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Rathaniska, Bunbrosna, Co. Westmeath

Detached House




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James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by Public Auction, Farra Cottage on c.1.35 acres at Rathaniska, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. N91XR40 This period style residence dates back to c.1865 retains a host of its original features 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 The property is nestled on a private site, 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. 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. There are an array of Vacant Home Property Grants which one can avail in order to restore this property including the croi conaithe towns fund scheme. The property also benefits from cut stone outbuildings which give the prospective purchaser further opportunities to renovate to further living or entertainment space. 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.
Auction: The auction takes place online on the LSL platform at 3.30 on Tuesday 24th October , 2023 Solicitor: Ms. Barbara Judge, J.A. Shaw & Co. Solicitors, Mullingar. Ph: (044) 9348721 Registration: In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office before Friday 20th October 2023 The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for himself or herself. If the bidder intends to purchase a lot in a name other than his or her personal name, arrangements must be made with the auctioneers in advance. By registering, you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions of the auction and authorised us, as agents for the vendor, to sign the completed contract for sale on your behalf. A deposit of 15,000 is required in order to bid for the property. These deposits are payable in advance of the auction by online bank transfer. Our bank details will be provided to you at registration. The successful bidder’s deposit will become nonrefundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding contract is entered into and the agents are hereby authorized to sign the Contract for Sale on your behalf. The deposit payable on the signing of the contract is 10% of the purchase price. If there is a shortfall in the deposit furnished by the purchaser prior to the auction, then the purchaser shall be required to lodge the balance of the deposit with the auctioneers within one business day of the online auction. If you are not the successful purchaser, your deposit will be returned to you in full. For further details contact us at James L Murtagh Auctioneers, 34 Mount Street, Mullingar, Co Westmeath Tel. 044 934 0088.


  • Farra Cottage on c.1.35 acres
  • Period style, 4 bedroom residence dates back to c.1865
  • There are an array of Vacant Home Property Grants which one can avail in order to restore this property including the croi conaithe towns fund scheme
  • Retains a host of its original features and form
  • Nestled on a private site, set back from the main Dublin to Sligo road (N4)
  • Excellent location, within easy access of major road networks
  • This is a truly fantastic opportunity to acquire a unique property in a highly sought after location.
  • An array of cut stone outbuildings with immense potential for renovation
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