Exciting sporting estate. In all, extending to about 321 acres.
Rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a large sporting estate in West Wales extending to about 321 acres
Enjoying an idyllic and private position and yet within easy reach of main roads, railway stations and airports providing quick and easy access to the rest of the UK, and the beaches and seaside towns in Pembrokeshire's unspoilt National Park.
Established small commercial driven pheasant and duck shoot. Also, generous amounts of snipe and woodcock. Gross annual receipts from shooting and grazing about £50k.
Handsome and substantial grade II listed country house (11,798 sq ft) set over three floors and a large cellar
Set in the centre of its own land
Listed as a fine early nineteenth century mansion with good late Georgian interior detailing'. Fine spiral staircase of Italian marble with wrought iron balustrade and mahogany handrail.
Reception hall, kitchen breakfast room with larder, utility rooms, three reception rooms.
First Floor: Six bedrooms, currently one en suite but potential for more by adding doors, changing layout. Two further bathrooms and WC.
Second floor rooms currently unused but excellent potential for conversion into further bedrooms.
Attached studio building.
Stunning landscaped grounds and gardens together with a delightful lake at the rear of the house.
Detached three-bedroom cottage (in need of refurbishment).
Useful outbuildings and garages. Traditional stone barns with conversion potential (stp subject to planning).
Detached three-bedroom Gamekeeper's Cottage set away from the main house.
Semi-ruins of old home farm with farmhouse, stone barn and old gate lodge (again set away from main house).
Numerous small lakes, ponds and large duck flight pond.
Interesting mix of land with land suitable for cropping/silage, grazing, rough grazing, re-wilded' land, established woodland and newly planted woodland.
About 1.5 miles of salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Taf.
Renewable energy income potential via wind and solar. (Stp - subject to planning). Possible combined turbine and solar generation on the 42 acres that are on the other side of the road. As an added advantage, the project would not be visible from the house.
General Remarks and Stipulations
Method of Sale
Offered for sale by private treaty as a whole.
Tenure & Possession
The tenure of the property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Services, Council Tax Bands and EPC Ratings.
Mains electricity. Private water and drainage. Oil central heating. Council Tax Bands: Main House Band I. Cottages Band D. EPC Ratings for cottages: E & G.
The farmland 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 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.
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.
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.
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, Fittings & Contents
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all machinery, fittings and contents are excluded from the sale though some 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.
Third Party Land
The area with a blue boundary on the sale plan is an old historic burial ground owned by a third party.
Health & Safety
Given the potential hazards of a working farm and sporting estate, viewers should take care and precaution with regard to their personal safety when viewing the property, particularly around any livestock, farm machinery, buildings, land, ponds, lakes and the river.
Strictly by appointment with Savills.
I like the idyllic location and mix of land that this estate offers while there is excellent potential to pursue other income opportunities.Daniel ReesProperty agent