- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 600 m²
Chestnut Lane is a rare jewel offering country living within the bounds of Galway City and only 2.5 kilometers from the City Centre. It is a tree lined country lane that is home to some of the city s finest residential properties. Bound to the north by The River Corrib and to the east by the grounds and playing pitches of the University of Galway which are a huge amenity to the area for walking, recreation and sporting activities. Chestnut lane offers residents the opportunity to enjoy peace and tranquility within a stone s throw of all the services of the city. Accessed off the N59 Galway to Clifden road it s on the city s western approach.
Galway City is the third largest city in Ireland and is known for its easy, hospitable, friendly nature and is a centre for the arts and culture. It hosts numerous festivals annually including The Galway Arts Festival, The Oyster Festival and The Galway Races which attract visitors from near and far.
Chestnut Lane is a sanctuary within close proximity of the university, the hospital, the City Centre and easy access to the wider area to include Connemara.
A delightful family home offering period style with modern comforts and set in an idyllic leafy countryside setting. Built in 1997 by the current owners they created a very comfortable family home and seamlessly combined period features with modern day comforts such as underfloor heating, heat exchange ventilation system and a swimming pool with Geothermal heating system.
There are wonderful high ceilings throughout with decorative plasterwork, Victorian doors and Marble fireplaces, double glazed Cedar windows with Teak frames. Extending to approx. 600 sq.m all the rooms are bright, well proportioned and all overlook the extensive established gardens. Many of the rooms have French doors or full length windows opening onto patios and raised balcony areas to take full advantage of this beautiful setting.
The residence is grand yet practical with the perfect balance between the formal reception and everyday family rooms in addition to having 6 bedrooms it also boasts a wine cellar, home gym, playroom, various store rooms and internally accessed garage. The kitchen is fitted to a high standard with Gaggenau and Miele appliances, Granite worktops, central island, a chefs dream of a large walk-in pantry and a conservatory area overlooking the gardens.
The lounge has double French doors opening to the rear patio and gardens. The study has wooden paneled walls and has a period timber fireplace dated circa 1800. The light that prevails through this home is impressive, many of the rooms are dual aspect and have large private windows and doors. Bedrooms are all double rooms.
A special feature of this lovely home are the extensive gardens and the access to them from the house. Extending to 0.73 Hectares (1.8 Acres) with well-defined boundaries, landscaped with established lawns, shrub and flower beds. There are balconies and patios off most of the principle reception rooms. In addition, the property has a swimming pool, ideal for the swimming enthusiast and heated by Geothermal System.
Chestnut Lane is home to many fine family residences and this home proudly stands tall in that company. In summary it s a stunning family home of scale with modern efficiencies in a prime Galway location.
Entered via electric cast iron gates with natural stone pillars and stone wall boundary at front. Onto a tarmacadam drive with limestone kerb stones, lawns with trees and shrubs either side of entrance drive which opens to front of residence and parking for a number of vehicles. An impressive centre positioned Weeping Willow tree occupies pride of place, front patio, covered side access to rear gardens and patios.
There are patios to the sides and rear some of which are raised and have access from this homes principle rooms and they enjoy excellent views over the The Corrib and towards Menlo Castle. Large rear garden in lawn with putting green and with a perimeter path. Timber fencing and natural stone wall on side boundaries together with mature hedgerows, gardens and boundaries interspersed with trees. Close to small stream on eastern boundary. Victorian Style Glass House 6m x 3.6m constructed with red bricks, cedar wood frames.
The property has a 12.35m x 3m outdoor swimming pool with raised deck, heated by Geothermal system.
Entrance Hall: Polished Portuguese limestone tile floor, Victorian Marble fireplace with high ceilings.
Sitting Room: Canadian maple timber floor, Victorian white Marble fireplace with inset stove. Picture rear aspect windows, double doors onto patio.
Dining Room; Canadian maple timber floor, Victorian white Marble fireplace, front aspect full door windows.
Living Room: Canadian maple timber floor, Edinoliva cast iron solid fuel stove.
Guest wc: Tiled floor, hardwood panel walls, full chair wc, wash hand basin.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Canadian maple timber floor, solid timber fully fitted kitchen with Granite worktop, sink, storage press, raised breakfast counter. Gaggenau and Miele hobs and ovens. Extensive storage press. Feature picture windows overlooking garden.
Utility Room: Tiled floor, fitted units, sink, Granite worktop, shelving, pantry press.
Conservatory: Tiled floor, timber panel on roof, full windows, double doors onto raised patio.
Study: Timber flooring, timber panel walls, feature Gillow & Co timber open fireplace dated circa 1800, two full length opening window doors.
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Shower Room: Timber floor and shower, wc, wash hand basin.
Bedroom 1: Timber floor, built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 2: Timber floor, built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 3: Timber flooring, timber panel walls, feature Gillow & Co timber open fireplace dated circa 1800, two full length opening window doors.
Bathroom: Full bathroom tiled floor, wc, wash hand basin, bidet, bath with tiled wall featuring bespoke set of French Tarrot Card tiles.
Bedroom 4: Timber flooring, built in wardrobe and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 5: Timber flooring, built in wardrobe and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 6: Large double bedroom with French doors to rear patio, wardrobes. Ensuite shower room.
Store 1: Tiled floor, fitted shelving.
Store 2: Tiled floor, fitted shelving, fridge.
Store 3: Tiled floor, sauna, door to rear.
Home Gym: Timber flooring.
Wine Cellar: Tiled floor, extensive fitted shelving and wine racks.
Drying Room: Large room.
Facilities Room: Heating and water system.
Utility Room: Tiled floor, Pine fitted storage press, Marble worktop, drying/airing press, plumbed for washing machine, dryer, door to rear garden.
Playroom: Timber floor, dual aspect room, double French doors to rear patio, toilet.
Garage: Tiled floor, electric up and over door, pedestrian door to side.
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