DescriptionA TRULY OUTSTANDING DETACHED 2 STOREY HISTORIC AND UNIQUE CHARACTER PROPERTY SPANNING C 4000 SQ FT, PRESENTED IN SUPERB MODERN CONDITION – PREVIOUSLY A PARISH CHURCH BUILT ORIGINALLY 1792 – THE PROPERTY PROVIDES EXCELLENT FAMILY ACCOMMODATION TO INCLUDE 5 BEDROOMS (5 ENSUITES) WITH EXCELLENT PROPORTIONS IN ALL ROOMS AND HAS BEEN LOVINGLY RENOVATED BY ITS CURRENT OWNERS BLENDING THE BEST OF ORIGINAL FEATURES WITH MODERN CONVENIENCE AND STANDARDS.
A truly wonderful and outstanding unique property is offered to the market with the advent of the stunning Old Church, Summerhill. Built originally in 1792 the property is steeped in history and character but has been excellently renovated into a modern and extremely user friendly family home by its current owners, providing spacious and well proportioned living accommodation which comprises Entrance Hall, Music room, Open Plan Kitchen/Living/Dining area, Gym/Playroom, Study/Showerroom, Sitting room, Utility, WC, Library, 5 Bedrooms with 5 Ensuites plus an array of other rooms which can be used for a multiplicity of purposes and Solid stone built storage shed to rear which once was the Priests house. With Dual Central Heating (Oil and Solid Fuel), and Double glazed windows the Property boasts a C1 BER Energy Rating and enjoys High Fibre Broadband also. The property is ideally located surrounded by Mature trees and with separate paddock to the side, providing both privacy but also convenience of being just a short stroll to the many amenities on offer in the center of the village of Summerhill. Within 15-20 minutes of the University town of Maynooth, Trim, Kilcock and Dunboyne the property has quick access to Motorway also and so viewing of this excellent blend of New and Old is very highly recommended by appointment with the Agent Brid Feely MIPAV
PRICE REGION: €670,000 Ber C1
AccommodationEntrance Hall 13’2’’ X 10’6’’ As per the original footprint of the Old Church, the entrance hall accessed via Double doors comprises original floor boards and ‘ original Font ‘ with exposed stone wall alongside Staircase 1 to First floor with Beamed ceiling and Double doors to Music room. WC off to side
WC 10’3’’ x 6’2’’ WC, WHB and Tiled splash back. Stained glass windows. Wooden ceiling.
Music Room 27’6’’ x 16’1’’ Original floorboards bordered on 3 sides by tiled flagstones. Beamed ceiling with spotlights. Original solid fuel Stanley on a raised brick platform. Arched stain glass windows. Double doors with arched glass insets to,
Kitchen/Living/Dining 37’3’’ x 26’2’’ Superb large Open Plan family area (which continues the original body of the Old Church from entrance hall through Music room and into Altar area where the large Electric 4 Oven Aga is located).
Kitchen area; Extensive range of hand painted solid kitchen units with Belfast sink, tiled splash back and Tiled floor in the kitchen area. Beamed ceiling. Plumbed for dishwasher and fridge/freezer with filtered water supply.
Door to Back lobby/Utility area.
Door to Sitting room
Dining area – Original solid wooden floor. Staircase 2 to First floor (Large Library). Beamed ceiling. Stained glass windows.
Living Area – Original Solid Wooden floorboards. Door to Gym/Playroom.
Back Lobby Staircase 3 to Bedroom 5 and Ensuite 5. Door to Utility.
Utility room 16’4’’ x 9’3’’ Previously the ‘ Sacristry ‘ the utility boasts an Extensive range of solid storage units with Belfast sink. Plumbed for washing machine and condenser dryer. Tiled floor and exposed stone wall. Under stair storage and Door to rear.
Study 12’0’’ x 9’10’’ Wooden floor. Velux window. Exposed stone wall. Hot-press off. Door to,
Shower room Wooden floor. Velux windows. WC, WHB and Shower cubicle with shower and tiled surround. Tiled splash back.
Sitting room 20’2’’ x 18’10’’ Solid wooden floor. Solid fuel stove which has a back boiler and heats the center panel of the whole house both downstairs and upstairs. Brick floor to ceiling surround with 3 stained glass windows. Double doors to kitchen and door to rear stone building and garden area.
Gym/Playroom 17’2’’ x 14’3’’ Accessed from Open Plan Living area by Double doors, there is built in shelving and wooden floor. Spotlights and double doors to exterior. (This separate access makes this room ideal for a business such as Reflexologist/Counsellor etc etc
UPSTAIRS FLOOR Accessed via Staircase 1 from Entrance Hall and also via Staircase 2 from Kitchen area.
Library 29’2’’’ x 25’10’’ Superb vaulted and beamed ceiling. Built in shelving. 2 Top half Gothic stained glass windows. 2 Velux windows. Wooden floor.
Master Bedroom 26’5’’ x 16’5’’ Wooden floor. 2 Velux windows and one full Gothic stained glass window with Veranda off. 2 Top half Gothic windows. Door to,
Walk-in wardrobe Wooden floor. An array of shelving and drawer storage. Velux window. Door to,
Master ensuite 10’0’’ x 8’0’’’
Fully tiled walls and floor. Velux window. Attic access. WC, WHB in vanity unit. Claw Bath. Shower cubicle with Power shower. Wall mounted mirror.
Bedroom 2 17’1’’x 16’5’’
Wooden floor. Built in wardrobes. Velux window. Gothic stained glass window with veranda off. Attic access. Door to,
Ensuite 10’5’’ x 6’4’’ Fully tiled walls and floor. Velux window. WC, WHB in vanity unit. Shower cubicle with power shower. Door out to Library.
Bedroom 3 14’9’’ x 11’1’’
Wooden floor. Velux windows. Top Gothic stained glass window. Door to,
Ensuite 3 Velux. WC, WHB and Shower Cubicle with power shower and tiled surround.
Bedroom 4 12’0’’ x 9’0’’
Wooden floor. Velux window. Door to,
Ensuite 4 WC, WHB and Shower cubicle with tiled surround and electric shower. Velux window.
Bedroom 5 14’10’’ x 13’2’’ Wooden floor. Velux window. Power shower off. Full Gothic stained glass window. Built in wardrobes. Door to,
Ensuite 5 Full Ensuite bathroom. WC, WHB and Bath. Velux window. Partly tiled walls and tiled floor.
Landing to Bedrooms 3,4 and 5 Hot-press off. 2 Velux windows. 2 Top half Gothic stained glass windows.
Superb bright and very generously proportioned accommodation c 4,000 sq ft. with High Fibre Broadband and Eir TV
Excellent standard of build, maintenance and décor and in ‘walk-in condition’.
Immense character and historic ambience throughout the property with original Sacristry now in use as a large Utility, the original main body of the Church in use as Entrance hall/Music room/Kitchen etc.
Built c 1792 the property was a Church until the early 1900’s when it was deconsecreated and used as a focal point in the Summerhill area – as a Community center, School, Dancehall, Courthouse etc etc.
Large Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen which is family friendly and providing 5 bedrooms with 5 ensuites for superb family accomodation.
Curtains, Carpets, Blinds, Light Fittings and kitchen appliances in the sale.
Impressive features such as original wooden floors, beamed ceilings, original Holy Water Font, beautiful stained glass Gothic windows etc etc.
Private and mature garden with stone built storage shed to rear which was once the Parish Priests house.
Superb location offering quick and easy reach to Dublin City Center, M50, Airport etc etc
Dual Oil Fired Central Heating/Solid Fuel Heating with Double glazing throughout the property.
The Oil Boiler is a Buderas ‘ Hotel standard ‘ 56 BTU with insulated pipework.
The Old Church itself is built on a site plus a paddock to the side of approx. 0.5 acres
No preservation order on the building.
Stanley Solid Fuel Stove in Sitting room heats all radiators.
60ft Water Well to Limestone spring – pump in well
Viewing DetailsBy appointment with the Agent Brid Feely MIPAV on 0872052649 or 01-6286643