4 bedroom detached house for sale
Ireland - Blackrock, Cork
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- Stunning 4 bed period property
- Approx. 371 sq m / 4,000 sq ft
- Situated on an exceptional site
- Private and mature grounds surround the property
- Large garage and stables
- Approx. 0.4 ha/1 ac site
- Gate Lodge - Approx. 76 sq m / 825 sq ft
A recessed entrance grants access via limestone ashlar pillars which flank the main entrance gate, upon approach you will pass the detached Gate Lodge, a lovely two bedroom detached lodge which provides fantastic additional accommodation to the main residence. The Lodge itself is in fine fettle and completely self -contained, the living space offers an open plan living/kitchen/dining space, shower room, 2 bedrooms, one en-suite and a south facing seating area.
From here a mature hedge lined gravel driveway with sensor lantern lighting guides you to a spacious parking area where you will get your first glimpse of the main house, a substantial property displaying detailed architectural features such as single storey screen walls, square headed window openings with stone cills and sliding sash windows on the northern elevation while the southern elevation incorporates a beautiful two storey bow window overlooking the rear garden.
Upon entrance to the main residence, you will step into a Tuscan tetrastyle portico which leads to the main front door with overhead fanlight bringing you into a spacious and inviting oak wood panelled hallway. Accommodation is generous and private throughout. On the ground floor three spacious reception rooms provide a mix of formal and social spaces, all three provide open fires, two of the reception rooms open onto the patio, while the kitchen/breakfast room and utility are located to the rear and side.
On the first floor you will find four bedrooms, one en-suite, a study, main bathroom and a further two rooms on the second floor along with a storage room. The design of the property is set up to take full advantage of its southerly aspect with the vast majority of its accommodation facing onto the south facing lawn.
Making your way into the grounds, to the front you will find a large garage with high eaves, once a horse and cart shelter and further storage sheds with intact half doors which were formally horse stables. The garden itself is an absolute delight, the level lawn space and mature tree line cocoon the garden space offering a high level of privacy and although it is due south, it also benefits a clear easterly and westerly aspect. A large patio hugs the south and west elevation of the property providing considerable seating and entertaining space. The westerly patio area is set up to take full advantage of the evening sun and benefits from a large pond with fountain water feature which adds to the complete sense of calm that this garden exudes.
Once in this space it is a wonder that you are within easy reach of Cork City, the Jack Lynch Tunnel and Cork International Airport.
Menloe House & Lodge represents a wonderful opportunity to acquire one of Cork City's best located family homes which is set on one of the most remarkable sites in the Blackrock area.
The Lodge is accessed off the main entrance and benefits from a private south facing seating area.
From Cork City, make your way out the Blackrock Road passing the African Missions Church on your right hand side, follow the road passing the Temple Inn Pub. Make your way up the Blackrock road, as the road levels out Menloe House is on your right hand side. The property is accessed via large limestone pillars.
- Cork (International), 10.1 miles
- Kerry (International), 80.5 miles
- Waterford (International), 94.9 miles
- Shannon (International), 95.7 miles
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