Located just minutes’ walk from the centre of Clara, County Offaly, Inchmore House is a ten-bedroomed protected property comprising over 20,000 square feet. It is set on circa 14 acres of land with extensive road frontage included in the sale. The River Brosna runs for half a mile through the grounds of the property and features its own private water course at the rear of the house.
The house was constructed in 1846 and was the main home of the Goodbody family who were renowned merchants of the day. Family member Robert Goodbody who resided at the house went on to found Goodbody’s Stockbrokers in Dublin and New York. Dormitories were added to the property following its acquistion by the Franciscan Brothers in 1934. It also features a large private church.
The property is steeped in history and once played host to Robert Goodbody’s friend and business partner Marconi for 12 months while he was perfectin