Period Residence on 27 Acres | Greenhall, Bridgeland East, Rathcormac P61 ET28

Bridgeland West, Co. Cork, P61 ET28, Ireland
Sale Agreed €1,000,000 - Farm, Residential
27 Acres 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Sale Agreed

Magnificent Two Storey Period house on 27 acres of top quality land with stables & yard.
The property is nicely setback from the road in a private mature setting.
Ideally located in the perimeter of Rathcormac Village, within easy access of the motorway, Cork City and the airport. A rare opportunity to acquire a charming period family home in such a sought after located. Viewing comes highly recommended by the Joint Agents.

Main Entrance: 6.93m x 2.13m
Kitchen: 4.88m x 4.34m With rayburn cooker (oil heats radiators & Water)
Back Kitchen: 3.28m x 2.21m, Fitted kitchen with floor and eye level units, tiled back splash, plumbed for washing machine & dishwasher
Cloakroom: 3.35m x 2.28m
Reception Room: 5.02m x 4.11m, With pine timber flooring, open marble fireplace, solid fuel stove, corniced ceilings, connecting door to dining room, shuttered windows, built in wild fowl cabinet
Dining Room: 4.87m x 4.26m, With original timber floor, open ornate fireplace, 3 shuttered bay windows, cornicing
Study/Office: 4.11m x 3.20m
Downstairs bathroom: 3.04m x 2.28m, Fully tiled with electric shower, WC, WHB

Landing: 12.27m x 2.34m, Staircase
Bedroom 1:  5.02m x 4.11m, Double room with carpet flooring, 3 bay shuttered windows
Bedroom 2:  5.02m x 4.11m, Double room with carpet flooring, 2 bay shuttered windows
Bedroom 3: 4.87m x 4.26m, Double room with carpet flooring, bay shuttered window
Bedroom 4: 4.11m x 3.20m, Double room with carpet flooring, shuttered window
Bedroom 5: 3.35m x 2.28m, Single room
Bathroom: 3.04m x 2.28m, Fully tiled with bath, WC, WHB

Land: The land is top quality sound & level. The land is in one block, well fenced and laid out with mains water supply and is bounding by the lower end of the River Bride

6 Stables
Straw/Hay shed
Tack room
Other out offices/shed
BER: The residence is a protected structure/listed building

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Appraised on The National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.

As featured in the Irish Examiner (Saturday 11th September 2021)

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History of Greenhall House, Rathcormac.

The present Greenhall House in the townland of Bridgelands, Rathcormac was built in the mid 1800’s near the site of an older dwelling. In earlier times Greenhall was occupied by the Corbett family. In 1894 Batt Curtin of Curraghprevin, son of Thomas Curtin, married Ellen Aherne of Kilbree, Midleton. The couple wed in St Patrick’s Church in Cork city. Batt and Ellen Curtin came to live in Greenhall and had a family of eight children, one son and seven daughters. Nora Maria was the eldest and Catherine Josephine, Mary Elizabeth, Ellen Christina, Anne Mary, Rita, Prudence and James Thomas – born in 1907. The year 1922 was a traumatic one for the Curtin family. On May 23rd their only son James died at the age of 14. Three months later tragedy struck again. During a Civil war shoot-out between Free State soldiers and Irregulars near Bridgelands a stray bullet came through a window of Greenhall and struck twenty three year old Anne Mary Curtin in the head. Despite the best efforts of Dr. Kiely from the South Infirmary Hospital in Cork – who was visiting Curtin’s, and the local Dr. Barry, Anne Curtin died of her wounds. She is buried in the family grave in Gortoe cemetery. Mary Elizabeth inherited Greenhall and married James O Keeffe of Cronovan, Bartlemy. James was son of Peter O Keeffe and Hannah Roche of Baneena, Bartlemy. A Rate Collector James O Keeffe came from a family steeped in equine breeding and racing. ‘Donal Dhu’ who was purchased from Vincent O Brien’s father, was one of the most famous horses that raced out of Cronovan. The O Keeffe family in Greenhall were followers of racing and hunting. James O Keeffe died in 1971 and his wife Mary Elizabeth in 1977. John and Jim O Keeffe farmed the ancestral acres. Along with their brother Joe they were well known figures at race meetings, Shows, drags and great followers of the Coolnakilla Harriers. Greenhall was extensively refurbished and upgraded in recent years and is a beautiful home in a sylvan setting in the Bride Valley Another sporting link with Greenhall is Limerick Hurler Barry Murphy of Doon- he’s a great, grandson of James and Mary Elizabeth O Keeffe and nephew of the present owner. A historic house with a great story to tell.

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