Fletcherstown Lodge has a private and peaceful rural setting in the heart of County Meath. It is conveniently situated between the bustling county town of Navan (15 km) and the historic town of Kells (11 km). In addition to offering all the benefits of true country living, Fletcherstown Lodge is just 58 km from Dublin Airport and 64 km from Dublin City Centre, making the area popular with commuters. A key feature of the property is its accessibility, lying between the M3 (connecting with Dublin and the M50) and the M1 (which links Dublin to Belfast).
A park and ride train service is available from the M3 Parkway (46 km), serving Dublin City hourly from early morning to late night. There is also a regular bus service to Dublin from Navan.
County Meath is home to renowned attractions such as the Hill of Tara and the megalithic burial tombs of Newgrange (Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site).
County Meath has a proud sporting history and can offer a wide variety of quality sporting and recreational activities. Racing enthusiasts are easily catered for with Navan Racecourse and Fairyhouse Racecourse nearby. Both courses are well distinguished and host a multitude of events and race meetings throughout the year.
The area is well served for golfers. In addition to Headfort Golf Club (12 km), there are challenging courses nearby including the Royal Tara Golf Club (22 km) and the famous Jack Nicklaus-designed course at Killeen Castle (31 km).
There is great opportunity for hunting in the surrounding area with a number of local packs including the Tara Harriers, the Meath Foxhounds, the Ward Union and the Ballymacad Hunt all within boxing distance. The local area offers a wide selection of equestrian facilities, including Bachelors Lodge Livery Centre and Brookfield Stables.
There is a fine choice of schools in the area with a diverse range of primary and secondary schools available locally. In addition to the nearby Headfort Preparatory School, there is a variety of exceptional private schools including Castleknock College, Mount Sackville, Eureka Secondary School and the Kings Hospital.
The towns of Kells and Navan offer a good selection of services, shops, pubs, restaurants and hotels. There is a good selection of restaurants in the area, including Tankardstown House, Slane Castle and Conyngham Arms Hotel.
Fletcherstown Lodge is a substantial, modern country house extending to about 6,200 sq ft (575 sq m). It includes formal garden grounds, a modern general purpose shed and productive farmland. The house was constructed in 2003 in a traditional style. It sits centrally within the land and is set well back from an idyllic country road.
Fletcherstown Lodge is accessed through a bell-mouthed entrance with hedging and electric cast-iron gates via a sweeping tarmacadam driveway, which is flanked by lawns and hedging and terminates to the rear where there is parking.
The accommodation is laid out over two storeys and is of generous and elegant proportions, suitable for family living and entertaining. The principal reception rooms are south-facing and are well-positioned for natural daylight, with the open plan kitchen and dining room being the central hub of the house. There are high ceilings throughout.
Internal features of the house include an AGA range cooker, a fanlight above the main entrance, French windows, decorative fireplaces, solid-fuel stove, architraves, cornicing, hardwood flooring, picture rails, and a concrete floor on the upstairs level. There is underfloor heating and a beam vacuum system. The house is heated by oil but is also piped for gas.
A key feature of the property is the spacious office with WC off which is accessed via the garage and provides the opportunity for home-working.
The accommodation is set out on the accompanying plans.
The formal garden grounds are enclosed by hedging and a variety of tree species. It is predominantly laid to lawn and includes a gravel path leading to the entrance and flanked by flower beds with box hedging. To the rear of the house is a terrace area which is well positioned for the evening sunsets.
Forming part of Fletcherstown Lodge and with an internal access, is a double garage.
The main driveway continues beyond the house to a modern general purpose shed. It is of steel portal frame construction beneath a corrugate roof and with corrugated cladding. Internally there is a concrete base, 6 loose boxes, a secure tack room, cattle handling facilities and crush. There are areas of hard standing at either end of the shed.
The quality and extent of the farmland at Fletcherstown Lodge is one of the property's key attractions. Extending to about 17 acres and laid out in 6 enclosures, the land is presently in grass but has the ability to grow arable crops. It is level in nature, well-fenced for livestock and has a water supply with drinking troughs.
There is a separate and additional access to the farmland from the public road.
Strictly by appointment by the selling agents, Savills Country Agency.
Fixtures & Fittings
Any integrated items and light fittings are included in the sale.
All further fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including: garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some items may be available by separate negotiation.
Mains electricity, oil-fired zoned central heating, gas central heating, broadband, private water via well, private drainage by septic tank.
Please note that the selling agents have not checked the services and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with the availability and adequacy of all services.
Entry & Possession
Entry is by agreement with vacant possession.
Offers may be submitted to the selling agents, Savills, 33 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
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BER Rating: C1
BER Number: 104535448.
All offers (regardless of the country of residence of the offering party) must be accompanied by a guarantee or suitable form of reference from a bank, which gives the sellers satisfaction that the purchaser has access to the funds required to complete the purchase at the offered price.
Wayleaves and Rights of Access
The property will be sold with the benefit of all existing wayleave rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The purchaser will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such rights and others.
Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Contract of Sale, the latter shall prevail.
Brochure prepared August 2019.
The Eircode for the property is C15 W3F6