Glenview Lodge is a charming stone-built 4-bedroom cottage set on about 1.1 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens & grounds with stunning views out towards Lough Derg. Originally dating from the c.1800’s, the property was subject to a complete renovation in c.2005/2006 now providing accommodation over two floors also with recent external works carried out in c.2020.
A private gated entrance gently leads down a long winding tarmacadam driveway to a parking area at the side of the house where there is ample parking.
The front door opens into the entrance hall which offers access to the main reception areas of the home. A living room / dining room is beautifully positioned to take in plenty of natural sunlight and is well set up for comfortable modern family living featuring solid oak floors and a stone surround fireplace and wood burner. There is access from the hallway to the family bathroom and a kitchen which is well-laid out and features recently installed fitted appliances. A bedroom on the ground floor could also be used as a study or home office for those looking to work from home.
Steps lead upstairs to an open landing which is a delightful space for reading or relaxing in the evenings. The master bedroom features an ensuite and a walk-in wardrobe area. There are two further bedrooms and a hot press on this level.
There is a traditional stone-built outbuilding which includes a utility and boiler room and is also plumbed and heated.
Gardens & Grounds
A particular feature of the property is the landscaped gardens surrounding the house which have been recently improved and features flowering, hedging, new sleepers and mature specimen trees which provides colour, shelter and privacy.
In all the grounds extend to about 1.1 acres / 0.45 hectare in total.
County Clare is a haven of scenic surroundings, wildlife, and lakes, with good sporting and local amenities to avail of. The property is conveniently located in the townland of Bohatch close to the town of Mountshannon (5 km) which includes local amenities such as a park, coffee shop, pubs, restaurant, shop, and a petrol station. Mountshannon Arts Festival is held every year and attracts visitors from across Ireland, while Mountshannon Harbour will be of interest to those looking for boat access onto Lough Derg.
Nestled on the borders of Clare, Galway and Tipperary, the location is very accessible to the towns of Portumna (30 km), Ennis (47 km) and also Limerick City (46 km) which is easily reached via the R465 (17km) offering further restaurants, amenities, and shopping.
The nearby area offers a wide variety of quality sporting and recreational activities with the property a short drive from the heritage villages of Killaloe (29 km) and Ballina (30 km) which are connected by a bridge over the River Shannon. The villages are situated at the southern end of Lough Derg and are renowned for all water sports including sailing, water skiing, pleasure boating and fishing.
There is good transport links nearby with the M7 motorway (Junction 27) located 36 km to the south, offering easy access to Limerick (44 km) the University of Limerick (55 km) and Shannon Airport (62 km).