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 9.4 acres and including a substantial mill and frontage onto the River Goul.
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 faÃ§ade 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 marvellously proportioned drawing room is lit from a bright southeast and southwest orientation and 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 gives 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. There are 5 bedrooms in total with 4 bedrooms on the upper floor. The master bedroom mirroring the dimension of the drawing room and particularly spacious. The bedrooms each benefit from elegant restrained ceiling cornices and 3 have open fireplaces. A large family bathroom completes the accommodation on this floor. A guest bedroom suite is positioned on the lower ground floor and has an en-suite bathroom.
At garden level the ground floor accommodation links to the garden from an open veranda within an enclosed and protec ...