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Friday 20 July 2018

Tipp holding with obvious appeal for the horsey set

Jim O'Brien

Jim O'Brien

Glenview House at Ballingarry near Roscrea in Co Tipperary is a well-equipped, compact equestrian property that includes a modern bungalow on 9.25ac and kenneling for 16 dogs.

The property is for sale by private treaty with a guide price of €400,000.

Located near the village of Ballingarry about 13km from Birr and 7.5km from Borrisokane on the N52 the holding is in the heart of good farming country.

The house is a modern, carefully designed bungalow with some lovely features.

Approached from a tree lined country road and by a short avenue with a turning circle the dwelling is surrounded by mature shrubbery and trees.

The tastefully designed and finished residence comprises a fine hall with good-sized drawing room, dining room, large modern kitchen and breakfast room and four large bedrooms and a spacious bathroom.

To the side of the house and the rear are well kept gardens with a range of plants and shrubs.

Also to the rear is an enclosed courtyard with atrractive stone buildings containing the equestrian facilities.

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These include an internal barn with stabling for eight horses, two external stables, storage sheds, a tack room, log store, hay barn with lean-to extending to 16.7m by 29.5m, a workshop and modern purpose built kennels that house up to 16 dogs.


All buildings have running water and electricity. To the side of the house is a large sand arena measuring 28m by 50m and a horse walker capable of exercising four horses.

The 9ac of land are laid out in three stud railed paddocks and the boundary around the entire property is surrounded by fine mature trees.

There is a derelict cottage on the land with its own separate entrance and this could be renovated for future use.

According to David Rhatigan of selling agents Savills, this is an ideal property for a family with a keen interest in horses or for the person interested in a small training operation and kennelling.

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