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Smallholding for sale

Llanigon, Nr Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

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A delightful small holding overlooking the Wye Valley with stunning views. Set in approximately 36 acres with a useful range of outbuildings. Close to Hay-on-Wye.

Description - Cilonw offers an excellent opportunity offering a delightful rural farmstead set close to Hay-on-Wye and overlooking the beautiful Wye Valley and within the Brecon Beacons National Park. The property offers well kept pasture extending to approximately 36 acres suitable for sheep and cattle as well as private equestrian use with access to excellent out-riding with a network of lanes leading up to The Black Mountains and an excellent range of buildings both modern and traditional including a Grade II listed former bake house.

Situation - The property is found in an exceptionally quiet and tranquil rural location close to the Black Mountains and approximately 3 miles away from the popular market town of Hay-on-Wye. Hay offers an excellent array of services and facilities and is well known for its second hand book shops, antiques shops and individual boutiques and for the annual literary festival held in May each year. A further extensive range of services and facilities can be found in Brecon some 18 miles away and Hereford 27 miles away, also offering a train station with rail links to the rest of the country.

The Farmhouse - This is entered via the front porch into the dining hall with a fireplace and a window to the rear aspect. Turning left there is a sitting room with a wood burner, windows to the front and rear and a door to the outside.

The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted units and a central island with an electric hob and oven as well as an oil-fired Rayburn. The kitchen has been extended to the rear offering large conservatory being exceptionally light and offering views over the garden and of the Wye Valley beyond. From the kitchen there is a doorway into a large side porch offering excellent storage and has the potential to become an utility room. From the dining hall there is a staircase to the light and airy first floor landing giving access to all three bedrooms, two of which are considered double bedrooms. There is also a small box room and bathroom with a panel bath, close coupled w.c., and a wash hand basin. It is also noted that the main bedroom is of an l shape offering a separate dressing area.

Overall the accommodation is exceptionally characterful with exposed beams and timbers throughout and offers excellent potential for further extension and improvement.

Enclose Entrance Porch -

Dining Room - 4.89m x 3.84m (16'1" x 12'7") -

Sitting Room - 4.82m x 3.93m (15'10" x 12'11") -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.86m x 3.60m (15'11" x 11'10") -

Conservatory - 3.76m x 3.24m (12'4" x 10'8") -

Side Porch - 2.18m x 4.89m (7'2" x 16'1") -

First Floor Landing - 3.77m x 3.22m (12'4" x 10'7") -

Bedroom 1 - 4.48m x 2.80m (14'8" x 9'2") -

Dressing Area - 2.39m x 1.54m (7'10" x 5'1") -

Bedroom 2 - 2.29m x 2.25m (7'6" x 7'5") -

Bathroom - 1.81m x 2.85m (5'11" x 9'4") -

The Bakehouse - This is Grade II listed building measuring approximately 3.90m x 6.22m with an old fire place and original bread oven, an oak panel partition and offers excellent potential (subject to the necessary planning consents being granted).

Adjoining the bakehouse there is a further stone construction store measuring approximately 6.18m x 2.74m.
Adjoining the house there is a further stone building measuring 4.9m x 3.46m offering further potential to be incorporated into the house accommodation or can be used as a very useful store room. Below the house there are two further stores with their own access to provide a further driveway area or to extend the garden.

Upper Yard - With separate access from the main house there is an upper yard area with a pole barn measuring 9.93m X 3.26m, the main barn measuring 16.9m x 13.4m (at maximum).It is noted that there are timber stables stored within this barn, although these are not included in the sale. In addition to this former building there is also a further front section attached measuring 10m x 4m with a concrete floor.

The main steel portal building and yard has a concrete apron with part block walled which open into a paddock. The main building measures 18m x 9m with steel tube partitions offering 13 separate units, a concrete thoroughfare and doors that open to the front splay offering a separate access. This main building also has power.

The Land - The majority of the land extends to the northwest of the farmstead offering 8 enclosures with the land self extending to approximately 36.76 acres, the majority being pasture land. Included in this is the section to the south with three enclosures with views up to the Hay Bluff and the Black Mountains. (Please see attached land plan and schedule which identify the enclosures and boundaries).
Overall the land offers excellent grazing and has been well fenced with water supplied to part of the land and a stream running through the three parcels of land to the south and offers the opportunity for a small head of stock and equestrian use.
The land is scheduled as follows (according to RPW) and excludes house, gardens and yard areas.

Field No Size Hectares
SO2338 0.48
SO2339 1.43
SO2339 1.00
SO2339 0.95
SO2338 1.06
S02338 1.01
SO2338 0.26
SO2338 0.91
SO2339 4.46
SO2339 1.07
SO2339 0.87
SO2339 1.38

Common Rights - There are common rights for grazing on The Black Mountains, please enquire for further details.

Services - We are advised that the property is connected to private water, mains electricity and private drainage. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.

Council Tax - Powys County Council Band "F".

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Common Grazing Rights - The local authority is Powys Council.

Inconsistency - In the event that there are any variance between these particulars and the contract of sale, then the latter shall apply.

Important Notice - These particulars are set out as a guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but may not be relied upon as a statement or a representation of facts. These particulars are produced in good faith and are inevitably subjective and do not form part of any contract. No persons in the employment of Sunderlands & Thompsons LLP has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. HEAD OFFICE: Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2PQ

Directions - From Hay take the B4350 in a south westerly direction towards Brecon. Immediately upon leaving the speed limit take the left hand turning signposted to Llanigon. Continue into the village and take the lane on the left hand side immediately adjacent to the forge garage. Continue along this lane for x miles and the property will be found on the left hand side immediately before a T junction.

Viewing And Contact Details - All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands and Thompsons. Contact Tel: Hay Office: -01497 822522. Office opening hours: Mon-Fri:9.00-5.00pm.Saturday:9.00-1.00pm. Out of hours contact: Matthew Nicholls: 07811 521267 or Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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30 September 2016


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