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Cartron East, Tullamore, Co. Offaly


Detached House

For Sale



12.37 acres


BER No: 115351967
EPI: 136.69 kWh/m2/yr

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A wonderful opportunity to acquire a modern residential holding encompassing equestrian facilities all set on C.12.37 acres of prime land and located just 5 minutes from Tullamore. Upon entry to the property through the timber gated entrance you will be met by a modern, two storey residence which conveys grandeur with an almost Georgian appearance with stepped entrance to the first floor. The house itself has been designed with meticulous detail throughout. To the rear of the house is a south facing patio and hard landscaped al fresco dining and entertaining area with views across the lands to rear. As you travel down the gravel driveway to rear you will pass by a small establishing orchard with a grove of trees on the left. The stables will appear to you nestled behind the trees and cleverly obscured from the house. To the side of the stables is a large 44 meters x 25 meters floodlit sand arena with post and rail fence and southwest facing shelter belt. The yard, stables and sand arena are all interlinked through a series of gateways and passageways so that movement of animals between these areas and the paddocked fields is easily managed. The land, currently in pasture and meadow is laid out in 4 easily managed paddocks and could be subdivided into more paddocks if desired. Water troughs supplied by a rainwater harvesting tank feed water to each division. This property can be purchased in two lots if desired. The first lot comprises of the residence, stables and sand arena on C.4.87 acres with the second lot comprising C.7.5 acres of adjoining land which can be accessed via separate entrance. The area is characterised by one off housing and farmland and is in a very peaceful location yet within a five-minute commute to Tullamore and main arterial road and motorway network.

The residence itself has been designed to both intrigue and excite with a modern but prestigious charm. The split-level entrance is the first thing that catches your eye giving entry and exit points on both levels. This residence was designed by the renowned architect Frank Murray along with much input from its owners. The house was constructed in 1999 by the highly regarded builders, Finlay's and incorporates a geothermal gas filled loop heating system with under floor heating on both levels which gives the property an eco-friendly appeal. The house is of twin leaf block construction with a concrete first floor, decorative granite windowsills to front and natural slated roof.


Ground floor
Kitchen / Dining room – 7.48m x 3.75m
Tiled floor, new patio doors to rear patio area, ample storage with central island incorporating sink and drainboard. The kitchen is located to one side of the island with the dining area on the other with ample countertop space for buffet dining. Dishwasher, fridge, oven, hob with extractor fan. To the side of the island area is a storage cupboard which has a chimney point installed. The cupboard could be removed and renovated into a large hearth with AGA cooker / stove if desired. The house has been thoughtfully designed to allow future conversion.

Sitting room – 5.2m x 3.75m
New French doors to rear patio area with anti-glare coating, stove, built in storage units and display cabinets, tv point, carpeted floor covering and various power points. The wall between the kitchen/dining area and the sitting room has a concrete lintel preinstalled to allow this wall to be removed in order to create an open plan living area. Just another element of this house that shows the owners thoroughness in the planning of this property's construction.

Bedroom 1 – 3.56m x 3.3m + 0.6m x 1.1m (Guest Suite)
To front aspect with carpeted floor covering and power points. This room has a chimney point to allow for conversion in the future if desired. Access to Jack and Jill en-suite.

Jack and Jill en-suite – 2.47m x 1.5m + 1.5m x 0.6m
Access from both the hallway and bedroom one. Shower, tiled floor with half tiled walls, toilet, wash hand basin, mirror with light and shaver point.

Entrance hallway and utility room – 4.17m x 2.45m + 1.73m x 1m.
Cloak and boot storage area, large built in storage cupboard with laundry chute and tack press. Dryer, washing machine, freezer, sink with draining board, power points, electric fuse board, new PhoneWatch alarm system.

W/C – 2.27m x 0.88m
Toilet & wash hand basin

Hallway and stairwell – 5.56m x 1.5m + 3.1m x 3.5m
Tiled floor, power points, phone connection. Access to understairs storage area incorporating Geothermal heat pump for hot water and manifolds for underfloor heating. This area is used by the owners for airing clothes.

First Floor

Bedroom 2 – 3.65m x 3.39m
Rear aspect with beautiful, elevated views of countryside to rear. Currently used as a second home office. Large built-in wardrobe, wooden laminate floor, wash hand basin and power points.

Family Bathroom – 3.41 x 2.27m
Tiled floor with ½ tiled walls, separate bath and large shower with both electric and hot water shower heads. Toilet, WHB, light over mirror with shaver point.

Master Bedroom (3rd) – 3.93m x 4.4m
To rear aspect with beautiful, elevated views of countryside. New double glazed window, carpeted floor covering and power sockets.

En-suite – 2.2m x 2.2m
Tiled floor to ceiling, large shower, toilet and WHB.

Walk in wardrobe – 2.2m x 2.2m
Auto – on lights, power sockets, storage rails & shelving, light & shaving point.

Bedroom 4 – 3.3m x 2.99m
To front aspect with built in wardrobe, carpeted floor covering, wash hand basin, light with shaver point and power sockets.

Office – 2.17m x 2.99m
Font aspect beside entrance. Shelved with various power points above desk level with phone connection.

Entrance hallway and stairwell – 3.48m x 2.99m + 12.8m x 1m
Tiled entrance hallway with carpeted floor covering to the remainder of the hallway. Laundry chute access point. Access to attic via Stira. Attic light switch with red light indicator, uplighters over stairwell & access to hot-press.

Bedroom 5 – 3.34m x 3.48m
To front aspect with large built-in wardrobe, wash hand basin, mirror with light and shaver point, carpeted floor covering and power sockets.

Hard landscaped patio area, ideal for alfresco dining or BBQ's!
Timber storage shed with electricity and lights installed.
Bicycle shed to side of house.

The Land
The holding has been thoroughly planned to provide ease of movement throughout the entire property. One will notice the specimen trees dotted across the farm which are maturing with underlying Holly planted. From the sand arena the post and rail fence has sections which can be removed to allow a circuit with various cross-country fences throughout. The land is benefited by 2 access points from the road.

Equestrian Pursuits
The property's central location and good road/motorway access will be appreciated by equestrian competitors seeking convenient access to local equestrian centres at Annaharvey and Mullingar as well as numerous country shows and several packs. The neighbourhood has several thoroughbred as well as half-bred breeders and so is well serviced by farriers, equestrian vets etc.

The Stables and Shed
The stables shed comprises of a 60ft x 30ft ‘A' roof with an adjoining 60ft x 12ft lean-to.
Within the ‘A' roof shed there are five 12ft x 12ft stables with rubber matted floors, water drinkers and bridle hooks to one side of the central passageway.
On the other side of the shed is a fodder & bedding storage area along with a block-built workshop (12ft x 10ft), tack room (10ft x 8ft) and secure store with steel door. The shed has 3 doors to one end that can open in order to aid cleaning and for tractor access. The lean-to to side has electric roller doors at each end and is high enough to allow a horse box to be driven straight through. Both sheds have modern electrical wiring and lighting throughout. The shed is felt lined under the cladded roof covering.
Planning permission is already in place for these sheds.

The Sand Arena
The sand arena is large being 44 meters long x 25 meters wide and ideal for dressage and schooling. It's floodlit with post and rail fence and southwest facing shelter belt. There is a membrane under the sand arena.

OY13851F & OY11986F

Broadband via Imagine
Mains water supply
Septic tank with percolation area to rear of the house.
Mains electricity. (Average Electricity bill over past 12 months is €173.51 monthly – including heating)


  • Superb holding on prime lands with excellent yard and facilities.
  • Yard includes stables fodder storage machinery and vehicle storage and sand arena.
  • Prime land in nice size divisions with mature hedgerows and specimen trees.
  • Ideal for any equine or agricultural enterprise.
  • Excellent location centrally within the country just 5 minutes to Tullamore.


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.



If approaching the property from the M6 motorway, please take the N52 turn off in Kilbeggan (Junction 5) and follow the N52 to the Arden roundabout in Tullamore and then take the junction signposted Tinnycross on the roundabout. At the ‘T` junction then take the turn left and follow this road for 3-4 minutes until you meet the property on the right with GVM signage thereon.

Eircode: R35F2H0.

Please do not use GPS navigation from the Kilbeggan / M6 side of the property as it is liable to bring you on some tertiary roads.

Tullamore: C.4km.
Kilbeggan: C.8km.
M6 motorway Junction 5: C.7.5km.
Kilbeggan racecourse: C.11.5km.
Mullingar equestrian centre: C.28km.
Annagharvey equestrian centre: C.12km.
Curragh Racecourse: C.59km.
Dublin M50: C.83km / 55 mins.