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    Lot 1, (Sold Prior) REATEPotterton - GERNONSTOWN SLANE CO MEATH


    The property occupies an enviable location lying only a few minutes drive from the pretty village of Slane in

    an area steeped in history. Slane offers a good choice of shops, recreational and educational facilities complimented by excellent further facilities in the nearby towns of Navan & Drogheda. Furthermore the M1 Motorway is within easy reach of the property affording quick and easy access to the airport and the city.

    Local attractions include Slane Castle, an internationally renowned rock concert venue, Slane Irish Whiskey Distillery, Newgrange Farm, Brú na Boinne, one of the world’s most important pre historic landscapes incorporating the large passage graves at Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth, and the Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre to name but a few.

    Leisure pursuits in the vicinity include horseracing at Navan, Fairyhouse and the Curragh while hunting is available with the Meath Foxhounds and the Tara Harriers, both of which meet regularly within easy boxing distance. There are numerous GAA, Rugby and Tennis Clubs in the immediate area, while boating and fishing is available on the River Boyne. There are also lots of gorgeous walks in and around the area.

    The property is comprised in Folio MH22674 and in total extends to 12.50 hectares / 30.88 acres as

    outlined on the accompanying map.

    The house has been kept very well maintained over the years by the owners and is presented in immaculate order and the accommodation briefly comprises as follows.

    Entrance Porch 3.01m x 1.55m leading to panelled hallway.

    Sittingroom 4.17m x 3.44m having marble fireplace.

    Bedroom 1 3.79m x 2.89m

    Kitchen 4.55m x 4.54m with fitted units, also incorporating Stanley solid fuel stove.

    Bathroom 1.73m x 2.01m having LLWC, pedestal WHB & Triton electric shower.

    Utility Room 2.75m x 1.75m plumbed & having exterior door to rear.

    Bedroom 2 3.78m x 2.32m having built in wardrobes and hotpress.

    Bedroom 3 3.79m x 2.87


    The property is set nicely back from the road being approached over an avenue flanked by easily kept lawns. The yard lies immediately to the rear of the house and benefits from separate access onto the public road.

    The enclosed farmyard briefly comprises: 10 Loose Boxes, Tack Room, 3 Bay Hay Barn with 2 link leanto, ancillary range of out offices and a Sand Arena.


    The lands are comprised in Folio MH22674 and in total extends to 12.50 hectares / 30.88 acres as outlined on the accompanying map. A fine parcel of land being principally laid out in four divisions presently all under old pasture, but equally suited to most types of farming enterprises, in fact the holding operated as a dairy farm in the past. The contours of the land lend themselves to a natural gallops with a challenging uphill finish and the owners have bred and trained numerous winners at Navan, Fairyhouse, Leopardstown, Punchestown, Ballinrobe and also in England. The owners have lived and farmed at Gernonstown for over 60 years and the lands have been carefully farmed through regular rotation of crops and consequently they can be found to be in good heart.


    TITLE: Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

    SERVICES: Mains water. ESB. Drainage to septic tank. OFCH.

    DIRECTIONS: From Navan, take the N51 towards Slane, turn left onto the R163 (signposted Kells) at the entrance to Slane Castle and continue for a short distance keeping left at the Y junction whereupon the property can be found after approx. 1.5km on the left hand side identified by the agents for sale boards. Eircode: C15 TW21.

    BER: Ber Rating: E2. Ber No: 113900708.

    FIXTURES & FITTINGS: Only those fixtures & fittings specifically mentioned in these particulars are included

    in the sale.

    SOLICITORS: Tony Hyland, Steen O’Reilly, Trimgate Street, Navan, Co. Meath. Tel: 046 9076300.

    VIEWING: Residence – Strictly by prior appointment. Call Thomas Potterton 046 9431391. (COVID-19 Restrictions apply.)

    Important Info / Terms and Conditions

    Terms & Conditions – please read carefully.

    General Conditions:
    • The highest bidder to be the purchaser subject to the right of the owner to withdraw the property should the reserve not be met.
    • The particulars and conditions of sale may change prior to the auction and it is the sole responsibility of the bidder to make sure they have the latest version.
    • The auctioneers reserve the right to sell the property prior to auction, withdraw the property from auction, change the order of the lots or consolidate the lots without notice to any prospective purchaser.

    If you wish to view the property you should contact REA T E Potterton Auctioneers Trim 046 9431391. We will facilitate you and arrange access if required for you and or your surveyor. If you have any further queries regarding the property please contact our office.

    Description of Property:
    The particulars contained in our brochure / advertising / social media are issued by REA T E Potterton on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through them. All descriptions, dimensions etc., included in these particulars, and any statements made by us or our representatives, are made in good faith but are not intended to form a basis for any Contract. Any intending Purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them before committing themselves to a Contract. Any maps, plans or photographs in the brochure shall be indicative only and shall not form part of the contract.

    Guide Price:
    The guide price should not be construed as being the selling price of the property and it is the purchasers responsibility to decide how much to bid at auction.

    In order to register it will be necessary to upload a copy of your passport / driving licence and proof of address ie: bank statement / correspondence from a government agency dated within the last 3 months.

    In order to bid at the auction it will be necessary to register with our office (Trim 046 9431391) at least 2 business days prior to the auction. The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for him / herself. If the bidder intends to purchase the lot in a name other than his or her personal name, arrangements must be made with the auctioneers in advance. By registering you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions of the auction and authorize us as agents for the vendor to sign the completed contract for sale on your behalf.

    Legal Documentation:
    Prior to the auction the solicitor for the vendor will make available legal documents in relation to the property, copies of these legal documents are available to read online or to download. It is important you should consult your solicitor in relation to the contracts / conditions of sale of the property before bidding as you will become legally bound by the said conditions of sale if you are the highest bidder and the property is knocked down to you.

    Reserve Price:
    The price agreed between the vendor and the auctioneer at which the property can be sold. In the event of the property not reaching the reserve, the auctioneer will deal exclusively with the highest bidder (for half an hour following the auction) in order to realise a satisfactory sale. If a deal is not concluded then the auctioneer may deal with the underbidders and any other interested parties following that period of negotiation.

    A deposit is required in order to bid and this is payable in advance of the auction by online bank transfer. Our bank details will be provided to you at registration. The successful bidders deposit will become non-refundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding contract will be entered into and the agents are hereby authorised to sign the contract for sale on your behalf. The deposit payable on the signing of the contract is 10% of the purchase price. If there is a shortfall in the deposit furnished by the purchaser prior to the auction, then the purchaser shall be required to lodge the balance of the deposit with the auctioneers within 2 business days of the online auction.
    If you are not the purchaser your deposit will be returned to you in full following the auction to the account from which it came.

    Livestock Live Ltd (LSL) Online Platform:
    Neither REA T E Potterton Auctioneers or LSL Online Auctions, their servants or agents shall be responsible in any manner whatsoever whether in contract law, tort, common law or otherwise for any loss arising in whatever fashion as a result of loss of internet connectivity during the auction process. The bidder accepts that such contact is at the bidders own risk and in the event that the internet link is not established or breaks down or if there’s any confusion or disruption then the bidder will not be able to participate in the auction. Full terms and conditions available on the LSL app.

    Contact REA TE Potterton on +353 46 943 1391