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Forkfield, Ayle, Westport – Residential Farm – Sale Agreed Sale Agreed


New to the market this outstanding C. 95.86 acre farm and residence with an extensive range of outbuildings and farm yard is for sale in one lot by private treaty on the instructions of the owner.



The farm consists of approximately 38.796 hectares or 95.86 acres in area and is located at Forkfield, Ayle, Westport approximately 6 miles from Westport and 8 miles from Castlebar.

This attractive property is situated in a private location with its own private access from the entrance gate.

This former dairy farm consists of 70 acres of excellent quality grassland and grazing land suitable for dairy beef production, sheep and equine farming, the remaining 26 acres of land is suitable for summer grazing.

The farmland is of excellent quality, well maintained, irrigated, and well fenced.  This farm also qualifies for E.U. Farm entitlements.

This property with residence, farmyards and farm land are in one lot and the location offers a great opportunity to a potential purchaser.



The large farmyard is located to the rear of the residence.  The outbuildings in the farmyard include:

  1. A 3 bay haybarn comprising of 663 sq feet in area
  2. A stone Granary building with a loft 702 sq feet ground floor area
  3. Block built shed with galvanized roof 386.4 sq feet in area
  4. Stone built outhouse 748.8 square feet in area
  5. Silage apron
  6. The milking area is within the enclosed yards

In former times this was a dairy farm where approximately 45 cows were milked on daily basis.



The residence/dwelling house is located on the farm with surrounding walled garden, pathways and farm building to the rear. The property is accessible by a private mature tree lined driveway from the gateway.  The house is a 1950’s styled house with attractive bay windows to the front and is in need of refurbishment.  It comprises of approximately 1,200 sq feet in area:-

Accommodation consists of:

Entrance hall 1.84m X 4.37m with tile floors

Sitting room with open fire and bay window 4.62m X 3.775m

Living room with solid fuel stove and bay window 4.62 X 3.75m

Kitchen 2.25m X 2.9m

Utility 3.6m X 2.28m

Bedroom one 2.92m X 3.775m with open fire

Bedroom two 3.05m X 2.59m

Bedroom three 3.1m X 3.42m

Bathroom 1.89m X 2.59m


The house is serviced with water, electricity, septic tank,  solid fuel stove and oil fired central heating.


This farm, residence and farmyard will be sold as one entire lot.  It offers a great agricultural potential, with its excellent location, well maintained farm land for any potential purchaser.


Viewing is strictly by appointment with Frank Chambers Auctioneer, 098 41145 or 087 2443513


Carriage of sale: Ms Nessa Cox, Solicitor, Thomas J. Walsh, Solrs, Castlebar, Co. Mayo


Ref No: A1057                                                                                     BER: G


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