A residential farm of 31.75ac, with a good farmyard, is on the market near Newtowncashel, Co Longford. The property is at Caltragh More and is being sold by Sherry Fitzgerald P Burke.

This property is between Lanesborough and Ballymahon. It is 7km from Lough Ree and approximately 20km from both Roscommon and Longford towns.

The land is good quality. The holding lies in a number of adjacent divisions. One is 12.95ac with the house and yard. The other 18.8ac is 100m away and lies in two divisions which face each other across the public road. Each has approximately 350m of road frontage.

The land lies in a number of divisions.

The sheds include a two bay hayshed, a lean-to, a 50ft x 50ft storage shed and a six bay double slatted house. There is a cattle crush, a holding pen and a silage slab.

The house has four double-sized bedrooms and oil-fired heating. There is also an open fireplace, solid fuel burner and modern insulation in the walls and attic.

The kitchen.

The farm goes for auction on Monday 27 June in Hannons Hotel, Roscommon at 3.30pm and also on LSL. Auctioneer Padraig Burke said that this farm can be offered in a number of different lots.

While no guide price has yet been issued, he said that good farmland in the area is selling in the range of €10,000/ac and up to €15,000/ac for the best properties.