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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Ireland - Longford, Newtown Forbes

Guide Price €249,500

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Call: 03339 391589

Key features:

  • Property of distinction and character but in need of major refurbishment & upgrading
  • Lush tranquil setting just off the N4 route
  • Convenient location in a much sought after location close to the river Shannon & Royal Canal
  • Generously proportioned accommodation
  • Perfect family home or home / business combined
  • BER G
  • Freehold
  • Overall Floor Area: 330 Sq. Metres (3,552 Sq. Feet)
  • c.3.7 acre site.

Full description:

Rarely does the opportunity arise to acquire a property of distinction, distinguished both architecturally and historically in a lush tranquil setting. " Lios na Bó House" , in Longford ticks all the boxes. Built in 1815, in the same year as The Battle of Waterloo "Lios na Bó" served in turn as a Church of Ireland school, and the residence of its school master. The school closed in September. 1965. Later"Lios na Bó House" became the residence and surgery of Dr. Donnelly and his family. This unique property is set amidst c.4 acres of rolling paddocks, bounded by hedging and mature native trees, in a private setting and presents a wonderful opportunity for the discerning buyer.

A property of character, within a mile and a half of Longford town, Lios na Bó is a much sought after area, surrounded by rich pasture land and tastefully designed residences, which manage to be both unobtrusive and imposing. "Lios na Bó House", while requiring major refurbishment, offers generously proportioned accommodation, extending to c.330sqm (3,552sq ft), kitchen with AGA cooker, 3 reception rooms and 2 additional rooms - formerly used as a waiting room and the doctor's surgery, 7 bedrooms spread over two wings. Access to the house, stable yard and paddocks is via a double curved avenue. The stable yard retains its original stone built stables and stone-barn. This property could lend itself to a number of uses, perfect for a family home, or home /business combined.

"Lios na Bó House" and its environs offers country living at its best, close to the recently restored Royal Canal which meanders through the beautifully kept villages of Clondra and Killashee, Lough Forbes, and the River Shannon in Tarmonbarry. Sporting enthusiasts will enjoy the proximity of Longford Rugby and G.A.A. Clubs, and the availability of golf and tennis clubs and state of the art swimming pool locally.

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Knock (INTERNATIONAL), 40.9 miles
  • Sligo (LOCAL), 46.8 miles
  • Galway (INTERNATIONAL), 56.1 miles
  • Dublin (INTERNATIONAL), 69 miles
  • Connemara (LOCAL), 76.9 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
DNG Frank Regan, Longford

No 1 New Street Longford Co. Longford N39 W8F5
03339 391589  Local call rate
About DNG Frank Regan, Longford

The DNG Group is a multi-disciplinary property advisory practice based in the capital. We are Ireland’s premier agency with a branch network which extends to just under 70 branded offices located in virtually every major city and town in the country.

Our agency is the largest seller of residential property in the greater Dublin area. At the time of this upload we have more properties uploaded on our web site up than any other agency in this country. Our national franchise network contain some of the best agents in the business offering their superb local expertise with the backing of Ireland’s premier property brand.

DNG pride ourselves on our innovative approach to business. We were the first agency to introduce “Sale Agreed” boards to this country and the first nationwide agency to have its own digital application (APP). We also produce Ireland largest property newspaper “DNG Express” which includes over 100 pages of property and is distributed free throughout our network.


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This property is marketed by:

DNG Frank Regan, Longford

No 1 New Street Longford Co. Longford N39 W8F5
or call 03339 391589
Calling from outside the UK? 00353433350000

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