Kilworth near, Fermoy, Cork - Sale Agreed

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  • 2 Bed House - 700 ft² / 65.03 m²


For Sale by Private Treaty
The Lodge
Moorepark East
Co. Cork
P61 A500

2 Bedroom Period Gate Lodge c.700sqft
Excess: €167,500
Michael Dorgan Auctioneers & Valuers are delighted to present a rare opportunity to become custodian of one of the few unspoiled pieces of Georgian Architecture remaining. In the late 17th century Stephen Moore purchased the Kilworth Estate in County Cork, his later descendants including the Earl of Mountcashell were credited with the building of Moorepark House, its entrances & Lodge. Today the Lodge continues to stand proudly at the superb dressed limestone northern entrance to the Moorepark Estate and the now late Moorepark House. The Lodge is a miraculous survivor of a time predating the foundation of the State.

The Property retains many of its original features & has been diligently & carefully maintained & refinished throughout by its sympathetic owners. Offering tremendous character, it is an unrivalled and private c.0.17 of an acre village site benefitting from numerous outbuildings (one suitable for conversion to office/studio space) & Kilworths wealth of amenities within walking distance. Junction 14 of the M8 motorway is a 3-minute drive with the Jack Lynch Tunnel just 25minutes. We are privileged to be able to offer this landmark property to the market.


Located in the heart of Kilworth Village, A short drive from the amenities of Fermoy & Mitchelstown. Cork & Limerick are all within commuting distance. The M8 Motorway is easily accessed at Junctions 14 (3 minutes), with the property just 25minutes from the Jack Lynch Tunnel. Despite such convenience the property benefits greatly from a picturesque community location with the most superb countryside views over Moorepark & Cloghleigh Castle. Fishing, hill walking & equestrian activities are all prominent close-by.

Constructed in the 1820s to service the Moorpark Estate & the late Moorpark House. This significant Estate is described in a number of historical documents, and features in the intriguing tale of "The Enchanted Horse of Cloghleagh Castle" by O'Flanagan. The property has been lovingly, sympathetically refinished and maintained by its current owners.

The property contains a wealth of character and original features, High ceilings (c.9ft), lime plastered walls, original doors & joinery with hand painted detail, Bakelite light switch, arched window detailing, wooden beams, blown glass shades, stucco quoins, cobble pathways and a landmark dressed limestone pedestrian entrance
and wrought iron railing.

- Walking distance of amenities, walks and nature trails.
- 3 minutes from junction 14 of the M8.
- 25minutes from the Jack Lynch Tunnel.
- Solid fuel stove, Gas water heating.
- Mains water & septic tank.
- Substantial private garden with outbuildings which have further potential for studio/office etc.
- On the bus route 245.


Entrance Hall:
1.77m x 1.24m
(5' 10'' x 4' 1'')
High ceiling, wood floor, original doors. Porch with slatted half door.

5.30m x 4.52m
(17' 5'' x 14' 10'')
Solid fuel stove, wood floor, original window architrave, wall nook, blown glass light fittings, original doors with rim locks & hand painted details.

Kitchen/dining room
Views of Cloghleigh Castle
4.40m x 2.77m
(14' 5'' x 9' 1'')
Floor units with hand painted floral motifs, dark work surfaces & tile back splash. Vinyl flooring, plumbed for washer/dryer, Gas piped for cooker, hot/cold stainless sink, wooden feature beams, venetian blinds, blown glass light fittings.

Back hallway:
2.77m x 1.22m
(9' 1'' x 4')
Clay tile flooring, wooden feature beams, gas instant water heater.

2.77m x 1.57m
(9' 1'' x 5' 2'')
WHB & toilet, bathtub & shower, clay floor tiles, extractor fan, wall tiles, original slatted door,

Bedroom 1:
3.53m x 3.28m
(11' 7'' x 10' 9'')
Timber floor, fireplace nook, wall nook, original window architrave, high ceiling, original door, rim lock & joinery.

Bedroom 2:
4.14m x 1.86m
(13' 7'' x 6' 1'')
Timber floor, high ceiling, blown glass light fitting. Views onto gardens, original cobbled pathway and dressed limestone pedestrian entrance.

The property benefits from a superb village centre c.0.17 an acre "Dressed Limestone" walled garden containing:
- Polytunnel.
- Wooden Garden shed.
- Concrete storage shed.
- Mature planting & trees.
- Original cobble pathways.
- Apple tree.

There is also a substantial outbuilding with superb countryside & garden views that would lend itself suitable for conversion to an office/studio.

Strictly by appointment with sole agent.

Michael Dorgan Auctioneers & Valuers
Baldwin Street,
Co. Cork
info@michaeldorgan .i e
+353 (0)25 85 700

Important Notice: The above particulars are issued by Michael Dorgan, Auctioneers & Valuers on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through them. Every care is taken in preparing particulars but the company do not hold themselves responsible for any inaccuracies. All reasonable offers will be submitted to vendors. These particulars do not form any contract for sale subsequently entered into. (subject to contract/contract denied).

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Appliances freestanding & built in are not part of this sale.

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