A cattle farm with 81ac of good land, a nice house and a farmyard has come on the market near Granard in Co Longford.

The farm is at Robinstown and is being sold by JJ Flood Auctioneers who are based in Granard.

It goes for auction on Friday 19 November with a guide price of €950,000 to €1m.

The land is elevated and good quality.

The farm is about 3.2km from Granard, in the direction of Castlepollard. This puts it close to counties Westmeath and Cavan. Castlepollard is 10 miles away, Edgeworthstown and the N4 are 11km away and Mullingar 32km.

Good land

There is good-quality, well-regarded farmland around Granard.

The farm has frontage on two roads, but is essentially in one block.

The land for sale is elevated, free draining and good quality, suited for all enterprises It’s laid out in 13 main fields, all well shaped and with good hedge boundaries which have been kept in order. Fencing is also in good condition.

The land lies on both sides of one local road, and has more frontage on a second local road. But essentially it is in one block. Altogether there is over 1,400m of road frontage. There is mains water supply to all fields.


The farmyard and house are both beside the road, but some 250m apart. The yard has a three-bay double-slatted shed – built by Keenans – with a lean-to on one side. The slatted shed dates back to the 1980s but is in good all round condition. There is a large silage slab and a cattle handling crush.

The yard has a slatted shed with lean-to on one side and a handling facility.

Four-bed house

The house is a four-bedroom bungalow, built to a high standard in 1967. It is spacious at 1,560sq ft in area and the ceilings are 8’6” high, adding to that sense of space.

There is a living room with a fireplace and a dual-aspect kitchen with a range. There are four large double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes. Heating is oil-fired. The house has been well maintained. Recent upgrades to the house include double glazing, mahogany front and rear doors, new bathroom/wet room and replacement of gutters.

There are lawn areas at front and side. There is a large open yard area to the side of the farmhouse with a hayshed and storage shed and big concrete apron.

Auction and lots

The auction will be in the Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, at 3pm and will also run on the LSL platform. The farm will be offered for sale in the following lots:

  • Lot 1: 57.5c with slatted shed and lean-to.
  • Lot 2: 21.4ac.
  • Lot 3: Residence on 2ac.
  • Lot 4: Lots 1 and 2 combined.
  • Lot 5: Lots 2 and 3 combined.
  • Lot 6: The entire.
  • Pre-registration with the auctioneers is required by 16 November in order to bid. A refundable deposit of €20,000 must be paid to bid online.