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Highfield Lodge, Raffeen Hill, Monkstown, Co. Cork

Detached House




325 sq.m.

BER No: 105924880
EPI: 184 kWh/m2/yr


Frank V Murphy and Savills are delighted to present Highfield Lodge, a superb five bedroom detached house situated on a large and private site in a most stunning and peaceful setting. Highfield lodge has a recessed entrance with an impressive tree lined driveway that draws you to a spacious parking area.

Stepping inside reveals a bright and impressive reception style entrance hallway with a double height ceiling. Beginning on your left-hand side, you will find a family room and on the right, a guest lavatory and TV room. The spacious comfortable lounge has a wonderful open fire, the focal point of this relaxing room with double doors connecting it to the sunroom. This is a well-proportioned room overlooking the gardens and patio with external sliding door access and additional double doors to the kitchen and dining room. The kitchen and dining room is large and bright with a beautifully designed canted bay window protruding to the rear providing additional natural light and patio access through a sliding door. Conveniently, the utility and gardener lavatory can be accessed from the kitchen. From here, you will find internal access to the double garage which is impressive in size and has two automatic garage doors.

Making your way upstairs, you will find five large double bedrooms, three of which are en suite. The master bedroom is deserving of special mention, along with a built-in wardrobe, walk-in dressing room and an en suite, it has a stunning feature bay window overlooking the countryside beyond in a most spectacular fashion and provides the perfect backdrop to retire for the evening. The remainder of the first floor is made up of the main bathroom and a large hot press airing room.

Externally this property continues to amaze. The tree-lined driveway and parking area is large and more than equipped to accommodate a selection of vehicles. Well back from the road, the front of the property overlooks a large level lawn with opportunity for development an obvious consideration for prospective buyers, subject to planning permission. To the rear, the property is ideally positioned with a southerly orientation casting all day sunshine over its many features. The flagstone patio runs the width of the property with a line of mature planting separating the patio from a large level lawn space, ideal for ball games and summer gatherings. The stable block and barn is located towards the rear boundary. It is spacious, plumbed and powered up with two box stables, a tack room, a feed room and plenty of space for storage or indeed extra stables. The paddocks has a post and rail fence enclosing an all-weather sand arena with flood lighting.

This ideal family home is a 7 minutes drive from Douglas and less than 20 minutes from Cork City while Cork International Airport is a 15 minute drive. All social and essential amenities are close by including schools, shops, playing fields and sports clubs.
Contact us today about this fantastic home.

Entrance Porch

Large Reception Hall : 5.6m x 4.2m
Spacious area with a feature solid wood floor.

TV Room / Home Office : 4.4m x 4.4m
Large multipurpose space overlooking the front of the property.

Lounge : 5.6m x 4.4m
Charming room with a solid fuel fireplace and marble surround, canted bay window and double doors to the sunroom.

Kitchen and Dining Room: 10.15m x 4.25m
Tiled floor throughout with eye and floor level cabinetry in the kitchen, an island, granite worktops, recessed lighting and canted bay window incorporating sliding door access to the patio. The dining area is spacious with a feature fireplace and stove insert and double door access to the sunroom.

Sunroom: 6.1m x 4.6m
Tiled room overlooking the gardens with sliding door access to the patio.

Family Room: 4.3m x 4.2m
Peaceful room with timber flooring, a solid fuel fireplace and a service hatch to the kitchen.

Utility Room: 3.5m x 2.9m
Eye and floor level cabinetry, plumbed, floor to ceiling built-in storage, access door to the rear.

Guest Lavatory
WC. Whb.

Gardiners Lavatory
WC. Whb.

Double Garage: 6.9m x 5.5m
Large space with hardtop flooring, shelving and electric roller shutter doors. Suitable for conversion to additional living accommodation.

First Floor
Master Bedroom: 4.5m x 3.8m
Double bedroom, built-in floor to ceiling wardrobe running the depth of the room, located to the rear of the property with a feature bay window showing magnificent rural views.

Walk-in Wardrobe

WC. Whb. Shower. Storage.

Bedroom 2: 6.7m x 3.8m
Large double room with a built-in wardrobe. Located to the rear of the property with superb countryside views.

En Suite
WC. Whb. Shower.

Bedroom 3: 4.5m x 4.5m
Double room with a built-in wardrobe located to the front of the property.

En Suite
WC. Whb. Shower.

Bedroom 4: 5.6m x 4.6m
Spacious double room with located to the front of the property with a built-in sliding door wardrobe.

Bedroom 5: 4.6m x 4.6m
Spacious double room with located to the rear of the property with a built-in sliding door wardrobe.

Main Bathroom: 2.8m x 2.8m
WC. Whb. Tiled flooring.

Hot Press
Spacious airing room with shelving.

Stables: 10.9m x 10m
Large timber structure incorporating two box stables, tack room, feed room and additional storage space / extra stables.
There is double sliding barn door access front to back, it is plumbed for running water and there are flood light spotlights mounted externally.


Sand arena with post and rail fencing and floodlights.

Viewing by appointment with Frank V Murphy 021 4274204 or Savills 021 4271371

Messrs Frank V Murphy & Co Ltd, for themselves and for the vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that; (i) the particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract, (ii) no person in the employment of Messrs Frank V Murphy & Co has authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to the property. Licence No: 001715


  • Spacious and luxurious 5 bedroom detached home
  • Approx. 325 sq m / 3,500 sq ft
  • South facing rear gardens
  • Beautiful mature and private setting about 0.85 ha / 2.1 ac
  • Large barn with stables and tack room 109 sq m / 1,173 sq ft
  • Flood lit paddocks with sand arena
  • Large internal double garage 42 sq m / 452 sq ft
  • Within 7 minutes drive of Douglas
  • OFCH / septic tank & mains water
  • Eircode - T12N2EW

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