Prospective Kildare buyers' interests may be sparked by this Wexford farm

Residential farm on 79 acres to be auctioned

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Prospective Kildare buyers' interests may be sparked by this Wexford farm

Rathnure House

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Jordan Auctioneers on the instructions of the executors are bringing to market a splendid residential farm on 79 acres in the village of Rathnure, Co.Wexford at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountains for sale by public auction.

Rathnure House is located approximately 12km from Enniscorthy, 18km to New Ross and 20km to Bunclody.

The residence comprises a two storey farmhouse with rear extension on a lovely elevated site.

It is approached via a tree lined avenue and is set back from the road. Although in need of modernisation it comprises a number of reception rooms in addition to three/four bedrooms with a total floor area of approximately 230 sq.m (2,475 sq.ft). Located inside the main entrance is an old gate lodge/cottage which is derelict but would be ideal for replacement at a future date.

There is a traditional farmyard located to the rear of residence providing a number of old sheds and derelict outhouses under a partial concrete and gravel base.

The land extends to 79 acres and is primarily laid out in one block in a number of divisions. The entire is very good quality land with natural boundaries and hedgerows throughout, good road frontage and is ideal for a number of farming enterprises and classified as ‘Clonroche series’ soils which are known as some of the most productive.

The property is being offered for sale in a number of lots as outlined below: Lot 1: House and Yard on 6.6 acres. Lot 2: 21.4 acres. Lot 3: 34.3 acres. Lot 4: 16.47 acres. Lot 5: Entire on circa 79 acres.

Lot 1 is being issued with a guide price of €250,000 with the balance of the lands quoted at

€11,000 per acre. The property will be auctioned on May 23 at 3pm in the Brandon House Hotel, New Ross. For additional information contact Clive Kavanagh or Paddy Jordan of the selling agents on 045 433550.