A productive block of arable and pasture land with great sporting appeal within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with Hopper Hut. In all 144 acres (est) (58.27 hectares) (est) bisected by the River Teise is on the market with Lambert & Foster.
Furnace Farm is situated one mile from Lamberhurst village centre, within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Tunbridge Wells is some seven miles distant and offers a full range of amenities. Frant Railway station is located some four miles to the west and offers services to London and the coast. Furnace Farm is located approximately one mile from the A21 which links to the M25 providing connections to the national motorway network.
Farmland Furnace Farm comprises a single block of arable, pasture and woodland bisected west to east by the River Teise. The majority of the boundaries are formed by mature trees and hedgerows. The land extends in all to some 144 acres (est) (58.27 hectares) (est) which is divided approximately as follows;
- Arable 91.14 acres (36.82 hectares).
- Pasture 32.26 acres (13.05 hectares).
- Woodland and site including tracks and rivers 20.60 acres (8.33 hectares).
The farm is situated within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and northern areas of the farm have far reaching views over surrounding farmland and the Weald.
The land is classified as Grade III on the DEFRA Agricultural Land Map. Some areas of the land slope down towards the river and the land immediately adjacent to the River Teise is in Flood Zone 3. The BGS Biology Map identifies the soils as being Tunbridge Wells Sand Formation. Soilscape notes the soils as slightly acid loamy and clayey soils with impeded drainage.
A local shooting syndicate has access to part of the farm and the topography of the site creates some excellent drives across the valley. The land has been let on a Farm Business Tenancy but notice has been served to end the current arrangement after harvest 2023.
Hopper Huts & Cook House
There are a range of 6 Hopper Huts with an approximate footprint of 115 sq m (1,241.1 sq ft) located close centrally within the farm and close to the river. The hopper huts are of traditional brick construction with a pitched roof clad in corrugated composite sheeting. Opposite the Hopper Huts is a Cook House of brick construction with a pitched roof clad in corrugated composite sheeting.
GUIDE PRICE £1,200,000
The property can be viewed from the public footpaths which cross the land at any reasonable time during daylight hours. Please notify the selling agents Paddock Wood office on 01892 832325, option 3. Contact Amelia Rogers or Alan Mummery for more information