Savills is delighted to present Thornbury House, a graceful period residence situated on a very private site off Coach Hill, Rochestown, Co Cork. The main residence was built C. 1830, it is thought to have replaced an earlier property called Thornbury cottage. Today, you will find Thornbury House to display many original external and internal original features. Externally, you will notice a hipped and pitched roof which was replaced in recent years, detailed timber bargeboards, pane over pane sash windows a double height feature canted bay window and carved timber details around the windows. Whilst internally, you will find original plasterworks window shutters and original flagstone flooring. Overall, Thornbury House is considered to display a combination of Gothic revival and Tudor external features.
Making your way through the recessed entrance with its cast iron gates you will pass a rebuilt and refurbished two bedroom detached gate lodge on your left hand side. From here via a long sweeping driveway you are guided to a castellated entrance porch. Whilst in this area, you will appreciate the privacy and quietness of the site,
Stepping inside, you are greeted by high ceilings and intricate plasterwork detailing which is in good condition. A gradual staircase will guide you to the first floor, whilst various sized reception rooms here on the ground floor provide exceptional living accommodation. All reception rooms have a different view of the grounds, each is bright, private and maintaining original features which are in fine fettle. You will also find a beautiful drawing room with stunning two storey canted bay window and solid fuel fireplace on the first floor. All bedroom accommodation is generous in proportions, between f ...