Working farms for sale
From 618-acre estate Spain, to a 17th-century farmhouse in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, eight of the best working farms for sale now.
Ballavair Farm, Bride, Isle of Man. A refurbished, traditional farmhouse and range of outbuildings overlooking Ramsey Bay. The farm comes with a pedigree Galloway herd and stock-proof fenced fields. 5 beds, 4 baths, 3 recep, 205.15 acres of pasture, 4.57 acres of woods, 0.54 miles of coastline, 212.39 acres. £2.6m Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.
Broadlees Farm, Glasgow. A traditional farmhouse with a range of farm buildings formerly used for beef cattle and 125 acres of pasture bisected by the River Earn. The house has open fireplaces, a fitted kitchen and a one-bed annexe. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, garden room, utility, billiard room. £1.3m+ Savills 0141-222 5875.
Holme Rose, Croy, Inverness. An estate with an 18th-century, Grade A-listed farmhouse, five cottages, a range of outbuildings and 194 acres of farmland. It offers deer stalking and salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Nairn. 8 beds, 4 baths, 3 main receps, 4-bed and 2-bed flat, C-listed walled garden, 185.42 acres grass leys, 149.02 acres woodland, 8.27 acres rough grazing, 357.97 acres. £2.35m+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.
Masson Lees Farm, Matlock, Derbyshire. A refurbished, traditional four-bedroom farmhouse in open countryside one mile from Matlock. It comes with a two-bedroom cottage, a range of farm buildings, three undeveloped barns, stables for ten horses, two manges and 26 acres of reconditioned pasture. It has a newly fitted kitchen and a cut-stone fireplace with a multi-fuel burner in the living room. £1m+ Fine & Country 01332-973888.
Horsethief Basin and MorDo Ranch, Montana and Arizona, USA. Two ranches are included in this sale. Horsethief Basin is a 7,000-acre black Angus cattle ranch in Montana with an 1880s log cabin and two guest houses. It comes with an estate manager and agricultural machinery. MorDo is a 100-acre ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona, with a main house, two guest houses and equestrian facilities. $50m Christie's International Real Estate +1 480 991 2050.
Dell Farm, Painswick, Gloucestershire. A refurbished, 17th-century farmhouse in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with 103.77 acres of meadow pasture, fenced fields, a spring-fed pond and a stream. The house has stone-mullioned windows, flagstone floors, open fireplaces and gardens landscaped by a Chelsea RHS Gold Winner. 5 bed, 4 baths, 3 receps, 2-bed cottage, barn with offices and 2-bed flat, stables, mange. £2.995m Strutt & Parker 01285-653101.
Pertwood Manor Farm, Hindon, Wiltshire. An arable estate with a mid-18th century, Grade II-listed farmhouse and 599 acres of commercial arable land, pasture and pockets of woodland set in undulating countryside that provides a challenging private shoot. The house has seven bedrooms, sash windows, an open fireplace and a farmhouse kitchen with an Aga. It comes with five additional houses and cottages, a flat and a range of farm buildings, 772 acres. £12m Savills 01722-426 839.
Salinas, Alicante, Spain. A 618-acre estate with an original finca, a four-bedroom house and a range of farm buildings. It has hunting licences for boar, partridge and rabbit, 308 acres of olive and almond trees and 4,000 vines, producing an annual income of €70,000-€100,000. €3.5m Investabroad Properties 0121-616 5108.