Productive arable and pasture land for sale at Twywell, Northamptonshire

Published June 28th, 2016

A substantial block of productive and well maintained mixed farmland has come on the market in Northamptonshire with Berrys.

The 299.71 acres (121ha) of land at Manor Farm, Twywell is offered for sale as a whole or in four lots with a total guide price of £2,320,000.

The land surrounds the picturesque and historic village of Twywell  and is classified as Grade 3 on The Agricultural Land Classification Series. Soil are Hanslope, Moreton and Banbury, described as permeable well drained calcareous clayey soils over limestone.

“We are expecting a great deal of interest in this excellent block of land,” said Robert Bloomfield of Berrys at Kettering.

“The land has been well farmed with the principle cropping rotation being winter wheat, oil seed rape and beans.”

Land at Twywell for sale with Berrys

Land at Twywell for sale with Berrys

Lot 1:   Mixed block of predominantly productive arable land with some permanent pasture, in all approximately 186.38 acres

Lot 2:   Fenced well-established permanent pasture/arable land approximately 70.22 acres

Lot 3:   Traditional permanent pasture approximately 16.48 acres

Lot 4:   Parcel of productive arable land approximately 26.61 acres

The land is registered with the Rural Land Register for the Basic Payment Scheme and tenants farming the land have claimed on all the available Entitlements for 2016 and they will retain the payment for this claim year. Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements as far as they are owned belong to the outgoing tenants and will not be transfered with the land but may be available by separate negotiation.

The property is offered for sale by private treaty and  the vendor will retain a 50 per cent share of any increase in value released by any non-agricultural/equine planning consent on any part of any of the property for a period of 10 years from the date of completion.

The land can be viewed by prior arrangement by contacting the selling agents on 01536 412464. You can download the particulars at

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More about Robert Bloomfield

Chartered Surveyor
Tel: 01536 532393
Mobile: 07747 625716

Robert, who comes from a farming background joined Berrys having previously worked at Smiths Gore, Peterborough, as an asset and estate manager servicing large charitable clients.

On graduating from Harper Adams University College after studying Rural Enterprise and Land Management Robert trained with a local firm of agricultural surveyors in Market Harborough and became a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2009.

Robert specialises in estate management, farm agency, general rural professional matters and planning and is a RICS registered valuer.