Hunters are delighted to present this fine period home dating from 1860 to the market. Quails Wood House sits on a private site of approx. 1.5 acres with magnificent views over the surrounding countryside. The property, originally built for staff of the Fitzwilliam Coolattin Estate is today a comfortable and spacious family home extending to 265sq.m/2,852sq.ft with the benefit of a further 205sq.m in the Garden Room.
The main house comprises of several living spaces laid out over two floors plus two large cellars in the basement. Meticulously renovated and restored by its current owners over the last two years, the house is impeccably presented throughout.
On entering the property, we have an elegant entrance hallway with a beautiful timber staircase with ornate wood detail. The first spacious reception room is to our right with an elegant bay window and direct access via French doors to the rear gardens.
The charming kitchen/dining room has an oil fired aga and fireplace in addition to a gas hob and built-in oven. Off this room we have a utility area and beyond this there is a family room with direct access to the gardens via the original barn doors. In addition, this area boasts a spacious mezzanine area, an ideal play area for children and fully renovated guest WC.
On the first floor we have the main bedroom enjoying wonderful views of the walled gardens and beyond to the surrounding countryside. This bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom. Two further generous double bedrooms and a single bedroom share a family bathroom.
In the gardens there is an outbuilding which has been tastefully renovated to become a garden room with a fabulous Andrew Ryan kitchen. Here there is a professional sized snooker table too and picture windows looking out to the rear gardens and tennis court.
The gardens at Quail’s Wood House surprise and delight year-round, producing a symphony of blossoms that change with the seasons. From the daffodils, magnolias and camelias, through to the flame azalea in the secret walled garden, myriad roses, peonies and lilies – a stroll around these enchanting grounds is tonic for the soul. Furthermore, the vegetable gardens and fruit orchard supply a more than ample harvest, with the greenhouse creating enhanced opportunities to grow your own. The walled gardens add to the romance of the house itself, there is also a paddock and a hard-court tennis court. Furthermore, the recent addition of a paved outdoor entertaining area, complete with 4 burner bbq and fire pit isideal for enjoying sunny evenings and dining al fresco.
Located 1.3km from Shillelagh village, a small market village in West Wicklow, the property is approximately 25 minute drive from Carlow to the west and Gorey to the east. Local amenities include the renowned Wicklow way, excellent golf at Coolattin Golf Course, the renowned Mount Wolseley Club and nearby Woodenbridge. The area has much to offer the sporting enthusiast with the local Shillelagh Hunt meeting nearby, excellent fishing on River Slaney and Barrow and a number of renowned racing courses with half an hour’s drive. The nearby Rathwood Home and Garden Centre or Altamont Gardens provides all facilities for the keen gardener. Some 90km from Dublin, this superb property will appeal to those looking for a large home and countryside living within commuting distance.
Solid parquet floor, beautiful original timber staircase with ornate detail.
Large bay window. Marble fireplace with cast iron inset, double French doors leading to the rear garden. Solid parquet floor.
Cast iron and marble fireplace, tiled floor, windows overlooking both front and rear gardens, oil fired Aga. Integrated units with tiled splashback to include Baumatic oven and microwave, Hotpoint gas hob, Bosch dishwasher. Original archway and fireplace in dining area.
Stainless steel sink unit, fitted units, Bosch washer, Bosch dryer, tiled floor.
Wood flooring, door to rear garden, spiral stairs to loft upstairs an ideal play area for children.
Tiled floor, wash-hand basin, w.c.
Beautiful bay window with 3 sash windows looking to bell tower and tennis court, new carpet floor, fitted wardrobes with vanity unit.
White suite, bath with power shower and telephone shower, glass shower screen, wash-hand basin, w.c, cream floor tiles and grey wall tiles, window to rear garden.
Sash window to front with fitted blinds, carpet floor.
Wood floor, sash window to front.
Carpet floor, sash window to front, fitted wardrobe.
Fitted wardrobe, sash window to side of house.
Cream floor tiles, wash-hand basin, w.c., bath with electric power shower.
An open plan room with picture windows looking out to the flower garden, double doors giving direct access onto same, beautiful stone walls and wooden beams.
There is a professional sized snooker table and a newly fitted Andrew Ryan kitchen with breakfast bar, Miele dishwasher, Vileroy and Bosch Belfast style double sink with Qooker tap, Vintec wine fridge. Laminate floor.
White suite, wash-hand basin, w.c and walk-in shower. Tiled floor.
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