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Country Period Residence On 171 Acres Of Land Co. Wexford

Ballyconlore & Coolnagloose, Inch, Gorey, Co. Wexford


For Sale By Public Auction by Warren Estates; Georgian Period Farmhouse (Ballyconlore House) Set On 171 Ac. Of Prime Tillage / Grassland

Agricultural Property Location; Ballyconlore & Coolnagloose in North Wexford

Public Auction Date, Time & Location: Thursday Aug. 22nd, 2019 @ 3pm;  The Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co. Wexford

(Executor Sale on the instructions of the Reps of the late Michael Kinsella Deceased)

This is an outstanding roadside holding of c.171 acres of high quality agricultural land in addition to a period farmhouse with delightful stone outbuildings, including an old Mill House.

The land itself is in excellent heart and has been well farmed over the years. It is a mixture of tillage and grassland and has extensive frontage to a number of local roads.

The entire is available in the following lots:-

LOT 1 c. 15.91 hectares (39.33 acres) at COOLNAGLOOSE

This parcel of land is currently laid out as three inter-connecting fields. The land is all in grass at present. It has some 800 metres of frontage to a local road along the southern boundary, while it has some road frontage to another two roads. The river Inch runs along it’s Northern boundary.

LOT 2 c. 2.848 HECTARES (7 acres)

This is a delightful small parcel of land that is accessed from a private lane. Originally, this plot had a residence and the tree lined avenue down to the property is still clearly visible. The old stone built dwelling is now only a ruin but is surrounded by lovely mature trees. A large portion of the site is in grassland and is in good heart. The river Inch runs along one border and the bank close to this river is overgrown.

LOT 3 c. 13.735 HECTARES (34 acres)

This is one large field and is all in tillage at present. It has extensive frontage (over 500 metres) and direct access to a local road. The Mill Race Stream runs along its northern boundary.

LOT 4 Period Residence with old Mill and Outbuildings on c.10.9 HECTARES (27 acres)

The centre piece of this stunning farm is the Georgian Residence with the old Mill. This period property was originally constructed in the late eighteenth century and this three-bay, two storey house was originally the residence for the miller. This house was inhabited well into the 21st century and, while it is now in need of renovation, it retains many of it’s charming original features.

Briefly, the accommodation is outlined below:

ACCOMMODATION: c. 150 sq.m

Conservatory/Entrance Porch 2.5m x 3m
Hall 4.82m x 2.33m
Tiled floor
Living room 3.18m x 4.45m
Feature fireplace, timber floor, built in cabinets
Sitting room 4.55m x 4.54m
Feature fireplace, timber floor
Kitchen 4.58m x 4.78m
Slate floor, Aga cooker, sink, fitted units & tiled splashback
Larder 3.50m x 3.21m
Range, fridge, units
Bathroom 3.50m x2.5m
Bath, wc, whb, tiled wall partially


Landing 4.6m x 2.40m
Timber floor
Bedroom 1 4.0m x 4.61m
Timber floor
Bedroom 2 3.5m x 4.62m
Timber floor, feature fireplace
Bedroom 3 4.63m x 5.0m
Timber floor, feature fireplace

In addition to the residence, is the delightful stone built corn mill. This building probably pre-dates the main house and, in its hay-day, was the mill serving the nearby Borleigh Estate. While milling ceased in 1948, the mill itself still retains many of the original working mechanisms, including the remains of the old wheel.

Around the house are a number of delightful old stone outbuildings and a more recent haybarn. There is also a large pond which fed the water to drive the mill.


Mill 20m x 10m
Mud House (Ruin) 12m x 5m

There are also a number of charming stone built outbuildings and these are in varying states of repair. They are a mixture of stables and store houses

Hay barn 24m x 8 m (6m in height)
Base for Silage Pit
Large Pond reservoir for mill

This delightful property stands on c. 27 acres and the land is all in grass at present.

LOT 5 c. 18.33 HECTARES (45.3 acres)

This parcel is to the Western side of local road and is in 3 fields at present, two of the fields are in tillage, with the remaining one is presently in grass. These lands have almost 400 metres of frontage to this local road, while the field in grass also has some 400 metres to another secondary roads.

LOT 6 c. 7.46 HECTARES (18.5 acres)

Lot 6 comprises two interconnecting fields and are accessed from a small secondary road. These have about 200 metres of frontage to this road and both fields are in grass at present.

Ballyconlore House enjoys a most picturesque rural setting. While offering all the benefits of tranquil country living, it is literally on the doorstep of the bustling and progressive towns of Gorey and Arklow, each only 10km away. The property is extremely well located only 2km from Inch Village and 3km from Kilanerin Village. This fine period house and farm yard is nicely set back from the road, on a private tree lined avenue. It enjoys great seclusion and total privacy, whilst being within a short drive of towns, local amenities and less than 5 minutes’ drive from (Exit 22) on the M11 with Dublin less than an hour’s drive north.

This area of north Wexford is one of outstanding natural beauty, rich with country pursuits including, hunting, trekking, sailing, golf and hill walking. A full range of leisure, social and retail amenities are in Gorey and Arklow with a choice of lovely sandy beaches close by, while the Wicklow Mountains are on your doorstep. The views from these lands are Majestic with the north Wexford countryside to the front and the Wicklow Mountains to the rear.



Property Documents

  • Address: Ballyconlore & Coolnagloose, Inch, Gorey, Co. Wexford
  • State/county: Wexford
  • Neighborhood: Gorey
  • Country: Ireland


Updated on July 31, 2019 at 1:50 am

  • Property Size: 150 sq.m
  • Land Area: 171 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Year Built: 1880
  • Property Type: Arable, Country Houses/Estates
  • Property Status: Public Auction
  • Outline Planning Permission: No

Additional details

  • Solicitors: Ensor O’Connor, Enniscorthy Tel: +353 (0)53 9235611
  • Directions: From Dublin, exit the M11 at Exit 21 on the south side of Arklow. Continue south on the R772 towards Gorey. At the village of Inch take the turn to the right just after “Toss Byrne’s” pub. Continue along this road for about 1.5 kilometres and take the first right. The Mill House is a short distance up here on the left. From Gorey, take the R772 north to Inch. Take the left just before “Toss Byrne’s” and continue as above. GPS Co-ordinates: 52.741228,-6.261879


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Niall Slattery
Niall Slattery
053 94 21211

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