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Parochial House, Robertstown, Carlanstown, Co. Meath


Type
Detached House

Status
Sold

BEDROOMS
4

BATHROOMS
4

Size
348 sq.m.

BER
BER
E2
EPI: 0 kWh/m2/yr

Description

James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer the magnificent Kilbeg Parochial House, Kilbeg, Carlanstown, Co. Meath, A82XR82 on c.9 acres. This truly imposing residence encompasses all the characteristics of a period residence from the architectural elegance to the double height ceilings, sash windows, cornices, and ceilings roses. This residence is tastefully decorated with contemporary architecture and dcor of its time with outstanding attention to detail which captures one immediately, further, the residence has been exceptionally maintained and as such, retains much of its early character and form.

Originally built in 1873, reconstructed and raised in 1908 with further renovations completed in 1995, this property is without doubt an exemplary showcase of period architecture clearly noted from the external cornices at eaves level, hipped slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles and rendered chimney stacks to the striking front doorway. The doorway is impressively embellished with a decorative fanlight, purposely designed to make an architectural statement. This design is carried through the residence clearly illustrating the creativity of Irish architects and joiners from the early eighteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. This residence encapsulates all the trappings of the Classical and Gothic design details which are remarkable aspects of our cultural and architectural heritage – the spectacular cut stone former bell tower is another distinguishing illustration of this period.

Kilbeg Parochial House is centrally positioned with living accommodation extending to over 3,748 sq. ft. over two floors. Upon entering, one can access the reception room to the left, two large windows provide flood of natural light and unique marble fireplace surround. Returning to the hallway, two further rooms are interconnected – ideal for a living area. Through the double doors, one is lead to the office, bathroom and kitchen-dining area. This bright and beautiful kitchen benefits from fully fitted shaker style units either side and utility room with access to the rear patio area. An excellent area for outdoor entertainment space with spectacular views of the landscape and belltower. Traversing back through and up the stairs, the first-floor accommodation comprises master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, ensuite and ornate marble fireplace, a further spacious bedroom with ensuite and fitted wardrobes and the remaining two bedrooms. The other bedrooms could easily be used as office or a playroom, all first-floor accommodation benefits from excellent views of the country landscape. A family bathroom completes the first floor.

Accommodation as follows:
Ground floor:
Foyer 8.91m x 1.84m
Sitting room 5.16m x 5.01m
Living room 3.48m x 5.01m
Dining room 5.80m x 5.32m
Kitchen 6.62m x 5.35m
Office 3.83m x 5.32m
Utility 2.30m x 3.13m
Hot press 2.30m x 2.08m
Bathroom 1.49m x 1.84m

First floor:
Hallway 8.87m x 1.76m
Hallway 3.48m x 2.29m
Bedroom 1 5.57m x 5.50 (ensuite 1.41m x 3.21m)
Bedroom 2 4.92m x 5.22m (ensuite 1.05m x 2.47m
Bathroom 3.80m x 5.22m
Bedroom 4 3.49m x 5.50m
Bathroom 3.03m x 2.09m

The residence is bounded by mature trees, providing peace and privacy. Approached by a sweeping driveway, the property is perched on an elevated yet private site, with gardens to the front and rear.
The lands to the rear of the property comprise of c.9 acres of quality agricultural land, all in permanent pasture and bounded by mature native beech, oak, and ash trees. There are original cut stone outbuildings in need of upgrading.

This unique property is ideal for a number of uses such as, large private residence, and also possesses further scope for residential redevelopment (subject to planning permission), which in the current climate, would be welcomed.

Located less than 10km from Kells, a significant town with easy access to major road networks, including M3 and N51, which provides an array of social, essential and educational services and facilities. This is a truly fantastic opportunity to acquire a unique property in a highly sought after location.

Viewing of this property is highly recommended – by appointment only.

Features

  • Magnificent former Parochial House on c.9 acres.
  • 4 Bed 4 Bath detached residence.
  • Encompasses all the characteristics of a period residence
  • Centrally positioned with living accommodation extending to over 3,748 sq. ft. over two floors
  • The residence is bounded by mature trees, providing peace and privacy
  • C.9 acres of quality agricultural land, all in permanent pasture.
  • Located less than 10km from Kells, a significant town with easy access to major road networks, including M3 and N51
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