Offaly farm 'with excellent arable land' for sale by public auction this week

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Matt Dunne selling Geashill farm at public auction

A view of some of the land at Ballykean

A farm at Ballykean, Geashill comprising of 55-acres of excellent arable land and a derelict cottage is going under the hammer at a Public Auction this week with a guide price of €550,000.

Matt Dunne Auctioneer is bringing this farm to auction in The Heritage Hotel, Killenard, Portarlington, on Thursday, June 27 at 3pm.

Two of the fields were reseeded last year and the rest is in permanent pasture. The land has extensive road frontage (ideal for once off housing subject to PP), well sheltered and well fenced. ESB and mains water throughout the farm. To the side of the front field is a laneway leading to a haggard and derelict house. Mains water and mains electricity are connected.

The vendors are willing to consider any sub division of the lands and one option already considered is: Lot 1 The front portion of the farm containing 37acres/15hectares plus Haggard with Derelict Residence. Lot 2 Comprising of the three fields at the rear containing c18acres/7.10hectares.

The lands are all in good heart, well sheltered and noted for their rich limestone soils with 'excellent fattening attributes'.

The farm is being offered for sale in one or more lots with a guide price of €10,000 per acre or a total of €550,000.

For more details on the property, CLICK HERE