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36 Acre Residential Arable/Tillage Farm (1-7 Lots)

Cappakeel, Emo, Co. Laois


For Sale By Public Auction by Matt Dunne & Associates’ 36 Acre Arable Farm With Farm House

‘Executor Sale'(offered in 7 lots)

Agricultural Property Location; Cappakeel, Emo, Co. Laois

Auction Location, Date & Time: Heritage Hotel, Killenard, Portarlington, Co. Laois, Friday, 28 June at 3:00 PM

The Bell Tolls for the Head Carpenters House!

Teach Baile é­ Doiré­n- (Homestead of the Little Oakwood) was originally built in the early 1800s as the Earl of Portarlington’s Head Carpenters House, it also served as the Gatekeepers House and adjacent to the house is the only pedestrian entrance into the Emo Court demesne. It has been home to the Conroy Family ever since. A compact residence circa 1,000 sq. ft that requires extensive refurbishment but its location, elevated site and gardens are ideal. The site is adjacent to Emo Court Demesne and its magnificent walks and gardens. A one-minute drive from Junction 15 on the M7 Motorway. 50 min Dublin,10 min Portlaoise.

As the holding is being offered in 7 lots there is something there for everyone!

The entire holding comprises of a two-storey residence plus small farmyard on c36 acres. As the land is disjointed it will be sold in its natural 7 divisions which are located all within the environs of Emo Village.

Lot 1.
Residence on 1.353acres/.548 hectares part of FOLIO LS16934
The farm house, a 2 story cut stone residence with slated apex pitch roof and pebble dash exterior, consists of 7 rooms including a bathroom. Over looking mature Gardens to the front which includes many varieties of fruit and nut trees. Numerous outbuildings.
Services include -private well, septic tank and mains electricity.
Guide Price – €125,000

Lot 2.
7.428acres/3.011hectares plus 5 span hay shed with lean-to part of FOLIO LS16934
Excellent arable land currently in corn with extensive road frontage onto the Killenard Road. Ideally suits once off housing subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission from Laois County Council.
Note – This field excludes a 2-acre plot adjoining the cemetery (which stretches from the road back to the rear hedge – see Map).
Guide Price – €125,000

Lot 3.
This gives an opportunity for an interested party to purchase this entire lot i.e
The residence on 8 ¾ acres – i.e. Lots 1 & 2.
Guide Price – €250,000

The next three lots are within Emo Court Demesne

Lot 4.
7.8128acres/3.1618 hectares field FOLIO LS4770F
Known locally as “Cumbers Field”, this is beautifully positioned within the ground of Emo Court and surrounded by mature forestry. A good grazing field with extensive road frontage. Ideal for a house subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission from Laois County Council.
Note – there is dual access to this field, i.e from the Emo Court end and from the picnic area/Killenard Road end. The barriers were put there by the OPW but clips can be removed for vehicular access. A full unencumbered right of way exists through Emo Court Demesne.
Guide Price – €100,000

Lot 5.
8.4127acres/3.4046 hectares field part of FOLIO LS16934
Excellent arable land currently in corn. Majestically positioned with Emo Court in the background. Extensive road frontage and ideal for a house subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission from Laois County Council.
Guide Price – €100,000

Lot 6.
6.387acres/2.5851 hectares part of FOLIO LS4770F
Excellent arable land currently in corn. This field adjoins mature forestry and consequently is
well sheltered. An elevated site with extensive road frontage – ideal for a house subject to
obtaining the necessary planning permission from Laois County Council.
Guide Price – €75,000

Lot 7.
4acres/1.6187hectares part of FOLIO LS4770F.
Fronting onto the N7 i.e the old Dublin/Cork/Limerick Road. A well sheltered field currently in grass, and with a never ending water supply from a stream. Ideal site for a house subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission from Laois County Council. Ideal location for
anyone wishing to commute to the Capital.
Guide Price – €40,000

Main Attributes:

– Scenic Location, it just doesn’t get any nicer
– Close to M7 motorway and train stations in both Monasterevin & Portarlington

Property Documents

  • Address: Cappakeel, Emo, Co. Laois
  • State/county: Laois
  • Neighborhood: Emo
  • Country: Ireland


Updated on June 7, 2019 at 1:44 am

  • Land Area: 36 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Year Built: 1800
  • Property Type: Arable, Residential Farms
  • Property Status: Public Auction
  • Outline Planning Permission: No

Additional details

  • Location: From Dublin or Cork take the M7 motorway to Junction 15, proceed to the Emo/Mountmellick Road the R420 and the property is situated on the right. Within walking distance of the picturesque village of Emo, new state of the Art primary School, RC Church, Shop and Pub. 10 min drive to Portarlington Train Station, 35 trains daily too and from Dublin.
  • Solicitor Details: :PC Moore & Company Solicitors - 39 Westland Row, Dublin 2 FAO Raymond Rowan
  • Viewing: Note: All the lots can be viewed at any time, but preferably by appointment with the Sole Selling Agent.

Contact info

Matt Dunne RICS & SCSI
Matt Dunne RICS & SCSI
057 862 3349
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