Castletown Tara House, Garlow Cross, Navan

Sale Agreed: € 450 000 (Detached)

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Property Description

Residence on 9 Acres With Outbuildings & Cottage Suitable for Conversion

(Available in Lots)

Lot 1: Residence & Yard on 1.6 acres (approx.) A.M.V. €450,000

Lot 2: Residence & Yard on 9 acres                A.M.V. €550,000

Outstanding Location at The Hill of Tara


This elegant four bed residence built c. 1800 is set in a beautifully mature site in an area of outstanding beauty at the foot of the Hill of Tara.

The potential of this property cannot be overemphasized.  The property has served as a family home, changing ownership just once in its history.  With creativity and restoration the house and outbuildings, with its “Shepherd’s Cottage” in need of repair, could be used for a variety of purposes.

Accommodation GIA Approx. 251.7 square metres / 2,710 square feet

Entrance Hall 7.86 x 2.76 Fitted with phone point and Eircom phone watch alarm panel Dining room 5.54 x 4.05 which is fitted with fireplace  Library 5.37 x 4.33  Fitted with fireplace and one wall fitted with bookcase & cupboard.   Sitting Room 4.91 x 3.17 Fitted with fireplace and TV point.  Kitchen 4.91 x 4.80  Fitted with original feature cooker, floor units, four ring hob and Belling double oven.  Pantry 2.34 x 1.97  Fitted with sink. Back Hall 2.20 x 2.14.  Shower Room 2.49 x 1.87  Fitted with wc, whb & shower.    

Landing   Corridor 8.37 x 1.09 With wood panelling.   Master Bed 6.53 x 4.58 Fitted with fireplace and doorway which leads into “Artists Rooms” 3.66 x 3.14  Bedroom (2) 4.97 x 4.63 Dual aspect room fitted with fireplace  Bedroom (3)  4.35 x 3.68 With wood panelling throughout and fitted with two windows & fireplace  Bedroom (4) 4.34 x 3.36 With wood panelled walls and fireplace.  Bathroom 3.86 x 3.10 With wood panelled walls, bath & whb.  WC 2.03 x 1.58  Fitted with wood panelled walls & wc.


The residence sits on a site of 0.65 hectares (1.6 acres statute measure or thereabouts) accessed by private avenue with beautifully matured gardens.  To the front of the property there is a spacious concrete yard with crush, various stone outbuildings and five bay hay shed.  There is a four room cottage extending to approximately 62.36 square metres (671 square feet) known as “Shepherd’s Cottage”.  The cottage & farm buildings have potential for renovation and extension subject to planning. 


The balance of the land, 3.02 hectares (7.5 acres statute measure or thereabouts), currently used for grazing is laid out in one easily managed division to the side and rear of the property.  Access to the lands is off the avenue.  The lands have approximately 67 metres frontage to the road which links the property to the R147 and approximately 180 metres frontage to the road which leads to The Hill of Tara.


A setting among rolling countryside in the heart of the Boyne the property is located at the foot of the Hill of Tara & only 700 metres from the Royal Tara Golf Club.  This local beauty spot is a treasure trove of historical monuments and a magnet for walkers and cyclists.  Maguire’s restaurant and coffee shop, book store and meditation centre is within walking distance.  Nearby there is a range of local amenities; national schools, Churches, post-office, shops and pubs. 

Only 1.5km from the R147 (N3) & 2.4km from the M3 motorway the property is ideally located for easy access to Dublin.  10km from Navan and 11.5km from Dunshaughlin

It is notoriously difficult to secure planning permission in the Tara area so this property represents a rare opportunity to secure your dream family home.


Mains water with well on site                         

Sewerage by septic tank                       

Storage Heating

Mix of single glazed sash up & down windows & wooden frame windows.

BER Rating

BER Number: 111909941 Energy Performance Indicator: 1027.85

Property Location

Address: Castletown Tara House

Area: Garlow Cross Postal Area: Garlow Cross County: Navan Eir Code: C15 X038

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