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Rathcobican & Ballybrittan, Rhode, Co. Offaly



For Sale


GVM Auctioneers Tullamore along with Mark Charles Properties are delighted to present this C. 41 acre farm with derelict residence and farmyard to the open market. This holding, of top-quality land is available in lots to suit, at Public Auction in the Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore on Friday 8th March 2024 at 3pm. The lands are laid out in three divisions and consist of the following:

Rathcobican, Rhode, Co. Offaly
Lot 1 – C.16.4 acres of top-quality arable land with extensive road frontage and the potential of future development. This prime parcel is benefited by mains water connection and livestock handling facilities. The land is relatively flat in nature and has been well maintained.

Ballybrittan, Rhode, Co. Offaly
Lot 2 – C.21.76 acres with a derelict residence and farmyard, containing outbuildings and slatted accommodation. The house being derelict may qualify for up to €70,000 with the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant and could be converted into a beautiful family home subject to approval. The farmyard is compact yet ideal for the size of the holding. The main shed within the yard is a 3 span round roof shed with adjoining lean-to's on either side. Within there are slatted tanks both sides of the central feed passage. There are a number of ancillary outbuildings and storage sheds within the yard also. The land is currently laid out in grass, in a rectangular shape with a number of easily managed divisions throughout. The land is aided by deep drainage. The Grand Canal and walkway are located to one end of the farm adding further to its amenity.

Rathcobican, Rhode, Co. Offaly
Lot 3 – C.2.91 acres of grazing land located along the picturesque Grand Canal walkway.

The lands are all located within close proximity of each other and have easy access to Rhode village and the larger towns of Tullamore, Edenderry and Mullingar. The possibilities are endless with this excellent property and viewing comes highly recommended.
The location of the lands are shown for identification purposes only, outlined on the main image.
O.S Folio map is available upon request.
The lands are part of folio numbers 0Y10061F and OY7556F.
There are no entitlements being sold with this land.
Viewing of this exceptional holding is highly recommended!
For further details or to arrange a viewing, please contact joint agents Gordon Cobbe of GVM Auctioneers Tullamore or Mark Conroy of Mark Charles Properties.

Solicitor: Brian O'Meara Solicitors, Edenderry, Co. Offaly. Contracts available upon request.
Please note every effort has been taken in these particulars but naturally all interested parties should inspect the property for themselves. All sizes and measurements are approx. Subject to contract/contract denied.


  • Prime land
  • Great location
  • Derelict house
  • Slatted livestock accommodation
  • Extensive road frontage


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.


Direction: Travelling from Rhode on the R400 in the direction of Mount Lucas, take the turn to the left after Rhode N.S (Scoil Mhuire Naofa). Along this road you`ll meet lot 1 first on the left and then lot 2 is located on the right a short distance further down the road with signage thereon. Lot 3 is located along the canal with pointer signage on the canal bridge.

Edenderry: Approx. 8km.
Mount Lucas: Approx. 6.5km.
Daingean: Approx. 12km.
Rochfortbridge: Approx. 12km.
Tullamore: Approx 27 mins by car
Dublin M50 via M4/M6: Approx. 75km or 50 mins by car.

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