LOCATION: Inchmore House Clara Co Offaly
Large Period Structure on 20 Acres
Inchmore House was constructed in 1846 and was the main home of the Goodbody Family who were renowned Merchants of the day and family member Robert Goodbody who resided at the house went on to found Goodbody’s Stockbrokers in Dublin and New York.
The property which is a protected structure and features accommodation in excess of 20,000 square feet including the private church sits adjacent to the Brosna River which runs through the property for approximately half a mile. It comes with approximately 20 Acres of Land with Mixed Zoning including Residential, Commercial Mixed Use/Town Centre, Agricultural and it lends itself to a number of potential uses give its Village Centre Location and extensive Road Frontage.
The property is steeped in history and once played host to Robert Goodbody’s friend and business partner Marconi for 12 months while he was perfecting the Telegram and it is believed the Marconi Wireless Telecom Company was formed in the front room of Inchmore House after Marconi’s first successful product testing. The property is available as the entire or in lots
Ancestral Home of Renowned Goodbody Family built in 1846
Period Protected Property in excess of 20,000 sf ft on Circa 20 Acres of Land with Mixed Use Commercial and Leisure Zoning
Situated on the Banks of the River Brosna which runs for 0.5 mile through the property and it features its own private water course at the rear of the house and church
Bought by the Christian Brothers in 1934 and became known as St Anthony’s College with the addition of Dormitories at this stage
Features Large Private Church
Marconi lived in the Property for 12 months having befriended Robert Goodbody in Dublin in mid 1890’s perfecting his Telegram Product and the Marconi Wireless Company was formed in the front room of the house
VIEWING: By appointment only