Successful bidder acquires 21ac holding near Crosskeys for Â¤195k
Published 23/08/2011 | 05:00
A 21ac residential farm located at Crosskeys, Co Cavan, was sold at auction recently for €195,000.
Located at Tullytrain, 1.5km from the village of Crosskeys, the farm was part of the estate of the late Sean Maguire.
The property consists of a three-bedroom bungalow on 21ac of grassland, with a farmyard that includes a cubicle house, machinery shed, hayshed, cattle pen and chute.
According to auctioneer Padraig Smith, the land was in good heart and laid out in a number of manageable divisions.
The holding was offered for sale in three lots. Lot one was made up of the entire; lot two, the house on 1.24ac; and lot three, the remainder of the land, 19.98ac.
A good crowd gathered for the auction at the Farnham Arms Hotel, Cavan.
Opening proceedings, Mr Smith sought bids in excess of €80,000 for the 19.98ac section.