The Glebe, Ennisnag, R95X5X0
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The Glebe, Ennisnag, R95X5X0


6 Bed

4 Bath

499 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 499 m²
SPECIAL FEATURES Former Glebe House with original features intact and in excellent condition throughout Approx. 10.23 Ha (25.28 acres) of gracious private gardens and paddocks Elegant reception rooms including a conservatory, drawing, dining and sitting room 6 spacious bedrooms Private walled garden with extensive patios for outdoor entertaining Courtyard, stables and haybarn Splendid views over the Kings River 650 metres from the local public house 2-minute drive to Stoneyford village THE GLEBE A warm and inviting porch serves as the gateway into this gracious home, and upon crossing the threshold, one is welcomed by an entrance hall adorned with ornate Victorian porcelain tiles that bestow character to the room. The lofty ceilings create a sense of grandeur as the house unfolds with a sequence of well-proportioned reception rooms. The drawing room bathes in natural sunlight streaming through three magnificent large windows, offering views of the splendid surrounding gardens. Warmed by an open fire, the room features beautiful parquet flooring, tall ceilings, and delicate cornicing. Across the hall, the dining room boasts opulent decor, providing a perfect setting for large family gatherings. The kitchen, positioned at the heart of the home, showcases beautiful book-matched oak units, granite countertops, and modern appliances, including a Belfast sink, twin Miele ovens, Miele Steam oven, gas hob, and a large island unit, meticulously designed for both functionality and style. The kitchen extends into a light-filled breakfast room with a spacious dining area, leading out to sheltered veranda in the secluded walled garden at the rear of the house. A sunlit conservatory, acting as both a gateway to the courtyard and a hallway, introduces an additional layer of charm to the residence. The living room features a wood-burning stove that radiates warmth throughout, crafting a relaxing ambience ideal for unwinding after a long day. Double doors seamlessly extend the living space onto a sheltered veranda, offering an inviting outdoor extension. Adjacent to the living room, there is an excellent home office, a functional and thoughtfully designed room equipped with built-in shelving, providing an ideal workspace for those working from home. This floor is complete with a toilet, sauna room and wine cellar, along with a utility room equipped with ample storage for boots, coats and other outdoor apparatus. Ascending the staircase in the front hall, a sense of intrigue unfolds as doors on both the left and right sides of the return landing beckon exploration. Upon opening the door to your right, a series of steps lead you into a lengthy inner hallway. Within this spacious corridor, the discovery awaits as you encounter four generously sized double bedrooms, each designed to provide ample comfort. Adjacent to these sleeping quarters, two bathrooms await, complete with modern amenities including showers, hand basins and toilets. Across the return landing, a set of steps ascends to reveal a generous walk-in wardrobe designed to cater to the master bedroom. This space features a dressing table and built-in wardrobes, ensuring ample storage. Within this wardrobe enclave, an ensuite bathroom adds a layer of privacy for the occupants of the master bedroom. Continuing the ascent, another set of steps leads to the master bedroom, a haven of tranquillity and comfort. Upon entering, three large windows framed by ornate architrave and shutters command attention, bathing the room in natural light and offering picturesque views over the gardens and down to the Kings River. The room Itself is adorned with plush carpeting, creating a cozy atmosphere, while tall ceilings add a sense of grandeur to the space. A door in the master bedroom opens onto the first-floor landing where you will find a further double bedroom and an office, offering a versatile area that could alternatively serve as a generous single bedroom. Continuing along the landing, you will find a luxurious slate floored twin bathroom, complete with toilet, double sink, a freestanding traditional bathtub, and a separate shower. GARDENS & GROUNDS As the electric gates gracefully swing open, the entrance to The Glebe House reveals a splendid spectacle. The tarmac driveway, stretching ahead, is a picturesque journey flanked by expansive rolling green lawns and adorned with mature trees and vibrant shrubs, infusing the surroundings with an array of colours. As one approaches the house, the driveway diverges: continue straight to reach the front of the residence, where ample parking awaits amidst more meticulously manicured lawns, or turn left for an exploration of the charming courtyard, stables, haybarn and paddocks. A delightful addition for equestrian enthusiasts seeking to combine luxury living with a passion for horses. Within the fields one can also find the remnants of a traditional Celtic Ringfort. Nestled behind imposing tall stone walls, The Glebe House boasts an enclosed courtyard and walled garden that serves as a haven of complete privacy. Upon entering this hidden retreat, a delightful patio and decking area unfold, creating a perfect setting for entertaining guests. Beyond these inviting spaces, steps lead up to a lawn adorned with an array of shrubs and vibrant flowerbeds. The scene is complete by a wooden gazebo with a fireplace and wired for electricity, offering an additional and intimate space for gatherings. Tucked away behind the verdant foliage lies a greenhouse, where enthusiasts can indulge in the joy of cultivating their own fruits and vegetables. LOCATION Nestled in a prime location just outside Kilkenny city, The Glebe house effortlessly combines the convenience of urban living with the tranquillity of the countryside. Situated in the peaceful townland of Ennisnag, this property offers a serene escape while being only a short stroll away from the charming local public house. The nearby village of Stoneyford boasts a welcoming community and a dynamic community hall that houses a thriving drama group, a cinema room, meeting halls, office spaces, and a cafeteria. The village also offers essential amenities such as a shop, cafe, pub, and various sports clubs, including GAA, soccer, and athletics, fostering a strong sense of community. Additionally, approx. 6.5km away, the village of Bennetsbridge invites exploration of its renowned handcrafted Irish pottery shop, Nicholas Mosse, and where one can indulgence in sweet and savoury treats at their Mill caf . Within a 10-minute drive, the prestigious Mount Juliet estate offers a five-star retreat for golfing on the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course which is ranked among the world s finest parkland courses, scenic strolls, horseback hacks, fishing and exquisite dining at the award-winning Michelin-starred Lady Helen, which has become a true destination for diners. For those seeking a taste of city life, Kilkenny city is a mere 15-minutes from the property, providing access to supermarkets, boutiques, cultural events, and fine dining. The city also has excellent educational facilities, including the esteemed Kilkenny College, renowned for its academic excellence. Dublin Airport is approximately 140km away, and 129km to Dublin city centre via the M9 motorway which is located approx. 4km from the property, allowing residents to benefit from easy connections to both international travel and the vibrant Irish capital. DISTANCES 1.6km to Stoneyford 6.5km to Bennettsbridge 5.5 km to Mount Juliet Estate 15 km to Kilkenny city 129 km to Dublin city centre 142km to Dublin Airport All distances are approximate

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