Farranville, Rathdowney, Co Laois, R32 RY28€350,000 B3

4 Bed Detached House 216 m² / 2325 ft² For Sale

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This is an exceptional detached family residence situated in a beautiful and scenic region, convenient to Rathdowney, Durrow, and Abbeyleix.
Internally the spacious accommodation extends to approximately 216 sq. mts (2,324 sq. ft.) and has been cleverly and practically designed around today's modern day needs.
Standing on approx. one half acre site the house is approached by a curved and tarmacadamed driveway, flanked by lawns edged in kerbing, box hedging, mature trees, with access all around the house. Built in 2001 this beautiful home has the style and comfort of a new build, full of warmth and comfort. When built, insulation was a priority for the current owners hence the B3 BER rating. A new condensing oil fired burner has been installed and in time it should be possible to convert this to an air to water heat exchange unit.
Features include large rooms, bright and up to the minute decor, a condensing oil burner, decorative cornice plaster work, throughout the 9ft high ceilings at ground floor level. Accommodation comprises an entrance hallway, a formal sitting room with dining area to one end, a relaxed living room, a bright kitchen, a utility room, and a home office.
At first floor level there is a stunning relaxation area, four double bedrooms, two of which are en suite and a main family bathroom. All rooms are perfectly decorated, with carpets, curtains and most light fittings remaining, and built in mirrored sliderobes in two bedrooms The house is well set back from the road and is in such a private setting. Durrow, Abbeyleix and Rathdowney are on your doorstep, the M8 junction at Manor Stone is just four kilometres from the house.
The beautiful gardens were designed by the renowned Elizabeth O' Connell and they finish the house perfectly.


Entrance Hall 4m x 4.9m. Impressive cast iron central staircase. Solid oak flooring. Cloak room understairs. Track lighting on ceiling.

Sitting / Dining Room 3.8m x 8.7m. Recessed bay for beauitiful cast iron fireplace with tiled insert. Solid oak flooring
Double doors to dining room with french doors to garden.

Family Room 2.8m x 4.2m. Solid oak flooring and french doors to back garden. TV point.

Kitchen 3.8m x 4.8m. Natural slate floor tiles and stunnin new white kitchen units.
Ceramic tiled splashback with subway tiling. Large gas hob, double oven, American fridge freezer plumbed for water. Integrated dishwasher. Recessed lighting thoughout.

Utility Room 1.9m x 2.9m. Natural slate floor tiles. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Good number of units
Door to back garden.

Guest WC 1m x 1.7m. WC & WHB.

Office 2.6m x 3.9m. Solid oak flooring. TV point.


Landing / Seating Area 3.6m x 3.8m. Restful landing/reading area ideal for a chill out space. Large hot press located here. Carpet on flooring.

Bedroom 1 3.7m x 4.1m. Balcony with french doors. Lovely views of surrounding countryside. Solid wood floor.

En-Suite 1.8m x 2.1m. WC, WHB & shower. Full ceramic tiling.

Bedroom 2 2.8m x 4.5m. Balcony with french doors. Lovely views of surrounding countryside. Solid wood floor.

En-Suite 1.7m x 1.8m. WC, WHB & shower. Fully tiled.

Bedroom 3 3.5m x 3.9m. Solid wood floor. Mirrored sliderobes fitted.

Bedroom 4 3.5m x 3.9m. Solid wood floor. Mirrored slilderobes installed.

Family Bathroom 2.8m x 3.2m. WC, WHB & shower. Jacuzzi corner bath. Part ceramic tining.


Location is convenient to Abbeyleix, Rathdowney, Kilkenny & Portlaoise. The house has four separate heating zones. Oil fired central heating with thermostatic valves on all radiators.
uPVC double glazed windows and external doors.
Solid oak wood flooring.
Plaster cornices.
Water softener installed.
Intruder alarm installed.
Tarmacadamed driveway.
Stunning gardens designed by Elizabeth O’ Connell.
Large garage situated to one side.
Mature trees and box hedging in the garden.


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Negotiator Details

Julie Fogarty

Viewing Information

Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Roscrea on 0505 21192

BER Details

BER No: 103932216
Performance Indicator: 141.37 kwh/m2/yr