Welsh borders arable opportunity

A 384-acre Welsh borders arable farm offers a pair of refurbished cottages and a high-spec grainstore.

Marrington Cottages Farm is 20 miles from Shrewsbury and for sale as a whole or in five lots through joint agents Halls and Balfours.

The land, part of the Marrington Estate, has been farmed to a high standard and is currently in arable. Fertility has been raised over the past four years and drainage improved.

With a guide price of £450,000, lot one is the two Marrington Cottages, let on assured shorthold tenancies with outbuildings, kennels and paddocks of 2.58 acres.

Lot two includes a six-bay steel portal framed grainstore for about 1,400t and with a guide price of £220,000. This also has planning permission for a workshop and storage buildings.

The remaining three lots all have a guide price of £8,000/acre and offer 212 acres of land at Marrington, 106 acres at Calcot and 62 acres at Chirbury. (Halls 01743 284 777; Balfours 01743 353 511)

Halls is also selling a 90-acre stock farm near Montgomery in four lots by auction on 30 August.

Pentre Farm at Llandyssil has a traditional three-storey, stone farmhouse and buildings with pasture and arable land. It also has development potential, with the house and farmyard in Llandyssil’s development boundary.

Lot one with the house, traditional buildings, multipurpose building and nearly 65 acres of productive pasture has a guide price of £700,000.

The other three lots are smaller blocks of pasture and arable land of 12, eight and four acres, all with good roadside access and guide prices of £90,000, £60,000 and £35,000 respectively. (Halls 01938 555 552)