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PHOTOS: 25.5-acre roadside holding with derelict cottages and cattle pen for auction  

A circa 25.5-acre roadside holding with derelict cottages in Co Wexford is set for sale by public auction next month.

Quinn Property will offer the property in Moor, Killenagh, Gorey for sale in one or two lots by online auction.

Roadside holding in Wexford

According to the selling agent, the lands have good frontage onto the public road with three access points.

Lands are currently laid out in six divisions, all of which are in grass and of “good quality”.

The agent added that there are two derelict residences on the lands in need of “complete renovation”.


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The lands are 8km south of Gorey, 3km from the coast and Riverchapel, 5km from Courtown and 6km from Ballygarrett.

“Gorey is one of north Wexford’s most noted towns and offers an excellent choice of amenities and services.”

“Wexford is a 30-minute drive, Enniscorthy a 20-minute drive, while Dublin is a comfortable commute of one hour.”

Services include mains water and electricity. Outbuildings include a cattle pen and crush.

The selling agent will offer the property for sale in the following lots:

  • 1: C. 23.8-acres with derelict cottage and cattle pen;
  • 2: C. 1.8-acres with derelict farmhouse;
  • 3: The entire.
Photos of roadside holding in Wexford: 

The online auction will take place on Tuesday, August 10th, at 3 pm.

Quinn Property secures €266,000 for 19-acre holding

A circa 19-acre holding with a derelict farmhouse in Wexford exceeded its guide price by €56,000 at auction last week.

Quinn Property sold the holding in Ballinure, Marshalstown, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford in conjunction with LSL Auctions on Wednesday, July 7th, 2021.

Ahead of the auction, David Quinn explained that the land enjoys an “excellent” location in some of north Wexford’s most productive agricultural areas.

“The property is situated along a laneway, 200m from the public road. It is divided by the laneway with the farmhouse, farmyard and c. ½-acre on the southern side with c. 18.5-acres on the northern side. “

“The single storey house has been unoccupied for some time and is in need of complete renovation and rebuild.”

“There are a number of outbuildings adjacent to the house comprising of a two-span hayshed with lean-to and some block built out offices, as well as an attractive small paddock located beside the house. There is a well in the yard as well as a natural watercourse.”

The remaining lands are located on the northern side of the laneway, extend to c. 18.5-acres and are laid out in two divisions. They are currently in tillage, of excellent quality, suited to most agricultural enterprises.

Read more farm auction report.

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