This lot has extensive road frontage and is bounded by the River Liffey. Laid out in 3 divisions with great shelter, it has wonderful views towards the Dublin Mountains. Its location beside Straffan Village makes it a good long term investment. Guide price is €12k.
“One of Ireland’s Greatest Estates on c. 750 Acres”
Situated less than 35 miles from Dublin, Castlemartin is a rare and fine example of classical Georgian Architectural Excellence with a stunning backdrop of the River Liffey and surrounding parkland, enjoying a spectacular setting.
Castlemartin is unique, with c. 750 acres of the best limestone land in Ireland having been developed by the present owners who have consistently produced top class horses including Classic and Group Winners over the last 30 years.
The present house dates from the early 1700s and was built by Dublin Banker and then Member of Parliament called Francis Harrison, using some materials from the Eustace Castle which today still forms part of the wine cellar in the basement.
The majority of the lands which are all in permanent pasture are undulating and in a wonderful mature setting with over 1½ miles frontage on the River Liffey providing excellent salmon and trout fishing.
This farm has been in the same ownership for over 40 years with various sections acquired and has been developed and improved by the present owners to form one of the most successful and prestigious stud farms in the area.
Located just outside the Village of Kilcullen in the bloodstock county of Kildare within easy access to Dublin City and its International airport via the M9 and M7.
It is convenient to the Curragh Racecourse; home of the Irish Classics, Naas and Punchestown.
There is hunting with the Kildares and South Counties. Golf is nearby at the Curragh, K Club, Palmerstown and Rathsallagh.
The magnificent Georgian residence c. 26,000 sq,ft, has been sympathetically restored with meticulous attention to detail provides generous living accommodation including 6 reception rooms, 10 principle bedrooms and bathrooms in the main residence.
Generous guest accommodation includes the Pool House, Gate Lodge, Caretakers House and various staff apartments.
The lands are of the highest quality comprising limestone land laid out in over 40 post and rail paddocks all accessible via an extensive internal road system with tremendous shelter and piped water to all paddocks.
The stud yards include approximately 90 loose boxes, automatic walkers, lunge rings and all ancillary facilities together with administrative offices.
There are two cattle yards which wintering facilities for over 400 cattle.
The land is all of the highest quality and has consistently produced Classic Group and Listed Winners over the last number of years.
The property is being offered for sale by Private Treaty with offers being invited in excess of €30m.
Jordan Auctioneers Newbridge, Co.Kildare successfully sold two of the three parcels of land on the edge of the Curragh offered for sale by Public Auction on Monday last.
The first lot sold was 9 acres located close to Rathbride Cross with good road frontage and currently in grass. This lot opened with an initial bid €100k increasing in bids of €10,000 before being sold for €250,000 which equated to €27.7k per acre.
The second lot comprised circa 68 acres located at Newtown with approximately 36 acres in tillage and 32 acres in grass was opened with an initial bid of €350,000. Bidding continued up to €475,000 at which stage the land was withdrawn and sold afterwards in private negotiations for an undisclosed sum.
The final lot of 16 acres located close to Rathbride Cross on the edge of the Curragh opened with a bid of €200,000 with several bidders up to €300,000 at which stage the land was withdrawn.