Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes, Farms & Estates

Worlds End House, Castleconnell, County Limerick

€1,200,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 530 sqm approx

A wonderful Georgian residence built in 1750 sitting on a peaceful setting of approximately 2.23ha (5.5 acres) overlooking the River Shannon, tastefully extended and refurbished in 2006 to an extremely high standard incorporating contemporary living with the charm of this Georgian house.

Built in 1750, the original house was renovated and substantially extended by its current owners in 2006. A gravelled driveway passes the original gate lodge (sympathetically restored to its former glory), leading to the front and rear courtyards. Entering via the original hall, the house comprises a formal dining room to your right, with a drawing room and music room to the left. A parquet wood floor descends to the lower level, past the laundry to the master suite. On the ground and upper levels there are a further three bedrooms, each of them as generous as the last. The main bathroom sits at the centre of the upper level, and is complete with the highest quality Porcelanosa ceramics, fittings and faucets. A half-landing provides both a reading space and a seamless corridor to the extended portion of the house.

Utilizing the most advanced materials and building techniques, the current owner’s, and their architect have created an open-plan living space unlike any other. The professional-standard Gaggenau fitted kitchen is complete with wall-mounted convection ovens, barista and a Varenna island workstation. During the day, natural light pours from a fully retractable wall of French doors - while at night, programable mood lighting can be controlled via the nearest device to hand. The Crestron Home Automation system extends to the underfloor heating, security and multi-room audio playback.

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Kells, Newmarket On Fergus, Shannon, Co. Clare

€790,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 450 sqm approx

Kells is a magnificent residence, built just 12 years ago to the highest of standards. Sitting on a mature and elevated site of some five acres which overlooks the River Fergus and the Shannon Estuary.

A wonderful, unique residence built just 12 years ago with a B3 energy rating which complements this warm and bright house. Sitting on a c.2ha (5acres) with views over the River Fergus and the Shannon Estuary, Kells is built to an extremely high standard of construction with limestone and solid oak throughout and it is reminiscent in its design of a Castle, though with the combination of all modern conveniences and systems.

The internal layout is split level on both the ground and upper floor and the floors are solid oak and porcelain tile throughout. The accommodation consists of a main entrance hall, guest wc & cloakroom, great hall with open plan living, dining and sitting room with direct access to the patio and lawns, an adjoining bar, overhanging balcony with mezzanine office, kitchen, dining, utility, family room and five en suite bedrooms, two of these bedrooms also have dressing rooms.

BER B3 Rating
Thornton Park Equestrian Centre, Kilsallaghan, Swords, County Dublin

€1,400,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms

Superb modern equestrian centre offering top class facilities in a beautiful setting on approximately 14 acres located 25 minutes from Dublin’s City Centre.

The state of the art facilities include: Large Indoor arena and Viewing Area , 2 floodlit all weather arena’s, Indoor barn stabling for 58 horses and ponies, Lunge Menage, 6 Bay Horse Walker, All Weather Turn Out Area, 35 Turn Out Paddocks, Novice Cross Country Course ,Viewing Gallery/Restaurant, Coffee Room, Lecture Room, Viewing Area, 4 Bedroom Bungalow, Beautifully Landscaped Gardens and Ample Parking.

INDOOR MAIN ARENA/ MAIN BUILDING includes the reception, seated viewing area and lecture room on the ground floor. Upstairs there is a viewing gallery/restaurant 68 sq.metres suitable for larger parties and conferences.

BER E1 Rating
Croneybyrne House, Croneybyrne Demesne, Rathdrum, County Wicklow

€1,750,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 570 sqm approx

A delightfully restored and beautifully presented Georgian family residence built in 1820, privately located on some 17 acres of superb gardens and grounds with verdant pastoral views, and with the benefit of excellent equestrian facilities.

Croneybyrne House is a magnificently restored property that incorporates all modern conveniences, while still retaining the charm and grandeur of a traditional country home. The main house extends to approximately 570 sq. m. / 6,135 sq. ft. and is positioned on a beautifully elevated site looking over the surrounding landscaped gardens.

The true elegance of this residence shines through the ease at which it turns from a family home into an entertaining venue. A large reception hall, with splendid feature marble fireplace with stove and tiled floors, connects to all the principal reception rooms and to the first floor, with its impressive staircase to the lower ground and first floor. The drawing room to the rear, with superb high ceilings, is a wonderful entertaining room with dual aspect windows looking over the pasture lands to the side and back of the residence. Sliding doors lead to the dining room to the front of the property, with marble surround fireplace. The kitchen, at the heart of the residence, has a very homely atmosphere and embraces traditional elements such as the marble worktops and limestone sink. The kitchen houses an electrical AGA completing this quintessential country kitchen, making it a truly warm and inviting space. A door leads out the south facing terraced area that makes for a wonderful entertaining venue for barbequing in the summer months. The ground floor is finished with a cloak room and w.c.

BER C3 Rating
An Dun Ard, Ballyknockan, Valleymount, Blessington, County Wicklow, W91 TY27

€585,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 300 sqm approx

An Dun Ard “The High Fort” is a superb family home with stunning views over Blessington Lakes located in the picturesque village of Ballyknockan.

An Dún Ard is an excellent family home that incorporates the stunning views of the surrounding countryside beautifully. The house is clad in Ballyknockan granite and extends to some 300 sq.m/3,229 sq.ft of excellent living space. When entering the property your eyes are immediately drawn to the magnificent views to the front of the house. Tiled flooring and a wood burning stove in this area makes for a warm space. The showstopper of this home is the lounge; the views from here are extraordinary and one finds oneself taking time out to take it all in, in this picture-perfect setting.

This spacious room has tiled flooring, open gas fire and patio doors leading to the front of the house which is west facing. The TV area is comfortable and has a solid fuel fire. The kitchen has tiled flooring and range of high and low level units.

BER C2 Rating
Derreenrickard Cottage, Tahilla, Sneem, County Kerry

€775,000 - Asking Price|144 sqm approx

Derreenrickard Cottage is a charming, stone fronted residence on Some 7.68ha (19acres) of the most wonderful gardens on the Ring of Kerry. Stunning views of Kenmare Bay and Knockatee Mountain are enjoyed from the house and the magical gardens.

Derreenrickard Cottage was purchased in 1993 by the current owners, who saw substantial potential in the derelict cottage and overgrown land. In 1993 they started work on the gardens to transform them into the beauty they are today. 1996 saw the extension and refurbishment of the house into a pretty stone fronted cottage. The gardens were transformed over the years where flowers, plants and trees were planted from all over the world. Today, the gardens are splendid with paths wrapping around and entwining with benches en route to take full advantage of savouring its beauty.

The house comprises of a stone entrance hall with a guest shower room, a study with a gas fire, large living room with beams and an open stone fire, a bay window which overlooks the captivating gardens and views of Kenmare Bay. The kitchen/dining room also has wonderful views of the gardens and Kenmare Bay. A half door leads from the kitchen to the outside patio. Upstairs there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. The bedrooms also take advantage of the wonderful views.

BER C2 Rating
18 Churchfields, The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare

€1,500,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 442 sqm approx

A magnificently positioned architecturally designed modern home overlooking The 15th fairway of one of The world’s most prestigious golf resorts. No. 18 Churchfields enjoys a private setting within an exclusive development of 22 houses that overlooks The famous Arnold Palmer designed Ryder Cup course of 2006 at The K Club.

Built in 2006 no. 18 has a contemporary design to take full advantage of the view towards the rear of the residence looking over the golf course. With tiled floors throughout the ground floor and wooden panelling effect the residence is easily maintained and has underfloor heating. The entrance hall is an open space with feature staircase leading to the first floor. The lounge is open planned also with access to the patio through two double sliding doors. The fireplace is piped of gas. The TV room is a wonderful room to relax separate from the other areas of the ground floor. The kitchen has a modern design with granite worktop, electric and gas cooking hobs, American style fridge, double sink and integrated dishwasher. There is a superb guest bedroom with access to the rear and large ensuite. The ground floor is completed by a utility area and garage with electric door to the front of the residence. The first floor is just as impressive as the ground floor and has a large master bedroom with access to the wrap around balcony looking out onto the golf course. There is a large dressing room and impressive ensuite. There is 2 further bedrooms upstairs both with ensuites.

BER C3 Rating
Kylebeag House On 57 Acres, Pike Of Rushall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, R32 V5W4

€895,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 438 sqm approx

Extended Georgian residence and wonderful family home with a converted residential coach house in the yard, 30 stables to include an American barn, set on some 23Ha (57acres) of grazing Land. Close proximity to the M7 and M8 motorways.

Kylebeag House was built in c.1833. Located on the R434 which links Durrow and Borris-in-Ossory. A long avenue leads under a stone arch and wall to Kylebeag House. Bounded by stud railed paddocks at either side of the avenue. The coach house within the first yard by the house is converted for residential accommodation with three bedrooms all ensuite. Three stables are found under the coach house. The coach yard to the rear of the house houses storage and an office. A further yard is located behind the coach yard with an American barn containing 20 boxes. Across from the American barn are seven stables. There are five turnout paddocks close to the stables. Paths lead to the paddocks which are all in grazing.

Main House

BER F Rating
Athgarvan House, Athgarvan, County Kildare

€2,500,000 - Asking Price|7 Bedrooms, 775 sqm approx

Beautifully renovated and elegant period home on some 5 acres (2 hectares) of superb gardens and grounds overlooking the majestic River Liffey, all within walking distance of the quaint village of Athgarvan, County Kildare and located within easy access of Dublin city centre.

Athgarvan House is a superbly renovated home that incorporates a relaxed balance of modern day living with historical grandeur. The residence is beautifully positioned on an elevated position overlooking the River Liffey with wonderful landscaped gardens. The sounds and views of the river to the rear of the residence make this a truly special setting. The main house extends to approximately approx. 775 sq.m/ 8342 sq.ft and the true elegance of this residence shines through the ease at which it turns from a family home into an entertaining venue.

Once through the double doors of the porch, a large reception hall, complete with wooden flooring and detailed coving on the ceiling, is a welcoming space connecting to all principal reception rooms, and to the first floor from the impressive staircase. To the rear of the property there is a superb drawing room, perfect for entertaining, which catches sunlight throughout the morning and early afternoon. The drawing room comes with a pair of matching Bossi Fireplace. With its large sash windows, fully carpeted floors and panel effect walls, makes this a room for all guests to enjoy. There is a family room for everyday living with a marble surround fireplace, enjoying dual aspect of the gardens to the side and to the front of the house. The dining room is a magnificent formal room that one would expect from a house of this period and is finished with wall paper and wooden flooring. The hand painted kitchen, to the rear of the ground floor, is fully updated kitchen with tiled floors, recessed lighting and granite worktop. The kitchen also includes an integrated coffee machine, microwave, oven, hob, American style fridge, electrical disposer and steamer. The ground floor, complete with office to the front of the house with wooden flooring, also has a guest bathroom.

BER D1 Rating
Corrageen, Rathnure, Enniscorthy, County Wexford

€800,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 344 sqm approx

Corrageen House is positioned at the end of a country lane and has the seclusion desired by many. Over the two miles of its length the lane climbs some two hundred metres, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and bringing us to the pristine natural beauty of the Blackstairs Mountains (special conservation area), with its hill walks and nature trails. The substantial late 17th century farm house has been expertly restored and extended to create a warm family home.

The family area, with its original forge fireplace taking centre stage in the main room, links superbly with the sun room, creating a wonderful space to enjoy long summer evenings or to be cosy by the fire in winter. The Andrew Ryan handcrafted kitchen, with its AGA, cut stone walls and tiled floors, is at the heart of the house and includes a generous area for informal dining. Glass doors lead out of the kitchen to a sheltered courtyard, excellently suited for barbequing. The TV room, with its wood-burning stove and wooden floors, is just off the guest bedroom, the latter including a walk-in storage area and an ensuite. The downstairs is completed by a large utility area with Belfast sink and WC off.

On the first floor there are further 3 bedrooms. The master suite has a wonderfully warm feel to it, with upper garden access, a walk-in area and an ensuite. The first floor is completed by a family bathroom.

BER C3 Rating
The Old Rectory, Coolbanagher, Emo, County Laois

€1,250,000 - Asking Price|7 Bedrooms, 443 sqm approx

A two storey Georgian residence on some 18ha (45 acres) of quality grazing Land, a walled garden and magnificent gardens surrounding the house, in a mature parkland setting. The court yard comprises of two converted self- catering coach houses, which are registered with the Irish Tourist Board (Failte Ireland) and Laois Tourism. The views are splendid overlooking the surrounding countryside, with views of Emo Court Demesne and the Gandon designed church nearby.

The avenue which leads to this very fine property is bounded by mature trees and swings towards the house and divides into two – an avenue to the main house and an avenue to the court yard and farm buildings. a large forecourt is situated at the main house.

The house can be used as one outstanding family home or alternatively can be separated in two units with separate access points from the avenue. The two stairs and separate access areas make this ideal for a granny/live in staff accommodation/future rental income. The main section of the house was rewired and replumbed ten years ago.

BER F Rating
Dean Hill, Hayes, Navan, County Meath

€825,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 280 sqm approx

An impressive family home on 21 acres of pasture lands (approximately) positioned some 47 km / 29 miles from Dublin’s city centre, with access to all major road networks via the N2 and M3 motorway.

Built in 2000, Dean Hill is set back from the main road offering excellent privacy and space. The accommodation is well proportioned and extremely comfortable for all family purposes. A bright and generous reception hall, with feature staircase, links the entire first floor. The bright and spacious lounge and dining rooms are excellent for entertaining with feature solid fuel fireplace with marble surround. The kitchen, at the heart of the home, is a superb space with island unit and dining area. There is a bright southwest facing sunroom with doors leading to the patio are to the rear. Downstairs is complete with a TV room with a stove and utility room with w.c. On the first floor the there are four principal bedroom suites. The master suite has a fully tiled ensuite with shower. The upstairs is complete by a main bathroom with bath, shower, w.c and w.h.b.

GARDENS AND LANDS

BER C3 Rating
Glandore Look Out, Glandore, Co. Cork

€975,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 455 sqm approx

Glandore Look Out on approx. 0.75acres, is designed and built to the highest standard of modern day living, with breathtaking sea views from its elevated position overlooking Glandore Harbour and Village. West Cork is a stunning part of Ireland renowned for its scenic views, pretty landscape and gourmet delights.

Perched on an elevated site overlooking Glandore harbour and village, Glandore look out has an enviably position. built by the present owners in 2008, the build and finish is to a very high standard. The floor to ceilings windows throughout the house give tremendous views over the sea and give the house an extremely bright and light filled feel with south facing aspect. The main rooms of the house take full advantage of the views of the sea and harbour, giving a peaceful and relaxing setting. a wonderful entertaining house, with doors leading to the garden, decking and balconies.

The bright and light filled accommodation comprises of a large entrance hallway with an open fire, guest cloakroom and access to the study. leading from the entrance hallway to the living room with access onto the patio, garden and decked area. The living room has stunning sea views. double doors lead to the dining room, the family room and kitchen. The flow of these three rooms is delightful as it is open plan and again takes advantage of the magnificent sea views. doors lead out from the dining room and family room to the patio, decking and grounds. a utility room is located to the side of the kitchen.

BER B2 Rating
Aghsmear House On Approx. 30 Acres, Ashmere, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, E53 V097

€820,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 515 sqm approx

An elegant and beautifully situated period residence, perfectly positioned with it's own private woodland, a peaceful and private setting surrounded by magnificent parklands and gardens.

In total there are approx. 30 acres of pasture land attached surrounding the house with some woodlands, and paddocks.

The three-bay two-storey former Rectory was built in approx. 1840 and the building remained largely as it was for over a century and a quarter. The next owner carried out extensive renovations in the intervening years to an exceptionally high standard taking particular care to preserve the history and heritage of this period property.

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