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Period Residence, Kildalkey, Co. Meath


Type
Agricultural

Status
Sale Agreed

Size
20,234 sq.m.

BER
BER
D1
BER No: 116906462
EPI: 254.27 kWh/m2/yr

Description

James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by public auction this period residence on c. 5 acres at Kildalkey, Co. Meath C15 RR79 to the market. 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 constructed in c.1840, this property is without doubt an exemplary showcase of period architecture clearly noted by its original features, including hipped slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles and rendered chimneystacks, Wyatt style windows with stone surrounds and sills and carved timber mullions and render detailing. 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 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. This detached three-bay two-storey over basement residence is centrally positioned with living accommodation extending to over 3356 sq. ft. over three floors. The entrance hallway gives way to a reception room to the right with feature fireplace, to the left is the kitchen with shaker style kitchen units and the w.c. Descending from the entrance hallway there is a w.c. off the stairs and one thenreaches the basement of which comprises of an additional kitchen area and large sitting room with a stunning cut stone feature fireplace, utility and w.c. Ascending the stairway which is lit up with floods of natural light from the arched sash window one reaches the second floor where there are four bedrooms, bathroom and hot press. Accommodation as follows: Basement: Hall 2.55m x 6.49m Bathroom 1.29m x 1.74m Kitchen 4.17m x 5.89m Utility 4.10m x 1.50m Storage Room 2.65m x 2.00m Living Room 4.76m x 5.87m Floor 1: Hall 2.68m x 3.47m Foyer 3.48m x 3.23m Bathroom 1.72m x 1.35m Sitting Room 5.67m x 6.87m Hall 2.04m x 1.62m Bathroom 2.95m x 2.54m Kitchen 5.01m x 4.63m Floor 2 Hall 2.72m x 2.39m Bedroom 1 5.23m x 3.30m Bedroom 2 5.23m x 3.39m Bedroom 3 5.14m x 3.26m Bedroom 4 2.72m x 2.09m Hall 2.71m x 0.94m Bathroom 3.04m x 3.10m Hot Press 1.23m x 2.03m This beautiful residence is approached by cut stone winged piers and bounded by a well maintained limestone wall with wrought-iron railing and entrance gate. The house itself is entered by rising granite steps leading to the front door. 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.5 acres of agricultural land which has been farmed traditionally over the years and would benefit from some attention but has obvious potential and bounded by mature native trees providing shelter. There is a courtyard to the rear with an array of ancillary building thereon including an original cut stone building with excellent potential to restore and convert to further living space, self contained apartments or home offices. 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. Following a reciew of the Meath County Development Plan 2021 – 2027, part of the property is zoned G1 “Community Infrastructure” with the objective being to “To provide for necessary community, social, and educational facilities”. There are an array of uses permitted and Open for Consideration such as Residential, Healthcare Practitioner, Childare facility, Community, Educational, Restaurant / Caf, Retirement Home / Residential Institution / Retirement Village, etc. Centrally located in the heart of Kildalkey village within immediate access of all amenities in the area. Kildalkey lies well within Dublin’s commuter belt with the city being less than 1 hours drive. Ideally located only 22 km from Navan and 24 km from Enfield. Viewing of this property is highly recommended by appointment only. The auction takes place at Trim Castle Hotel, Trim, Co. Meath and online on the LSL platform at 3.30pm on Tuesday 11th June 2024 Solicitor:Ms. Aoife Moynihan, Moynihan & Co., Solicitors, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Ph: (044) 93 34438. Registration: In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office before Monday 4th June 2024. The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for himself or herself. If the bidder intends to purchase a lot in a name other than his or her personal name, arrangements must be made with the auctioneers in advance. By registering, you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions of the auction and authorised us, as agents for the vendor, to sign the completed contract for sale on your behalf. A deposit of ‘45,000 is required in order to bid for the property online. These deposits are payable in advance of the auction by online bank transfer. Our bank details will be provided to you at registration. The successful bidder’s deposit will become nonrefundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding contract is entered into and the agents are hereby authorized to sign the Contract for Sale on your behalf. The deposit payable on the signing of the contract is 10% of the purchase price. If there is a shortfall in the deposit furnished by the purchaser prior to the auction, then the purchaser shall be required to lodge the balance of the deposit with the auctioneers within one business day of the online auction. If you are not the successful purchaser, your deposit will be returned to you in full. For further details contact us at James L Murtagh Auctioneers, 34 Mount Street, Mullingar, Co Westmeath Tel. 044 934 0088.

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