Farms & Land


Farms & Land

01432 261325
Informal Tender - £595,000


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Informal Tender - £595,000


Key features:

Substantial area of pastureland for sale as a whole or in two lots

  • Lot 1 – 76.76 acres or thereabouts
  • Lot 2 – 190.57 acres or thereabouts
  • Unique investment opportunity
  • Situated in the heart of Mid Wales just outside the market town of Machynlleth,
  • Subject to an Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 tenancy– rental income of £5,080 per annum

Property Description

Land known as Land at Bron Yr Aur, Cwm Gila, Part Penrhyn and Gwaelod Penrhyn

Situation and Description
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 1.5 miles North West of the Town of Machynlleth in the scenic Dyfi Valley being 9.5 miles and 19.5 miles East of the coastal towns of Aberdyfi and Aberystwyth.

The land is reported to have provided inspiration to Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin to write ‘Bron yr Aur Stomp’ when, in 1970, the group stayed in the cottage in the centre of the land known as Bron yr Aur (Bron y Aur cottage is not included within the sale). Part of the land which is also known as Bron y Aur translates in English to ‘breast of gold’ reflecting the scenic and inspirational countryside the property sits within.

The sale is of investment, agricultural, environmental and recreational interest.

Lot 1 —76.76 acres—Guide Price £220,000
76.76 acres / 31.06 hectares (or thereabouts) intersected by the A493 highway with c.17 acres situated north of the highway lying at 10-75m above sea level laid to permanent pasture with an area of broadleaf woodland.

The remaining c.60 acres is situated south of the highway adjoining the River Dyfi providing grazing for livestock and part being suitable for the conservation of fodder.

Lot 2 — 190.57 acres—Guide Price £375,000
A substantial area of land extending to 190.57 acres / 77.12 hectares (or thereabouts).
The soil type is classified as being a freely draining acidic loam over rock with the majority laid to permanent pasture with some areas of woodland and scrub.

The land lies at 145m-265m above sea level used for the grazing of livestock.

Strictly by appointment with the Agents.

The land is served by natural water sources.

Sporting & Mineral Rights
Mining and mineral rights—to be confirmed. The fishing rights are owned by a third party and not included with the sale.

The land is subject to an Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 tenancy with a rent passing of £5,080 per annum. A copy of the tenancy agreement can be obtained from the selling agent on request.

Guide Price
Lot 1—£220,000
Lot 2—£375,000

Plans, Areas and Schedules
These are based on the most recent Ordnance Survey Promap Series and the areas are based on information provided by Rural Payments Wales. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the boundaries and area of the land. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation thereof.

However, no entitlements are included and Entitlements are included in the sale and will be transferred to the successful purchaser.

Restrictions, Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all restrictions, way-leaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private or not disclosed.

Method of Sale
The land will be sold by Informal Tender, closing on Friday, 4th December 2020 at 12 noon. Tenders in a sealed envelope to be marked ’Land at Bron Yr Aur’ Tender’ and sent FAO M Williams, Brightwells Ltd, The Mews, King Street, Hereford, HR4 9BX. Please request a Tender Form from the agents email:

Money Laundering Regulations
Prospective purchasers when putting forward an offer are to provide identification in in the form of a passport or photographic driving licence together with a recent utility bill.

Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC)
Brightwells Ltd are appointed AMC Agents. AMC has been providing medium to long term finance solutions to farmers and rural businesses since 1928 and remain the leading specialists in the rural sector, lending to all types and sizes of farms, landed estates and rural businesses. For further information please call 01982 553614.

From Machynlleth, take the A493 towards Pont Dyfi Bridge for approx. 0.5 miles and take a left turning as you proceed over the river bridge on to the A493. After approx. 0.5 miles the land will be situated on either side of the highway as indicated by the Agents for sale signs.

Misrepresentation Act 1967
These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor do they form part of any contract.

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