£650,000 (Sold Subject To Contract)

Detached (House) For Sale

Commins Coch, Machynlleth, Powys

Property Features

  • Detached (House).
  • 3 bedroom(s).
  • 3 reception(s).
  • Farmhouse and Barn Conversion
    Range of Modern and Traditional Farm Buildings
    Approx. 114 Acres of land
    Telecom Mast Income
  • When travelling south along the A470, between Mallwyd and Machynlleth, take the first exit off the roundabout in Cemmaes Road/Glantwymyn, signposted Llangurig and Newtown. Travel along this road for 1.7 of a mile or thereabouts before taking a right-hand turning, signposted Darowen. Take the second left hand turning, situated just after the speed limit signs. Travel along this minor road for 0.5 of a mile or thereabouts, keep left at the fork in the road and Cwm Bychan Bach farmstead will be situated 0.2 of a mile or thereabouts from the fork.

Property Description


Location and Situation - Cwm Bychan Bach is situated in a rural location in Mid-Wales, approximately 2.5 miles or thereabouts from Cemmaes Road, a village benefitting from a Primary School, Veterinary Practice and Post Office. The market town of Machynlleth is 8 miles or thereabouts to the South West and the larger town of Newtown is 20 miles or thereabouts to the East, providing a range of amenities and facilities. Although rural, the farm is only 1 mile or thereabouts off the A470 trunk road.

General Description - Cwm Bychan Bach is a useful holding benefitting from two dwellings, a range of traditional and modern farm buildings and 113 acres or thereabouts of agricultural land.


- Cwm Bychan Bach farmhouse is a two-bedroom dwelling with surrounding gardens and ample parking. The property is situated in an elevated position, benefitting from countryside views. The property is in need of renovation throughout.

Ground Floor

Office/Study area - 2.57m x 1.83m
Exposed wooden floor with superb views over surrounding countryside.

Living Room - 4.78m x 4.47m
Attractive stone fireplace, exposed beamed ceiling, double panelled radiator.

Kitchen - 3.68m x 3.48m
Base and wall units with appliance spaces, single drainer unit with mixer tap, tiled splash-backs. Windows to side, tiled floor and slimline heater.

Utility Room - 4.72m x 1.57m
Base units and worktops, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine. Tiled floor.

Rear Porch - No measurements taken
Tiled porch.

- Staircase from living room leading to –

First Floor

Bedroom 1 - 3.38m x 3.10m
Fitted wardrobes, radiator and wall lights.

Dressing Room - 1.65m x 1.60m
Fitted wardrobes. Accessed off bedroom 1.

Bedroom 2 - 3.10m x 2.77m
Fitted bedroom furniture and radiator.

Bathroom - 2.26m x 1.96m
Panelled bath with Triton shower and screen, WC and pedestal wash-hand basin. Radiator and airing cupboard.


Living Room - 4.72m x 3.53m
Window to fore, Velux windows, exposed stone walls, radiators, slate hearth.

Dining Room - 4.65m x 3.40m
Exposed beams and exposed wooden floor, radiator and 2 Velux windows.

Kitchen - 3.66m x 3.40m
1 ½ bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, Philips electric cooker and diplomat 4 ring hob over. Fitted units with worktops and tiled splash-backs. Tiled floor, Velux windows.

Inner Hallway - No measurements taken
Laminated floor, fitted wardrobe.

Shower Room - 1.96m x 1.55m
WC, pedestal wash-hand basin and shower cubicle. Laminated floor, heated towel rail and part tiled walls.

Bedroom - 3.78m x 3.28m
Window to fore, Velux window, radiator.

Utility Room - 4.72m x 3.86m
Worcester gas central heating boiler.

Storage Room - 3.76m x 3.66m
Shelving. May be suitable as second bedroom.


- The farmyard includes a range of modern and traditional farm buildings:

Double Garage
Corrugated workshop (5.5m x 8.5m)
Modern 4 bay general purpose outbuilding with loft over
Implement shed
2 loose boxes (8m x 3.8m)
Lean-to cattle shed with 12 cubicle feeding passage etc.
Loose box (2.4m x 3.7m)
Further former cattle sheds (5.2m x 6.7m)

A general-purpose building is situated in field number SH8502 3767 and is constructed of a portal steal frame with box profile sheeted cladding to the elevations and roof. The shed measures approximately 9m x 18m.

Stone barns are situated within field number SH8502 6567 and are known as Ysgubor Uchaf. The roofs have fallen and they are generally in a poor state of repair.


- The land extends to 113 acres or thereabouts in total and predominantly comprises of good quality upland grazing. The topography varies from being slightly undulating in areas to being extremely steep, especially towards its southern boundaries. Woodland areas cover approximately 11 acres of the land. Boundaries are in a reasonable state of repair.

Telecom Mast - Two areas of land are leased to telecommunication operators we understand that they provided an income of £7,202.03 per annum in 2015 we have not been made aware of any subsequent rent reviews.


Basic Payment Scheme & Glastir - The land is registered with the Welsh Government, the purchasers will be able to claim Basic Scheme Payments on the eligible land from the 2020 scheme onwards should the sale complete before the end of April 2020. Basic Payment Scheme entitlements may be available by separate negotiation. We have been advised that the land is not within a Glastir Environmental Scheme.

Services - Mains electricity, private drainage, mains and natural water supply. LPG Central heating to the farmhouse and the Granary.

Energy Performance Rating - Cwm Bychan Bach Farmhouse – EER: 23
The Granary – EER: 2

Designations - No listed buildings form part of the property, however, the old stone buildings, known as Ysgubor Uchaf, are listed on the National Monuments Record of Wales. The land is not designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest nor is it within a Special Conservation Area. We are not aware of any other designations that may be applicable to the property.

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way - A public footpath runs through a proportion of the land. We are not aware of any other onerous Wayleaves, Easements or Rights of Way.

The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all rights including the right of way, whether public or private, light support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights obligations, easements, quasi easement and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves, whether or not referred to in the particulars or not.

Tenure & Possession - We are advised that the freehold property is offered for sale with the benefit of vacant possession upon completion except for the areas leased to the telecommunication operators.

Local Authority & Planning Authority - Powys County Council, Powys County Hall, Spa Road East, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG
Tel: 0845 602 7030

Vendor's Solicitor - Mr James Brunton c/o Brunton & Co Solicitors, 3 Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AG.

Viewing - By appointment only through the selling agents – Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd, Dolgellau.
Tel: 01341 422 334
e-mail: sarah@farmersmarts.co.uk

Inspection of the property will be undertaken at own risk and neither the vendor or their approved Agents, Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd, will be responsible for any losses or injury.

Branch Information

Branch Name: Dolgellau

Telephone Number: 01341 422789

Email Address: info@rgjones-property.co.uk

Address: Llys Meirion
Smithfield Street
LL40 1AB

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