DescriptionThe accommodation extends to an approximate gross internal area: of 372 sq.m. (4,000 sq.ft.) and is finished to a very high standard throughout. Newrath House is a period Georgian property enjoying views of County Meath and the 3 landmark hills of Slane, Tara and Skreen. The house dates from 1790 and was fully renovated in 2008 when a modern 2-storey extension was added. The house has an attractive entrance hall which leads to a drawing room and a lounge with dining room to rear, a ground floor guest wc, utility room and a traditional kitchen with family room. The bedroom accommodation comprises 5 bedrooms, 4 of which are en-suite. There is a large gallery linking the original period house with a new 2-storey extension. This features a full height glass screen overlooking the walled garden to the rear, and an extensive balcony. The first floor summer room is a particular feature. It is fully glazed on 3 sides with a balcony all around and overlooks the entire holding. The house has a pebble driveway with recreated period style railings on either side. There is gas fired central heating throughout. The property will appeal to persons interested in a peaceful rural location with 75 acres of fine agricultural lands suitable for farming on a full or part time basis.
Equestrian features of the property include approx. 70 acres in fenced paddocks, a 22-furlong fenced cross-country gallop; a 5-furlong turf gallop adjacent to the all-weather gallop and extensive land drainage. There is a 2.6km bridle path around the perimeter of the property which allow full access to the lands. The property is also a lovely walking amenity. The Mares’ Block, situated near the residence, is of modern circular design and consists of 10 large foaling boxes. A compact residential unit was created in the building for staff use and there is a hay barn and tack room. On the adjoining property, which is not in sale, the vendors previously created a state-of-the-art equestrian complex to include 11 residential houses and American barns, and the main entrance. These units were built and finished to a high standard in 2010.
Title and Services
Freehold title with no rights of way. Communal sewerage system and two wells.
The property not zoned under the Meath County Council Development Plan 2013 to 2019.
FeaturesSuperbly restored and extended Georgian building with equine facilities.
Very good drained grazing lands with fenced paddocks, gallops and a 2.6km Bridle Path.
Close to the beautiful and historic village of Slane, Tara and Skreen.
Mix of Georgian and modern accommodation with wonderful natural light.
High quality 4 reception, 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom residence of 4,000 sq.ft. with 2 staircases.
Separate studio apartment adjoining 10 unit mares foaling block.
FPP for a new private main road entrance has been granted.
The renowned Tankardstown House/Hotel Slane, Slane Castle and Whiskey Distillery are close by.
BER DetailsBER: C3 BER No.11344116 Energy Performance Indicator:221.43 kWh/m²/yr
DirectionsNewrath House is located to the west of the estate village of Slane. The village itself stands on a steep hillside on the left bank of the River Boyne at the intersection of the N2 (Dublin to Monaghan road) and the N51 (Drogheda to Navan road). The village centre dates from the 18th century and both it and the surrounding area contains many historic sites and also Slane Castle, owned by the Conyngham family, which operates as bar, restaurant, wedding and music venue. There are many other historical sites in the area around Slane. The Brú na Bóinne complex of Neolithic chamber tombs lies on the River Boyne 5 kilometres (3 miles) down river from the village. This includes Newgrange, a passage tomb dating from c.3,200 BC. The area and its surroundings have been inhabited since at least the Neolithic era and is rich in history and linked to the development of Irish Christianity. The site of the Battle of the Boyne is 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) down river, east, from Slane. There are excellent horse pursuits in the vicinity with racing nearby in Navan and Fairyhouse and with Leopardstown, Naas, Punchestown and The Curragh all within driving distance. Slane village and its surroundings has very good amenities and facilities, the largest urban town of Navan is commutable in 10 minutes, Dublin airport in 40 minutes and Dublin City in 45 minutes.
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