Newtown House,Bishopslough East,Newtown,Bennettsbridge,Co Kilkenny, R95 PA47€695,000 B3

5 Bed Detached House 271 m² / 2917 ft² For Sale

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Description

Newtown House is a premium family home on circa 0.96 Acre / 0.39 Hectare of glorious gardens complete with an outdoor barbeque house, AstroTurf tennis court and detached double garage.

The property is superbly located in a countryside setting in the townland of Bishopslough East, Newtown, which is in the parish of Bennettsbridge.

The property was built to an extremely high standard by the owners in 2010 and incorporates elite finishes, building methods and the highest quality and standard of modern convenience. Throughout the entire property quality has not been compromised in the build from the exterior including a Limestone arched front entrance, double glazed wood grain sliding sash windows, Signature range timber framed doors, Tegral blue slates on the roof, K-rend buttermilk maintenance free exterior plaster, oversized window sills and high plinth plaster border. The high quality interior fit out includes bespoke painted timber wainscoting and decorative architraves, a bespoke built home bar in the living room, bespoke kitchen, wardrobes in the dressing room and a built-in home office on the landing area on the second floor.

The internal layout extends to 271 Sq. M. / 2,917 Sq. Ft. (approx.) over three levels and has been designed to take full advantage of its peaceful setting with all reception rooms and bedrooms enjoying the lovely countryside views. At ground floor a sequence of magnificent reception rooms open into each other creating a great flow for family living and entertaining.

The layout at ground floor level comprises: entrance hall, living room, sitting room, open plan kitchen/dining/family room. A utility room and a shower room/WC completes the accommodation at this level. The layout on the second floor is equally as impressive and comprises: landing area with stairs to the second floor and a luxurious master bedroom suite complete with an en-suite and a dressing room. Two generous sized double bedrooms (both with en-suites) complete the layout at this level. The layout at second floor is also very impressive and comprises: landing area/office, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

GARDEN & GROUNDS:
Newtown House stands proudly on circa 0.96 Acre / 0.39 Hectare of magnificent landscaped gardens. The property is accessed through a curved entrance with black wrought-iron electric gates. A sweeping gravel driveway with ample lighting is bordered on both sides by rolling lawns with beech hedging and extensive herbaceous planting. A double detached garage is positioned to the left hand side of the property. There is parking to the front and side of the property for several cars. Double vehicular gates and pedestrian gates give access to the rear of the house.

The magnificent and private south-facing rear garden is laid in rolling lawns bordered by laurel hedging with plenty of colourful planting. An Astroturf amateur sized tennis court/sports and recreation area (measuring 25m x 15m) is located at the end of the garden. The rear of the property also features a large decking area which is surrounded by a curved wall with recessed lighting. A paving slabbed footpath, with lighting, leads to a covered barbeque house which is perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining. The barbeque area is surrounded by raised flower beds and features power supply, lighting and heating. A large concrete based, block built, insulated dog kennel is situated to the rear of the property. The kennel includes infrared heating, fresh water trough and is surrounded by post and rail fencing.

LOCATION:
Newtown House is convenient to Bennettsbridge village which is located along the River Nore. This truly creative hotspot has attracted artisan craft masters including Nicholas Mosse Pottery and Rory Leadbetter of Jerpoint Glass. Based nearby is Larry Kinsella who crafts beautiful vibrantly coloured candles at Moth to a Flame. If you enjoy a good walk, there is arguably no finer walk than 'O'Gorman's Loop'. Alternatively stroll up the 'Annamult Road' for a kilometre until you arrive at Nore Valley Park's Open Farm where the little ones can get up close and personal with the new-borns, bottle feeding is a pure delight. Bennettsbridge Mixed National School and The Learning Garden Creche & Montessori School are conveniently located in the village. There is a Centra supermarket, chemist, butchers, post office, credit union, two public houses and Amber European Restaurant. There is so much to do in nearby Thomastown. Visit Jerpoint Park, Jerpoint Abbey, Kilfane Waterfall and Glen and Grennan Castle or Goatsbridge Trout Farm. You can't leave Thomastown without paying a visit to Jerpoint Glass to learn about the craft of glass blowing. Drop by the 5-star Mount Juliet Estate for a well-deserved rest and refuel. The property is located a short distance from the village of Gowran which has many well amenities including Gowran Park Racecourse and Gowran Reptile Village Zoo. A ten minute drive will take you to the M9 motorway allowing easy access to Waterford and Dublin. A fifteen minute drive will take you into the thriving city of Kilkenny.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this superb home is a sought after location.

Accommodation

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Hall (including stairs) 4.45m x 3.30m. A painted solid wooden door with fan light and leaded glass side panels opens into a gracious entrance hall. A striking staircase with a monkey’s tail handrail leads up to the first floor. Cream Porcelain tiled floor and a runner carpet on the stairs with brass stair rods. Painted timber wainscoting and decorative architraves around the entrance door and all internal doors off the hallway. Understairs storage and recessed lighting. Side window and alarm panel.

Living Room 5.17m x 4.07m. A very impressive dual aspect room with four sash windows overlooking the front and side gardens. It features a working open fireplace fitted with a raised built-in electric fire. Painted timber wainscoting and decorative architraves around the windows and door. Ceiling coving, recessed lighting and wooden floor. Bespoke built home bar with a marble countertop by Leinster Stone and a built-in display unit with back lighting, integrated bottle cooler and wine racks.

Sitting Room 5.69m x 4.29m. A spacious and striking room with a feature bay window positioned to the front of the property. It also features a working open fireplace fitted with a raised built-in electric fire. Painted timber wainscoting and decorative architraves around the door to the entrance hall and access to the kitchen/dining/family room. The fireplace is flanked on both sides by bespoke built-in units and display shelving. Wooden floor, ceiling coving and recessed lighting.

Kitchen / Dining Room 8.20m x 4.22m. A magnificent and spacious open plan room with stunning views of the rear garden. The kitchen area is fitted with bespoke wall and floor units with marble worktops by Leinster stone, a Belfast sink and subway tile backsplash. A breakfast bar has space for three high stools. A Waterford Stanley range cooker with a five ring gas hob, electric double oven and grill, is flanked on both sides by the same matching kitchen units with an integrated extractor fan. Electrolux integrated dishwasher and larder fridge. Window to the rear of the property. Painted timber wainscoting and recessed lighting. Cream Porcelain floor tiles continue through to the dining room and the family room. The dining area is spacious and can accommodate a large table and chairs for family dining and formal entertaining. French doors with decorative architraves open out to a large decking area. Open plan access through to the family room.

Family Room 4.18m x 3.51m. A sunny triple aspect room with five sash windows finished with decorative architraves. Painted timber wainscoting and recessed lighting.

Utility Room 2.61m x 2.37m. Fitted with bespoke fitted wall and floor units with marble worktops by Leinster Stone and subway tile backsplash. Hotpoint washing machine, Zanussi tumble dryer and a Belling larder freezer. Painted timber wainscoting and cream Porcelain floor tiles. A glass panel door gives access to the rear of the property.

Shower Room / Guest W.C. 2.35m x 1.29m. Comprising an enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a WC. Fully tiled walls and floor. Gable end window and extractor fan.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing (including stairs) 4.03m x 3.19m. A spacious and light filled area with a staircase leading up to the second floor. Fitted carpet and a runner carpet with brass rods on the stairs. Painted timber wainscoting and decorative architraves over all the doors leading off the landing and extending to the second floor. Recessed lighting.

Master Bedroom 5.57m x 4.41m. A very impressive and exceptionally large room with a feature bay window overlooking the front garden and the surrounding countryside. Painted timber wainscoting and decorative architraves over all the doors. Fitted carpet and recessed lighting. Alarm panel.

En-Suite 4.35m x 3.17m. Comprising a double walk-in shower/wet room enclosure with a rain shower head, Jacuzzi bath, WC and a bespoke vanity unit with double sinks and a marble top with wall lighting. French doors open out to a decorative wrought-iron Juliet balcony. Fully tiled walls and floor. Recessed lighting.

Dressing Room 4.35m x 2.89m. Fitted with bespoke floor to ceiling wardrobes with storage drawers. Fitted carpet and recessed lighting. French doors open out to a decorative wrought-iron Juliet balcony.

Bedroom Two 4.04m x 4.35m. A very large spacious double room with a sash window overlooking the rear of the property. Fitted Carpet.

En-Suite 1.64m x 1.69m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a WC. Fully tiled walls and floor. Gable end window and extractor fan.

Bedroom Three 3.45m x 3.20m. A spacious double room with two sash windows overlooking the front of the property. Fitted Carpet.

En-Suite 1.64m x 1.64m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a WC. Fully tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan and a gable end window.

SECOND FLOOR

Landing / Office 2.61m x 2.24m. Painted timber wainscoting staircase with runner carpet and brass rods leads you to a spacious and bright area with a large Velux window in the roof to the rear of the property. Decorative architraves and painted timber wainscoting surround and a bespoke built-in office desk with storage cabinets. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom Four 4.38m x 2.76m. A spacious double room with a large Velux window in the roof to the rear of the property. Fitted carpet and dual eaves storage.

Bedroom Five 4.37m x 2.47m + 2.24m x 2.24m. A good double bedroom with a large Velux window in the roof to the rear of the property. Fitted carpet.

Bathroom 2.25m x 1.97m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a WC. Fully tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan.

Features

Premium detached five bedroom family home
Magnificent setting on circa 0.96 Acre / 0.39 Hectare of landscaped gardens
Property built to an extremely high stand in 2010 by the owners
Underfloor heating at round and first floor level
Concrete floors at first floor level
Five generous sized double bedroom (3 with en-suites & the master bedroom has a walk-in dressing room)
AstroTurf tennis court (measuring 25m x 15m approx.)
Detached double garage
Outdoor barbeque house
Sought-after countryside setting and location
Three minute drive to Bennettsbridge village
15 Minute drive into Kilkenny City Centre
SERVICES:
Oil fired central heating
Alarm
Electronic gates with intercom
Telephone points
Television points
Cable
Broadband
Own private well and septic tank

Negotiator Details

John Doherty

Viewing Information

Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904

BER Details

BER: B3
BER No: 106104151
Performance Indicator: 139.16


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