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12 bedroom smallholding for sale


Guide Price £2,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent Grade II listed Courtyard
  • Historic Dinefwr Park
  • 6 Delightful Cottages
  • Extensive Workshops & Coach Houses
  • Beautiful grounds 5.5 acres approx
  • Lake & Pigeon House
  • Huge Potential

Full description

An outstanding opportunity arises to acquire a Magnificent Grade II Listed Courtyard of 6 delightful cottages set in the National Trust Historic Dinefwr Park formerly part of Newton House and standing in wonderful grounds of 5 1/2 acres which adjoins the deer park. Dairy Cottage a 2 bedroom property with pretty gardens; Bandy's House a 3 bedrooms house; Grooms an impressive 2 bedroom flat, Tack Room a 1 bedroom cottage with lots of potential; Smalls House a 3 bedroom home with walled garden and Coachmans with 2 bedrooms and enclosed garden. The properties are currently let on assured short-hold tenancies. Extensive former Coach houses and Workshops with huge potential. Beautiful mature grounds with many impressive trees and shrubs together with Dovecote and lake.
To be offered for sale as a whole or in lots.

Location - The Dinefwr Courtyard occupies a unique setting on this wonderful ancient estate noted for its landscape being the only National Nature Reserve in Wales and long associated with the princes of Deheubarth, the kingdom of south west Wales. The area is noted for it's Castles and Gardens with mystical Carreg Cennen at Trap being some 5 miles to the east and the Aberglasney Gardens and Botanic Garden of Wale being 3 and 9 miles respectively. The pretty Market town of Llandeilo is located on the edge of the estate and provides an excellent range of facilities.The A.40 provides easy access to the County administrative town of Carmarthen, approximately 15 miles and the M4 motorway can be joined at Pont Abraham - approximately 12 miles taking you on to Swansea and the rest of south Wales and beyond.

The Property - The courtyard was constructed circa 1770 and adjoins the inner or northern courtyard, part of Newton house . Dairy Cottage is picturesque-gothic and dates to the late 18 th or early 19 th century. The courtyard has been in private ownership following the decision by Lord Richard Dynevor to sell Newton House and 8 acres in 1972. The family of the present owners of the courtyard have owned it for the vast majority of this period, the cottages having been let to local families.

Bandy's House - An attractive house to the left of the entrance and was lived in by the present owners family for almost 40 years. It provides two good reception rooms, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. Alongside this an archway leads through to the rear garden and grounds

Grooms - An impressive two bedroom first floor flat with ground floor entrance hall but in the main located above the stables. This has been recently refurbished and is let on an assured shorthold tenancy

Tack Room Cottage - A pretty cottage located in the north western corner of the courtyard with lots of potential for further development, subject to obtaining the appropriate consents

Smalls Cottage - Located on the southern side of the courtyard, a very pretty 3 bedroom cottage presently let on as assured shorthold tenancy

Coachman's Cottage - A delightful 2 bedroom cottage which opens onto a large walled garden at the rear. This also is let on an assured shorthold tenancy.

Dairy Cottage - The jewel in the crown. A charming Swiss chalet style cottage which has been much refurbished in very recent times and let on an assured shorthold tenancy. The grounds of the cottage border the Medieval Deer Park providing the most wonderful outlook.
To the side of the cottage are garden store sheds and a greenhouse.

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Stables And Workshops - There are extensive workshops and former stables located within the courtyard offering potential for further development, subject to obtaining the appropriate consents.

Grounds - The courtyard stands within grounds of 5.5 acres or thereabouts which surround on the property on the south and west boundary. An archway leads through from the courtyard on the southern elevation to a paddock at the rear where the Dovecote and lake area situated. Within this naturalised area are many splendid mature trees together with a small stone barn. On the south western side of this enclosure is a small wooded area that leads through to the walled garden that adjoins Dairy Cottage and Garden Cottage.

The Walled Garden -

Dairy Cottage Garden - A Delight! Abounds with spring flowers and many wonderful specimen trees bordering the Deer Park.

A View From The Garden -

Services - We are advised that the properties are connected to mains electricity and water. Private drainage

Tenure & Possession - We are advised that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion.

Education - A wide range of state schools are to be found in Llandeilo (Welsh & English medium primary) , Ffairfach, Gorslas (Welsh secondary) and Carmarthen (Welsh secondary) - Private schools include Llandovery College, St Michaels, Llanelli and Christ College, Brecon (independent schools

Sporting And Recreational - There are wonderful location provides extensive opportunities for walking and cycling. The Rivers Towy and Cothi are noted for their Salmon and Sewin (Sea Trout) fishing, membership of associations is by application. The town of Llandeilo offers Rugby, Football, Tennis and Bowls clubs.. 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.

A View From The Estate Drive - The ancient Dinefwr Herd of White Park cattle

Directions - The entrance to Dinefwr will be found on the fringe of Llandeilo on Carmarthen Road. An estate driveway leads to the courtyard over which the appropriate 'rights of way' are documented

Viewing - Strictly by accompanied appointment with BJP

Out Of Hours Contact - Jonathan Morgan 07989 296883

N B - 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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