The Model Estate is a notional agricultural estate created by Carter Jonas in 2010. The estate comprises 3,168 acres located within the geographical triangle bounded by the M4, M40 and M5 motorways.

The Model Estate was created to enable us to compare the performance of agricultural land against other asset classes.  Each year we analyse the Estate's data and make strategic recommendations based on market conditions, similar to the process undertaken by Carter Jonas for estates under our management.

Download the full 2018 report

Model Estate 2018 In 2018 we carried out a strategic review of the Model Estate to ensure we were maximising value from its varied portfolio.

For more information on Estate Management and strategic reviews, please contact Tom Fawcett.


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Tim Jones
Partner, Head of Rural
01223 346609 Email me About Tim
Charles Hardcastle
Partner, Infrastructures
0113 203 1091 Email me About Charles
Tom Fawcett
Consultant, Rural
01423 707806 Email me About Tom
Charles is a Chartered Surveyor, RICS Registered Valuer and Head of the firm's Energy Team. He provides specialist advice on all manner of energy projects and associated infrastructure including: renewables, conventional oil and gas, shale gas, peak power generation and energy storage.Charles specifically advises landowners and developers on land referencing, site suitability, feasibility, technology selection and project delivery. He has specific expertise in site brokerage and negotiating option and lease, wayleave and access arrangements over sites for both landowners and developers. Charles also provides valuation and due diligence advice for secured lending, investment and agency purposes for renewable projects. Charles also advises private and institutional clients on all aspects of strategic rural, infrastructure and marine asset management.
Tom is a Partner advising private and institutional clients on all aspects of rural property management specialising in strategic planning in respect of development, succession planning, purchases and sales, and estate reorganisation. Tom runs his own farm and is passionate about all country pursuits.


Our farm and estate management teams draw on our multi-disciplinary business to deliver a wide range of services to ensure maximum returns on clients’ assets.

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