James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by Public Auction, this superb c.188 acre residential farm at Clonickilvant, Killucan, Co. Westmeath. N91Y232.
This exceptional holding will be offered in its entirety and comprises a residence and various stone outbuildings centrally positioned within the c.188 acre holding with a further farm building and derelict cottage thereon.
This residential holding is all in good quality permanent pasture with the exception of c.32 acres of forestry planted in 1990 under dafm scheme and is now believed to be ready for harvesting with an immediate income stream.
The lands are laid out in 11 divisions, all in grass and were formerly ploughed and in tillage. The lands are all good quality free draining lands, there is no waste on the subject farm however, there is overgrowth in the form of furze and whitethorn to the southwest of the holding which would benefit from slight clearance and reseeding.
The farm buildings includes 3 bay hay shed, cattle pen and holding facility.
This model farm is entered by cut stone piers and approached by a hardcore driveway lined with mature whitethorn neat hedging and mature beech and native trees, views of this spectacular landscape and holding are captured enroute to the residence. The residence and yard, which are strategically located and nestled in the centre of the holding occupy a spacious site, bounded by native trees to the rear of the residence providing privacy and overlooking the holding to the front.
The well-appointed living space extends to over 2485 sq. ft across two floors and exudes warmth from the second one enters the property.
From the hallway, the layout is bright and free flowing, with one accessing the illuminated sunroom, the bedroom to the left with open fireplace, to the right of the hallway is the living room with feature fireplace and insert stove through to the magnificent kitchen. The spacious kitchen benefits from shaker style kitchen and cut stone feature wall, a seamless mix of traditional and modern style with an abundance of natural light from the double doors leading to the exterior, further providing stunning views. The utility room, w.c. and storage room is off the kitchen with access to the rear of the property.
Climbing the stairs to the central landing, straight ahead is a single bedroom, the left of the landing will lead one to the master bedroom with ensuite, a further double bedroom and family bathroom. Two further bedrooms are to the front of the residence.
This beautiful home offers a blend of modern and traditional design with thoughtful features and comfortable living space throughout.
Externally, the impressive property grounds comprise of a lofted cut stone building which could be easily converted into further living space or office pod. There are various stone buildings which were constructed following a grant of planning permission and comprise of 30 no. dog kennels with dog runs, dog washing area and operate under the name Killucan Kennels.
There is also a derelict stone cottage at the entrance of the holding of which has expired planning permission for the construction of a cottage. Although expired, the positive planning history gives the prospective purchaser a residential opportunity, considering the size of the holding with the tree and hedge lined avenue, the construction of a traditional style gate lodge would be the perfect fit for Clonickilvant farm.
Auction: The auction takes place at the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar, Co Westmeath and online on the LSL platform at 3.30 on Friday 27th October , 2023
Solicitor: Ms. Kathy Garvey, J.A. Shaw & Co. Solicitors, Mullingar. Ph: (044) 9348721
Registration: In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office before Friday 20th October 2023 The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for himself or herself. If the bidder intends to purchase a lot in a name other than his or her personal name, arrangements must be made with the auctioneers in advance. By registering, you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions of the auction and authorised us, as agents for the vendor, to sign the completed contract for sale on your behalf.
A deposit of €150,000 is required in order to bid for the property. These deposits are payable in advance of the auction by online bank transfer. Our bank details will be provided to you at registration. The successful bidder\’s deposit will become nonrefundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding contract is entered into and the agents are hereby authorized to sign the Contract for Sale on your behalf. The deposit payable on the signing of the contract is 10% of the purchase price. If there is a shortfall in the deposit furnished by the purchaser prior to the auction, then the purchaser shall be required to lodge the balance of the deposit with the auctioneers within one business day of the online auction. If you are not the successful purchaser, your deposit will be returned to you in full.
For further details contact us at James L Murtagh Auctioneers, 34 Mount Street, Mullingar, Co Westmeath Tel. 044 934 0088.