Floor (sq. m): 390Land (ha): 0.70Beds: 5Baths: 2

Glenwood House, Fermoy, County Cork, P61 E285

A handsome and spacious property set in a superb setting on the edge of Fermoy with circa 1.74 acres of delightful gardens and grounds

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  • Fermoy 1.8 km. Cork 37 km. M8 Motorway (J15) 3.9 km.

    Porch, Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Family/TV Room, Study, Kitchen/Dining Room, Breakfast Room, Cinema/Games Room, Utility. Five Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms. Double Garage, Workshop/ Timber Shed.

    Delightful Landscaped Grounds backing onto Glenabo Wood. Well Planted Gardens with Mature Trees and Shrubs. Lawns and Ornamental Pond. Hard Tennis Court.

    About 0.70 hectares (1.74 acres)

    Glenwood House is a wonderfully bright and spacious family house offering impressive well-proportioned accommodation and located in an outstanding setting on the edge of Fermoy. Set in a quite cul de sac of just four properties, the house enjoys a sunny elevated position and a superb c 1.74 acre site with delightfully secluded and sheltered grounds backing onto Glenabo Wood.

    Built in 1978 and requiring some refurbishment the house extends to some 390 sq metres (4200 sq ft), the generous accommodation includes three large reception rooms, five bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house has a concrete first floor slab and staircase with balconies off the main bedrooms overlooking the grounds which include a double garage and fenced all-weather tennis court.

    The property is set well back from the public road and enjoys a high degree of privacy. A particular feature of the property are the mature well-planted landscaped gardens which are full of interest and an excellent variety of trees and shrubs.

    Glenwood House is located to the leafy western edge of the thriving picturesque town of Fermoy, set astride the river Blackwater. There is first class access to both Cork and Dublin via the M8 with Junction 15 within 4 km. The Jack Lynch Tunnel / Dunkettle Interchange may be reached in a 25 minute drive. The property lies within an area of superb sporting and leisure facilities with Fermoy golf course within minutes and top class fishing available to the River Blackwater and its tributaries. Racing is at Mallow and Limerick with an extensive point-to-point calendar locally over the winter months. Walking is directly adjacent at the Glenabo Wood recreational area and the Blackwater Way, along the river into town, lies across the public road.


    Entrance Porch About 6.50 m x 1.80 m
    Glazed timber double doors with full height wing windows, a tile floor and ceiling spotlights. Solid timber double doors with wing windows give access to

    Entrance Hall About 6.90 m x 3.20 m
    A spacious hall with stairs to first floor and doors off to principle reception rooms. Under-stairs storage room (plumbed for wash hand basin and WC). Ceiling cornice.

    Drawing Room About 8.40 m x 4.90 m
    A double reception room with double aspects and feature Tyrolean timber, stone and quarry tile fireplace. Picture window to front. Ceiling cornice. Glazed double doors off to hall.

    Family Room About 10.60 m x 3.70 m
    A large double aspect room overlooking the rear garden with vaulted ceiling and exposed roof timbers. Salvaged brick fireplace with solid timber mantel and quarry tile hearth. Waterford Stanley wood burning stove. Wall mounted spotlights.

    Study About 3.40 m x 3.00 m
    Oak timber floor. Fitted shelved unit.

    Kitchen /
    Dining Room About 8.40 m x 4.90 m
    Open plan with Breakfast Room incorporated. Triple aspect with fitted Mark Wilkinson kitchen with a comprehensive range of pantry and shelved cupboards and drawers with polished granite work surfaces. Large island unit/ breakfast bar with polished granite work surface and integral Miele oven and pot hanging rack over. Shaws double Belfast sink unit with wasted disposal, mono-block mixer tap and Burmese teak drainer and counter top. Lacanche range cooker with 5 gas rings and two ovens. Tile splashbacks and extractor hood over with fitted spice racks. Integral Miele dishwasher. Miele tall fridge. Double aspect with picture window to front and side with fitted plantation blinds. Travertine marble floor.

    Breakfast Room About 6.10 m x 3. 70 m
    A bright room with westerly aspects and full width wing windows overlooking garden. Glazed timber double doors opening to sun terrace. Vaulted ceiling with glazed timber lantern. Travertine marble floor. Scana wood burning stove. Ceiling spotlights. Door off to

    Utility Room About 3.50 m x 2.60 m
    Fitted with a range of solid and glazed timber units and shelves. Miele double eye level oven. Bosch dishwasher and Miele freezer. Tile floor. Zoned central heating and hot water controls.

    Laundry About 3.90 m x 1.40 m
    Counter top with 2 Miele washing machines under and Whirlpool dryer. Clothes hanging rail. Timber panelled ceiling. Tile floor.

    Glazed door to front with wing window. Tile floor.
    Boiler Room (accessed from outside) with Grant condenser boiler.

    Cinema/Games Room About 6.00 m x 3.80 m (max dimensions)
    Picture window to front. Solid timber floor and panelled ceiling.

    A spacious landing with walk-in shelved hot press off. Access to insulated loft with fitted ladder. Ceiling cornice.

    Master Bedroom 1 About 4.90 m x 4.20 m
    Full width windows with plantation shutters to front overlooking gardens. Half-glazed door opening to full length balcony. En suite Bathroom off with corner bath, shower over, bidet, vanity wash hand basin and WC.

    Bedroom 2 About 4.92 m x 4.20 m
    Full width windows with plantation shutters to front overlooking gardens. Half-glazed door opening to full length balcony. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rails, drawers and shelving. Vanity unit with mirror over. Wall lights. Door to

    Family Bathroom
    Panel bath with mixer taps and shower head, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail. Tile floor and half tiled walls. Ceiling spotlights, wall lights.

    Bedroom 3 About 4.90 m x 3.70 m
    Window overlooking rear gardens with Laura Ashley timber blinds. Fitted wardrobe.

    Bedroom 4 About 4.90 m x 3.50 m
    Window overlooking rear gardens with Laura Ashley timber blinds.

    Bedroom 5 About 3.40 m x 2.40 m (max dimensions)
    Fitted single bed with drawers under and storage cupboards.

    The house is well set back from the public road and approached via stone entrance with kerbed tarmac driveway which sweeps up to two generous car parking areas. There are lights located along the drive and power is laid on to the entrance (for electric gates). To the side of the house is a Double Garage (About 7.75 m x 6.10 m) with two timber double doors, light and power and WC. Adjacent to the garage is a separate Workshop/ Timber Shed with light and power connected. Stone paths rise up from the gate to the house and lead through the garden to a fenced all-weather Tennis Court.

    The landscaped mature gardens are a delightful feature of the property, being spread over the superb c 1.74 acre site. They are well set out with stone paths, ornamental pond and stone benches with lawns wrapping around the house interspersed by mature trees and shrubs. A wonderful variety of trees have been planted over the years to include weeping Willow, which overhangs the pond, together with Scots Pine, Oak, Beech, Chestnut, Cherry, Hornbeam, Spanish Chestnut, Ornamental Pear, Acer and Conifers. The gardens back onto Glenabo Woods and afford much seclusion and privacy.

    BER Number: 114843493
    BER Rating: C3 (BER Report Potential: A3)

    Mains electricity and water. Private drainage to septic tank. Oil fired central heating to radiators. Recently installed high speed broadband.

    Strictly by appointment with the sole agents. Tel. 025 31023 or 087 2627488


    Only those mentioned in the particulars are included in the sale. All items known as vendors fixtures and fittings including fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings together with garden effects, ornaments and statuary are expressly excluded.

    These are based on the Ordnance Survey of Ireland and are for reference only. All measurements are approximate only. They will be deemed to have been checked by prospective purchasers who will have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property.

    The property is offered for sale, subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, either public or private, all way-leaves and easements whether specifically mentioned or not.

    The property is offered for sale freehold by private treaty with vacant possession given upon completion, unless specifically mentioned otherwise.

    These particulars are for guidance only and are prepared in good faith to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Any description or information given should not be relied on as a statement of fact. Some images or video footage of the property may have been taken from outside the curtilage. Neither Michael H. Daniels & Co., nor any of their joint agents nor employees has any authority to give or make any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate only.

Glenwood House, Fermoy, County Cork, P61 E285