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Rathaniska, Bunbrosna, Co. Westmeath

Detached House

Sale Agreed




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James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by public auction Farra Cottage on c.1.7 acres at Rathaniska, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

Farra Cottage comprises a period style residence which dates back to c.1865. The property is ideally set back from the main Dublin to Sligo road (N4) and is accessed via a rough hardcore roadway which is in charge of Westmeath County Council.

Nestled on a private site, this attractive cut stone house retains much of its early character and form such as the cut stone facade, 4 large sash windows to the front of the property offering dual aspect views, 2 beautiful marble fireplaces, wood panelling, high ceilings (with ceiling roses) cornicing and original internal shutters. An orchard garden, paddock to the rear, and various cut stone outbuildings ( stable block and garage) surround the property.

Entering the house, the dining room and drawing room lead off from the hallway to left and right, moving down the house, there are 4 bedrooms, a farmhouse kitchen (including a range and beautiful original flagstone floor), a bathroom and separate toilet. There is both mains water and electricity supplied to this property.

Dining room - 4.5 m x 4.7 m
Front hall - 1.48 m x 5.3 m
Sitting room - 4.5 m x 4.7 m
Hallway/corridor - 17 m x 1.2 m
Kitchen. - 3.7 m x 3.8 m
Bedroom 1 - 3.7 m x 2.32 m
Bedroom 2 - 3.7 m x 3.5 m
Bedroom 3 - 3.7 m x 3.4 m
Bedroom 4 - 2.5 m x 2.3 m
Bathroom- 1.4 m x 2.3 m
W.C- 1.4 m x 1.2 m

Although this property is in need of complete refurbishment it offers immense potential to the right purchasers who could restore it to its former glory.

This property is ideally located within commuting distance of Dublin. Close to all local amenities and services in Mullingar 15km and Ballinalack 3km.

Inspection of this property is highly recommended by appointment only


  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Superb Location
  • Offers immense potential
  • Period style lodge
  • Just off N4
  • 15 km Mullingar 3km Ballinalack
  • Cut stone, sash windows
  • Private country setting
  • Large c.1.7 acre site
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