Picturesque setting for mid Wales farm on market with Berrys

Published June 6th, 2017

An excellent and well-equipped livestock farm in the heart of mid Wales is on the market with Berrys.

Extending to 53.42 hectares (132.00 acres) or thereabouts, Holly Bush Farm at Aberhafesp, Newtown is for sale by private treaty in four lots or as a whole with a total guide price of £890,000.

Holly Bush Farm on the market with Berrys

Located in an outstanding position in picturesque countryside, Holly Bush Farm sits just outside of the village of Aberhafesp, approximately four miles to the north of Newtown, a 13th Century market town with rich industrial heritage and a large range of local amenities including schools, shops and leisure amenities.

“We are delighted to be favoured with instructions to market for sale this well equipped livestock farm which has a four-bedroom farmhouse and an excellent range of modern steel portal frame livestock buildings,” said agent Mark Morison of Berrys.

The farm comprises good quality pasture and natural shelter with areas of grazeable woodland.

Holly Bush Farmhouse is a well-proportioned two storey dwelling that sits adjacent to the farmstead. The house has a separate drive for residential access but is well located for easy access to the farm buildings.

Accommodation currently comprises: back entrance through recently fitted utility room with downstairs WC leading to kitchen/breakfast room with oil fired stove controlling the central heating and hot water. The kitchen leads to a light and airy sitting room and dining room with Clearview log burner. The first floor has a landing, bathroom and four double bedrooms, one currently used as an office.


The farm has a range of modern steel portal frame buildings which are well laid out and accessible providing excellent accommodation for cattle and sheep.

These include: general purpose storage building; workshop; handling area and covered yard; livestock shed with steel feed barrier on either side of the central feed passage; livestock building with steel feed barrier on either side of the central feed passage; general purpose shed with two side box profile sheet elevations and further livestock shed with feed passage.

The majority of the fields are serviced by the council maintained road. The land is well drained providing good grazing ground for livestock to thrive. All parcels of land are well fenced with useful areas of shelter and water supply.
Lot 1 18.89 ha (46.68 acres) of permanent grass, house and buildings – guide price £560,000

Lot 2 11.72 ha (28.96 ac) permanent grass – guide price £75,000

Lot 3 16.7 ha (41.27 ac) permanent grass – guide price £195,000

Lot 4 6.11 ha (15.10 ac) permanent grass – guide price £60,000
For further details or to view the farm please contact the agent Berrys on 01743 271697 email

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More about Mark Morison

Chartered Surveyor
Tel: 01743 290647

Mark joined Berrys as a partner in July 2015. He comes from a farming background and has worked as a rural practice chartered surveyor in Shropshire and mid Wales since 1997. He is a member and accredited Valuer of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants. He is a past chairman and current examiner for the West Midlands Group of Agricultural Valuers and a past chairman of the Shropshire, Montgomeryshire and District Agricultural Valuers Association.

Mark has vast experience in a range of professional services including valuations, landlord and tenant matters, Common Agricultural Policy and rural land management. He is an experienced rural property practitioner conversant with the RICS Practice Statement and Guidance Notes – ‘Surveyors acting as Expert Witnesses’ and the provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules Part 35 and the Arbitration Act 1996 and also a panel Valuer for a number of High Street banks, including Barclays Bank PLC and Lloyds Bank PLC.