Friarspark, Trim, Co. Meath

For Sale by Auction – 22nd July, 2020 in Knightsbrook Hotel at 3pm

A unique property on the bank of the River Boyne in Trim, Co. Meath.

This rural retreat is a 1-acre haven of peace and tranquillity on the River Boyne on the outskirts of the heritage town of Trim

This site is zoned H1 High Amenity which permitted uses include land and water based recreational activities, cycleway/greenways/trail development, uses open for consideration: Kiosk, Restaurant, Tea Room.

Imagine your own little haven of peace and tranquillity, in a riverside setting to while away endless hours of relaxation and contemplation!  Tucked away in the Boyne River Valley the site is an oasis of calm with stunning vistas over the River Boyne and Trim’s historic 100-acre park – the Porchfields.

The site is level and is securely fenced with mature beech and laurel hedging on all sides. The river frontage is bounded by a fence and a lovely hedgerow with natural maturing timber stands. There is a full size painted and lined tarmacadam tennis/basketball court surrounded by a perimeter fence with the remainder of the grounds laid out in nicely manicured lawns. The property is rectangular in shape, with frontage to the River Boyne and the driveway. It is bounded to the East and West by neighbouring residential gardens.

Total site area is approximately 0.40ha (1 Acre).


The property is zoned H1 High Amenity; “To protect and improve areas of high amenity” in the Trim Town Development Plan 2014-2020. The current Draft Meath County Council Development Plan 2020-2026 proposes the same zoning.


Cycle ways/Greenways/Trail Development, Land & Water Based Recreational Activities, Open Space, Cultural Activities.


Kiosk, Restaurant, Tea Room.


All mains services are adjacent to the site including mains water, sewage, natural gas and high-speed broadband.  Purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the availability and adequacy of these services.


The property is situated off the Dublin Road (R154) just five minutes’ walk from Trim Town Centre. Vehicular and pedestrian access is via an entrance situated almost opposite the Boyne Community School, leading to a tarmacadam driveway which runs along the entire frontage of the property. River access is via the magnificent River Boyne which meanders through the counties of Offaly, Kildare, Meath and Louth.  Trim is situated 46km northwest of Dublin City and 50km from Dublin Airport. An excellent regional road network provides easy access to the country’s major road network including the M3 at Junction 7 Tara (13Km), the M50 at Junction6 Blanchardstown (38Km) or Junction 7 Liffey Valley (49Km), the M4 at Junction 8 (24Km), the M1 at Drogheda (38km), and the M6 at Junction 2 Kinnegad (30km).

The town is well served with excellent public transport links to Dublin (Bus Eireann 111, & 109B), Drogheda and Navan (Bus Eireann 190). Mainline rail services are also available at Enfield (19km) & the M3 Parkway at Pace, Dunboyne (26km) both of which have excellent parking


The potential of this property is limited only by one’s imagination! Totally secluded and secure the multiplicity of potential uses is almost limitless. Imagine this unique setting as your rural retreat and leisure area with its own tennis court, the potential for a jetty for fishing, boating/canoeing, and/or your self-sufficient garden allotment ah…”The Good Life!” Wouldn’t it be great to park up a Motorhome for a weekend retreat? Or imagine running your own restaurant or tea rooms (Subject to Planning Permission) and featuring in some tourist guides as a “must go to stop” along Ireland’s Ancient East Tourist Trail!

For Sale by Auction at Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim on 22nd July, 2020 at 3pm