Raymond Potterton

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Lot 26, Friarstown, The Curragh, Co. Kildare

A truly unique opportunity to purchase a substantial holding extending to c.250 acres.

Available in the following lots: Lot 1 – c.126.31 acres – Lot 2 – c.123.35 acres – Lot 3 – c.250 acres (The entire)

Kildare Town 5km – M7 6km – Newbridge 7km – Naas / N7 24km – Kilcullen / M9 14km – Dublin City 57km – Dublin Airport 64km


A superb parcel of land extending to c.250 acres with excellent training facilities and in a wonderful location being just off the Curragh Plains and a mere 5 minute drive from the M7. The property is accessed off the L3003 and enjoys extensive road frontage with numerous access points. The land is a mixture of grassland (c.189 acres), tillage (c.61 acres) and is laid out in 13 easy manageable divisions with the benefit of hedges & ditches to most of the holding along with well fenced internal divisions. Currently there are two training yards on the property both with residences. In addition there is a 7f sand & fibre gallop positioned behind the main yard.


In an outstanding location positioned within the heart of the equestrian county of Kildare.


The farm is situated within the bloodstock capital of Ireland with three racecourses to boast including being adjacent to the home of the Irish classics at The Curragh along with the host of the Irish National Hunt festival at Punchestown. Naas racecourse is also very convenient and is an excellent Gr.1 track. There is an abundance of golf courses nearby with The Curragh, Cill Dara, Rathsallagh and the championship course at the K Club all very accessible. Fishing is provided by the River Liffey while hunting can be found with either the Kildare’s or the South County’s. Kildare Town is home to the Kildare Village outlet centre, the Irish National Stud which includes the famous Japanese Gardens and there are numerous notable pubs and restaurants within the town to enjoy. Kildare has excellent primary & secondary schools, numerous supermarkets and an excellent train service within walking distance of the town centre.

Lot 1 – Friarstown Stables on c.126.31 acres


The lands are laid out in six divisions and are all in grass.

Approached via electric gates, the property has road frontage onto the L3003 and the Newtown Road (which is a secondary road off the R415) and has the benefit of two access points.

In total there are 13 boxes, 3 span haybarn with leanto off and a 2 span haybarn with associated outbuildings.

Dormer residence extending to c.130 sq. m. BER E2

Lunging ring, 4 bay horse walker and loading bay.

Tack room & feed room.

Pump house and excellent parking facilities.

Services – mains and private water, electricity, septic tank drainage and GFCH.

Lot 2 -Friarstown Stables on c.123.35 acres


The lands are laid out in seven divisions with an internal road and comprise of c.62.35 acres in grass and c.61 acres in tillage.

The property has road frontage onto the L3003 with two access points.

In total there are 60 boxes – two adjoining yards containing 50 boxes with a lofted area over one block. There are an additional 10 boxes adjacent to the residence.

Behind the main yard is a 7f triangular sand and fibre gallop in current use.

Single storey residence extending to c.60.37 sq. m. BER F

Lunging ring, 8 bay horse walker and loading bay.

Tack room, feed room and outside toilet.

Muck heap, wash bay area, pump house and excellent parking facilities.

Numerous storage facilities including a 5 span haybarn, 3 span haybarn 2 span haybarn with adjacent machinery storage shed.

Services – mains and private water, electricity, septic tank drainage and OFCH.

Lot 3 – The Entire

Services – Mains and private water, Electricity, OFCH & septic tank drainage.

Directions – From Dublin via the M7/N7. Take exit 12 for Newbridge and The Curragh Racecourse. Proceed for c.2.8km passed The Curragh racecourse and take right turn (over bridge) signposted for Rathangan. Proceed for 1.5km to the Rathbride Cross roads. Turn right and then immediately left and the property is further along on your righthand side.

Title – Freehold

Joint Agent – Andrew Nolan, Goffs Goffs Country Property Consultants Ltd, Kildare Paddocks, Kill, Co. Kildare

Solicitor with carriage of sale – Ms. Sharon Murphy, Gouldsbury House, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Telephone +35345 431334

Viewing – Strictly by prior arrangement with the selling agents.

Important Info / Terms and Conditions


• Viewing:
If you wish to view the property, you should contact Raymond Potterton & Co. on 046 9027666. We will facilitate you and arrange access for you and/or your surveyor.

• Description Of Property:
The particulars contained in our brochure / advertising / social media are issued by Raymond Potterton & Co. on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through them. All descriptions, dimensions, etc., included in the particulars, and any statements made by Raymond Potterton & Co. or our representatives, are made in good faith and are not intended to form a basis for any Contract. Any intending purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of same before committing themselves to a Contract. Any maps, plans or photographs in the brochure shall be indicative only and shall not form part of the Contract.

• Guide Price:
The guide price should not be construed as being the selling price of the property and it is the purchaser’s responsibility to decide on how much to bid at the auction.

• Legal Documentation:
Prior to the auction, the solicitor for the vendor will make available the legal documentation in relation to the property, copies of which are available from vendor’s solicitor. It is important to consult your solicitor in relation to the Contracts / Conditions Of Sale of the property before bidding as you will become legally bound by the said Contract / Conditions Of Sale if you are the highest bidder and the property is knocked down to you.

• Identification:
In order to register, it will be necessary to upload a copy of your passport / driving licence and proof of address, i.e., bank statement, correspondence from a Government agency / source, dated within the last 3 months.

• Registration:
In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office, 38 Watergate Street, Navan, Co. Meath, at least 2 business days prior to the auction. The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for himself/herself. If the bidder intends to purchase a Lot in a name other than his or her personal name, arrangements must be made with the auctioneers in advance. By registering you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions of the auction and authorise us, as agents for the vendor, to sign the completed Contract for Sale on your behalf.

• Reserve Price:
The price agreed between the vendor and the auctioneer at which the property can be sold. In the event of the property not reaching the reserve, the auctioneer will deal exclusively with the highest bidder (for half an hour following the auction) in order to realise a satisfactory sale. If a deal is not concluded, then the auctioneer may deal with the under-bidders and any other interested parties following that period of negotiation.

• Deposit:
A deposit of €10,000 is required in order to bid and this is payable in advance of the auction by online bank transfer. Our bank details will be provided to you at registration. The successful bidder’s deposit will become non-refundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding Contract is entered into and the agents are hereby authorised to sign the Contract For Sale on your behalf. The deposit payable on the signing of the Contract is 10% of the purchase price. If there is a shortfall in the deposit furnished by the purchaser prior to the auction, then the purchaser shall be required to lodge the balance of the deposit with the auctioneers within 1 business day of the online auction. If you are not the successful purchaser, your deposit will be returned to you (in full).

• General Conditions:
The highest bidder to be the purchaser, subject to the right of the owner to withdraw the property should the reserve not be met.
The Particulars and Conditions Of Sale may change prior to the auction and it is the sole responsibility of the bidder to make sure they have the latest version.
The auctioneer reserves the right to sell the property prior to auction, withdraw the property from auction, change the order of the Lots, or consolidate the Lots without any notice to any prospective purchaser.

• LSL Online Platform:
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