Fern Hill, Ballygunnertemple, Waterford City, Co. Waterford
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Fern Hill, Ballygunnertemple, Waterford City, Co. Waterford



6 Bed

4 Bath

266 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 266 m²
Fern Hill is a magnificent home of superb character in a beautiful setting surrounded by mature landscaped gardens which will assure interest and colour no matter what the season is. This unique home offers a combination of comfortable living at its finest and the best of country lifestyle with the convenience of being close to Ardkeen and Waterford City. Relax and enjoy the beautiful private surroundings and experience a range of opportunities within a short drive such as the magnificent beaches in Woodstown and Dunmore East or the golf course in the award-winning Faithlegg House Hotel. Viewings are by appointment only. The main access point is via the road which is opposite the Apple Green service station at Passage Cross via the Dunmore Road. This home is fronted by a quiet country road and mature established hedging and trees. A substantial tarmacadam driveway winds its way towards this fine residence. The entrance hallway creates a great first impression due to an abundance of natural light and ceiling which extends to roof level. To the left steps lead to the kitchen-diner which has the benefit of a substantial walk-in pantry and utility room. There is a cosy living room which overlooks the garden. A separate dining room gives way to the main reception room which also can be accessed from the entrance hallway. Complete with a beautiful ornate fireplace, French doors lead to an outside patio space located in the garden to the rear. On this level there is a spacious WC which provides cloakroom space. There is south facing patio space leading from the kitchen-diner, which is sheltered and sunny, ideal for alfresco dining. It is a quiet space to enjoy a book or the morning coffee and hear the birds singing. Or perhaps the local pheasant who likes to pay a visit and wander about will make an appearance. There are two upper levels which are subdivided by the entrance hallway. On the left, there are four bedrooms and a main bathroom. The largest bedroom may facilitate an ensuite bathroom if required. Three of the bedrooms have wonderful views of the River Suir and stunning countryside vistas. There is a main bathroom with bath and shower. The upper level to the right is home to the primary bedroom, complete with ample built-in storage it is attached to an en-suite bathroom. On the ground floor just off the entrance hallway, a secondary suite (Granny Flat ) consists of a kitchen, reception room, bathroom and large bedroom. This has own front door access externally. Given its connection to the main house with some modifications, it could be incorporated to provide additional bedrooms and living accommodation within the main house. It has the ability to generate a rental income in the region of €10,000 - €12,000 per annum. Fern Hill was constructed in 1993 and has been lovingly maintained and developed by its current owners. A spacious detached garage provides ample opportunity for storage. The garden is a haven for those who enjoy and appreciate beautiful planting and landscaping. With a range of patio areas, it is a feast for the senses. There are many species such as acer, sorbus, horse chestnut and apple. Beautiful hydrangeas, rhododendrons and perennials burst into colour throughout the summer and into the autumn months. A range of flowering climbers' envelope this beautiful home. There is short and easy access to schools such as both primary schools in Ballygunner. For GAA enthusiasts the local club in Ballygunner is located close by. Waterford University Hospital and Ardkeen are situated within a 5-minute drive. Fern Hill is your opportunity to acquire a home which is truly unique, surrounded by stunning gardens which offer privacy and peace but yet with the convenience of quick and easy access to lots of amenities and Waterford City. The property extends to in the region of 266sqm including the secondary suite. Water is by private well and there is a septic tank on the grounds. *** Liberty Blue Estate Agents and their servants or agents assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information and do not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. The information does not constitute or form part of a contract and cannot be relied on as a representation of fact. Subject to contract/contract denied. Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate, and photographs provided for guidance only. ***

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Property Features

  • Unique architecturally designed home nestled in a private mature garden
  • Generous living bedroom and living accommodation
  • Attached to a secondary suite which is accessed via the main house and has own front door
  • Substantial detached garage
  • Within a short distance to Ardkeen, Woodstown and Dunmore East
  • Beautiful views from a number of bedrooms overlooking the River Suir
  • Private and tranquil setting which offers convenience and easy access to lots of amenities

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School NameWaterpark N SDistance4.3kmPupils236
School NameChrist Church N SDistance4.3kmPupils137
School NameSt Martins Special SchDistance4.3kmPupils88
School NameS N DeaglanDistance4.4kmPupils406
School NameS N Ursula NaofaDistance4.4kmPupils638
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School NameNewtown SchoolDistance3.9kmPupils396
School NameDe La Salle CollegeDistance4.2kmPupils1090
School NameWaterpark CollegeDistance4.3kmPupils551
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School NameSt Angela's Secondary SchoolDistance4.4kmPupils972
School NameAbbey Community CollegeDistance4.8kmPupils970
School NameC.b.s. Mount Sion, WaterfordDistance5.1kmPupils424
School NamePresentation Secondary SchoolDistance5.5kmPupils432
School NameOur Lady Of Mercy Secondary SchoolDistance5.8kmPupils497
School NameGaelcholáiste Phort LáirgeDistance5.9kmPupils168
School NameSt Paul's Community CollegeDistance6.2kmPupils624
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Property Facilities

  • Parking
  • Alarm
  • Wired for Cable Television
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

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