Ferryside, Carmarthen

  • Ref: 26624784
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Council Tax Band: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Rees Richards Property Types: Residential Property, Commercial Property, Rural Property, Land, Auction
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Property Features

  • Excellent re-development opportunity
  • 19 acre small holding
  • 4-bedroom farmhouse in need of updating
  • 2-bedroom attached cottage in need of renovation
  • Traditional Stone Barns with Planning Consent for x4 Holiday Let
  • A range of modern farm buildings
  • Two productive south-facing pasture fields
  • CLEUD application being determined for x2 static caravans
  • Near popular coastal village of Ferryside

Property Summary

A rare opportunity to acquire a country property with excellent re-development opportunity set in 19 acres on the periphery of the sought-after coastal village of Ferryside, Carmarthenshire.

Full Details

Method of Sale
The property is to be offered For Sale via Public Auction on Thursday 28th September 2023 commencing at 3PM prompt at The Garden Suite at The Rasoi Indian Kitchen (Former Glamorgan Arms), Pontlliw, Swansea SA4 9DY.

The legal packs and contracts are being prepared and will be available by request only.

Cwm Farm is situated in a convenient position in the open countryside near the coastal village of Ferryside, some 1.5 miles to the north - west and home to a range of local amenties to include a popular beach and train station along the main South Wales line. The town of Kidwelly, lies 2 miles to the south - east and is home to a wide range of amenities and services to include bilingual schools, shops, restaurants, pubs to name a few. The property fronts onto the an unclassified adopted (council) highway with six gated access points. The local area is a renowned early growing season with red sandstone soils capable of growing excellent crops of grass and cereals.


Dating back to 1820's of a traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof. Internally, the property is in need of updating.

Ground Floor

Rear Entrance Hall
Tiled flooring.

Boot Room
1.46m x 1.34m (4' 9" x 4' 5")
Tiled flooring.

Kitchen - diner
4.50m x 3.74m (14' 9" x 12' 3")
Based and wall units with integrated electric oven and hob, and extractor hood, sink. Oil fired Rayburn. Tiled flooring.

Dining Area
3.10m x 3.20m (10' 2" x 10' 6")
Oil fired boiler. Tiled flooring.

Internal Hall
Stairs to first floor. Tiled flooring.

Front Hall
Parquet flooring.

Front Porch
1.78m x 2.05m (5' 10" x 6' 9")
Quarry tiled flooring.

Living Room
4.21m x 4.14m (13' 10" x 13' 7")
Stone fireplace. Parque flooring.

Sitting Room
3.80m x 4.30m (12' 6" x 14' 1")
Stone fireplace. Carpet flooring.

3.61m x 3.11m (11' 10" x 10' 2")
Carpet flooring.

First Floor
Original timber floorboards.

Bedroom 1
3.47m x 4.06m (11' 5" x 13' 4")
Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 2
4.24m x 4.23m (13' 11" x 13' 11")
Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 3
4.25m x 1.85m (13' 11" x 6' 1")
Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 4
3.12m x 4.21m (10' 3" x 13' 10")
Carpet flooring.

3.22m x 3.50m (10' 7" x 11' 6")
Corner bath tub with shower over. WC. Wash hand basin. Linoleum flooring.

Self-contained cottage which adjoins the farmhouse of a traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof. Internally, the cottage is in need of modernisation throughout.

Ground Floor

Kitchen - diner
3.90m x 3.62m (12' 10" x 11' 11")
Base unit with sink. Tiled flooring.

Living Room
4.34m x 3.71m (14' 3" x 12' 2")
Multi-fuel log burner with stone surround. Part tiled flooring and part concrete floor.

First Floor

Bedroom 1
3.74m x 3.40m (12' 3" x 11' 2")
Traditional timber floorboards. Airing cupboard.

Bedroom 2
3.13m x 3.16m (10' 3" x 10' 4")
Traditional timber floorboards.

Shower Room
4.02m x 1.06m (13' 2" x 3' 6")
Shower cubicle. WC. Wash hand basin.

The farmhouse and cottage benefits from a courtyard area to the rear. To the front there is a large lawn garden with a red brick store shed extending to 3.32m x 5.13m (10' 11" x 16' 10").

Farm Buildings

Traditional Stone Barns
The traditional stone barns benefits from full planning consent for the conversion into four self-contained holiday lets to include x3 3-beds and x1 4-bed. The accommodation includes the following:

Former Bulk Tank Room
5.00m x 4.60m (16' 5" x 15' 1")

Former Parlour
8.50m x 5.00m (27' 11" x 16' 5")

Former Collecting Yard
32.00m x 5.00m (105' 0" x 16' 5")

Former Grain Store

Modern Farm Buildings

Former Silo
80ft x 50ft 4-bay building.

Cattle Housing
80ft x 50ft 4-bay cubicle building.

Cattle Housing and Silo
60ft x 30ft central silo with two 25ft x 60ft cubicle housing lean-tos either side.

The property extends to approx. 19 acres in total, 12 acres of which is contained in two enclosures and utilised for grazing purposes with gated access off the highway and via the farmyard. The land is situated in a renowned early growing season with red sandstone soils, capable of growing excellent crops of grass and cereals. There is also some 3.60 acres of mixed ancient valley edge woodland below the fields with a stream on the southern boundary.

Further Information

We understand that the property is held freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Mains water and mains 3-phase and single phase electricity supply.
Farmhouse - oil central heating to radiators.
Cottage - multi-fuel log burner to radiators.
Shared cesspit drainage in front garden.

Energy Performance Certificate
Farmhouse - EPC Rating E (44)
Cottage - EPC Rating G (17)

Council Tax
Carmarthenshire County Council 2023 - 2024:
Farmhouse - Band D approx. £1,908.66
Cottage - Band B approx. £1,484.51

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all right of way, easements and wayleaves (if any).

A public footpath transverses the most southern field from west to east and via the woodland.

The traditional stone barns benefit from full planning consent for four self-contained two-storey holiday lets in the form of x3 3-beds and a 4-bed granted in October 2022 under planning reference number PL/04448.

Certificate of Lawful Existing Use or Development (CLEUD) application is currently being determined for the sitting of two residential static caravans.

Basic Payment Scheme
No entitlements are included in the sale.

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
The woodland at Cwm Farm are in the process of forming part of Gwel Y Coed Site of Special Scientific Interest after a Killarney fern was discovered in the woodland.

A copy of the plan is attached for identification purposes only. The purchasers shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves 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.

Fixtures and Fittings
All other fixtures, fittings and furnishings and expressly excluded unless agreed in advance.

Local Authority
Carmarthenshire County Council, District Offices, 3 Spilman Street, Carmarthen, SA31 1LE.
Tel: 01267 234567

Strictly by appointment with the Vendors Sole Agents Rees Richards & Partners.
Please contact Carmarthen Office for further information:
Tel: 01267 612021 or email property@reesrichards.co.uk