A beautifully restored sandstone farmhouse and cottage set on 6 acres
Nestling in the foothills of Ben Mountain on the Glenfarne Plateau, Hill House and Blueberry Cottage are a pair of distinctive stone properties comprised of a traditional farmhouse and archetypal cottage, both restored and renovated to a very high standard.
Hill House is a tastefully restored, high energy rated farmhouse, refurbished to an excellent standard. Situated in a true rural landscape with beautiful views the property offers an outdoor lifestyle, nature and a country life. A pleasant driveway leads to the front of the properties where ample parking is available.
On entering the property via the entrance hall, a boot room leads to the sitting room with French oak floors, southwest panoramic windows and a Nestor Martin wood burning stove. It is a bright, homely space ideal for family living and entertaining. This area takes full advantage of the pretty garden and benefits by passive solar gain. Off the boot room, there is a utility room, toilet and shower room.
The sitting room leads through to the spacious attractive kitchen dining area with a Rayburn.
The bedroom accommodation is set out over two floors incorporating three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor, and a ground floor guest bedroom en suite.
Hill House has been featured in many magazines and articles, including Irish Home and Garden.
Blueberry Cottage is a delightful sandstone cottage. Accessed by a separate driveway, the property comprises 3 en-suite bedrooms, all with separate entrances. Each bedroom is uniquely named Lily, Viola, and Peony. A large garden room overlooking the wildlife pool provides a spectacular view. The living space is an open plan design and includes kitchen, dining and living room area with a wood stove.
This quiet countryside haven has been featured in Green Door Inspirational Homes Ireland and featured among The Sunday Times 20 best places to stay in Ireland.
Various outbuildings on the grounds include a Cambridge greenhouse and large 3-bay barn and stable.
Set on grounds of about 6 acres, wonderful gardens and woodland surround both properties featuring mature oaks and specimen trees. The gardens are wonderfully laid out with wild fauna and flowers. A wildlife haven, the gardens and pond attracts newts, frogs, dragonflies, beetles, hoverflies, and bees. There is an abundance of birds including hawks, herons, and buzzards. Wildflowers in the adjoining fields and meadows add to the colourful scene and seasonal rare orchids can be found in the lower streamside meadow.
BER Details - BER B3 - BER No.109557751
It is very rare to come across such a unique property as Hill House, it is a splendid example of a complete restore and renovation of a traditional sandstone farmhouse. Both Hill House & Blueberry cottage ooze charm, while the cottage also provides a stream of income throughout the year. Ideal opportunity for those looking to enjoy the good life or as a wonderful escape.Cianan Duff