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Deetjen Lodge, Jarretstown, Dunboyne, Co. Meath

€850,000 SALE AGREED
Detached House | 5 Beds | 4 Baths
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  • For Sale by Private Treaty

Sale agreed date: 11 December 2017

Overall Floor Area: 291 Sq. Metres (3,132 Sq. Feet)

Property Description:

Utterly charming house, draped in red and green Virgina creeper and set withins its own grounds of over 2 acres.

Deetjen Lodge is an utterly charming house, draped with red and green Virginia creeper and set within its own grounds of over 2 acres. It is idyllically located on a quiet country road in County Meath.

The house is approached by an impressive limestone walled entrance with electronic gates and a curved avenue leading to the front and side of the house. The architecturally designed house was completed in 2005 and it is very evident that it was well thought out and built to the highest standard.
The accommodation extends to approx. 3,132 sq ft / 291 sq m and comprises an imposing entrance hall with sweeping staircase, drawing room, sitting room, guest en suite bedroom, large open plan kitchen and difIVE ning room. Off the kitchen is the back hall with utility room and the playroom/office. On the first floor there are four bedrooms (2 en suite) and the main bathroom. The master bedroom is a bright spacious room with a large en suite and walk in wardrobe.
The house is surrounded by extensive lawns interspersed with trees, flowerbeds and shrubbery. French doors lead from both the dining room and kitchen to the suntrap sheltered terrace with full vista of the gardens and the paddock beyond. To the rear there is a small post and rail paddock currently used as a children' s play area.
The large detached garage is a two storey building with garage space on the ground floor and office on the first floor. The office has its own door access and there is a shower room and store room together with the office. The office, store room and shower room could easily be modified for further living space, subject to planning permission.
Deetjen Lodge boasts many notable features such as a natural slate roof, double glazed wooden sash windows, geo thermal underfloor heating throughout, oil fired AGA cooker, integrated BOSE sound system, natural stone, marble and hardwood floors. The marble fireplaces are bespoke. The property benefits from high ceilings, cornicing and exceptional craftsmanship throughout.
All in all, Deetjen Lodge is a superb house set well off the road in a mature private setting.


Approx. 3,132 sq ft / 291 sq m
(Please refer to floor plans)

The impressive Entrance Hall, beautifully tiled with crcme marfil tiles, has a sweeping staircase with a gallery landing. Panelled walls, corniced ceiling and double doors lead down into the drawing room.

The Drawing Room is a beautifully appointed spacious room with a bay window overlooking the garden. This room is luxuriously carpeted, has an exquisite marble fireplace, corniced ceiling, centre rose and integrated sound system. Steps lead to double doors into the living room.

The Living Room has a high vaulted ceiling, hardwood floor, Kilkenny marble fireplace and integrated sound system. This is a particularly bright room with 4 large windows giving panoramic views of the landscaped gardens.

The large open plan Dining Room and Kitchen is cleverly laid out on different levels to distinguish between the spaces. The Dining Room has a hardwood floor, corniced ceiling and double doors to the patio and gardens. The Kitchen has a travertine tiled floor, bay window, handmade bespoke kitchen with units at floor and eye level together with a 4 door Aga Cooker (Oil Fired), integrated gas hob, wine rack, large central island with breakfast bar and double French doors to the patio and garden.

The back hall gives access to the spacious Utility Room (incorporating hot press/storage room) and Playroom, which could make an ideal office, if required.

Also found on the ground floor is the Guest Bedroom with an en suite shower room. The bedroom is to the front of the house and has a carpeted floor and corniced ceiling. The en suite shower room also connects into the back hall. It has travertine tiled floors, part wood panelled walls, walk-in shower, WC and WHB.

First Floor

There is a large bright galleried landing which gives access to the 4 upstairs bedrooms and the main bathroom.

The Master Bedroom suite has a carpeted floor and a Juliet balcony. The crcme marfil marble tiles seen downstairs, are continued in the en suite bathroom which also boasts part wood panelled walls, a roll top bath, bespoke vanity unit with WHB and marble top, natural stone shower unit and WC. The large walk in wardrobe has ample built-in hanging space, storage units and vanity area.

Bedroom 2 has a carpeted floor, window seat and the en suite shower room has again a crcme marfil tiled floor, walk-in shower, WC and WHB.

Bedroom 3 and 4 have carpeted floors with bedroom 4 also having beautiful bespoke built in wardrobe incorporating a study area.

The main Bathroom has a tiled floor, part wood panelled walls, WHB with marble surround and WC.

Garage and Home Office

The detached garage, extending to over 81 sq m / 871 sq ft is finished to the same high standard of the main house. It offers excellent storage for all garden machinery / equipment, it also houses the heating system and pressurized water system. The home office is on the 1st floor over the garage. It has its own entrance into a tiled hallway with a shower room and store room on the ground floor and the office on the 1st floor. The shower room has a WC, WHB and walk in shower.

No: 110205994

Underfloor heating throughout, dual system with Geo thermal and back up gas fired central heating. Gas hob, bio-cycle sewage treatment system and septic tank, electric gates, alarm, mains water, outdoor lighting.



Fixtures and Fittings

All curtains and the chandeliers in the hall / landing and drawing room are excluded, the roman blinds are included.

Harriet Grant
01 6634350

Joint Agent
Dillon Auctioneers
Main Street
Co. Meath
01 8259154

Deetjen Lodge is approximately 4 km from Dunboyne and Leixlip, 7 km from Lucan, 9 km from Blanchardstown, 10 km from Castleknock and Phoenix Park. The M50 is 12 km, M3 is 5.3 and M4 is with in 7 km of the property. It is close to Confey (4km) and M3 Parkway (5 km) train stations. The area is serviced by multiple bus routes. Dublin City centre is 20 km and Dublin Airport is 23 km.

Deetjen Lodge is excellently located between Dunboyne and Leixlip, within 20 km of Dublin city and 23 km of Dublin Airport. There is an excellent choice of local primary and secondary schools as well as a number of well-known private secondary schools such as Castleknock College, Mount Sackville, The Kings Hospital and Clongowes Wood College.
Lucan, Castleknock, Blanchardstown and Liffey Valley are only a short distance offering an array of shopping and leisure facilities.
There are numerous local attractions in close proximity including Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa, Carton House Hotel, Avoca, Fairyhouse Race Course, Tattersalls, Rathbeggan Lakes and Tayto Park. Dunboyne village has excellent shopping, restaurants and sporting facilities including GAA, soccer and athletics. Carton House and Luttrellstown Golf Clubs are closeby as well as Tennis Clubs and excellent equestrian facilities available at Carton Equestrian and Pelletstown Riding Centre.
The property has easy access to Dublin city centre by bus or car via the M3 and the nearby Pace railway station has a regular commuter service to Dublin City Centre. Alternatively the Confey Train Station at Leixlip (Maynooth Line) is within 5 minutes' drive with the M4 also accessible within minutes. The University town of Maynooth is just 15 minutes' drive away.

Deetjen Lodge can be approached by both the M3 and M4.
From the M3, approaching Dunboyne from Dublin city, go over the railway bridge, continue and pass the school on the RHS, at the next traffic lights take LHT onto the Rooske Road (signed Rooske Cemetery). Continue for 3.6km to a T-junction, turn right and Deetjen Lodge is on LHS after 1.2 km (name on gates).

From the M4 travelling westbound, take junction 5 (signed R148 Celbridge / Leixlip), after ramp at T junction, take RHT and continue over motorway, at roundabout take 1st exit (R148) and continue over Liffey Bridge in Leixlip. After bridge drive approx. 100m and veer left onto Main St. Drive along Main St. and turn right after the AIB bank, continue till you reach a T junction (passing Confey Station). Take RHT and after 100m take LHT. Continue till you reach a T Junction, turn left, Deetjen is on LHS after 1.2 km (name on gate).


  • Charming country house set within mature grounds
  • Approx 3132 sq ft / 291 sq m
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 en suite bathrooms
  • Main bathroom
  • On approx 2.2 acres
  • Detached garage with home office
  • Mature gardens and large sheltered patio

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BER No 110205994
Energy Performance Indicator: 119.30 kWh/m2/yr

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Date Entered/Renewed:

11/12/2017 (today, 17 hours ago)

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Deetjen Lodge, Jarretstown, Dunboyne, Co. Meath

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