Mynyddcerrig

£625,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A unique opportunity to acquire this 44 acre small farm which is suitable for various uses including equestrian with stables & menage, polytunnel, Dutch barns, poultry sheds. A superb opportunity for a lifestyle property & self sufficiency. The property has no near neighbours although is situated in a very popular convenient location, 15 minutes from the termination of the M4. Centrally located between Carmarthen & Llanelli with easy access to Crosshands & being 12 miles from Pembrey Country Park. The property truly does give a unique opportunity & subject to the necessary planning consents for staycations, glamping, camping & ideal for an equestrian centre or similar. The property is situated on the edge of the Llangyndeyrn mountain which would offer good outriding, daily walks etc.

Situation

The farm is located in the centre of the land, surrounded on all sides by its' own fields. The land consists of 30 acres of pasture, much of which has been significantly improved over the past 8 years. In addition, there are 14 acres of land which is recognised as a site of special scientific interest due to the wildlife & plants thriving on the land including doormice, endangered moths, drosera (sundew). The current owners use this area for grazing cattle part of the year and it has new stock fencing & gates. The Welsh government provide occasional grants to help with the upkeep of the SSSI which provides a haven for wildlife.

Accommodation

The farmhouse was built approximately 120 years ago the house consists of front porch, kitchen/diner, sitting room, dog room, back room, back porch, downstairs shower room & cloakroom. Upstairs there are 2 double bedrooms, a box room currently used as a dressing room, newly fitted bathroom, laundry/utility room. The house has been much improved, double glazing with oil fired central heating, mains water, refurbished septic tank but still provides significant scope for further improvement or a potential rebuild. The current owners had obtained planning permission to demolish & rebuild a substantial 4 bedroom house, the planning permission has now lapsed. The plans are available by request.

Location

The property is situated in a convenient location between a cluster of villages which include Mynyddcerrig, Capel Sion, Drefach, Crwbin, Bancffosfelen & Pontyberem. Pontyberem & Drefach have good day to day facilities including shop, garage, junior schools, places of worship & public houses. The main towns of Carmarthen 9 miles approximately, Crosshands 6 miles approximately, Llanelli is 12 miles approximately, all offering good shopping facilities, national & traditional retailers, junior & secondary schools, bus and rail stations. Other places of interest include Ffos Las horse racing course which is situated by Carway & is 7 miles approximately. Pembrey Country Park with its large sandy beach, enclosed cycle track, motor racing centre & ski slope is 12 miles approximately. As mentioned previously the M4 motorway at Pont Abraham is 9 miles approximately with dual carriageway connection from Crosshands which is 6 miles. A growing town with retail & restaurants etc.

Accommodation

The accommodation comprises:

Entrance Porch

Block built porch with radiator, space for chest freezer, half glazed door leading to:

Entrance Hallway

Electricity consumer unit, understairs cupboard, door to kitchen, sitting room, stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room

Double aspect with wood burner and radiator.

Kitchen / Dining Room

The kitchen was fitted approximately 6 years ago. With a range of matching wall and base units with worktop over, 1 bowl sink with single drainer, integrated electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor fan over, space for larder fridge/freezer, space for dishwasher. The dining area is separated off by a peninsular unit9'6 x , radiator, door leading to:

Back Room

9'6 x 8'3 (2.90m x 2.51m)

Formally part of the old kitchen. Tiled floor, casement window, radiator, door leading to:

Back Porch

23' x 6' Reducing to 7' x 11'6 (7.01m x 1.83m Reducing to 2.13m x 3.51m)

The 'L' shaped porch is built alongside the back room/tack room and turns a 90 degree bend across the back of the house. There is a door to the outside and is an ideal place for boots and coats. The back part of the porch has plumbing for 2 washing machines and dryer, a wood burner, Butler sink, leading to:

Shower Room

6'3 x 5' (1.91m x 1.52m)

Suite comprising of tiled shower/wetroom with WC and wash hand basin (not connected).

Tack Room

11'6 x 6' (3.51m x 1.83m)

From part of the original kitchen the tack room has a floor unit with sink and wall cupboards over.

Externally

Stone Barn

Adjacent to the house, pre dating the house was used historically as a dwelling. The stone barn is set over 2 floors. On the lower floor there a 2 rooms, 1 of which used as store room contains a disconnected wood burner and wood pile. There are stairs to the first floor. The other room was used for a bedroom and still has a radiator (disconnected) with a door into the newly converted stable block. The first floor has 3 double glazed dormer windows and was used as a large living area and has an efficient wood burning store and a door to the turnout for the horses.

Refurbished Stables

Adjacent to the stone barn is a large room with vaulted ceilings. The front of the building comprises of 4 windows and a door. The windows are full length, tilt and turn. At the rear of the room is a further window. This would make an ideal self contained unit or part of an additional dwelling.

Further Stable

At the front of the stone barn is a further stable area with a large double stable currently knocked into 1, a single stable and a storeroom.

Stone Pigsty

Currently empty and used for storage.

Stone Shed

Located at the front of the stable area.

Outbuildings

The outbuildings have been carefully designed to allow many of the animal husbandry tasks to be undertaken whilst remaining dry. Most have power and all have lighting.

Dutch Barn / Barn / Stables

The Dutch barn has solid floor, lighting and power points. Extending into a further barn area with solid floors and a separate tool store. At the rear of the Dutch barn are stairs leading to a feed store which is used for preparation of the horse feeds and other equine activities. This provides access to the main field shelter with concrete floor and insulated roof which converts to 2 large stables as required and a corral with contained marquee. Adjacent to the field shelter is further single stable with concrete floor, insulated roof and additional corral. From the feed store a further door leads to a covered entrance to another shelter with concrete floor which was built with the potential to provide a further 2 stables having 2 doorways with concrete floor and its own coral. There is a track from the main corral which allows access to all fields by opening and closing selected gates they have access to water and the shelter from which ever field they are grazing at the time.

Poultry Shed & Run

The purpose built poultry shed has accommodation for ducks, chicken and geese. There are 2 covered outside runs and large fox proof poultry run with pond. There are wires suspended over the whole area to prevent birds of prey descending.

Haylage Store

The haylage store is adjacent to the poultry shed forming part of the same building with double doors.

Additional Store

At the end of the poultry run this store has power and sufficient height to build a mezzanine floor.

Further Stable / Additional New Stable Block / Stock Shelter

Located over the other side of the driveway next to the menage with part finished corral, this could be divided into 2 further stables as required.

Menage

14 metres x 20 metres (45'11 metres x 65'7 metres)

The newly constructed menage has a mix of sand, rubber and carpet, double the required amount of drainage. There is electricity and posts housing lights (unfinished).

Polytunnel

30' in length (9.14m in length)

Has been filled with well rotted manure. Outside is a disused vegetable garden and a range of fruit trees.

Greenhouse

Small greenhouse is located to the side lawn.

Garden

The garden is laid mainly to lawn with amazing views over the surrounding countryside. A 30' SWIMMING POOL (DISUSED) is located in the middle of the lawn. We are led to believe that the plumbing for the swimming pool is still in situ.>

The Land

The land is divided into 11 fields, most of the land is good pasture and provides both grazing and hay. There are some areas which would benefit from further drainage and have areas of soft rush. In addition there is the securely fenced SSSI with gate to the common known locally as Llangendern mountain which gives ample walking and out riding area. A stream and river runs through the property with natural filled pond situated to the front of the property. The area known for its natural beauty is a haven for all kinds of wildlife and birds of prey including red kite can be seen in the area regularly. The property has its own quarry, providing top quality shale which has been used to maintain tracks around the farm. The Property also benefits from grazing rights on the common.

Services

We are advised mains water, electricity are connected. Private drainage.

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