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Boltown Hall, Kilskyre, Kells, County Meath
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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
Property description
A superbly renovated and beautifully presented period residence built circa 1860, privately located on approx. 102 acres of quality pasture lands and private landscaped gardens and grounds, with excellent farm and equestrian facilities.

Boltown Hall was built circa 1860 and has a rich heritage and is heavily linked to the local area. Mr. Joseph Hone Dyas built the residence and it later passed to his son Harry. It was then that Boltown Hall produced its most famous residence in the form of the horse Manifesto, the double Grand National winner in 1897 and 1899. He also was third 3 times between 1897 and 1903 and holds the record for the highest weight 12st 7lbs. carried by a winning horse.

Boltown Hall is a magnificently presented residence that offers all modern conveniences, while still retainingthe charm and grandeur of a traditional country home. The main residence extends to approx. 430 sq.m /4,628 sq.ft and is positioned in the heart of estate offering privacy and seclusion.

The property is entered through a porch with tiled flooring and wooden front doors which leads into a superb entrance hall with high ceilings and wrought iron radiators, giving a warm welcome with fully carpeted floors. The drawing room is just off the entrance hall and has a magnificent feature fireplace with marble surround. There is a bay window that offers an excellent vantage point for relaxing with views of the gardens and grounds. This room is bright with duel aspects to the front and side of the residence. To the rear is the formal dining room with wooden flooring, feature fireplace with marble surround and an east facing bay window that allows ample light into the room.

To the other side of the entrance hall is a fantastic family room with feature fireplace with marble surround. This room is perfect for everyday living and is bright with dual aspects windows. The floors are carpeted making the room warm and cozy for those winter nights. To the rear of the property is the kitchen; the heart of the home. There is a range of high and low-level units with an impressive solid wooden island unit, perfect for a breakfast area. The utility room couples as a boot room, and has ample storage for all farming and equestrian necessities and is fully tiled and complete with Belfast sink. Above the utility area is a superb office with wooden flooring, wood burning stove with granite surround. This is a perfect place to work from home away from the main residence. The lower ground floor is fully tiled and is used for a wine storage and a communications room.

The first floor, with its six principal bedrooms, is just as impressive as the ground floor accommodation offering the same restrained elegance. The master bedroom is fully carpeted with feature fireplace and marble surround. This room has stunning views over the countryside and allows for plenty of light with its dual aspect. There are four further large bedrooms to on this floor, all in magnificent condition and feature fireplace accompanying in each room. The first floor is complete with a family bathroom with bath, double shower, marble sink, W.C and hot press. There is a further bedroom to the rear just off the back staircase, fully carpeted and with built in wardrobes.


The main house links seamlessly with the gardens and grounds with an abundance of sash windows offering plentiful sunlight and amazing views of the surrounding gardens and countryside.


A magnificent inclusion of a one bed apartment in the Courtyard suitable for guest accommodation, or indeed an au pair or staff. This is private and located a short distance from the main residence. Accommodation includes a kitchen/lounge area and one bedroom with ensuite.


The lands are well sheltered and include some 102 acres / 41 Hectares surrounding the house and yards of excellent grazing lands that are suitable also for tillage lands.

The equestrian facilities are also built to an immaculately high standard. There is a fantastic floodlit outdoor mnage measuring 60 meters x 20 meters with a sand surface. In the courtyard, there are 4 loose boxes with a further 5 new loose boxes built on to the rear of the farm buildings with wash area, tack room and outside w.c.

There also is a 6-bay horse walker located beside the sand arena and a small cross-country course throughout the land. The farm buildings, with separate agricultural access from the main tarmacked road, include a large hayshed with large cattle crush; this building is also suitable for storing machinery.
Boltown Hall, Kilskyre, Kells, County Meath, Meath, Meath, Ireland
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