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***Open Morning – Cottages at Newland Court***

Lots 3 and 4 of Newland Court make a wonderful opportunity to purchase a delightful pair of traditional brick semi-detached cottages.   The cottages are known as 214 Worcester Road (Lot 3) and 215 Worcester Road (Lot 4) and are available either separately or as a pair. Each cottage provides two bedrooms with almost identical… Read More

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by

Land for sale at Blacksmiths Lane, South Littleton

An attractive block of Grade 3 agricultural land extending to approximately 22.28 acres (9.02 ha) comprised of a number of parcels of permanent pasture. The land is bordered by mature hedgerow boundaries and partly by the Honeybourne/Littleton brook. The land includes a small pond and one field of ridge and furrow land. It is ideally… Read More

Posted on April 19th, 2017 by

Welsh Farm Business Grant Now Available

The Welsh Government and Rural Development Programme has allocated £40m to a new Welsh Farm Business Grant. This is designed to help farmers reduce their carbon emissions, improve their resilience and competitiveness. £3,000 – £12,000 is available per farm business at a 40% grant rate over a four-year period. The first application period is to… Read More

Posted on April 6th, 2017 by

Farm for Sale – Newland Court, Newland, Malvern

Newland Court

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer for sale Newland Court an 157 acre farm with 10 bedroom principle dwelling, a pair of cottages and an extensive range of modern and traditional buildings. Positioned in a well located yet rural setting with far reaching views to the Malvern Hills, Newland Court provides a rare opportunity to… Read More

Posted on March 28th, 2017 by

Can I prevent a new footpath being created?

Footpaths and rights of way

A footpath or other Right of Way can be created as the general public see land as a free for all and take it upon themselves to wander as they wish. Landowners should forward think to prevent rights of way from being created without their permission. If the route of a permissive path is used… Read More

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by

Racing Yard to let near Upton upon Severn

Racing Yard at Upton

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer for rent a  racing or pre-training yard near Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire. Converted in 2015 Holdfast Stables provides a comprehensive training yard. The stabling includes 12 no. 12′ x 12′ boxes and 8 no. 12′ x 15′ boxes. A former clear span cattle yard provides the indoor schooling arena… Read More

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by

Countryside Stewardship Now Open

    The 2017 Countryside Stewardship application window for Mid-Tier and Higher Tier are now open.   Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship offers 5 year agreements for environmental improvements in the wider countryside, such as reducing diffuse water pollution or improving the environment for birds, pollinators and farm wildlife.  Mid-Tier application packs must be requested no later than 31st… Read More

Posted on March 13th, 2017 by

Business Rates – are you paying too much?

Stables are subject to business rates

It is often assumed that business rates are only chargeable against property which is run as part of a business, however this is not necessarily the case. Any non-domestic property that falls outside of your residential curtilage may be subject to Non-Domestic rates. As from the 1st April 2017, the new rates released by the… Read More

Posted on March 13th, 2017 by

Successful Agricultural Grant Workshop

Grant workshop success

On Thursday 23rd February Carver Knowles hosted a very successful agricultural grant workshop, attended by farmers from Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. Carver Knowles have been involved with a range of successful grant applications from precision farming equipment to tourist centres.   The afternoon focused on two agricultural grants which are currently available; Growth Development Programme and… Read More

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by

Uncertain times ahead – de-risk your farm business

Preserve your farm business in uncertain times

We are currently in one of the most uncertain times for British agriculture that has been seen for well over 20 years. Every sector has had its difficulties in the past but the entire economy will be significantly affected with the global changes taking place. In 2017 alone Trump has become president, Article 50 will… Read More

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by

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