PROPERTY IN FOCUS: Compact residential holding in quiet country setting in Offaly going to auction

Damian Moran


Damian Moran


Compact residential holding in quiet country setting in Offaly going to auction

A compact residential holding in quiet country setting near the town of Daingean in Offaly is being brought to auction in two lots by auctioneer Matt Dunne. The auction takes place on Wednesday, October 10 at 3pm in the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge unless previously sold.

It is situated on the Daingean/Croghan Tyrrellspass Road (L1019) about two miles from Daingean and 13 miles Tullamore.

Lot 1 includes a semi derelict bungalow with 23 acres of excellent land. Guide price is €215,000 Lot 2 includes a derelict cottage with 19 acres marginal land. Guide price is €70,000

The bungalow in Lot 1 is in need of refurbishment and was constructed in the 1960’s. It has an area of c.1,000ft2 consisting of five compartments including bathroom. It has a tiled apex pitch roof, with pebble dash exterior. The property appears to be structurally sound but a survey is recommended. The land is all behind the house and comprises of 23 acres, suitable for any farming enterprise. Well sheltered with mature hedgerow. Guide price to include house & farmyard €9,000 per acre is €210,000. This lot also includes two small fields in forestry 1.48 Ha / 3.65 acres. Planted 2017 Sitka Spruce. The following services are with the house: mains electricity, septic tank and own well.

Lot 2 consists of the original cut-stone derelict residence on 19 acres plus laneway to lands. It also includes 3.04 Ha / 7.53 acres forestry land planted 2017 in two divisions all in Alder and marginal land) 4.33 Ha / 10.5 acres). Mixture of grazing land and land to be reclaimed. Guide price €4,000 per acre. A separate rectangular field comprising of 1.51 Ha / 3.73 acres is located away from the lands around the residence and runs parallel to the Grand Canal. This area is planted with Alder.

For further details contact and to organise a viewing contact sole selling agent Matt Dunne on (057) 8623349