Quinn Property is quick out of the blocks with a residential farm that could be among one of the big sellers for 2023. Cromogue House near Bunclody in north Wexford is close to the border with Co Carlow and stands on 200 acres of prime agricultural land.

Auctioneer, David Quinn described it as one of the finest farms to come to the market in the county for quite some time.

The land is free-draining and suitable for any farming enterprise.

For sale by online auction at 3pm on Tuesday 21 February, the combination of 200 acres of excellent land in one block and a period residence could see it test the guide price range of €2.4m to €2.65m.

This superb farm is located amid some of Wexford’s finest land and has been farmed to a high standard by its present owners. It has extensive road frontage, excellent-quality land, a large period farmhouse and an extensive range of sheds and outbuildings.

Described as excellent quality, one third of the land is in tillage.

The residence and farmyard are set back from the public road and are approached via a concrete driveway. The fine period house was constructed in 1886 and has been unoccupied for the past 12 years but has been well maintained nonetheless.

There are many original features in the house and it has the makings of a fine family home.

The house is approximately 215m² and oozes charm and character, with many original features remaining.

The ground floor contains an entrance hall, dining room, sitting room, two kitchens and a utility. Upstairs there is a landing, bathroom, four bedrooms and a further room which could be used as a bedroom or office. Structurally sound, it requires renovation and upgrading but has the makings of a fine family home.

The house oozes old-world charm and character.

The house hasn't been lived in for a number of years and requires modernisation.


There is a garden area to the front of the property, with the farmyard and outbuildings to the rear. There is a three-bay machinery shed, an enclosed yard with cattle handling facilities, two open silage pits and a number of other round-roofed sheds with lean-tos of various lengths attached.

The house and yard are accessed via a concrete driveway.

The land is generally free-draining and, with two-thirds of the farm currently in grass and one-third in tillage, there is little or no waste on the farm. There are two wells and a number of natural watercourses on the land and it is suitable for most agricultural enterprises, including dairying.

The house, outbuildings and C81 acres are offered in Lot 1.

This excellent farm enjoys an ideal location along the L2007 and is just 4km off the N80 Bunclody to Enniscorthy Road, with further access on a minor road. It is 15km from Enniscorthy, 7km from Bunclody, 5km from Ballindaggin village and 2km off the Bunclody to Kiltealy road.

The property will be offered in the following lots:

  • Lot 1: residence and farmyard on circa 81.21 acres.
  • Lot 2: circa 21.73 acres.
  • Lot 3: circa 19.16 acres.
  • Lot 4: circa 24.63 acres.
  • Lot 5: circa52.82 acres.
  • Lot 6: the entire.
  • Lot 1 is guided in the region of €12,000/ac to €15,000/ac, while a guide price of €12,000/ac is given for the remainder of the land. These figures pitch the property in the region of €2.4m to €2.65m.