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Templecarrig House, Templecarrig, Greystones, Co Wicklow

€2,750,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 453 sqm approx

Features

  • • Offered for sale with c. 10.25 acres/4.15 hectares
  • • C. 453sq.m/4,876sq.ft living accommodation
  • • A gate lodge, and
  • • Extensive stabling/coach house/garagingAdditional buildings and grounds
BER E2 RatingView floorplans (3)

Description

Templecarrig House is a most charming period residence of generous proportions, which is situated on the brow of a hill on a superb site surrounded by mature trees and wonderful

gardens. It is a double fronted residence featuring bay windows on three elevations offering a true sense of light while capturing the commanding views looking down onto the picturesque seaside town of Greystones. Sitting on approx. 10.25 acres with a delightful gate lodge to chaperone its entrance from the road.

This fine period property is a two storey house with a large wine cellar basement, and a lot of very fine period features including ceiling roses, decorative cornices and extends to approx. 452 sq.m / 4,876 sq.ft.

There are three main reception rooms and six bedrooms with the majority of the original trim including chimney pieces and ornate plaster work still intact to the present day. There’s a sunroom, large kitchen with a four - oven Aga and the house

has an apartment annex with self – contained two-bed living accommodation. A previous owner upgraded some of the sash windows with single panes so that the incredible views are wholly uninterrupted.

The grounds include a coach house and also the gate lodge which are on the main grounds of the property. There is also a tennis court, and a croquet lawn that need a little reclaiming,

though the gardens themselves have been kept in wonderful order. There’s a lovely sheltered patio, with wisteria winding about the walls, and a stable yard to the side.

Location & Amenities

Not to be deceived by its name Greystones, this scenic coastal Wicklow town offers unrivalled charm elegance and glamour.

Greystones is known for its array of vintage shops, boutiques, cafes, bars and excellent restaurants and also for its historic reputation as a fishing village. There are frequent rail connections to Dublin via Dart and also excellent motorway

access to the N11.

There are also many outdoor activities within easy reach including active sailing club, tennis, hill walking, rugby, GAA, Football, Polo and horse riding.

North County Wicklow is a golfer’s mecca with Bray, Charlesland and also championship courses at Greystones, Delgany, Powerscourt and Druids Glen are close by to Templecarrig House.

Greystones also has both the North and South Beach which you can choose from whether you are seeking a Blue Flag beach or beach fishing for anglers.

You are within distance of many of the finest private schools in the country including St Gerard’s School and Loreto Secondary School Bray. There is also a good range of primary and pre-schools in the area to avail of such as Templecarrig Secondary School.

History of Property

Major Anthony Windham Normand Brabazon was the 14th Earl Meath and grew up at the Kilruddery Demesne before joining the Grenadier Guards in 1930. He returned from the trenches in 1946 to a young family and to Templecarrig, an elegant

double-fronted Georgian property overlooking the ocean. Templecarrig was built as an ancillary home to the Meath estate as the 14th Earl took up his reigns and finally inherited the title of Earl at the Kilruddery estate in 1949 until his later years when

he passed away at the age of 88 in the late 1990’s.

Offered for sale with c. 10.25 acres/4.15 hectares C. 453sq.m/4,876sq.ft living accommodation, a gate lodge, and extensive stabling/coach house/garaging.

Accommodation

Approx. 453 sq.m / 4,876 sq.ft

Reception hall: with fanlight over archway, and cloaks cupboard.

Drawing room: with bay windows orientated east and south..Ceiling cornices, Marble fireplace with tiled inset and hearth.

Dining room: a dual aspect room orientated east and north,.with a bay window. Marble fireplace surround (fitted with electric fire). Service hatch to kitchen.

Sitting room: with Period marble surround fireplace and hearth. Deep step in alcove cupboards. Square arch interconnecting directly with the sunroom.

Sun room: on the south gable enjoying day long solar gain; glazed on three sides, with glazed double doors to the garden, and three Velux roof lights.

Rear hall accessing:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room: with tiled floor; hatch to dining room; oil fired four oven Aga cooker with tiled splash back. Extensive fitted wall and floor level cupboards and generous worktop space. Neff 4 plate cooker hob and oven. Integrated dishwasher. Stainless steel double sink and drainer. Space for fridge/freezer. Built in wall cupboards and door to shelved step in Pantry.

Rear return section

Guest cloakroom / WC: with cork tiled floor, w.h.b., w.c, wall mirror, and fitted cloaks cupboard, with electric drying.

Utility / Laundry Room: fully tiled walls and floor. Plumbed for washing machine; stainless steel double drainer and sink set in fitted floor level cupboards.

Back Porch: with tiled floor, and fitted cupboard. Door to stable yard.

Boiler room: with tiled floor and Buderus oil fired central heating boiler.

Bathroom: with w.h.b and w.c

Apartment / granny flat

Hall: With fitted cupboard.

Bathroom: With bath, w.h.b, w.c.

Living Room: In turn accessing:

Bedroom A: (used as a home office), built in wardrobe and dressing table.

Bedroom B: With built in wardrobe and dressing table.

First Floor Return

Bedroom 1: With built in wardrobe; southerly aspect.

Bathroom: With w.c., w.h.b. and bath with tiled surround and shower fitting.

Linen Room: With shelving and hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 2: With built in wardrobe.

First Floor

Gallery Landing opening to:

Shower Bathroom: With tiled floor; w.c., w.h.b. with tiled surround. Large tiled pumped Aquastream shower with sliding glazed screen.

Bedroom 3: Built in wardrobe which contains cylinder for Aga.

Bedroom 4: Deep picture windows looking eastwards out to sea over Greystones Harbour; and a bay window feature looking out through the trees to a parkland meadow. Walk in wardrobe.

Principal Bedroom 5: Deep bay window facing eastwards with classic maritime views; and a window facing south over a small decked balcony. Walk in wardrobe.

Full Ensuite Bathroom: With w.c., w.h.b., bath and separate glazed pumped Aquastream shower compartment. Mosaic tiled surround. Heated towel rail. Wall mirror.

Bedroom 6: Enjoying a southerly aspect. Built in wardrobe.

Storage Room: With clothes rails and shelving.

Out Offices: Extending to an external built overall foot print of circa. 294q.m /3,165sq.ft and grouped rectangularly around a fine hard surfaced yard, in three discrete blocks, are: Period stone built, part lofted, long house comprising (from east to

west).

Coach House

Tool Shed

Stable (a) two loose boxes and tack room.

Coach house

Stable (b) two loose boxes.

Open Front Woodshed

Garage Block 1: Comprising high roofed bay for horsebox and double garage with sliding/folding doors.

Garage Block 2: Comprising single garage with up and over door. Fuel shed.

The Gate Lodge: The period double fronted gate lodge has a floor area of circa. 45sq.m/484sq.ft and provides a living room, one bedroom, a shower/bathroom and kitchen.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including: garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some may be available by separate negotiation.

BER Information

  • Rating: BER E2
  • Number: 107566358
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 367.55

About the Area

The town of Greystones is located on the east coast just south of Bray Head. Originally a small fishing village, Greystones has grown significantly over the past number of years, but has not lost its friendly and welcoming village atmosphere. With frequent rail connections to Dublin and Wexford and excellent motorway access to the N11, Greystones is the ideal location for commuters. Superb restaurants, unique specialist shops, beaches, pubs, golf courses and driving range are all close to the town centre.

Rugby, soccer, hurling, Gaelic football, swimming, leisure centre activities, sailing, fishing, rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball are well catered for. The new Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park is Ireland’s premier sports facility with its magnificent running track, skateboard park and sporting fields.