In this week’s property watch, That’s Farming, previews properties for sale in County Mayo.
On the market through Connaught Property, Kenny and Tarpey is a 25-acre farm, including forestry, a slatted house, a hay shed, outbuildings and a two-storey house in Culmore, Kilkelly, Co. Mayo.
The farm is along the N17, between Kilkelly and Charlestown and is made up of four folios.
The selling agents are seeking offers in excess of €200,000 and say the property could be “an excellent opportunity to own a property along this stretch of road”.
Further in Charlestown, along the N17, is a property that will come to the market through a hybrid (online and public) auction later this month on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023, through Wilsons Auctions in Dublin.
The property at Lurga Lower comprises lands extending to circa 6.94-acres in a sole irregular-shaped block in three primary divisions and a derelict single-storey 2-bed cottage.
The property is just over 4km from Ireland West Airport, Knock, just shy of 4km from Charlestown, 19km from Knock, 20km from Ballyhaunis and 40km from Ballina.
According to a spokesperson for the firm, “this property is only suitable for a cash buyer” and has an AMV of €40,000.
For sale through Brendan French Auctioneer, Valuer and Estate Agent, is a traditional three-roomed cottage in need of refurbishment and renovation on circa 17-acres of “good” quality land in Aghadiffin, Kilkelly, Co. Mayo.
According to the selling agent, this “residential holding is an ideal opportunity for someone looking for an older property with character and potential and circa 17-acres of land with natural drainage to the Trumoge River”.
The selling agent is seeking €139,000 for Crossroads Cottage – which contains a living room, two bedrooms and one bathroom – and features double-glazed UPVC windows, PVC gutters, stone outhouses and river frontage.
Derelict Homes Funding
Derelict homeowners can now draw down up to a maximum of €76,750 for repair works under new government funding.
Some properties may be eligible for up to €50,000 under the Croí Cónaithe Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant and the SEAI Better Energy Home Scheme, which covers works of up to €26,750.
The Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant will apply to all eligible vacant properties in cities, towns, villages and rural areas.
Properties considered for inclusion must be vacant for two years or more and built before 1993.
The scheme is exclusively available to individuals or households for which the property will be their principal private residence. It is not available to undertakings and/or developers, etc.
Note: All articles in this article are credited to each respective selling agent.