Hodnett Forde Property Services, Clonakilty has a pair of farms in west Cork for sale.

First up is a c19 acre holding with the ruins of a farmhouse that goes for sale by public auction at 3pm on Thursday 16 February in O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty. This holding is laid out in one natural division and is located 1km west of Reenascreena village and close to Rosscarbery, Clonakilty and Dunmanway.

Securely fenced on all sides, the land is low-lying and includes roughly 10 acres of good pasture land while the balance is described as poorer quality.

The presence of a derelict farmhouse on site, could stoke a bit of interest as it may be beneficial in seeking future planning permission.

Also present are rudimentary cattle handling facilities and a three-bay hay shed with a lean-to on either side.

This property is expected to sell for in the region of €150,000 to €175,000.

The second farm for sale is a c31.5acre non-residential farm at Cooranig just east of Togher village. It has extensive road frontage on to the R585 Cork/Castletownbere main road and is approximately 10km north of Dunmanway.

The farm fronts on to the R585 Cork/Castletownbere main road.

Marginal land, it is laid out in one natural division and five acres of it were afforested in recent years, while the balance is under old pasture.

This low-lying sheltered property is for sale by private treaty and guided at €160,000.