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Council owned farm with stunning views over the Dee Estuary set for auction

Flintshire County Council is set to offload its 72-acre farm holding in Bagilt as part of the authorities program of property rationalisation across the county.

Cefn Farm an existing dairy holding, with stunning views over the River Dee Estuary and surrounding countryside will be sold at a Public Auction in July.

The farm will be sold in two lots, one comprises of a four bedroom farmhouse, a range of modern and traditional farm buildings including a dairy parlour and dutch barn.

It comes with over 26 acres of pasture land and has a guide of price £525,000.

The second lot comprises 46.30 acres (18.74 hectares) of pasture land and has a guide price £275,000.


Gareth Lay from selling agent Bruton Knowles said;

This is one of those rare and unfettered holdings which has been well farmed over the years and has not been diversified or have any planning history.

It is a blank canvas for purchasers to make their own mark on the property, whether that is for dairy farming or an attractive equestrian property.

The size and layout of the farm is such that it would also appeal to commercial farmers looking to expand their businesses.

The auction will take place on Tuesday July 11 at Padeswood Golf Club, Mold CH7 4JD.