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Marlfield House, Marlfield, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, E91 Y398

Investment Property For Sale | 24,000 sq. feet (2,230 sq. metres)
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Magestic Georgian Mansion built in the Palladian style and enjoying a riverside position fronting onto the River Suir salmon and trout fishing and stunning views over the surrounding vcountryside, including the Comeragh Mountains, Knockmealdown and the Galtee Mountains to the west. In all about 31 acres.

All services on site for property to be upgraded to an hotel,
at a cost of €1M approx. Plans were drawn up in 2009 for 100 bedroom hotel.

Adjoining lands owned by Coolmore Stud, one of the finest Bloodstock agencies in the world.

Marlfield House is a most attractive and imposing 18th century Georgian Mansion set on the banks of the river Suir and including a stretch with fishing rights and a lake within the village of Marlfield. Marlfield represents a wonderful example of Irish architectural excellence and significance with William Tinsley, one of Ireland's finest architects, and Richard Turner, a highly regarded designer and manufacturer of Glass Houses or Orangeries, were both commissioned works on the house and wider estate.

The principal reception rooms retain their original form with generous proportions, high ceilings, large sliding sash windows, all shutters in working order, decorative ceiling plaster work, carved architraves and Adams Fireplaces and a magnificent Richard Turner conservatoryOrangery

A large and impressive reception hall leads to the principal reception rooms and the stair hall. The south entire south elevation of the core central block is comprised with the dining room, drawing room and library. The drawing room incorporating a marvellous curved bow and each having large French doors to the south garden and interconnecting doors, the library in turn connecting to the Orangery to create a magnificent and impressive suite of reception rooms. The Orangery or conservatory is hugely impressive and exotic with growing ferns, palms and vines. The basement has planning permission for a restaurant and this benefits from good ceiling height and is well lit from natural light along the south elevation. Original wine cellars and a tunnel linking to the stable yard in the west pavilion block remain intact.

The stable wing of the property could easily convert to further accomodation with its original cobbled courtyard
stables, tack room and storage on two floors for hay etc.

Presently arranged in 12 apartments and easily let in this busy industrial town. Made into apartments by the present owner over 30 years ago. Being purchased from the Bagwell Family in 1981.

The bedroom accommodation on the first and second floors has been altered from the original form to create a number of independent apartments but the divisions were created with stud partitioning and great care seems to have been taken to maintain the integrity of ceiling cornices when divided. Subject to any necessary permission[s] the changes seems inherently reversible or adaptable, the generous number of bathrooms in the current form giving great scope for a myriad of layout configurations. When rebuilding the house in 1925 a flat roof was installed behind the raised parapet's giving a marvellous viewing platform and accessed from a permanent staircase.

Curving quadrants with round-headed recess opening link the central house block to the flanking pavilions, the eastern pavilion originally comprising the kitchen block and the western one stabling. Designed to the classical layout of Palladianism Marlfield House exhibits many notable features which contribute to its architectural significance. The blind niches to the quadrants and the façades of the pavilions, with their entablatures and urns, display direct influences from Classical architecture, enlivening the appearance of the building. The grandeur of the house is further enhanced by the related outbuildings, fernery, garden entrance and tunnel, all contributing to the setting of the house.

Located just 2kms from the bustling town of Clonmel, where good local amenities including, museums, theatres, shopping and many sports clubs are provided. Golf and equestrian enthusiasts are well catered for with the Clonmel, Slievenamon and Cahir golf courses and three large equestrian centres within 20 minutes drive. Annual music and film festivals also contribute to Clonmel's bustling atmosphere. The town is also known internationally for being the home of the award winning Bulmers/Magners Cider and is the County town of Tipperary.

16 km / 10 miles from Cahir [M8 Motorway access], 55 km / 34 miles west of Waterford and 80 km / 49 miles east of Limerick. Cork city 102 km / 63 miles, Kilkenny city 60 km / 37 miles, Limerick city 80 km / 49 miles

Cork airport 55 minutes driving, Shannon airport 1 hr 30 minutes driving, Dublin airport 2 hours driving, Waterford airport 1 hours driving, Cork ferry port 1 hr 11 minutes driving, Rosslare ferry port 1 hr 50 minutes driving

Owner retiring and relocating, therefore selling at considerable reduced price.

Would suit various options, Private House, Hotel, Private Clinic, Holistic Centre, Language school. Exclusive private office.

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8/3/2018 (14 days ago)

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