Landmark sale – house and farm of the famous horse trainer and best chocolatiers sells for $ 1.83 m

  • Landmark sale – house and farm of the famous horse trainer and best chocolatiers sells for $ 1.83 m
    FarmIreland.t. E.
    The landscape of the studs on 91ac near the village of Kilsheelan South Tipperary sold at auction last week, making €1.83 m, surpassing its guide by €480,000.
    https://www.independent.ie/business/farming/farm-property/munster-farm-sales/landmark-sale-home-and-farm-of-famous-horse-trainer-and-top-chocolatier-sells-for-183m-37168675.html
    https://www.independent.ie/business/farming/article37168674.ece/b0bc4/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-07-31_bus_42839570_I1.JPG

  • Email

The landscape of the studs on 91ac near the village of Kilsheelan South Tipperary sold at auction last week, making €1.83 m, surpassing its guide by €480,000.

18th century (photo above) was originally part of the holder of the property Stamping is located on the banks of the Suir, where it was 1 km from the fishing rights. Holding is about 6 km from the city and 11 miles from Carrick-on-Suir. An extension to C. 4500 square feet the accommodation comprises entrance hall, living room, study/family room, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom, four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

In addition, there is a guest room which includes a bedroom and a bathroom.

The compact yard has 14 boxes, a horse Walker, headquarters and a range of ancillary equestrian facilities. 91ac. Lands are located in the paddocks of the limestone under the belt of trees.


Built in 1790-ies on Congreves, the family planted a lot of trees that still exist to this day. In the late 1970s Phonsie O’brien and his wife Ann bought the property, restoring the house and garden to its former glory.

Phonsie was a successful Amateur rider for his brother, the famous Vincent O’brien among many successful raids in the saddle he rode the winner of 10 Gloucester hurdles at the Cheltenham festival.


Daughter Mary Ann is today best known as the founder of several million euros the company, Lily O’brien’s. Earlier this year she sold known as a chocolate and dessert company that she started in the kitchen in 1992, at the international food firm for 40 million euros. The company employs 120 in Newbridge.

The winners of the Galway plate

In 1956, he took a coaching license and is best remembered for his four consecutive winners of the Galway plate (this day) and winning the Irish Derby with Chamour.

See Also


Video: Clinton family to expand its business in Meath

The son of former President of IFA and is known for Meath farmer Tom Clinton last week bought the neighbouring farm 105ac for €960,000 or just €9,000/AC. The sale price beat the pre-auction guide of €110,000.

Auction paddy Jordan commenced production at 1 million euros and he quickly went for €1.65 m due to the four parties, at which stage it was put up for sale and sold for €1.83 m to an overseas buyer with equestrian interests.



Online Business Classes