DescriptionViking Lodge is spectacular coastal home set on a C. 1 acre site and perched on an elevated setting enjoying panoramic sea & coastal views. This stunning coastal home provides for all the conveniences of modern life while extending to an impressive 378 sq. m. (4070 sq. ft.) which comprises the fine 4 bedroom family home and detached garage incorporating the self-contained office & storage space.
The dwelling extends to approximately 240 sq. m. (2584 sq. ft.) with the remainder made up of the office & garage space.
There is much to appreciate internally with many exquisite features such as a bespoke solid oak kitchen with granite worktops, handmade wall tiles, Bosch kitchen appliances, a mixture of porcelain, marble and natural floor tiles with solid oak timber flooring, coved ceilings, K Glass windows & doors, Geothermal underfloor heating on ground & first floors of the residence (controlled by individual thermostats in all rooms) along with the sunny conservatory, self contained office and garage and insulation to the highest standard. The combination of all of these features give this magnificent energy efficient home a feeling of luxury and uniqueness.
Ballyhack & Arthurstown are two unspoilt coastal villages located on the world famous Hook Peninsula on Irelands South East Coast. Two hours drive South of Dublin City and 45 minutes from Rosslare Harbour, the location is ideal for anyone looking to discover the beauty of Ireland’s Ancient East.
The rolling landscapes surrounding the property offers a perfect backdrop for life in the country. Beautiful views and the feeling of seclusion add to the appeal of this superb home.
While the property provides the feeling of privacy, the busy town of New Ross is just a 20 minute drive away. New Ross provides a range of amenities such as shops, schools, restaurants and visitor attractions such as the Dunbrody Famine Ship and the JFK Homestead.
The recently opened N25 New Ross bypass, which is just a 15 minute drive away has shortened journey times to Waterford, Wexford and beyond significantly.
Known as the sunny South East, Wexford boasts the highest number of sunny days in Ireland making it a year-round destination.
The dual Viking towns of Wexford and Waterford are easily accessible. Wexford, home to the Opera Festival and numerous year-round festivals is a half hour drive. The Passage East car ferry which brings you across the Waterford estuary to Passage East, Co Waterford is only 900m from the property making Waterford, with festivals such as Winterval at Christmas time & Spraoi in Summertime just 12km away.
Attractions in the region include, Hook Head Light House, one of the oldest light houses in the world and numerous sandy beaches. Golfers will be spoilt for choice as there are exceptional courses at Mount Juliet in County Kilkenny, St Helen’s Bay Golf Resort Rosslare, New Ross Golf Course, Enniscorthy Golf Course in County Wexford and the Faithlegg and Waterford Castle Golf Resorts in County Waterford.
Outdoor activities include hunting, trekking, fishing and sailing. The local area is well serviced with shopping, leisure and educational facilities, from pre-school to 3rd level education.
AccommodationAs you enter the property you are greeted by a large entrance hallway with double height ceilings which act as a central hub for the entire house. The large open plan kitchen and dining area includes double doors to the sunny patio area, fully fitted solid oak kitchen units, breakfast bar, integrated Bosch appliances and a door leading to the elegant dining room. The dining room features magnificent sunken lighting and caters for all the families dining needs.
Off the kitchen is a large utility room with ample fitted units and a door to the side of the house leading to the garage & office. There is also WC located convenient to the utility room. The family room is set almost as its own self-contained area of the house and enjoys wonderful views and a door leading to the patio area.
With doors leading from the both the entrance hallway & kitchen, the family sitting room is generously proportioned and enjoys the sunshine due to its southerly orientation. A very elegant fireplace creates a focal point to the room. Double doors lead to the large sunroom that enjoys a south facing orientation not to mention the wonderful views across the rear garden and of the sea and coast.
Concluding the downstairs accommodation is a large double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom.
The bespoke oak stairs lead you to the first-floor accommodation. At every vantage point you are met with magnificent sea, coastal and countryside views. This is very evident in the large landing area that acts as a gallery with its picture window and vaulted ceiling with elegant beams.
All 3 bedrooms are very generously proportioned, and all include their very own walk in wardrobes and ensuite bathrooms. The main or master bedroom has its very own private gym incorporated into its spacious ensuite bathroom & dressing area.
Home Office & Garage
While many properties boast about a home office space – this property has its own dedicated and purpose built/created home office space. The current owners have cleverly designed the office space to include its own WC and with two large storage rooms laid out overhead.
There is the opportunity to turn this part of the property into its own dedicated & self contained bedroom space subject to the necessary planning permission.
There is ample garage space retained to the rear of the office which is ideal for storage & currently houses the impressive Geothermal underfloor heating system.
Entering through the pillars of the property you are greeted by a tarmacadam driveway with a lawn area with mature hedging and shrubbery. To the rear of the property is an enclosed south facing garden with sandstone slate patio and decking area. The substantial garage/office lies to the side of property with a separate partitioned yard area.
Beyond the enclosed patio area is an extensive lawned garden with panoramic & uninterrupted views across the Hook Peninsula.
Fibre Broadband, Mains Water, Private Septic Tank & Geothermal Underfloor Heating
• Impressive family home set on an elevated site measuring approx. 1 acre & with stunning sea and coastal
• Purpose built & self-contained home office space.
• Total accommodation extends to approx. 378 sq. m. (4070 sq. ft.).
• Energy efficient design to include Geothermal underfloor heating & K Glass windows & doors.
• Exceptional quality & attention to detail with all features in the house including solid timber floors,
bespoke oak kitchen & porcelain & natural stone tiling, Villeroy & Boch bathroom fittings.
• South facing rear garden with enclosed patio area & decking area which enjoy the wonderful sea views.
• Four large double bedrooms – all including their very own ensuite bathrooms.
• Located in a picturesque setting however only a short distance from a multitude of amenities.
• Short distance from the world renowned Dunbrody Country House & numerous sandy beaches.
• A twenty minute drive to the busy town of New Ross; 15 minutes drive to the newly opened N25 New Ross
bypass and just a 12km distance from Waterford City via the Passage East Car Ferry.