The Parochial House in Roundwood is a superb, period property situated on an outstanding site on the Southern side of beautiful Roundwood Village. The original dwelling was constructed c. 1938 and is an impressive double fronted residence on extensive grounds of c. 3 acres. The Parochial house has an internal floor area of c. 215 Sq.m (2,314 Sq.ft) and includes a detached garage and outbuildings to the rear.
Accommodation includes an entrance porch, entrance hall, 2 large bright and airy reception rooms, cosy kitchen, utility room, four bathrooms/WC and three well-appointed double bedrooms. The property has been well maintained and improved over the years but it still manages to retain the elegance and charm of the original design. While this stunning property would no doubt benefit from a little modernisation it truly has the potential to be a wonderful and unique family home in the heart of one of the most picturesque villages in Ireland.
The Parochial House is alarmed and uses an oil fired central heating system. Some windows are UPVC double glazed with some original hardwood single glazed windows on the first floor.
The extensive grounds extend to c. 3 Acres in total. The property is secured by electric gates and accessed via a sweeping driveway leading to a graveled parking area to the front and sides of the dwelling. The wonderful garden is primarily comprised of manicured lawns interspered with attractive trees and shrubs. There is a small paddock close to the house which could be ideal for any number of uses. The boundaries are clearly marked by a mix of hedgerow, trees, walls and post and rail fencing. The outbuildings include a garage and tool shed measuring c. 16.25 Sq.m (175 Sq.ft).
Under the recent Roundwood Settlement Plan 2016-2022 the majority of the site of c. 3 Acres is zoned for secondary development. The objectives of secondary zoning are as follows "To provide for the sustainable development of a mix of uses including residential, employment, community and recreational uses that provide for the needs of the existing settlement and that allows fo ...