Thornvale House, Moneygall

Birr, Co. Offaly, E53 TC67
€1,200,000   Guide price (€1,200,000 )


A fine period home presented in excellent condition with wonderful views to the Devil's Bit (named so for the bite taken by the Devil as he rode over Ireland) and Tipperary Mountains.


Thornvale House lies equidistant of Nenagh and Roscrea market towns on the borders of counties Tipperary and Offaly and some 3.7 km from the village of Toomevara and 4 km from the village of Monegal. Both of which will cater for every day requirements. The property is a mere 4 km to the M7 motorway which will bring you to Dublin (M50) in 1 hr 20 min and Limerick city in 45 min.

Nenagh 13km * Dromineer (Lough Derg) 13km * Limerick City 56km * Dublin City 141km * Toomevara 3.7 km * Moneygall (M7 Junction 23) 4 km * Shannon Airport 82km *

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Further Information

Thornvale House is a very find period home with generous and bright accommodation where all the principal rooms enjoy a southerly orientation over the pleasure grounds below. The grounds are very well maintained and incorporate a stretch of fishing on the Ollatrim river and extensive courtyard buildings.

The house is approached along a fine tree lined avenue which travels through impressive wrought iron gates and uphill towards the house. The house is preached on a rise and framed by the glorious gardens and mature trees and commends stretching views over the Tipperary countryside.

The house boasts many period features throughout including wood panelled doors, bay and recessed windows with shutters, many marble fireplaces together with the high ceilings with decorative cornicing's.
This superb country house combines all the elements one seeks with its excellent accommodation, glorious gardens, mature woodlands and abundance of courtyard buildings which could be used for a variety of purposes.

BER Details - BER D2 - BER No.108382912 - Energy Performance Indicator: 297.76 kWh/M2/yr

Area Guide

Fishing, boating and sailing offered on Lough Derg, one of Ireland's largest lakes (32,000 acres) it is navigable over its total length of just under 40kms. Excellent coarse and game fishing in the area, with the property offering fishing on a stretch double bank of the Ollatrim River, known for its trout fishing.
Located within the premier Tipperary hunt country, with the Tipperary, North Tipperary, Ormond, Kilmogany and Golden Vale packs, all situated within the county.
Racing at nearby Clonmel, Thurles and Tipperary Racecourses. The renowned equestrian centre of Charlie Swan, the former National Hunt jockey, is nearby. In addition, there are a number of premier breeding establishments in the county, Tipperary being synonymous with horse breeding and equestrian pursuits.
Golfing can be enjoyed at Nenagh, Roscrea, Thurles, Birr and Portumna (all 18 holes).
Walks can be enjoyed on the property, the Lough Derg Way and a number of other trails, including the Devil's Bit and Silvermines Mountains. Wild fowler's can escape to Ashton's Callows, one of the best known bird watching areas in Europe, or Carney Fen clay pigeon shooting is available nearby.

Directions: From Dublin: Take the M7 motorway south and travel 129 km. Take exit 23 signed for Monegal. At the T-junction take the R445 signed for Monegal and travel through the village. Leaving the village drive for 4 km and Thornvale House will be on the left hand side. There is a white walled entrance with black top and a gate lodge. From Limerick: Take the M7 motorway north and after 40km take exit 24 signed Toomevara. Take the R445 and drive through the village of Toomevara. From the village drive 3.7 km and Thornvale will be on the right hand side, directly after the ruins of a stone mill and through the white walled entrance with gate lodge.


Energy Performance

*Currency rates are updated daily at approximately 01:00 GMT | Property Reference Number: GBCOUNDUY150010

Contact Property Agent

Harriet Grant

Savills Dublin - Country

20 Dawson Street

Dublin 2

Dublin 2

+353 (0) 1 663 4300