Coolboy Farm, Arklow, Wicklow

AMV POA Energy Rating Y14TF85 4 beds1 bath1547 Sq.ft


For Sale by Public and Online on Thursday 25th April 2024 in the Arklow Bay Hotel at 3pm (in one or more lots). Legal Pack available on request. Property Partners OBrien Swaine are proud to present Coolboy Farm, Arklow, Co Wicklow which is an outstanding c.113-acre farm featuring c.65 acres of zoned mixed use residential land, c.40 acres of agricultural land along with two residences, a yard with a number of sheds and a range of stone outbuildings. Note - Attending bidders must pre-register prior to the auction. If you wish to bid via online auction on You will need to register with Property Partners OBrien Swaine at least 3 days before the sale and pay a bidding deposit. Solicitors: Fergus Kinsella , Cooke and Kinsella Solicitors, Wexford Road, Arklow. Coolboy is one of the finest holdings to arrive on the market in Co Wicklow in recent years and enjoys a super location bounding the main N11 Dublin to Arklow motorway, just 2km from the commuter town of Arklow and 45 minutes from the M50 motorway. Arklow is a thriving town that features all amenities for modern day living to include a shopping centre, parks, boutiques, schools, train station, hotels and numerous sporting activities. This top class farm is located amongst some of Wicklow’s best lands, farmed and maintained to a very high standard by its owners. With extensive frontage to the main L2180 road, the property features 65 acres of zoned mixed use land, offering a substantial development opportunity for the construction of residential accommodation located within Dublin’s commuter belt. The zoned lands are within an area nominated as AAP4 on map included (AA meaning action area). Extract policy wording from the Local Area Plan states: "Residential Development Objectives H8 Lands at Tinahask (Action Area Plans 1 & 2), Kilbride (Action Area Plan 3) and Coolboy (AAP4) shall be developed as comprehensive (not piecemeal) integrated schemes that allow for the sustainable phased and managed development of each action area plan during the plan period." The property also features a farmhouse and a bungalow, both of which will be offered as separate lots, which may suit someone looking for a stand-alone residence just five minutes’ drive from Arklow town. Coolboy Farm comprises excellent quality land laid out in large workable fields, suited to most farming enterprises including dairying. It comes to the market with approx 113 acres of grass and tillage land, two residences, a yard with a number of cattle sheds, as well as a range of stone outbuildings. FARMHOUSE AND BUNGALOW The farmhouse, bungalow, yard and outbuildings are set back from the public road and are approached via a concrete driveway. Originally built over 100 years ago, the traditional-style farmhouse was extended back in 1978 to include three reception rooms, kitchen, bathroom and four upstairs bedrooms. Although in need of modernisation, the farmhouse features PVC windows, an oil-fired Aga and two open fireplaces. The farmhouse was still occupied up until 3.5 yrs ago. Adjacent to the farmhouse is a modern three-bedroom bungalow that was built in 1993. Extending to 1566 square feet, the bungalow features kitchen, living room, bathroom and three bedrooms and is in good condition. THE FARMHOUSE COMPRISES: Entrance porch Living room: Open fire, carpet. Sitting room:Open fire, carpet. Kitchen: Range of units. Parlour: Aga cooker. Bedroom 1 - Carpet. Bedroom 2 - Carpet. Bedroom 3 – Carpet, built in wardorbe. Bedroom 4 - Lino. Bathroom - WC, wash hand basin, bath. Services and Features: Private well Septic tank 1547 sq ft Ber G Double glazed windows THE BUNGALOW COMPRISES: Entrance hallway Living room: Open fire, carpet, tv point. Sittingroom: Carpet, tv point. Kitchen: Fully fitted kitchen with a good range of wall and floor units. Utility area: Sink, shelving, plumbed for a washing machine. Guest wc: Wc, wash hand basin. Bedroom 1: Carpet. Bedroom 2: Carpet. Bedroom 3: Carpet. Bedroom 4: Carpet. Bathroom: Wc, wash hand basin, bath, step in shower. Services and Features: Way leave to the private well Septic tank Approx 1566 sq ft Oil fired central heating Ber C2 Double glazed windows Farmyard and outbuildings To the rear of the farmhouse are a range of traditional stone outbuildings along with a number of cattle sheds to include a 12-unit milking parlour, a slatted unit, two cubicle sheds and a silage pit. FARMYARD AND SHEDS COMPRISE: Enclosed yard with a range of stone buildings, sheds and silage pit. Shed 1 – 18.7 x18.4m - 4 span shed with slatted unit. Shed 2 – 18.7 x 13.8m - 4 span A roof shed Shed 3 – 20.9 x 5.8m - 12 unit herringbone milking parlour. Shed 4 – 18.1 x 8.5 - 4 bay round roof silage pit Shed 5 – 17.9 x 9m - Adjoining lean to cublicle with feed passage and barrier Shed 6 – 19.9 x 6.6m - 4 bay cubicle house. Barn - 12 x 6 ground floor and 12 x 6 first floor Slated roof workshop -14.9 x 4.3m LAND Large blocks of land rarely come to the market in the Arklow region which makes the sale of Coolboy farm a unique and timely proposition for farmers, business people and investors who may be eager to acquire land in the vicinity. In the same family for a number of generations, the owners of Coolboy operated a grass and tillage enterprise on the land, maintaining the property to a high standard down through the years. Split by the N11 motorway, the land is set out in two sizeable blocks with 40 acres situated west of the motorway with the house, yard, sheds and the remaining 65 acres located on the Arklow side. Laid out in three good-sized fields, the 40 acres is all in grass. The farmhouse, bungalow and yard standing on 65 acres, is laid out in large sprawling fields. For sale by live virtual online and public auction in the Arklow Bay Hotel on Thursday 25th April at 3pm, Coolboy farm will be offered in one or more lots as follows: Lot 1: Bungalow on c.1/2 acre Lot 2: Farmhouse, sheds and yard on c.7.8 acres Lot 3: c.65.13 acres of land zoned mixed use Lot 4: c.40.15 acres of agricultural land Lot 5: The Entire of lot 1, 2 and 3 Legal: Fergus Kinsella , Cooke and Kinsella Solicitors, Wexford Road, Arklow.

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Y14TF85 This excellent farm enjoys an ideal location along the N11 on Arklow to Dublin Road. It is 2km to Arklow Town, 25 minutes from Gorey town and 45 minutes to South Dublin.
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Property Partners O'Brien Swaine
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Date created: Mar 26, 2024

Property Partners O'Brien Swaine
Property Partners O'Brien Swaine
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David Swaine
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