- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 316 m²
Sherry FitzGerald are delighted to offer "Atherstone" a superb detached family residence of 3,400 sq ft situated on magnificent mature gardens with a perfect south and west facing aspect that offers total tranquility and privacy yet located just minutes from Bishopstown, Wilton and Cork city.
Situated on Spur Hill, this home is within 5 minutes of the south ring road and 10 minutes to all hospitals and colleges.
This splendid home was designed by Architect Bertie Pope, and built to an exceptional standard in 1991. Both builder and architect showed great attention to detail with planning and construction which is evident from the handmade butterly brick and interior design layout. This property is light filled and captures the sun throughout the day. This residence offers the perfect balance of accommodation making it a very comfortable family home with the reception rooms interconnecting allowing easy circulation for entertaining.
Atherstone has been lovingly maintained by its owners and boasts five double bedrooms (two ensuite), all with quality built-in wardrobes, four large reception rooms and a kitchen / breakfast room with solid Oak units and granite worktops with a patio door leading directly onto the manicured south and west facing gardens and terrace. All rooms have 9'5ft ceilings (with the exception of the drawing room which is 11'5ft) with elegant cornicing.
Stepping inside Atherstone, one is immediately struck by the splendid curved reception hall and feeling of space which sets the tone for this beautiful home.
The gardens were designed by the late landscape artist Brian Cross and are truly a pleasure with a sweeping treelined drive, rolling lawns, beds of rhododendrons, azaeleas, camellias, hydrangeas and sunny patio areas, feature pond and fountain and a wooded area of traditional Irish trees.
Positioned on a private south and west aspect site access is through electronic gates with a sweeping tree lined drive and rolling lawns leading to an extensive parking area able to take 8 cars and provide a play area for children with a 500 sq ft detached double garage set to one side. The main gardens enjoy an uninterrupted west facing aspect with lawns and separate stepped garden enclosed by a beech hedge descending to a feature pond and fountain. Atherstone is within walking distance of the 214 bus service
Reception Hall 8.84m x 5.49m. Impressive curved entrance with 9 5ft. ceilings with cornicing, recess lighting and wall lighting. Attractive handmade Mexican terracotta tiled floor. Cloakroom to one side
WC Two-piece suite with amtico floor and part tiled walls.
Drawing Room 6.1m x 5.54m. Accessed through double teak paneled doors, this well-proportioned reception room enjoys magnificent views over the west facing gardens through large picture windows, features a 11 5ft vaulted ceiling with elegant plaster cornicing and recess lighting. Antique marble fireplace with an inset wood burning stove.
Dining Room 4.95m x 4.47m. With direct access from the drawing room and kitchen this ideal dining space boasts a large west facing picture window overlooking the gardens and patio , 9 5 ceilings with plaster cornicing , recess lighting and wall lighting.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 6.1m x 5.49m. Bespoke solid Oak kitchen with granite worktops and all integrated Miele / Bosch appliances. Handmade Italian tile splashback and ceramic tiled floor. Large walk-in pantry which is fully shelved. The kitchen enjoys a dual south and west aspect with sliding door to a patio area. 9 5 ceilings with plaster cornicing and recess lighting and feature hanging lights in dining area.
Utility Room 4.57m x 2.51m. Fully fitted out with eye and floor level units, countertop with sink unit and plumbed for washing machine & dryer. Tiled over counter splashback and ceramic tiled floor. Second Hot press and store.
Family Room 5.49m x 4.42m. Large comfortable living room which enjoys a twin light filled aspect of east and south. Feature Richard Le Droff fireplace with wood burning inset stove. 9 5ft high ceilings with plaster cornicing and recess lighting.
Study 4.93m x 3.73m. This room features twin built in mahogany desks , filing cabinets, cupboards and open book shelving, making for an ideal home office environment. This room has 2 east facing windows so is full of morning light.
Bedroom 1 5.49m x 6.05m. Large master double bedroom with picture views over the beautiful west facing gardens. Built-in mahogany wardrobes with dresser, book shelving and separate sliderobe. 9 5 ceilings with plaster cornicing, recess lighting, wall mounted reading lights and remote-control window blinds.
Ensuite Four-piece suite with bath and separate walk in shower. Pump shower fitting. Half tiled walls and tiled floor. Wall mounted cosmetics unit and electric heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 4.27m x 3.63m. Generous double bedroom with mahogany built-in wardrobes, dresser and open book shelving. 9 5ft ceilings with plaster cornicing.
Bedroom 3 4.95m x 3.66m. Generous double bedroom with large picture window overlooking the garden. There is an abundance of built-in wardrobes with desk and dressing table. 9 5ft high ceilings with plaster cornicing.
Bedroom 4 3.63m x 2.97m. Spacious double bedroom to the front with built-in wardrobes. 9 5ft high ceilings with plaster cornicing.
Bedroom 5 5.38m x 3.35m. Spacious double bedroom with wall to wall built-in mahogany wardrobes and dresser. Sink unit with granite top and under sink storage. 9 5ft ceilings with plaster cornicing.
Ensuite Two-piece shower suite with electric shower fitting. Part tiled walls.
Bathroom 3.66m x 2.44m. Five-piece suite with corner bath and separate walk in shower with pump fitting. Amtico tiled floor and part tiled walls. Vanity unit with light and electric heated towel rail. Recess lighting, plaster cornicing and 9 5ft high ceilings.
Hot Press Walk-in hot press fitted out with hanging rail and open shelving.
From city head out south ring road heading west. At Sarsfield Road roundabout take the first exit onto Sarsfield Road. At the top of the road turn right onto Spur Hill. Follow the road and Atherstone is approximately 1.2 mile along on the right. See agent sign.
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