Ringtown House, a circa 248-acre residential farm in Castlepollard, County Westmeath, sold for €2,790,000 when it went for auction earlier this week.
Murtagh Bros, Mullingar, County Westmeath sold the farm by online auction on Thursday, May 27th on behalf of the reps of the late Mona Smyth. The auctioneering firm guided the property at €2 million.
Ahead of the auction, the selling agent described Ringtown House as a “traditional detached 2-storey farmhouse set on c.197 acres of excellent free draining lands overlooking Lough Derravaragh”.
There are two further outfarms, c.51-acres in total, located less than 5 minutes from the main property.
Furthermore, all the lands are in permanent pasture and have been “well farmed and maintained throughout the years”.
Approached from the road by a sweeping driveway, this mid-19th century elevated residence offers “complete privacy and wonderful views” of Lough Derravaragh.
“Although in need of complete refurbishment, this one-of-a-kind setting offers a unique opportunity for someone to create a wonderful family home with unrivalled views.”
“There are a number of older traditional-style farm buildings, which include a number of dry cattle sheds, a slatted house, silage slab, cattle crush and a range of smaller outbuildings.”
The property was offered for sale in the following lots:
- 1: c.197 acres – The lands are all under grass, laid out in large divisions with no waste. The lands are well fenced throughout and are suitable for any type of farming enterprise. The farmyard consists of both dry and slatted cattle accommodation, hay barn, silage slab, 2 loose boxes and cattle crush.
- 2: c.30 acres – The lands are all under grass. They are laid out in a number of large divisions and are well fenced.
- 3: c.20 acres –The lands are all under grass, laid out in one large division. The lands are well fenced throughout and have the benefit of a cattle pen.
- 4: The entire
Accommodation comprises a porch (2.05m x 2.10m); entrance hall (2.73m x 5.39m); drawing room (4.07m x 4.95m); dining room (4.91m x 4.95m); breakfast room (4.24m x 3.64m); k itchen (5.68m x 3.63m); u tility (2.31m x 2.48m); three bedrooms and a bathroom.