Established 1885


Kivells have been at the heart of the farming community in Devon and Cornwall since 1885. We know the local markets intimately.

Kivells lead the way in providing reliable professional advice on rural matters. We have unrivaled contact with the rural community via our network of offices and four agri-business centres and livestock markets.

Farm and Land Agency

Kivells deal with the sale of large estates through to pony paddocks. We can advise you on the value of your property, possible methods of sale, and provide a comprehensive marketing plan.

Our experienced team of Farm Agents are members or fellows of the RICS and fellows of the CAAV.

We are strategically positioned geographically to cover the whole of the Westcountry and we're linked via our in-house software so as we are able to offer a comprehensive service.

  • Personal and confidential service
  • Experiended team of Farm Agents
  • Extensive internet coverage
  • National, regional and local advertising
  • Tailor made marketing plan
  • Extensive database of prospective purchasers
  • Network of contacts within the Rural Professional community
  • Network of contacts within the farming community
  • Added value with advice on Tax, Planing and BPS given

We would be delighted to provide you with a no obligation market appraisal. 


Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Claims
Kivells have a wealth of experience dealing with compensation claims for work undertaken by South West Water, Gas Providers, Western Power Distribution and British Telecom.  We also undertake claims in connection with new road schemes and other public works.
Countryside Stewardship
The Kivells Team of Rural Professionals can provide you with advice in relation to the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme and help you with the application process.
Basic Payment Scheme
The Kivells Rural Professional Team can assist you with the completion of annual claim forms and transfers of land and Entitlements. We can also provide general advice in relation to Basic Payment Scheme mapping and other queries related to BPS and Entitlement Trading.
Landlord and Tenant
Kivells can be of assistance to both landlords and tenants with regard to end of tenancy claims, rent reviews and all other matters arising from tenancy agreements. We can also prepare new Farm Business Tenancy Agreements, Grazing Licences and Contract Farming Agreements.
Rural Planning
The Kivells Rural Professional Team can help with submitting planning applications for new dwellings, new farm buildings, and equestrian facilities. We can also assist with Change of Use applications, Certificates of Lawfulness and offer general advice in relation to planning and diversification opportunities on your property, including Permitted Development Rights.
Rural Property Management
Kivells offer a comprehensive management service for all types of rural property including estates, farms, bare land and farm buildings, whether they are let or in-hand.
The Rural Professional Team can offer advice in relation to renewable projects including negotiation of heads of terms for options and leases.
The Kivells Team have much experience with valuations of all types of rural property, from country estates to bare land, and for a variety of different purposes, including loan security, Tax, dispute resolution and stock taking purposes.
If you would like a quotation for any of the services mentioned above or if you have any other queries then please do not hesitate to contact us.