DescriptionSherry FitzGerald Fogarty are delighted to offer this unique and spectacular residence to the market for sale. An architecturally designed bungalow set in the most beautiful position overlooking the 16th fairway at Mountrath Golf Course. A village setting and yet the location is just sixty minutes' drive to Dublin from the nearby Junction 18 on the M7.
Built in 2003 to exacting standards and featuring the highest quality workmanship this is truly a prized home. Accommodation comprises a cut limestone glazed porch opening into the inner hallway, a stunning sitting room with a curved feature wall with beautiful views of the Golf Course, a cosy family room, a dream kitchen with a living area and octagonal dining area off, a large utility/laundry room. From the living area a hallway takes you to the bedrooms, where there are three double bedrooms, a family bathroom, and a master suite all with beautiful finishes. The master suite is breath taking as it overlooks the front garden, and the Golf Course beyond, and it has a luxurious en suite bathroom. Upstairs the attic has been converted and is in use as a home office. With the appropriate planning permission it could provide two additional bedrooms if required.
Outside the professionally landscaped gardens feature a curved pebbled driveway flanked by stone walls, manicured lawns and shrubbery, a large decking for garden furniture on those sunny days, an orchard, and a garage that completely compliments the house as it is built in the same stone finish.
Occupying a commanding situation on the bank of the River Nore with it's beautiful Weir, Castletown Village is known as one of Irelands tidiest Villages. There are three national schools in the parish - Castletown Primary School, Paddock National School and Rushall National School. The nearest secondary school is the newly opened Mountrath Community School. Public transport is to hand with Portlaoise and Ballybrophy Railway Stations and The village is served by Bus Éireann Expressway route 12 linking it to Dublin, Dublin Airport, Portlaoise, Limerick and other locations.
A dream home in so many ways. Viewing is by prior appointment with Julie Fogarty
AccommodationEntrance Porch 3.6m x 9.8. Cut Limestone entrance and beautiful Amtico black and white tiled floor. Recessed lighting. Double oak doors to inner hall. Cast iron radiators.
Internal Hall 8.94m x 1.2m. Amtico black and white tiled floor. Recessed lighting. Two feature stone walls with recessed alcoves. Decorative cornice, dado rail & arched entry to hallway.
Sitting room 6.18m x 6.58m. Stunning circular room with beautiful views of the front garden and Golf Course opposite. Deeply comfortable room. Louis de Portere Richelieu wool carpet. Six sash windows. Decorative Cornice. Stunning white Marble fireplace.
Family room 4.5m x 5.24m. A great family space and such a comfortable room for everyday use. Beautiful white marble fireplace, with tiled insert. Decorative cornice. Recessed lighting with Brass finish.
Kitchen/Dining Room 8.12m x 6.43m. A dream kitchen with bespoke Maple units, incorporating an island unit, all with black marble worktops. Integrated appliances and a suspended Neff extractor fan over island unit. Cream ceramic tiled floor. TV point.
Dining Room 4.7m x 4.7m. A very special place to entertain and although in use as a dining area, it would also make a beautiful sun room with it’s octagonal design and views of both gardens. Chrome finished recessed lighting.
Uitilty 2.74m x 3.8m. A great range of Maple units again and a wonderful laundry space. Central heating controls located here.
Main bathroom 4.53m x 2m. Stunning cream stone tiling with decorative detail. Shower, WC & WHB. This bathroom has a beautiful timeless finishes.
Bedroom 1 4.53m x 5.5m. Quietly positioned to the back of the house. Brass wall lights.
Bedroom 2 4.53m x 3.63m. Again quietly positioned to the back of the house. Freestanding Nolte wardrobe with mirror and en suite off.
En-Suite 2.4m x 1.75m. WC, WHB, & power shower unit. Ceramic tiled throughout.
Master Bedroom 9m x 6.55m. Stunning and very spacious room. Six sliding sash windows overlooking the 16th Fairway of Mountrath Golf Club. Freestanding Nolte wardrobe with mirror. Fitted headboard with built in lighting.
En-Suite 4m x 5.5m. Luxury beyond compare with corner Jacuzzi bath, heated towel rail, power shower, WC, WHB & bidet.
Dressing Room 1.6m x 3.36m. Easy access to clothing and footwear.
Attic room / Home Office 1 8.7m x 2.9m. Attic area 2 is 12.7m x 2.9m
Laid out in an office space for the current owners, this is a perfect area for someone working from home or an area for children to set up a games room or a home cinema. There are five velux roof lights in this area.
FeaturesArchitecturally designed and very unique home.
Beautiful stone facing and cut limestone window & door reveals and cills.
Many high end features such as cast iron radiators, sliding sash teak windows, all architraving, skirting and internal doors are fitted in light Oak timber, and there are 9ft 6" ceilings throughout.
Detached garage adjoining house, and all water systems and oil fired central heating systems are located here.
Complete with external recessed down lighting, sensory lights and illuminated driveway.
Full home security system including electronic gates, CCCTV & monitored burglar alarm installed.
Outdoor WC & WHB.
Septic tank drainage & mains water supply. Oil fired central heating.
Complete attic space available for additional rooms if required and plenty more storage.
BER DetailsBER: C1
BER No: 109016709
Performance Indicator: 171.59 (kWh/m2/yr)
DirectionsFrom the M7 exit at Junction 18 and travel towards Castletown Village. Take the L1672 Castletown Road and next immediate L1670 road (note the Failte sculpted in Topiary). Oak Lodge is situated on your left hand side opposite Mountrath Golf Club.
The Eircode for locating on google maps is R32 RK11.
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Roscrea on 0505 21192