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Ireland - Ballygriggan House, Ballygriggan, Castletownroche, Co Cork
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Ballygriggan House is an imposing country house which has been much improved and extended in recent years. Set in an idyllic rural setting in the rolling farmland of north County Cork, the property commands delightful aspects with far reaching
views over the surrounding countryside.
Approached by a tree lined drive, the house occupies an elevated yet secluded and private position, with a bright sunny aspect. The two storey house has a six bay front with offset entrance porch and a six-bay side elevation with recessed centre. The impressive accommodation has a practical layout extending to some
770 sq metres (8,200 sq ft) of manageable floor area.
The house has undergone a comprehensive programme of upgrading and extension in recent years to double the existing floor area together with new heating and hot water systems and a double garage. The accommodation is all
of generous proportions and includes reception hall, four reception rooms, seven bedrooms and six ensuite and family bathroom.
The property extends to the whole townland of Ballygriggan and is bounded to the entire eastern and northern perimeter by the delightful trout stream, the River Awbeg. In 2004 the restoration of the North Lodge, set in the fields to the north
of the house, was completed. The house is well placed to the centre of its lands, which extend to some c. 62.62 ha (c. 155 acres) in pasture.
The house is approached by a tree-lined drive to the forecourt and carriage circle. A
secondary drive which runs parallel to the main drive gives access to Stable and House Yards.
The house is surrounded on three sides by gardens. To the front, lawns with trees provide seclusion whilst to the southern aspect a walled garden with sandstone flagged sun terrace with water feature lawn and shrubs provide a particular feature to the property. To the east, lawns with rhododendron lead to a ha-ha and wonderful
views across the river valley.
Directly to the rear of the house, a gravel yard provides further car parking and Double Garage with electric roller doors and concrete floor. Adjoining the garage are traditional stone outbuildings with slate roofs, which provides further garaging and workshop space.
A short distance from the House Yard this comprises of 8 loose boxes together with tack room and kitchen with a further 2 boxes close by. an all-weather arena is located in a sheltered spot close to the Hay Barn.
Located away from the house and linked by the internal road this comprises of two separate modern steel portal-frame buildings - Hay Barn (30 m x 15 m) together with a Livestock Barn (18 m x 15 m)
The lands are, in the main, of good quality pasture with some summer grazing along the river margins and woodland/amenity to the steepest gradient where the lands drop to the river plain, designated a Special Area of Conservation.
The River Awbeg forms the boundary to the eastern and northern perimeter. Parts of the land are in post and rail with part also enclosed by deer fencing.
Ballygriggan House is located in a scenic rural area some 5 km from the charming village of Castletownroche, well served with churches, school, shops, butcher, pharmacy, garages and pubs. Mallow and Fermoy provide comprehensive
financial and leisure facilities together with a range of shopping and services.
The house is well served for access to Cork city, Cork and Shannon International Airports and to the M8 Motorway.
From Mallow, leave the town on the N72 road for Fermoy. On reaching Castletownroche (15 km), turn left after the petrol station signposted Doneraile, then take the second right, at the fork,
signposted Annesgrove. Proceed for 4 km passing Annesgrove gates, proceed through the crossroads and the entrance gates to the property will be seen a short distance along this road, to the right.
- Cork (International), 23.4 miles
- Shannon (International), 42 miles
- Kerry (International), 44.1 miles
- Waterford (International), 57.7 miles
- Galway (International), 80.4 miles
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