A TRULY MAGNIFICENT CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY RESIDENCE OF ENORMOUS CHARACTER AND STYLE SET ON A WONDERFUL PRIVATE LANDSCAPED GROUNDS AND PASTURE LANDS EXTENDING TO APPROX. 9.92 ACRES / 4.01 HECTARE AND APPROACHED VIA A SWEEPING 300 METRES LONG DRIVEWAY THROUGH AN IMPRESSIVE ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED GATED CUT STONE ENTRANCE.
The attractive cut stone, brick and smooth plaster finish, granite window sills add a unique charm to the home. From once you enter the property, the owners sophisticated eye for quality and attention to detail is clearly in evidence throughout. From the beautiful bespoke Wilkinson hand painted kitchen to the impressive feature curved wall in the hallway, generous room proportions, and each room flooded with natural light, sets Lios Ciúin apart from any other property offered for sale in this region in recent times.
Built in 2006 under the watchful eye of well respected architect Pat Dunne and extending to approx. 469 sq.m / 5,046 sq. ft. Excellently designed to maximise space taking full advantage of it's ideal southerly aspect. No expense or effort was spared in terms of the specifications, workmanship and materials used in creating Lios Ciúin which provides a perfect balance of bedroom and living space. The cut stone used in the construction was reclaimed from Kilmainham Jail and some of the tiles on the patio are from an old pub floor in Co Leitrim. The plumbing, electrical systems and solar panels in the property embrace futuristic technology combined with a very high level of floor, attic, and wall insulation ensure a very impressive B2 energy rating.
Other features of Lios Ciúin include; Marven Architectural Boston USA double glazed sliding windows (removable for cleaning) bespoke Brinton wool carpet, beautiful hand-carved staircase. All bedrooms are ensuite, featuring quality sanitary ware with porcelain and polished stone tiling.
Accommodation throughout is gracious, well designed and generously proportioned providing an elegant reception hallway featuring a curved wall, two fine reception rooms on either side of the hallway, with splendid open plan kitchen / living and dining room which opens onto the sun drenched terrace, the fully equipped utility room and guest w.c. are to the rear of kitchen area. The master bedroom has a large spacious ensuite and double dressingroom. The family bathroom completes the accommodation on this level. The sublime beautifully handcarved staircase leads one to the spacious first floor landing which enjoys lovely garden views. There are four bedrooms on this floor, all with splendid ensuites and three of them with walk in dressing rooms. A fifth room at this level also enjoying garden views, is currently used a study/home office.
To the rear of the house is a beautiful detached cut stone double garage and out offices extending to approx. 111 sq / 1195 sq ft, which was built and designed in the same style of the main house and is equipped for conversion if so desired.
The gardens are really a special feature, offering extensive manicured lawns which are cut using an automatic robot mower, carefully selected trees and shrubs, mature hedgerows and flower beds all combine to create an oasis of peace and tranquillity all year round. The south facing paved terrace off the kitchen is the ideal venue for alfresco dining and entertaining the entire boundary of the property is stud fenced and dog proofed.
The location of Lios Ciúin is second to none, set in a lovely sylvan setting in the townland of Pagestown close to Meath / Kildare border and within easy commuting distance of the capital via either the M3 or M4 motorways. Both motorways are only a mere 10 minutes drive offering direct to access to Dublin city and Airport. Close by Lios Ciúin are both Mulhussey and Kilcloon Primary Schools, while the vibrant university town of Maynooth is only a 6kms drive. Maynooth itself has experienced tremendous growth in recent years both in terms of commercial and residential development. It boasts a wonderful array of amenities both social, and essential, including, excellent schools, rail links to Dublin, trendy boutique shopping, numerous high-class eateries, busy bars and two excellent shopping centres with many leading retailers in place.
The lands are well sheltered and include some 9.92 acres / 4.01 hectares of grazing pasture the house. There is one large paddock that is very well maintained.