Looking for a change of direction in 2023? How about buying a smallholding in West Wales?

CAN there be a better way to start the new year than as the owner of an idyllic small holding in bucolic West Wales?

Rural Tredomen, in Esgardawe, close to  bustling Llandeilo, in Carmarthen, may well present that perfect life-changing opportunity for 2023.

The alluring smallholding offers a two/three bedroom cottage tucked into a manageable 4.1 acres of land nestled in a stunning wooded valley. On the ground floor is an entrance hall, living room, bedroom three or study, kitchen/dining room, utility and bathroom, The two further bedrooms are on the first floor.

The property is approached via drive leading to the traditional farmyard with farmhouse and surrounding outbuildings. A cowshed offers excellent potential to provide further accommodation subject to obtaining planning permission for conversion.

Sean Roper, of Newport-based Paul Fosh Auctions who are selling the gem, said: “There is no doubt that Tredomen offers a rare chance to acquire a wonderful smallholding in an outstanding location amid trees and rolling Dyfed countryside.

“Listed with a guide price of £350,000-plus it offers a really exciting package. Along with the cowshed there is further scope offered with a detached coach house and barn which would be ideal for people wanting to create a further income from a tourism-based use, subject to necessary planning consents.

“The smallholding is nestled in a stunning wooded valley with surrounding rolling countryside and has approximately 4.1 acres of land.

“The land is to the rear of the property and can be accessed immediately to the rear of the farmhouse or via the adjoining lane, this would be ideal for equestrian, livestock or keeping for conservation purposes. There is also a small area for growing vegetable and fruit.

“It’s an ideal location for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of city or town life yet offers the convenience of the proximity of the bustling market towns of Lampeter, which is  just 4.5 miles to the north and Llandeilo, lying approximately 14.6 miles to the south.”

Tredomen is being offered by Paul Fosh Auctions in its online sale which starts at 12 noon on Tuesday, December 13 and ends from 5pm on Thursday, December 15.