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Tuesday 6 December 2016

Sea views up for grabs at Gorey

Jim O'Brien

Published 19/07/2011 | 05:00

A fine piece of Wexford farmland overlooking the town of Gorey and the coastline of the south east has hit the market.

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For sale by auction, the 22.38ac residential holding at Creagh, Gorey, is being sold in lots and comes with a guide of €300,000 for the yard and three acres and €10,000/ac for the rest.

Auctioneer Michael Kinsella is full of praise for the farm, describing it as one of the nicest pieces of property he has sold for a while.

"It is less than one mile from the centre of Gorey and consists of top-class land," he said.

"It is in permanent pasture and has just been mowed for hay. In the good days this would have made €1m."

It is well-fenced with its own water supply and comes with generous road frontage.

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The property has an old farmhouse in need of extensive repair and an unfinished 2,000ft2 dwelling.

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The farm includes a two-span haybarn with lean-to, numerous stone buildings and a sand arena, and is approached by a sweeping driveway with mature hedging and trees.

According to Mr Kinsella, the property would suit a range of different customers, including farmers involved in tillage, horticulture or bloodstock.

"There has been a lot of interest particularly from local farmers," he said.

The farm will be sold in three to four lots; two lots of 9.657ac have a guide of €10,000/ac, the old farmhouse on 3.089ac comes with a guide of €300,0000, and the entire.

The auction will be held at the Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey, at 4pm on Friday.

Jim O'Brien

Indo Farming