Corbalton Hall, Cookstown, Tara, Meath
- Price: AMV €11,000,000
- Available to view by prior arrangement
Auction Thursday June 6th at 3pm in the Carton House Hotel, Maynooth. A stunning Georgian villa at the heart of a magical estate. Completely upgraded and tastefully refurbished throughout. For sale in one or three lots.
ON C. 144.87 HA, (C.358 ACRES)
3PM THURSDAY, JUNE 6TH 2019
IN CARTON HOUSE HOTEL,
(UNLESS PREVIOUSLY SOLD)
FOR SALE IN LOTS
LOT 1 RESIDENCE AND BUILDINGS ON C. 53.01 HA, (C.131 ACRES) GUIDE PRICE €8,000,000
LOT 2 LANDS. C.91.86 HA, (C.227 ACRES) GUIDE PRICE €13,000 PER ACRE
LOT 3 THE ENTIRE - RESIDENCE/BUILDINGS AND LANDS ON C.144.87 HA, (C.358 ACRES) GUIDE PRICE €11,000,000
DUBLIN CITY CENTRE 35 KM - DUBLIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 32 KM – THE CURRAGH RACECOURSE 73 KM – LEOPARDSTOWN RACECOURSE 53 KM – GOFFS BLOODSTOCK SALES COMPLEX – 57 KM
A stunning Georgian villa at the heart of a magical estate, totally restored and upgraded throughout.
The property is approached via an impressive stone pier entrance leading to a driveway that sweeps amidst a mature, parkland setting. There is also a separate entrance to the yard.
The village of Skyrne is an 8 minute drive away and offers everyday amenities. Dublin City centre is only a 30 minutes’ drive.
There is an excellent selection of schools with 45 minutes including Clongowes Wood College near Clane, St. Columba’s in County Dublin, St. Andrew’s College in County Dublin and various others. There are a number of primary schools locally and one of the top Universities, Trinity College Dublin is 35 minutes’ drive.
The Meath Foxhounds and the Ward Union Hunt are notable local hunting packs.
The Demesne lends itself to small, private shoots. There are also a number of private and syndicate shoots in Co. Meath and Co. Kildare.
There is ample fishing available on the River Boyne and River Liffey.
There is racing at Fairyhouse and Navan, all within a short drive. In neighbouring Co. Kildare is the Curragh Racecourse, home to all five Irish Classic Flat races, Punchestown Racecourse, home of the National Hunt Festival of Ireland and Naas Racecourse which runs both National Hunt and Flat meetings.
The M3 motorway to Dublin/Navan is a mere 10 minutes’ drive away. The Drogheda/Dublin train which runs a regular service is a short commute to the Dublin and Dublin Airport is approximately 30 minutes’ drive. There is also the facility for landing helicopters on the property.
William J Brennan, 33 Upper Merrion Street, Dublin, 2.
Joint Agents Goffs Property, Naas, Co. Kildare
Coonan Property, Property House, Main Street, Maynooth - PSRA license No 003764
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES BRIEFLY
Entrance Hall - Inner Hall – Drawing room – Sitting room – Dining room – Kitchen/breakfast room – Garden room – Library – Cinema – Gym – Bar – Wine and beer cellars – Pantries – Utility and laundry room
Store rooms – Lift
(Once considered only a basement today the lower ground floor is very much a part of the accommodation of the house containing both the cinema and gym.)
Master bedroom suite – Guest bedroom suite – 3 further bedroom suites
Walled garden cottage – Coach house and apartment – Extensive garaging and outbuildings
Formal gardens – Kitchen garden – Walled garden – Paddocks – Agricultural land
In all about 358 acres
Corbalton Hall was owned by the Corbally-Stourton family for over a century and a half until it was sold in 1951. It changed hands again a few years later and after being left vacant, it became somewhat dilapidated. It was then bought by a German couple who set about restoring it. It was subsequently sold again in 1999 to its current owner who undertook the major restoration and refurbishment of the property.
A distinctive two storey Georgian villa, designed by the notable Irish Architect, Francis Johnston, better known for his work on Aras an Uachtarain, and built in the first years of the 19th century.
The residence has a handsome three-bay façade, a breakfront centre and a Wyatt window above a single-storey Ionic portico. The house is dominated by a grand entrance hall with ornate plasterwork on the ceiling and a fine marble fireplace.
It has an inner hall with a cantilevered staircase lit by a large stained glass window and there are two elegant reception rooms on either side of the entrance hall.
The residence is surrounded by parkland and there is a large, walled garden, beautifully laid out with immaculate hedges. The stable yard is built of attractive cut stone and is exceptionally well maintained, as is the entire property.
From Dublin Airport follow the signs for the M50 South for Dublin city. Continue on the M 50 South and at junction 5 take the exit on to the N2/M2 for Derry/Ashbourne. Continue on this road and take the exit 3 (R135) for Ashbourne/Ratoath. Proceed to roundabout and take the 1st exit (R125). Proceed to next roundabout and take the 3rd exit to continue on the R125. Continue straight for approx. 8 km onto Glebe Ln and then on to Skyne Road and property is on the right.
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