Hodnett Forde Property Services in Clonakilty is bringing a 74ac residential farm at Derrigra West, Ballineen, Co Cork, to the market.

The land which is in the heart of dairy country in west Cork is laid out in three divisions with local roads separating them from each other giving the property which is 1.5km west of Ballineen village extensive road frontage.

The land is all in grass and is nicely elevated with a southerly aspect. It has been leased out in recent years.

Well situated in the Bandon valley it is located close to the R586 road between Bandon and Dunmanway, not far from the northern bank of the Bandon River, it has excellent views over the surrounding country side. Also included in the sale are entitlements of approximately €7,500.

The land for sale is on an elevated site not far from the Carbery milk processing plant.


The yard consists of number of out buildings including two cubicle houses, an old-style hay barn, open silage slabs and a selection of traditional stone-built outbuildings.

The house and yard are located just off a local road and are relatively central in this holding.

This farm is located within a few hundred metres of the Carbery milk processing plant. At its closest point, the house and farmyard are within 1km as the crow flies of the headquarters of Carbery Group.


The residence is a traditional two-storey dwelling with oil-fired central heating. The four-bedroom dwelling comprises of entrance hall, two reception rooms and bathroom on the ground floor with the bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. It is in reasonably good condition but requires a little modernising if the purchaser so wishes.

There are a number of buildings in the yard, some of which require maintenance.

This holding is being offered for sale in one or three lots. Lot 1 consists of circa 36.7ac on the western side of the local road that divides the farm. It is in grass with a small bit of scrub ground and is split into five fields with natural hedgerow boundaries.

Circa 31.8ac is divided into four large fields. The house, yard and outbuildings are on offer in lot 2 which lies across the road from lot 1. The final parcel for sale is lot 3 which is a circa 5.9ac field divided from lot 2 by a local road.

The land is on the northern side of the R586 Bandon to Dunmanway road.

This west Cork property with its own water supply and private drainage, is guided at €850,000 which puts it in the region of €11,500/ac.