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€950,000 SALE AGREED

Queens Drive, Killegy Upper, Killarney, Co. Kerry

6 Bed

7 Bath

637 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 637 m²
Killegy House And Hunting Lodge, Mucross, Killarney, Co. Kerry Tom Spillane & Co. Ltd. and Savills are delighted to present Killegy House and Hunting Lodge, an expansive house with detached guest lodge in a picturesque location in the bustling town of Killarney. The home is discreetly located at the edge of and surrounded by Killarney National Park and is accessed via a discreet entrance through the National Park. The gated entrance and private rhododendron lined driveway leads to a delightfully rural and private setting with views over The Lakes of Killarney, Torc Mountain and the MacGillycuddy Reeks in the distance. This unique and wonderful home is an oasis in this world renowned and historic part of Ireland, only a stones through from Muckross House and parklands and a few minutes' drive to Killarney town. The Italianate style main house sits on an elevated part of the site to ensure maximised views of the property' s very own private lake, together with Lakes of Killarney and the mountains beyond with extensive glazing to the conservatory and reception room which incorporates an upper floor internal balcony / gallery off the Master Bedroom. The 2-bed guest cottage is a thatched roofed two storey building full of character with a feature brick fireplace in the living room. Both properties form a spacious sheltered paved courtyard. Internally the main house is immediately impressing with extensive wood panelling in the hallway, a frescoed ceiling, centre staircase and gallery walkway. This stately hallway with feature stained-glass window leads to the kitchen/dining room and on to the large gothic style glazed conservatory reception and bar area which opens in to the snooker room and gymnasium beyond. The main stairway leads to the master bedroom with mezzanine gallery off and one guest bedroom, all with exquisite views over the lakes and the second stairway leads to two further bedrooms, all four of which are ensuite. The house was built in 1995 and is constructed of local stone with slate rooves, extensive oak double glazed windows which are double height in conservatory with limestone capping throughout. Extensive oak panelling is a prominent feature in the main house with matching internal doors. The guest cottage is of similar stone construction with a thatched roof which is currently in need of repair. The cottage has a large south facing terrace on the upper floor off the main bedroom. Outside a pathway leads from the large courtyard to the tennis court and various garden seating areas on stone slabbed patios with dry stone walls, a strong feature of the lands immediately surrounding the property. The property stretches to c.34 acres which comprise a private lake, wild gardens, pasture and woodland. Contact us today to arrange your viewing. Do not miss this rare opportunity! Joint Agents Tom Spillane & Co. Ltd.. and Savills BER Details Killegy House BER: E1 BER Number: 114457591 Energy Performance Indicator: 310.88 kWh/m2/yr Hunting Lodge BER: G BER Number: 102515426 Energy Performance Indicator: 460.12 kWh/m2/yr VIEWING By appointment with Tom Spillane & Co. Ltd., 5, Kenmare Place, Killarney. Tel: 064 6633066 or Savills Cork (021) 427 1371 The property is in a fantastic unique rural location and is discreetly accessed through the National Park. This ensures privacy and a feeling of countryside life within easy access of Killarney, Muckross House and Parklands, Killarney Lakes, the Ring of Kerry and the Magillacuddy Reeks. Killarney is world renowned for its national park and the area is full of history and heritage with world class hospitality available throughout the town. An extensive range of shopping centres, local shops, restaurants, wine bars and cafes, together with a beautiful Cathedral and a wide variety of excellent schools are available. Transport links are excellent with a train service to Dublin, Cork and Tralee. Kerry Airport with daily direct flights to London and Dublin is only 20min away. Cork city and Airport is 80 minutes' drive with many international flights to the UK and the continent. Shannon Airport with good links to the US is 1 hour and 50 minute drive. Main House Ground Floor Hallway Feature stained glass window, oak panelled walls and central staircase leading to viewing gallery leading to bedrooms on the upper floor, frescoed ceiling with ornate cornice Office Oak wall panelling Guest w.c. Wc, whb Kitchen / Dining Room Galley style kitchen with tiled surround, two electric cookers, extractor hood, sink and half, spotlights, fitted cupboards, ornate cornice two centre roses, large feature fireplace, sliding doors to conservatory, door to Snooker Room Reception Room / Conservatory / Bar Spacious room with full height, wrap around Gothic style windows, stone fireplace, bar, stairs leading to gallery Snooker Room Bay window, oak floor with mahogany panelling, stairs leading to upper floor Gym / Jacuzzi Large jacuzzi bath, steam room, shower, feature pillars, bay window, door to rear First Floor An elegant staircase from the main hallway leads to two very generous ensuite bedrooms Master Bedroom West facing, vaulted timber ceiling, feature headboard, direct access to L-shaped internal balcony / mezzanine gallery Picturesque views of Lakes of Killarney, stairs leading to reception room, wrought iron rail Ensuite Fully tiled, Jacuzzi bath, shower, wc, whb Bedroom 2 West Facing, lake views Ensuite Fully tiled, shower, wc, whb Second stairs leads to two bedrooms (one which links to first landing) Bedroom 3 Vaulted ceiling, cornice, centre rose Ensuite Fully tiled, shower, wc, whb Bedroom 4 South facing bedroom Ensuite Fully tiled, shower, wc, whb Basement A basement services area under part of the main house where the oil boiler is located. Hunting Lodge This quaint cottage completes the courtyard and is completely detached from the main property. Ground Floor Kitchen / Living room Timber floor, timber latted ceiling with exposed beams, feature stone fireplace Bedroom 3 Small second bedroom to rear, leads to Rear Store Access to rear First Floor Stone spiral staircase leads to Master Bedroom Pine ceiling, built in wardrobes Ensuite Shower, wc, whb Bedroom 2 Ensuite Shower, wc, whb Balcony Large south facing balcony with wrought iron railings Outside Both properties are accessed from and face an extensive paved sheltered courtyard. Surrounding gardens to the front of the property contain an abundance of Rhododendrons and other similar plants. The lake sits to the west of the property with views from the main house, and beyond to the lakes of Killarney and the Macgillicuddys Reeks. Dry stone walled-in areas, pasture and woodland make up the remaining lands. There is a fenced in tennis court with a pathway leading from the house. Services Well water Septic Tank Oil Fired Central Heating
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