Cregg, Rossespoint, Sligo, Co. Sligo
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Cregg, Rossespoint, Sligo, Co. Sligo


6 Bed

1 Bath

175 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 175 m²
Sligo Estates are pleased to bring to the market TallyHo Lodge and Farm, Cregg, Rossespoint, a 200 year old farmhouse and courtyard surrounded by stone built outbuildings used for horses, cattle and hay in the past. So much potential is on offer here for the new owner, the property is crying out for someone with vision, passion and enthusiasm to restore and renovate this period vernacular former lodge house of the Wynne estate and return to its former glory. An intriguing history awaits having formerly been a home to Sligo Society Gentlemen during its long working history even the Mayor himself in the late 1800s. The land offers some prime North Sligo grazing over its 42 acres / 16.5 Hectares with good drainage and large fields that wrap around the house which is centrally positioned served by a long gravel avenue off the public road and with a derelict gatehouse that dates from 1877. The main house dates from at least 1820s documented but could well go even further back. There is considerable road frontage on one side of the property and The River of No Return forms a boundary on another. Elevated on the Rossespoint Peninsula are South front facing splendid views of Ballincar, Sligo Bay and Knocknarea Mountain and to the North rear Benbulben Mountain cradling Drumcliffe Bay, the last resting place of poet WB Yeats. So here we have it, TallyHo Lodge, offered for sale for the first time in over 70 years! Located approx. 5 km from Sligo City, 4 km Rossespoint Village and 4 Km Rathcormac. Accommodation: Porch: 1.89m x 0.77m, Tiled floor, trip fuse board. Hall: 3.47m x 1.88m, fitted carpet, radiator. Sittingroom: 4.18m x 5.08m, Pine floor, 2 radiators, coving, Ceiling height 10 feet. Lounge: 4.19m x 5.1m, Coving & center piece, 2 radiators, bay window. Kitchen: 5.59m x 3.33m, Sink unit, radiator. Livingroom: 3.66m x 3.33m, Chimney for Stove. Back Porch: 1.4m x 2.1m, 1st Landing: 1.2m x 4.49m, fitted carpet, radiator. Bedroom 1: 3.3m x 3.8m, Velux window. Bedroom 2: 1.9m x 2.65m, Bedroom 3: 3.0m x 3.33m, Velux window. Bathroom: 1.78m x 1.93m, 2nd Landing: 4.35m x 0.88m, Bedroom 4: 3.9m x 4.12m, Bedroom 5: 4.33m x 1.99m, Bedroom 6: 4.1m x 3.9m, Storage: 3.3m x 2.1m, Access from Courtyard. Outside: Range of Out offices, Hay Barn, Cattle Pen, Stables The Main House was partly renovated approx. 8 years ago to include, New Roof with natural blue Bangor Slates, Felt, and Chimney's refurbished with new lead Flashings, Velux Windows and Double Glazed Solid Teak Sash Windows. There is still extensive internal works needed to make livable. Period Architectural features remain intact including Coving, Cornices, Plasterwork and woodwork with 10 foot ceilings height. The house and courtyard are surrounded by a range of indigenous Mature Trees including Beech, Oak, Horse Chestnut, Ash, Sycamore and Apple Trees in the front Garden. Tally Ho offers not just a prestigious property but a lifestyle, the ideal purchase for someone seeking privacy but yet close to so many conveniences, whether a Family home or a business venture. Farmland parcel of this size and Quality seldom comes to the market in Sligo and suitable to a number of uses including Cattle/ Sheep farming, Horse Stud Farm with ample Stables, organic Dairy, Vegetable Farming. The property lends itself to a number of potential uses including Boutique Hotel, Restaurant, with onsite garden produce. Niche Craft Micro Brewery, Distillery in this ever expanding market. Stable barns conversions for business units or self-catering, airBnB, Glamping etc. All kinds of artisan Crafts the potential is endless! The Stone Built 4 room 1 1/2 Gate house could be made livable once again with potential to extend to take advantage of the elevated 360 degree Spectacular views. Activities Sligo and surrounding countryside offers a large range of outdoor activities including Hill walking, Sligo Way 80km of trails over the Ox Mountain range, Forest and board walks, Surfing, Kayaking, Swimming, Golfing, Fishing, Sailing, Horse riding, Coolaney National Mountain Bike 80km of Trails. Sligo Rovers is the local premier league of Ireland Soccer team with a large following. There is a large spectrum of educational choices including Sligo Atlantic Technological University, 5 Secondary Schools, and ample Primary Schools and Preschools. The Yeats Summer School is held in Sligo annually which attracts many international visitors. Sligo is renowned for its Arts, Crafts, Theater & Traditional Irish Music. The local Model Niland Gallery hosts a range events and exhibitions including Jack B Yeats Paintings and WB Yeats writings. Location The property is only a short drive to many of Sligo's most scenic attractions including, County Sligo Championship Rossepoint, Strandhill & Castledargan Golf Courses, many blue Flag Beaches including Rossespoint, Streedagh & Enniscrone plus many more. Poetically renowned Lough Gill with the Lake Isle Innisfree and Parkes Castle is located at the mouth of the Garavogue River which leads to the Atlantic Ocean. Sligo is linked with Dublin by the M4 Motorway and Train Line and N17 to Galway and Limerick, N15 to Donegal. 45 minutes' drive to Ireland West Internationl airport. Services: Mains Water, Septic Tank, Electricity, Telephone, High speed Broadband Available. Viewing: Strictly by Appointment with Sole Agents Sligo Estates. AUCTIONEERS HANDLING SALE: Contact: Greg Kelly MSCSI, Assoc. RICS, Frances Kelly I.P.A.V. Telephone: (071)9143425, Mobile: 0876242470.
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