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Gorseridge House is a wonderful family home enjoying a magnificent setting on circa 0.64 Hectares / 1.58 Acres of mature gardens with captivating views of the River Nore and the surrounding countryside.
The property was built by the current owners in 2003 and extends to circa 210 Sq. M. / 2,260 Sq. Ft approx. and has all the modern conveniences that a family needs for easy living. Gorseridge House is superbly located in a peaceful and secluded setting in the townsland of Woolengrange which is in the parish of Bennettsbridge.
The accommodation layout comprises: enclosed porch, an impressive entrance hall with a curved wall and a striking staircase which leads up to a Mezzanine level. The formal reception room with two bay windows and an open fireplace is located to the front of the property. The magnificent open plan semicircle shaped kitchen/dining room is located at the end of the entrance hall. There is access to a utility room from the kitchen/dining room. A guest wc and a storage closed are also located at this end of the hall. The four double bedrooms (two with en-suites and one with a walk-in wardrobe) are located to the left of the entrance and are accessed through an inner hall with feature curved walls. A family bathroom completes the accommodation at this end of the house.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The grounds extend to circa 1.58 Acres of private gardens which have been well planned to provide colour and privacy. The property is located at the end of a private laneway and accessed through post and rail fencing with wooden entrance gates. A sweeping tarmacadam driveway leads up to front and side of the property where there is parking for several cars. The front and side gardens are laid mainly in lawn with a good selection of mature plants and trees. The large rear garden is laid in lawn bordered by post and rail fencing. A detached garage and a separate block built shed are located to the side of the property. A raised decked area and a separate sunken patio area are perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining or to relax on and admire the wonderful views of the River Nore and surrounding countryside.
Gorseridge House is just minutes drive from the picturesque village of Bennettsbridge which is located along the River Nore. This truly creative hotspot has attracted artisan craft masters including Nicholas Mosse Pottery and Rory Leadbetter of Jerpoint Glass. Based nearby is Larry Kinsella who crafts beautiful vibrantly coloured candles at Moth to a Flame. If you enjoy a good walk, there is arguably no finer walk than 'O'Gorman's Loop'. Alternatively stroll up the 'Annamult Road' for a kilometer until you arrive at Nore Valley Park's Open Farm where the little ones can get up close and personal with the newborns, bottle feeding is a pure delight. Bennettsbridge Mixed National School and The Learning Garden Creche & Montessori School are conveniently located in the village. There is a Centra supermarket, butchers, post office, credit union, two public houses and Amber European Restaurant. There is so much to do in nearby Thomastown. Visit Jerpoint Park, Jerpoint Abbey, Kilfane Waterfall and Glen and Grennan Castle or Goatsbridge Trout Farm. You can't leave Thomastown without paying a visit to Jerpoint Glass to learn about the craft of glass blowing. Drop by the 5-star Mount Juliet Estate for a well-deserved rest and refuel. A five minute drive will take you to the M9 motorway allowing easy access to Waterford and Dublin. A fifteen minute drive will take you into the thriving city of Kilkenny. The property is serviced by a bus route to Kilkenny city which goes to all the secondary schools both morning and evening. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this superb home is a sought after location.
AccommodationEntrance Porch 2.36m x 0.95m. A PVC glass door with side panels open into an enclosed porch. Tiled floor and recessed lighting.
Entrance Hall 5.93m x 2.40m + 5.13m x 1.42m. A painted wooden door with glass side panels open into a very impressive and large entrance hall with a feature curved wall. Solid Oak flooring. A short flight of steps gives access to a raised landing area with archway to a spacious inner hall. A striking staircase leads up to a spacious Mezzanine area.
Mezzanine Level 3.54m x 3.62m. Spacious and bright area with a feature wooden panelled barrel ceiling with a large Velux window. Recessed lighting, built-in shelving and fitted carpet.
Living Room 6.97m x 4.31m. Bright and spacious room with two feature bay windows to the front of the property. Solid Oak floor and feature curved wall with fitted bookshelves. Wooden surround open fireplace with cast-iron inset and marble hearth. A door leads through to kitchen/dining room.
Kitchen / Dining Room 8.93m x 4.66m. Impressive and spacious semi-circle shaped room with eight windows allowing captivating views of the River Nore, lush rolling fields and woodland. Feature high ceiling with wooden beams. The kitchen area is fitted with floor units with Ash countertops and tiled splashbacks. Leisure Cookmaster range cooker with electric ovens and five ring gas hob. Stainless steel extractor fan. The dining area if very spacious and can accommodate a large table and chairs for family dining and entertaining. A cast-iron multi-fuel stove sits on a raised hearth. Tiled floor and recessed lighting. A PVC glass door with side panels gives access to a raised decked area.
Utility Room 3.29m x 2.25m + 1.16m x 0.8m. Fitted with wall and floor units with wooden countertops. Plumbing is in place for a dishwasher and washing machine and there is space for a fridge/freezer and tumble dryer. Access to a shelved hotpress. Tiled floor. Window to the rear and a PVC door gives access to the rear garden.
Family Room / Sun Room 4.43m x 3.15m. A bright and spacious room overlooking the rear garden. A PVC door gives access to a sheltered patio area. Recessed lighting and tiled floor.
Guest W.C. 1.45m x 2.14m + 0.87m x 0.91m. Comprising wc and wash hand basin. Tiled floor and window to the rear.
Storage Closet 1.87m x 0.67m. Located off the entrance hall.
Inner Hall 7.79m x 0.96m + 2.73m x 1.20m. Spacious inner hall with feature curved walls and a gable end window. Fitted carpet.
Master Bedroom 6.36m x 2.82m. Good sized master bedroom with lovely views of the rear garden. Tongue and Groove polished floorboards. Built-in shelving.
Walk-In Wardrobe 2.03m x 0.96m. Fitted with floor to ceiling handing space. Wooden floor.
En-Suite 3.38m x 1.34m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle with overhead shower, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan and window to the rear.
Bedroom Two 4.15m x 4m + c2.19m x 1.93m. Large double room located to the front with a window to the side of the property. Fitted carpet.
En-Suite 1.61m x 1.74m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle with overhead shower, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Window to the front of the property.
Bedroom Three 4.74m x 3.38m. Large double room to the front with a gable end window. Tongue and Groove polished floorboards.
Bedroom Four 4.13m x 2.84m + 0.72m x 0.59m. Double room located to the rear with a gable end window.
Bathroom 3.01m x 1.48m. Comprising bath with a Triton T90 shower, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Gable end window.
FeaturesWonderful light filled and spacious detached family home
Magnificent setting on circa 0.64 Hectares / 1.58 Acres of mature gardens
Captivating views of the River Nore and the surrounding countryside
The property was built in 2003
Four spacious double bedrooms (two with en-suites)
Impressive semi-circle shaped open plan room kitchen/dining room with 8 sets of windows
Sun drenched south facing rear garden
Sunning west facing raised decked area with magnificent river views
Detached double garage and separate block built shed.
Sought-after location close to Bennettsbridge village
15 munute drive to Kilkenny City Centre
Close proximity to M9 Motorway allowing easy to Dublin and Waterford
Oil fired central heating
BER DetailsBER: C2
BER No: 108670696
Performance Indicator: 184.68 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904