Residence, land and forestry up for grabs with entitlements – in Co. Monaghan

Crosbie and Graham Auctioneers offers for sale by private treaty a valuable residential roadside farm.

Located at Coolartragh and Pullans, Clontivret, Co. Monaghan, the property spans circa 37.27ac (circa 15.09ha) of agricultural land, with the added benefit of investing in forestry.

The property is being offered for sale in three lots.

Lot 1

Lot 1 includes a four-bedroom bungalow with an outbuilding on circa 11ac (4.45ha) of agricultural land in the townland of Coolartragh.

The agricultural land is of good quality with extensive road frontage. Planning permission was granted for a dwelling house (planning ref. no. 07101) on the land but has now expired.

In relation to the bungalow, it is situated on a beautiful landscaped mature garden with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside with access onto two minor roads.

There is a landscaped garden; a concrete driveway with a carport; a garage; a boiler room; a WC; and a workshop.

There is a large gravelled yard to the rear with a double gate entrance and two storage sheds very suitable for many uses.

The bungalow itself has a floor area of circa 132m² (circa 1,420ft²). According to the auctioneers, the bungalow and outbuildings are well maintained and in good condition throughout.

Lot 2

Lot 2 is comprised of circa 1.5ac (circa 0.5ha) of good quality agricultural land and circa 9.21ac (circa 3.73ha) of forestry in the townload of Coolartragh.

Lot 3

Finally, Lot 3 includes circa 7.11ac (2.88ha) of good quality agricultural land and circa 8.42ac (circa 3.41ha) of forestry in the townland of Pullans.

With regard to Lot 1 and Lot 2, the forestry was planted in 2006 with a forestry premium of €3,050/annum for a period of 20 years subject to eligibility.

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlements are 6.22 units valued at €109.96/unit plus greening = €158.34/ unit.

According to the auctioneers: “We have an offer of €200,000 on the house and 10.5ac of grazing land; and we have an offer of €100,000 on the remainder which is grazing land and forestry.”

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