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The Bolitho Estates - West Cornwall - Land Agent

Job Description:

Offering a rare opportunity to work in a beautiful part of West Cornwall, The Bolitho Estates are recruiting for a new Land Agent to work out of the Estate Office outside Penzance.

The successful applicant will be responsible for running the 7,000ac traditional rural Estate in West Cornwall, privately owned by the Bolitho Family.

There are a small number of managed in hand properties, however the majority of properties are let and comprise of agricultural, residential, commercial and sundry lettings with an excellent cloud-based estate terrier. The successful candidate will be able to exercise their negotiation skills in a wide variety of land dealings and lead on the development of both land and property within the Estates. They will also advise the Estate Owners on strategic property planning, and explore new opportunities with renewables, diversification, development of the Estates being greatly encouraged.

The Estate has an in-house buildings team headed up by the Buildings Manager, who together with the energetic and friendly team in the Estate Office run the day-to-day management of the Estates, all reporting directly to the Land Agent.

Qualities Sought in the Successful Candidate. The successful candidate will:

  • Ideally be MRICS/FAAV with experience in managing rural properties
  • Be highly motivated and able to work hard with minimal supervision.
  • Be numerate and computer literate.
  • Possess excellent communications skills.
  • Have a full driving licence

Terms of Employment.

  • The job is full time, or could be part time (3 to 4 days a week) for the right candidate
  • A competitive salary dependent on experience is offered
  • A pension, the cycle to work scheme, and Employer Assistance Programme are all paid/offered
  • A house could be available for rent if required.

Job Description and Applying For the full job description please contact

To apply, please send in your Covering Letter and CV to or The Estate Office, Chyandour, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 3LW by the 28th June 2024.

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