Mill House is situated on the Bleach Road, a desirable residential area in a leafy setting beside the River Nore, yet within a short drive from Kilkenny City Centre and all of its amenities. The medieval city of Kilkenny is renowned throughout Ireland for its rich culture of the arts, music, and lifestyle with a wide variety of national attractions, festivals, food and crafts available. Kilkenny city provides for a wealth of amenities including a wide range of shops, bars, restaurants, culture and professional services.
Mount Juliet Estate & Golf Club is only 23 kilometres distant and is a beautiful spot to enjoy afternoon tea, have a walk around its 1,500 acres of parkland or dine at one of their many restaurants including the Michelin star, Lady Helen restaurant. For keen golfers, Mount Juliet's Championship Golf Course, designed by Golfer Jack Nicklaus, is one of the finest courses in the country and was recently host to the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. Other nearby golf courses include Kilkenny Golf Club (2 km) and Gowran Park Golf Course (17 km). O'Loughlin Gaels GAA Club and Newpark AFC Soccer Club are also located within minutes of Mill House.
County Kilkenny has a proud sporting history and offers a wide variety of quality sporting and recreational activities. Racing enthusiasts are well catered for with Gowran Park (17 km), Clonmel (52 km), Punchestown (83 km) and The Curragh (85 km). Gowran Park (17 km) is renowned as one of the most scenic racecourses in the country. It is known for staging the historic Thyestes Handicap Chase and it is run in mid-January each year. Run over three miles, the race is seen as a trial for the Grand Nationals at Fairyhouse and Aintree.
The property benefits from excellent transportation links, including the M9 which connects Dublin to Kilkenny via the M7. Dublin's international Airport is 137 kilometres distant, while Rosslare port is 95 kilometres from the property with regular sailings to the UK and mainland Europe. There are also regular bus and train services from Kilkenny to Dublin city and Dublin airport.
There is a variety of excellent schools in the local area - both national and secondary - including Kilkenny National School, Kilkenny College, St.Kieran's and Loreto Secondary School. In the neighbouring counties, Rockwell College is a renowned school in Cashel, Tipperary and Newtown School, Waterford, both offer day and boarding facilities. The local hospital is a 3-minute drive on the opposite side of the river, with other business areas within 10 minutes along the ring road.
Mill House is a beautifully designed unique property located in a quiet cul de sac just a short drive from Kilkenny City centre. The property has recently been renovated and remodelled to a very high standard with the layout appealing to families seeking more space both in terms of bedrooms but also living and dining accommodation.
The property comprises approximately 420 sq m / 4,520 sq ft of accommodation set over three floors and is of generous and elegant proportions throughout. The property contains some beautiful features both internally and externally including, Chailey red brick fa�ade, marble fireplaces, bespoke cornicing, box bay windows, unique architraves, and panel walls.
Through the front door, you enter a spacious hallway that connects most of the rooms on the ground floor. The space is light and airy with a beautiful 24 inch porcelain tile flooring and a sweeping staircase to the first floor.
The kitchen is located to the left of the hall and is beautifully laid out composing of a large island unit, floor and wall mounted units and a 3-light island pendant. In line with modern tastes, the living room is connected to the kitchen area which is ideal for family living, with a glass fronted natural gas fire. Through a door off the kitchen, there are numerous service rooms including a pantry, laundry, WC and a home office.
For more formal nights, the dining room is adjacent to the kitchen with feature double doors to the garden area. The sitting room is a beautiful, cosy area, again with double doors to the garden, and a feature open natural gas fire.
The playroom off the hallway is an expansive area which is multi-functional and could easily be used as a large ground floor bedroom if required.
On the first floor, there are 6 bedrooms (two ensuite) including a large master suite with feature window seating area with views over the garden. Bedroom 6 is adjacent to the master suite, and it could act as an ideal nursery room. The large family bathroom on this level is functional and serves the rest of the rooms very well.
The attic comprises one further room with jacuzzi ensuite � ideal space for a large variety of uses.
A detailed layout of the accommodation is shown on the adjoining floorplans.
Gardens & Grounds
The grounds are a key feature of the property, situated on a private site which is not overlooked. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn, with an arrangement of shrubbery and planting. Maturing beech hedging cocoons the entire site creating the sensation of a rural idyll, yet almost within the city boundaries.
In all the grounds extend to about 0.18 hectare / 0.45 acre.
Strictly by appointment by Savills Country.
33 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 (0) 1 663 4350
PSRA License: 002223
Fixtures & Fittings
All 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 water, mains sewerage and broadband. The property is heated by way of recently installed efficient gas burners, with wireless zone-controlled radiators in every room.
Please be advised 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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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.
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Photographs taken and brochure prepared in August 2021.