Co Meath is famous for its cattle fattening farms. Now a cattle farm of top order is on the market in the east of the county, near Ashbourne. It consists of c102.4ac of good land – in two nearby blocks – and an exceptional yard that can overwinter 250 cattle.

The property is Cránn Mór Farm, at Painestown. It’s non-residential and will be offered at auction by Coonan Property, in lots. The guide price is €1.8m.

The farm is just off of the N2 adjacent to Kilmoon Cross. The location is 6km from Ashbourne and access to the M2 motorway.

The land is top quality and in excellent condition with clean pasture. It is laid out in regularly shaped fields with good boundary hedging.

The sheds are modern in design and were built to a high specifiation.

The farmyard is modern in layout and design. It has a six-bay straw bedded cattle shed measuring 90ft x 70ft. There are two double slatted sheds, each measuring 60ft x 19ft. Each has 14-foot slats with lie back area, a central feed passage and plentiful ventilation for good stock health. These sheds were built to a high specification in the past five years.

There is an insulated workshop, an office with shower facilities and a large silage pit. There is also a modern cattle handling unit which can be operated with minimal labour.

In addition, the property come with planning permission for another new slatted shed and another multi-purpose shed.

The auction takes place on Wednesday 12 June in The Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne at 3pm. Lot 1 is 71.79ac with the farmyard. It has a central farm roadway and is divided into paddocks, each with a concrete drinker. Lot 2 is 30.63ac, in two fields. Lot 3 is the entire.