- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 217 m²
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Wesley terrace is situated in the historic quarter of Portlaoise town. Named after the eminent preacher John Wesley who once orated in the nearby church and sitting on the historic site of Kelly's the foundry, it is only fitting that Wesley Terrace was built in a dramatic period style that celebrates its historic setting.
A stunning Georgian stlye street of just 5 three-storey properties, Wesley Terrace is perhaps the best designed modern terrace of houses in the region.
Number 1 enjoys a prominent site bookending the majestic terrace. Such is the quality of these stunning properties that it is no surprise none of them have come to the market for over a decade, meaning Number 1 offers a rare opportunity to acquire one of these magnificent and prestigious homes.
Immediately striking, this imposing two storey over basement boasts all the fine attributes of a period home without any of the headaches an old property can present.
Step into the vestibule hall and wonder at the stunning stained-glass door, solid wood floors, stunning bespoke staircase and handmade cornices. Beauty and quality are everywhere here. This is truly a FIVE STAR Residence. Without doubt one of the very finest homes in town.
The first room in the massive family home is a classical drawing room with period proportions and luxury detailing. This stunning room enjoys solid wood floors a period-style stone chimney piece with cast iron insert and solid fuel stove to add a beautiful blast of modern comfort. The picture windows, high ceilings and detailed plasterwork recreate the style and elegance of a bygone era
The double doors lead from the drawing room into a second superbly proportioned reception room. All the same period style elements feature here once again creating a luxury space of great character.
At the end of the ground floor hallway is a superb inner hall with a large storage closet, allowing for storage space of a quantity seldom found in a modern home.
Off this room is beautifully appointed guest bathroom finished in a stunning high-end style confirming that this luxury home can do period and modern styles with equal aplomb.
Gracefully tread the handmade staircase to the first floor and those same luxurious qualities abound. To the rear of the property are two large double bedrooms. Each enjoying high ceilings, built in wardrobes, fitted blinds and cornicing, both stunningly beautiful.
Back in the landing you will access one of the finest bathrooms in town. Stunningly tiled from floor to ceiling this is a timeless room to relax and soak away the stresses of the modern world.
To the front of the house is a masterpiece master bedroom. Utterly massive this room stretched the full width of the property and enjoys a feature wall of bespoke wardrobes, twin picture windows and solid wood floors. Off the bedroom is a large and superbly appointed ensuite with hand glazed tiles and heritage fittings. And just when you thought you had seen the perfect master bedroom it offers more; a full-size working sauna adds the finishing touches of perfection and luxury.
The sheer scale of the upper floors will make you forget there is another full floor to this excellent house. Step down into the lower ground floor and you will continue to be amazed, not least by the copious natural light that fills the floor.
To the front is a fully appointed home office which enjoys fibre broadband with breakneck speeds. There is a large w/c beside this room which is also secretly plumbed to accommodate a shower if ever required. These two rooms could combine to a fourth bedroom and second ensuite of your needs suggest.
Then just when you thought it could have no more to give you step into a wondrous kitchen dining room. This room with its massive working area, copious bespoke cabinets, large island space evokes a kitchen of a bygone era. Yet with its superb modern conveniences to include a bespoke wine rack, integrated appliances, a heritage green Stanley range and many other excellent features, this room will entertain you and your guests forever.
Off the kitchen is a fully appointed utility room. Once again, every feature is perfected. Ample storage, fully plumbed and with a classic Belfast sink, this is everybody's idea of a perfect utility room.
One of the finest features on Number 1 is the exceptional use of the outdoor space to command superb entertaining spaces without massive maintenance. There is a beautiful terrace to the rear which enjoys a covered awning and suggest many a great evening was had here. At the end of the small garden is a good-sized concrete block shed. The property also enjoys a rear door in the wall which means the 4 Star Heritage hotel with its award-winning Gym, Pool and Spa are literally on your doorstep.
The residents of Wesley Terrace enjoy a private carpark accessed by a remote-controlled sliding gate. This stunning property is equally suitable as a home of a business premises. With high speed broadband at the door, Portlaoise Train Station just metres away and all of the conveniences of Ireland's fastest growing town within walking distance, where better to call work or home or both for that matter.
VIEWING OF THIS FIVE STAR RESEIDENCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Entrance Porch: 2.079m x 1.355m Coved ceiling, light fitting. Tiled floor, feature stained glass panelled door.
Lower Hall: 6.197m x 2.068m Tiled floor, hard=wood stair case, light fitting, feature glass panelled doors, dado rail.
Hallway: Hardwood mahogany staircase, dado rail, coved ceiling, light fitting, bespoke handmade stained glass door and side panels, radiator cabinets.
Reception room 1: 5.917m x 4.259m Coved ceilng, dado rail, radiator cover, light fitting, timber floor, feature marble fireplace with cast iron insert, tv points, double doors to reception room 2.
Guest W.C: 2m x 1.83m Tiled floor, and walls, shaver light and socket, w.c., w.h.b., plumbed for shower unit, fitted blind, light fitting. (could be used as en-suite off ground floor bedroom).
Office/Bedroom 4: 3.956m x3.968m Coved ceiling, timber floor, fitted curtains, fitted blind, light fitting, bespoke fitted cabinets, tv points.
Kitchen/Dining room: 8m x 4.551m Tiled floor, coved ceiling, feature Stanley range in a brick fireplace, breakfast counter, feature fitted kitchen, double oven, hob, extractor, plumbed for appliances, , light fitting.
Utility: 3.721m x 2.144m Fully plumbed, Belfast sink, glass panelled door to hallway, tiled splashback.
Reception room 2: 5.960m x 4.490m Timber floor, radiator cover, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, fitted curtains, fitted blind, feature mahogany fireplace with cast iron insert and Victorian style tiles, glass panelled door to hallway.
Cloaks Hall: 1.640m x 1.2m Fitted presses, fitted carpet,
Guest Shower Room: 2.224m x 2.0454m Tiled walls and floor, vanity unit, w.c., w.h.b., radiator towel rail, shower unit, fitted mirror, fitted blind.
Bedroom: 5.985m x 4.04m Feature fitted wall of wardrobes, light fitting, coved ceiling, timber floor, radiator cover, twin windows, fitted blinds, book shelving.
En-suite: 2.476m x 1.761m Tiled walls, and floor, mirror, w.c., w.h.b., shower unit, shaver light and socket, vanity unit, radiator towel rail.
Sauna: 1.641m x 1.512m
Galleried Landing: 4.785m x 3.845m With handmade hardwood staircase, fitted carpet, book shelves, coved ceiling, Beam hoover fittings, light fitting fitted carpet, dado rail.
Bathroom: 2.524m x 2.523m Fully tiled, corner bath, w.c., w.h.b., bidet, mirror, extractor, recessed lighting.
Bedroom: 4m x 3.380m Fitted blind, fitted curtains, picture rail, timber floor, light fitting.
Bedroom: 4m x 3.206m Timber floor, built-in wardrobe, picture rail, fitted curtains, fitted blind.
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