Llanddarog Road, Carmarthen

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
A 33.5 acre SMALLHOLDING featuring a 7 bedroom house with potential for a self-contained annexe, a range of traditional outbuildings with planning permission to convert to holiday accommodation, various other outbuildings all set in a very private position a very short drive to the National Botanical Gardens on the outskirts of Carmarthen.

In the Farmhouse there is a recently refurbished kitchen, lounge, downstairs room (currently used as bedroom 7), shower room, cloakroom, dining room, sun room / utility, on the first floor there are 6 bedrooms (master ensuite recently fitted) and a family bathroom.

Lots of potential here with lots of land and outbuildings including a superb modern livestock shed together with a spacious farmhouse and in a very convenient position providing quick and easy access out onto the A48 and on to the M4 Motorway.

Location

Situated in a rural secluded but convenient location being just a mile from the National Botanic Gardens Of Wales and slightly more than a mile from the village of Porthyrhyd which has M4 dual carriageway connection connecting up to the A48 in Porthyrhyd. The village itself has public houses, a further mile away is Llanddarog and conveniently situated for the main towns of Carmarthen, Llanelli and Swansea and the ever growing village/town of Cross Hands being approximately 3 miles away.

Additional Information

The planning permission for the accommodation units makes this an ideal location for those wanting to run a residential centre or perhaps a centre for retreats as the planning also includes the provision of a substantial communal or classroom / activity space. Externally, there is also a variety of landscape type with pasture, woodland and a number of ponds.

The current owner has invested heavily in terms of greener energy, the property having a 14kW array of solar panels plus a biomass heating system, designed to have the capacity to heat the house and holiday units. These two systems do provide an income for the property.

Access to the property is easy, it sits just a couple of miles off the A48 trunk road with easy access to the M4.

Track To House

Owned and not shared when purchasing the whole at £695,000.

Accommodation

Entrance via UPVC front door into:

Large Boot Room / Porch Area

With 2 windows to side and rear, radiator, timber glazed door into:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Recently refurbished with an excellent range of contemporary wall and base units, tiled flooring, 1.5 bowl sink/drainer unit, ceramic hob with extractor over, oven, two windows to the front, fitted dishwasher, radiator, door into:

Lounge

With patio doors out to patio area, multi-fuel stove, radiator, under-stairs storage cupboard, door into:

Downstairs Bedroom

With window to rear, radiator.

Cloakroom

Fully tiled with low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, window to the front.

Shower Room

Fully tiled with shower cubicle, radiator, window to the front, towel radiator.

Dining Room

With window to rear, radiator.

Sun Room / Utility

With door to outside, French doors leading out to rear gardens, tiled flooring.

First Floor

Accessed via staircase in lounge and giving access to:

Master Bedroom - En-suite

With double-glazed window to rear, radiator, door into:

En-suite Bathroom

Recently refurbished with jaccuzzi bath, large shower cubicle, 3 chrome towel radiators, wash hand basin, low level flush WC, window to rear.

Bathroom

Fully tiled with panelled bath with shower over, low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, window to rear.

Bedroom 2

With window to front, radiator.

Bedroom 3

With window to front, radiator.

Bedroom 4

Window to rear, radiator

Bedroom 5

Window to rear radiator.

Bedroom 6

Window to rear, radiator.

Externally

The property is located down its own driveway off a minor road. The driveway brings you into a yard to the front of the house. The yard also gives access for the buildings to be converted and also several of the other buildings.

The Outbuildings

There is a wide range of outbuildings including:

Large livestock shed and yard

Modern general purpose steel barn containing the heating system

Timber implement shed

Hay barn

Two timber cabins

Various smaller sheds / workshops

Farm office

The Cottages

Close to the house is a range of traditional stone buildings with planning permission in place for conversion to holiday accommodation. The planning currently allows for the creation of 6 cottages (1 residential & 5 holiday accommodation) - five 2 storey and one single storey, set around a large communal building providing space for running various types of class.

The planning provides the ideal opportunity for anyone wanting to run residential teaching holidays or retreats.

The Land

The whole site £695,000 for the 33.5 acres or thereabouts but can be bought with 18.5 acres for £595,000.

The land completely surrounds the property and offers a mix of:

Pasture, mainly flat clean pasture ideal for a range of livestock

Woodland, both mature and young. The younger wood is designed to be coppiced to provide fuel

Amenity land for wildlife which includes some rougher grazing and two ponds.

In addition, there are vegetable gardens and an orchard.

Stone Outbuildings

Planning permission exists on 2 further outbuildings.

General Information

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with the agents, Houses For Sale in Wales

Services: Mains electricity, private & mains water, private drainage.

Council Tax: Band E, Carmarthenshire County Council

Our vendor has also been granted planning permission for a manege and to convert part of barn into 9 stables (PP Application No: W/39063)

Directions

From the end of the M4 head towards Carmarthen on the A48. At Crosshands, go straight over the roundabout continuing towards Carmarthen. After a couple of miles, take the exit off the A48 marked for the National Botanic Gardens and Porthyrhyd on the B4310. Follow the signs for the National Botanic Gardens until you reach the roundabout at the entrance to the gardens. Here, take the B4310 signed for Llanarthne. Follow the B road for perhaps 2 miles, until you come Cefn Abbey. Shortly after the sign for Cefn Abbey, turn left at the crossroads signed for Nantgaredig. After a short distance, you will come to a tight right hand bend followed very quickly by a tight left hand bend. The entrance to the property is the next track on the right after these bends. The name is on the gate which is set back from the road.

Arrange viewing 01239 712760

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