• Address:Craystown, Bective, Navan, Co. Meath
  • Status:Sold
  • Type:None
  • BER:D1
  • GPS:53.58351, -6.68824

ON 67 ACRES OR IN LOTS Craystown is a lovely small agricultural estate which includes the very attractive villa style Craystown House, the charming Victorian Craystown Cottage, a small yard with horse stables and barns and top quality agricultural land.

Sold €1,020,000


  • Exceptionally well located in the heart of the Boyne Valley, 7km Navan and Trim, close to Bective Abbey & Royal Tara Golf Club and a comfortable 30 minutes from Dublin City & Airport via M3 (Junction 7).
  • Craystown is a lovely Villa Style House which was designed with Hamptons style influence and built in the 1970’s for the US Industrialist, Charlie Bird 111. The build quality was to an exacting standard.
  • The house is very well sited almost at the centre of the lands with views over open unspoiled countryside to the Hill of Tara. It is approached by an attractive avenue with Rustic Entrance Gates and is surrounded by lovely Old World Gardens which are easily maintained but provide year round colour and texture.
  • The grounds include a small Orchard and a number of fine specimen shrubs and trees including two magnificent variegated Holly Trees which are believed to be more than 200 years old.
  • The excellent design of the house provides spacious well-proportioned light filled rooms and the layout provides comfortable family accommodation which easily adapts for entertainment.
  • The House is surrounded by the easily maintained lawns and gardens with large gravelled forecourt to the front.
  • Services include Gas fired central heating, Mains electricity, Private well water supply and drainage to septic tank.
  • Craystown House Accommodation
  • Entrance Hall 13m x 1.5m With stone tiled floor, corniced ceiling.
  • Cloakroom 1.3m x 2.7m With w.c., w.h.b., tiled floor.
  • Livingroom 4.15m x 4.2m – With terracotta tiled fireplace with timber surround and tiled hearth, free standing stove, timber floor, cornicing, sliding door to patio area and picture window overlooking rear gardens.
  • Diningroom 4.2m x 4.7m – With cornicing, door to Kitchen and Hall.
  • Drawingroom 4.76m x 5.5m – With black marble hearth with antique timber surround and cast iron guard with brass fittings, cornicing, sliding doors to patio.
  • Kitchen 4.85m x 4.7m – With built in wall and floor units, island, polished marble tiled floor, tiled back splash, recessed lighting.
  • Utility Room 5m x 2m plus 2.8m x 2.3m – With built in floor units, tiled splashback and counter top, single drainer sink, 8 door storage presses, recessed lighting, hotpress.
  • Larder 2m x 2m – with built in shelving.
  • Back Hall 6m x 1.9m
  • Drying Room 2m x 3.5m – With quarry tiled floor, storage press.
  • Bedroom 1 4.38m x 4.6m With built in wardrobe, cornicing.
  • En-Suite 2.4m x 2.6m With w.c., w.h.b., bath, pumped shower and bidet.
  • Bedroom 2 4.2m x 5.9m With two bay windows, Cornicing. (Dual aspect).
  • En-Suite 2.5m x 3m With w.c., w.h.b., pumped shower, bidet, vanity unit.
  • Walk-in Wardrobe 2.7m x 2.4m
  • Bedroom 3 5m x 4.1m With bay window
  • En-Suite 2.37m x 2.3m With w.c., w.h.b., vanity unit, Triton T90z electric shower, tiled floor, partly tiled walls.
  • Walk-in Wardrobe 2.3m x 2.6m
  • Craystown Cottage is close to the Main House and is approached by a separate avenue. It is a charming Victorian Cottage with neat lawn to the front and attractive Old World Gardens to the side.
  • All of the original features of the house have been retained including panelled doors and window shutters, ceiling cornices and fireplaces.
  • The accommodation includes:
  • Entrance Hall 4.5m x 1.8m with polished pitch pine floor.
  • Livingroom 4.8m x 3.5m with original white marble fireplace and flag stone hearth.
  • Diningroom 4.3m x 4m with period open fireplace.
  • Kitchen 4.25m x 3m with built in shaker style kitchen units, gas hob, oven, quarry tiled floor.
  • Utility Room
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • The Yard is adjacent to the Cottage Residence and provides good accommodation including 8 Horse Stables, Tack Room, Feed Store etc.. 4 Bay Haybarn.
  • The Stable Yard is concreted and there is a useful woodchip surfaced exercise arena adjacent to the Yard.


  • The Lands are entirely in old pasture and are of superb quality laid out in a number of attractive sized fields and paddocks, almost all of which have access to a farm roadway. The fields are divided by mature well maintained Whitethorn hedges and fences.
  • The Lands include about 7 acres of Forestry which provides shelter and amenity and is an attractive feature of the property.
  • Craystown is a unique and lovely property which is most highly recommended.
  • The property will be offered for sale for sale in three lots: 
  • Lot 1: The Residence on 2.26 Acres
  • Lot 2: Craystown Cottage, the Yard & Lands on 64.87 Acres
  • Lot 3: The Entire Property – 67.14 Acres

Additional Information

Auction - Tuesday 6th June at 3pm at Our Saleroom at 38 Watergate Street, Navan, Co. Meath.

Map & Directions

From Dublin travel by the M3 and exit at Junction 7 roundabout. Take the 3rd exit signed Navan. At the next roundabout continue straight through and continue to Garlow Cross (Tara Na Ri Public House). Turn left and continue for 4.5km (passing Bellinter House Hotel) and Craystown is on the left hand side identified by ‘Auction’ signs.

GPS Co-Ordinates: 53.58351, -6.68824