CLOSING DATE FOR BEST AND FINAL OFFERS: 12 NOON ON 27 SEPTEMBER 2018.
Lot 2: Two fields extending to about 6.28 acres
Lot 2 extends to about 6.28 acres and is situated to the rear of Altahammond House. It can be analysed as follows:
Arable/ploughable pasture - 6.19 acres
Miscellaneous - 0.09 acres
Altahammond has an accessible situation about 1 mile to the west of the small conservation town of Whitehead. Whitehead provides for everyday necessities including a greengrocer, post office, medical practice, dental practice and pharmacy. It has a primary school and a railway station. There is a golf club and a yacht club at Whitehead. A private marina known as "White Harbour" is situated at the end of Quay Lane to the south of the farm. Boats can be moored for an annual subscription.
The larger town of Carrickfergus is 5 miles to the west. Home to Carrickfergus Castle, it is steeped in history and is the county's oldest town.
Belfast city is 15 miles to the south west of the farm. As the largest city in Northern Ireland, it provides a full range of services, amenities, education and cultural activities.
Larne harbour (11 miles) and Belfast harbour (15 miles) both have regular sailings to Scotland. Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport are 16 miles and 25 miles distant respectively.
The farm overlooks the coastline and benefits from a mild, temperate climate.
The area has a reputation for productive, high quality farmland and has a well-developed agricultural infrastructure, including a number of agricultural machinery merchants. The local area is renowned for its rock salt.
Altahammond Farm extends to about 124 acres in total and has an accessible position for Belfast city. Situated in the heart of the farm is a fine period house with an excellent outlook over Belfast Lough and beyond towards County Down (including the Copeland Islands) and on a clear day, Scotland, Cumbria and the Isle of Man. There is a cottage and an extensive range of traditional outbuildings.
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