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Agent seeking just under €11,500/ac for 15ac plot

Land for sale: 15ac plot in Westmeath 

Francis Kearney of Kearney Auctioneers, has for sale, land, extending to 15.67-acres, in Mountemple, Athlone, Co Westmeath.

According to the selling agent, this is an “excellent quality, elevated” grassland farm, boasting “overstanding” views over the entire Midlands region.

The farm, he says, has development potential for a once-off residence and road frontage onto two roads.

It is “very centrally” located, being close to exit 7 of the M6 and a short walk to the greenway. The property firm is seeking €180,000 for the land, which equates to just under €11,500.

4,000-acre farm for sale

Meanwhile, one of northern England’s highest quality commercial farming estates has hit the market with a £44,000,000 guide price.

The estate – in Goole East Yorkshire – extends to approximately 4,205-acres (1,701 hectares).

According to the selling agents, most land is “highly productive” grade one and two farmland.

Goole Estate lies within a renowned commercial farming district between the River Ouse and the Isle of Axholme. The property is approximately 8 miles east of Goole on the Lincolnshire/Yorkshire border.

The in-hand land, which the current occupiers farm as a single unit, extends to approximately 4,087ac. (1,654 hectares).

According to Savills, this is suitable for producing high-yielding crops such as wheat, barley, oilseed rape, potatoes, vining, peas, and sugar beet.

The land lies predominantly within a ring-fence plus two offlying blocks west of the main farm towards Goole.

Two reservoir complexes service the land with a total capacity of 115,000m3 and various summer and winter abstraction licenses.

Furthermore, there has been “significant” investment in infrastructure and crop storage facilities in recent years.

This includes 10,400 tonnes of combinable crop storage and 3,500 tonnes of ambient controlled potato storage.

The residential portfolio includes the main farmhouse, three further cottages and two redundant properties with potential for re-development.

Furthermore, the estate includes renewable income streams through two wind farm leases, including 16 turbines.

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