Former ‘big house’ with colourful history on the block

Professional gambler Barney Curley once put the house up as a prize in a raffle

7th June, 2018
Former ‘big house’ with colourful history on the block
Middleton Park House in Co Westmeath

Middleton Park House, a Westmeath Georgian mansion with a colourful past is back on the market.

The 19th century house on 19 acres of parkland and gardens operated as a hotel and wedding venue until it ceased trading 18 months ago, and its contents were auctioned off by receiver Declan Taite last year.

It attracted national attention back in 1986 when professional gambler Barney Curley put the house and lands up as a prize in a raffle,...

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