A CHARMING LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE AND A STONE FRONT ARTISTS STUDIO/WORKSHOP LOOKING OUT ONTO THE 14TH LOCK ON THE GRAND CANAL SITUATED ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF SALLINS IN THE HEART OF COUNTY KILDARE
- Lock Keepers Cottage with 3 spacious bedrooms
- Originally the lock keeper's cottage for the 14th Lock on the canal.
- Additional stone front artists studio/workshop
- Lock Keepers Cottage accommodation extending to 167 sq. m (1,807sq. ft).
- Stone front artists studio/workshop extending to 74 sq. m (801 sq. ft).
- Private setting provided by mature trees and landscaping.
- Approx. 0.23 Hec (0.57 acres) of gardens and grounds
14TH LOCK HOUSE
Unique in setting, this lock keeper's cottage guarding the 14th lock on the Grand Canal is a diamond in the rough. The residence occupies one of the most prime and picturesque locations along the Grand Canal, with mature trees and beautiful landscaping surrounding it. Situated on the bank of the Grand Canal and benefitting from extensive frontage, the Cottage complimented by it's stone front artists studio/workshop to the rear is truly a unique opportunity to experience country living along the Grand Canal whilst being in close proximity to Dublin.
14th Lock House is a well-proportioned cottage with 3 bedrooms and accommodation extending to 1,807 sq. m 167 sq.m (1,807 sq.ft). The red front door looking out onto the 14th Grand Canal lock takes you into the kitchen. Soft toned in design with limestone tiled floors, it boasts an AGA and is perfectly sized. A cosy sitting room flanks the kitchen, looking out onto the Grand Canal.
Down the steps in the hall will take you to the landing with 1 large double bedroom to the left and 2 single bedrooms to the right. Light fills each corner of the cottage, and the inner hallway is no exception to this. Through the inner hallway takes you to an exquisite fan shaped master bedroom. Extensive in size, this light filled master bedroom is accompanied by a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite bathroom. Looking out into the garden, the master bedroom would be a delight to wake up in.
STONE FRONT ARTISTS STUDIO/WORKSHOP
The 14th Lock House has the added benefit of a large artists studio/workshop positioned to the rear of the property, south westerly facing, looking onto the landscaped gardens. This unit comprises of a kitchen, WC, large open plan workshop/ and a storage room.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Adjacent to the Devonshire bridge over the Grand Canal, wrought iron electric gates open and take you down the stone driveway parallel to the glorious canal. The end of the driveway culminates in a gravel turning circle marked by a stone water feature in the centre.
Outside, the gardens are well maintained and provide an abundance of parking. The views are panoramic with the Grand Canal passing by and Killeen Golf Club on the opposite side of the canal. There is a decking area to the of the side of the cottage, ideal for al fresco dining in the summer evenings. Nestled on Approx. 0.23 Hec (0.57 acres), 14th Lock House offers fantastic views and quiet country living whilst being highly convenient to all amenities.
The enchanting grand canal will now offer additional amenity value with the Grand Canal greenway under construction. The upgrade to the current trailways will provide walkers, runners and cyclists ideal conditions to get out and enjoy the countryside. The Greenway's estimated completion by the 14th Lock on the Grand Canal is under a year. Outdoor lovers can enjoy the endless amenity value the Grand Canal has to offer. Stepping outside the red front door of 14th Lock House and walking along the canal will lead you directly into Sallins town centre. One can take the opposite route and head under the Devonshire Bridge which will take you to the Lyons Estate.
14th Lock House is conveniently located in Sallins, Co. Kildare. The prestigious town of Straffan is an approx. 10 minute drive away, home to the K Club where you can experience 5 star dining along with their famous golf course. The K Club golf courses hosted the 36th Ryder Cup and is ranked in the top 3 in Ireland. Barberstown Castle is also close by, a four star historic country house which is also renowned for its dining experiences.
Golfing enthusiasts are spoiled for choice with Killeen Golf Club directly opposite the property and the prestigious K Club golf club approx. a 10 minute drive away. Palmerstown Stud Golf Club, Naas Golf Club and Castlewarden Golf Club all within an approx. 10-minute drive. County Kildare is proud of it's Horse Racing Heritage and is home to Punchestown Racecourse, Naas Racecourse and of course, The Curragh Racecourse. All are within easy reach of the property.
14th Lock House is extremely convenient to the M7 motorway providing direct access to Dublin City Centre for those commuting to work. Local towns include Sallins, Newbridge, Naas and Clane. Sallins train station is approx. a 10-minute drive and provides excellent commuting services into Dublin City as well as intercity services to Cork, Limerick & Galway. There are a range of primary and secondary schools (including private schools) within the vicinity. Shops, creches, churches, supermarkets, restaurants, bars and stylish boutiques are also close by. The bustling town of Naas is just a few minutes' drive away offering boutiques, restaurants, retail parks, theatre, hospital, five secondary schools and many leisure facilities.
Straffan 7.5 km
Kill 5.9 km
Naas 8.2 km
Kildare town 29.6km
Dublin Airport 43.3 km
Dublin City 35.2 km
Oil fired central heating/Septic Tank/Mains Electricity/Mains water
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS:
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