Unique Period Equestrian Residence Co. Offlay

  • €400,000
Clonearl, Co. Offaly, Ireland
  • Equestrian / Stud Farms, Small Holdings
  • Property Type
  • 2
  • Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Bathroom
  • 3
  • Lot Acres
Unique Period Equestrian Residence Co. Offlay
Clonearl, Co. Offaly, Ireland
  • €400,000


**SOLD**  from GVM Auctioneers – Tullamore: A distinctive, one of a kind property with a unique mix of a Period Residence with stone walled paddocks, stables & courtyard all encompassed within a large C.3 acre site.

Agricultural Property Location: Clonearl, Daingean, Co. Offaly

Property History

The property once belonged to the Clonearl estate built by William Henry Magan back in 1820. It’s noted in a book published by the famous travel writer of the time Brewer that ‘Clonearl was one of the finest demesnes to be seen in the country’ (Byrne 1984). ‘The marriage of William Henry Magan, rather grandly known as ‘The Magnificent’ of Clonearl to the heiress Elizabeth Georgina Loftus of Killyon Manor, Co Meath cemented one of the great Irish family fortunes. Not only did they have their own two mansions, but together they owned 20,000 acres in Westmeath, Offaly and Shankill, Co Dublin’. (Collins 2016).

This is a wonderful opportunity to buy into a piece of this rich Irish history.

Will you be the next ‘Magnificent of Clonearl’?

The courtyard to the rear of this house was most likely the stable yard for Clonearl House. To the rear of the stables is a stone walled paddock enclosed on all sides. It’s a property with multiple future possibilities. One could envisage it being a destination for private wedding ceremonies, special events or outdoor pursuits*. The opportunities at Clonearl are endless, all you need is some imagination, the structure is already in place. The current owner has lovingly restored and cared for many aspects of the property, with repairs carried out to the slate rooves of the stables and the installation of new stable doors which certainly add to the character within the courtyard to the rear of the house.

The House

  • The house dates back to 1820’s we informed and would have formed part of the Clonearl estate.
  • Accommodation within is bright and spacious and includes a kitchen / living room, 2 double bedrooms, sitting room and family bathroom.
  • Heating is by way of oil fired central heating.

The land

The land is in two divisions with one field roadside and the remaining land enclosed with the stone walled paddock. It’s ideal for the separation of male and female livestock as may be desired during certain times of the year. The land has extensive road frontage.

Equestrian Pursuits

The property’s central location and good road/motorway access will be appreciated by equestrian enthusiasts seeking convenient access to local equestrian centres at Annaharvey and Mullingar.

The stables and outbuildings

Ideal for conversion into an exclusive venue, offices maybe even B&B accommodation*
* Subject to the necessary planning consents.

Early viewing is highly recommended with Joint Agents GVM Auctioneers Tullamore 05793 21196 or Heffernan Auctioneers Tullamore on 05793 24622

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only. Property Reference :GVMA20000157

Take the Croghan road leading out of Daingean and within 1km take the turn to the left shortly after the GAA grounds. Follow this road until you meet our pointer signage. Alternatively, enter the Eircode R35 E283 into your smartphone to bring you directly to the property.Daingean: C.3.2kmTullamore: C.16kmEdenderry: C.21kmTyrrellspass / M6 motorway Junction 4: C.11kmKilbeggan racecourse: C.21kmMullingar equestrian centre: C.27kmAnnagharvey equestrian centre: C.13kmDublin M50: Approx. 55 mins


Updated on August 8, 2023 at 12:47 pm
  • Price: €400,000
  • Land Area: 3 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Rooms: 5
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Property Type: Equestrian / Stud Farms, Small Holdings
  • Property Status: Sold
  • Address Clonearl, Daingean, Co. Offaly
  • State/county Offaly
  • Country Ireland

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