A most impressive 18th Century Georgian mansion, of immense charm and character, nestled in the heart of rural Meath and surrounded by 120 acres of parkland, paddocks and mature woodland.
Mountainstown comprises a most impressive, but charming Georgian House surrounded by 120 acres of parkland, paddocks, mature woodland and newly planted hardwood. Nestled in the heart of unspoilt rural Meath, a county renowned for its rich heritage and excellent lands. The house is approached by two sweeping avenues both of which travel through the parkland before the first glimpse of the house and eventually arriving at the broad gravel forecourt. While the house does impress by its grandeur and scale, it exudes character and style, which has made it a fabulous family home.
In all, Mountainstown encompasses all the attributes one seeks when acquiring a fine country residence; from the sizable, well maintained house, extraordinary stable yard, gardens and auxiliary courtyards, walled garden and mature parkland. The residence stands three floors over basement with a good layout and an easy flow due to the two separate staircases.
It is approached by a double set of balustraded stone steps into the main hall which has a fine staircase with turned Doric bannisters and walls decorated with handsome plaster panels. This hall ceiling features the mould of Samuel Gibbon`s face, set within a graceful cartouche. To the left of the hall there are four interconnecting reception rooms, namely the library, small dining room (or breakfast room) drawing room and dining room. This enfilade of south -facing spaces blend and flow beautifully to make for superb entertaining. The library features gilded carvings of the Pollock family crest; the boar pierced by an arrow, atop the pelmets, which also support the original tassel fringes. This fascinating library also has its original leather wall covering, in a wonderful ox-blood colour. The drawing room and the dining room stand out as exceptionally graceful rooms due to their light-filled proportions and decorative features. The drawing room boasts a large 3 b ...