Autumn land and farms market offers plenty of opportunities

More farmland properties have joined the market this autumn, as vendors catch up from Covid-19 complications and take advantage of the increased buyer demand.

Thomas Armstrong, H&H Land & Estates director, said the company had concluded many land and farms sales in the past few weeks, as well as having several private sales on the go.

“These sales have achieved good prices and demonstrated that there is a very keen interest from both local and national purchasers,” Mr Armstrong said.

See also: Revealed: The UK’s most expensive farm sales

“Some may think it is late in the season to launch properties but, based on the current demand, I know they will be sought after and I believe going forward there is no reason for vendors to wait until the traditional time of spring.”

Here is a selection of what’s currently on offer in the UK land and property market.

Environment ethos

Daniel Hayes Farm

Daniel Hayes Farm © Fisher German

Daniel Hayes Farm, near Ashby, Derbyshire, is on the market with Fisher German and Parry Land & Property, guided at £3.1m.

The holding, which has 280 acres of woodland, grazing and arable land, has undergone major environmental conservation works, including the planting of more than 250,000 trees, the replanting of more than five miles of hedgerows, and the rebuilding of seven ponds.

It also includes a five-bedroom house and a range of buildings.

Scottish Highlands holding

Kinrara Estate

Kinrara Estate © Galbraith

In Aviemore, Galbraith is selling Kinrara Estate with a guide price of £7.5m.

It has 9,309 acres of woodland, pasture and rough grazing, eight properties and a number of buildings.

As well as forestry planting and carbon-capture potential, it provides shooting, stalking and fishing opportunities.

Deer enterprise

Boldridge Farm

Boldridge Farm © Savills

Savills has launched the 95-acre Boldridge Farm, near Tetbury in Gloucester, for £2.6m.

Home of the Boldridge herd of red deer, it includes three properties and a range of buildings.

The herd is available by separate negotiation.

Land opportunity

Land at Troutbeck

Land at Troutbeck © H&H Land & Estates

At Troutbeck, near Penrith, Cumbria, 89 acres of good grazing land is available with H&H Land & Estates.

Benefiting from a natural water supply, the ring-fenced parcel of land includes two small blocks of mature coniferous woodland and is guided at £200,000.

Devon farm

Swanstone Farm

Swanstone Farm © Stags

Swanstone Farm, near Okehampton, is on the market with Stags for £1.5m.

The livestock holding includes 134 acres of arable and pasture land, a five-bedroom house and a range of buildings, and is available as a whole or in three lots.

Dairy unit

Wood View Farm

Wood View Farm © Howkins & Harrison

Howkins & Harrison has launched the 170-acre Wood View Farm near Stapleton, Leicestershire, with a guide price of £2.3m.

It includes productive arable land and grassland, a four-bedroom house, two-bedroom bungalow and 39,000sq ft of buildings.

Oxfordshire property

Broadleaze Farm

Broadleaze Farm © Knight Frank

Broadleaze Farm, near Wantage, is on the market with Knight Frank, guided at £4.5m.

It comes with 260 acres of pasture and woodland, a six-bedroom house, two-bedroom cottage, outbuildings and shooting opportunities.

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