DescriptionStriking country home in a private setting on about 19 acres
Longford Country House is an imposing 8-bedroom house which was built in 1975. The property has been maintained to exceptionally high standards by the current owners, having established Longford Country House as a very successful guesthouse. The property offers the potential for both a business and is also very suitable for comfortable family living.
The property is accessed via an impressive, bell-mouthed stone wall entrance with cast-iron gates and is approached along a sweeping tarmacadam and paved driveway, flanked by mature trees which leads to the front of the house with ample parking to the side of the property.
The accommodation is set over two floors and extends to approximately 510 sq m / 5,489 sq ft. Double doors open into the impressive entrance hall. This offers access to the main reception rooms, with striking exposed wooden beams, comprising of a dining room and the sitting room which features a cathedral ceiling and a spiral staircase leading up to a library loft.
Continuing through the hallway, there is a living room, also accessed via the sitting room, a study/office, and a spacious kitchen/breakfast room. There is also a utility room/laundry room.
A separate entrance hall on the western wing offers access to the two bedrooms and bathroom on the ground floor - ideal for an elderly parent or an au pair. The larger bedroom features double doors which open out onto the patio.
Upstairs is the fabulous master bedroom suite with an ensuite and a dressing room. There are 5 further bedrooms (five ensuite) and the main bathroom. The bedrooms are all very comfortable, spacious, and well laid out.
A full layout of the accommodation is set out in the accompanying plans.
Outbuildings There is an extensive range of outbuildings including a double garage, extensive barn, greenhouse, and a garden shed. The layout and size of each building is shown in the attached floorplan.
Gardens & Grounds
A lawned garden surrounds the house featuring shrubbery, flowering plants, and a variety of tree species. There is also an orchard with a mixture of apple, cherry, and pear trees. The grounds provide both a private and colourful setting.
The land extends to about 7.6 hectares / 18.7 acres in total. There is a mixture of grassland and woodland surrounding the property. There are around 10 acres of woodland comprising diverse species of broadleaf trees. It is a wonderful amenity to enjoy and ideal for buyers with an equestrian interest.
Strictly by appointment with Savills Country Agency.
BER Number: 114346943
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some items may be available by separate negotiation.
Mains water, private drainage, mains electricity, oil-fired central heating, laundry chute and broadband.
Please be advised that the selling agents have not checked the services and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with the availability and adequacy of all services.
Entry & Possession
Entry is by agreement with vacant possession.
Offers may be submitted to the selling agents, Savills, 33 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
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Best Offers Date
A date for best offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are asked to register their interest with the selling agents following inspection. The sellers reserve the right to exchange a Contract for the sale of any part of the subjects of sale ahead of a notified closing date and will not be obliged to accept the highest or any offer.
All offers (regardless of the country of residence of the offering party) must be accompanied by a guarantee or suitable form of reference from a bank, which gives the sellers satisfaction that the purchaser has access to the funds required to complete the purchase at the offered price.
Wayleaves and Rights of Access
The property will be sold with the benefit of all existing wayleave rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The purchaser will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such rights and others.
Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Contract of Sale, the latter shall prevail.
Brochure prepared and photographs taken in September 2021.
Longford Country House is situated in a rural country setting only a short drive from the N4 and Longford Town. The nearby village of Ennybegs (1km) offers local amenities including a shop, church, pub, and a community centre.
County Longford has many attractions and is referred to as the heart of Ireland's lakeland and waterway district. Longford Town (8 km) offers a range of amenities, restaurants, pubs, boutique shops, and a shopping centre. The town is famous for its rich heritage in music and the arts.
The 400-acre Newcastle Wood in Ballymahon (31 km) opened as Center Parcs Longford Forest in 2019 and is quickly progressing County Longford's status as a major Irish tourist destination. Center Parcs is the largest tourism investment in Ireland to date and attracts visitors from throughout Ireland and internationally.
The nearby area has a wide variety of recreational opportunities including gaelic, soccer, rugby, and tennis clubs. Golfers are also catered for with Longford Golf Club (11 km), Strokestown Golf Club (29 km) and Crover Hotel & Golf Club being 35 kilometres distant from Longford Country House.
There are good choices for both primary and secondary education in the surrounding area with St Teresa's National School in Clontumpher, and also St Mel's Secondary School and Meán Scoil Mhuire in Longford Town.
There are good transport links nearby including N4 which is only 6 km from the property and is the road connecting Sligo (90 km) to Dublin (122 km) and access to Dublin Airport (127 km). Alternative transport to Dublin is offered by bus and train with a regular service operating to Dublin.
- Imposing house in private, rural setting
- 8 bedrooms
- 510 sq m / 5, 489 sq ft
- About 7.6 hectares / 18.7 acres
- Selection of quality outbuildings
BER DetailsBER: C2
BER No: 114346943
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Savills Dublin - Country on + 353 (0) 1 663 4350