A fine period farmhouse, outbuildings, land and sporting on approx. 58 acres
Dublin Airport 47km
Dublin City Centre 60km
Drumman is a fine period farmhouse set amidst fertile Co Meath lands between the village of Duleek and close to Balrath Cross. The house which is two storeys is centrally located within the farm and is approached by two avenues from different roads. The main avenue is a tarmacadam road which meanders up through the lands and turns over a hump back stone railway bridge and eventually opens to the lawned approach which is framed by impressive mature trees. There is also a rear or farm entrance coming in from another road and which leads to the house via the farm yard.
Drumman House dates back to the 1700's and is presented in top class condition throughout. It retains many period features while is still a very manageable size and also fully refurbished in 2002.
A short distance from the main house lies some extensive old yards including single storey and lofted sheds, machinery lean-to's and a modern range of sheds with concrete floors and single-phase electricity installed.
The lands which surround the property are of good quality free draining soil presently laid out in good sized divisions
Lands - LOT 1
The lands in Lot 1 extend to about 23 hectares / 58 acres which are currently set in tillage grass and is situated to south of the railway line.
There is about 8 acres of forestry and natural habitat included within this.
BER Details - BER D2 - BER No.108807207
Drumman House is superbly located in Co. Meath, only about 12 km from the M1 motorway which travels between Dublin and Belfast and the N2 also giving quick access to Dublin via Ashbourne. Dublin Airport is 43 km distant. The historic port town of Drogheda is 12 km and hosts a number of quality hotels, restaurants, boutique shops and two large shopping centres. Drogheda has the benefit of commuter rail and bus services to the capital.
The North East boasts a stunning coastline and there is a long sandy beach running from Gormanston to Mornington via Laytown which is 18 km away. The property is also in the vicinity of the internationally renowned Boyne Valley which is host to a number of famous archaeological sites including Neolithic tombs at Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth which attract thousands of tourists annually. There are wonderful walks in the area along the beaches and the River Boyne where a special walkway has been created between Drogheda and Navan along the canal.
The sporting enthusiast is well placed with a range of top quality amenities in the locality. Bellewstown racecourse and Golf Course is a 11km drive and there are links courses at Bettystown and Baltray. The Co. Louth Golf Course, at Baltray is 20km in distance and hosted the Irish Open in 2005 and 2009.
Horse racing takes place close by in Bellewstown, which is one of the oldest race courses in Ireland and meetings are held twice each summer. Laytown Races are a unique event in Europe as they are the only race event run on a beach under the rules of the Turf Club. Other races are held at Navan, Fairyhouse and at Dundalk where the stadium also hosts greyhound racing. The keen huntsman has a choice of packs in the Louth and Meath Foxhounds, the Fingal Harries and the Ward Union.
Numerous primary and secondary schools serve the area. Private secondary education is available in Drogheda, Navan and Gormanston College.
Directions: From Dublin taking M2 / N2: take N2 / M2 northbound and travel for 16.5 km until you reach the roundabout on the north side of Ashbourne. Take first exit signed for N2 / Slane and continue for 14km (passing Balrath Cross and Ballymagarvey Village). After 14km turn right onto the R150 towards Duleek. Drive for 1.2 km and take first left-hand turn. At T junction turn right and continue the road passing over a railway bridge and Drumman is the 5th entrance on the right. It has a large entrance way with gate lodge. From Dublin taking M1: Take M1 Northbound and exit at junction 8 signed for R152 / Duleek. Continue for 4.5 km and take right hand turn into village of Duleek (R150). Drive down through the center of the village along the main street and veer right onto R 150. Drive for 0.5km and take 2nd right turn (see yellow bridge sign) and continue this road for 2.4 km, cross the railway and Drumman House will be on the left-hand side with large gate lodge.
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