Dyann House, Mountarmstrong, Donadea, Co. Kildare
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Dyann House, Mountarmstrong, Donadea, Co. Kildare

€2,250,000

6 Bed

4 Bath

660 m²

Detached

Description

  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 660 m²
Private residential and equestrian estate in the heart of County Kildare with an accessible location Constructed in 1982, Dyann House is a magnificent country home which has been specifically designed for entertaining, along with the comforts of modern family living. The house occupies a peaceful, rural position yet is well situated for the N7 and M4. It is accessed through a walled entrance with piers and electric gates which open to an attractive sweeping tarmacadam driveway, flanked by landscaped lawns and mature trees giving access to ample parking at the front of the house. Dyann House includes well laid out accommodation over three floors and extends to about 7,104 square feet (660 square metres), including a self-contained annex. It is entered via a porch and opens to a reception hall which leads to a triple aspect drawing room. Also accessed from the hall is a south-facing sun room with views of the garden. A sitting room leads to the spacious kitchen which features a Belfast sink and Aga. The kitchen/breakfast room gives access to a back hall which leads into a self-contained annex containing a boot room, storage and a kitchen/living room. A stair provides access to a bedroom and shower room. Off the landing on the first level are two bedrooms, a bathroom and a triple-aspect master bedroom with a fireplace, walk-in-wardrobe and a spacious en suite shower room. On the second floor are two additional bedrooms, one of which has a balcony, a sitting room and a bathroom. Features of Dyann House include stained glass windows, cornicing, wood-burning stoves, architraves, ceiling roses, double glazing, wood floors and decorative fireplaces. Garden Dyann House sits amidst mature landscaped garden grounds which are enclosed by fencing, hedging and trees. The garden includes lawns, a magnificent pair of ornamental ponds, a terrace and floral beds and borders providing an array of colour. There is a charming pavilion, gazebo, car port and tennis court. Apartments Situated immediately to the east of Dyann House is a U-shaped courtyard. The wing adjacent to the house includes a pair of semi-detached self-contained apartments, each comprising one bedroom. The remaining two wings comprise stables and a further self-contained apartment laid out on the first floor with 2 bedrooms. Equestrian Facilities The equestrian facilities are a key feature of the property and include two stable yards with 18 stables and tack rooms. Within one yard is a barn which provides useful general purpose storage and includes a secure store. There is a fenced lunging ring with an all-weather surface, a sand arena, an eight-horse walker and a seven-furlong gallop which surrounds the lake. There are also extensive areas of hardstanding. Land The land lies within a ring-fence and extends to about 84 acres in total. It includes productive tillage land laid out in three principal fields of a suitable size for modern machinery. There are several smaller paddocks conveniently suited for the stable yards which are enclosed by stud-fencing. In addition to the farmland is a substantial fishing lake and mature woodland which are a haven for a variety of wildlife and provide opportunities for conservation and biodiversity. One paddock includes a small duck pond. VIEWING Strictly by appointment by Savills Country. 33 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Tel: +353 1 618 1300 PSRA License: 002223 Given the hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection, especially around the farmyard. SERVICES Mains electricity supply, mains and private water supplies, private drainage, oil-fired central heating and broadband connection. Please be advised that the selling agents have not checked the services and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with the availability and adequacy of all services. Dyann House has a wonderful, private situation within the historic county of Kildare which is famous for its world class thoroughbreds, stud farms and racing calendar. The property is conveniently located 14 km from the M7 and 19 km from the M4. It is situated in Donadea, a beautiful and peaceful area of North Kildare with enticing local amenities including the 640-acre Forest Park with nature trails, looped walks, a lake and a cafe. The area is also home to Donadea Castle which was the first manor house built by the Normans in the 12th Century. Dyann House is situated just 5 km from the quaint historic town of Clane. The town gains its origin from the foundation of Clane Friary in the 6th Century and offers a wide range of amenities such as shops, pubs and restaurants. For a wider range of amenities, the towns of Maynooth (12 km) and Naas (15 km) are close by. Maynooth is a vibrant town which is home to Maynooth University (also known as the National University of Ireland). The town offers a variety of transport systems including access to the Royal Canal via the harbour, a railway station and Dublin Bus. Other amenities in the town include popular restaurants, pubs, supermarkets and retail stores. The busy market town of Naas (15 km) is the second largest town in Kildare, giving it a comprehensive range of amenities including a range of supermarkets and a variety of boutique shops and retail stores. Naas is easily accessed via the N7 which connects it with Dublin and the M50. Dublin City is 36 kilometres to the east and provides the full range of services and culture expected of a capital city. The luxurious Kildare Village is 28 kilometres to the south and is a popular shopping centre while the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, one of Ireland' s largest shopping and leisure destinations, is 27 kilometres distant. The Curragh Racecourse (29 km) is one of the finest racetracks in the world. Home of The Irish Classics, it is steeped in history and tradition where racing dates to the 1720' s. Punchestown, home of Irish national hunt racing is 22 kilometres distant, while Naas Racecourse is within 15 kilometres of the property. Also located within County Kildare is The Irish National Stud, together with renowned The Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra' s Garden. There is no shortage of courses for the golf enthusiast within the area. The surrounding area has some of Ireland' s finest golf courses including The K Club (11 km) - with a luxurious hotel & spa, Cill Dara Golf Club (25 km), Royal Curragh Golf Club (29 km), Naas Golf Club (12 km), Killeen Golf Club (12 km), Clane Golf Club (4 km) and Millicent Golf Club (7 km). The property benefits from excellent transportation links, including the M7/N7 which connects Dublin to Kildare and the M4 at Kilcock, which connects Dublin to Sligo. Dublin International Airport is 42 km distant. A selection of primary and secondary schools are available locally, including the well-known boarding school, Clongowes Wood College. Other secondary schools include Scoil Mhuire Community School and Scoil Phadraig Claonadh (both 6 km). National schools in the area include Scoil Bhride Clane (6 km) and Hewetstown National School (7 km).
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Property Features

  • 6-bedroom country house
  • 3 self-contained apartments
  • Equestrian facilities including two stable yards, barn, 18 stables, horse walker, lunging ring, seven-furlong gallop and sand arena
  • About 84 acres of ring-fenced land including tillage, pasture, a substantial fishing lake and mature woodland
  • Peaceful and rural situation yet well situated for the N7 and M4
  • Formal gardens

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BER No: 114366628

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