Shropshire livestock holding
Batchcott Hall Farm, a 250-acre livestock farm, is for sale near Church Stretton, Shropshire at a guide price of £2.65m for the whole or in two lots.
The 176 acres of Grade 3 permanent pasture and 66 acres of woodland are set within a ring fence and used for sheep grazing, as well as silage and hay making.
There is a good range of modern and traditional farm buildings, and a 4kW solar PV roof installation generates an annual income of about £1,000.
A four-bedroom barn conversion and a three-bedroom cottage are included. (Strutt & Parker 02076 297 282)
Devon grassland farm price drop
The guide price for Lower Sheldon Grange – a small stock unit near Cullompton in Devon – has dropped and so may provide opportunity. The farm has been on the market since April and the price has dropped from £1.235m to £1.185m.
The 102-acre farm lies in the heart of the Blackdown Hills in a ring fence. It is made up of productive pasture interspersed with copses and streams and is suitable for a beef or sheep enterprise, says the agent.
A range of former dairy buildings is included. (Stags 01392 680 059)
Kent broiler units for sale
The chance to enter or expand into broiler poultry production is offered through the sale of two adjoining farm units in Kent.
Grange and Horsemarsh Farms, near Kenardington, have five poultry houses, with a capacity of 40,000 birds, which have been empty since the end of October 2014. There are also store rooms, an office and a farmhouse.
The farms cover about seven acres and are for sale as a whole at a guide price of £650,000. (Savills 01444 446 066)