Llanthony, Capel-y-ffin, Monmouthshire


£10,000Guide Price



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For Sale by Public Auction (unless previously sold) 3 Acres or thereabouts at Llanthony, Capel-y-ffin, Abergavenny. NP7 7NP on Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 6pm The Swan Hotel, Church Street, Hay-on-Wye. HR3 5DQ.

Brief Description

This 3-acre parcel, represents an enclosed area of upland grazing designated by the original dry-stone walls. Most likely an original croft with the remains of the crofters dwelling still visible and clearly outlined. Several local residents can still remember occupants of the dwelling. The land extends to a considerable 3 acres or thereabouts of upland grazing that was once split into three enclosures. The views enjoyed from the property would rival any. The land lies within the Brecon Beacons National Park and all planning enquiries should be directed to them.


There are the remains of a former crofters dwelling.

Water Supply

None that we are aware of only that of nearby streams and springs located on the hill.

Sporting Rights & Basic Payment

Sporting rights are believed to be in hand. There are no Basic Farm Payment entitlements included within the sale however the land may be eligible to claim BPS upon in 2019.

Hill Grazing Rights

Any hill grazing rights will be included in the sale. Further information will be available in the Auction Pack.

Location and Access

The property is located directly above and to the west of Castle Farm (Capel-Y-ffin). Access by foot across the hill. Further details relating to access will be available in the Auction Pack.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Method of Sale

The property is to be offered For Sale by Public Auction on Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 6pm at The Swan Hotel, Church Street, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5DQ (unless previously sold) The purchaser will be required to pay a 10% deposit at the Auction with the balance of the monies due within 28 days.

Vendors Solicitors

Angharad Woodland, Woodland Davies, 18 Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. HR3 5DF. Tel: 01497 820406


Viewing may be up to any reasonable time after first contacting the selling agents. Viewers must have a copy of the particulars upon them whilst viewing, respective purchasers must respect the land. All viewers inspect the land at their own risk and neither the selling agents nor vendors accept any responsibility or liability for any injuries howsoever caused. Contact: Matthew Nicholls 01497 822522. Out of hours: 07811 521267

Condition of Sale

The property will be sold subject to the special conditions of sale as included in the Contract of Sale which have been prepared by the vendors solicitors. The Contract of Sale and any Special conditions will be available for inspection at least 7 days prior to the auction date. Purchasers will be deemed to bid on these conditions of sale whether or not they have inspected the contract.

Money Laundering

As a result of anti-money laundering legislation all persons offering for the property should include a copy of the following documentation:
1.Photo ID for example Passport or Driving Licence.
2.Residential ID for example current Utility Bill.

Wayleaves Easements and Rights of Way

The property is offered subject to, and with the benefit of, any right-of-way both public and private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights whether or not specifically referred to.

Town and Country Planning

The property is offered subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient orders, public rights-of-way, town planning schedules or resolutions which may be or may come into force. The purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge of these and have satisfied themselves as to the effects such matters have on the property.

Plans, Areas and Schedules

These are based on Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Boundaries Road and Fences

The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor not the Vendors Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries of ownership thereof.

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
Sunderlands, 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 this 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 misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser to rescind or to be discharged from this 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 enquiry is carried out by the purchaser's Solicitors and the type of inspection undertaken by a purchaser's surveyor have not been carried out by the selling agents for the purchase or preparation of these particulars). Interested perspective purchasers are recommended to obtain an independent survey report on this property.


In the event that there are any variance between these particulars and the contract of sale, then the latter shall apply.

Important Notice

These particulars are set out as a guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but may not be relied upon as a statement or a representation of facts. These particulars are produced in good faith and are inevitably subjective and do not form part of any contract. No persons in the employment of Sunderlands LLP has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.
HEAD OFFICE: Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2PQ

Guide Price

An indication of the sellers current minimum acceptable price. The guide price or range of guide prices is given to assist consumers in deciding whether or not to pursue a purchase. It is usual, but not always the case that a provisional reserve range is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer at the start of marketing. The reserve is not fixed at this stage and can be adjusted by the seller at any time. This guide price can be shown in the form of a minimum and maximum price range where at time of print an acceptable price may fall. A guide price is not a reserve price.


The sellers minimum acceptable price at the auction and the figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell. The reserve price is not disclosed and remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.


From Hay-on-Wye:
Proceed on Forest Road out of Hay-on- Wye towards Capel-y-ffin and Hay Bluff, proceed over Hay Bluff and through the Gospel Pass towards Capel-y-ffin. The property is located above and to the west of Castle Farm. As far as we are aware the only access is via foot along the footpath that proceeds across the common. There is NO access to the property through Castle Farm. Access via hill only.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the ‘Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme’ and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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