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Former Limerick home of Hollywood legend Richard Harris is for sale

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a large brick building with grass in front of a house © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland

Film fans will be thrilled to know the former home of a Hollywood legend Richard Harris is up for sale in Limerick.

LONDON - NOVEMBER 4, 2001:  (FILE PHOTO) Irish actor Richard Harris arrives for the world premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' November 4, 2001 in London.  The 72-year-old star of stage and screen died October 25, 2002 in a London hospital.  (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images) © Catalyst Images LONDON - NOVEMBER 4, 2001: (FILE PHOTO) Irish actor Richard Harris arrives for the world premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' November 4, 2001 in London. The 72-year-old star of stage and screen died October 25, 2002 in a London hospital. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images) The Harry Potter star grew up in Overdale a 19th-century redbrick on Limerick’s Ennis Road.

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Harris only left the house in the 50’s after going to the local Crescent College but now the impressive property is on the market.

The 3,500 sq ft property boasts nine- yes nine- en suite bedrooms.

a kitchen with a wood floor: house-42 © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland house-42 Inside according to The Irish Times is elegantly traditional with high ceilings, a great deal of light and fine original features all awaiting the next phase in its interesting life.

The wide entrance hallway is every much of its time with an ornate tiled floor, dado rail, cornicing and soaring ceiling.

a living room filled with furniture and a fire place © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland The formal drawing and sittingrooms on this ground floor take light from the front-facing bay window, have sliding, glass-panelled doors between them, cornicing and, in both rooms, impressive black marble fireplaces.

While the kitchen and diningroom have polished timber floors and garden views.

a room filled with furniture and a rug: house-32 © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland house-32 Agents REA are looking for €785,000 for the property which would make an impressive family home or possibly work well as a guesthouse.

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