Outstanding commercial farm with significant diversified income and development potential. Extending in all to 1,199.82 acres(485.57 ha) the predominantly arable land isserved by a well located farmstead, comprising the agricultural and commercial buildings, principal house and 2 further cottages. There is a further residential dwelling in the village of Weasenham St Peter.
Manor Farm, Weasenham sits between the settlements of Weasenham St Peter and South Raynham in West Norfolk. The town of Fakenham is around 7 miles to the North-East, whilst the county city of Norwich is within 30 miles to the East. The property sits conveniently in relation to the A1065 trunk road which runs links Fakenham to Swaffham, where the A47 arterial road across Norfolk gives excellent access to the regional and national road network via Cambridge. London Kings Cross can be reached in around 1 hour and 23 minutes from Downham Market, which is around 20 miles from the property. London Liverpool Street can be reached in 1 hour and 44 minutes from Norwich, which is also served by an international airport.
Manor Farm, Weasenham represents the opportunity to acquire an extensive commercial arable farm in a well accessed though unspoilt part of West Norfolk. Extending in all to 1,199.82 acres (485.57 hectares) the predominantly arable land is served by a well located farmstead, comprising the agricultural and commercial buildings, principal house and two further cottages. There is a further residential dwelling in the village of Weasenham St Peter.
The arable area extends to 1,100 acres (445 hectares) farmed in a high yielding combinable rotation including wheat, barley, oilseed rape, sugar beet and beans. There are a further 44.15
acres (17.87 hectares) of permanent pasture whilst the mature, attractive woodland parcels provide amenity and sporting interest to the undulating topography, particularly within Lot 1.
The holdings are located in West Norfolk between the villages of Weasenham St Peter and South Raynham, either side of the A1065 which links Fakenham, to the North East, and Swaffham, to the South. All of the working areas benefit from good access to the public highway, either directly or via the well maintained internal network of tracks.
The Agricultural Land Classification of England and Wales shows the land as being predominantly Grade 3, with some Grade 2 soils. The land at Manor Farm, Weasenham (Lot 1) is characterised by soils of the Barrow Series, being deep well drained coarse loams over clayey and sandy soils. The Land at South Raynham (Lot 2) generally comprises more bodied soils of the Burlingham and Beccles series, being deep coarse and fine loamy soils over denser sub-soils. The diversity of soil types provides scope for a balanced rotation, particularly in years of variable rainfall.
The farmstead at Manor Farm provides general purpose and grain storage facilities for around 3,550 tonnes, of which
2,000 tonnes is on-floor and 2,050 tonnes in four adjacent silos.
Manor Farm, Weasenham consistently delivers first rate yields as part of the established rotation, notably of winter wheat in
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