A charming period residence located in a picturesque setting on the banks of the river Brosna and only c.1km from the historic heritage town of Birr. Riverstown House has been painstakingly renovated by it's present owner to offer a stunning family home over three floors. The residence retains a host of original Georgian features and has been further enhanced by handmade bespoke carpentry and cabinetry throughout. The renovation is completed by reconditioned open fireplaces and the turnkey condition of the property will attract even the most discerning of purchaser.
The village of Riverstown is located within walking of Birr, a designated Irish Heritage Town and home to the reknowned Birr Castle. Birr itself can trace it's origins back to the 6th century where St Brendan founded a monastery here. It also prides itself on it's wealth of Georgian Architecture and also boasts the Seffin Stone which identifies its location as the centre of Ireland.
The Castle is also home to the Birr Telescope which up until 1917 was the largest in the world and also hosts every August the Irish Game & County Fair, attracting huge audiences from all over the country and beyond.
Birr is also the main market town of South Offaly servicing a large agricultural hinterland and extending into North Tipperary. There are plenty of local shops of catering for every need and the town also provides both primary and secondary schools which serve both town and surrounding area.
Sports are to the fore in the locality with a selection of sports clubs, golf clubs and racecourses all either in the town or close by. Hunting is available with the Brosan & Ormond Foxhounds and there is angling, boating and walking available along the River Brosna.
We understand the title is freehold.
The property consists of a three-storey residence and consists of the following:
Entrance hall, lounge, sitting room/dining room, tv room/snug, internal hallway, guest wc, office, shower room,
large hall, kitchen with pantry and utility.
5 Bedrooms (principle bedroom with dressing area) shower room and main bathroom.
There is also a self-contained apartment on this level which includes a living room, kitchen, 6th bedroom, shower room and separate wc.
3 further bedrooms & large guest wc.
The property is accessed via electric gates and provides a 1.5 acres walled garden, private parking to front of the house as well as four stables.
There is also the added feature of a fully renovated barn with feature exposed ceiling beams, gas heaters on the walls, lighting and a large handmade bar area ideal for hosting parties and social gatherings. the barn is completed with a separate mezzanine area accessed via a staircase and separate ladies and gents toilets.
Other outside features include rear garden, patio and in total lands extending to c. 28 acres.
FeaturesGas Fired Central Heating (Zoned)
Original Georgian Features
Completely renovated and refurbished
Turn key condition
Handmade bespoke carpentry and cabinetry throughout
Monitored CCTV System
Electric gates and intercom
Fully restored barn with mezzanine
c. 28 acres
From Dublin via the M7 at junction 20 exit the motorway signposted for Roscrea. Upon entering Roscrea take right turn for Birr. Proceed for c.19km on the N52. Upon entering Birr, at the roundabout take left turn proceeding on N52 and continue for 1km until you enter the village of Riverstown. Proceed over the bridge and Riverstown House is located on your right hand side.
Viewing DetailsViewing is by prior appointment with joint selling agents Goffs Property / Donal Boyd Auctioneers.