An attractive stone built modern country home privately positioned within some 5.58 acres, or 2.26 hectares, off a quiet road and yet extremely accessible, with Dublin city being less than 25 miles, or 40 km away. Set behind electric gates off a quiet country lane Fado House enjoys superb privacy, little noise and yet deceptively is within easy driving distance of the villages of Prosperous, Enfield, Straffan and Donadea, which is 1.9 miles or 3 km’s away. Access to the M4 motorway is from Junction 8, some 6.6 miles or 11 km away, giving excellent access to Dublin city and an approximate driving time of some 30 minutes to Dublin’s International airport in off-peak traffic. The university town of Maynooth is 9 miles or 15 km away and has a strong selection of shops, schooling, restaurants, pubs and large town amenities.
The renowned K-Club hotel and golf resort, host to the Ryder Cup in 2006, is just 8.7 miles or 14 km away and has a noted leisure centre. As does the Carton House hotel and golf resort a similar distance away. There are many other golf courses within easy driving distance. Nearby Donadea Forest Park offers walking trails and there is ample equestrian opportunity in the area, the planning permission granted for Fado House including provision for stabling for which the foundation pad is in place.
Approached from a gravelled driveway lined with cherry trees and bordered by the grazing paddock there is a generous parking area in front of the house. A solid timber door leads into a porch, itself leading into a generous reception hall. There is a custom made reclaimed carved timber staircase to the first floor and interconnecting doors to all the principal reception rooms and connection to the kitchen and a guest WC fr ...