DescriptionHalligan O'Connor are delighted to present 'The Carriage House' to the market. This luxurious and imposing 5 bed architect designed residence offers complete privacy in a sylvan setting and represents the ultimate in country living. Located at the renowned Somerville Demesne, 'The Carriage House' stands on approx. 1.4ha/3.5acres of native woodlands(incl Oak, Hazel, Beech, Horse Chestnut), orchard and gardens and is approached through pillared entrance gates along a private tree lined avenue with mature trees and shrubbery.
'The Carriage House' benefits from an open sunny aspect with the principal reception rooms and bedrooms all enjoying excellent natural light in this private woodland setting at Somerville. The resulting peace and tranquility will only be disturbed by the dawn chorus. 'The Carriage House' is a clever combination of the traditional and modern, maintaining an atmosphere of old world grandeur but with all the convenience of contemporary living.
This prestigious family residence is one of Meath's most unique properties to come to the market in 2019 offering huge potential. Built of Hallmark stone with gracious & well proportioned living accommodation, the property extends to approx. 340sqm and is built and maintained to a higher than standard specification.
'The Carriage House' is located in close proximity to the historic Somerville House, just off the N2, and has easy access to Boyne Valley (Newgrange, Slane castle and Hill of Tara), Navan, Drogheda and is approx 40 mins from Dublin.
Viewing is very highly recommended
RoomsEntrance hall -
Architect designed impressive double height entrance hall with concrete staircase to first floor and solid oak finish. This very impressive entrance hall has a feature fireplace with sandstone surround and is overlooked by an impressive gallery which extends across to the original Carriage House. One exposed stone wall links to the original Carriage house. Natural slate flooring throughout.
Study/TV Room - 5.2m x 3.0m
Ground floor of original historic Carriage House with natural slate flooring, double doors to garden, full access to hallway & dining room, 13 amp lighting circuit, built in shelving unit & music patch panel.
Dining Room - 4.6m x 5.0m
Gracious formal double height dining room with feature exposed timber trusses. Pendant light fitting with natural slate flooring, 13 amp lighting circuit. Wall mounted speakers and wall controls for music system. Feature stove fireplace, large double doors to gardens. Access to hallway and study/den. Ground floor of original historic Carriage House
Formal Living Room - 6.2m x 4.7m
Large formal living Room for entertaining with open fireplace and sandstone surround, solid oak flooring, double doors leading to gardens with feature decking area suitable for al fresco dining, recessed down lighting. 13 amp lighting circuit. Ceiling mounted speakers and wall controls for surround music system. Feature period radiators, full access to kitchen and hallway.
Breakfast Room/Kitchen - 5.2m x 5.2m
Bespoke traditional timber Shaker style kitchen units with marble worktop and up-stand with grooved drainer, under mount sink. Italian flagstone flooring tiles, Belfast sink with stainless steel sink and mixer taps. High quality fixtures and fittings with four door (red) Aga & electric Hob & Neff oven. Integrated microwave, dishwasher, light fittings over dining area, recessed down lighters to kitchen area. French Doors to garden and woodlands suitable for al fresco dining. Ceiling mounted speakers and wall controls for music system.
Utility Room - 2.5m x 2.7m
Timber Shaker style units and shelving,teak worktop with grooved drainer and under mount sink Belfast sink with mixer tap, back door (half doors) to garden space with services for washing machine and tumble dryer, recessed down lighters.
Guest WC - 1.9m x 2.7m
With wc & whb
Bedroom 5 - 4.5m x 3.3m
Large downstairs bedroom fully carpeted with recessed down lighters, connecting to ground floor bathroom/en suite.
En Suite - 1.9m x 2.5m
Link to hallway and ground floor bedroom, high quality fixtures and fittings & fully tiled flooring.
Master Bedroom - 6.2m x 4.5m
Beautifully appointed master bedroom with balcony overlooking the private gardens & woodlands, high vaulted ceilings with feature exposed timber trusses, walk-in wardrobe. Ceiling mounted speakers and wall controls for music system, 13 amp lighting circuit. Opens to en-suite bathroom.
Master En-Suite - 2.5m x 2.5m
Laufen double counter top basin, large wall mirror over double basin and WC, shower with Showerlux 1200cm flat wet room panel, polished chrome, heated towel rail, recessed down lighters, tiled floor and walls.
Master Walk in Wardrobe - 2.5m x 2.5m
Family Bathroom - 3.9m x 2.5m
High quality sanitary ware, fitted mirror over hand basin & wc. Double Shower with Showerlux 1200cm flat wet room panel, bath, polished chrome heated towel rail,recessed down lighters, tiled flooring and selected walls.
Bedroom 2 - 3.9m x 3.5m
Large single bedroom, bright and spacious, fully carpeted.
Bedroom 3 - 4.5m x 3.3m
Bedroom with walk-in wardrobe plumbed for conversion to an en-suite. Carpet flooring, Stira stairs to attic.
Walk in Wardrobe - 2.0m x 2.5m
Plumbed for en-suite.
Bedroom 4 - 4.5m x 3.0m
Large double bedroom on upper floor of the historic Carriage House, with varnished floorboards and recessed ceiling lighting.
Attic Store -
Feature Gallery landing with solid oak hand rails, carpet flooring & exposed timber trusses.
Private sylvan setting, 3.5 acres(1.4 HA) of native woodlands and gardens, external power socket to rear garden, outdoor taps, avenue light and sensor, tree lights, Klargester treatment plant and percolation area, and Pergola.
FeaturesAn impressive entrance hall and gallery landing.
Scandinavian (Danish) double glazed timber windows & external doors throughout – Supplier Vrogum.
Multi point locking system for all external doors
Under Floor heating system to ground floor.
Precast concrete flooring to first floor.
Radiators to living room and to first floor.
New Oil fired central heating system (installed in 2018).
Pressurised pump for hot & cold water supplies to Kitchen, bathrooms & en-suite.
Brushed chrome sockets and light switches throughout the Ground floor.
TV points to living room, kitchen, study/den and bedrooms.
Data cabling (for internet/broadband and telephone) to living room, study/den Kitchen and bedrooms.
Wired for music system.
Hard wired security alarm installation.
Mains powered smoke detectors to hallways.
Four panelled doors with brushed chrome ironmongery throughout.
Salvaged stone window sills throughout.
DirectionsTravelling north on N2 towards Slane, turn left towards Kentstown onto the R153 and after 2.5km take turn right at first cross roads, continue to T-Junction and turn right. Follow road for 600 metres and keep left through pillared gates.
Travelling north on N2 towards Slane, turn left towards Kentstown onto the R150 and after 2.4km take turn left at second cross roads, continue to T-Junction and turn left. Follow road for 700 metres and keep left through pillared gates.
Residence is located in close proximity to Somerville House, just off the N2.