Ferns roadside holding with derelict farmhouse for auction

A circa (c.) 7.2ac roadside holding with a derelict farmhouse and plantation buildings during Ferns, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, will go for sale by online auction on Aug 11, during 3:00p.m in Quinn Property’s Carnew office.

“This holding is located along a Ferns to Ballyroebuck road, only 3km from Ferns along a internal road. Ferns is located along a N11 with a good operation of shops and services as good as primary schools, located 17km south of Gorey and 8km from Enniscorthy,” pronounced offered agent, David Quinn.

“The skill is approached around a hard-core laneway heading to a singular story cottage, as good as carrying dual gates heading to a lands. The farmhouse, that has been unoccupied for some time, is in need of endless renovations. However, all services are benefaction on site,” he said.

“There is a strew and farmyard to a side of a home comprising a four-bay, back-to-back lean-to, 120ft x 60ft.

“The land is of glorious quality, divided into 3 groups and now in grass. It is good fenced, has a H2O supply and is suitable for many rural purposes.”

The beam cost is €150,000.

“Land sales in this area are unequivocally strong, generally offered for €10,000 – €12,000/ac,” pronounced David, who believes a skill will seductiveness to those with an seductiveness in appropriation land for tillage or equestrian enterprises.

Keen seductiveness in south Kildare auction

Meanwhile, Jordan Auctioneers reported penetrating seductiveness during a new auction for Castleroe House and plantation on 164ac only outward a encampment of Kilkea, in south Kildare.

Before an assemblage of 70, a skill sole in 5 lots, reaching a total value of €3,235,000 (€19,725/ac).


Renowned for high land prices, a area has always been one of a strongest markets for land sales, pronounced offered agent, Clive Kavanagh of Jordans. This, he said, is due to a multiple of factors, including a ubiquitous peculiarity of a land and a endless rancher base.

An executor sale, Castleroe residence captivated active behest for all from a outset. A outline of a prices achieved, Clive said, is as follows:

Lot 1: residence and yard on c. 13ac: €515,000; lot 2: c. 81ac:€1,200,000; lot 3: c. 20 ac: €510,000; lot 4: c. 39 ac: €800,000 and lot 5: c. 10.5ac: €210,000.

“Interest levels from a opening were unequivocally clever and we knew that a plantation would expected grasp a tip price, as it’s not mostly land comes for sale in a evident area,” he said.


Surrounded by some of a best cultivatable and weed lands in a country, a several lots were purchased by people within a 10 to 20-mile radius and are generally believed to be concerned in several rural enterprises, a representative said.

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