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The Old Rectory, Bannow, Wexford




For Sale By Public Auction on Friday 2nd July at 2:30pm on The Property

The Old Rectory, Bannow is an important and substantial residence set on 49.5 acres (19.83ha) of agricultural land and comes to the market only for the second time since being built in 1821. Described in the Houses of Wexford book as an early 19th century three bay two storey house with a hipped roof slightly sprocketed and central chimney stack. The first occupant Rector William Hickey was co-founder of Bannow Agricultural College & South Wexford Agricultural Society he also oversaw the construction of St. Paul’s Church at nearby Balloughton. The house which has remained largely unaltered offers a rare opportunity to bring this fine period residence into the 21st century. The house comprises of c. 300sq m of elegantly and light filled living accommodation together with a range of useful outbuilding. An unusual feature at the entrance gate from the main road is a small nineteenth-century post office wall box dating from the period of Queen Victoria. The lands which will be offered in lots are all currently in permanent pasture.

The auction will take place on the land and due to Covid-19 restrictions anyone wishing to attend auctions must pre-register with our offices.


  • Period Residence of 300sq m Retaining Many Original Features
  • Grounds and Land of 49.5 Acres (19.83ha)
  • Close Proximity to Wellingtonbridge, Duncormick & Wexford Town


Lot 1. Residence and outbuildings on c.13.5 acres (5.46ha) AMV €450,000 Accommodation: Entrance Porch Entrance Hall Sitting room 5.8m x 4.3m Living room 6.5m x 4.5m Office 3.8m x 3.7m Kitchen 4.6m x 4.3m Utility 3.9m x 3.7m Bedroom 1 3.6m x 2.3m

First Floor: Bedroom 2. 4.5m x 4.2m Bedroom 3. 3.9m x 3.7m Bedroom 4. 3.9m x 3.6m Bedroom 5. 6.3m x 4.5m Bedroom 6. 4.2m x 3.8m Bedroom 7. 4.2m x 1.9m Bathroom Guest w.c.

Lot 2. c. 22.2 acres (8.98ha) with dual road frontage and water laid on AMV €10,000 per acre

Lot 3. c. 11.5 acres (4.68ha) is laid out in 2 main divisions AMV €10,000 per acre

Lot 4. c. 1.75 acres (0.71ha) with derelict building and could have site potential subject to the necessary permissions AMV €40,000

Lot 5. The entire AMV €830,000

Services: Electricity, own water & septic tank.

BER: Exempt

Eircode: Y35FA44

Joint Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Haythornthwaite, Wexford (Licence No 004297) Tel 053 914 6046

Title: Comprises of portion unregistered property with the reminder registered in Folios WX14911, WX14976, WX83474F and WX14881

Solicitor: Cormac Mullen, O’Connor Mullen Solicitors, 1 Glena Terrace, Spawell Road, Wexford

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