In one of the first sales in the southeast David Quinn of Quinn Properties is selling a 92ac roadside farm with buildings and livestock facilities at Killinure, Tullow, Co Carlow. The farm comes to auction in late February with a guide price of €9,000 to €10,000/ac
Located just off the Tullow to Shllelagh road, the farm is 2km east of Rathwood and 5km east of Tullow. Currently under grass the ground is described as the finest of farmland suitable for tillage as well as grazing.
With extensive frontage on to two roads, the farm is laid out in five large divisions with some fine stands of trees and a natural water supply in four of the five divisions.
Buildings on the property include a three-bay shed with two three-bay lean-tos, a concrete yard, a cattle crush and pen.
Mr Quinn will offer the property for sale in lots, with one comprised of the outbuildings on 34.5ac, a second lot is made up of 27.5ac, a third is a 30ac section, while the entire makes up the last lot.
The farm will be sold by public auction at Mount Wolseley Hotel, Tullow, Co Carlow at 3pm on Friday, February 27.
It will be interesting to see whether the much vaunted upturn in the economy will have an impact on the price of land suitable for farming or development located on the outskirts of towns and villages.
Tipperary auctioneer, William Talbot is quoting a strong agricultural price for a 20ac parcel of ground at Bohercrowe on the outskirts of Tipperary town.
The four fields of grass with frontage on to three roads is for sale by private treaty, with a guide price of €199,000, just shy of €10,000/ac.
A 25ac parcel of ground on the outskirts of Tara Hill near Gorey, Co Wexford comes to the private treaty market with a steeper price tag guided at €300,000 or €12,000/ac.
Auctioneer Jim Kinsella is handling the sale of the property which is laid out in two fields and described as having excellent road frontage and great sea views.