Simplicity and elegance combined in historic home

The charming and grand Bearforest House has an interesting past, with plenty of potential for the future

9th June, 2019
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Bearforest House, Mallow, Co Cork

As the saying goes, you can’t keep a good man down, and the same applies to a good house. Bearforest House got off to the best possible start. Named after Richard Beare, who had held the lands in this prosperous part of north County Cork since the early 1700s, it was built in 1807 for Robert Delacour, a benign banker (Delacour Bank, Mallow), a man of integrity, and an unpretentious individual to boot.

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