A livestock farm with a fine period house
With an attractive rural situation, the property is centered around a magnificent two-storey house with mature grounds. Glencarne has award-winning farmhouse accommodation. It includes a charming traditional outbuilding and a range of farm buildings. The land lies in a contiguous block and includes a site with lapsed planning permission to construct a dwelling house.
The farmland is a combination of pasture suitable for silage and grazing land with the potential for woodland planting. It is fenced for livestock and can be accessed via the public roads and an internal track. There is water to the fields via a combination of a natural supply and piped drinking troughs. The land has been let in recent years for grazing and cutting.
Occupying an elevated situation and excellent profile to the south of the N4 is a substantial period detached house with a north easterly facing position. It is entered through a bell-mouthed stone wall entrance with piers and cast-iron gates. A hardcore sweeping driveway leads to the front of the house where there is ample parking.
The house dates from about 1845 and is listed as a protected structure. Constructed to a L-shape plan of stone beneath a pitched slate roof, it has accommodation over two storeys, as laid out on the accompanying plans. The house is a sister house to Ellesmere House, situated a short distance away.
Many internal period features have been retained including fireplaces, cornicing, picture rails, hardwood floors, timber panelling, architraves, sash and case windows, shutters and ceiling roses. The accommodation is well-laid out for entertaining and family living.
The house has an outstanding outlook over the surrounding rural countryside. It is heated centrally by oil, with a range cooker heating the water and some radiators. There are mains electricity and water supplies and private drainage via a septic tank.
A formal garden lies to the west of the house. It includes a former vegetable garden and orchard. Mature trees surround the house to p ...