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Rockforest Lodge, Mallow, County Cork

Call: 025 31023

Floor (sq. m): 400Land (ha): 8Beds: 6Baths: 2

Property Details

A handsome Georgian house, enjoying a fine setting in the Blackwater valley, with fine open southerly aspects

Mallow 5 km. Cork 36 km. Cork International Airport 41 km. (Distances approximate)

Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Billiard Room. Kitchen, Utility. Six Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms.

Stone Yard with 10 Stables. Sand Arena. Wonderful views of Nagle Mountains.

In all about 8 hectares (20 acres)

Rockforest Lodge is an attractive five-bay fronted Georgian house believed to have been built around 1820, as one of the many Creagh family properties, whose seat was at Creagh Castle, Doneraile.

The house enjoys a delightful setting between the Blackwater River and Lavally Mountain, part of the Nagles. The impressive house retains many of its original features including fireplaces, turned staircase and full height shuttered sash windows to the main reception rooms.

The bright and spacious accommodation, replete with high ceilings to the principal rooms (vaulted to the first floor). Extending to c 400 sq. m (4300 sq ft) the house is arranged on two floors and includes three reception rooms, six bedrooms and two bathrooms. Recent improvement works include the upgrading of wiring, plumbing and the heating system.

The property offers a high degree of privacy being surrounded by c. 20acres of land and wooded grounds, which surround the house. A curved gravel drive approaches the house from the entrance gates, which are guarded by a lodge (requires completion).

Portico Porch
Limestone flagstones. Solid timber door with wing windows and light over gives access to,

Reception Hall
About 9.14 m x 3.11 m (30 ft x 10 ft 3 ins)
A fine reception hall with parquet floor, centre arch and elegant turned staircase lit by first floor window. Ceiling cornice. Dado rail. Understair storage cupboard. Cloakroom off with wash hand basin and WC.

Dining Room
About 6.61m x 5.25 m (21ft 3 ins x 17ft 3 ins)
A well proportioned room with two full height sash windows overlooking gardens. Black marble open fireplace and hearth. Parquet floor. Ceiling cornice and centre rose.

Drawing Room
About 7.21 m x 5.70 m (23 ft 9 ins x 18 ft 9 ins)
A bright double aspect room with four full height sash windows overlooking gardens. Marble open fireplace. Ceiling and centre rose. Parquet floor. Picture rail. Door off to anteroom with sink and shelves.

Sitting Room
About 4.56 m x 3.61 m (15 ft x 11ft 9 ins)
Window to south with views to Lavally Mountain. Cast iron open fireplace.

Billiard Room
About 6.54 m x 4.79 m (21ft 6 ins x 15 ft 9 ins)

About 5 m x 4.56 m (16 ft 6 ins x 14 ft 9 ins)
A fitted kitchen with a comprehensive range of base and eye level storage units. 1½ bowl sink unit with single drainer and mixer taps. Plumbed for dishwasher. Ample work surfaces. Tile splash backs. Tile floor. Ceiling cornice. Sliding double-glazed patio door to terrace. Door to

Utility Room
About 6.17 m x 1.81 m (20 ft 3 ins x 6 ft)
Storage cupboards. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Plumbed for washing machine. Shelved. Door to rear.



Bedroom 1
About 5.59 m x 5.25 m (18 ft 3 ins x 17 ft 3 ins)
Double aspects with four full height sash windows and vaulted ceiling. Cornice.

En Suite Bathroom with raised Jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.

Bedroom 2
About 5.30 m x 4.89 m (17 ft 3 ins x 16 ft)
Bright double aspect with three full height windows and vaulted ceiling. Cornice.

Bedroom 3
About 5.23 m x 3.53 m (17 ft 3 ins x 11 ft 7 ins)
Vaulted ceiling. Cornice.

Bedroom 4
About 3.37 m x 3.1 m (11 ft x 10 ft)
Picture rail. Built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 5
About 3.6 m x 3.10 m (11 ft 9 ins x 10 ft 3 ins)
Fitted wardrobes. Storage over.

Bedroom 6
About 4.57 m x 2.98 m (15 ft x 9 ft 9 ins)

Family Bathroom
Panelled bath with mixer taps and showerhead. Triton electric shower. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under and mirror over. WC. Tile floor.

Property Location

These particulars are for guidance only. They are prepared in good faith to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Any description or information given should not be relied on as a statement of fact. Some images of the property may have been taken from outside the curtilage. Neither Michael H. Daniels & Co, nor any of their joint agents nor employees has any authority to give or make any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate only.