A large versatile arable farm in four lots will bring the Yorkshire market to life when it launches next week.

Lingholm Farm at Lebberston sits between Filey and Scarborough on 1,112 acres of good Grade 3 land.

Close to the North Yorkshire coast, Lingholm Farm has large field sizes with a range of soil types growing mainly combinable crops, but also roots and vegetables.

The owners have invested in and improved the farm and are selling to move south to another holding. Buildings, drainage and soil health have been the focus of the improvements.

Soil type is mainly Burlingham 2 series – deep, fine loamy soils with slowly permeable subsoils, also areas of Adventurers’ 1 peat and Newport 1 sandy loam on the southern part of the farm.

“This is a well-invested farm, the owners have worked tirelessly to look after, maintain and improve it to produce fantastic yields, even in the challenging conditions of 2012,”
Claire Whitefield, Strutt & Parker

“This is a well-invested farm, the owners have worked tirelessly to look after, maintain and improve it to produce fantastic yields, even in the challenging conditions of 2012,” said Claire Whitefield of selling agent Strutt & Parker.

For sale in up to four lots, the overall guide price is £9.6m. The main offering, Lot 1, includes 897 acres, extensive buildings and a traditional four-bedroom farmhouse, a farm cottage and two holiday cottages.

The buildings here include crop storage for about 2,900t and good general storage buildings. The land has licences for up to 18m gallons of irrigation including 6m gallons of storage.

Lingholm Court, a six-bedroom house built in the early 1990s, makes up Lot 2 and includes a two -bedroom annexe.

About 141 acres of Grade 3 mainly arable land with a general purpose farm building at Gristhorpe, makes up Lot 3, with 73 acres of land at Filey in the final lot.

The farm started a Higher Level Stewardship scheme for 10 years in 2011. Sporting rights and single farm payment entitlements are included in the sale while agricultural occupancy conditions apply on some of the houses. (Strutt & Parker 01423 706 786)

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