An exciting opportunity to purchase a classical Georgian residence in the town of Celbridge on c. 2.73ha(6.75acres). A wonderful family home or development site, with the benefit of Zoned Existing Residential/infill on c.2.57ha(6.36acres) and Zoned Town Centre on c.0.15ha(0.38acres).
For sale by formal tender. All tenders must be submitted no later than Friday 25th September 2020 at 12noon to Gartlan Furey Solicitors, 20 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2.
Main house approximately 428sq.m(4,606sq.ft)
Gate lodge approximately 61sq.m(656sq.ft)
• An elegant Georgian residence
• A mature walled site of some 2.73ha(6.75acres)
• Zoned Existing Residential/infill on c.2.57ha(6.36acres)
• Zoned Town Centre on c.0.15ha(0.38acres)
• Gate lodge
• Mature trees, parkland, lawns, yard with storage buildings and a walled garden
• A private site, set well back from the road
• Original features including coving, cornicing, fireplaces, high ceilings, portico, sash windows and shutters.
• Two existing entrances, the primary entrance is at the main gate by the gate lodge and the secondary entrance onto Tea Lane is by the stable yard.
• Two further possible entrance points subject to planning (please refer to the aerial photos for reference).
• Ideally located in Celbridge town centre for development purposes
• 21km to Dublin city centre
• 2.4km to Hazelhatch Railway Station
• Within a 7-minute walk to Castletown House and parkland walks
Celbridge House (The main residence)
Celbridge Lodge is an impressive residence with flexible uses as either a family home or a development site.
The residence is set back from the road in its own grounds, approached by a sweeping gravel driveway and forecourt. Built in c.1880 as a millers house to the nearby woollen mills in the town. The mill was reported as the biggest wool manufactory in Ireland in the 1800s. A gracious detached three-bay, two-storey over part-raised basement house, with portico to front and paired columns approached by flight of steps to the main door with decorative fanlight overhead. Celbridge House has been well maintained and retains much of its original character. According to the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage - Celbridge Lodge is of some social interest, representing the dwellings of the prosperous merchant class in late nineteen-century Celbridge.
Celbridge Lodge is composed on a symmetrical plan of graceful proportions, centred about an attractive portico. The main house is elegant and would benefit from upgrading at this stage of its history.
The main residence is approximately 428sq.m(4,606sq.ft) over three floors. Designed in the classical Georgian style, with entrance hall to drawing room and sitting room to the left and dining room and kitchen/breakfast room to the left. The principal reception rooms benefit from dual aspect with views over the garden, original coving, cornicing and fireplaces.
The first floor has four good sized bedrooms, one ensuite and one bathroom.
The garden level is ripe for restoration and comprises of four rooms, two storage rooms and a wc.
• Celbridge Lodge is located on Tea Lane, south-west of Celbridge town centre, less than 160metres from Main Street.
• Sitting on a rectangular site of some 2.73ha(6.75acres) surrounded by mature trees
• Celbridge Lodge falls within an area administered by Kildare County Council and development is regulated under the Celbridge Local Area Plan 2017-2023.
• The majority of the site is zoned as Existing Residential/infill 2.57ha(6.36acres) with the exception of the walled garden to the south east of the site which is zoned Town centre c.0.15ha(0.38acres)
• The land-use zoning objectives for Existing residential/Infill is to protect and enhance the amenity of established residential communities and promote sustainable intensification.
• The walled garden is zoned Town Centre and the land-use zoning objectives for Town Centre is to protect, improve and provide for the future development of town centre.
Existing Residential/Infill zoning c.2.57ha(6.36acres)
The land use zoning objectives for the majority of the site is to protect and enhance the amenity of established residential communities and promote sustainable intensification. The zoning provides primarily for dwellings, nursing homes/housing for the elderly and park/playground. There are a number of other uses such as offices, guest house, hotel, health centre, medical consultancy, place of worship, playing fields, restaurant, school and shop that are open to consideration in the Celbridge Local Area Plan.
Town centre zoning (Walled Garden of site c.0.15ha(0.38acres)
The land-use zoning objectives for Town Centre is to protect, improve and provide for the future development of town centre. This zoning provides for:
• Car park
• Community/Recreational/Sports buildings
• Cultural Uses/Library
• Funeral homes
• Guest house/hotel/hostel
• Medical consultancy/health centre
• Nursing homes/housing for the elderly
• Place of worship
• Shop (Comparison) and Shop (Convenient)
There are also a number of other land uses that are open to consideration in the Celbridge Local Area Plan such as playing fields and dancehall.
• Below is a list of the protected structures on the site acquired from Record of Protected Structures
2. Gate Lodge
The gate lodge is approximately 61sq.m(656sq.ft) with four rooms and a bathroom. This charming gate lodge would benefit from updating.
Gardens, lawns, walled garden and yard
The main residence sits within the middle of this splendid site, surrounded by lawns, gardens, mature trees, a pond and walled garden. A secluded mature setting, within minutes walk of the main street. The yard comprises of two old stable boxes, with access onto Tea Lane.
Celbridge is well serviced by a regular bus service to Dublin and a train service from nearby Hazelhatch train station.
Celbridge Lodge is within a 7-minute walk of Castletown House which is Irelands largest and earliest Palladian style house, sitting on some 120 acres of parkland walks. The house and park are open to the public to walk through.
Celbridge town is a thriving town with supermarkets, restaurants, pubs, schools, and churches.
Dublin city is 21km
Dublin airport 28km
Hazelhatch train station 2.4km
All formal tenders must be submitted by 12noon Friday 25th September 2020 to Gartlan Furey solicitors, 20 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. Tender forms available from Gartlan Furey solicitors A deposit of 5% of tender amount must be paid with your tender. If your tender is accepted, a further 5% will be due immediately.
For further details please contact Dermot Furey or Julianna Mullin from Gartlan Furey Solicitors +353 (0)1 7998000
Coming from Dublin, keeping Castletown House behind you, go down the main street, pass the Post Office and Bank of Ireland on your left and then take the next right onto Tea Lane/Church Road and the entrance gates are on your right.
Mains water (access to well)
Oil fired central heating
About the Area
Celbridge is the third largest town in County Kildare, situated on the River Liffey, 23 km (14 mi) west of Dublin. As a town within the Dublin Metropolitan Area and the Greater Dublin Area, it is located at the intersection of the R403 and R405 regional roads. Celbridge has six primary schools and two secondary schools. There is also a residential special school for children with a learning disability. Celbridge also has one of the very few Primary Montessori Schools in Ireland.
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