DescriptionA charming and distinctive, Period Residence in a most historic setting, occupying a splendid, large, elevated site with outstanding, open views over pastoral, countryside.
Excellent location just off the N4, adjacent to Lough Key Forest Park and within minutes drive of Boyle & Carrick-on-Shannon.
Originally built as a schoolhouse with residential accommodation in the mid 19th century under the patronage of 1st Viscount Lorton, Robert King and his wife, Lady Frances Parsons, the property was subsequently converted to a residence and was occupied by various owners including the iconic, Bob Carr, who ran a sawmill at this location in the 1960/70's and was highly regarded as a GAA promoter and manager.
RoomsSunroom/Entrance Area - 4.62m x 2.86m
Sunroom/Entrance Area to rear.
Ceramic tiled floor, lean-to timber clad ceiling with 2mo. Velux roof lights, glazing to all sides.
Living Room - 4.83m x 4.52m
Original, open fireplace with wood surround,
Traditional Kitchen - 4.45m x 3.83m
Original cast iron range cooker and sink unit.
Whilst requiring TLC, this room has a lovely 'old worlde' ambience.
Bedroom/Study - 4.54m x 2.83m
Bathroom/Utility - 4.54m x 1.98m
Triton electric shower, bath, Velux roof light, wc & whb.
Entrance Hall - 2.81m x 1.86m
Original stone flagged floor.
Plus understair toilet 1.66 x 1.22
First Floor Living Area - 61.9sq m
Originally a classroom now divided into 3 bedrooms, kitchen area, bathroom and wc/whb
A great space with period, built-in cupboards & two original open fireplaces with wood surrounds.
Large site with extensive garden & paddock areas, top quality limestone grazing and including the considerable, stone remains of 'King-Harman' coach house.
FeaturesSuperbly appointed and adjacent to Ardcarne Church of Ireland Church/St. Beadh's (early Christian settlement dating from circa 500 A.D. Notable church features include Evie Hone, stained glass window and a Telford organ).
Great residential location and also offers potential for use as artists studio, gallery, cafe or restaurant, subject to the necessary consents.
Viewing DetailsFarrell Property Group opening hours:
9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday. All other times by appointment.
Our offices are located at Carrick Retail & Business Park (above Carrick Cineplex), Carrick on Shannon.