Drumman is a fine period farmhouse set amidst fertile Co Meath lands between the village of Duleek and close to Balrath Cross.
Drumman is a fine period farmhouse set amidst fertile Co Meath lands between the village of Duleek and close to Balrath Cross. The house which is two storeys is centrally located within the farm and is approached by two avenues from different roads.
The main avenue is a tarmacadam road which meanders up through the lands and turns over a hump back stone railway bridge and eventually opens to the lawned approach which is framed by impressive mature trees. There is also a rear or farm entrance coming in from another road and which leads to the house via the farm yard.
Drumman House dates back to the 1700's and is presented in top class condition throughout. It retains many period features while is still a very manageable size. Drumman also boasts a fine 2 bedroom newly restructured, modern L shaped Gate lodge which was completely re built in 2010. Drumman House was totally re-furbished in 2002.
A short distance from the main house lies some extensive old yards including single storey and lofted sheds, machinery lean-to's and a modern range of sheds with concrete floors and single phase electricity installed.
The lands which surround the property are of good quality free draining soil presently laid out in good sized divisions.
The Main House
Approx. 231 sq. m / 2494 sq. ft.
Glazed entrance porch with tiled floor leads through to attractive entrance hall, which is large and bright with centre rose and staircase. The drawing room has a timber floor, a feature carved timber mantelpiece and a fitted wood burning stove.
The dining room with timber floor and feature carved mantelpiece with attractive Victorian decorative inset with painted tiles. From the dining room a door leads through to the Butler's pantry and kitchen. The kitchen has a timber floor, traditional kitchen units, large Belfast sink and granite worktop. Classic 5 plate gas cooker with ovens and electric hob.
The Butler's pantry also has a small Belfast sink, large worktop area and range of fitted cupboards and presses. Off the back hall are the guest WC/ cloak room with WC and wash basin and also the utility room with tiled floor, plumbed for washing machine and dryer, fitted cupboards and hot-press area. This leads to the small office with tiled floor and cupboards which in turn leads through to the sunroom with timber floor and glazed all round, beneath a leaded roof. There is a door through to the garden area, with well-kept lawns.
On the first floor there is a large bright landing with timber floor. There are three double bedrooms at this level. The Master bedroom leads into an en suite shower room which in turn leads through to bathroom with WC, bidet and pedestal wash basin.
Bedroom 2 and 3 both have timber floors and dual aspects. Main bathroom features a tiled floor, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and large bath with shower attachment.
The Gate Lodge
Approx.169.5 sq. m / 1825 sq. ft.
A very fine L-shaped gate lodge completely reconstructed about 6 years ago with a stone and brick exterior, underneath a slate roof. The accommodation is as follows:
Fine entrance hall with ceramic tiled floor and recessed lighting. Large open plan living room and kitchen with fine white marble fireplace, solid fuel stove, recessed lighting, and concealed radiators. The kitchen area has a ceramic tiled floor, large timber centre island unit with breakfast counter/ worktop a range of fitted cupboards with granite worktop, Belfast sink, fitted cupboards, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. Large gas fitted (Stoves) cooker with 2 ovens and grill and 7 plate gas hob and recessed lighting. The utility room is off the main hall and is plumbed for washing machine and dryer. There is also a small back porch/boot room which leads out to the back of the house.
The main bathroom is fully tiled with bath, WC, wash basin, shower, hot towel rail and access to attic. Bedroom 1 (Master suite)is a large bright bedroom with timber floor and a fine en suite bathroom, fully tiled with large shower, WC, hot towel rail, wash basin and recessed lighting.
Bedroom 2 is a generous size with timber floor and cupboard.
Large living room with timber floor, fitted bookshelves, feature open brick fireplace with stone surround and double doors to the garden.
The summer house or sporting lodge has been used as a club house for the shooting range. It is situated down the farm and is approached by its own roadway. The building is approx. 95 sq m / 1,019 sq ft in size and would suit many purposes.
The main yard has two original two storey farm buildings which house a range of rooms including stores, workshops, the old tack room, former stalls and cow barn with loft overhead. The third building is open sided and has a lean too machinery store to the rear. These farm buildings are suitable for conversion to several uses including an enclosed stable yard or residential quarters.
The large barn is found to the rear of the yard and it has concrete floor and walls to 6 ft, cladded with corrugated iron walls and roof, it includes 2 large enclosed rooms. The measurements of this building are 14 m x 36.4 m.
The lands comprise 41.28 ha / 102 acres which are currently set in tillage, grass and there is 8 acres in forestry and natural habitat.
Main House: OFCH, Alarm, ESB, 3 x electronic gates, well water, septic tank.
Gate Lodge: OFCH, Alarm, ESB, Electric Gates, Mains Water, Septic Tank.
Main House D2
Gate Lodge C1
BER Details - BER D2 - BER No.108807207