Offers wanted for ready-to-run dairy holding in heart of Co Cork
Cork, Dairy farm on 114ac, Property to be sold in lots
An exceptional standalone dairy farm capable of carrying a herd of more than 100 cows is for sale at Dunbeacon, Durrus, west Cork.
For sale by private treaty, the property is the home farm of Liam Sheeley, a farmer who paid a record €5m for a farm at Rosbercon in south Kilkenny.
The farm is within three miles of Durrus village and within striking distance of Skibbereen and Bantry.
Auctioneer Henry O'Leary has no guide price for the property but describes it as a superb farm with the best of dairy facilities.
It is laid out in well-managed divisions under young pasture. With its south-westerly aspect, it is made up of gentle sloping land that is easily worked.
"You could cut silage off every inch of it," Mr O'Leary said.
The farmyard has housing for around 200 animals in excellent wintering facilities that include a slatted cubicle shed for more than 100 cows.
Other facilities include a new swing-over-arms 20-unit milking parlour, but there is no dairy quota with the property.