Historically considered one of the finest farms in Breconshire
16th Century, Grade II* Listed Farmhouse
Five bedrooms, cellar and attic space
Ringfenced level land & further land available by separate negotiation, total extending to 230.51 acres approx.
Extensive range of outbuildings
Traditional buildings with potential for alternative use (STP)
Far reaching countryside views
Edge of village location
A unique opportunity to purchase an agricultural holding in the rural village of Talybont-on-Usk extending to approximately 190.39 acres (77.05 Hectares) with a Grade 11* Listed Farmhouse and an extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings.
Enjoying a prime position in the Usk valley, Maesmawr is a distinctive five-bedroom 16th century grade 11* listed farmhouse of cement-rendered stone under a steep pitched Welsh slate roof, set within a ringfence of approximately 190.39 acres (77.05 Hectares) of prime arable and grass land together with a range of traditional and modern outbuildings. Maesmawr Farmhouse carries an abundance of historic attributes with the western half of the front range recognised to be dated pre 16th century. It is understood that during the 17th century further building works were carried out allowing the two wings to be joined via a wide Georgian staircase, the centre staircase bay has a Venetian staircase window at first floor level with a doorway below.
A truly unique location on the edge of the village of Talybont on Usk sheltered by the nearby Brecon Beacons alongside the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. The farm sits to the east of the village with the historic market town of Brecon only approximately 7 miles away. The attractive town of Abergavenny is only approximately 15 miles away offering national railway services. Easy access to the A449 and M4 motorway network.
FARMHOUSE, ANNEXE & GARDEN
The accommodation available briefly comprises: Kitchen with walk-in pantry and exit point to the rear courtyard, Drawing room with front aspect via a 16 pane sash window, Living room from the main front door and is a good size, Study, Office, Utility room and cloakroom, Cellar with internal access from the rear hallway, flag stone flooring and two shuttered windows to the rear. On the first floor are five double bedrooms, bathroom and cloakroom. The property benefits from an extensive attic space split into four rooms, some with exposed beams. The adjoining single storey annexe to the North West of the farmhouse comprises two bedrooms, kitchen, reception room and shower room. The farmhouse sites within a walled boundary, mainly laid to lawn. There is a car port and additional garage area of stone construction to the west of the farmhouse, extending to a total area of approximately 70m².
BUILDINGS & LAND
The property comprises a range of 15 farm buildings and a grain silo located both sides of the road. The land at Maesmawr Farm extends to approximately 190.39 acres (77.05 Hectares) made up of permanent pasture and loamy arable ground. The land is free draining river loam, the majority of which has previously been cropped with water available to most enclosures. The land is situated within a ring fence with various roadside access points. The land has been well maintained boarded with stockproof fencing and mature hedgerows. There are no public footpaths crossing the farm, and no fishing rights
Part of the property field number SO1122 7258 is sold subject to an overage provision whereby if planning consent for alternative use is granted, 30% of the increase in value will be payable to the Vendor for a period of 25 years.
The farmhouse benefits from connections to mains water, electricity and drainage. The majority of buildings benefit from mains water supply with some having access to mains electricity. The land also largely benefits from mains waters connections with natural water supplies from the Caerfanell and River Usk. Annual payments are received for electricity wayleaves on lines crossing the property. Mineral rights – it is understood there are extensive gravel deposits available (STP consents required) included in the sale. Sewage Works – there is a shared access tracked maintained by Welsh Water.
Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority
LOTTING & RESERVE
It is anticipated that the property will be offered as shown but the vendor reserves the right to withdraw, alter or amend the extent of the property being offered.
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Guide Price £2,900,000
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