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8 bedroom house for sale

Ireland - Goresbridge, Kilkenny

Guide Price €675,000

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Viewmount House
Viewmount, Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny
On approximately 2.8 hectares (7acres)

Viewmount House is an attractive, period residence with origins dating back to the 16th century. Situated in the verdant Kilkenny countryside, the property enjoys a delightful setting amongst 7 acres of quality parkland. The house retains a wealth of period features throughout, consistent with the age and style of the building including; original sash windows, flagstone tiled floors, open fireplaces, ornate cornicing and ceiling roses. The property, whilst currently lived in will require some modernisation and updating. On the ground floor is a large and beautifully tiled hall, off which are four principle reception rooms, each with marble fireplaces and large windows. The drawing room has a large bay window affording a bright and light filled entertaining space. A kitchen, pantry, utility room, boiler room and guest WC complete the main house ground floor accommodation. A separate wing to the rear of the house could be made into a self-contained three-bedroom annexe. Upstairs are eight large bright bedrooms, a shower room, bathroom and WC. Viewmount House has all the basics required to create a wonderful family home in a delightful rural setting, offering a lifestyle which is increasingly hard to find.

The house is accessed via a post and rail drive with paddocks either side. The tarmaced drive widening to a gravelled forecourt providing extensive parking. The lands, 7 acres in all, are primarily to the front and side of the property and offer good quality grazing land with stud rail fencing. There is an appealing number of magnificent mature trees dispersed amongst the pastures, offering privacy from neighbouring properties.

The inner courtyard has brick and rendered buildings, needing some restoration. Providing extensive storage and would be suitable for a variety of uses.

Attractive period residence in need of restoration and modernisation
Totally private setting amongst 7 acres of good quality land
Enclosed courtyard with an array of outbuildings in need of work
Rural location with good access to both road and rail networks
Wealth of amenities within a 20km radius

Viewmount House is situated in a peaceful rural location. This idyllic position is the perfect springboard for everything the area has to offer in terms of attractions; such as the excellent championship golf course at Mount Juliet. Locally the renowned Kilkenny Foxhounds are one of the best packs in Ireland and horse racing is close by at Gowran Park. The closest supermarket is located in nearby Paulstown, while a wider range of day-to-day shopping is available in Kilkenny. This busy market city is a popular tourist destination evident in the historic buildings such as Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice's Cathedral and round tower. Also known for its culture, the city is well known for the annual Kilkenny Arts Festival and the Cat Laughs comedy festival. Paulstown is located at the (northern) junction of the N9 and N10 National primary roads. It is 21 km south of Carlow and 19 km east of Kilkenny. Dublin is 150 km along the M9.

Travel along the M9 motorway south from Dublin taking the Thomastown/Gowran/Paulstown/exit at junction 7. At the roundabout take the first exit toward Paulstown and continue straight through two more roundabouts onto a narrow road. At the T-junction take a left and the entrance to the property will be immediately on the right.

Mains electricity
Oil fired central heating

Strictly by Appointment.


Marcus Magnier
Colliers International
Hambleden House
19-26 Lower Pembroke Street
Dublin 2
T: + 353 1 633 3700
PSRA Licence No: 00-1223.

Michael Boyd
REA Boyd's
29 Patrick Street
Co. Kilkenny
T: +353 56 7764833
PSRA Licence No: 00-2789

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Nearest Airports*

  • Waterford (International), 31.2 miles
  • Dublin (International), 63.2 miles
  • Shannon (International), 81.7 miles
  • Cork (International), 84.2 miles
  • Galway (International), 93.3 miles

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Colliers International , Dublin

Hambleden House, 19-26 Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2
03339 390412  Local call rate
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