Substantial commercial arable farm for sale in the North Kent Downs
BTF Partnership is joint agent
s for the sale of Court Lodge Farm, a commercial arable farm set in a beautiful location in the Kent North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Overlooking Whitstable and Faversham to the north and Charing to the south, the farm is in an elevated position to the east of the popular village of Stalisfield Green. Extending to approximately 621 acres, the farm is available as a whole or in two lots.
Lot 1- At just under 616 acres this comprises undulating countryside within a ring fence. The fields are of a commercial size and nature for arable farming operations, with soils classified as grade 3. The land has been farmed in-hand by the current owner’s family for over 40 years, with a three-year arable rotation of predominantly autumn and spring sown cereals, with occasional oilseed rape.
The woodland on the farm extends to about 182.69 acres and is divided into 11 principal woods and shaws, the majority of which are designated as Ancient Semi-Natural Woodland Sites.
Court Lodge Farm forms a substantial part of the Stalisfield and Woodsell Shoot, which has been run as a successful shoot for many years.
Lot 2 - About 6 acres, comprising a centrally located range of modern farm buildings accessed to the west of the village church. These offer potential for conversion to residential use, subject to the necessary consents.
Richard Thomas at BTF Partnership comments, said: “The sale of Court Lodge Farm presents a rare opportunity to acquire a attractive arable and sporting farm in a striking location, with the potential to redevelop the farm buildings for residential or other use, subject to planning. The shoot is highly regarded by the Kent Shooting Fraternity”
“Set in peaceful countryside, the farm is nevertheless within easy reach of the M20, providing connections to London, Ashford International, the coast and the M25 motorway network.”
Court Lodge Farm is being marketed by BTF and Savills for a guide price for the whole of £4,550,000.
Further details can be found at www.btfpartnership.co.uk or call 01233 740077.