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Abelstown Lodge, Rushwee, Slane, Co. Meath

5 Bed

2 Bath

273 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 273 m²
DESCRIPTION: Abelstown Lodge, Rushwee, Slane a substantial five-bedroom detached period property with modern extension extending to 273 sq.m. / 2,939 sq. ft. Standing on a total of 2.66 hectares / 6.59 acres of private and tranquil gardens and lands. Originally built c. 100 years ago and lovingly extended in c. 2006 this home is offered in superb condition throughout with many original period features retained. Abelstown offers an abundance of well-proportioned accommodation for entertaining and comfortable family living equally. Behind the splendid Georgian front door the property has all the ingredients of an exceptional family home including entrance hallway, living room, reading room, home office, open plan kitchen, dining & living room, utility room, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. To the first floor are three spacious bedrooms (main en-suite/walk in wardrobe) and family bathroom. This charming home benefits from dual access to the front and rear of the house and are both accessed off the R163. It has the benefit of a large shed (14.5m x 6.8m) to the rear of the site, with access to the main division of lands. Abelstown Lodge is an elegant property set on c. 0.55 hectares / 1.38 acres of private grounds and the main division of agricultural lands are 2.11 hectares / 5.21 acres are set out in one lot to the back of the property. The property itself boasts beautifully landscaped gardens surrounding the residence to include manicured lawns, mature trees, shrubs and hedging which provide colour, shelter and privacy. It has a secret garden area with polytunnel & vegetable patch / fruit trees for garden enthusiasts. Ample private parking is available to the front & rear of the property. The property is heated via oil fired central heating, private well, septic tank on site. BER is D1 (No: 114847965). LOCATION: Abelstown Lodge is located in Stackallan, an ideal and sought-after location, on the R163 Kells – Slane road close to Slane village. Close by to Stackallan National School (a 2 min drive) it also benefits from a local bus service to local secondary schools. Slane Village is well known for its beauty and is steeped in history with an array of amenities including cafes, pubs and restaurants, while Slane Castle has hosted many international artists and now is also home to Slane Irish Whiskey Distillery. There is an abundance of sporting and recreational activities locally including •Stackallan Lawn Tennis and Pitch & Putt club •Fishing locally in River Boyne & Blackwater •Racing in FairyHouse & Navan racecourses •Headfort Golf Club, an outstanding 36-hole parkland complex •Hunting by the Meath Hunt and the Ward Union Hunt •Beautiful river walks @ Boyne Ramparts Walk with access at Slane Bridge & Stackallan Bridge •Local GAA, Rugby & Soccer Clubs There is also a selection of old world pubs and restaurants locally including Ryan`s of Gorman Lough, ‘The Kilberry` and Tankardstown boutique hotel and restaurant. 12.7km / 17 minutes to Navan 17.3km / 20 minutes to Drogheda 50km / 1 hour to Dublin City Centre 55km / 45 minutes to Dublin Airport via the M1 Easy access to N51 Drogheda to Navan road and N2 Dublin to Monaghan Road. FEATURES: •Elegant period family home. •Extending to 273 sq.m / 2,939 sq. ft., on 2.66 hectares / 6.59 acres •Landscaped gardens. •Three reception rooms and five bedrooms •Extended and refurbished in 2006 •Located on a private and mature site with the benefit of dual access. •Close Access to N2, N51 / M1 and serviced by both private and public buses. SERVICES & FEATURES: •TENURE – Freehold •SALE METHOD - By Private Treaty •FIXTURES & FITTINGS – Fitted carpets, curtains and any integrated items are included in the sale •Main`s electricity, •Septic tank within boundary of site •Oil Fired Central heating •Private Well VIEWING – Strictly By Private Appointment - Evenings or Weekends GROUND FLOOR Entrance Hallway: 5.86m x 2.10m Entrance to the residence is through impressive solid wood Georgian front door complete with originally tiled flooring and cast-iron radiators. Living Room: 5.50m x 5.00m Light filled formal living space located in the original part of the home boasts character throughout. Complete with T&G wood-stained flooring, open marble fireplace, recessed lighting, featured cornice, cast iron radiators and three fabulous sash windows all with featured shutters overlooking the impressive grounds. All T.V. / phone connections available. Reading Room 3.21m x 5.00m Off the main entrance hallway lies a snug reading room with cornice, period sash windows and shutters looking onto the front grounds. Study: 2.62m x 5.00m Accessed via the main hallway or adjoining reading room. Overlooking patio area to the back of the home. Complete with carpeted flooring and built-in shelving. Kitchen/Dining: 4.75m x 7.05m Superb open plan kitchen, dining & living area – the heart of the home. Complete with high gloss units and quartz worktop and backsplash with tiled floor. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, electric hob and extractor fan, zanussi oven, dedietrich oven/microwave and neff warming drawers. The kitchen boasts many attractive qualities including island with inset sink, natural stone wall and glass wall with ceiling height of 3.6 meters. Complete with wall full length sliding patio door leading onto a private peaceful terrace area perfect for morning coffee / outdoor dining. Living Area: 4.75m x 6.55m Stylish spilt level living area with Stanley Stove, bespoke glass wall & sliding doors allowing the seasons of the garden to shine through all year round. Back Hallway: 5.38m x 1.17m Separate entrance from the back of the house and the kitchen area this hallway provides access to: large utility room with large hot press/service room, two double bedrooms and family bathroom. Utility: 2.00m x 3.20m Functional large utility room with plenty of storage units at floor and eye level with tiled flooring and a skylight providing natural light. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Door leads to hot press / service room (2.00m x 1.80m) that houses water tanks, pumps, etc. Bedroom 1: 3.28m x 5.30m Tranquil double bedroom overlooking the garden. Neutral carpet flooring complete with fitted sliderobes providing plenty of storage space. Bedroom 2: 2.88m x 6.58m Double bedroom with neutral carpet flooring, featured cornices and double French doors leading out onto a private patio area at the back of the property. Downstairs Family Bathroom/Wet Room: 1.55m x 2.36m Fully tiled complete with w.c., w.h.b. and a shower area with skylight. Fully tiled room. Servicing bedrooms 1 and 2. FIRST FLOOR Master Bedroom: 5.58m x 4.85m Featured sash windows overlooking all aspects of the property. Access to a fully tiled en-suite (1.92m x 1.66m) complete with wc, w.h.b and corner shower unit. Walk-in-wardrobe (1.69m x 1.56m). Bedroom 4: 2.77m x 5.10m Overlooking the rear garden area with built-in wardrobes and carpeted flooring. Bedroom 5: 2.70m x 5.10m Overlooking the front and side of the house with built-in wardrobes and carpeted flooring. Main Bathroom: 1.88m x 3.35m White w.c., w.h.b. and bath. Wooden flooring and fully tiled walls. Overlooking the front of the house. Directions C15 KP84 53.71246297607921, -6.591901714852863 Notice Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
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