Gormanstone is understood to have been built during the mid-1900s with later additions, and its design has a strong Georgian influence with an imposing main elevation. The house provides well-arranged and elegantly proportioned rooms a over three floors. This house has been sympathetically enlarged and improved, but retains the quintessential Georgian style elegance.
From the covered entrance porch a wide part glazed front door leads through into the impressive reception hall, which runs the depth of the house, with an elegant turned staircase to one side. To one end of the reception hall, glazed doors lead out onto a wide York stone terrace.
Features of note include a beautifully appointed kitchen and breakfast room with a limestone floor. The kitchen has been fitted with an extensive range of white fronted units with Silestone polished work surfaces and incorporates a four oven Aga. Other features include large sash windows, high ceilings, attractive open fireplaces in both the drawing room and study, wooden panelling in the drawing room, panelled doors and all four reception rooms are double aspect. The well-arranged ground floor accommodation is ideally arranged for formal and informal entertaining, and is complemented over the first and second floors by six bedrooms, three bathrooms and a shower room.
The property is approached through a set of wrought iron entrance gates set between two sandstone entrance piers, from which the drive leads up to the front of the house and a wide parking area. Immediately to the rear of the property, is a wide paved terrace which runs the length of the house. From the terrace there is a delightful outlook over the property’s grounds and the pretty woodland dell, which is under planted with a mass of primroses and bluebells.
To the southern side of the house a part walled garden with a heated covered swimming pool, adjacent to which is a brick outbuilding housing a plant room, changing room, shower and gym.
To the northern side of the house is a substantial weatherboard and tile outbuilding/barn. Beyond this building, is a brick and tile open fronted garage and a brick and tile former stables. The gardens and grounds at Gormanston surround the property and provide an attractive and secluded setting for the property. In all about 4.6 acres.
The agents are Hamptons International. Telephone: 01444 704147