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IrelandRoscommonCastlereaLeitrim,Frenchpark,Castlerea,Co. Roscommon

€35,000
€5,000.00 17th Jun 21

Leitrim,Frenchpark,Castlerea,Co. Roscommon

1 bed 1 bath Energy RatingBungalow Refreshed on Apr 9, 2021
#9 of 28 Properties Viewed in Castlerea
Sherry FitzGerald P.Burke
Sherry FitzGerald P.Burke
Tel: 090 662 7200
PSRA Licence No. 001316
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Description

Sherry FitzGerald P Burke are delighted to bring this unique traditional 18th Century (circa 200 / 250 years old) cottage requiring complete restoration to the market. Situated on a site of 1 acre and located in Fairymount, Leitrim, Co. Roscommon, the property is five minutes from the main Dublin - Sligo road, N5. Boasting original post and beam structure and bog scraw sod roof darkened by centuries of turf the house has the original thatch under the present corrugated tin roof. Built in the late 1700's / early 1800's with traditional style, The Cottage has all the charm of historical vernacular design. Inside is a large living room kitchen. A bedroom to the rear and a bathroom / shower room to the side. Off the living room is an unusual alcove opening known as the cailleach or hag which was often the sleeping quarters of the old woman of the house. This particular style of alcove was specific to a band stretching from Connemara across to the North of Ireland and Scotland. Outside boasts a long stone clad driveway with large flagstones to the front of the house, albeit slightly overgrown. There are two very large gardens either side of the driveway and a good sized field to the rear of the house. An outhouse built with traditional stonework sits to the left. There are small streams running behind and to the front of the property. The cottage may suit as a home with possibility to extend out back subject to planning and may also suit as a charming holiday home. With breathtaking nearby scenic views of the preserved raised bog (Name). The Cottage is 35 minutes from Ireland West (Knock) International Airport. Two hours from Dublin and 1.5 hours from Galway. 10 minutes from Castlerea, Lough Key forest park is nearby.

Accommodation

Kitchen Dining Room Bedroom Bathroom

Features

Hedged entrance with wrought iron gates. Post & Beam roof structure with bog scraw roof. Original thatch underneath the tin roof. Toilet / shower, running water & septic tank. Three minutes from Fairymount village & postoffice. Requires complete restoration / renovation / rewiring. Traditional farm shed.

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Directions

Leaving Frenchpark take the R361 Castlerea Road for approximately 4.5km turning right on to the L5635 and proceed for approximately 0.4km and the property is to the left.

Negotiator Details

Padraig Burke

Viewing Information

Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Roscommon Town on 0906 627200
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