4 bedroom detached house for sale
Ireland - Rockwood, Ballycraddock, Dunhill, County Waterford
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An eco-conscious luxury home
A German designed residence with the highest levels of finish
A "DAVINCI HAUS"
A glorious setting of some 4.25ha(10.5acres)
Magnificent gardens and lawns
The interior maximizes on light, space and energy efficiency
Krypton Gas filled double glazed windows with an amazing low U value of 0.9.
An excellent location just 15km to Waterford City
The Whitfield Clinic 10km
Waterford Institute of Technology 12km
University Hospital Waterford 18km
Rockwood, a "DAVINCI HAUS" was built in 2007 by the current owners, who chose to build an incredible eco-conscious residence, combined with the highest level of craftsmanship and materials. The framework and structural components were engineered and assembled in Germany, then installed and finished on site. From laminated timber beams to double glazed glass walls, harmonizing the elements of wood, glass, and metal. A "DAVINCI HAUS" is built of only the finest quality materials.
A "DAVINCI HAUS"
A "DAVINCI HAUS" has the artful balance of living space, light, texture and acoustic design. A modern masterpiece, designed from an 80-year school of refined German architecture that has found pure simplicity of natural light, open space, and green building to be the distinguishing formula. Very characteristic of a "DAVINCI HAUS" are the large overhanging eaves and gables that protect the house from rain, snow, sun and wind.
The outstanding interior is laid out to maximize light and space with a large open plan kitchen, living and dining room. These rooms maximize on the wonderful views and also benefit to access to the patio and gardens. A study, sitting room and guest wc are located off the entrance hallway. The sitting room could be used as a cosy space, or as a possible bedroom four.
A large utility room is located off the kitchen and entrance hallway leading through to the gym. The gym benefits from wonderful views and access to the rear patio, lawns and hot tub.
Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms and two bathrooms. These rooms are spacious and bright and again take advantage of the wonderful views.
Garden and settings
Rockwood is set on an elevated private site of some 4.25ha(10.5acres) with splendid views over the surrounding countryside. Set well back from the road in a peaceful and secluded positioning, surrounded by c.0.80ha(2acres) of lawns and gardens. A sweeping avenue bounded by shrubbery, lawns and flowers divides, with one leading to the forecourt with a sheltered car port for two cars and the other leading to a garden shed and the forestry. The gardens surround the house with a patio area to the side leading from the open plan living that overlooks the magnificent countryside and ideal for al fresco dining. To the rear of the house there is a further patio area with a hot tub overlooking the lawns to savor the views and harmony of this wonderful setting.
The balance of the land c.3.44ha(8.5acres) is set out in forestry and fenced off from the main house and lawns. The forestry land comprises of a mixture of alder, larch and spruce, eight years mature.
Rockwood is located in a superb location just 15km from Waterford city and 10km to the private hospital - The Whitfield Clinic. Waterford Institute of Technology is just 12km, University Hospital Waterdford 18km. There are no traffic lights between Rockwood and Dublin airport with the M9/M50 motorway access and can be reached within a two hours' drive.
The village of Dunhill is 2km with a primary school, squash club, a pub and the historic Dunhill Castle. The local village of Fenor has also a primary school.
Secondary schools are found in the coastal town of Tramore 12km or Waterford city 15km.
There are many amenities close by, including the Waterford Greenway. The Waterford Greenway is a spectacular 46km off-road cycling and walking trail along an old railway line between Waterford and Dungarvan. Annestown beach is home to a beautiful beach just 7km from Rockwood.
The golf enthusiast is well catered for, with Tramore Golf Club, Waterford Golf Club, Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Club, Faithlegg Golf Club and Williamstown Golf Club all within a short drive.
The Anne Valley Walk is almost 2.5km and travels from Ballyphilip Bridge to Dunhill Castle and meanders alongside the Anne River through scenic landscape. Located just 2km from Rockwood, an ideal walk to immense yourself in nature.
Knockaderry fly fishing reservoir is just 3km.
- Waterford (INTERNATIONAL), 5.8 miles
- Cork (INTERNATIONAL), 59 miles
- Shannon (INTERNATIONAL), 80.6 miles
- Dublin (INTERNATIONAL), 95.6 miles
- Kerry (INTERNATIONAL), 96.3 miles
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