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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ireland - Coach hill, Rochestown, Co Cork


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Call: 03339 391371

Key features:

  • Exquisite 4 bedroom period residence on a private site
  • Approx. 510 sq m / 5,500 sq ft
  • Approx. 0.45 ha / 1.1 acre
  • Gate Lodge - Approx. 46 sq m / 500 sq ft
  • FPP for four detached 2 storey properties within grounds
  • Original property built C. 1830
  • Well maintained original features
  • Stunning light filled accommodation
  • Planning Reference No : 115206 - corkcococ.ie

Full description:

Savills is delighted to present Thornbury House, a graceful period residence situated on a very private site off Coach Hill, Rochestown, Co Cork. The main residence was built C. 1830, it is thought to have replaced an earlier property called Thornbury cottage. Today, you will find Thornbury House to display many original external and internal original features. Externally, you will notice a hipped and pitched roof which was replaced in recent years, detailed timber bargeboards, pane over pane sash windows a double height feature canted bay window and carved timber details around the windows. Whilst internally, you will find original plasterworks window shutters and original flagstone flooring. Overall, Thornbury House is considered to display a combination of Gothic revival and Tudor external features.

Making your way through the recessed entrance with its cast iron gates you will pass a rebuilt and refurbished two bedroom detached gate lodge on your left hand side. From here via a long sweeping driveway you are guided to a castellated entrance porch. Whilst in this area, you will appreciate the privacy and quietness of the site,

Stepping inside, you are greeted by high ceilings and intricate plasterwork detailing which is in good condition. A gradual staircase will guide you to the first floor, whilst various sized reception rooms here on the ground floor provide exceptional living accommodation. All reception rooms have a different view of the grounds, each is bright, private and maintaining original features which are in fine fettle. You will also find a beautiful drawing room with stunning two storey canted bay window and solid fuel fireplace on the first floor. All bedroom accommodation is generous in proportions, between floor 2 & 3 you will find four double bedrooms, each with lovely garden views.

The property currently has full planning permission for the construction of 4 x four bedroom detached properties within the gardens of Thornbury House. These houses measure approx. 171 sq m (1,840 sq ft). The site also comprises of a detached two bedroom gate lodge which was completely renovated and refurbished approx. 20 years ago. The site itself enjoys a south westerly orientation.

Thornbury House comes to the open market posing as an ideal family home with further potential in its grounds.

Alarm/OFCH/ Mains services
Septic tank servicing gate lodge
Douglas village is within 10 mins drive


From Cork City, make your way into Douglas village heading towards the Fingerpost roundabout. Coming from Douglas, take your first exit onto the Rochestown Road. Follow the road passing the Rochestown Park Hotel on your left hand side. Continue straight until you reach a roundabout, take your second exit and continue straight onto the Rochestown Road. Take your third right turn onto Coach Hill. Make your way up Coach hill. Thornbury House is along on your right hand side. See Sign.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Cork (International), 6.3 miles
  • Kerry (International), 50 miles
  • Waterford (International), 59 miles
  • Shannon (International), 59.5 miles
  • Galway (International), 98.6 miles

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

To view this property or request more details, contact
Savills Ireland, Cork

11 South Mall St, Cork
03339 391371  Local call rate


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