DescriptionA wonderful opportunity has arisen to purchase a most gracious double fronted Victorian residence which dates back to Circa 1850. Glebe House is a warm, welcoming and stylish family home located in a picturesque countryside setting on edge of The Rower village close to Inistioge in County Kilkenny.
The current owners purchased the property in 1997 and have painstakingly refurbished it to maintain all the period detail characteristic of the Victorian era including high ceiling with detailed ceiling cornicing, centre roses, sash windows with architraves and shutters and original fireplaces.
Internally, the accommodation extends to 257 sq. m. / 2,766 Sq. Ft. approx. and is laid over two levels. The layout at ground level comprises: entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, inner hall, guest wc, kitchen/dining room, pantry and a utility room. A family room located off the kitchen/dining room completes the ground floor accommodation. The layout at first floor level comprises: impressive landing area, shower room, three good sized double bedrooms and a single fourth bedroom. The first floor accommodation is completed with a dressing room and a family bathroom.
THE COACH HOUSE:
The original coach has been completely refurbished to create a delightful three bedroom residence extending to 136 Sq. M. / 1,460 Sq. Ft. approx.( not including the garage/workshop. The property has been separately BER rated to a D2 rating. The original stone walls have been exposed creating lots of character in the property. The layout at ground floor level comprise: entrance hall with staircase to first floor and a feature archway with open plan access through to a large kitchen/dining/living room. A guest wc and a utility room complete the accommodation at ground level. Underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. The layout at first floor level comprises: large landing area, three very generous sized double bedrooms (1 en-suite) and a main bathroom.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS: (Circa 2.25 Acres)
The main house links seamlessly with the gardens and grounds with an abundance of sash windows offering plentiful sunlight and amazing views of the surrounding gardens and countryside. The magnificent walled garden is a truly outstanding feature of this fine property. The garden offers complete privacy, it is laid in lawn with a wonderful array of specimen plants, trees, shrubs, spring flowers, bulbs and a collection of herbaceous plants. The property is accessed through wrought-iron gates with a striking rebuilt stone wall running along with the boundary of the road. A sweeping gravelled driveway with post and rail fencing leads down to the front of the property. A large gravel parking area provides generous off-street parking for several cars. Double wrought-iron vehicular gate give access to the courtyard. The house links seamlessly with the impressive and secure courtyard with access to the coach house and garage/workshop. An old wrought-iron farm gate gives access to the field from the courtyard.
THE AGRICULTURAL LAND:
The land is located to the front and side of the house and offers excellent privacy from neighbouring properties. It extends to circa 3.75 Acres / 1.51 Hectares and is suitable for grazing of livestock such as horses or cattle.
Glebe House is located in the townland of Farrantemple on the edge of The Rower, a small village in County Kilkenny, Ireland. The Rower is on the R705 regional road, roughly 30 km from both Waterford and Kilkenny and roughly 40km from Wexford and Carlow, making it very central to all the main towns of the South East. New Ross, Graiguenamanagh and Inistioge are all within 10 minutes drive. It lies in the beautiful valley of the River Barrow and on the slopes of Brandon Hill with many amenities such as walking, boating, fishing and horse riding nearby. The Rower village has a primary school, two churches, Post Office, a GAA field and community hall.
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Entrance Hall 1.58m x 0.35m + 2.12m x 2.39m. A wooden door with decorative fanlight open into a welcoming entrance hallway. Detailed ceiling cornicing, centre rose and picture rail. Feature high ceiling. Fitted carpet.
Drawing Room 3.81m x 5.38m + 3.14m x 3.77m. Gracious reception room located to the front of the property. Original sash window, architrave and panels. Feature original white marble fireplace cast-iron inset with decorative tiling and tiled hearth. Detailed ceiling cornicing, centre rose and picture rail. Feature high ceiling. Fitted carpet. This room has been extended to the side of the property and features a large bay window with French doors opening out to a large patio area and the walled garden.
Dining Room 3.85m x 5.36m. Feature original black slate open fireplace with cast-iron inset and decorative tiling. Dual aspect with three original sash windows, architraves and panels. Detailed ceiling cornicing, centre rose and picture rail. Feature high ceiling and original American Pine floorboards.
Inner Hall (including staircase) 2.12m x 5.24m. A solid door with decorative fanlight opens into a very impressive inner hall. A striking staircase gives access to the first floor. Decorative ceiling coving. Fitted carpet on stairs and the hall. Step down to a tiled area which gives access to a guest wc and the kitchen/dining room.
Guest W.C. 1.14m x 1.43m + 0.52m x 0.95m. Comprising wc and wash hand basin. Tiled floor and part wood panel walls. Extractor fan.
Kitchen/Dining Room 3.92m x 6.82m. Spacious and bright open plan room located to the rear of the property. Bespoke solid oak kitchen from Castle Cabinets in Kilkenny. It comprises fitted wall and floor units and a display cabinet with black granite counter tops, tiled splashbacks and centre island. Zanussi freestanding electric cooker with double oven and ceramic hob. Integrated extractor fan. Zanussi integrated dishwasher and under counter fridge. Window overlooking courtyard. Feature wooden beam ceiling with recessed lighting. The dining area is very spacious and can accommodate a large table and chairs for family dining and entertaining. Original sash window. Tiled floor. Wooden glass panelled door to pantry. Open plan access with a step down to the family room.
Pantry 1.99m x 1.32m. Feature archway, tiled floor and recessed lighting. Floor to ceiling fitted shelving.
Family Room 4.16m x 4.86m. A comfortable and spacious room with two windows located to the side of the property. Vaulted wood panel ceiling with a Velux window gives this room pleasant natural light. Tiled floor. Door to utility room.
Utility Room 2.49m x 2.07m. Fitted cupboards and counter top. Plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, space for a large chest freezer or similar appliance. Tiled floor. A wooden glass panel door gives access to the courtyard and rear of the property. Adjoining the utility room to the rear of the house is a boiler room/pump house, with additional storage space. Adjoining that is an external wc.
Landing 2.12m x 5.76m + 1.35m x 3.88m. Impressive and light filled area with original decorative arched sash window, architrave and shutters. Decorative ceiling coving and fitted carpet. Archway to an inner hall with original sash window, architrave and shutters.
Shower Room 1.14m x 1.78m + 0.56m x 0.78m. Comprising enclosed double shower cubicle with a Triton T90 electric shower. Sash window.
Bedroom One 3.86m x 5.49m. Spacious and light filled room located to the front with uninterrupted countryside views. Dual aspect with two original sash windows, architrave and panels. Decorative archway, ceiling coving and centre rose. Original slate fireplace with cast-iron inset and grate. Small built-in wardrobe.
Dressing Room 2.14m x 1.79m. Original sash window, architrave and shutters. Floor to ceiling hanging space.
Bedroom Two 3.95m x 3.04m. Double room located to the front with impressive countryside views. Original sash window, architrave and shutters. Bespoke fitted wardrobes. Black slate fireplace with cast-iron insert and grate. Ceiling coving and centre rose. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom Three 4.03m x 2.47m. Good sized single room located to the rear of the property. Original sash window, architrave and shutters. Picture rail and fitted carpet.
Bedroom Four 4.04m x 2.78m. Double room located to the rear of the property. Original sash window, architrave and shutters. Ceiling coving, centre rose and picture rail. Fitted carpet.
Bathroom (including hot press) 2.55m x 3.83m. Impressive and spacious bathroom with original sash window, architrave and shutters. Cast-iron freestanding ball claw bath, wc, wash hand basin and bidet. Access to a shelved hotpress. Solid Oak floor.
THE COACH HOUSE
Ent. Hall / Kit / Din / Living Room 10.09m x 4.74m. A wooden half door with fanlight open into a spacious and light filled entrance hall with a feature open plan archway with exposed stone wall through to the kitchen/dining/living room. Staircase to first floor. Tiled floor and recesssed lighting. Window to front of property. The kitchen is fitted with wall and floor units with a curved breakfast bar. Tricity Bendix freestanding electric cooker. Plumbing for dishwasher and space for an under counter fridge. The dining area is spacious and can accommodate a large table and chairs. Original archway fitted with French doors and fan light open out to the courtyard. Window to rear of property. Exposed original stone walls. Tiled floor and recessed lighting.
Guest W.C. 1.86m x 1.74m. Comprising wc and wash hand basin. Exposed original stone wall. window to front of property. Tiled floor.
Utility Room 1.86m x 2.86m. Plumbed for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Fitted cupboard and also houses the oil burner.
Landing (including stairs) 8.91m x 1.68m + 2.20m x 3.15m. Spacious and light filled area with two windows and a large Velux window. French Pine floorboards. Exposed original stone walls.
Bedroom One 3.70m x 4.93m. Large double bedroom with window to the front and a Velux window to the rear. French Pine floorboards. Exposed original stone walls.
Bedroom Two 4.30m x 3.16m. Good sized double room with Velux window and French Pine floorboards.
Bedroom Three 3.25m x 3.31m + 1.07m x 1.59m. Spacious double room with gable end window and Velux window to the front of the property. French Pine floorboards. Exposed original stone walls.
En-Suite 1.98m x 1.44m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle with shower, wc and wash hand basin. Velux window to rear or property.
Bathroom 2.14m x 3.16m. Spacious room with enclosed shower cubicle with shower, wc and wash hand basin. Velux window to rear of property.
Garage/workshop 3.67m x 4.94m. Original archway now fitted with Teak double doors gives access to a spacious garage/workshop. Fitted with power and plug sockets. Workbench and shelving.
Impressive Victorian residence dating back to Circa 1850
Circa 6 Acres of land and gardens
Painstakingly refurbished by the current owners
Many original features intact
Oil fired central heating
THE COACH HOUSE:
Completely refurbished to a high standard
Extending to 136 Sq. M. / 1, 460 Sq. Ft. approx.
Impressive open plan entrance hall / kitchen / dining / living room
Three good sized double bedroom (1 en-suite)
Underfloor heating at ground level
Oil fired central heating
BER DetailsBER: F
BER No: 112533831
Performance Indicator: 401.28
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904