A splendid and elegant late Georgian country home built in the Regency style and marvellously positioned nearby to the heritage town of Durrow and within easy access of the M8 Dublin to Cork motorway. Offered for sale within private pleasure grounds of 1.6 acres or with up to a total of 9.4 acres including a substantial mill and frontage onto the River Goul quoting €550,000 and €865,000 respectively.
Pleasantly positioned within landscaped pleasure grounds a sweeping gravelled drive leads over a bridged stream to the house. Built in circa 1801 the house is extremely pleasant with a rugged stone façade complete with attractive brick window and door surrounds and distinctive overhanging eaves, which include timber detailing. Set out over 3 floors, a flight of limestone steps adorned with decorative wrought iron railings lead up to the front doors, twin glazed French doors that lead to the reception hall, principal reception rooms and stair hall.
The reception hall leads to a marvellously proportioned drawing room, wonderfully lit from a bright southeast and southwest orientation and from large feature windows. A marble chimney piece frames a large open fire grate and the generous ceiling height, restrained plasterwork and door architraves make it extremely pleasant. The dining room and study also benefit from generous ceiling height, restrained plasterwork and door architraves and open fireplaces, the study with a marble chimneypiece and dining room with a feature alcove. An open arch from the reception hall give access to the stair hall and the carved timber staircase, leading to the lower ground floor and bedrooms upstairs and generously lit from a large window. A Butler’s Pantry has been fitted out as a laundr ...