FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY
ELEGANT ORIGINAL GEORGIAN RESIDENCE WITH FANTASTIC PERIOD FEATURES AND STANDING
ON A BEAUTIFUL Circa10 ACRE SITE
IN PARKLAND SETTING
ON THE BANKS OF THE RIVER SHIVEN.
The property is situated in a very central and easy accessible location within 20 miles Athlone, 30 miles of Galway City and 3 miles from the picturesque village of Mountbellew. The property is neatly tucked away off the Mountbellew / Newbridge Road and nestles towards the centre of a beautiful mature small holding. The property enjoys easy access to Galway City along the N63 and indeed excellent access to all major routes with the motorway for Dublin at Athlone which is only a
25 minute drive. Knock Airport and Galway Airport are also within easy striking distance.
A stunning Georgian residence standing on a beautiful mature 10 acre site with the River Shiven on one side offers to the market a breathtaking opportunity to acquire a splendid period home of distinction.
The residence itself extends to approximately 2,150 sq.ft, while much smaller than one would expect for a period house, it by it’s very compact size and nature lends itself to a wide spectrum of purchases looking for a period property that can easily be maintained and ran without the expense and time consuming nature of the larger property.
Boasting a beautiful period and stately Georgian façade, the property is nicely set back from the main road and is approached by a lovely winding entrance driveway once you pass through the stone pillared front entrance with it’s cast iron electric gates. As you approach the house along the treelined drive, a beautiful Georgian residence with grandiose splendour invites you through the ornate front entrance doorway which overlooks a gravelled forecourt and lush gardens in a serene setting.
The residence itself has been caringly restored in recent years by its current owners who have given it a new render façade, replaced the property with beautiful Georgian sliding sash windows with the original shutters and have brought this beautiful residence back to its former glory.
On entering the house, a light-filled hallway invites you to the spectacular sitting room with its high ceiling and feature Georgian fireplace with light pouring in through large expansive windows. The kitchen is to the front of the house on the left of the hallway and is a beautiful light-filled room overlooking the front and side gardens. There is a rear hallway with a fantastic dining room off this. A feature curved staircase brings you to the first floor which is compact with three rooms comprising of two large en-suite bedrooms and one small room. A spacious bright landing sits in the middle.
The house boasts an absolutely charming and homely atmosphere and one cannot but notice the amount of natural lighting coming in through the large windows with beautiful views of the gardens and throughout the property. Spectacular features of the Georgian period include high 11ft ceilings, large living room with feature fireplace, beautiful Georgian sliding sash windows with original shutters, beautiful intricate cornicing to ceilings, feature front doorway detail, timber floorboards to sitting room and feature staircase. The property has oil fired central heating, is drylined and comprises fine old thick walls throughout with excellent timberwork detail.
Outside the property has an old Mill House to the rear of the residence, lush landscaped gardens with a multitude of maturing shrubs, trees and flowerbeds throughout, a stone stable building containing two stable sheds, full sized Sand Arena, excellent riverbank frontage and a second entrance on the river side. The property sits towards the middle of the holding with the land surrounding the property. There is also a fine original spring well to the front garden but the water supply is by means of the local rural scheme which we understand to be taken over by Galway County Council.
Entrance Hall c.9.38 x 8.83ft
Kitchen c.12.63 x 16ft with intricate cornice, tiled floors.
Sitting Room c.22.79 x 16.23ft with 11ft ceiling, intricate cornicing & centre piece, marble fireplace & fabulous large windows enabling light filled room, timber & carpet to floors.
Dining Room c.10.36 x 16ft, cornicing, timber floors.
Rear Hallway c.12.96 x 9.43ft.
Landing with pitch pine floor & beautiful staircase
overlooking rear lands.
Bedroom 1 c.16.18 x 16ft with fireplace, pine floors.
En-suite c.6.38 x 16.19ft with shower, wc, whb, tiled floors.
Bedroom 2 / Main Bedroom c.16 x 16.14ft (average) with wardrobe, pine
En-suite c.13.82 x 6.3ft with bath & shower, wc, whb and
Bedroom 3 c.7.96 x 9.39ft
Viewings strictly by appointment with Auctioneers who are joint selling agents.
Joint Selling Agents:
Cathal Moran Auctioneers and Chartered Surveyors, Northgate Street, Athenry,
Phone: 091-850802 or 087-2268983
Helen Cassidy Auctioneer & Valuer, Clonbur House, Clonbur, Co. Galway.
Go into Mountbellew village and take left hand turn in The Square for Newbridge, continue down this road and the property is in off the main road on a lay-by on the left hand side after about 3 miles.
Asking Price: €295,000