Upper Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF
10 Chalybeate Street
Tel: 01970 624328
About the Property
In an outstanding of natural beauty near Cadair Idris a unique Tourism opportunity
An attractive block of amenity land on site of a former slate quarry approximately 10.5 acres of land with potential for diversification options. The property affords Adventure Amenity opportunities overground.
The area being noted as fantastic backdrop for ramblers, cyclists and bikers, Tourism is prime in the area being the gateway to Snowdonia and North Wales. Local attractions include the neighbouring King Arthur’s Labyrinth within the village, The Centre for Alternative Technology, and Dyfi Osprey Project with the vibrant market town of Machynlleth with Railway Station, some 6 miles and Dolgellau 11 miles.
- 10.5 acre block of amenity land
- Former Slate quarry
- Overground Tourist opportunities
- Good access off A487
- Backdrop for cylists, bikers and ramblers.
- Area of Stunning Natural Beaut.
- Unique Tourism Opportunity
Corris is a popular location found 6 miles north of the historic town of Machynlleth, the ancient capital of Wales, amd lies on the west bank of the river Dulas, which here forms the county boundary between Gwynedd/Merionethshire and Powys/Montgomeryshire, Powys being to the east of the river.
The Afon Deri runs through the village before joining the Dulas. The modern A487 trunk road was built by the quarry owners in the 1840s and bypasses the village.
The area is known for its natural history and for its industrial heritage. The nearby Corris Craft Centre showcases the work of local craftspeople. Several former slate mines penetrate the hillsides. Two miles south of Corris is the Centre for Alternative Technology.
From Machynlleth pass over the Dyfi Bridge and proceed on the A470 for 6 miles. At Corris on the main A487, continue past the War Memorial and Kings Arthur Labrinyth. The access entrance to the site is above the road being the next left after the "Food Shack" layby just before the "No Footpath for 800 yards" sign.
The property is accessed from an inclined private track off the A487 trunk road with rights of access. There is a a fabulous aspect of mountain ranges towards Cadair Idris from the property. This 10.5 Acre site includes some slate faces remaining on the terrain which produced slabs and roofing slate that was exported all over the world. Underground caverns formed the old mine workings,
Subject to planning consent from Gwynedd County Council, opportunities include Overground Tourism experiences.
Previously the underground was used as part of an outdoor pursuits centre for teaching caving. Please note Mine and mineral rights are excepted. Subject to an annual mine engineers inspection and insurance backed this tourism line could be continued.
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