Discover the Finest Homes of Flintshire [updated April 2023]

Author: Laura Coughlin - Managing Director & Property Professional

Posted: Apr 3, 2023

Originally Posted: 5th March 2023, Post updated on 3rd April 2023.

Marshall Tonks is excited to introduce an array of new estate agency services in Flintshire and the neighboring towns. Whilst we prepare to launch in the Spring of 2023, we’re dedicating this post to celebrating some of the most luxurious and glamorous properties local estate agents in Flintshire have on offer in April 2023. Here are our findings for this month’s edition of Finest Homes of Flintshire.

As a local company, we’ve spent over 15 years working within local estate agencies in and around Flintshire, Denbighshire, and Chester and now we’re keen to promote a new service and set a new standard for what estate agencies can look like within 2023 and beyond…

We’re obviously passionate about helping our clients find their dream homes in this beautiful part of the world and within this blog post, we’re delighted to showcase some of the finest homes we’ve come across recently in Flintshire and the surrounding areas.

Top 10 homes we’ve found in Flintshire for April 2023

10) Babell, Holywell, Flintshire [£795,000]

Property 3 of 25. Side Elevation

Credit: Beresford Adams in Holywell

Oh my, this property is an absolute treasure! From the moment you set foot on the grounds, you’ll be swept away by the rustic charm and character that exudes from every nook and cranny. With a generous 2.5-acre plot, this semi-detached cottage is a true oasis for those seeking a country retreat.

Step inside and be amazed by the spacious master bedroom, complete with its own en-suite bathroom and a dressing room that’s fit for royalty. The three additional bedrooms offer ample space for a growing family or for guests to stay comfortably. And let’s not forget the office/bedroom four, perfect for those who work from home or need a quiet sanctuary to escape to.

Property 10 of 25. Family Kitchen

Credit: Beresford Adams in Holywell


Property 17 of 25. Gym/Playroom

Credit: Beresford Adams in Holywell

But the real showstopper is the outdoor space! With seven stables, a tack room, and a massive 55’x30′ timber and steel framed building, this property is a haven for equestrian enthusiasts. The adjoining paddocks provide plenty of room for your four-legged friends to roam and graze. And if that’s not enough, the enclosed patio area with a covered hot tub and a spiral staircase leading to a balcony is just the icing on the cake!

Property 18 of 25. Stables

Credit: Beresford Adams in Holywell

Location-wise, you’ll be spoiled for choice with the market towns of Holywell and Mold just a stone’s throw away, offering a range of amenities and transport links including the coast road and the A55 North Wales Expressway. It’s the perfect blend of peaceful countryside living with modern conveniences within easy reach.

Don’t miss this opportunity to own a truly unique and breathtaking property. With stunning character features and a prime location, it’s a dream come true for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with Beresford Adams in Holywell

Babell Holywell on Zoopla

9) Mertyn Downing Lane, Mostyn, Treffynnon [£795,000]

Property 1 of 27. Side

Credit: Beresford Adams, Holywell

Nestled at the end of a small lane, another beautiful “Finest Home of Flintshire” awaits discovery. This exquisite 4-bedroom detached house, located in Mertyn Downing Lane, Treffynnon, is a haven of tranquility boasting stunning landscaped gardens that span approximately three-quarters of an acre. With awe-inspiring views over the countryside and the Dee Estuary beyond, this property is a true masterpiece.

As you enter the property, you are greeted by a beautifully appointed character home that exudes elegance and charm. The ground floor features a welcoming hall, a cozy lounge, a spacious dining room, and a modern open-plan living family kitchen that is perfect for entertaining. Two conservatories provide ample natural light, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The ground floor also offers a downstairs, utility room, and WC for added convenience!

Property 2 of 27. Family Kitchen

Credit: Beresford Adams, Holywell

As you make your way to the first floor, you’ll find four well-appointed bedrooms, including a master bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom, providing a private sanctuary for relaxation. A family bathroom completes the first floor, offering luxurious amenities for the entire family.

Stepping outside, the property continues to amaze. The meticulously landscaped gardens are a true oasis, offering a serene retreat for relaxation and outdoor activities. Three summerhouses provide additional spaces to unwind, with one housing a Canadian Spa for ultimate relaxation. A large workshop and timber-framed former stables offer endless possibilities for hobbies and storage.

Property 10 of 27. Rear Elevation

Credit: Beresford Adams, Holywell

The gardens are an absolute oasis, meticulously landscaped to perfection. You can just imagine yourself unwinding in one of the three summerhouses, perhaps even indulging in a luxurious Canadian Spa for the ultimate relaxation experience. And with a large workshop and timber-framed former stables, the possibilities are endless for hobbies and storage.

But that’s not all! The location of this property is simply unbeatable. With easy access to the North Wales coast road, Holywell, and Prestatyn, you’ll have all the amenities and transport links you need within reach. And let’s talk about those views! The peaceful surroundings and breathtaking vistas make this property a true haven for those seeking a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.

If you’re looking for a slice of paradise, this property has it all. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed!

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with Beresford Adams of Holywell – a similar estate agent in Flintshire.

Mertyn Downing Lane on Zoopla

8) Bannel Lane, Chester [£800,000]

Property 9 of 15.

Credit: Purplebricks

As the sun sets over the picturesque Bannel Lane, Chester (on the cusp of Flintshire), a stunning property comes into view that takes the breath away. This 6-bedroom detached house, known as Old Whitewell Farm, is a true masterpiece that offers not only a dream family home but also incredible business potential.

Nestled on a large plot with ample off-road parking, this property is a haven of tranquility surrounded by fields and beautiful gardens. The main house boasts a spacious lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, conservatory, and three bedrooms, including a luxurious master suite with an ensuite bathroom. The rear garden is a lush oasis, perfect for relaxation and entertaining.

Property 11 of 15.

Credit: Purplebricks

Property 15 of 15.

Credit: Purplebricks

Old Whitewell Farm also offers an additional self-contained cottage known as ‘The Old Stable’. This charming converted stable features a cozy lounge with a log burner, modern kitchen, double bedroom, ensuite bathroom, and a private garden – a perfect retreat for guests or as a potential rental income opportunity.

What truly sets this property apart is the potential for a live-in Bed and Breakfast business. With a communal dining room and three double guest bedrooms, each with their own ensuite bathrooms and private entrance, this property offers a unique opportunity to turn your passion for hospitality into a thriving business. Location-wise, it doesn’t get much better. Just a 20-minute drive from Chester City Centre and with easy access to the A55 and North Wales, Old Whitewell Farm is ideally situated for both business and leisure. Mold and Broughton Retail Park are also within close proximity, offering convenience and accessibility to major amenities.

Whether you’re looking for a spacious family home with business potential or a perfect blended family home, Old Whitewell Farm is a rare find that ticks all the boxes. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity, you’ll no doubt fall in love with the endless possibilities that this property has to offer.

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with Purplebricks.

Old Whitewell Farm on Zoopla

7) Pantasaph, Holywell, Flintshire [£825,000]

Property 1 of 19. Rear Elevation

Credit: Beresford Adams, Holywell

This 6-bed detached country house in Pantasaph, Holywell is a true gem that will leave you stuck for where to look first. Not only is this another fine example of a beautiful country property in Flintshire, but it also boasts its own private grounds of two acres filled with lush gardens and woodlands, it’s like stepping into a fairytale!

As you enter the property through the grand entrance vestibule, you’ll be instantly charmed by the character-filled interiors. The lounge, sun lounge, and family room exude timeless elegance, and the open-plan kitchen and breakfast room offer the perfect blend of modern convenience and rustic charm. The option to create an annex in the former chapel is just the cherry on top, offering endless possibilities for customisation.

Property 2 of 19. Kitchen/Family Room

Credit: Beresford Adams, Holywell

Property 14 of 19. Bathroom

Credit: Beresford Adams, Holywell

What about the location? It’s simply divine! Set in a peaceful countryside location, yet conveniently close to the market town of Holywell with its range of amenities and excellent transport links, including the A55 North Wales Expressway, you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds – both tranquility and connectivity.

The outdoor space is equally mesmerising, with mature gardens and woodland that will make you feel like you’re in your own private paradise. And the double garage, stables block with tack room, and store rooms provide ample storage and potential for hobbies or equestrian pursuits.

Here’s the best part…The price! With a spring sale price of just £825,000, reduced from £850,000, this is an exceptional opportunity to own a dream country house that’s truly one of a kind.

Don’t miss out on this fairy tale come true – the sheer beauty and potential of this extraordinary property are truly enchanting.

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with Holywell-based agent, Beresford Adams.

Country House in Pantasaph on Zoopla

6) Foel Farm, Rhosesmor, Mold CH7 [£850,000]

Property photo 1 of 22. Rear

Credit: Beresford Adams

Oh, my! What an absolute stunner we have here! This gorgeous 4-bed cottage in Babell, Flintshire is a fine home for any Flintshire estate agent to have on their books. As you approach the property down the private lane, you can’t help but be captivated by its picturesque setting and those panoramic views of the stunning Snowdonia mountain range. It’s truly a sight to behold and thats why it sits at number six on this month’s Finest Homes of Flintshire!

As you step inside, you’re greeted by a warm and inviting interior that’s been lovingly modernized and updated by the current owners. The spacious living areas, including a cozy living room and a dining room, are perfect for both relaxing and entertaining. And that bespoke fully fitted kitchen with a 4-oven Aga? It’s an absolute chef’s dream!

With four generously sized double bedrooms in the main house, including two en-suites, there’s plenty of space for the whole family. This property also boasts a separate two-bedroom annex that could be used as a holiday cottage or a granny annex, providing even more flexibility and options.

Property 2 of 22. Kitchen

Credit: Beresford Adams

Property photo 6 of 22. Second Lounge

Credit: Beresford Adams

Property 14 of 22. External

Credit: Beresford Adams

And let’s talk about those gardens! Set within approximately 12 acres of land, this property is a nature lover’s paradise. The mature gardens, complete with an Indian stone patio, are perfect for outdoor activities or simply soaking in the breathtaking views. Plus, with ample parking areas, a double garage, and a single garage, parking will never be an issue.

Located just a short distance from the town of Caerwys and with easy access to the A55 expressway, this property offers both tranquility and convenience. It’s a true dream home in a serene and private setting, and it’s ready for you to make it your own. Don’t miss out on this remarkable property. It’s a true gem in the heart of Flintshire!

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with an estate agent in Chester, Fisher German LLP.

Waen Isa Lane on Zoopla

5) Foel Farm, Rhosesmor, Mold CH7 [£850,000]

Property 1 of 19. Front Elevation

Credit: Fisher German LLP Chester

Well, well, well, what do we have here? Halfway through this month’s Finest Homes of Flintshire list, is this a property that’s simply bursting with potential and oozing with charm! Foel Farm, located in the picturesque village of Rhosesmor, is a property that’s sure to leave you awestruck. This 17th century farmhouse is a true gem, boasting not only a main residence with historic features galore, but also an adjoining self-contained holiday cottage, an award-winning glamping pod, and a spacious workshop. Talk about a package deal!

Let’s start with the main residence, shall we? This farmhouse, dating all the way back to 1650, is steeped in history and showcases traditional features like exposed beams and stone walls that have been carefully preserved during recent renovations. With almost 2,000 square feet of living space, there’s plenty of room for the whole family to spread out and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Property 4 of 19. Dining Area

Credit: Fisher German LLP Chester

Property 9 of 19. Conservatory

Credit: Fisher German LLP Chester

But wait, there’s more! Foel Farm also comes with a self-contained cottage that offers the perfect opportunity for extended family or guests to stay comfortably. And the glamping pod? It’s not just any pod – it’s an award winner! Plus, there’s even planning permission in place for an additional pod, so you can expand your glamping empire and earn some extra income…

And let’s not forget about the spacious workshop, complete with 3-phase electrics and plumbing. This is a dream come true for anyone who loves to tinker, create, or run a business from home. The possibilities are endless! Set on a generous plot of approximately 1.14 acres, Foel Farm also provides ample space for outdoor activities and enjoying the breathtaking views of the Clwydian Range and the Cheshire Plains. And with convenient access to amenities, schools, and transport links, you’ll have the best of both worlds – a peaceful rural retreat with all the modern conveniences you need.

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with an estate agent in Chester, Fisher German LLP.

Foel Farm on Zoopla

4) Ffordd Pen Y Bryn, Nercwys, Mold [£895,000]

Property photo 1 of 41.

Credit: Reid & Roberts Estate Agents

Nestled in the picturesque village of Nercwys, this fabulous 4-bedroom detached house looks to be a true gem!

Once a village pub, this property was lovingly rebuilt in 2014 to create a stunning family home that exudes elegance and style. With its breathtaking kitchen that is not only the heart of the home but also a perfect entertaining space, this property is seemingly designed for modern living at its best.

Property photo 3 of 41.

Credit: Reid & Roberts Estate Agents

Property photo 20 of 41.

Credit: Reid & Roberts Estate Agents

The interior looks to be completed to an impeccable standard, with three reception rooms and a spacious master bedroom including an en-suite, providing ample space for the whole family. The landscaped garden looks to be no less than a private oasis, perfect for hosting gatherings or enjoying some peaceful relaxation.

And let’s not forget the amazing views of the village green and St Mary’s church that you can enjoy from this home! Plus, with Coed Nercwys / Nercwys Forest just a stone’s throw away, outdoor enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice with walking, cycling, and horse riding opportunities.

Get ready to fall in love with Ffordd Pen Y Bryn!

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with Mold-based estate agent, Reid & Roberts Estate Agents.

Ffordd Pen Y Bryn on Zoopla

3) Llanarmon-Yn-Ial, Mold, Denbighshire [£725,000]

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 3, Ffynnon Wenwyl in Llanarmon-Yn-Ial, Mold, Denbighshire CH7

Credit: Fisher German LLP

Oh my goodness, have you heard about this incredible property for sale in Denbighshire?! Prepare to be charmed by the delightful Ffynnon Wenwyl, Flintshire at its finest.

It’s a charming Welsh-long cottage situated on the banks of the stunning River Alyn, with over 1.72 acres of private and secluded grounds. Imagine waking up every morning to picturesque views of the local countryside and being surrounded by nature. The property boasts 4/5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, offering ample space for you and your family.

But that’s not all, there’s even a detached shippon with services and potential for future development (subject to planning) – how exciting is that?! Plus, you’ll have your own private driveway with parking for numerous vehicles. And if you’re a fishing enthusiast, you’ll be thrilled to know that this property comes with fishing rights along the River Alyn. You’ll be living in the heart of a sought-after village with a community-run pub, village shop, and community hall all just a short distance away. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to own your dream home in a truly idyllic location!

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 3, Ffynnon Wenwyl in Llanarmon-Yn-Ial, Mold, Denbighshire CH7. Front elevation

Credit: Fisher German LLP

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 3, Ffynnon Wenwyl in Llanarmon-Yn-Ial, Mold, Denbighshire CH7. Green Room.

Credit: Fisher German LLP

This period gem of a property boasts a rich history, with features dating back to the 17th century. With its stunning stone and brick construction and abundance of original features, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time. And that’s not all – the property has its very own historic spring that flows directly into the picturesque river Alyn, which runs alongside the grounds and even offers fishing rights.

With a variety of outbuildings, there are endless possibilities for this enchanting property, including the potential for holiday accommodation and even converting the shippon into its own residence (subject to the necessary planning approvals). Get ready to fall in love with Ffynnon Wenwyl!

At the time of writing, this property was on the market with Chester estate agent, Fisher German LLP.

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2) Monastery Road, Holywell, Flintshire [£700,000!]

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 2, is Monastery Road, Holywell, Flintshire. Front elevation

Credit: Beresford Adams

At number two in this month’s Finest Homes of Flintshire list, you simply cannot afford not to check out this stunning 5-bed detached coach house conversion in Pantasaph, a treat for any estate agent in Flintshire!

Finished to an exceptional standard using top-quality materials, it boasts architecturally designed features and breathtaking countryside views. Set in a conservation area, this property is perfect for those who love nature and convenience – it’s just a short drive from Holywell’s shops, supermarkets, and transport links.

The property features a good-sized courtyard with ample parking, two entrances with electric gates, lawn gardens, a double garage, and a workshop. Additional benefits include double glazing, central heating, and an integrated speaker system with CAT5 throughout, including outbuildings.

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 2, is Monastery Road, Holywell, Flintshire. Kitchen and living room.

Credit: Beresford Adams

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 2, is Monastery Road, Holywell, Flintshire. Landing with spiral staircase

Credit: Beresford Adams

From looking at the floorplans, it’s clear that as soon as you step into the entrance hall, you’ll be wowed by the solid oak door, the beautiful oak flooring, and the impressive spiral staircases leading up to the first floor.

The family living room and kitchen look perfect for spending time with loved ones, with two sets of double-glazed French doors opening out onto the garden, a log burner to keep you cozy, and zoned dimmer-down lighting to set the mood.

The kitchen itself looks to be top-notch, with granite work surfaces, a central island, and a range cooker. You’ll also find a utility room, two bedrooms on the ground floor, and a bathroom fitted with a three-piece suite!!

At the time of writing this post, this house was on the market with Beresford Adams of Holywell.

Monastery Road on Zoopla


1) Gwysaney Hall – Rhosesmor, Mold [£2,500,000]

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 1, is Gwysaney Hall - Rhosesmor, Mold. This is the grand front elevation

Credit: Strutt & Parker

Now, this is what I call a dream home! Imagine waking up every day in a stunning 14-bedroom country house, surrounded by 22 acres of beautiful land in the charming village of Gwysaney, Rhosesmor, Mold CH7. And the best part? You won’t have to fight for the bathroom, as this property boasts 6 luxurious bathrooms!

But that’s not all – this property has so much to offer, with 8 reception rooms and even a lift. Plus, there are 2 charming cottages, 5 stables, a garage, and a workshop – perfect for storing all your toys. A true contender for this month’s Finest Homes of Flintshire moniker.

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 1, is Gwysaney Hall - Rhosesmor, Mold. This is the Aerial shot of Gwsaney and surrounding grounds.

Credit: Strutt & Parker

Finest homes in Flintshire April 2023. This month's number 1, is Gwysaney Hall - Rhosesmor, Mold. This is one of the extensive drawing rooms known as Jacobean Hall

Credit: Strutt & Parker

The gardens and pinetum are breathtaking, and there are even extra rooms like a billiard room, office, and ironing room. I mean, what more could you ask for?

This stunning country house is the perfect place to relax and unwind, surrounded by nature and all the modern amenities you could need.

At the time of writing this round-up post, this house is currently available on the market with Strutt & Parker in Chester.

Gwysaney Hall on Zoopla

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