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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Brongest, Nr Newcastle Emlyn, Ceredigion, SA38

Under Offer £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful small farm
  • About 73 acres (stms)
  • Handsome 4 bed (1 ensuite) farmhouse
  • Traditional & modern buildings
  • Soil Association Certified organic pasture
  • Some woodland
  • River frontage on the Afon Ceri
  • House is set in a private location
  • Easy reach of coast
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Delightful small farm. About 73 acres (stms). Handsome 4 bed (1 en suite) farmhouse. Range of stone & modern agricultural buildings. Soil Association Certified organic pasture. Some woodland. River frontage on the Afon Ceri. House is set in a private location. Easy reach of coast.


The property is situated just outside the village of Brongest, approximately 4 miles from the bustling market town
of Newcastle Emlyn, which benefits from schools, shops, leisure centre, public houses, restaurants etc. The town of
Cardigan is just a 20 minute drive away, with more shops, supermarkets, theatre etc. The beautiful Cardigan bay coast
is just a short drive away and there is plenty of good walking and riding in the vicinity.


A delightful small organic farm featuring a well presented and spacious 4 bed farmhouse and a range of traditional and more
modern agricultural buildings. The land is mainly pasture but includes some woodland. In all the farm extends to about 73 acres (stms - subject to measured survey). The farm also enjoys river frontage on the River Ceri.

The house is set well off the road down its own lane and is surrounded by pretty gardens including a productive vegetable

The house was fully renovated about 26 years ago, including re-roofing and installation of new floors. The outbuildings are well
kept, with an excellent two storey barn, which was re-roofed about 4 years ago, the upper floor of which is converted to office use.

The traditional buildings are set around a yard to the front of the house and are well maintained and presented. The yard
is clean and the buildings offer lots of scope for conversion if desired and subject to consent.

The land is divided by the village road, being split roughly into one third one side, two thirds the other. Access to all the
land is easy and the land is currently let to a local farmer who would be happy to continue with the arrangement.

Accommodation Ground Floor

Living Room (28' 5" x 20' 6") or (8.65m x 6.25m)
Inset multi-fuel stove in stone chimney breast; Fitted shelves to either side of fireplace; Stairs rise from one corner of the room; Under stairs cupboard; Three radiators; Front door; Two windows to front and one to rear.

Conservatory (17' 1" x 8' 6") or (5.20m x 2.60m)
Tiled floor; Double doors to garden; Double glazed.

Dining Room (17' 3" x 15' 5") or (5.25m x 4.70m)
Serving hatch to kitchen; Beamed ceiling; Two radiators; Two windows to front.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (20' 0" x 19' 8") or (6.10m x 6.0m)
Range of fitted base and wall units; Oil-fired four oven Aga range; 2 ring LPG hob; Stainless steel sink; Tiled floor; Walk-in pantry; Windows to two sides; Double doors to garden.

Rear Hall
Rear door; Tiled floor.

Shower, WC and wash basin; Radiator; Tiled floor; Window to front.

Utility Room (13' 1" x 7' 1") or (4.00m x 2.15m)
Belfast sink; Oil-fired central heating boiler; Plumbing for washing machine; Fitted cupboards and shelves.

First Floor

Window to rear; Built-in airing cupboard; Radiator.

Four piece bathroom suite; Part tiled walls; Radiator; Window to rear.

Bedroom 1 (18' 3" x 9' 4") or (5.55m x 2.85m)
Two windows to front, one to side; Radiator.

Bedroom 2 (9' 10" x 9' 4") or (3.0m x 2.85m)
Window to front; Radiator.

Bedroom 3 (16' 5" x 11' 0" Min) or (5.0m x 3.35m Min)
Built-in wardrobe; Vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame timbers; Three roof lights; Window to front; Radiator.

En Suite
Four piece bathroom suite; Part tiled walls; Roof light; Radiator.

Bedroom 4 (10' 0" Max x 7' 9") or (3.05m Max x 2.35m)
Built-in wardrobe; Window to rear; Radiator.

The property is approached from the village road via its own concrete lane. This leads into the yard in front of the main house. The house itself is surrounded by well maintained gardens. To the front is a walled garden with lawns and borders containing a variety of flowers and mature shrubs and specimen trees. The garden runs round one side of the house to the rear.
Here there is a private patio area. Beyond the patio, from which there are fine views, and to the rear of the house is a large, well maintained and productive vegetable and soft fruit garden. The vegetable garden contains a number of Cordon apple and pear trees. There is also an orchard to the top of the yard with a number of fruit trees.

The Outbuildings
The property comes with a range of attractive traditional buildings as well as a number of more modern agricultural buildings. All of the buildings are in a good state of repair.
To the front of the house and standing around a concrete yard are:

Stone Stable Block comprising;
Old dairy measuring approx. 3.2m x 2.8m internally (10'6 x 9'2) with water connected

Three Stables measuring 4.45m x 3.2m, 4.45m x 2.9m and 4.45m x 3.25m respectively (14'6 x 10'6, 14'6 x 9'6, 14'6 x 10'8)

Foaling Box measuring 6.35m x 4.9m (20'10 x 16') with the potential to divide this if required.

Standing alongside the stable block is an open fronted 3 bay Implement Store measuring approx. 10.2m x 5.2m overall
(33'6 x 17'). This has gates to the front making it equally suitable for livestock.

Standing opposite these buildings are:

Brick and Stone Barn measuring 11.2m x 4.95m overall internally (36'9 x 16'3). This is divided into three internally and has power and light connected. To one end is attached a Chicken House and to the rear is a large Lean-to suitable for livestock or hay.

Next to the brick barn stands a two storey Stone Barn / Workshop. This measures 8.7m x 4.65m overall (28'6 x 15'3) and
has power and light. The upstairs has been converted into office space and has cupboards built in along one wall. It has a vaulted ceiling and roof lights to provide plenty of light. This building in particular has lots of potential for further conversion.

To the rear of the stone barn, and set away from it stands a large, more modern corrugated Barn comprising a Hay
Barn measuring approx. 19.2m x 5.15m (63' x 17') which is split level. To one side there is a Lean-to measuring 11.3m
x 4.35m (37' x 14'3) and to the other side a further Lean-to measuring 12.1m x 4.1m (40' x 13'6). The barn is divided up
using a series of gates and hurdles to provide animal pens for lambing etc.

Opposite this building stands a 2 bay Implement Store and next to this a further Stone Barn, suitable for horses or other
stock, measuring 9m x 4.1m (29'6 x 13'6) and adjoining this a Garage / Workshop measuring 5.45m x 4.85m (18' x 16').

The Land
The land is mainly organic pasture although there is some woodland. The pasture has been farmed organically since 1999. It is a mix of well fenced, flat and sloping land with mature hedges. The land is divided by the village road, with about 20 acres (stms) on the same side as the house and yard and the remainder on the other side of the road. The field below the house and yard includes two large ponds. On the opposite side of the road, the land is bounded on one side by the River Ceri. There, a strip of wood runs along the bank and the property has river frontage with fishing rights. As well as the woodland running along the river, there are two other small copses and two of the fields have a belt of woodland surrounding three sides. The farm has been used for both cattle and sheep, as well as some arable cultivation. Regular hay and silage crops are taken.

Please Note:
We are advised that the property enjoys full sporting rights.
Please also note that the map shows a footpath crossing some of the land which lies on the other side of the road to the
farmhouse. The path is not signed and we understand that it is impassable further along its route.

Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage

Council Tax Band F

Details added May 2017. Photographs taken summer 2016.

Acreage: 73 Acres

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17 May 2017

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