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Sale of the Ynyslas Estate, 1879

On Cardigan Bay - A Lovely position on the borders of South and Mid wales, with a railway station in the centre of the estate, opposite the town of Aberdovey, close to Borth, with its fine sands and Grand Hotel, eight miles from the fashionable watering place and market town of Aberystwyth. - A Landed Estate of over 1,040 acres, principally grazing farms, and tract of about 600 acres of sea-shore, with several eligible sites for the erection of a gentleman's residence, walled garden grounds, already formed vineries, and peach-houses. Two farm-houses, extensive buildings, cottages and saw-mills most conveniently situate for water carriage, and railway transit; the whole (excepting about 260 acres in hand, estimated at 200 per annum) let to eligible tenants at about 900 per annum.

MESSRS EDWIN SMITH and Co will SELL by AUCTION at the Raven, Shrewsbury, on Saturday August 23, at 3 o'clock (unless an acceptable offer be previously received), the FREEHOLD ESTATE of YNYSLAS, in the parishes of Llancynfelin and Llanfihangel-Geneurglyn, with the advantage of direct railway communication at Ynyslas Station, over the whole of teh Cambrian and North-Western systems. A great and judicious outlay has been made in general improvements and in bringing to high cultivation a large extent of grazing land. Will be offered primarilly in one lot, and if not sold then divided as under :-

Lot 1. Moelynys Farm, Tygwyn, valuable rabbit warren and lands, about1,167
Lot 2. Ynyslas Farm213
Lot 3. Walled gardens, with vineries2
Lot 4. Saw Mills and Pasture5
Lot 5. New Pasture and Embankments260
Total acreage about1,647

Particulars and conditions of sale at the hotels in the neighbourhood: of Messrs Weston, Grover and Lees, Solicitors, Norfolk-street, Manchester; of Mr E C Moore, Land Agent, Welshpool; and of the Auctioneers, 302, Regent-street, London.

The Times, July 12 1879

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