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River Cottage, Gouleyduff, Athy, Co. Kildare


Cottage House

For Sale

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Type of Transaction
Private Treaty

•Spacious c.1 acre site in picturesque setting with river through the grounds running under adjacent cut stone bridge. Surrounds are planted with numerous semi-mature trees
•Full planning permission (unrestricted) for c.60 sq.m. modern extension designed to capture light and views to the surrounding
•Located in tranquil Kildare countryside in the midst of some of the most fertile arable farmland in the country, the property is surrounded by cornfields with uninterrupted views to rolling hills to the west
•Located c.1km from the new Athy bypass (due to be completed 2022) for convenient access to the M9 motorway (Junction 3) with excellent connections to Naas, Dublin, Kilkenny and Waterford

•Beautifully restored original cut stone exterior.
•Original Blue Bangor slates cleaned and re-instated.
•Quiet location next to streamside setting with over 50 semi-mature trees planted on the site and all perimeter hedgerows have been reinforced.
•Unrestricted planning permission for c.60 sq.m. extension with further potential for additional exempt 30 sq.m. to rear (or purchasers alternative designs subject to planning consent).
•Ample parking.
•Located off quiet country road
•Choice of angling/country sports/equestrian facilities nearby.

Interesting Facts
• Landscaped and designed by award winning Hayes Ryan Landscape Architects, multi Gold Medal winners (large garden category) at Bloom
•All inappropriate interior cement plaster has been removed and replaced with ‘breathable' lime render in line with current conservation best practice for historical properties.
•Timber panelling and insulation to vaulted ceiling.
•Choice of country schools in the area.

•The building fabric has been authentically restored, and is now flexible for the purchaser to fit out to their requirements.
•Heating and electrics will need to be installed to purchasers requirements. There was a previous ESB Connection.
•Planning permission granted for new Watersave treatment system (to be installed by purchaser)
•Water supply to be connected by mains or well by purchaser.

Integrated Landscape and Building Design

•Both grounds and building extension were designed to achieve maximum integration between the interiors and exterior surrounds while retaining the character and form of the original cottage
•Extensive Phase one, semi-mature tree planting already in place, in keeping with long term landscape masterplan
•Design for a vernacular garden appropriate to the scale and character of the cottage and this unique streamside setting
•Design by award winning Hayes Ryan Landscape Architects, multi Gold Medal winners (large garden category) at Bloom

By prior appointment at any reasonable hour


Location Eircode: R14 E704

By prior appointment at any reasonable hour.

Contact Information:
Jill Wright
[email protected]
045 832020


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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