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4 Bedroom Farm - Clynmelyn, Dolgran, Pencader, Carmarthenshire
4 Bedroom Farm - Dolgran, Pencader, Carmarthenshire
Property Added: Tuesday 01 May 2012 [15:55]
For Sale by Private Treaty
On the kind instructions of Mr and Mrs Roy and Elsie Jones, retiring after 36 years occupation.
A secluded 81.42 acre stock rearing farm, conveniently located to a number of market towns, with character 4 bedroom stone and slate farmhouse suited for modernisation, and a range of traditional outbuildings (some with conversion potential, subject to consents), and some 78 ½ acres of clean pastureland, suited for either cattle/sheep, and the holding lending itself towards a first time one man unit/second holding to a larger farm/investment and residential unit, and known as
CLYNMELYN, DOLGRAN, PENCADER, SA39 9BX
Situation: (Grid Ref: SN442-342)
The property is approached from the minor district road leading from Pencader towards Dolgran, via a ½ mile long privately owned hardcore track. The rural hamlet of Dolgran comprises of a collection of residential properties and farms. The larger village of Pencader is 1 mile distant and provides for primary school, village stores, places of worship, public houses and is on a bus route. The market centres of Carmarthen, Newcastle Emlyn, Llanybydder are some 12, 13 and 10 miles respectively and provide for a wider array of everyday facilities. The market village of Llandysul is some 5 miles distant, and includes secondary education.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agents (01239 710481).
Price: Offers in the region of £670,000 invited (subject to contract).
Tenure: Advised Freehold.
Services: Advised mains electric, private water and drainage. Council tax band 'D' - £1192.91 (2012/13).
Directions: In the village of Pencader (B4459) take the junction signposted Dolgran/Llanpumsaint. Proceed along this road for approx 1 mile, and the entrance lane to Clynmelyn will be seen on a left hand bend, with the nameplate and our 'For Sale' board pointer erected.
Description: The property is a typical Welsh family upland stock farm, with the homestead lying at around 500', and the land's highest point reaching some 700' above sea level. The hardcore track is owned from the entrance, but with a neighbouring farm having access to its land along the first stretch. The homestead is located near to the centre of the holding, and is located in a secluded and quite sheltered location. The stone and slate 2 storey house has been kept in good order, and provides the potential for various modernisation purposes, if so desired. Two stone and part block ranges of outbuildings flank the house on both sides, and these provide the potential for conversion if so desired (subject to consents). Other ancillary outbuildings provide ample storage for fodder/livestock/machinery, with scope for replacement and erection of further buildings if desired. The land comprises of a number of small and larger, healthy enclosures and easily manageable as a one man unit.
The detached house stands at the head of the yard dressed in attractive stone, and comprises of original double fronted building with added on extension to one side.
Accommodation Comprises: (All measurements are approximate.)
Wood effect UPVC part opaque glazed main entrance door into:
Hallway: With quarry tiled floor, stairs to first floor, door off to rear lobby and under stairs cupboard, door off to:
Sitting Room: 14'8" x 9'4" with window to front, double and single power point, TV aerial connection, original timber surround mantle and cast iron insert and copper cover open fireplace with tiled hearth.
Lounge/Diner: 14'6" x 14'3" with window to front, 3 double power points, single power point, textured ceiling, 'Effel' multi fuel stove set in inglenook area, set on a tiled base, door off to:
Secondary Entrance Hallway: With coloured quarry tiled floor, UPVC wood effect, ½ opaque glazed entrance door to fore, secondary staircase to separate first floor area, open beamed ceiling, door off to:
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 14'7" x 9'4" with quarry tiled floor, window to front, 3 single power points, double power point, cooker point, base units, stainless steel single bowl drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, open beamed ceiling, under stair cupboard, solid fuel Rayburn Royal (heats domestic hot water supply, cooking and room heating), built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, twin level built in store cupboard. Half glazed door out to:
Rear Porch: With step up to door to rear exterior, and door off to separate W.C. with skylight. Door off to:
Utility: 13'8" x 6'4" with open beamed ceiling, sash window to rear, quarry tiled floor, double power point, door off to:
Pantry/Dairy: 17' x 6'4" with part slate floor, window to rear and side with opening vents, original slate cold slabs and salting trays, exposed ceiling beams, access to:
Lobby: (With restricted headroom) leading out to main reception hallway.
First Floor: Half landing with access off to long and narrow spacious Storeroom with 2 windows to rear.
Main Landing: With single power point, access to loft space, doors off to:
Bedroom 1: 14'5" x 9'3" with double power point, sash window to front.
Bedroom 2: 8'2" x 5'9" with sash window to front.
Bedroom 3: 15'6" x 14'5" with double and single power point, tongue and groove panelled ceiling, sash window to front, original tiled surround fireplace.
Secondary staircase to first floor area leading to:
Bedroom 4: 14'5" x 14'3" with window to front, single power point, tongue and groove ceiling, access to loft space, door off to:
Bathroom: 7' x 5'9" with hand wash basin, bath, window to rear, ceiling mounted electric heater.
Externally: Small walled courtyard to fore. Access to rear slightly elevated garden area with 2 vegetable plots, 36' x 14' polytunnel, grassed garden area to rear with 'Monkey Puzzle' tree, corrugated iron clad garage (with its fore bounding with the entrance track). Hardcore and part grassed yard area to fore giving access off to the outbuildings which comprise of:
5 bay 60' x 15' Dutch barn with 60' x 20' lean-to with power, and sheep drinker system and cold water tap to one side. 125' x 30' Polytunnel (for sheep handling/lambing purposes) with power and sheep drinker system to both sides and cold water tap. 60' x 15' stone/slate former cowshed with adjoining brick dairy to fore. Adjoining on bottom end are 3 loose boxes and concrete yard area and to rear is a 30' x 15' (internally) brick cowshed/youngstock shed with concrete floor. Enclosed grassed hardcore yard area to rear elevation with block wall sheep dip. Separate 2 bay 30' x 15' Dutch barn with 30' x 9' lean-to and doors to both ends and interconnecting door into main cowshed. 70' x 15' block and stone (slate and corrugated iron roof) former mill house/cattle loose housing/machinery shed with central doorway. Below this range is former mill leat area, with running water supply. Half round 50' x 15' corrugated iron clad garage/workshop. Lean-to style corrugated iron clad machinery shed 20' x 10'.
Separate grassed yard area with small corrugated iron cladmachinery shed and 2 polytunnels – 40' x 14' and 30' x 14' Enclosed orchard area with various apple, plum, damson trees.
The land surrounds the homestead and is accessed directly from the homestead, and via an open grassed track leading in a west and southerly direction from the yard. The enclosures vary in size, and are clean healthy pastures, individually fenced for sheep and with strategically place tree shelter belts. The land in the main is level to gently sloping, with a few steeper areas, and with various natural watering points, and several wells feeding the land and yard from several points. Total grazable areas are some 78.21 acres, and all in good heart.
A footpath comes up the entrance lane and goes along the northern boundary of OS No. 0230. Similary the owners of Clynmelyn have a documented right of way (on foot) to go down in a northerly direction from OS No 0230 to the yard of Brownhill Farm and along the entrance lane to the district roadway (see plan).
IACS/SFP: The holding is currently registered for IACS purposes (prospective purchasers to satisfy themselves of suitability for registration).
The holding currently benefits from 31.39 units of Standard Welsh Single Farm Payment Entitlements with a Euro value of 200.79/unit. These are available to purchase by separate negotiation.
The purchaser will take to and pay for in addition to the purchase price of the following items:
1. Cultivation carried out and expenditure incurred in anticipation of 2012 cropping.
2. Any unconsumed fodder and fuel and store.
3. Any council tax and similar paid by the vendor in advance.
1. Western Power Distribution, Newport Road, St Mellon's Cardiff
2. Carmarthenshire County Council, County Hall, Spilman Street, Carmarthen
3. Welsh Assembly Government, Picton Terrace, Carmarthen.
Right of Way:
The property is sold with the benefit of all rights including right of way whether public or private, light support, drainage and water and electricity supplies and other rights, easement, quasi easements and restrictive covenants, all existing and proposed way leaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drain and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to on these particulars or not.
Schedule of Acreage
Data taken from 2012 Welsh Assembly SAF form (converted from hectares to acres)
All properties are offered for sale subject to contract and availability.
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