Sunday 19 November 2017

Former rectory in scenic Rathowen

Price: €550,000
Where: Glebe House, Rathowen, Co Westmeath
Details: Five-bedroom home on 2.5 acres

A Georgian style three-bay former rectory, Glebe House, Rathowen, Co Westmeath, retains many of its original features and stands on 2.5 acres of walled mature gardens and courtyard with stables and offices. Its setting is further enhanced by limestone gate piers with cast-iron gates.

Ground floor accommodation comprises of a drawing room and dining room both with original marble fireplaces, decorative coving and centrepiece. French doors also enhance the light in the drawing room. In addition, the library has an original slate fireplace and TV point, while the living room has a cast iron fireplace, pitch pine floor and ceiling beams.

The kitchen benefits from solid oak fitted units, granite worktops, an Aga oil fired cooker, a terracotta tiled floor while its storage space is supplemented by a pantry and utility room.

A shower room completes the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor contains a spacious, light filled, gallery landing, open balustrade stairs, a feature oval skylight and three windows overlook the courtyard. Of the five spacious bedrooms, four are en suite and all have timber floors and retain their original fireplaces and window shutters. The main family bathroom has timber panelling surround.

Close to Rathowen village, it is located between Mullingar and Longford.

Contact Sherry FitzGerald Davitt & Davitt 044 9340000

Irish Independent

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