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8 bedroom character property for sale

Guide Price €750,000

Ireland - Kilcullen, Kildare

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Key features:

  • Approached by electric gates to gravelled forecourt
  • Sunken paved patio south and west facing with many flower beds and borders
  • Enclosed paved patio/BBQ area
  • Lovely old stone Church, slated suitable for office/studio
  • Back gardens are magnificent mainly in lawn with many mature trees, herbaceous borders and climbers

Full description:

Unique Historical Quaker 18th century Period Residence with Adjoining Contemporary wing, blending in to form a Splendid Family Home (6,488 sq.ft.) on c. 2.169 Acres of Mature Gardens and Grounds.

Griesebank House is situated just outside the Village of Ballitore, off the M9 and convenient to Kilcullen, Athy, Carlow and with direct access to Dublin, its International Airport and the southeast via the M9 (3km).

Once the home of writer Mary Leadbeater (1758 - 1836), Home of the Shackleton family, Griesebank has been home for the last 25 years for the present owners, who have recently purchased a property and are downsizing and moving to Co. Kilkenny.

The residence which includes c. 6,488 sq.ft. of spacious living accommodation includes a large wing, which was built as an adjoining apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and smoothly blends in with the old, to make a wonderful quirky family home.

M9 3 km, Kilcullen 15 km, Athy 12 km, Carlow 36 km, Naas 38km Dublin 65 km, , Curragh 25 km

Amenities include:
Hunting Kildare & South County
Golf Rathsallagh, Curragh, Carlow, Athy.
Racing Naas, Curragh, Punchestown


Entrance Hall 6.8m x 2.38m

Library/Study 5.48m x 3.88m Fireplace, fitted bookshelves

Cloakroom With w.c., w.h.b.

Guest Bedroom 5.00m x 4.43m Ceiling height 3.18m

Ensuite Bath, w.c., w.h.b., fitted shelving

Spacious Country Kitchen/Familyroom 11.6m x 5.6m 4 oven Aga cooker (oil), range of built in ground and eye level presses, electric cooker, integrated dishwasher, familyroom has woodburning stove and adjoining larder room

Utility Sink unit and fitted cupboards

1st Return Landing

Bright Drawingroom 5.84m x 5.7m A spacious south facing room with marble fireplace, overlooking the gardens, fitted bookshelves, door to garden


Master Bedroom 5.58m x 4.96m Slate fireplace
Ensuite Bathroom Bath, w.c., w.h.b., fitted press

Bedroom 2 5.58m x 3.90m Black marble fireplace, range of built in wardrobes, presses, w.h.b.


Large Playroom/ Bedroom 3 6.42m x 4.93m Range of storage cupboards, hot press

Bathroom Bath, w.c., w.h.b., tiled floor

Bedroom 4 4.83m x 4.17m Wardrobe, w.h.b.

Bedroom 5 5.00m x 3.37m Wardrobe, w.h.b.

Extension was built about 10 years as an extra apartment, is fully integrated with the Main House, but with its own hall door and courtyard entrance it can be separated and rented out. It combines the old with the new to form a workable family home.

Entrance Hall 9.63m x 1.94m Timber floor

Bedroom 1 4.20m x 3.55m Range of built in presses/wardrobes

Ensuite Bath, w.c., w.h.b., fitted shelving, tiled floor

Utility Room Range of cupboards, fully plumbed, ground and eye level presses. Hot press - shelved.

Bright Kitchen 4.68m x 3.00m Fully fitted lime oak ground and eye level presses, Stanley Range Cooker (oil), integrated fridge, dishwasher.

Magnificent Drawingroom 8.93m x 5.27m South facing with 2 doors to gardens and patio, cast iron fireplace, 3.51m ceiling height.

Bedroom 2 4.60m x 4.00m Door to garden

Ensuite Bath, w.c., w.h.b., bidet, electric shower, range of wardrobes and presses.

House is approached through electric gates to gravelled forecourt.
Back gardens are magnificent mainly in lawn with many mature trees, herbaceous borders and climbers.
Organic vegetable kitchen garden as well as organic vegetable tunnel
Hen house, hen or and Dog run.
Garden Shed, Garage, small stable and tack room.
Sunken paved patio off the extension, south and west facing with many flowerbeds and borders.
Enclosed paved patio/BBQ area off main house south and west facing - fully enclosed and sheltered.
Pump house.
Lovely old stone Church, slated suitable for office/studio.

BER: Exempt

Private well, septic tank drainage, ESB, telephone, OFCH.

From Dublin and the South - Take M9, Exit at Junction 3 (Ballitore) go for 2km to T-Junction, turn left, take next left and next left, after 200 yards take right. Griesebank House is 2nd entrance on left.

An Unusual "Quirky" Family Home

An Ideal Haven for a Young Family


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  • Dublin (International), 46.9 miles

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To view this property or request more details, contact
Paddy Jordan T/A Jordan Auctioneers Ltd , Co Kildare

Edward St, Newbridge, Co Kildare, Ireland
03339 872062  Local call rate
About Paddy Jordan T/A Jordan Auctioneers Ltd , Co Kildare

With an emphasis on providing Sales & Professional Services, Jordan Auctioneers have grown considerably in recent years to become one of the leading practices in the Kildare Area. Drawing on a wealth of experience at all levels we can offer comprehensive and independent advice on all aspects of commercial, residential and rural property.

Jordan Auctioneers was established in 1992 by Paddy Jordan, who is in the business for over 40 years, and previously Managing Director of CBA Estates and Curragh Bloodstock Agency.

Paddy Jordan and his team have a vast array of knowledge and a proven track record in all aspects of property related matters across a wide geographical area. Over the last number of years Jordan Auctioneers have been involved in extensive deals and it is through a combination of experience, detailed requirement listings and contacts which has ensured we have achieved some of the most remarkable prices for our clients.

In our office we have a support staff who keep the office running smoothly and who have first contact with enquiries. We feel that we have a high profile office which has recently been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard. Here you will find professional people in comfortable surroundings, who can provide superior on the spot service for potential sellers and purchasers alike.


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