1090 Acre Commercial Arable (Ballinla) Farm Co. Offaly

Ballinla, Co. Offaly, R45 Y176, Ireland
  • Arable, Country Houses/Estates
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Bathroom
  • 1090
  • Lot Acres
  • 1842
  • Year Built
1090 Acre Commercial Arable (Ballinla) Farm Co. Offaly
Ballinla, Co. Offaly, R45 Y176, Ireland


**SOLD** ; Ballinla Farm Extending to 1090 Acres With A Combination Of Highly Productive Tillage / Grazing Lands And Forestry Plantation

Agricultural Property Location: Ballinla Farm, Edenderry, Eircode R45 Y176; On the Kildare/Offaly Border

One of the Largest and most Productive Farms ever offered For Sale on the Open Market in Ireland and includes:

• 720 Acres top yielding Tillage lands
• 190 Acres highly productive Grassland
• 180 Acres professionally managed Forestry

Uniquely the Farm is laid out in a single block with more than 5kms of Public Road frontage and serviced by c. 8km of Internal Roadways with level, smooth surfaces facilitating fast and efficient movement of Machinery and Vehicles. Bounded on one side for 3.3kms by the Grand Canal.

Ballinla has been developed as a highly productive Commercial Farm and maintained to an incredibly high standard by three generations of the Vendor family and comes to the market for the first time in more than 100 years.


BALLINLA HOUSE – A fine non basement Georgian House built c. 1842, which is a listed building of merit, sited in a lovely parkland setting of mature hardwood trees and is approached by a short avenue.

The house has been unoccupied for a number of years during which time the roof and entire structure has been carefully maintained and upgraded. The interior needs complete refurbishment.

Accommodation includes spacious Entrance Hall, 3 well proportioned Reception Rooms, Kitchen and Utilities, 4 Bedrooms and Bathroom.

The house faces South West with lawns and shrubbery and overlooks very fine mature Hardwood Parkland trees.

PENNY LODGE – Is a very attractive, easily managed and comfortable Family Home which is approached off the Main Avenue and overlooks beautifully laid out and meticulously Maintained Gardens and open Farm land.

Accommodation includes South facing Veranda, Entrance Hall,Very spacious and comortable Livingroom with attractive Fireplace, Diningroom, Study, Large well fitted Kitchen with centre island Breakfast Bar and incorporating Dining and Living Areas, Playroom, Utility, Cloakroom, Guest w.c., 5 Double Bedrooms with Master En-Suite, Family Bathroom, Walk-in Airing Cupboard. All in immaculate condition and beautifully decorated. Oil fired central heating.


The Farmyard is positioned towards the centre of the Cereal Growing Fields and is accessed by a wide tarmac road which also provides access to the two residential dwellings. (Further details below)

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Updated on November 26, 2020 at 8:55 pm
  • Land Area: 1090 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Year Built: 1842
  • Property Type: Arable, Country Houses/Estates
  • Property Status: Sold

Additional details

  • The Farmyard: extends to c. 4 Acres of Industrial Standard Concreted Yard which accommodates an extensive range of Buildings including:
  • Modern Grain Store: Built 2007 enclosed by 20ft high reinforced Concrete Walls with insulated panel sheeting, with high powered fans at either end providing under floor and overhead Ventilation; Gantry conveyor for overhead filling; 4 Multi-Purpose Bays or bins with 6m high Roller doors.
  • General Store : with asbestos sheeted roof.
  • Grain Store 2 : with underfloor Ventilation and overhead filling facility, non-drip roofing.
  • Grain Intake Hoppers : underground, each of c. 30 tonne capacity.
  • Two Alvan Blanch Grain Driers: with a combined drying capacity of 35 tonnes per hour
  • Seed Grain Drier : with 5 tonnes per hour capacity
  • Slurry stores : are adjacent, constructed in concrete overground Tanks of 800,000 gallon capacity and fitted with Slatted Sheep accomodation over.
  • Emergency Fire Fighting Covered Concrete Water Tank: 100,000 Gallon capacity and Steel Perma Store Water Tank 50,000 Gallon capacity. Both tanks fed by main pipe from constant flow Artesian Well.
  • Farm Workshop/Repair Building: fully equipped Fuel and Lubricant Store
  • Weighbridge: with 60ft platform and 50 tonne capacity. Bunded fuel oil tanks.
  • Radio Mast: providing reliable high speed broadband and mobile phone coverage
  • Farm Office: well appointed and including Testing Laboratory and Staff Facilities. Farm Staff Canteen.
  • The Lands : It is difficult to adequately convey the Quality and Standard of Excellence throughout the Lands and the exceptionally good layout. They include
  • Tillage: All of the Tillage lands extending to c. 720 Acres are very Deep Free Draining and Highly Fertile Soil completely devoid of any waste ground and appear quite spectacular. All laid out in regular shaped well elevated level fields ranging in size from 30 – 150 Acres. Every division has high quality road way access. Meticulously maintained 10 year field records show consistently high yields of quality grain frequently in excess of 5 tonnes per acre.
  • Grazing: All of the Grazing lands extending to c. 190 Acres are in Highly Productive Permanent Pasture laid out in very useful sized fields ranging from 10-20 Acres. All of the fields have piped water supply from the Artesian Well delivering a constant high volume of water and are perfectly fenced with Stock Proof Fencing for cattle and sheep and properly maintained Gates giving access to the Farm Roadway System, facilitating the easy movement of Stock as a ‘one man’ operation.
  • Forestry: The Forestry Lands of c. 180 Acres Predominantly of Sitka and Norway Spruce. are partly bounded by the Grand Canal and are laid out in a number of sections all with high quality roadway access. Sections vary from vigorous Young Plantations of Sitka Spruce, hatched green on the farm map, to 35 year old final thinned Saw Log Quality Spruce and some stands of Oak and other hardwoods. The more mature areas are hatched Black on the farm map. The Forestry has always been professionally managed with the objective of regular cash flow from the sale of thinning and saw log production. Throughout the farm every drain, waterway and hedgerow is impeccably maintained.
  • Environmental Practices: Best Environmental practices have been promoted and adhered to for many years including the provision of Red Squirrel Feeders, Bat Boxes and Bird Feeders through the Woodlands. A feature is a small sheltered c. 3 Acre Lake which was excavated and is well stocked with Coarse Fish and supports a large population of Swans, Wild Duck and Migratory Birds. Headland Strips to promote Pollinators and Wildlife are meticulously provided in Tillage fields.
  • Address Ballinla Farm, Edenderry, R45 Y176
  • State/county Offaly
  • Zip/Postal Code R45 Y176
  • Country Ireland

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