- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
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Once in a generation an opportunity arises to acquire a signature property in town. This Tudor style residence set on a stunning 1.3 acre site, is just that opportunity.
Glenlahan is a prestigious enclave of just a handful of majestic residences and this wonderful home is the jewel in the crown.
Located within walking distance of Portlaoise town centre and all its excellent conveniences yet in a setting which could be a million miles away, this picture-perfect family residence is without peer.
The Stradbally Road is regarded by many as the most exclusive part of town and Glenlahan epitomises its qualities.
Drive along the tree lined avenue and you will see some of the finest homes in all of County Laois. Then, peer through the mature trees and blossoms and this delightful residence although almost hidden behind the architectured landscape will command your senses.
Approached via a beautiful crunch gravel driveway flanked by specimen trees and abundant shrubbery this stunning home writes the book on kerb appeal. An imposing two story residence with fine structural features including double height stained glass window, hand cut bricks and bespoke joinery.
Step into the formal reception hall and those external qualities continue. A bespoke mahogany staircase, corniced ceilings and stunning double doors immediately impress. The ground floor celebrates a magnificent layout combining large formal spaces with intimate rooms.
The drawing room is truly massive. With large picture windows overlooking the formal gardens and a stately white stone fireplace, this room is perfect for entertaining on the grand scale.
And for the more relaxing moments, the beautiful and intimate tv room is truly charming. This room enjoys a large fireplace with inset stove and a beautiful patio door overlooking the formal gardens.
The gardens form the focal point of this property and are truly appreciated from the kitchen views.
This spacious room enjoys immense natural light and is splendidly finished with bespoke cabinetry.
A private hallway leads to a superbly appointed utility room, a most useful office and a guest w/c.
Ascend the bespoke mahogany staircase passing the double height stained glass window on the way to the first floor.
The first floor enjoys 4 large double bedrooms. All enjoy built in wardrobes whilst the master bedroom is true suite style with a huge walk in wardrobe, spacious ensuite and a dual aspect bedroom. A spacious bathroom completes with heritage sanitary ware and jacuzzi bath completes the first-floor accommodation.
Outside there is a large garage in complimentary style. There is also a cool bunker style wood store.
The gardens of this elegant home are just spectacular. Superbly designed they create an atmosphere of complete relaxation and utterly defy the town centre location. With a large stream fed pond, tiered lawns and mature beds, they are a visual feast. And with everything surrounded by mature trees and shrubbery, the privacy contributes to a parkland ambiance. There is an architecturally designed patio area ideal for alfresco dining and summer entertaining.
The property offers unrivalled conveniences. Creche, primary and secondary schools are all within walking distance. High speed fibre broadband is at your doorstep. The midlands hospital is a little over five minutes walk away as is the town centre and all its conveniences.
World class shopping in Kildare village is just 20 minutes up the motorway which can be accessed in 3 minutes from Glenlahan. Sports enthusiasts are extremely well catered for with amenities such as Seve Ballesteros Championship course in Killenard just 15 minutes drive.
Dublin is just under an hour on the M7 and copious trains depart Portlaoise all through the day reaching Heuston in 41 minutes.
Gas central heating.
Entrance Hall: 7.645m x 2.79m Fitted carpet, feature door with stained glass panels, coved ceiling, recessed lighting, feature handmade mahogany staircase with understairs storage, fitted curtains, pelmet, closet press.
TV Room: 4.23m x 3.92m Fitted carpet, dual aspect, patio door, fitted curtains, & pelmet, coved ceiling, Stanley stove.
Drawing Room; 6.201m x 6.08m Double doors from hallway, feature Adam style fireplace with white marble and slate inert, picture window, fitted curtains, pelmets, coved ceiling, light fitting.
Kitchen/Dining: 7m x 5.1m Light fitting, large patio doors to garden, picture windows, fitted curtains, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, recessed lighting, fully fitted kitchen, tiled splashback, pelmet, extractor hood, integrated oven, hob, plumbed for dishwasher, fitted cupboards.
Back Hall; 5.789m x 1.35m Fitted carpet, coved ceiling, recessed lighting.
Guest WC: 2.82m x 1m Tiled floor, part tiled walls, mirror, w.c., w.h.b.
Utility: 2.84m 2.72m Fully fitted, plumbed for appliances, fitted blind.
Office: 2.73m x 3m Fitted carpet, fitted blind, light fitting, shelves.
Landing: 6.44m x 2.12m Staircase, feature galleried window with stained glass panels, Chandelier, coved ceiling, fitted carpet, Velux window, recessed lighting, light fitting.
Bedroom: 5.132m x 4.86m Fitted carpet, fitted blind, triple aspect, light fitting.
Dressingroom: 3.812m x 3.635m Fitted carpet, fitted blind, light fitting.
En-suite: 3.840m x 3.541m Feature fitted vanity unit, access to crawl space, tiled walls, mirror, light fitting, radiator towel rail, shower unit, w.c., w.h.b.
Bedroom: 3.401m x 2.986m Timber floor, fitted blind, light fitting, built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom: 3.238m x 2.406m Dual aspect, built-in wardrobe, fitted blind, light fitting, fitted carpet.
Walk-In hot-press: 1.8m x 1.713m Fully shelved.
Bathroom: 3.366m x 3.348m Radiator towel rail, Jacuzzi bath, w.c., w.h.b., picture window.
VIEWING OF THIS EXCEPTIONAL HOME IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. VIEWING STRICTLY BY PPOINTMENT
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