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Master Walshe House, Clonfanlough, Ballinahown, Athlone, County Offaly , N37 Y008

  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Ber Rating

At a glance...

  • Country side setting
  • Constructed in approx 1888, excellently restored and presented in excellent condition
  • Steeped in history
  • Generous accommodation of 'c' 165 sq.m.
  • Beautiful two tiered garden
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Insert stove fitted in Lounge Room
  • Open fireplace fitted in Kitchen
  • Group Water
  • Septic Tank.
  • Located just outside the village of Clonfanlough
  • 2 National schools located nearby
  • Situated close to the monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise.
  • A short 20 minute drive to Athlone town.
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Description

REA Hynes are delighted to bring this truly unique property steeped in history to the open market for sale. The countryside fa├žade houses a beautiful interior where charm and craftmanship reveal a splendidly unique home. Master Walshe House was built in circa 1860 as an old RIC barracks. The owners have sympathetically restored this building with admirable style and flair, offering all the elegance of yesteryear with the benefit of modern comforts in the beautiful setting of Clonfanlough, near Ballinahown and close to the monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise.

The charm of this property is immediately evident upon arrival. Along a narrow country road, surrounded by the most beautiful of stone walls, white wrought iron gates and lined with mature trees.

A traditional door leads into the tiled entrance hall. The kitchen to the left offers plenty of light with dual aspect windows and the most extraordinary cut stone open fireplace. Bedroom 1 is located to the front of the house. It is generously proportioned with an en-suite off same. It offers carpeted flooring and dual aspect sash windows. The living room is a bright sunlit room of pleasing proportions that exudes many original features with vaulted ceilings and a beautiful exposed stone wall. It offers an insert stove adding to its cozy nature. The large arched double doors leading onto the garden terrace promote inside outside living at its best with a relaxing backdrop of the countryside . Located off the living room is a guest WC and an extra large utility room. The utility offers ample eye and floor level units for storage, a sink and a back door. It also houses a stairs to the first floor to the rear side of the house which offers a private office space or reading room.

The main staircase leads up to three further bedrooms. Each room generous in size, light filled with plush carpeting & traditional doors. All have beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. These rooms are serviced by a black and white themed tiled bathroom with separate bath and electric shower unit and a separately roomed WC. The beautifully established two tiered gardens are also a major feature, with rolling lawns and a host of trees and shrubbery. It is a nature lovers dream. Externally the property is totally private and secure surrounded in the most beautiful of stone walls. It will take less than a second to fall in love with the uniqueness of this charismatic home.


Outside

The property is surrounded by the most beautiful of stone walls, white wrought iron gates and lined with mature trees. Private Gardens Ample parking facilities

Directions

N37 Y008 Driving from Athlone into Ballinahown, heading from Clonmacnoise. Turn left for Clonfanlough, the subject property is on the right hand side.

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