Gernonstown Slane, County Meath
♦♦♦ONLINE AUCTION WEDNESDAY 4th AUGUST AT 3PM♦♦♦
A valuable compact residential holding incorporating a lovely parcel of gently undulating land together with stabling, tack room, sand arena & haybarn.
GERNONSTOWN SLANE CO MEATH
3 Bed Residence & c. 31 acres
SITUATION & DESCRIPTION:
The property occupies an enviable location lying only a few minutes drive from the pretty village of Slane in
an area steeped in history. Slane offers a good choice of shops, recreational and educational facilities complimented by excellent further facilities in the nearby towns of Navan & Drogheda. Furthermore the M1 Motorway is within easy reach of the property affording quick and easy access to the airport and the city.
Local attractions include Slane Castle, an internationally renowned rock concert venue, Slane Irish Whiskey Distillery, Newgrange Farm, Brú na Boinne, one of the world’s most important pre historic landscapes incorporating the large passage graves at Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth, and the Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre to name but a few.
Leisure pursuits in the vicinity include horseracing at Navan, Fairyhouse and the Curragh while hunting is available with the Meath Foxhounds and the Tara Harriers, both of which meet regularly within easy boxing distance. There are numerous GAA, Rugby and Tennis Clubs in the immediate area, while boating and fishing is available on the River Boyne. There are also lots of gorgeous walks in and around the area.
The property is comprised in Folio MH22674 and in total extends to 12.50 hectares / 30.88 acres as
outlined on the accompanying map.
The house has been kept very well maintained over the years by the owners and is presented in immaculate order and the accommodation briefly comprises as follows.
Entrance Porch 3.01m x 1.55m leading to panelled hallway.
Sittingroom 4.17m x 3.44m having marble fireplace.
Bedroom 1 3.79m x 2.89m
Kitchen 4.55m x 4.54m with fitted units, also incorporating Stanley solid fuel stove.
Bathroom 1.73m x 2.01m having LLWC, pedestal WHB & Triton electric shower.
Utility Room 2.75m x 1.75m plumbed & having exterior door to rear.
Bedroom 2 3.78m x 2.32m having built in wardrobes and hotpress.
Bedroom 3 3.79m x 2.87
The property is set nicely back from the road being approached over an avenue flanked by easily kept lawns. The yard lies immediately to the rear of the house and benefits from separate access onto the public road.
The enclosed farmyard briefly comprises: 10 Loose Boxes, Tack Room, 3 Bay Hay Barn with 2 link leanto, ancillary range of out offices and a Sand Arena.
The lands are comprised in Folio MH22674 and in total extends to 12.50 hectares / 30.88 acres as outlined on the accompanying map. A fine parcel of land being principally laid out in four divisions presently all under old pasture, but equally suited to most types of farming enterprises, in fact the holding operated as a dairy farm in the past. The contours of the land lend themselves to a natural gallops with a challenging uphill finish and the owners have bred and trained numerous winners at Navan, Fairyhouse, Leopardstown, Punchestown, Ballinrobe and also in England. The owners have lived and farmed at Gernonstown for over 60 years and the lands have been carefully farmed through regular rotation of crops and consequently they can be found to be in good heart.
TITLE: Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
SERVICES: Mains water. ESB. Drainage to septic tank. OFCH.
DIRECTIONS: From Navan, take the N51 towards Slane, turn left onto the R163 (signposted Kells) at the entrance to Slane Castle and continue for a short distance keeping left at the Y junction whereupon the property can be found after approx. 1.5km on the left hand side identified by the agents for sale boards. Eircode: C15 TW21.
BER: Ber Rating: E2. Ber No: 113900708.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS: Only those fixtures & fittings specifically mentioned in these particulars are included
in the sale.
SOLICITORS: Tony Hyland, Steen O’Reilly, Trimgate Street, Navan, Co. Meath. Tel: 046 9076300.
VIEWING: Residence – Strictly by prior appointment. Call Thomas Potterton 046 9431391. (COVID-19 Restrictions apply.)