A non-residential agricultural farming unit in the heart of the Weald of Kent extending to about 401.19 acres.
- Over 65% of the soil type on the farm is classed Grade II with a water abstraction licence.
- A range of modern farm buildings with grain storage capacity for 1,500 tonnes in bins and on floor.
- Arable, pasture and woodland with BPS entitlements included.
- Frontage to the Rivers Beult and Lesser Teise. Several ponds and areas of woodland with sporting and environmental benefits.
Reed Court Farm. Hunton Road, Marden, Tonbridge, Kent. TN12 9SX
Guide Price - Lot 1 - £1,500,000 Lot 2 - £2,000,000 As a Whole - £3,500,000
LOT 1 – REED COURT FARM WEST
APPROX. 168.79 ACRES
The land lies to the west of Hunton Road and comprises mainly arable field parcels with some woodland shaws and ponds.
The pasture land extends to about 17.05 acres and borders the south bank of the River Beult. The Lesser Teise forms part of the southern boundary of this lot.
The arable land amounts to approximately 144.49 acres across the rest of this lot and in the past, has grown a wide variety of crops including fruit and hops.
LOT 2 – REED COURT FARM EAST
APPROX. 232.40 ACRES
With access from the Hunton Road and fronting a concrete yard, these comprise the following (please see Block Plan):
- 700 tonne Scorpion steel frame grain store erected in 2013 with roof mounted solar panels. The building has an electric roller shutter door (100ft x 40ft).
- Scorpion 400 tonne grain store with Law Denis continuous flow-dryer, pre-cleaner sieves and fans and 2 x 30 tonne holding bins. Elevators connect to a pair of 200 tonne circular steel grain bins situated to the rear (60ft x 50ft).
- 4-bay traditional steel frame and galvanised roof Dutch Barn (60ft x 30ft) for machinery storage. The building is clad on two sides.
- A concrete frame general purpose building (60ft x 20ft) with a concrete floor and fully enclosed roller shutter door.
- Two cold stores of cedar wood construction. One store is used for general farm storage and the other is in commission for the storage of fruit.
To the north in a separate site are a range of former hopper huts arranged in three principle blocks and of varied construction including brick and timber.
The land is situated to the east of Hunton Road with the arable areas being located mostly to the south and west of this block and extending to approximately 130.63 acres. The pasture land lies to the north and east and borders the River Beult. This has traditionally been cut for hay and grazed with sheep, and extends to about 83.62 acres. The balance of land in this parcel is made up of woodland shaws and ponds.