Sleepy Hollow, Thornfield, Lisnagry, Limerick€850,000 C3

5 Bed Detached House 320.5 m² / 3450 ft² For Sale

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Impressive 5-bedroom family home in a woodland setting on about 7 acres

M7 (Junction 28) 1.5 km, Lisnagry Limerick 11 km, Adare 26 km, Shannon Airport 38 km, Cork 107 km, Cork Airport 117 km
(all distances approximate)

Entrance hall * reception room * dining room * kitchen/dining room/living room * utility * office/study * master bedroom suite * 3 further bedrooms * garage * storage room

Wood cabin
Living room * bedroom * indoor bar * outdoor fireplace

Gardens & Grounds
Decking * beautiful lawns * woodland setting

In total about 2.8 hectares / 7.0 acres

Oil-fired central heating, mains water, bio-cycle tank, CCTV and broadband.

For Sale by Private Treaty


Sleepy Hollow is situated in the beautiful countryside of County Limerick, Ireland’s third-largest city, which provides a broad range of amenities, shopping, services, education and an excellent transport network. The local area is well situated for quality sporting and recreational activities. There is a number of challenging golf courses in the area including the Championship course of Adare Manor, the host venue of the Ryder Cup in 2027. The area is well renowned for racing, with Limerick Racecourse 20 kilometres distant. Primary education is available locally, while the area is well served for private schooling including Villiers School in Limerick, Cistercian College in Roscrea, and the renowned Glenstal Abbey. For third-level education, the University of Limerick is only 7 km from the house.

The property is only 1.5 km distant from the M7 which forms part of the primary N7 (Limerick to Dublin route). Shannon Airport (38 km) is easily accessible, and Limerick has a main-line train station with regular daily services to Dublin City. University Hospital Limerick is within a short drive of the property also. Sleepy Hollow is an impressive family home built in 2000. The accommodation is well laid out and has been decorated to a high standard and presented in turnkey condition. Entranced through electric gates, the house is approached via a winding gravel driveway along a tree-lined avenue and terminates at the front where there is a turning area and parking. The spacious and comfortable accommodation is laid out over two storeys. The entrance hall leads into the main reception rooms to include the dining room, the open plan kitchen/dining room/living room, utility room and office/study. On the first floor, is a master bedroom suite with walk in wardrobe and three further double bedrooms (one en suite). There is an attached garage with a mezzanine floor and a storage area to the side. This room can be easily converted to accommodate an elderly relative/games room/office (subject to the necessary planning permission). The accommodation extends to approximately 320 sq m / 3,450 sq ft.
 A particular feature of Sleepy Hollow is an award-winning cabin that is nestled within the woodland.
The cabin is multi-functional and currently comprises a living room, bedroom, indoor bar, and an outdoor fireplace. This picture-perfect building is ideal for the teenagers of the family or for an off-site office – perfect for working from home. Sleepy Hollow is set in a peaceful sylvan woodland setting. To the rear of the house is a spacious decked area, which is an idyllic setting for al fresco dining enjoying a long summer’s evening. The private lawn to the rear of the property is ideal for family get-togethers and is perfect for outdoor sports enthusiasts and equestrian use. The mature woodland perimeter provides an attractive boundary and also privacy.
The grounds extend to about 2.8 hectares / 7.0 acres.

BER Details

BER: C3 BER No.112269055 Energy Performance Indicator:200.06 kWh/m²/yr


Entrance Hall : 7.25m x 4.58m. Large bright entrance hall with feature staircase, solid wood floors & recessed spotlights. Double doors off to livingroom 2.
Reception Room 1: 5.75m x 3.63m. Beautifully appointed room with solid wood floor, recessed spotlights and bay window,. Double doors off to hall and door off to the open plan kitchen/dining/living area.
Reception Room 2/diningroom: 6.39m x 10.34m. Large bright open plan room with two feature solid fuel fireplaces, carpeted with exposed feature timber beams, wood paneling on walls, recessed spotlights and French doors off to large decking area. Built in units, shelving and book shelves with ample storage.
Kitchen/dining/living room: 4.20m x 8.61m and 2.06m x 2.21m in the dining snug area. Large bright open plan room with solid wood floor and tiled flooring in the kitchen area. Fully fitted kitchen. Feature exposed wood beams, and French doors off to large deck area.
Utility Room:/Boot/Tack Room: 5.62m x 3.04m. With tiled floor and Guest Wc off 2.31m x 3.04. Ample storage
Back Hall—6.02m x 5.68m. Cloak room off with ample storage.
Office/Study: 4.48m x 2.44m. With solid wood floor.
Guest WC. 1.01m x 1.54m. With wc, whb, tiled floor and shelves
Main Bedroom Suite 1: 5.23m x 6.42m. Large bright room with feature windows with built in window seats, solid wood floor, and recessed spotlights.
Ensuite : 2.41m x 2.39m. With wc, whb and shower, tiled.
Walk in Wardrobe. 2.57m x 2.41m. With solid wood floor and built in wall to wall units, drawers, hanging rails and shelving.
Bedroom 2: 3.83m x 4.22m. Large bright double room, with solid wood floor and ensuite off.
Ensuite: 0.94m x 2.93m. With wc, whb shower and tiled.
Bedroom 3: 4.00m x 4.51m. Bright front double room, solid wood floor
Bedroom 4: 3.94m x 4.27m. Bright rear double room with solid wood floor.
Main Bathroom: 3.59m x 3.24m. With claw legged centre bath bath, whb wc. Solid wood floor, and recessed spotlights


Travel from Limerick on the M7 & taking exit 28 at the Newport Roundabout. Take the R503 off and travel up to the next right hand turn. Take this turn and continue on past the row of detached house and the private avenue to “Sleepy Hollow “ is after the last house on the left.

Viewing Details

Strictly by appointment with the joint selling agents, Rooney Auctioneers & Savills County

Savills Country Rooney Auctioneers
33 Molesworth Street 99 O’Connell Street
Dublin 2 Limerick
Tel: +353 (0)1 618 1300 Tel: +353 (0) 61 413511
PSRA Licence 002223 PSRA Licence: 002593


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