Bere Heath Estate
237.39 to 1,725.68 Ac(96.07 to 698.36 Ha)
Guide price £2,000,000 -​ £15,000,000

The Bere Heath EstateBere Regis, Dorset, BH20 7NS

  • Available in lots

Key features

  • Agricultural Holdings comprising of three Agricultural Holding Act (AHA) Tenancies, three Farm Business Tenancies (FBT's) and various grazing agreements
  • Seven farmhouses, 11 cottages, and six farmsteads
  • 323 acres of woodland let on a long lease
  • Leisure & Recreational assets let on commercial leases
  • Range of development opportunities (subject to planning)
  • Total estate income in excess of £340,000 per annum
  • Available as a whole or in 3 lots

A significant mixed rural portfolio including equipped farms, water-cress beds, residential dwellings, commercial property, development opportunities and productive agricultural land.

About this property

  • The Estate is a diversified farming estate which includes a portfolio of 18 residential properties, six farmsteads and a range of leisure assets generating in excess of £320,000 per annum.

    The 1,725.68 acres (698 ha) includes six equipped holdings that are currently let on a mixture of long and short term farm tenancies, including 323 acres of woodland that is let to the Forestry Commission on a long lease.

    There is a portfolio of 18 residential properties across the Estate, 16 of which are under various farm tenancies, short term tenancies and a Rent Act tenancy. The leisure properties are let on commercial agreements and include a farm shop, a private members gliding club and a popular camping and caravan park with associated wedding venue.

    The Estate is available as a whole, or in 3 principal lots as detailed below:

    Lot 1. A mixed portfolio of farms and let property on short term tenancy agreements, together with working water cress beds, a portfolio of residential property and village allotments. About 701 acres.

    Lot 2. A portfolio of agricultural investments, some with development potential, mainly on long term tenancies. About 786 acres.

    Lot 3. Leisure and recreational properties including Dorset Gliding Club, Longthorns Holiday Park and wedding venue, and a farmhouse let on an AST. About 237 acres

    EPCs = E - G

    Please download the brochure for further information.

The Bere Heath Estate is an exceptional agricultural portfolio and presents a rare opportunity to purchase an Estate of this scale and diversity in the South of England.

George SyrettProperty agent

Local information

  • The Bere Heath Estate lies in an accessible location within the Purbeck district of South Dorset in easy reach of Wareham, Dorchester, Blandford, Poole and Bournemouth. With the majority of the Estate straddling the Bere Stream Valley and the River Piddle Valley, the Estate stretches south from the A35 at Bere Regis towards Wareham and the highly sought after villages of Wool and Stokeford.
  • This is a popular part of South Dorset with good accessibility to the Jurassic Coast, boasting an array of attractive landscape features including popular tourist attractions; Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle.
  • Mainline rail access to London Waterloo is via Wool train station, approximately 1.5 miles from the Estate and the journey time takes approximately 2.5 hours. The closest airport is Bournemouth which is about 25 miles east from the Estate. Southampton Airport is approximately 50 miles east from the Estate.