72ac Tipp lands end 2013 with €650k sale
In one of the last transactions of 2013 a 72ac holding, formerly part of Ballykisteen Stud at Monard, on the Limerick/ Tipperary border, sold after auction.
The property was withdrawn at €580,000 and a deal was concluded immediately afterwards for a price believed to be in the region of €650,000.
Located at Acraboy, Monard, Co Tipperary, adjacent to Ballykisteen Golf Club and Limerick Junction Railway Station, the holding is well known among bloodstock enthusiasts and golfers.
The former Ballykisteen stud farm was converted to a golf course some years ago and this 72ac portion was the last remaining part of the farm in agricultural use.
Auctioneer Tom Crosse of GVM describes the property as consisting of 60ac of very good land and 12ac that will need draining.
Laid out in easily managed fields with good fencing and access to water, the land is fronting on to the N24 Limerick to Tipperary road.
There are no buildings aside from some cattle handling facilities, however the land is accessed through its own wrought iron gate and stone entrance.