Currently on the market is a circa 97ac residential model farm in Agharra, Carrickboy, Co. Longford, in one or more lots.

It is for sale through James L Murtagh auctioneers.

The holding is ideally located on the R393 on the Longford/Westmeath border, with the River Inny and Center Parcs 10km in distance; St. Sinneach’s National School 4km; N55 8km; Ballymahon 11km; Longford 20km; and Edgeworthstown 16km respectively.

The property is due to go for auction on Thursday, December 17, at 3:00pm at the Greville Arms Hotel Car Park, Mullingar (unless previously sold).

The lots include:

  • Lot 1: House on circa 0.6ac;
  • Lot 2: Circa 96.5ac including circa 22ac of forestry plantation and modern farmyard;
  • Lot 3: Entire.

Excellent handling facilities

The lands are split with circa 22ac of Norway spruce species of trees planted in 1996 and a further circa 75ac of prime arable lands, all in permanent quality pasture.

The lands are laid out in neat grazing paddocks, good boundary fencing with water to all divisions and excellent road frontage.

The lands are perched on a slightly elevated plain with excellent shelter from large mature native beech trees. The lands have been reseeded over the past 10 years and were in tillage prior to this.

The holding benefits from excellent handling facilities and various outbuildings comprising of:

  • A three-bay double-slatted shed with adjoining three-bay hayshed;
  • A three-bay dry bedded shed with calving facilities;
  • A three-bay double dry bedded shed;
  • An indoor cattle handling crush; and
  • A round-roofed lambing shed.

Further outbuildings include farm/animal storage buildings.

The house is a single-storey dwelling comprising of hallway, kitchen/dining, sitting room, three bedrooms (main en-suite), bathroom and utility. Although in need of modernisation, this property offers immense potential.