Two 50ac blocks of land are on the market near Athlone – one in Co Roscommon and the other in Co Westmeath. Both are for sale by private treaty from O’Roarke Bros and are non-residential farmland.
The Westmeath holding is 50.4ac near Moate, in the townlands of Umma Beg and Moyvoughley. This is good-quality land, in permanent pasture. It is being offered in two lots, which are adjoining.
Umma Beg is a 30.22ac parcel and has a guide price of €350,000. It has road frontage, internal roadway and well water. It’s nice level ground and suited for silage making. According to auctioneer Denis O’Roarke the soil has very high fertility.
There is also a cattle crush with holding pen. This unit is well-thought-out with the pen opening directly into the crush which has a high backwall and a raised walkway running alongside for easier handling of stock.
The Moyvoughley parcel is 20.18ac and has a guide price of €200,000. This ground has frontage onto two roads. According to the auctioneer it’s elevated, dry land ideal for fattening stock and there is easy access. The guide price for the entire 50.4ac is in excess of €550,000.
Close to Athlone
The holding in Co Roscommon is 50.8ac at Ardnagowna, Drum, Athlone, and it has a guide price of €500,000.
According to the auctioneer this is good-quality fattening and feeding land. It is all in one block and laid out in six main fields. It has mains and stream water.
There is access from a public road and from an accommodation lane. The land is 6km from the centre of Athlone.