DescriptionThe sale of Carmel Lodge represents a rare opportunity to purchase a beautifully designed and finished A-rated home just a couple of minutes walk from the centre of town in a scenic and tranquil setting on Carmel Avenue. Just steps away from the Friary Church and with Desmond Castle at the bottom of the hill, the property is surrounded in history with the old town walls forming part of the boundary and featuring in the garden.
Construction was completed in 2017 and combines the best in modern design and building methods to create a contemporary home in a style which nods to the past with sash windows and wrought iron railing and gates yet with modern day comforts. The layout of the property is adaptable depending on a purchasers needs and lends itself to being a family home with plenty of space for separate living areas and home offices and will also work for those looking for a well appointed holiday home. The A-rated home has heat pump heating system and a heat recovery system ensuring comfortable and economical living throughout the seasons.
The home has been designed to sit into the site comfortably and allows for outdoor entertaining space all around the property which gets sunshine at different times of the day and evening as well as a very useful utility area for the clothes line, wheelie bin storage etc and crucially off-street parking for one car. Internally, the layout is equally well planned and executed with an entrance porch opening to a warm and welcoming reception hall with guest wc. A livingroom snug is positioned to the front of the home with electric fireplace for effect. The open plan kitchen / livingroom is very attractively finished with neutral colour units combined with Silestone worktop, Belling 7-burner double oven range, Belling extractor, Zanussi integrated dishwasher and island with power; French doors open to the sandstone terrace and the area is flooded with natural light from the roof light. An excellent music studio / study is positioned beyond the kitchen area and also has French doors opening to the sandstone terrace, making it an ideal home office / work space. A very useful utility room has access to the side of the house and houses the pressurised water system. Most of the ground floor has Acacia wood floors, giving a lovely warmth and depth of colour.
Upstairs are three bedrooms, all with a very pleasant outlook onto the leafy Carmel Avenue or the steeple of The Friary Church. The master bedroom has a shower-room en suite and all three bedrooms are fitted with wardrobes. The family bathroom is well finished with neutral quality tiling.
Carmel Lodge is presented to the market in immaculate condition with top quality fixtures and fittings throughout, allowing a new owner unpack their bags and settle in without having to do any upgrades!
Features* A-rated modern home for comfortable and economical living, completed in 2017
* Off-street parking for one car with sandstone terrace all around
* Beautifully appointed throughout with top quality fixtures and fittings
* Conveniently located within minutes walk of all Kinsale has to offer
* Three reception rooms, three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms
BER DetailsBER: A3 BER No.113496236 Energy Performance Indicator:66.51 kWh/m²/yr