A rare opportunity presents to acquire a period style lakeshore residence with c 10 acres of land. The property for sale was originally the gate house and main entrance to the Dopping/Heppenstall Estate, The ‘Gate House’ was deliberately designed as an architectural introduction to the main residence. Among its purposes was ‘to catch the eye of the traveller’ and this decorative property in its enviable setting is still one of the most distictive homes in the area.
The dwelling itself has 4 bedrooms, Sitting room, Dining room and Lounge. A kitchen with all fixed appliances and large hallway/utility area are to the back of the home. The residence has retained its origianal charm with period features still in place.
The conservatory to the front overlooks the mature gardens providing year-round colour and elegance. The c 10 acres of land adjacent to the property hugs the shoreline of Lough Gowna and was originally the main entrance to the estate which now hosts the majestic and renowned Derrycassin woods The forest covers an area of 179 acres and consists of three recommended walks, the Nature Trail, the Walled Garden Walk and the Main Avenue Walk.
Lough Gowna is a freshwater lake which is the uppermost lake on the river Erne, it provides very good pike fishing with excellent access and facilities and there are many stretches which provide good bank fishing.
A serene lakes shore setting with a magnificent forest back drop, – steeped in history – this property comes highly recommended by the agent
Accommodation includes: (in meters) Entrance Conservatory – 2.85 x 1.58 Lounge: 4.51 x 4.46 Dining Room: 4.46 x 3.97 Sitting Room: 4.98 x 3.49 Bedroom 1: 3.43 x 3.04 with built in wardrobe Bedroom 2: 3.30 x 2.93 Bedroom 3: 2.44 x 2.41 Bedroom 4: 2.44 x 2.41 Kitchen: 4.24 x 4.21 Bathroom: 2.70 x 1.89 Back Hallway: 6.41 x 1.65