DescriptionCregg House is an imposing stone built farmhouse standing on circa 1.5 acres between the villages of Mountshannon and Whitegate in East Clare close to Lough Derg.
Approximately 200 years old, the building was extensively refurbished in 1997 and is in very good condition throughout.
Extremely private with a walled garden to the rear and a stone walled entrance and gate the house also has a large workshop / storage shed to the rear measuring approximately 44 square metres.
The house itself measures approximately 220 square metres and is currently divided into two separate apartments but could be easily converted back into a single residence.
Each apartment has its own separate power supply and separate oil fired central heating system and there are three operating solid fuel stoves in the house for additional heat if required. All windows are PVC double glazed and the property is serviced by its own private well and septic tank.
The larger of the two apartments has a spacious kitchen / dining room on the ground floor with a fitted kitchen and a wood burning stove, tiled floor and some exposed stone walls. There is also a bedroom, bathroom and utility area on the ground floor. The first floor holds a spacious living room also with a wood stove, a vaulted ceiling and exposed stone walls, a bathroom and two additional bedrooms. One of these rooms is currently being used as an office. The BER for this apartment is F
The second apartment is somewhat smaller but has a kitchen with fully fitted units and a tiled floor, a utility room, a living room with a wood stove and a bedroom all on the ground floor. On the first floor is a bathroom and two bedrooms.
This property will suit many types of buyer. If you are looking for a house with a separate self contained apartment for a relative or to rent out to generate additional revenue it is ideal. Similarly for a buy to rent investment. Of course it would also make a lovely family home with plenty of space for the garden enthusiast or to keep a pony.
Shannon airport and the large towns of Limerick and Ennis are all within an hours’ drive and the villages of Mountshannon and Whitegate are a mere 5 minutes away. There are two golf courses within a 20 minute drive. There are 3 primary schools nearby including a Steiner school and also two secondary schools.
Viewing by appointment only.
Kitchen – Dining 8.3m x 4.3m – tiled floor, fitted kitchen, solid fuel stove, some exposed stone.
Bedroom 1 2.5m x 2.7m – ground floor bedroom with tiled floor
Utility Room 2.3m x 1.2m – tiled floor, storage press
Bathroom 2.9m x 1.7m – ground floor bathroom
Living Room 5.0m x 4.6m – first floor level, wooden floor, solid fuel stove, vaulted ceiling, exposed
Bedroom 2 2.75m x 2.75m – first floor bedroom with wooden floor
Bathroom 2.8m x 1.8m – first floor bathroom
Bedroom 3 3.4m x 3.4m – this room is currently used as a study/office
Kitchen 3.1m x 4.2m – tiled floor, fitted kitchen
Utility Room 1.3m x 3m – tiled floor
Living Room 4.0m x 4.6m – tiled floor, solid fuel stove
Bedroom 1 2.7m x 3.3m – ground floor bedroom
Bedroom 2 4.2m x 3.6m – first floor bedroom
Bedroom 3 2.3m x 2.8m – first floor bedroom
Bathroom 1.7m x 2.2m – first floor
Shed 9.6m x 4.6m
Features200 years old - fully refurbished in 1997
Septic tank on site
Private bored well
PVC double glazed windows
Adjacent to woodland and Lough Derg
5 minute drive from villages of Whitegate and Mountshannon