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Valleymount House, Residence, Annex, Former Shop & Derelict Cottage, Valleymount, Blessington, C


Type
Detached House

Status
Sale Agreed

BEDROOMS
3

BATHROOMS
2

BER
BER
E2

BER No: 114809619
EPI: 0 kWh/m2/yr

Brochure
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Area
237 sq.m.

Description

RESIDENCE, ANNEX, FORMER SHOP & DERELICT COTTAGE, LAKE DRIVE, VALLEYMOUNT VILLAGE, NR. BLESSINGTON, CO. WICKLOW.

For Sale by Private Treaty

LOCATION:
Situated on the Lake Drive road (R758) in the village of Valleymount and beside all amenities including the Church, School and Public House. Valleymount village is situated c. 7.5 Km. South of Blessington on the Blessington Lakes, just off the N81 within easy commuting distance of Dublin City. Valleymount is serviced by the Dublin Bus 65 route which connects to Dublin. The area is renowned for its scenery and beauty with a host of local amenities such as Golf in the nearby Tulfarris & Blessington Lakes Golf Clubs, Horse Riding, Sailing, Hill walking and much more. The village is on a peninsula in the Blessington Lakes, the lake and surrounds have long been recognised as an area of scenic beauty and relaxation, in addition to angling, sailing, kayaking and rowing clubs are active on the lake. Punchestown National Hunt Race Course is a 10 minute drive. Glendalough and The Wicklow Mountains National Park is 20kms away.

Blessington: c. 8.6kms. Dublin: c. 43kms.

DESCRIPTION:
Valleymount House is a Three bay Period Property with ornate granite window dressings and two, granite door cases, comprising of Former General store with residence, Annex and derelict cottage all standing on a large site fronting the Lake drive Road. The property has been at the heart of the community since it was built as a general store and post office in 1832. Constructed with local granite the skill of the stone masons' is very much in evidence especially around the window and doors. The building is listed as a Protected Structure as 'A Three-Bay, Two-Storey, Gable-Ended House with Rendered Walls, Granite Window Dressings, a Plaque Records the Date Est. 1832'.

The village has a long history of being used as a film location and adjoining Tom Tipper's forge was used by Cyril Cusack for his 1982 film, 'The Outcasts'. Also the film 'This is my Father' starring James Caan and Aiden Quinn was filmed there. Many other films have been shot in the surrounding area including P.S. I Love You, Braveheart, Reign of Fire and Widow's Peak.

Accommodation in the main building comprises on the ground floor of Shop, Two Store Rooms, Living Room, Sunroom, Kitchen, Bedroom Two Bathrooms and on the First Floor of Sitting room, Dining Room and Two Bedrooms. Separate from this building is a derelict stone cottage laid out in Two rooms and an adjoining store. The main building extends to c. 237 Square Metres/ 2,550 Square Feet and the cottage extends to c. 32 Square Metres/ 341 Square Feet.
There is a large site with beautiful gardens Two Large sheds and Four separate access points to the property.

The property offers tremendous potential for development or use as a family home. Wicklow County Council have proposed plans to extend the Blessington Greenway around the entire lake including designated cycle paths. There are many opportunities in the future.

ACCOMMODATION:

MAIN BUILDING
Hall
Shop Area 6.43m x 4.83m. Attractive shelving and old counters.
Store 1 3.65m x 3.51m.
Store 2 6.00m x 3.08m.
Sitting Room 4.88m x 3.63m. With built in units, fireplace.
Sun Room 6.19m x 4.00m. With W.C. & Shower. Doors off to Gardens.

UPSTAIRS
Living Room 4.63m x 4.43m.
Dining Room 4.94m x 3.73m.
Bedroom 2 4.20m x 2.57m.
Bedroom 3: 4.22m x 3.67m.

ANNEX
Hall
Kitchen / Dining Room 4.07m x 3.67m. With Fully Fitted Units, Granite Fireplace.
Conservatory 1.72m x 1.68m. Door to Patio.
Bedroom 1 3.74m x 2.26m.
Bathroom 3.75m x 1.51m. With Modern Wheelchair Accessible Shower.

THE DERELICT COTTAGE/STORE
Old World Stone cottage comprising of Two rooms with separate access from the street.

Room 1 6.34m x 3.36m. Lofted with old Fireplace.
Room 2: 3.31m x 3.25m. With Old Fireplace
Shed: 5.55m x 4.62m.

OUTSIDE:
- Separate Yard with large shed and independent street access c. 60 Square Metres/ 545 Square Feet.
- Beautiful private landscaped rear gardens.

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