We look at three properties around the country of less than 40 acres.
The 29ac non-residential parcel of farmland is located on the Maynooth to Dunboyne Road and is almost equidistant between the two developing towns.
The lands, which are being offered in one division, are of good quality and have extensive road frontage to the R157. The soil is free draining and the farm is presently in stubble.
Suitable for any agricultural use, it is also ideal for residential or commercial use, subject to the necessary planning consent. Situated west of Dunboyne, the nearby university town of Maynooth is approximately 6km to the southwest.
With a guide price is in excess of €450,000, the property is for sale by public auction on Thursday, March 26, at 3pm in the Glenroyal Hotel Maynooth, Co Kildare.
The property comprises 35ac of top quality land and is being offered by private treaty at a guide price of €10,000 per acre.
The land is laid out in five divisions and is currently used for grazing. Located 6km east of Slane Village, the property, which is non-residential, is divided by a public road, offering double road frontage of 180m on one side and 140m on the other.
There is approximately 6ac situated to the west of the land and the remainder is situated on the east side of the property. There is a good water supply throughout and the land is laid out and managed in accordance with the current Glas Scheme.
The residential farm holding extends to circa 31ac and is located a short distance off the main Hacketstown/Kiltegan road, within easy reach of Kiltegan Village, Tynock Village and Hacketstown.
The lands, which are situated in Carlow, are currently laid down in permanent pasture and there are a number of good size fields with excellent shelter and a natural water supply. The two-storey farmhouse is in need of modernisation.
The property, at a guide price of €10,000 to €12,000 per acre, will be offered in three lots. Lot 1 comprises lands extending to circa 29ac.
The farmhouse with circa 2ac will be offered as lot 2 and the entire comprises lot 3. It's for sale by auction on Friday, March 27, at 3pm in REA Dawson offices at Barrack Street, Tullow.