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Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway
Ref: S0168


The land is currently in AEOS and other grant schemes producing an annual income of approximately 13,700 per annum.

The property is located in an area of Outstanding Scenic Amenity with broad wide views over Killary Harbour, Ireland's only fjord, and on the N59 leading from Leenane to Clifden.

Leenane is a most delightful village, being a popular stopping off point on the main road between Clifden and Westport and with a number of shops, pubs and hotels.

The property is 40 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and air connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 21/2 hours from the property, while Knock Airport is about 11/2 hours.

THE LAND: This parcel of mountain grazing land is contained within perimetre wire fencing and with long frontage to the N59.

As a working farm, planning permission would be granted for the construction of one dwelling house, either next to the existing dwelling house which adjoins the land on its eastern boundary with the N59 or off the track which leads off the N59 near the western boundary of the land. This dwelling house, when constructed, will have superb views over Killary Harbour to the Mweelrea Mountains beyond.

All the land now being sold is currently in REPS and currently produces an income of 13,646 as shown below. There are 58.68 entitlements with a net unit value of each entitlement: 48.37 yielding 2838.35.

Grants 2011:
Single Farm Payments - as above 2,838
Area Based Compensation 3,401
AEOS Scheme - Approx. 4,000
NPWS - Off wintering 2,000
Walks Scheme - Western Way 667
Grassland Scheme 740
Total Grants 13,646

The vendor's REPS reference is 07A02396 and the herd number is 1200410.

The land extends in all to approximately 150 acres.

There are abundant natural water sources on the land for both stock on the land and for the dwelling house, when built. Electric lines cross the land, should electric supply be needed for the dwelling house or otherwise.

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