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Glascorn, Ballinea, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Price on Request


For Auction

121,406 sq.m.


James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by Public Auction this superb c.30-acre farm with derelict residence at Glascorn, Ballinea, Co. Westmeath (in one or more lots).
The lands are superb quality fattening lands, laid out in neat divisions with no waste whatsoever and a derelict farmhouse thereon. The lands are laid out in several neat divisions of prime pasture lands and benefit from good road frontage. The lands are bounded by mature hedging, offering privacy and a well-defined boundary. This prime holding is suitable for any farming enterprise, boasting high productivity and excellent accessibility. The subject lands would be ideal for the construction of a dwelling house – subject to the necessary planning consent.

The derelict residence is a charming two-story farmhouse extending to over 1240 sq. ft. in need of repair and yard set on a generous c.4 acre site. The residence is in need of renovation and restoration but is brimming with charm and potential. Accommodation comprises of entrance foyer, through to the sitting room, kitchen- dining area, living room and three bedrooms each room displaying exceptional characteristics. The residence provides the potential for distinguished accommodation with various alternative layout options. This is a unique opportunity to restore this enchanting farmhouse with a mix of rural heritage and contemporary design, subject to the necessary planning consent.
Entrance foyer 2.12m x 3.40m
Sitting room 4.49m x 4.81m
Kitchen 4m x 4.39m
Living room 4.38m x 4.39m
Bedroom 1 4.29m x 4.38m
Bedroom 2 4.45m x 4.38m
Bedroom 3 4.38m x 4.70m
As the residence has been vacant for a number of years, the new owners may avail of the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant. This grant is funded by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage through the Croi Conaithe (Towns) Fund and you apply to your local authority. The grant provides funding for the refurbishment of vacant and derelict homes. One can get a grant of up to ‘70,000 to turn a derelict house or building into your permanent home or a rental property.
The property also benefits from a two bay hayshed and various stone outbuildings and yard to the rear, providing useful storage and potential to convert to for alternative uses. The yard also benefits from livestock handling facilities and cattle crush.

Directions: From Mullingar head on the R392 towards Shandonagh and continue for approximately 9 km. Take the left onto the L5236 and travel for approx. 400 m and the property will be on your right hand side, clearly identified by our Joint Agency sales boards.
Joint Agent: Eddie Tormey, Tormey Auctioneers, Mullingar. Ph: 086 2450616
Auction: The auction takes place at The Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath and online on the LSL platform at 4pm on Friday 26th July 2024. Solicitor: Mr. Matt Shaw, Kelly Caulfield Shaw, Mullingar. Ph: (044) 9348412 Joint Agent: Eddie Tormey, Tormey Auctioneers, Mullingar Registration: In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office before Friday 19th July 2024. 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 55,000 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.

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