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Key features

  • Fine Residential Holding
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Valley Views
  • 12 Acres Or Thereabouts
  • 4/5 Bed Converted Barn
  • Many Lovely Features
  • Extensive Buildings
  • Gardens Pasture & Woods

Full description

A Superb Residential holding set in fabulous location high above the Loughor valley commanding wonderful views over dramatic countryside yet convenient for the M.4 motorway. The property comprises an impressive converted Barn of much character together with extensive range outbuildings and 12 acres or thereabouts of well appointed pasture paddocks, orchards, kitchen gardens, newly planted woodland and established native woods with stream. The versatile accommodation provides: Reception Hall, Magnificent open plan Kitchen/Living Room with Rayburn range, Utility Room, Lounge with feature stone fireplace, Master Bedroom with en suite dressing room and Shower room, 4 further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. Double Glazing. Solar PV, Solar Thermal and Oil heating. Solar PV panels. Excellent 45' x 40' steel frame. Polytunnel and field shelters. Attractive grounds and spacious vehicular courtyard. NO ONWARD CHAIN

Reception Hall

4.67m(15'4'') x 1.99m(6'6'')

Stone effect ceramic tiled floor with attractive inlaid border.

Kitchen/Living Room

5.79m(19'0'') x 5.24m(17'2'')

Attractive Red Rayburn 499k oil fired range which has back boiler to serve the domestic hot water and underfloor heating in conjunction with the Solar thermal. Feature stone firebreast. Vaulted beam ceiling with downlighters. Built in dresser style area with drawers, wine rack and granite worksurface. Large central workstation 'island' with twin bowl Belfast sink unit with brass mixer taps and integrated dishwasher. Granite worksurface and breakfast bar. French doors to south facing front balcony. Stone effect ceramic tiled floor with attractive inlaid border. Built in shelved Pantry which houses the pressurised heating cylinder. Open plan to Sun Lounge area. Double panel doors to Sitting Room.

Another Room Aspect

A Further Room Aspect

Sun Lounge

4.04m(13'3'') x 3.83m(12'7'')

Vaulted beam ceiling with downlighter. French doors to south facing front decked patio. Stone tiled ceramic floor with attractive inlaid border.

Sitting Room

7.21m(23'8'') x 5.32m(17'5'')

Impressive stone surround fireplace with three feature arches one housing the Dovre stove and the other two providing log storage. Cast iron door smoking oven. Vaulted beam ceiling. Oak effect laminate floor. French doors to front south facing decked patio.

Another Room Aspect

A Further Room Aspect

Rear Hall

2.11m(6'11'') x 1.69m(5'7'')

Stable style rear door. Built in cupboard and worksurface. Stone effect ceramic tiled floor.

Utility Room

2.13m(7'0'') x 1.95m(6'5'')

Belfast sink unit with brass mixer tap. Fitted range base cupboards with granite effect worksurface. Stone effect ceramic tiled floor. Low level W.C. Kaco Solar PV Inverter.

Rear Porch

An attractive hardwood canopy porch with slated roof and decked balcony.

Inner Lobby

9.31m(30'7'') x 1.26m(4'2'')

Master Bedroom

5.06m(16'7'') x 3.58m(11'9'')

Another Room Aspect

Dressing Room

2.44m(8'0'') x 2.36m(7'9'')

En Suite Bathroom

3.13m(10'3'') x 2.35m(7'9'')

Large corner shower cubicle with large shower rose. Panelled bath with mixer tap. Hand basin in vanity with mixer tap, vanity mirror with downlghters. Low level W.C. Tiled to dado with stone effect border. Stone effect ceramic tiled floor.


4.18m(13'9'') x 2.85m(9'4'')

Built in wardrobe and desk.


4.14m(13'7'') x 1.95m(6'5'')

Oak effect laminate floor. Recess for wardrobe.


4.11m(13'6'') x 2.94m(9'8'')

Built in double door wardrobes. Access to attic

Sitting Room/Bedroom

4.87m(16'0'') x 3.13m(10'3'')

Oak effect laminate floor. Door to rear courtyard. Feature pointed stone wall.

Another Room Aspect

Family Bathroom

4.01m(13'2'') x 1.85m(6'1'')

P shaped bath with shower above and glazed screen. Hand basin in vanity with mirror and downlighters. Low level W.C. Part tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Built in linen cupboard with shelves.


Ty Mari is approached over a long private driveway from the county road that is shared with three other properties. A private gated entrance leads into the spacious recently tarmac courtyard at the front of the residence and leads to the side with turning area.

General Purpose Barn

A substantial steel frame barn with concrete block and painted corrugated sheet elevations. An open plan building which has been built with two floors, which provide:

Ground Floor

13.91m(45'8'') x 13.00m(42'8'')

First Floor

13.91m(45'8'') x 5.93m(19'5'')

Built to maximise the use of space, providing a feed store and workshop/tool store area. The barn has mains electric installed to a seperate consumer box from the residence.

6 Berth Static Caravan

Water Purification Room

This is located to the side of the property and has a comprehensive purification system for the borehole water supply that serves the property.


Ty Mari stands in attractive grounds. To the side of the property is an enclosed lawned garden with pathway leading to the main entrance door.
Immediately to the front of the property is a spacious decked patio area with attractive ballustrade that is approached from the main living rooms, providing a wonderful outside area for 'al fresco' living and to take in the magnificent views.


To the side of the property is a raised bed herb and shrub garden with Bay, Rosemary, Sage and Chive to name but a few.

Front Garden

Open plan and approached directly from the courtyard this comprises lawned areas with established flower and herbaceous borders together with many specimen plants including Rhododendron, Indian bean, Ornamental hop and Monkey Puzzle tree to name but a few. A concrete base has been laid within this area for a summer house or similar.

The Smallholding

Ty Mari is a barn conversion, the work having been undertaken during 2004 where every attempt has been made to retain the character of a traditional building whilst providing a free flowing family home.
The sellers have made every endeavor to become as self sufficient as possible at the property, creating large areas of kitchen garden for vegetable and salad crops which together with the polytunnel and soft fruit gardens produce excellent yields that go a long way in them achieving their goal.


The self sufficiency goal has been further advanced in recent times when Solar Thermal and Solar PV panels have been installed to run in conjunction the oil fired heating lessening the demands on carbon fuel. The Solar PV panels attract the higher F.I.T (Feed In Tariff) payment of 45p per KW produced for the next 25 years. The electric being produced has already significantly reduced the household bills since being installed in November 2011. There is also a 3.2p per KW export tariff paid for all electricity produced and sold back to the National Grid. The Solar Thermal has also had a signifiacant impact on the amout of domestic heating oil being used, again cutting down on costs.


The land has been extensively farmed by the sellers, To the front of the courtyard there is a well stocked young orchard with eating, cooking and apple cider trees which is bounded by a laurel and spiraea hedging . Adjacent to this is one of the large vegetable gardens alongside which is an area of asparagus and rhubarb beds.
Soft frut garden with numerous currant and fruit bushes.

Poultry Enclosure

Adjacent to this is a poultry house and two pig sties each of which have external courtyards. Below this is an enclosure which is usually occupied by the pigs.


A 30 feet long tunnel with established vine and extensive cropping area.


The whole area extend to some 12 acres or thereabouts, the pasture portion of which has been fenced odd into one acre paddocks for rotational grazing in conjunction with the Summer meadowland. The land is in excellent heart capable of good yields of quality growth throughout the season to support the dairy cattle that produce milk for home consumption and for feeding to the pigs.


Alongside the pasture land is a fenced naturalisd wildlife corridor again well planted with a variety of native trees including Wild Cherry, Walnut and Chestnut.

Newly Planted Woodland

An area on the north western boundary has been newly planted with approximately 2,500 native broadleaf mix trees under a 15 year Woodland scheme which will provide fuel for the home using a coppice system.

Summmer Meadow

A well fenced grazing meadow with Wildlife pond.


A beautiful area of native woodland on the western boundary which leads down to the Cwmdu brook making a attractive feature and wonderful wildlife habitat


We are advised that the property is connected to mains electricity. Private borehole water and septic tank drainage.

Tenure And Possession

We understand that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion

Council Tax

We are advised that the property is in Band 'F' and that the liability for the year 2012/2013 is 1756.41.


A wide range of state schools are to be found in Tycroes, Ammanford and Cross Hands - Private schools include Llandovery College, St Michaels, Llanelli and Christ College, Brecon (independant schools

Sporting & Recreational

There are wonderful opportunities for walking, riding and cycling from the property. Hunting is with the Llandeilo Farmers Hunt. The town of Ammanford offers Rugby and Football clubs together with Swimming Pool. There are Golf courses at Llandybie, Garnant and Carmarthen. The area is noted for its ancient castles and Gardens, with Aberglasney and the Botanic Garden of Wales within half an hours drive. The extensive Gower, Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire coastline are within an hours drive.


Ty Mari is situated on the fringe of the village of Tycroes which has a variety of facilities including Primary school, places of Worship general stores, post office, Rugby Club and Public houses. It is within a mile of the town of Ammanford which provides a good range of amenities together with rail link on the 'Heart of Wales' line. The county administrative town of Carmarthen is approximately 15 miles and the M.4 motorway can be joined at Pont Abraham providing access to the University city of Swansea and of course is the main route to the rest of the country.


By appointment with BJP

After Hours Contact

Jonathan Morgan 07989 296883




These details are a general guideline for intending purchasers and do not constitute an offer of contract. BJP have visited the property , but not surveyed or tested any of the appliances, services or systems in it including heating, plumbing, drainage etc. The Sellers have checked and approved the details, however purchasers must rely on their own and/or their Surveyor's inspections and the Solicitors enquiries to determine the overall condition, size and acreage of the property, and also any Planning, Rights of Way, Easements, or other matters relating to it.

Proof Of Identity

In order to comply with anti-money laundering regulations, BJP Residential Ltd require all buyers to provide us with:
(i) proof of identity
(ii) proof of current residential address
The following documents must be presented in all cases:
IDENTITY DOCUMENTS: A photographic ID, such as current passport or UK driving licence
EVIDENCE OF ADDRESS: A bank, building society statement, utility bill, credit card bill or any other form of ID, issued within the previous three months, providing evidence of residency as the correspondence address.

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N.B. None of the services or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.
These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. The seller does not make or give nor do we or our employees have the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. Prospective purchasers should contact the office before viewing the property, this is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 June 2012

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