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Ashmount House on 3.3 acres, Clonygowan, Portarlington, Portarlington, Co. Laois, R35 P220

€330,000 SALE AGREED
Detached House | 5 Beds | 3 Baths
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Property Overview:

  • For Sale by Private Treaty

Sale agreed date: 28 March 2018

Overall Floor Area: 232.3 Sq. Metres (2,500 Sq. Feet)

Property Description:

Magnificent Georgian period residence built in c. 1850. Hipped slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles, rendered chimneystacks and some cast-iron rainwater goods. Channelled render to entrance porch. Square-headed window openings with timber sash windows. Limestone sills to windows on front, and sandstone sills on rear. Feature porch with glazed over-light. Accommodation 2,500ft2 Ground Floor: reception porch, drawing room, dining room, kitchen, utility, bathroom, study / playroom. First Floor: 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.
Note: The house, gardens & yard may be purchased with the adjoining paddock of c.1 acre

The property is situated on the edge of Clonygowan village, on the R420, approximately 19km from Tullamore, and 6km from Portarlington with easy access to the M7 & M6 Motorways. The property is within walking distance of village and local primary school.

Ashmount House is a well-proportioned elegant Georgian three bay two storey residence built in c. 1850 with various extensions added. The house is approached via a recessed limestone entrance with tarmacadam drive and occupies a lovely private setting surrounded by mature timber and gardens. Structurally the property appears to be in good condition throughout with dashed rendered exterior, slate roof, limestone sills, suspended timber floors throughout and solid block walls. The house was completely rewired and plumbed in the last eleven years and there is oil fired central heating throughout. There are a combination of timber and uPVC windows. The sliding timber sash windows were fully restored about 4 years ago.

From Tullamore: Take the R420 towards Portarlington, once you go through Geashill continue straight and before Railway Bridge on left you will see the start of the property which runs all the way to edge of Clonygowan Village.

From Kildare (M7): Heading south on the M7 take Junction 14 and proceed into Monasterevin going through the town and past the old Hazel Hotel on your left. After circa 1 mile take turn to right signposted for Portarlington. Continue into Portarlington and out the Tullamore road the R420 which will bring you directly into Clonygowan. The property is on your right as you go past village centre.

The accommodation extends to 2,583ft2 and comprises the following:

Ground Floor:
Hall 22'3'' x 6'8''
Drawing room Cornice, open fireplace 16'4'' x 15'
Dining room Cornice, open fireplace 16' x 12'7''
Kitchen Stanley stove, built in presses, sink unit 15' x 14'
Utility Fully plumbed with sink unit 8'8'' x 5'5''
Bathroom WC, bath, sink, shower, fully tiled
Study / playroom Built in presses 14'4'' x 9'5''

First Return
Bathroom WC, WHB, with hot press adjacent

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 Fireplace & vanity unit
Bedroom 2 Fireplace 16'4'' x 12'
Bedroom 3 Vanity unit & built in presses 16'4'' x 8'2''
Bedroom 4 Linking to bedroom 5 15'4'' x 13'4''
Bedroom 5 Possible nursery 15' x 9'8''
Bathroom WC, WHB, shower

Outside Details:
Outside are gardens with raised beds, lawns, orchard & mature trees all very well-manicured and minded. There is also an outside WC and store adjacent to the house.

Inner Yard:
Immediately to the rear of the residence is a traditional yard with a number of stores and sheds including a lofted workshop. These could be used or converted for a wide range of purposes.

The farmyard is located adjacent to the residence but also has its own separate entrance off the local road. It is a traditional farmyard mostly under concrete and comprising the following: - 4 span hay-barn with slats (40-45 sucklers) & 2 dry base lean-to sheds. - Cattle handling facilities with crush and pens. - Silage slab. - 4 span hay-barn with small lean-to.

- Mains water (group scheme) - Oil fired central heating
- Mains sewerage - Mains electricity

Title: Freehold BER: Exempt

The Local Authority for the area is Offaly County Council and a portion of the holding closest to the Village is within the settlement boundary under the County Development Plan 2014-2020 extending to approximately 0.80 hectares (2 acres) and identified as 'Residential'. We understand 'Ashmount House' is a Protected Structure and is also recorded on the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH) reference number 14926010.

(057) 8623349
Licence Number 002572
These particulars are for guidance only and do not form any part of contract. While care has been taken in their preparation, we do not hold ourselves responsible for any inaccuracies that may occur. They are issued on the understanding that all negotiations will be conducted through this firm.


  • Magnificent Georgian period residence
  • Sliding timber sash windows recently restored
  • Lovely private setting Surrounded by mature timber and gardens
  • Walking distance of village & local primary school
  • Re-wired and re-plumbed


  • Parking
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

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Ashmount House on 3.3 acres, Clonygowan, Portarlington, Portarlington, Co. Laois

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Property price history

€330,000 First Listed Nov 30, 2017

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Ashmount House on 3.3 acres, Clonygowan, Portarlington, Portarlington, Co. Laois