Lot 6: The Barlings Estate

Barlings, Lincoln, LN3 5DG
£4,600,000   Guide price (£4,600,000 )


The principal block of farmland comprising arable land, woodland and a substantial irrigation reservoir with a lakeside log cabin


The Barlings Estate is situated in rural countryside within the county of Lincolnshire at the gateway to the Wolds. Lincolnshire is predominantly agricultural in land use, and is known for growing a wide variety of high quality crops which include: wheat, barley, sugar beet, oil seed rape, potatoes, cabbage, parsnips and onions.

The Estate is situated about 9 miles from the Cathedral City of Lincoln with several quaint rural villages nearby. Lincoln is an important tourist destination and major landmarks include Lincoln Cathedral, a famous example of Gothic architecture, Lincoln Castle and the Medieval Bishop's Palace. It is also home to The University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University and several outstanding primary and secondary schools. In addition to the historical landmarks, Lincoln has a full range of amenities including shops and leisure facilities, that would be expected of a county city, which service the rural areas surrounding the city. Racing can be found at the nearby renowned Market Rasen Racecourse. The well respected Minster and St Mary's private schools are also situated in Lincoln. The Lincoln A46 bypass offers access to the A1 road network as well as direct access to Newark, where from Newark Northgate Station there is a fast rail link to London (Kings Cross from 80 minutes).

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Further Information

The principal block of land, situated to the south of Langworth and the west of Barlings Lane, comprises arable land, woodland and a substantial irrigation reservoir with a lakeside Log Cabin.

The arable land extends to 436.71 acres (176.73 hectares). The fields are predominantly large, making them suitable for modern farming practice, and are serviced by well maintained tracks. The arable land also benefits from an irrigation ring main.
The land is classified as Grade 2/3. The Soil Survey of England and Wales describes most of the land as coming under the Ragdale series, being described as chalky till which is slowly permeable calcareous clayey soils suitable for winter cereals and vegetables. The land to the east along Barlings Lane comes under the Ruskington series, being described as deep permeable calcareous coarse and fine loamy and sandy soils suitable for cereals, sugar beet, potatoes and some field vegetables.

There is large parcel of woodland, known as Barlings Park Wood, situated at the southern end of the Lot. The land is interspersed with a number of other blocks of woodland that have been planted under a Woodland Grant Scheme. These areas
would complement a future shoot on the property.

The Lake and Log Cabin are situated in the heart of the land. The lake comprises 9.04 acres of water, originally constructed as an irrigation reservoir, and benefits from a winter abstraction licence for 90,900 cubic metres. The lake benefits from a jetty to launch and recover recreational craft.

The Log Cabin is located on the edge of the water, with wooden decking stretching out over the lake. Leading straight off the decking you enter the large covered veranda with exterior heating, following on you enter the cabin which benefits from open plan living. The fully equipped, bespoke Clive Christian Kitchen benefits from all modern kitchen appliances. To the side of the Log Cabin is a separate changing room with shower and fitted storage units. The Log Cabin also has a separate WC.


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