Keen demand expected for farmland

AGENT Lacy Scott & Knight is marketing two farms in west Suffolk.

One sale involves 56 acres of productive arable land at Bradfield St George, near Bury St Edmunds, which also includes a detached cottage, let on a statutory tenancy of about 40 years, and a range of modern farmbuildings.

It is being offered for sale as a whole or in up to four lots with guide prices totalling �580,000.

Further south, the firm is acting jointly with Robinson & Hall of Ipswich in the sale of the land at Hill Farm, Glemsford.

The farm forms a single block of bare land totalling around 241 acres, with the main fields in arable production. There is also a strip of low-lying grass and amenity land running round to border the River Glem, and part of the land has been in set aside for several years.


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The farm is offered for sale as a whole or in up to four lots with price guides totalling �1.3mllion.

Rowland Beaney of Lacy Scott & Knight said: “Suffolk farmland has been making record prices in 2010. There has been a keen demand for farms and blocks of arable land throughout the county with purchasers encouraged by the recent rise in produce prices.”

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