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A most impressive and beautifully restored Glebe House, situated in the heart of the County Limerick countryside, minutes from the famous Adare Village.
Built in 1831, Glebe House is a most impressive two storey over garden level original Georgian House in superb condition surrounded by circa 6.67ha/16.5 acres of land. The house is entered through wrought iron gates approached by a sweeping avenue, with views to the house and over the surrounding stud fenced paddocks, which leads to a large gravel sweep to the front of the house. This graciously proportioned residence is laid out over three levels, with a two storey wing and extends to approximately 530sq.m (5,704sq.ft). The interior of the house is filled with an abundance of original period features including; fireplaces, cornicing, centre roses, high ceilings and working window shutters.
The arrangement of the accommodation combined with gracious room proportions and an abundance of natural light lends this home to comfortable and practical family living. The property is entered through a vestibule leading to the entrance hall, with a striking black and white tiled floor. The principle reception rooms are accessed off the entrance hall and include a magnificent drawing room and dining room to the front and a study and sitting room to the rear, all with working fireplaces. A beautiful staircase at the end of the hall leads to the first floor, which comprises three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom contains an ensuite bathroom and separate dressing room. At garden level there is a large kitchen breakfast room which extends the entire length of the house, with three sets of French doors giving access to a large patio area. The kitchen contains a range of fitted wooden units along with a centre island and Aga cooker. Also on the garden level is a large ensuite bedroom as well as a pantry and hotpress.
Glebe House has the added benefit of a large wing which is connected to the main house. Currently the first floor of the wing forms part of the usable space for the house and comprises a games room/sitting room, two bedrooms, kitchen a bathroom and wc. This floor of the wing has the benefit of separate access, which would lend it to a self-contained apartment if required. The ground floor, although in need of updating, comprises of three rooms and a bathroom and would easily lend itself to self-contained accommodation, with its own access from the courtyard.
The entire property has been rewired and re-plumbed in recent years and the roof has been rebuilt using original and reclaimed slate.
Outside, the courtyard is entered through iron railings and is surrounded by a stone wall with coach house containing four loose boxes, a tack room and overhead loft. The courtyard leads into the walled garden and to the right to four further loose boxes. The lands are divided into a number of paddocks which are ideal for grazing and a few ponies or horses. Greanagh Stream runs along the boundary to the left of the property.
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Additional Property InformationThis single family listing located at Croagh, Adare boasts five bedrooms. The property is currently priced at $990,235.
This property is presented by Charles Erwin of Ganly Walters based in Ireland.