DescriptionSherry FitzGerald McCreery are delighted to present to the market Willow Haven, a wonderful countryside retreat located in the townland of Kilcross close to Inistioge village and Kilkenny City Centre.
This is a rare and unique opportunity to acquire a picture perfect Irish Cottage providing the ideal retreat to return to from the hustle and bustle of city living. This pretty character filled extended cottage was built in circa 1850 and extended in circa 1990 and again in 2004.
The property extends to 123 Sq. M. / 1,324 Sq. Ft. approx. and is laid out over two levels. The layout at ground level comprises: entrance hall, living room, dining room, kitchen with open plan access through to a breakfast room. A door from the living room gives access through to an inner hall where the stairs is located up to the first floor. Bedroom one and the bathroom complete the accommodation at ground level. The layout at first floor level comprises: landing and three good sized bedrooms.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS:
Willow Haven stands proudly on circa 0.42 Acre of wonderful and mature gardens. The property is entered through stone entrance piers with a vehicular wooden farm gate. The front yard is laid in gravel providing secure parking for several cars. One of the original outbuildings has been restored and provides ample storage. There are a number of other derelict outbuildings that can be restored over time. The private and peaceful gardens are teeming with a wonderful variety of mature trees, hedging and shrubs.
Willow Haven is located in the townland of Kilcross in the parish of Inistioge. The property is a five minute drive to Inistioge village with many local amenities comprising supermarket, post office, public houses, St Colmcille's National School and the stunning Woodstock Gardens. Thomastown is just 6 miles away and has a good range of restaurants, shops, supermarkets (Super Valu and Lidl) and Thomastown Train Station. Mount Juliet Estate Hotel and Golf Club which remains one of Ireland's finest country houses is only a 15 minute drive away. The property is a 30 minute drive to Kilkenny city and a 15 minute drive to New Ross. A bus route (passing the entrance gate) transports children to the local primary schools in Inistioge. There are a number of other bus routes in close proximity providing transport links to secondary schools in Thomastown, Kilkenny and New Ross. Viewing is highly recommended.
Entrance Hall 0.84m x 1.32m + 1.02m x 1.31m. A Composite door opens into a welcoming entrance hall. Slate tiled floor and exposed wooden beams with hanging space. Two small side windows.
Living Room 4.38m x 1.73m + 5.24m x 2.33m. Spacious and character filled room with a built-in window seat and one original exposed painted stone wall. A stone chimney breast with a wooden beam is fitted with a multi-fuel stove. Wooden wainscoting panels. Exposed wooden beams in the ceiling and recessed lighting. Tongue and groove floorboards. Two radiators.
Dining Room 2.95m x 4.19m. The dining room is spacious and can accommodate a table and chairs for formal dining. Window overlooking the front of the property. A mock fireplace with wooden surround and cast-iron inset is fitted with an electric fire. Polished tongue and groove floorboards and dado rail. Radiator.
Kitchen 3.50m x 2.56m + 1.45m x 0.66m. Fitted with floor units with a single drainer sink, wooden countertops and cream tiled backsplash. Leisure Roma 50 freestanding electric cooker with double oven and four ring ceramic hob. Extractor fan. Whirlpool dishwasher, Zanussi washing machine and a Belling fridge/freezer. Dual aspect with a feature bay window. Tiled floor. Open plan access through to the breakfast room.
Breakfast Room 4.02m x 2.70m + 1.44m x 0.60m. Bright and spacious room with a feature bay window overlooking the rear garden. The ceiling is fitted with a skylight and has recessed lighting. The original stone wall of the back of the house is the focal point of the room. Fitted storage cupboard and polished tongue and groove floorboards. A composite door with glass inset give access to the rear of the property. Radiator.
Inner Hall (including stairs) 1.53m x 1.76m. Access to bedroom one and the bathroom. Stairs to the first floor. Fitted carpet on hall, stairs and landing. Access to under-stairs storage.
Bedroom One 4.46m x 1.61m + 2.83m x 1.04m. A good sized double room positioned to the front of the property. Built-in wardrobes with a dressing table. Fitted carpet and recessed book shelving.
Bathroom 2.80m x 1.72m. Comprising bath with Mira shower attachment, wc and built-in vanity unit. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Window to the rear of the property. Radiator.
Landing 1.55m x 2.75m. Access to the three bedrooms. Fitted carpet and door to hot-press.
Bedroom Two 4.04m x 2.53m (Splays to 3.35m). Spacious double room with a vaulted ceiling fitted with a large Velux window. Fitted carpet and door to a large eaves storage area.
Bedroom Three (4.45m x 1.65m + 3.54m 2.84m. A good single room located to the front of the property. Part vaulted ceiling and radiator. Access to a walk-in closet area. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom Four 2.81m x 2.19m. A single room positioned to the rear of the property. Part vaulted ceiling and radiator. Fitted carpet and hatch to attic.
FeaturesExtended and character filled detached stone cottage
Built circa 1850 and extended in circa 1990 and again in 2004
Wonderful and peaceful countryside setting close to Inistioge village
Circa 0.42 Acre of wonderful and mature gardens
Three reception rooms and four bedrooms
All exterior walls have been dry lined
A Rated windows and front and exterior doors
Oil fired central heating
Own private and upgraded Septic Tank
Connected to the local water mains
BER DetailsBER: E1
BER No: 113219232
Performance Indicator: 333.07
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904