Winterwood, Daars, Straffan, Co. Kildare.
Winterwood, Daars, Straffan, Co. Kildare.
• Impressive Georgian style residence on approx. 8.3 acres measuring approx. 7,000 sq.ft.
• Constructed in 2010 to the highest standards throughout
• Large, light filled well-proportioned rooms with featured hand carved fireplaces
• Private setting with long private driveway accessed via electric gates
• Landscaped lawns with 3 lakes and panoramic views over the surrounding countryside
An absolutely stunning detached residence extending to c.6,500 sq.ft. and set on c.8.3 acres of landscaped gardens.
Constructed to an exceptionally high standard, this luxurious home offers any potential purchaser the rare opportunity to acquire a magnificent residence.
The property is accessed via electric gates and along a tree-lined avenue to a private setting with a large parking area to the front of the house. The stunning location provides magnificent views across the gardens and towards the Dublin & Wicklow mountains.
The impressive front to the house is formed by a granite portico with steps leading to the striking front entrance. Inside, the entrance hall is finished with marble floors and a marble staircase providing access to the first floor. The marble floors extend throughout the ground floor and are complimented by high quality features such as ornate plaster work, hand carved solid wood doors and a hand-made kitchen. Further accommodation on the ground floor includes a sitting room, dining room, kitchen/dining area, ultility room, guest wc, sun room, and games room.
A feature marble staircase leads to the first floor where a landing area leads to 5 bedrooms (3 en-suite ) and a large family bathroom. There is also access to large balcony areas off the landing and the two main bedrooms which offer stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
Outside, a combination of three ornamental lakes provide a focal point to the front of the residence and are complimented by extensive lawns and a large gravelled driveway. A large sandstone raised terrace at the west end of the house provides a ready made outdoor dining area ideal for entertaining . There is also a detached garage, shed and workshop to the rear with an enclosed courtyard /parking area.
Steps leading to porch and front door.
With feature solid marble pillars and Italian marble floors.
GUEST CLOAK ROOM
Includes whb, wc, part tiled walls and floor.
With Italian marble floor, matching marble fireplace, double bay window, feature coving and cornice.
Large reception room with double bay windows, Italian marble floor, matching marble fireplace, coving and cornice.
KITCHEN & DINING AREA
Spacious open plan kitchen/dining area with Italian marble floor, a range of fitted hand made wall and and floor units, feature central kitchen island with solid marble counter top with sink and fridge inbuilt, Belfast sink, feature dual gas and electric Falcon range cooker, double patio doors to large patio/barbecue area.
Off kitchen with Italian marble floors, fitted wall and floor units, double french doors to second rear patio area, large plant room with boiler and electrics all off the utility room.
Off central hallway with tiled floor, part-panelled walls, French doors to patio area, Velux in panel roof, glass all the way around.
GAMES ROOM & BAR
Teak flooring, feature mahogany bar unit and presses, picture unit, down lighters, coving, cornice, deep skirting, double window off, feature double-sided fireplace with marble surrounds and plumber for gas or open fire, feature 3m ceiling height, double door to pool/patio area.
Feature marble staircase with mahogany handrail leading to a large landing area with Italian marble floors, feature central sky light, part-panelled walls, coving and cornice and double doors to a large balcony area.
Spacious main bedroom suite with feature 3m high ceilings, coving, cornice, double balcony with double french doors to each, door to walk in wardrobe with panelled walls, fitted presses, shelving, hanging area and leading to an en-suite bathroom with large jacuzzi bath, wc, whb, bidet, and separate shower unit with fully-tiled walls and floors.
Spacious double bedroom with coving, cornice, double balcony off with double french doors to each balcony, en-suite with fitted shower, wc, whb, and fully-tiled walls and floor.
Double bedroom with coving, cornice, and en-suite with fitted jet shower unit, wc and whb.
Single bedroom with coving and cornice, light unit.
Double bedroom with coving, cornice and light unit
Fully tiled walls and floor with double jet shower unit, double jacuzzi bath, wc, bidet and whb.
The property is approached via electric gates and tree-lined avenue. There are three feature lakes to the front of the house surrounded by a formal lawn area and gravelled pathway and drive with parking for a number of cars.
The house also boasts a raised terrace area with purpose-built barbeque which is ideally suited as an outdoor dining/entertainment area. There is a large tiled patio area with surrounding walls.
The property also includes a part-finished pool area which requires only minor completion works and there is a detached garage (11m x 6m) and two adjoining sheds to the rear of the residence
SHOPPING & 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 & HUNTING
Kildare is renowned worldwide for hosting some of the most prestigious horse racing events in Ireland, Winterwood 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 3km at Sallins and another station at Celbridge/Hazelhatch, whilst there are regular bus connections from nearby towns all serving the capital.
•Constructed in 2010
•Set on c.7 acres
•Extending to c.6,500 sq.ft
•Completed to a high standard
•Geothermal underfloor heating throughout
•Extensive Italian marble tiling
•Hard-carved solid teak doors and achitraves
•Feature double-glazed sash windows
•Granite window sills throughout
•Tree-lined private avenue
•Feature ornamental lakes
•Blue Bangor roof slates
•Parapet wall to front
•Detached garage and two sheds
•Pool area (requiring completion)
•Stunning views over the Dublin & Wicklow mountains
•Convenient to Naas, Straffan, Sallins as well as both the N7 & M4•
• BER rating: B3
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.