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Parochial House, Robertstown, Carlanstown, Co. Meath


Detached House

For Sale



348 sq.m.

BER No: 116865965
EPI: 400.55 kWh/m2/yr


James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by Public Auction this magnificent Period Residence at Kilbeg, Carlanstown, Co. Meath, A82XR82 on c.4.5 acres which forms part of the larger c.32 acre holding (In one or more lots) This truly imposing residence encompasses all the characteristics of a period residence from the architectural elegance to the double height ceilings, sash windows, cornices, and ceilings roses. This residence is tastefully decorated with contemporary architecture and dcor of its time with outstanding attention to detail which captures one immediately, further, the residence has been exceptionally maintained and as such, retains much of its early character and form.
Originally built in 1873, reconstructed and raised in 1908 with further renovations completed in 1995, this property is without doubt an exemplary showcase of period architecture clearly noted from the external cornices at eaves level, hipped slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles and rendered chimney stacks to the striking front doorway. The doorway is impressively embellished with a decorative fanlight, purposely designed to make an architectural statement. This design is carried through the residence clearly illustrating the creativity of Irish architects and joiners from the early eighteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. This residence encapsulates all the trappings of the Classical and Gothic design details which are remarkable aspects of our cultural and architectural heritage – the spectacular cut stone former bell tower is another distinguishing illustration of this period.
This period residence is centrally positioned with living accommodation extending to over 3,748 sq. ft. over two floors. Upon entering, one can access the reception room to the left, two large windows provide flood of natural light and unique marble fireplace surround. Returning to the hallway, two further rooms are interconnected – ideal for a living area. Through the double doors, one is lead to the office, bathroom and kitchen-dining area. This bright and beautiful kitchen benefits from fully fitted shaker style units either side and utility room with access to the rear patio area. An excellent area for outdoor entertainment space with spectacular views of the landscape and belltower. Traversing back through and ascending the stairs, the first-floor accommodation comprises master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, ensuite and ornate marble fireplace, a further spacious bedroom with ensuite and fitted wardrobes and the remaining two bedrooms. The other bedrooms could easily be used as office or a playroom, all first-floor accommodation benefits from excellent views of the country landscape. A family bathroom completes the first floor.
Accommodation as follows:
Ground floor:
Foyer 2.76m x 7.14m
Hallway 2.34m x 1.45m
Sitting room 5.03m x 6.64m
Living room 5.40m x 4.87m
Dining room 5.68m 3.27m
Kitchen 5.45m x 3.61m
Utility/ boiler room 1.82m x 2.27m
Bathroom 2.07m x 2.19m
Utility 3.78m x 2.31m

First floor:
Hallway 2.18m x 2.85m
Hallway 2.70m x 3.90m
Bedroom 1 5.47m x 5.37m
Bedroom 2 5.84m x 5.23m
Bathroom 3.74m x 2.77m
Hallway 3.90 x 2.08m
Office/room 1.78m x 1.96m
Hallway 7.75m x 3.59m
Bedroom 4 3.28m x 3.62m
Bedroom 5 4.02m x 4.79m
Ensuite 4.00m x 2.86m

The residence is bounded by mature trees, providing peace and privacy. Approached by a sweeping driveway, the property is perched on an elevated yet private site, with gardens to the front and rear. The property also benefits from a range of original cut stone buildings and granary type building which could be easily converted to further living accommodation. There is also an array of farm buildings to the rear of the residence, including round roof hay shed, cut stone outhouse and handling facilities leading to the grazing paddocks.

This unique property is ideal for a number of uses such as, large private residence, boutique hotel/guest house and also possesses further scope for residential redevelopment (subject to planning permission), which in the current climate, would be welcomed.

Located less than 10km from Kells, a significant town with easy access to major road networks, including M3 and N51, which provides an array of social, essential and educational services and facilities. This is a truly fantastic opportunity to acquire a unique property in a highly sought after location.

Auction: The auction takes place at The Ardboyne Hotel, Navan, Co. Meath and online on the LSL platform at 4.30pm on Tuesday 16th July 2024. Solicitor: Ms. Aoife Moynihan, Moynihan & Co. Solicitors, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Ph: (044) 93 34438

Registration: In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office before Friday 5th 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 45,000 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.


  • Period residence on c. 4.5 acres
  • Tastefully decorated with contemporary architecture and décor of its time
  • Originally built in 1873, reconstructed and raised in 1908 with further renovations completed in 1995
  • Living accommodation extending to over 3,748 sq. ft. over two floors.
  • Benefits from a range of original cut stone buildings and granary type building which could be easily converted to further living accommodation
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