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Bolands Lock, Cappincur, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

3 Bed

2 Bath

238 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 238 m²
This magnificent three storey over garden level Georgian lock house residence stands majestically on the 26th Lock of the Grand Canal in Tullamore. The unique landmark property was built c1798 on the nearing of completion of the Grand Canal at Tullamore and features bow ends and a castellated front. The property has been extensively and sympathetically restored under Martin Reynold s, architect, direction within the past 20 years. The property has a wonderful tranquil setting on the grand canal and is set on 1 hectare of organic land is strolling distance of Tullamore Railway station and the town s amenities. The style of the property is understated and accommodation is flexible and briefly comprises; entrance hallway at either side of which are two well-proportioned reception rooms with dual aspect and open fireplaces. The kitchen is located off the dining room with its antique pine units and view over the garden. Upstairs on the return you will find a bedroom and bathroom and the first floor has two large double bedrooms with views over the canal and lock. There is stairs to the top floor which provides wonderful space ideal for a number of uses and has a several velux windows. The garden level of the property contains wc, utility room and two additional light filled rooms currently used as museum and a superb garden room with windows on all sides and features open fireplace. As mentioned the property is set on 1 hectare of mature grounds with gravelled space ideal for outside dining. Railway sleepers lead to the kitchen garden area. The property features a Heritage Garden has been left to nature birds, bees and canal line animals. Catherine Rountree set out the garden with Oak, Copper beach, Rowan, Ash, Hawthorn, Hazel, privet hedges, traditional hedging and an assortment of other trees in the bower. - The fruit bushes/Trees include native Irish varieties of Apples, Pears, Hazelnuts, Damsons. The location is superb, being centrally located approximately 1 hour from Heuston Station with the N6 nearby. There is a frequent train service from Tullamore to Dublin, with a journey time of 55 minutes to Heuston station. Garden Level Museum 4.86m x 4.13m. With tiled floors. Garden Room 3.00m x 7.21m. With tiled floors. Utility Room 2.76m x 2.46m. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer W.C. 2.68m x 2.46m. Contains wc and whb Ground Floor Living Room 4.65m x 4.26m. Beautiful room with dual aspect featuring polished timber flooring and open fireplace Music Studio 2.80m x 2.90m. Polished timber flooring Kitchen 2.90m x 2.80m. With pine kitchen units, overlooks the garden and beyond Dining Room 4.93m x 4.26m. Polished timber flooring and open fireplace, dual aspect First Floor Return Bedroom 2.76m x 2.99m. Beautiful spacious bedroom with polished timber flooring Bathroom 2.99m x 2.44m. Contains wc whb and shower enclosure First Floor Bedroom 4.27m x 5.00m. Polished timber flooring Bedroom 4.27m x 5.00m. Polished timber flooring Second Floor Level Loft Room 10.00m x 5.96m. Generous space with three velux windows, ideal space for a number of uses such as home office, hobbie or art studio. DIRECTIONS: The location is superb, being centrally located approximately 1 hour from Heuston Station with the N6 nearby. There is a frequent train service from Tullamore to Dublin, with a journey time of 55 minutes to Heuston station.
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Property Features

  • Historical Landmark Building
  • Set on 1 Hectare of land organic and planted with native trees and fruit trees
  • Geothermal underfloor heating
  • Located strolling distance of Tullamore Town, Railway Station and amenities
  • The house qualifies for section 482 for revenue.
  • This means any expenes incurred in the upkeep
  • and maintenance of the house can be offset against
  • income tax. The house has to be opened for
  • 60 days in the year.

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