Carlow tillage land sells for €7,500 plus per acre
An 80ac portion of a 115ac farm near the village of Clonegal in Co Carlow sold after auction last week while the remaining 35ac section is under active negotiation.
The 80ac portion was withdrawn at €560,000 and sold immediately afterwards for a figure believed to be between €600,000 and €650,000. A 35ac parcel of poorer ground was withdrawn at €250,000.
Located 3km from Clonegal, 10km from Ardattin, 10km south of Tullow and 10k from Bunclody the farm has extensive road frontage along the Clonegal/Ardattin road.
The ground is in a mixture of grass and tillage and includes a yard with a range of sheds and a derelict farmhouse. The holding is divided into the two lots by the public road and thus has plenty of road frontage.
The parcel of 80ac with the farm buildings is located at one side , while 35ac is located across the road in the townsland of Ballyredmond. The farmland has around 2.5km of frontage onto three roads.
The land with the 80ac portion is laid out in a series of large fields and is all in grass and includes about 10 to 12ac of woodland and scrub that could do with attention.
There are extensive farm buildings and an older stone-built barn with cattle handling facilities.
The property also includes an old derelict farm residence. Planning permission for a separate entrance and a septic tank was granted for the house but this has expired.