A charming 18th century farmhouse set in private grounds
Cormaddyduff House is located in beautiful countryside on the outskirts of Virginia, the second largest town in Co Cavan.
Known as The Lakeland County the border county of Cavan adjoins six counties and is characterised by its undulating landscape and 365 lakes. The Shannon-Erne Waterway passes through the county and is popular with boating enthusiasts, while the water network in the county also provides many opportunities for the keen angler.
Locally, the picturesque towns of Virginia (6 kilometres) and Ballyjamesduff (6 kilometres) provide neighbourhood shops, bars and restaurants. Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, which is one of Irelands largest shopping centres, is located approximately 70kilometres away.
The M3 links Virginia to Dublin and offers commuters a chance to live in the countryside with easy access to and from the city and airport.
Cormaddyduff House is a charming period farmhouse with wonderful gardens all of which are set within 1.97 ha / 4.87 acres.
Belived to date from the 1770's and benefiting from a renovation in the mid 1990's, this fine home is idyllically positioned on a quiet country road in the heart of the Lake County, County Cavan. The house is presented in walk in condition.
Cormaddyduff House is entered through electric gates and approached via a stunning tree-lined driveway over a stone bridge. A gravelled courtyard is positioned at the front of the property with an attractive stone wall surround. From here the view of the gardens and grass lands can be enjoyed in full. There are also paved patio areas at each side of the house to catch the morning and evening sun.
Internally, the house is filled with natural light, all rooms being at least double aspect, some triple aspect and all having lovely views. The ground floor accommodation comprises a welcoming hall with attractive Italian slate tiled floor and access to the living room, sitting room, upstairs accommodation and also a guest WC with bath.
The living room is the focal point of the house and has solid wood flooring, open hearth with wood burning stove and double doors to the outside patio area and kitchen. The room is light filled and as well as having living accommodation, it can also be used as a dining room when there are guests.
The sitting room is spacious and benefits from a large ornate cast-iron fireplace with multi-fuel burner with a feature fireplace and double doors to the side of the house and patio.
The kitchen is located to the rear of the property and there are fine fitted solid maple units with polished granite worktops, integrated appliances and a pantry attached. The rear of the house and courtyard can be accessed from the kitchen also.
Upstairs there are two large double bedrooms with master en suite which includes a bath, shower and beautiful fitted storage space. The rooms are well finished with wooden flooring and pitched ceilings. As is common with period properties, both bedrooms come with a feature fireplace.
Sporting and Education
There is an abundance of local primary schools nearby, while there is secondary education available at Virginia and Ballyjamesduff.
For golfing enthusiasts, there is ample choice with link courses including Virginia Golf Club, Headfort Golf Club and Crover Golf Club. The property is situated beside Lough Ramor, popular amongst anglers in the area for its excellent coarse fishery and regular catches of bream, roach and roach-breem hybrids. For outdoor enthusiasts, the nearby Deerpark Forest walkway provides scenic treks along the shores of Lough Ramor.
Lough Crew with all its historical interests and amenities is nearby. The nearby Tullynally Castle (25kilometres) in Castlepollard Co Westmeath is set in wonderful parkland and walled flower garden which are popular all year around.
The property is centred around a woodland setting and comprises magnificent lawn areas, grassland and gardens that include an array of flowers and shrubbery that are in bloom all year round. These include Rhododendrons, hydrangea, magnolia, clematis, witch hazel and a selection of roses. The stone walls and pillars that define the garden are a fabulous addition. There are also outside lights that are a real feature when the evenings draw in as well as being ideal for security purposes. The property has many original gates and also some newer replicas of these.
The boundary wall is well defined and the entire property is neat and very well presented by the current owners.
BER Details - BER F - BER No.111506515
There are a range of outbuildings on the property which include a single storey garage, studio/potential office and a boiler house. There is also the original stone outline of a milking parlour to the rear of the property which has been restored by the current owner.
BER rating - F
BER number - 111506515
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. Items of furniture such as rugs, lamps and mirrors are available by separate negotiation.
Mains electricity, private well water supply, private drainage and OFCH.
Please be advised that the selling agents have not checked the services and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with the availability and adequacy of all services.
Entry & Possession
Entry is by agreement with vacant possession.
Offers may be submitted to the selling agents, Savills, 20 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
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A closing 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.
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.
Strictly by appointment by Savills Country,
20 Dawson Street,
Tel: +353 (0)1 663 4350
PSRA License 002223
Directions: Directions Eircode for the property is A82 V962.
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20 Dawson Street
+ 353 (0) 1 663 4350