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What you will love about this home
Our home was built in 1925 and extended and renovated in recent years. We have a big kitchen connected to an intimate dining room. We have two reception rooms; one is situated in the new part of the house while the other holds onto the character and design of the old house. There is one double bedroom and three single bedrooms. One sofa downstairs converts to a double bed. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. There is another bathroom upstairs and a toilet downstairs. We have a laundry room with the usual appliances.
We have a spacious back garden which is an ideal space for children to play and has a trampoline, swings and a slide. Our home has the character of the period in which it was built while at the same time providing all the mod cons to guarantee a comfortable stay.
What you will love about this neighborhood
Limerick city is built on the river Shannon which expands into the picturesque Shannon Estuary and is easily explored on foot. You can also view the city by kayak from the river! Limerick is steeped in history with evidence of ancient settlements in the surrounding areas though was first established as a large town by the Vikings in 800 AD. This history is displayed in King John's Castle, the Hunt museum and and Limerick City Museum. Other attractions include St Mary's Cathedral, St. John's Cathedral and the Limerick City Gallery of Art which are all in the heart of the city. There are many restaurants, pubs/bars and music venues. There are lovely river walks both in the city centre and at the University of Limerick (10 mins). There are lots of shopping opportunities; city shops, the Milk Market (usually Saturdays) which has local produce, artisan foods and arts and crafts. It is also a great place to sit on a Saturday morning and listen to music while enjoying a coffee. There are many out-of-town shopping centres/malls and supermarkets.
Limerick is known as a city of sport and the University of Limerick offers a range of activities. The running track, playing pitches, tennis courts and Olympic sized swimming pool are all open to the public. The world famous Munster rugby ground Thomond Park is worth a visit. Throughout the summer months there are sports events which attract many spectators. There are many golf courses within a short drive of our home. Other activities include mountain biking in Ballyhoura and sailing/ boat trips at Killaloe on Lough Derg.
Limerick is perfectly located in the mid-west which makes it easy to drive to other areas such as Galway (1hr 30 mins), Cork (1 hr 30 mins) and Dublin (2hrs 15 mins). The coast is 1 hr with great beaches in Clare where you can surf in Lahinch and see the famous Cliff of Moher http://www.cliffsofmoher.ie/. There are many other beautiful place along the Wild Atlantic Way http://www.wildatlanticway.com/.
Scenic walks amidst the hills, forests and lakes that surround our city are all within a 30 minute drive. Visit Cratloe Woods, Currachase, the Clare Glens Lough Gur and Killaloe for a wonderful taste of our Irish countryside.
Regardless of your tastes or interests there is plenty to keep you going here in Limerick and its surrounding areas.
Spacious house with private, peaceful garden.
Easy access to the city and countryside.
A city of history, culture and sport
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