HOW much for a lake? What is the going price for a giant watercourse?

That question could soon be answered with what is described as Montgomeryshire's largest natural lake going under the hammer.

Llyn Ebyr has its own boat house and jetty and could be used for private, commercial, or leisure use.

Near Llanidloes the lake is on the market for offers around £150,000 and will going to auction on Thursday, July 7.

The 28.7 acre lake and 14.4-acre broadleaf woodland surrounded by countryside is currently used for coarse fishing.

 

Montgomeryshires largest natural lake Llyn Ebyr, near Trefeglwys is up for sale. Picture by Morris, Marshall & Poole with Norman Lloyd

Montgomeryshire's largest natural lake Llyn Ebyr, near Trefeglwys is up for sale. Picture by Morris, Marshall & Poole with Norman Lloyd

Local estate agents Morris Marshall and Poole with Norman Lloyd, who are selling the lake, said it is an "excellent opportunity" for potential commercial and leisure use with two popular tourist attractions - Clywedog Reservoir and Hafren Forest - located nearby.

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The lake and its margins support a wide range of plants from the submerged alternate water milfoil, the floating white and yellow water lilies, emergent water horsetail to the varied wetland species such as scull cap, gipsywort and yellow loosestrife rushes and sedges.

The lake is situated two miles from Trefeglwys, four miles from Llanidloes. with Aberystwyth 36 miles away.

Further information is available from the estate agent morrismarshall.co.uk website.

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