- For sale
Ileclash is a truly exceptional property with a totally restored Georgian house of approx. 683 sq. m. of manageable proportions, set on a promontory overlooking the Blackwater River Valley, surrounded by delightful gardens. 2 self contained guest cottages and frontage to and fishing rights over the River Blackwater, one of Ireland's noted Salmon and Sea Trout rivers are also included.
Ileclash is one of the jewels of the Blackwater Valley. It stands gracefully on an elevation and commands a fine view over the river and surrounding countryside. The demesne contains river bank and a variety of terrains, ranging from terraced lawns to mature woodland, rockeries to caves and lily-ponds to manicured box hedge gardens. The house is of mid Georgian appearance with a 5 bay, 2 storey entrance front and a central fanlight doorway. The garden front has 2 large bows, each comprising 3 bays, decorated with a string course. These bows are adjoined by another three bays to the west. There is also a Victorian extension to the rear overlooking the walled garden. The house has many Victorian additions, including a large castellated porch which under restoration has been removed to return the house to its Georgian elegance. Another feature of this property is a large tumulus.
The grounds are an outstanding feature of Ileclash, with an abundance of mature timber, terraced lawns interspersed with walkways and manicured box hedging. The delightful walled garden with spacious sun terrace and carefully tended box hedging, shrubberies and flower beds is accessed directly from the conservatory. There are a number of rare Irish Red Squirrels resident in the garden along with various native Irish song birds.
Situated in a sheltered courtyard adjoining the main house and also with separate access are 2 charming restored guest cottages.
Cottage 1: Open plan kitchen area with breakfast counter open living area with French doors to terrace. Upstairs of this unit has 2 bedrooms and a shower room with shower, WC and wash basin. This unit also connects through to the office area.
Cottage 2: Open plan ground floor with living and dining area and kitchen area with 4 ring double oven and extractor fan and extractor and upstairs 2 bedrooms and a shower room with shower, WC, and wash basin.
Also in the courtyard are 2 further lofted store rooms, spacious office area and open fronted log store.
Ileclash is located close to the prosperous town of Fermoy and the M8 Dublin to Cork. Cork city and airport are less than a 30 minute drive. Ileclash is ideally located for the sport enthusiast being close to a number of championship golf courses, harbours from which to sail and fish, the golden beaches of the south coast and an excellent Salmon river over which you have single and double bank rights on your doorstep.
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