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Llanfechain, SY22 6XQ

  • 2
  • 3
  • Detached Farmhouse
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • Potential for modernisation/renovation
  • Rural, Secluded Location
  • Approx. 41.05 acres of land

An exciting development opportunity comprising a 41 acre small farm with farmhouse in need of modernisation/extension, a range of partially redundant farm buildings and 41.05 acres of productive pasture land, set in a delightful private rural location with glorious far reaching viewsCurrent EPC Rating - G


Aethnen Farm offers purchasers an exciting opportunity to acquire a 40 acre holding and develop it into a purpose built small farm or equestrian unit. Set in a beautiful part of the Mid Wales countryside with farmhouse with adjoining traditional barn, a range of farm buildings and 41.05 acres of productive pasture land, divided into convenient sized enclosures.The property offers prospective purchasers a blank canvas as it is in need of modernisation and/or renovation. The house is perfectly habitable but would benefit from a scheme of modernisation and could lend itself well to be extended into the adjoining traditional barn. The farm buildings are in need of some investment but offer the possibility of starting again and re-designing them to suit purchasers requirements.The farmhouse is NOT listed.The farm has been run as a suckler cow enterprise with some of the land being let for sheep grazing. The land is capable of heavy grazing or mowing during the growing season.The location of Aethnen Farm means it is close to the village, yet set in the privacy of a private, secluded location.


Aethnen Farm is situated in a glorious private location, being set amongst some of Montgomeryshire's finest countryside. It is accessed via its own private driveway, with the house and buildings being located in the middle of Lot 1 and commanding glorious south facing views.The property has the best of both worlds, with the privacy and peace of a rural existence, yet being only 2.9 miles from the nearest village of Llansantffraid YM which has a good range of amenities.The larger towns of Welshpool (13.2 miles), Oswestry (10.4 miles) and Shrewsbury (22.5 miles) are all within easy driving distances.Livestock markets are easily found at Shrewsbury, Welshpool and Oswestry.For the equine enthusiasts, the area has a wealth of equine opportunities with riding schools, pony clubs, cross country courses and Hunts all easily accessible. There are plenty of riding out opportunities in the immediate area.

Approached over a private driveway, the homestead is situated in the centre of the land.

The internal accommodation in more detail comprises;

Rear door to


With usual range of fitted base and eye level units and ample space for a large table.

6.052m x 3.987m (19'10" x 13'1")


With open fire and exposed beams and timbers, under stairs storage cupboard.

4.941m x 3.001m (16'2" x 9'10")

Door to


Leading out to front elevation.


With exposed beams.

5.788m x 2.213m (19'0" x 7'3")


Part of outbuilding, with door to


With bath, wash hand basin and WC.

Staircase from Inner Lobby to;


With windows to front and side elevations.

5.933m x 2.286m (19'5" x 7'6")


With windows to front and side elevations and wardrobe.

3.619m x 3.046m (11'11" x 10'0")

Staircase from Landing to


Divided into two rooms;


With Velux roof lights, carpet as laid and exposed beams.

5.403m x 4.06m (17'9" x 13'4")


With Velux roof lights, carpet as laid and exposed beams.

5.403m x 2.395m (17'9" x 7'10")


Private hardcored drivewayPart concrete yardsSilage pit, earth banked (150 x 26); with part concrete base


The farm buildings are in need of investment and offer the opportunity of a blank canvas from which to start again, and comprise;

TWO STOREY BARN (14m x 6.3m)

Adjoining the property, of brick/stone and timber frame, comprising the following;Garage6 tie cow shedMeal house6 tie cow shedWith loft overNB This barn offers great potential for conversion into further living accommodation as part of the farmhouse.


Of breeze block and galvanised iron roof

FORMER DAIRY (3.7m x 5.785m)

With adjoining former parlour (9m x 4.6m) (now loose housing shed)

BRICK AND STONE COW SHED (14.50m x 4.8m)

Single storey part cow shed with ties for 6 cows2-storey part cow shed with ties for 8 cows with loft over

4-BAY DUTCH BARN (18.60m x 6.28m)

Part steel/part timber with galvanised iron roof and sides (wind damage to roof) and part concrete floor/part stoned floor


End lean-to timber frame (calving box)½ used as a loose housing shed (10.2m x 8.4m)½ used as machinery store (10.2m x 7.46m)


Of timber frame galvanised iron clad and adjoining concrete yard enclosed


Timber framed and galvanised iron clad with earth floor and divided into two sections;Loose housing shed (10.2m x 8.4m)Machinery store (10.2m x 7.46m)


The land extends in all to approximately 45.01 acres or thereabouts. It is divided into convenient sized enclosures.The land runs from 550ft to 725ft above sea level and is down to pasture. The land is productive and capable of heavy stocking during growing seasons with a good proportion of it capable of being harvested.The land has the benefit of mains water supplies to water tanks, is well fenced and suitable for all types of livestock and/or horses.N.B. There is an additional block of 54.33 acres adjoining that is available by separate negotiation.


Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage to a septic tank and solid fuel heating are understood to be connected. None of these services have been tested.


Powys County Council, Neuadd Maldwyn, Severn Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7AS.Telephone: (01938) 552 828


The property is in band 'E'.


The land is registered with Rural Payments Wales. The vendors will be claiming the 2017 Basic Payment. Upon satisfactory completion of the sale of the property, the vendors and their agents shall endeavour to transfer the Basic Payment Entitlements to the purchaser(s) as they will form part of the purchase price.The transfer of the entitlements will be subject to Rural Payments Wales regulations at the time of intended transfer. Due to the level of uncertainty in relation to the future of The Basic Payment Scheme, neither the vendors nor their agents are able to give any guarantee in respect of this transfer. Further information is available from the Selling Agents.


Strictly by appointment only with the selling agents Halls, Old Coach Chambers, 1 Church Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7LH. Tel No: 01938 555552 Fax :01938 554891. Email: welshpool@hallsgb.com


We will require evidence of your ability to proceed with the purchase, if the sale is agreed to you. The successful purchaser will be required to produce adequate identification to prove their identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017 coming into force 26th June 2017). Appropriate examples: Passport and/or Photographic Driving Licence and a recent Utility Bill.


Please note that all of our properties can be viewed on the following websites.www.hallsgb.co.ukwww.rightmove.co.ukwww.onthemarket.com

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.



The Welshpool team is headed by Christopher Gill who has over 20 years estate agency experience and is joined by Ceri Woosnam – Lettings, Corinne Rowley – Sales & Lettings

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