Celbridge, Co. Kildare.
On approx. 104 acres (42.1 ha)

approx. 104 acres (42.1 ha)

A mature, well established residential stud farm with equestrian facilities 

  • A mature, well established residential stud farm with equestrian facilities developed by its current owners, Derrinstown Stud, on lands of outstanding quality
  • The property extends to approx. 104 acres (42.1 ha) and is laid out in ten distinct divisions, all in grass, near the townland of Corbally
  • Pickering Stud has many attributes such as mature hedgerows to the boundaries and internal divisions and a stable yard containing 29 loose boxes with four access points
  • The single storey residence extends to approx. 1,025 sq.ft. (95 sq.m.) with a private rear garden in a delightful setting, accessed via electric gates fronting a tree lined avenue
  • The top quality lands are stud rail fenced with a good road network throughout for ease of management
  • Pickering Stud, surrounded by mature and excellently maintained grounds, fronts on to a quiet country road providing a peaceful setting 

Type of Transaction

For Sale by Public Auction Thursday, 3rd November at 3pm at The K-Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare.

Pickering Stud, one of the prestigious Derrinstown Stud farms, has been operated to a standard synonymous with care, quality and winning. In Ireland, these stud farms encompass over 2,000 acres of quality land, a powerhouse in the realm of horse ownership and breeding admired the world over for quality and success.

Derrinstown Stud’s dedication to the horse and its bloodlines has become renowned in the equine world and the Derrinstown and Shadwell Stud blue and white silks are synonymous with winning. For nearly 40 years Derrinstown Stud has used their passion for the care and welfare of the thoroughbred and have consistently developed the most superior bloodlines, to produce first class bloodstock.

The Property

Pickering Stud is a character filled farm laid out in ten distinct divisions and possesses the necessary components to become an excellent family or commercially run bloodstock or livestock enterprise. 

The stable yard benefits from 29 loose boxes, complemented by an abundance of mature trees providing a scenic setting. There is also an outdoor lunging ring, a six-bay horse walker and modern cattle handling facilities amongst the resources available.  The residence is a three-bedroom property that extends to 1,025 sq.ft. and has a private rear garden.

Pride and Passion

at Pickering Stud

Pickering Stud is in the townland of Corbally which is situated in the lavish green countryside between Maynooth and Celbridge. There are 104 acres of top quality lands on offer, laid out in ten divisions and stud rail fenced with a great road network throughout for ease of management. An attractive woodland area is positioned on the northern boundary of the property.

The present owners have instilled their Derrinstown ethos of quality throughout Pickering Stud.

Pickering Stud is well positioned within the rural surrounds of Maynooth and Celbridge, equidistant from both thriving towns. 

Celbridge, located approx. 20km west of Dublin city centre, is accessed off the M4 at Junction 6 and is one of Dublin’s most popular commuter towns. Celbridge is a well-established town, and one of the fastest-growing residential areas in Ireland due to its close proximity and strong transport links to Dublin city centre. 

Maynooth University town is located north of the property and is also accessed off the M4 motorway at Junction 7 on the Dublin/Galway route. Fast becoming a major satellite town, Maynooth, and in turn Pickering Stud, is excellently located for access to Dublin Airport, race venues, bloodstock and livestock auctions. There is also the benefit of a regular train service to Dublin from the Arrow train station. The area also benefits from having multiple luxury hotels on its doorstep such as Barberstown Castle and the 5-star resorts at the K-Club and Carton House both with championship golf courses to hand.

Accommodation Detail

All maps, floor plans and aerial photography are for identification purposes only.

Single Storey Residence


Entrance hall with hotpress off, sitting room, kitchen, utility, 3 bedrooms, 1 ensuite and main bathroom

Additional Information

Residence extends to approx. 1,025 sq.ft. (95 sq.m.), double glazed PVC windows, oil fired central heating, Biocyle system and private rear garden

Yard Facilities


29 loose boxes laid out in a stable yard with 4 access points, kitchen/tack room, w.c., 4 bay hayshed including feed room (approx. 2,960 sq.ft./275 sq.m.) and 3 bay indoor arena (16m x 16m)


All weather turn out paddock, outdoor lunging ring, 6 bay horse walker, stainless steel feed bin, dungstead, loading ramp and modern cattle handling facilities

The soil at Pickering Stud comprises of two soil types.  The main type is the Elton Series and the second is the Straffan Series.  These are based on carboniferous limestone and are both capable of producing excellent grass.  The Elton soil Series is renowned for bloodstock production in Kildare.

The yards and outbuildings are being sold as seen.  The residential property is being sold as seen with carpets, curtains and light fittings to be included in the sale. 

To be confirmed.

Ronan Hannigan of HBMO,
12 Ely Place, Dublin 2, D02 T651.
E: rh@hbmo.ie
T: +353 (0)1 632 1000

E: willc@coonan.com
T: +353 (0)1 610 6053

Lands form part of folio KE26383F.

Mains electricity, septic tanks and biocycle systems for foul drainage, oil fired central heating to the residential property and mains water supply.

E: philipb@coonan.com
T: +353 (0)1 505 2708

By prior appointment at any reasonable hour.

Eircode: W23 H5XH

Maynooth Office

Property House, Main Street,
Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
T: 01 628 6128
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PSRA No: 003764

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