1986 FARMING

 Equipment includes a J.C.B. loader, 1 
 large combine, 1 large round & 1      
 square bailer. Staff on the farm      
 consists of manager, dairyman, 3      
 tractor drivers, 1 Youth Training     
 Scheme boy. Farm manager's children go
 to school in Cranborne & Wimborne St. 
 Giles. Wife is member of P.C.C. &     
 governor of children's school. Farm   
 cottage available for holiday letting.
 Farm manager lives in modern          
 bungalow.Other buildings comprise     
 dairy calf shed, covered cattle yard  
 for winter. The old Farmhouse will    
 open shortly as a small 7 bedroom     
 hotel. Is owned by couple with 2 adult
 children who will run the hotel.      
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

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