This spectacular building set in a historically rich area has classical proportions which are enhanced by the retention of historic features such as timber sash windows, slate roof and flanking wings to sides (east, west) with pedimented breakfront end-bays that are particularly attractive. Constructed in c. 1820, this five-bedroomed detached three bay, two storey family home set within its own extensive grounds having recent enclosing walls with gate piers to east along roadside ensuring privacy at all time.
This is a very rare opportunity to aquire a period home set on significant grounds extending to approx. 13.6 acres (5.5 hectares) within close proximity of Cork City centre as well as offering an Equestrian setting for those of interest. Castlewhite house extends to approx. 282 sqm (3,035 sq. ft) with its accommodation spread over two levels boasting many original features throughout and offering spacious living and bedroom accommodation. The property dating back to the early c.1820's is listed on the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage and is appraised as ""Architectural, Artistic"" in the category of special interest.
This remarkable home offers all the original features and characteristics that you would expect from a building of this age and architectural structure to include high ceilings, sash windows with shutters, original cornicing, centre roses and original Georgian marble feature fireplaces throughout the rooms.
The accommodation extends to entrance porch, reception hallway, lounge, formal dining room, sitting room, kitchen, dining area, utility room, downstairs w.c. and a further bedroom or home office all on ground floor level. The first floor is home to five good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom on the half landing. There is a long-curved driveway lined with mature trees leading to a gravel surfaced area with ample parking space.
The property is located in the much sought- after Waterfall/Bishopstown area, approximately 8km west of Cork City Centre. The entrance to the property is situated just off the Bandon Road (N71), just minutes from the N40 Southring Road, providing easy access to all major routes. The property is also located just minutes from Cork International Airport which will aid the appeal of the property to the international market by providing excellent transport links.
The approach to the property is via a very impressive peaceful tree lined driveway, creating a very impressive first impression & magnificent views over Cork City.
Superb location within close proximity of CUH, Cork City Centre & Cork International Airport.
3,035 sq. ft over two levels
Exceptionally spacious living & bedroom accommodation
High ceilings, sash windows with shutters, slate roof, cornicing
Mature landscaped gardens with private entrance & driveway
Extensive site of approx. 5.5 hectares (13.6 Acre)