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148 acres, Llanfihangel-Nant-Bran, Brecon, Powys., Mid Wales
For Sale - POA

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  • 148 Acre Upland Livestock Farm lying on the Red Sandstone Soil
  • Traditional 4 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • A Range of Traditional and Modern Outbuildings
  • Separate 2 Bedroom Cottage and Traditional Outbuilding
  • Upper Valley Location adjoining the Epynt Mountain Range
  • Hill Rights on South Epynt Common

Maesybeddau Farm is a traditional upland livestock farm lying in the upper valley of the Nant Bran River below the Epynt Mountain Range. The farm extends to 148 acres or thereabouts of mainly pastureland, it has a good range of traditional and modern outbuildings plus valuable hill grazing rights on the adjoining South Epynt Common. The farming business also benefits from a substantial sheep grazing licence granted by the Ministry of Defence on the adjoining Epynt Mountain Range.

The farmhouse is a detached four bedroom residence with a southerly aspect facing down the valley. Maesybeddau farm is situated in the heart of a renowned farming area and has the benefit of being located in an almost untouched rural landscape. Due to its location and access to the Epynt Mountain Range this sale provides a rare and unique opportunity to acquire a productive livestock unit.

The Accommodation Comprises:

Outside Toilet

Porch & Store
with modern oil fired central heating boiler.

Kitchen (17' 7" x 13' 7" or 5.35m x 4.14m)
with large inglenook fireplace and bread oven and traditional stone staircase.

Living Room (18' 4" x 16' 1" or 5.59m x 4.89m)
with large inglenook fireplace and bread oven and traditional stone staircase.

Central Entrance Hall
leading to downstairs toilet.

Sitting Room (16' 0" x 10' 8" or 4.88m x 3.26m)
with cast iron firegrate.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 (18' 9" x 15' 3" or 5.72m x 4.65m)

Bedroom 2 (12' 3" x 8' 10" or 3.73m x 2.68m)
leading to Bathroom.

Bathroom (12' 11" x 8' 6" or 3.93m x 2.59m)
with low level w.c., bath with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3 (16' 8" x 8' 6" or 5.07m x 2.58m)

Bedroom 4 (16' 8" x 10' 4" or 5.07m x 3.16m)


The majority of the outbuildings at Maesybeddau are situated around the traditional yard with three modern outbuildings situated behind the house.

Modern Portal Frame Sheep Shed (72' 2" x 49' 3" or 22.0m x 15.0m)
with water and electric connected, concrete central driveway, feed bin to front.

Covered Sheep Handling Yard (78' 9" x 39' 4" or 24.00m x 12.00m)
with circular force pen, 2 races, further race with drafter and drop gate, dipping bath and draining pen.

Monopitch Machinery Shed (39' 4" x 26' 3" or 12.00m x 8.00m)

Traditional Stone Carthouse (13' 4" x 13' 1" or 4.07m x 4.00m)

Outbuildings Around Traditional Yard:

Traditional Stone Barn (52' 6" x 19' 8" or 16.00m x 6.00m)
with Lean-to Shed (6.5m x 5m)

Timber Frame Barn with Steel Frame Lean-to (49' 3" x 32' 10" or 15.00m x 10.00m)

Traditional Atone Barn with Modern Lean-to Extension to Rear (62' 4" x 39' 4" or 19.00m x 12.00m)

Modern Covered Silage Store (59' 1" x 26' 5" or 18.00m x 8.05m)

Machinery Store (42' 8" x 16' 8" or 13.00m x 5.08m)

Machinery Store (59' 1" x 19' 8" or 18.00m x 6.00m)

Rhiw Cottage
Located separately from the main farmstead. A detached 2 bedroom cottage (formerly 3 bedrooms) with attached garage set in its own garden with detached traditional barn on a separate plot. We are advised that the cottage is occupied under a protected tenancy. Further details can be obtained from the selling agent.

Extending in all to approximately 148 acres (60.02 hectares) of which 52.76 hectares was claimed as the BPS area in the 2017 field declaration. In addition a substantial common land area allocation was claimed. Further details can be obtained from the selling agent. The land lies in one block with a council maintained road providing access to the farmstead and out onto the Eppynt Mountain Range. Rhiw Cottage is accessed by a separate council maintained road which provides links to further areas of the farm. Several farm tracks provide internal access to the remaining land. The land is split into good sized fields with both internal and external boundaries in excellent condition. Pasture is in good heart with many young leys present.

The land is a mixture of level and gently sloping sheltered silage fields with some steeper areas only suitable for grazing. The farm is well served by several natural tributaries and streams that run through the property together with installed water supplies. The farm benefits from hill grazing rights for 200 sheep on the adjoining South Epynt Common. The current owner benefits from a substantial sheep grazing licence granted by the Ministry of Defence on the adjoining Epynt Mountain Range.
Further details can be obtained from the selling agent.

Council Tax
Maesybeddau House (Band F £2,059.07 - 2018/19)
Rhiw Cottage (Band D £1,425.51 - 2018/19)

We are advised that the house is served by mains electricity, private water and drainage. Domestic heating and hot water is provided by an oil fired boiler. We are informed that the property is served by a strong private spring water supply.

Local Authority
Powys County Council, Neuadd Brycheinog, Cambrain Way, Brecon, LD3 7HR. Tel: (01874) 624141.

Strictly by appointment please through the selling agents Messrs Clee Tompkinson & Francis through whom all negotiations should be conducted. Please contact our Brecon Office (01874) 622488.

After Hours
Ashley Symonds 07970 615 890

Freehold with vacant possession. Please note previous comments relating to Rhiw Cottage.

The agent will accompany all viewers to the property.


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