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Detached house for sale
Moorlands Farm, Wick Road, Llantwit Major, South Glamorgan
Tenure: FreeholdA farmhouse with 127 acres close to the Vale of Glamorgan Heritage Coastline, comprising 3 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, range of stone barns with planning permission and modern farm buildings.
Moorlands Farm is situated to the west of Llantwit Major just inland from the coast. Llantwit Major has a good range of local shops and services, whilst the market town of Cowbridge is about 6 miles and the Culverhouse Cross Retail Parks about 18 miles. Cardiff naturally has all the facilities of an important capital city.
Cardiff has fast rail links to London (Paddington) 2 hours, whilst Cardiff Airport is just a short drive.
This area of the Vale of Glamorgan is highly popular for both its recreational opportunities as well as convenience for the major centres. There are golf courses at Barry, Wenvoe and Cotterill Park; Leisure Centres in Llantwit Major, Barry, Cardiff and Bridgend, there are the coast and beaches almost adjoining; and there are lovely walks through the surrounding countryside.
Description of Property
Moorlands Farm sits just inland from the coast with open views out over the Bristol Channel to the West Country. The property comprises of a farmhouse and wing with up to 6 bedrooms, extensive period outbuildings with planning permission for conversion to two dwellings, and 127 acres of well maintained agricultural pasture land. The farm has been used essentially for beef and sheep rearing and is let until October 2011 at which time vacant possession will become available.
The Farmhouse is a classic rendered stone building with an “L” shaped return. It is generally south east facing with three well proportioned reception rooms along with various domestic offices. The 4 main bedrooms are in use, although 2 further ones are currently not. This extensive accommodation gives enormous potential for varying different formats and usage. (See floorplans).
Moorlands Farm has a good southeast facing garden to the front with lawns and a pair of interesting Monkey Puzzle trees. There is a large courtyard to the rear
Water Private and Mains
Traditional Farm Buildings
There are a number of traditional stone built outbuildings across the yard from the farmhouse which are still used for agricultural purposes. The 2 principal buildings total 494 sq. m (5318 sq. ft) and the main building has planning permission Ref: 2006/01142/FUL for conversion to 2 residential units.
Modern Agricultural Buildings
There are a number of more modern farm buildings to the south and west of the house which have traditionally been used for the rearing of livestock.
The land lies in a ring fence around the property and extends to about 127 acres.
The soil is associated with the Ston Easton soil series having a Jurassic and carboniferous limestone geology with soil and site characteristics of well drained fine silty clayey soils on limestone. This soil type is noted for cropping and land use of dairying, livestock rearing and cereals. The land is classified as Grade 2 agricultural land.
Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
The property is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way either public or private, all easements, wayleaves and other rights of way whether they are specifically referred to or not.
Vale of Glamorgan, County Borough Council. Telephone (01446) 700111
Council Tax Band “G“
The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules or resolutions which may be or may come into force.
Fixtures and Fittings
All items usually known as tenants’ fixtures and fitting, whether mentioned or not in these sales particulars are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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Plans, Areas and Schedules
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