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Clara, Co Offaly
€525,000
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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
Property description
Corkhill House is a truly charming and beautifully appointed period property built at the turn of the 20th century. Extending to approx. 380 sq. m. (4,089 sq. ft.) the property has since been immaculately renovated, yet still retains all of its character and charm whilst possessing a contemporary flair, thus making it comfortable and sustainable for modern living.

Sitting on approx. 0.8 ha (2 acres) within the village of Clara, Corkhill House enjoys imminent convenience to the quaint village and to the local amenities, shopping and leisure activities available.

Corkhill House is a truly charming and beautifully appointed period property built at the turn of the 20th century. Extending to approx. 380 sq. m. (4,089 sq. ft.) the property has since been immaculately renovated, yet still retains all of its character and charm whilst possessing a contemporary flair, thus making it comfortable and sustainable for modern living.

Sitting on approx. 0.8 ha (2 acres) within the village of Clara, Corkhill House enjoys imminent convenience to the quaint village and to the local amenities, shopping and leisure activities available.
Corkhill House was restored sympathetically and still retains original features including the unusual 6 pane timber sash windows, fireplaces and the ornate ceiling roses and coving. The property has been exceptionally well maintained over the years and offers well-proportioned accommodation throughout.

The ground floor which has solid oak flooring throughout offers a reception hall with original staircase, cloakroom and WC. There are 4 fine reception rooms, all with working fireplaces, including a living room with a large log burning stove, dining room, a study which could also be used as a 2nd sitting room and a generous drawing room filled with light from the adjoining sun room. The kitchen / breakfast room is without doubt the heart of the home and has been meticulously finished to include marble tiling, ample work space storage cupboards. There is a gas cooker and an enviable blue AGA. The kitchen has been designed to effortlessly combine modern living conveniences with a county kitchen homely style. Off the kitchen is a large walk in larder and a fully plumbed separate laundry room.

Upstairs are 5 big bedrooms, 4 of which are en suite and the master bedroom also has a small log burning stove. On the 2nd floor is the 6th bedroom with large family bathroom and a large store room.

Grounds and Gardens
Corkhill House would make for an ideal family home and a wonderful refuge for young children growing up. Located in a serene and peaceful setting the property is surrounded by an old garden wall. The property is approached via a gravelled avenue which is sheltered by a host of mature trees including oak and beech, affording the property complete privacy. To the side of the house is a small courtyard with 2 stores, workshop and open double garage. The gardens are a credit to the current owners and the mature planting offers a colourful montage throughout the year.

Services
Oil fired central heating
Mains electric and water
Direct drainage
Alarm



Location

The property is located within the village of Clara just 500m from the train station servicing Galway Dublin and Westport. The famous Nature Reserve at Clara Bog is also nearby, which is a very popular tourist attraction. For a larger selection of shops and restaurants the major retail towns of Tullamore (10 minutes' drive) and Athlone (20 minutes' drive) are nearby and Dublin is just an hour by train or one hour ten minutes by motorway accessed at the nearby Kilbeggan junction. This special property offers exceptional value for local and commuter belt buyers alike.

Features
Beautifully refurbished 6 bed period country home
Extending to approx. 380 sq. m (4,089 sq. ft.)
Mature and very private setting
The entire extends to approx. 0.8 ha (2 acres)
Situated 100 km from Dublin city

Clara, Co Offaly, Ireland
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