An exquisite block of semi ancient woodland, arable land and permanent pasture with potential for natural capital purposes or woodland management schemes | About 158 acres

Located in an attractive, undulating position in North Hampshire the land and woodland at Chenol Farm is very well located and provides an excellent mix of arable land, permanent pasture and woodland comprising of mixed broadleaf and semi-ancient woodlands. The farm provides an opportunity to carry on farming as is but also holds huge potential for natural capital purposes, woodland management schemes or planting and also increase the environmental and bio-diversity aspects.

The land lies to the north east of Kingsclere and adjacent to the B3051 which comprises arable land, semi-ancient woodland and permanent pasture.

The arable land totals approximately 79 acres and is currently let on a Contract Farming Agreement (CFA) and utilised for herb production incorporating chamomile, peppermint and coriander plants with areas of maize. The land is gently undulating and classified as Grade 3 with base-rich loamy clay soil.

Permanent pasture, totalling approximately 8 acres is interspersed across the land with three main enclosures located centrally between New Barn Copse and Folly Copse. The woodland totals approximately 69 acres and comprises semi-ancient woodland and has been well managed by the current owner, a timber building known as the ‘foresters hut’ is located within this block of woodland. There are three main access points, all taken from the B3051 which runs adjacent to the eastern boundary of the land.


General Method of sale: Land and Woodland at Chenol Farm is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty. At the time of writing the arable land is subject to a contract farming agreement through to 15th September 2023.

Services: It is understood that areas of the land is connected to a mains water supply.

Wayleaves, easements and rights of way: The land is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including; rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.

There are public footpaths crossing over parts of the land and woodland. Further details are available from the vendor’s agent.

Basic Payment: The entitlements to the Basic Payment are included in the sale.

Woodland Management Plan: An area of land is subject to a woodland replanting scheme. Further details are available from the vendors agent.

Sporting, timber and mineral rights: All sporting timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale, in so far as they are owned.

Local authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (01256 844844).

Covenants and/or restrictions: There are restrictions/covenants listed on the Land Registry Title deed, details of which will be made available by the vendors solicitors on request.

VAT: Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property, or any part of it, or any right attached to it, becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition. Health and safety: Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings and machinery.

Solicitors: Farrer & Co LLP, 66 Lincolns Inn Fields, London WC20 3LH

Postcode: RG19 8BL

Guide Price: £1,400,000.

This property has 157.68 acres of land.


Situated on the outskirts of Kingsclere in north Hampshire, 8 miles to the north west of Basingstoke and 8 miles south east of the popular market town of Newbury.


From Reading take the A4155 South towards Calcot, after roughly 2.4 miles take the left hand turning for Burghfield Road. After 2.4 miles continue onto Reading road for a further 1.5 miles. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit and stay on Reading Road, keep following reading road until you reach Aldermaston Road/A340, turn left onto Aldermaston Road for roughly half a mile. At the next roundabout take the second exit onto the B3051 follow this road for four miles Chenol Farm will then be on your right.

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Knowl Hill, Kingsclere Newbury Berkshire RG26

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