Fortland House set on 80 acres Co. Leitrim

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Loughaphonta, Co. Leitrim, F91 E337, Ireland
  • Beef Farm, Country Houses/Estates
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Bathroom
  • 80
  • Lot Acres
  • 1732
  • sq. ft.
  • 1740s
  • Year Built
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Fortland House set on 80 acres Co. Leitrim
Loughaphonta, Co. Leitrim, F91 E337, Ireland


**SOLD** O’Boyle Auctioneers: Period Property ‘Fortland House’ with Extensive 80 acre Farm & Outbuildings

Agricultural Property Location:  Lisnagroagh, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim F91 E337

Most unique opportunity to acquire this striking residence with private avenue, impressive period style property. Includes Circa 80 acres of agricultural land, stables, yard & shed.

Available as an entire holding or as different lots outlined in full brochure.

Historical Background

Built approx 1740 with hipped slate roof and tall chimneystacks exclusive in its time.Incorporated on part of these lands is the old railway cottage now derelict and the railway track which has full land registry title. The Scarden River borders much of the land.  This is a most historic property. It is documented that John Massey was leasing this property to the Rutherforts in 1856.

The Massey family descended from one of Cromwell’s soldiers, Captain Hugh Massey who was granted vast tracks of land all over the country. However, the largest parcel of land he received was in Leitrim amounting to over 24,000 acres in 1878, Fortland being part of this ..

‘Fortland House’

  • The house is set over three floors and boasts many impressive & traditional features. Located in a completely private setting within easy access of all amenities. Rare to find in this area, with so much to offer and endless potential.
  • Large windows and limestone sills with concrete steps leading to the impressive main front entrance and boasting many attractive features.
  • Well laid out accommodation includes Kitchen, Dining room, Living room, 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom & WC with oil fired central heating, double glazed windows, solid fuel open fire and attractive features.
  • Mature grounds with several outbuildings including a lower yard with stable and loft and steps leading down to this area.
  • In addition Part C. 20 Acres at Rossinver which is also available full details listed and maps available.

Lots Available include

LOT 1:-
House & Circa 56 acres at Fortland House, to includes stables, yard and shed. Part of folio LM4192 and LM19339F include on this Plan 4192, plot at Kilmakerril.

LOT 2:-
Circa 11.63 acres with old ruins of railway cottage. The railway and ruins are registered. This is part of folios LM4192, LM19214F and LM19339F. Shown as Plot B on map. The ruins of the railway cottage has its own folio LM19214F, Plan C9H51.

LOT 3:-
Circa 12 ¼ acres. Part of folio LM4192, adjacent to the house on Kiltyclogher side, and excludes the sheds. This has separate access from the public road. Shown as Plot C on map available.


LOT 4:-
Aghnaha, Rossinver, Co. Leitrim. Circa 20 acres, as described in folio LM7911, Plan 1C Full Details available.

CLOSING DATE FOR TENDER – 10th December 2021

Solicitors with carriage of Sale:- Kelly & Ryan Solicitors, Manorhamilton 071 985 5034


Updated on June 8, 2022 at 3:43 pm
  • Property Size: 1732 sq. ft.
  • Land Area: 80 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Year Built: 1740s
  • Property Type: Beef Farm, Country Houses/Estates
  • Property Status: Sold
  • Eircode: F91 E337
  • Address Lisnagroagh, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim F91 E337
  • State/county Leitrim

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