This is an impressive five bedroom, six bay, three storey over lower ground floor early Georgian house situated on c. 13 acres of lands in this picturesque countryside location close to Nenagh town. The property retains a wealth of period features throughout consistent with the age and style of the building including original sash windows, open fireplaces, ornate cornicing and ceiling roses.
You enter the grounds through a private sweeping driveway from the Ballymackey road. The house comprises of three floors over a lower ground floor area with three reception rooms, kitchen, pantry, five bedrooms and bathroom.
The property is steeped in history, built by William Poe in 1730 and lived in by the Poe family well into the 19th century. In the 1850â€™s A.H. Read and family lived in Donnybrook until after the late 1890â€™s when the Bayly brothers and sister purchased the house and lands. The Howard family purchased Donnybrook in the early 1930â€™s and for many years lived and farmed the lands to the present.
Rarely does an opportunity arise to acquire such a significant and historical property.
The lands extend to approximately 5.25 hectares (12.98 acres) of lawns, yards, walled gardens and grass land currently set in permanent pasture.
A section of the lands is given over to woodlands, which could be developed with paths and secret hideaways.
There are extensive yards and outbuildings to the rear to include a 6 bay haybarn and stone outbuildings. Additional lands and yards/buildings could be sold if required.
Lower ground floor - Living room, kitchen / utility room, store / boot room, bathroom. Ground floor - landing, sitting room, entrance hallway, living room. First floor - 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Second floor - 2 bedrooms.
Living room - 3.96m x 3.77m
Cast iron open fireplace and lino flooring.
Kitchen / dining room - 6.35m x 5.10m
Oil fired range, lino floor and fitted presses.
Utility - 3.71m x 3.73m
Store room / boot room - 6.40m x 2.10m