Four on the market: with a farm
A selection of four properties on the market around the country offering a farm along with the property.
Derryherbert, Co Mayo
€665k Fox & Gallagher (096) 75924
This bungalow in Liscarney, Westport, comes with 374 acres of farmland, in use as a sheep farm, as well as two traditional cottages and a slatted house. The house has a living room, sitting room, study, kitchen and utility room, along with four bedrooms (two en-suite), and there are views of Croagh Patrick from many of the rooms. If you want the house on three acres without the farm, the price is €225,000, or you can buy the 374 acres, farm buildings and sheep-handling facilities on their own for €440,000.
Sásta Farm, Ardrahan, Co Galway
€450k O’Donnellan & Joyce (091) 564212
Sásta Farm comes with 19 acres of land and stables, which have been pressed into service as recreation rooms instead. Built in 2008, it's a detached 2,217 sq ft house in Rathcosgry with planning permission for an extension. It has four bedrooms on the first floor, two are en-suite. The ground floor has two oak-floored reception rooms and a kitchen/dining room with a breakfast bar and French doors to the garden, as well as a utility room and shower room. The lands also include an orchard with 160 fruit and nut trees.
Lindale Farm, Co Cork
€310k Swanton Properties (028) 37677
You get two properties with this 10-acre Ballybawn West farm, about five kilometres from Ballydehob. One is a two-storey stone farmhouse, and the other is a detached guest cottage a short distance away on the grounds. The main house has four bedrooms, a fitted kitchen, dining room and living room, as well as a pantry and utility. In the split-level guest cottage there's a living room, two bedrooms (one en-suite) and a kitchen. The grounds are surrounded by mature trees and include an 800 sq ft barn and a greenhouse.
Drumshinny Farm, Co Louth
€995k Sherry FitzGerald Lannon (041) 983 8168
With milk prices tumbling, this might not be the obvious moment to get into dairy farming. But if you're determined, this 91-acre farm near Mellifont Abbey in Drogheda is already set up. As well as grazing land, it has a farmyard with milking parlour and cattle handling facilities, and comes with a 1,238 sq ft dormer bungalow on an acre, which you can buy separately. The house has three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor, downstairs is a sitting room, family room, kitchen/dining room, utility and guest toilet.