Land For Sale

Glebe Farm & Littlecourt Yard, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, Towcester, Northamptonshire

Guide price £6,245,000 Sold

A rarely available complete arable farm with additional historic courtyard and dwellings in a desirable rural location. In all 458.48 acres (185.54 ha). For Sale as a Whole or in Lots.

  • Glebe Farm is being offered for sale as a whole or in 5 lots.
  • Lot 1: Glebe Farmhouse, buildings and 277 acres or arable, pasture and woodland.
  • Lot 2: Littlecourt Yard and 9.1 acres of pastureland.
  • Lot 3: Englebrook Cottage.
  • Lot 4: 160 acres of arable and woodland.
  • Lot 5: Barn for conversion and 10.9 acres.

Farthingstone is a charming small rural village in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside. Village facilities include St Marys Church, Baptist Chapel, village hall and a popular local pub, The Kings Arms. Local primary schooling is available in nearby Blakesley and secondary schooling at Sponne School in Towcester, with a school bus service serving the village. Private schooling is available at Bilton Grange, Rugby, Spratton, Winchester House, Beachborough, Stowe, Bloxham and Warwick.

Local shops are available at Weedon and Blakesley and other services are available at nearby Towcester and Daventry. There is a golf course to the north of the village and a popular village cricket team amongst a number of clubs.

The village is well located with good road and rail facilities, via the M1 Junction 16, circa 6 miles to the east; and the M40 approximately 14 miles away at Banbury and mainline stations at Milton Keynes and Northampton.


Glebe Farm offers an excellent opportunity for farmers, investors and lifestyle purchasers alike. The property is ideally located in the South Northamptonshire countryside, yet easily accessible and offers purchasers the rarely available opportunity to acquire a complete farm with principal dwelling, stunning historic courtyard offering further dwellings, a traditional cottage, range of modern farm buildings, together with a proposed Q class residential consent. The land is predominantly arable with two woodlands with high level of amenity and an area of pasture close to the main farmstead and on the southern part of the farm.

Glebe Farm – Lot 1:

A four bedroom family house, with gardens and wooded copse. A range of modern farm buildings. A ring fenced block of mainly arable land with charming woodland. In all about 112.44 hectares (277.85 acres)

Littlecourt Yard – Lot 2:

Arts and Crafts style purpose built stable and motor yard designed by Walter Cave
Incorporating Littlecourt Mews, Grooms Flat and Stable Cottage. Original stables and loose boxes
Manège, wooded area, pastureland. In all about 3.68 hectares (9.1 acres)

Englebrook Cottage – Lot 3:

Charming semi-detached cottage.
Parking, garage, and gardens to the front and rear. In all about 0.04 hectares (0.09 acres)

Land to the west of Maidford Road – Lot 4:

Block of productive arable land with good road frontage. Amenity woodland. In all about 64.97 hectares (160.55 acres)

Feeder barn and land – Lot 5:

Modern general purpose barn with application made for Q Class residential permission. Arable/pasture land. In all about 4.42 hectares (10.93 acres)

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