Ballyhoura Buttevant, County Cork , P51 H2D6Offers over €695,000
A modern home with very generous proportions, set in an idyllic position in the Ballyhoura Mountains.
Tasteful architecture and interior design combine to create this wonderful family home, which extends to c. 5000 sq. ft.
An impressive entrance affords access to a large entrance hallway with polished concrete floors and a curved staircase.
Taking full advantage of its south west facing aspect is a striking kitchen/dining area with a vast wall of glass giving breath taking views over the surrounding countryside. Other features are a hand painted kitchen, substantial island unit, built in seating, pantry and wine cooler.
Accessed from the kitchen is a dual aspect family room with an inset wood stove and French doors to a terraced area.
Further accommodation on the ground floor comprises of a second reception area with solid fuel stove, the room also provides access to the rear terraced area, perfect for entertaining. There is also potentially another living room which is currently used as a games/play room. There is a laundry room which is equipped with a dedicated drying space, a cloak/plant room, guest w.c., and ground floor bedroom. Notably, all rear rooms in the property, open onto the terrace.
The first floor includes the master bedroom suite, with exceptional views. There is also a sizeable dressing room and en-suite with double vanity and double shower.
The spacious second bedroom is light filled and has an en-suite. There are two further bedrooms on this floor, with a jack and jill bathroom. There is also a large linen cupboard and two attic storage areas.
The property is accessed by an impressive, gated entrance and sits in the centre of the C. 2.2 acre plot, making the most of its beautiful positioning.
A sweeping driveway along, with carefully selected evergreen Buxus and green foliage frame the property and dedicated parking area which can accommodate numerous cars.
The south west facing rear aspect is particularly delightful. There is a substantial terrace area linking the house to the gardens which runs the full length of the back of house, finished with coloured concrete and floating steps, ideal for outdoor entertaining. There is a well thought out pergola, with built in seating and fire pit.
The house is highly energy efficient, with underfloor heating downstairs and radiators upstairs. There is also a heat recovery system.
The property is set high in the Ballyhoura Mountains, in an area zoned a high value landscape, c. 4km from Ballyhea Village and C. 8.5 km south of Charleville.
The property is within walking distance to the Ballyhoura Loop Walks and Bicycle Tracks. Ballyhea National School is C. 3 Km and Charleville Train Station is C. 9.7 Km. Road connections are excellent – the Cork-Limerick N20 is 4 Km, the M8 Cork- Dublin Road is c. 36km, while Cork Airport is C. 60 km and Shannon Airport is C. 73 Km.
There is a superb choice of outstanding schools in the area, St Marys Secondary School Charleville, Christian Brother Seconday School Charleville, Colaiste Mhuire Buttevant and Nagle Rice Secondary School Doneraile. Sporting and recreational activites locally are exceptional. There is a local trekking centre, sports facilities in Ballyhea and Charleville, golf in Charleville & Doneraile, Racing at Cork Racecourse and extensive walking amenites and Doneraile Park (9km).
Entering Ballyhea from the Buttevant direction, turn right at the church, travel over the railway line and turn right at the school. Travel straight for C. 1. 8 Km at Y juction stay left. The house is C. 1 Km on the right handside.
Eirecode: P51 H2D6
- C. 5000 Sq Ft & C. 1200 Sq Ft Garage
- Heating via OFCH
- Exceptional Position
- Extensive gardens & terrace area
- BER – B1
Ron Kruger of Engel & Volkers
71 Main Street, Kinsale, Cork - P17 NW42
T 021 477 3200
BER No.: 113108146
Energy Performance Indicator: 87.66 kWh/m²/yr