering an enclosed courtyard. The courtyard offers a private and secure space along with parking for multiple vehicles. The outbuilding is an important element of the property and has been adapted in recent years to provide a play room having a mezzanine office above along with a cinema room at the opposite end.
To the back, there is a recently renovated spectacular landscaped garden with paved and gravelled seating areas, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, with far-reaching views over neighbouring countryside. For more information on this property, visit its Rightmove profile here .