Check out the lovingly restored rural hideaway off 29ac on the Shannon, on the market for €475,000

Shannonbridge, a 29 ac grassland farm with a fully refurbished cottage in Garrymore, is the ideal rural property for those looking to return to what they knew or to move away from the city.

carefully renovated, the house is in turnkey condition. The sale is managed by the owner at €475,000.

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac 1 mile from the village of Shannonbridge in Co Offaly and 10 minutes from Clonmacnoise and the M6.


The Shannonbridge operation has 100m of river frontage to the Shannon.

It has been in the same family for many generations.

“My three uncles, Kiery, Pat-Joe and Jim were well-known ranchers and sheep farmers, and I’m the youngest owner,” explains salesman Cahal Higgins, who is selling the business through O’Roarke Brothers.

The three-bedroom cottage is around 125 years old and Mr Higgins undertook a “deep refurbishment” to bring it up to modern standards.


The house lets in a lot of daylight.

It has been fully insulated and fitted with “top end stuff” from the bathroom to the kitchen.


The living room is comfortable and stylish.

The heating is provided by oil central heating and a new oven with back boiler.


The renovations are extensive and tasteful

The outbuildings consist of a four pillared barn with a gathering pen to the rear and a new cattle shed to the side.


The courtyard includes a two-column shed with an annexe.

Claims of €7,500 per year include €2,300 in ANC, €2,200 in Special Protection and €3,000 in Glas.

The land is mainly good pasture land with about 4 ac fallow land close to the river where the farm has a 100m frontage with boating and fishing rights.


The courtyard and grounds at Shannonbridge form a compact unit.

An additional 21ac package, five minutes drive away, can also be purchased.

“The house is now finished to a very high standard and the farm is ready to go to a new family to enjoy the good life,” he said.


The outside of the hut

47 ac Meath-Land are listed at €10,000/ac

In Co Meath, Thomas Potterton is handling the sale of a 47ac non-residential farm in Tanderagee, Longwood.

The property comes with a derelict house and yard and can be sold as a whole or in two lots with an estimate of over €10,000/ac.

Bounded by the Keol River and the public road, the farm sits under an old willow tree.


The farm yard in Tanderagee, Longwood includes a small fenced concrete yard, manure dump and open silage pit.

It is 4 miles from Rathmolyon, 8 miles from Enfield and the M4 and 8 miles from Trim.

The main part of the property consists of a 39ac lot containing the remains of the house and farm whilst across the street is an 8.5ac lot ideal for a site subject to planning permission.

The larger section is laid out in five sections bordered by mature hedges.

The farm is in pasture but is suitable for most farming including tillage.

According to Mr Potterton the place is in good condition having been well managed and managed over the years.

The farm consists of a cowshed, a three-column hay barn, a cubicle house with 40 cubicles, a small fenced concrete yard, a dung shed and an open silage pit.


The farm consists of a cowshed, a three-column hay barn, a cubicle house with 40 cubicles.

The water supply comes from a private well.

The 8.5 ac piece across the street is on permanent pasture.


According to Thomas Potterton, the land in Tanderagee is in good condition, having been well managed and farmed over the years.

The inventory will be auctioned in person on Wednesday, May 18 at 3:00 p.m. on the Property Exchange, Trim and on the LSL platform. Bidders are asked to pre-register by May 16th. Check out the lovingly restored rural hideaway off 29ac on the Shannon, on the market for €475,000

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