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€415,000 -€80,000 on 18th Apr 18
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The Turret, Ballingarry, Co. Limerick

4 beds Detached House


Don't miss out on this great opportunity to acquire this distinctive Historic property dating back to the 1600's located in the pretty town of Ballingarry, Co. Limerick. This unique property has many defining features and has everything to offer any discerning buyer.
The property is presented for sale in excellent decorative order, offering fine, elegant accommodation spread over five levels with many charming historic features such as; entrance porch with beautiful stained glass windows, a drawing room with a limestone fireplace and a study with timber panelling, a living room with an ornate marble fireplace. The residence is complimented by having the distinction of a most unusual Dutch Gable. The gardens are extensive and have had a plantation of over 1,500 trees with a mix of deciduous and coniferous native trees extending over almost 3 acres. It is recorded that the Turret was erected by a branch of the De Lacy family and repaired by Colonel O'Dell in 1683 and was 'lately the residence of Major O'Dell'. According to tradition, The Turret, Ballingarry, Co Limerick, a 17th century listed building, gained its name from having been integrated with the turret of an old Hospitaller habitation. The house was built and the bastion incorporated by Major John Odell, whose coat of arms and the date 1683 are upon the gable. Above them is a cross with the date 1890 when the house was repaired for a presbytery. The story goes that the parish priest, mistaking the crescents in the O'Dell's arms for Islamic emblems, insisted that the cross should be placed above it for safety. One of its unusual features is the use of a Dutch gable to mask a roof ridge at right angles to the ridge on the main block. 'Thomas O'Dell was resident in 1814 and Mrs O'Dell of t ...

Dooley Group Auctioneers

92 O’Connell Street, Limerick

Tel: 061 385852

PSRA Licence No.  003411


Stamp Duty: €4,150.00
Total Amount: €419,150.00

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