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289 acres, Myddfai, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire., West Wales
Sold (STC) - For Sale £2,100,000

  • Very Attractive c.289 Acre Farm On The Edge Of The Popular & Historic Village Of Myddfai
  • Substantial Farmhouse Offering Generous Accommodation Space
  • 4 Reception Rooms. 5 Bedrooms (1 ensuite)
  • Character Stone Barns With Conversion Potential. Other Useful Outbuildings
  • Large Block Of Immediate Farmland Of About 98 Acres Set Around The Village
  • Further Farmland In Three Other Blocks All Within Easy Reach Of The Main Farm, One With Common Grazing Rights
  • Good Mix Of Farmland With Areas Of Croppable Land Together With Grazing/Amenity Land Offering Potential For Other Environmental Uses/Tree Planting etc
  • Derelict House And Barn In The Middle Of 32 Acres With Potential For Re-Instatement (stp)
  • Offered For Sale As A Whole Or In Up To 4 Lots
  • Opportunity To Acquire An Attractive Holding In Close Proximity To The Welsh Home Of The Prince of Wales And The Duchess of Cornwall

An attractive residential farm totalling about 289 acres (stms- subject to measured survey) in the Brecon Beacons National Park. It offers a diverse and interesting mix of level croppable land, pastureland, hill grazing and amenity land over four separate blocks. The farm is for sale as a whole or in up to four Lots.


Situation
Ysgubor Fawr occupies an idyllic position just outside the popular village of Myddfai, in the famous Brecon Beacons National Park. Myddfai has an active local community as well as being a popular tourist destination. The peaceful and unspoilt countryside also attracted the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall who have their Welsh home nearby. Myddfai is only about 4 miles south of the busy market town of Llandovery with a good choice of shops and services as well as public and private education (the latter being the renowned Llandovery College). The historic town of Brecon is about 23 miles away to the east, again providing excellent shopping facilities and public and private education, (the latter being Christ College Brecon). Good road connections take you onto South Wales (Cardiff and the M4 is 42 miles south east from Brecon) or continuing eastwards to Abergavenny (20 miles from Brecon) and further east onto the English border.

Lot 1: Ysgubor Fawr Farmhouse and Land (approx 98 acres)
The main holding provides a large 4 reception room, 5 bedroom period home (thought to date c.1905) providing generous accommodation space with character features and modern touches. Traditional stone barns set around the old farmyard offer many possible uses together with modern general purpose buildings. The main block of land of Ysgubor Fawr stretches all around the farmstead and borders the village. Four other parcels of land also surround the village. In total the holding extends to about 98 acres (stms). We have been informed by the owners that fibre broadband is available (not currently connected).
Guide Price - £1,200,000

Farmhouse


Ground Floor
A smart entrance porch with tiled floor leads into the reception hall with parquet flooring with doors off to the main reception rooms. On the right is the main reception room with wood flooring and a fine open fireplace with marble surround and mantel taking centre stage. On the left is a second reception room again with an ornate open fireplace. A door at the end of the hall leads to the dining room that was formerly the old kitchen and still retains the charming old cooking range and bread oven. A door leads off to a useful utility room and cloakroom. A door leads through to the large kitchen breakfast room that has been completed in recent years to provide a most comfortable and practical modern space. Featuring smart bespoke hand painted fitted units, integrated dishwasher, range cooker with extractor hood and limestone flooring with underfloor heating. Open plan to the kitchen is a comfortable dining/reception room that has lovely views to the village and opens out onto a patio and enclosed area of the garden.

First Floor
The stairs rise up from the reception hall to the first floor accommodation. This floor includes 5 bedrooms, 3 bedrooms facing the front of the house and 2 on the side. One bedroom has an ensuite shower room while the other bedrooms have the use of a family bathroom. A secondary staircase also leads back down to the ground floor and opens out into the kitchen.

Externally & The Outbuildings
An impressive stone range lies on the old farmyard and is ideal for storage/workshop purposes but also has the potential for conversion (stp - subject to planning). A garage and adjoining building could also make a useful studio/office (stp). Other more modern buildings onsite (Dutch barn and a 4 Bay steel portal frame building are both ideal for livestock, horses, machinery and animal feed.

The Land
The main block of land of Ysgubor Fawr stretches all around the farmstead and borders the village. Four other parcels of land also surround the village. The land comprises level pasture/cropping land, gently sloping and sloping pastureland. In total the holding extends to about 98 acres (stms).

Lot 2: Land at Sarnau & Caenewydd (about 115 acres)
About 1 miles to the south-east of the main farm is a block of land comprising some level pasture/cropping land, gently sloping to sloping pastureland, hill grazing and amenity land. In all, this block extends to about 112 acres (stms). We have been informed by the owners that this block benefits from grazing rights on the common land adjoining it.
Guide Price - £460,000

Lot 3: Land and derelict house at Abermydan (about 32 acres)
About 1.5 miles away from the farm to the north is a third block of land that also includes a derelict farmhouse and outbuildings. This is beautifully situated in an elevated position surrounded by its own land and is close to the farm owned by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. This block is accessed by a short third party owned track. There may be potential for re-instatement of the house (stp and permission for residential access). The land comprises a good block of level to gently sloping pasture/cropping land and extends to about 32 acres (stms).
Guide Price - £210,000

Lot 4: Land at Gwernyfed (about 44 acres)
Just over 2 miles from the farm to the north-east is the fourth block of land divided into one main block and a secondary smaller block. The land comprises mainly level pasture/cropping land and extends to about 44 acres (stms).
Guide Price - £230,000



General Remarks and Stipulations


Method of Sale
Offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to 4 lots.

Tenure & Possession
The tenure of the property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Agri-Environment Schemes
The Farm is not entered into any Schemes.

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and the Entitlements are included in the sale. The Vendor will make reasonable endeavours to transfer the relevant Entitlements to the Purchaser(s) after completion of the sale. Whenever completion of the sale takes place, the Basic Payment for that current year will be retained by the vendor.


Sporting, Mineral and Timber Rights
In so far as they are owned by the Vendors, rights of sporting, minerals and timber are included in the sale. All such rights are believed to be owned by the Vendors.

Ingoing Valuation
If applicable, in addition to the purchase price the Purchaser(s) will take over and pay for all growing crops, cultivations and stocks and stores (e.g. feeding stuffs, hay, straw, fuels, oils etc) at valuation. Payment is to be made upon completion at the figure assessed by the Vendors' value based upon CAAV rates or contractors' rates where applicable and invoiced costs of stocks, stores, seed, fertiliser and sprays applied.

VAT
Should the sale of the property or any right attached to it be deemed a chargeable supply for VAT purposes, such tax will be payable by the purchaser in addition to the sale price.

Fixtures & Fittings
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation. Further information is available from the Vendor's agents.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is 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 any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Conditions of Sale or not. Please check with the Highways Department at the local County Council for the exact location of public footpaths/bridleways.

Plans, Areas, Schedules, Measurements
Plans, Areas, Schedules, Measurements are approximate and for identification and reference purposes only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Savills or Clee Tompkinson Francis. Prior to making an appointment to view we strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points which are likely to affect your interest in the property with a member of staff who has seen the property.



Health & Safety
Given the potential hazards of a working farm, viewers should take care and precaution with regard to their personal safety when viewing the property, particularly around any livestock, farm machinery and buildings.

Disclaimer

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