AN INHERENTLY PRODUCTIVE AND RENOWNED 178.5 ACRE LIVESTOCK FARM WITH COMFORTABLE 3 BEDROOM FARMHOUSE, USEFUL RANGE OF BUILDINGS INCLUDING SHEEP SHED FOR 1000 EWES AND MAINLY CLEAN PRODUCTIVE SOUTH FACING LANDS CAPABLE OF SUSTAINING HIGH STOCKING LEVELS IN THE HEART OF THE COTHI VALLEY, WEST WALES.
APPROXIMATELY 10 MILES EQUIDISTANT OF LLANYBYDDER, LAMPETER, LLANDOVERY AND LLANDEILO.
A well situated farm in a noted agricultural locality, and with the homestead lying at approx 500 feet above sea level and the healthy banks rising up to approx 900 feet above seal level. The farm is surrounded by NRW forestry land with the NRW we are informed responsible for fencing this boundary.
The farm is close to the popular villages fo Abergorlech and Llansawel, and also approx 10 miles equidistant to the popular market towns of Llandeilo, Llandovery and Lampeter.
Acheth Isaf is a renowned livestock farm in the heart of the Cothi valley being located surrounded by forestry land in a sheltered valley location, being south facing and known to enjoy its own micro climate. The Farm is being offered for sale for the first time in two generations on the public market being a renowned livestock rearing and fattening farm with a stone free rich loam soil capable of growing arable crops which over the years have been used to feed the livestock on the farm. The Farm has been well maintained with nearly all hedges double fenced and having hanging timber gates with the land being inherently productive, the majority capable of cultivation and for hay/silage making and an ideal one man livestock farm or indeed could be used for dairying purposes with further investment into dairy facilities. The farm is currently registered as organic for those purchasers wishing to take advantage of the organic status through the soil association which is due to expire in November 2019.
The farm is offered for sale on retirement of Mr. Bryn Davies who has been a renowned livestock farmer.
The property benefits from a comfortable detached farmhouse with the benefit of external insulation and uPVC double glazing and affords the following accommodation:-
Set away for the main farm buildings with a tarmacadam-ed yard surrounding and in our opinion high in residential appeal, this stone farmhouse has been externally insulated and offers the following accommodation with Upvc double glazing and front conservatory.
SIDE ENTRANCE DOOR TO
5.82m x 2.92m (19'1" x 9'7")
with tiled floor
ADJOINING INTEGRAL GARAGE
5.97m x 4.75m (19'7" x 15'7")
5.61m x 2.34m (18'5" x 7'8")
with range of kitchen units at base and wall level, oil fired Rayburn range with back boiler for domestic hot water facilities and providing cooking facilities, tiled floor
5.59m x 4.72m (18'4" x 15'6")
with feature fireplace having cast iron inset with open flue
RECEPTION ROOM 2
4.72m x 4.62m (15'6" x 15'2")
with original inglenook fireplace having wood burning stove inset, night storage heater, access to understairs storage cupboard
5.38m x 2.84m (17'8" x 9'4")
with tiled floor, patio doors
FIRST FLOOR - LANDING
5.00m x 2.92m (16'5" x 9'7")
2.97m x 1.75m (9'9" x 5'9")
with spa shower enclosure, w.c., wash hand basin set in vanity unit, extractor fan, tiled walls
5.21m x 4.06m (17'1" x 13'4")
built-in airing cupboard, night storage heater
The property is approached initially from a council maintained no-through road and then part shared driveway with subsequent approximately half a mile of tarmaced farm lane leading to a traditional courtyard flanked by the house and traditional outbuildings. These include on the entrance to the farm -
A SUBSTANTIAL TIMBER BUILT SHEEP SHED
55.47m x 21.95m overall (182' x 72' overall)
capable of housing up to 1000 ewes prior to lambing with fitted pens, central concreted feed passage, piped water feeding system.
of block and corrugated iron construction with 33 cubicles including feed area (unused for 7 years).
2 DUTCH BAY BARNS
18.29m x 13.72m each (60' x 45' each)
with leanto 60' x 45' each with 44 cubicles (unused for 7 years)
TRADITIONAL STONE RANGE
approx 9.14m x 4.57m (approx 30' x 15')
providing storage accommodation
2 PORTAL FRAMED BARNS
18.29m x 13.72m overall (60' x 45' overall)
one with cubicles and one with the cubicles removed providing general purpose fodder/implement storage
10.36m x 18.29m (34' x 60')
The land surrounds the homestead for ease of management with two internal access tracks with the fields being divided into good sized enclosures, the smallest being 4 acres, the largest being 25 acres being currently healthy permanent pasture, all being accessible by modern agricultural machinery and suitable for cultivation with the farm being renowned as a cereal growing farm capable of growing good crops of cereals for on farm feed and the majority being capable of cultivation and silage making.
The majority of the internal boundaries are double fenced with hanging timber gates for ease of management and with natural supplies for livestock drinking purposes. There are some areas of sheltered belts/sheltered woodlands with the farm rising from approximately 500 ft at the homestead to 900 ft at the northern most point and enjoying a panoramic outlook from its commanding south facing location over the Cothi valley.
The farm is mainly surrounded by forestry commission land which we understand the forestry commission are responsible for maintaining the boundary fences.
The Land is sold with all entitlements and agricultural schemes applicable (subject to transfer). All way-leaves are included. The farm is ideal for solar panel installation - all the farm being in Tan 8.
We understand the property benefits from mains electricity, private water, private drainage, uPVC double glazing.
The property is best approached from Llanybydder by taking the B4337 roadway to Llansawel. On entering the village take a sharp right hand turning towards Abergorlech, proceed for approximately a mile and a half taking a right hand turning as identified by the agents For Sale Board. Follow this road to its termination then onto a hard based track and the entrance lane to Acheth Isaf can be seen ahead of you being the tarmacadamed lane leading to the farm.
Viewing Strictly by Appointment with the Agents.