Small to mid-sized farms hit Midlands and Scottish markets

A range of small to mid-sized farms in the Midlands, northern England and Scotland are being sold.

A well-equipped Cumbrian dairy is for sale at a guide price of £2.495m.

Burtholme Farm, near Brampton, has 158 acres of mainly Grade 2 land suitable for arable crops and 29 acres of permanent pasture.

The parlour is fitted with a high-tech DeLaval 32:32 and milks 200 cows.

(Knight Frank 0131 222 9600)

Upton House

A 650-sow Yorkshire pig farm with land and diversification potential is for sale for £2.35m.
The unit is on seven acres with a large range of equipped housing, 21 feed bins and a 3.6m gallon slurry store.

Upton House, near Driffield, is surrounded by about 12 acres of arable land and nearly 50 acres of fenced paddocks.

(Savills 01904 617 800)

Ridge End Farm

A 77-acre stock farm close to the English/Welsh border is for sale at a guide price of £825,000.
Grove Farm, between Maesbrook and Melverley, Shropshire, includes modern buildings and cattle sheds. (Halls 01743 450 700)

Ridge End Farm (pictured), in Northumberland’s National Park near Hexham, has 140 acres of undulating grassland and woodland. 

It is entered into a Higher-Level Stewardship agreement and has a four-bedroom house and is for sale at offers in excess of £600,000.

(Savills/Smiths Gore 01434 632 404)

Mid Derry

In Scotland, Mid Derry has about 77 acres of grass, with an additional 50 acres of rough grazing for sale.
The farm, near Kilry in Blairgowrie, has three main livestock buildings but much of the land is let seasonally.

Offers over £895,000 are being invited. (Strutt & Parker 0131 226 2500)

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