44 Killylane Road is a mixed arable and livestock farm with an accessible location, extending to about 105 acres in total. The farm has a fine, modern house with an excellent outlook over Lough Foyle and beyond towards the Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal. There is an extensive set of modern farm buildings providing winter accommodation for about 400-head of cattle, livestock handling facilities and underground slurry storage. The farm buildings are off-lying from the house and have a separate access.
The land is suitable for growing arable crops and is a key feature of the farm. It lies within a single ring-fenced block and has a convenient shape.
The present farming system at 44 Killylane Road includes an in-hand beef fattening enterprise, with some of the land being let for cropping.
The farm is available for sale as a whole of in two lots as follows:
Lot 1: House
Lot 2: Farm Buildings and farmland extending to 104 acres
44 Killylane Road
Lot 1 (about 0.67 acre)
The house at 44 Killylane Road is an attractive modern detached home which was completed in 2002 and is over two storeys. It occupies an elevated, north-westerly facing position and is constructed of block with a harled and painted exterior beneath a pitched slate roof.
A gravel driveway leads from the public road to a parking area.
The house is served by mains water and electricity supplies and has private drainage. It has oil-fired central heating, with a Rayburn range cooker heating radiators and water. There is a broadband connection and double glazing.
The house occupies a central position within its garden grounds which include lawns and deciduous trees.
The accommodation has been designed to benefit from ample natural light and the excellent views of the coastline and Binevenagh Mountain. Features of the internal accommodation include timber beams, exposed brickwork, a stove in the drawing room and an open fire in the sitting room.
Lot 2 (about 103.93 acres)
A range of farm buildings occupy a private, standalone situation in the heart of the farm. The outbuildings have an accessible situation via a private farm road. They are served by a mains water supply and include:
Cattle sheds 1 & 2
A pair of sheds in 11 bays of steel portal frame construction beneath corrugated roofs with supervent cladding, block walls and a slatted base with tanks beneath. The sheds open onto a central feed passage with feed barriers. Constructed in 2010.
Cattle shed 3
In 6 bays of steel portal frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with Yorkshire boarding, block walls and a part concrete, part slatted base with a tank beneath. The shed includes a feed passage with feed barriers. Constructed in 2005.
Cattle shed 4
In 4 bays of steel portal frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with Yorkshire boarding, block walls and a part concrete, part slatted base. The shed includes a feed passage with feed barriers. There is a lean-to with a cattle crush and race.
3 feed bins - Each with a capacity for 32 tonnes.
A feature of the farm buildings is the ample ventilation. There are extensive areas of hard standing and excellent access for articulated vehicles and feed wagons, including turning areas.
The farmland extends to circa 103.93 acres and lies within a ring fence in a single block. It can be analysed as follows:
Arable/Ploughable Pasture - 99.38 acres
Roads, Yards, Buildings, Miscellaneous - 4.39 acres
The land rises gently from 15 feet above sea level on the northern boundary to about 125 feet above sea level on the south eastern boundary. There is good access to the land via the public roads and internal farm tracks. The land is divided into a number of enclosures by stock proof fences and hedges. They are of a good size and shape for modern agriculture and have a water supply by a combination of mains and a natural supply via a stream. The land is bound for about 1 kilometre by the public road.
Basic Payment Scheme
The Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are owned and are included in the sale. The subsidy from the Basic Payment in relation to the 2017 farming year will be retained by the seller.
Energy Performance Certificate
Strictly by appointment with the selling agents:
Savills Country ? Tel: - Click here to reveal phone number - Savills Belfast ? Tel: - Click here to reveal phone number - ER Details - BER F