A 50ac holding of good Tipperary land with an exceptional period house is on the market outside Nenagh.

The property is Riverston House and the sale is being handled by Sherry Fitzgerald Country Homes.

The property is located on the edge of Nenagh, on the Dublin road. The house on 44ac lies on one side of this regional road, with an additional six acres on the other side. The edge-of-town setting means that some of the land is zoned for development.

Land and buildings

The land is laid out as good grazing ground with a central road giving easy access to each paddock. There are mature boundaries all round. The farmyard at the rear of the residence has a coach house and a number of other out buildings.

The house

The house is three storey and extends to a very sizeable 820sq m (8,826sq ft). It was built around 1775 and is placed in a private and mature setting.

Riverston House is an elegant three-storey building extending to a very sizeable 8,826sq ft.

The house is in need of some restoration.

The ground floor has a large reception hall leading to formal rooms at the front of the building, including a drawing room, sitting room, library/office and dining room.

At the rear of the house are the kitchens, utility rooms and storage rooms. There are five bedrooms on the first floor and two more on the third floor.

Additional accommodation

There is also a self-contained apartment, with its own access, alongside the main house. It has kitchen, living space and one bedroom with bathroom.

The property is for sale by private treaty, in two lots as follows.

  • Lot 1: Riverston House on 44ac. Approximately 8.5ac are zoned under “New Residential Low Density P1” and a further 6.4ac on the northwest of the residence are zoned “New Residential P2”. The asking price for lot 1 is €1.38m.
  • Lot 2: Six acres to the north of Riverston House and located just across the Dublin road. This land is currently zoned as amenity lands. The asking price is €120,000.