Friesthorpe Farm, Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire

£5,080,000 - SALE

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A fully equipped arable holding with the benefit of two dwellings, a range of farm buildings and productive commercial arable land.


Rainthorpe Farms comprises a diverse commercial farming enterprise well serviced by extensive farm buildings and residential dwellings. It is divided into a series of farms and bare landholdings located near to a number of villages to the north and east of Lincoln City including Welton, Scothern, Snelland, Wickenby, Holton cum Beckering, Snarford and Faldingworth. The majority of the farmland is situated 7 miles to the north of Lincoln City and 23 miles from Newark to the south west.

Lincoln is a cathedral city, offering an excellent range of facilities and amenities including boutique shopping in the cathedral quarter along with a wide range of restaurants and public houses. The University of Lincoln, which was established over 22 years ago, is situated in the heart of the city.

Mainline rail facilities are available from both Newark and Grantham, offering an electric line service to London Kings Cross. The farm is also within close proximity to a number of good Grammar and private schools.


A fully equipped arable holding which has the benefit of two dwellings, a range of farm buildings and productive commercial arable land. The farm is located between Snarford on the west, Wickenby on the east and Faldingworth to the north. The shooting rights are currently let until the end of the 2018/19 season.

341.88 acres (138.34 hectares)

Access is either from the south via a private roadway or from the east via the public highway between the villages of Faldingworth and Wickenby.

2 New Cottage (2 Rainthorpe Cottage)
Located off Shortwood Lane on the eastern side of the holding, the property comprises a 3 bedroom brick property with a pantile roof and a small brick outbuilding. The property is let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement and is subject to an Agricultural Occupany Condition.

The farm buildings are located towards the western boundary of this land parcel and are accessed either from the east or from the south. They comprise the following:

A range of modern farm buildings and grain silos. The main range is split into a number of adjoining buildings:

Building 1 – General Store (23 m x 6.1 m) constructed of steel frame with fibre cement cladding and concrete walls, concrete floor and manual roller shutter door.

Building 2 – General Store (23 m x 9.2 m) steel frame with curved fibre cement clad roof with concrete floor and roller shutter doors.

Building 3 – General Store (23 m x 13.5 m) constructed of concrete frame with fibre cement roof, concrete floor, block walls and roller shutter door.

Building 4 – General Store (23 m x 10.7 m). An open fronted steel framed lean-to with corrugated galvanised steel roof cladding, block walls and concrete floor.

Grain Silos – 4 GSI 450 tonne grain silos all with ventilated self unloading floors and stirrers. Two of the silos are fitted with gas burners. The silos are filled and unloaded by a conveyor and elevator system from a weighbridge intake pit.

Building 5 – (17.59 m x 6 m) offering general storage.

The farmyard also includes a loading ramp, crop sprayer washing bay and biobed.

The farmland is classified as being Grade 3 and comprises a series of fields which are well suited to modern farming methods.

334.68 acres (135.44 hectares)

Access to this lot is from the south of the public highway via a private access road and from the west from the A46 Market Rasen to Lincoln road.

Poplar Farm
A 3 bedroom detached dwelling of rendered brick under pantile roof situated on the western side of this lot with access off the A46 Market Rasen to Lincoln road. The property is currently let under a Protected Tenancy on a rent free basis. As well as the house there is also a range of outbuildings and barns offering additional storage facilities. The house and buildings are in need of extensive renovation.

The farmland is classified as Grade 3 and is in an arable rotation, apart from an area of pasture in the south east corner which has a separate access over third party land.

Crop trials are undertaken by Frontier and Bayer on this holding.

Acreage: 676.56 Acres

Date posted: 27/02/18