Holly Lodge, Ballymacahara, Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Holly Lodge, Ballymacahara, Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Clarke Auctioneers are delighted to bring to market the superb, Holly Lodge, Ballymacahara, Ashford. Just a short walk from Ashford village, nestled in Ballymacahara is a hidden gem, Holly Lodge offers the first opportunity to buy a unique and beautiful family home on this exclusive road, a viewing is highly recommended to experience this very special property.
Entering though the electric gates and a sweeping gravelled driveway Holly Lodge creates a wonderful first impression with mature gardens of approximately c. 1.6 acres, split over 3 levels ensuring lots of interest and a superb degree of privacy. The lower level has generous lawn area, fruit and vegetable section, a huge west-facing deck area spanning the full back of house which is ideal for alfresco entertaining. To the front of house there is a lovely roundabout feature, filled with nice selection of mature plants. There is ample parking on the graveled driveway.
Behind the double front doors, lies an impressive vaulted Dining Hall spanning from the front to the back of the house, with lots of striking features, beautiful oak beams frame the room with an Oak beam bridge joining the upper first floor of the house, bespoke sandstone fireplace houses a wood burner and is offset by the timeless Italian travertine tiles, Rationale double French doors lead out to the back garden. This is the perfect house for those who love to entertain.
The lounge lies to the left of the Dining Hall and has open walkways to the Hall either side of fireplace. This is a good size room with a coal fire, a lovely bay window looking out to the front garden with double french doors leading out to the back garden, through these doors is a lovely outside sitting area also framed by Oak beams. To the right of dining Hall is a wide travertine tiled spiral staircase and doors leading into the kitchen and office area.
From the hall you enter into the Kitchen, which features Ivory painted wooden units and a good size island, stepping down into a TV area and on into a vaulted dining/sunroom, another lovely open plan space with 3 sets of double french doors leading into the back garden, Oak beams are featured in the kitchen with a corner brick stone fireplace housing a wood burner in the TV area. There is a door from the TV area leading into a Playroom/Snug room which leads into the Utility. A downstairs double bedroom with two windows overlooking the garden has a good size ensuite. To the front of the house off the hall is a bright office/study (ideal for working from home).
As you ascend the stairs, which has cast iron railings around the top, immediately ahead is an oak bridge crossing the dining hall and leading to a double bedroom. A nice landing at the top of the stairs leads to the master bedroom with ensuite and another double bedroom with ensuite.
Ashford is a picturesque village 30 minutes south of Dublin just off the N11 which offers a wonderful lifestyle for all, with stunning walks, cycling, sailing, tennis, sea swimming all within minutes from the village. Avoca Mount Usher Gardens and the Chester Beatty Inn are sure to cater for your dining needs. Great primary schools in Ashford with several excellent secondary schools in the surrounding towns.
Entrance hall / Dining Hall
10.4m (34'1") x 3.83m (12'7").
Wonderful open-plan family space with open fireplace, ample space for family dining. Ideal for those who like to entertain. Attractive travertine floor tiles. French doors to patio area and superb rear garden.
6.01m (19'9") x 4.02m (13'2")
Wonderful spacious living room with open-plan access to dining hall. Open fireplace with dual aspect overlooking front and rear gardens.
4.31m (14'2") x 2.76m (9'1")
Ideal for those who work from home. Dual aspect overlooking front garden.
2.02m (6'8") x 1.36m (4'6")
WC, WHB. Tiled throughout.
4.58m (15'0") x 4.23m (13'11")
Located off the kitchen/dining area. Tiled floors. Ideal toy room or separate living room.
3.42m (11'3") x 1.61m (5'3")
Spacious utlity with ample wall and floor units. Plumbed for washing machine with space for dryer. Tiled floors.
Kitchen / Dining
7.38m (24'3") x 4.55m (14'11")
One of the focal points of this property is a lovely kitchen/dining/living area ideal for even the largest family. A tastefully laid out country-style kitchen with extensive built-in wall and floor kitchen units. large island unit with stainless steel sink and breakfast seating. Gas fired oven and hob. Terracotta floor tiles. Lovely views overlooking rear garden. Cosy sitting area with attractive red-brick fire surround and wood burning stove. Open plan access to garden room / conservatory.
Conservatory 4.04m (13'3") x 4m (13'1")
Garden room with almost 360 degree views of the superb rear garden. Ideal for family dining room or a garden room. Wonderful place to enjoy a sun-downer.
Bedroom 1 3.59m (11'9") x 3.3m (10'10")
Ground floor double bedroom overlooking front garden.
Ensuite 3.08m (10'1") x 1.78m (5'10").
Superb ensuite with wc, whb and double shower.
Bedroom 2. 4.1m (13'5") x 4m (13'1")
Double bedroom overlooking side garden
Landing 8.81m (28'11") x 4.03m (13'3")
Superb bright landing with access via oak beamed bridge to Bedroom 2.
Bedroom 3 5.25m (17'3") x 3.57m (11'9")
Extensive double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe space.
Ensuite 2.35m (7'9") x 2.06m (6'9")
Spacious ensuite with wc, whb and shower.
Bedroom 4 Master 5.9m (19'4") x 4.36m (14'4")
A beautiful master bedroom with free-standing bath and wonderful views overlooking the front garden. Sumptuous master bedroom with ample built-in wardrobe space.
Ensuite 2.89m (9'6") x 2.06m (6'9")
Large ensuite tastefully tiled throughout with corner shower, wc and whb.
Passing through Ashford with Chester Beattys on your right, take right fork up the hill. After 100 metres turn right before the Woodpecker pub and onto Mount Alto. Continue past Ballymacahara and the property is accessed via a laneway on your left hand side marked by a Clarke Auctioneers direction board. The property is situated at the end of the cul-de-sac laneway on the left hand side. Viewing strictly by appointment with sole selling agent.
- Superb residence in spectacular setting within walking distance to Ashford village.
- Excellent location within walking distance of the beautiful Ashford village and 5 minutes from the M11.
- Privacy and security with gated entrance off private shared laneway.
- Unique, architect designed family home on c. 1.6 Acres of mature gardens.