SOLD JULY 2018 – Charming 3 Bedroom Country Cottage With Spectacular Views On C. 1/3 Acre Site For Sale By Private Treaty
LOCATION: This little gem of a property is nestled in a privileged position in South Co. Wicklow amid rolling countryside with spectacular views to three counties, close to the Wicklow Way walking route. The cottage is 3km from Shillelagh, a picturesque 17th century village renowned for its stone built buildings built by the Coolattin Estate and situated on the banks of the Derry River at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. Shillelagh hosts one of the best 18 hole Golf Courses in Ireland at Coolattin Golf Club, it is close to many sporting and outdoor activities, notably Tomnafinnogue Woods and the Wicklow Way walking trails. The area also hosts an array of sporting pursuits including horse riding, football, hurling, soccer and fishing.
The property is 2km from Parkbridge Pub and shop, popular for traditional Irish music, 6km from the village of Clonegal, another of Ireland’s award winning and well preserved riverside villages with the renowned Sha-Roe Bistro & Restaurant, 20km from Gorey and the N11 and 100km south of Dublin.
The original cottage is over 100 years old and was first renovated and extended to in 2004 with the addition of a large open plan, 40 sq.m. living room with galley kitchen and separate utility room. Two years later a Danish hardwood conservatory was added complete with Portuguese hand thrown floor tiles. Whilst keeping its original character, this property offers a unique ambiance combining high ceilinged rooms, light filled space and original features. There is a large multi-fuel Godin Burner in the living room. This unique property has, over the last period since it’s renovation, been a home, a rental property and a very successful holiday rental property attracting people from all over the world. The property is south facing and in excellent condition throughout.
Accommodation comprises as follows:
Entrance hall 2.5m x 1.25m Timber floor
Kitchen 2.48m x 2.1 Fully fitted presses at ground and eye level, black granite worktops, solid timber floor, built in electric cooker and fan
Living Area 5.2m x 5.3m Solid fuel stove, timber floor, spot lights, double doors to patio
Connecting Dining Area 4.8m x 3.0m Tiled floor, double doors to patio, south facing
Utility 2.25m x 1.8m Tiled floor, integrated fridge freezer, floor and eye level presses, sink, washing machine and dishwasher, back door
Bedroom 1 (Double) 3.65m x 3.2m With ensuite
En-Suite 2.1m x 1.7m Fully tiled, w.c., w.h.b. bath, towel rail
Bedroom 2 (Single) 3.9m x 2.75m
Bedroom 3 (Double) 3.5m x 3.35m
Bathroom 2.7m x 1.6m Tiled, w.c., w.h.b. bath and shower. Hot press
Internal hall 6.0m x 1.1m With closet
OUTSIDE: The property sits on approximately 1/3 of an acre and is surrounded by a beech hedge, enclosed grassed area and expansive gravelled car parking. The garden has been planted with not only the Beech hedge but also New Zealand Flax, Bamboo, Gunnera, Clematis, Hydrangas, Rhodedendrons, etc. and has two raised beds for herbs and vegetables.
There is a patio area to the front of the property, with a private Well, Biocycle system and an outbuilding measuring 25 sq.m. that has the benefit of electricity and water 5m x 6.2m and would be suitable for a variety of purposes.
SERVICES AND FEATURES:
Bio Cycle System
Oil Central Heating Throughout
Electric Underfloor Heating In Conservatory
Fully Insulated With Mixture Of Double & Triple Glazing
Property Extends To 99.28m² (c. 1068 sq.ft.)
Spectacular Views Of Surrounding Countryside
BER No. 108579764
Energy Performance Indicator: 330.22 kWh/m²/yr