Morrett, Emo, Co. Laois
For Sale by Private Treaty
Hume Auctioneers - We Get The Pick Of The Crop
As you emerge from the speeding motorway at junction 15, you will immediately notice you are leaving the fast pace of life behind and entering a gentle land. A land of castles and nature parks, of hills and forests, a total antidote to the city. A land where children can grow and be nurtured by their surroundings.
As you slowly drive down Mill Lane your senses will be arrested by the sheer beauty of the scenery. The area is home to some of the best houses in the region and this beautiful four bedroom detached bungalow is amongst the finest here. With a perfect backdrop: The mystical and beautiful Killone Hill to the rear, Morette Castle adjacent and fields of green and gold all around. A perfect canvas for a perfect home.
Oozing immense kerb appeal, this most attractive detached bungalow with its part brick walls, detached garage and tarmacadam driveway, the property is immediately impressive.
Step through the porch and inside the formal welcome hall. Even your highest expectations will be superseded. The property announces itself as a quality home of distinction.
Off the hall is a formal sitting room. Complete with a feature fireplace, large picture window, corniced ceilings and double doors, this is a fantastic space for family living and guest entertainment.
A second large reception room enjoys a dual aspect with magnificent views over the surrounding countryside. This room also enjoys solid floors, bespoke cabinetry and a super warm and economic solid fuel Stanley stove.
Double doors lead to the magnificent Kitchen/ Dining room. Once again, this room is finished to exacting standards with superb bespoke cabinets and enjoys stunning views over the large professionally landscaped garden and on to the majestic Killone Hill.
Off the kitchen is a fully fitted utility room and a most useful guest WC.
There is a drop down ladder to a massive attic which is part floored and offers immense storage.
The four bedrooms are all magnificently spacious doubles with the master and second bedrooms enjoying excellent ensuites.
There is superb wardrobe space.
The superbly appointed master bathroom completes the accommodation.
Outside the site is just perfect. With superbly landscaped front and rear gardens, this is the perfect space for a growing family. The views are just spectacular and the level of calm and privacy is the best you will ever find, all adding to the feeling of a home that sits perfectly within its surroundings
Located just off The Great Heath of Maryborough and just off the m7 motorway this superb property celebrates an exceptional setting offering a rare blend of tranquillity, privacy and convenience.
Situated in one of the most sought-after locations in the county, the property enjoys a great neighbourhood on the outskirts the village of Emo with all its amenities including Gandon's majestic Emo Park and the highly regarded Emo National School. Emo also boasts a high-quality Restaurant and Pub and a convenience store. The M7 Motorway junction 16 is less than a mile away.
Whether it's sports, leisure or family activities, the facilities in this locality are among the best in Ireland. These include Golf nearby both on The Heath and on The Seve Ballesteros Championship Golf Course at "The Heritage Hotel Golf and Spa Resort in Killenard, or The Portarlington Golf Club.
Horse racing enthusiasts can enjoy one of the three local racecourses: the Curragh, Punchestown and Naas.
In addition, family activities such as horse riding, swimming, Gaelic Football, Soccer and Rugby are all available on nearby playing fields, while hobbies such as fishing, canoeing or boating are waiting to be enjoyed on the nearby River Barrow and Grand Canal.
Kildare Outlet Village offers world class shopping just 15 minutes away, and a day's pampering at the world class Heritage Spa is a tempting neighbourhood indulgence.
For convenience Emo cannot be beaten. Less than 10 minutes from Killenard and Monasterevin, 7 minutes from Portlaoise and Portarlington, 20 minutes from Newbridge and 40 minutes from Newlands Cross, one can soak up the relaxing and elegant country atmosphere safe in the knowledge that the outside world is just at the doorstep. There are over 40 daily train departures to Dublin within 15-minute drive, offering a short commute to the capital of just over 40 minutes.
And for the essentials in life, everything is within 3 minutes of Emo, there are schools, shops, award winning pubs, restaurants and a service station just a stone's throw away.
3.178m x 1.1m (10' 5" x 3' 7")
Tiled floor, sliding patio door, pine panelled ceiling.
4.13m x 3.1778m (13' 7" x 10' 5")
Tiled floor, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, light fitting, stained glass door.
5.45m x 4.4m (17' 11" x 14' 5")
Fitted carpet, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, light fitting, feature marbleised slate fireplace.
4.155m x 4.721m (13' 8" x 15' 6")
Fitted carpet, fitted curtains, light fitting, light fitting, fitted blind.
6m x 4.403m (19' 8" x 14' 5")
Timber floor, fitted curtains, light fitting, (into Bow window|) fitted sliderobe.
2.6m x 1.65m (8' 6" x 5' 5")
Fully tiled, w.c., w.h.b., shower unit. Mirror, wall heater.
4.3m x 3.58m (14' 1" x 11' 9")
Fitted carpet, fitted curtains, light fitting, fitted blind.
4.279m x 2.339m (14' 0" x 7' 8")
Fully tiled, bath, w.c., w.h.b., shower unit, power shower.
15.848m x 1.176m (52' 0" x 3' 10")
Dado rail, tiled floor, light fitting walk-in hot press.
7.408m x 4.263m (24' 4" x 14' 0")
Timber floor, bay window, coved ceiling, ceiling rose, light fitting, feature fireplace with Stanley Stove, fitted curtains.
8.163m x 4.237m (26' 9" x 13' 11")
Half timber floor, tiled floor, solid oak kitchen, fitted blind, light fitting, double door to sittingroom.
3.688m x 2.519m (12' 1" x 8' 3")
Tiled floor, plumbed for appliances, built-in unit.
1.46m x 1.43m (4' 9" x 4' 8")
W.C., W.H.B., fully tiled.