Truly unique and historic Ballinahown property restored with admirable creativity and style

Master Walshe House

Clonfanlough, allinahown

Athlone, Co Offaly, N37 Y008

REA Hynes are delighted to bring this truly unique property steeped in history to the open market for sale.

The countryside façade houses a beautiful interior where charm and craftmanship reveal a splendidly unique home. Master Walshe House was built in circa 1860 as an old RIC barracks. The owners have sympathetically restored this building with admirable style and flair, offering all the elegance of yesteryear with the benefit of modern comforts in the beautiful setting of Clonfanlough, near Ballinahown and close to the monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise.

The charm of this property is immediately evident upon arrival. Along a narrow country road, surrounded by the most beautiful of stone walls, white wrought iron gates and lined with mature trees. A traditional door leads into the tiled entrance hall. The kitchen to the left offers plenty of light with dual aspect windows and the most extraordinary cut stone open fireplace.

Bedroom one is located to the front of the house and is generously proportioned with an en-suite off same. It offers carpeted flooring and dual aspect sash windows. The living room is a bright sunlit room of pleasing proportions that exudes many original features with vaulted ceilings and a beautiful exposed stone wall. It offers an insert stove adding to its cozy nature.

The large arched double doors leading onto the garden terrace promote inside outside living at its best with a relaxing backdrop of the countryside . Located off the living room is a guest WC and an extra large utility room. The utility offers ample eye and floor level units for storage, a sink and a back door. It also houses a stairs to the first floor to the rear side of the house which offers a private office space or reading room.

The main staircase leads up to three further bedrooms. Each room generous in size, light filled with plush carpeting and traditional doors. All have beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. These rooms are serviced by a black and white themed tiled bathroom with separate bath and electric shower unit and a separately roomed WC.

The beautifully established two tiered gardens are also a major feature, with rolling lawns and a host of trees and shrubbery, a nature lovers dream.

Externally, the property is totally private and secure surrounded in the most beautiful of stone walls. It will take less than a second to fall in love with the uniqueness of this charismatic home.

For all enquiries please call REA Hynes on 0906473838.


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