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Danesrath Lodge, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

Detached House | 5 Beds | 3 Baths
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  • For Sale by Private Treaty
Overall Floor Area: 374.9 Sq. Metres (4,035 Sq. Feet)

Property Description:

A charming villa built in period style with excellent accommodation enjoying splendid setting where mature gardens overlook pastoral countryside.

Danesrath Lodge is a charming villa built in a period style and enjoying a splendid setting where mature gardens overlook pastoral countryside.

Enjoying a central position within its own lands the house looks out over a well laid out formal garden and extensive coloured gravelled drive, to post and railed paddocks and boundary woodland and on towards the distant hills.

Inside the accommodation is well proportioned and benefits from large sliding sash windows and fine tall ceilings giving excellent natural light. In all there is about 375 square metres / 4,036 square feet.

Completed in 2004 the house is most attractive and being in the villa style rests comfortably within its environs and enjoying extensive views over its own lands towards a belt of boundary woodland and the rolling countryside beyond. The accommodation comprises approximately 375 square metres / 4036 square feet and includes a reception hall, a large reception room with separate dining and sitting areas, study, 3 bedroom suites and 2 further large bedrooms on the first floor.

The use of large timber frame sliding sash windows, blue Bangor natural roof slate, a limed render exterior finish and other traditional building materials combine seamlessly with more modern building innovations like under-floor heating (ground floor), a pressurised water system, cavity block construction and multiple telephone, ISDN or television points throughout the house to give a house that is not just ascetically pleasing but extremely comfortable to live in.

A large garage located a short distance from the house is built to the same standard as the house and provides useful storage and could possible be converted into accommodation subject to planning. Adjacent to the garage is a timber stable block with 3 stables (c. 12' x 12' ). A small orchard includes some productive apple and plum trees and is dog fenced.

Ground Floor

Reception Hall (NE) hexagonal in shape with double height ceiling lit from a central glazed atrium, travertine chequer tiled floor, extensive decorative ceiling cornice and staircase to first floor. Leads to principle reception rooms.

Boot Room (NE) with fitted cupboard for boots and coats.
Separate WC with pedestal whb

Drawing Room (SE&SW) with marble chimneypiece, ceiling cornice, central rose, recessed spotlights, twin French doors to south garden. Separate dining area with Junkers polished timber floor and interconnecting door to kitchen.

Study / Gym (NE&SE) with ceiling cornice and telephone / ISDN point.

Kitchen (SW) with range of fitted wall and floor units incorporating an extra - large granite central island with double sinks, Convection Hob, Double Ovens with Micro Wave, granite worktops, Walnut wood floor, recessed spot lights and a seating area with a Neston Martin cast iron stove (oil fired).

Laundry / Utility Room (SW) with range of wall and floor units incorporating a sink, plumbed for washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer, walnut wood floor and spot lighting.

Master Bedroom Suite
Bedroom 1 (NW&SW) with ceiling cornice, central rose and enjoying great natural light from 3 large windows.
En-suite Dressing Room with fitted wardrobes and recessed spot lighting
En-suite Bathroom (NW) with bidet, recessed spotlights, fitted bath with overhead power shower, extractor fan, travertine tiled floor and bath surround, twin pedestal whb' s and WC

Bedroom 2 (NE&NW) with ceiling cornice, recessed spot lighting and fitted wardrobes
En-suite Shower Room (NE) with cabinet shower, extractor fan, travertine tiled floor, pedestal whb and a WC

Bedroom 3 (NE) with ceiling cornice, central rose and a fitted wardrobe
En-suite Shower Room (NE) with power shower, travertine tiled floor, extractor fan, pedestal whb and a WC

First Floor

Bedroom (SE&SW) with Junkers Canadian Redwood polished timber floor, recessed spotlights, antique cast iron radiators and a range of fitted wardrobes.
Separate hot press with linen shelving.

Bedroom (SW&NW) with recessed spotlights, antique cast iron radiators and a Junkers Canadian Redwood polished timber floor, and a range of fitted wardrobes.

Water from a well with softener filter, oil fired central heating (under floor at ground level), septic tank, mains electric, telephone, ISDN and television points throughout the house, pressurised water system, Wifi Broadband.

The fitted carpets are included in the sale. All other items included furniture, light fittings, over mantels and machinery are expressed.

Thomastown 6.2 km * Kilkenny 20 km * Bennettsbridge 14 km * Mount Juliet Estate 4 km * Dublin City (airport) 141km * Waterford City 35 km * M9 (Junction 10) 5km

Danesrath Lodge is situated in a most pleasant pastural setting and being surrounded by its own lands is extremely private. The house is typical of the Georgian villa style in that it is double fronted with the entrance front being northeast facing and a sunny garden front enjoying a southeast elevation. Double French doors open out from both the kitchen and drawing room to a patio area, itself leading on to well-laid out formal gardens with a central ornamental gravelled area and large water-feature.

Beyond this garden are the main grazing paddocks, which lead on to a lower field and to a wood set along the bottom boundary. This wood is one of two planted in hardwoods c.2003 and now well established and including Oaks, Beech, Elm, Ash and Birch.

Situated between Thomastown and Knocktopher villages in an area famed for its natural beauty and perhaps best noted for nearby Jerpoint Abbey and The Mount Juliet Estate. The newly renovated Mount Juliet has a world-renowned golf course and leisure complex along with a plethora of outdoor activities being available that include golfing, angling, clay pigeon shooting and riding (equestrian centre or riding club).

Locally there is choice hunting with the Kilkenny, North Kilkenny, Tipperary, Island, Wexford, Killinick and Carlow packs all within easy boxing distance and many other riding clubs are also nearby. Further golf courses nearby include Kilkenny, Gowran and Callan while the rivers Nore, Barrow and King' s river offer fishing by permission / permit.

From Dublin: Take the M7 southbound and take exit 11 (signed M9 Kilkenny/Waterford/Carlow). Drive for 83 km and take exit 9 (signed for N10 Kilkenny / Stoneyford). At roundabout take 1st exit (signed R713 Stoneyford). Drive for 8.8 km travelling through the village of Stoneyford and take a left hand turn (you will see an old black and yellow hand pump - turn is immediately after). Drive a further 1.4km and Danesrath will be on your right hand side. (Through wooden gated entrance).


  • Bright and spacious villa built in period style
  • Enjoying a splendid countryside setting
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 large attic rooms (currently used as bedrooms)
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Galleried hall
  • Kitchen
  • Close to Mount Juliet Estate
  • Thomastown 6.2km

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BER No 100513704

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22/3/2018 (today, 10 minutes ago)

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