Killin Park has a beautiful approach, flanked by terraced lawns and leads to a parking area to the front of the house. Dating back to circa 1910, the current owners have carried out an extensive program of internal and external renovations ensuring contemporary conveniences while preserving the historical style and characteristics that pervade the entire property.
Externally, the property comprises a beautiful exterior with dressed quoins, buff brick corbelled chimneystacks, moulded mullions, concrete sills and smooth rendered modillioned cornice. The accommodation is well laid out over two floors and extends to about 4,711 square feet (437 square metres). The house affords the opportunity for the buyer to customize the interior and put their personal touches to the property, all while retaining notable period features including sash and case windows, ceiling roses, cornicing, stucco, ornamental mantelpieces and architraves.
The house is entered through a decorative doorway with petal fanlight and opens to a reception hall which leads to three principal reception rooms. The kitchen/dining room is positioned to the rear of the property and is of good size. The kitchen opens to a sunroom which benefits from ample natural light and comprises double glass doors which give access to the rear of the house. Also on the ground floor is a cosy family room, utility and bathroom.
The bedroom accommodation is laid out on the first floor comprising a master bedroom suite with walk-in-wardrobe and en suite, as well as four additional bedrooms, a bathroom and office/bedroom.
Garden & Grounds
Killin Park sits amidst well-established, landscaped garden grounds which are predominantly laid to lawn. These grounds feature an elegant variety of mature trees that gracefully traverse the estate, offering a perfect setting for serene nature strolls.
Former Killin Clubhouse
Killin Clubhouse is situated within the curtilages of Killin Park. It is the former clubhouse to Killin Golf Club which opened in 1992. The clubhouse, originally built as a residential dwelling, is situated on an elevated position to the north of the House with attractive, south-facing views over the Louth countryside. This property is vacant and in need of renovation but could provide useful additional accommodation, subject to the necessary planning permission.
Killin Park is equipped with a useful range of outbuildings which are positioned to the south of the main house. These buildings were previously used as stores for the golf club and comprise a corrugated shed with up and over roller door and two stores with concrete walls and corrugated roofs.
Killin Park is situated in an area which is renowned for its productive farmland and as such, it is well served by merchants, agricultural machinery suppliers and livestock marts.
Previously laid out as a golf course, the land lies within a ring-fence and extends to about 101 acres in total. The entire could be readily adapted to accommodate a broad scope of agricultural, horticultural and equine interests. It includes productive ploughable grassland with fields of a good workable size and shape suitable for commercial farming machinery in conjunction with direct access to the public road. Comprising a southerly aspect, the topography of the land ranges from 13m (43 feet) above sea level on the southern boundary to a high point at the north of the farm of 42m (138 feet) above sea level.
The land is enclosed by a combination of hedging and woodland which provide shelter and is bound by the Creggan River on one side and an old estate wall on the other. The land comprises approximately 1 kilometre of road frontage.
Killin Park is situated in an idyllic setting just a short distance from the county town of Dundalk and the M1 motorway connecting Dublin and Belfast.
Dundalk (5 km) is a busy, bustling and vibrant town. The administrative centre of County Louth, it offers an abundance of services, amenities, and shopping. Dundalk enjoys a beautiful setting, with the Irish sea along its east boundary and the breathtaking Cooley, Mourne and Slieve Gullion mountains hemming its northern edges. The town hugs the banks of the Castletown River which flows into Dundalk Bay, and it is home to a plentiful array of social, recreational and artistic interests as well as having a strong sporting influence. Nearby Blackrock (11 km) is a popular seafront residential area, nestled on the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, with a host of eateries, shops and pleasant walks along its promenade. Drogheda (39 km), which is now Ireland’s largest town, provides a wide range of shops, culture, and professional services.
The property sits in a prime location with excellent transport links nearby including the M1 motorway which is only 3.5 km from the property and connects Dublin to Belfast. Dublin’s International Airport is 78 kilometres to the south, while Belfast City Airport is 90 kilometres to the north. There is a regular Dublin to Belfast train service with a station in the nearby Dundalk (5.5 km) and a daily bus service to Drogheda and Dublin City Centre. Thus, the property is within an ideal commuting distance of both capital cities.
There is a diverse range of recreational and sporting actives nearby including an abundance of field and water sports and many designated walking routes along the picturesque Cooley Mountains, all overlooking the Irish Sea. The popular local GAA club, Roche Emmets GAA Club is just 1.5 km away from the gates of Killin House.
There is no shortage of golf courses nearby with Dundalk Golf Club being 11 kilometres distant, Greenore Golf Club 27 kilometres and Ardee Golf Club 25 kilometres distant. County Louth Golf Club is a spectacular links and championship course in Baltray (45 km) which hosted the Irish Open in 2004 and 2009.
There is a great selection of both primary and secondary schools serving the local area. Nearby national schools include Scoil Náisiúnta Eoin Baiste and Scoil Phadraig Naofa. Dundalk Grammar School offers private primary and secondary education to day and boarding pupils, in addition to six other secondary schools in the town. Dundalk Institute of Technology, a progressive higher education Institute, offers third level courses at undergraduate and post graduate levels. It also actively partners with industry in the north east through its regional development centre.