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Moovingo is delighted to present Derrynaneal to the market. The is a charming home which consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living area, kitchen, walk-in pantry, sunroom, open plan gallery, south facing balcony, and patio, and sits on 3.25 acres in a Natural Heritage Area.
Most things feel slow and quiet at the property, yet the vitality of the land touches you as you walk down the short track to the house. The 3Â¼ acres are home to over 70 species of native medicinal herbs, red squirrels, otters, hares, hedgehogs, and the rare marsh fritillary butterfly.
Living here, you will be rewarded by an orchestra of songbirds in the spring, the magnificent flight of hen harriers, the delight of red squirrels playing in the garden, and the occasional glimpse of white tailed eagles which live on nearby Lough Derg, one of the most mystical of Ireland's many lakes.
The current owner is a botanist and ecologist and she has managed the land to enhance its biodiversity. The front garden is laid to organic vegetable and fruit beds with a large productive polytunnel; the mixed native woodland with naturally regenerating birch, beech, ash, hazel, rowan and oak, provides year-round fuel for the stove, and an almost unlimited supply of filtered rain water serves the house. There is also a deep-bored well which is currently not in use.
There is a dual broadband system, both fixed line and satellite providing fast and reliable internet access.
This is a perfect home for home-based , writers, herbalists and naturalists who can appreciate the wonderful wildlife; the glorious soft light in the house, and the peaceful ambience of the environment.
Rural and tranquil it is, but isolated it is not. Ennis, the bustling county town is 25 min. drive; Galway and Limerick less than an hour; Dublin 2Â½ hours, and international Shannon airport with direct routes to the US, Europe, and the UK is only 40 min. drive. The glorious coast li ...