‘Smashing farm’: 80ac to suit dairy, equestrian or tillage in Co. Kildare

Jordan Auctioneers is bringing to the market another “smashing farm” of 80ac in Narraghmore, Co. Kildare.

The property is located in the townsland of Battlemount close to Athy (12km); Kilcullen (20km); Newbridge / The Curragh (25km); and the M9 (7km).

It is accessed via a series of very good quality roads with extensive frontage onto same. There are superb views from the lands towards the Wicklow Mountains.

The property is ideal for any number of uses including dairy, equestrian or tillage, according to the auctioneers. It is being offered for sale in three lots.

‘Great potential’

Lot 1 comprises 33.5ac of top-quality land in five divisions, currently in grass with over 600m frontage onto the local road. There are natural boundaries and hedgerows throughout and the entire would be ideal for the construction of a residence subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.

Lot 2 encompasses 46.5ac in six divisions with a traditional farmyard, derelict cottage and 400m frontage onto the local road. The land is all in grass in good sized fields with mature timber and plenty of shelter.

The yard which is mostly under concrete comprises:

  • Two four-span hay barns with lean to’s;
  • Cattle crush;
  • Dungsted;
  • Old stables.

Lastly is Lot 3 which is the entire. Under the soils map of Co. Kildare, the entire farm is classified as ‘Fontstown Series’ which are top quality lands suitable for any number of uses.

Jordan’s is guiding a figure of €12,000/ac or €960,000 for the property which is for sale by public auction on Friday, October 23, 2020, at 3:00pm on the lands.

According to selling agent Clive Kavanagh: “We expect strong interest in the farm as it is in a good location, has been very well minded and there is great potential for someone to expand the yard and perhaps construct a new residence.”