Busherstown House, Moneygall, Co. Offaly

€595,000

A superb Georgian Castlellated house and a charming family home approached via an impressive tree lined avenue in a parkland setting with mature woodland and gardens.

  • 7 Beds
  • Freehold
  • Equestrian

Description

A superb Georgian Castlellated house and a charming family home approached via an impressive tree lined avenue in a parkland setting with mature woodland and gardens.

Busherstown House is a superb country house and a charming family home approached via an impressive tree lined avenue in a parkland setting with lovely mature woodland and gardens.

Surrounding the house is a courtyard, walled garden, large two storey studio a fantastic converted coach house and stabling

all sitting on ten acres in the heart of the countryside.

Busherstown House is a three-bay two storey castellated Georgian house dating back to 1815 built on the site of an O'Carroll castle. The eclectic character of the residence is owed to the fact that it was constructed in various phases, the most notable of which resulted in the addition of its fine

nineteenth century gothic revival frontage with terminating towers and a cenelated parapet. It was originally the family seat of the Minchin family.

Busherstown is approached through an impressive stone entrance via a long winding tree lined avenue that leads to the front of the house and on through to the courtyard. There is also a rear farm entrance from the road. The main house consists of exqusite reception rooms, large bedrooms, which are all bright well-proportioned rooms. Throughout the house there are fine features such as the ornate cornicing, centre roses, original fireplaces, symmetrical sash windows with tooled stone stills and a wonderful gothic fan above

the front door. The bellcote cut stone courtyard is entered through a carriage arch into a central yard containing a recently renovated loft style coach house, a two storey studio, stabling and various outbuildings. The informal gardens are laid out with extensive lawns, a walled garden,

herbaceous borders and pathways protected by mature lime trees.

Coach House/Belfry

A wonderfully converted coach house with entrance hall, open plan sitting room/

dining room/kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, office and cloakroom. There is a very stylish New York style loft apartment with all the modern facilities in the old style with a cosy stove and has full central heating.

Two storey Studio c.1,400 square feet recently refurbished comprising a large reception room, catering kitchen, and cloakroom facilities.

The Grounds

The house and yard sits on c.10 acres. The grounds include two fenced grass paddocks, gardens, stone courtyard, stable yard; various outhouses, a walled garden and a new hard-core tennis court. A front avenue and rear farm entrance from the road. All this with lovely views of the stunning countryside in a great location on the Tipperary/Offaly border.

The house is very well located about 1km from the Dublin to Limerick M7 motorway. Moneygall Village is 3.5km from the property for all ones local needs including a local primary school. The thriving market towns of Nenagh and Roscrea are 19km and 12.4km both with shopping centres, shops, bars restaurants and secondary schools. Motorway, driving time to Dublin is about 1.30 minutes and 30 minutes to Limerick City

and about 45 minutes to Shannon International Airport. There are number of daily trains and buses to Dublin and Limerick from Roscrea.

OFCH recently installed, septic tank, mains water, ESB.

Busherstown House and its curtilage are listed under the Protected Structures within the Offaly County Development Plan. The property

has recently undergone a restoration programme to include a new heating system, restored sash windows, plumbing, wiring and alarm.

From Dublin proceed along (M7) Dublin to Limerick motorway. Take exit signed Moneygall. When you reach the old N7 Road take a right. The property is the third on the right entered through stone pillars.

From Limerick proceed along (M7) towards Dublin, take the exit for Moneygal and continue as above.

Ganly Walters

+353 1 662 3255

8-34 Percy Place
Dublin 4
Republic of Ireland