DescriptionSherry FitzGerald are proud to welcome you to The Spa House, an extremely handsome Georgian residence (build circa 1770) located on a picturesque square in the village of Johnstown.
Whilst in need of modernisation, all the elements of a supremely elegant and comfortable home await.
The accommodation is exceptionally well proportioned throughout and extends to 260 Sq. M. / 2,799 Sq. Ft. approx. over two levels. The layout at ground floor level comprises: entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room rear hall and the kitchen/breakfast room. Bedroom eight (with an en-suite) and a dressing room completes the accommodation at this level. The layout at first floor level comprises: landing area, seven bedrooms, main bathroom, a guest WC, rear landing with a back staircase and a walk-in hot press.
The property is superbly positioned overlooking a pretty square with manicured lawns, flowering plants and mature trees. There is parking to the front of the property. A vehicular entrance accessed at the side of the property gives access to a large concrete yard. There is secure parking for several cars. The yard is fully enclosed with a stone wall with a number of outbuildings including a cut stone coach house (suitable for conversion subject to planning permission). A pretty garden and orchard area at the end of the yard is accessed through a stone archway.
Johnstown, historically known as Coorthafooka, is a small town in County Kilkenny. Bypassed in December 2008 by the M8, the town lies at the junction of the R639, the R502 and the R435 regional roads. St Kieran's Primary School and Colaiste Mhuire Secondary School are all in close proximity. Johnstown is a 27 minute drive (28km) via R693 to Kilkenny City Centre. A 7 minute drive will connect you to the M7 Motorway and the distance to Dublin is 132km and travelling time by car is 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Viewing of this wonderful property is highly recommended.
Entrance Hall (including stairs) 1.46m x 5.42m. A painted wooden door with an overhead fan light window opens into a welcoming entrance hall. Original decorative tiled floor. The staircase to the first floor is fitted with carpet.
Drawing Room 6.12m x 4.71m. A gracious and good sized room overlooking the front of the house. It features a striking wooden surround open fireplace and overmantel with a tiled inset and hearth. Fitted carpet and ceiling coving.
Dining Room 6.12m x 4.65m. A fine sized formal dining room positioned to the front of the property. It features a handsome black slate open fireplace with a cast-iron inset and tiled hearth. Ceiling coving and fitted carpet. Access through to the Drawing Room. A door gives access to the rear hall/kitchen.
Sitting Room 6.06m x 4.08m. A spacious room overlooking the front of the property. It features a smart black slate open fireplace with a cast-iron inset and tiled hearth. Multi fuel stove. Ceiling coving and centre rose. Fitted carpet. A door gives access to the rear hall/kitchen.
Rear Hall 1.03m x 1m. Access to a large understairs storage area. Fitted carpet.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 5.86m x 2.76m. Fitted with wall and floor units with a single drainer sink. A striking cream coloured oil fired Four Oven Aga Range Cooker is the heart of the kitchen. Freestanding electric cooker. There is space for a small table and chairs for family dining. A glass panel doors leads out to a utility room/back porch. A door gives access to the back staircase leading up to the first floor. Tiled floor.
Utility Room / Back Porch 4.94m x 1.48m. Plumbing is in place for a washing machine and a dishwasher. Belfast sink and tiled floor. Door to rear yard.
Dressing Room 3.52m x 2.72m. Fitted wardrobes with storage drawers and a dressing table. Wooden floor.
Bedroom Eight 4.69m x 3.74m. A fine sized double bedroom located to the rear of the property. A PVC glass panel door with a side opening gives access to the rear of the property.
En-Suite 3.12m x 3.08m. Comprising a wet room shower area with a Triton Safe Guard pumped thermostatic shower, wash hand basin and a WC. Heated towel rail and a Velux window. Tiled floor.
Landing 10.04m x 1.46m + 1.88m x 0.99m. Fitted carpet on the landing and stairs.
Rear Landing including back stairs) 2.68m x 2.73m + 1.25m x 1.02m. Window to the rear of the property and fitted carpet. The back staircase leads to the kitchen.
Bedroom One 3.61m x 2.70m. A good sized single bedroom located to the rear. Fitted wardrobes and wash hand basin.
Bedroom Two 3.17m x 1.80m. A single room with a window to the side of the property with fitted carpet. Fitted wash hand basin.
Bedroom Three 4.14m x 4.18m + 1.37m x 1.88m. Is the master bedroom with a pair of windows overlooking the front of the property. Tiled open fireplace, fitted carpet and a fitted wash hand basin with vanity unit. Built-in storage cupboard.
Bedroom Four 3.08m x 4.78m. A spacious double room positioned to the front of the property. Fitted carpet and a wash hand basin.
Bedroom Five 2.83m x 4.80m. A double bedroom located to the front of the property. Fitted sink unit and carpet flooring.
Bedroom Six 3.48m x 2.98m. A large single bedroom positioned to the front of the property. Fitted sink unit and carpet flooring.
Bedroom Seven 3.01m x 2.61m. A single room located to the rear of the property. Carpet flooring and a fitted sink unit.
Guest W.C Comprising a WC and a wash hand basin. Window to the rear of the property. Part tiled walls and vinyl flooring.
Bathroom 2.70m x 2.13m. Comprising a bath with mixer taps and a hand held shower attachment and a sliding bath screen. WC and was wash hand basin with a vanity unit. Dual aspect with two windows. Vinyl flooring.
Hot Press 1.36m x 1.61m. Walk-in hot press with fitted shelving.
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904