- The Farm extends in total to some 172 acres or thereabouts
- In a pleasant rural setting
- A former dairy farm which has been very well managed over the years
- Currently used for beef production, the farm could easily be returned to a dairy unit
- An excellent opportunity to purchase a very well managed farm with a great deal of potential.
An excellent 172 acre livestock farm in the heart of the Carmarthenshire countryside
Extensive range of modern farm buildings incorporating 317 cubicles
Productive parcel of well managed agricultural land in good heart
Two detached residences affording 3 and 4 bedroom accommodation
Superb accessibility to the A48 roadway yet enjoying a private, countryside setting
**VIEWING STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY**
Enjoying a delightful rural setting yet conveniently located being within a mile or so of the A48 roadway, the village of Porthyrhyd and the Botanical Gardens of Wales. Carmarthen is considered to be the administrative town of the county and lies within 6-7 miles distant and provides a comprehensive array of commercial, educational and recreational facilities. The farm enjoys a very accessible location with the M4 connection at Pont Abraham being within easy reach.
Plas Uchaf Farm extends in total to some 172 acres or thereabouts inboasting excellent accessibility to the A48 roadway and the county town of Carmarthen. A former dairy farm, the holding has been very well managed over the years and the extensive well maintained farm buildings and productive pastureland are testament to this. The land is easily accessible to the homestead and is divided by a minor council road. Currently used for beef production, the farm could easily be returned to a dairy unit and the potential is clear.
Within the homestead are two detached dwellings which are ideally suited to those who require a second property for multi generational living or indeed as an investment opportunity.
The sale of Plas Uchaf Farm offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a very well managed farm that has a great deal to offer, the farm is described in more detail (approx. dimensions only):
Plas Uchaf Farm
Open plan kitchen and living area (6.86m x 4.11m (22'6" x 13'6"))
Enjoying a double aspect, affording a range of matching base units with complimentary work surface above, incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer unit, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for an automatic appliance, radiator, tiled floor space for a cooker with hood above. Ample space for a dining table and chairs, whilst the focal point of the room is the wood burning stove. Door to:
Utility Room (3.23m x 2.08m (10'7" x 6'10"))
Incorporating plumbing for an automatic washing machine, tumble dryer outlet, radiator, door to the side and access to:
Shower Room (1.93m x 1.78m (6'4" x 5'10"))
With shower cubicle, wash hand basin, W.C. and stainless steel heated towel rail.
Returning to the open plan kitchen/living area
Sitting Room (4.06m x 2.97m (13'4" x 9'9"))
Overlooking the fore with radiator.
With stairs rising to the first floor, radiator and door to the farm office.
Farm Office (3.02m x 2.49m (9'11" x 8'2"))
Window to the rear, radiator, under stair storage and valuable built in storage cupboard.
Farm kitchen (7.04m x 2.11m (23'1" x 6'11"))
Incorporating a range of base units with complimentary work surface above, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit, space for a fridge and cooker. Enjoying a double aspect with door to the rear.
Adjoining Boiler Room (3.51m x 1.42m (11'6" x 4'8"))
Housing the oil fired boiler.
With exposed floorboards, window to the rear, sloped ceiling, radiator and also housing a built in shelved airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.
Family Bathroom (3.56m x 2.72m (11'8" x 8'11"))
Affording a W.C., wash hand basin, bath, separate shower cubicle with 'Mira event' attachment, stainless steel heated towel rail and window to the fore and rear.
Bedroom 3 (3.53m x 3.20m (11'7" x 10'6"))
Double room overlooking the fore with radiator, exposed floorboards, loft access and built in wardrobe with louvre doors.
Bedroom 2 (3.71m x 3.12m (12'2" x 10'3"))
Overlooking the fore, benefiting from exposed floorboards and built in wardrobe with louvre doors.
Bedroom 1 (4.06m x 3.20m (13'4" x 10'6"))
Enjoying a double aspect with radiator, loft access and exposed floorboards.
Plas Uchaf Cottage
A detached two storey residence that offers the following accommodation:
With tiled floor and door leading to:
With doors leading to the kitchen and:
Wet Room (2.03m x 1.85m (6'8" x 6'1"))
Affording a W.C., wash hand basin, W.C., stainless steel heated towel rail, 'Mira event' shower attachment and window to the rear.
Utility Room (3.07m x 3.02m (10'1" x 9'11"))
Incorporating a range of base and wall mounted units with complimentary work surface above, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, window to the fore and door to the rear.
Returning to the entrance hallway
Kitchen (4.45m x 3.71m (14'7" x 12'2"))
Enjoying a double aspect, a modern kitchen affording a range of base and wall mounted units with complimentary work surface above, incorporating a 1.5 bowl sink and drainer unit, built in appliances include a 4 ring ceramic hob with hood above, double cooker (one with grill function), space for a fridge, radiator, tiled floor and built in shelved pantry.
Reception Room (4.57m x 3.28m (15' x 10'9"))
Overlooking the fore with radiator, timber flooring, stairs rise to the first floor with open plan access to:
Sitting Room (4.50m x 3.89m (14'9" x 12'9"))
The focal point of the room being the wood burning stove which stands within a painted exposed stone wall, window to the fore and radiator.
Bathroom (2.41m x 2.29m (7'11" x 7'6"))
Affording a W.C., wash hand basin, bath, stainless steel heated towel rail, partly tiled walls, tiled floor, loft access and window to the rear.
With radiator and window to the fore.
Bedroom 4 (3.05mx 2.18m (10'x 7'2"))
Overlooking the rear with radiator, built in wardrobe and built in airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder.
Bedroom 3 (3.63m x 2.84m (11'11" x 9'4"))
Overlooking the side with radiator and two built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 1 (4.70m x 2.95m (15'5" x 9'8"))
Overlooking the fore with radiator and feature fireplace which stands within a wooden mantle.
Bedroom 2 (4.09m x 2.39m (13'5" x 7'10"))
Overlooking the fore with radiator and exposed floorboards.
A pretty lawned garden is seen to the fore which also incorporates mature shrubs and flower beds. A gravel and concrete area to the side providing ample parking space. From the driveway, steps lead up to a further lawned area. To the rear is a large level lawned garden which also incorporates raised vegetable beds with access down towards the farm buildings.
2 oil tanks and external oil boiler which is connected to Plas Uchaf Cottage.
Conveniently located to the homestead are an extensive range of well-maintained farm buildings which are currently used for livestock purposes but are ideally suited for dairy production. Thoughtfully designed the farm buildings are described in more detail:
Livestock shed (39’3” x 19’5”) Part concrete and sheeted walls with concrete floor, power is connected with loft above, access to:
Livestock Shed (39’ x 39’) Simply partitioned from a larger building (feed area), with concrete floor, block walls, sheeted doors open out onto a concrete yard.
Concrete yard leading to:
Calving box/bull pen (29’11” x 18’3”) Block built walls, concrete floor, sheeted gates to the concrete yard.
Access to the former milking parlour (47’4” x 16’11”) The pit remains in situ but the parlour has been removed.
Former dairy (18’ x 14’3”) with door to the office (14’1” x 10’4” overall) with additional storage room and door to the outside.
3 Calving pens (12.19m x 11.89m (40' x 39'))
With concrete floor and within reach of the former parlour, feeding area and cubicle shed.
Livestock feeding area (44.50m x 15.85m (146' x 52'))
Within easy reach of the former parlour and calving pens, with central feeding passage, concrete floor, block walls and Yorkshire boarded walls to one side and incorporating 6 holding pens. Slat channel with access to a concrete yard and the:
Cubicle Housing (27.13m x 6.40m (89' x 21'))
60 cubicles with easy access to the calving boxes.
Feeding area (84' x 38' approx.) Feed barriers either side of the feed passage. With lean-to cubicle housing including 59 cubicles and access into the feeding area. Slat channel with immediate access into the open slurry pit.
Undercover Clamp (25.5 x 10.8 (83'7" x 35'5"))
With concrete floor and easy access to the outdoor feeding yards.
Cubicle Shed (43.59m x 24.99m max width (143' x 82' max width))
Including 136 cubicles in total, slurry tank is situated immediately behind the shed. With overhang to the feed passage and slat channel.
Second silage clamp (6 bay x 3 bay) with timber and Yorkshire boarded walls, opens out onto a concrete yard with immediate access onto a cow track.
Cubicle Shed (26.82m x 17.98m (88' x 59'))
Incorporating 62 cubicles, open fronted with feed passage and overhang.
Machinery Shed (45 x 61') With concrete floor, steps lead up to a hayshed (60' x 33) with lean-to.
Extending in total to some 172 acres or thereabouts of level land, of which 145.32 acres is considered clean land that has been exceptionally well managed over the years and forms a very productive parcel of agricultural land in very good heart. It is clear that good grassland management has been at the heart of this well managed farm, with cow tracks and water tanks to most of the fields. The land is divided by a minor country road and is suited for both grazing and cropping purposes.
Mains electricity, private water and private drainage connected. Oil fired central heating system. Sub electric meters to dwellings.
Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession upon completion (legal adviser to confirm).
Local Authority: Carmarthenshire County Council.
Property Classification: Plas Uchaf Farm and Plas Uchaf Cottage are both Band E (online date only).
Please note that there is a grave on the land, the current vendors will benefit from a legal right of way to this area for maintenance.
The farm is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme.
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. 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.
VIEWINGS: BY STRICT APPOINTMENT ONLY
Very rarely does such a good quality former dairy farm appear on the local open market and the sale of Plas Uchaf Farm is an exciting opportunity not to be missed. To fully appreciate what this farm has to offer an early inspection is highly recommended.