New to the market with Lehanes and Associates Ltd, Dunmanway, the 69 acres at Kilronan West, Dunmanway has, similar to most land for sale in west Cork, attracted a lot of early interest.
South facing and level for the most part, it is all in grass with the exception of roughly two acres near the southern boundary which is in need of reclamation.
The entire farm is in one block with about quarter of what is on offer across a narrow road from the farm yard.
The yard is centrally located on the holding and consists of an old hay shed and lean-to, two slatted houses and an assortment of old stone out buildings.
A traditional style farmhouse is situated in the centre of the holding. Structurally sound it requires refurbishment as it has been unoccupied for some time.
The land is being offered in two lots. Lot 1 consists of 52 acres with the farmhouse and yard. The balance of the land is in Lot two, which is across the road from the main block and residence. It comprises of one field of 17ac of newly reseeded grassland.
The farm is situated in the heart of dairy country, the Carbery Group milk processing plant is within 15 minutes’ drive and Drinagh co-ops headquarters is a similar short drive away. According to auctioneer, Daniel Lehane, this is driving early interest:
“We’re seeing great interest locally for this farm, particularly from the dairy sector. We’ve also received a few queries from further afield from individuals looking at setting up an independent dairy unit or outside holding.”
Three miles south of Dunmanway town, the farm is less than 2km drive from the R599 Clonakilty to Dunmanway road. Located at the end of a cul de sac the farmyard and house is accessed via a tar and chip laneway.
This property is guided in the region of €650,000 to €700,000.