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52.09 acres, Berllan Deg Farm, Weston Rhyn, Shropshire
For Sale - Guide Price £1,800,000

  • C17th Grade II Listed Georgian House
  • Productive grassland extending to 52.90 acres
  • Range of traditional and more modern buildings
  • House and buildings set in courtyard
  • Coarse fishing lake
  • Close to the A5 trunk road
  • Part of field parcel within development boundary of Rhoswiel
  • Opportunities - equestrian, tourism and amenity
  • Welsh/English border

The property is a productive farmstead comprising of a C17th Grade II listed Georgian house, range of traditional and more modern buildings, lake with private coarse fishing and 52.90 acres (21.41 ha) of agricultural grassland, extending to 54.63 acres (22.11 ha) as a whole. Berllan Deg is accessed by a long private drive from the council highway which leads to the house, courtyard and buildings located at the centre of the holding, giving the property a secluded feel and yet conveniently accessible to the main road networks. The characteristics of this property allows scope for a wide range of diversification opportunities and potential future developments, subject to obtaining the relevant planning permissions.

Berllan Deg Farm is located close to the Welsh/English border within the beautiful Shropshire countryside conveniently situated near to the Market town of Oswestry. The Llangollen Canal runs along the eastern boundary of the property with the villages of Chirk Bank and Rhoswiel adjoining the property at the western and southern boundaries, respectively. The property has excellent road links to Chester, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham, being in close proximity to the A5 Trunk Road.

The farmhouse dates back to the C17th and is Grade II listed. The property is blessed with an array of original character features including timber beams, bread oven and tiled floors. The dwelling is constructed of brick and stone walls under a slate roof. There are single glazed sash windows mainly throughout, with some wooden framed casement windows to the rear and side of the property. This grand property was a former coach house.

Internally, the property provides spacious accommodation including two large reception rooms, four double bedrooms, a cellar and attic rooms with potential for further bedroom/accommodation/play area. The dwelling requires some renovation and modernisation and would make an excellent family home.

There is a lawned area to the front of the property with useful storage sheds set in brick paved yard area to the rear. There is an outside shower room and W/C attached to the rear of the dwelling.

(Measurements are approximate)

Two rooms - 8.96m x 4.39m

Entrance Hall (1.64m x 4.38m) - Enter through wooden front door, tiled floor and beams to ceiling
Living room (3.75m x 4.38m max) - With feature beams, timber panels to bottom half of walls, carpeted floor and a fireplace
Kitchen (3.75m x 4.47m) - Tiled floor, base and wall units, Rayburn, space for fridge, oven and washing machine, sink and draining board, beamed ceiling.
Lounge (4.38m x 5.18m) - With feature ceiling beam, fireplace, carpeted floor and wallpaper to walls
Dining room (4.39m x 4.47m) - Tiled floor, beamed ceiling, wooden shelving.
Hallway (2.43m x 4.47m) - wooden staircase to first floor, wallpaper to walls and beamed ceilings

Landing (2.43m x 4.47m) - Carpeted floors, beamed ceiling, doors leading to bedrooms, bathroom and staircase to attic rooms.
Master bedroom (5.08m x 4.77m) - carpeted floors and wallpapered/painted walls, painted beamed ceilings, built in storage.
Double Bedroom (3.78m x 4.77m) - carpeted floors, painted ceiling beam and wallpapered/painted walls
Double bedroom (5.18m x 4.38m –carpeted floors, painted ceiling beam, and wallpapered/painted walls
Double Bedroom (4.47m x 4.39m) -carpeted floors, painted ceiling beam and wallpapered/painted walls
Bathroom (1.64m x 4.36m)

(11.79m x 4.43m) - boarded floors, apex ceiling, timber beams.

The house and buildings are set in a concrete courtyard and have potential to convert to residential/tourism accommodation, subject to gaining planning consent, these are described as follows:

Storage shed (5.00m X 5.00m) - timber frame, corrugated metal sheeting walls and roof
Workshop/storage (15.28m x 6.06m) - concrete block dwarf wall below timber boarding walls, with window units under an asbestos sheeting roof
Livestock/Machinery Storage (9.23m x 10.19m) - timber framed building with dwarf concrete block wall below corrugated metal sheeting walls under an asbestos sheeting roof with rear lean-to
Dutch Barn (6.50m x 9.06m) - steel framed building with dwarf concrete block wall under corrugated metal sheeting walls under a corrugated metal sheeting roof
Storage (5.27m x 18.09m) - lean-to constructed of concrete block walls with asbestos sheeting roof
Former Livestock Housing (5.27m x 18.09m) - traditional stone barn with three stable doors and a pitched slate roof.
Former Granary/Workshop (6.61m x 12.67m) - concrete block building set over two levels with asbestos sheeting roof.
Dutch Barn (21.43m x 6.94m) - 3 bay steel framed building with two bay side extension. Corrugated metal sheeting to three sides and the roof.

The land is located in a ring fence surrounding the central farm buildings and courtyard. The land is flat in nature and is suitable for grazing, mowing and arable rotations. The land extends to 52.90 acres (21.41 hectares) in total and is currently all down to grass. There is a barb wire fence to the boundaries and external and internal mature hedgerows. The land benefits from in-field water troughs connected to a mains water supply.

The land would be suitable to alternative uses such as a tourism scheme (subject to planning permission) due to its location adjacent to the Llangollen canal, situated within walking distance to local amenities and setting within the beautiful Shropshire countryside on the Welsh border.

Part of parcel 7 is currently within the development boundary of Rhoswiel under the Shropshire County Council's consultation for the Local Plan 2016-38, where residential plots can be obtained, subject to planning consent.

Mains water, Mains electricity, Private septic tank drainage

Private Treaty

Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Shropshire County Council

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light , 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 Sale details or not.

Plans are for identification and reference purposes only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves of the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation.

The farm is not subject to an agri-environment scheme.

The land has been registered for the BPS. Entitlements are available by separate negotiation


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