- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 296 m²
Sherry FitzGerald McCreery are truly honoured and delighted to present to the market this very fine home of distinction in a sought-after location on the edge of Kilkenny City.
Coolgrange House is a stunning executive residence standing on circa 1 Acre / 0.4 Hectares of landscaped and secluded gardens.
Full planning permission was granted in March 2023 to construct a two-storey detached dwelling (222 Sq. M / 2,392 Sq. Ft. approx.) with a detached domestic garage to include a new vehicular entrance from Granges Road.
Coolgrange House was built by the owners in 1995 and will appeal to buyers looking for a substantial family home within walking distance of all important amenities in Kilkenny.
Internally, the accommodation extends to 296 Sq. m. / 3,186 Sq. Ft. approx. spanning over three levels. The layout at ground level comprises: entrance porch, entrance hall, living room/dining room, sitting room/sunroom, family room, study/home office, kitchen/breakfast room, rear hall, utility room, guest WC and a walk-in hot press. The layout at first floor level is equally as impressive and comprises: landing area, five generous sized double bedrooms (master with en-suite and a walk-in wardrobe and a second bedroom with an en-suite) and a family bathroom. A Spiral staircase located off the landing area leads up to a spacious games rooms at third floor level.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS:
The landscaped and mature grounds extend to circa 1 Acre / 0.4 Hectares and are a wonderful oasis of peace and tranquillity being particularly mature, sheltered and well stocked with an abundance of mature shrubs, trees and plants and providing all year-round colour and privacy. The property is well set back from the road and is access through a curved brick wall entrance with Teak entrance gates. A long tarmacadamed driveway leads up to the front and rear of the house where there is extensive parking for several cars. Full planning permission was granted in September 2022 for conversion of a detached garage (measuring 42 Sq. M. / 452 Sq. Ft. approx.) to use as a home office. A water softener system is housed in the garage. There are number of useful outbuildings which are practical for further storage needs. A sun-drenched and secluded south-west facing patio area is perfect for al-fresco dining and entertaining. The large front lawn is ideal as a secure children s play area.
The location itself is second to none and needs little introduction. Granges Road is one of Kilkenny s most sought-after roads consisting of substantial detached family homes tucked away on their own large and private sites. Coolgrange House is superbly located just a short distance off the Freshford Road (R693) close to Kilkenny City Centre. The property is within a five-minute drive of St. Luke s General Hospital and UPMC Aut Even Private Hospital. A fifteen-minute walk will take you into Kilkenny City Centre with its superb eateries, shops, excellent transport links and two shopping centres, there is a vast range of amenities practically on the doorstep. Some of Kilkenny s best schools are within easy reach including St Kieran s College Secondary School, CBS Secondary School, Kilkenny, Kilkenny College, Presentation Secondary School, Loreto Secondary School and several Primary Schools. The property is in the catchment area for St. Canice s Primary School. A ten-minute drive will connect you to Castlecomer Road allowing easy access to the M9 motorway which services Dublin to Waterford. Kilkenny Train Station is also in proximity with regular daily trains to both Dublin and Waterford.
Viewing of the wonderful property is highly recommended.
Entrance Porch 2.05m x 1.67m. A Teak door with oval glass insert opens into a bright and welcoming entrance porch. Two stained glass windows floor the area with plenty of natural light. Tiled floor.
Entrance Hall (including staircase) 7.11m x 1.83m + 2.77m x 3.39m. A Teak door with oval glass insert and glass side panel opens into a striking and space entrance hall. A bespoke made Teak staircase with a Monkey s tail handrail leads up to the first floor. A tall stained glass window over the staircase floods the entrance hall with extra light. 9ft high ceiling with coving and two centre roses. Solid Oak floor and fitted carpet on the staircase. Access to a large understairs storage closet. Dado rail.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 6.95m x 3.76m. A sun drenched and spacious dual aspect room with views of the front and side gardens. The kitchen area is fitted with a bespoke made solid Oak kitchen from Michael Ducksy Walsh Fitted Kitchens. Granite countertops with tiled backsplash. Miele electric oven and Electrolux four ring ceramic hob. Integrated extractor fan. Miele integrated dishwasher. American fridge/freezer. A Waterford Stanley oil fired range cooker is the main focal point of the kitchen. Matching centre island with underneath storage cupboards, plug sockets and a Granite countertop. The breakfast area is spacious and can accommodate a table and chairs for family dining. 9ft high ceiling with coving and recessed lighting. Five windows in total floor the room with plenty of light and sunshine. Tiled floor throughout.
Family Room 4.92m x 3.52m. A spacious and light filled room overlooking the front garden. It features a handsome black Slate open fireplace with a cast-iron insert with decorative tiles. Insert multi-fuel stove. Black marble hearth. 9ft high ceiling with coving and recessed lighting. Solid Oak floor. PVC French doors open out to a sun drenched patio area.
Living Room / Dining Room 6.51m x 4.29m + 2.28m x 1.76m. Exceptionally large and sun drenched dual aspect room with views of the front and side gardens. The room features a striking white Marble open fireplace with a cast-iron insert and Marble hearth. 9ft high ceiling with coving and two centre roses. Solid Oak floor. Access through to the sitting room/sunroom.
Sitting Room / Sunroom 6.23m x 4.29m + 2.89m x 1.13m. A sun drenched south-west facing triple aspect room with impressive views of the front gardens and seculuded pation area to the side of the house. The room features a vaulted wood panel ceiling. Italian stone open fireplace with an over mantel beam, stone hearth and fitted with an insert multi-fuel stove. Sold Oak floor. PVC French doors open out to a sun drenched west facing patio.
Study / Home Office 3.22m x 4.25m. A spacious dual aspect room with a west facing gable end window. PVC French doors open out to the rear of the property. Solid Oak floor. 9ft high ceiling fitted with recessed lighting and wood panels.
Rear Hall 2.86m x 1.07m. A Teak door with oval glass insert gives access out to the rear of the property. 9ft high ceiling with coving. Tiled floor.
Utility Room 2.87m x 1.56m. Fitted with a single drainer sink with underneath cupboards, worktop space and tiled backspack. Fitted shelving. Plumbing is in place for a washing machine and there is space for a tumble dryer. Gable end window. Tiled floor.
Guest WC 1.25m x 1.26m. Comprising a wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled walls and floor. Window to the rear of the property.
Walk-in Hot Press 2.39m x 1.31m. Walk-in hot press located just off the rear hall. Fitted floor to ceiling shelving.
Boiler Room 1.00m x 1.25m. Accessed from the rear of the property.
Landing (including staircase) 4.66m x 3.29m + 2.77m x 2.00m. A generous sized and bright rectange shaped area with a Spiral staircase leading up to the second floor. Wooden floor, dado rail and ceiling coving. The tall stained glass window coming up the staircase floors the landing with plenty of natural light.
Master Bedroom 3.77m x 3.68m + 3.48m x 1.89m. A large and bright room with a feature bay window fitted with three Sash windows overlooking the front garden. Fitted carpet and ceiling coving. Open plan access through to a walk-in wardrobe.
Walk-in Wardrobe 2.63m x 1.67m. Built-in floor to ceiling wardrobes on both walls. Fitted carpet and ceiling coving. Gable end window. Door to en-suite.
En-Suite 2.62m x 1.54m. Comprising an enclosed double shower with a power shower, WC and a built-in vanity unit with underneath storage. Fully tiled walls and floor. Gable end window.
Bedroom Two 4.26m x 3.36m. A spacious double bedroom positioned to the rear with a west facing gable end window. Built-in wardrobes, ceiling coving and polished tongue and groove floorboards.
En-Suite 2.76m x 1.43m. Comprising an enclosed shower cubicle fitted with an electric shower, WC and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Gable end window.
Bedroom Three 4.78m x 4.26m. A generous sized double bedroom located to the front of the property. Built-in wash hand basin with tiled backsplash amd underneath storage. Fitted carpet and ceiling coving.
Bedroom Four 3.52m x 3.72m. A spacious double bedroom overlooking the front of the property. Ceiling coving and polished tongue and groove floorboards.
Bedroom Five 3.77m x 2.63m. A double bedroom positioned to the rear with a gable end window. Polished tongue and groove floorboards and ceiling coving.
Bathroom 2.51m x 2.59m. Comprising a bath, enclosed shower cubicle with a power shower, WC and a wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Heated towel rail. Window to the rear of the property.
Games Room 6.88m x 4.76m. Accessed from a Spiral staircase at landing level. An exceptionall large and bright room with dual aspect gable end windows. Two Velux windows are fitted in the roof to the rear of the property. Polished tongue and groove floorboards and wood panel ceiling. Access to eaves storage.