PROPERTY IN FOCUS: Stunning house steeped in history up for sale in Offaly

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


Stunning house linked to Bronte sisters for sale in Offaly

Stunning house linked to Bronte sisters for sale in Offaly

A Georgian house once home to famed author of Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte, is up for sale in Banagher.

It is a little known fact that she once lived in Banagher with her husband, Arthur Bell Nicholls, briefly staying in this beautiful house, which is now run as a guesthouse.

Charlotte’s Way is a beautifully refurbished 17th Century Georgian rectory on one-acre of manicured gardens with a selection of stables, walled in an orchard.

This fine house is situated in a commanding position on Banagher Hill overlooking the town and offering splendid views of the surrounding countryside down to the River Shannon.

The property is suitable for both a guest house and family accommodation offering seven en-suite bedrooms.

An extensive refurbishment has been carried out on the whole property and the accommodation is laid out over three floors with a loft conversion. The interior has wonderful period features including cornicing and ceiling roses, cast iron fireplaces, high ceilings throughout. 

The price is available only on application.