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Hawthorn Lodge, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Detached House




418 sq.m.



A magnificent 18th century Georgian Manor having historic connections with the O ‘ Malley family (1798-1850) and also with the present Owners they are all descendants of Maud Burke the great granddaughter of Granuaile the pirate Queen of Connacht. Having been successfully restored following a prolonged period of un-occupancy the Current Owners have painstakingly restored and refurbished the Manor to retain its old worlde charm while providing all modern conveniences.

Hawthorn Lodge stands on c. 2 acres and extend to c. 4500 sq. ft over 3 floors. The entrance lobby is a feature of amazing character that still holds that sense of importance, which is accessed by a flight of 6 benchmark inscribed limestone steps.

The roof has been replaced in 1992 and windows updated. There is so much history and character to this property that recognising the privilege of living there needs to be acknowledged stepping into Hawthorn Lodge is like stepping back in time.

The history behind this 2 storeys over Basement Manor is so inviting you are drawn in as if it belongs to you. The house does have a wonderful sense of charm and character that you would expect from a property of this era.


Hawthorn Lodge is located off the golf links road which is c. 2 miles from the town centre and fronts on to Castlebar’s Golf Course. Knock airport 35 mins drive. Galway city 1 hour drive. Dublin 150 miles.

The accommodation comprises: –

Entrance Hall

Drawing Room: With old fireplace and wooden floor. High coved ceiling.

Dining Room to the rear which has double access to the Courtyard as it’s backdrop. It is a wonderful space to sit and enjoy. It has light and character. .

Separate Toilet & Whb.

Utility/ Kitchen.

Family Room/ Library: With wall-to-wall bookcases. This is a wonderful room to enjoy a book, sit and relax with. high picture Georgian Windows to maximise light and view.

Stairs to Basement which houses the Kitchen/ Dining Area with an Aga Cooker that heats the Basement and upper floor, and which is used for cooking.
Full range of kitchen units.

Larder Room / Store.

Wine Cellar.

Utility Room: With double sink and washing machine. Oil boiler. Rear door to access side.

The 5 Bedrooms on the top floor are all double rooms. All the Bedrooms are named after local areas and are individual in design all holding their original character with 2 ensuites and a main Bathroom all accessed from the wonderful Landing.
Storage Room on this level and hot-press.

Entrance Hall:
(15’1″x 13’9″)

WC and Whb.

Kitchenette / Utility: With cooker, fridge, and Dishwasher.
(8’6″x 7’2″)

Drawing Room: with fireplace
(25’8″x 16’5″)

Family Room/Library: With wall-to-wall bookshelves with double windows with shutters.
(15’6″x 16’3″)

Dining Room: With feature fireplace and double doors to Courtyard via stairs to ground
(20’7″x 17’1″) level.

Stairs to Basement.

Kitchen: With fitted units and Aga Cooker.
(24’8″x 16’1″)

Utility Stores:
(12’3″x 8’7″)

Wine Cellar:
(4’8″x 8’7″)

(5’4″x 4’2″)

Servant’s Hall:
(10’8″x 14’8″)

Utility: With double sink and washing machine. Oil boiler and rear door access.
(7’5″x 16’7″)

Stairs to Bedrooms.


Spacious Landing: –
(14’5″x 11’4″)

Room (1) ( Carrowkeel): With open fireplace and sink. Wooden floor.
(11’3″x 16’1″)

Room (2) (Rockfleet): With fireplace and sink.
(13’7″x 16′)

Room (3) (Snugboro):
(14’5″x 15′)

Room (4) (Belclare) : With fireplace.
(15’9″x 12’6″)
Ensuite; With electric shower and white suite.
(2’9″x 7’5″)

Bathroom: With white suite and tiled walls and floor. Power shower over the bath.
(5’4″x 7’4″)

Manulla: Storage Room.

Room (5) (Prospect): With fireplace and floor carpeted.
(18’1″x 13’2″)
Ensuite Bathroom: With white suite, Whb, Bath and Bidet. Part tiled walls.
(7’5″x 9’4″)

Hardwood Windows.
Oil fired central heating.
Aga heats Basement & Middle floor
Oil boiler heats top floor
Re- roofed in 1992.
Large mature gardens with specimen trees and shrubs giving it privacy and seclusion thatTM so valuable today..
The Property is serviced by Mains Water and Septic Tank.
To the rear roofed Barn, roofed Fuel Shed plus un-roofed Stable Block.
Ber Details: Exempt.

The history behind this 2 storeys over Basement Manor is so inviting you are drawn in as if it belongs to you. The houses does have a wonderful sense of charm and character that you would expect from a property of this era.

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