A fine modern farmhouse and large cattle yard, standing on 22ac, are for sale in Co Laois.

The holding at Knapton, Abbeyleix, is being sold by auctioneer David O’Connell by private treaty. The asking price is €1.8m.

The property is in a good location, 4km from Abbeyleix, 4km from Ballacolla and 7km from access on to the M8 motorway.

The house is two-storey and very spacious at 2,400 ft2. It is approached by a wide, landscaped entrance which leads on to a tarmacadam driveway with extensive lawns, flower beds, trees, shrubs and hedges to the sides and at the house.

The house is surrounded by spacious garden area.

Accommodation includes two reception rooms, kitchen/livingroom, a utility room, an office, five bedrooms, one ensuite, and the bathroom.


There is a detached garage alongside. The house has mains water and oil-fired heating.

A separate driveway runs from the entrance to the farmyard where there is slatted and straw-bedded accommodation for 250 head of cattle. There are also spacious yard areas and cattle handling facilities.

The driveway to the house.

The shared entrance is more than wide enough for cattle trucks and other big vehicles.

The land is all in one block with road frontage and is good quality.