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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Photos: €370,000 45-acre farm set up to ‘handle a small herd of suckler cows’

New to the market at €370,000 and for sale through Hennessy Auctioneers is a circa 45.4-acre farm holding in Co Laois.

According to the selling agent, the farm holding is “located in an area of natural beauty overlooking the entire county of Laois”.

It is approximately 7kms from Mountrath, on the footsteps of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. The property is at the end of a cul-de-sac laneway, approximately 1.5kms in off the local bye road.”

“The lands are laid out in one division. Fencing and water are laid on throughout. Lands are reclaimed and in good condition, top quality pastureland throughout.”

“The farmyard is set up to handle a small herd of suckler cows and their followers. It has a number of open-plan hay barns and lean-tos, along with a small, slatted tank and cattle handling facilities.”

“It contains a 2-bed wooden cabin house within the farmyard, which is in good condition. Towards the higher end of the farm, adjacent to the Slieve Bloom Mountain Forestry, there is also another log cabin.”

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Photos of farm for sale in Laois:

1,045-acre farm guiding at over €14m

New to the market through Strutt & Parker with a guide price of £12.5m (over €14.4m) is 1,045-acre Croston Estate in Lancashire.

According to the selling agent, the property is one of the largest commercial farming estates in the north-west, boasting some of the “most productive soils” in the UK.

The estate sits on the north-eastern edge of the Lancashire Plain. This is an expanse of grade 1 and 2 soils that stretch across a large part of West Lancashire.

“The Croston Estate is a diverse estate offering several different land uses and opportunities, located amongst many of the key producers of horticultural goods and vegetables in the UK.”

The vendor is Quantil Agriculture Limited, part of the Quantil group of companies.

In conjunction with additional land at Lathom, the vendor has utilised Croston Estate to grow cereal crops for supplying seed into the company’s mill at Lathom. You can read more here.

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