Knocksquire , Borris, Carlow
Knocksquire , Borris, Carlow
Location: The property is located at Knocksquire, Borris, Co. Carlow. Knocksquire is a rural townsland which is situated at the side of the mountain and is in a very picturesque, scenic area which looks across to the Blackstairs Mountains, Mount Leinster and the whole Barrow Valley. Locally known as The Sky Road, this is a quiet country location but is accessible to all services and amenities with Bagenalstown just 15 minutes away, Borris 10 minutes, Dublin 90 minutes and Kilkenny 30 minutes. The property is situated at the end of a private road leading to just two country homes. Borris is just a short drive away and provides all essential services to include primary and secondary schools, the renowned Stephouse Hotel, a fantastic 9-hole golf course and a host of other services. Ideal location for leisure activities such as boating/canoeing on the River Barrow, walking/hiking along the Barrow river trail and the nearby Mount Leinster and Blackstairs Mountains. Description: The property comprises of a very fine spacious granite stone residence which occupies an elevated site looking across the Barrow Valley and Mount Leinster with stunning views in this sought after location. The property was built in 2008 of timber frame and block construction with the exterior finished in the local granite stone, much of which comes from an original dwelling on the site. The windows and external doors are high specification aluclad wood. The property is extremely well insulated and boasts a heat recovery ventilation system throughout, keeping the house well ventilated and at an even temperature. This is an exceptional residence with open plan living and an abundance of light throughout. It has a wealth of character with high ceilings, solid oak flooring, cast iron radiators, a Clearview wood burning stove, and bespoke ironwork latches and hinges on the solid oak downstairs doors. The property is very well presented and has been maintained throughout, with no expense spared and is ready to walk into. A new owner has considerable scope to put their own stamp on the property with a blank canvas for interior design taking advantage of well thought out and timeless architecture. The property is moulded into the surrounding gardens, which complement the house and its wider setting. Accommodation extends to 282m² comprises of Hallway/foyer 3.34m. x 6.00m. a large bright space with vaulted ceilings and flagstone tiles, featuring a granite stone wall. Kitchen/dining 5.29m. x 14.63m. with a good quality fitted kitchen with wall and floor units with solid oak floors throughout. Includes a Range Master oven with extractor fan. Split level into a living area with a very attractive brick fireplace with wood burner. Double doors allow access to a sun patio which looks across the mountains. Larder 1.72m. x 4.65m. Bedroom/Reception 4.30m. x 4.35m. with double aspect windows and good quality solid oak floor Bathroom 2.50m. x 2.50m. w.c., wash hand basin, shower enclosure with high quality waterfall fittings, tiled from floor to ceiling Utility room 4.00m. x 2.75m. with a Belfast sink and fitted units and worktops. Plumbed for washing machine. Door to rear yard. Storage room 1.40m. x 1.4m. A bespoke staircase with glass panels and stainless steel balustrade allows access to the first floor. Balcony area 2.33m. x 4.72m. with solid oak floor and feature windows Master Suite which incorporates a separate hallway Bedroom 4.35m. x 4.15m. with solid oak floor and feature Apex windows allowing an abundance of light and stunning views of the surrounding countryside. En-suite 2.40m. x 2.80m. with a corner jacuzzi bath and designer vanity unit and quadrant steam shower enclosure, tiled from floor to ceiling in a neutral colour. Bedroom 2 3.65m. x 3.86m. with solid oak floors and feature windows. Dressing Room 1.80m. x 1.45m. En-suite 2.15m. x 1.65m. with w.c., wash hand basin and jacuzzi shower and tiled from floor to ceiling in a white neutral tile. Bedroom 3 3.45m. x 3.23m carpeted Bedroom 4 3.22m. x 4.25m. carpeted Sitting room 5.33m. x 6.67m. double aspect with panoramic views of Mount Leinster and the Blackstairs Mountains. Outside: The plot extends to approximately 0.8 acre comprising lawn, natural gardens and fruit trees. A gravelled driveway to the front is the perfect balance with the stone of the house, along with a paved patio area nestled underneath a natural rockery. A timber shed is sited to the rear of the garden. Services: Heat recovery ventilation system, Private water supply, septic tank, Pura flow system, oil fired central heating and mains ESB Solicitor: Ms. Zelda O'Callaghan, Solicitor, Smithwick Solicitors, 43 Parliament Street, Kilkenny Ph: 0567721936
High Ceilings - Floor to ceiling windows - Clearview wood burning Stove Range Master Oven - Cast Iron Radiators - Puraflow Water Filtration System Generously proportioned rooms - Ample Storage Space - Stunning gardens - Breath-taking views - Heat recovery ventilation system.
BER: C1 BER No.108740770