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"Avena House" Ballisodare, Co. Sligo
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Description

Description

Without question \" Avena House\" is an exceptionally presented period residence, which has been meticulously cared for over the years by its present owners. This stunning home has a beautifully appointed private site in the heart of the village and enjoys beautiful views over its very well maintained mature private walled gardens and the famous Ballysadare Falls.
This beautiful home which was constructed in 1820 comprises of C.372 Square Meters (C.4000 Square Ft ) and accommodates a very spacious and well proportioned living area with 2 stunning reception rooms boasting many original features , 6 bedrooms and is tastefully designed over 4 split level floors.
This unique and historic property boasts many original features including "Up & Down " Sash Windows , Original Window Paneling , Period Fireplaces , Original Ceiling Roses & Covings.
This historic property at one stage was occupied by Mr. William Middleton , a grand uncle of the internationally famous poet Mr. William Butler Yeats who spent many summers at "Avena House" holidaying with his cousin George . It was here that it is reputed to have inspired WB Yeats to write the famous ballad "Down by the Sally Gardens ".
Avena House has the added benefit of its village center location and is within immediate walking distance of all local amenities including Schools both Primary & Secondary , Restaurant , Supermarket , Bars , Churches etc.

Certainly a unique and idyllic family home, however this beautiful property may lend itself to a possible hospitality business venture.

ACCOMMODATION

First Floor

Ground Floor Entrance Porch - 6'6" x 2'8" with Feature Arch and Glazed Georgian Window leading to the formal Entrance Hall

Entrance Hall - 10'4" x 8'1" with Fitted Carpet , Feature Arch , Original Coving , Ceiling Rose , Period Skirting & Architrave and Feature Glazed Panel.

Formal Dining Room - 15'4" x 14'7" with Timber Flooring , Wainscoting , Feature Alcove , Ceiling Rose , Feature Fireplace and original "Up & Down" Sash Windows and stunning views over the front walled gardens.

Formal Drawing Room - 15'8" x 14'8" with Carpet Flooring , Skirting & Architrave , Feature Fireplace and original "Up & Down" Sash Windows and stunning views over the front walled gardens.

Rear Hall - 6'8" x 12'7" with Carpet Flooring , Skirting & Architrave , Feature Glazed Panel , Coving & Ceiling Rose.

Rear Foyer - Tiled Flooring , Recessed Window, Cloak Room and leading to the Ground Floor W/C

Kitchen - 15'4" x 16'7" Fully Fitted Bespoke Painted Units with Tiled Splashback and AGA Cooker in a Recessed Feature Cove , Flagstone Flooring , Coving and Ceiling Rose.

Rear Entrance Porch - 5'10" x 17'7" with Recessed Dual Aspect Windows and Tiled Flooring.

Larder Area - 5'8" x 5'9" with Recessed Dual; Aspect Windows , Tiled Flooring and Built in storage Units.

Cloakroom - 13'8" x 8'0" with a Georgian Window , Flagstone Flooring and Skirting & Architrave.

Ground Floor W/C - 7'2" x 8'3" with Feature Vanity Unit & Tiled Splashback and Storage Unit .Tiled Flooring , W/C and Shower Area

Utility Room - 8'5" x 6'9" with Flagstone Flooring , Fully fitted Units with Sink & separate Storage Area.

Formal Lounge - 14'10" x 16'3" with Fitted Carpet , Feature Fireplace , Covings & Ceiling Rose , Recessed Alcoves , Recessed Window with Shutters and a French Door leading to a Private Patio Area with views over the Family Tennis Court.

First Floor

Lobby Area - 17'0" x 6'7" with Fitted Carpet and a Recessed Georgian Window.

Bedroom 1 - 8'1" x 12'0 with Fitted Carpet , Walk in Wardrobe , and a Georgian Window.

Family Bathroom - 8'1" x 12'0" With Carpet & Timber Flooring , Vanity Unit with Feature Sink , Tiled Splashback , Bath Area and Feature Window Seat.

Second Floor

Lobby Area , Family Bathroom 5 No Bedrooms all well proportioned ( One with Large Walk in Wardrobe) and many period features including Coving , Window Paneling & Window Shutters.

Third Floor

Lobby Area , Cloakroom , 4 No Large Storage Rooms with many original features including Timber Flooring and Fireplace. These additional rooms could easily be extended to additional living space if required.

Viewing Strictly By Appointment - Contact Sole Selling Agents for Further Details.

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