Friarstown, The Curragh, Co. Kildare

250 Acres


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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.


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