Abbeyview House, Lady's Well Street, R95PA07
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Abbeyview House, Lady's Well Street, R95PA07


6 Bed

4 Bath

483 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 483 m²
Abbeyview House is a splendid Georgian residence hidden away in the heart of the Thomastown. Thomastown, historically known as Grennan, is a market town in County Kilkenny in the province of Leinster in the southeast of Ireland. It is a market town along a stretch of the River Nore, which is known for its salmon and trout, with a number of historical landmarks in the vicinity. Built c. 1715 to 1725, Abbeyview House has the all the elegance of a period home, showcasing a true Georgian style build for its time. Captivating and intriguing from first glance, this unique family home exudes a warm welcoming feel and is full of charm, interesting character with Georgian features combining and light filled versatile accommodation. Meticulously refurbished and beautifully presented, the elegant and graceful reception rooms have wonderful proportions, with high ceilings on the ground floor and tall windows to let in maximum light and access to the extraordinary views over Thomastown and the surrounding picturesque countryside. The current owners carried out major refurbishments to restore the property in 2014. The attention to detail is notable and the restoration is sympathetic with the era of Abbeyview House. With accommodation extending to 483 Sq. M. / 5,199 Sq. Ft. (approx.), this beautifully designed country home is a three bay, two-storey over part raised basement, designed for relaxing family life as well as entertaining on a grand scale. The layout at hall level comprises: entrance hallway, drawing room, inner hall and formal dining room. The layout at lower ground level comprises: rear hall, store room and a large utility/boot room. The layout at basement level comprises: hallway, kitchen, breakfast room, gym, wine cellar and a second store room. The layout on the first floor return comprises: bedroom one which is a double bedroom complete with an en-suite. The layout at first floor level comprises: landing area, four generous sized bedrooms (two with en-suite s), inner landing and a family bathroom. Bedroom six/home office is accessed from the landing area up a short flight of stairs at the top of the house. Gardens and Paddock: Abbeyview House sits peacefully on an elevated and secluded site (circa 1.16 Acres / 0.47 Hectares), comprising magical gardens, adjoining paddock and courtyard to the rear with several outbuildings. The grounds and setting are very picturesque and peaceful and give the feel of living in the middle of the countryside. The property is accessed through an attractive pier entrance with ivy-covered stone walls and white wrought-iron gates. A sweeping driveway is flanked by mature trees which encircles a manicured lawn. There is a Walnut tree which is one of only two in Kilkenny (the other is located at the Bishop s Palace). There is parking to the front of the property for several cars and a carport is located to the right-hand side of the driveway. A wrought-iron railing with an ivy-covered stone wall divides the front garden from the adjoining paddock to the left of the main house. Double decorative iron vehicular gates lead through to the paddock and enclosed yard area from the front garden. Timber post and rail divide the yard from the paddock which is well sheltered with mature trees. The sunny west-facing courtyard to the rear house many original outbuildings including a stable with two loose boxes and overhead loft space. They other outbuildings which originally were stables are being used for further storage needs. A very attractive original outbuilding with a high-pitched hipped roof is positioned to right of the main house and is accessed from the front driveway and rear courtyard. The building resembles a coach house/mews has endless potential subject to necessary planning permission. LOCATION: Abbeyview House is accessed from a short and shared laneway just off Lady s Well Street. A two-minute walk will take you down Market Street which is the centre of Thomastown. There are important amenities here including good primary schools and a secondary school, as well as tertiary schools such as the Pottery Skills School, Grennan Craft Mill, the Grennan Equestrian School and the School of Food. There are a good selection of coffee houses, restaurants, public houses, shops, pharmacies, butchers and supermarkets including SuperValu and Lidl. The recently opened state of the art Thomastown Primary Care Centre is a 5-minute from the property. The area is well serviced for the outdoor enthusiast located close to the South Leinster Way with many forest walks including the Thomastown Loop Walk, Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum in Inistioge which date back to the 1740 s and is a hidden gem for locals and tourists alike. Mount Juliet Estate Hotel and Golf Club which remains one of Ireland s finest country houses is only a five-minute drive from the property. A 20-minute drive will take you into Kilkenny city (R700) and a 30-minute drive to Waterford city via M9 motorway. The travelling time by car to Dublin is 90-minutes approx. A 10-minute walk will take you to Thomastown Train Station which is on the Waterford to Dublin intercity route. The picturesque villages of Knocktopher, Stoneyford, Bennettsbridge, Kells and Inistioge are all in close proximity. Viewing of this wonderful home is highly recommended. Hall Level A gentle flight of steps with wrought-iron railing lead up to the hall door complete with original ornate arched fanlight and Limestone surround. Entrance Hallway A gracious and light filled entrance hallway with 9ft high ceiling with cornicing and centre rose. Original decorative archway though to the inner hall. Door to drawing room. Fitted carpet which runs through to the inner hall. Painted wall panelling. Drawing Room A spacious and bright room with two Sash windows with working shutters and architraves, overlooking the front garden and circular driveway. Handsome handmade wooden surround open fireplace with a cast-iron and decorative tiled insert. A Waterford Stanley multi-fuel stove sits on a tiled hearth. 9ft high ceiling with cornicing. Fitted carpet and wall panelling. Inner Hall Original staircase with a Monkey s Tail up to first floor return. Wall panelling and a fitted runner carpet on the staircase with brass stair rods. Recessed display cabinet and access to two storage closets. Door to staircase leading down to lower ground floor level. Dining Room A fine sized and bright room comfortably seating 10 guests. Two Sash windows with working shutters and architraves overlook the front garden and driveway. 9ft high ceiling with stained wood panels, cornicing and picture rail. Fitted carpet and painted wainscoting. Open fireplace with wooden surround and overmantel. Cast-iron insert and a black Marble hearth. Lower Ground Floor Level Rear Hall Tiled floor and fitted carpet on staircase. Window to the rear of the property. A painted black solid wooden door gives access out to the courtyard. Fitted carpet on the staircase to basement level. Store Room Fitted shelving, vinyl floor and window to the rear. Utility Room / Boot Room A spacious and light filled dual aspect room with two windows which face south and west. Fitted with painted wall and floor units fitted with a double drainer sink unit and tiled backsplash. Zanussi washing machine and a Candy tumble dryer. Solid fuel Rayburn range cooker (now disconnected). The boot room area is fitted with a wall panelling and has built-in seating with underneath storage for shoes and boots. Wall mounted shelving and hooks for coats and horse saddle racks. Stained wood panel ceiling with recessed lighting. Tiled floor and old cast-iron radiator. Basement Level Hallway Fitted carpet on the hallway and stairs. Exposed wooden beams and whitewashed walls. Cast-iron radiator. Access to a storage closed. Kitchen A generous sized room with bespoke made wooden Cottage Window to the front of the property. Large centre island with a Marble countertop and plenty of underneath storage cupboards and drawers. Matching fitted wall units with a display cabinet and a dresser. Integrated fridge/freezer. A striking black coloured Waterford Stanley solid fuel range cooker along with a freestanding Zanussi electric cooker are recessed in an alcove which is finished with a tiled backsplash, extractor fan and an exposed wooden beam. Wide plank-stained floorboards and exposed stained wooden beam ceiling. Whitewashed walls and black cast-iron radiator. Door with steps up to the breakfast room. Breakfast Room A spacious and light filled room positioned to the rear of the property. Two windows flood the room with plenty of afternoon and evening sun.. Vaulted ceiling with exposed stained beams. Oldstyle wooden unit fitted with a Belfast sink, wooden worktop and a tiled backsplash. Candy dishwasher. Wall mounted display shelving, wooden floor and white washed walls. Window to the front of the property. Black cast-iron radiator. Door to rear courtyard. Gym A versatile room currently used as a home gym. Window to the front of the property. Painted white ceiling with exposed stained beams. Wall panelling and wooden floor. Cast-iron radiator. Wine Cellar A small window overlooks the front of the property. Stained wooden ceiling beams and fitted shelving. Painted concrete floor. Store Room Freestanding shelving. First Floor Return A tall west facing window with working shutters overlooks the courtyard and floors the area with plenty of natural light. Fitted carped on the return area. The stairscase to the first floor is fitted with a runner carpet with brass stair rods. Painted wall panelling and oldstyle cast-iron raditor. Bedroom One A double bedroom located to the rear of the property. Polished wide plank tongue and groove floorboards. Stained wood panel ceiling. Wall mounted lights over the bed. En-Suite Comprising an enclosed shower cubicle fitted with a Gainsborough PS1200 power shower, WC and a wash hand basin with a tiled backsplash and wall mounted mirror. Polished tongue and groove floorboards. First Floor Landing Fitted carpet and painted wall panelling. Bedroom Two A generous sized dual aspect room positioned to the front of the property. A large Sash window with working shutters and window seat overlooks the front garden and driveway. A smaller south facing gable end Sash window overlooks the paddock area. Fitted carpet. En-Suite Comprising an enclosed double shower fitted with a Triton T90 Z pumped electric shower, WC and a wash hand basin with tiled backsplash and a wall mounted mirror with overhead shaving light. Tiled floor. Dimplex wall mounted heater. Bedroom Three A double bedroom positioned to the rear of the property with a south facing gable end window. Fitted carpet, painted wood panel ceiling and wall panelling. En-Suite Enclosed shower cubicle fitted with a Gainsborough PS1200 power shower, WC and a wash hand basin with a tiled backsplash and shaving light. Tiled floor. Bedroom Four A large single room with a Sash window located to the front of the property. This room is currently used as a dressing room and is fitted with hanging space and shelving. Fitted carpet. Inner Landing Fitted carpet and painted wall panelling. Bedroom Five A good sized double bedroom positioned to the front of the property. Sash window with working shutter and window seat. Fitted carpet and painted panelled ceiling. Bathroom Comprising an enclosed double shower cubicle fitted with a Mira Go power thermostatic shower, WC and a wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Painted wood panel ceiling and gable end window. White and chrome traditional heated towel rail. Bedroom Six / Home Office Accessed from the landing area up a short flight of stairs. West facing window to the rear of the property.

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