A top quality dairy farm

Good quality land keeps appearing on the market these days, but it’s still rare enough that a top-quality residential holding such as this one near Blarney makes its way onto the market.“

Extremely well located” in the townland of Dawstown, just 5km from the famous village with the kissing stone, this 112-acre dairy holding is ready to go for the next farmer to take the reins.

There is what auctioneers describe as a useful set of outbuildings complete with herring-bone milking parlour, silage yard, slatted units, modern calving facility, workshop and large concrete yards.

“It’s top quality land,” says selling agent Maurice Cohalan of Cork City-based agents Cohalan Downing, emphasising the rarity of such a complete quality holding coming onto the market within striking distance of Cork City.

“It has been farmed as a dairy farm for generations,” says the current owner John Hallissey.

“It’s good dry quality land, facing south, with free-draining soil.”

The house, he says, is in need of some refurbishment but it has been lived in up until about a month ago and enjoys central heating and all the services with its own separate entrance.

Access to the property is superb with no right-of-way issues involved and a public road bounding the entire eastern boundary.

Access throughout the holding is good, with roadways, water supply and paddocked fencing all in good order.

Expectations are in the order €1.5 million but it’s a figure that may well go higher.


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