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Aghowle House, Aghowle, Shillelagh, Shillelagh, Co. Wicklow, R93 D793

Detached House | 6 Beds | 6 Baths
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  • For Sale by Private Treaty
Overall Floor Area: 183.22 Sq. Metres (1,972 Sq. Feet)

Property Description:

Property Ref: P2669

Most Attractive Period Farmhouse With Self-Catering Apartment Set On C. 12.8 Acres With Excellent Range Of Stables & Outbuildings For Sale By Private Treaty

LOCATION: This superb holding is located in a mature setting on the Wicklow/Carlow border, close to the Wicklow Way. Originally part of the Coolattin Estate in one of the most spectacular and scenic locations in the Irish Countryside. The area is widely renowned for its picturesque landscape, famous Oak woodlands and numerous forest walks. The quaint villages of Coolattin and Shillelagh are close by and offer amenities such as schools, churches, restaurants, retail shops and all related services with glamping and the Munny Trail. A vast range of outdoor activities are on your doorstep such as Coolattin & Mount Woolsey Golf Clubs, fishing, hill walking, cycling, along with equestrian pursuits including an all-weather riding arena close-by. The property is 1km off the main Shillelagh to Carlow road (R725) along the Aghowle/Crab Lane road, ½km from the local pub at Crab Lane. It is within one hours drive from Dublin and within close proximity of Carlow, Kilkenny, Wicklow and the Wexford Coastline.

DESCRIPTION: Approached via a tree lined avenue, this charming farmhouse was built c. 200 years ago and is of stone construction with a slate roof. It has been extensively renovated and upgraded over the years, whilst retaining many original features such as beamed ceilings, Georgian windows and granite fireplace. The house has been very well maintained and is presented in excellent condition throughout, it is surrounded by beautiful landscaped and ornamental lawns and gardens with an abundance of mature trees (including fruit trees), vegetable gardens, hedging and shrubs.

An attractive patio area leads from a large conservatory with a central courtyard being surrounded by a range of granite stone outbuildings, stables and the house itself. Ample hard core parking is available to the front of the house and continues around the side and rear. Overall the property sits on c. 12.8 acres which also includes a self-catering apartment, out-buildings and stables, all with granite stone facades.

Accommodation comprises of:

Entrance Porch: 1.9m x 1.8m Tiled floor

Entrance Hall: 1.55m x 1.3m Carpet

Dining room: 4.25m x 4.15m Tiled floor, original granite fireplace, beamed ceiling

Sunroom: 5.75m x 4.6m Tiled floor, door to patio at front and door to rear garden

Back Hall: 2.6m x 1.8m Tiled floor

Utility / WC: 2.6m x 2.35m Tiled floor, fitted units, under-counter freezer, plumbed for washing machine, w.c., w.h.b.

Kitchen: 2.6m x 5.1m Tiled floor, fitted floor & eye level units, electric cooker, electric hob, under-counter fridge

Sitting room: 4.3m x 4.1m Carpet, fireplace

First Floor: Landing Carpet throughout, hot press off landing

Bedroom 1: 4.2m x 4.4m Fitted wardrobes, carpet

Ensuite: 2.65m x 3.0m W.c., w.h.b., bath, tiled & carpet

Bedroom 2: 4.4m x 2.9m & 2.0m x 2.3m Carpet, south facing/south west facing windows

Bathroom: 2.6m x 2.6m Tiled, w.c., w.h.b., shower

Bedroom 3: 2.6m x 3.3m Carpet


Private Well

Septic Tank

Oil Fired Central Heating

Property Extends To: 183.22m²



BER No. 109622431

Energy Performance Indicator: 294.44 kWh/m²/yr

There is a most attractive courtyard to the rear of the house with a range of granite stone buildings. Recently some of these buildings were tastefully renovated and converted into a self-catering apartment, keeping the original appearance of the yard intact. The self-catering apartment is currently producing a rental income and has its own separate parking area and private garden patio areas.


There is a gravelled driveway leading from the public road with a gravelled parking area to the front. There is a courtyard to the rear of the residence with a concrete yard and ample parking. Large lawn to front and sides with mature trees, fruit trees & shrubs leading to a delightful sunken garden accessed through a 'lovers arch' providing a private and sheltered spot. To the side of the property is granite paved patio surrounded by mature shrubs, west facing catching the evening sun. A number of pathways meander through the gardens. Vegetable garden in three divisions and protected by a wire fence.


Modern shed (15.m x 9.m) with double doors to both ends incorporating three stables, tack room and storage area. Stone built shed (5m x 7m) incorporates utility room and boiler. A concrete built store/shed with corrugated roof (9.m x 5.m). Two old fashioned pig sty's.


The land around the farmhouse and farmyard is divided into four divisions, all currently in grass. The majority of the land is good quality, free draining grassland while one section of the land is in need of some drainage and improvement works. Suitable for any equine /agricultural enterprise. It has good road frontage and the benefit of a natural water supply.

The property may be sold in the following lots:
LOT 1: C. 2.5 ACRES. LOT 2: C. 10 ACRES


From Shillelagh take the R725 towards Carlow. Take the third road to the left at sign for Crab Lane Road. Continue past Aghowle Church and the property is on the left after about 300m.

G.P.S.: 5246'41.0"N 636'36.9"W




  • Most Attractive Period Farmhouse
  • Self-Catering Apartment
  • Set On C. 12.8 Acres
  • Excellent Range Of Stables & Outbuildings

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BER No 109622431
Energy Performance Indicator: 294.44 kWh/m2/yr

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Date Entered/Renewed:

28/11/2017 (18 days ago)

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Aghowle House, Aghowle, Shillelagh, Shillelagh, Co. Wicklow

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Property price history

€500,000 First Listed Sep 15, 2017

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Aghowle House, Aghowle, Shillelagh, Shillelagh, Co. Wicklow