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.
Lot 5 extends to circa 38.03 acres and can be analysed as follows:
Arable/ploughable pasture - 37.80
Miscellaneous - 0.23
From Belfast, take the M2, M5, then A2 towards Carrickfergus. Proceed through Carrickfergus on the A2. The entrance to Altahammond is on the left about 4 miles after passing Carrickfergus Castle and about 2 miles after passing Kilroot Power Station.
* In Two Blocks
* Productive Farmland
* Coastal Situation
* Extensive Road Frontage
* Currently In Grass