Kilcooley Estate, available in 3 Lots:
Lot 1 - Kilcooley Estate on c. 425 acres
Lot 2 - c.838 acres Forestry
Lot 3 - Entire Estate on c. 1263 acres
An important and large private residential estate enjoying a rich historical provenance and uniquely, in an Irish context, retaining the near extent of the original walled demesne complete with high natural stone boundary walls and many original estate features. Restoration required.
In all some 1,263 acres / 511 hectares. Mansion 35,000 square feet / 325 square metres (approx.).
Dublin city centre 88 miles / 142 km & Dublin International airport 93 miles / 150 km (distances approximate)
The mansion, built circa 1790, is centrally positioned within the estate and enjoys glorious views over both a 12th Century Abbey and a private lake, complete with Gothic boat house. Enjoying a rich provenance and history the Abbey within the estate, Kilcooley Abbey, was founded circa 1182 and later, sometime in the 17th Century, became the residence for the current estate. The current mansion house was built in the late 18th Century and the position was carefully chosen to allow a double fronted composition with the more formal approach front, facing the private estate lake and the softer garden front benefitting from an Abbey vista, across verdant pasture.
The Kilcooley Estate comprises approximately 1,263 acres / 511 hectares of lands that formed the core part or demesne of an original landed estate. Of the entire estate some 190 acres / 77 hectares of parkland surround the house and is laid out in pasture and farmed in-hand. Of the remainder a large track of some 950 acres / 385 hectares is in commercial forestry. The remainder being made up of pleasu ...