A truly superb residence framed by magnificent mature gardens and grounds, in a private position with views over Lough Erne
Goblusk House occupies a prominent, south-facing position within its mature grounds. Access is via a bell-mouthed entrance with piers, electric wrought iron gates and railings. A tarmacadam sweeping tree-lined avenue leads to the front of the house where there is a gravel parking area and expansive views over the bay.
The original house at Goblusk was constructed as a dowager house on the Irvine Estate. It was fully restored in the mid-1990's to create a magnificent country house. It was designed by the award winning Edinburgh architect, Nicholas Groves-Raines, based on Palladio's Villa Forni-Cerato, with further influences taken from a neighbouring Victorian Italianate mansion and it is a rare example of a modern home constructed with many classic Georgian features. The plan of the house is centered on a dramatic elliptical stair surmounted by a glazed cupola, with the well-balanced accommodation equally suited for entertaining and contempary family living.
The interior and exterior of the house are presented beautifully with harmonious proportion and symmetry. Features of the internal accommodation include cornicing, working shutters, sash and case windows, shutters and timber flooring.
The accommodation is laid out over two storeys, as set out on the accompanying floor plans. A magnificent loggia provides access to the front door and the accommodation comprises:
Entrance Hall: An elegant entrance hall with Georgian style fan light over the entrance door and arched recesses with built in cupboards over.
Reception Hall: Oval in shape, this outstanding reception hall features an open fireplace with marble surround. The curved self-supporting staircase with wrought iron balustrade and curved handrail stands is a stunning focal point. The ceiling is vaulted and light floods through both floors from the central cupola.
Drawing Room: Located at the front of the house, this large reception room benefits f ...