Kerry’s Pricey Paradise: A €10m Landmark Landholding

"Prime Landholding on Dingle Peninsula's Iconic Conor Pass Hits Market for €10 Million"

A “landmark landholding” situated in one of the most breathtaking driving routes in Co. Kerry is now available for purchase, with a guide price of approximately €10 million. Nestled in the heart of the Dingle Peninsula, the 1,387-acre property at the Conor Pass is expected to attract interest from both domestic and international buyers. The land consists of a combination of forestry, lowland, and mountain grazing areas. The Conor Pass in Kerry is renowned worldwide for its natural beauty, showcasing the stunning landscape along the Wild Atlantic Way driving route. This pass, which reaches a height of 1,496 feet, connects Dingle, located at the southwestern tip of the peninsula, with Brandon Bay and Castlegregory in the northeast.

From the viewing park at the top of Conor Pass, potential buyers can observe the expansive land stretching out in the valley below. The property is situated at the base of Mount Brandon, offering a serene and tranquil setting, adjacent to the village of Cloghane. Interested parties have the opportunity to acquire three lakes within the holding: Lough Atlea, Lough Beirne, and Pedlars Lake. These lakes add to the allure and potential of the property.

The forestry section of the land, comprising approximately 389 acres, is located in the northern part of the parcel. Access roads from the Dingle-Castlegregory road provide convenient entry points to the forestry. The remaining lands make up around 998 acres. The western boundary is formed by the Owenmore River and Lough Clogharee.

The property boasts extensive frontage along the Dingle-Castlegregory road, offering several established access points for vehicles. The sale is being managed by Mike Kennedy, an auctioneer and valuer based in Dingle town. Kennedy stated that they are aiming to achieve a price range of €7,000-7,500 per acre for the entire holding, resulting in a guide price of €9.7-10.4 million. Despite the recent listing, there has already been significant interest from both domestic and international buyers.

This exceptional landholding in Co. Kerry presents a unique opportunity for buyers to own a piece of the stunning Dingle Peninsula. With its diverse landscape, including lakes, forestry, and grazing lands, the property offers immense potential for various uses. Whether for agricultural purposes or development opportunities, the Conor Pass landholding is an enticing investment. Interested parties are encouraged to explore this remarkable offering in one of Ireland’s most captivating regions.

Matt Lyons

Matt Lyons

Matt Lyons is the founder of Forestry & Carbon. Matt has over 25 years as a forestry consultant and is invoilved in numerous carbon credit offset projects.

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