Harmsworth House is a superb family home on approx. 4.63 hectares (11.44 acres) of beautiful gardens and grounds located just outside the busy town of Mullingar in County Westmeath
Built in 2003, Harmsworth House was designed by Mr Brendan McGettigan to take full advantage of the light and stunning views of the surrounding country and Mullingar Cathedral.
As you enter the house you are met with a superb light filled entrance hall featuring a dramatic circular gallery style staircase with a dome centerpiece. Formal reception rooms include a sitting room which is carpeted throughout with a Kingstar wood burning stove and a triple aspect double glazed bay window. The kitchen is finished to an excellent standard with a mixture of high and low-level red oak units with a black granite countertop, a Beko American style fridge, a Stanley range cooker, electric oven and hob as well as an impressive island unit and separate breakfast counter with seating for three people. In turns, this leads to a light filled dining room with high ceilings and a quadruple aspect bay window providing panoramic views, this space is complete with an open fire and a solid wood floor making it the perfect spot for entertaining. Downstairs is complete with a utility room, office, WC and large double ensuite bedroom featuring a jacuzzi bath.
Upstairs the sense of space is superb and with spacious rooms throughout. There are 5 double bedrooms and all ensuite with jacuzzi baths. The upstairs is complete by another living space that can be used as a games room, study or indeed playroom.
Harmsworth House is located just 5km from the historical market town of Mullingar in County Westmeath. Built on the Rover Brosna and encircled by the Royal Canal, Mullingar is a thriving commercial centre, with a variety of cafes, pubs, restaurants, hotels, shopping centres and tourist attractions. The property is within 1.6 km of the local national school and an easy reach to St Finian's and Wilsons Hospital Boarding School for secondary education. There is also a wide range of sports clubs in the area including GAA, tennis, rugby, soccer, golf and the Westmeath Pony Club while Kilbeggan racecourse is just a 25-minute drive away. Mullingar railway station offers regular services to both Sligo and Dublin while Dublin International Airport and Dublin city centre are just over an hour's drive away via the M4 Dublin to Sligo motorway.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The extensive 4.63 Hectares (11.44 Acres) of grounds at Harmsworth House gives the property complete privacy. The house itself is reached via electric gates leading to a winding tree aligned driveway lit by lanterns on each side and flanked by a laurel hedge. The house sits on top of the hill with commanding views of the countryside and is surrounded by tarmac and landscaped lawns. Behind the house there is a generous entertaining patio, enclosed courtyard and a spacious three car garage.
The lands are of good quality for all grazing types. It is split up into 4 paddocks, all with easy access. The property can also be accessed through a rear entrance.
There are also exclusive rights to a plot of approx. 1.28 HA (3.16 acres) of bog land separate from the main holding.
- Mains electricity,
- Oil fired central heating,
- Underfloor heating in the dining room, hall and downstairs sitting room
- Mains water,
- Septic tank foul drainage.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
- All carpets
- Curtains and blinds
- Any integrated items and light fittings are included in the sale.
TENURE & POSSESSION | The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession being given at the closing of sale.
VIEWING | Strictly By Private Appointment
- Located on approx. 4.63 Hectares (11.44 Acres) of garden and grounds
- Spacious accommodation throughout
- Superb standard of finish such as granite worktops in Kitchen
- Close to the busy commuting town of Mullingar
- Approx. 1 hour from Dublin
- Electric gates and private setting
- Mature hedging and boundaries throughout.
Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes, Farms & Estates
176 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge,
Dublin 4, Ireland
T: +353 (0)1 237 6308