In these changing times it is reassuring to know that some things never change. Take the values and approach of Walter’s Rural. The company is an established Lincolnshire practice and since it opened for business more than 17 years ago, the team have placed their clients’ needs and best interests at the heart of everything they do.

You can trust Walter’s Rural to give you honest, reliable, professional advice. The team are members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. Walter’s Rural is also an Ordnance Survey Premier Partner providing a comprehensive range of mapping services.

Ray Phillips, Land Agent handles all sales purchases and professional matters and is supported by Vicky Phillips who specialises in Property Management BPS and farm bookkeeping. They know first hand the issues, concerns and needs of farms and rural business. Supported by Ed Walter, a consultant to the business with over 30 years’ property experience, Walter’s Rural provides expert advice and services across a wide range of areas.

Call us today on 01522 696 496.


Walter’s Rural provides expert advice and services across a wide range of areas.

Thinking of selling some or all of your property or land? Walter’s Rural can help you realise the best price possible. From valuation by a RICS Registered Valuer and marketing through to negotiations, conveyancing and completion, even producing valuations in accordance with The Red Book Walter’s Rural and Walter’s Property Marketing can help.
As the European Union’s biggest rural payments scheme, claiming the Basic Payment Scheme can be a daunting and time-consuming task. What’s more, making a mistake could be extremely costly. Walter’s Rural will not only ensure your forms are completed correctly and returned on time but also use their wealth of experience to help you claim the maximum subsidies possible. The team can also help you prepare in the event of an inspection.
If you’re looking to let a property or seeking your ideal country home, Walter’s Rural can help.
In recent years there’s been a dramatic rise in the number of people with countryside property who’ve become landlords. It’s not always straightforward. Having Walter’s Rural manage your property for you removes the burden, allowing you to focus on other areas. And if you’re hunting for a new home, then the firm’s close working relationship with Walter’s, Lincolnshire’s longest established estate agents, will ensure you find your perfect place.
Walter’s Rural offers professional advice on established Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and Farm Business tenancies including negotiating with landlords and tenants and undertaking rent reviews.
If a developer, utility company, the National Grid or even Network Rail need access to your land, Walter’s Rural can minimise the disruption, ensuring that work takes place after harvest and when it’s most convenient to you. The team will also ensure that you receive the compensation you’re entitled to and that any work doesn’t impact on your Basic Payment Scheme.
Rates, insurances, subsidies and legal requirements can be draining but their essential. Water’s Rural can free you from the administrative burden. From rent collections, payments and the day to day management of rural property, engaging Walter’s Rural to work on your behalf, will give you more time to concentrate on other areas.
Great Britain’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey provides the most accurate and up to date geographic data available. Its services are relied upon by government, businesses and individuals for a wide range of uses, including planning applications, conveyancing and property development. Walter’s Rural is a premier partner to Ordnance Survey, regularly working with developers, landowners and the public as a mapping and data centre.
With little return to be found in savings, stocks, shares and other traditional investments, there’s an increasing interest in land and farms. Walter’s Rural will identify opportunities, negotiate on your behalf and manage the process for you.
Don’t leave it to your family or the tax man to sort out. Succession planning is crucial and Walter’s Rural can provide you with the advice and assistance you need to ensure that your estate is distributed as you want it to be.

Walter’s Rural have extensive knowledge of the market for the sale of development land whether it be 2 or 3 plots to 200 house developments.
To make an appointment give Vicky or Ray a call on 01522 696 496 or fill in the contact form on www.walters-rural.com.


Martin Farm, LN8 3SW


Ray Phillips FRICS FAAV

Ray is a vastly experienced and highly capable Land Agent, Auctioneer, Chartered Surveyor and Valuer. For over 30 years he has helped Lincolnshire farmers and landowners develop their rural businesses and farming operations.

With a wealth of local knowledge and an extensive network of contacts, Ray works with a wide range of clients, from private individuals through to limited companies, all of whom receive a confidential, professional service.

Vicky Phillips

Vicky comes from a farming background and uses her insight and upbringing to deliver a range of services for Walter’s Rural clients. As well her specialist area, the Basic Payment Scheme, Vicky also helps rural businesses manage their properties, accounts and paperwork. She also oversees Ordnance Survey mapping services for planning purposes.


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