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369 acres, Abergorlech, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire., West Wales
Sold (STC) - For Sale £1,500,000

  • 369 Acre Renowned Upland Livestock Farm
  • Traditional 4 Bedroom Farmhouse In Need Of Upgrading
  • A Range of Traditional and Modern Outbuildings
  • Private Ring Fenced Location
  • Large Open Easily Managed Enclosures

Banc Farm is a renowned upland livestock farm located on a plateau in the lower Cambrian Mountains bordering the Brechfa Forestry Plantation in Northern Carmarthenshire. The farm was originally part of the Bryn Cothi Estate with the current owners having been in occupation of the farm since 1966 and are placing the property on the market due to retirement.

The farm extends to 369 acres or thereabouts of mostly clean level pastureland with some wooded slopes, all of which is ring fenced in one block. Over 200 acres of the land would be capable of being cut for silage. The land enjoys a good soil depth.

Banc Farm has a good range of agricultural outbuildings and benefits from a central farm track providing good access to the majority of the easily managed enclosures.

The farmhouse is a detached four bedroom residence in need of upgrading, lying in a traditional farm yard and bordered by a range of stone outbuildings and stables. Lying slightly apart from the homestead are a range of more modern outbuildings. Banc Farm is situated in the heart of a renowned farming area and has the benefit of being located in an almost untouched rural landscape adjacent to the 16,000 acres of Brechfa Forest which offers riding opportunities and access to mountain bike trails. Due to its location and scale this farm offers a rare and unique opportunity to acquire a substantial livestock unit.

Entrance Hall

Dining Room (15' 0" x 13' 03" or 4.57m x 4.04m)
With solid fuel Rayburn providing hot water and stair case to first floor.

Living Room (14' 0" x 10' 0" or 4.27m x 3.05m)
With oil wood burner and beemed ceiling.

Galley Kitchen (16' 04" x 7' 04" or 4.98m x 2.24m)
With sink and drainer, range of floor and wall cupboards.

Utility (10' 05" x 7' 07" or 3.18m x 2.31m)
with Belfast sink.

First Floor


Bedroom 1 (13' 10" x 15' 00" or 4.22m x 4.57m)

Bedroom 2 (9' 04" x 6' 07" or 2.84m x 2.01m)

Bedroom 3 (15' 00" x 6' 10" or 4.57m x 2.08m)

Bathroom (8' 02" x 6' 0" or 2.49m x 1.83m)
With low level w.c., bath, pedestal wash hand basin and airing cupboard.

Rear lawned garden with well stocked flower borders.

The modern outbuildings at Banc Farm are situated fronting the access track which then leads onto the traditional farm yard and house beyond.

Pair of Timber Framed Cattle Cubicle Sheds (55' x 20' each) with concrete central driveway, yard and slurry store.

Sheep Shed (90' x 20') of steel frame construction and open fronted with part block part profile sheet walls and profile roof.

General Purpose Shed (58' x 58') of steel frame construction with part block and part timber shuttered walls beneath corrugated asbestos roof with side extension of similar construction measuring 73' x 60' with timber cubicles and further lean-to calving and shearing shed measuring 58' x 23'.

Cattle Cubicle Shed (73' x 50') with cubicles and calf pen, concrete floors, yard to rear and big bale site beyond.

Traditional L Shaped Stone and Slate Barn with stable block (40'6'' x 11'6'') and further barn (71' x 16') with former cart house and loft over.

Traditional Stone and Slate Barn below House (40' X 18')

Extending in all to approximately 369 acres (149.43 hectares) of which 126.99 hectares was claimed as the BPS area in the 2015 field declaration. The land lies in one block with a council maintained road linking with the private farm track to provide access to the farmstead and the majority of the enclosures. We understand the Forestry Commission is responsible for maintaining those parts of the fencing which abut their land. The land is divided into large open easily manageable fields in good heart with a good soil depth with ryegrass and clover present. In excess of 200 acres of the land would be capable of being cut for silage. There are also wooded areas on the western boundaries with some steeper areas suitable for planting. All fields have a water supply, either trough or natural.

Council Tax
The house is in Band E.

We are advised that the house is served by mains electricity, private borehole water supply with a reservoir, and private drainage. Domestic hot water is provided by a solid fuel Rayburn.

Agents Note
Any Entitlements that may be available at the time of completion are included in the sale price.

Local Authorities
Carmarthenshire County Council, District Offices, 3 Spilman Street, Carmarthen, SA31 1LE. Tel: (01267) 234 567.

Strictly by appointment please through the selling agents Messrs Clee Tompkinson & Francis through whom all negotiations should be conducted. Please contact our Llandovery Office (01550) 720 440.

After Hours
Mick Gough 07971 111 096 or Ashley Symonds 07970 615 890.

Freehold with vacant possession. Lying well away from the farmstead, a bridleway and a B.O.A.T pass through the land providing access to the surrounding forestry.

The agent will accompany all viewers to the property.


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