Two Laois farms are set to go under the harmer over the next three weeks.
On June 27 22.3ac of tillage land which comes to auction with a guide price of €11,000/ac. Located near Rathdowney on the Grogan/Erril road, the land is in one block in two fields with extensive road frontage. It sells at auction through William Mansfield at the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix at 3pm on Friday, June 27.
Meanwhile, a 99 acre holding will be sold at auction at the same hotel at 3pm on Friday, July 4. The farm, five miles from Abbeyleix is all in grass and described as needing attention but has strong potential, it is expected to make between €400,000 to €500,000.
Sold through Peter Scully of GVM Tullamore it is home to a derelict two-storey farmhouse.