Ard Caoin is a very fine luxury period residence of immense character and charm enjoying beautiful manicured mature private gardens extending to approximately 2 acres.
The property is surely unique in having all the conveniences of town living on its doorstep with all the seclusion and privacy of the grounds of a country home. Sligo University Hospital, Sligo IT, The Clayton Hotel, Sligo Grammar School and the Town Centre are within walking distance, the seaside villages of Rosses Point and Strandhill approximately 10minutes by car and all the wider amenities Co. Sligo has to offer are all within easy range. Rarely does property of this nature come to the market.
Inside a welcoming entrance porch, hallway and feature staircase have immediate appeal. An elegant drawing room, with bay window provides an abundance of natural light and a large marble fireplace sets the tone with comfort and style combined. Across the hall is a spacious living room with marble fireplace and again the room is well lit with dual aspect windows. A study off the drawing room provides a nice further living area also with bay window.
To the rear and spanning the back of the house is a sizeable living/dining area, with homely atmosphere and an impressive contemporary kitchen adjoining. A door opens from the dining area to the south facing patio while a large utility room adjoins the kitchen to the rear. The ground floor is complete with downstairs bathroom and a double bedroom.
The first floor is just as impressive with views across the gardens and a sizeable courtyard to the rear of the residence. The master bedroom with dual aspect is a lovely light filled room with large en suite and walk in wardrobe. There are 3 further bedrooms and a large house bathroom. A third level provides a useful attic office rooms and an easily accessible store.
Gardens and grounds
Outside the property is magnificent. The gardens are beautifully planted and developed with a range of shrubs, plants, trees and lawned areas which provide a haven of peace from the outside world. There are also useful lofted outbuildings to the rear including a fuel shed and garden store as well as a large garage.
Much loved by its current owners for over 30 years Ard Caoin is now ready a new family to enjoy and make it their own.
Made famous by Poet WB Yeats and his artist brother Jack, Co. Sligo is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. Sligo Town itself is a thriving commercial centre with wonderful cafe's, bars, restaurants, hotels and shops as well as a choice of schools and at third level IT Sligo. Sligo is also a cultural hub, with galleries, artist's studios, Theatres and the Model Arts Centre with a year round programme of events.
Chosen by Vogue Magazine as holiday destination of choice Sligo has lots to offer for recreation. Lovers of the outdoors will enjoy all the amenities of nearby Lough Gill and Hazelwood, while sea swimming and sailing at Rosses Point and surfing at Strandhill can be enjoyed. Sligo is served by mainline rail service to Dublin, while Ireland West Airport at Knock is less than an hour away with direct connection to London
2 km /2 minutes to Sligo Town Centre
10 km / 20 minutes to Strandhill
8km / 10 minutes to Rosses Point
60 km / 50 minutes to Ireland West Airport at Knock
202 km / 2 hour 46 minutes to Dublin
All distances are approximate.
Main's electricity, water and drainage
Oil fired Central Heating
Fixtures & Fittings
Carpets, Curtains, Blinds, Oven and Hob included