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Anam Cara, Ballynultagh Hill, Shillelagh, County Wicklow

  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Size 60 m²
  • Ber Rating

At a glance...

  • Unique property on c.1.41 acres right bedside the Wicklow Way.
  • Tastefully renovated detached cottage.
  • Breathtaking views of rolling countryside.
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'A little piece of heaven' is the only accurate description of this property offering total peace and tranquility situated right beside the Wicklow Way. Set on c 1.41 acres/0.57ha of organic gardens and paddocks , one can leave behind all the stress of everyday life and enjoy the unspoilt surroundings of this unique home.

The care and attention to detail our client paid to the renovation of this single storey detached cottage, that dates back to the mid 1700s, is quite outstanding. The house has been a project of labour and love over the past 13 years culminating in a property oozing with charm and character yet with all the modern conveniences one could wish for . The property has been re-insulated, boasts underfloor heating throughout operated by a Rayburn oil fired range, double glazed teak windows and front door with traditional half feature. The accommodation is bright and cheerful with double height ceiling featuring original oak beams in the kitchen and pine ceiling in most other rooms. The livingroom is a cosy room with wood burning stove set in bespoke fireplace with slate hearth.

The surroundings are amazing with panoramic views across unspoilt countryside as far as Mount Leinster. 'Anam Cara' looks out over green fields and forestry with amazing walks and country hikes. Located less than a mile from Shillelagh Village where a real community spirit exists, the new owners of this property will experience the warmth and friendliness of the local people.

The gardens at Anam Cara have been carefully tended with herb gardens,vegetable plots, an orchard and an abundance of colourful flowers both wild and cultivated. There is 'room for a pony' with two paddocks; alternatively local farmers and horse breeders would avail of the opportunity for extra grazing or hay.

Tinahely is c 4 miles from the property with a Farmers Market and Arts Centre whilst Tullow is c twenty minutes drive away.

Unique property on c.1.41 acres right bedside the Wicklow Way.
Tastefully renovated detached cottage.
Breathtaking views of rolling countryside.

BER Details
BER No. 107679409

Traditional Irish door leads to:-

Kitchen/diningarea 5.55m x 3.35m
Terracotta tiled floor . Double height beamed ceiling with velux light. Deep windows looking over front garden. Oil fired Rayburn operating under floor heating on tiled plinth and step . Belfast sink set in tiled surround and worktop. Antique style wall lights, spot lighting set in Rayburn alcove. Alcove shelving.

Tiled Lobby to

Bathroom: 3.05m x 2.86m
Tiled floor. Free standing restored bath (dating back to 1948). W.c. w.h.b.; Separate shower in glazed screen and and glass block feature. Hotpress . Plumbed for washing machine.

Livingroom: 4.14m x 2.53m
Pine ceiling . Maple floor. Wood burning stove in bespoke fireplace with slate hearth.

Bedroom 1: 4.24m x 2.71m
Tiled floor . Door to front garden. Picture window with panoramic views.

Bedroom 2: 3.53m x 2.74m
Maple timber floor


The property is approached via a fenced driveway leading to garden and parking area . The paddocks are fenced and the orchard, herb and vegetable gardens surround the front area .


Water from own well (120'deep)
Septic tank drainage
Oil fired central heating
Landline broadband and Sky connection

From Shillelagh Village , keep right at junction by Walkers Garage . Continue by Parkview House and take next turning on the right. Continue uphill taking second left and Anam Cara is on the left close to top of lane.

Viewing Details
Viewing by appointment only with REA Forkin Wicklow Branch (0404) 61933 or REA Dawson, 059 9151142

BER details

BER Rating:

BER No.: 107679409

Energy Performance Indicator: Not provided

Explore Wicklow Known as the Garden of Ireland and part of Ireland's Ancient East, County Wicklow is bursting with beautiful and rugged landscapes, dazzling lakes and stunning mountains. A visit to the stunning Wicklow Mountains National Park is a must, as is the Powerscourt Waterfall, which is Ireland's highe... Explore Wicklow
PSRA Licence No: 002719

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