DescriptionThis absolutely smashing country home property comprises of a two-storey granite farmhouse sited on circa 1.7 acres.
The property is approached from the road via a gravel driveway through lovely mature gardens, which allow access to this imposing granite stone cottage that has retained all its old character while providing all modern conveniences.
The original property is of granite stone construction, timber sash windows and a slate roof, with an extension that was built in 2001 to provide for further accommodation.
The property also includes a number of stone outbuildings and a separate studio that is situated to the side of the property.
Accommodation is bright and spacious, light filled and sited on a lovely mature tree lined site, rich with an abundance of rockeries etc. and offers an ambience of relaxation and tranquility.
AccommodationFront hallway With Italian stone tiled floor, solid oak door & stairs up to a very large drawing room
Drawing room: With Beautiful Irish Oak beamed ceiling, solid oak floor, fitted bookshelves. & stairs to overhead mezzanine.
Three sets of French doors allow access to the sunny rear gardens and patio area.
Stairs to Mezzanine: 3.00 x 5.26m
This lovely home stands gracefully on approx. c. 1.7 acres of informal gardens which include a number of stone outbuildings and storage sheds, a lean–to and a large studio adjacent to the main residence.
The studio is a stone building which has been nicely converted and is fully serviced to include water and electric.
It has double French doors, Velux windows, double-glazed windows, WC, studio sink, and is an ideal artist studio / home office or could be converted into self-contained accommodation subject to the necessary planning consent.
The private and mature raised gardens are to the side and directly to the rear of the house. This sunniest and secluded aspect contains a small green house, vegetable garden and some nice granite stone rockeries that extends to a large paddock to the rear which is suitable for a number of uses; whether that be to extend the formal gardens or room for a pony or horse etc.
Property includes a number of mature trees and shrubbery.
Kitchen/ dining: With terracotta earthenware tiled floor, old style oil fired AGA cooker, painted fitted kitchen units complete with oven, gas hob, Belfast sink, with limestone worktop. Door to Utility:
Utility area: With Terracotta tiled floor. Plumbed
Bathroom: With W.C. & WHB
Back Hallway: With tiled floor, old fireplace arch, enameled sink.
Study: With Pitch pine floor with Stanley stove & fitted bookshelves. Kilkenny limestone fire-surround.
Back Porch: With half-door entrance & attractive clay tiles.
Staircase to first floor:
Bedroom 1 With Coved, beamed ceiling, double aspect windows.
Large hallway: 1.29 x 7.89m
Bathroom: With W.C. and w.h.b, Victorian bath, incorporated hot press
Bedroom 2: With Raised ceiling to apex and heritage-style velux adjacent fitted dressing room (2.99m x 2.82m) to -
Master Bedroom: With coved ceiling, double aspect windows.
En-suite With W.C and w.h.b, shower unit
Services: Private water supply, septic tank, mains ESB, landline. Title: Freehold Inclusions: Fixtures, and fittings.
FeaturesBeautifully restored granite stone farmhouse on circa 1.7 acres.
A number of stone outbuildings and storage sheds, a lean–to and a large studio/ home office.
BER DetailsBER: D1 BER No.112579719 Energy Performance Indicator:254.14 kWh/m²/yr
DirectionsThis stunning residence enjoys a wonderful country location nestled in the heart of the Barrow Valley. Situated on a private secluded site accessible to all services and amenities.
Curranree is a rural townsland which is situated just off the Borris / Fenagh road sited on the backdrop of Mount Leinster behind. Very accessible to Bagenalstown and village of Borris and close to Kilkenny city and Carlow town. Bagenalstown 8km away, Borris 10.2km, Fenagh 9.1km, Carlow 23.4km, Motorway 17.6km. Eircode R21K650
This most picturesque area provides a wealth of sporting and leisure pursuits to include popular hill walking, hang-gliding, fishing on the river Barrow, GAA, soccer, swimming and golf in near-by Borris and Gowran clubs.
The property enjoys the most fantastic views imaginable and is the perfect country retreat or family home.
Discover a relaxed way of living in this tranquil rural setting at Curranree, Borris, Co Carlow!.