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Limerick residential holding guided at €8,000 per acre

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Green for go: The 55ac grazing holding at Old Pallas is laid out in large divisions and will appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers

Green for go: The 55ac grazing holding at Old Pallas is laid out in large divisions and will appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers

Work in progress: The farm was for sale as a 106ac holding a number of years ago - a 51ac non-residential portion was since disposed of and the land yard and house are now on the market as a separate entity. The house had been partially refurbished

Work in progress: The farm was for sale as a 106ac holding a number of years ago - a 51ac non-residential portion was since disposed of and the land yard and house are now on the market as a separate entity. The house had been partially refurbished

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Green for go: The 55ac grazing holding at Old Pallas is laid out in large divisions and will appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers

A 55ac residential farm at Old Pallas in East Limerick is on the private treaty market and is being guided at €8,000/ac by auctioneer Matthew Ryan.

Old Pallas is located south of Pallasgreen and off the N24 Limerick to Tipperary road.

The farm was for sale as a 106ac holding a number of years ago however, a 51ac non-residential portion was since disposed of and the land yard and house are now on the market as a separate entity

The house is a two-bedroom cottage with an attic room in need of attention and refurbishment, although it has PVC windows, doors soffit and fascia.

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Work in progress: The farm was for sale as a 106ac holding a number of years ago - a 51ac non-residential portion was since disposed of and the land yard and house are now on the market as a separate entity. The house had been partially refurbished

Work in progress: The farm was for sale as a 106ac holding a number of years ago - a 51ac non-residential portion was since disposed of and the land yard and house are now on the market as a separate entity. The house had been partially refurbished

Work in progress: The farm was for sale as a 106ac holding a number of years ago - a 51ac non-residential portion was since disposed of and the land yard and house are now on the market as a separate entity. The house had been partially refurbished

The front courtyard is home to a double garage or store set at right angles to the rear of the house, while a long stone shed with a relatively freshly cladded roof faces the dwelling.

A galvanised gate opens to the back courtyard and here is found the old milking parlour with six traditional cow stalls and next to this is a machinery shed. The yard also contains the most substantial building, a three-column round roofed shed with a lean-to and also an old dairy.

Other facilities include a large concrete apron and cattle handing facilities and a separate entrance to the yard.

The 55ac of land, covered by a fine sward of grass, has good frontage on to the public road, and rises to a substantial height.

Auctioneer Matthew Ryan says it has been let for many years and the tenants renting have looked after it very well.

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The divisions are large and divided by electric fencing that also runs around the boundary. On the higher ground, the divisions are created by furze.

The property would make a lovely holding for a part-time farmer or an ideal addition to an existing holding. The area has plenty of active and progressive farms.

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