Development Site For Sale

Gaer Gerrig, Maerdy, Corwen, Conwy

Guide price £425,000 Sold

A traditional Welsh stone-build farmhouse with four outbuildings with planning permission for holiday accommodation, set in an elevated setting in idyllic Welsh countryside, within 32 acres

  • Rural location with far reaching views
  • Approval for conversion into 4 holiday lets with farmhouse
  • Consent granted 6 November 2019
  • 4 outbuildings and a farmhouse
  • Ample parking with private drive
  • Extending to approximately 32 acres in total
  • Farmhouse EPC Rating G
  • Available as a whole or in 2 lots
  • Lot 1 – Farmhouse, barns and approximately 26 acres
  • Lot 2 – Approximately 6.06 acres

Gaer Gerrig is situated in a beautiful rural setting on the fringe of Ty-Nant, to the west of the town of Corwen and to the east of Snowdonia National Park, occupying an elevated setting with superb panoramic rural views. While the property boasts seclusion, the A5 is within 0.5 miles, allowing easy access to local amenities in nearby towns and villages including Bala, Corwen and Cerrigydrudion.

The local area boasts some of Wales’s finest offerings for adventurers, ramblers and those looking for seclusion alike with the Snowdonia National park at the doorstep, Llyn Brenig visitors centre in the vicinity, Llyn Tegid hosting water sports and local gorge walking and mountain biking. Historical rail lines, amenities and restaurants can be found locally in the towns of Bala and Llangollen, among others.

The property is well-placed for access to the A5, which famously runs from Holyhead to London making it ideally situated for guests from across Wales and into England.

The Property
Gaer Gerrig comprises a Farmhouse and 4 stone-built barns which have consent for change of use of the former traditional agricultural buildings to four units of holiday accommodation.

The Main farmhouse and barns are of traditional Welsh stone construction with slate roof, with enviable panoramic views across the local landscape.

Lot 1 – Farmhouse, outbuildings and approx. 26 acres

Farmhouse Accommodation
A separate entrance hall with terracotta tiled flooring leads into the main hallway giving access to all downstairs rooms and a staircase to first the floor. The front room is currently occupied as a spacious boot room/utility with plumbing and drainage and ample worktop space for storage and views to both the front and side aspect of the property. The second room off the hallway is also used as a storage area with wrap around worktop space and tiled flooring.

The family bathroom comprises a bath with shower off the tap, toilet and wash hand basin, tiled flooring with views to the side aspect.

The kitchen is sizeable with traditional beams and an AGA with back boiler, an oven, sink and cupboards with worktop space. The room boasts enviable views to the rear aspect. Off the kitchen is a snug/dining area with open fireplace and shares the same views as the kitchen across the rear aspect of the property.

The stairs lead to the first-floor landing with Velux window providing natural daylight, which gives access to all three bedrooms.

Planning approval was granted by Conwy Council under application no. 0/46680 on 06 November 2019. The application covers change of use of former traditional agricultural buildings to four units of holiday accommodation, demolition of unsafe modern agricultural building and creation of additional access onto the site to improve safety accessing the site.

The planning approval has some restrictive conditions, namely condition. “The converted buildings hereby permitted shall only be used as holiday accommodation to let. The converted buildings hereby permitted shall not be occupied by any person for more than 60 days in total, in any calendar year, nor as any person’s main or permanent residence, nor as a second home”.

The proposed accommodation is as follows:
The Farmhouse – 3-bed detached farmhouse extending to approx. 1,450 sq ft
Barn 1 – 3 beds extending to approx. 1,345 sq ft
Barn 2 – 1 bed extending to approx. 630 sq ft
Barn 3 – 2 beds extending to approx. 590 sq ft
Barn B – 2 beds extending to approx.1,100 sq ft
Full planning documents can be found on the Conwy Council Planning Portal, but also available from the selling agents. Prospective buyers must satisfy themselves of the approval and relevant plans and Fisher German will not be held responsible for any omissions.

The property extends to approximately 26 acres, with some of the most idyllic views of the Welsh countryside, across agricultural land towards the heart of Snowdonia National Park. The plot is accessed via a private sweeping driveway with a bank of native trees that salute guests on approach.
The property also boasts four former agricultural buildings of traditional Welsh stone construction which benefit from planning permission to converting into holiday accommodation, all boasting different quirks and enjoying varying aspect of the local landscape.

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