Farm Ireland

Sunday 23 October 2016

Prime dairy opportunity in the west

Jim O'Brien

Published 03/06/2015 | 02:30

A fully equipped 50ac dairy farm at Tample and Cashel near Charlestown Co Mayo is on the private treaty market with a guide price of €350,000.

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About 33ac of the holding are located in the townland of Tample and come with extensive and comprehensive farm buildings.

These include slatted accommodation for 45 cows, a modern six-unit milking parlour and a 350 gallon direct expansion tank.

The facilities also include cubicles with cow mats, a suspended feeding passage and slurry storage with 147,000 gallon capacity.

Among the range of other buildings on the farm is a walled two-bay hayshed with lean-to, an enclosed three-bay shed and a lean-to with six loose boxes and an overhead loft.

There is an extensive covered yard with excellent cattle handling facilities.

The lands are described by Paddy Flynn of selling agents Galway Real Estate as made up of good quality, well fenced ground serviced by mains electricity and piped mains water with a natural water supply provided by a river that runs through the property.

A parcel of 17ac at Cashel, Charlestown is divided by the road giving excellent road frontage and leaving approximately 8ac of good quality land at one side and 9ac of lesser quality land at the other side of the road.

The property would make an excellent add on for a farmer developing a dairy operation or as start up farm. It can be bought in lots or as an entire.

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