The Grove Lodge Guesthouse, Killarney Road Killorglin, County Kerry , V93 TY04Offers over €1,100,000
At a glance...
- 10 bedroom (all ensuite) award winning Guesthouse
- Stunning location with lakeside views
- Separate two-bedroom family accommodation
- Balcony and patios in all rooms
- Over 20 surface car parking spaces
- Zoned oil-fired central heating
- Public water
- Public sewer
- Fibre broadband system
- TV system
- Aga range cooker in kitchen
- Solid fuel stove in lounge and gas fire in reception.
Grove Lodge Country House is located on the banks of the River Laune, just a short stroll to the bustling town of Killorglin. While Killorglin is best known for its annual festival of Puck Fair, it is also a thriving commercial town and tourist location. The town is full of excellent restaurants, lively bars servicing the very popular Reeks District which is the gateway to internationally renowned Ring of Kerry, along the Wild Atlantic Way. A truly idyllic setting, blessed with its proximity to the most scenic parts of County Kerry, namely, Caragh Lake, Rossbeigh Beach, Inch Beach, Cromane Strand, Dingle Peninsula, Carrauntoohil and the MacGillicuddy Reeks. Kerry Airport is just 22km from Grove Lodge Country House and Killarney is 20k.
Grove Lodge Country House is an elegant and charming riverside residence and guesthouse, on 0.35ha (0.864 acres) of mature grounds, nestled on the banks of the River Laune, in Killorglin, Co Kerry.
The south facing aspect, combined with stunning waterfront access, makes Grove Lodge a very special and unique property with panoramic views of the MacGillicuddy Reeks.
This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a thriving guesthouse business and private residence in the most stunning riverside location.
The guesthouse business was established c.1990 with 10 ensuite guest bedrooms. There are 4 guest bedrooms on the ground floor. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms and patio areas. Three of the bedrooms are complete with bath and shower. There is a grand reception with vaulted ceilings to welcome guests; it is a warm and inviting space which is elegantly furnished and presented. There is a second reception adjacent to the large dining room on the ground floor of the property, both rooms enjoy river and garden views, as does the south facing sunroom, which is a wonderful room built to enjoy the serenity of its surroundings. A private drawing room and lounge with double French doors lead to a private patio area. The ground floor is complete with kitchen, pantry, and large utility / laundry room to the rear of the property
The first floor of the property has 6 guest bedrooms, all of which are ensuite, complete with showers. Five of these bedrooms have a south facing aspect and enjoy views of the MacGillicuddy Reeks. There is a private residence on the east wing of the property which has two ensuite bedrooms, two additional rooms, stairs to a second floor storage area and south facing roof top terrace overlooking the gardens and river. The property is immaculately maintained and is in pristine condition.
An extensive patio area surrounds the entire ground floor of the property. The clever design of the exterior offers guests a private sough facing outside area to enjoy from each of the guest bedrooms, which is perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining.
The grounds which surround the property are exceptionally maintained. There is a variety of Oak, Beech, and Holly trees. There is also a rare collection of mature cultivated Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Hydrangeas, Ginkgo Bilboa and Cornus Kousa China girl. In addition to the flora, which can be enjoyed from each room of the property and gives an array of colour throughout the year, there are terraced gardens, hidden pathways and sweeping sets of steps that will bring you down to the riverbank where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, spend some time fishing, or take a boat trip into town. A boathouse is tucked away by the riverbank, with a long slip nestled beneath the ancient Irish Oak trees. There are also a series of garden sheds dotted around the property with a purpose-built car garage which is ideal for storing a convertible with a soft top over the winter months.
Viewing highly recommended and only by prior appointment. Please contact selling agents to arrange a viewing:-
REA Coyne & Culloty: 064 6631274
Kerry Property Management & Sales: 066 9761780
Dwelling: c.576sqm / 6,200 sq ft; Site: c 0.35ha / 0.864 acres.
Folio: KY52753F Freehold Title
Planning Permission 95/1860
BER No.: 115337818
Energy Performance Indicator: Not provided