c. 38.5 acre Residential Farm consisting of 26 acres of high quality lands with entitlements, 12 acres of forestry and a farmhouse with outbuildings on the edge of the award winning village of Abbeyshrule.
Situated on the edge of Abbeyshrule and close to a slipway access onto the river Inny. This charming farmhouse is set back from the road and approached up a long driveway that runs alongside the front paddock and is surrounded by farm buildings. The house has a total floor area of c. 128 m² (c. 1,379 Sq.ft.) and is in need of refurbishment.
A glazed entrance porch leads to a kitchen parlour with a solid fuel range. This is complimented by a sizable utility room. There is a large sitting room with open fireplace and a separate living room to the rear, also with an open fireplace. Upstairs there are two large bedrooms. There is also a wash room with a subdivided bathroom area.
Oil fired central heating, Septic tank.
There is a rainwater harvesting system serving the house.
There is also spring well water available.
Outside there is a small walled garden to the front of the house, surrounded by mature trees. There is a series of stone utility sheds and a single span hay shed. There is also a penned area with a crush.
The entire farm has a total of c. 15.61 hectares (c. 38.57 acres) in one holding and contained in Folio LD2289.
c. 26 acres of the lands are of top grazing quality. Divided into 6 large fields with good hedges.
There is substantial road frontage of c. 336 meters, which would give potential for at least one domestic site subject to planning permission in the future. There is planning permission granted for another gate entrance to the lands from the public road.
There are entitlements that can be purchased with the property. 10.55 BPS entitlements x €194.75 with an overall annual payment of €2,958.75 to include estimated Greening payment.
There is c.12 acres of Broadleaf forestry at the rear of the lands. A mixture oak, elm and sycamore trees. They were planted 20 years and are ready for first thinning.
Abbeyshrule is a special place, an ancient, picturesque village located along the banks of the Royal Canal in South County Longford. The village was a winner of the National Tidy Towns Award for 2012, and has won gold medals in the competition every year since 2009. It was also a gold medal winner of the European Entente Floral Competition for 2012.
The village takes its name from the Irish language word for a river or stream (sruth) and from the early medieval Cistercian abbey, the ruins of which still survives on the banks of the Inny (which is renowned for kayaking). The royal canal also passes though the village with it’s own harbour, slipway and amenity area, beside which is the famous Rustic Inn Bar, Restaurant and Guesthouse.
Abbeyshrule is situated off the N55 Athlone – Cavan road and is c. 19km south east of Longford Town and c. 25km west of Mullingar. Ballymahon is less than 9 km away and the newly developed centre parcs holiday resort is also conveniently nearby.
This village is a popular residential location with lots of natural amenities. The airfield is one of the few in the midlands and is the base for flying lessons. There is also a recently announced enterprise hub being developed in the village. There are number national schools in area and two, very well renowned, secondary schools in nearby Ballymahon.
BER: G BER No.113168108 Energy Performance Indicator:671.14 kWh/m²/yr
Eircode: N39 W573
GPS: 53.572, -7.6610
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