REA

Country House on 9.3 HA/23 Acres, Clonswords, Swords, County Dublin€1,250,000

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Features

  • GROUND FLOOR
  • Portico entrance hall living room dining room kitchen breakfast room sunroom mezzanine bar office wc
  • FIRST FLOOR
  • 5 bedrooms including master bedroom with en suite 2 x bathrooms
  • FARMYARD
  • Enclosed Courtyard with 9 stables range of old stone outbuildings 5 bay hay barn with lean-to 12 bay herringbone barn adapted for stables extensive over wintering facilities for cattle, sheep and horses
  • concrete grain silo
  • LANDS & GARDENS
  • Mature garden and grounds en tout cas tennis court water feature 4 paddocks sand arena

Description

CLONSWORDS, BALLYBOUGHAL, CO. DUBLIN
On 9.30 ha / 23 acres


Clonswords is a fine period farm house which is located in an
idyllic situation surrounded by wonderful mature grounds.
The house itself is a superb family home, encompassing all
the attributes one seeks when acquiring a country residence,
from the absolutely charming faé§ade with granite portico to
the spacious and well laid out accommodation.

The accommodation comprises the welcoming hall, the dual
aspect and spacious drawing and dining rooms, kitchen cum
breakfast room, office, sunroom, mezzanine bar and guest wc
on the ground floor.

On the first floor is the Master Suite with en suite shower
room and 4 other bedrooms. The family bathroom is accessed
from the main landing and has a large shower, bath, toilet
and wash basin.

The extensive farmyard is directly to the rear of the house and
comprises 4 original bull pens and sheds now used as stables.
A large lean-to shed currently used for garages or machinery
sheds, a 5 bay hay barn with lean to and a 2 bay hay barn
adjoining it.

There is also a large concrete yard with a range of single
storey stone outbuildings including, 6 small sheds and a
large party room, a large range of loose stock sheds suitable
for wintering cattle, sheep and horses, a railed pen or stock
holding area with a concrete base.

Central to the farmyard there is an old concrete grain silo
and an old dairy with former milking parlour. There is also
a 12 bay herring bone barn and an 8 bay hay barn with 2 x
lean-to off to the side, portions of which have been adapted
to suit stables.

To the rear of the yard is an enclosed sand arena, beyond
which are four large grass paddocks.

LOCATION

Ballyboughal 1km
Oldtown 6km
M1 - Junction (2) 7km
Dublin Airport 7km
Swords 11km
Balbriggan 14km
M50 18.5km
Dublin City 27km

Nearby Balbriggan, Skerries and Drogheda offer a wealth of
shops restaurants and pubs, as well as several excellent shops
/ supermarkets and the bonus of the new Millfield Shopping
Centre in Balbriggan and Scotch Hall in Drogheda and The
Pavilions in Swords all within 15 minutes' drive.

North County Dublin has a proud sporting history and
can offer a huge array of quality sporting and recreational
activities for even the most active of lifestyles. Golf is well
catered for locally Hollywood Lakes, St. Margaret' s and the
championship course at Roganstown, whilst Portmarnock,
Portmarnock Links, St. Anne' s, Royal Dublin, The Island and
Balbriggan all feature in Irelands top 100 courses.

Water sport enthusiasts, from swimmers to sailors, can enjoy
beaches and/or marinas in coastal locations throughout the
north county including Howth, Malahide, Portmarnock,
Donabate, Skerries and Rush and Balbriggan.

The area is also ideal for the equestrian enthusiast as there are
several top class livery and riding centres within a few miles
of Ballyboughal. There is also excellent hunting in the area
with a number of local packs including The Fingal Harriers,
The Meath Foxhounds, The Ward Union Staghounds and
The Louth Foxhounds.

Race-goers are well catered for with Leopardstown and
Fairyhouse Race Courses nearby. Both of these courses are very
well renowned and host a multitude of events throughout the
year. There is also the all-weather track at Dundalk which
hosts a packed annual calendar and great fun is had, twice
yearly, on the hill in Bellewstown racecourse.
ACCOMMODATION
GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Hall
The granite faced portico entrance leads into the main
entrance hallway which is bright and light with tiled floor,
cornice and centre rose. This entrance hallway provides access
to the dining room, living room and large open plan kitchen
/ breakfast room.

Dining Room
This is a well-proportioned room, currently in use as a second
reception room, with decorative ceiling cornice, a stove
fireplace and Junkers flooring and fitted cabinet. This room is
dual aspect and filled with light.

Living Room
The living room is situated left of the main hallway and is
a great sized reception room, also dual aspect, with timber
floor, stove fireplace with granite surround high ceilings and
double glass doors leading out to a large sun room and office
area.

Sunroom
A magical space with pitch pine ceiling, down lighters,
Velux windows and large tiled flooring. Surrounded by
glass and overlooking the gardens the sunroom invites the
outdoors inside whilst also providing access to the gardens.
Office
A good use of space, the office area is located just off the
sunroom with access to the living room.

Kitchen / Dining Area
Now we come to the beating heart of the house, the area
around which Clonswords ticks - with large tiled floors,
pitched pine ceiling with down lighters, feature exposed
stone walls and a fire stove set on a granite plinth. The focal
point of the kitchen area is a large granite topped island
featuring breakfast bar & cupboard space whilst the country
styled presses have an integrated Rangemaster cooker and
Belfast sink.

Windows and doors outside are arranged
on four separate elevations and from the
dining area there is a staircase to " the snug"
a mezzanine bar with wooden flooring, Velux
window and granite bar whilst access to the
front & rear gardens is available from French
doors.

Guest Cloakroom
Elegantly decorated guest cloakroom with
WC and wash basin located off the kitchen.

FIRST FLOOR

Master Suite
Large bedroom, en suite shower room and
walk in wardrobe.
Well-proportioned room to the front of the
house overlooking the garden and with great
views of the city. This room has a timber floor
and built in wardrobes.

Shower room
Fully tiled with WC, wash basin, double
shower and a window looking out to the rear
of the garden.

Bedroom 2
Overlooking the front garden. A fine front
bedroom with two large windows, built in
wardrobes and a timber floor.

Bedroom 3
Situated to the side of the house this double
bedroom this room has a timber floor and
built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 4
Good sized bedroom to the rear of the house
with timber floor and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 5
An elegant room at the end of the landing
adjacent to the bathroom.

Main Bathroom
Located at the end of the landing area this
room has a 4 piece bathroom suite with
feature free standing bath. It also features
tiled floor and walls, double shower, wash
basin with built in vanity storage with granite
top and a heated towel rail.

LANDS & GARDENS
Clonswords House features mature, well
planted gardens & grounds with a vast array
of trees and shrubs. A short distance from the
house is the enclosed en tout cas tennis court
which has mature trees on one side. The front
lawn has a superb wooden carving of a horse
and a small pond with stone surround and
water feature.

The lands are laid out in four paddocks all in
grass and have a central roadway giving easy
access to each division through the farmyard.
Two of the paddocks currently have piped
water supply.

DIRECTIONS:
Take M1 north past the airport and Swords.
Take exit 4 to the R132 and proceed north
(towards Balbriggan) through 2 small
roundabouts pass Esso station on left and take
next left (on right hand bend) onto R129
towards Ballyboughal village. At the village
turn right onto R108 towards Naul. Continue
past GAA pitch on left for another 1km.
The entrance is on the left, old stone/wooded
entrance.

From the north take the M1 south to Junction
6 Balbriggan. Turn right at roundabout onto
the R122 Naul. At the village turn left on to
R108 towards Ballyboughal up and over the
hill. For about 6km passing Hollywood Lakes
Golf Club on the left and the property is on
the right hand side just after the Clonswords
Farm entrance.


Viewing by appointment with - REA Cumisky.




John Cumisky
REA Cumisky,
21 Drogheda St., Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.
17 North St., Swords, Co. Dublin.
Tel : 01 8413000

BER Details

BER: Exempt

Accommodation

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Hall
The granite faced portico entrance leads into the main entrance hallway which is bright and light with tiled floor,
cornice and centre rose. This entrance hallway provides access to the dining room, living room and large open plan kitchen / breakfast room.

Dining Room
This is a well-proportioned room, currently in use as a second reception room, with decorative ceiling cornice, a stove fireplace and Junkers flooring and fitted cabinet. This room is dual aspect and filled with light.

Living Room
The living room is situated left of the main hallway and is a great sized reception room, also dual aspect, with timber floor, stove fireplace with granite surround high ceilings and double glass doors leading out to a large sun room and office area.

Sunroom
A magical space with pitch pine ceiling, down lighters,Velux windows and large tiled flooring. Surrounded by
glass and overlooking the gardens the sunroom invites the outdoors inside whilst also providing access to the gardens.

Office
A good use of space, the office area is located just off the sunroom with access to the living room.

Kitchen / Dining Area
Now we come to the beating heart of the house, the area around which Clonswords ticks - with large tiled floors,
pitched pine ceiling with down lighters, feature exposed stone walls and a fire stove set on a granite plinth. The focal point of the kitchen area is a large granite topped island featuring breakfast bar & cupboard space whilst the country styled presses have an integrated Rangemaster cooker and Belfast sink.

Windows and doors outside are arranged on four separate elevations and from the dining area there is a staircase to “the snug” a mezzanine bar with wooden flooring, Velux window and granite bar whilst access to the front & rear gardens is available from French doors.

Guest Cloakroom
Elegantly decorated guest cloakroom with WC and wash basin located off the kitchen.

FIRST FLOOR

Master Suite
Large bedroom, en suite shower room and walk in wardrobe. Well-proportioned room to the front of the house overlooking the garden and with great views of the city. This room has a timber floor and built in wardrobes.

Shower room
Fully tiled with WC, wash basin, double shower and a window looking out to the rear of the garden.

Bedroom 2
Overlooking the front garden. A fine front bedroom with two large windows, built in wardrobes and a timber floor.

Bedroom 3
Situated to the side of the house this double bedroom this room has a timber floor and built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 4
Good sized bedroom to the rear of the house with timber floor and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 5
An elegant room at the end of the landing adjacent to the bathroom.

Main Bathroom
Located at the end of the landing area this room has a 4 piece bathroom suite with feature free standing bath. It also features tiled floor and walls, double shower, wash basin with built in vanity storage with granite top and a heated towel rail.

LANDS & GARDENS
Clonswords House features mature, well planted gardens & grounds with a vast array of trees and shrubs. A short distance from the house is the enclosed en tout cas tennis court which has mature trees on one side. The front
lawn has a superb wooden carving of a horse and a small pond with stone surround and water feature.

The lands are laid out in four paddocks all in grass and have a central roadway giving easy access to each division through the farmyard. Two of the paddocks currently have piped water supply.

Property Agent

  • REA Cumisky
  • 21 Drogheda Street, Balbriggan, Co Dublin 17 North Street, Swords, Co. Dublin
  • +353 (0)1 8413000
  • PSRA Licence No: 002340
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