DescriptionA winning combination, a superb two-bedroom apartment in a superb location! A gable end, first floor, apartment presented in impeccable condition throughout boasting well-proportioned rooms, views of the River Nore, wrap around balcony, basement car parking space & most private aspect. It’s time to embrace the finer things in life with every modern convenience on this apartment’s doorstep. This beautiful apartment holds all the ingredients of the perfect home including nicely proportioned living, dining and bedroom accommodation, neutral tones throughout, sunny wrap around balcony and a great location. ‘Castlehill’ is a quiet and secluded cul de sac of houses and apartments conveniently tucked away off the Bennettsbridge Road adjacent to the city ring road and up the road from the Apple Green convenience store and petrol station. Built in 2006, No. 3 Castlehill House is a solid built two-bedroom, first-floor apartment. Apart from its ‘hard to beat’ location the property has lots to offer! It is positioned at the gable end of the building overlooking the most amazing views of the River Nore and surrounding woodland, it has two double sized bedrooms – one of which is ensuite and there are extensive built-in wardrobes in each bedroom. Benefitting from a corner setting it has a tranquil setting and uninterrupted views enjoying the afternoon and evening sun. The property also benefits from the use of communal refuse and bike sheds in the basement. It has its own allocated car parking space in the basement with elevator access straight from the car park to the first floor. A short 1.5km walk will lead you to the front gates of Kilkenny Castle at The Parade in Kilkenny. This beautiful Castle, dating back to the 12th century, boasts fifty acres of gardens, a pond, a playground and rolling parkland. The River Nore Linear Park walk along the Canal Walk is also on the doorstep. A walking commute to work downtown takes on a whole new meaning from this property – choose from a pleasurable stroll along the banks of the River Nore, with direct access from Castlehill, or through the grounds of Kilkenny Castle. It is also ideally located adjacent to the city ring road. It’s locational virtues do not end here, however; Loughboy Shopping Centre is a two-minute drive away boasting a whole host of shops to include a large Super Valu, Sam McAuley Chemist, Library, Post Office, Insomnia Coffee Shop, Butcher, Barber, Newsagent, Dry Cleaner & Florist. The Watershed sports complex boasting swimming pool, sports hall, gym, outdoor pitches and track facilities is a five-minute walk away. Glanbia HQ, Banking 365, VHI and State Street offices are also nearby.
AccommodationENTRANCE HALL: 1.21m x 4.14m + 1.22m x 2.42m + 0.94m x 1.07m with wood floor, intercom phone, built in wardrobes x 4 offering excellent storage space, handy built in utility area with washing machine and dryer, built in press housing the gas boiler and timer switch. Double doors to:
OPEN PLAN LIVING /DINING ROOM
LIVING ROOM: 4.61m x 3.36m. A wonderfully bright room with floor to ceiling windows with fitted wooden Venetian blinds, wood floor & tv point.
DINING ROOM: 3.20m x 4.72m. A generous space with wooden floor, enchanting views from the floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors enjoying dual side access to the wrap-around balcony - an ideal outdoor space which complements the apartment perfectly.
KITCHEN: 2.52m x 3.46m. A lovely preparation area with room for a small dining table, wood floor, extensive fitted high gloss kitchen units incorporating electric hob and oven, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher, generous worktop space, stainless steel sink & window with private aspect.
BATHROOM: 1.77m x 2.07m with spotlights, wc, whb and bath with tiled surround & mains shower attachment.
BEDROOM ONE: 3.6m x 2.96m with wood floor, extensive built-in wardrobe units and window with fitted wooden Venetian blind.
BEDROOM TWO: 3.56m x 3.67m with wood floor, extensive built in wardrobe units and window with fitted wooden Venetian blind.
ENSUITE: 2.5m x 1.47m with partially tiled walls, window with fitted wooden Venetian blind, spotlight, WC, whb and wide, tiled shower cubicle with electric Triton T80xr shower overhead.
EXTERIOR: An allocated car parking space for No. 3 is located in a secure basement car park with additional car parking spaces available at the front of the building. The building enjoys landscaped planted areas at the front & the gable end setting of the apartment ensures a tranquil setting.
SERVICES: GFCH, electricity, mains water and sewerage, broadband, telephone & TV.
ANNUAL MANAGEMENT FEE: €1,500.00 to include building insurance, maintenance of elevators & all communal entry points, refuse collection, communal area gardening & upkeep, communal area electricity and insurance of communal areas.
BER: C1. Cert No. 113124630. INCLUSIONS: Fixtures and fittings, wooden Venetian blinds & appliances.
FeaturesLocation, Location, Location! 1.5km to The Parade.
No work required!
Located at the end of the development overlooking the River Nore.
Very minimal passing traffic within the development.
Adjacent to the city ring road for easy access to all routes.
Nature walks along the River Nore and through Kilkenny Castle are a stone's throw away.
A truly desirable bright and spacious apartment presented in excellent condition throughout.
Wrap-around balcony off the Dining area with most pleasant outlook, it was slabbed in 2019 & is also a covered balcony & can therefore be enjoyed all year round.
C1 energy rating. GFCH (new thermostatic valve installed in 2019). Double glazed windows.
Two double bedrooms, one of which is ensuite.
Excellent storage space; built in wardrobes & presses in hallway and bedrooms.
High ceilings, floor to ceiling windows in Living and Dining rooms.
Only 1 neighbouring apartment.
Elevator shared with only 4 other apartments.
Secure front door access. Secure underground car park.
All windows serviced in 2019.
DirectionsDIRECTIONS: Travel out of Kilkenny past Kilkenny Castle for 1.5km. ‘Castlehill’ is on the left-hand side at the top of the road after passing the Apple Green convenience store and petrol station.
Viewing DetailsViewing by appointment only. Please telephone (056) 777 3 777.