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The Brambles, Shinanagh, Ballyhea, Charleville, P56 C597

Asking price €450,000

Key Information

Address The Brambles, Shinanagh, Ballyhea, Charleville, P56 C597
Price Asking price €450,000
Style Detached House
Bedrooms 5
Receptions 3
Bathrooms 3
Heating Oil
BER Rating
Status For sale
Size 232 sq. metres
PSRA License No. 003877

Additional Information

O’Keeffe Residential proudly presents this exquisite property  nestled in the idyllic landscape of Shinanagh. The property known as The Brambles sits on c.1 acre tranquil plot, in one of Ballyhea’s most sought after locations.

Approached via impressive limestone entrance walls and gates, the property exudes prestige. The site is surrounded by lush greenery and scenic vistas.

There is a generous floor plan spanning approximately (c.232 sq. ft. / 2500 sq.  which has been carefully planned and curated. The property was constructed in 2005 has been exceptionally well maintained by its current owners ever since.

Upon entry, there is an elegant entrance hallway decorated with a neutral tile and elevated by a warm wooden stairs that rises to the first floor. There is also storage space and cleverly designed glass wall which illuminates the rear of the hall.  The entrance hallway guides you towards all principal rooms.  One will find a timeless living room set around a marble fireplace with ambiance lighting, dual aspect windows, solid oak floor and intricate ceiling rose, accentuated by a delicate light fixture. Adjacent to this room is another living space or potentially a ground floor bedroom /study. It is a bright, sizeable room decorated in warm tones and again featuring atmospheric wall lighting, a ceiling light and centre pendant.  

As you move towards the rear of the property, the heart of the home presents itself, a beautifully appointed kitchen/dining/sunroom. This space is infused with light and features an array of solid maple floor and eye level units along with built in appliances and a breakfast bar. Flooring is a striking checkerboard design accentuated by a black granite worktops. There is an American style Fridge, wine rack and an abundance of counter and storage space. The glorious sunroom is seamlessly connected to the kitchen/dining area and enjoys a south western aspect and has a picturesque view of the garden and grounds. French doors open to the garden, with convenient access to a discrete a courtyard tucked between the garage and the house. This area is mostly enclosed and completely private. 

Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room, décor is similar to the kitchen finishes with substantial built in storage and practical design. This area also provides access to the extensive lawns. Accommodation on the ground floor also includes an impressively presented guest wc with shower, which is decorated in rustic patterned tiles and mosaics along with a traditional vanity giving this room an enduring look.

There is a particularly appealing area at the top of the stairs, in the centre of the house which would be a lovely reading/relaxation area and workspace. All four bedrooms are spacious and can comfortably fit king-sized beds. Three of the bedrooms have the benefit of walk-in wardrobes. Bedrooms either have hillside views to the east or western garden vistas. The principal bedroom is generous and has a light filled en-suite decorated in soft tones along with functional his and hers walk in robes. The family bathroom is central to the first floor layout and is decorated in a sophisticated monochrome style and has a bath and shower. 

Externally, the property boasts wraparound gardens across it’s substantial 1 acre plot, complemented by gated entry, stone entrance walls and wide tarmac driveway with parking for several cars. A detached garage spanning c. 760 sq. ft. is positioned to the side of the house providing additional storage space along with an extensive study area which has been insulated, plastered and decorated. The area also has electric heating. This space is suitable to a variety of uses.  There are two access doors and a rear pedestrian entrance.

In conclusion this impeccably presented residence in a highly coveted location, represents a rare opportunity not to be missed.



The property is set in a scenic area close to the Ballyhoura Mountains, in an area zoned a high value landscape, C. 2.8 km from Ballyhea Village and C. 8.1 km south of Charleville. The property is within walking distance to the Ballyhoura Loop Walks and Bicycle Tracks. Ballyhea National School is C. 2.5 km and Charleville Train Station is C. 9 km. Road connections are excellent with quick access to the N20. There is a superb choice of schools in the area, St Mary’s Secondary School Charleville, Christian Brother Secondary School Charleville, Colaiste Mhuire Buttevant and Nagle Rice Secondary School Doneraile. Sporting and recreational activities locally are exceptional. There is a local trekking centre, sports facilities in Ballyhea and Charleville, golf in Charleville & Doneraile, Racing at Cork Racecourse and extensive walking amenities and Doneraile Park (10km).



  • Sought after countryside location with quick access to a range of walks and trails.
  • Elegant design and décor.
  • Spacious & flexible accommodation.
  • Large front and rear wrap around gardens and grounds.
  • Detached double garage with potential for further development.
  • Heating via – Oil Fired Central Heating.
  • Well water.
  • Alarmed.
  • BER – B3 energy rating qualifying the property for a Green Mortgage which offers a lower interest rate.



  • Entrance Hall – 3.66 x 5.38
  • Hallway – 1.17 x 4.27
  • Living Room – 4.27 x 4.47
  • Kitchen/Dining Area – 7.32 x 3.96
  • Utility – 3.05 x 2.34
  • Sun Room/Lounge – 3.66 x 4.27
  • Reception/Living/Study – 4.27 x 4.11
  • Guest WC – 1.83 x 3.05
  • Landing – 3.66 x 6.60
  • Bedroom 1 (including ensuite) – 3.96 x 4.27 (Robe – 3.96 x 0.91)
  • Bedroom- 3.15 x 2.74 (Robe – 1.47 x 0.91)
  • Bedroom 3 -4.27 x 4.11 (Robe – 1.47 x 0.91)
  • Bedroom 4 – 4.27 x 3.71
  • Bathroom – 2.49 x 2.74

Total :-C.232Sqm./ C. 2500 Sq. Ft.

Garage –C. 70 Sqm / C. 760 Sq. F.t

BER details

BER Rating:

BER No.: 115552549

Energy Performance Indicator: 139.35 kWh/m²/yr