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Knocktoran Stud Sells for €4.3 million

Knocktoran Stud, Killmallock, Co. Limerick Sells for €4.3 million

Coonan Property have sold Knocktoran Stud for €4.3 million at Public Auction on Thursday 28th September at the Castletroy Park Hotel, Castletroy, Limerick.  The property was offered for sale in the following lots:

  • Lot 1 – Approx. 99 acres (40 ha) with gate lodge, stewards house, yard, gallops and isolation yard
  • Lot 2 – Knocktoran House on approx. 15.2 acres (6.2 ha)
  • Lot 3 – Approx. 137 acres (55.4 ha) with outbuildings
  • Lot 4 – The Entire on approx. 251 acres (101.6 ha)

The bidding was brisk with the property ultimately sold in its entirety.  Bidding for the entire started at €3.4 million with 3 active bidders quickly bringing the lot to €4.1 million when the property was placed on the market and subsequently sold for €4.3 million.  However, the buyer’s identity remains a mystery after the prestigious property was bought in trust for a client by a Limerick based solicitor.

Knocktoran House & Stud is an outstanding equestrian and residential estate on approx. 251 acres (101.6 ha).  Knocktoran Stud is well positioned in the heart of Co. Limerick making it extremely accessible via both the M7 and the M8 and ideally located approximately one hour from Shannon Airport and Cork Airport.

This extensive stud farm is in exceptional condition, and ready to go as a thriving equestrian business venture, or other agricultural enterprises, or a combination of both. There are four residential properties attached to Knocktoran Stud.  The main residence, Knocktoran House, overlooking the Slievereagh Mountains is a delightful Georgian residence dating back to 1847.  The main house has retained many of its period features including a stunning courtyard overlooked by an office and three bedroom apartment.  There is also a two bedroom detached gate lodge and a separate three bedroom stewards house.  There is plenty of accommodation to help a working farm to thrive, and to run a tight knit team.

The yards are in pristine condition.  Cut stone buildings accommodating the stables, manicured lawns plus quality livestock handling facilities.  There is also a two storey, three bedroom stewards house.

Will Coonan of Coonan Property comments that “With a busy five weeks of viewings leading up to the auction and strong national and international enquiries for Knocktoran Stud we were expecting a lively auction on the day”.  He also commented that “The current owners have developed an extremely well finished stud farm and the quality of the lands on offer added to the strong interest levels experienced.  This phenomenal property is one of Limericks hidden gems and we wish the new owners all the best with their purchase”. For further information please contact Will Coonan or Philip Byrne of Coonan Property on 01 628 6128 or email:

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