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Property DetailsA majestic period residence surrounded by c. 10 acres of mature and manicured gardens and overlooking Bantry Bay, where the River Ovane flows into the bay.Home to the Graves family for centuries, Ballylickey House is a magnificent Manor overlooking Bantry Bay at Ballylickey. Built originally in 1650 but rebuilt after a fire in 1976 to its exact original splendour, the property stands on approx. 10 acres of mature gardens, a mix of manicured lawns and flower beds, wild gardens with riverside walks and an abundance of shrubs and trees. This charming home overlooks Bantry Bay from its private setting amongst century old trees and gardens wherethe River Ovane flows into the bay.The accommodation is currently laid out as private and guest accommodation. The private accommodation combines well-proportioned living spaces with generous bedroom accommodation. The guest rooms are suites and bedrooms, all ensuite and a private guest lounge opening on to the garden. There are both private and commercial kitchens while the guests have a separate entrance and reception area.There is the benefit of an outdoor swimming pool and pool house surrounded by an abundance offlowers, trees and shrubs.Outside a tree lined winding driveway leads to the main house with ample parking space to the front and rear. Follow the many paths which take you through the rose garden, along the river bank and through the wild water garden while being surrounded by many mature trees and shrubs, some dating back over one hundred years. A mix of formal and wild the garden never sleeps with colour year round from the many plants including many species of roses, mixed wild flowers, varieties of hydrangeas, weeping willow and fir trees, conifers, bamboo, ferns and phormiums, steps, bridges and pathways.
Additional Property InformationThis single family listing located at Ballylickey, Bantry has seven bedrooms. The property is presently priced for $1,583,420.
This property is listed by Aideen Gilsenan of Ganly Walters based in Ireland.