DescriptionUnique opportunity to acquire an exceptional country estate in the heart of the Boyne Valley region. This elegant palladian style property extends to approximately 7500sqft, with a crescent shaped courtyard embracing the rear of the property, containing 12 horseboxes and is set amidst approximately 20 acres of lush green pastureland. Described as a hidden gem positioned in the heart of Royal Meath, this estate stands as one of the most impressive properties in the country.
AccommodationGround Floor Accommodation
Front reception is a warm and welcoming introduction to this classically finished, modern property. The marble flooring and elegant architrave seamlessly lead to a bright and naturally lit principal reception hall containing an impressive teak staircase leading to the first floor. The reception is flanked on both sides by very generous living areas – a Billiard Room to the left and Lounge to the right. Both of which have large sash windows with dual aspect over the grounds of the property. There are high ceilings and fireplaces with solid fuel insert stoves which are also piped for gas. The Billiard Room has a library to the rear, with back hall leading onto guest accommodation. The neutral polished marble flooring is continued throughout the ground floor and is a feature of the Kitchen and Dining Room along with an impressive central wooden topped island unit. Large sash windows look out onto the crescent courtyard at the rear. The Dining Room has been adapted slightly and is fitted out with an Aga, luxury bespoke fitted units and display cabinets, the main Kitchen furnished with Fisher and Paykel integrated appliances. Both areas have black quartz counter tops and recessed and hanging lighting The Kitchen leads to a Utility Room, WC and back hall where a secondary staircase leads to the first floor. The Dining Room leads to the Living Room and continues to the Sunroom. This room also enjoys dual aspect.
Accommodation First floor
The extensive landing, with teak flooring continued throughout, boasts a glass encased circular dome shape atrium adorned with a magnificent chandelier providing an immense amount of natural light. The master bedroom overlooks the rear courtyard, with luxurious master en-suite and walk in wardrobe. The remaining three spacious bedrooms on this floor all feature dual aspect and spacious wardrobe leading to large en-suite. The main bathroom is elegantly presented, with traditional free standing slipper bath, double sinks and shower.
Accommodation Second floor
Featuring two large bedrooms with walk in wardrobes and large en-suite located off. There are two large storage rooms and a generous landing leading to the outdoor rooftop terrace area which boasts stunning views over the rear of the property and the surrounding pastureland.
The property is approached through a secured gated entrance to a meanduring tree lined and fenced avenue to the front of the property. Shrubbery beds provide a splash of colour at either side of the property.
A beautiful crescent shaped courtyard embraces the rear of the property and is entered through secured gates at either side. The courtyard contains 12 looseboxes, feed-store, tack-room, plant room, four door garage and grooms apartment.
Stackallen is a townland located north east of county Meath, positioned north of the River Boyne. The historical town of Slane is approx. ten mins drive and is home to the famous Slane Castle—originally home to Henry Conyngham, 8th Marquess of Conyngham and his family. The Hill of Slane overlooks the castle and River Boyne and is where St Patrick lit the paschal fire subsequently converting Ireland to Christianity. Newgrange (a stone-age Neolithic monument) is also within close proximity and is renowned worldwide as an ancient temple noted for its illumination during the winter solstice. The area has numerous prestigious golf clubs including the 18 hole championship golf course at Headfort, Royal Tara Golf Club and the Jack Niklaus designed golf course at Killeen Castle. Racing enthusiasts are easily catered for with Navan Racecourse and Fairyhouse Racecourse nearby. There is a wide range of schools available in the nearby towns of Navan and Kells by way of preparatory schools, primary, secondary with range of private schooling also available.
The property is positioned for easy access to Dublin and Dublin Airport via M3 and M1 motorways. Belfast can be accessed via M1 motorway.
FeaturesElegant palladian style property
Extends to c. 7500sqft
7 bedrooms, all ensuite
Bespoke fit-out throughout
Triple height ceiling crowned with an octagonal atrium
Traditional high ceilings throughout
Energy rated – B1
Air to water heating system
Courtyard with 12 horseboxes to rear
Stunning aspects front & rear
Elevated position, overlooking c. 20 acres of pastureland
Unrivalled historic & picturesque area
Viewing DetailsStrictly by appointment with the agent.