11 February 2000

Lincs farm gives dual choice

FOR sale as a whole or in two lots West Hale Farm provides the opportunity for potential buyers to take on a farm and two houses or a block of bare arable land.

At Epworth, near Scunthorpe, Lincs, the 615-acre unit includes mainly grade 2 land with a small acreage of grade 3. Current cropping includes combinable crops, 60 acres let on a licence for red beet and an outdoor pig enterprise, potatoes often have been grown.

As a whole the farm is guided at £1.5m by Jim Bryant, Bidwells and in lots it is split with the two farmhouses, grain and potato storage for about 2645t, pig housing and 477 acres, guided at £1.175m and 138 acres of bare land, guide price £2355/acre.