Agricultural Property Location: Hacketstown, Hacketstown, Co. Carlow
An opportunity to acquire a substantial residential farm on c.211 acres with extensive dual road frontage onto the R727 and Hacketstown to Rathvilly road. The farm is offered with a period two storey residence, cut stone outbuildings, haybarn, all-weather outdoor arena and laid out in two large divisions with excellent road frontage and fenced divisions.
The lands are in a mixture of permanent pasture / tillage and are suitable for all aspects of the agri sector.
The River Derneen runs to the boundary at the back of Ballykillane House, providing drainage for the lands along with the benefit of an all year round natural water supply.
Hacketstown 3km – Rathvilly 7km – Tullow Livestock Mart 16km – Carlow 25km – Dublin 70km – M9 25km
The residence dates back to the early 18th century, which at one stage formed part of the nearby Lisnavagh Estate. The house is approached via a recessed entrance, tree lined gravel driveway and extends to c.2,200 sq.ft. It enjoys a beautiful parkland setting, overlooking the River Derneen aided by a wonderful backdrop view of the Wicklow Mountains. In need of significant refurbishment, Ballykillane House is a hidden jewel full of old world charm, a granite bay window off the drawing room and a stunning granite courtyard just waiting to be utilised. BER G.
The accomodation in brief comprises of;
Private well water, septic tank drainage, electricity & telephone.
Adjacent to the residence there is a farmyard consisting of a number of cut stone granite outbuildings set out in a courtyard, a large three bay double barn / machinery shed and a fenced all weather sand arena (36m x 20m) – all accessed via a separate gated access onto the main road.
The lands are comprised in folios CW19229F & CW2068F and extend to c.211 acres benefiting from an excellent location, separated by the R727 and the Ballykillane / Rathvilly road. The lands are currently in a mixture of grass / tillage and are suitable for all aspects of the agricultural sector.
There is c.25 acres in tillage, leased until March 2026 with an annual income of €6,200. The remaining lands, c.69 acres are all in grass and currently farmed by the vendors.
c.97 acres is leased until March 2026 with an annual rental income of €19,691. Additionally c.8 acres is leased until March 2026 with an annual rental income of €1,920 and c.12 acres is leased until March 2026 with an annual rental income of €3,000 (letting details are available upon request). Total rental income of lot 2 is €24,611 per annum.
The property is only minutes drive from the local town of Hacketstown which provides shops and services as well as both primary / secondary schools. The large provincial shopping town of Carlow is a mere 25kms and along with its wide choice of shops, restaurants, recreational services is home to the South East Technological University (Carlow Campus). The M9 motorway is also easily reached and there is a good local bus / train service network.
Hunting – with the Carlow Hunt.
Racing – The Curragh, Punchestown & Naas racecourse are all within easy driving distance.
GAA clubs – Local clubs in Hacketstown, Rathvilly & Tullow.
Fishing – The local rivers of The Derneen, Barrow & Slaney offer excellent fishing.
Golfing – Borris, Bunclody, Bagnelstown, Carlow & Mount Wolesley Golf clubs are also within easy reach.
The property is offered as appropriate with rights of way either public or private, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way whether these are specifically referred to or not. All sporting rights, standing timber and minerals insofar as they are owned, are included in the freehold sale.
Goffs Property; Kildare Paddocks, Kill, Co. Kildare
Tel: +353 45 981 048
PSRA Licence 001903
These particulars and photographs are for guidance purposes only and do not form part of any contract. Whilst care has been taken in their preparation we do not hold ourselves responsible for any inaccuracies. They are based on the understanding that all negotiations will be conducted through this firm.