Farm Ireland

Sunday 18 February 2018

Tiny midlands farm guided at €390,000

Fine condition: The modern dormer bungalow stands on 9ac near Delvin, Co Westmeath
Fine condition: The modern dormer bungalow stands on 9ac near Delvin, Co Westmeath
Jim O'Brien

Jim O'Brien

An attractive 21ac residential farm with a fine house and yard will draw buyers from across the commuter belt when it comes to auction later in the month.

Located at Battstown, Delvin, Co Westmeath the property comes to market with an overall price of €390,000.

The holding is located four minutes from Delvin, 15 minutes from Mullingar and 15 minutes from the M4 at Kinnegad.

It is described by Stephen Barry of Raymond Potterton auctioneers, Navan as a top quality farm and residence in excellent condition

Named 'Killullagh' the house is a spacious home laid out in a practical modern format with large comfortable rooms including six bedrooms, of which two have en-suite facilities.

Other accommodation includes a modern kitchen, a diner, utility room, a dining room and a south westerly facing sunroom.

Adjacent to the house is a large double garage and a sheltered patio surrounded by mature gardens laid out in two lawns.

The lands at Battstown are described by Mr Barry as of the highest quality in one block and divided into two main divisions by a mature whitethorn boundary with a range of specimen beech trees.

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The entire farm is under permanent pasture with not an inch of waste. A stream running through the centre of the farm provides drinking water to all fields.

The farm is very well fenced, has been well minded by the current owner and is suitable for any agricultural use, including tillage. Entitlements being sold with the farm come to €5,033.74.

The yard is located in a sheltered corner of the farm and is well laid out with good cattle handling facilities and one large four-bay steel portal framed shed with two lean-to sheds incorporating slatted accommodation for cattle.

The sheds are in good condition and would lend themselves to any number of uses.

At auction the property will be offered entire or in lots with the house on 0.795ac coming with a guide of €230,000 while the 21ac of land will be offered with a guide of €190,000

The auction takes place at the Navan offices of Raymond Potterton auctioneers at 3pm on Wednesday, June 24.

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