‘Kilglass Stud’ fetches €1.25m at auction

  ‘Kilglass Stud,’ a residence and adjoining lands located at Kilglass, Strokestown fetched an impressive €1.25m when sold in three separate lots at public auction last Friday.   There was a large attendance at the public auction, held in Cox’s Percy French Hotel in Strokestown on Friday.   Auctioneer Mr. Kieran Leavy told the Roscommon People that he was delighted with the success of the auction.   ‘Bidding was exceptionally good and the overall price – €1.25m – is very satisfactory,’ Mr. Leavy said.   Lot no. 1 was the residence (of the late Paddy Cline) which went under the hammer with stables, outbuildings and circa 70 acres. It fetched €785,000. The purchaser was local farmer Johnny McHugh.     Lot no. 2. was circa 20 acres and it fetched €240,000. It was purchased by local farmer Paddy Harte (Junior). Lot no. 3 consisted of circa 29 acres and outbuildings and this realised €225,000. It was purchased in trust by Padraig Kelly (Solr.).   Described as one of the finest holdings to come on to the market in recent years ‘Kilglass Stud’ certainly commanded great interest and realised impressive prices.