DescriptionRE/MAX Professional Partners present to market an 8-bedroom detached three-storey Georgian house set on 40 acres. The house boasts a unique history incorporating Grand National Winners, American President Ronald Reagan and King of Pop, Michael Jackson who used the property as his private and exclusive Irish retreat. Bishopstown House is one of Ireland’s most unique and elegant country estates.
This c. 5,000 sq. ft. luxury retreat offers sweeping views of unspoilt countryside from both the hidden terrace and rooftop terrace. Bishopstown House combines an old world setting with the best in modern features. Heated throughout with an eco-friendly gas heating system with underfloor heating and zoned control settings in each room.
A good kitchen is at the heart of every good home, and the traditional Georgian country kitchen of Bishopstown is exactly that! Equipped with an Aga Range cooker, an American-style fridge, gas oven, dishwasher and microwave, it is simply a beautiful place to cook, eat, unwind and for entertainment. The centrepiece of this kitchen is a spacious kitchen island. Leading off the kitchen is a utility room featuring a washing machine, sink area, storage space and a second oven.
The dining room is adjacent to the first of two living rooms. The ideal place for dinner parties, receptions and get togethers, the dining room is complete with a huge round table which can seat up to 22 people comfortably.
Just off a large entrance hall is the drawing room which comes with a stunning solid fuel feature fireplace and a plasma flatscreen TV featuring a variety of Sky TV channels. This drawing rooms also leads onto the patio area where you can relax day and night with a BBQ or a drink.
The property offers eight very spacious bedrooms, four of which are triple size and four are double rooms. Six of the bedrooms are en-suite with large modern bathrooms. The non en-suite bedrooms share a bathroom with private access. The remaining 2 en-suite bedrooms are located in the recently restored courtyard. This courtyard offers a myriad of entertainment possibilities including a private bar, karaoke room, table tennis and pool table. The courtyard also has the convenience of another apartment which can sleep up to 15 guests.
Externally, the property is set within a 2km private road access on the 40 acres of breath-taking countryside. The estate comes with fully functional horse stables, horse arena and endless walking routes throughout. The beautiful secure gardens are ideal for any family as the new addition of a child friendly castle give the property extra entertainment for the little ones.
The large towns of Mullingar and Athlone are both a 25 minute drive away, and they offer plenty of shopping, eating, drinking and entertainment options as well as hundreds of cultural and historical attractions. Mullingar is ringed with dozens of pristine lakes whilst Athlone is along the majestic River Shannon so boating, fishing and swimming options are plentiful.
This would make for a fabulous home for anyone looking for a luxury home in a private, secluded and stunning countryside setting.
Viewings are strictly by appointment only.
Contact Cathal Meares of RE/MAX for more information.