Quinn auctioneers Gorey are conducting an extensive executor sale that effectively involves selling three farms. Two of the properties are adjoining while a third is a mere 500m away. All are located on the boundary between the neighbouring parishes of Camolin and Ballycanew, Enniscorthy, in Co Wexford. The farms will be auctioned on July 15 with guide prices varying from €5,000 to €10,000/ac. The entire acreage on sale comes to 225ac.
The first property is a 101ac residential holding located at Ballyregan, Camolin, in the heart of north Wexford's prime farming area about four miles from Camolin, seven miles from Enniscorthy and 10 miles south of Gorey.
This farm is divided by the public road with around 14ac located across the road from the residence, farmyard and the remaining 87ac.
The residence is a solid three-bedroom farmhouse built about 50 years ago. It extends to 1,263ft2 and includes an entrance hall, a kitchen/dining room, sitting room, bathroom and some storage and utility space. The house is in need of some modernisation and renovation work.
The farmyard contains a wide range of sheds including a stone-built set of lofted stables and an old dwelling house.
The land is south facing and in a number of divisions, with 75ac in grass and 25ac in tillage. The land quality is excellent and suited to grazing or arable purposes with the exception of around eight acres of wet land in need of some drainage work.
The property will be offered for sale in lots with lot one comprising the house and 87ac, while lot two consists of 14ac and lot three the entire. The guide price for this section is €8,000 to €10,000/ac.
The second property is located at Ballyregan Upper, Camolin, and adjoins the previous property at the rear.
This residential holding on 78ac is located just off a local road, four miles from Camolin and Ballycanew and three miles from Monamolin and Boolavogue.
The lands are accessed via a laneway from the public road with the residence and farmyard located approximately 500m from the road.
The farm is divided by a beautiful tree-lined avenue with 45.5ac on the southern side and the residence, farm yard and 32.5ac on the northern side.
The house is a traditional stone-built farmhouse which includes an entrance hall, three bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen, two pantries and a bathroom.
The farmyard is located next to the residence and includes a number of old stone-built out offices and some modern sheds.
About half the land is excellent quality grassland, while the other half is lighter, upland ground running towards Carrigroe Hill and suited for grazing purposes only.
The remaining 45.5ac are across the laneway from the house. This land is in five divisions, south facing and of mixed quality with some heavy and suited to grassland rather than tillage. About 12ac could do with drainage work.
The property will be offered for sale in lots with lot one comprising the residence on 32.5ac, while lot two includes 45.5ac and the entire making up lot three. The guide price for this section is €5,000 to €7,000/ac.
The final section of the property is a 46ac parcel of land located at Ballyfoley, Ballycanew, Gorey, along a local road approximately four miles from Camolin and Ballycanew, three miles from Monamolin and Boolavogue and seven miles south of Gorey.
Boasting coastal views and east facing, this land has good frontage on to the public road. It is divided into seven divisions all currently in grass, is excellent grazing land also suited for tillage purposes. There is a cattle pen and crush on the land along with a natural water supply and also a well.
According to auctioneer David Quinn, this is an ideal parcel of land for someone looking to expand an existing holding. It is selling with a guide price of €8,000/ac.
All properties are to be auctioned on Friday, July 15, at 2pm at the Ashtown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford.