Meath stud withdrawn from auction
Blackwater STUD, a residential equestrian farm on 62ac near Enfield in Co Meath, was withdrawn from auction last week after being bid to €875,000. The property includes a modern residence, a yard with extensive equestrian facilities and 62ac of paddocked lands.
Located 4km from Enfield off the Longwood road the house was built in 2003 and finished to the highest standards.
The accommodation is on three floors and groundfloor includes an entrance porch, family room, fully fitted kitchen, a guest WC along with an ensuite bedroom.
The first floor is home to four ensuite bedrooms while upstairs again the attic floor is fitted for storage and a WC. Adjacent to the house is a detached garage with rolled doors while to the rear of the house is a series of dog kennels.
The extensive equestrian yard contains an American barn with 14 stalls, a tack room and office, a covered horse walker, a lunging ring, a lean-to lock up and hay barn. The land is situated between a local road and the Blackwater River and has plenty of frontage on to both.
At auction three bidders showed cause when Willie Coonan of REA Coonans Maynooth opened proceedings accepting a bid of €600,000, matters progressed but after the price reached €875,000 bidding came to a halt. Negotiations are continuing.
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