Clonkeen House, Clonkeen, Barringtonsbridge, Co. Limerick

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Detached House

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EPI: 0 kWh/m2/yr

465 sq.m.


Chesser Auctioneers Ltd, are delighted to bring this truly exceptional and unique Two Storey over Garden Level Georgian Property to the market.

Clonkeen House was built in circa 1800 and is the former residence for Sir Matthew Barrington. The Barrington family founded Barrington's Hospital in Limerick City, and Glenstal Castle, Murroe, County Limerick, it has become known as Glenstal Abbey and one of Irelands leading private schools.

The current owners lovingly and sympathetically restored this unique residence, keeping the original features intact, and it is now presented in turnkey condition.
Georgian features such as architrave framed doors and windows, shutters, original wooden floors, high skirting boards with double moulding, radiators are Stelrad high output classic column traditional style, ceiling cornicing, ceiling rose, extensive 13amp and 5amp sockets throughout including telephone points and T.V points.

The grounds surrounding the house extend to 2.67 Hectares (6.6 Acres) are beautiful and mature. Around the grounds is a walk way known as Barrington's Ladies Walk as the ladies would take their walks there, it is now much enjoyed by the current owners along with the well-maintained private lawns, well planted borders including mature rhododendrons, and mature trees including a 'Macroccarpa' Tree which is one of tallest of its variety in Ireland.
There is adjoining land comprising of a further 16.9 acres approximately including river frontage which may be purchased with the house and grounds if required by the intending purchasers, and again this is well maintained with boundaries including mature trees.


Lower Ground Floor (Garden Level) Accommodation

Lounge 5.85m x 4.3m - Double Doors to Patio and Garden.

Study 4.26m x 3.96m - Door to Patio, and door to Courtyard, also there are two door's one leading to
Store / Walk in Wardrobe 2.6m x 1.5m
and the second is a Fire Door leading to
Plant Room 2.3m x 2.0m

Fully fitted Kitchen & Dining / Utility Room 5.85m x 4.53m
Includes fitted units, integrated fridge and freezer, electric single oven and four plate induction hob, butler sink, plumed for dishwasher and washing machine, granite worktops, back door which is a double door as it has a half door on the outside also this leads to enclosed covered area leading to the Courtyard.

Internal Hall / Cloakroom, 7.25m x 1.4m with double doors leading to stairs going to the upper ground floor.

Bedroom Five is on this floor - Guest Bedroom, Dressing Room, En-Suite 5.8m x 4.4m
En-Suite has a large shower, W.H.B, W.C, and storage cupboard

Upper Ground Floor Accommodation:

Entrance Vestibule 3.35m x 2.94

Hallway 7.43m x 1.8m with stairs leading to the lower ground floor and stairs leading to half-landing with cosy sitting area including Bespoke display unit, then continuing up to the first floor.

Drawing Room 6m x 4.7m - large marble fireplace and woodburning stove.
Panelled Glass Door leading to

Formal Dining Room with Bay Window 6m x 4.45m large marble fireplace with open fire, with Bespoke display units. Door leading to

Kitchen with Bay Window 5.45m x 4.35m - Includes bespoke hand painted units, Electric 3 Oven Aga with 2 Hot Plates, Electric single oven and four plate induction hob, butler sink, integrated dishwasher, granite worktops, hand-made tiles. Door leading to

Rear Hallway 4.7m x 1.63m with cleaning cupboard, plumbed for washing machine and vent tumble dryer area, stairs to back door which is a double door as it has a half door on the outside giving garden access also there are double glass paneled doors leading to lower ground floor stairs and doors.

Library 4.66m x 3.9m Black cast iron fireplace and woodboring stove, Bespoke book shelving units. Door leading to

Private Study / Computer Room 4.5m x 1.9m - includes Bespoke book shelving unit;
Pair of Doors leading to Wet Room / Guest Cloakroom W.H.B. W.C electric shower.

First Floor Accommodation:

Master Bedroom 4.5m x 3.57m
Walk in Wardrobe 2.23m x 1.95m - includes Bespoke fittings
En-Suite 2.55m x 2.23m - bath, W.H.B, W.C., Bespoke storage units.

Bedroom Two 4.72m x 4.4m
Walk in Wardrobe 1.8m x 1.2m - includes Bespoke fittings
En-Suite 2.82m x 1.2m - large shower, W.H.B, W.C., Bespoke storage unit.

Bedroom Three 5.545m x 4.25m - double aspect windows.

Bedroom Four 4.5m x 4.4m (currently used as dressing room) includes Bespoke wardrobes.

Walk in Linen Room 3.160 x 1.820 - includes Bespoke shelving ( This could be converted into an ensuite for bedroom three. )

Family Bathroom 3.470 x 2.130 - large shower, double Bespoke vanity with two W.H.B, W.C, and includes Bespoke storage units.

Building's at ground garden level which are connected to the main house:-
Office (The Old Tack Room) 4.4m x 3.8m telephone point, oil rads;
Office Kitchen 2.6m x 2.3m, purpose fitted cupboards, sink, four plate electric hob and electric hot water heater, oil rad.
Office Cloakroom 1.8m x 1.8m with W.C, W.H.B with vanity unit, storage cupboard, oil rad, and door leading to a boiler room.

Annexe: The Coach House which is connected to the main house, this is also alarmed, and it is part of the walled apple orchard garden within the grounds.

Front Entrance Door leading into Hallway 5.75m x 1.49m- telephone point, and stairs leading to first floor.

Sitting Room 5.25m x 5.07 - with marble fireplace open fire leading into, double doors leading into
Sun Room5.45m x 3.7m - with double doors leading out into the grounds.

Kitchen / Dinning / Family Room (double aspect) 8.21m x 4.8m
Fitted Kitchen, sink, dishwasher, integrated fridge/freezer., single oven and four plate induction hob. Fireplace with wood burning stove. Patio doors leading to walled apple orchard

Rear Hallway 3.2m x 1.86m- Fitted cleaning cupboards

Utility Room 3.4m x 2.6m
Fitted Cupboards, sink, plumbed for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer.

Guest W.C 1.m x 1.4m - W.C and W.H.B with vanity unit.

Ground Floor Bedroom One 4.8m x 5.23m -Double aspect with Patio Doors.
Ensuite 3m x 2.5m - large shower, W.H.B with vanity unit, W.C
Walk in wardrobe 3.2m x 2.1m - includes bespoke hanging and shelving also includes hot press.

Stairs leading from ground floor hallway to
the first floor Hallway

Bedroom Two 3.6m x 5.2m - Double aspect room
En-suite 3.04m x 1.76m - large shower, W.H.B with vanity unit, W.C

Bedroom Three3.8m x 3.6m -
En-suite 3.08m x 1.7m - large shower, wash hand basin with vanity unit, W.C.

Bedroom Four 4.65m x 3.34m

Bedroom Five 2.6m x 3.7m

Bedroom Six / Study- 2.08m x 2.69m

Family Bathroom 3.7m x 2.6m- bath, W.H.B, W.C, shower, hot press.

The apple orchard - with a purpose-built garden room / playhouse, fully insulated, power points, there is patio, lawn and apple trees.

Out Houses / points of interest

On the Back Lawn there is a Purpose-built Pavilion 6.4m x 7m , fully insulated, ample power points.

On the Front Lawn there is a Purpose-built Shelter, for seating

Purpose-built Wood Store Shelter

Large Garden Tool Machinery Room (store 1 17.3m x 12.4m, store 2 7.29m x 17.3m) ample power points, fitted cupboards,
(If one wanted this could be an internal stable building)

The Old Game Shed - houses a boiler.

Double Garage 6.9m x 7.18m - fully insulated, ample power points.

Services: Mains Electricity, Stand by Generator, Mains Water, Septic Tank, Heating is Oil Fired Zoned Central Heating,
Full Fire Alarm System with control panel, Phone system throughout house including intercom system to Coach House and Office, WIFI.
House Fully Alarmed and Monitored, CCTV, Electronic Gates.

Comment: The property has been decorated and maintained to a very high standard.
It is exceptionally rare for a House such as Clonkeen to come to the market in the Limerick area and especially with the benefit of a B2 Ber Rating. The property benefits from having two access points which affords maximum privacy, both are remotely controlled. There are very large car parking areas. To really appreciate this magnificent house and grounds we strongly recommend viewing.


  • Location Location Location
  • Secure
  • Bespoke Hand Crafted Carpentry throughout
  • 6.6 acres of landscaped walled gardens, including orchards, The pleasure of walking for exercise within your own grounds
  • Working from home
  • Ability within the house to escapes to secluded spots
  • Wild life sanctuary
  • Flexibility of the Annexe couch house for family and friend circa 3,000sq ft
  • Versatility of the property for so many uses
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