- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 260 m²
A charming and elegantly presented period country house in excellent condition on approx. 1.75 Hectares (4.32 Acres), located just on the outskirts of Clones in the heart of County Monaghan.
Charming Period House built pre 1880
Original Period features
Elegant reception rooms
Renovated kitchen and Utility Room
Extending to 257.3 sq.m (2,770 sq.ft.)
Approx. 1.75 Hectares (4.32 Acres) of gardens and grounds
Stable yard including loft and storage
Private setting provided by mature trees and landscaping.
Safeguarded by matures trees, and some beautiful landscaping, Crossmoyle House occupies one of the most prime and picturesque locations in County Monaghan. Sitting on the edge of the heritage town of Clones, Crossmoyle House is a gem among stones providing a private of oasis of grounds and a home with extraordinary scope.
A wide elegant entrance hall greets you at Crossmoyle House, opening to a gentlemens room and drawing room at the front of the house. Designed in elegant proportions, the graceful reception rooms exude a sense of regality complimented by beautiful sash windows accommodating maximum light in and access to the wonderful views.
Beyond these, the hall leads to a truly classic dining room looking out over the tennis court and extended grounds. A kitchen /breakfast room leads off this, with a further utility space beside. Complimented by a Stanley stove, the kitchen has plenty of space for family and informal suppers.
Upstairs the five bedrooms, four of which are generous doubles. Victorian-esque in characteristic, three of the bedrooms are accompanied with a corner sink. Each room enjoys a unique view of the mature grounds encompassing the house. The west wing of the house, on the first floor boasts a compact sauna room, Scandinavian in design which can be enjoyed year round.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Sheltered from the road by mature planting, Crossmoyle House is a completely private enclave that opens up to some serenity inducing views. With the restoration of the Ulster Canal Greenway in full tandem, an idyllic view of boats, coming and going, on the newly renovated canal will be enjoyed in years to come. Belgravia lampposts line the driveway, winding to the parking area to the front of the house, which lead to stone steps welcoming you to your front door. Further lawns, mature planting and a tennis court surround the house, where you will also find a stable yard, workshop, wood shed, storage sheds and a greenhouse.
MR. JAMES CECIL PARKE
Mr. James Cecil Parke was born in Crossmoyle House in 1881and is often referred to as one of Irelands greatest sportsman ever. His sporting achievements is something that will more than likely never be replicated, and honors include playing rugby for Ireland, Olympic silver medalist, Davis Cup champion, Wimbledon Mixed Doubles winner and Australasian Championships winner in both Singles and Doubles and golfing achievements. While achieving all of this he also fought in World War 1 and was a solicitor.
ULSTER CANAL RESTORATION
Crossmoyle House is located within close proximity of the restoration or the Ulster Canal that will be transformative for the cross-border area through which it flows and will eventually link Lough Erne and the Shannon Waterways. The Ulster Canal, which runs through counties Armagh, Fermanagh, Tyrone, Cavan and Monaghan will be a project with a 20 million investment and will include the construction of a 42-berth marina at Clones.
Crossmoyle House is an exceptionally located property just on the outskirts of Clones in County Monaghan. Clones or Cluain Eois the meadow of Eois is one of the oldest settlements in County Monaghan. It was developed by St Tiarnach in the 6th century and the town boasts a rich historic fabric which illustrates the towns evolution. Several supermarkets, pubs, cafes, restaurants and hotels are to be found within the town.
Monaghan town is just 18km away, which was once home to the MacMahons who ruled the Kingdom of the Oriel between the 13th and 16th centuries. A deep sense of history and tradition has shaped Monaghan and it is reflected in the towns cultural and physical atmosphere. The magnificent St McCartans Cathedral is considered the most imposing building in the county while the towns name is derived from the Irish Muineachain
meaning little hill as the county s countryside is characterized by rolling hills and drumlins with no major mountain ranges or rivers.
Enniskillen 37.3 km (23 Miles)
Monaghan 20.7 km (33.3 Miles)
Belfast 110 km (68 Miles)
Omagh 53 km (32 Miles)
Cavan 27.8 km (17 Miles)
Dublin Airport 129 km (80 Miles)
Dublin City 140 km (86 Miles)
(All distance & times are approximate)
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