One of the more substantial farms on the market is a 137ac residential holding at Glantane West, Carriganima, near Macroom in Co Cork.
Killian Lynch auctioneers are guiding the sale at €400,000 pre-auction.
Located 8km from Macroom, 5km from Millstreet and 40 minutes from Cork city, the property includes a residence, farm buildings and a phone-mast generating annual income of €10,000. This is index-linked for 15 years.
The place can be bought in lots or as an entire.
The lands, extending to 137ac, are in one block around the house and made up of grazing ground that is mixed in nature and in need of attention in places. There is decent road frontage onto the northern boundary.
The house is a traditional two-storey farmhouse with a two-storey extension to the rear giving c1,500 sq ft of living accommodation. The spaces include an entrance hall, living room, a kitchen and a sitting room, while upstairs are five bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Although in good structural order, the house needs some refurbishment and modernisation
The yard is a mixture of the old and new that includes a four-column slatted house measuring 63ft x 30ft and a 26-unit cubicle shed.
There is a variety of older stone sheds along with a three-column round-roof hayshed with a lean-to, while other facilities include an outdoor slurry tank and enclosed concrete yard.
The lots include: a portion of 134ac of land without the house; the second lot is made up of the house and outbuildings on 3ac; while the entire includes all the buildings and 137ac of land.
The auction will be held at 3pm on Tuesday, April 2 at the Castle Hotel, Macroom.