‘Ballykillane House’ 211 ac. Residential Farm Co. Carlow

Ballykillane House, Ballykillane, Hacketstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland
  • Residential Farms
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Bathroom
  • 211
  • Lot Acres
  • c.2,200
  • Sq.Ft
‘Ballykillane House’ 211 ac. Residential Farm Co. Carlow
Ballykillane House, Ballykillane, Hacketstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland


**SOLD** by Town & Country;  Substantial tillage / grassland c.211 ac. (85.39 ha.) farm with Period House benefiting from extensive dual road frontage.  Available in one or more LOTS.

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.

Central Location

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;

  • Entrance hall – 2.74m x 2.44m,
  • Kitchen – 5.18m x 4.56m,
  • Pantry – 4.7m x 2.74m
  • Dining room – 4.8m x 4.56m,
  • Drawing room – 5.41m x 4.56m
  • Back Kitchen (incl. wc, whb) 3.35m x 2m
  • FIrst Floor
  • Bedroom 1 – 3.81m x 2.33m,
  • Bedroom – 2 4.5m x 3m
  • Bedroom 3 – 4.8m x 4.52, Bedroom 4 – 5.1m x 4.56m
  • Bathroom – 4.87m x 2.74m


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.

Lot 1: Includes the residence and farmyard on c.94 acres.

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.

Lot 2: Extends to c.117 acres with frontage onto the R727 and the Ballykillane / Rathvilly road.

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.

Lot 3: The entire – residence and lands extending to c.211 acres.


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.

Easements, Wayleaves & Rights of Way

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.


Eircode R93AE13

Joint Agents

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.


Updated on April 14, 2023 at 11:29 am
  • Property Size: c.2,200 Sq.Ft
  • Land Area: 211 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Rooms: 10
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Property Type: Residential Farms
  • Property Status: Sold
  • Eircode: R93AE13
  • Folio: CW19229F & CW2068F

Additional details

  • Fixtures & Fittings: All items usually known as tenant's fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in these particulars together are excluded from the sale but some may be available by separate negotiation. Such items include all carpets and curtains, light fittings, domestic electrical items and garden statuary.
  • Solicitor with Carriage of Sale: Mr. David Osborne, OMD Solicitors, Abbey Moat House, Abbey Street, Naas, Co. Kildare Tel: 045 899485
  • Address Ballykillane House, Ballykillane, Hacketstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland
  • State/county Carlow
  • Country Ireland

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