East Galway property that 'ticks all the boxes'
Published 27/05/2015 | 02:30
One of the more impressive farms to come for sale in Galway is an 80ac residential holding with extensive modern farm buildings, a period house and a guest maisonette. Located between Eyrecourt and Portumna in the east of the county the property is to be sold at public auction with a guide price of €1m.
Home to the renowned Karoola pedigree Charolais herd developed by Tony Brady over the past 20 years, the farm is described by Ger O'Toole, of selling agents DNG Ger O'Toole, as comprising top quality fattening land.
Not alone are the house and lands for sale, the Karoola herd will be sold at Elphin Mart on Saturday, May 30.
The farm is 2.5 miles from Eyrecourt, 7.5 miles from Portumna and 12.5 miles from Ballinasloe.
The roadside lands are all in pasture and were very well maintained over the years. Serviced by an internal roadway and divided into several blocks for easy management the fields have piped water, border hedging and mature boundaries.
The farmyard has an extensive array of modern buildings including two four-bay double cubicle sheds, each with a slatted tank and a three-bay haybarn with double lean-to, together with a selection of loose sheds.
The property is laid out in two natural blocks divided by a local road, with a 30ac portion surrounding the house, while across the road is 48ac section with the central roadway
At the centre of the 30ac is a cut-stone period residence that was completely and tastefully refurbished some years ago. The accommodation includes an entrance hall, two reception rooms, a country kitchen with an Aga cooker, a utility, three bedrooms (one en-suite) and a bathroom. The house has all modern conveniences including oil-fired central heating.