DescriptionAn attractive and recently renovated Gate Lodge
The Gate Lodge
Approx.169.5 sq. m / 1825 sq.ft.
A very fine L-shaped gate lodge completely reconstructed in 2006 with a stone and brick exterior, underneath a slate roof. The accommodation is as follows:
Fine entrance hall with ceramic tiled floor and recessed lighting. Large open plan living room and kitchen with fine white marble fireplace, solid fuel stove, recessed lighting, and concealed radiators. The kitchen area has a ceramic tiled floor, large timber centre island unit with breakfast counter/ worktop a range of fitted cupboards with granite worktop, Belfast sink, fitted cupboards, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. Large gas fitted (Stoves) cooker with 2 ovens and grill and 7 plate gas hob and recessed lighting. The utility room is off the main hall and is plumbed for washing machine and dryer. There is also a small back porch/boot room which leads out to the back of the house.
The main bathroom is fully tiled with bath, WC, wash basin, shower, hot towel rail and access to attic. Bedroom 1 (Master suite) is a large bright bedroom with timber floor and a fine en suite bathroom, fully tiled with large shower, WC, hot towel rail, wash basin and recessed lighting. Bedroom 2 is a generous size with timber floor and cupboard. Large living room with timber floor, fitted bookshelves, feature open brick fireplace with stone surround and double doors to the garden
A sale of Lot 3 will not take place before Lots 1 & 2.
Dublin Airport 47km
Dublin City Centre 60km
Navan 17 km
The Gate lodge is superbly located in Co. Meath, only about 10 minutes from the M1 motorway which travels between Dublin and Belfast and also the N2 also giving quick access to Dublin via Ashbourne. Dublin Airport is a mere 25/30 minutes' drive while Dublin City can be reached in about 40 minutes. The historic port town of Drogheda is 12 km and has seen much development over the last number of years and hosts a number of quality hotels, restaurants, boutique shops and two large shopping centres. Drogheda has the benefit of commuter rail and bus services to the capital, which makes Drumman a favourite location for commuters.
The North East boasts a stunning coastline and there is a long sandy beach running from Gormanston to Mornington via Laytown which is 18 km away. The property is also in the vicinity of the internationally renowned Boyne Valley which is host to a number of famous archaeological sites including Neolithic tombs at Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth and which attract thousands of tourists annually. There are wonderful walks in the area along the beaches and the River Boyne where a special walkway has been created between Drogheda and Navan along the canal.
The sporting enthusiast is well placed with a range of top quality amenities on the door step. Bellewstown racecourse and Golf Course is a 15 minute drive and there are links courses at Bettystown and Baltray. The Co. Louth Golf Course, at Baltray is 20km in distance and hosted the Irish Open in 2005 and 2009.
Horse racing takes place close by in Bellewstown, which is one of the oldest race courses in Ireland and meets are held twice each summer. Laytown Races are a unique event in Europe as they are the only race event run on a beach under the rules of the Turf Club. Other races are held at Navan, Fairyhouse and at Dundalk where the stadium also hosts greyhound racing. The keen huntsman has a choice of packs in the Louth and Meath Foxhounds, the Fingal Harries and the Ward Union.
Numerous primary and secondary schools serve the area. Private secondary education is available in Drogheda, Navan and Gormanston College, all within a 20 minute drive.
- 2 bedroom gate lodge
- 2 reception rooms
- Completely reconstructed in 2006
- Private situation
- BER- C1
BER DetailsBER: C1
BER No: 109042549
DirectionsFrom Dublin taking M2 / N2: take N2 / M2 northbound and travel for 16.5 km until you reach the roundabout on the north side of Ashbourne. Take first exit signed for N2 / Slane and continue for 14km (passing Balrath Cross and Ballymagarvey Village). After 14km turn right onto the R150 towards Duleek. Drive for 1.2 km and take first left hand turn. At T junction turn right and continue on road passing over a railway bridge and Drumman is the 5th entrance on the right. It has a large entrance way with gate lodge.
From Dublin taking M1: Take M1 Northbound and exit at junction 8 signed for R152 / Duleek. Continue for 4.5 km and take right hand turn into village of Duleek (R150). Drive down through the centre of the village along the main street and veer right onto R 150. Drive for 0.5km and take 2nd right turn (see yellow bridge sign) and continue on this road for 2.4 km, cross the railway and the gate lodge will be on the left hand side.
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Savills Dublin - Country on + 353 (0) 1 663 4350