Gregan Castle, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare

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€695,000

Detached House
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Detached House

Contact Name: Diarmuid McMahon

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald McMahon

PSR Licence Number: 001212

Email Agent Call 065 686 7866
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Key Features

Your own castle
Stunning setting in the heart of the Burren
Across the road from Gregan's Castle Hotel
Private gardens and woodland walks
Hidden from the main road
20 acres of land surrounding

Property Description

This gorgeous and carefully restored 15th/16th century tower house is positioned in a hidden setting on a discreet wooded 20 acre estate.

The property is carefully concealed from the road at the bottom of the Corkscrew Hill across the road from the famous Gregan s Castle Hotel, which shares the same name. This is a stunning setting surrounded by the Burren in North Clare and within a few kilometres of Ballyvaughan Village on Galway bay. The property is within easy access of the world famous Lahinch Golf course, Lisdoonvarna, the Cliffs of Moher, Kinvarra, The Flaggy Shore, Doolin, the Aran Islands and only an hour from both Galway city and Shannon Airport.

The tower house castle was added to carefully by the current owners in recent times with an adjacent cottage. The cottage has been seamlessly integrated to the main building and they are both surrounded by a bawn wall around the perimeter.

The cottage consists of a large open plan kitchen dining area with a mezzanine sleeping area above. There is a cosy living area just off the kitchen. The cottage includes a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

The castle itself has a separate entrance to the left. The entrance hall also acts as a utility area with an overhead trap door to a vaulted Bedroom/ Office with it s own stairs.

To the left of the entrance hall is a bathroom with bath, WC and WHB and a stairs to Bedroom 2 on the first level.

There is a separate stairway to the great hall on the second level which has an attractive stove, and a vaulted ceiling. There is a WC and Kitchen area just to off the hall to one side.

Above the great hall at mezzanine level is the Library, overlooking the great Hall.

There is a further spiral staircase to the next level and to the third bedroom, with access to the battlements.

The grounds have been carefully cultivated and are a maze of gorgeous walks where the castle regularly appears and disappears into the woodland. This is a haven for wildlife and peace.

In the second half of the Seventeenth century parts of the bawn walls were breached by Cromwellian soldiers, they remained unrepaired for over three hundred years,

until the property came into the ownership of the vendors, who set about the mammoth task of repair and regeneration.

The Castle itself dates from 1588, replacing an earlier 13th century building. Records show that by the 16th century the property was owned by the O Loughlin Family.

Joint Agency: Helen Cassidy, Premier Properties


Castle Accommodation

Entrance Hall / utility area

Ground Floor bathroom

Bedroom 1 / Study Accessed via a private stairs through a trap door

Bedroom 2

Great Hall

WC

Galley Kitchen area

Bedroom 3 off the battlements

Cottage Accommodation

Kitchen / Dining area Double height with mezzanine overlooking

Living Room with stove

Master Bedroom on first floor

Ensuite bathroom

This property was last updated: today, 1 hour 27 minutes ago


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Selling Agent

Sherry FitzGerald McMahon
O'Connell Square House Ennis Co Clare

Contact Name: Diarmuid McMahon

PSR Licence Number: 001212

Call 065 686 7866
This Detached House located at Gregan Castle, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare is currently for sale. This property was last updated by Sherry FitzGerald McMahon today. Gregan Castle, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare is priced as: €695,000 and has 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms. View all properties for sale in Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare. View properties for sale with 3 bedrooms in Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare.
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