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



REF: N28154

£320 GUIDE PRICE: (£320,000 TO £340,000)

  • 25 Acres.
  • 4 Bedroom farmhouse.
  • Outbuildings.
  • Easy travelling distance to town.
  • Rural views.

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For Sale by Public Auction

(Subject to conditions of sale, unless sold prior.)

At The Plough & Harrow Inn, Trevaughan, Carmarthen, SA33 6AA

On Wednesday evening, 12th December 2018 at 7.00pm



Situation: Grid Ref SN373 – 234

The property is approached via an unclassified no through minor County Council maintained road to the homestead, which leads off a minor County Council maintained road, giving access to a large number of rural properties in the hamlet of Trawsmawr and known locally as ‘China Road’. The ‘C’ classified road leading from Cynwyl Elfed (2.5 miles) towards Carmarthen (3.5 miles) is a ¼ mile distant from the property itself. The market town of Newcastle Emlyn is some 14 miles distant and provides for varied facilities, while the County Town of Carmarthen provides for a wider range including General Hospital, train station, University and road links to the M4 motorway via the A48 dual carriageway.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agents 01239 710481. (Please note that viewings will be carried out on a block viewing basis only.)


Vendor’s Solicitors: Messrs Gomer Williams & Co. Ltd., 19 John Street, Llanelli, 01554 755101, F. A. O. Mr Alan Jenkins/Mrs Juliette Phillips-James

Tenure: Advised freehold. Vacant possession upon completion, being 31st January 2019 or earlier by mutual agreement.



Possession: Vacant possession upon completion, being no later than 28 days from the auction date.


Services: Advised mains electric & water and private drainage. Private and natural water supplies to the land, due south of the homestead. Oil fired central heating. Double glazed windows and external doors. Council tax band ‘E’ £1762.75 (2018/19).


Directions: From A484 Cynwyl Elfed. On leaving the village heading towards Carmarthen, take the right hand turning for Talog/Bwlchnewydd/Golf Club. Carry on around the bends, straight through the crossroads and carry on until coming to the 3rd right hand turning, where you will see a sign displaying the names of various properties along the road. Go along this road and the entrance to Lan will be on the first 90 degree right hand bend and you will climb up the lane to the property.

From Carmarthen Town Centre, Catherine Street traffic lights: Take the road for Trevaughan/Trinity College/Golf Club and stay on this road until you come to the 2nd left hand turning and then as noted above.

We will have a Dai Lewis pointer sign on the ‘C’ class road turning you off to ‘China Road’.


Description: The property is a 25 acre or thereabouts smallholding, with the land divided into three main blocks. The stone and slate house has a brick/block extension to the rear, with a gently sloping flat roof type cover and the dwelling is in need of upgrading works, but has double glazing and an oil fired central heating system. The dwelling has pleasant rural views from its rear aspect. The outbuildings are a mixture of one ‘L’ shaped stone/slate range with conversion potential to say annexe/holiday let unit (subject to consents), together with more modern block and corrugated iron clad sheds set around the homestead. The land is level to gently sloping and all down to grass, with a few wettish areas. The detached two storey dwelling faces the entrance lane leading to the yard and from its rear aspect, has scenic rural views over the surrounding district.


Accommodation is provided for as follows: (All measurements are approximate.)


Aluminium framed and opaque glazed front door into:

Hallway: With single panel radiator, stairs to first floor, doors off to:


Sitting Room: 14’ x 9’3 with window to front, double panel radiator, 2 double power points, brick surround fireplace and quarry tiled hearth.


Lounge: 13’11 x 13’3 with window to fore, double panel radiator, ‘Parkray’ solid fuel room heater set within tiled surround fireplace, double power point, single power point, TV point, door and steps down to


Living/Dining Room: 15’10 x 9’10 with picture window to rear, UPVC half opaque glazed door to side exterior, textured ceiling, oil fired Rayburn (does cooking and hot water) and tiled wall surround, ‘Terazzo’ tiled floor, TV aerial connection, single power point, TV point, double power point, electric fuse box, door off to:

Kitchen: 11’9 x 10’ with picture window to rear, ‘Terazzo’ tiled floor, single panel radiator, ‘Eurocal’ oil fired boiler, cooker point, tiled splash backs, stainless steel single bowl and double drainer sink unit, aged fitted base units, 2 double power points, thermostat control, extractor fan.

First floor Landing: Front Aspect: Central open storage area, with single power point and access to insulated loft space, window to front (cracked unit), doors off to:

Bedroom 1 (Left hand side): 13’11 x 9’4 with window to front, double panel radiator, double power point.

Bedroom 2: 13’10 x 10’9 with window to front, single panel radiator, double power point.

Rear Aspect: Bedroom 3 (Left hand side): 10’11 max x 9’10 with double power point, window to rear, single panel radiator, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater fitted, cold water tank.

Bedroom 4: 10’ x 9’7” with window to rear, single panel radiator, double power point.

Bathroom: 6’10 x 5’7 with opaque window to rear, half tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, W.C., panelled bath and extractor fan.

Externally: The tarmac entrance lane leads up to the property, past the house and to the original yard area. Concrete path goes around the house via the rear aspect leading to block built external W.C., garden area (currently overgrown) with glass house and plastic central heating oil tank. (This area has previously been a productive vegetable plot.) On coming up the entrance lane there is a hardcore yard area with double gates leading into one of the fields. As well as separate access into the drive in manure storage area, there is also, a disused access track leading up alongside to the land and with access off to other neighbouring fields also. (We note that a footpath goes along this track & right of access to the neighbouring fields.)

The outbuildings consist of the following: Half round corrugated clad machinery store 27’ x 18’ with earth floor. Derelict corrugated store shed. 2 bay Dutch barn/silo, with part loft and full width hinged door. L shaped 27’ x 12’ max stone/slate range of 2 tie cowshed, dairy and tank rooms and 21’ x 9’ lean to loose box/garage to rear. Further 50’ x 15’ stone/slate range with 12 and 2 tie cowsheds with feed walk and to the rear is a block built 5 tie cowshed, which opens out to grass yard area with 3 bay Dutch barn and brick built pigsty.


Access from the original yard area, via concrete exercise yard area to umbrella type building with 2 bay 30’ wide central silo area with corrugated iron doors opening out to tipping ramp area above. Set to both sides are cattle cubicle housing for up to 18 head on both sides and scraping hatch out to earth based manure storage area 75’ max x 45’ max (currently overgrown) with drive-in access from entrance lane. Adjoining the umbrella building is a lean-to loose box 15’ x 15’. Grass track from yard area to entrance lane. Gateways off to the field below the yard.


The land is split into 3 blocks.

  1. The field below (due north) of the yard being gently sloping and in good heart and ring boundary fenced. Water supply from the yard. There is one gateway from the yard, another from the entrance lane and another two opening out to the minor district road.
  2. Three fields behind (due south) the homestead – being gently sloping to level. They are good cropping fields and a private water supply cistern is located in field number two (marked on plan). This block is ring fenced for cattle. Access on the northern aspect from the entrance lane at two points.


  1. The top three fields (southern aspect of the property) can be accessed via the hardcore track running alongside the eastern aspect of the property, as there are wettish areas on the southern aspects of field no.’s 2230 and 2718. These three fields again are level, with areas of rush evident in places and fed by a private/ natural water resources.

IACS: The land has previously been registered. Prospective purchasers to satisfy themselves for future registration purposes. No BPS units are available with the property.



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 to in these particulars or not.

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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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