Rockforest Lodge, Mallow, County Cork
A handsome Georgian house, enjoying a fine setting in the Blackwater valley, within easy reach of Cork City
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).
Limestone flagstones. Solid timber door with wing windows and light over gives access to,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
About 5.23 m x 3.53 m (17 ft 3 ins x 11 ft 7 ins)
Vaulted ceiling. Cornice.
About 3.37 m x 3.1 m (11 ft x 10 ft)
Picture rail. Built in wardrobe.
About 3.6 m x 3.10 m (11 ft 9 ins x 10 ft 3 ins)
Fitted wardrobes. Storage over.
About 4.57 m x 2.98 m (15 ft x 9 ft 9 ins)
Panelled bath with mixer taps and showerhead. Triton electric shower. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under and mirror over. WC. Tile floor.
Rockforest Lodge, Mallow, County Cork