Rare sale of picturesque period house
A guide price of €1.1m is being quoted for Ballyvoneen House at Cloncurry, Newtown, Co Kildare. The sale of the house on 88ac is being handled by Goffs.
Located 9km from the M4 motorway, the property is 3.5km from Enfield, 18km from Maynooth and 45 miles from Dublin. The house dates back to the 17th century and was formerly owned by Lord Cloncurry.
Over the years, the farm has been used for a range of agriculture purposes including drystock, grazing and tillage.
The holding is approached through a set of old cast-iron gates and the front garden is home to some wonderful copper beech and beech trees, while a large apple orchard is located just past the garden.
The house is entered via a front porch, with double doors leading to the inner hall and sitting room. On the ground floor, the accommodation includes three reception rooms, a study, games room and modern kitchen.
There are five bedrooms on the first floor, with one of two bathrooms on the half landing.
The house is in fine condition throughout, with many period features intact and wooden floors and traditional fireplaces throughout. Some of the more contemporary features include double-glazed PVC windows and central heating.
There is an enclosed yard to the rear of the house, with a pumphouse, tool shed, two lofted outhouses and garage.