A most impressive country property with accommodation extending to approximately 2906 sq. ft. /270 sq., situated in the delightful rural setting of rich pasture lands totalling 14 acres, in County Kildare.
Garavogue House was built around 1834 and was the rectory house for the Parish of Ballynefagh, a Parish Barony of Clane. According to the ecclesiastical register, a grant of £600 had been given by the Board of first fruits towards the building of the rectory. The house is approached by a mature tree lined avenue, complete with secure electric entrance gates. While the property is in need of some modernisation, it has substantial potential and has not been spoiled by piecemeal revamps over the years. A reception hall, with its feature staircase, links the formal drawing room and dining room with study / family room to the rear. The drawing room, with original feature marble fireplace, is well proportioned, as is the dining room. The original wooden shutters are in evidence in these rooms and throughout the house. The kitchen is situated in the semi-basement and boasts an AGA to add to the cosy feel of the house. The bedroom accommodation is comprised of four double rooms.
Gardens and Grounds
The residence is situated in the centre of this 14 acre property. The manicured lawns, complete with patio area, offer the perfect setting for summer entertaining. The stud railed paddocks, eminently suitable for grazing, along with a stone courtyard with 6 loose boxes, storage over loft, hay barn and tack room, complete this idyllic picture. There is also a sand arena to the rear that could easily be restored. A separate two bedroom bungalow comes with the property and could be useful for extra guest rooms/ office space or staff acc ...