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Mount Corbitt House, Mount Corbitt, Churchtown, Mallow, County Cork, P51 Y727
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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
Property description

• Purpose built equestrian establishment.
• Period house (C. 5,700 sq. ft.) with car ports, private driveway, exceptional garden, grounds and panoramic views.
• Second detached property with courtyard, stables and grounds.
• Two separate staff properties.
• Training facility with 47 Stables & a further 5 stables at Ballygrace Stable Yard, Indoor School, 2 Covered Horse Walkers, 4.5 Furlong Uphill, 4 Furlong Round Gallop, Schooling Ground, Loose School & Cross County Course.
• Fenced paddocks and roadways.
• C. 77.95 Hectares (192.61 Acres) holding comprising of grassland, woodland, forestry, yards and roadways.
• Potential for diverse income stream from own farmland, equestrian facilities, gallops, potential let property income & farm payments.

Mount Corbitt House is an impressive equestrian establishment set just outside Churchtown Village in County Cork. It combines a purpose built equestrian facilities and extensive residential accommodation. Set in elevated rural position, it offers a superb opportunity for an owner, trainer or breeder to create a base.
Mount Corbitt House is set just outside Churchtown Village, home to Vincent O'Brien, C. 10.1 km from Buttevant where the first steeplechase took place in 1752. The area is steeped in equestrian history, Lord Windermere winner of the 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup was trained at Mount Corbitt .Mallow Race Course is C. 20 km. The nearby towns of Charleville, Buttevant and Mallow have good local amenities and facilities including schools, shops and bus and rail connections.
Whilst situated amidst beautiful and unspoilt countryside, the property is easily accessible. The N20 provides direct access to Cork and Limerick City. There are mainline rail available at Charleville and Mallow.
The area is well serviced by a variety of good schools both primary and secondary. Sporting and recreational opportunities include Hiking in Ballyhoura Mountains, walking at Doneraile Estate, where there are c.400 acres of grounds, walks and facilities. There is also excellent riding country in the surrounding area. Hunting is with the Duhallow Foxhounds, Limerick Harriers, The County Foxhounds and the Avondhu Foxhounds.
Cork Race course is c. 20km. Limerick Race course is c.54km , Tipperary is c. 56km and Killarney is c. 66km. Cork, Shannon and Kerry Airports are all within an hours drive.


Mount Corbitt House
The property is set on a quite country lane and is accessed by gated entrance and impressive sweeping avenue bordered by stud fencing. The driveway splays, to the east is the principal house and courtyard, while the equestrian facilities are located to the west.
Mount Corbitt is an impressive and generously proportioned Georgian style country house situated on the outskirts of Churchtown village with commanding views over the surrounding countryside. Perched prominently, it is believed to date back to 1780. The accommodation extends to over 5000sq. ft and is arranged over four floors. The space is well balanced between formal and informal living, the rooms are light and airy with remarkable ceiling heights throughout.

The reception rooms are accessed off the grand reception hallway which has period features and impressive character.
The living room overlooks the front gardens and takes in the views, the space is attractively decorated , has an open fire and large sash windows with handmade shuttering and intricate woodwork. The dining room is similar, generous in proportion and set around a large open fire with panelled feature wall.
Steps rise to a connecting hall which accesses a beautiful informal living room decorated in soft tones and fitted with an open fire. There is also a games room and guest w.c. . To the rear of the property is a wooden porch finished with finest of craftmanship. The kitchen/dining area is located beyond the living area and is a large open plan space with a split level area, exposed beams, numerous chandeliers and a double sweeping staircase to a mezzanine area. The room is centred around, a handcrafted kitchen, expansive island and Aga. Two sets of wooden, beautifully handcrafted doors open to the rear terrace making the most of the views over the glorious gardens and grounds.
From the kitchen, the practical elements of the house are accessed; a wonderful covered porch for functional side access, guest w.c. ,utility, basement level laundry room and a boot room with access to the rear terrace.

The first floor has excellent accommodation with a good-sized principal bedroom suite complete with a bathroom and fitted furniture. There are three further bedrooms each with en-suites on the first floor, with a further three bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor.
Décor is pleasing and simple.
The property has a number of Georgian hallmarks with sash windows, feature fireplaces and symmetry. The house was sensitively refurbished and extended in an around 2006 and this is reflected in the fine finishes, shutters, panelling and joinery which helps preserve the overall character of the house.
The property is surrounded by gardens and enjoys uninterrupted views. To the rear of the property is a paved terrace which runs along the length of the property and connects it with the nearby courtyard. Steps climb to a raised garden, flanked by well-maintained rose beds and low walls. The lawns stretch out in front of the property where there is an array of low colourful beds which lead the eye to the woodland and views beyond. A purpose built Ha- Ha ensures optimal views. The delightful rear gardens are south facing and incredibly private; they are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. There is an adjacent orchard with an array of fruit trees.


• Spacious and flexible accommodation
• Private location
• Heating is via oil fired central heating under floor system
• 7 bedrooms
• 4 ensuites
• Main bathroom
• 2 guest wcs
• Car port
• Extensive terrace overlooking gardens

One of the real highlights of Mount Corbitt is the abundance of ancillary accommodation. The adjoining courtyard houses two residential properties. The courtyard is an impressive stone built, u- shaped area which was carefully restored alongside the principal residence.

Rose Cottage - comprises of an entrance hall, country style kitchen/dining area, cosy living area with exposed beams, brick surround and stove. At first floor level, there is a landing area, two bedrooms and a main bathroom.

Lavender Cottage - is a corner unit with an entrance hallway, cosy kitchen/dining/living area, a stair rises to the first-floor open plan living area. There are two generous bedroom and a main bathroom with a traditional style finish.
Both units have proved to be successful in the private rental market and also with employees over the years.
Adjacent to the cottages are six sizeable stables.
A historic archway leads to the Main Stable Yard and office area. The offices comprise of two ground floor offices, bar area, guest w.c along with first floor games room and store. The main office area is open plan, vaulted and full of character. There is an open fire, impressive woodwork and a bar area.

• Staff accommodation
• Impressive office block, reception area, offices and bar area.
• Staff facilities – ladies & gents wc, impressive tack rooms & large canteen.
• Generator room

Accessed via a sweeping avenue and sheltered by mature planting, trees & hedging, the property is very well equipped with equestrian facilities. Facilities include the following:

In total there are 47 stables at Mount Corbitt.

- The yard also comprises of tack room, staff canteen, extensive offices and ladies & gents toilet facilities.

- Open plan haybarn, vets box, 3 wash bays and quarantine area adjacent to the main yard

- Indoor School - A 200 Sqm covered school with lighting and additional stabling, storage and workshop.

- Gallops - The property offers two gallops, a 4.5 Furlong uphill gallop and 4 Furlong round gallop. It should be noted both gallops and the schooling grounds were developed by Furlong Gallops in Wexford, specialists in their field.

- Schooling Ground - There is an impressive schooling ground which is 360 mts long complete with a mixture of hurdles and fences. There is also an elevated viewing area.

- Horse Walkers - 2 covered 6 horse walkers.

- Cross Country Course - designed by Peter Fell of Ballindenisk, a renowned equestrian facility that hosts international events. The course includes various obstacles and a water jump.

The majority of the lands are enclosed by post and rail fencing and are accessible by a network of extensive roadways. Hedgegrows are mostly beech and meticulously maintained. The holding is sheltered by mature woodland. In total the holding extends to C. 77.95 ha (192.61 acres), which includes is C. 9.66 ha (23 acres) of commercial forestry, C. 6.7 ha (16.5 acres) of woodland.

Ballygrace House
This attractive Georgian style detached property previously hosted staff, however, in recent times, the property was let in the private rental sector.
Accommodation comprises an entrance hall, living room, kitchen/dining room, utility, guest wc, landing, main bathroom and three bedrooms (2 bedrooms have ensuite). The property is neutrally decorated and well maintained.
There are gardens to the front and side and a carefully restored courtyard with tack room, 4 stables and overhead storage.
Adjacent to Ballygrace, is an array of Haybarns and leantos. In the past, this area was utilised with brood mares and young stock.
Ballygrace enjoys a separate entrance, which is used when the public access the schooling grounds and uphill gallop. Internal roadways connect Ballygrace with Mount Corbitt.

Ballygrace: BER: C1 BER NO: 117438879 Indicator: 173.68 kWh/m²/yr
Lavender Cottage: BER: B3 BER NO: 117456368 Indicator: 132.72 kWh/m²/yr
Rose Cottage: BER: C1 BER NO: 117454223 Indicator: 165.13 kWh/m²/yr
Mount Corbitt House, Mount Corbitt, Churchtown, Mallow, County Cork, P51 Y727, Other Cork, Cork, Ireland
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