Video: A ‘charming 18th century farmhouse’ on 4.8ac in Co. Cavan

Savills brings to the market a “charming 18th century farmhouse set in private grounds”. Located in the beautiful countryside on the outskirts of Virginia, Co. Cavan, Cormaddyduff House is set on 4.87ac of land.

The house is located approximately: 6km from Virginia; 6km from Ballyjamesduff; 7km from Oldcastle; 23km from Kells; 70km from Blanchardstown Shopping Centre (Dublin); 88km from Dublin city; and 91km from Dublin airport. The M3 links Virginia to Dublin, with easy access to and from the city.

The water network of “The Lakeland County” of Cavan provides many opportunities such as angling, which is an area excellent for coarse fishery and regular catches of bream, roach and roach-breem hybrids.

For outdoor enthusiasts, the nearby Deerpark Forest walkway and the Shannon-Erne Waterway is popular with boating enthusiasts.

There is an abundance of primary schools nearby, and Ballyjamesduff and Virginia provide secondary education.

For golfing enthusiasts, three golf courses include: Virginia Golf Club; Headfort Golf Club; and Crover Golf Club.

Nearby amenities to visit include: Lough Crew, with all its historical interests; and Tullynally Castle (25km) in Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath.

Cormaddyduff House

Cormaddyduff House dates back to circa 1770, with a renovation having taken place in the mid-1990’s. The property is situated beside Deerpark Forest and “provides scenic treks along the shores of Lough Ramor”.

Electric gates cordon off the entrance and lead down a tree-lined driveway over a stone bridge. A gravelled courtyard encompasses the front of the house.

“From here, the view of the gardens and grass can be enjoyed in full,” according to the agents.

The house comprises: a welcoming hall with attractive Italian tiled floor; a living room with an open hearth and wood burning stove; a sitting room with a large ornate cast-iron fireplace; a kitchen; a pantry; and two large double bedrooms with a master ensuite and a feature fireplace in each.

Services around the house include: mains electricity; a private well water supply; and private drainage.

The land

“The property is centred around a woodland setting and comprises magnificent lawn areas,” according to the agents.

Stone walls and pillars define the garden, which includes flowers such as: dendrums; hydrangea; magnolia; clematis; witch hazel; and a selection of roses.

There are a variety of outbuildings which include: a single storey garage; a studio or office potential; and a boiler house.

There is also the original stone outline of a milking parlour to the rear of the property.

Private Treaty

Cormaddyduff House is for sale by private treaty and offers may be submitted to the selling agents at Savills.

The guide price is €395,000.

For more information, visit the Savills website.