A 39ac farm described as a quaint, old world residential holding on the edge of Rathmolyon village in Co Meath is the type of place attracting a lot of interest in the rural property market.
Set out in a number of lots and guided pre-auction at between €500,000 and €700,000, the executor sale is handled by Thomas Potterton of TE Potterton, Trim.
Fronting the main Summerhill-Rathmolyon road the farm is 8km from Trim and about 20 minutes from the M4.
The farm at Rathmolyon can be bought in a series of lots
It includes a neat bungalow set back from the road and reached by an entrance from a cul-de-sac. The three-bedroom house has been very well maintained, and has an entrance porch, a hall, a sitting room, a bathroom and a kitchen.
A small yard includes two garages, a cow byre, a loose box, a cattle crush and a haybarn. The house and yards on c5ac can be bought as a separate lot guided at between €350,000 and €400,000.
The remaining land is an interesting combination of good grazing ground and two disused sandpits, each extending to about 4ac. These are at either side of the cul-de-sac with independent access and are guided separately at €20,000 to €30,000.
The final lot is made up of just over 25ac of land also accessed from the cul-de-sac.
Described by Mr Potterton as gently undulating farmland laid out in two fields and serviced by cattle-handling facilities, the holding would be suitable for a range of farm enterprises. This portion is guided at between €9,000 and €10,000/ac.
Mr Potterton reports a strong level of interest from the locality and further afield. “It’s a very saleable property in a good, well located village and I expect it to do well,” he said.
The auction will be held at the Property Exchange, Trim on Wednesday, July 21 at 3pm. Covid restrictions and numbers will dictate whether it is held indoors or outdoors.