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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Charming Irish farmhouses across the country

From a large farm in Meath to a fully renovated modern farmhouse in Tipperary.

IF YOU’VE EVER dreamt of owning a slice of the countryside, now might just be your chance. We’ve scoured listings to find four charming farmhouses that are on the market right now.

So, whether you’re seeking a new vocation or are simply craving a quieter life, take a look at these options.

Galmoy, Co Kilkenny – €350,000

This farmhouse in Garrylawn has seen a recent refurbishment. Spanning 170 m², it now mixes traditional, original features with modern amenities. Nestled in the countryside lapping up some great views, the house features lush lawns, a spacious patio and a versatile barn that could be a handy workshop or garage. Inside, the luxurious interior is ideal for a growing family. 

The highlight is the meticulously designed kitchen with dining space that’s adorned with steel blue cabinetry, an oil-fired Stanley range and integrated appliances. There are two reception rooms, a modern bathroom and four spacious double bedrooms upstairs. Situated close to schools and with motorway access, this rural home is a picturesque, modern retreat. 

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Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary –€550,000

Tinhalla is a 194 m² traditional farmhouse that has been renovated and extended recently. The house sits on a five acre site that’s elevated to make the most of the panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and the River Suir. The property offers a perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary luxury. Highlights include a bespoke kitchen with quartz worktops, spacious bedrooms including a master with an en suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe and a large stone outbuilding ripe for conversion. 

With a new roof, windows and insulation, plus a B3 BER rating, it’s truly turnkey. Enjoy two entrances, ample parking and the potential for further development. Conveniently located near Carrick-on-Suir, Waterford City and Dungarvan, this idyllic retreat promises a serene country lifestyle.

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Enniskerry, Co Wicklow – €795,000

This home in the area of Bahana dates to the 18th century farmhouse and is close to Enniskerry. Nestled amidst the Wicklow Mountains and adjacent to Powerscourt Estate, this five-bed 182 m² home offers panoramic countryside views and modern comforts blended with period charm. 

Extensively renovated and extended, it boasts original features like thick walls and exposed beams, complemented by underfloor heating and a modern kitchen. Set on .73 acres of landscaped gardens, it includes a garage and potential for a second building. Surrounded by nature trails and just 7 km from Enniskerry village, it’s a tranquil spot yet access to amenities and transport links is easy.

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Navan, Co Meath – €500,000

Ladyrath in Castletown is a unique opportunity to own a residential farm spanning 16 acres. This charming four-bed farmhouse is conveniently located just 15 km from Navan Town, but offers a serene countryside lifestyle. The house, covering 161 m, features spacious rooms including a lounge, dining room, kitchen and bathrooms. The property includes a substantial agricultural yard and sheds, ideal for various farming activities. 

With two vehicular accesses and good quality pastureland, it’s suitable for livestock rearing. Mature hedgerows provide shelter, enhancing its agricultural potential. Enjoying a peaceful location with mature trees and a stream, this farm promises both a comfortable home and agricultural opportunities. 

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