An 87.1ac farm with cattle yard has come on the market for lease near Crosserlough, Co Cavan.

This is a former dairy farm likely to be of interest now to dairy and other cattle farmers.

The farm is at Drumscrudden. The owner is retiring.

There is also a holding yard, milking parlour and other dairy facilities.

The agent handling the lease is Robert Nixon & Co and they are aiming to lease out the farm for a seven year term, or longer.

Land type

The farm is described as well fenced and has water laid on to the fields. The land has been well maintained.

The yard has an eight-unit milking parlour with orby feeders.

Accommodation includes a seven-bay slatted shed with cubicles, a holding yard, crush and loose boxes.

From the auctioneer

Auctioneer Robert Nixon said that there has been good interest in this farm and one offer already made. Farms in the general area are being leased out in the range of €200/ac to €250/ac, he said.