6 bedroom detached house for sale
Ireland - Carlow, Tullow
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An elegant late 19th century country house enjoying a picturesque setting on the banks of the river Slaney, with fishing. Frontage of the rivers Slaney and Derreen providing approximately 1.4 miles of single bank fishing. Aghade is offered for sale on some 8.8 acres [quoting €925,000], 40 acres [quoting €1,200,000], or on the entire 200 acres [quoting €3,700,000]. The house extends to about 5,500 square feet or 510 square metres of accommodation and offers ample natural light from large windows and generous sized rooms and provides 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Ancillary accommodation on the property provides a further 8 bedrooms. The gardens are splendid with plenty of mature shrubs and trees and frontage to the river Slaney, including a magical river island and the river Derreen.
Inside there is much to celebrate with many original features including decorative ceiling plasterwork, fine timberwork in window shuttering, panelled doors and detailed architraves, deep skirting boards and wide flooring boards.
The ground floor of this magnificent house includes a porch, drawing room, library, dining room, cloak room, kitchen, laundry room and cosy family room, while upstairs a generous landing is lit from a glazed atrium which leads to six generous bedrooms, two bathrooms and two shower rooms, a linen room and a games room. Polished timber floors, carved chimney pieces and large bow windows in the drawing room and master bedroom emphasise the tremendous river views. The kitchen, formerly the Butler's Pantry is a country kitchen style and has a good range of fitted timber cupboards and the requisite AGA cooking range, while the cosy family room has a brick fireplace with a solid fuel stove.
Upstairs the master bedroom faces south and west and has a delightful coved ceiling and large bow window overlooking the gardens and river. A second bedroom overlooks the walled garden and contains an open fireplace while three of the bedrooms have pedestal wash-hand basins.
A quadrangular courtyard, the rear and east of the house provides good parking and has access to the rear hall, kitchen and laundry room and two apartments, one with two bedrooms and one with one bedroom. An upper courtyard, accessed from this courtyard or from the rear avenue, has a further two apartments, one with two and the other with three bedrooms. The apartments have been variously used for visiting guests, short-terms lets and fishing lets over the years.
The walled garden to the rear of the house faces south and west and provides a safe enclosed garden for children. The outline of a lawn tennis court is still evident and the lawn in front of the house is ideal for croquet. A second avenue provides direct access to the upper courtyard and to a grazing paddock with a range of stone outbuildings, suitable for stabling or a garage/workshop.
The area has much to offer those interested in country pursuits including local fishing, hunting, shooting, horse racing, golf and rambling. BER Exempt (Building Energy Rating).
OFFERED FOR SALE ON 8.8 ACRES, 40 ACRES, OR UP TO SOME 200 ACRES AVAILABLE IN TOTAL. QUOTING €925,000, €1,200,000, AND €3,700,000 RESPECTIVELY.
House: 5,500 square feet within house and a further 2,460 square feet within 4 apartmentsRIVER: Frontage onto the river Slaney and Derreen providing approximately 1.4 miles of single bank fishing.
TOWNS: Ballon village 3 miles, Tullow town 2.8 miles, Bunclody town 9.8 miles, Clonegal village 7.7 miles, Ardattin village 3 miles, Dublin city 52 miles
AIRPORTS: Dublin International 66 miles, Cork International 132 miles, Waterford International 60 miles
FERRY PORTS: Rosslare Ferry Port 47 miles, Dublin Ferry Port 71 miles
BEACHES: Courtown 30 miles, Curracloe 37 miles
TRUNK ROADS: M9 motorway (Junction 5) 9 milesBER (Building Energy Rating) Exempt.
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- Waterford (International), 45.1 miles
- Dublin (International), 48 miles
- Shannon (International), 92.1 miles
- Galway (International), 97.6 miles
- Cork (International), 99.8 miles
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