One of the first auctions of the New Year yielded an excellent result for the vendor of a 27ac Co Cork farm.
SWS Property Services was guiding the property at Roscarbery, Co Cork at €350-400,000. It sold on the day for €485,000.
According to selling agent, John Hodnett, about 15ac were of good pastural quality while the other 13ac are in need of some care and attention. Few details about the purchaser are known, but it is understood that he comes from the area and is a farmer.