max temp: 11°C

min temp: 8°C

ESTD 1874 Search

East Anglia: Arable farm with free range egg unit up for sale for £2m

06:00 28 April 2014

An aerial view of the egg unit at White House Farm, Needham.

An aerial view of the egg unit at White House Farm, Needham.


A residential farm in the Waveney Valley, including a five-bedroom farmhouse, 125 acres of land and a 16.000-hen free range egg production unit, is being marketed through the Ipswich office of Savills with a guide price of £2million.


White House Farm, at Needham, near Harleston, offers a mix of good quality arable land, extending to about 68 acres, and some marshland, totalling nearly seven acres, fronting the River Waveney.

It also includes a range of domestic and agricultural buildings and a three-bedroom cottage adjoining the main house.

The farm is being offered for sale as a whole or in up to five lots, with lot one including the main house, believed to date from the 16th Century, the cottage, created from a former dairy, a steel portal framed farm building and 5.84 acres of land.

Lot two, extending to 44.47 acres, includes the free range egg unit which measures 111.7 metres by 18.6 metres. The building is of cladded steel frame construction and includes automated drinking, feeding and egg collection systems.

The arable land is divided into lots three and four. Lot three consists of a block of land totalling 41.47 acres, divided into three fields, with access fom Tumbrill Lane and High Road. 16.77 Single Payment Scheme entitlements will transfer with the land.

Lot four consists of a single field, extending to 26.29 acres, which has access directly from the A143. 10.76 Single Payment Scheme entitlements will transfer with this sale.

The marshland, totalling 6.75 acres, makes up lot five, with 2.68 Single Payment Scheme entitlements transferring with the sale.

The purchaser(s) of lots three, four and five will be required to take on the relevant Entry Level and Higher Level stewardship scheme options.



Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Fears were raised over the impact the strikes would have on A&E departments.

Strike action by thousands of junior doctors has been suspended so talks can continue, the Government and the British Medical Association (BMA) have announced.

Daniel Compton with daughter Evie

The parents of baby Evie Compton have spoken of their heartache after revealing it is unlikely she will be allowed to fly home to Ipswich for Christmas.

Michael Leaberry

Police are appealing for help to find a missing man believed to have links to Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk and north Wales.

Matt Bunn joined the Ipswich Round Table's annual Rudolph Run.

The festive lights have been switched on in the middle of Ipswich and – before we know it – Rudolph and Father Christmas will be spreading their magic around town.

Don't feed the ducks this winter

People are being urged not to feed left over bread to the ducks in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park.

Ipswich Crown Court.

A Suffolk parish council clerk who carried out a £16,000 fraud by over-ordering stationery items and selling them on the internet has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send her straight to prison.

A parade of puppets, live bands, fireworks and a packed Angel Hill, Abbey Gardens and town centre - the annual Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

Tens of thousands of people swarmed to west Suffolk this weekend for what organisers expect to have been a record breaking Christmas Fayre.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder

Property search

e.g. Oxford or NW3
Powered by Zoopla

Digital Edition

Read the East Anglian Daily Times e-edition today E-edition

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24