Knocklofty is a small residential country estate complete with a fine 18th Century mansion house, fishing on the river Suir, equestrian facilities, a leisure complex, estate lodges and all set within mature parkland and enjoying a well-connected location. Set in some 30 acres of pleasure grounds planted with Rhododendrons, Camellias, Magnolias and magnificent mature trees there are beautiful formal terraced gardens and woodland walks leading down to the river Suir on the south front of the Mansion house.
The sporting facilities within the immediate pleasure grounds of the estate are quite superb with a Leisure Complex, tennis court, woodland walks and in-hand fishing on the river Suir. Fishing rights on the river Suir extend for approximately one mile along a single bank fishing and including some well-defined salmon pools.
There are a total of 17 bedrooms in the main house, all beautifully appointed, and all with en suite bathrooms. Reception rooms include a drawing room, dining room, library, study and bar. Owing to the usage as a country house hotel in more recent years, ancillary accommodation was created throughout the estate, although the overall effect does not detract from the resolute country house ambience to the estate.
In all there is about 40,000 square feet / 3,700 square metres of accommodation with mansion 22,600 square feet / 515 square metres (approx.). 12 estate lodges and additional stable yard houses. In summary the accommodation includes: Mansion House approx. 22,600 square feet / 2,100 square metres, Leisure Complex approx. 4,055 square feet / 377 square metres, Gate Lodge approx. 550 square feet / 51 square metres, 8 stable yard houses approx. 6,665 square feet / 620 square meters in total, 5 estate cottages (approx. 2,570 square feet /239 square meters in total), 4 staff lodges approx. 3,730 square feet / 347 square meters in total.
There is an option to purchase an additional 70 acres (approx.) bringing the total to 100 acres (approx.) being in the same ownership the additional lands providing an equestrian centre and 4 staff cottages. Also within the additional lands there are also six detached homes all set on individual plots.
Close to the attractive market town of Clonmel and only one hour driving time from Cork airport, with further airports at Dublin and Shannon. Clonmel 5.6 miles / 9 km, Dublin (airport) 125 miles / 200 km,
Cork (airport) 62 miles / 100 km, Shannon 62 miles / 100 km
For further information please contact David Ashmore or Ben Haythornthwaite on +353 (0)1 237 6300