Discover the Natural Beauty and Potential of Ffos Las: A Unique Young Broadleaved Woodland in South Wales
GOLDCREST Land & Forestry Group is delighted to present an opportunity for nature enthusiasts and development investors with the marketing of Ffos Las Woodland – a 89.99-hectare (222.37-acre) young native woodland nestled in the picturesque landscapes of South Wales. The property neighbours Ffos Racecourse and gives an investor an opportunity for long term development. The property is marketed for sale at a guide price of £700,000.
Ffos Las has a rich history, having undergone a remarkable transformation from one of Europe’s largest opencast coal mines to a flourishing deciduous woodland teeming with wildlife. The woodland was predominantly planted between 2012 and 2014 under the Better Woodlands for Wales scheme, led by the esteemed Woodland Trust.
Key Features and Highlights:
Natural Beauty and Biodiversity: Ffos Las boasts a diverse mix of native woodland, including alder, birch, and rowan, intermingled with woody shrubs such as blackthorn, hawthorn, and hazel. This harmonious blend creates an ideal habitat for a myriad of wildlife, making it a sanctuary for various plant and animal species.
Stunning Panoramic Views: Positioned at an elevation of 70 meters above sea level and facing due west, Ffos Las treats visitors to breathtaking panoramic views of Ffos Las Racecourse, Carmarthen Bay, and the surrounding countryside. The captivating scenery offers a truly immersive experience in nature.
Natural Capital and Conservation Potential: The property’s rich natural capital benefits provide numerous opportunities for conservation efforts. The areas of open ground, scrub, and grasses complement the native woodland, contributing to a well-rounded ecological environment with potential for various conservation and restoration projects.
Recreational Opportunities: Ffos Las presents ample opportunities for woodland recreation, crafts, and serene moments of quiet enjoyment. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will find this woodland an ideal retreat to unwind and connect with nature.
Convenient Access: With well-maintained internal tracks, Ffos Las offers ease of access for potential buyers and investors.
“This is a rare chance to acquire a unique young broadleaved woodland that not only holds significant natural capital benefits but also offers immense potential for development and recreational pursuits,” said Oliver Thompson MICfor, Chartered Forestry Agent – England & Wales at GOLDCREST Land & Forestry Group. “The transformation of Ffos Las from a coal mine to a vibrant woodland is a testament to the power of conservation efforts, and we are excited to be part of its journey.”
For more information about Ffos Las and to schedule a site visit, please contact our office email or visit www.goldcrestlfg.com