DescriptionPerfectly positioned on a large end site opposite a green and located along a small quiet cul de sac in the popular low density Earls Meadow neighbourhood is 1 The Close. Extended some years ago, the detached residence now incorporates 149 sq. metres plus an integral garage. It makes the perfect family home for several compelling reasons. No. 5 offers generous functional family space with decent-sized bedrooms and an abundance of living space to include a sun room / conservatory extension. The large gardens with good-sized polytunnel and patio are ideal for those whiling away the hours, be it gardening enthusiasts, little ones playing and having fun or those enjoying summer evening barbeques. The residence has a handsome part brick facade amongst other appealing features.
The accommodation at 1 The Close is laid out over two floors comprising of porch, entrance hall, living room with stove, dining room, kitchen / breakfast room, sun room / conservatory, utility room and guest wc at ground floor level. The first floor comprises four decent sized bedrooms all having wardrobes, master ensuite, bathroom and hotpress. The property also incorporates an integral garage that could be converted to further accommodation should the need arise.
Ballivor is a popular commuter location within easy reach of Dublin and other principal towns such as Trim, Navan and Maynooth. The village with its country charm has a strong community spirit with an active neighbourhood watch. It supports a supermarket, post office, pharmacy, craft butcher, cafe, community centre and a number of convenience stores amongst a greater range of facilities. Parent/baby mornings, scouts, drama, dance, karate and lots more are provided for here. Importantly there is a state-of-the-art primary school located in the village as well as pre-school, creche and after school facilities. A fabulous new playground has recently opened. Leisure pursuits are in abundance in the area, there being numerous clubs and sporting associations locally which cater for football, hurling, badminton, tennis, athletics, fishing, hunting and shooting but to mention a few. There are also a number of golf courses nearby while both the River Deel and the Royal Canal, being only a couple of minutes drive, provide for various activities for water enthusiasts as well as waterside walks. A bus service is provided for post primary schools at the nearby towns of Athboy and Trim which support further excellent retail, hospitality with hotels and lively pubs and recreational facilities including an Aura swimming pool at Trim. The county towns of Navan and Mullingar provide hospitals should the need arise and are both within thirty minutes or so drive.
With access to the M3, M4, M6, N51 and N52 routes convenient, the area is popular with Dublin commuters and those who transverse the country for work. Employees from the ICT, E-commerce and pharma sectors based around Blanchardstown / Damastown as well as ICTs based around Leixlip often choose Ballivor as a place to call home, citing lifestyle, ease of commuting and affordability as the rational for their choice. Such companies include giants like Synopsys, IBM, PayPal, Symantec, Ebay, Paypal, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Alexion, Helsinn Birex, Hewlett-Packard and Intel with others to features soon with the development of the Shire facility near Dunboyne and Facebooks data centre at Clonee. For those into retail or perhaps after some retail therapy, both the Blanchardstown and Liffey Valley shopping centres are within some forty minutes or so drive.
1.75m x 1.60m
PVC double glazed window and entrance door with glazed side panel. Brick flooring. Hardwood hall door with glazed panel opening to:
4.65m x 2.50/1.30m
Ceiling coving and centre rose. Tile flooring. Alarm control panel. Stairs leading to first floor.
5.00m x 3.55m
Fitted with cast iron open fireplace with tiled feature complete with marble surround and mantle along with solid fuel stove. Television point, ceiling coving and centre rose. Timber style flooring. Double doors leading to:
3.25m x 3.05m
Ceiling coving and centre rose. French doors leading to:
Sun Room / Conservatory
5.95m x 3.80m
Timber style floor. Painted timber clad ceiling with two Velux skylight windows. Television point. Exterior French doors leading to rear garden.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
4.50m x 3.35m
Fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units laid out in an L-shape. Incorporates 1.5 bowl single drainer sink unit, oven, hob and extractor hood. Plumbed for dishwasher. Tiled splash back over counter tops. Tiled floor. French doors leading to Sun Room / Conservatory.
1.75m x 1.50m
Fitted with wall cupboards and plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer beneath useful countertop. Tiled floor.
Incorporates wc and whb. Tiling to floor and selected wall surfaces.
Spacious landing with natural light from window. Hotpress off.
4.70m (max.) x 3.90/2.80m
Fitted with wall to wall built in wardrobes. Television point. Timber style flooring. Beautifully bright primary bedroom with two windows overlooking the front garden. Door to:
Incorporates wc, whb and thermostatic shower. Tiling to floor and selected wall surfaces.
3.50m x 3.05m
Fitted wardrobes, timber style flooring.
3.45m x 2.50m
Fitted wardrobes. Carpet flooring.
2.90m x 2.80m
Fitted wardrobes, timber style flooring.
2.35m x 2.00m
Incorporates wc, whb and bath. Tiling to floor and selected wall surfaces.
5.10m x 2.60m
Hardwood double entrance doors. Power points and lighting. Ideal for potential future conversion to further living or bedroom space.
FeaturesBER Rating C1; BER No. 102644291; Energy Perform. Ind. 166.14 kWh/m²/yr
Extended detached family home
4 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms including added sun room / conservatory
PVC fascia, soffit, gutters and double glazed windows throughout
Large mature private site with patio area
Within easy walking distance of Ballivor village with school, creche, shops, etc.
Convenient to the beautiful heritage town of Trim and the M4 motorway
Attached garage, ideal for conversion to additional living or bedroom space
Quiet cul de sac location
Oil fired central heating
Popular commuter location
DirectionsFrom Ballivor take the Kinnegad Road for 0.4km. Turn right into the Earls Meadow estate. Once in the estate, proceed to the T junction where you take a right, continue taking the first cul de sac road to the right and the property is the first down on the left hand side identified by our for sale sign. Eircode C15 TD66. Estimated GPS 53.5300,-6.9643 (for directional purposes only, not absolute).
OutsideTo the front is a large open plan garden with the residence being approached over a interlocked brick paved driveway which provides useful secure off-street parking. The front garden is otherwise primarily lawned and is decorated with some specimen flowers, shrubs and trees. Pedestrian access gates on either side of the house lead over footpaths to the rear enclosed garden which is of a particularly generous size. Along with a good-sized polytunnel and patio area, similarly the rear garden is primarily lawned being decorated with a range of specimen flowers, shrubs and trees too. In addition, there is an outside water tap and lighting laid on.
Viewing InformationAn early inspection of this property comes highly recommended by the selling agent. In addition to business hours, viewings can usually be accommodated by us in the evenings and at weekends. To arrange a viewing, call or text our negotiator handling this sale, Chris Smith on 087 2109470.
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