Former Health Minister James Reilly's €2.75m mansion is sale agreed - after almost two years
Fine Gael deputy leader and former Health Minister James Reilly's €2.75m mansion is officially off the market after almost two years.
Loughton House was first put on the market in May 2015.
The 18th century detached three-storey Georgian House was for sale by private treaty through estate agents Ganly Walters.
Ganly Waters confirmed to Independent.ie that the property is now 'sale agreed'.
The final sale price has not been disclosed.
Senator James Reilly and his family purchased the property in 2002.
Speaking to the Irish Independent when the house first went on the market, Dr Reilly said; "Together with my wife and children we have had the privilege of being the custodians of this wonderful house and lands for the last 13 years.
"It is imbued with a rich sense of history and one is always conscious of that fact.
"Artefacts from the early 1800s remain in the house to this day.
"We took great joy and pride in doing a considerable amount of work on the house and in the gardens, restoring aspects of the property to its original condition."
Loughton was built in 1777 for a Major Thomas Pepper, on the site of an earlier 17th-century house.
The 13-bedroom country mansion measures 14,500 sq ft and is set within 157 acres of gardens, parkland and farmland, and approached via a tree-lined avenue.
A separate staff wing includes bedrooms, a sitting room and store rooms.
As well as the main house, the property includes two gate lodges, one of which has been restored.