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Bensfort House & Lodge Kells, Meath,

  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Size 245 m²

At a glance...

  • Attractive residence in delightful private setting approached from the road by a driveway.
  • Modern bungalow lodge with 3 bedrooms (C.1,500 sq. ft.)
  • Lands of superb quality all in grass.
  • They are in an excellent state of fertility having been carefully minded by the present owner for many years.
  • Located on the Kells/ Oldcastle Road - 1½ miles M3 4 miles Kells and very convenient to Airport/Dublin. 40 miles.
  • The farm has the benefit of €16k per annum entitlements.
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Description


Description
Auction on Friday 27th June at 3pm, Ardboyne Hotel, Navan.

PROBABLY THE MOST OUTSTANDING GRASS FARM TO BE OFFERED IN CO. MEATH THIS YEAR.

Lot 1 Residence on 229 Acres.
Lot 2 Gate Lodge on 1 Acre.
Lot 3 Residence and Lodge on 230 Acres.

Bensfort House and Lodge date back to the late 1700s and stand on c. 230 acres of top quality agricultural land. It is located on the Kells Oldcastle Road c. 4 miles Kells and 1½ miles M3 motorway. The property is easily accessible to Dublin city and airport which are only approx. 40 minutes away.
The house itself has been under the ownership of the Gibney family since the early 1930s. It has retained almost all of it’s original charm. Features include high ceilings (c.4.05m high), original tiled flooring, wide beamed oak flooring, large sash windows and shutters. There is an Aga in the kitchen and most of the views from the house look onto the lovely landscaped gardens which surround the property. There is a basement with vaulted ceilings, not currently used.
Accommodation at the main house extends to c. 245 sq m. and includes the entrance hall, dining room, sitting room, office, guest wc, kitchen, utility, four bedrooms and bathroom. The roof has recently been re-done and the house insulated. Outside there is a tennis court and landscaped gardens. To the rear lies the farm yard with sheds and old stone outhouses including five stables.
At the entrance of the property is Bensfort Lodge which stands at 1500 sq. ft. This original cut-stone three bedroom property has been completely revamped and is in excellent condition. It is surrounded by it’s own landscaped garden and drive. Accommodation includes entrance hall, kitchen, dining room, living room, guest wc, two ground floor bedroom – one with ensuite. Upstairs there is a large bedroom with bathroom.
The lands are all in grass and of top quality. In excellent condition they have been carefully farmed by the present owner for many years. Well fenced with first class water supply.
There is good road frontage to the R163 Oldcastle Road.

Features
Attractive residence in delightful private setting approached from the road by a driveway.
Modern bungalow lodge with 3 bedrooms (C.1,500 sq. ft.)
Lands of superb quality all in grass.
They are in an excellent state of fertility having been carefully minded by the present owner for many years.
Located on the Kells/ Oldcastle Road - 1½ miles M3 4 miles Kells and very convenient to Airport/Dublin. 40 miles.
The farm has the benefit of €16k per annum entitlements.

BER Details
Exempt.

Accommodation
MAIN HOUSE ACCOMMODATION:

Entrance Hall
2.8m x 2.45m Original red & black flooring, high ceiling.

Dining Room
4.1m x 5.3m Window to front. Black marble fireplace, solid oak wooden floor.

Sitting Room
5.3m x 5.25m With window to front, solid fuel stove with open fireplace, solid oak wooden floor.

Office
2.94m x 3.45m With solid oak wooden floor. Windows to front & side, Door to side.

Guest Toilet
2.0m x 3.2m With W.C & W.B.H, timber flooring.

Kitchen
4.12m x 5.22m With window to front, double doors to garden, Original res tiled floor, painted fitted kitchen units solid oak with marble top.
Aga, Belfast sink, Double windows.

Utility
2.53m x 2.64m With window to rear, door to back, red tiled floor, washing machine, dyer, Belfast sink, fitted units.

Return on stairs:

Bathroom
3.34m x 2.2m With W.C & W.H.B free standing bath, walk in shower, window to rear.

First Floor:

Bedroom 1
4.57m x 5.2m With carpet, fitted storage, windows to front with shutters, fireplace.

Bedroom 2
4.57m x 5.2m With double glazed windows to front & carpet.

Bedroom 3
3.39m x 2.14m With window to rear & carpet.

Ensuite With W.C & W.H.B bath, Axor sink & shower, tiled floor & partly tiled walls, down lighters, towel rail

Bedroom 4
5.1m x 5.08m With windows to front & rear with shutters on window.


GATE LODGE ACCOMMODATION:

Entrance Hall Plumbed for washing machine & dryer.

Living Room
With open fireplace with solid fuel stove, double doors to patio area, two windows.
3.87m x 6.35m

Kitchen/Dining
With tiled floor, fitted units with Belfast sink, dishwasher, oven & hob.
5.78m x 4.05m

Bathroom
2.3m x 2.3m W.C & W.H.B..

Master Bedroom
With two windows to front, timber floor.
5.26m x 4.73m

Ensuite With window to side, W.C & W.H.B

Bedroom 2
With two windows to front, timber floor.
Ensuite With Electric shower, W.C & W.H.B.
4.75m x 4.5m

Dormer Space
Bedroom & bathroom with bath, W.C & W.H.B.
11.37m x 3.25m

OUTSIDE:
The property is approached by a long driveway with landscaped gardens to the front and side. There is a tennis court to the front to the property.

SERVICES:
Water: Mains
Sewerage: Septic Tank
Heating: solid Fuel (Main House)
OFCH (Lodge)

Directions
From Kells travel along the Oldcastle Road, drive through Drumbaragh Village, continue straight for c.2 km, Bensfort House is located on the right hand side after the turn off for Kilskyre which is on the left.
From M3, by-pass Kells town, exit left at Ballinlough/Oldcastle roundabout. Pass the turn off for Kilskyre on the right. Bensfort is on the left hand side.

Viewing Details
By appointment only.
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PSRA Licence No: 001836

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