A most impressive residence with a private situation offering shoreline water frontage onto Donegal Bay
Rossmore is an imposing luxurious property with an outstanding coastal setting overlooking Donegal Bay. Built in c.2000, the house has been beautifully designed with a gorgeous sandstone exterior finish on an elevated site to take advantage of the views across Donegal Bay and its landscape.
Accessed off a private resident's only road, an electric gated entrance opens onto a Tobermore paved driveway down to the front of the house where there is ample parking.
The front door opens into an entrance foyer featuring marble flooring, a handcrafted imperial style staircase a galleried landing and a black Kilkenny limestone fireplace dating from the c.1820's. Immediately off the entrance foyer is the games room in a Gothic church design which is a fantastic space with a stained-glass window and in current use as a bar and pool room for entertaining guests. If required, this room could be converted to an additional bedroom as per the original plans by the current owners.
To the right of the entrance foyer leads into the sitting room/formal dining room which is very impressive and features c.1895 ornate Belgium Royal-Rouge marble fireplace complimented by green Grand Verde marble pillars.
The kitchen/breakfast room features an island and fully fitted units and is a split-level room overlooking the garden terrace. The breakfast room is also suitable as an additional sitting room. This leads through to a sunroom which can access the decked terrace area.
On the first floor, a galleried landing provides access to the luxurious master bedroom which includes an ensuite bathroom. A balcony off this bedroom is strategically designed to offer stunning views over Donegal Bay. There are two further bedrooms on this floor which are both ensuite.
In all the accommodation extends to about 3,121 sq ft / 290 sq m. Please refer to the floorplans for a full list of the accommodation.
To the rear of the house is a general storage shed and the boiler house.
Gardens & Grounds
The landscaped gardens and mature grounds are a particular feature of the property and are designed for low maintenance within a mature woodland setting. There are lawned areas surrounding the house interspersed with wonderful, decked areas which are lovely for al-fresco dining and enjoying the long summer evenings in this tranquil setting.
To the south of house, beyond the terrace, is a pond area. Accessed from another side terrace, off the sunroom, is a stepped walk down to the shoreline which comprises about 49 metres water frontage onto Donegal Bay.
In all the grounds extend to about 0.8 acre/0.3 hectare.
Strictly by private appointment with the agents Savills Residential & Country Agency.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some items may be available by separate negotiation.
Offers may be submitted to the selling agents Savills Residential & Country Agency.
Best Offers Date
A date for best offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are asked to register their interest with the selling agents following inspection. The sellers reserve the right to exchange a Contract for the sale of any part of the subjects of sale ahead of a notified closing date and will not be obliged to accept the highest or any offer.
All offers (regardless of the country of residence of the offering party) must be accompanied by a guarantee or suitable form of reference from a bank, which gives the sellers satisfaction that the purchaser has access to the funds required to complete the purchase at the offered price.
The property is protected by the Donegal Bay (Murvagh) Special Area of Conservation.
Wayleaves and Rights of Access
The property will be sold with the benefit of all existing wayleave rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The purchaser will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such rights and others.
Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Contract of Sale, the latter shall prevail.
BER Details - BER C3