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  • THE LAND (see plan and schedule of acreages)


(Formal tender)



Property Agent

Aled Ellis

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A 35 acre smallholding comprising of a traditional farmhouse in need of total renovation together with outbuildings. (EER 1)



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A 35 acre smallholding comprising of a traditional farmhouse in need of total renovation together with outbuildings.


Penbanc is situated some 12 miles inland from the university and market town of Aberystwyth in an elevated location with fine views over the surrounding countryside. Aberystwyth has a good range of amenities to cater for the large local and student population.


From Aberystwyth take the A487 trunk road south for 3 miles to Llanfarian. Turn left on to the A485 Tregaron road and proceed through Llanilar to Lledrod. Turn left in the centre of the village and proceed for approximately a mile ignoring all turnings before turning right (signposted Swyddffynnon) and proceed (over two cattle grids) over the Common. Penbanc is the first property on the right hand side denoted by a For Sale board. OS Grid Reference SN66186823.


The land (and the location) can be viewed at any time but please ensure that the gates are left secure. The farmhouse can be inspected on the following dates:- Friday 23rd July, Wednesday 28th July, Wednesday 4th August, Wednesday 11th August and Saturday 14th August. Only a limited inspection of the farmhouse is possible as the stairs are unsafe.

Any professional such as surveyor or architect can contact us to arrange a date for viewing on behalf of their clients.

To server a time slot for the viewing days please contact the sole agent Aled Ellis & Co Ltd, 16 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 1NP 019710 6261610 or sales@aledellis.com

Particulars Of Sale

The farmhouse has been vacant for a considerable length of time and is in need of total renovation.
The existing accommodation briefly comprises of:

Reception Hallway

Doors to


2.03m x 1.88m (6'8 x 6'2 )


4.80m x 4.88mmax (15'9 x 16'max )


2.16m x 4.06m (7'1 x 13'4 )



2.59m x 2.74m (8'6 x 9')

First Floor

Inspection not possible – stairs are unsafe.


1.83mx 4.90m (6'x 16'1 )


3.05m x 2.29m (10' x 7'6)

Bedroom 3

4.06m x 4.27m max (13'4 x 14' max )

Door to under eaves storage.


Detached garage, 3 bay hay barn, cavity block built former cattle shed, other part dilapidated outbuildings.

The Land (See Plan And Schedule Of Acreages)

The land is total amount to 35 acres (or thereabouts).

There are several drier enclosures within close proximity to the homestead. The land towards the southern boundary is sloping in nature and providing for good grazing over the summer months. The land abutting the common on the northern boundary has little or no
agricultural use but is high in conservation value.

Planning Matters

A pre application was submitted last year for developing the farmhouse and a copy of the response is included with these particulars for your information.


Mains electricity nearby but not connected. Private drainage and private water source nearby.

Rights Of Way

There is a vehicular right of way through the homestead in favour of an adjoining property together with a bridleway and public footpath as highlighted on the plan.

Method Of Sale

The farmhouse is offered for sale by Formal Tender. Offers must be submitted on the prescribed tender form which are included with the sale particulars. Offer must be submitted by noon on Friday 20th August 2021.

Our clients are not obliged to accept the highest or any of the tenders submitted.

Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to seek legal advice before submitting a tender. The tender must include a payment of 10% of the sum tendered. Once a tender is accepted the successful party is legally obliged to purchase the property.

Notification Date

The successful party will be informed on or before the 27th August 2021.

Completion (See Tender Documents)

28 days from acceptance of offer or earlier by arrangement.


The solicitors acting are Humphrey Roberts & Bott. 1 Alfred Place, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2BS 01970 636 525. REF: WH

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