DescriptionWe are favoured with instructions to offer this charming detached farmhouse set on 1.38 ha (3.41 acres) in the townland of Ballyreddin. The property is located just 1km outside the village of Bennettsbridge and is within 10km of Kilkenny city and 6km of the M9 Dublin / Waterford motorway. Bennettsbridge nestles in its picturesque setting with walks along the River Nore. The local area is renowned for artisan craft masters in glass and pottery, with Kilkenny city being the home of Irish design and the new Butler Gallery.
The property is located on a quiet public cul de sac road in a tranquil hamlet. The house, on 0.91 ha (2.25 acres), is surrounded by mature specimen pine, ash, and cedar trees together with a range of native varieties along the hedgerows which create a sylvan setting. The adjacent rectangular field of 0.46 ha (1.16 acres) has road frontage on two sides. The main house is a traditional style detached farmhouse built in 1911 with a large garden, an adjoining paddock which includes a range of rubble stone outbuildings and a four span hay barn with four loose boxes. All the outbuildings are serviced with water and electricity. There are two old quarries with a lime kiln within the grounds.
The ground floor accommodation comprises of an entrance hall, bathroom, reception room, living room and kitchen with a utility room. The first floor has three bedrooms and a bathroom. The property has been well maintained over the years but would benefit from some modernisation.
This is a unique opportunity to purchase a property with superb potential for a rural and artistic enterprise or country lifestyle. Viewing is highly recommended to truly appreciate the possibilities of this property within easy reach of Kilkenny, Dublin and the coast.
Sale Subject to Probate.
1.8m x 3.0m.
1.8m x 1.6m with bath wc whb.
4.8m x 4.3m marble & slate fire place.
4.3m x 4.8m with slate & tile fire place, solid fuel open fire, pitched pine ceiling.
4.2m x 4.8m with tiled floor, oil fire cooker.
2.8 m x 2.5m with tiled floor.
4.3m x 4.8m with pitched pine ceiling.
3.5m x 3.2m with pitched pine ceiling.
4.2m x 4.8m.
1.3m x 3.5m with wc whb shower.
158.73m2 / 1708 sqft
Mains water supply, septic tank, oil fired central heating, single glazed timber windows,Telecoms and broadband.