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Clareen, Birr, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

5 Bed

4 Bath



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
Sherry FitzGerald Fogarty take great pleasure in presenting this beautiful property to the market. A truly impressive and elegant family home surrounded by mature, private gardens just to the edge of Clareen village. Built in 1995, this house has a floor area of approx. 277 sq. mts/2,981 sq. ft. and is a superbly appointed and deeply comfortable country house featuring space, light, a bespoke kitchen, a master suite, and an interconnecting but completely independent two bedroomed living unit/granny flat. The current owners have taken great care of their beautiful home, consistently improving it as well as adding the large granny flat in 2001 and the stunning garden room in 2008. Decor throughout the house is simply perfect and accommodation lists as follows; A pillared entrance porch leads to an elegant entrance hall with a gallery effect at first floor level. Reception rooms have perfect proportions and lovely views of the surrounding gardens and countryside. They capture the picture views and the garden room with its French doors give access to the sun drenched rear patio area. There is a very generous and superbly-appointed kitchen with dream units and a garden room off. The essential utility room is to one side. The home office is so ideal with plenty of power points, shelving and a high speed E Fibre Broadband connection. There are three additional bedrooms at first floor level, one with a large luxury en-suite, and a family bathroom. The gallery effect landing features a reading area. A true master suite has a walk through dressing room and a stunning en-suite bathroom all newly fitted out. There is also an attic room at the very top of the house ideal and prepared for storage, it was once used as an office space and it is accessed by a Stira attic stairs from the landing. The accommodation bonus is a self-contained guest bedroom wing/granny flat, or indeed home consultation rooms with their own separate front entrance, but connecting to the main house. Accommodation comprises a large kitchen cum/living room, two double bedrooms, a bathroom. As the unit is independently heated with its own oil boiler and as it has a separately metered ESB supply it has many possible uses including a home rental income of approx. 600 per month. Overall, the house has been practically and cleverly designed, giving it a timeless classic aspect, but offering every contemporary amenity for how we can best live today. The location is excellent with the best of all worlds locally. Birr is 8kms, Roscrea cc kms, Tullamore 33 kms. Dublin is an hour and a half away and Limerick City including University of Limerick & the Regional Hospital are just fifty minutes drive from your door. Educational options for children are some of the best with a highly regarded primary school in the Village, as well as many secondary options including St Brendan s Community School Birr, Colaiste Phobal Roscrea, the renowned Cistercian College with day boarding options offered, the Ursuline Convent, Thurles and the Presentation Convent Thurles. There is a dedicated daily bus service from Roscrea to and from these Thurles schools each day. Golf Clubs, tennis clubs, gyms, GAA, and a local equestrian centre are all to hand. Fishing on Lough Derg, hillwalking & fantastic mountain biking trails in the Slieve Blooms are all within a 20 minute drive. There is also a wonderful train service to Dublin each day from Tullamore Railway Station, providing great commuting options. Entrance Hall Semi-Solid wood floors. Alarm system. Sitting Room 4.9m x 3.9m. Large bright sittingroom with an open fireplace, engineered wooden floors, coving to the ceiling. TV and Telephone point. Kitchen/Living room 8.3m x 3.4m. Stunning bespoke walnut kitchen with endless storage, luxury granite worktop, marble flooring, under counter heater, a drinking water filtration system, stunning lighting, and a breakfast counter for casual dining.. Appliances include a double oven, a De Dietrich induction hob, integrated dishwasher, and the essential American style fridge/freezer. The marble tiles continue through to the garden room. There is a seating area to one end of the kitchen, and a cloakroom in one corner. Garden Room 4.3m x 4.2m. An addition to the house in 2008 this gorgeous room with many possible uses brings the garden to the house and allows light pour in. French doors leading to the elevated and south facing patio area. Marble floor. Utility Room 2.7m x 2.4m. Fitted units, plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Door leading to rear. SSSU. Guest WC 1.8m x 0.9m. WC, wash hand basin, beautifully tiled. Home office 3.2m x 2.4m. E fibre braodband connection. Excellent service. High speeds. FIRST FLOOR Landing 3.9m x 3.6m. Stira stairs to floored attic space. Master Suite 7.5m x 3.6m. Spacious master bedroom, with laminate flooring, coving to ceiling., dressing room off opening into a luxurious en suite. TV and telephone point. Ensuite 3.4m x 1.79m. Stunning natural stone tiling throughout, large Merlyn shower unit, wall hung WC & WHB, heated towel rail, recessed mirror with shelving and recessed lighting. Bedroom 2 4.2m x 3.9m. Double bedroom, carpet to floor, fitted shelving unit and study desk. Bedroom 3 3.6m x 3.4m. Double bedroom with laminate flooring and lovely view of rear garden. Bathroom 2.4m x 2.4m. Fully tiled WC, WHB and bath. GRANNY FLAT/INDEPENDENT UNIT Hall 2.7m x 1.15m. Intercom unit. Kitchen/Living room 7.1m x 3.3m. Fully fitted Oak kitchen with ceramic tiled floor and tiled splashback, plumbed for washing machine, hob and oven, extractor fan installed, integrated fridge freezer. Sitting room to one end with TV point and stairs to first floor. Bedroom 4 3.5m x 3.3m. Wooden floors, TV and Telephone point. Ensuite 2.4m x 2.3m. Tiled floor and part tiled walls, wc, wash hand basin and shower. Bedroom 5 5m x 4.5m. Carpet to floor, Velux window. OUTSIDE Double Garage 8.2m x 6.4m. Parking space for two cars and lofted for storage. Garden Well matured and landscaped gardens with patio area. DIRECTIONS: Please follow Eircode R42 TH93.
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Property Features

  • Perfectly designed home built in 1995 to exceptionally high standards. The granny flat extension was added in 2001 and the garden room in 2008.
  • A mature site with long established trees and shrubbery situated just on the edge of the village.
  • Mains water connection (local Group scheme) and septic tank drainage.
  • Large double garage with loft built to the rear of the house.
  • BER rating a (C2) and indicative of the high comfort level in the house.
  • Two oil burners installed with separate units for the house and the Granny flat.
  • Monitored Intruder alarm installed.
  • Water filtration unit provided for better quality drinking water.
  • Upvc windows installed throughout.
  • Fully converted attic space with Stira access, and a very useable space going forward.

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BER No: 109332833

Energy Performance Indicator: 197.3 kWh/m2/yr





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