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IrelandCorkGlanmireGlanmire House, Dunkettle, Glanmire, Co Cork, T45 NF40


Glanmire House, Dunkettle, Glanmire, Co Cork, T45 NF40

5 beds 418.1m 2Energy RatingDetached House
#1 of 48 Properties Viewed in Glanmire
Savills (Cork)
Savills (Cork)
Tel: 021 427 1371
PSRA Licence No. 002233
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Lot 1: Glanmire Rectory & Gate Lodge situated on approx. 2.3 acres - Asking Price: €2m Lot 2: Approx. 3.5 acres of zoned development land -Asking Price €600,000 Lot 3: Entire - €2.5m Lot 1: Upon arrival you are greeted by electronic gates that grant access to an attractive Gate Lodge which is a lovely prelude to the main residence. The Gate Lodge was seamlessly extended, renovated and refurbished in 1999 to provide larger living space on the ground floor. The Gate Lodge is instantly recognisable with its lovely redbrick walls and yellow brick stringcourse and sill course. Internally, characterful and charming it provides generous and bright living space as well as a double bedroom and Mezzanine floor. From the Gate Lodge the tall Oak tree lined avenue leads to the main house, a majestic property with features such as a red brick external with yellow brick stringcourses, limestone cills and single pane over pane weighted sash windows. The property is simply beautiful and its immediate surroundings exude calmness. The deep gravel driveway area provides adequate parking for a large gathering as well as a stone façade double garage which is fully powered. Stepping inside the main hallway brings an instant sense of welcoming luxury, the property is spacious yet homely with the ground floor offering four reception rooms and a generously proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with direct access into the courtyard. To the rear you will also find a large utility room, guest WC's and service room. Making your way up the original and restored staircase, a tall arched window streams light into both the main hallway and landing. On the first floor you will find five double bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, a family bathroom and linen closet. The internal condition is immaculate and has been sympathetically restored and well finished throughout. Across the enclosed private courtyard you will find the double height stone-built Coach House which measures Approx. 13'04" X 37'11". This area currently accommodates a snooker table and bar. Beyond the Coach House there is a large wood store and boiler room. The grounds surrounding Glanmire Rectory are impeccably maintained and wonderfully mature, within them you will find a choice of large lawn spaces, a Yew tree, Monkey Puzzle tree, Beech trees and grand Oak trees. The avenue benefits from tall lantern lighting which illuminate the way in the evening and large flood lights are well placed to up light a selection of mature trees. The approx. 2.3 acres of lush and mature grounds that surround the main residence provides a sheltered and private haven for Glanmire Rectory. The property has only changed hands once since its creation and it is truly a rare occasion to see a property of this calibre on this much land in this location come to the open market. Cork International airport which provides 9 daily flights to the UK and flights to the US is within 15 mins drive via the Jack Lynch tunnel. Cork city which is a hive of commercial and residential development is within 10 mins drive while a choice of schools both primary and secondary are easily accessed from Glanmire Rectory. Services Main residence: OFCH/Septic tank Gate Lodge: GFCH/mains Mains water for both properties CCTV security system with remote electronic access. Lot 2: Approx. 3.5 acres of the site are currently zoned Existing Built Up Area in the existing Local Area Plan. Objective ZU 3-1 applies which states development that supports in general the primary land use of the surrounding existing built up area would normally be encouraged. This land benefits from approx. 267 metres of road frontage. This section of land can be purchased separately. The primary land use of the surrounding area is a combination of large existing dwellings and low to medium density dwellings.


Ground floor Internal Porch Bright space which is accessed via a solid wood door. The Porch area benefits from an original tiled floor, 11' celling height and original cornicing. Entrance Hall Inviting area with 11' ceiling height, cornicing, ceiling rose, solid walnut wood floor, original staircase. Guest WC WC Whb. Tiled throughout. Drawing Room Stunning room with a dual aspect, large marble fireplace with marble base and gas fire, cornicing, ceiling rose, large canted bay window with sash windows and window shutters. Family Room Spacious room with marble fireplace and granite base with gas fire insert, picture rail, cornicing, celling rose and sash windows with window shutters. Study Double aspect room with mahogany built in bookshelving, cornicing, ceiling rose, dual aspect and wainscoted walls. Sash widows with window shutters. Gas fire. Dining Room Lovely private room with picture rail, marble fireplace with gas fire insert. Sash widows with window shutters. Kitchen/Breakfast Room Generously proportioned room with Amtico flooring, SieMatic kitchen with, Gaggenau oven and Miele appliances.Granite splashback and Corrin worktop. Drop down breakfast/dining area with double door access into the courtyard. Utility Room Accessed via a rear hallway off the kitchen, this room is fully fitted and provides extra storage units, sink, gas hob and is plumbed for a washing machine. Both the washing machine and dryer are at eye level. Cloak Room Shelving, Heating systems controls & breaker boards. Guest WC WC. Whb. Tiled walls. First Floor Master Bedroom Large double room with a dual aspect, picture rail, cornicing and ceiling rose. Sash Windows and shutters. En Suite WC. His and hers sinks. Full bath and separate walk in power shower. Bidet. Tiled walls. Access to main attic. Bedroom 2 Double room with recessed lighting and built-in units. En Suite WC. Whb. Power shower unit. Tiled throughout. Bedroom 3 Double room with sash widows and shutters. Cornicing and ceiling rose. Whb Bedroom 4 Double room with sash window and shutters. Whb Bedroom 5 Double room with cornicing, ceiling rose, built-in wardrobes, sash windows and shutters. Family Bathroom WC. Whb. Power shower unit. Jacuzzi style bath. Tiled walls. Linin Closet "Walk In " Located off the rear hallway on the first floor. Fully shelved.


  • Elegant Victorian former Rectory
  • Main residence: Approx. 418 sq m / 4, 500 sq ft
  • Gate Lodge: Approx. 79 sq m / 850 sq ft
  • Both extensively renovated and refurbished
  • Approx. 2.34 ha / 5.80 ac
  • Approx. 3.5 ac zoned for residential use
  • Oil fired back up seamless generator
  • Electronic gate access / ISDN line
  • Cork city centre 10 mins
  • Cork international airport 15 mins

BER Details

BER: D1 BER No: 107687923 Performance Indicator: 226.94kwh/m2/yr


From Cork City, take Lower Glanmire Road, pass Tivoli taking a left at the Dunkettle Roundabout into Glanmire. Once in the village take your first right over the hump back bridge followed by an immediate right turn. Pass AIB on left hand side and follow the road for approx. 300 metres. Glanmire Rectory is on your right hand side.

Negotiator Details

Michael O'Donovan

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Strictly by appointment with Savills Cork on +353 (2) 1 427 1371
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