Hermon, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthen


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A 3.5 acre residential smallholding having a character 3 bedroom detached cottage in need of modernisation. The property has an elevated position with some superb views to fore and various outbuildings include a selection of purpose built kennels. The current owners currently have a breeding licence for dogs but potential owners may also have the opportunity for boarding kennels or rescue work. The property is in a secluded location having 3.5 acres of sloping land (not suitable for horses) and an abundance of natural wildlife with a dingle and stream to the bottom of the land. Anybody wishing a picturesque and secluded location with a project to do up then this is the property for you. Situated on the outskirts of the rural village of Hermon which is approximately 1 mile away in a convenient location. The village of Cynwyl Elfed offers excellent day to day facilities including shops/post office, junior school, public houses and is 5 miles approximately. The market town of Newcastle Emlyn is 7 miles approximately and offers excellent day to day shopping facilties. The country and market town of Carmarthen is 12 miles approximately with its junior and secondary schools, bus and rail stations and M4 dual carriageway connection. The Ceredigion coastline with its superb coves at Llangranog, New Quay and Aberearon is 10 miles approximately.

The Property

Comprising a 3.5 acre small holding which has been left to mature. The land is sloping and not suitable for horses. The cottage itself is in need of modernisation but offers excellent opportunity. The current owners have a breeding licence from Carmarthenshire County Council, projective purchasers may have the option for boarding kennels if desired subject to application of licence. Some of the boarding kennels will need further work.


12' x 12'2 (3.66m x 3.71m)

Range of matching wall and base units with worktops over, Belfast sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, range dual fuel cooker with extractor fan over, radiator, quarry tiled flooring, tiled splash backs, window and door to rear, beamed ceiling.


Doors to:


Corner jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin, tiled walls and flooring, window to rear, radiator, heated towel rail.

Boot Room

12' x 5'5 (3.66m x 1.65m)

Belfast sink, side door, quarry tiled floor, radiator, window to side.

Dining Room

15'9 x 14'1 (4.80m x 4.29m)

Window to front, multi fuel burner, quarry tiled flooring, beamed ceiling, stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room

14'1 x 11' (4.29m x 3.35m)

Open fire with wood and tiled surround, beamed ceiling, quarry tiled flooring, window to front.

Living Room

15'5 x 9'10 (4.70m x 3.00m)

Multi-fuel stove on slate hearth, parquet flooring, patio doors to rear, window to front, beamed ceiling.

First Floor Landing

Exposed A frames, eaves storage space, doors to:

Bedroom One

15'1 x 12'2 (4.60m x 3.71m)

Exposed A frames, window to front.

Bedroom Two

11' x 9' (3.35m x 2.74m)

Window to rear, wood flooring, exposed A frames.

Bedroom Three

Vaulted ceiling, part restricted headroom, 2 windows to side overlooking the yard.


A farm track leads down to the property from the country road, partly shared for the first 20 yards and leads to the yard with ample parking/turning area. Some of the outbuildings are accessed from this area and the land which is one convenient block mostly to the front of the property being sloping and overgrown, bounded by a stream. To the rear of the property are raised beds and a garden area. The outbuildings include CORRUGATED BARN containing a walk-in refrigerator unit (not working), WORKSHOP 14'7 x 14' with loft over and fridge, attached is a BLOCK BUILT 3 BAY OPEN FRONTED GARAGE/IMPLEMENT SHED 34'6 x 17'6 , attached to this is a BLOCK BUILT GARAGE/STORE 29'6 x 11'6 . Attached to to one side of the house itself is the old STONE COWSHED 18'4 x 17'2 which contains 4 loose boxed and power connected. To the other side of the house is an enclosed yard which has a large number of kennels. The yard includes a further BARN with KENNELS , feed room and loft over for storage. To the side of the barn is a UTILITY ROOM with plumbing for washing machine, sink and bathroom for use while working. The land beyond the yard with the kennels stands on an orchard with a variety of fruit trees being gently sloping. A bulk of the land lays to the front of the house and comprising 2 sloping fields which are overgrown. A wooded stream forms the boundary of the land at the bottom. There is Japanese knotweed at the property.


We are advised mains water and electricity are connected to the property.

Council Tax

Band D (not confirmed).

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