Property Description

Hume Auctioneers - We Get The Pick Of The Crop. This stunning bungalow offers a superb opportunity to acquire a family home of distinction in a prestigious rural location just 5 minutes from Portlaoise town centre. This house offers the very best of Country living but with many of the amenities that Towns have to offer. Set on a beautiful mature site of c1.5 Acres, the property has been appointed to exacting standards and offers all the fine features of a quality family home. Immediately on entering the property, the quality is palpable. The inviting hallway with its impressive ante hall are most impressive. At the he heart of this special home is a massive Kitchen/Living room complete with stunning bespoke fitted cabinetry and a large seating area which benefits from an attractive stove and large patio doors. Off the Kitchen is a most practical dining room, exquisite sitting room and a large utility room complete with walk-in hotpress and w/c. The four bedrooms are impressively spacious and boast two ensuites. The family bathroom is fully tiled and comes with a large bath and separate shower. A most practical office completes the ground floor accommodation. Perhaps the most surprising feature of this very special home is the massive attic space. Complete with Velux windows and being fully floored, this space is ready for conversion. Outside the gardens are superbly mature and include a large playing field alongside mature lawns and quality rear yard with a large shed. This perfect family home is located only 5 minutes’ drive from Ballyfin National School, also close by is St Fintan's RC Church & St Johns Church of Ireland. Ballyfin offers a wide range of activities available for all to enjoy including, Speech & Drama, Art Classes, Irish Dancing, Football, Hurling, Camogie, Set Dancing, Athletics & fishing not to mention the Country gym which is right on your doorstep. Within a 30 minutes’ drive of championship golf, it also offers horse riding, swimming, water sports, bike park and so much more.Only minutes to many great waking trials in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Secondary schools in the nearby towns of Portlaoise, Mountrath & Mountmellick are all fully serviced by coach transfers. This home is located close to the exclusive 5 Star Ballyfin Demesne (recently ranked number 2 hotel in the world) as well as the new government funded Bike Trail joining Laois & Offaly which will be accessed locally through the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Other popular local attractions are Emo Court, the 5 Star Heritage Resort, Heywood Gardens, Dunamaise Arts Centre, The Curragh Racecourse, National Stud & Gardens & the Rock of Dunamaise. When it comes to shopping it is all covered with many international brands located at Kildare Village (30 minutes drive). Closer to home Portlaoise & Tullamore towns offer thriving shopping locations with many of the higher street brands covered as well as many quaint cafes. Viewing of this beautiful home is highly recommended. BER C1

Accommodation

Entrance Porch

2.19mx 2.02m Tiled floor.

Entrance Hall

Wooden floor, hotpress, recessed lighting.

Sitting Room

5.54m x4.32m Wooden floor, feature fitted fireplace with stove, ceiling rose, curtains, blinds, light fittings, wall light fittings.

Dining Room

3.55m x 3.38m Wooden floor, recessed lighting, curtains, blinds.

Kitchen/Living Room

8.41m x 4.74m Part tiled, part wooden floor, feature fitted kitchen, Island unit with granite work top. double oven, hob, light fitting, feature stove on granite hearth.

Utility Room

3.66m x 2.58m Tiled floor, presses, plumbed, blind.

Separate W.C

1.74m x 1.60m Tiled floor, w.c., w.h.b.

Hotpress

Large hotpress with storage and hanging rail.

Bedroom 1

3.99m x 4.03m Carpet, curtains, built in wardrobe, light shade.

En-suite

3.31m x 1.17m Fully tiled, w.h.b., with feature vanity unit underneath, w.c.

Bedroom 2

3.36m x 3.51m Carpet, curtains, blinds.

En-suite

2.52m x 1.12m Fully tiled, separate shower unit, w.h.b.,with vanity unit underneath, w.c.

Bedroom 3

3.51m x 3.92m Carpet, curtains.

Bedroom 4

3.36m x 3.15m Carpet, curtains, light shade.

Bathroom

349m x 2.66m Fully tiled, feature corner Jacuzzi bath, separate shower unit, feature vanity unit under w.h.b., w.c..

First Floor

Attic Room

Floored attic room access through attic stairs in the office, 3 velux windows and lighting.

Outside

Garden

Large site with metal shed.

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