€ 995,000 Nenagh, Plot
Ballintoher House is an imposing country house, having being built in 1890 and extended in 1910, this amazing period home was once part of Ballintoher Estate. This is a unique property offering a substantial family home, in excellent condition and carefully restored by the present owners over the last 30 years. Entered through original double entrance gates, through lawn gardens with established specimen trees to the front of the residence, surrounded by a well laid out mature garden with decorative trees, shrubs and flowerbeds. Adjacent is a fenced paddock, presently in grass and an orchard with fruit trees. Ballintoher House having been built in two stages; both are now interconnecting and easily flow throughout. On arrival at the front door, you are welcomed into the main house by an impressive light-filled entrance hall with an elegant original sweeping staircase. The entrance hall leads to all the principal reception rooms, which are all glorious, bright and spacious well laid out rooms creating effortless modern family living with an abundance of original period features. The drawing room and dining room both boast high ceilings, wooden floors, marble fireplaces and floor to ceiling bay windows, which have wonderful views of the gardens. Adjacent to the dining room is a bar, ideal for entertaining; hallway leads to the original house with cosy family sitting room with wood burning stove and tailored kitchen with dining area, both light filled rooms with bay windows, a useful utility room with back hall and back door, finishes the accommodation on this floor. A sweeping staircase leads to an impressive landing, with two well-proportioned bedrooms having wonderful views and two bathrooms. Connecting hall leads to another landing area with its own staircase; here there are four bedrooms which are laid out over two floors, with two on each floor, these are all double bedrooms each with ensuite shower rooms and built in wardrobes. To the back of the residence there is a secluded courtyard with patio area, built in barbeque and feature pond. Surrounded by an extensive stone built coach house, ideal buildings for many uses. To the side of the residence is an original stone built grain store with loft above, this has been refurbished, presently used for storage, with double garage, store rooms, extensive loft above, ideal for conversion. This is a very sought after location close to Lough Derg and the small lakeside village of Dromineer which is home to two sailing clubs, The Lough Derg Yacht Club and Shannon Sailing. Lough Derg is renowned as Ireland’s pleasure lake, and has an abundance of activities including fishing and boating with some of the best inland sailing waters. Around the lake there is fantastic sightseeing, great dining, wonderful music and entertainment coupled with great history and heritage. Ballinderry and Terryglass are nearby villages, both small and picturesque with quaint pubs and renowned for their gourmet cuisine, great history and heritage. There is much to do close by with local Golf Clubs at Nenagh, Roscrea and Portumna. For those keen on hunting there are a choice of local packs within easy reach, namely The Ormond Hunt, The North Tipperary Foxhounds and The Galway Blazers.