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VIDEO: Could you be the new owner of this 87-acre residential farm?

An “outstanding” circa 87-acre residential holding with an “extensive” range of outbuildings is for sale, by public auction, on Wednesday, September 2nd, at 3pm.

The auction will be held on the property at Coolnahorna, Scarawalsh, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

The farm is located in one of Co. Wexford’s most productive agricultural regions and it would be ideal for any number of agricultural enterprises, according to Quinn Property.

The property will be offered in the following lots:

  • Lot 1: C. 49.79-acres;
  • Lot 2: Residence and farmyard on c. 7.38-acres; 
  • Lot 3: C. 30.76-acres.


The property firm noted that the holding is situated close to Enniscorthy and adjoins the N30. It is 3km from the centre of Enniscorthy and is located along the road leading from the Moyne towards Marshalstown.

Enniscorthy is based in the centre of Co. Wexford along the N11 Dublin to Rosslare route, 22km north of Wexford town, 25km south of Gorey and 105km south of Dublin. It is a thriving market town with a good range of shops, services, schools and amenities servicing both a large urban and rural population.

The selling agent explained that the property has an excellent range of commuting options with Irish Rail Wexford Bus & Bus Eireann, along with the M11 to Dublin, N30 to New Ross and N80 linking Carlow/Laois & Offaly.

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The farm is in two blocks with c. 57-acres, the residence and farmyard located to the western side of the N30 and the remaining c. 31-acres located to the eastern side.

The lands adjoin two local roads and have over 1km of road frontage.

“The residence, a traditional farmhouse which has been extended and upgraded over the years, is presented in excellent condition.”

“It is approached via a tarmacadam driveway with mature grounds, gardens and patio area.”

Accommodation an entrance hall; a sunroom; a living room; a lounge/TV room; a kitchen; pantry; a bathroom and a bedroom. The first floor consists of five bedrooms, bathrooms, an en-suite and adjoining garage.

“Close to the kitchen is an attractive brick building which has been used as residential accommodation in the past and would make an ideal granny flat, if upgraded.”

“It extends to 36meters and has a small kitchen, w.c., living room and bedroom with a storeroom to the side (4.5m x 2m).”

Services and features include a private well; septic tank; oil-fired central heating and alarm.

BER details:

BER No. 113120208
Energy Performance Indicator: 222.45 kWh/m²/yr

Farmyard and outbuildings:

“The farm was run for many years as a dairy enterprise and has an extensive range of traditional outbuildings as well as more modern sheds.”

“It has been leased in more recent times in a mixture of tillage and grass, however, it would be ideal to be returned to dairy production if required.” 

Outbuildings include:

  • Traditional stone-built shed 11m x 4m;
  • Lofted shed 16m x 5m on ground floor with overhead loft 16m x 5m;
  • Two calving sheds both 12m x 6m;
  • Covered passage way 9m x 3m;
  • Calf house 9m x 5m with three pens;
  • Dairy: 6.5m x 5.5.m;
  • Milking parlour 14m x 5m;
  • 5 span slatted shed 20m x 6m with covered feeding area;
  • Cubicle shed 14m x 5m, 20 cubicles with automatic scrapers;
  • Cubicle shed 14m x 6m, 24 cubicles with automatic scrapers;
  • 3-span machinery shed 15m x 9m;
  • 3-span shed 9m x 7m;
  • 4-span hay shed 20m x 8m with concrete floor;
  • 4-span slatted shed and feeding passage 20m x 11m;
  • Concrete outdoor silage pit 20m x 20m;
    Range of yards and cattle crush.


“The lands have extensive road frontage and are laid out in a number of suitable divisions with the majority currently being in tillage with a smaller amount of grassland.”

“The farm has free-draining soils and has been farmed to a high standard over a long number of years.” the selling agent concluded.



Due to Covid restrictions, anyone wishing to attend this auction must pre-register with Quinn Property’s Gorey office.

For more information, click here.

Images: Quinn Property

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