DescriptionFOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY
Prepare to be swept off your feet as you arrive via electric gates at Tonaphuca. The victorian style property sits regally at the end of a beautiful, lantern lit, sweeping drive and presents an ample residence amidst over seven acres of ground. Situated just outside Naas in County Kildare, the fantastic plot showcases Irish natue and property at its best, giving luxury accommodation in a private and secluded setting full of marvellous natural beauty.
The house itself expands to over 4,500 sq.ft. (418 sq.m.) and is elegantly presented with a detached annex. Although newly built in the early 2000s it has undergone extensive renovations in the last six months upgrading many of its services in the process. Accommodation includes five bedrooms and boasts both a victorian and a medieval reception room alongside a formal dining room. The master bedroom contains two stained glass windows giving a powerful, colourful yet ultimately soothing effect. Indeed, great craftmanship is evident throughout the house which has a luxurious yet homely feel. All achieved with every modern convenience working away in the background to ensure great comfort and ease of living.
There is underfloor heating, upgraded boilers, an internal vacuum system, wireless alarm and a camera system to name but a few. Both interior and exterior walls have been reproofed and repainted leaving a blank canvas for the new owners to create their own masterpiece. There is also a superb annex which is suitable as a self contained unit, fully equipped for independent living (subject to the appropriate planning permission).
Wood is a prominent feature and the interior uses some fine examples of the natural resource with beautiful handmade oak doors and architraves throughout, together with oak, walnut and pine flooring. A splendid solid mahogany staircase which was imported from South America holds pride of place in the hallway. Other features include antique fireplaces and some remarkable stonework in the medieval room.
Outside there are over 5,000 trees on the acreage providing a lush, natural backdrop. Whether you are an eager landscaper or simply delight in spending time with nature, you will appreciate the many varieties of trees, flowers and shrubs that can be found in every season. As you amble across the land via a network of well-placed walkways, there are countless sights to behold, including a secret garden, the orchard and the stunning laburnum walk, The property really is a prime example of true class in mature surroundings and is worth a venture across the threshold to appreciate all that is on offer.
The house, set amidst over seven acres of landscaped gardens, is accessed via gates set into a Kilkenny cut stone wall with entrance piers. The magnificent gardens are home to over 6.500 trees and shrubs providing a private, peaceful setting. Walkways through the grounds provide secret pathways right from the entrance gates to the rear garden. The driveway leading up to the house is lined wit lanterns which automatically light up in the evenings.
The walkway on the left, known as the Lana Phuca (Ghosts Alley) leads to the orchard which has a mix of eating and cooking apples, pears and plums. There are also vegetable patches enclosed with bay hedging that have been previously used to harvest potatoes. A wooden playhouse with radiator and lighting can also be found in the orchard.
The main walkways to the rear of the house are bordered by mature laburnum tress on one side and large wisterias on the other. Both these walkways lead to a secret garden surrounded on all sides by tall silver birch and oak trees.
There are over 1,000 bulbs planted along the tree line surrounding the entire grounds producing yellow daffodils, dwarf white and yellow mix daffodils, snowdrops and bluebells every spring.
The property is located in Mullacash, approximately 8km from Naas town centre and the M7 motorway. The area is renowned for its scenic open countryside and ideal for equestrian enthusiasts with Kildare's three world class racing tracks at Punchestown, The Curragh and Naas all within 10 minutes drive as well as a number of hunting meets with the Kildare Hunt Club. Dublin is just a 40 minute commute and easily accessible via the M7 and M50 motorways, bus routes and train stations at Sallins and Newbridge.
Entrance Hall 6m x 2.19m
Victorian Room 6.16m x 7.04m
Medieval Room 7.42 m x 4.08 m
Dining Room 6.31m x 4.31m
Kitchen 3.9m x 8.62m/1.4m x 5.4m
Inner Hall 5.5m x 1.46m
Master Bedroom 6.7m x 4.5m
Walk in wardrobe 2.75m x 4.2m
Ensuite 5.1m x 2.53m
2nd Inner Hall 4.51m x 1.24m
Boot Room 2.87m x 3.99m
Utility Room 3.00m x 1.62m
Guest Toilet 2.31m x 1.13m
Gym/Familt Room 4.63m x 6.77m
Landing 6m x 6.64m
Bedroom 2 4.58m x 4.85m
Ensuite 3.4m x 2.1m
Bedroom 3 4.37m x 4.1m
Bedroom 4 6.78m x 5.36m
(Connected to bedroom 5)
Bedroom 5 3.62m x 5.52m
Bathroom 3.74m x 2.34m/1.38 x 1.63m
Garage 7.2m x 6m
FeaturesHouse built in early 2000s.
Kilkenny cut stone facade.
Teak double-glazed windows and sills.
Solid granite external sills and steps.
Blue Bangor slates.
Wireless Alarm System.
Cameras installed with full motion detection sensors.
New oil boiler.
Oil tank with blue tooth device to alarm for refill.
Poured concrete slab to the rear of the main house suitable for Seomra or work from home office pod with phase 2 electricity supply.
Central vacuum system.
TV points in each room wired back to the attic space.
TV supply source - satellite.
The main house and annex have been freshly painted throughout to provide a blank canvas.
High skirting boards.
Solid handmade Oak doors and architraves throughout.
Oak and walnut solid wood Juncker floating floors.
Staircase and balustrade are imported South American solid mahogany.
Underfloor heating throughout and designed to run most effectively at a low heat.
Thermostats available in most rooms.
Surround sound system.
Fires in victorian and medieval rooms with chimney fans to assist with air draught.
Gas fire in master bedroom.
Electricity supply to the pergola in the patio area.
All external woodwork, guttering and eaves on the main house have been fully painted and waterproofed.
BER DetailsBER: C1 BER No.113573109 Energy Performance Indicator:157.07 kWh/m²/yr
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