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Clonlost House


Detached House

For Sale




A wonderful opportunity to acquire a piece of history with this unique and fully renovated church, with expansive living accommodation that comprises five spacious double bedrooms, four of which are ensuite. This ideal family home comes with high ceilings throughout and features the original stoneworks, windows and the bell tower. Clonlost Church dates back to the early 18th Century, and the date 1856 is inscribed on the entrance gates. The original bell, a true inscription of history from the bell tower, is inscribed 1706 and was presented by Robert Rochfort, Lord Belvedere of Belverdere House. Situated in Rochfortbridge on 0.65 acre, this must-see property is located close to the M6 giving easy access to both Galway and Dublin as well as Mullingar, Tullamore and Athlone in easy driving distance.

The property comprises of a former church building with a large extension to the rear. The church has been renovated to a very high standard over the last number of years, with conscientious restoration and use of space. There are many fantastic features through the whole property, both old and new. These include corniced ceilings, gothic casement windows with window surrounds, exposed brick walls, oak floors and there is an impressive teak staircase with gothic decorative rails and banister. The modern extension has been constructed to blend into the Gothic style of the existing building and consequently there is well laid out bright accommodation which extends to c. 4,900 sq ft..

The spacious accommodation consists of an entrance hall with timber floor leading to the lobby with decorative double doors. TV room with solid timber floors. Games room with solid timber floor and built in bar area. Dining room with solid timber floors. A large and impressive fitted kitchen with island. Guest WC completes the ground floor. The first floor consists of a landing giving access to the five bedrooms, four with en-suite and the master with a walk-in wardrobe. The family bathroom with three-piece suite.

The Bell Tower comes with original stone work and impressive original windows. Words alone are hard to describe this impressive family home and seeing is believing to truly appreciate all that this home offers.

There is plenty of activities to do in the surrounding area, the golf enthusiast is well catered with five golf courses within a half hour drive to include Glasson Golf and Country Club, Mount Temple Golf Course, Mullingar, Moate Golf Club & Delvin golf club. Nearby is Kilbeggan Race Course and for the keen angler, a short drive will bring you to some of the most beautiful lakes in Ireland which has earned Mullingar the title of "The Capital of the Lakelands". Westmeath is synonymous with some of the best known trout waters in Ireland - Loughs Ennell, Owel and Lough Sheelin. Also available are some of the best coarse angling in the country. Species such as pike, perch, bream, rudd, tench and carp can be found in rivers, lakes and canals. A choice of hunting packs are available to the keen horseman including the Westmeath Hunt, Ballymacads, the Meaths, the Wards which are all within easy commute distance.

Entrance Hall 3.88m x 3.09 (12'9" x 3.09):
Solid timber floor, high ceiling, coving, centre piece, double doors to hall, original stone work.

Stairwell 4.57m x 3.22m (15' x 10'7"):
Solid timber floor, coving, large stair case

Hallway 5.25m x 4.88m (17'3" x 16'):
Solid timber floor, coving, high ceiling, heating controls

Solid timber floor, high ceiling, coving, heating controls, decorative double doors to back area.

TV Room
Solid timber floor, decorative double doors, high ceiling.

Games room 6.41m x 4.66m (21' x 15'3"):
Solid timber floor, coving, centre piece, high ceiling, original windows, built in bar area, double doors to dining room.

Dining Room
Solid timber floor, original windows, high ceilings, coving, centre piece, TV point, double doors to TV room.

Kitchen/Dining Area
5.68m x 12.42m (18'8" x 40'9"):
Solid timber floor, double doors to rear garden, solid fuel stove, coving, centre piece, impressive fully fitted kitchen with appliances, hand crafted cabinates, large island, phone point, TV point.

Bathroom 2.7m x 3.21m (8'10" x 10'6"):
Tiled floor, wall tiling, tiled floor, WC, wash hand basin, original stone work, coving.

Landing 4.49m x 4.68m (14'9" x 15'4"):
Solid timber floor, sky light, coving

Bedroom One 6.68m x 5.29m (21'11" x 17'4"):
Solid timber floor, coving, phone point, built in wardrobes.

En-Suite 2.63m x 2.35m (8'8" x 7'9"):
Fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, WC, wash hand basin, wall and floor tiling.

Walk In Wardrobe 2.11m x 2.17m (6'11" x 7'1"):
Solid timber floor, shelves and presses.

Bedroom Two 3.49m x 4.98m (11'5" x 16'4"):
Solid timber floor, coving, TV point.

En-Suite 2.13m x 2.06m (7' x 6'9"):
Fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, WC, wash hand basin, wall and floor tiling.

Tower Area 2.56m x 4.2m (8'5" x 13'9"):

Landing 5.17m x 2.27m (17' x 7'5"):
Solid timber floor, access to attic space, coving.

Hallway 2.74m x 6.79m (9' x 22'3"):
Solid timber floor, walk in hotpress.

Bedroom Three 5.49m x 4.14m (18' x 13'7"):
Solid timber floor, TV point, high ceiling, feature original window, walk in wardrobes.

En-Suite 1.63m x 3.58m (5'4" x 11'9"):
Fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, WC, wash hand basin, wall and floor tiling.

Bedroom Four 4.66m x 4.34m (15'3" x 14'3"):
Solid timber floor, original windows.

En-Suite 1.47m x 3.83m (4'10" x 12'7"):
Fully tiled shower cubicle with shower, WC, wash hand basin, wall and floor tiling.

Bedroom Five 3.54m x 4.94m (11'7" x 16'2"):
Solid timber floor, high ceiling, built in wardrobes, original window.

Bathroom 3.75m x2.7m (12'4" x8'10"):
Three piece suite, fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, wall and floor tiling, original window and stone work, high ceiling.

Church Tower 2.56m x 4.16m (8'5" x 13'8"):
Stairway up to bell tower, solid timber floor, feature stone walls, original windows.

Special Features & Services
• Included:
• Sold as Seen

• Features:
• CAT 5 & TV cabling through the whole house
• 4 zone heating (15000 BTU Boiler)
• Original stone works
• Original windows
• Electronic gates with intercom
• Located in Rochfortbridge Village
• Must see property
• Situated on 0.65 acres
• Spacious property
• Unique property
• Close to M6
• Easy access to Mullingar and Tullamore

BER Exempt

Eircode N91 C2Y2

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