Arable land on the outskirts of Stevenage
Stevenage (centre) 2.5 miles
A1(M) (Junction 7) 3.5 miles
Cambridge 33 miles
London 35 miles
Lords Farm occupies an enviable position overlooking the town of Stevenage to the west and the valley of the River Beane to the east.
Stevenage is a popular commuter town with good access to central London and with a wide range of shopping and amenities on offer. The town has excellent transport links with the A1(M) lying 3.5 miles to the west. Stevenage has a train station with trains to London Kings Cross in less than half an hour.
The centre of Stevenage includes Fairlands Valley Park and a museum. There are golf courses at Aston, Knebworth and Graveley. Lying approximately 4 miles to the west is the iconic Knebworth House and surrounding estate which plays host to a number of concerts and events.
Coloured green on the plan and extending to 46.220 hectares (114.20 acres)
Located to the east and southeast of the farm buildings and accessed from both Brookfield Lane and Ford Lane. The land has been farmed recently in a traditional cereals rotation. The land slopes down to the river Beane which forms the eastern boundary. The land is farmed under a contracting agreement which terminates after the 2018 harvest.
The land is all classified as Grade 3 on the Land Classification Soil Series of England and Wales. The soils are a mixture of the Hanslope, Hornbeam and Swaffham Prior Series. The Hanslope and Hornbeam Series are described as having a high clay content whereas the Swaffham Prior Series has a higher chalk content. These soil types are capable of growing high yielding cereal crops.
Acreage: 114.2 Acres
When travelling from the north along the A1(M), turn off at Junction 8 and head along the A602 before continuing along Martins Way. At the third roundabout, head south along Gresley Way before turning left onto Lanterns Lane which turns into Lords Lane. Lords Farm is on your left after the Crown Pub.
When travelling from the south along the A1(M), turn off at Junction 7 and head into Stevenage on the A602. Turn left at the third roundabout onto Valley Way and then right onto Six Hills Way. At the junction with Gresley Way, head north briefly and Lanterns Lane (later Lords Lane) is on your right. Lords Farm is then on your left after the Crown Pub.