Magnificent period home with coach house located opposite Birr Castle
Set in a private situation on the edge of the beautiful heritage town of Birr, Walcot House is an attractive, eye catching residence that dates to c. 1780.
The property is approached through stone piers with cast-iron gates which open to an attractive driveway flanked by terraced lawns and a beautiful stone wall which leads to parking at the front of the house. The property is well designed with a stone exterior with dressed quoins beneath a pitched slated roof and timber sash windows with stone sills.
The accommodation is laid out over two floors and is of generous and elegant proportions as shown on the accompanying plans. The interior has wonderful period features including decorative cornicing, window shutters, architraves, beautiful ceiling roses, open fireplaces, stained glass windows and high ceilings throughout.
The decoration and structure of the property has been modernised over the years and is presented in immaculate order leaving the new buyer with very little outlay to enjoy their new home or continue with a B&B venture.
Located to the rear of the main house, the attractive coach house can provide extra accommodation to the main house or can be utilised as a separate property with its own entrance and parking area. The accommodation is laid out over two storeys and it shares a beautiful courtyard space with the main house. There is also a workshop/office and service rooms attached to the coach house. The accommodation is as per the accompanying plans and is presented in excellent order.
The grounds of Walcot comprise neat bedding, imposing mature trees and well-kept lawn all within a hedgerow and stone wall perimeter. There is a direct pedestrian access from Oxmantown Mall and a gated access off Rosse Row. At the entrance to the property there is a derelict lodge which has been secured by the current owners. The property sits on about 1 acre.
Strictly by appointment by Savills 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.
Mains drainage, mains water, mains electricity, oil-fired heating, broadband.
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.
Walcot is listed on the record of protected structures, National Inventory of Architectural Heritage. Registration No. 14819078
Entry & Possession
Entry is by agreement with vacant possession.
Offers may be submitted to the selling agents, Savills, 33 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
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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.
Should there be any discrepancy between these, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Contract of Sale, the latter shall prevail.
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