Georgian splendour in Wexford sells after negotiation
Published 22/06/2010 | 05:00
A Georgian period property on 34.33ac in Co Wexford sold after auction for an undisclosed sum.
The Hermitage, Drinagh, was withdrawn from Thursday's auction at €720,000 but progressed to sale agreed post auction, following negotiations with the highest bidder.
Jordan Auctioneers had been guiding the property at €900,000.
Bidding opened at €700,000 on the entire, which fared better than the individual lots on auction day.
Lot one, comprising the residence, yard and 31.09ac, was withdrawn at €420,000. Bidding on lot two, which included a steward's house on 3.24ac, opened at €150,000 and was withdrawn at €240,000.
A large crowd of up to 90 people attended the auction, Mr Jordan confirmed.
The property dates from circa 1750 and was originally owned by the Meadows family.