DescriptionSpacious family home with large playroom/bar and double garage suitable for conversion to a 109m2 granny flat or additional living space (s.p.p). Conveniently situated in the Dublin/Kildare green belt just 12 minutes drive from the M50 Red Cow interchange.
• Set on c. 0.6 acre (c. 0.24 Ha) of private landscaped gardens
• Sunny conservatory and west facing back garden.
• Tranquil setting – near the end of a cul-de-sac
• Hilltop property with countryside views
• School bus from the gate to the new Kill National School.
• VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT.
This ideal family home was built on lands purchased from the nearby Palladian mansion, Bishopscourt House. It is approached via electronic gates opening to a crescent driveway with a formal fountain feature at its focal point, a tree house beside the gate, and a basketball hoop on the gable wall of the double garage. To the rear is a private, spacious back garden with two sun patios and a large lawn.
Inside the bright and spacious living accommodation briefly comprises of a large entrance hallway, living room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, large playroom/bar/games room, conservatory, family room/bedroom 6, office/bedroom 7, two large bedrooms (master en-suite) and a family bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs you will find three further bedrooms (master en-suite with a walk-in wardrobe) and another family bathroom. A double-garage with loft provides massive additional storage space with the potential for conversion to a granny flat (s.p.p.).
Castlewarden straddles the Dublin/Kildare border. It is famous for its association with Arthur Guinness who is buried in the nearby Oughterard graveyard. It boasts a pony and country club, and a parkland golf course of championship standard. It is convenient to the shops in Kill village and shopping centres in both Naas and Dublin, as well as to attractions like the K-Club, Goffs, Puchestown Racecourse and Baldonnell Aerodrome. Most conveniently, the school bus from the new Kill National School stops right outside the gate, providing free pick-up and drop-back for primary school children.
AccommodationReception hall: Approx. 6.84 x 4.52m / 22ft 5”x 14ft 10”
Large inviting reception hall with decorative coving, centre rose, under-stairs storage closet, hardwood parquet flooring, brass electrical fittings, T.V. intercom to front gate & alarm panel.
Living room: Approx. 5.90 x 4.68m / 19ft4”x 15ft4”
An executive quality room with Brazilian hardwood flooring, centre rose, dado rail, feature bay window, cast iron fireplace with tiled inset, slate hearth & mahogany surround and T.V. point. Double glass-panelled doors to the dining room.
Kitchen/Dining room: Approx. 7.07 x 4.84m / 23ft2” x 15ft11”
Well equipped, oak fitted kitchen with a large array of wall and floor units, dishwasher, built-in oven, grill, hob and extractor fan. A handy breakfast bar makes the ideal spot for a quick snack. Part tiled and part wood flooring. Chrome inset lighting. Large kitchen window to conservatory and back garden. Door to utility room. Dining area with solid Brazilian hardwood flooring. Sliding patio door to the conservatory. Door to bar room.
Utility room: Approx. 3.78 x 1.80m / 12ft5”x 5ft11”
Tiled floor. Tiled splash back. Stainless steel sink unit. Ample storage space. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Door to back garden.
Playroom / Bar / Games room: Approx. 9.52 x 4.60m / 31ft3”x 15ft1”
A very spacious room with timber flooring and a feature red-brick wall. Currently configured as a full bar with cooler and bar taps, ideal for entertaining or simply relaxing with friends. This could be a very bright space as it stretches the full width of the house with a bay window to the front and French doors opening to the sun terrace at the back. Skylights could easily be added to the lofted ceiling.
Conservatory: Approx. 6.98 x 2.88m / 22ft11”x 9ft5”
Lovely bright space with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining or just relaxing with a cuppa. Wood flooring. Access to both sun terrace and patio. Double-glazing.
Downstairs Master Bedroom: Approx. 4.26 x 3.90m / 14ft0”x 12ft10”
A large bright bedroom with double windows to the front of the property, featuring fitted wardrobes, vanity unit, T.V. point, carpet.
En-suite: Approx. 2.34 x 1.42m / 7ft 8” x 4ft 8”
Tiled shower unit, WC, WHB with mirror and light.
Bedroom 5: Approx. 3.80 x 2.68m / 12ft6”x 8ft10”
Double bedroom to the rear. Free standing wardrobes. Vanity unit. Carpet.
TV room / Bedroom 6: Approx. 3.90 x 2.64m / 12ft10”x 8ft8”
Wood flooring. TV point. Window to front. Carpet.
Office / Bedroom 7: Approx. 3.78 x 2.50m / 12ft5”x 8ft2”
A spacious room privately located at the rear of the property. Carpet.
Downstairs Bathroom: Approx. 2.34 x 2.16m / 7ft8”x 7ft1”
Wood flooring, tiled walls, WC, WHB, bidet, razor light & raised bath with shower attachment.
Landing: Approx. 6.08 x 3.72m / 19ft11” x 12ft 2”
Spacious landing with dormer window. Large double hot press with shelving. Attic access.
Upstairs Master Bedroom: Approx. 5.90 x 4.58m / 19ft4”x 15ft0”
A large bedroom fit for a King and Queen! Spacious walk-in wardrobe. Chrome inset lighting. Door to en-suite.
En-suite: Approx. 2.92 x 1.90m / 9ft7” x 6ft 3”
WC., WHB, double shower unit with electric shower. Access to the eaves storage. Dormer window.
Bedroom 2: Approx. 5.18 x 4.42m / 17ft0”x 14ft6”
Dual-aspect king-size bedroom with dormer and gable windows. Door to bathroom.
Bedroom 3: Approx. 4.04 x 2.13m / 13ft3”x 7ft0”
A spacious single bedroom to the front of the property. Dormer window.
Upstairs Bathroom: Approx. 4.18 x 2.13m / 13ft9”x 7ft0”
WC., WHB. Corner bath with shower fitting. Dormer window with view of the Palladian Bishopscourt House.
Double Garage: Approx. 7.75 x 7.75m / 25ft 6” x 25ft 6”
A large double garage with two up-and-over doors, a back door and two windows. Loft stairs. Separate fuse board.
• Upstairs and downstairs master bedrooms.
• Four bathrooms two upstairs, two downstairs.
• Very high quality Cabreuva hardwood flooring
• TV room and large office/ 6th & 7th bedrooms.
• Large playroom/bar/games room.
• Highly convenient and sought after location
• Bright and spacious gardens, not overlooked.
• Gated residence on a quiet cul-de-sac
• Large double garage with window and loft
• Two sunny patio areas
Floor Area: 3210sq.ft. / 298.3m2 plus garage 646sq.ft /60.1m2
Year Built: c.1989
Conservatory and bar added c. 1998
Planning and Title:
Planning compliant 7 bed dormer bungalow. Freehold Title.
Mains water, septic tank drainage, E.S.B., telephone, broadband connection and satellite television.
The large, bright and completely private grounds extending to c.0.6 acre, are landscaped and beautifully maintained with manicured lawns, unique flower beds and a colourful variety of plant life. To the front there is a sweeping driveway behind iron railings with classic granite gate piers topped with animal finials. To the rear two bright patio areas, with views of the surrounding countryside, face a large lawn surrounded by mature hedging. For the kids there is a basketball hoop on the gable end of the garage and a mature oak tree with swing.
Schools in the area.
Castlewarden Montessori (near golf club)
Kill National School (school bus from gate)
Saplings Special School, Kill (for children with autism)
Scoil Chronain, Rathcoole (Gaelscoil)
Holy Family Community School, Rathcoole
Clongowes Wood, Clane
St. Mary’s College, Naas
Gael Cholaiste Chill Dara, Naas
BER DetailsBER: C1
Energy Performance Indicator: 162.62 kWh/m²/yr
DirectionsFrom Dublin, proceed on the N7 motorway and take exit 6 signposted Kilteel/Castlewarden (Castlewarden Golf Club). Go over the flyover bridge and you'll come to a roundabout. Take the first exit into an unnamed cul-de-sac. Follow this road to the top of the hill, then turn left. The property is the first house on your right.