Oldtown, Grangecon, Co Wicklow
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- 6 bedrooms
- 6 bathrooms
Property descriptionA magnificent family home (approx. 7,000 sq ft) with stunning Georgian style residence and gate lodge on approx. 62 acres of top quality land with 6 boxes and all weather arena and walker on the Kildare/Wicklow border.
Oldtown is only 5 minutes from the M9 (Junction 3) at Ballytore giving direct access to Dublin (50km) and its International Airport 55minutes (75km). Five minutes away are Rathsallagh Hotel and Golf Course. Kilcullen 14km - famous for Nolan's butchery, Berney's Saddler and good restaurants. The village at Grangecon has a pub/restaurant, plus the Grangecon Kitchen (cafe and bakery) is 2km. Another wonderful local village is Ballymore Eustace 19km, with the renowned Ballymore Inn restaurant. Russborough House and gardens, plus the lakes at Blessington with their lovely walks are 23km. Burtown House and Gardens is just up the road, as is Kilkea Castle Hotel and Golf Course. The Curragh, Kildare Village and Punchestown are all nearby. The towns of Naas. Newbridge and Dunlavin are also closeby for shopping.
Oldtown was built in 2000 by the present owners, to a high specification with an emphasis on light. Set on a very private elevated site it has spectacular views over 5 counties to take advantage of its south facing orientation. Approached via recessed electric gates, through tree lined avenue, the house is nicely set back from the road, on an elevated site.
The bright and light filled accommodation comprises of approx. 650 sq m (7,000 sq ft) as follows:
Portico porch entrance leading to bright spacious hall with coving, marble tiled floor, double doors lead to a drawingroom with Georgian fireplace and French doors opening on to south facing patio with views over farm.
Diningroom with Georgian fireplace
Bright spacious kitchen / breakfast room with built in ground and eye level oak cupboards, tiled floor, polished granite worktops, 4 oven Aga, gas 4 unit hob and oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge.
A spectacular living / family room with sandstone fireplace and French doors to south facing patio.
Back Hall: Tiled cloaks, boots
Utility/ Laundry: Fully plumbed, sink unit, built in presses, toilet wc, whb
Pantry with built in presses
Office Fully fitted shelving and storage.
Bedroom 1 Built in wardrobe Ensuite: Tiled, Bath, shower, wc, whb
Bedroom 2 Built in wardrobe
Bathroom: Tiled, Shower, wc, whb
Bedroom 4 with ensuite tiled, bath, shower, wc, whb
Bright spacious landing
Master Suite includes dressingroom various storage built in wardrobes, bath, shower, wc, whb.
Large storage space
Guest Bedroom with built in wardrobe ensuite with bath, shower, wc, whb
THE GATE LODGE: comprising approx. 111.48 sq m (1,200 sq ft). Comprising hall, livingroom with stove, kitchen, utility, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Attic space – suit extra room. Double glazed windows and oil fired central heating. Patio, Electric car charger
The land of c.25ha(62acres) is all top quality with tremendous shelter laid out in 9 paddocks mostly post and railed with piped water and good road frontage.
• Workshop – Garden/wood storage, plant room
• Cellar/ Basement Store 5.8m x 4.6m
• Air to water central heating.
• Under floor heating on ground floor.
• Sash windows – double glazed.
• Central Vacuum
• Private well.
• Septic tank.
• Security cameras
The gardens are mainly in lawn with various flower beds and herbaceous borders, large south facing patio with wonderful views over the farm and surrounding counties. The maturity of the grounds is a massive asset to the property, benefitting from the trees close to the boundary of the adjacent Ballynure Estate.
• American barn with 6 boxes
• Tack & Feed Room
• All weather Arena
• 3 Span Hayshed and Lean-to
• Security Cameras
• 4 Unit Auto Walker
• Wash Bay
Well water supply, septic tank drainage, air to water central heating, internet and alarm.
Hunting: with the Kildares, South County and Carlows, West Wicklows
Racing: Curragh, Naas,
Punchestown, Gowran Park
Shopping: Naas, Whitewater Shopping Centre in Newbridge and Kildare Retail Village in Kildare Town, Baltinglass, Carlow
Primary – local.
Secondary at Newbridge College, Cross & Passion in Kilcullen.
Train Station: Athy 14km
Main Residence: C1
Gate Lodge: D1
Oldtown, Grangecon, Co Wicklow on c.62acres, Wicklow, Ireland
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