An historic 2500-acre country estate in Cambridgeshire is being marketed jointly by agents Strutt & Parker and Robinson & Hall, in what is likely to be the biggest block of commercial farmland to hit the market this year.

On the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire borders, the Tetworth Hall Estate is a mixture of let farms and in-hand land, combined with extensive woodland and shooting.

The 22 lots comprising the estate represent a significant opportunity to acquire productive arable soils in the country’s cereals heartland.

Arable land

In-hand arable land and woodland extends to just over 1800 acres with 674 acres let on three farming tenancies. The estate also features 3 farmhouses and 13 cottages, and an established pheasant shoot. The estate’s in-hand land has been contract-farmed to a high standard by local farmer William Ward.

The sale, by a family trust, follows the death of Lady Crossman, stalwart of the Cambridgeshire and Enfield Chase and the estate lies at the heart of Cambridgeshire hunt country.

Watch FW’s exclusive look at Tetworth

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