Dai Lewis
Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents Services in West Wales
Llandysul 01559 363401
Newcastle Emlyn 01239 710481



REF: N27118A


  • 14.5 Acre smallholding.
  • More land available by negotiation.
  • 5 Bedroomed farmhouse.
  • Rural location.

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Situation: Grid Ref SN416 - 383

The property is located at the end of a private hardcore track (approx. 1/3 mile long), with a Right of Way (as the Vendors will retain ownership of it, with remaining blocks of land on both sides of the track). The village of Bancyffordd is a few hundred yards further on than the track and comprises of a number of dwelling and rural properties, together with a Church some ¼ mile from the village centre. The village of Llandysul is some 2 miles distant and provides for a number of amenities including: Age 3 - 18 Welsh medium school; food stores; places of worship; village hall; 2 doctor’s surgeries; fuel station; public houses; tourist related activities in conjunction with the renowned river Teifi which flows through the village. The market town of Newcastle Emlyn is some 9 miles distant and provides for a wide array of amenities and weekly livestock market.


Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the Agents 01239 710481.


Tenure: Advised Freehold.


Services: Advised mains electric and water (on homestead). Private Drainage. Mixture of UPVC and Timber Double Glazed Windows. ‘Economy 7’ electric storage heaters.

Council Tax Band –‘E’ £1687.34 (2017/18).


Directions: From the bounding village of Pontwelly in Llandysul, take the minor road for Bancyffordd by the Half Moon Public House. Continue out of Pontwelly and on seeing the village of Bancyffordd in the distance, on a straight stretch of road, the entrance to Penpistyll will be on the left hand side with a former milk churn stand visible and our ‘For Sale’ board erected. Proceed down the track to the Homestead at the far end.



The property is a former dairy farm and currently used as a suckler cow and store cattle rearing unit, with the Homestead set in some 14 ½ acres, being offered for sale now, with the Vendor retaining further acreage to keep his interest in farming, but at an easier pace. The property is located in a well known farming community, with good healthy land and being relatively early growing and suited for all kinds of livestock.

The commodious stone and slate farmhouse stands at the head of the yard and provides opportunities for modernisation and upgrading for a sizable family or diversification into B & B.

The Outbuildings flank the house on all sides and comprise of a mixture of stone, block and timber pole/steel buildings, used for livestock housing, fodder and machinery storage, with some providing potential for conversion purposes (subject to necessary consents).

The land lies to the south of the Homestead and comprises of some 10.89 acres of clean, usable pastures, the vast majority accessible for machinery and the remainder of some 3 ½ acres of Homestead.

The two storey Farmhouse, lies at the head of the yard and is of traditional stone/slate construction and briefly comprises of the following:


Accommodation: (All measurements are approximate):


Timber part opaque glazed front door into:


Hallway: with telephone point, stairs to first floor and doors off to:

Lounge: 14’ 4” x 14’ (with door off to living room) with brick faced surround open fireplace and tiled hearth, window to front, storage heater, 2 single power points, double power point, TV aerial connection.

Kitchen: 15’11” x 11’3” with window to rear, fitted base and wall units, sink unit, tiled splash backs, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, cooker point, space for fridge, door off to:

Side Passage: With double power point, terrazzo tiled floor, space for appliances and general storage, door out to front hall.


Shower Room: With Terrazzo tiled floor, tiled cubicle with ‘Heatstore’ power shower, hand wash basin set in vanity unit, W.C., heated towel rail and opaque window to rear.

Living Room: 16’ x 15’11” with window to rear, part dado rail, oil fired Rayburn which heats domestic hot water supply, terrazzo tiled floor, double power point. TV aerial point, single power point, textured ceiling, UPVC part opaque glazed door out to:

Side Porch: With tiled floor, timber entrance door with glazed panel, timber single glazed window to side.

Stairs to First Floor Landing: With storage heater, access to insulated loft space, doors off to:

Rear Elevation:

Bedroom 1: (LHS) 16’1” x 12’10” with double power point.

Bedroom 2: (RHS) 15’11” x 11’1” max with single power point, built in wardrobes on both sides of bed space.

Bathroom: 9’ x 8’6” with half tiled walls, opaque window to rear, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater fitted, W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath.

Front elevation: Landing with double power point, doors off to:

Bedroom 3: (LHS) 14’1” x 10’11” with window to front, storage heater and single power point.

Bedroom 4: (RHS) 14’4” x 14’ with window to front, storage heater, single power point.

Box Room: With window to front.

Externally: Adjoining the house on one corner is a brick/block built 2 storey garage 18’ x 15’ (externally) with concrete parking area to fore. Second storey loft workshop room accessed from the upper yard area. In front of the house is a large gently sloping hardcore yard, with plentiful space for parking.

The outbuildings are briefly provided for as follows:

Stone & slate barn range 90’ x 18’ with majority of it having a loft over (floorboards in need of attention) and including Loose Box with concrete manger and hayrack; milling room with part loft area, tall double doors and further loose box with stone/block manger and hayrack. To its rear is a 90’ x 15’ block lean to loose housing shed with concrete floor.

4 bay Dutch barn silo with lean to on one side and further adjoining 44’ long cubicle shed. Concrete base dung stead area to side and handling yard with fixed crash barrier race.

45’ x 42’ overall, block loose housing shed divided into two sections. Concrete base manure storage pad with elevated scraping ramp.

80’ x 24’ former cowshed range and adjoining dairy with asbestos roof, currently housing workshop room, 8 abreast milking parlour (disused) and covered collecting yard. Adjoining the rear is an 85’ x 75’ overall umbrella building consisting of 2 silage silo’s, cubicles for 32 and further area with space for up to 32 cubicles and exercise/feeding yard areas.

30’ x 20’ block wall and corrugated iron clad half round former piggery shed with internal pens.

30’ x 24’ timber pole open fronted machinery shed. 75’ x 24’ block walled machinery shed with double doors.

Note: The upper yard area, beyond the previously noted shed, is being retained with land, by the vendors and they have separate access off the farm track to this yard. The owners will retain ownership of the track to an area just beyond the upper yard entrance and the purchaser of Penpistyll Homestead will have full rights of access along the track. A suitable boundary fence will be erected by the vendor to divide the yard area away from Penpistyll Homestead.

The Land lies due south of the homestead, with two pasture fields in good heart, being level to gently sloping in the whole. Ring boundary fenced for sheep. A used footpath comes up through the wooded area of OS 6536, from an easterly direction and follows the track to the homestead and leaves via the property’s entrance lane.

The two pasture enclosures total to some 10.89 acres, with some 3.71 acres estimated and balance of homestead.


IACS: The land is currently registered for this purpose. Prospective purchasers to satisfy themselves for future eligibility.


Rights of Way: The property is sold with the benefit of all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light support, drainage and water and electricity supplies and other rights, easements, quasieasements and restrictive covenants, all existing and proposed way leaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drain and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred

whether referred to in these particulars or not.


Basic Payment Entitlements: Available by separate negotiation, to cover the grazable elements of the land. (The purchaser must prove to the Welsh Governments Agricultural Department that he/she is or will be an active farmer to qualify for the transfer of entitlements.)

Unit values in Euros: (2018) – 92.65/Ha., (2019) – 75.44/Ha.



Schedule of Acreage



(Figures taken from 2015 WAG Field Data and converted from Hectares to Acres)






6030 pt.







14.60 est.











14.60 est.





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Energy Performance Certificate

EPC - Quick Summary Current Potential
 (92+) A
 (81-91) B
 (69-80) C
 (55-68) D
 (39-54) E
 (21-38) F
 (1-20) G

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All properties are offered for sale subject to contract and availability.

We endeaver to make our sales details accurate and reliable but they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and they do not constiture any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not make any representation or give any warranty in relation to the property and we have no authority to do so on behalf of the seller.

Services, fittings and equipment referred to in the sales details have not been tested (unless otherwise stated) and no warrenty can be given as to their condition.

We would strongly recommend that all the information which we provide abou tthe property is verified by yourself or your advisers.

Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

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15 Wind Street, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 4BD
01559 363401

College Sreet, Newcastle Emlyn, SA38 9AJ
01239 710481

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