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Portree House on c. 43 acres, Straffan, Co. Kildare.


Detached House

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269 sq.m.



A stunning architecturally designed residence set amidst c.43 acres of lands. Portree House offers a potential purchaser the very rare opportunity to acquire a stunning home in a highly sought after location and yet convenient to a number of local towns, amenities and major road networks. The property consists of a two storey residence and through its individual design offers all the comforts of modern living in a truly spectacular setting.

Located in an idyllic setting the property is accessed through electric security gates with a well lit tarmacadam drive rolling gently towards the house which occupies an elevated site overlooking a generous holding of top quality lands.

Inspired by a design from a renowned architect, Portree has been constructed to an exceptionally high standard and shaped seamlessly into an elevated site affording it a view of not only the surrounding lands but also of the extended countryside taking in up to 8 neighbouring counties.

Without doubt Portree House is a rare gem and a must see.

The accommodation which is laid out over two floors is generous and briefly consists of the following:

Entrance Hall
Accessed from the front of the house and leading to the main hallway.

Main Hall
Large entrance hall with solid marble floor and underfloor heating, double height ceiling with recessed lighting, feature staircase and recessed area with under-stairs storage and plumbing for guest w.c.

Living Room
Accessed via double doors from the main hall this spacious living room located to the rear of the dwelling includes solid oak flooring, double doors opening onto a balcony area with timber decking and offering spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.

Kitchen & Dining Area
Large open plan kitchen dining area with a range of fitted wall and floor kitchen units, Aga range, separate oven, large island unit with marble counter top, solid oak flooring and walk in larder.

Study & Reading Area
Area located off the kitchen/dining area with a large fitted bookcase.

Boot & Utility Room
Off the kitchen with guest w.c. fitted storage cupboards and tiled floor.

Marble staircase from entrance hall leading to first floor landing.

Landing area overlooking the hall below and leading to bedroom accommodation as well as hot press and laundry room.

Principle Bedroom Suite
Spacious en-suite bedroom located to the rear with feature mezzanine floor above, walk in dressing area with fitted wardrobes and double door off to a balcony area with timber decking and a stunning vista.

Large ensuite bathroom with tiled floor, wooden panelled walls, large fitted shower, w.c, double sinks with marble counter tops surround, fitted vanity units, heated towel rail and underfloor heating.

Bedroom Two
Spacious double bedroom located to the front with door to balcony and fitted wardrobe.

With fitted shower, w.c., w.h.b., tiled floor, heated towel rail, wood panelled walls and underfloor heating.

Bedroom Three
Spacious double bedroom with built in wardrobe and timber floor.

Bedroom Four
Spacious double bedroom with built in wardrobe and timber floor.

Laundry Room
With access to bedroom/study room with storage/walk in wardrobe either end.

The Lands & Facilities
The property extends to c.43 acres. The facilities include a stable block with six stables, tack room, dung heap, adjoining paddock which is serviced by a tree lined internal avenue. In addition the remaining lands are currently divided into seven separate paddocks which are all post and rail fenced. At the lower end of the holding there is a 1 mile circular all weather gallop with a 4 furlong hill straight and a 4½ furlong circular sand gallop. Water is laid on throughout.

The house also has a lawned garden to the front / side and benefits from a paved patio area and pebbled courtyard with mature landscaped banks to the southerly side of the house which is an ideal area for outdoor dining whilst enjoying the spectacular surrounding vista.


Shopping and Schools
The local towns provide an array of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes whilst also providing schools for all ages. In addition, Clongowes Wood College and Newbridge College are both close by and a large number of Dublin Schools and universities including Trinity College and UCD are within easy reach. A selection of hotels and fine dining can be enjoyed at the nearby 5 star K Club Hotel & Golf Resort (4.5km), The Cliff at Lyons Hotel & Country Retreat (2.2 km) and the 3- Star Michelin Aimsir Restaurant.

Racing and Hunting
Kildare is renowned worldwide for hosting some of the most prestigious horse racing events in Ireland. Portree House is within 20 minutes drive of the three tracks of The Curragh, Punchestown & Naas as well of the majority of hunting meets with the Kildare Hunt Club.

The M4, M50 and M7/N7 are all easily accessible providing access to Dublin, the airport and the rest of the country. There is an Arrow Commuter rail station within 5km at Celbridge/Hazelhatch and another station at Maynooth, whilst there are regular bus connections from these towns all serving the capital.

Spectacular views
Architecturally designed residence
Electric gates
Tree lined avenue
Mature gardens to the front and side
Stud railed paddocks
Close to major road networks (M7/N7/M4 & M50)
Convenient to Dublin City and International Airport

Portreee House is located on an elevated site in the Boston Hill area and is only a few minutes’ drive from Junction 7 of the N7 at Kill. It is c. 2km from the local village of Ardclough which includes a recently completed primary school, shop, GAA club and church, whilst there are an array of secondary level schools in the locality. The Hotel & Resorts at both the K
Club & The Cliff at Lyons are a short drive away whist both Dublin city and the airport are very accessible and there are good rail links close by in Celbridge and Maynooth.

Mains electricity, water, septic tank, drainage, oil-fired central heating, access gate, alarm, parking

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