Property Description

Hume Auctioneers - We get the pick of the crop - Castle House, Coolbanagher, Emo is one of the finest period houses in the area. A majestic historic gem, the property is a masterclass in Irish Architecture and is located in an area renowned for its spectacular residences including James Gandon's Emo Court just down the road at Emo Court. Set amongst immense countryside Castle House looks out across the rolling hills of Emo, Shaen and Dunmase and feels at home in this outstanding landscape.
Approached via electric gates and along a winding avenue the property offers immense privacy. Set on almost three acres, the residence with its stunning picture book looks is complimented by a range of beautiful stone buildings. Outside there is a large paddock, a modern stable block, large barn, stone stables, sand arena and modern office. The residence has undergone a superb restoration programme which included re-roofing, wiring and plumbing and is now in pristine condition and restored to its original glory. Situated just 5 minutes from the M7 motorway , Emo Village and its excellent school, 10 minutes from Portlaoise and less than an hour from Dublin, Castle house affords the perfect blend of tranquillity and convenience. Viewing of this once in a lifetime property is highly recommended and by appointment only

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

6.02m x 2.61m (19' 9" x 8' 7") Wooden floor, feature radiator cover, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, light fitting, recessed lighting.


4.43m x 4.04m (14' 6" x 13' 3") Wooden floor, stove, feature stone wall, light fitting, curtains.


9.31m x 4.69m (30' 7" x 15' 5") Tiled floor, solid feature fitted kitchen, island unit, tiled splashback, double oven, hob, recessed lighting.


4.76m x 4.19m (15' 7" x 13' 9") Wooden floor, stove, feature stone wall, light fitting, ceiling rose.

Utility Room

2.79m x 2.63m (9' 2" x 8' 8") Tiled floor, plumbed, separate w.c.., with tiled floor, w.c., w.h.b.



fitted carpet, feature radiator cover.

Bedroom 1

5.00m x 4.21m (16' 5" x 13' 10") Wooden floor, light shade, curtains, walk-in wardrobe 2m x 1.33m Shelved


2.60m x 2.32m (8' 6" x 7' 7") Tiled floor, ,part tiled walls, separate shower unit, double w.h.b. with vanity unit underneath, mirror & blind.

Bedroom 2

5.33m x 4.00m (17' 6" x 13' 1") Wooden floor, curtains, light shade


1.67m x 1.62m (5' 6" x 5' 4") Wooden floor, shower unit, w.c., w.h.b.

Bedroom 3

4.51m x 3.92m (14' 10" x 12' 10") Wooden floor, built-in wardrobe, light shade, curtains.

Bedroom 4

4.97m x 2.64m (16' 4" x 8' 8") Wooden floor, curtains, blind.


2.82m x 2.63m (9' 3" x 8' 8") Fully tiled, bath, w.c., w.h.b., blind.



The property is approached through a magnificent stone gateway on to a sweeping gravel driveway alongside a 1 acre paddock./ There is a new stable block with 6 boxes and a large barn to the rear. The property also enjoys two more stone buildings, one is prepared for 5 stables whilst the other contains the boiler room and store. There is also a disused circular walker and a small former riding arena. Large parts of the grounds enjoy old stone walls.

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