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297 acres Land & Woodland Suffolk

A productive block of arable land and woodland extending to 297.16 acres (120.26 ha) set in an accessible location just south of Newmarket on the
Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border.

The land comprises three blocks of adjacent arable land and woodland with extensive road frontage to most of the parcels. The land is classified as Grade 2 on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps and is predominantly of the Hanslope soil series being deep permeable calcareous soil capable of producing good yields of combinable crops and sugar beet.

The arable land extends to 250.46 acres in total and is currently farmed on a rotation of winter wheat, oilseed rape, spring barley and sugar beet. The land is believed to have been underdrained and mole drained where necessary.

Lot 1 – 209.02 acres arable/woodland located to the north-east of the village.

The arable land is generally level and gently sloping in parts and extends to 162.32 acres. The mature broadleaf woodland is divided into two principal blocks comprising Hay Wood & Ladies Grove (27.03 acres) and Brinkley Wood (18.56 acres) with mature stands of oak, ash and sycamore. The woodlands are registered County Wildlife Sites and Areas of Ancient Woodland.

There is a further mature beech shelterbelt extending to just over 1 acre.

Lot 2 – 44.97 acres of arable land.

A single parcel of land adjoining the village. The land is gently sloping with road frontage to the north and east.

Lot 3 – 43.17 acres of arable land.

The land is divided into two parcels and is generally level with road frontage to the north.

Purchased on behalf of local landowner in the open market.