DescriptionSunny Lawn is a most gracious double-fronted period family home built circa 1920 on one of Kilkenny's most premier roads. The property enjoys an enviable location on Archers Avenue just off Castle Road on the edge of Kilkenny City Centre.
Many period features remain intact to include high ceilings, original fireplaces, some Sash windows, ceiling coving, centre roses, architraves and doors. In need of upgrading, this fine house represents an excellent opportunity for the new owners to design and redevelop this house into a unique modern home in a highly sought after location.
Internally, the accommodation extends to 197 sq. m. / 2,120 Sq. Ft. approx. and is laid out over two levels. The layout at ground level comprises: entrance porch, entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, family room and kitchen/breakfast room. A good sized utility room completes the accommodation at ground level. The layout at first floor level comprises: impressive landing area, four good sized bedrooms (master with en-suite) and a family bathroom.
The property is secluded behind secure high walls with an imposing vehicular entrance accessed from Archers Avenue. The original pedestrian gate is intact and opens on to Father Hayden Road. There is secure off street parking for several cars. The front and side gardens are laid in lawn with some mature shrubs and trees. The new owners have the option to design the front driveway and garden to create further parking to the front and side of the property. A galvanised shed is located to the rear of the property.
The location of Archers Avenue is unrivalled, just a stroll to Kilkenny City Centre with its superb eateries, boutique shops, excellent transport links and two shopping centres, there is a vast range of amenities practically on the doorstep. Some of Kilkenny's best schools are within easy reach including St Kieran's College Secondary School, Kilkenny College, Presentation Secondary School , Loreto Secondary School and several primary schools. A five minute drive takes you to the M9 motorway which services Dublin to Waterford. Kilkenny train station at MacDonagh Junction is on the Dublin to Waterford line with regular daily trains to and from Dublin to Waterford. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this wonderful family home in a sought-after location.
Entrance Porch 2.04m x 1.66m. A painted wooden door with glass inset opens into an impressive entrance porch. Decorative original tiled floor, ceiling coving and dado rail.
Entrance Hall 5.91m x 2.04m. A striking wooden door with glass inset, side panels and fan light opens into a gracious entrance hall. Staircase to the first floor. Ceiling coving and dado rail. Access to an under stairs storage cupboard. The hall, stairs and landing are fitted with carpet.
Drawing Room 3.96m x 4m + 2.55m x 0.95m. Magnificent and spacious room with a deep bay window overlooking the side garden. A handsome black slate open fireplace with marble hearth is the focal point of the room. Decorative ceiling coving and picture rail. Fitted carpet. Folding doors with decorative architrave open through to the formal dining room.
Dining Room 3.91m x 3.95m + 3.33m x 1.10m. Elegant and spacious room with dual aspect and two deep bay windows. Decorative ceiling coving and fitted carpet.
Family Room 6.51m x 3.85m. Spacious and comfortable room located to the rear of the property. Decorative floor to ceiling wall panelling on one wall. Open fireplace with a hand carved wooden surround and tiled recess fitted with a cast-iron multi fuel stove. French doors open out to the rear of the property. Polished floor boards. Window to the rear of the property.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 3.90m x 2.67m + 3.63m x 2m. Bright and spacious L shaped kitchen with dual aspect overlooking the front and side gardens. Oak fitted wall and floor units with wooden marble effect countertops and tiled splashbacks. A cream coloured oil fired AGA cooker is the focal point of the kitchen. Plumbing in place for a dishwasher. Tiled floor and picture rail. A glass panel door gives access to the utility room.
Utility Room 3.63m x 1.9m. Fitted with wall and floor units. Plumbing in place for a washing machine with space for a tumble dryer and chest freezer. Window to the front of the property and a wooden glass panel door gives access to the side of the property. Tiled floor.
Landing (including staircase) 5.35m x 2.01m + 3.61m x 1.05m. Impressive and light filled area with a decorative arched window. Ceiling coving and part dado rail. Access to a large shelved hotpress. Hatch to attic.
Master Bedroom 3.99m x 3.98m + 2.58m x 0.84m. Large master bedroom with a deep bay window to the side of the property. Ceiling coving and picture rail. Built-in wardrobes and fitted carpet.
En-Suite 2.63m x 3.22m. Comprising bath with a glass shower screen and a Triton shower. Built-in vanity unit and wc. Fitted cupboards. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Picture rail and two windows overlooking the front garden.
Bedroom Two 3.98m x 4.01m + 2.58m x 0.84m. Spacious and bright room with a deep bay window to the side of the property. Ceiling coving and picture rail. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom Three 3.72m x 3.80m. Good sized double bedroom to the rear with a large Sash window to the side of the property. Fitted carpet and picture rail. Built-in cupboards.
Bedroom Four 3.94m x 2.73m. Spacious single room with a Sash window to the side of the property. Fitted carpet and picture rail.
Bathroom 2.70m x 2.05m. Comprising double enclosed shower cubicle with a Gainsborough shower. Built-in vanity unit and wc. Tiled floor and window to the front of the property.
FeaturesImpressive double fronted detached period home
Many original features intact
Off street parking for several cars
Superior location on the edge of Kilkenny City Centre
Gas Fired Central Heating
Oil fired Aga in the kitchen
BER DetailsBER: G
BER No: 110936887
Performance Indicator: 462.92 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904