Residential - Wardenstown House, Killucan, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

€ 2200000 Get finance with The Mortgage Makers

Detached
House

6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Contact Name: Aiden Egan
Phone: 086 3535226, 044 9343044

 

A compact estate incorportaing a refurbished Georgian residence surrounded by wonderful old gardens and farmland Wardenstown House is a graciously proportioned family home set amidst superbly maintained gardens and offering wonderful views over its own lands. The house is excellently presented having undergone an extensive renovation project in the last 12 years. This project stretched well beyond the house, the garden cottage has also been completely refurbished while much attention has been given to the gardens and general landscaping of the entire estate. Approached through electronic gates, the sweeping tree lined and stud railed avenue travels over an old stone bridge and leads to both the front of the house and also veers off to give access to the stable yard, farm buildings and the garden cottage. The accommodation comprises three principal reception rooms, six bedrooms (1 en suite), and a spacious kitchen with a bright breakfast room. There are further recreational rooms in the lower ground floor which include a bar, large games room and gym. Throughout the house there are fine period features, including cornice ceilings, centre roses, decorative freezes, antique chimney pieces and sash windows with working shutters. ACCOMMODATION Approximately 496.7 sq. m. / 5,346 sq. ft. The house is approached by a set of stone steps through double wood panelled doors with a fanlight and side panel windows. The hall has a timber floor, sweeping staircase, double height corniced ceiling. The drawing room has a carpeted floor, corniced ceiling, centre rose, 2 recessed sash windows with shutters, marble fireplace, bay window with recessed sash windows and shutters. The dining room has a carpeted floor, corniced ceiling and decorative frieze, centre rose, grey marble fireplace, 2 recessed sash windows with shutters. Sitting room has a carpeted floor, white marble fireplace, corniced ceiling, built-in book cases with storage, part wood panelled walls, door to sunroom. The sunroom has a tiled floor, double glazed windows, door to the west facing garden terrace. The garden terrace off the sunroom, comprises of a spacious patio well sheltered and leading to lawns with flowerbeds and box hedging. The kitchen has a timber floor, solid wood kitchen with granite countertop, Belfast sink, island with storage, breakfast bar and granite countertop, 4 door aga with gas hob, integrated larder cupboard. Breakfast room features floor to ceiling sash windows, double French doors to the south facing patio. The breakfast room is a recent addition built in a semi-circular shape to emulate the bay of the drawing room. First Floor Master bedroom has a carpeted floor, corniced ceiling, built in wardrobes and cupboards, en suite bathroom with tiled floor, walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, two sash windows with shutters. Bedroom 2 has a carpeted floor, corniced ceiling, 2 sash windows with shutters, fireplace, built-in wardrobes and wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 has a carpeted floor, 2 recessed sash windows with shutters, fireplace, corniced ceiling and wash hand basin. The main bathroom has tiled floor and walls, roll top bath, separate walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail. Bedroom 4 has a carpeted floor, built-in wardrobes, corniced ceiling and wash hand basin. The Wing The corridor has a carpeted floor and two recessed sash windows. Bedroom 5 has carpeted floor, fireplace, built-in bookcases and storage. The bathroom has a tiled floor, part tiled walls, bath, walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin and hot press. Bedroom 6 has a carpeted floor, two recessed sash windows with shutters and walk-in cupboard. Lower Ground Floor Utility room has a stone flag floor with built-in kitchen units at floor and eye level and granite worktop, large open fireplace. Under the main block of the house there is a series of rooms which comprise the WC with built-in storage, wine cellar and a store room with tiled floor. The bar has a timber floor, feature brick and stone wall with arches and built in mahogany bar counter. The gym has a timber floor, 2 sash windows with shutters. The games room has a timber floor, cornice ceiling, door to side garden, 2 sash windows with shutters, door to the house courtyard. Garden Cottage Approximately 107.3 sq. m. / 1,155 sq. ft. The Garden Cottage is situated to the rear of the walled garden, a good distance from the main house. The cottage has been renovated recently and now is in excellent condition. The accommodation comprises a large kitchen / dining room with a separate sitting room. There are 2 spacious bedrooms both with walk in cupboards. The main shower room is recently installed. The vendor requires a caretaker\\\' s agreement from the completion of the sale for 18 months. Gardens Wardenstown House is surrounded by wonderful old gardens. The present owners have continued in their predecessor\\\' s footsteps by further enhancing the lawns around the house and the walled garden. The garden and walled garden boasts many unusual plants and trees including old rose bushes, box hedges, a tulip tree, a handkerchief tree and a gingko tree. The gardens are a true oasis with many areas to sit and enjoy the surrounds. The fully walled garden has lawns interspersed by rose bushes, box hedging, shrubbery, an ornamental pond, a vegetable garden and many different sections to the garden. It also houses a stone folly and a newly installed Georgian style glass house. The Lands The land is of exceptional quality limestone, ideally suitable for bloodstock, cattle rearing or any farming enterprise. There is very good natural hedging and shelter combined with a sunny aspect. The farm is laid out in manageable size divisions with good access from the yard. About 48 acres are in permanent pasture, with approximately 22.5 acres in forestry and the remaining 16 acres being amenity lands, gardens etc. The flood lit sand area sits close by the stable yard and also adjoins a turn out paddock. Services There is well water, oil fired central heating, 2 septic tanks, alarm, and broadband, electric gates Fixtures and Fittings Fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings are included with the exception of the Waterford Crystal chandeliers. Garden statutory are excluded from the sale. BER BER Exempt Dublin 69 km Killucan 3 km Kinnegad 7.5 km Mullingar 18 km Dublin Airport 75.5 km All distances are approximate Wardenstown House is very well located lying only 3km from the village of Killucan and 8.5km from the M6 which offers quick and easy access to Dublin and Dublin Airport. The midlands county of Westmeath is a county known for its undulating farmlands, wonderful lakes and waterways, good towns and villages. In fact Westmeath is commonly known as the \\\" Lakeland of Ireland\\\" . Lough Derravaragh, Lough Ennell and Lough Owell are all in close proximity to Wardenstown. The county has much to offer, rich in culture, packed with historic houses and good towns at Mullingar and Athlone. Mullingar is a busy market town, which is always bustling with activity and has an array of good shops, boutiques, pubs, restaurants and hotels. Wardenstown is also only 25km from the historic town of Trim. Wardenstown is centrally located for many challenging Golf Courses such as Mullingar Golf Club, Delvin Castle Golf Club and the Carton Hotel and Golf club (52km). Kilbeggan Racecourse is the nearest race course and holds festivals and race evenings throughout the year. For keen horsemen local hunting packs include the Westmeath Fox Hounds, the Meath Fox Hounds and the Ballymacad Hunt. There are choices of excellent schools in Mullingar and Wilson\\\' s Hospital is a fee paying day and boarding school in Multyfarnham (9.8km) DIRECTIONS: Travelling from Dublin: Travel on M4 Westbound for c. 70km and take exit 10 signposted for Kinnegad. Continue through Kinnegad Town Centre for c. 500m and take right turn signposted for Raharney. Continue on this road for approx. 6km towards Rathwire Village. Take first right hand turn after Rathwire Primary School and continue on this road for approx. 1km and the property is located on the right hand side and is accessed via white electric gates. Travelling from Mullingar: Travel on M4 Eastbound for c. 7km and take exit signposted for Killucan. Continue on R156 towards Killucan for c. 7km entering Killucan Village. Take right hand turn upon entering Killucan signposted for Kinnegad. Continue on this road for approx. 700m and take a left hand turn at staggered junction. Continue on this road for approx. 1km and the property is located on the right hand side and is accessed via white electric gates. Joint Agent: Cianan Duff, Savills T; 01 6634307

  • Stable yard
  • Farmyard
  • Courtyard
  • 2 bedroom refurbised cottage
  • Games room
  • Bar
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 principal reception rooms
  • Superb Georgian residence surrounded by gardens and parkland
  • Located on c. 86 acres