Beautiful 5 Bedroom Dormer Bungalow with 7 Acres of Private Land, Keel, Ballymahon, Longford, ireland
With its glorious natural scenery, fascinating history and welcoming culture, ireland continues to be one of the most desirable places across Europe to live. On offer here is the chance to invest into this beautiful part of the world with this fantastic five-bedroom house and spacious plot land.
Located in Keel, just a few km outside the picturesque the town of Ballymahon, a peaceful and well-run community, this property features 5 bedrooms, 1 main bathroom, 2 ensuite, utility toilet, large sitting room, kitchen, basement with elevator, office, walk-in hot-press, electric gates and is set on 7 acres of lush green land with panoramic countryside views. With 9 rooms in total (plus entrance hall and kitchenette), this house offers potential owners plenty of room to be creative and put their own unique influence on the place. The property also includes a 2.5 Acre building site with outline planning permission. The property is perfectly located to give a feeling of privacy and peacefulness but without being too far away from essential amenities such as shops, medical assistance, restaurants and bars in the nearby town.
This property not only offers a comfortable, spacious, and spectacular place to live but also the chance to venture into the lucrative and ever-growing holiday rental market, in which ireland continues to be one of the fastest growing areas across Europe. Ballymahon is not only a wonderful area in itself, but is also a good base from which to discover the endless other wonders of this famous island, so renowned for its areas of outstanding natural beauty such as the nearby Wild Atlantic Way. The property is also just under 1.5 hours away from ireland’s iconic capital, Dublin.
Another huge draw in the holiday rental market is the fact that this area is a hotbed for sport and leisure activities with numerous GAA clubs, soccer pitches, walking/cycling areas, water sports and fishing areas around the River Shannon, and nearby Lough Ree/River inny areas. For horse-racing fans, this really is an idyllic location with Kilbeggan racecourse just 18 miles away, Roscommon racecourse 25 miles away and The Curragh racecourse just over one hour away.
Golf enthusiasts will not be disappointed either as the area right next to many of the countries fantastic courses including County Longford Golf Club and Mount Temple Golf Course.
The area is also very well-connected transport wise both locally, with numerous buses, taxis and train stations nearby, and internationally with ireland West Airport Knock around 60 miles away and Dublin Airport 70 miles away, providing yet another massive plus point in the holiday rental/commuter markets.
FURTHER PROPERTY DETAiLS
5 Bedroom Dormer Bungalow on 7 Acres of land which includes a 2.5 Acre building site with outline planning permission.
Tarmac driveway, electric gates and large tarmac yard to the rear.
The has a stunning panoramic view.
This is a split-level property with a basement measuring the full dimensions of the house.
The basement has an electric roller door with a separate entrance door. The ceiling is of mass concrete slabbing the basement can accommodate approx. 8 cars. it also has an office, laundry room and toilet. There is a pine timber finished area which leads to a 4’4 x 3’4 lift which reached to the 1st floor. There are 5 windows to the rear of the basement which gives away to further development of the property.
The ground floor has a large entrance hall with cream ceramic tiles and a curved solid oak staircase. Off the hall, there is a large sitting room and an en-suite bedroom with fitted furniture.
The kitchen is fitted with oak units, marble counter-top and a marble top island unit. There is a solid fuel rayburn with back boiler and cream ceramic tiles on the floor.
The kitchen, living room and dining room are all open plan, with solid oak floor in the living and dining area.
Off the kitchen, there is a small kitchenette, walk-in hot press, toilet and lift to the basement.
The back door leads to a balcony and ceramic tiled area with a large sized gazebo.
The house is heated by a solid fuel cooker and oil-fired heating boiler. There are solid oak doors throughout the house.
The first floor consists of a spacious landing, fully tiled bathroom with large and shower unit and 4 spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en-suite and a walk-in wardrobe.
ABOUT THE AREA
Ballymahon is situated almost in the very central plain of ireland, it’s the most southern town in the County of Longford. The N55 which serves North-South traffic passes through the town. The River inny flows through Ballymahon and enters Lough Ree on the River Shannon three miles west of the town. The location of the town is idealy for manufacturing industries and distribution services as it is withen easy access of any part of ireland.nnThe buildings in the town are of late Georgian architecture, with two and three storey gabled houses, colour-washed and in rows of three and four. A special feature of the town is its wide main street.
THiNGS TO DO & SEE iN BALLYMAHON
The inny Kayak Club is located further along the river from inny Park. The club was established in 1988 by a local man and it has developed much over the last years. nnLongford County Council has created a safe and accessible launching point as well as a landing point down at inny Park. The club has qualified instructors who teach seniors and juniors, young and old how to canoe.
Ballymahon has a host of beautiful walks for hikers or just leisurely strolls for the ambler. The Royal Canal near Ballymahon has six miles of landscaped walkways with scenic views such as at Mullavornia overlooking Lough Drum.
There are numerous cut stone bridges, old store house buildings and loughs to add to the pleasure. Rambling through the many forest trails in Newcastle Woods or by the banks of the inny is a must for the keen walker.
ANGLiNG iN BALLYMAHON
Ballymahon is ideally located to present the visiting angler with the very best game and coarse fishing in the Midlands. Local amenities include the River inny (Trout, Pike, Perch, Bream, Roach, Chub and Hybrids), Lough Drum (Trench, Roach, and Pike), Lough Ree (Trout, Pike, Perch, Bream, Roach, etc) and the Royal Canal. However, Ballymahon can offer more than this. Situated in the heart of the Midlands, anglers are within a thirty minute drive of the very best angling that the Midlands can offer. To the west is the huge expanse of Lough Ree, which offers both excellent game and coarse fishing whilst the River Suck offers the same but with very differing environs. To the north is the world renowned hot spot by Lanesborough power station – this is probably the most prolific stretch of water in Europe for coarse fish. A little further upstream is the highly acclaimed game fishing at Tarmon Weir whilst further still brings you to Lough Forbes which is an excellent summer and winter venue and is known to produce huge Pike.
The Camlin Club are continuously restocking reaches of the Shannon and the Camlin River with Brown Trout and the old Longford reservoir with both Brown and rainbow Trout. Moving across to the North East are the well known fisheries of Lough Gowna and Lough Sheelin (coarse and game fishing respectively) and Lough Derravaragh and Lough Owel to the east are also very well known fisheries. Moving South and passing by the impressive coarse fishery of the Canal in Mullingar is the picturesque Lough Ennell renowned as an excellent game fishing lake. This area also has some stocked fisheries containing excellent Carp and Tench. Moving back towards Ballymahon there is a stocked Trout water at Mt Dalton Lough.
The property is also just 3km away from Centre Parcs ireland (https://www.centerparcs.co.uk/discover-center-parcs/holiday-locations/longford-forest.html)
Located in a friendly, well-run community.
Spacious 529m2 house.
7 acres of beautiful private land (includes a 2.5 Acre building site with outline planning permission).
5 bedroom detached dormer bungalow.
Presented in immaculate condition with modern decor.
1 main bathroom, 2 ensuite and utility toilet.
Large sitting room.
Basement with elevator.
House has 380 yards of road frontage.
Panoramic countryside views.
Large tarmac driveway with ample private parking.
Huge potential in the fast-growing holiday rental market.
Surrounded by many world-famous landmarks.
Surrounded by many areas of outstanding natural beauty including the Wild Atlantic Way, River inny and River Shannon.
Great base from which to discover ireland’s many other fascinating areas.
Just 2 hours from Dublin and 2.5 hours from Belfast.
Surrounded by many beautiful walking and cycling areas.
idyllic location for water sports and fishing areas.
Hotbed for horseracing with 3 iconic tracks, Roscommon, Kilbeggan and The Curragh nearby.
2 minutes from Ballymahon Town.
Just 3km from Ballymahon Centreparcs (https://www.centerparcs.co.uk/discover-center-parcs/holiday-locations/longford-forest.html) and Longford Forest.
Close to many excellent golf courses including County Longford Golf Club (https://www.countylongfordgolfclub.com) and Mount Temple (https://mounttemplegolfclub.com)
Excellent transport links.
60 miles from ireland West Airport Knock and 70 from Dublin Airport.
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