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3-bed bungalow, buildings and 217ac for €2.5m

Wicklow Farm 

A 3-bed bungalow, a range of farm buildings, 21 stables, 2 sand arenas, BPS entitlements, 217-acres and 1.9km of road frontage are among the key selling features of Savills’ newest listing, Kilnamanagh Farm.

The property firm is seeking €2,500,000 for this 87.82ha residential holding in Glenealy, Co Wicklow.

According to the firm’s Josh Pim, this is an “extensive and diversified” mixed arable and livestock farm all contained in a continuous block.

The farm centres around a “comfortable” farm bungalow – which boasts expansive views over the rolling Wicklow countryside – and a “good” range of farm buildings.

The E1 BER-rated Kilnamnagh bungalow is what the agent described as a “charming” farm cottage of redbrick and concrete construction under a pitched slated roof.

The cottage commands an elevated, south-facing position with “beautiful” views over the surrounding mature countryside.

The “light-filled” accommodation, extending to c. 1,054 square feet in total, was built in 1974.

The bungalow has been equipped with modern refurbishments in recent years.

Features include:

  • Double glazed windows;
  • A wood-burning stove in the living room;
  • French glass double doors in the dining area, giving access to a patio to the house’s rear.

Accommodation:

  • Living room;
  • Store room;
  • Dining area and kitchen;
  • Three double bedrooms (two with fitted wardrobes);
  • A family bathroom.
Agricultural land

A key feature of the farm is the land, including about 170-acres of ploughable ground, which is in “excellent heart” and “well-tended” by the current owner.

According to the firm, the free-draining land at Kilnamanagh is “extremely accessible” for heavy machinery and also includes excellent internal tracks.

Furthermore, the land is in an area renowned for its productive farmland. As such, grain merchants, agricultural machinery suppliers and livestock marts serve it.

The selling agent said:

“The current owner has made substantial investment and improvements to the land and equestrian element of the farm in recent years, in particular to the reseeding of land, conversion of outbuildings to stables and development of two sand arenas.”

“The farm has consistently produced good yielding cereal crops with the present cropping comprising winter wheat, maize, and winter barley.”

“All the cereals are farmed in hand and the equestrian facilities are currently let to a party running a livery yard,” the agent added.

  • Arable/ploughable pasture: 170-acres;
  • Permanent Pasture: 39-acres;
  • Woodland: 3-acres;
  • Miscellaneous: 5-acres.

Buildings

Kilnamanagh Farm has a “useful” range of modern and traditional outbuildings at the farm’s centre.

  • Stable block 1;
  • Pump room;
  • Machinery shed;
  • Portacabin – currently used as a farm office;
  • Stables block 2;
  • Stable Block 3;
  • Machinery shed 2;
  • Sand arenas;
  • Silage pits.

Lastly, services include a private water supply, mains electricity and CCTV.

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