Restored Lodge For Sale in Co. Meath
Extended and renovated lodge from the late 17th early 18th century finished to a high standard on just over half an acre.
Building Energy Rating: E1
Last update: 18th July 2018
Agent: Smith Harrington
Contact: Judy Smith
Tel.: +353 (0)46 9021113
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North Lodge was built in the late 17th early 18th century as a labourers cottage to the nearby Archerstown Estate (now demolished). It was thoughtfully extended in 2006 to enhance the cottage ideal while improving the living accommodation. It extends to approx. 152 square metres (1,640 square feet) including the utility and office and is finished to high standard.
Notable features include gothic revival hardwood casement windows, limestone sills, hood mouldings, traditional lime render, solid walnut, birch, oak and maple flooring. A particular feature is the entrance porch leading into the double height reception room which benefits from a mezzanine floor and large amounts of natural light as the room is triple aspect. This room leads to the kitchen and the master bedroom with a en suite which is currently in use as a walk in wardrobe. At the end of this hall is the bathroom which is fully tiled and finished to a high standard. This leads to a connecting corridor from the new extension to the original cottage which also has access to the rear courtyard.
The original cottage has been renovated and now includes a central sitting room with two double bedrooms off the central space as well as the original front door. From the courtyard there is a utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine and has space for a dryer. There is also access from the utility to an office which has access to the front of the house. There is also another two storage rooms adjacent to the office and these rooms could be incorporated into the main house.
The accommodation is finished to a very high standard throughout and comprises of a porch, entrance hall, double height sitting room with mezzanine, kitchen, living room, master bedroom with walk in wardrobe (plumbed for en suite), bathroom, corridor linking the new extension to the original cottage which has a sitting room, two bedrooms and the original front porch. Adjacent to the living accommodation is a self-contained office which can link to the utility and another store room which has the potential to be converted.
The property sits on a mature, landscaped site of approx. 0.57 acres which is primarily found to the side of the property. There is a separate vehicular access to a side yard which has the benefit of a storage shed. Water is provided by a mains connection, waste is by a bio cycle installed in 2006 and heating is oil fired central heating.
Clonmellon is a small village officially in Co. Westmeath although on the border with Co. Meath. It is situated on the N52 road between Kells in Co. Meath and Delvin in Co. Westmeath. The village itself is located on the N52 Mullingar to Dundalk Road.
There are notable historic sites in the area such as Ballinlough Castle, Killua Castle (which is the ancestral home of T.E. Laurence (Laurence of Arabia) and has an obelisk dedicated to Sir Walter Raleigh to mark where he planted some of the first potatoes introduced to Ireland) and St John’s Church which dates from 1790. The historic town of Kells is also a short distance away. There are other country amenities available in the area as well as excellent horse pursuits in the vicinity with racing nearby in Kilbeggan and Navan.
Approximate location of North Lodge, Archerstown, Clonmellon, Co. Meath