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Ynys Giftan Island is situated in the Dwyrd Estuary in a rural location overlooking the picturesque town of Portmeirion and provides panoramic views of stunning coastline, mountains and the Irish Sea. The Island is approximately 3 miles from the popular town of Harlech and 10 miles from the town of Porthmadog. It is accessible by boat at high tide and at low tide by foot, tractor or other suitable vehicle for traveling across the Estuary.
One of only 43 of Britains unbridged tidal islands, Ynys Giftan is in the wide Afon Dwyryd estuary near the village of Talsarnau in Gwynedd, North Wales. The Island has been unoccupied for many years and has a unique history. It is said to have been gifted to the current Lord Harlechs ancestors by Queen Anne in the early 1700s, hence it became known as
Ynys Giftan (Annes Gift Island).
The Island is located within the Snowdonia National Park, an area steeped in culture and local history and a hugely popular tourist destination noted for its great beauty, wonderful walks, rides and beeches.
The Italianate village of Portmeirion, designed by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, is easily visible from the Island. Portmeirion is a popular tourist
destination in its own right and the location of the unique Festival No 6.
The Islands location provides it with ideal opportunities for maximising tourism and responses and expressions of interest would be welcomed on the basis of any future Tenant broadening the tourism strengths of the Island and maintaining and enhancing the wider publics affection for the Island.
The Farmhouse is a fascinating building that sits on the east shore of the island looking towards the village of Talsarnau. Now in need of a thorough renovation, The Farmhouse offers an exciting restoration project for the prospective Tenant. The property is spread over two floors with two ground floor receptions rooms, ground floor kitchen and bathroom. There is one ensuite bedroom upstairs.
Adjacent to the Farmhouse there is a stone built outbuilding, which would provide useful storage space for the prospective Tenant
From Dolgellau take the A470 and continue straight onto the A487 (Porthmadog) turn left onto the A496 (Maentwrog) continue straight
turning right to stay on the A496 (Glan y Wern) arriving at the village of Ynys take first right for access to the Dwyrd Estuary. Viewing strictly by appointment through Strutt & Parker LLP
The following non-refundable charges and fees will be payable before the commencement of the tenancy: Reference fee of £54 (inc VAT) per applicant and per guarantor, plus £222 (inc VAT) per property for the preparation of the tenancy agreement. Please ask the local office for a full illustration of tenant charges or visit struttandparker.com/tenantcharges
We believe the property benefits from private drainage. We understand that there is no mains electricity connected. We understand that a water main was connected in the 1980s however we are not aware whether the
connection is still active.
Council Tax: The Farmhouse is currently deregistered for Council Tax.
Local Authority: Gwynedd Council, Shirehall St, Caernarfon LL55 1SH Tel: 01766 771000
Wayleaves, rights of way and easements: The property will be let subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. There is a Public Right of Way to the Island.
All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our letting particulars accurate and reliable, if there are any aspects
that you wish to query please do not hesitate to contact Strutt and Parker, Shrewsbury and we will be pleased to check the information for you.
Offers of interest must be submitted in writing and received at Strutt and Parker, Shrewsbury by 12 noon on Thursday 31st August.
Reservations: The Island is to be let, subject to standard Estate management reservations such as timber and the right to extract timber,
maintenance of existing hunting practices and the exercise of full shooting rights.
Lease Terms: The Island would be let on a 20 year Improving Lease. The Tenant would be required to renovate the Farmhouse in exchange for an annual ground rent to reflect the level of investment required. The Tenant
would be responsible for planning and building regulations. The Lease would be on Full Repairing and Insuring Terms. Responses are invited on this basis. A copy of the Heads of Terms for the Tenancy agreement is available on
Agents note: Please be aware that the Farmhouse is in a state of disrepair and is DANGEROUS likewise as the Property is on an Island access can be problematic. All viewings must be attended by a Strutt and Parker or Glyn Estate representative. Please do not visit the site unattended under any circumstances.
The land extends to approximately 17.74 acres. In more recent years it has become overgrown and is in need of work to restore it to productivity.
Evidence of field boundaries can be seen, but these are also in need of work. There are no Basic Payment Entitlements included in the letting and we understand that none of the land is subject to any Environmental Stewardship agreements.
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