Compact 49 Ac. Residential Equine Farm Co. Laois

Ballynahown, Co. Laois, R32 W02P, Ireland
Public / Online Auction by James L. Murtagh Auctioneers: Traditional style farmhouse with equestrian facilities set on 8 acres of good quality land. (Lot 1) Public / Online Auction by James L. Murtagh Auctioneers: Traditional style farmhouse with equestrian facilities set on 8 acres of good quality land. (Lot 1) Public / Online Auction by James L. Murtagh Auctioneers: Traditional style farmhouse with equestrian facilities set on 8 acres of good quality land. (Lot 1)
  • Equestrian / Stud Farms, Small Holdings
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Bathroom
  • 49
  • Lot Acres
  • 1850
  • Sq. Ft.


  • Equestrian / Stud Farms, Small Holdings
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Bathroom
  • 49
  • Lot Acres
  • 1850
  • Sq. Ft.


Public / Online Auction by James L. Murtagh Auctioneers: (LOT 3; The Entire) 49 acre farm with residence and equestrian facilities.  Extensive road frontage.

Agricultural Property Location: Ballynahown, Clonaslee, County Laois, R32 W02P

James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by public auction this superb c. 49 acre residential farm and equestrian facilities at Ballynahown, Clonaslee, County Laois, R32 W02P to the market.

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Lot 3: the Entire

The subject residence comprises of a traditional style country home occupying c.1850 sq ft of living accommodation. This split-level residence reflects the ambition of the current owners to restore and renovate this property however, offers a range of possibilities for the new prospective owners to modernise even further. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a traditional country home with a chance to put your own aesthetic stamp on it. The residence is perched on a slightly elevated sight with panoramic views of the rolling countryside and also benefits from clear views of the near paddocks and equestrian facilities.

The residence comprises open plan kitchen/dining area leading to the cosy living area, the kitchen benefits from newly fitted double doors providing floods of natural light and leading to the courtyard. The sitting room and wet room also occupy the ground floor. The first floor contains 4 bedrooms and bathroom.

Accommodation consists of;

  • – Entrance 2m x 2.33m
  • -Sitting room 4.21m x 4.36m (Recently dry lined and fresh paint, open fire place and cast iron
  • – Kitchen/dining area 4.16m x 4.56m (recently fitted modern fully fitted units, Belfast sink, larder with
    accompanying island with integrated hob. Incorporating old with new, there is a Raeburn oil fired
    range and wooden flooring.
  • – Living area 3.5m x 4.59m (recently dry lined and freshly painted, wooden flooring)
  • – Utility 2.87m x 4.43m 1.36m x 2.29m
  • – Wet room 2.13m x 2.54m Fully tiled, Triton Seville shower, w.h.b and w.c.
  • -Internal hallway 0.87m x 1.68m
  • -Landing 0.94m x 3.24m
  • -Bedroom 1 3.6m x 4.79m (Built in wardrobes, Wooden floor, Large window providing floods of natural light and panoramic views of the rolling countryside)
  • -Bedroom 2 3.2m x 4.23m (Wooden flooring)
  • -Bedroom 3 4.21m x 4.53m (Wooden flooring)
  • -Bedroom 4 4.15m x 4.9m (Wooden flooring and storage)
  • -Bathroom 1.88m x 2.5m Fully tiled, bath with electric Mire shower, w.h.b. and w.c.The entrance gates lead to a large, gravelled parking area with a separate entrance to the residence and courtyard, further beyond the parking apron is the recently constructed sand arena. The outbuildings incorporate a mix of both modern purpose built housing and original cut stone buildings, currently in use as stables and storage area – every inch of this equestrian facility is utilised and there is obvious further development potential for the discerning purchaser.

The equestrian facilities comprise of;

  • Purpose built, flood lit and stud railed sand area occupying a space of 80m x 60m
  • – 5 loose boxes and tack room 4.11m x 17.6m
  • – 1 block of 3 large stables 5.18m x 11.5m (Exclusively used as foaling boxes)
  • – Original cut stone outbuildings 5.8m x 18.5m
  • – Dung stead/silage pit

This compact equestrian facility/residential farm would be appealing to those seeking a medium sized equestrian facility or would be suitable for any farming enterprise. Having said that, due to the intelligent layout of the courtyard, equestrian facilities, paddocks and holding yard, it would be especially attractive to those seeking an opportunity to further develop this property into a larger breeding or sport horse facility, stud farm or equestrian business.


The subject property is conveniently located approximately 8.3km west of Clonaslee. Clonaslee village providing both essential and social services and amenities, situated on the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains on the R422 Mountmellick to Birr road, also within close proximity to the towns of Portlaoise and Tullamore. The area is noted for the trails and walks, mountain biking and horse trekking including Slieve Bloom Forest Park and Brittas Lake and forest where the ruins of Brittas Castle still lie. The subject property sits on the border of County Laois and County Offaly on the R421 regional route and the property is partly bounded by the County River. Conveniently located close to major towns and villages including Kilcormac, Kinnity and Cadamstown and road networks including 11km to N52, 21km to N62 and 18km to N80.

Auction: The County Arms, Birr, County Offaly & LSL Auctions Online on Thursday June 9th 2022 at 3pm.

To adhere to regulations, please register your attendance at James L Murtagh office for the upcoming auction. Viewing by Appointment only Contact James L. Murtagh Auctioneers for more information.

Contact James L. Murtagh Auctioneers for more information regarding the LSL Online Auction process.

-Identification: In order to register, it will be necessary to upload a copy of your passport / driving licence and proof of address, i.e., bank statement, correspondence from a Government agency / source, dated within the last 3 months.

– Registration: In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office before 5pm Thursday 19th May 2022 . The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for himself/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 authorise us, as agents for the vendor, to sign the completed Contract for Sale on your behalf .

– Deposit: A deposit of €25 000 is required in order to bid for the property online. 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 non-refundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding Contract is entered into and the agents are hereby authorised 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 1 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 on 0449340088


Updated on May 23, 2022 at 8:19 pm
  • Property Size: 1850 Sq. Ft.
  • Land Area: 49 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Rooms: 10
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Property Type: Equestrian / Stud Farms, Small Holdings
  • Property Status: Online Auction, Public Auction

Additional details

  • Solrs: Mr Sean Cleary of John P. Cleary Solicitors, Beechlawn Heights, Ballinasloe, County Galway. Ph: 090 9645094
  • Address Ballynahown, Clonaslee, County Laois, R32 W02P
  • State/county Laois
  • Country Ireland

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