18 February 2000

Bucks unit for £1.7m

LIKELY to interest a non-farmer buyer a 235-acre farm in Bucks just over an hour from London now is on the market guided at £1.7m for the whole.

Aston Mullins Farm, Ford, near Aylesbury includes 131 acres eligible for arable area aid which is currently under permanent set-aside. The land , a fine loam over clay, is classified grades 3 and 4 and Edward Welton, Knight Frank values the better quality at just under £2500/acre.

Accommodation includes an eight-bedroom farmhouse and a cottage subject to an agricultural occupany condition. There is a range of modern and traditional farm buildings with grain storage and cattle housing.

Nearly eight acres is newly-planted woodland. The farm there is potential for a rough shoot.

Aston Mullins Farm is just over an hour from London and is likely to attract interest from a non-farmer buyer.