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It's not Downton Abbey... but this Moneygall house really isn't too far off

And it’s for sale (if you have nearly €3 million lying around).

BUILT IN 1777 and with about 157 acres to its name – as well as 14 bedrooms – Loughton House, in Moneygall, Offaly certainly has a lot going for it.

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There’s all those bedrooms of course, as well as the wood, stream and arable land surrounding the property – but don’t forget, you’ll also have the Obamas around all the time*, being from the area.

*We can’t actually guarantee that. 

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Loughton House is available for €2,750,000 with Ganly Walters via Daft.ie.

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Approaching the property by the tree-lined avenue,  the house – originally north-facing – was rebuilt in the early 19th century. It’s an example of the Pain brothers’ finest work.

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The ground floor features generously proportioned rooms with ornate decorative cornicing, high ceilings with plasterwork and large open fireplaces.

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The ground floor has been extensively restored and there is a cantilever staircase in the oval hall. There are original wooden floors throughout with numerous sash bay windows complete with working carved panel shutters.

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Upstairs there are five bedrooms, two of which are actually suites (obviously).

Going up another floor, there are a further eight bedrooms, three of which are ensuite. And there’s another staircase too. In case you get tired of the main one.

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 Loughton House is available with Ganly Walters via Daft.ie.

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