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A unique home by the river... with its own cinema, gym and sauna

Living the dream.

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IF IT’S A dream of yours to live by the river, in a weird and wonderful house crammed with unexpected features, then Shipool Lodge in Inishannon is your dream come true.

Shipool Lodge is the type of home that stands out for a myriad of reasons. It’s not just its size, or incredible location, but a whole host of elements that combine to create a totally different experience.

And that’s before you get to the price – it’s €795,000.

Sure, it has some unusual decor, which is what draws the eye first, but look beyond that and you’ll find some features that are in turns surprising and unusual.

Let’s start with the proof that the current owners most certainly are cultured sorts.

There’s a huge library…

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…and even a private cinema (granted, without the usual red comfy chairs – but bean bags are a nice addition).

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Located in a wood in Inishannon, Shipool Lodge is a quirky hideaway.

There are private studies, a gym, and even a little extra home for an au pair or family member.

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With stunning views of the nearby Bandon river, and its own pier, it’s perfect for nature lovers or those who like a spot of fishing.

The multi-level deck also gives a great view of Bandon River and the surrounding areas, like the pond, fountain, and natural stone creek. You only have to step outside to explore the woodlands at the rear of the house.

The Grecian statues are probably leaving with the current owners, but check out the pool area:

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Yes, there’s a pool too. Oh, and a sauna, hot tub, plunge pool and counter-flow feature.

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The front room has panoramic windows, to make the most of the view, while pitch-pine wooden floors and exposed chimney breasts to make the living areas really comfy on winter nights.

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This is not a house for the faint-hearted – it’s for someone who likes adventure, and who wants their home to be their castle. A castle that’s got its own jacuzzi, cinema and gym. How bad.

Shipool Lodge is for sale through Bowe Property on Daft.ie 

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