36.4ac of agricultural land has come on the market at Bohea, Liscarney, Westport, Co. Mayo. Sherry FitzGerald Crowley is handling the sale which offers the opportunity to acquire ‘mixed quality agricultural land’.

The holding is located in Bohea, off the Leenane Road, and approximately 8km from Westport town. “The majority of the land is of average quality with part bog,” said selling agent Andrew Crowley.

“Part of the land needs reclamation. Some adjoining outbuildings may be available to purchase at an extra cost,” he said.

Road Frontage

“There is good road frontage. We are also offering for sale the adjoining house as a separate lot,” the agent said. “The land has previously been rented to a local farmer and has predominantly been used for sheep grazing.

There is keen demand for well-fenced plots of up to 10ac in the county, from farmers wanting to expand. Good agricultural land is selling for €8,000 to €10,000 an acre.

The guide price for the land is €110,000 and there has been strong farmer interest in it, according to the agent.

Offers in excess of €245,000 are being sought for the adjoining characterful house which is on 1ac. It was built around 1950 and has been extended and modernised, with the roof having been replaced 12 years ago.

Traditional Features

Internally, traditional features include an antique pine handcrafted kitchen, painted pine floors and latched doors.

Accommodation comprises: living room; interconnecting dining room; casual living room; kitchen; sunroom; three bedrooms, two of which are en suite; shower room; and utility. The attic has been converted to a useable space but access is currently via a ‘Stira’ stairs.

The gardens have been landscaped but retain their natural setting. They incorporate a large timber deck; substantial lawn area; mature trees; a barbecue fire pit; stone shed; dry fuel store; and timber shed.

Further details on the Bohea land and house are available from: Sherry FitzGerald Crowley, James Street, Westport, on: 098 29009.