DescriptionRathbane, Kilteel, Naas, Co. Kildare
Exceptional purpose-built equestrian facility with residence at Kilteel on the Kildare/Wicklow border. Set in one of the most beautiful parts of Kildare with uninterrupted views over fields and countryside stretching as far as the Wicklow Mountain, this property will tempt every lover of horses as the facilities for riding and training are superb.
Residence on c. 30 acres including Sand Arena, American Barn and a range of modern farm/equestrian buildings.
Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Family Room, Pantry/Utility, Master Bedroom Suite, 3 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Detached Garage.
c.30 acres pasture land, 80m x 60m All weather Sand Arena.
American barn with 12 Stables, Tack and Feed Room, Wash Bay, 4 Span Hay Barn, 9,000 sf.ft. Barn, Log Cabin, 2 x Steel Sheds, Concrete Dungstead
Just outside the village of Kilteel, an attractive cut stone entrance is set back from the road and electric security gates lead to a gravel driveway edged with maturing beech, sycamore and chestnut trees which sweeps past the house and continues to the enclosed yard behind.
The Residence & Grounds
The property sits on an elevated site and benefits from spectacular far reaching views over the open countryside. The well-presented residence extends to c. 215 sq.m. and is characterised by light and spacious rooms all benefiting from the unparalleled views across the Wicklow Mountains. A decking area to the rear of the house overlooks the manicured lawn and is ideal for summer-time al fresco dining.
The Lands & Yard
There are approximately 30 acres of pasture, which is split into a number of enclosures used for grazing.
The yard is a purpose built equestrian facility with vast space and great potential for expansion or conversion, depending on the needs of the potential purchaser. Currently the yard is spread out around a central courtyard and consists of 2 large sheds, a 4-span hay barn, and American Barn with 12 stables including tack and feed room. A log cabin is currently used as an office and is flanked by a steel garage on either side. The crowning glory is the enormous all weather sand arena, 60m x 80m in size, a dream for all equestrians, further enhanced by the magnificent vista.
Shopping & Schools
The neighbouring town of Blessington offers a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes with the surrounding towns of Naas, Rathcoole and Kildare satisfying your every shopping need. Naas and Blessington provide schools for all ages. In addition Newbridge College is less than 14km away, Clongowes 22km and a large number of Dublin schools and universities including Trinity College and UCD within 45 minutes of the property.
Racing and Hunting
Kildare is renowned worldwide for hosting some of the prestigious horse racing events in Ireland. The property is within a 25 minute drive from the three tracks of Naas, Punchestown and the Curragh as well of the majority of hunting meets with the Kildare Hunt Club.
A wide array of fish lie within the Barrow waters and the Rye River, to the north of Kildare is for fly fishing only. There is excellent fishing for wild brown trout at Ballymore Eustace and Kilcullen and some excellent trout fishing between Celbridge and Straffan.
The M7 and M9 motorways to Dublin, Kildare and Waterford are less than a 6 km drive away. There is a reliable bus service from Rathcoole to Dublin City Centre and Dublin Airport.
Electricity, OFCH, telephone, fully alarmed, private water supply and septic tank.
Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
The property is offered as appropriate with rights of way either public or private, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way whether these are specifically referred to or not. All sporting rights, standing timber and minerals insofar as they are owned, are included in the freehold sale.
Fixtures & Fittings
All items usually known as tenant's fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in these particulars together are excluded from the sale but some may be available by separate negotiation. Such items include all carpets and curtains, light fittings, domestic electrical items and garden statuary.
Solicitor with Carriage of Sale
Susanna Cawley, Coonan Cawley Solicitors, Wolfe Tone House, Naas Town Centre, Naas, Co. Kildare.
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents.
AccommodationDetached bugalow residence
Accommodation briefly includes:
Porch, entrance hall, livingroom, kitchen/diningroom, family area, utility room, four bedrooms (master ensuite) and family bathroom.
BER DetailsBER: C3 BER No.109515098 Energy Performance Indicator:205.6 kWh/m²/yr
DirectionsFrom Rathcoole take the Kilteel road and proceed to Kilteel village. When you enter the village pass the Church and pub on your right and then take the next left turn. Continue on this road and then keep right at the next junction and the property is located further along on the left. Note stone pillars and large wooden gate at entrance.