There is now a golden glow in the area around a small sale of 26.5 acre farmland near one of Ireland’s most famous landmarks, Old Head of Kinsale, and the beaches.
But, ahead of a pre-Christmas online auction, Lisney Cork sales agents downplay the location’s stellar appeal and show it very modestly at local farm values of around € 14,000 an acre.
Given the setting, however, locals and farmers may well face competition from other parties willing to take a kick on longer-term value: after all, it’s on the last leg of the business. the road to the Old Head of Kinsale Golf Club, ranked in the World Top 100.
This spectacular 180-acre course near the lighthouse is frequented by the very rich and famous, many of whom will pass through this 26-acre roadside land offering.
Those not driving this block of land in Lispatrick near the Speckled Door pub and restaurant en route from Kinsale, Killarney and Cork Airport will fly over it by helicopter, as one of the most spectacular courses in the world will experience a drop in Daily helicopter-based activity, and peak seasonal green fees are € 375 per player.
Auctioneer Johnny McKenna of Lisney Cork is up for auction online in a month on December 10th and gives out a £ 380,000 guide, describing him as
good quality agricultural land, built in one piece and currently grassed.
It has access from the R604 and the frontage to its northern limit, which connects Ballinspittle and Garretstown Garrylucas beach and has an additional 128m frontage along its eastern limit, the road leading to the Links golf course and the Lusitania museum / signal tower.
It is close to some cluster of lodgings, beaches and bays, as well as the long-time hospitality of Speckled Door, about six miles from Kinsale and three from Ballinspittle, with the departure point / d arrival of the famous Wild Atlantic Way in Kinsale itself.
“Considering the quality and location of the property, we would expect the level of interest to be strong from parties seeking to expand existing land holdings, from hobby farmers and the equestrian community.” , comments McKenna.
They may well have tenders coming from further away and from the left of the field.
Details: Lisney 021 4275079