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Barn Conversion for sale

Aberangell

Sold STC £199,950

Property Description

Key features

  • SNOWDONIA VALLEY LOCATION
  • PLANNING FOR CONVERSION
  • 5750 SQUARE FEET LIVING SPACE
  • 5 BED DETACHED BARN

Full description

WOODHEADS are delighted to present Hendre Meredith which is situated in the heart of the Dovey Forest. Hendre Meredith is truly a one off opportunity to create an exceptional place to live. All too often the phrase unique or one off is used to describe a conversion opportunity but you will not find another one like Hendre Meredith. One particular feature of the property will be the number of doors, windows and skylights, which will allow the interior to be flooded with natural light. Having obtained resolution to grant planning permission the vendors are now looking for someone who will do the conversion justice and really appreciate this magnificent building for years to come.

Grid Co-Ordinates - X coordinate 282211
Y coordinate 311303

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Location - Hendre Meredith is located a couple of miles outside the village of Aberangell, in the Dovey Forest, which is part of Snowdonia National Park. We would describe the location as tucked away but not isolated. Aberangell is a village in Gwynedd, Wales. It stands at the confluence of the River Angell and the River Dyfi. Aberangell railway station was on the Mawddwy Railway. It was also the terminus of the narrow gauge Hendre-Ddu Tramway. There is lots to do including mountain biking, sea trout and salmon fishing on the river Dover, shooting at the Dovey Valley shooting ground, walking and canoeing.

Surrounding Towns - Machynlleth is approximately 11 miles away. It is a popular market town at the head of the beautiful Dyfi estuary in Mid Wales. It has an eclectic mix of facilities for visitors, including arts and crafts, a centre for renewable energy, mountain bike trails, wonderful scenery, plenty of Welsh history and more. It is an ideal base for exploring the neighbouring countryside the Dyfi Valley, Snowdonia National Park, Tal-y-Llyn Railway, Clywedog Reservoir, the Vale of Rheidol Railway and Devil's Bridge gorge in the Vale of Rheidol, for example, are all within easy reach of Machynlleth. There are independent shops, cafes, takeaways and pubs and a comprehensive range of accommodation.

The beach at Aberdovey is approximately 20 miles away.

Welshpool is approximately 48 miles away. It has many attractions and is a lively shopping centre with a variety of local shops and plenty of places to relax and enjoy a coffee or a bite to eat, or take a walk along the Montgomeryshire canal. Powis Castle, Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, Powysland Museum and Motte Bailey Castle are all within easy reach.

Description - Nestled in the heart of the Dovey Forest, Hendre Meredith is truly a one off opportunity to create an exceptional place to live. All too often the phrase unique or one off is used to describe a conversion opportunity but you will not find another one like Hendre Meredith. One particular feature of the property will be the number of doors, windows and skylights, which will allow the interior to be flooded with natural light. Having obtained full planning permission subject to signing a 106 agreement for affordable housing with Snowdonia Park Authority. The vendors are now looking for someone who will do the conversion justice and really appreciate this magnificent building for years to come.

Builiding History - We believe Hendre Meredith started life as a Victorian slate working shed that was associated with the Gartheiniog Slate Quarry, which is slightly further up the valley. Although the mill played an important part, in its latter years it was used as a sawmill by the forestry commission.

Internally - Internally the building is a blank canvas and has 10 enormous original pine trusses that span the entire width of the building.

Externally - Externally the building is constructed of natural pillared Welsh slate walling and a Welsh slate roof, which has been locally quarried within a few hundred meters. The structure of the building has been given a clean bill of health by a structural engineer bar some small localised rebuilding.

Grounds - The spacious grounds offer ample scope for landscaping and are surrounded by wonderful woodland views. There is a driveway to the side of the property which leads to a slate building to the rear of the slate mill will be used to house the silent generator for the electricity supply.

Services - Water will be provided from the natural spring that rises in the land behind the property. Electricity can be provided by a silent generator and solar panels linked to an array of batteries. This will provide the opportunity to be self sufficient.

Planning Permission - Full planning permission subject to signing a 106 agreement, for affordable housing, with Snowdonia Park Authority. To convert the slate mill into a single large private dwelling that will provide an impressive 5750 square foot of living accommodation on the ground floor with 2 bays on the first floor into the roof space. As can be seen from the plans there is ample scope to alter the internal layout to provide very large and flexible living accommodation. The vendors were offered the reclaimed materials within the fabric of the building, but having viewed this important piece of heritage, actively sought to purchase the freehold and save the property from demolition.

Holiday Accommodation - Full planning planning permission subject to a signing a 106 agreement, for affordable housing the vendor has agreed to provide 2 extra passing places on the road up to the mill and also to pay a £30,000 which is split into thirds. £10.000 payable on signing the agreement, which will be paid by the vendors, the 2nd and 3rd payments are to be paid by the purchaser. The vendor will install the passing places.

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Particulars - These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not constitute or form any part of any contract. All measurements, areas and distances are approximate and floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only. Woodhead Sales and Lettings has no authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property. If you are travelling some distance contact the office if you require any further information or clarification.

Tenure - It is believed that this property is Freehold but we are unable to verify this as we have no access to the documentation. If you proceed with the purchase of this property this will need to be verified by your solicitor/conveyance.

Services - We have not tested any services, therefore no warranty can be given or implied as to their working order.

Fixtures And Fittings - Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned above to be agreed with the Seller.

Local Authority/ Planning - Woodhead Oswestry Sales & Lettings Ltd have not checked rights of way, footpaths, covenants, easements, wayleaves, nor existing or proposed planning permissions concerning this property or the surrounding area.

Viewings - By appointment through the selling agents. Woodhead Oswestry Sales & Lettings Ltd, 12 Leg Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2NL. Tel: (01691) 680044.

Hours Of Business - Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm Sunday Closed. A 24 hour answer phone service is available.

Personal Interest - Purchasers should note that in order to comply with the Estate Agency Act 1979, a declaration is made that the seller is related to a member of staff employed by Woodhead Sales and Lettings.


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