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Elton, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick – approx. 137 acres (lot 3)



For Sale


• Approx. 137 acres (55.44 ha) of land with frontage to the Morningstar River overlooking Slivereagh
• The top-quality lands are mostly stud rail fenced with a good road network throughout for ease of management
• The property has been developed by its current owners with traditional outbuildings, extensive range of farm buildings and parkland overlooking Slievereagh

Type of Transaction
For Sale by Public Auction on the 28th of September 2023 at 3pm in the Castletroy Hotel, Limerick and will be 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 lands consist of approximately 137 acres (55.44 ha) divided by a public road. The property benefits from over 900m of road frontage with numerous access points, it is also bound by the Morningstar River to the west with over1km of frontage. The lands are in exceptional condition, and ready to go as a thriving equestrian business venture, or other agricultural enterprises, or a combination of both.

Knocktoran Stud has been in the present owners' hands since 1987 and has an outstanding reputation in the bloodstock industry. The property has been home to many Group winners and top-class racehorses in recent times.

They have been extremely successful in producing high class winners including Précieuse winner of the 2017 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches Group 1 and Tie Black winner of the same Classic in 2008. Dolled Up, La Barrosa, Mayhem and Fancy Me all of which are Group 3 winners with other Group winners such as Scottish and G Force.

Other winners include Roseman, Sea Theme, Sky Angel and Baradar.

Previous owner Geoffrey T. Brooke a well-known English racehorse trainer kept bloodstock for John Pearse.

The present owners have also kept bloodstock for G.A. Oldham of Citadel Stud.

Located in the Golden Vale, Kilmallock is set in the valley of the River Loobagh, at the foot of the Ballyhoura Hills to the south and with the Galtee mountains to the east. It is an attractive town of great cultural and heritage value approximately 10km from the N20 Limerick – Cork Road. Services in the town include primary and post-primary schools, a library and theatre, post office, Garda station, veterinary practices, medical clinics, retail and other businesses.

1km to Elton, 9km to Kilmallock, 22km to Tipperary, 33km to Limerick, one hour to Shannon Airport and Cork Airport, an hour and 40 minutes to the Curragh and Irish National Stud. 30km to the M8 (to Limerick and Dublin) via Hospital.

Other studs in the area include: Mount Coote Stud, Kilfrush Stud, Knockaney Stud and Martinstown Stud.

The area has a wonderful selection of social facilities including Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Club, Dromoland Castle Hotel, the Dunraven Arms and Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Club.

Soil Type
The principal soil association at Knocktoran Stud is the Elton series. The soils are derived from dominantly limestone drift with an admixture of sandstone, shale and volcanic materials. The bedrock in general is limestone except in the south of the county. The soils of this series are well drained, of loam texture and of high base status.

Extract from Soils of Co. Limerick, National Soil Survey of Ireland.

Mains electricity, septic tanks for foul drainage, plus private water supplies with well and a group water scheme. Electric gates to the farm entrance. Security camera system providing coverage to the main areas of the farm.

Kennedy Frewen O'Sullivan, St. Michael Street, Tipperary, Co. Tipperary
T: 062 51184

Contact Kennedy Frewen O'Sullivan for all title enquiries.

By prior appointment at any reasonable hour.

From Dublin take the M7 to Limerick and exit at Junction 29, turn left at the top of the interchange. At the first roundabout take the second exit and proceed to Eircode V35 HD27.

Selling Agents
Will Coonan
T: +353 (0)1 610 6053

Philip Byrne
T: +353 (0)1 505 2708


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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