Historic Limerick home on sale for €1.2m

Anne Sheridan

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Anne Sheridan

On the market: Cragfield on North Circular Road is on sale for �1.2m
A PROPERTY with a century and a half of history on the North Circular Road has gone on the market with a price-tag of €1.2m.

A PROPERTY with a century and a half of history on the North Circular Road has gone on the market with a price-tag of €1.2m.

Built around 1860, Cragfield in the city’s expensive address is set on 1.2 acres and includes six bedrooms and three bathrooms.

This detached three-bay single storey Victorian villa style house, is for sale through Sherry FitzGerald O’Malley.

Set amid stunning gardens with a sweeping driveway behind is the “mansion style” family home, full of “charm and atmosphere”.

A grand drawing room, dining room with high ceilings, ornate cornicing and marble fireplace are among the advertised features.

It is one of six properties in Limerick with price-tags in excess of €1m.

Nearby, Shamrockville on the North Circular Road is for sale for €1.5m, and includes five bedrooms and four bathrooms.

Shamrockville was on the market for €4.5m three years ago, before its price was reduced to €2.7m last year.

The period home is set on 1.3 acres, on what its estate agents describe as “Limerick’s most sought after address”, with a “landmark residence” covering approximately 4,600 sq. ft. The detached property features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a games room, library, study, conservatory, drawing room, dining room, living room and coat room.

No 8 The Demense in Adare Manor is for sale for €1.4m, and includes five bedrooms and five bathrooms.

A five-bed period home, in need of modernisation and a renovated five-bedroom stone coach house, has come on the market in Lisnagry through the agent Savills.

Clonkeen House, Barringtonsbridge, comprises two properties on about 24 acres of land at Barringtons Bridge, eight miles from Limerick city. Together, the properties are asking €700,000.

Twenty-six properties sold in Limerick last month, according to the latest figures from the Property Price Register.

The most expensive sold was in Lisduane, Granagh, for €340,000, while the cheapest was 21 Jutland Hall, Steamboat Quay, for €40,000.

Nearly 50 properties sold in March.