DescriptionNestled at the edge of Kilcooley Estate is this cute & cosy three-bedroom, detached, house with a variety of sizable outhouses on c. 0.66 acre. ‘Rose Cottage’ is a wonderful 19th century house which has been nicely maintained over the years to become what it is now, a desirable home in ‘walk-in’ condition in a beautiful countryside setting. It boasts a gated front yard, a gated side driveway, a large rear yard, a patio, a garden, a paddock & a variety of large, dry, outbuildings. The nearest village is Gortnahoe which is c. 3.7km from the property. Gortnahoe has a national school, playschool, playground, Church, petrol station, GAA Club, community centre and a local shop. Gortnahoe is home to the beautiful Grange walk which leads to a monument to Wellington’s Victory at Waterloo. It was erected by the gentry of the Kilcooley Estate, which is located behind the property, c. 200 years ago. The property is also within an easy commute of the following: Cork/Dublin M8, 5km to Urlingford, 11km to Tullaroan, 14km to Freshford, 18km to Thurles & 28km to Kilkenny.
AccommodationENTRANCE HALL: 1.04m x 1.99m with doors to Parlour and Sitting Room.
PARLOUR: 4.39m x 4.25m with window front and rear, spotlights, and open fireplace with attractive tiled surround. A folding attic stair leads to:
ATTIC ROOM: 4.33m x 4.24m. A large room offering great storage space with window to the side.
SITTING ROOM: 5.13m x 4.39m. This room is the heart of the home with window front and rear. An impressive ceiling height of 4.3m makes this room feel very bright and airy. An oil-fired Stanley range is the focal point of this room. Opposite this are doors to Bedrooms one and two. A staircase (with useful understair storage area) with wonderful balcony landing area, leads to Bedroom 3. Another door leads to the kitchen / dining room.
BEDROOM 1: 3.62m x 2.11m. This room is located off the Sitting Room & it has a window overlooking the front of the property.
BEDROOM 2: 3.59m x 2.13m. This room is located off the Sitting Room with a window overlooking the side of the house.
BEDROOM 3: 3.43m x 4.52m. This room is accessed via the staircase in the Sitting Room with window overlooking the side of the property.
KITCHEN / DINING: 4.22m x 3.28m with modern cream fitted kitchen units incorporating stainless steel sink, tiled splashback, electric cooker and plumbed for a washing machine and dishwasher. A window, enjoying the morning and afternoon sun, overlooks the large rear yard, garden, sheds, and paddock. A side door leads to the rear patio.
SHOWER ROOM: 1.77m x 3.29m with wc, whb and tiled shower cubicle with electric shower overhead.
This charming residence sits on 0.66 acre comprising:
FRONT YARD: measuring 12.84m x 10.5m with gated access from the road & lots of perimeter planting offering all-year-round pops of colour. Dual side pedestrian access leads to the rear patio and yard beyond.
FRONT OUTHOUSE / SHED 1: Formerly the dairy, this building is located next to the front yard adjacent to the house and measures 4.35m x 10.8m. It is currently divided into two, dry, separate sheds, both with a window. A new roof was put on this building c. 5 years ago.
FRONT DRIVEWAY: 3.3m (min) x 21.5m which is also gated and leads from the road to the rear yard and outhouses.
REAR OUTHOUSES: This is a long building running down the left-hand side of the property behind the house and comprises FOUR sheds as follows:
SHED 2: 4.75m x 6.9m. A dry shed with oil tank and electricity.
SHED 3: 4.42m x 8.62m. Another large, dry, shed with electricity and sliding access door.
SHED 4: 4.34m x 4.1m with electricity and providing access to:
SHED 5: 8.44m x 3.86m.
RED BARN: 6.82m x 13.65m. A large space currently used for storage of machinery and stable for a pony.
REAR YARD: 15.9m x 9.14m offering lots of car parking.
REAR GARDEN: 15.9m x 9.14m which is visible from the kitchen window and is fenced off with paddock behind.
REAR PADDOCK: Located behind the rear garden fence this area backs on to Kilcooley Estate at the rear & enjoys the beautiful Kilcooley demesne walls along two sides.
SERVICES: Electricity, private water supply, septic tank sewerage, OFCH, telephone, tv, alarm, broadband.
BER: G (PRE 1977 – property was built c. 1890.). Cert No. 104527882.
INCLUSIONS: Fixtures and fittings.
Gross Internal Floor Area of House excl. attic room: c. 110 sq. m. (1,184 sq. ft.)
FeaturesA period house with some lovely original features.
An idyllic rural setting but not isolated.
A 7 min. drive to Dublin / Cork M8.
Pleasant walks nearby at Kilcooley Abbey ruins which dates to the 12th Century.
Only c. 5km to Urlingford.
Only 28km to Kilkenny.
Some dual aspect rooms.
Excellent outside space.
A variety of good, dry, outhouses.
Paddock to rear.
Double glazed windows throughout excl. attic room and Bedroom 3.
No work required.
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