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37.58 acres, Aberhafesp, Newtown, Powys, Mid Wales
Sold (STC) - Guide Price £525,000

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DESCRIPTION Berrys have been favoured with instructions to market for sale this picturesque smallholding extending to a total of 15.21 ha (37.58 acres) or thereabouts located within a ring-fenced block. The smallholding also has the benefit of a well-proportioned four-bedroom farmhouse and an excellent range of modern steel portal frame livestock buildings. 

SITUATION Hollybush Farm is located in an outstanding position nestled within the Mid-Wales countryside. The smallholding sits just outside of the village of Aberhafesp approximately 4 miles to the north of Newtown, a 13th Century market town with rich industrial heritage. Newtown offers a large range of local amenities including schools, shops and leisure amenities. The larger town of Welshpool lies 14 miles to the north west of Hollybush Farm and Aberystwyth lies 41 miles to the west.

The railway station at Newtown provides a rail link to the east and west. The B4568 runs between Newtown and the main trunk road A470 which provides links north to Machynlleth and Aberystwyth to the west. Welshpool to the north (via the A483). The road network will be greatly improved by the Newtown bypass due to open late 2018. 

FARMHOUSE Hollybush Farmhouse is a well-proportioned four -bedroom property benefitting from ample living space and large garden with vegetable patch and orchard surrounding the property. The farmhouse is accessed via a separate driveway for used for residential purposes but is also well located for easy access to the farm buildings and yard.

Leading from the rear entrance, there is a utility room flowing through to the family kitchen with useful breakfast area with an oil-fired stove controlling the heating and hot water. Off the kitchen sits the light and airy sitting room and a dining room with a Clearview log burning stove. Upstairs are four good sized bedrooms with one currently being used as an office. Off the large landing also sits a family bathroom.

Externally, the farmhouse also has the benefit of ample parking provided via the residential drive. A pleasant lawn garden bounded by mature hedgerows to the front of the dwelling provides the perfect place to catch the sunshine. There is also a productive vegetable patch and orchard to the north of the property. 

FARMLAND AND BUILDINGS Extending to about 37.58 acres (15.21 hectares), the land lies within a ring-fenced block and is easily accessible from the adjacent council-maintained road and farm-yard. The land is productive and well draining making it suitable for livestock grazing with areas of good pasture and woodland grazing. All parcels of land are well fenced with useful areas of shelter and water supply. The farm benefits from a range of modern steel portal frame buildings which are well laid out and accessible providing excellent accommodation for cattle and sheep. 

METHOD OF SALE Hollybush Farm is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole.  

TENURE & POSSESSION The freehold property is offered for sale with vacant possession upon completion.  

SERVICES The property has the benefit of single phase mains electricity. Hollybush Farmhouse also benefits from a septic tank and in part, from oil fired central heating. Water supply to the farm and farmhouse is from mains supply and we are informed that fibre optic cable broadband is available but not connected to the property. 

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including; rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not. There are public footpaths across the land and one bridleway over part of the internal access roads. 

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME The eligible land has been registered under the Basic Payment Scheme. The entitlements are excluded from the sale with units available to purchase by separate negotiation. The eligible claimed area extends to 10.59 hectares. Further details are available on request from the selling agents. 

PLANNING The land is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, Town and County Planning Schedule, restriction or notice which may come to be in force, subject to any road widening or road improvement schemes, land charges and statutory bylaws, without any obligation on the Vendor to specify them.  

SPORTING, TIMBER AND MINERAL RIGHTS All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale. 

BOUNDARIES, ROAD AND FENCES The Purchaser(s) shall be assumed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor nor their Agents will be responsible for defining any ownership of the boundaries. The western boundary to pt9385 is the neighbours responsibility. 

EPC AND COUNCIL TAX The farmhouse has an EPC rating of F and falls into Council Tax Band E (£1,800.48 2017/18)  

VAT Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property, or any part of it, or any right attached to it, becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition.  

HEALTH AND SAFETY Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings and machinery. Care should also be taken on steeper areas of land.  

LOCAL AUTHORITIES Powys Council: 01597 826000
Severn Trent Water Limited: 01743 231666
Scottish Power: 0333 253 7173
Natural Resources Wales: 0300 065 3000  

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment with the selling agents - Berrys.
Tel: 01743 271697 Email: shrewsbury@berrys.uk.com

Photographs taken May 2017 

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