DescriptionLocated just off leafy College Road, a stroll from Kilkenny’s main thoroughfare, the College Square development is synonymous with high quality craftsmanship and fine detailing. Constructed in 2001, the homes at College Square have been built with an integrity and longevity that will no doubt stand the test of time.
Classic contemporary in style and design, it is with great pleasure we bring No.2 College Square to the market. Interior designed throughout, this impressive 5 bedroom detached home comes to the market in pristine turnkey condition. Benefitting from a complete renovation in 2019, the current owners have spared no expense with regards the fit out, where style & flair are evident throughout.
A pillared entrance with wrought iron railings and gravel drive lead to the front door with granite cobblelock and limestone plinth. Beyond the threshold, a bright spacious hall with moulded style panelling feature a mirrored wall with louvered shutters and radiator cabinets. A staircase with solid oak handrail, ulster velvet carpeted stairs with antique brass stair rods lead to the first floor.
Double doors from the hallway lead to a very spacious bright living room with feature gas fire and marble fireplace, 5 amp lighting circuit, solid oak floors, radiator cabinets and plantation louvered shutters. This room enjoys a pleasant aspect to the front of the house with morning and afternoon sun. Double doors lead to Kitchen/Dining room.
Perhaps one of the main focal points of this home, the Kitchen/Dining area is finished with a continuation of the solid oak floors from both the living room and main hall and boasts of a magnificent bespoke painted solid oak in frame kitchen with quartz counter tops with double patio doors leading to the private rear garden providing an impressive backdrop.
Expertly handcrafted by Nicholas Moss, the kitchen units are adorned with Armac and Martin solid nickel handles finished with quartz Silestone counter tops, full height wrap around splash back, waterfall quartz gables and large quartz sink with Blanco instant hot water tap. Definitely a cook’s kitchen, integrated and freestanding appliances include Maytag US Fridge/Freezer, 2 x Integrated Neff dishwashers, Britannia range cooker and water softener.
Across the hall, the all-important utility room has natural slate floor tiles with good storage and includes wall and floor mounted cabinets, plumbed for washing machine and dryer. This room houses the gas boiler with monitor PhoneWatch keypad and a pedestrian door to the outside.
Immediately adjacent to the kitchen, the family room/den area is an intimate and cosy TV room with double doors leading to the rear garden. Superior finishes include solid oak flooring, louvered plantation shutters, 5 amp circuit lighting and radiator cabinets. Dimmable recessed ceiling spots ensure this room can be given the required ambience.
A tastefully appointed guest WC off the main hallway is wallpapered in silk effect paper with custom design vanity unit incorporating Hudson Reed taps. Finishes include volcanic floor tiles with radiator cabinet and louvered plantation window shutters to include dimmable recessed ceiling spots.
On the first-floor landing, the attention to detail continues with semi solid oak flooring and recessed ceiling spots. There are double doors to a generous hot press which houses the pressurised water system and water pump with a 3 x zone timer switch for heating control on each floor.
The main bathroom certainly has the wow factor with fabulous walk in shower incorporating a Hansgrohe thermostat rainfall shower head with hand held shower attachment together with a Merlyn shower door and recessed niche to house shampoos. An impressive Bayswater vanity unit is finished with marble counter top and Hudson Reed taps. Finishes include polished porcelain marble effect wall and floor tiles, wall mounted polished chrome heated towel rail, recessed lighting and underfloor heating.
The first of five bedrooms, the master bedroom is a large bright and spacious room overlooking the front communal square. An adjoining walkthrough wardrobe is spacious, finished in solid Cherrywood with ample hanging, shelving and drawer space. High quality finishes include dimmable recessed ceiling spots, 5 amp circuits for 2 bedside lamps – dimmable and radiator cabinets. The window openings are again finished louvered plantation shutters with remote control operated blackout blinds.
Immediately adjacent, a luxurious ensuite spacious bathroom has featured double ended freestanding bath incorporating Hansgrohe Philippe Starck taps and telephone shower attachment. There is also a separate Hansgrohe luxury shower. A custom designed solid cherry wood vanity with granite counter incorporates a ceramic wash hand bowl with Hansgrohe Philippe Starck tap. Finishes include; louvered plantation window shutters, recessed lighting, partly tiled walls with marble floors with underfloor heating.
Located to the rear of the house, bedroom 2 is fitted with luxurious carpet floors, built in wardrobes, dimmable ceiling pendant light and remote-control operated blackout blinds. This spacious bedroom has the benefit of an ensuite room with shower cubicle and Hansgrohe shower to include a floor mounted vanity with storage and Hudson Reed taps. The walls are part tiled while the floor has attractive marble effect tiling with underfloor heating. Finishes include recessed ceiling spots and Zoffany fabric Roman blind.
Immediately next door, bedroom 3 is a large double bedroom also overlooking the rear garden and has been fitted with custom designed built-in wardrobes. The floors are high quality semi solid oak with louvered plantation window shutters, blackout roller blinds, dimmable ceiling pendant light and bespoke radiator cabinet.
Across the landing, bedroom 4 is generous in size and enjoys a pleasant aspect to the front Square. This room is currently in use as a home office and has built in wardrobes with dimmable ceiling pendant light. together with louvered plantation shutters.
Up on top, the second-floor landing is very spacious with ample room to convert to a bathroom/ensuite shower room as all plumbing is currently in place. This area is bright with three Velux roof windows, recessed spot lighting, carpeted flooring and convenient access to under eaves storage.
In to the right, bedroom 5 is an extra-large double room overlooking the front Square. There is ample custom designed wall to wall built-in wardrobes with high quality semi solid oak flooring. There is also attractive built-in open shelving with dimmable recessed ceiling spots and louvered plantation shuttered windows. Access to the attic and water tank is from this room.
The rear private garden benefits from all day sun. Beautifully appointed and planted, the split level landscaped designed garden incorporates an attractive composite decking with 20 years guarantee while LED lighting and recessed ground lights throughout the garden give a lovely evening ambience. Beyond the fern and bamboo, there is a side passage entrance to the front via double hardwood gates and also access to the detached garage which is plumbed for washing machine and dryer with sink unit and has ample storage.
Cobble locked side passage with hardwood double gates leading to the front garden. Cold water tap. Exterior flood lighting. Exterior sockets.
The front garden has a landscaped gravelled driveway with granite cobble locking and pillared entrance while the front entrance has a limestone hall door step and wall lights either side of the main door. There is ground spike lighting in flower beds with convenient outdoor sockets.
The structural build quality of this family home should not be overlooked with concrete ground & first floors providing excellent sound insulation between these floors. The ceiling heights of 2.6 m above standard on the ground floor and 2.5m on the upstairs floors give a real feeling of space while the external aesthetics of low maintenance sandstone brick exterior coupled with natural slate roof ensure this home will stand the test of time for generations to come.
Not alone is this an opportunity to acquire an interior designed home finished to the highest quality in one of Kilkenny’s most desirable locations, this is a lifestyle opportunity. The convenience of this home cannot be underestimated with the town centre a mere stroll away. Secondary and primary schools are a short walk away. The Kilkenny ring road is also on your doorstep which provides effortless access to the surrounding area to include the M9 Motorway just 10 minutes away. 15 minute walk to the train station.
Viewing is a must to fully appreciate the level of finish both inside and outside this property. For further details or to arrange a viewing contact Warren or Catriona on 056 770 2000 or see www.warrenmccreery.ie for further details.
Gas central heating with 3 X zones (1 for each floor)
Pressurised water system including booster pumps
Water filter & softener
Instant Blanco hot water tap
External water tap
Recessed LED lighting throughout
5amp circuits in all reception rooms & master bedroom
External sockets to front & rear gardens
Garden lighting front & rear
Eircom alarm with option to link to monitoring station
Smoke detectors on each level
Double glazed windows
5 locking system on all exterior doors
External power & water supply
Composite decking with decorative lighting
Parking at front for 2 x cars
Solid oak flooring throughout downstairs
Louvered plantation shutters throughout the house
Hardwood stairs & handrail
Olivari ironmongery throughout the house
Extra ceiling height on the ground floor
Concrete ground & first floor
Solid oak internal doors
Underfloor heating in all bathrooms
Remote control & Wi-Fi roller blinds throughout
Quartz counter tops
In frame solid oak painted kitchen
Kitchen cupboard handles solid polished nickel
Instant Blanco hot tap
Maytag US Fridge Freezer
Britannia range cooker
2 Neff integrated dishwashers
Microwave excluded from sale
BER DetailsBER: B3 BER No.103841680 Energy Performance Indicator:148.01 kWh/m²/yr