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Rhos-y-Meirch, Knighton, Powys, LD7
Guide price £400,000 | 3 bedrooms | 15.81 acres

Unexpectedly back on the market.

Farm House, Buildings & 15.81 acres


The property is situated 3 miles south west of the market town of Knighton where a good range of shops, a primary school, leisure centre and livestock market can be found. The village of Whitton lies 2 miles to the south.


From Knighton proceed on the B4355 (Presteigne Road). After approximately 2 miles take the right turn (signposted Whitton/Walton. Almost immediately after take another right turn signposted Rhos-y-Meirch. Continue along this road for approximately 1/2 mile and the property can be found on the right hand side.


Is Freehold.


Vacant possession is available upon completion.


The property is sold free of any ingoing. No counter claim will be allowed for dilapidations (if any) or any other matter whatsoever.

Fixtures & Fittings

Only Fixtures and Fittings mentioned in these particulars are included with the sale of the freehold. Any others are expressly excluded.

Sporting Rights

The Sporting Rights are included in the sale of the property.


All growing timber is included in the sale of the property.

Council Tax

The Birches is Council Tax Band E 2019/2020 £1912.45

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)

The owners have claimed the 2019 Basic Payment Scheme. Following completion of the sale(s) and subject to Welsh Government rules, the vendor will use best endeavours to transfer the appropriate Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements to the successful purchaser.6.05

Local Authority

Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG Tel: 01597 826000.

Agricultural Matters

Rural Payments Wales, PO Box 1081, Cardiff CF11 1SU Tel: 03000 625004.

Plans, Areas & Schedules

These are based on Ordnance Survey material and are for reference only. They have been checked and computed by the Agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale, nor entitle either party to compensation. The plan is for the purposes of identification only and is based on the Ordnance Survey Sheets.


The land is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning schedule, resolution or notice which may be or become to be in force, and subject to any road widening or improvement schemes, land charges and statutory provisions or by-laws without any obligation on the vendors to specify them.Interested prospective purchasers are recommended to obtain an independent survey report on this property.


The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of allboundaries and neither the vendors nor the vendors' Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or ownership thereof.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all easements and quasi-easements and rights of way, declared and undeclared.

Misrepresentation Act

(a) The property is sold with all faults and defects (if any) whether in good condition or otherwise and neither the vendors nor McCartneys, the Agents for the vendors, shall be in any way responsible for such faults and defects, or for any statements contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agents.(b) The purchaser shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into the contract in reliance on any of the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the contents of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise, and that no warranty or representation has been made by the vendors or the said Agents in relation to, or in connection with the property.(c) Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser to rescind or to be discharged from the contract, nor give either party any cause for action.(d) All measurements and distances are approximate. The electrical, drainage, water and heating installations have not been tested by the Agents. (The normal enquiries carried out by a purchaser's Solicitor and the type of inspection undertaken by a purchaser's Surveyor have not been carried out by the Agents for the purpose of preparation of these particulars.)

Method of Sale

The Birches (Lot 1) is offered for sale by Private Treaty.The successful purchaser(s) should please provide a photographic form of ID i.e. a driver's licence or passport and a utility bill or bank statement confirming their home address.

Vendors Solicitor

Dilwyns Solicitors, Oxford Chambers, Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5DL Tel: 01597 822707 Email:

Guide Price

A guide price is available from the selling agents.


Strictly by arrangement with the agents McCartneys LLP of Knighton Tel. 01547 528621 (ref. Jenny Layton Mills).

Detailed Particulars of

The Birches, Rhos-y-Meirch LD7 1PE

The Farmhouse

Reception Hall

having a tiled floor.

3.70m x 3.60m (12'2" x 11'10")

A delightful light reception room with window to the front aspect. Space for wood burning stove.

Dining Room
3.70m x 3.60m (12'2" x 11'10")

A generously proportioned room with window to the front aspect. Solid fuel Rayburn.

3.60m x 2.30m (11'10" x 7'7")

Overhead and base fitted units, work surfaces, electric cooker, stainless steel sink and drainer. Window to rear aspect. This room also benefits from a pantry.

Utility Room
3.60m x 2.30m (11'10" x 7'7")

incorporating cloakroom with tiled floor, W.C., pedestal Wash Hand Basin and space for a shower.


positioned to the rear of the property.From the main reception hall a staircase leads to a split landing.

Bedroom 1
3.60m x 3.60m (11'10" x 11'10")

Bedroom 2
3.60m x 3.60m (11'10" x 11'10")

Bedroom 3
3.60m x 2.40m (11'10" x 7'10")

3.60m x 2.40m (11'10" x 7'10")

comprising Panelled Bath (H&C), pedestal Wash Hand Basin, W.C., and light with pull switch.


The property benefits from a borehole for water, mains electricity and private drainage to a septic tank. with heating provided via the solid fuel Rayburn and there is an immersion heater for hot water. The borehole is located in field no. 2096 and pumped to a well in field no. 1199.


The approach to the property is over a private farm track, which leads to a parking area to the front of the farmhouse and farm buildings.


To the rear of the property there is a lawned area whilst to the front there are some borders containing small shrubs and bushes.

The Farm Buildings

1. Traditional Farm Building
11.66m x 4.24m (38'3" x 13'11")

Built of different materials, part timber and part brick under a slate roof. Currently used as a stable block with loft over one half. The other section is currently a small ''kit' with a lean-to, again with a hay loft over.With the necessary planning consents this building has potential for conversion into either a separate dwelling or as an extension to the Farm House.

2. Traditional Farm Building
7.29m x 3.70m (23'11" x 12'2")

Constructed of timber, brick and stone under a slate roof. Along with the building opposite this unit creates somewhat of a courtyard to the front of the property and would again lend itself to be converted, subject to the necessary planning consents. Currently this building is also a stable block with a hay loft over.Adjoining this is a

3. Corrugated Iron Lean-to Shed

4. 3 Bay Steel Portal Frame Building
12.50m x 9.40m (41'0" x 30'10")

With concrete block walls and profile box sheeting. This building has connections to mains water and electricity and is currently used as a livestock building.

5. Farm Building with Lean-to
10.63m x 5.25m (34'11" x 17'3")

A useful shed constructed with timber and corrugated iron. Currently used as a fodder shed.


The farm buildings benefit from a borehole water supply and mains electricity supply.

The Birches Land

In all the land amounts to some 15.81 acres (or thereabouts) as shown in the following schedule. Most of the enclosures are naturally watered with a borehole connected to the homestead. A pond is located in field number SO2770 4301, which serves that enclosure. With the exception of a small cluster of trees all of the land is laid to pasture, and is found in very good heart. The land is well fenced and has good roadside access. It would make a marvellous small-holding for a young or part-time retiring farmer.SO NG No Area (Ha) SO2769 1199 0.93 SO2769 2096 0.56SO2770 1904 0.87SO2769 2397 0.22 House & BuildingsSO2769 3193 0.79SO2770 4301 1.07SO2769 4195 0.43SO2770 2902 1.53Total Area 6.40 ha (15.81 acres)

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