Prime tillage land near a historic home in Kildare
Published 10/06/2015 | 02:30
A 92ac farm surrounding a historic house on the market outside Athy, Co Kildare has been described as some of the best agricultural land in the country.
The holding at Bert Demesne comes to auction with a guide price of €12,000/ac, and surrounds the historic Bert House with the land laid out at both sides of the existing avenue.
Situated at Bert Cross on the R417 the property is 3km from Athy and 16km from Monasterevin.
Adjoining the River Barrow to the west the place is all in one block with extensive dual road frontage. The farm has natural boundaries throughout and has been in arable use for the last number of years.
According to Paddy Jordan of selling agents Jordan Auctioneers, this is some of the best land in Co Kildare and suitable for tillage or grazing.
"There is no waste whatsoever on it and it is noted for its continual high yields of cereals," he said. At €12,000/ac the price reflects what is being paid for good tillage ground throughout the south east.
Classified under the Fontstown Series in the survey of soils of Co Kildare the holding is likely to generate strong interest levels in this thriving tillage area.