Large arable blocks enter Eastern farmland market

The sale of three East Anglian arable farms is bringing about 1,400 acres of Grade 2 land to the market.

Two adjacent holdings near Huntingdon, Cambridge, are being sold, creating a 688-acre ring-fenced block with a further 70 acres half a mile away.

The soils have a track record of producing wheat at 4t/acre. Hungary Hall has 418 acres including the 70-acre block, 1,500t of predominantly silo grain storage and a range of farm buildings with a 50kW roof-mounted solar array and a weighbridge.

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It is for sale at a guide price of £5.4m as a whole, or in four lots.

Next door, Mill Barn’s farmhouse carries an agricultural occupancy condition and has 340 acres and 900t of grain storage at a guide price of £3.6m.(Cheffins 01223 271 952).

In Essex, 722-acre Hole Farm near Finchlingfield is for sale.

A rationalisation of the seller’s business sees the sale of the farm and its land at Toppesfield, three miles away.

The farmstead with modern farm buildings includes about 750t of grain storage and is surrounded by 393 acres of arable and 18 acres of grass.

A further 329 acres of land at Toppesfield is also put to a cereals rotation.

The farm is available as a whole at a guide price of £8.395m, or in two lots. (Brown & Co 01284 731 450)

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