€1,495,000 -€255,000 on 24th May 17
A classical Georgian residence set within some 31Ha (79acres) surrounded and sheltered by its pleasure grounds of mature trees, orchard, streams and lawns. A Caretaker's residence to the rear and a Gate Lodge at the entrance, add to this idyllic estate.
Kilfane House is a very fine and imposing Georgian three storey over basement, five bay residence, with two storey wings at either side. A porch with fluted Greek Doric columns to the front gives a very impressive entrance to this remarkable house. Pleasing classical proportions with refined detailing throughout the house, Kilfane House is an important historic property in the Thomastown area, owned by three families since it was built. Superbly located within 5 minutes of the picturesque villages of Thomastown and Bennettsbridge and under 10 minutes to Mount Juliet Hotel and golf course. The cultural city of Kilkenny is just 20 minutes. Easy access to the M9 within 10 minutes. Dublin airport is 1 hour 30 minutes.
The entrance hallway is most impressive with columns, leading to the wings at either side of the house with their marvellous reception rooms. The reception rooms are large and bright with high ceilings, detailed coving, double sash windows with shutters and fireplaces in most rooms. The rooms enjoy wonderful views over the landscaped gardens and countryside. The ground floor comprises an entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, library, sitting room, kitchen, breakfast room, pantry and guest wc.
The inner hallway is also very impressive with panelling on the walls and stair leading to the first floor.The first and second floor bedrooms are also generous and light filled with breath-taking views over the surrounding countryside.The basement has several storage ...