Tuesday 12 December 2017

Country estate brought to the market for €2.1m

Kilcooley Abbey Estate.
Kilcooley Abbey Estate.

Kilcooley Abbey Estate, Thurles, Co Tipperary price: €2.1m

Country estate on 1,170 acres

KILCOOLEY Abbey, on about 1,170 acres, traces its history back to 1182 when founded by the King of Munster.

The price has been reduced from €2.75m to €2.1m for the winged mansion, five other houses, three of which are rented out, as well as 180 acres of farmland, 40 acres of pleasure land including lakes and woodland, as well as freehold title and hunting rights on 950 acres which are let to Coillte.

The main house was originally built in 1790 and it retains many period features including the reception hall which is designed in the grand tradition rising to two levels with a gallery on all sides and topped by a domed cupola.

In addition there are three attractive reception rooms which interconnect and they also retain period features. While the galleried first floor accommodates just four bedrooms, the house also has a north wing with three rooms, a semi-basement and a kitchen wing with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. It needs some upgrading for a family home

Contact Colliers 01 6333700

Irish Independent

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