John Earley, FIPAV, of Property Partners Earley, Roscommon town, is this week offering to the market a substantial and renowned farm of lands containing 101.5 acres on which stands Laragh House, a three-storey character, six-bedroom period property, which dates back 300 years, located at Laragh, Ballintubber, Castlerea.
John describes the property as “an imposing Georgian house, which dates back about 300 years and is nestled among 101.5 acres of quality, dual-purpose Roscommon lands”.
This substantial residence offers 4,000 sq. ft. of accommodation throughout and maintains many of its original features and charms, such as an arched porch to the front elevation, combined with Georgian style windows (now uPVC), decorative and ornate ceiling coving in many of the spacious reception and bedrooms, and original timber window shuttering complementing the bright interior.
A charming house with huge potential and the renovation of same would be a most rewarding project due to its location and setting.
This property is situated in a select countryside location only 2.4km from the village of Ballymoe, 3.6 km from Ballintubber village and centrally located 9 km from Castlerea town and 22 km from Roscommon town.
A superior countryside location, which would offer the sporting enthusiast numerous outdoor pursuits and facilities which are located within a short distance, such as Roscommon Racecourse, Roscommon and Castlerea golf clubs, with a number of local GAA and rugby clubs close by.
Local hunts include Roscommon County Hunt and the East Galway Harriers. The area has an abundance of natural attractions, with various walking routes and angling facilities locally, with the farm itself bordered by the Laragh River and River Suck, which is famous for coarse fishing, located close by.
The lands offer 101.5 acres of quality dual purpose agricultural lands set out in well-managed and maintained divisions.
The main holding comprises of 89.6 acres around the residence with the benefit of a substantial farmyard and facilities as set out below.
On the opposite side of the public roadway is the balance of lands offering 11.9 acres and which is set out in one division.
The property can be sold in one or more lots should market interest dictate and are set out as follows: lot one – the entire; lot two – Laragh House, standing on 89.6 acres of lands, together with farmyard; lot three – 11.9 acres of lands only.
The location and setting of this property speaks for itself and is serviced by a well-maintained private internal road from the public roadway and the auctioneers now invite viewings by appointment and offers to sell.
BER: G. Legal: Padraig Kelly, Solicitor, Farnbeg, Strokestown. Telephone: 071-9633666