St. Clears, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA33 4NG | Property for sale | Savills
143 Ac(57.87 Ha)
Guide price £572,000

St. ClearsCarmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA33 4NG

  • Freehold

Key features

  • An interesting block of saltmarsh land set in an idyllic spot
  • Adjoining the River Taf and River Cywyn
  • Extending to about 143 acres (stms)
  • Designated a SSSI - Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Also a SAC – Special Area of Conservation
  • Rich natural habitat area and haven for wildlife
  • Potential for use with environmental or biodiversity projects.

An interesting block of saltmarsh set in an idyllic spot adjoining the River Taf and River Cywyn. In all, extending to about 143 acres.

About this property

  • An interesting block of saltmarsh land set in an idyllic spot adjoining the River Taf and River Cywyn. Extending to about 143 acres (stms - subject to measured survey). Marked with a blue boundary on the sale plan.

    Designated a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest and SAC – Special Area of Conservation). Rich natural habitat area and haven for wildlife. Potential for use with environmental or biodiversity projects.

    General Remarks and Stipulations

    Third Party Land
    The area with a purple boundary on the farm sale plan is an old church ruin (Llanfihangel Abercowin Old Parish Church & Norman Grave-Slabs) owned by the Church in Wales that is also a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

    Scheduled Ancient Monuments
    There are three on the farm. The old church ruins mentioned above: (Llanfihangel Abercowin Old Parish Church & Norman Grave-Slabs), an old motte and bailey (Trefenty Mound and Bailey Castle) and finally a standing stone (the Trefenty Standing Stone).

    Method of Sale
    Offered for sale by private treaty as a whole farm or in up to three lots. Please see separate listings for the whole farm (about 363 acres) and the two further lots of land for sale (blocks of 76 acres and 37 acres).

    Tenure & Possession
    The tenure of the property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

    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.

    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 and contents 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.

    There is a public footpath that follows the entrance drive and goes through the farmyard to the church ruins.

    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, land, rivers and slurry lagoons.

    Strictly by appointment with Savills.

This is an exciting block of saltmarsh set in an idyllic location. A stunning natural habitat and haven for wildlife!

Daniel ReesProperty agent

Local information

  • Trefenty Farm is set in an idyllic location overlooking the River Taf that meanders past the famous riverside village of Laugharne (of Dylan Thomas poet fame) and out to Carmarthen Bay. Despite its rural location it is convenient to local villages and towns with the popular small town of St Clears only about four miles away.
  • The larger shopping town of Carmarthen with railway station and connections to London Paddington is only about ten miles away. The A48 M4 link road at Carmarthen provides quick access to south Wales (Swansea about 37 miles, Cardiff about 79 miles) the Severn Bridge and into England (about 99 miles).

Additional information

  • EPC Exempt