Rural Estates Manager / Land Agent

Beach Baker Property Recruitment
Holker Estate in South Cumbria
Competitive salary depending on experience with a 4 bedroom Estate house included.
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Land, Property
Contract Type
Estates Management, Land Surveying, Rural
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Rural Estates Manager / Land Agent

Beach Baker are delighted to be working in partnership with The Holker Group to recruit a Rural Estates Manager / Land Agent to be based on-site at Holker Estate in South Cumbria.

This role is a new and unique opportunity, to live and work in South Cumbria based on the Cartmel Peninsular. The role includes the requirement to reside in a well presented and beautifully set Estate property provided as part of the package.

The Company
Holker Estate is a busy and diverse estate, covering some 17,000 acres of beautiful countryside in England’s South Lakeland. The Estate is home to the Cavendish family for whom conservation of the historical Holker Hall, its land, property and wildlife remains imperative.

The Team
The Land and Property department run the Estate’s significant portfolio of agricultural property – including an in-hand farming enterprise, residential/ commercial property and forestry and sporting departments throughout South Cumbria. It provides advice to other profit centres such as Holker Hall and Gardens, Cartmel Racecourse, Burlington Stone and other group businesses on land and property matters as required.

The Position
This is an opportunity for a forward thinking, commercially driven Land Agent to form part of newly established, progressive and specialist Land and Property team. The role reports on day to day matters directly to the Estates Operations Director whom is responsible for the overall management of the Land and Property department.

Day to day responsibilities include dealing with agricultural tenancy matters, residential lettings and management of commercial property. Other departmental work includes managing and advising on forestry and sporting matters and coordination of wider Estate projects at tactical and operational level.

Preparation and presentation of management reports and financial reporting.

Supporting the Land and Property team and working closely with the Estates Clerk of Works to ensure that relevant employees and contractors operate with awareness to, and comply with, all Health and Safety requirements.

The Candidate
You will be MRICS qualified and have a good understanding of estate management matters, with the ability to work in a team and deliver Estate management operations as part of the wider group.

Being a member of CAAV is preferred, but not essential

The Package
Competitive salary depending on experience with a 4 bedroom Estate house included.

How to apply
If you wish to apply or would like more information, please contact Dan Cole at or 07443 880 834

All third party and direct applications will be forwarded to Beach Baker Recruitment for review. 


Beach Baker provides specialist and comprehensive recruitment services to the Real Estate industry. The work we undertake is confidential, targeted, and impactful.

Our clients are dynamic, and we reflect that in our belief in challenging the conventional ways of working. We like to solve recruitment needs quickly and we recognise the significant relationship between company’s recruitment strategies and the candidates they hire.

Beach Baker appreciates the privilege of partnering our clients as a trusted recruitment advisor. We have a passion for property and therefore building strong personal connections and business relationships over the long term is very important to us all.

Core values:

  • To provide our clients with the highest quality recruitment services delivering efficient, professional, and business minded solutions.
  • To act with integrity in all our work, placing the highest value on teamwork and partnering our clients.
  • To build a sustainable, successful firm, focused on wellbeing of our team and supporting our local communities.

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