Five-bedroom country house in Ireland for sale

This beautiful Georgian residence is located in North County Cork, Ireland. It’s a five-bedroom country house that on 7.2 acres of land. The property is currently on the market for 1.200.000 euros ($1.7 million). It’s called the Rockforest House and it can be found in a small town called Mallow. The two-storey house features a main structure that dates back to 1760 during the Georgian period, so it’s a pretty old building with a lot of stories to tell.

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

Over the next century several other sections have been added and some of them have been demolished. There are still some reminders here and there in the form of crumbling ivy-covered walls. The house offers panoramic views over the hills and it’s surrounded by chestnuts, beech trees and decorative shrubs. There’s also a garden and a tennis court.

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

The main building has two levels while the rear extension is a three-storey structure. The entrance hall features stone tiles and three tall windows. It’s directly connected to the central living room, a very inviting and cozy room that includes a fireplace. Adjacent to the living room there’s a music and loungind area with four large windows and a rounded wall.

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

A Five-Bedroom Country House in North County Cork, Ireland

On the other side of the living room there’s a dining room, also with a fireplace. This area is connected to the garden. The kitchen can be accessed from the dining room. On the top floor there’s also a terrace and a four bedrooms. This is one of the most striking residences in the area and it would make a great family home.{found on nytimes}.



Published by in Real Estate, on October 26th, 2011

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