- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 146 m²
Noreville is best described as a singularly attractive, two storey, double fronted Victorian residence (circa 1850) commanding a presence on Dublin Road, on the edge of Kilkenny City Centre.
Whilst in need of modernisation, works were carried out on the roof in the last 10 years, all the elements of a supremely elegant and comfortable home await. A pretty Garden Studio with its own pedestrian entrance and enclosed walled garden adjoins the property.
The accommodation in the main house is exceptionally well proportioned throughout and extends to 146 Sq. M. / 1,572 Sq. Ft. approx. over two levels. The layout at ground floor level comprises: entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, side porch and a rear porch. The layout at first floor level comprises: landing area, three generous sized double bedrooms, a single bedroom, bathroom and a shower room.
The Garden Studio extends to 49 Sq. M. / 527 Sq. Ft. approx. and comprises: open living/dining/kitchen with a shower room at ground level. A staircase gives access up to an open plan loft area.
The property is well positioned on Dublin Road and has lovely views of Kilkenny Castle and the River Nore. A vehicular entrance accessed at the side of the property gives access to a large enclosed yard. There is secure off-street parking for two cars. The yard is fully enclosed with a stone wall and houses a number of outbuildings which are in need of repair. A pedestrian gate to the left of the property gives access to the Garden Studio. A sun drenched and private walled garden area is fully enclosed by cut stone walls. This is a perfect area for al fresco dining or to relax in the sun.
The location of Noreville on Dublin Road is unrivalled, a five minute walk will take you into Kilkenny City Centre to enjoy many of the wonderful attractions including Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny Design Centre, Rothe House and St Canice s Cathedral. The property sits on the River Nore walking trail, the canal walks and the castle grounds and gardens. Kilkenny is one of Ireland s most cosmopolitan cities, with many blooming festivals, eateries and creative people resulting in an electric atmosphere. Amenities such as MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre and Market Cross Shopping Centre are within walking distance. The property is convenient to excellent primary and secondary schools such as St. Patricks Boys National School, St. John of Gods Girls National School, Gael Scoil Osrai, Presentation Secondary School St. Kieran s College, CBS primary and secondary schools, St Canice s national school and Loreto girls secondary school. A short walk will take you to Kilkenny Train Station at MacDonagh Junction which is on the Waterford to Dublin line with regular daily trains to and from Dublin to Waterford. The property is a two minute drive to Dublin Road Roundabout which is junction 6 of the Kilkenny Ring Road. The travelling distance to Dublin City Centre by car is 1 hour 30 minutes approx.
Viewing of this wonderful property is highly recommended.
GROUND FLOOR LEVEL
Entrance Hall 4.84m x 1.81m. A painted wooden door with glass inset opens into a gracious and bright entrance hall. Tiled floor and fitted carpet on the stairs and landing. Dado rail.
Drawing Room 3.81m x 4.78m. A fine sized and bright room positioned to the front of the property. Sash window with architrave and working shutters. Ceiling coving and a decorative ceiling rose. Wooden surround open fireplace with a tiled inset and hearth fitted with a multi-fuel stove. Stained tongue and groove floorboards and painted wall panelling. Double doors lead through to a side porch. Door to kitchen/breakfast room.
Dining Room 3.79m x 4.73m. A spacious and bright room located to the right of the entrance hall. Sash window to the front with architrave and working shutters. Wooden surround open fireplace with a polished brass hood, tiled insert and hearth. Decorative ceiling rose.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 3.92m x 5.53m. A spacious open plan room located to the rear of the property. Waterford Stanley De Luxe 90 oil fired range cooker. Fitted Shaker-style floor units with solid wood countertops. Twyford Belfast style sink and built-in rubbish bin. Fisher & Paykel fridge/freezer. The breakfast area is spacious and can accommodate a table a chairs for family dining. Painted wood panel ceiling. Access to a storage closet.
Rear Porch 2.25m x 1.64m. Plumbed for a washing machine. Access to the rear of the property.
Side Porch 2.58m x 2.08m. Accessed through double doors from the drawing room. Sloped ceiling and tiled floor. Built-in storage with seating space. A glass panel door gives access out to the front garden.
Landing 3.09m x 2.36m. Fitted carpet on the stairs and landing. A sloped ceiling is fitted with a skylight. A stained glass panel door on the return gives access to the main bathroom. Dado rail.
Bathroom 2.36m x 1.70m. Comprising a freestanding cast-iron bath, WC and a wash hand basin. Polished tongue and groove floorboards. Window to the side of the property.
Bedroom One 3.55m x 4.81m. A good sized double room with a Sash window to the front of the property. Polished tongue and groove floorboards. Sloped ceiling with painted wood panelling and a skylight to the rear.
Bedroom Two 3.11m x 2.44m. A good single room to the front with a Sash window. Tongue and groove floorboards.
Bedroom Three 4.88m x 2.93m. A large double room positioned to the front of the property. Sash window to the front and a Skylight in the roof to the rear. Decorative painted cast-iron open fireplace.
Bedroom Four 4.01m x 3,52m. A spacious room located to the rear of the property. Sash window and a Skylight. Access to storage cupboards.
Shower Room 3.85m x 1.90m. Comprising a stand-in double shower with a glass shower panel fitted with a Mira Elite QT pumped electric shower. WC and a wash hand basin. Sloped ceiling with painted wood panels. Window to the rear of the property. Wood effect vinyl floor.
GARDEN STUDIO 8.96m x 4.17m. A single storey building adjoining the main house. It features a large and light filled open plan room with a feature double height vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams. The living area features a decorative cast-iron open fireplace with a tiled inset, slate hearth and fitted with a multi-fuel stove, Fitted bookshelves with a built-in desk underneath with storage drawers. There is spacious for a table and chairs. The kitchen area is tucked away in an alcove area and comprises fitted floor units with a single drainer sink with worktop space. Beko washing machine and a Powerpoint undercounter fridge. Beko freestanding gas cooker. Floor to nearly ceiling height storage cupboards and fitted shelving. An open plan staircase leads up to an open plan loft area which has space for a double bed and storage drawers. A shower room at ground level comprises: an enclosed shower cubicle with a Triton T80z electric shower, WC and a wash hand basin. Tiled floor with Aluclad panels on the walls. Window to the front of the property. Two windows and a glass panel door floor to the front floor the Garden Studio with plenty of natural light.
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