Brownstown Lodge is a charming period property offering generous and elegant living accommodation, manicured garden grounds and surrounding farmland all extending to about 7 acres. The layout of the accommodation over one single level is very suitable for both modern families and also suitable for those thinking of downsizing.
A pillared gated entrance approaches a gravelled driveway which leads to a parking area to the front of the house. Upon entering the house, the entrance hallway with a tiled floor opens into the kitchen and also an ensuite bedroom. From here an inner hall offers access to the main reception rooms including the impressive dining room and drawing room.
The drawing room features double French doors which open out to a south-facing terrace and the garden. There is also a west-facing patio accessed from the back hall beside the dining room. A living room is located off the kitchen and connects to a back hall comprising of a guest wc and utility room.
A bedroom corridor off the dining room guides through to a family bathroom and three further bedrooms. There are wonderful views out over the gardens on offer from the windows in all the bedrooms.
The accommodation extends to approximately 2,665 sq ft / 247 sq m in total.
There is a turret style outhouse beside the entrance which is currently in use as a garden shed. Across the road from the house is a paddock / wooded area comprising a stable yard with a timber-framed 4 stable American style barn and also a lock up barn and open barn. This area extends to about 1 acre / 0.4 hectare.
Gardens & Grounds
Mainly laid to lawn, the extensive manicured gardens surrounding the house are a key feature of the property and comprise of shrubberies and some lovely specimen trees. Along the south side of the house is a raised patio area with a second patio on the west side. The surrounding garden and grounds extend to about 1.6 acres / 0.65 hectare.
Surrounding the gardens are three railed paddocks in a ring-fenced block which are all in grass/permanent pasture. They offer extensive road frontage and would make the property suitable as a small equestrian holding or for grazing general livestock. The three railed paddocks in total extend to about 4.9 acres / 1.9 hectares.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some items may be available by separate negotiation.
Oil fired central heating, mains electricity, septic tank, private well, gas bottle supply.
Entry & Possession
Entry is by agreement with vacant possession subject to the grazing agreement relating to the farmland.
Brownstown Lodge has a peaceful and rural setting, located within County Meath, also known as the ‘Royal County’ owing to it formerly being the seat of the High King of Ireland. Meath is internationally famed for its heritage, ancient history, and excellent amenities on its doorstep. It is home to renowned attractions such as the Hill of Tara, the famous megalithic burial tombs of Newgrange (Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site) and the Battle of the Boyne Site.
The nearby village of Kentstown (2 km) provides local amenities including a shop, bar, church and transport services. The town of Navan (9 km) is the county town of Meath and the fifth largest town in Ireland. Located at the confluence of the River Boyne and River Blackwater, Navan provides a range of amenities including, supermarkets, retail outlets, lively pubs, and excellent restaurants. Páirc Tailteann is also located in the town and home of Meath GAA.
The property benefits from excellent transportation links, including the N2 (4.5 km) and the M3 (8 km) which connects Navan to Dublin City. Dublin’s International Airport is 40 kilometres distant, while Dublin Port is 48 kilometres from the property with regular sailings to the UK and Europe. A park and ride train service is available from the M3 Parkway (31 km), serving Dublin City hourly from early morning to late night.
County Meath has a proud sporting history and offers a wide variety of quality sporting and recreational activities. Racing enthusiasts are well catered for with Navan, Fairyhouse, Bellewstown as well as bloodstock auctioneers Tattersalls.
There is plenty of choice for golf enthusiasts including the famous Jack Nicklaus-designed course at Killeen Castle (15 km). Other challenging courses nearby include Black Bush Golf Club (16 km), County Meath Golf Club (26 km), Laytown (27 km), and Headfort Golf Club in Kells (30km).
A selection of primary and secondary schools are available locally. In addition to the nearby Headfort Preparatory School, there is a variety of exceptional private schools including Castleknock College, Mount Sackville, Eureka Secondary School, and the Kings Hospital.
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