Sold -€600,000 on 11th Jun 13
An important intact estate with an imposing 18th century mansion, five staff houses, outbuildings (all requiring updating), the ruins of historic Kilcooley Abbey and the freehold title to approximately 1,170 acres of which 950 acres is leased to Coillte, the balance being woodland and farmland. The estate virtually encompassed by a high stone wall is only 5.5 miles off the M8 Dublin to Cork road, 3 miles from Urlingford and only a little over an hour’s drive from Dublin and Cork.
Of the 1,170 acres, Coillte were granted a 150 year lease from 1934 (72 years remaining). It is a condition of the lease that on expiry the lands must be returned to a proper agricultural state prior to being handed back. Of the remaining 220 acres, about 180 acres is good grassland, the balance is in fine woodland, avenues, grounds around the house and there is also a 5 acre ornamental lake with boathouse.
There are in all five lodges/houses on the property. At the entrance there are two lodges, one with four rooms which is derelict, the other a modern structure with three bedrooms, living room,kitchen and bathroom. This is in need of repair. House 3, a two storey house which requires minor works in
order to be rentable. It has an entrance porch, kitchen, sitting room, dining room, four bedrooms and two bathrooms. House 4, a part cut stone two storey house which has been upgraded, it has a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, four bedrooms and a bathroom. House 5, a modern prefabricated bungalow with a living/dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms and a bathroom.
Beyond the house are extensive ranges of outbuildings of various ages and condition, including old cattle wintering units and lyin ...
Hambleden House, 19-26 Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2,
Tel: 01 6333700
PSRA Licence No. 001223