The eagerly awaited launch of the of showhouses at Furness Wood took place on the weekend of 15/16 September and was a great success. This exclusive development, comprising just 52 homes, is located in the beautiful village of Johnstown in Co. Kildare, which has a rich and fascinating history. Despite its famous history, today Johnstown has kept its appeal as a small and quiet village, a refuge from the pressures of modern life. With Kildare’s largest town Naas only 2 km away, and the M50 only 12km away, it’s the perfect location to relax and enjoy nature, safe in the knowledge that every amenity you might need is only a few minutes away.
Only 15 minutes from Newlands Cross, this beautiful setting is perfect for families who want the space and peace of country life within easy distance of Dublin City Centre. Furness Wood offers families the opportunity to put down roots in a peaceful and exclusive setting, while enjoying excellent local amenities and superb transport links to Dublin and beyond. A host of local facilities makes Johnstown village the ideal location for families of all ages. Catch up with friends over lunch or coffee at The Johnstown Inn or Johnstown Garden Centre, both of which are extremely family-friendly. The village also features a supermarket and childcare facilities, so families don’t need to travel far for their essentials. Located just 10 minutes away is Palmerstown House, perfect for afternoon tea or a day of golf.
The bustling town of Naas, Co. Kildare’s main retail and economic hub, is located just a few kilometres down the road and features many shops, boutiques, restaurants and pubs. Shoppers can choose from a host of international names including Supervalu, Meadows & Byrne and Argos, while the Monread Shopping Centre is home to Ireland’s largest Tesco Extra store. Avoca in Rathcoole is only a 10-minute drive away and Dublin City Centre is also easily accessible due to the proximity of the N7 and M50.
Sports lovers of all ages will have no trouble filling up their leisure time in this busy location. Located just a short drive from Johnstown, Naas Rugby Club is Co. Kildare’s leading rugby club, and offers sporting fun for every member of the family, from the tots through to the adults. Naas and Kill also feature a host of sporting clubs including GAA, soccer, athletics, tennis and hurling.
For golfers, Palmerstown House Golf Club is located in Johnstown, and is widely regarded as one of Europe’s top golf courses. Naas Golf Course and the world-famous K-Club are also nearby. Racing enthusiasts will enjoy the action at Naas Racecourse and the Curragh; both close to the village. And if you want to get even closer to the action, take up horse riding at Toberton Riding Centre, within 5 minutes’ walk of the development.
The nearby town of Naas offers a host of well-regarded schools at all levels, and regular buses are available to take children the short distance from Johnstown to Naas. Primary schools include the Convent of Mercy, St. Corban’s, Scoil Bhríde and Scoil An Linbh Íosa in Ballycane, while well- established secondary schools include St. Mary’s, Kill National School, The Christian Brothers School, Piper’s Hill College and Gael-Cholaiste Chill Dara.
Dublin City Centre is only a 30-minute drive away, thanks to the N7 and M7, located next to Johnstown village, while the M50 can be accessed in only 15 minutes, which opens up Ireland’s network of motorways. A regular bus service connects Johnstown village and Dublin, and commuters can also avail of a regular train service from nearby Sallins to the city centre.
There will be a mix of the following house types available for sale;
Type C – 3 Bedroom Semi-Detached, approx. 1,270 sq.ft.
Prices from €365,000.
Type D – 4 Bedroom Semi-Detached, approx. 1,572 sq.ft.
Prices from €430,000.
Type D1 – 4 Bedroom Semi-Detached (gable entry), approx. 1,663 sq.ft.
Prices from €435,000.
Type D4 – 4 Bedroom Semi-Detached, approx. 1,620 sq.ft.
Prices from €420,000.
The showhouses in this quality development are open for viewing from 2.30 – 4pm Saturdays & Sundays with Coonan New Homes (045 832020) and CME New Homes (045 897711).
The exceptional specification synonymous with the Ardstone Homes name is ever present in each new home at Furness Wood resulting in truly outstanding A2 energy rated family homes. The new homes at Furness Wood will immediately impress with their high-quality design, well-proportioned rooms and excellent finishes throughout.
Each Furness Wood home has been designed to provide high end accommodation including custom designed bespoke kitchens by Fitzgerald Kitchens including a generous appliance package.
Ardstone Homes have included thoughtful touches like a double fridge-freezer in all four bed houses, and the houses are also prewired for electric car charging points and centralised stereo systems. A USB charging point is provided in the kitchens.
The development is by Ardstone Homes, an Irish-owned business with a strong reputation for excellence.
Founded in 2005, Ardstone Homes insist on quality throughout each interior to set their homes apart along with valuing the opportunity to design and build homes to the highest standards.
Ardstone Homes pour more than their expertise into every new build, they enjoy finding ways to go the extra mile to create communities that enhance the towns and cities they inhabit.