4 bed detached house
'The Downs', Ogonnelloe, Killaloe, Clare
Description SALE AGREED - Harry Brann Auctioneers offer you the unique opportunity to acquire a circ ...
Description SALE AGREED - Harry Brann Auctioneers offer you the unique opportunity to acquire a circa 5,000 sq. ft. architecturally designed residential property, built on a circa 2.5 acre elevated site, boasting spectacular views of Lough Derg, located circa 2.4 miles from the popular lakeside town of Killaloe. The property is nestled among the Clare Hills in a most tranquil setting with a bordering stream. Features Services to include: Oil fired central heating system with 2 Popular boilers, private well & septic tank. Water filter system. Alarm system. Double glazed hardwood windows & doors. Extensive manicured gardens with numerous mature trees & shrubbery protecting privacy. Property is accessed via electric timber gates with a meandering tarmacadam driveway. Located within walking distance of the University of Limerick Activity Centre & slipway access to Lough Derg. Killaloe, home of Brian Boru, the former High King of Ireland from 1002 to 1014 is situated on the banks of the River Shannon, amongst the Slieve Bernagh mountains of Clare and the Arra Hills of Tipperary at the lower end of beautiful Lough Derg. Killaloe and its twin town of Ballina are linked by an impressive 13 arch bridge which allows the River Shannon to pass through en route to the Atlantic Ocean. Lough Derg is a true pleasure lake, with ideal conditions for water sport enthusiasts to include fishing, sailing, windsurfing & water-skiing. 'The Downs' is currently in the ownership of the University of Limerick and was formerly the home to its President. Located within a short walk of the aforementioned King Brian Boru's home, this massive residence was built in 1996 over 4 levels with 5 balconies and its design has undoubtedly been influenced by the works of the legendary American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. The property is accessed via electric timber gates and a sweeping tarmacadam driveway. Once inside the entrance gates, one can not but admire the beautifully manicured gardens with mature lawns, trees and shrubbery. By now the unique residential structure will be in full view. Those familiar with this much sought after area will not know of anything similar for miles around. The purchaser will certainly possess something different. Inside, the American designer's touch is very evident with open plan living areas, large master suite, roof-top sun room, high ceilings and plenty of glass openings leading to 5 balconies from where you can almost touch the breathtaking views of the 32,000 acre Lough Derg. The Downs enjoys mature manicured gardens behind enclosed natural boundaries of hedgerow and trees. There are mature lawns and shrubbery beds to the front, side and rear. A natural flowing stream borders the property while there is a man made pond amidst a shrubbery bed in the front garden. The driveways are kerbed with a tarmacadam finish. Privacy is the order of the day here. BER Details BER: C1 Accommodation Accommodation to include: Reception hall, lounge with formal dining area, kitchen/dining area, roof top sun room, study/leisure area, 4 bedrooms - 2 en-suite, bathroom, wc, boiler room/laundry area, gymnasium/leisure area & large garage. Built in 1996 over 4 levels with 5 balconies to include a roof top sun lounge. Directions From Dublin, travel along the M7 and take exit 27 for Birdhill following the signs for Ballina/Killaloe. Once in Ballina turn left over the bridge into Killaloe. Take the first right from the bridge out the Scariff road (R463) and continue for 4.2 kms to the Two-Mile-Gate amenity area. Take the slip road to the left opposite the pier and the property is 0.7 kms up on the right.