A substantial holding of 114ac with good cattle sheds and an old farmhouse has come on the market near Knockraha in Co Cork.
This area is just north of Cork city, heading in the direction of Fermoy.
The land is located at Ballingohig which is out the general direction of Watergrasshill from Knockraha. It’s a good location, half way between Glanmire and Watergrasshill and not far from the M8 motorway.
The farm is for sale by private treaty from Irish & European Aucitoneers. The asking price is €15,000/ac.
The land is quite evenly divided into two portions which sit on each side of the public road, facing each other. The auctioneers will consider selling the farm in two lots.
One of the portions has frontage on to a second public road, adding to the farm’s value.
There is good land in this area. It’s mostly grassland but there is tillage in the vicinity. The farm for sale is in permanent pasture. The auctioneers say that the farm for sale is top-quality agricultural land and suitable for a range of farming enterprises.
It is generally level, fertile, well managed and well farmed to a high standard. It is presently laid out in large divisions. One of the divisions runs down to the Butlerstown River. It is well laid out with water laid on.
The yard has a range of sheds including a modern slatted unit. Measuring 90ft × 60ft, there are four holding tanks and rubber mat-covered slats and a centre feeding passage. as well as two large open silage slabs with a substantial concrete apron in front.
There are some other cattle and calf houses as well as a number of stone built out offices and stores. There is also a handling yard with a cattle crush.
The house consists of a two-storey three-bedroom farmhouse which is in need of complete renovation.
To find the farm, take the old Dublin road from Glanmire as far as the roundabout at junction 18. Take the first left marked Watergrasshill, go 0.75 miles and take the first right before Delaney Oil. After turning right, continue on straight for approximately 1.5km and the property begins on the right. The yard is on the left after a further 300m.
Alternatively, from Knockraha Village take the Watergrasshill road for 600m and turn left. The property is on the right-hand side after 1.3km.
The second piece of land for sale in Co Cork is a 27.3ac non-residential holding at Ringfinnan overlooking the Bandon River. The location is about 3.2km from Kinsale. There is great scenery in this area over the river and estuary.
The land in this wider area is very good quality and suited for all farming enterprises. The land for sale is currently in grass but has been in tillage. It is laid out in one field and there is no waste. There is some road frontage.
The holding is being offered for sale by private treaty by Hodnett Forde Property Services and the asking price is €15,000/ac.