Upper Delfach Farm, Upper Delfach Farm, Llanidloes,   Price 595,000For Sale

4 Bedroom, House - Detached

About this property

** UNDER OFFER ** A PRODUCTIVE UPLAND LIVESTOCK FARM comprising 94 ACRES of naturally watered pastureland conveniently arranged in one ring fence around a traditional farmstead that includes a detached FOUR BEDROOM farmhouse, traditional STONE RANGES along with more MODERN OUTBUILDINGS used to house sheep, ponies and cattle. The property is is located in a well renowned livestock rearing area and the vendors advise the land has been farmed using only organic farming methods for the last fourteen years.


EPC Rating 'E' / EER '48' *


Upper Delfach farm offers prospective purchasers an excellent opportunity to acquire a 94 acre farm. The farm is situated in rural Mid Wales on the Radnorshire/Montgomeryshire border in the Upper Wye Valley and is being offered for sale due to the retirement of the current owner who operated a mixed sheep and cattle enterprise with the addition of ponies and donkeys. The holding is accessed along its own stoned drive from the main A44 Rhayader to Llangurig Road.

The south facing four bedroomed farmhouse is usefully located a convenient distance from the farm buildings and while it is in need of some upgrading it has an excellent sized garden with views of the countryside. The farm provides opportunities for further development and can be modernised to suit the purchasers’ requirements.



Exposed stonework, exposed lintel, beams and joists, radiator. Window and part glazed door to front. Understairs storage cupboard.

Dining Room:

Exposed beams and joists. Fitted carpet, radiator, window to front. Door to Kitchen.


Base and wall units with worktops over and incorporating slot-in electric oven and space and plumbing for washing machine. Window and door to rear. Internal door to Dining Room.


Staircase with part pine panelled walls and hand rail to First Floor. Access hatch to roof space. Doors to:

Bedroom 1:

Exposed stonework and timbers. Exposed floorboards, radiator. Window to front.

Bedroom 2:

Fitted carpet, radiator, window to front.

Bedroom 3:

Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder and batten shelving. Built-in cupboard. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf over. Fitted carpet, radiator, window to rear.


Low level WC suite, pedestal wash hand basin, corner bath. Obscure window to side.


The farm extends to 94 acres (38.041 hectares) and is laid mainly to pasture with some very useful shelterbelts and small coniferous wooded areas extending to approximately 2.91 acres (1.18 hectares). The land runs to approximately 1150 feet above sea level. The soil is a balance of free undulating pasture on the valley side with enclosures closer to the stream on the southern boundary being more water retentive in nature. The land is well suited to a mixed livestock production husbandry with aound 20 acres of land suitable for conservation of fodder and the remainder capable of production of sizeable volumes of grass for cattle and sheep in summer and sheep in winter.


Cattle Shed

5 bay portal frame with mass concrete walls. Gated to the front with feeding barrier and passage under overhang to northern elevation. Earth floor.

Pole Barn

Split level with inspection pit. Low level block wall, steel sheet cladding, concrete floor.

Machinery Store

Block wall with trussed steel rafters. Concrete floor. Currently divided in to 6 looseboxes for horses with central open area.

Traditional Stone Outbuildings:

Steel sheet roof. The range is subdivided with stable (having tollant above), granary and cowshed currently providing loose housing, stabling, and tack/fodder room.

Open fronted silage pit

Block walls with concrete floor suitable for big bale storage.

Lean-to Pole Barn

Sheep accommodation and handling facility created from a pole barn lean-to construction under a steel sheet roof with block retaining walls and concrete floor.

Local Area:

Upper Delfach is located almost equal distant between Rhayader and Llangurig in beautiful mid Wales. The area is well known for agrcultural livetsock production and is well served for livestock markets with Rhayader being the nearest and with the larger Welshpool market within a 45 minutes drive.

RHAYADER is a friendly market town ( situated in the beautiful upper Wye Valley and has a good range of local facilities such as supermarkets, butcher, grocer, delicatessen, chemist, doctor’s surgery, primary school and well equipped leisure centre with two squash courts, gym, swimming pool and jacuzzi. A wider range of facilities including secondary schools is available at Llanidloes (6 miles), Llandrindod Wells (17 miles), Builth Wells (19 miles) respectively.

LLANIDLOES is a popular tourist and market town renowned for its friendliness and hospitality as well as for the wonderful attractions and scenery in which it is located. These include the Clywedog Reservoir and the Hafren Forest.

Llanidloes has a primary school and a secondary school with well a equipped leisure centre, all of which are within an easy walking distance. It has a doctors surgery, a dispensing pharmacy and local independent shops which include butchers, grocers, bakers, fish delicatessen, supermarket, toy shop, cafes, restaurants, public houses and inns. Wider shopping facilities are available in Newtown some 14 miles north of Llanidloes.

The noted Elan Valley ( with its wonderful lakes, reservoirs, dams, mountains and open hills is about 10 miles distant. The west Wales coast and university town of Aberystwyth is 28 miles distant. The nearest railway stations are at Caersws or Llandrindod Wells. Excellent road links are afforded by the main north-south road A470, and the east-west A44.

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered with Rural Payments Wales. Upon satisfatory completion of the sale of the property, the vendors and their agents shall endeavour to transfer the Basic Payment entitlements to the purchasers as they will form part of the purchase price.

The transfer of the entitlements will be subject to the Rural Payments Wales regulations at the time of the intended transfer. Due to the level of uncertainty in relation to the Basic Payment Scheme, neither the vendor nor their agents are able to give any guarantees in respect of this transfer. The following entitlements are held: XXXX units with a value of XXX euros.


Mains electricity. Private water (from a well on the farm) and private drainage. Electric immersion heater and oil fired central heating.

Local Authority:

Powys County Council, Llandrindod Wells, Tel: 01597 826000.

Council Tax

We are advised that the property is in Council Tax Band E.

Rights of Way

There is a right of way in favour of Upper Delfach across a very short area of land between the A44 and the farm's own drive.

There is a short right of way/bridleway across the most north eastern parcel number SN9277,

Viewing Arrangements:

Viewings are strictly through the Sole Agents, Clare Evans & Co tel 01597 810457

The Property Ombudsman

Clare Evans & Co is a member of The Property Ombudsman Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practice. A copy of the Code of Practice is available in the office and on request. Clare Evans & Co's complaints procedure is also available on request.

PMA Reference



Upper Delfach Farm, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6RX

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