Savills | Pontsian, Nr Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 4UN | Property for sale
117.36 Ha(290 Ac)
Offers over £3,200,000($3,872,544)

PontsianNr Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 4UN

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Well-equipped dairy farm of about 290 acres
  • Impressive dairy set up installed in recent years
  • Dairymaster 30:60 milking parlour
  • Swiftflo bailing system. 30,000 litre bulk tank
  • Extensive range of modern outbuildings for livestock
  • (c.400 cubicles), feed and machinery
  • Character farmhouse - generous accommodation space
  • Range of traditional stone barns ripe for conversion
  • Second dwelling on nearby holding with traditional barns

Well-equipped West Wales dairy farm

About this property

  • Pantmoch Farm is an extensive dairy farm in west Wales that has been developed and improved by the current owners over the years. The acreage of the main farm has been extended through acquiring nearby farmland at Gyfeile farm and Coedmor farm. The owners have also invested in the milking parlour, dairy and cow accommodation to provide and impressive dairy set-up geared for ease of operation and a productive herd. The farm now extends to about 290 acres (stms – subject to measured survey) over three holdings.

    Pantmoch Farm
    Pantmoch Farmhouse
    The main farmhouse is an attractive traditional property that has been sympathetically modernised over the years and provides generous living accommodation for a family. The property comprises a kitchen breakfast room with fitted units, island and a wood burning stove providing a warm focal point. Adjacent is a large dining room with a useful study/office area off. At the other end of the house is the living room with another wood burning stove. At the rear of the house is a useful utility room area with cloakroom off and door to integral garage/store and a doorway to a conservatory. Stairs rise up from living room to the first floor accommodation that includes a principal bedroom facing the front, three further bedrooms and a bathroom.

    The Outbuildings
    The farm benefits from an extensive range of modern open span outbuildings supporting the dairy operation and comprise:

    • A dedicated milking parlour building housing a Dairymaster 30:60 milking parlour with Swiftflo bailing system, collecting yard with automatic gate, Dairy with 30,000 litre bulk tank, office area above.
    • Cubicle housing for c.400 cows.
    • Loose cattle housing
    • Calf pens
    • Feed, bedding and machinery stores
    • Silage clamp
    • Slurry lagoons
    • Range of traditional stone barns currently used for storage with potential for conversion (stp – subject to planning).

    The Land
    The holding at Pantmoch itself extends to about 158 acres (stms) and includes good quality pastureland for grazing and silage.

    Land at Gyfeile Farm, Maesymeillion, Nr Llandysul, SA44 4NG
    Located about 1.5 miles away to the north –west that extends to about 54 acres (stms) and includes good quality pastureland for grazing and silage, areas of woodland and rough grazing. Areas in blue boundaries in third party ownership.

    Coedmor Farm, Maesymeillion, Nr Llandysul, SA44 4NL
    Located about two miles away to the north-west is a small farm called Coedmor. This property comprises a traditional farmhouse together with a range of stone barns and two old Dutch barns.

    Coedmor Farmhouse
    This is a pretty house that offers a living room with a wood burning stove and a dining room with an attractive fireplace. To the rear of the house is the kitchen breakfast room with fitted cupboards and a smart quarry tiled floor and cooking range. Adjacent is a useful utility room, shower room, WC and conservatory. An attractive staircase rises up from the reception hall to the first floor accommodation that includes a principal bedroom and four other bedrooms (three large and one small) and a bathroom.

    The Outbuildings
    Externally is an attractive range of stone barns that have conversion potential (stp) together with two old Dutch barns with various lean-to shelters and sheds that are useful for storage purposes or housing animals.

    The Land
    The holding at Coedmor itself extends to about 78 acres (stms) and includes good quality pastureland for grazing and silage.

    Optional extra land
    There is an option to purchase or rent extra land just to the east of the main Pantmoch farm across the council road by separate negotiation. About 32 acres (stms). Details with the selling agent.

    Additional property listing
    Pantmoch Farm is also for sale with about 158 acres. Guide Price £2,200,000. Please see separate website listing for further details.

This farm has had a significant investment into the dairy system in recent years and is ready for new owners to take on and put their own stamp on the farm dairy business.

Daniel ReesProperty agent

Local information

  • Pantmoch Farm occupies an idyllic rural position on the edge of the popular village of Pontsian.
  • Good local road connections provide quick and easy access to neighbouring towns including Llandysul (about 4 miles to south west) Newcastle Emlyn (about 10 miles to south west) and Lampeter (about 10 miles to the north east).
  • The Ceredigion coast is also close at hand with the seaside resort of New Quay only about 11 miles to the north west.
  • For further afield the A48 M4 link road at Carmarthen is very accessible being only about 21 miles to the south taking you onto south Wales (Swansea about 47 miles) Cardiff (about 86 miles) the Severn Bridge and into England.

Additional information

  • General Remarks and Stipulations
  • Method of Sale
  • Offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to four Lots. LOT 1 - Pantmoch Farm with about 158 acres. Guide Price £2,200,000.
  • Tenure & Possession
  • The tenure of the property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
  • Overage
  • The farmland at Pantmoch, Gyfeile and Coedmor will be subject to a reservation by the vendor of an agreed percentage of any uplift in value in the event that planning consent is granted for non-agricultural use of the land (e.g. building plots/ housing development) within an agreed time period following completion. This will be triggered on the earlier of implementation of planning or a sale with the benefit of planning.
  • Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
  • The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and the Entitlements are included in the sale. The Vendor will make reasonable endeavours to transfer the relevant Entitlements to the Purchaser(s) after completion of the sale. Further details are available from the selling agents. Whenever completion of the sale takes place, the payment for that year will be retained by the vendors.
  • Agri-Environment Schemes
  • The Farm is not entered into any Schemes.
  • Sporting, mineral and timber rights
  • In so far as they are owned by the Vendors, rights of sporting, minerals and timber are included in the sale. All such rights are believed to be owned by the Vendors.
  • Ingoing Valuation
  • If applicable, in addition to the purchase price the Purchaser(s) will take over and pay for all growing crops, cultivations and stocks and stores (e.g. feeding stuffs, hay, straw, fuels, oils etc) at valuation. Payment is to be made upon completion at the figure assessed by the Vendors' value based upon CAAV rates or contractors' rates where applicable and invoiced costs of stocks, stores, seed, fertiliser and sprays applied.
  • Employees/TUPE Regulations
  • Where applicable, the purchaser will be responsible for complying with the statutory provisions of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations and the taking on of any existing and eligible employees.
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Should the sale of the property or any right attached to it be deemed a chargeable supply for VAT purposes, such tax will be payable by the purchaser in addition to the sale price.
  • Machinery, Fixtures & Fittings
  • Fixed items relating to the dairy including parlour and bulk tank are included in the sale. Unless specifically described in these particulars, all other machinery, fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation. Further information is available from the Vendor's agents.
  • Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
  • The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water, and electricity supplies and any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Conditions of Sale or not. Please check with the Highways Department at the local County Council for the exact location of public footpaths/bridleways.
  • Plans, Areas and Schedules
  • Plans are for identification and reference purposes only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.
  • Health & Safety
  • Given the potential hazards of a working farm, viewers should take care and precaution with regard to their personal safety when viewing the property, particularly around any cattle, farm machinery, buildings and slurry lagoons.
  • Viewing
  • Strictly by appointment with Savills.
  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold