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MOLUA, BIRDHILL ROAD, BALLINA/KILLALOE, CO TIPPERARY €795,000
MOLUA occupies a scenic location on the banks of the Shannon with views of the river, Parteen Weir and the Clare hills. The property has its own private harbour, boathouse, slipway and approximately 122m of water frontage. The house has well established gardens and has been designed to take full advantage of the panorama.
The main reception rooms all have large picture windows and access to a sheltered terrace which runs the length of the house. The terrace is a sun trap, and is the best place for granny to sit and enjoy the ever-changing views over the water, from sunrise to sunset.
At one end of the main house, which has 272sqm of living space, there is a spa room with Jacuzzi and double doors out to the garden.
A one-bedroom annex with direct access to the main house has a small kitchen, bathroom and sun porch.
In total, Molua has 1.9 acres of garden, mainly in lawn and mature woodland interspersed with shrubberies and flowerbeds. Mature trees include oak, beech, ash, walnut, hazel, alder and birch. The woodland garden, which is predominantly planted with herbaceous perennials and shrubs, features ornamental trees such as magnolia, dogwood, Japanese maple, Daphne and stewartia. Among the shrubs are unusual specimens of rhododendron, hydrangea and camellia. In late winter /early spring, the woodland area is a tapestry of snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells, crocus and woodland anemone. This is a low-maintenance garden created and developed by the current owners over the last 20 years. There is also a much-loved tree-house. AGENT: Savills (01) 663 4350