Prime farm for sale at Athleague

A 52-acre farm in some of the county’s prime farming areas has recently come on the market with Sean Naughton auctioneer.             The farm at Tubbervaddy, Athleague, boasts good road frontage, which may be suitable for development, subject to planning permission. There are excellent handling facilities, and a four bay double slatted shed and yard.             Athleague is a much-sought after area when it comes to farmland and interest in this property is expected to be high. Given that the land is prime agricultural land and the bonus of excellent handling facilities, this parcel would suit any small farmer or farmer wishing to extend his or her enterprise in the region.             There are many advantages to life in Athleague. A traditional County Roscommon village, it has retail, social, educational and sporting facilities. There are two local supermarkets, an antique store, electrical shop, an agricultural co-op which sells a range of hardware, as well as a number of pubs. There is also a national school in the village and travel time to secondary schools in Roscommon and Ballygar for secondary school students is minimal. In terms of sport, the village is exceptionally well catered for, with a community centre in the heart of the village and sporting facilities for both hurling and football in Athleague GAA pitch and nearby Mulhern Park in Fuerty. Further afield, Creggs RFC caters for the hurling enthusiasts. The town is also located just minutes from Roscommon town and the range of leisure facilities it offers in terms of golf, swimming, handball, athletics, not to mention a spot of retail therapy!             Athleague Angling Centre is home to a coffee shop and exhibition space, which is popular with local artists. Indeed the picturesque setting beside the river Suck and adjacent to the mill race makes it an ideal place to visit.             For further information on this prime farming property, call Sean Naughton on (090) 66 25080.