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VIDEO: 132ac holding with Georgian-style residence & buildings for auction

Quinn Property, has for sale, a circa 132ac holding with a large period Georgian-style residence and attractive buildings.

The property firm will offer Thornville House, Ballycogly, Co. Wexford, for sale, in one or two lots, on Monday, November 15th, 2021.

According to David Quinn, this “beautiful period residence with investment will be returned to its former glory a reminder of grander times”.

Holding for sale 

He will offer the property for sale in the following lots:

  • 1: C. 74.74-acres with residence and farmyard;
  • 2: C. 57.5-acres;
  • 3: The entire.

The 132ac roadside holding is laid out in a number of large divisions with the land generally being of “excellent” quality.

The residence is a three-storey over basement period property with the original two-storey section being over 300-years-old and the larger three-storey section constructed in the mid-1800s.

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“Originally built by John Lloyd, the property is a fine example of typical Georgian architecture that maximises scenic views of the gently rolling countryside.”

He pointed to the house’s original features such as cut-granite sills, timber sash windows, carved timber surrounds to door openings and panelled shutters on windows.

“It has been unoccupied in recent years and is in need of renovation and restoration work,” he added.


Accommodation on the ground floor consists of a front porch, front hall, two reception rooms, a wet room, a kitchen, two rooms and a bathroom.

The first floor has a bedroom, WC, and two rooms. On the other hand, the second floor has three bedrooms, a bathroom, and a balcony. The third floor has two bedrooms, while the basement has six rooms and a hall.


There are a number of outbuildings to include:

  • Stone-built shed divided into a number of stables and compartments (30m x 3m)
  • Partially lofted stone-built shed with bell tower divided into a number of stables and compartments (30m x 8m)
  • Stone-built shed incorporating a number of stables (35m x 5.5m)
  • Another stone-built shed (25m x 3.8m)
  • Stone-built shed (25m x 3.5m)
  • Walled-in garden.

According to Quinn, the land is in a number of large divisions, all of which are currently in grass, generally, free-draining soil, ideally suited to tillage or grassland.

There are c. 12.3-acres which were planted in forestry over two decades ago.


The property in south Co Wexford is between the villages of Killinick and Ballycogly, c. 1km from Ballycogly and 3km Killinick close to Ballymore Church.

It is 3km off the main Rosslare to Wexford road (N25), 10km south of Wexford town and 10km north of Rosslare Harbour.

Wexford town is situated along the M11 Dublin/Rosslare route at the mouth of the River Slaney and is the largest town in Co. Wexford with a population in the region of 20,000.

It has a range of shops, services, amenities and schools servicing the town and a large surrounding rural hinterland.

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