A prestigious property located near Rathowen in Co Westmeath has recently appeared on the housing market.
With spacious rooms and a striking entrance hall with dual staircase made of mahogany, Ardglass House has all the hallmarks of an early Victorian country house. The building also features ornate coricing and centre roses, feature wall arches, bay windows, sash windows with shutters, and bright landings and corridors.
The two-storey house has a drawing room and dining room to the front, while off the staircase hall is a kitchen, study and a guest lavatory. The kitchen has ample space, and is fitted with an AGA cooker and French doors opening out onto a sheltered patio area. Next to the kitchen is a larder and utility area, while at the rear of the building there is a games room and a large boot room which has a back staircase leading up to the first floor laundry room.
Upstairs, there are four main bedrooms with fireplaces, and two large bathrooms. There is also a mezzanine level containing another bedroom, bathroom and laundry area.
The property is situated on 74 acres of land, which is mainly mature pasture, and is approached by a sweeping avenue which veers past a walled garden and into a courtyard, which contains stables, a coach house, garage and open-sided storage shelter. There is also a farmyard which can be acessed via a rear avenue. This area is comprised of barns, slurry and silage pits and a cattle crush.
Ardglass House is being advertised for sale by Savills with an asking price of €1 million.