DescriptionAshton House, Mount Catherine, Clonlara is a captivating property sitting on an exquisite 2.25 -acre site (approx.) of magnificent, landscaped gardens complete with large man-made pond and garages. The site boasts fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. With electric gates, stone wall boundary, mature trees and cobble-locked driveway, the property itself is hidden from view and provides the potential purchaser with a haven of peace and tranquillity, yet close to all major amenities.
The property is very well maintained and cared for by its current owners and is presented in excellent order ready for immediate occupation. Excellent reception space on the ground floor with plenty of natural light and a high standard of finish throughout. Upstairs there are 6 very generous bedrooms, with the master boasting a spacious dressing room and an ensuite bathroom.
The location couldn't be better, located just a few kilometres from Limerick City and the village of Clonlara. Ashton House offers an idyllic family setting with immediate access to all major road networks. The village of Clonlara hosts excellent amenities including, Clonlara National School, Clonlara Parish Church, shop, pubs and a vast selection of walkways & trails. The Lough Derg Way, East Clare Way and 12 O'Clock Hills are within close proximity as are the beautiful walks along the banks of the River Shannon through the O'Briensbridge-Parteen Weir Loop. Limerick City is just a short 7km drive, offering excellent National and secondary schools. The University of Limerick is just a short 4km/10 minute cycle. With plans for a cycleway connecting Clonlara to The University in sight.
Entering the property, you are greeted into a warm and inviting hallway featuring solid American oak panelling. There is a reception room to either side of the hallway. A spacious and well fitted sitting room to the left, featuring deep pile carpet, an open fire at the centre of the room and sliding doors leading to the rear patio. There is a smaller family room to the right with solid wood flooring. The kitchen/dining/lounge is set at the rear and offers a warm and cosy setting. The kitchen is fully fitted with painted solid oak kitchen units and a range of appliances. There is a solid fuel 8kw stove and book shelfing in the lounge area. An extended sunroom off the kitchen benefits from the westerly aspect, bringing plenty of natural light into the rear of the house. The sunroom features solid wood flooring with glass from floor to ceiling with French doors opening to the patio and outdoor bespoke Canadian cedar hot-tub (included in the sale). There is a 1,200 bottle temperature-controlled wine room off the sunroom. The ground floor accommodation is complete with a cloakroom, guest W.C, games-room/gym, utility and internal car garage.
On the first floor, there are 6 well-appointed bedrooms. The main bedroom is a spacious double bedroom with a dressing room and ensuite located off the bedroom. The dressing room features built in wardrobes with more than adequate storage for two people. The ensuite features a separate bath and walk-in shower with a contemporary vanity unit enclosing the wash basin. The second double bedroom features built in wardrobes in addition to an ensuite with shower. The first floor contains two more double bedrooms, a single bedroom and the sixth bedroom which is currently in use as an office. The family bathroom is located at the end of the hallway, serving the remaining bedrooms. The bathroom contains a walk-in shower, W.C and wash basin with a contemporary vanity unit.
Externally, the property expands to 2.25 acres of manicured gardens mostly laid in lawn. To the side of the house is a workshop, potting shed and separate rear garage. There are animal enclosures for hens and chickens next to the garage. With a pathway to large man-made lake at the centre of the site.
The driveway is cobble locked with brick with the entrance to the property via electric gates.
Services: OFCH, Septic Tank, Mains Water.
Other notes: 300MB Fibre To Home Broadband, Alarm, Cavity walls pumped insulation, attic re-insulated, Outdoor Bespoke Canadian Hot-Tub, Double Glazed PVC windows throughout, BER C2.
Accommodation: Ent Hallway, Cloakroom, Living Room, Family Room, Kitchen/Dining/Living Room, Sunroom, Wine Room, Games Room/Gym, Utility, Guest W.C, Internal Car Garage and External Carports x 2, 6 Bedrooms (4 Double, 1 single, 1 Office), Family Bathroom, 2 Ensuites.
BER DetailsBER: C2
BER No: 112587761
Performance Indicator: 199.39 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Limerick City on 061 418000